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Dolphins notes: Miami hopes to put together elusive win streak

Davie, Fla. -- Despite all the adversity, injuries and suspensions this season, the Miami Dolphins will seek to do something this Sunday that they haven't accomplished since last year: win two straight games. They were close against the Green Bay Packers in Week 6 after pummeling the Oakland Raiders in London. But so far it has eluded them since three straight victories to open...
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Heat trim three from training camp roster

Ahead of next Monday's deadline to set their regular season roster at 15 players, the Miami Heat trimmed their training camp roster on Thursday by releasing Tyler Johnson, Shawn Jones and Larry Drew II. The release of Drew, who was signed on Monday to his second stint with the Heat in two years, was expected so that the team can assign him to their D-League affiliate team, the...
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Rays' Kevin Kiermaier named American League Gold Glove Award finalist

Kevin Kiermaier became a surprise defensive standout for the Tampa Bay Rays this season, and he has received recognition for his impact. Kiermaier, 24, was named an American League Gold Glove Award finalist among right fielders Thursday. The native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, grew into an everyday player for the Rays by late May and became known for his highlight-reel-worthy catches...
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Bucs' Gerald McCoy to struggling defense: 'We have to be men'

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tackle Gerald McCoy had harsh words for his defense Thursday, and considering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' collapse on that side of the ball through six games, the criticism is justified. "If you look out there on tape, and you see a bunch of guys sitting on blocks, are you not earning the title of being soft?" McCoy said. "I mean, guys get so sensitive...
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Bucs' Vincent Jackson not concerned about trade rumors

TAMPA, Fla. -- Vincent Jackson won't let trade chatter affect him. Jackson, a three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver, said Thursday he's happy as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and hasn't heard anything that would hint at an impeding move. An NFL Network report published Sunday suggested that the Bucs have received calls about the 10-year veteran's availability in...
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Nikola Vucevic excited for future with Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. -- While every "i" has yet to be dotted and every "t" has yet to be crossed, Nikola Vucevic is ready to approach the start of the 2014-15 NBA season secure in knowing he'll be with the Orlando Magic for years to come. Vucevic told reporters Wednesday morning that his agent and Magic general manager Rob Hennigan are finalizing the remaining details...
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Dolphins not taking Jaguars lightly, hope to avoid letdown

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Dolphins have been here before. Last season, Miami headed into its Week 10 matchup with the winless Buccaneers fresh off an upset victory over the then 6-2 Cincinnati Bengals. Tampa Bay proceeded to hold the Dolphins to just a pair of rushing yards in a 22-19 home win the same week the infamous bullying scandal broke. In Week 15, Miami knocked off 10-3 New England...
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Buccaneers RB Charles Sims returns to practice

TAMPA, Fla. -- Good news for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' beleaguered rush offense: Charles Sims is nearing a comeback. The rookie running back, taken as the 69th overall pick, returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since being placed on the injured reserve/designated for return list Sept. 3. The West Virginia product sustained a right ankle injury in August and needed...
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Gators picked to finish second in preseason SEC basketball voting

The Florida men's basketball team was picked to finish second in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), as announced by the league on Wednesday. Additionally, junior guard Michael Frazier II was selected to the preseason All-SEC First Team. Frazier, the lone returning starter from last season's 36-3 Final Four team, averaged 12.4 points per game as a sophomore, while setting...
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Dwyer vs. Atlantic to air live on FOX Sports Florida via Prep Zone

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- On Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:00 p.m., FOX Sports Florida will be featuring the regional battle between Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer and host Delray Beach Atlantic streaming live via Prep Zone, presented by Checkers and Cleveland Clinic Florida. In addition to streaming live at PrepZoneFlorida.com, the game will be televised live statewide on FOX Sports Florida at...
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Gators name Treon Harris starting QB against Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators have a new starting quarterback. Florida head coach Will Muschamp announced Wednesday that true freshman Treon Harris will start against Georgia. Harris has played in three games and saw his most extended action in Saturday's 42-13 loss to Missouri. "Treon, you saw what he did late in the game,'' Muschamp said. "He has a knack...
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Ondrej Palat scores in overtime, Lightning edge Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Ondrej Palat scored 3 minutes into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Calgary won a face-off deep in the Flames end but then lost control of the puck. The Lightning got the puck back to the point where Anton Stralman's shot was stopped, but Palat put in the rebound for his second goal of the...
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Brad Boyes notches power-play goal in OT, lifts Panthers past Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the backboards and Boyes blasted a shot past goaltender Reto Berra to give the Panthers their second road win. Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots...
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Heat notes: Vintage Wade sparks another comeback for Miami

