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Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets

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Tim Tebow has signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets. The Mets announced Thursday that the former quarterback will take part in the Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Tebow won the 2007 Heisman Trophy at Florida and played on the 2006 and 2008 national championship teams with the Gators. Tebow played for the Denver Broncos and New York Jets in the NFL from 2010-2012. He was with the New England Patriots in 2013 preseason and…

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Tim Tebow has much to prove as a baseball player

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Primary Election Day dominated the news in Florida on Tuesday. The sports world went on, but few stories received significant attention. One of those was Tim Tebow’s showcase for Major League Baseball scouts. It’s fair to say he didn’t “wow” those who judge talent for the 30 teams, but he did a few things worthy of mention. The saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” fits well for the former quarterback. “It was a complete waste of time,” according…

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Mitch Perry Report for 7.15.16 – No Tebowing in Cleveland

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Bad news for folks who were psyched that Tim Tebow was announced on Thursday to be a featured speaker at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Like Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady before him, Tebow became the latest (former) pro quarterback who has disavowed any intentions that he would be speaking at Donald Trump’s party next week. “My goal has always been to be able to make a difference in the biggest way possible. And if one day that’s in the…

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In Tallahassee, Allison Tant talks Cleveland, Mike Pence and Patrick Murphy’s A-game

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With Florida Republicans heading to their national convention in Cleveland next week and the Florida Democrats following to their convention the next week in Philadelphia, we caught up with Florida Democratic Party Chair Allison Tant. She, along with Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, opened a field office for Hillary Clinton’s campaign in downtown Tallahassee Thursday evening. What do you think about Rick Scott, Pam Bondi and Tim Tebow on the RNC stage? “It’s the folks who are most like Donald Trump.…

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Merch parties stoke fun even before Super Bowl 50 begins

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The Super Bowl is a magnet for athletes, celebrities and companies looking to woo them with their products. The easiest way to connect with potential customers? Throw a party. At the Style Lounge being hosted by New Era, visitors can have some fun at the bar, grab a comfy seat or customize their own Bose headphones. Levi’s has a room where guests can receive a jacket, shirt and jeans all personalized. Another room allows athletes to be sized by scanner in just…

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FSU likes Swamp; Tide’s Derrick Henry carries load

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Rivalry Week provided some close games, but also a number of lopsided scores. Florida State’s 27-2 victory over Florida was much more competitive than the final score would indicate. Here are a few of the numbers that stand out after Saturday’s games. 220 – Rushing yards by No. 14 North Carolina’s Elijah Hood in the Tar Heels’ 45-34 win over North Carolina State on Saturday. Hood also scored two touchdowns as North Carolina jumped on the Wolfpack, 35-7 by the…

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BJ Daniels hopes to be the next Antwaan Randle-El

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To most fans, preseason games lose their luster once the starters leave the field. This happens very quickly in the first two games. Few are excited by watching backups trying to earn their way onto the 53-man roster. That is unfortunate because these are the guys going the extra mile in exhibition games. Earlier this week, SaintPetersblog looked at former Seminole quarterback EJ Manuel and former Gator Tim Tebow.  Each is trying to find his rightful place with the Buffalo Bills…

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