Rowing

Nathan Benderson Park to Host 2022 International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World Championships

Along with the 2022 championship event, NBP will play host to the 2021 U.S. Dragon Boat Federation (USDBF) National Championships.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Does Doping Duty at the Under 23 World Rowing Championships

The very integrity of the entire sport was in Mr. C's hands.

09/01/2019 By Robert Plunket

What I've Learned

Tennis Pro Jimmy Arias on Young Stardom, Starting Over and Coaching

"Playing to your strengths is crucial.”

09/01/2019 By David Hackett

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles Announce 2020 Spring Training Season

The 16-game home schedule will include eight weekend games.

08/19/2019 By Staff

Enter the Dragons

Could Soccer Be Sarasota's Next Great Investment?

According to a 2018 Gallup poll, soccer is expected to overtake baseball in spectator popularity and become the third most-watched sport in America.

08/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Golf

New PGA Tour Superstore to Open in Sarasota on July 27

The University Park store will be the seventh in Florida and the 41st in the U.S.

07/19/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

The Meadows Cup Benefits Easter Seals Southwest Florida

The $120,000 raised set a financial record for the five-player team scramble event, which is one of the longest-running charitable golf tournaments in Sarasota County.

06/27/2019 By Staff

Falling in glove

Baseball Is Just One of the Reasons to Hit Up a Game at LECOM Park This Summer

The Bradenton Marauders are hosting a number of special events during their summer season. We picked four of the best.

06/17/2019 By Olivia Letts

Rowing

Coastal Orthopedics Doctor Speaks at 2019 USRowing Youth National Championships Graduation

Dr. Sara Simmons was one of three speakers, including USRowing CEO Patrick McNerney and a senior student-athlete.

06/12/2019 By Staff

Essential Intelligence

USRowing Nationals Returns to Sarasota

Fifteen hundred elite high school rowers from across the country will descend on Nathan Benderson Park this month.

05/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Rowing

Area Dragon Boat Team Headed to World Championships

Survivors In Sync has qualified for one of the seven U.S. berths for the International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crew World Championship in France in summer 2020.

05/28/2019 By Staff

Rowing

Nathan Benderson Park to Host 2020 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Rowing Team Trials

The 2020 trials event is expected to feature racing in eight Olympic events and three Paralympic events.

05/24/2019 By Staff

Match Point

Love Soccer? The Sarasota Metropolis FC, the Region’s First-Ever Soccer Franchise, Won Its Inaugural Game

There are a handful of local boys on Metropolis, but many of the players are college students from around the world who play at D1 university programs. Nearly all of them have professional ambitions.

05/09/2019 By Isaac Eger

Stayin' Alive

Florida Is the Deadliest State in the Nation for Bicyclists. An Expert Tells Us Why

In 2016, 138 cyclists in Florida were killed in vehicle crashes—the highest per-capita number of fatalities of any state in the nation.

05/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

My Digital Ride

Is the $2,000 Peloton Bike Actually Worth It?

And can it beat fresh-air cycling?

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Happy Trails

Five Bike Trails to Please Any Kind of Rider

We’ve found five rides off the beaten path, from urban to rural, inland to coastal, that offer variety in scenery and skill level.

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Cycling

Off The Handle Cycling Studio Opens in Sarasota

Off The Handle holds high-energy, daily 45-minute spin classes that welcomes all fitness levels and focuses on harnessing riders’ inner strength.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Soccer

Soccer Tournament Draws More Than 320 Teams to Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch

It's the largest youth sporting event ever held at the campus.

04/23/2019 By Staff

In the Driver's Seat

Bradenton’s Ali Murdock is the NHL’s Only Female Zamboni Driver

This season the 26-year-old Lakewood Ranch High School grad has been the only woman driving a Zamboni for an NHL team.

04/15/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Rowing

Sarasota Crew Wins State Championship

It's the eighth consecutive year that the team has won the Team Points Trophy.

04/15/2019 By Staff