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Relationship with Rowdies, Storm helps ease boy’s cancer battle

Relationship with Rowdies, Storm helps ease boy’s cancer battle

Since his family learned a cancerous tumor had grown on his brain in February, each day for 12-year-old Cole Eicher has been a battle. But with the help of some of Tampa Bay’s professional sports teams, Eicher isn’t alone on his road toward recovery.
Published: 07/23/14
Rowdies seeking to rise in fall

Rowdies seeking to rise in fall

ST. PETERSBURG — A clean slate. That is the philosophy for coach Ricky Hill as his Tampa Bay Rowdies move into the second season of the 2014 NASL campaign.
Published: 07/12/14

Orlando soccer fans suspended after St. Pete arrests

Orlando’s incoming Major League Soccer team is suspending four fans from its games until legal proceedings are settled following their arrests during a recent game against the Tampa Bay Rowdies in St. Petersburg.
Published: 07/10/14
Airport streams World Cup, sees Tampa native score

Airport streams World Cup, sees Tampa native score

TAMPA — They were visiting from Boston or heading to Los Angeles or in town for a convention or a business meeting. But for one brief moment Tuesday, they were all soccer fans rooting for the United States in the World Cup....
Published: 07/02/14
Thousands watch in Tampa as U.S. settles for World Cup draw

Thousands watch in Tampa as U.S. settles for World Cup draw

TAMPA — On Sunday at 6 p.m., a soccer ball was kicked in Manaus, Brazil, and thousands of fans — wearing red, white and blue face paint, shirts, flags and gigantic Uncle Sam hats — roared throughout packed bars in Tampa. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Rowdies getting closer to stadium goal in St. Pete

Rowdies getting closer to stadium goal in St. Pete

Over the next few weeks, the turf at Al Lang Stadium will be ripped up and replaced, a $250,000 investment by the city to placate Tampa Bay Rowdies owner Bill Edwards.
Updated: 1 months ago
Kriseman recommends $250K for stadium fixes

Kriseman recommends $250K for stadium fixes

ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman is proposing a $250,000 upgrade of the field at Al Lang Stadium following complaints from Tampa Bay Rowdies owner Bill Edwards that the unlevel field is dangerous for players. ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Rowdies owner wants to stay, but he has concerns

If Tampa Bay Rowdies owner Bill Edwards gets his way, the baseball diamond at Al Lang Stadium will be a thing of the past.
Updated: 2 months ago
Rowdies’ owner critical of Baseball Commission

Rowdies’ owner critical of Baseball Commission

ST. PETERSBURG — Prominent local businessman Bill Edwards has been fiercely critical of the St. Petersburg Baseball Commission’s running of Al Lang Stadium, home to his Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer franchise.
Updated: 2 months ago