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Mighty Mussels split series with Blue Jays

Winkel, Garry Jr. lead offensive onslaught in 10-5 victory Sunday DUNEDIN, Fla. – Patrick Winkel and Willie Joe Garry Jr. drove in eight runs Sunday, leading a breakout performance from the Fort Myers offense in a 10-5 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. Winkel and Garry Jr. both ...

Feliz, Urbina homer for Mighty Mussels in doubleheader split

DUNEDIN, Fla. – Jesus Feliz and Misael Urbina both homered in Game 1 Thursday, as the Mighty Mussels split a doubleheader with the Dunedin Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. The Mussels (46-42) racked up 10 hits in the first game of the doubleheader, but got no-hit by Dunedin’s (41-51) Trent Palmer ...

Florida State looks to climb back to respectability in ACC

By BOB FERRANTE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Norvell grew up following Florida State in the 1990s during the dynasty days when the Seminoles won a pair of national titles under Bobby Bowden. Norvell suffered through first-year growing pains that many new coaches faced in ...

Newcomers, bullpen lead Mussels past Dunedin, 4-3

DUNEDIN, Fla. – A pair of newcomers and a strong performance from the Fort Myers bullpen helped the Mighty Mussels edge the Dunedin Blue Jays 4-3 at TD Ballpark Tuesday. Patrick Winkel and Alerick Soularie each made major contributions in their Mussels’ debuts. Meanwhile, the Fort Myers ...

Miami has experience, and that could be the key in 2021

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Plenty of Miami players had decisions to make when last season came to a close, and the time had come to choose whether to pursue the NFL or remain with the Hurricanes for one more season. For some, it was not easy. And then ...

Tough task for No. 13 Florida: replacing Pitts, Toney, Trask

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's most prolific offensive trio in decades, maybe even in school history, is gone. Tight end Kyle Pitts, receiver Kadarius Toney and quarterback Kyle Trask left behind gaping holes for the 13th-ranked Gators to fill this ...

Tim Tebow’s comeback story ends with Jaguars cutting him

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow's NFL comeback is seemingly over. The Jacksonville Jaguars waived Tebow on Tuesday, parting with the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner who switched from quarterback to tight end in hopes of rejuvenating his pro football ...

Udonis Haslem signs for 19th season with Miami Heat

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem is officially back with the Miami Heat. Haslem signed another contract — the 10th of his career — with the Heat on Sunday, assuring that he will return for a 19th season with Miami. It is a one-year deal worth about $2.8 ...

Weather cuts short Mighty Mussels series with Marauders

Sabato homers again in extra innings loss Saturday BRADENTON, Fla. – Aaron Sabato launched his fourth home run of the series Saturday, but the Bradenton Marauders walked off with a 2-1 win in 10 innings at LECOM Park. Sabato cranked a game-tying solo shot to left center in the top of the ...

AP source: Rebuilding Jags trade LB Joe Schobert to Steelers

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to trade linebacker Joe Schobert to the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night ...