Monday, May 21, 2018
Romano: Save your money, sports betting won’t be in Florida anytime soon
A Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for states to open sports books, such as this one at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but it's not likely that Florida will go down that road anytime soon. A constitutional amendment in November could put the question of future gambling expansion in the hands of Florida voters. [Bridget Bennett/The New York Times]
It is the middle of the day and the beginning of the off-season at Tampa Bay Downs. That means the action is limited to simulcast wagering, and that means the televisions outnumber the bettors.The parimutuel industry is long past its heyday in...
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Eckerd College hosts a royal celebration of its own
A tweet from former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, posted on May 18. Tampa Bay Times screen grab. Credit: Twitter
Obama’s education secretary: Let’s boycott school until gun laws change
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Tampa Bay Lightning radio broadcasters Dave Mishkin, left, and Phil Esposito are seen in their broadcast booth just prior to Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final of the Stanley Cup Playoffs Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Tampa.
For Bolts radio duo, being fans at heart is key to their success