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Jaguars' Sen'Derrick Marks having career year, sets sights on Pro Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Anyone unfamiliar with the Jacksonville Jaguars who watched the final play of their 21-13 victory Thursday night over the Tennessee Titans might think of defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks only as the guy who was mobbed by his teammates after invoking his inner Johnny Manziel. But even before his sack of Charlie Whitehurst triggered a $600,000 bonus in a contract...
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After frustrating loss, Magic determined to snap out of current funk

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There's no such thing as a sure thing in the NBA. So Orlando Magic coach Jacque Vaughn knew there was some risk involved in deciding to pair rookie Elfrid Payton with second-year pro Victor Oladipo in the starting lineup for the first time Sunday night. Still, with the 2-23 Philadelphia 76ers providing the opposition, what was the worst that could happen? This happened...
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Magic can't hold off Michael Carter-Williams, 76ers

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories this season have come away from home. Philadelphia trailed by 11 in the third...
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Family gets surprise reunion at Buccaneers-Panthers game

TAMPA, Fla. -- The first quarter of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers-Green Bay Packers game became a moment to remember for a military family. On Sunday, the Bucs allowed a holiday-season reunion to occur for Lt. Cmdr. Donald Bryant with his wife, Anna Bryant, and their kids, Arielle (7) and Tristan (3). During a break in play, Anna and the children watched a video message from Donald on...
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Dolphins vs. Vikings photo gallery

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Evan Fournier, Tobias Harris not enough for Magic against Jazz

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Derrick Favors had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Gordon Hayward scored 20 to lead Utah to a 101-94 victory over Orlando on Friday night. The Jazz, who won in Miami Wednesday, got back-to-back victories for the first time this season. Enes Kanter added 11 points and Trey Burke had 11 points and five assist for Utah. Tobias Harris led Orlando with 24 points and...
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Magic vs. Jazz sights and sounds

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Wil Myers' short stint with Rays shows fickle nature of hype and hope

Wil Myers arrived at Tropicana Field with a clap of thunder, his 428-foot home run to center field off Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Esmil Rogers presumed to be part of a long power surge to come. It was June 24, 2013, eight games into Myers' major-league career after a celebrated promotion from Triple-A Durham. The rookie's first at-bat before his home crowd, in the second inning...
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Heat vs. Jazz sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Heat's game against the Utah Jazz. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
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Florida State well-equipped to prepare for Oregon QB Mariota

This year's Rose Bowl Game matches up newly minted Heisman Trophy winner QB Marcus Mariota and his No. 2 Oregon Ducks against No. 3 Florida State and last year's Heisman recipient QB Jameis Winston. Mariota had a phenomenal season, posting 53 total touchdowns in comparison to just four turnovers. He led an Oregon offense that ranked third nationally in both points per game (46.3...
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Panthers' Bjugstad keeps cool in historic 20-round SO win over Capitals

SUNRISE, Fla. -- In the longest shootout in NHL history, the Florida Panthers defeated the Washington Capitals 2-1 in an unforgettable night at the BB&T Center. In a now-historic series of events that walked the line between unbridled intensity and frustratingly comical, the Panthers and Capitals needed an NHL-record 20 rounds in the shootout to decide a winner on Tuesday night...
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Florida State returns to practice, shifts focus to Oregon

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida State Seminoles returned to practice on Sunday after head coach Jimbo Fisher demanded the players take time off to focus on exams and rest their bodies after a long regular season. "Great to be back out here, it was good to give the guys a week off mentally and physically," Fisher said. "The pressures of winning and being a champion and doing all...
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Dolphins vs. Patriots photo gallery

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Heat assign Shabazz Napier, Hassan Whiteside to D-League

The Miami Heat announced on Saturday that they will be assigning point guard Shabazz Napier and center Hassan Whiteside to their NBA Developmental League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Whiteside has been regarded by the team as a project since he was signed on Nov. 24, but the assignment for Napier comes as a bit of a surprise after the rookie appeared in all 23 games for the...
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Florida Panthers at Buffalo Sabres game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: 7 p.m. Talk of a playoff spot would've seemed ridiculous coming from the Buffalo Sabres less than a month ago. Not so much anymore. The surging Sabres seek a fifth consecutive home victory Saturday night when they face a Florida Panthers team that has had their number of late. Buffalo (11-16-2) has spent most of this season at the bottom of the NHL standings...
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Heat Check: Dwyane Wade steps up as Miami closes out road trip with win

