Posts Tagged Florida

Stewart scores 29, top-ranked UConn beats USF 88-65

Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) shoots over South Florida guard Shalethia Stringfield, front left, and forward Laura Ferreira during the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game Monday, March 2, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked Connecticut needed heading into the postseason.

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Tigers SS Iglesias back on field in win over Fla Southern

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias played in his first game in more than a year, and the Tigers beat Florida Southern 12-2 Monday at spring training.

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Hernandez prosecutors want jury told about Florida shooting

Aaron Hernandez, left, sits with his attorney Charles Rankin during the murder trial of the former New England Patriots tight end at Bristol County Superior Court Monday March 2, 2015, in Fall River, Ma. Hernandez is accused of the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Aram Boghosian, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend’s shooting in Florida, saying it contradicts the argument his defense team has presented: He would not shoot a friend.

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Markakis hopes to be ready for Braves’ opener

Atlanta Braves' Nick Markakis, right, and manager Fredi Gonzalez talk on the field during a spring training baseball workout, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Nick Markakis is looking forward to opening day in Atlanta. Crabcakes down south, that’s another story.

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Panthers did their trade work early, stand pat at deadline

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Hockey’s trade-deadline day was a quiet one for the Florida Panthers.

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