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  • Florida basketball: Offensive barrage lifts Gators over Stanford 24 Nov 2017 06:54 The Florida men’s basketball team said it received a needed wake-up call on Sunday against New Hampshire. Their final tune-up game before a three-game stretch in the Phil Knight Invitational in reality became a struggle after opening the year with …
  • Koulechov scores 26 as No. 7 Florida routs Stanford 108-87 24 Nov 2017 06:35
  • Black Friday shopping begins 24 Nov 2017 05:54 Annie Blanks @DestinLogAnnie FORT WALTON BEACH — While most people across the Panhandle were just sitting down to their Thanksgiving dinners, others were in lines at local stores waiting to feast on sale items and low prices. At Kohl’s on Beal Parkway, …
  • Koulechov scores 26 as No. 7 Florida routs Stanford 108-87 24 Nov 2017 05:48 Egor Koulechov had 26 points, including five 3-pointers, and No. 7 Florida routed Stanford 108-87 on Thursday night in the Phil Knight Invitational. Jalen Hudson added 17 points, including a career-high four 3s, for the Gators (4-0). Next up, Florida …
  • Fatal crash blocks lanes on I-75 in Sarasota County 24 Nov 2017 05:39 A fatal crash Thursday night on Interstate 75 at mile marker 199 closed the northbound lanes between Laurel Road and State Road 681. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office was assisting the Florida Highway Patrol while FHP investigates. WWSB-TV in Sarasota …
  • Thanksgiving shoppers get head start on Black Friday deals 24 Nov 2017 05:39 Stores at the Ellenton Premium Outlets began their Black Friday deals at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. At 4:30, the mall was virtually a ghost town, but over the next 30 minutes, the parking lot filled and lines began to form as bargain hunters ventured out …
  • University of Central Florida’s McKenzie Milton Earns Manning Award Quarterback of the Week Honors 24 Nov 2017 05:32 among the nation's passing leaders Adding to his ever-growing list of honors this season, McKenzie Milton was named the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week on Wednesday for his performance at Temple this past Saturday (UCF) – Adding to his …
  • Donald Trump Spent Thanksgiving On 100th Trip To Florida Resort 24 Nov 2017 05:31 Donald Trump celebrated his first Thanksgiving as the President of the United States at a resort in Florida, making his 100th trip to the Trump-owned estate since he was inducted as the POTUS. Trump left for resort Mar-a-Lago at Palm Beach, Florida, …
  • Police Arrest Two More in Florida Keys Fatal Stabbing 24 Nov 2017 05:29 The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said it has carried out two additional arrests in the fatal stabbing of Florida Keys resident Mathew Bonnett. The armed robbery occurred on Friday on Stock Island's Laurel Avenue. Rory Hank Wilson, 49, was …
  • College football: Central Florida, South Florida set for key showdown 24 Nov 2017 05:23 When the No. 13-ranked Central Florida Knights and No. 22 South Florida Bulls tangle in their annual rivalry game, it’s always an emotion-filled grudge match. While it doesn’t carry the luster of matchups between big-name schools in the state, such as …
  • FSU basketball remains unbeaten with 98-79 win 24 Nov 2017 04:14 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - After being limited by ankle and foot injuries the past two years, Florida State's Phil Cofer is starting to show some glimpses of the potential he showed as a freshman.      The 6-foot-8 senior forward tied a career high with 21 …
  • Gators QB Luke Del Rio says he is ending his "unique" UF career 24 Nov 2017 04:14 GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Injured Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio has decided to end his "unique" college career.      Del Rio posted on his Twitter page Wednesday that he will be participating in "Senior Day" activities before the team…
  • Jaguars defense on historical pace 24 Nov 2017 04:14 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Early during the offseason program newly signed free agent Calais Campbell said that the Jaguars defense had a chance to be special. Several of his teammates backed up that claim and felt that Jacksonville could have the best defense …
  • Sam Commentary: Boselli's chances for the Hall? Pretty good 24 Nov 2017 04:14 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Out of a list of 108 former players and coaches who were eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, the Selection Committee, by mail vote, has cut that number down to twenty-five “semi-finalists.”  The Selection Committee …
  • Shoppers brave elements, long lines to cash in on Thanksgiving day deals 24 Nov 2017 04:11 By Tony Jarmusz, [email protected] Daytona Beach — By the time the doors opened at Best Buy on Thursday, Ralph DeMattia had been waiting outside for 38 hours — and he wasn’t the first in line. That honor fell to John Paul George Budanio of Port …
  • Florida suspends Kevarrius Hayes for Stanford game 24 Nov 2017 03:56 By Spenser Davis - SEC Country ... Posted: 10:15 p.m. Thursday, November 23, 2017 Florida will be without junior forward Kevarrius Hayes as the Gators take on Stanford Thursday night. Hayes has been suspended for a violation of team rules, per the Gators’ …
  • Family-friendly fare, Oscar hopefuls among holiday movie releases 24 Nov 2017 03:53 Working off your turkey coma is easy, especially if you wanna do it in a dark theater while watching a holiday movie. There’s a lot at the box office to choose from — starting Thanksgiving Day weekend until Christmas. Here’s our festive film wrap-up. Josh …
  • 3,000 runners come out for 7th annual Turkey Trot 24 Nov 2017 03:53 November 23, 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Thousands of people came out to run for the seventh annual Turkey Trot, Thursday. About 3,000 runners hit the pavement for the 5K race in Fort Lauderdale. The goal of the annual event is to raise money for …
  • Salvation Army, Cheesecake Factory team up for Thanksgiving dinner 24 Nov 2017 03:53 November 23, 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - People all across the country are giving thanks and some organizations have continued to give back. As part of the Salvation Army’s 16th Annual Thanksgiving Feast, the charitable organization has teamed up …
  • Kiwanis of Little Havana serve seniors Thanksgiving buffet 24 Nov 2017 03:53 November 23, 2017 MIAMI (WSVN) - A South Florida organization gave area seniors a Thanksgiving filled with dance moves and hearty meals. The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana continued a 17-year tradition of providing a Thanksgiving buffet to more than 150 …

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