Is Florida on its way to ruling college football again?

June 24, 2016 College football

Friday, 6 a.m. It was Sept. 23, 2006, for all of you keeping score at home. That’s when Paul Finebaum officially ran out of guests. Finebaum, the king of Alabama sports, has become a media star as of late. Always opinionated, always acerbic, he took his sharp wit and observations about college football to be […]

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Bulls record a huge upset over Temple

November 14, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Sunday, 12:06 a.m. More and more, Willie Taggart invites you to believe. More and more, he asks you to join in the growth. Taggart won the biggest game of his career Saturday night, upsetting a ranked team for the first time in a stunning 44-23 victory over previously 21st-ranked Temple. It was the fifth win […]

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FSU loses to Clemson; USF beats East Carolina

November 7, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Saturday, 11:49 p.m. A stopped fourth-and-one play with 6:30 to go spurred the No. 3 ranked Clemson Tigers to a victory over FSU Saturday night. The Seminoles were tied with Clemson at 13 at the time, but Shaq Lawson stopped Dalvin Cook on the biggest play of the game. From there, Clemson drove for the go-ahead field goal and […]

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Random Thoughts: Does Golden have a chance?

October 25, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Sunday, 6 a.m. Hi. I’m Al Golden, and what pressure? A lot of Miami alumni want to adjust my necktie. One even bought me this one that looks … like a rope. Ack. – Now Nick Saban wants Alabama fans to be more like Texas A&M. So they can’t buy the dress they want, and […]

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Blocked field goal leads to FSU’s first defeat

October 24, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Saturday, 11:06 p.m. One of college football’s most memorable plays will be one of FSU’s most forgettable. A blocked kick returned 78  yards for the winning touchdown on the final play of the game doomed the Seminoles to a 22-16 loss to Georgia Tech Saturday night and put FSU on the outside of the college […]

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Bucs have fellow losers in state of Florida

October 9, 2015 general

Wednesday, 6:01 a.m. They have the coordinates of the Devils’ Triangle all wrong. In reality, it has nothing to do with Bermuda. The real lost souls come somewhere west, somewhere above landfall. It starts in Tampa, and it stretches across Florida to Jacksonville. From there, it juts down to the Southern Tip, to Miami. And […]

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Miami’s Kaaya continues to lead state QBs

September 21, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Quarterbacks are the reason that the powerhouse teams of the state are unbeaten. And quarterbacks are the reason each team has a chance to remain that way. A brief look, then, at the state’s quarterbacks after Week Three. 1. Brad Kaaya, Miami: Kaaya’s value was never more apparent that in Saturday’s overtime victory against Nebraska. […]

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Florida beats Kentucky; what else is new?

September 19, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Saturday, 11:29 p.m. Certain things, you can count on. Sunrises. The sun rising in the East. Noise on the radio. And Florida beating Kentucky. Again. For 29 years, since the year that Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen were born, from the year of the Challenger disaster, since Ronald Reagan was president, Florida has owned the Kentucky Wildcats. Well, it happened again. […]

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Miami’s Kaaya leads the state’s top 10 QBs

September 7, 2015 College Sports in Florida

Monday, 6 a.m. Ah, opening weekend. Everyone won. Everyone looked good. Everyone made their fans dream of the touchdowns to come. But in the state of Florida, who was the best? The incumbent? The transfer? The guys sharing the job? The newcomer? Who? Content beyond this point is for members only.

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Florida schools could learn from Auriemma

April 8, 2015 general

Wednesday, 12:44 a.m. TAMPA He spoke softly, the way he usually does. He spoke proudly, the way you have come to know. He spoke with the voice of a champion, which is something that Geno Auriemma usually does. Auriemma, the lord of the rings, the maker of a perfect 10, sat in the front of […]

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