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Florida dealer accidentally sells display model of the new Ford Bronco Sport, immediately asks for it back

The new Ford Bronco Sport. Ford A Ford dealership in Tampa Bay, Florida, accidentally sold a Bronco Sport it wasn't supposed to. The car was a demo model meant to be on display for four months. The customer, Adam Sidoti, was allowed to keep the car after Ford stepped in. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As Ford Bronco Sport deliveries started rolling out at the end of last year, one Florida dealership made the mistake of selling a demonstration vehicle to a customer and ...
Tags: Transportation, Florida, Trends, Ford, Autos, Volkswagen, Tampa Bay, Callaway, Ford Bronco, Tampa Bay Florida, Sidoti, Bronco, ABC Action News, Car Dealerships, Kristen Lee, Bronco Sport

WWE Moves WrestleMania 37 to Tampa Bay, Sets Dallas and LA for 38, 39

WWE is officially moving WrestleMania 37 to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida. The date has also shifted from March 28 to a two-night event on April 10 and 11. In addition, the sports entertainment company also announced that WrestleMania 38 will take place in Arlington/Dallas at the AT&T Stadium on April 3, 2022, […]
Tags: News, La, Wrestlemania, Wwe, AT T Stadium, Tampa Bay Florida, Raymond James Stadium, Arlington Dallas, Tampa Bay Sets Dallas

Florida man sets self on fire while trying to burn down own home

A man in Tampa Bay, Florida, reportedly suffered burns while trying to set fire to his own home and was arrested at a nearby hospital. Scott Anthony Massa, 51, allegedly took a bucket of accelerant and attempted to torch his Tampa Bay home at about 5:40 a.m. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Florida, Crime, News, Florida Man, Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Florida, Scott Anthony Massa

The Weekend to Headline 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show in Tampa Bay

The Weekend has been announced as the headliner for the Super Bowl LV (55) Halftime show! The announcement came Thursday afternoon (Nov. 12) via the New York Times. “We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl, and one can only dream of being in that position,” The Weeknd (real name: Abel Tesfaye) said in a statement. “I’m humbled, honored, and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year.” performing on the iconic stage. see you 02/07/21 @pepsi #pepsih...
Tags: Music, Florida, Celebs, Jay Z, Football, Sports, NFL, Katy Perry, New York Times, Pop Culture, Jennifer Lopez, Jazz, Madonna, Shakira, Rolling Stone, Justin Timberlake

Wrestlemania 36: Live updates, projected match card and results

As a result of COVID-19, the WWE had no choice but to adjust in order to keep its biggest show of the year, Wrestlemania 36, on track to air this weekend. Wrestlemania has normally been a one-day event held in one of the country’s biggest venues each year. The host city would usually serve as pro wrestling’s temporary hub during the week of the event with fans from around the world. None of it will apply this year but could return to its normal state when Wrestlemania returns to Los Angeles in 2...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Warren, Rob Gronkowski, Orlando, Wrestlemania, John Cena, Alexander, Naomi, Brock Lesnar, Goldberg, Elias, Tampa Bay Florida, Raymond James Stadium

Florida Megachurch Pastor Arrested for Holding 2 Large Sunday Services Defying “Safer At Home” Order

The pastor of a megachurch in Tampa Bay, Florida has been arrested after he broke the law by hosting not just one, but TWO packed out services on Sunday (Mar. 29), deliberately defying the law amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said he decided Sunday night to seek an arrest warrant against River at Tampa Bay Church Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne for “repeatedly” violating social distancing orders from the president, CDC and local authorities. “His reckless di...
Tags: Florida, Crime, News, Cdc, Church, America, Jazz, Arrested, Hillsborough County, Tampa Bay Florida, TWO, Mugshot Madness, Howard Browne, You Big Dummy, Rodney Howard Browne, Tampa Bay Church

WWE's Wrestlemania 36 Takes Another Blow, Could Be Without Top Star Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns will not be taking part in World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s (NYSE: WWE) WrestleMania 36 championship match against the legendary Goldberg due to COVID-19 concerns. What Happened WWE superstar Roman Reigns has headlined four different Wrestelmanias, but is not going to make an appearance at this year's championship.Pro Wrestling Sheet said Reigns is not comfortable participating in any Performance Center shows, as he is immunocompromised, having previously battled leuke...
Tags: News, China, Sports, New Jersey, Italy, Rob Gronkowski, Wikimedia, Huawei, John Rogers, Fox Sports, Goldberg, Benzinga, Tampa Bay Florida, MetLife Stadium, Raymond James Stadium, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc

