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Jags acquire LB Correa from Titans for 6th-rounder in 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars acquired linebacker Kamalei Correa from the Tennessee Titans on Wednesday for a late-round pick. The Jaguars sent a sixth-round selection in 2021 to the Titans for Correa and a seventh-rounder. Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel said earlier in ...

SEC postpones LSU-Florida game as Gators deal with outbreak

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida and defending national champion LSU are now scheduled to play in December. Unfortunately for coach Dan Mullen, the stadium still won't be packed. The Southeastern Conference postponed Saturday's LSU-Florida game a day ...

LSUs’ Orgeron says QB Brennan ‘doubful’ vs. No. 10 Florida

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU quarterback Myles Brennan has not been able to practice this week, placing his availability for Saturday's game at No. 10 Florida in question, coach Ed Orgeron said Wednesday. "He's doubtful," Orgeron said on the Southeastern Conference's weekly coaches' ...

Jets’ Flacco to start again for injured Darnold vs. Dolphins

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Flacco will get his second straight start at quarterback for the New York Jets in place of the injured Sam Darnold. Coach Adam Gase confirmed Wednesday that the 35-year-old Flacco would be under center Sunday at Miami against ...

Mullen apologizes, awaits word on COVID-19 tests, LSU game

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen apologized Wednesday "if I offended people or anybody out there" with his comments about wanting to pack Florida Field with 90,000 fans during the coronavirus pandemic. Mullen also said two assistant coaches ...

Florida halts meetings, practices amid 19 new COVID cases

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 10 Florida paused all team activities Tuesday following "an increase in positive COVID tests among players," putting Saturday's home game against defending national champion LSU in jeopardy. The Gators had 19 positives following ...

Bowden says he is improving after contracting COVID-19

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden, hospitalized last week after contracting COVID-19, says he is feeling better and hopes to go home soon. Bowden, 90, told the Tallahassee Democrat on Monday, "I am doing good. I appreciate everyone's thoughts, I really ...

Tua gets off the bench, but only for Dolphins celebration

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Besides throwing for 350 yards to help the Dolphins beat the 49ers, Ryan Fitzpatrick made a nice catch when teammate Tua Tagovailoa jumped into his arms to celebrate a touchdown. For another week, at least, that may the only way Tagovailoa gets ...

Mullen brushes aside criticism for wanting to ‘pack Swamp’

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen was given several more chances Monday to clarify any confusion regarding his comments about wanting to pack 90,000 screaming fans inside Florida Field during the coronavirus pandemic. He declined each of them, ...

After surprise run to NBA Finals, the Heat future is bright

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic had their arms slung over the other's shoulders as they walked out of the arena following the final game of Miami's season, helping each other in the most painful of moments. That was the Heat ...