Athletics News

English Premier League Teams To Compete at Raymond James Stadium This Summer

Presale tickets for West Ham United F.C.and Crystal Palace F.C. team supporters on sale May 10. Tickets on sale to the public on May 13

May 09, 2024

SportsPlex of Tampa Bay to Host SUPERCOPA+

The highly anticipated 2024 SUPERCOPA+ tournament is set to take place from May 24-27

May 21, 2024

Operation Cleveland! Team Tampa Bay Prepares for 2025 Women's Final Four

Joey Johnston Brings Fans Behind-the-Scenes as Team Tampa Bay Contingent Visits Cleveland on Future Host Planning Trip

April 08, 2024

Katie Kicklighter Tabbed to Lead Event Development Institute

Kicklighter Rejoins Tampa Bay Sports Commission After Stint at U.S. Ski & Snowboard

April 01, 2024

NCAA and Tampa Bay unveil logo for 2025 Women’s Final Four

The University of South Florida and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission will serve as co-hosts for the event at Amalie Arena, with two national semifinal contests played on April 4, while the national championship game will be played Sunday, April 6.

January 12, 2024

Replay Tampa Bay Teams with Fanatics, Gasparilla Bowl in Community Day Event

During Gasparilla Bowl week festivities, the TBSC and the Replay Tampa Bay initiative, teamed with the Bowl, Fanatics and WWE Global Ambassador, Titus O'Neil, to celebrate the Bowl's Community Day at Sligh Middle Magnet School. The #ReplayTampaBay distribution event helped put 200 new footballs back into the hands of our local youth as we continue to Help Keep Kids in the Game!

December 23, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston - History Served: Tampa Bay Garners Rave Reviews for Hosting Effort

NCAA President, Committee Chair, and Coaches talk about volleyball’s growth, record-breaking weekend, and Tampa Bay’s attention to detail.

December 18, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston: A Historic Championship Moment

Tampa Bay Prepares For A Game-Changing Championship Event

December 17, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston: Press Pass - Setting Up the Future!

How Tampa Bay's Media Mentoring Program is Providing a Big Opportunity and Helping Grow the Game

December 16, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take by Joey Johnston: A Record-Setting Night

Thursday Night’s National Semifinals Drew an NCAA indoor Volleyball Record Crowd of 19,598

December 15, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take by Joey Johnston: Tampa Bay's Warmest Welcome

NCAA Volleyball Teams Get Their First Taste of Tampa Bay

December 13, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take by Joey Johnston: Tampa Bay; A Transforming Community

Tampa Bay's Growth Since 2009's NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship

December 11, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take by Joey Johnston - Title Time in Tampa Bay!

NCAA National Semifinals Are Set

December 10, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston - Regional Finals Are Set!

All Roads Lead to Tampa Bay

December 08, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston: Super 16 Have Sights Set on Tampa Bay!

The Yellow Jackets and Nittany Lions are each two victories from returning to Tampa for the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship.

December 04, 2023

Tampa Bay’s Pete Alonso Announces New Venue to Host 2nd Annual Youth Baseball/Softball Competition for Charity

Battle For The Bay Set for Armature Works in the Heights District, on Sunday, January 21st from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

December 01, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston - The Road to Tampa Bay is Set

64 Teams Vie For a Chance to Play in Tampa Bay

November 27, 2023

NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Committee Announces 2023 Championship Field

Championship to Take Place Dec. 14 & 17, 2023 at Amalie Arena

November 26, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston: Tampa Bay College Volleyball Shines

USF's Jolene Shepardson and Tampa's Chris Catanach Continue to Push Their Teams to New Heights

November 18, 2023

TBSC Newsletter: November 2023

The latest Team Tampa Bay's Take, a pair of incredible Podcasts, NCAA Volleyball updates and more!

November 17, 2023

Gameday. Every Day. Podcast Ep.19 featuring the Tampa Bay Sun FC

On Episode 19 of the "Gameday. Every Day" podcast, local TV personality Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, the Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, introduce you to the newest member of Team Tampa Bay: The Tampa Bay Sun FC! Ryan and Rob welcome Sun FC President Christina Unkel and head coach Denise Schilte-Brown, the former USF Bulls head coach, to discuss how the league was formed, the theme behind the team's new logo and what the next 12 months will look like leading up to the inaugural season!

