Posts Tagged Florida

Orlando MLS franchise sells 7,500 season tickets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando City Soccer Club says it is halfway to selling its anticipated season ticket capacity for its first Major League Soccer season in 2015.

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Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

In this Feb. 6, 2008 photo, a smokestack of an old R.J. Reynolds Tobacco plant frames the Reynolds American building in Winston-Salem, N.C., A Florida jury has slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by Cynthia Robinson, the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.  The damages the jury awarded to Robinson on Friday, July 18, 2014, after a four-week trial come in addition to $16.8 million in compensatory damages.  (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Maguire from Florida wins 108th Southern Amateur

M.J. Maguire, left, shakes the hand of playing partner Victor Prez at the conclusion of the final round of the Southern Amateur golf tournament Saturday, July 19, 2014, at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn. Maguire won the tournament. (AP Photo/Chattanooga Times Free Press, Doug Strickland)

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — M.J. Maguire won the 108th Southern Amateur by shooting a 1-under 71 on a wet and windy Saturday at The Honors Course.

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Florida’s Walker suffers season-ending knee injury

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard DeVon Walker is expected to miss next season because of a knee injury.

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Sandoval’s homer helps Giants beat Marlins 9-1

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval follows through on his three-run home run against the Miami Marlins in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Miami, Friday, July 18, 2014. Joe Panik and Buster Posey scored on the home run. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

MIAMI (AP) — Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night.

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