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FIU’s Alex McGough wins first Sunshine Player of Week

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He is not one of the big boys. He does not play in one of the big stadiums. But the size of his team’s victory was big enough that Florida International’s Alex McGough is the season’s first Sunshine State Player of the Week. McGough hit 29 of 38 for 260 yards to lead FIU to a 15-14 victory over Central Florida to win the honor. With his team trailing by 11 at the half, he led them to touchdowns on…

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Under-the-radar Marco Rubio hopes to fly high in South Carolina

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Even before the blow-hard braggadocio of Donald Trump took him to the top of the national polls, there has always been a comfortable seat at the table for the loudest voice in the room when it comes to GOP presidential primaries — see Michele Bachman, Herman Cain, and Ted Cruz, not to mention Barry Goldwater before them. But one place cranking it up to 11 has been a losing gambit of late — perhaps surprisingly, South Carolina. That’s why U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio –– beleaguered in the…

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