ST. PETERSBURG TO GET MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER TEAM
The MLS will bring a franchise to Tampa Bay as one of 12 teams in the new outdoor league. MLS Dir. of Operations Bill Sage will be in Tampa to make the announcement in conjunction with an announcement in New York of the four other remaining MLS franchises, as well as other investors by MLS Chair Alan Rothenberg." It is still unclear when the league will begin play (Bill Ward, TAMPA TRIBUNE, 11/11).