Sunday, September 16, 2018

News Roundup

Governor Scott warns Florida ports not to do business with Cuba

Governor Scott warns Florida ports not to do business with Cuba

Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned Floridaís ports via Twitter on Wednesday not to do business with Cuba, a day before a delegation of Cuban maritime leaders arrive in the state hoping to strengthen business ties here."Disappointed some FL ports would en...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Sunday Morning Quarterback: Itís like Butter

Sunday Morning Quarterback: Itís like Butter

Some of the highlights from Week 4:Team of the WeekPinellas Park: The Patriots were not tested in their first three games. They outscored opponents 150-0 and all three games were essentially over by halftime. None of that mattered Friday night. Pinel...
Updated: 6 hours ago
USF morning after: 5 random thoughts on the unbeaten Bulls

USF morning after: 5 random thoughts on the unbeaten Bulls

A few items to ponder in the wake of USF's latest come-from-behind triumph:1. The Bulls absolutely, positively had to pull this one out for any chance at getting ranked before Thanksgiving. The upcoming slate (East Carolina, UMass, Tulsa, Connecticut...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Rays journal: Triple-A Durham wins another league title

Rays journal: Triple-A Durham wins another league title

ST. PETERSBURG — Rays officials talk a lot about how winning at the minor-league level can benefit players when they get to the majors.Well, they have reason to be even better now.On Saturday, Triple-A Durham won a second straight International...
Published: 09/15/18
SebastiŠn Guenzatti lifts Rowdies 1-0 over Atlanta United 2

SebastiŠn Guenzatti lifts Rowdies 1-0 over Atlanta United 2

ST. PETERSBURG ó The last time the Rowdies played Atlanta United 2, they were shut out at home for the first time in almost two years, despite almost doubling Atlantaís shot total. Early in Saturdayís rematch at Al Lang Stadium, it appeared forward S...
Published: 09/15/18
USF shakes off horrific half, rallies past Illinois 25-19

USF shakes off horrific half, rallies past Illinois 25-19

CHICAGO — For the better part of three quarters Saturday, USF delivered an absolute monstrosity on the Midway. Picks, penalties and poor kicks were conspiring to produce the worst effort of the 15-game Charlie Strong era.But in a display of gri...
Published: 09/15/18
USF journal: Terrific TEs, never-quit QBs and reliable RBs

USF journal: Terrific TEs, never-quit QBs and reliable RBs

CHICAGO — USF coach Charlie Strong spent most of the offseason stumping for junior TE Mitch Wilcox, insisting the Tarpon Springs High alumnus was poised for a breakthrough year.Not to mention a few break-record games. Such as the one he deliver...
Published: 09/15/18
Joey Knightís takeaways from USF-Illinois

Joey Knightís takeaways from USF-Illinois

To state the obvious, the Bulls' lack of a steady kicking game invariably will come back to haunt them. Though coach Charlie Strong said opening-night kicker Jake Vivonetto was available Saturday, he opted for transfer Coby Weiss, who went 1-for-3. "...
Published: 09/15/18
Florida Gators beat Colorado State to win Jim McElwainless Bowl

Florida Gators beat Colorado State to win Jim McElwainless Bowl

GAINESVILLE — Florida's early performance against Colorado State on Saturday looked like a fitting tribute to the Jim McElwain era.The defense looked good. The quarterback did not. It wasn't entertaining, and yet the Gators were on track f...
Published: 09/15/18
UF journal: Freddie Swain starting to gain some swagger

UF journal: Freddie Swain starting to gain some swagger

GAINESVILLE — WR Freddie Swain has spent most of his Florida career looking for a home.Through two seasons, the Ocala native had only 16 catches and three touchdowns. He was among the UF receivers who were highly touted in high school but hadn'...
Published: 09/15/18
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