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Where did Buster Posey go wrong in Monday’s Giants vs. Nationals brawl?

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On Monday, San Francisco Giants’ catcher, and former National League MVP Buster Posey, became a big story after his involvement in a huge brawl in San Francisco, Actually, he was not involved. To put it mildly, that is the very reason he became a big story on Tuesday. It all began when Posey’s teammate, Hunter Strickland, hit another former National League MVP, Bryce Harper, with a 98-mph fastball late in Monday’s game between the Giants and Harper’s Washington Nationals. Harper charged the…

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Matt Caldwell raises more than $700K in anticipation of Agriculture Commissioner run

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Matt Caldwell raised more than $700,000 ahead of the the 2017 Legislative Session, building up his coffers ahead of an anticipated 2018 run for Agriculture Commissioner. State records show Friends of Matt Caldwell, the North Fort Myers Republican’s political committee, raised $412,075 in February. That one-month fundraising haul marked the largest fundraising raising period since August 2016, according to state campaign finance records. The committee raised $66,000 in January. And according to contributions posted to the committee’s website, Caldwell raised…

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Dolphins survive Arizona comeback bid; Ryan Tannehill injured

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On a rainy Sunday afternoon in south Florida, the Miami Dolphins were cruising to a victory over the Arizona Cardinals. In the end, Miami would need a last second field goal from Andrew Franks to escape with a 26-23 victory. The Dolphins bottled up Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald and David Johnson in the first half. Palmer had his worst half as a Cardinal, throwing for only 50 yards. Miami would take a 21-9 lead and appeared headed for an easy…

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Need an escape? ‘Friends of Midtown Reader’ have books to survive the election

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If this election has you stressed out, know this: You are not alone. A survey by the American Psychological Association found 52 percent of American adults said the 2016 election is significant source of stress. With Election Day almost upon us, just about everyone is experiencing sky high anxiety. Need an escape from the 24-hour news cycle and polls? A good book might be just the ticket. And Sally Bradshaw has a few up her sleeve. Bradsahw opened Midtown Reader,…

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Super PAC emerges to support Matt Gaetz and Neal Dunn in Panhandle congressional races

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As far as Super PACs go, the one that is backing two Republicans in a pair of Panhandle congressional race has a nice enough name. It’s called “North Florida Neighbors.” How genteel. How stately. How very north Florida. North Florida Neighbors announced Friday that it is supporting conservative state Rep. Matt Gaetz in his bid for Florida’s 1st Congressional District, along with the previously announced support of conservative Panama City veteran, surgeon and businessman Neal Dunn in Florida’s Second Congressional District. Both congressional seats are open in 2016. Due to…

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QBs aside, keep an eye on Rob Gronkowski, Demaryius Thomas, Larry Fitzgerald and Jonathan Stewart

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Championship Sunday is more than just the quarterbacks. Sure, Brady-Manning 17 dominated headlines for the AFC title game and Cam-Carson is a battle of former No. 1 overall picks in the NFC. But several other offensive stars are playing in both games. Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Demaryius Thomas, Emmanuel Sanders, Ronnie Hillman, Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, David Johnson, Jonathan Stewart and Greg Olsen are among the skill players who had productive seasons. Some of the league’s best blockers will be…

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