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Buccaneers find Gasparilla style at Pirate Fashions

Jan. 23, 2022 03:13 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tucked on a quiet street, the plain building at 4006 W Cayuga St. is easy to miss — until you spot the pirate flag waving near the entrance of the parking lot. Inside, Pirate Fashions is anything but subtle. A swashbuckling crew of employees saunters around in...

Realtor takes to water to show off South Florida mansions

Jan. 23, 2022 03:12 AM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — On a recent Saturday afternoon, real estate agent Bonnie Heatzig was escorting her clients, visiting from Washington, D.C., on a tour of luxury properties in Boca Raton. But instead of stepping into her car for the start of the tour, they hopped into her...

Brady, SB champs aim to avenge regular-season losses to Rams

Jan. 22, 2022 23:12 PM EST

L.A. RAMS (13-5) at TAMPA BAY (14-4) Sunday, 3 p.m. EST, NBC BETTING LINE: Buccaneers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Rams 9-9, Buccaneers 10-8. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 18-9. LAST MEETING: Rams...

Blanton leads Eastern Kentucky over North Florida 67-58

Jan. 22, 2022 21:49 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Devontae Blanton had 21 points as Eastern Kentucky beat North Florida 67-58 on Saturday night. Jomaru Brown had 12 points for the Colonels (10-10, 2-4 Atlantic Sun Conference), who won despite scoring a season-low 26 points in the second half. Cooper Robb added...

Lovett's late basket lifts FIU over Western Kentucky 86-83

Jan. 22, 2022 21:12 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Eric Lovett made a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to lift Florida International to an 86-83 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday night. On the subsequent possession for the Hilltoppers, Jairus Hamilton missed a 3-pointer, allowing the Panthers to hang on for the...

SB champs activate Leonard Fournette from IR to face Rams

Jan. 22, 2022 20:35 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay running back Leonard Fournette has been activated from injured reserve and will play in Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams. Fournette appeared in 14 games before a hamstring injury landed him on IR on Dec. 23. His missed...

Martin scores 14 to help FAU topple Marshall 71-60

Jan. 22, 2022 19:36 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Alijah Martin posted 14 points as Florida Atlantic won its seventh consecutive home game, topping Marshall 71-60 on Saturday. Bryan Greenlee and Michael Forrest had 12 points each for Florida Atlantic (11-8, 4-2 Conference USA). Johnell Davis had 10 points....

Davis lifts Bethune-Cookman over Jackson State 55-50

Jan. 22, 2022 19:21 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Davis had 18 points as Bethune-Cookman narrowly beat Jackson State 55-50 on Saturday. Marcus Garrett had 14 points and seven assists for Bethune-Cookman (5-13, 3-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Jayveous McKinnis had 16 points,...

King leads Jacksonville St. past Florida Gulf Coast 79-71

Jan. 22, 2022 19:17 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Demaree King had 20 points as Jacksonville State won its seventh straight game, defeating Florida Gulf Coast 79-71 on Saturday. King shot 4 for 6 from deep. Darian Adams had 18 points, eight rebounds and six steals for Jacksonville State (12-6, 5-0...

Randolph carries Florida A&M past Alcorn State 70-68

Jan. 22, 2022 19:01 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — MJ Randolph had 21 points as Florida A&M narrowly beat Alcorn State 70-68 on Saturday for its fourth straight win. Johnny Brown made a 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to give Florida A&M (6-11, 4-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 68-67...