USF coach Alex Golesh's team has reduced its penalty total considerably the last two games, but remains one of the nation's most-flagged teams.
The Bulls are one of the nation’s most-penalized teams. Navy is one of the least flagged.
The Gators are in danger of their first three-game losing streak to the Wildcats since 1948-51.
The World Series remains the ultimate goal, but team officials and players say they felt enough had been accomplished already to get the party started.
The All-Star goaltender, who practiced sporadically during the first week of training camp, underwent back surgery on Thursday.


  1. Joie Henney, 65, hugs his emotional support alligator named WallyGator inside their home in York Haven, Pa. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.  Henney said he received approval from his doctor to use WallyGator as his emotional support animal after not wanting to go on medication for depression. He was not allowed to bring it into a Major League Baseball park, however.
  2. The Florida Gators once owned the Kentucky football series. Not anymore, which is why their game against the Wildcats is a Week 5 highlight.
  3. Rays outfielder Manuel Margot reacts after his walkoff single off Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Carlos Estevez Sept. 21 at Tropicana Field.
  4. The XFL and USFL spring pro football leagues announced in a statement Thursday they would merge going forward.
  5. Pitcher Tyler Glasnow soaks in the moment as the Rays celebrate their playoff berth Wednesday in Boston. Tampa Bay clinched on Sept. 17.
  6. Bucs offensive coordinator Dave Canales and quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) talk during a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens in August in Tampa.
  7. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy leaves the ice after the first few minutes on the first day of training camp Sept. 21 at TGH Ice Plex in Brandon.
  8. Tarpon Springs head football coach Jeremy Frioud gives his 6-year-old son Bjorn a hug on Tuesday during practice, a place Bjorn and his brother, 8-year-old Bas, join their dad every day.
  9. Florida State football stars Jordan Travis and Keon Coleman are among the transfer portal players who have spiced up the 2023 college football season.
  10. Bucs punter Jake Camarda (5) and long snapper Zach Triner (97) participate in organized team activities in May at AdventHealth Training Center in Tampa.
  11. Rays first baseman Yandy Diaz (left) is doused with libations by teammates following Wednesday's 5-0 victory against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. The Rays, who have an off day Thursday, opted to celebrate their 97-win regular season (and playoff berth) following Wednesday's game.
  12. Rays left fielder Randy Arozarena (56) looks on from the dugout during a game against the Blue Jays at Tropicana Field on Sunday.
  13. Bucs quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) hands the ball off to running back Rachaad White (1) during Monday's game at Raymond James Stadium. Through three games, Tampa Bay ranks last in the NFL in rushing average at 2.8 yards per attempt.
  14. "Tiger King" star Joe Exotic has put himself in the middle of the Florida-Florida State rivalry because of Jordan Travis-related T-shirts.
  15. Hofbrauhaus, the now-closed German beer hall in downtown St. Petersburg, will become a GolfSuites City Club, an indoor golf simulator lounge, bar and restaurant. Plans are to open in mid-2024
  16. Lightning forward Alex Barre-Boulet (12) battles for positioning during the first day of the training camp Thursday at TGH Ice Plex in Brandon.
  17. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch is pictured ahead of his ceremonial pitch for Tampa Bay Rays' game against the Los Angeles Angels at Tropicana Field on Wednesday.
  18. Three games into his Saints tenure, quarterback Derek Carr lays on the turf after being hurt while being sacked during the second half against the Packers on Sunday. Carr is listed as week to week, which sets up a potential rematch for the Bucs against former quarterback Jameis Winston on Sunday.
  19. Lightning forward Alex Barre-Boulet (12) on the ice on the first day of the training camp at the TGH Ice Plex, scored the team's first preseason goal Tuesday against Carolina.
  20. Rays starting pitcher Zach Eflin delivers during the first inning of the team's game Tuesday against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Tampa Bay outlasted the hosts, 9-7.
  21. Rays first baseman Yandy Diaz “feels considerably better (Tuesday)” and seems likely to return to action in the next couple of days, manager Kevin Cash said.
  22. Raymond waves a flag after the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Sept. 6. The team will be giving out yard signs and car flags and other swag this weekend to gear up for the post season.
  23. Florida football coach Billy Napier said the Gators' special teams improved Saturday, despite a few glaring issues.
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