MIAMI, Fla. -- The preseason is a time when teams can try new schemes, use different rotations and work out kinks. For the Miami Heat, familiar issues from seasons past are already manifesting themselves. Though they pulled off the 90-85 victory against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday for their third straight win to boost their preseason record to 3-4, the Heat once again had trouble...
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Florida State mixing rest, practice in unusual bye week

After their thrilling 31-27 defeat of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the Florida State Seminoles entered what can only be phrased as an unusual bye week Tuesday. Their next game isn't going to be played on a Saturday, like all of theirs have been to date, but instead it is a Thursday matchup Oct. 30 at Louisville. Meaning the Seminoles coaching staff and players have to adjust...
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Orlando Magic Youth Foundation raises $165K at golf tournament

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Playing under a cloudless sky, in humidity-free temperatures and a Chamber of Commerce sort of sunshine, approximately 200 golfers hit the links at Disney on Thursday, Oct. 16 with two things in mind: raising money for the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF) and making birdies. It's rare for golfers to put anything ahead of thrill that comes with holing...
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'Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Post Season Special' premieres Oct. 22 on Sun Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- Three weeks removed the conclusion of the regular season, the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 campaign was not without its highlights. On Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:00 p.m., Sun Sports, the statewide television home of the Rays, will turn the page on the past year and look forward to a promising future with the debut of the "Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Post Season Special." Hosted...
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'Inside the HEAT: Preseason Special' premieres Oct. 22 on Sun Sports

MIAMI -- FOX's Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Miami HEAT, announced the network will debut an all-new episode of "Inside the HEAT" in anticipation of the start of the regular season on Wednesday, Oct. 29 vs. the Washington Wizards. Premiering at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, "Inside the HEAT: Preseason Special" will provide viewers statewide...
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Victor Oladipo shows up at Magic practice, but prognosis for full return unclear

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Victor Oladipo was quick to note that Monday night marked the first time he had taken a shot on the Orlando Magic's home court since the end of last season. How soon it will be before he takes one in an actual game setting remains unclear. The hour-long open practice held by the Magic in front of close to 2,000 fans at the Amway Center was most noteworthy by...
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Lightning's Steven Stamkos named NHL's Third Star of the Week

TAMPA, Fla. -- Steven Stamkos was named the NHL's third star for the week ending Sunday. The Tampa Bay Lightning star center paced the NHL with five goals and tied for second in the league with six points in leading his team to two victories in three starts. The run included his eighth career hat trick in a victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 13. Stamkos, 24, is tied...
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Denard Robinson's breakout day leaves no doubt to role with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Denard Robinson won't soon forget his first regular-season NFL start. Nor will the Cleveland Browns, or the segment of their loyal and widespread fan base that grew accustomed to watching him torment Ohio State while he was a quarterback at Michigan. Robinson might continue to be listed as a wide receiver in order for him to be allowed to keep wearing the...
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Dolphins vs. Bears photo gallery

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Jaquez Johnson hits Lucky Whitehead to lift FAU past Western Kentucky

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Jaquez Johnson connected with Lucky Whitehead on a 61-yard pass play with 1:23 left and Florida Atlantic rallied for a 45-38 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday. The Owls (3-4, 2-1 Conference USA) trailed 38-28 entering the fourth quarter but Greg Joseph kicked a field goal after missing two previous tries and Greg Howell scored his first touchdown...
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Drouin assigned to Syrcuase for extra work before Lightning debut

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jonathan Drouin's NHL debut must wait longer. Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning assigned the promising winger to the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch for a maximum of two weeks to allow him to receive more live action after recovering from a slight fracture in his right thumb. He's expected to play for Syracuse on Friday. Drouin, 19, sustained the...
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Heat vs. Hawks sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Heat's preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
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