Saturday, December 16, 2017

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How to optimize your college football bowl-watching experience

How to optimize your college football bowl-watching experience

Game-day guide to watching bowl games over the next few weeks: Five locals to watch Toledo WR Diontae Johnson (Lennard High): Only two players in the country average more yards per touch than Johnson (19.1), who could light up Appalachian State in ...
Published: 12/15/17
Stephan Jiggetts’ 20 points lead USF basketball over Bethune-Cookman

Stephan Jiggetts’ 20 points lead USF basketball over Bethune-Cookman

TAMPA — USF used a 21-3 run midway through the second half en route to an 83-63 win over Bethune-Cookman on Thursday night before an announced 2,091 at the Sun Dome.The victory halted a four-game losing streak for the Bulls (5-6), who scored the last...
Published: 12/14/17
Early signing period, coaching vacancies made for high drama

Early signing period, coaching vacancies made for high drama

Florida State president John Thrasher lost his national championship-winning coach, Jimbo Fisher, to Texas A&M on a Friday.Thrasher spent that weekend considering possible replacements and flew across the country to woo Willie Taggart on Monday. By W...
Published: 12/13/17
Florida A&M names Willie Simmons football coach

Florida A&M names Willie Simmons football coach

TALLAHASSEE — Willie Simmons was named football coach at Florida A&M on Monday. The Tallahassee native will be introduced today. Simmons, 37, has been the coach at Prairie View A&M the past three seasons (21-11, including 6-5 this season). He played ...
Published: 12/11/17
FSU beats Tulane in Tampa, stays unbeaten in basketball

FSU beats Tulane in Tampa, stays unbeaten in basketball

Published: 12/10/17
Chiozza, Gators stop Cincy, end 3-game skid

Chiozza, Gators stop Cincy, end 3-game skid

NEWARK, N.J. — Chris Chiozza scored the final six points of the game and No. 5 Florida snapped a three-game losing streak with a 66-60 victory over No. 17 Cincinnati on Saturday in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center. Chiozza p...
Published: 12/09/17
Baker: In my Heisman Trophy vote, talent is the only consideration

Baker: In my Heisman Trophy vote, talent is the only consideration

There’s a disconnect between what the Heisman Trophy is and what it claims to be.The words on the ballot say the Heisman is "awarded to the outstanding college football player in the United States," as long as he’s eligible.By that criteria, the vote...
Published: 12/09/17
Winners and losers on college football’s coaching carousel

Winners and losers on college football’s coaching carousel

The music has just about stopped. Just about every college football program in the country has a coach now.But it was the craziest coaching musical chairs ever. Think of all the major programs that will have new coaches next season, including Florida...
Published: 12/07/17
Updated: 12/08/17
No. 5 Florida Gators lose stunner at home to Loyola-Chicago

No. 5 Florida Gators lose stunner at home to Loyola-Chicago

GAINESVILLE — Aundre Jackson scored 23, Cameron Krutwig added 14 and Loyola-Chicago stunned No. 5 Florida 63-59 Wednesday, handing the Gators a third consecutive loss. Less than 48 hours after Florida coach Mike White said his team’s performance agai...
Published: 12/06/17
Willie Taggart’s FSU decision more emotional than avaricious

Willie Taggart’s FSU decision more emotional than avaricious

TALLAHASSEE — Before making one of the most agonizing decisions of his 41-year-old existence, Willie Taggart turned to his most valued consiglieres.Close friend (and former boss) Jim Harbaugh got a call. So did Derrick Brooks and Deion Sanders, two o...
Published: 12/06/17
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