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García's homer in 9th lifts Marlins past Cardinals 4-3

Jun. 29, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Avisaíl García hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning and Sandy Alcantara pitched a complete game, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. With two outs, García hit the first pitch he saw from Ryan Helsley...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 29, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Palm Beach Post. June 26, 2022. Editorial: Florida’s senators failing us on gun reform If U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott can’t bring themselves to support even a watered-down, bipartisan first step toward easing gun violence amid a contagion of shootings...

UNF digs deeper to reveal possible center of native village

Jun. 25, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Victoria Hayes and Kaia Lacey found buried treasure Wednesday morning as they used spoons to gently scrape the side of a small hole at an archaeological dig on Big Talbot Island. Pirate gold was not the bounty unearthed by these University of North Florida...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 22, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. June 19, 2022. Editorial: Curb teacher role in Florida effort to ban books If anyone reading this still believes teachers just teach, we’d invite them to think again. Today’s teachers hold many jobs beyond simply providing an education. The state...

Cooper's go-ahead double in 8th lifts Marlins past Rox 9-8

Jun. 21, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Garrett Cooper lined a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, and the Miami Marlins overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Tuesday night for just their third win in nine games. Colorado led 4-0 before Miami scored five times in the fourth and...

Mets' Lindor homers after surprise visit from mom

Jun. 18, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered after being surprised by his mom’s first visit to see him at Citi Field, Pete Alonso slugged a grand slam during an eventful sixth inning and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 10-4 Friday night. Lindor’s wife, Katia, surprised...

Hall of Fame rift? Bruce Smith says he, Boselli are 'cool'

Jun. 16, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bruce Smith never had a problem with Tony Boselli, and can’t wait for the left tackle to join him as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It’s another story for some of Boselli’s supporters, and the claims they made in making the case for the...

Jags dealing with 'another obstacle' as fields get rebuilt

Jun. 13, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s normal practice fields are a construction site. Heavy equipment. Dirt mounds. Scaffolding, steel beams and some concrete walls. It’s where the Jaguars should be holding minicamp this week and training camp next month. Instead, the team...

Jags' Pederson nixes minicamp, says vets 'earned' early exit

Jun. 11, 2022 09:38 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson spent his first four months in Jacksonville trying to build trust with players. He was open and honest, working to help the Jaguars “heal” from one of the most toxic coaching tenures in NFL history. Pederson’s latest move should help...

Bills add experience, depth by signing receiver Tavon Austin

Jun. 03, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have added experienced depth to an already crowded receiver group by signing Tavon Austin to a one-year contract. The Bills made the signing official by announcing it Friday, a day after Austin first revealed the move by posting a message on...