Sports

Golden Age Medals

These Sarasota Seniors Are Fighting Ageism in Competitive Sports

A local group of archers, a swimmer and a table tennis player all prove that competitive sports are for people of all ages.

05/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sports

New World Championship Events Coming to Nathan Benderson Park

They include a canoe marathon and the stand-up paddling world championships.

04/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

USF Receives $5 Million Gift from Jeff and Penny Vinik For On-Campus Stadium

The Viniks live in Sarasota on St. Armands Circle.

04/06/2022 By Staff

Sports

Orioles to Host Mayors Feed the Hungry Food Drive Today

The organization will collect donations for local families in need at the Orioles-Rays game at 1:05 p.m.

03/29/2022 By Staff

Article

V Foundation, Dick Vitale Announce 17th Annual Gala

This year's event will honor Scott Drew, Chris Evert and Keyshawn Johnson.

03/22/2022 By Staff

Empty seats

Spring Training Is Postponed—Again

As of today, spring training could begin on Saturday, March 12, at the earliest.

03/03/2022 By Samantha Lane

Don't Play Ball

Will Spring Training Happen This Year?

The start of spring training has been postponed because of the ongoing Major League Baseball lockout, and a deadline to reach a deal is looming.

02/25/2022 By Samantha Lane

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Circus Sarasota returns, the opera season opens with Tosca, work by Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on view at Selby Gardens, and more.

02/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

Skate Clips

A Documentary About Local Olympic Skateboarder Jake Ilardi Is Coming Out This Year

Nate Ilardi is filming a documentary about his brother Jake's illustrious skateboarding career.

02/08/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Giving Hunger the Blues, orchestral concerts, Dave Barry speaks and more.

02/03/2022 By Kay Kipling

Spring Training

Orioles Announce 2022 Spring Training Schedule

Individual tickets go on sale Jan. 15.

01/12/2022 By Staff

Unity Awards

Former MLB Star Ian Desmond and Biz Pro Vince Northfield Help Underserved Youth

Their nonprofit uses the sport to teach healthy living, leadership and inclusion.

01/04/2022 By Susan Burns

Celebrity access

Guess What? We Now Have a Royce Gracie Day in Sarasota.

Mayor Erik Arroyo gave mixed martial arts superstar Royce Gracie the key to the City of Sarasota and named a day after him.

12/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Education

IMG Names Michael Lehan Head of School

Lehan was named Minnesota state’s 2020 Principal of the Year and previously spent six years playing in the NFL.

12/09/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

"Come From Away" and a Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at the Van Wezel, "Nine Sinatra Songs" from the Sarasota Ballet, a waterfest and more.

11/17/2021 By Kay Kipling

Rowing

Sarasota Lawyer Named Lead Broadcast Commentator for Cambridge Rowing Regatta

David L. Wyant Jr. will be a lead broadcast commentator for the Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass.

10/18/2021 By Staff

Team Sarasota

Here's How Our Sarasota Athletes Did at the Olympics

Nelly Korda won a gold medal for golf, and Emma Weyant and Mary Tucker both won silver medals for swimming and rifle, respectively.

08/09/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Sporting Events

Bradenton Is Hosting the Cornhole World Championship This Week

A $50,000 prize awaits the cornhole champion.

07/29/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Going for Gold

A Bradenton Realtor Is Sportscasting from the Tokyo Olympics

A Bradenton real estate agent is broadcasting softball and women's basketball from the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan.

07/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto