Archive for January 20th, 2010

  • Can Tampa-St. Pete Support Professional Sports? Vol. 4,624

    Can Tampa-St. Pete Support Professional Sports? Vol. 4,624

    January 20, 2010 at 10:30 am 18 comments

    John Romano looks at the recent attendance struggles for the three local professional sports franchises and wonders if Tampa and St. Pete are capable of supporting pro sports. At various points every calendar year, I am reminded of Tampa Bay’s struggles as a sports market. It could be when the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Union Complaints, Upton’s Gap And Pena’s Weight

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Union Complaints, Upton’s Gap And Pena’s Weight

    January 20, 2010 at 8:42 am 9 comments

    Yesterday, the Rays avoided arbitration with three of their final four arbitration-eligible players. While most teams will continue to negotiate with players up until the hearings in February, the Rays have a team policy of cutting off negotiations once salary proposals have been submitted by both sides. Guess who is […]