Posts Tagged Florida

Madden ratings guru has the players’ attention

In this Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 photo, Donny Moore poses for a photo in front three computer screens he uses to rate NFL football players for the Madden NFL video football game at EA Sports in Orlando, Fla.  Moore is the "ratings czar" for "Madden NFL," the man responsible for making sure the popular video game's virtual avatars accurately reflect their real-life counterparts. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

DENVER (AP) — Donny Moore can be the most reviled man in NFL locker rooms.

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Hellickson, Rays give up 4 runs, lose to Yankees

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson delivers to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Sunday’s 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees marked the first time in two weeks the Tampa Bay Rays gave up more than three runs in a game.

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Stanton homers, drives in 4, Marlins beat D-backs

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton hits a three-run home run in the first inning off Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Josh Collmenter during a baseball game, Sunday, Aug.17, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — The numbers are adding up for Giancarlo Stanton. So are the wins for the Miami Marlins.

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BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

In this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher reacts after his team won the NCAA BCS National Championship college football game against Auburn in Pasadena, Calif. Finish No. 1. Start No. 1. Even Bobby Bowden’s best Florida State teams never did that but Fisher’s Seminoles will. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins this month:

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Jaguars WR Shorts returns, could play at Lions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III has returned to practice and could play in Friday’s preseason game at Detroit.

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