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Miami Marlins Game Day Chatter

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Jacksonville Jaguars name Jacques McClendon their starting center

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have named journeyman Jacques McClendon their starting center. McClendon beat out Mike Brewster and rookie Luke Bowanko, a sixth-round draft pick from Virginia. Brewster was waived Friday. McClendon is in his fifth NFL season, but has played in just nine games. His only two starts came at left guard in the final two games of last...
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Opening in Dallas vs. Oklahoma State, FSU begins quest for repeat

College football fever has returned to Tallahassee, however, it's 857 miles away in Arlington, Texas, where the Florida State Seminoles are heating up. Owners of the nation's longest current winning streak (16 games) and the AP poll's No. 1 ranking, Florida State begins its quest for a second consecutive national title against Oklahoma State inside of AT&T Stadium...
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Mike Kafka plays most of game as Bucs fall to Redskins

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Colt McCoy threw for 321 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Washington Redskins to a 24-10 preseason-ending victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night. With coach Jay Gruden resting both Robert Griffin III and backup quarterback Kirk Cousins, McCoy played the entire game for the Redskins (3-1). He completed 22 of 29 passes while also throwing a...
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NFL preseason: Buccaneers vs. Redskins photo gallery

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Chad Henne gets night off as Jaguars lose to Falcons

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta's backup quarterback Thursday night. Yates threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in both teams' preseason finale. Yates had shown little in the team's first three exhibitions, completing 39.4 percent of his passes, with no touchdowns and two interceptions...
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NFL preseason: Dolphins vs. Rams photo gallery

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Q&A: Marlins Jarred Cosart on living in Miami, playing the saxophone

Before the trade deadline, the Miami Marlins bolstered their rotation by trading for Houston Astros right-hander Jarred Cosart. In four starts for the Marlins, Cosart is 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA. Over his past three, he has allowed just two runs over 20 2/3 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels. The 24-year-old made his major-league debut last season...
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Heat sign veteran guard Shannon Brown to 1-year deal

The Miami Heat have made another move to strengthen a position of need with the signing on Wednesday of guard Shannon Brown, as reported by his agency Priority Sports. Brown, 28, was originally a first-round draft pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2006 but is most well-known for his stint with the Los Angeles Lakers where he won two championships in 2009 and 2010 as a key reserve...
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Miami Hurricanes basketball releases 2014-15 ACC schedule

The University of Miami men's basketball team will open this season's Atlantic Coast Conference schedule against reigning league champion Virginia on Jan. 3, as announced Wednesday. Miami will host three ACC teams that finished in the top 25 -- North Carolina (Feb. 28), Louisville (Feb. 3) and Virginia (Jan. 3) -- and will travel to Duke (Jan. 13) and Pittsburgh (March 4...
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VIDEO: Ben Zobrist makes great leaping catch at the wall

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Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 8 p.m. Henderson Alvarez has pitched much like an ace while trying to help the Miami Marlins overcome the season-ending injury to star Jose Fernandez. Not even a stint on the disabled list could cool off the right-hander. Alvarez will try to win his fourth straight start Friday night when the Marlins try to resume their push...
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Rays activate outfielder Wil Myers from disabled list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers is back. Myers was activated from the disabled list Wednesday, and infielder Vince Belnome was optioned to Triple-A Durham. In addition, infielder/outfielder Jerry Sands was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Myers, who was named the American League Rookie of the Year after last season...
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Jaguars QB Blake Bortles making strides in backup role

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- There are plenty of signs that Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is making steady strides as a rookie. One of the most telling ones came in the third quarter of last week's preseason game at Chicago. Bortles got to the line of scrimmage on a second-and-1 play, recognized the coverage, checked from a run to a pass and then found his third...
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Bobby Bowden takes part in dadgum Q&A on Reddit

Legendary former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden took part Tuesday morning in an hour-long question-and-answer session on Reddit in support of the Kidz1stFund. The fan-submitted questions covered a wide-range of topics, both personal and professional. Here's a few highlights from the session. nemoran: On a scale of wide left to wide right, how important would you rate...
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FOX Sports Florida to broadcast all 82 Florida Panthers games in 2014-15

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- FOX Sports Florida and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment jointly announced today the Florida Panthers' 2014-15 NHL regular season television broadcast schedule, featuring all 82 games broadcast on the network. FOX Sports Florida will start the season on the road as the Panthers travel to Tampa Bay to take on the in-state rival Lightning. Coverage will...
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Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. If the recent form of Max Scherzer and Chris Archer is any indication, the Detroit Tigers and Tampa Bay Rays could be in for a low-scoring affair in the opener of a three-game series. The right-handers square off Tuesday night at Tropicana Field, and in addition to noteworthy efforts in their last starts, both pitchers were...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Giancarlo Stanton remembers simply going through the motions as he'd head to the ballpark during the Miami Marlins' 100-loss campaign last year. Now in the midst of possibly the best season of his career and with the Marlins thinking playoffs, his attitude -- and that of his teammates -- has changed drastically...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Miami Heat's Burnie answers the ALS Ice Bucket call

Following nominations by both Stanley of the Florida Panthers and Billy of the Miami Marlins, the Miami Heat's Burnie joined his fellow Floridian mascots and accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Burnie began his challenge video by nominating others in the Heat family. Nominations included the Heat's Head coach-- Eric Spoelstra, the Heat's official DJ-- DJ Irie and...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ask the Rays: Jake Odorizzi

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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins series primer

After a month-long stretch facing opponents ahead of them in the National League wild-card race, the Miami Marlins (59-61) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (52-68), the club with the NL's second-worst record, for a four-game set. Miami has won two straight series as well as four of its last six games. The Marlins sit 4 1/2 games back of the St. Louis Cardinals for the final spot...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat 2014-15 Regular Season Schedule

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy the Marlin accepts Raymond's Ice Bucket Challenge

Billy the Marlin was given 24 hours to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by fellow MLB mascot, the Tampa Bay Rays' Raymond. Billy wasted no time joining the Ice Bucket movement, and he fearlessly leaped into the Marlin's ice bath just hours after his nomination. Eager to join the efforts to #StrikeOutMLS, Billy held up signs that read, "Thank you...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Raymond issues Ice Bucket Challenge to Billy the Marlin

The Tampa Bay Rays mascot Raymond participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge, joining the movement that has taken over social media. This viral challenge is one with a purpose, raising funds to help fight Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease or ALS. Raymond, after a challenge from Atlanta Hawks mascot Harry the Hawks, not only dumped ice water over...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Penny wins first game since 2011, Marlins hold off Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Nearly 10 years had passed since Brad Penny pitched for the Marlins. His former catcher is now Miami's manager. When they got together again Saturday, it sure felt like old times. Penny rejoined the Marlins for the first time in 10 years and pitched five solid innings to get a notable win Saturday night, 4-3 over the slumping Cincinnati Reds. "It's...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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