Dwyane Wade shook off the bug that had been affecting his Miami Heat teammates to lead the team down the stretch for the 100-95 win against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The Heat wrapped up their five-game road trip by leading the Jazz the entire game, though it wasn't always comfortable. Their offense was humming to the tune of 62 points in the first half on a variety of shots...
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Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade lead way as Heat hold off Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Dwayne Wade scored a season-high 29 points, including three free throws in the final 9 seconds, to help the Miami Heat beat the Utah Jazz 100-95 on Friday nght. Chris Bosh had 22 points and Luol Deng added 14 for the Heat, who closed a five-game road swing on a winning note after losing five of their previous six. Enes Kanter scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward...
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Vincent Trocheck, Brandon Pirri lift Panthers past Red Wings in shootout

DETROIT (AP) -- Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri had the only goals in the shootout, lifting the Florida Panthers to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Roberto Luongo made 29 saves through overtime and stopped Pavel Datsyuk and Gustav Nyquist in the tiebreaker to give the Panthers their second victory in two meetings against the Red Wings this season. Tomas...
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Magic Musings: Orlando gives sizzling Hawks all they can handle in loss

The Orlando Magic gave the red-hot Atlanta Hawks all they could handle Friday night before losing 87-81. Despite getting 21 points from Victor Oladipo and 18 from Evan Fournier, the Magic became the ninth team in a row to fall to the Hawks, who are on their longest winning streak in 17 years. Both Oladipo and Fournier did the bulk of their scoring in the first three quarters. The...
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Victor Oladipo's 21 not enough for Magic against Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) -- Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Al Horford added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks won their ninth straight game with a 87-81 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. The winning streak is Atlanta's longest since it opened the 1997-98 season with 11 victories in a row. Victor Oladipo scored 21 points and Evan Fournier added 18 for Orlando, which has lost four of six...
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Devin Robinson leads Florida to easy win over Texas Southern

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Devin Robinson scored a career-high 15 points, Chris Walker added 12 and Florida beat Texas Southern 75-50 on Friday night. The Gators (5-4) never trailed, scoring the first nine points of the game, leading by 17 at halftime and extending that to a 25-point advantage late in the second half. Robinson's performance was the only real surprise. The 6-foot-8...
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FSU leading scorer Aaron Thomas declared ineligible for season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State scoring leader Aaron Thomas has been declared ineligible for the season. The school announced his removal from the team Friday night in a release. Coach Leonard Hamilton declined comment in the statement. The 6-foot-5, 195-pound guard was averaging 14.8 points. He led the team in scoring last season was widely considered the team's best player...
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Panthers recall D Shane O'Brien

The Florida Panthers have recalled defenseman Shane O'Brien from San Antonio (AHL), the team announced Wednesday.  O'Brien, 31, has appeared in 19 games with San Antonio this year, recording five goals and eight assists. An eight-year NHL veteran, O'Brien has notched 13 goals, 78 assists and 911 penalty minutes in 528 career NHL games split between Calgary, Colorado, Nashville...
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Recruiting tops Jim McElwain's to-do list in first week with Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Accept job ... check. Make a good first impression at introductory press conference ... check. Meet with team ... check. Since new Gators head coach Jim McElwain introduced himself to the players at a meeting early Monday morning, he has simplified his world to the lifeblood of any college football program. "Recruit daily or die,'' is a phrase McElwain used at...
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Florida Panthers at Detroit Red Wings game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: GAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7:30 P.M. The only time the Detroit Red Wings failed to earn at least one point in their last nine games was during a visit from the Florida Panthers earlier this month. The Red Wings seek to avenge that defeat and end a three-game home losing streak to the Panthers on Friday night when they return to Joe Louis Arena. Detroit ...
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