Tampa swimmer Sophie Long ready to hang goggles after earning All American status

Since she was seven, Sophie Long’s best times in the pool have been an inextricable part of her identity. This is about to change over the next week for the native of Cleethorpes, UK as she will step away from competitive swimming after the National Championships, running through Friday in Greensboro, N.C.

Spring Training’s intimacy draws Tigers’ fans from everywhere

There’s a magnetism to spring training. Fans of all ages from all corners of the world are drawn to the sun soaked ballparks of Florida and Arizona to watch Major League Baseball’s preseason.