×
×
homepage logo
STORE

Florida Sports

Report: Tebow-Meyer reunion on verge of becoming official

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer Tim Tebow and Urban Meyer are apparently getting back together, this time in the NFL. The former Florida star and 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback is expected to team up with his college coach by signing a one-year contract to play for the ...

U.S. wins Walker Cup, beating GB&I 14-12 at Seminole

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Eckroat and Pierceson Coody got the United States off to a fast start, and Cole Hammer and Stewart Hagestad finished off Great Britain & Ireland in the Walker Cup. Ricky Castillo won again, too, and the Americans took five of the 10 afternoon singles ...

Mussels suffer first loss 3-1 in Bradenton

BRADENTON – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels managed just two hits Thursday night, dropping their first game of the season 3-1 to the Bradenton Marauders at LECOM Park. The Mighty Mussels (2-1) got runners into scoring position in each of the final three innings, but were only able to push ...

Magic, AdventHealth teaming up for fan vaccination event

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic are offering the coronavirus vaccine to as many as 2,300 Central Florida residents next week, becoming the latest NBA team to host such an event. The Magic partnered with AdventHealth and city officials to arrange the May 13 event at Amway Center, the ...

Mussels show their might in 13-4 barrage over Bradenton

  BRADENTON, Fla. – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels scored nine runs in the first two innings Wednesday and cruised to a 13-4 win over the Bradenton Marauders at LECOM Park. Mussels (2-0) right-hander Hunter McMahon (1-0) went 4.2 innings of scoreless relief, allowing only two hits while ...

AP source: Jaguars fire 4 execs who spent 66 years with team

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer The Jacksonville Jaguars have fired four longtime scouting executives, including two who had been with the team more than two decades, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person said the Jaguars parted with Chris ...

Minor league baseball draws 103,483 for 47 games in return

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Minor league baseball drew 103,483 fans for 47 games on its opening day after missing the 2020 season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The largest crowd Tuesday was 5,004 for the Tulsa Drillers' 4-3 loss to Amarillo in the Double-A Central. All four Double-A ...

Robot umps and dogs, minor league ball back after lost year

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It took just four batters at George Steinbrenner Field before a fan yelled "C'mon, blue!" toward home plate umpire Kaleb Devier after two consecutive close pitches were called balls. Never mind that a computer was making the ...

Mighty Mussels stun Marauders 6-3 on opening night

BRADENTON, Fla. – In their first game in 613 days, the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels broke in their new name in style – rallying for four runs in the top of the ninth to stun the Bradenton Marauders 6-3 at LECOM Park in Bradenton. Fort Myers (1-0) trailed 3-2 entering the final frame. Leading ...

Marlins rookie pitcher Campbell gets 80-game drug suspension

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins rookie right-hander Paul Campbell was suspended 80 games on Monday after testing positive for an anabolic steroid in violation of Major League Baseball's drug program. The suspension involving the performance-enhancing drug ...