Final day at Disneyland before coronavirus shutdown: ‘It’s the last hurrah’

Misty slate grey skies couldn’t keep couldn’t keep diehard Disneyland fans from getting in one final visit before the Anaheim theme park closed for the rest of the month amid coronavirus concerns. “It’s the last hurrah,” said Jeff Reitz, whose 2,995-consecutive day streak of visiting Disneyland will come to an end because of the park’s temporary closure. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure closed on Friday, March 13 and will remain closed through the end of the month due to the COVID-19 p...
Tags: California, France, Disney, America, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Nba, Seaworld, Las Vegas, NHL, Peter Pan, Disneyland, Costco, Major League Baseball, Sin City

Game #69 Review: Anaheim Ducks 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

A 3-0-0 week with wins over Tampa Bay, Florida and Vancouver followed up by an 0-2-1 week against the 27th, 28th, and 30th-place teams: The 2019-20 Toronto Maple Leafs. Your game in ten: 1.  Before we get into the game, let’s start here: The only conclusion I can draw about this road trip is that […] The post Game #69 Review: Anaheim Ducks 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1 appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Sport, Vancouver, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Florida, Game Reviews

Reaching a new generation of news viewers with VidSpark

Editor's note: Ahsante Bean is the head of Vidspark, a new Google News Initiative partnership with Poynter to help local publishers use video to reach a new younger audience for their journalism.  When I want to know what’s going on in the world, I often turn to social media. Like many people my age, I don’t own a television or subscribe to a newspaper, but I do watch a ton of online videos and do basically all of my reading from a screen. I’m eager to stay informed, but when I look for credible...
Tags: Star Tribune, Boston Massachusetts, Tampa Bay Florida, WTSP, Poynter, Google News Initiative, Ahsante Bean, Vidspark, Google News Initiative Poynter, Minneapolis Minnesota Poynter

A KKR exec explained how private equity is looking in unlikely places to invest in tech companies

Private equity firm KKR just raised $2.2 billion to invest in fast-growing tech companies and it will now hunt for deals in regions far beyond Silicon Valley.  Dave Welsh, a KKR exec leading its technology media and telecom growth equity unit, said that it would seek investments in areas such as Florida, the greater Washington, D.C., area and Atlanta, as well as the Rocky Mountain region in Colorado and other regions throughout the Midwest. The willingness to go far and wide points to how comp...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Colorado, Washington, Boston, Israel, US, Trends, Atlanta, Silicon Valley, Michigan, WeWork, North America, KKR, Blackstone, General Atlantic

The KKR exec heading a new $2.2 billion investing push in fast-growing tech companies says he's looking far beyond Silicon Valley because valuations there can get crazy

Private equity firm KKR just raised $2.2 billion to invest in fast-growing tech companies and it will now hunt for deals in regions far beyond Silicon Valley.  Dave Welsh, a KKR exec leading its technology media and telecom growth equity unit, said that it would seek investments in areas such as Florida, the greater Washington, D.C., area and Atlanta, as well as the Rocky Mountain region in Colorado and other regions throughout the Midwest. The willingness to go far and wide points to how comp...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Colorado, Washington, Boston, Israel, US, Trends, Atlanta, Silicon Valley, Michigan, WeWork, North America, KKR, Blackstone, General Atlantic

See scary moment dog's leash gets stuck in rising elevator

A Tampa Bay, Florida doctor who was returning home from his shift saved his neighbor's dog after the dog's leash got stuck in a moving elevator.
Tags: News, Stories, Tampa Bay Florida

Washington remains on top

New York Islanders Record: 22-7-2 (3-0-0) (Last Week -4) New York won all three as Tampa Bay, Florida and Buffalo all fell to the Islanders. New York takes on Nashville, Boston and Anaheim this week. Brock Nelson has four game-winners for the Islanders.
Tags: New York, Washington, NHL, New York Islanders, Anaheim, Brock Nelson, Tampa Bay Florida, Nashville Boston, Islanders New York

KKR backs KnowBe4

Tampa Bay, Florida-based KnowBe4, a provider of security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has secured funding that values the company at over $800 million. The investors are KKR and Ten Eleven Ventures. PRESS RELEASE TAMPA BAY, Fla., March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to receive a sizable minority investment from leading glob...
Tags: Singapore, Trends, Tech, South Africa, Goldman Sachs, KKR, Kevin Mitnick, Tampa Bay Florida, Stu Sjouwerman, PE Deals, KKR KKR, Ten Eleven Ventures, Stephen Shanley Director, KKR Co Inc, Patrick Devine Principal, Mark Hatfield Founder

