Tampa Bay athletes react to Kobe Bryant's death

The outpouring of condolences and shared memories flooded social media after news broke that Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter were among nine killed in a helicopter crash Sunday.

Kobe Bryant talks about his daughter Gianna handling the pressure at the free-throw line

Sports fans in the City of Los Angeles and beyond were left heartbroken Sunday after learning 18-time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday morning. Months after earning his Grammy in 2018, he sat down with FOX 11’s Liz Habib for what would be their final sit-down interview. 

Cousins on Winston He'll be just fine'

Kirk Cousins was franchise tagged by Washington in 2016 and 17, before signing a massive deal with Minnesota the following year. The pro bowler says whatever Jameis’ future holds, he’ll be just fine.

Shaq Barrett goes into Pro Bowl mode

After spending his first five years as a backup with the Broncos, the outside linebacker broke out from the shadows in Denver and earned the right to be on stage with the NFL's biggest stars. He's the new Pro Bowl rookie.

NFL Draft hopeful Ruggs trains in Tampa

Alabama wide receiver Henry Ruggs III comes to Tampa with what could be the fastest feet in football. The junior declared early for the NFL Draft and is working with 17 other NFL Draft prospect at Yo Murphy Performance. 

Parise, Suter score as Wild beat Lightning 3-2

Zach Parise scored his team-leading 17th goal and Ryan Suter added his seventh as the Minnesota Wild beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Thursday to snap a four-game losing streak.

Jeff Scott doing double-duty for Clemson, USF

USF’s new head football coach Jeff Scott says he's happy to have just one job again. Since named the bulls coach last month, he's been torn between recruiting for USF and game preparation for Clemson's semi-final and national championship game.