Daily News – May 3rd, 2017

Orlando City SC (6-1-0) take on Toronto FC (3-1-4) tonight in Toronto. The game starts at 7:30pm and will be broadcast on TV 27 in Orlando. MLSsoccer.com game preview here!

The Tampa Bay Rays (14-14) defeated the Miami Marlins (11-14) 3-1 in Miami on Tuesday. Game recap from draysbay.com here! The home/away series moves to Tampa for 2 games, the first tonight at 7:10pm. MLB.com game preview here!

The Florida Fire Frogs (10-15) had their game in Jupiter against the Palm Beach Cardinals (14-10) postponed Tuesday night due to rain, they will instead play a doubleheader of 7-inning games tonight starting at 5pm. Game previews on MILB.com here! Live streaming audio will be available here!

UCF Baseball (31-14) lost to North Florida (30-15) on Tuesday night, 2-1, in Jacksonville. Game recap on UCFKnights.com here! UCF will play next on Friday against Tulane.

UCF Softball (25-21) play Bethune-Cookman (21-29) in a doubleheader tonight in Daytona Beach at 2pm. This will be the first 2 of 5 road games to end the season for UCF. Game preview on UCFKnights.com here!

UCF Men’s Tennis is going to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2005. They are currently ranked 31st and will take on Louisville (43rd) in the first round on May 12. Read about it at UCFKnights.com here!

Rollins College held its annual Tommy Awards yesterday, and read all the Tars winners at rollinsports.com here!

Amway Center announced that it will play host to the Call of Duty World League Championship in August. Read all about it on icflorida.com here!

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Daily News – May 2nd, 2017

The Tampa Bay Rays (13-14) defeated the Miami Marlins (11-13) on the road 4-2 yesterday. You can read the MLB.com recap here! 
The Rays take on the Marlins again today in Miami at 7:10pm with TV coverage on FoxSports Florida. Alex Cobb will battle Edinson Volquez, read the MLB.com game preview here! 

The Florida Fire Frogs (10-15) fell to the Palm Beach Cardinals (14-10), 8-6 in Jupiter yesterday. Read the Milb.com recap here! 
The two teams meet again today at 6:30pm. Live audio streaming for the game will be available here! 

UCF Baseball (31-13) will take on North Florida (29-15) in Jacksonville today at 6pm. UCFKnights.com preview here! 

Orlando Magic – Philip Rossman-Reich of orlandomagicdaily.com writes about what the team needs to do in their GM search here! 

Orlando City SC – Scott Sutter was named to the MLS Team of the Week bench for the past week by the MLS. OrlandoCitySC.com Story here! 

Orlando Pride – Allison Cary of OrlandoCitySC takes a look midfielder Camila here! 

Daily News – May 1st, 2017

The Tampa Bay Rays head to Miami to take on the Marlins in interleague play today at 7:10pm. This is the first of 2 in Miami, followed by 2 against the Marlins in Tampa. The game will be on Fox Sports Florida, and will feature Jake Odorizzi matching up with Wei-Yin Chen. The MLB.com game preview can be found here!

The Florida Fire Frogs head to Jupiter to take on the Palm Beach Cardinals in the first game of a 4 game series at 6:30pm tonight. Live streaming audio will be available here! 

The Orlando Magic intrigue on who will be hired for the front office continues. Lake Duffy considers Larry Bird for Team president here! 

The Orlando Sentinel had an interview with UCF’s Athletic Director Danny White here! 

The Orlando Business Journal compiled a list of the top 12 paid players in Orlando Sports here! 

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will host a LaLiga soccer training program starting in late June. Laughing Place has an article about it here! 

The Orlando Pride remains confident that their 10 month losing streak will end soon. The Orlando Sentinel has an article about it here! 

Daily Recap – April 30th, 2017

The Tampa Bay Rays lost 3-1 to the Blue Jays in Toronto. TampaBay.com Recap here!

The Florida Fire Frogs lost 7-0 to the Lakeland Flying Tigers in Osceola. NewsChief.com recap here!

UCF Baseball beat Memphis 2-1 at UCF. The Knights all wore jerseys with the name of Joe Skinner on the back for today’s game to honor the memory of their friend and teamate who lost his life to cancer last year. UCFKnights.com recap here! 