Ducks have become the NHL’s comeback kids

ANAHEIM — The Ducks were down in the third period Wednesday at Honda Center, but they were not out of it, not by any stretch of the imagination. As if on cue, they rallied from a 3-2 deficit with a determined effort over the final 20 minutes to take a 6-3 victory from the Dallas Stars. If their latest victory looked and felt like many of their recent ones lately, it was no coincidence. It was, in fact, their eighth consecutive victory in which they were either tied or trailing in the third perio...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, New Jersey, Dallas, NHL, Calgary Flames, Pacific, Ducks, New York Rangers, Anaheim-ducks, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Chad Johnson

Ducks rally improbably from a 4-goal deficit to defeat Capitals, end trip 4-1

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his goal with left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, and right wing Tom Wilson (43) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) celebrates his goal with the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Was...
Tags: Florida, Sweden, Colorado, Washington, Russia, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Michigan, NHL, Ducks, Anaheim-ducks, Miller, Capitals, Ryan Miller, Ryan Getzlaf

Frontier flight scare: Engine cover falls off on flight from Las Vegas to Tampa

Frontier Flight 260 from Las Vegas to Tampa Bay, Florida, had to return to Las Vegas for an emergency landing. No injuries were reported.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Las Vegas, Usa Today, Tampa, Frontier, Tampa Bay Florida

Tampa Bay Is Gearing Up For The Holiday Season With Numerous Christmas Activities

Now that Thanksgiving is over, Tampa Bay, Florida began whipping out the big Christmas festivities over the weekend, reports 10 News. Plenty of lights, rides, shows, and various other holiday activities will be happening through the rest of the season, and many of them have free admission, for those interested in getting into the holiday spirit. From now until January 1, Largo Central Park will be hosting the light shows at night, a carousel ride, a seven-story Ferris wheel, and places to grab...
Tags: News, Tampa Bay, Ferris, Tampa Bay Florida, Largo Central Park

Coyotes Weekly: Moving in the Right Direction

That’s more like it. After struggling badly to score goals during the season’s first three weeks, the Arizona Coyotes finally broke out on the offensive end of the ice during Week 4. They lit the lamp 11 times in three games and picked up four points along the way. As we discussed last week, the traditional statistics and advanced metrics both favor the Coyotes this season, and it looks like the offense is finally catching up with the team’s sterling defense and goaltending. Can they keep ...
Tags: Sport, Glendale, Arizona, Kings, Vancouver, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Pacific, Columbus, Ducks, Staples Center, Calgary, Sin City, Vegas

Planning Christmas in August

Haiti (MNN) -- If someone wishes you a Merry Christmas this summer, they’re probably not crazy; they’re just with For Haiti With Love. For Haiti With Love’s Eva Dehart is already moving forward with the Christmas in August event. She says it’s “a launching pad for a party on Christmas Day to celebrate Jesus’s birthday with the poorest of the poor in Northern Haiti.” “We’re going out into the countryside for Christmas this year to a village that hasn’t had this sort of thing before, so it’s...
Tags: Florida, Jesus, Haiti, Haiti With Love, Eva DeHart, DeHart, Tampa Bay Florida, Northern Haiti, Haiti With Love For Haiti With Love

Which YouTube Influencers Will Actually Make You Money (And Which Ones Won't)

A high follower count or thousands of subscribers isn't what makes a good influencer—having influence over an audience's purchasing decisions does. It's no wonder why testimonies about the effectiveness of influencer marketing range from "wildly successful" to "a waste of money". In this episode of Shopify Masters, you’ll learn from an entrepreneur who grew his business by identifying YouTubers who have real influence over what people buy and partnering with them. Ben Wieder is the founder of C...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Ecommerce, Youtube, Germany, America, Walmart, Eu, Canada, United States, Chassis, Shopify, Alexa, Survata, Chris, Felix Thea

What are the Best Places to Visit in Florida?

