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FSU coach Jimbo Fisher says his football team lacks leadership

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FSU coach Jimbo Fisher says his team needs leadership. Soon would be good. After the Seminoles first scrimmage of the spring, Fisher talked about the lack of leadership from his squad. “We need more of it,” Fisher said. “I’m not mad about it. It’s just kind of the personality of this team. It’s needs more of that. We’ve got a bunch of good guys. They’re good kids. They really are. They need to be more exuberant and dominant personalities and…

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FSU’s Derrick Nnadi assumes leadership role for Seminole team

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It’s a transitory thing, leadership. One day, you’re looking around the huddle, and other guys are pointing out the direction. The next day, the rest of the huddle is looking at you, and it’s up to you to plot the course. In college football, where the faces change so often, it’s especially true. And so has learned Derrick Nnadi, leader of the FSU Seminoles. “I’ve probably said this a lot before,” Nnadi told the Orlando Sentinel. “I’m not one who’s…

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For the Bucs, improvement begins with quarterback Jameis Winston

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For the Tampa Bay Bucs, getting better  starts with the quarterback. The next item on the agenda? More improvement by the quarterback. For the Bucs, the focus is all about second-year quarterback Jameis Winston. It is his improvement that will determine whether the team can improve on its six-win total of a year ago. Oh, there are other parts to the team, but on the Bucs, they are all on the next level. “Just Jameis, the way he handles every…

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Rays’ Evan Longoria wants to lead less, produce more in 2016

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Evan Longoria isn’t worried about everyone else’s game. Just his own. Longoria, long acknowledged as the face of the Tampa Bay Rays, is surrendering some of the leadership role in an attempt to bounce back to be one of the game’s elite players. “Nobody wants that pressure every day,” Longoria told reporters at the team’s training facility in Port Charlotte. “For me, I felt it a lot last year. I was hard on myself. And I know that it’s not…

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Today on Context Florida: Republican campaign, HB 1087, special interests and good leadership

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Today on Context Florida: Major Republican presidential contenders came to Orlando at the invitation of Gov. Rick Scott for an Economic Growth Summit, where the discussion was to be limited to economy and jobs. Seeing these candidates, or soon to be candidates, converging on Florida left Bob Sparks feeling a campaign for the Republican nomination is already under way. We can expect all of those TV and radio ads, campaign rallies and, yes, all of those phone calls, right? As ESPN’s…

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Wilco-Tango-Foxtrot! Kendrick Meek said what? ‘Leadership is about being misunderstood’ What?

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Dana Milbank takes note of Kendrick Meek’s speech to the Campaign for America’s Future on Wednesday. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic Senate candidate in Florida, is polling in the teens against Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist. Maybe it has something to do with his theory of political leadership, which is a bit difficult to comprehend. “Leadership is about being misunderstood,” Meek informed the audience at the Campaign for America’s Future meeting on Wednesday. “If you’re not misunderstood, you’re…

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Wilco-Tango-Foxtrot! Kendrick Meek said what? ‘Leadership is about being misunderstood’ What?

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Dana Milbank takes note of Kendrick Meek’s speech to the Campaign for America’s Future on Wednesday. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic Senate candidate in Florida, is polling in the teens against Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist. Maybe it has something to do with his theory of political leadership, which is a bit difficult to comprehend. “Leadership is about being misunderstood,” Meek informed the audience at the Campaign for America’s Future meeting on Wednesday. “If you’re not misunderstood, you’re…

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