Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm JC Newman Cigar Company 2701 North 16th Street Tampa, FL 33605   Make plans to join us for our third annual Baseball, Bourbon and Cigars event on Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 pm at the historic JC Newman Cigar Factory. Enjoy an intimate evening celebrating baseball legends, bourbon tastings […]

The Florida Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the appointment of new officers to its esteemed board of directors for 2024 and 2025. The new leadership team, which will take the helm beginning January 1, 2024, brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to the organization that has been honoring and recognizing the […]

Not too many kids can say that they have a bionic limb delivered to them by none other than Iron Man himself. But then again, not too many kids are like Alex Pring. When Alex was seven, he received the first 3D printed robotic arm made by Limbitless Solutions, a UCF-based company. And to top […]

– From Left to Right: Jeff Johnson, Vince Carter, Shannon Miller, Elaine Larsen, LeRoy Butler, Greg Coleman and Tom Coughlin – Jacksonville, FL — A stellar class of athletes was inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame tonight in a celebration hosted at the historic Florida Theatre In Jacksonville. The seven-member 2023 class represents […]

– From Left to Right: Rick Hatcher, Barry Smith, Tyrone Keys, Vincent “Vinny” Lecavalier, Pam Oliver, Renee Hildebrand, Rick Ankiel, Chris Nikic, James Jones, Lisa Wagner, Fred Ridley, Luis Gonzalez and Dexter Jackson. Missing: Leiza Fitzgerald. – TAMPA, FL — Some of Florida’s most iconic athletes were inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame […]

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 […]