Spring training in Florida has always meant baseball in March. That used to be especially true in St. Petersburg, where over the years Al Lang Stadium was the spring home for teams like the Yankees, Orioles, Mets, Cardinals and the early years of the Devil Rays.
With a cleverly concocted phrase and a large show of support, Tampa Bay Rowdies owner Bill Edwards went to work in New York City.
ST. PETERSBURG — There was no comment from the Tampa Bay Rowdies Monday night amid reports the team will be moving out of the North American Soccer League.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies hoped to improve their slippery playoff outlook Saturday. But a red card in the first half and two missed open-goal opportunities changed all that.
ST. PETERSBURG — After a pulsating half-hour that saw the Rowdies keep their playoff hopes afloat, the soccer gods that seemed destined to have them duck out of the playoff picture struck again Wednesday. Visiting Indy Eleven shook off a Rowdies rally for a 3-2 victory when Nicki Paterson drilled in the winning …
The governing council of soccer's world governing body, FIFA, voted Friday to bar countries in Europe and Asia, which will host the next two World Cups, from bidding to host the tournament in 2026. The decision significantly increases the chances that the event will take place in the United States, either as the sole …
MIAMI — The Rowdies came back from a 2-0 deficit on goals by Georgi Hristov and Juan Guerra to tie host Miami 2-2 on Friday night and create a three-way tie for the fourth and final NASL playoff spot.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies were only too glad to extend Minnesota's late-game misery Wednesday, pulling off a crucial 2-2 draw when Keith Savage scored in the 92nd minute. The teams stayed tied for fourth place and the final playoff spot in the NASL, but the Rowdies have a game in hand.
ST. PETERSBURG — It wasn't the worst result, but it certainly could have been better for the Rowdies, who squandered a halftime lead in a 1-1 draw to visiting Miami on Saturday before 6,912 at Al Lang Stadium. The teams are now in a three-way tie for the fourth and final NASL playoff spot with Minnesota, which …
ST. PETERSBURG — It was not too long ago the numbers just weren't adding up for the Tampa Bay Rowdies. Five losses in six games tends to have that effect.