Posts Tagged Florida

Wall’s layup helps Wizards hold off Magic, 105-98

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, right, looks for a way around Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — John Wall had 30 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards held off a late surge to beat the Orlando Magic 105-98 on Thursday night.

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KellyTough: Hurricanes set to honor former QB

In this Dec. 18, 2011, file photo, Buffalo Bills Hall-of-Famer and former University of Miami iquarterback Jim Kelly looks out onto the field during an NFL game between the Bills and the Miami Dolphins in Orchard Park, N.Y. Homecoming weekend for the Hurricanes is getting headlined by Kelly and championing his fight against cancer. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jim Kelly still has good days and bad days, health-wise. He insists that he feels the effects of prayers, even those offered by people he will never meet. His fingers are crossed that an MRI exam scheduled for next week will provide more good signs.

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Dolphins coach Joe Philbin misses practice

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins say coach Joe Philbin is absent from practice because of a family matter.

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Turnover-prone Florida takes conservative approach

In this Nov. 2, 2013, file photo, Florida receiver Quinton Dunbar (1) is stopped short of a first down by Georgia  linebacker Ramik Wilson (51) and teammates on a failed fourth down conversion during the first half of an NCAA football game in Jacksonville, Fla. On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, the Bulldogs will be going for their fourth straight victory in the series for the first time since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz, File)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida spent the last two weeks trying to identify something it can do well offensively.

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Florida unlikely to repeat last year’s feats

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s record-setting run through the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA tournament last season will be difficult, maybe even impossible, to top.

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