Tampa Bay native Darnell King finds success with hometown team

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–Darnell King welcomes new challenges and won’t allow anyone or anything to stand in the way of him and the soccer field. The Tampa Bay defender went from college walk-on to starting defender in the NASL, appearing in 32 of 34 matches for the Rowdies in 2016. The club has now moved to […]

Rowdies’ Portillos refuses to concede career to injury-riddled past

You often hear the word resilience echo across the fabric of sports, but seldom will you encounter an athlete who elevates the term. That’s the case for Tampa Bay Rowdies’ left back Zac Portillos, who refused to allow a pair of serious injuries curtail his professional playing career.