November 08, 2023

Gameday. Every Day. POD 18 featuring the TBSC's Jason Aughey

On Episode 18 of the "Gameday. Every Day" podcast, local TV personality Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, the Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, discuss how Tampa Bay has become the epicenter of youth and amateur sporting events, spearheaded by our Senior Vice President for Sports Tourism Jason Aughey and Director of Sales and Events Tony Diaz, plus updates on NCAA Volleyball Championship and Royal Rumble tickets and Friday's Replay Tampa Bay drive across Hillsborough County!

October 30, 2023

Tampa Bay Kids Triathlon Registration Now Open!

Event Announces TampaWell Activated by Tampa General Hospital as Presenting Sponsor

October 26, 2023

Gameday. Every Day. POD 17 featuring the Savannah Bananas' Dan Oberst and AVCA's Jaime Gordon

On Episode 17 of the "Gameday. Every Day" podcast, local TV personality Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, the Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, recap Rob's visit to Georgia for the Savannah Bananas 2024 World Tour Draft, where Tampa Bay was selected with the No. 1 overall pick! Rob chats with Bananas star and Pinellas County native Dan Oberst about his experience in Tampa Bay in 2023 and the excitement to return in 2024! Rob also chats about the plans for WWE's Royal Rumble in January 2024 and the plans around Gasparilla weekend! The crew also gives an update on the record demand for December's NCAA Volleyball Championships and chats with AVCA CEO Dr. Jaime Gordon

October 17, 2023

Tampa Bay to Kickoff the 2024 Banana Ball World Tour!

#TeamTampaBay had the incredible opportunity to travel to Savannah, Georgia to be with @TheSavannahBananas for the 2024 Banana Ball World Tour Draft Announcement on October 5, which saw Tampa Bay selected first overall to launch tour festivities next February 8-10 at George M. Steinbrenner Field!

October 06, 2023

The Savannah Bananas Announce 2024 Banana Ball World Tour Schedule; Tampa Bay to Launch Tour Festivities

Bananas also Announce New Golden Batter Rule; Firefighters Become the Newest Team

October 05, 2023

Tampa Bay area courting volleyball history as it prepares for NCAA Championship

Via Volleyball Magazine - Written by Joey Johnston

September 25, 2023

Team Tampa Bay Celebrates National Volleyball Day

Members of the Team Tampa Bay sports community came together to celebrate the sport of volleyball and December's 2023 DI Women's Volleyball Championship at Amalie Arena. #GoBucs #GoBolts #RaysUp #COYR #HornsUp

September 23, 2023

Tampa Bay to Host Royal Rumble®

Royal Rumble Heads to St. Petersburg-Clearwater on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Tropicana Field; Monday Night Raw to Take Place in Tampa on Jan. 29 at Amalie Arena

September 13, 2023

Team Tampa Bay's Take with Joey Johnston - The Road 2 Tampa Bay is Underway

More than 13,000 Volleyball Fans Fill Amalie Arena and the Yuengling Center

August 28, 2023

Gameday. Every Day. Podcast Episode 16 featuring R2TBI NIL Participants - Pt. 2

On Episode 16 of the "Gameday. Every Day" podcast, local TV personality Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, the Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, preview the second match-up on Aug. 25 of our Road to Tampa Bay Invitational, two Top-12 programs facing off in the Florida and Penn State! Ryan and Rob give you a rundown of the big storylines, including having the Nittany Lions back, who won it all in 2009 the last time the Women's Volleyball Championships were held in Tampa Bay! Ryan and Rob are joined by the Gators' Elli McKissock and Alexis Stucky, as well as Penn State's Mac Podraza and Taylor Trammell -- who are all serving as the Tampa Bay Sports Commission’s Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Brand Ambassadors, where they will promote the TBSC, its social impact initiatives and its commitment to growing the game of volleyball! If you missed Part 1, previewing USF vs. Georgia Tech, go check out Episode 15!

August 21, 2023