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Ryan Lochte apologizes, but sticks with robbery claim

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What in the name of Ryan Lochte is going on?  It depends upon whom you ask. The former Gator is swimming in controversy. Too bad it’s not coming from the pool. By now most have heard the story, or at least portions of it. Lochte and Olympic teammates Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen headed into Rio for a night of heavy drinking after the swimming competition had concluded. Lochte told NBC the group was robbed by armed gunmen posing…

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Apologetic Austin Seferian-Jenkins said his actions will not happen again

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Austin Seferian-Jenkins says he is sorry. Really sorry. Really, really sorry. Got it? A contrite Seferian-Jenkins, tossed out of practice by Tampa Bay Bucs’ head coach Dirk Koetter, apologized for his actions and, later, his reaction in a social media war with fans. He says it will not happen again. “We have a certain standard here at One Buc that needs to be upheld and I didn’t uphold my end of the bargain,” Seferian-Jenkins said. “I was asked to leave…

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Florence Snyder: Impossible to miss racist content in Matt Gaetz tweet

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Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Ft. Walton Beach, isn’t the only Tallahassee twerp to publicly disrespect his elders and betters, but he’s the first in memory to be called to account in the court of public opinion. Gaetz, 31, got his law license all of seven years ago and doesn’t have much to show in the way of legislative achievements for his five years in the House. He is better known as a master of the Twitterverse, where he spends a lot…

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ICYM: Fred Dudley apologizes for role in Brawl in City Hall

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In case you missed it, Fred Dudley authored a letter-to-the-editor in which he apologized for his role in the Brawl at City Hall. Unfortunately, Mr. Dudley does not appear as much sorry for starting the fight as he does for not winning it: I write this letter as an apology to the citizens of St. Petersburg for my participation in the spectacle in council chambers at the City Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15. Two weeks prior, at the Oct.…

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