Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Duke Dawson

Michigan gets kicks in 33-17 win over Florida

in Sports/Top Headlines by

Quinn Nordin became the first Michigan kicker to make two 50-yard field goals in the same game, one of them in a quick go-ahead spurt after halftime, and the 11th-ranked Wolverines won 33-17 Saturday to hand 17th-ranked Florida its first season-opening loss in nearly three decades. The Gators had won 27 consecutive season openers, the nation’s longest such streak, since a home loss to Mississippi in 1989.

Keep Reading

Florida Gators face tough challenge of rebuilding stout defense

in Sports/Top Headlines by

When coach Jim McElwain took over at Florida, he inherited one of the Southeastern Conference’s stingiest defenses. The unit got even better during McElwain’s first two seasons in Gainesville. The Gators finished eighth in yards allowed in 2015 and fifth last year, no question the main reason they played for back-to-back conference championships.

Keep Reading

Alabama, SEC trying to climb back to college football summit

in Sports by

Alabama and the Southeastern Conference are trying to climb back atop the college football mountain.

Keep Reading

Seminoles place 3 on preseason All-ACC

in Sports by

Florida State placed three members on the preseason All-ACC football team announced Wednesday. Two come from their highly touted defensive unit voted on by the media. Center Alec Eberle, Jr., a redshirt junior, was the sole representative from the offensive side of the ball. Despite missing spring practice due to hip surgery, Eberle will anchor an offensive line still under construction.

Keep Reading

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
Go to Top