UCF Softball beat UConn 9-0 at UCF. UCFKnights.com recap here!

And The Seminole State Raiders Softball team lost to Chipola 6-2 in the FCSAA State Tournament in Vero Beach, to be eliminated today.

Today’s Events – April 30th, 2017

The Tampa Bay Rays take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto at 1:07pm today. The game will be on Fox Sports Sun, as well as 620am and 95.3fm on the radio.

The Florida Fire Frogs look to rebound from a loss in the rubbermatch against Lakeland today at 5:05pm at Osceola County Stadium. A live streaming audio broadcast of the game will be offered here!

UCF Baseball take on Memphis again, this is the rubbermatch of the series and the game starts at 11:30am on the UCF campus. The game will be broadcast live online at http://www.ucfknights.tv/

UCF Softball takes on UConn again, at noon on the UCF campus. This game will also be broadcast live online at http://www.ucfknights.tv/

Seminole State Softball plays the winner of Central Florida vs Chipola at Noon in Vero Beach as the 2017 NJCAA District Tournament continues. The winner gets to go to both the FCSAA State Championship game at 2pm against Florida SouthWestern, and is also qualified for the NJCAA Division I Softball Championship. This game can be watched live on youtube here! and the State Championship game will be available here!

Orlando Area Daily Update – April 29th, 2017

Orlando City SC –
Orlando City SC shutout Colorado Rapids 2-0 to move to 6-1-0 on the season. They have now won 4 in a row, and 5 straight at home to start the season. Orlando continues to hold 1st place in the Eastern Conference. http://www.foxsports.com/florida/story/orlando-city-colorado-rapids-score-recap-042917

Orlando Magic –
Might Kevin McHale be the teams next President? – https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nba/2017/04/28/orlando-magic-have-serious-interest-kevin-mchale-team-president/101046024/
Or might it be David Griffin? – http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/orlando-magic/os-sp-orlando-magic-david-griffin-0429-story.html
Of course it may be neither 😛
Tampa Bay Buccaneers –
The Bucs got O.J. Howard TE Alabama (#19), Justin Evans S Texas A&M (#50), Chris Godwin WR Penn State (#84), Kendall Beckwith LB LSU (#107), Jeremy McNichols RB Boise State (#162), Stevie Tu’ikolovatu DT USC (#223) in the NFL Draft. – https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/04/29/tampa-bay-buccaneers-nfl-draft-grades-picks-list

Tampa Bay Rays –
The Rays lost 4-1 in Toronto today, falling to 12-13, and are currently 4th in the AL East. – http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/sports/smoak-homers-blue-jays-beat-rays-4-1-3-game-skid-article-1.3117438

Orlando Pride –
The Pride lost 3-1 on the road to the North Carolina Courage, dropping to 0-2-1 on the
season, and extending their winless streak to 11 games. – http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/orlando-pride-soccer/os-sp-orlando-pride-nc-courage-0430-story.html

Florida Fire Frogs –
The Fire Frogs lost to Lakeland at home 2-1, dropping them to 10-13 on the season. Currently they are tied for 5th in the Florida State League North Division – http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?gid=2017_04_29_lakafa_floafa_1&t=g_box&did=milb&sid=t503

UCF Baseball –
UCF lost 9-4 to Memphis at home today. They play the rubbermatch tomorrow. – http://ucfknights.com/news/2017/4/29/baseball-bitten-by-the-tigers.aspx

UCF Softball –
UCF won 3-2 over the University of Connecticut at home. – http://ucfknights.com/news/2017/4/29/softball-evening-up-the-series.aspx

UCF Rowing –
UCF won all four rowing events today against Miami on Lake Pickett – http://ucfknights.com/news/2017/4/29/rowing-perfect-on-lake-pickett.aspx

Seminole State Raiders Softball –
The Raiders won the first game today, 4-3 over Indian River in the semifinals of the FCSAA State Tournament, but then lost 4-0 to Florida Southwestern in the Winner’s Bracket Finals.
They can still advance to the National Championship if they win the Loser’s Bracket game tomorrow morning at noon. And if they win that game they will play Florida Southwestern again tommorow evening for the State Championship.
A write-up of the game against Florida Southwestern can be found here: http://www.seminolestateraiders.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=34200&ATCLID=211578495