ST. LOUIS — The Rowdies wasted an impressive comeback, losing 4-3 to St. Louis FC on Sunday to snap a five-game unbeaten streak.
ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay took control from the very beginning of Saturday's match against Harrisburg and never let up, scoring an early goal after one of many first-half corner kicks. What seemed mercilessly out of reach for much of the game, though, was the insurance goal that the Rowdies have grown accustomed …
ST. PETERSBURG — He's no gray beard yet, but Matt Pickens has been around a while as far as pro athletes go. And at age 35, he's still going plenty strong.
Know what would be great? If Major League Soccer awarded an expansion franchise to St. Petersburg.
CHICAGO — The greatest spectacle in soccer rolled into Chicago and even without its biggest attraction it still has managed to draw the eyes of the sport to the lakefront.
ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman dropped an intriguing idea while talking to sports talk radio station 620-AM on Tuesday morning:
ST. PETERSBURG — Alex Morrell had scored in a Rowdies uniform before, but that was in a U.S. Open Cup match. The former Lakeland high school star opened his USL account in style Saturday, converting twice for a 2-0 defeat of Pittsburgh.
ST. PETERSBURG — Pretty well emotionally spent, and not at all rested physically having just finished a life-changing stint with his native Jamaica in the Gold Cup, Damion Lowe wants the Rowdies to know he's ready.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies know a thing or two about stalemates, with five of their past 10 games ending in a draw.
ST. PETERSBURG — Although Rowdies fans haven't had many recent opportunities to show out at Al Lang, the United Soccer League turnstiles keep turning at a record rate.