Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Colleges

Go a step beyond basketball junkie, and thatís UTís Staja Tyghter

Go a step beyond basketball junkie, and thatís UTís Staja Tyghter

TAMPA ó Sheís the leading scorer and rebounder for the University of Tampaís womenís basketball team, so junior Staja Tyghter has clearly made an impact during her first season on UTís campus.It didnít happen by accident."Youíve heard of terms like Ď...
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Former Leto High football star now leads Robert Morris team

Former Leto High football star now leads Robert Morris team

TAMPA ó Bernard Clark, head football coach."It sounds weird,íí said Clark, 51, with a laugh. "But okay, here I go. Itís what Iíve been working toward. When I was coming up in Tampa? Head football coach? No way.ííSomehow, though, he found his true pas...
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Florida wins big SEC showdown with Kentucky

Florida wins big SEC showdown with Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. ó Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17, and Chris Chiozza, Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayes contributed clutch baskets down the stretch as Florida rallied to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64 Saturday night. "We were able to win it jus...
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Gary Trent, Duke rally past Miami with 18-0 run

Gary Trent, Duke rally past Miami with 18-0 run

CORAL GABLES ó Gary Trent scored a season-high 30 and No. 5 Duke needed less than three minutes to erase a 13-point second-half deficit, scoring 18 consecutive points to overtake No. 25 Miami 83-75 on Monday night. The Blue Devils scored 15 in six po...
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Shrine Game journal: Homecoming for Utah OL Salesi Uhatafe; Quinton Flowers works on snaps

ST. PETERSBURG ó Salesi Uhatafe is back in his hometown, and though he moved to Texas when he was still a baby, itís very much a homecoming as the former Utah offensive lineman plays in Saturdayís East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field."Iíll probab...
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Iowa Stateís two-way star Joel Lanning practicing at linebacker for East-West Shrine Game

Iowa Stateís two-way star Joel Lanning practicing at linebacker for East-West Shrine Game

ST. PETERSBURG ó Joel Lanning has the unique distinction of being listed as an "LB/QB" on the West roster for Saturdayís East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field.And while the former Iowa State star spent the entire practice at middle linebacker Mond...
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Keith Jackson, leading college football broadcaster, dies at 89

Keith Jackson, leading college football broadcaster, dies at 89

Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through Saturday afternoon ABC broadcasts, died Friday night. He was 89.In a 52-year broadcasting career, Mr. Jackson covered a wide variety of sports for radio ...
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No. 24 FSU outlasts Syracuse in double overtime

No. 24 FSU outlasts Syracuse in double overtime

TALLAHASSEE ó Florida State squandered a double-digit halftime lead for the second straight game. This time, it was able to overcome that.The 23rd-ranked Seminoles scored the first six in the second overtime to propel them to a 101-90 victory over Sy...
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Florida manhandled in paint by Ole Miss for first SEC loss

OXFORD, Miss. ó Florida came into its matchup focused on stopping a talented group of Ole Miss guards.But it was the play of the frontcourt that did in the Gators on Saturday afternoon.Bruce Stevens scored 22, Deandre Burnett added 20 and Mississippi...
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South Carolina gives Will Muschamp new $28 million deal

South Carolina gives Will Muschamp new $28 million deal

COLUMBIA, S.C. ó South Carolina coach Will Muschamp received a new six-year, $28.2 million contract after a nine-win season that culminated with a victory over Michigan in the Outback Bowl. Muschampís contract was approved Friday by the schoolís boar...
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