East Club – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL Wednesday, November 2, 2022 5:00 PM | Presented by   Experience a spectacular evening as Florida’s best and brightest sports celebrities are inducted into the historic and prestigious Florida Sports Hall of Fame. It’s sure to be a night of sports action as well as heartwarming stories of […]

Some of Florida’s most iconic athletes have been tapped for induction into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame as part of the 2022 Class. This year’s 12-member class represents careers spanning from 1979 to current and across seven different sports – baseball, bowling, fishing, football, golf and speed skating in addition to sports broadcasting. The […]

As a parent, it can be difficult to watch your teenager struggle with severe anxiety. One can feel helpless as their child’s school performance, social life, and familial relationships are hurt by their stress and apprehension. Anxiety is a very serious and debilitating disorder that can throw a person’s entire life into total upheaval, but […]

The winner of the annual Bill Buchalter Spirit Award, presented by the Orlando Sentinel to high school athletes who have persevered through personal struggles, will also be awarded scholarship money, thanks to the family of the famed sportswriter who passed away in July 2021. The amount of the scholarship is still being determined. The Bill […]

An NBA champion, Olympic gold-medalist, as well as a college football and Super Bowl champion were among the stellar class of athletes inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame Wednesday in Miami. This year’s eight-member class represents careers spanning from 1970 to current and across six different sports – swimming/diving, basketball, hockey, football, and […]

The Board of Directors of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame have announced the opening of their new location in the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center in Port St. Lucie, FL. The attraction features more than 60 displays exhibiting sports memorabilia from renowned Florida athletes, sports celebrities and historical events. The memorabilia was previously displayed […]

Raised in Orlando, Damon was the top rated High School prospect in the country his senior year at Dr. Phillips HS. Damon was drafted by Kansas City and also played with Oakland, Boston, New York and Detroit. Entering 2011, Damon has made the all-star team twice and won two world series.  He led the American […]

Jon Gruden will forever be remembered for being the head coach who brought a Super Bowl Championship to Tampa Bay. He coached the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to their only Super Bowl victory to date, a 48-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders in 2002. It was the first of seven seasons Gruden would coach at Tampa […]

Phil Esposito, one of the most decorated NHL personalities of all-time, is credited along with his brother Tony, for brokering the deal to bring NHL hockey to Tampa Bay. Phil’s dogged pursuit of an NHL franchise for Tampa was the tipping point and the Tampa Bay Lightning was founded in 1991. Phil has been a […]

With a list of sailing accolades dating back for decades, including an Olympic Gold Medal, Allison Jolly is one of the sports great career success stories. She is currently in her 13th season as head coach of the University of South Florida sailing team. Allison’s competitive career includes two Intercollegiate Championship sailing titles, two U.S. Women’s […]

Jeremy N. Foley, who has handled virtually every aspect of the University of Florida’s $119.3 million athletic program during his athletic administrative career – which began with an internship in the Gator Ticket Office in 1976 – will retire as AD on October 1, 2016. He has served as UF’s Director of Athletics since March […]