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Providence jumps on Florida St. early in 80-54 win

Providence’s LaDontae Henton, left, knocks the ball from Florida State’s Dayshawn Watkins, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. Providence won 80-54. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Providence stunned Florida State by jumping out to an 11-0 lead Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and then strolled to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Performances by Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington state have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them years ago. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — The protesters didn’t show, the would-be hecklers didn’t take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed.

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Ciganda gets tip from Olazabal and shares lead

Stacy Lewis, center, reacts to her performance coming off hole 5, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla.  (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine) FORT MYERS OUT; TV OUT; MAGAZINES OUT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season.

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Frazier helps No. 8 Florida beat ULM 61-56 in OT

Florida guard Michael Frazier II (20) grabs a rebound with Louisiana-Monroe center Marvin Williams (0) trying to get in the action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Florida defeated Louisiana-Monroe 61-56 in overtime. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s short-handed situation might be a long-term problem.

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FIU routs Florida Memorial of the NAIA, 74-48

MIAMI (AP) — Dennis Mavin scored 19 points and two other Florida International players reached double figures Friday night in a 74-48 victory over Florida Memorial of the NAIA.

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