Travel Experta, Expat Mama, Educator and Entrepreneur - Inspiring Families to New Horizons The State of Florida, located southeast of the United States is one of those places that possesses an abundance of attractions, visitors are at most times at a loss of what to do or where to go first. From the beaches, to the ensemble of hotels, to theme parks, to the home-away-from-home inns and motels, there are lots of sights and seeing to whet the appetite of the adventurer or vacation junkie! Drawing...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Florida, Africa, US, United States, Harry Potter, Kennedy Center, Everglades National Park, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando Florida, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, Tampa Bay Florida, Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Resort

Word of the week: Mulligan

“We kind of gave him—‘All right, you get a mulligan. You get a do-over here,’” Tony Perkins, the president of the conservative Family Research Council, told Politico’s Isaac Dovere last Tuesday. By “him” Perkins meant the president of the United States. Perkins used the same term in an interview that day with CNN’s Erin Burnett: “Yes, evangelicals, conservatives, they gave him a mulligan. They let him have a do-over. They said we’ll start afresh with you and we’ll give you a second chan...
Tags: Politico, Sports, Cnn, United States, Current Affairs, Washington Dc, New York Times, New Jersey, Pga, Linguistics, John, Carey Mulligan, Wall Street Journal, Christ, Frc, Family Research Council

Mike Green focusing on the present as All-Star Weekend looms

Red Wings defenseman Mike Green will represent the team at the All-Star Game in Tampa Bay, Florida this weekend. Green plans on soaking up the experience with his wife and young son, as he told the Detroit News's Ted Kulfan... “I’m just going down there and enjoy myself with my family,” Green said. “Just take it all in. The whole experience will be fun. (It’s fun) getting to see some familiar faces and getting know guys personally. Obviously, we see each other pretty frequently during...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Green, Red Wings, All Star, Tampa Bay Florida, Detroit News, Mike Green, Ted Kulfan, Kulfan, Axel He, Green of Axel

Has Brock Boeser Saved Jim Benning’s Job?

As the Canucks have entered the mandated five-day break, it is time to look at just how impressive rookie phenom Brock Boeser has been. A week ago, the right winger was announced as the Vancouver Canucks’ selection for the 63rd NHL All-Star game in Tampa Bay, Florida. He is the first Canuck rookie to make the All-Star game since Dale Tallon, 47 years ago. Just How Good Has Brock Boeser Been? Truthfully, it is not much of a surprise that Boeser was the team’s pick. He is one of two rookies to c...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Gm, Holland, Hockey, NHL, Vancouver Canucks, Jake Virtanen, Canucks, All Star, McCann, Alex Burrows, Hansen, Derrick Pouliot, Jared McCann, NHL All Star

NHL’s Biggest All-Star Snubs by Division

Excitement revolving the 2018 NHL All-Star Game continues to grow, and more fuel was added to the fire on Jan. 10, 2018 when the league released the official rosters for each respective division. As is the case every year, each team will be represented by a wealth of skill, as the NHL has come to be dominated by players of immense ability and prowess. However, given the sheer quantity of talent gracing NHL ice on a nightly basis, it should come as no surprise to learn that a handful of equally d...
Tags: Usa, Washington, Sport, Atlantic, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Smith, Calgary Flames, Calgary, Commentary, Mike Smith, Florida Panthers, Pacific Division, Central Division, Ottawa Senators

Losses Put Focus on Jets Lineup Decisions

For a few glorious weeks there, it seemed as if the Winnipeg Jets could do no wrong. Then they went on a quick road trip. It would be wrong to say that it all came unraveled during that road trip. Sure, they only took one of a possible six points from Tampa Bay, Florida and […]
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Florida, Mathieu Perreault, Marko Dano, Tucker Poolman

Goldman Sachs leads $30 mln round for KnowBe4

Florida-based KnowBe4, a provider of a platform for security awareness training and simulated phishing attacks, has raised $30 million in funding. Goldman Sachs Growth Equity led the round with participation from return backer Elephant. PRESS RELEASE Tampa Bay, FL – KnowBe4, Inc. today announced it secured $30 million in growth capital financing led by new investor Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth) with existing investor Elephant participating. The new round brings KnowBe4’s total financin...
Tags: Florida, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Kevin Mitnick, London England, Tampa Bay Florida, Stu, Tampa Bay FL, Stu Sjouwerman, VC Deals, KnowBe4 Inc, Goldman Sachs ' Merchant Banking Division, Goldman Sachs Founded, MBD, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division MBD

Internet Bill Too High? Frontier Has Been Overcharging Former Verizon Customers

Frontier Communications is being accused of overcharging former Verizon customers by hundreds of dollars after purchasing broadband and DSL networks from the major telecommunications company. According to a report from ABC Action News in Tampa Bay, Florida, Frontier Communications has struggled to maintain its internet services in Florida, resulting in long stretches of outages and monthly bills well beyond the advertised price.
Tags: Verizon, Florida, News, Tampa Bay Florida, Verizon Customers, Frontier Communications, ABC Action News, Bill Too High