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Ravenel, Reaves send FAMU past Delaware St 60-47

Jan. 21, 2019 11:24 PM EST

TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Ravenel scored 21 points and Kamron Reaves scored 18 points and Florida A&M handed Delaware State its eighth straight loss beating the Hornets 60-47 on Monday night. Florida A&M has won three of its last five following a five-game losing streak. Ravenel and Reaves...

Vatrano's 4-point game leads Panthers over Sharks 6-2

Jan. 21, 2019 11:12 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For the Florida Panthers, the All-Star break arrives when they are in the middle of a win streak. Frank Vatrano had a goal and three assists for a career-high four points to lift the Panthers over the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Monday night, their third straight win after losing their...

Lewis scores 24 with 18 boards; NJIT beats N. Florida 76-72

Jan. 21, 2019 9:22 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Abdul Lewis had 24 points and 18 rebounds, Zach Cooks added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and NJIT scored 14 of the last 20 points to beat North Florida 76-72 on Monday night. Lewis had 19 points and a program-record 21 rebounds in a 77-74 win over Jacksonville on...

Casimir, Florida Gulf Coast cruise to 87-65 win over Stetson

Jan. 21, 2019 8:59 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Schadrac Casimir hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead five Florida Gulf Coast players in double figures and the Eagles beat Stetson 87-65 on Monday night. Christian Carlyle added 13 points, Brian Thomas and Caleb Catto had 12 apiece and Zach Scott scored 11 for...

Dolphins must wait to seal deal with Patriots' Flores

Jan. 21, 2019 8:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — While the 2018 NFL champion has yet to be crowned, much of the league is already looking ahead to the 2019 season, and so far the Miami Dolphins are in last place. Las Vegas oddsmakers recently made the Dolphins a 300-1 choice to win the Super Bowl in Miami a year from now, by far the league's...

Florida hires former Redskins assistant Gray as CBs coach

Jan. 21, 2019 8:14 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has hired Torrian Gray as its cornerbacks coach, bringing him back to Gainesville to replace Charlton Warren. Warren left the Gators to take a similar position at rival Georgia. Gray, who has 19 years of coaching experience, worked at Florida during the 2016 season. He...

Bethune-Cookman races away from UMES in 2nd half

Jan. 21, 2019 7:06 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mark Gordon scored 27 points and Bethune-Cookman took off in the second half to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 89-68 on Monday. Gordon was 9-of-12 shooting with four 3-pointers in the junior-college transfer's top scoring day as a Wildcat. He scored 19 in the first half with the...

High tide creeps up on Florida eclipse-watchers, floods car

Jan. 21, 2019 1:05 PM EST

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Some moongazers in Florida forgot to keep an eye on the tide as they watched Sunday night's lunar eclipse. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office told WJXT-TV that a car had to be pulled out of the Atlantic Ocean early Monday at Ponte Vedra Beach. The sheriff's office said the...

NFL to play 4 games in London next season, 1 in Mexico City

Jan. 21, 2019 11:15 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will play four games in London next season but did not say which would be at Tottenham's delayed new stadium and which would be at Wembley. The league also said Monday one game will be in Mexico City — Kansas City vs. the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium, which hosted...

Police: Officer ran over pair lying in road to watch eclipse

Jan. 21, 2019 11:12 AM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police department says an officer ran over two people who were lying in a dark roadway to watch Sunday night's lunar eclipse. In a statement to The Palm Beach Post , West Palm Beach Police said the man and the woman were treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening...