Just one week after Jeff Sims got his feet wet by leading the Yellow Jackets to an inspiring 16-13 win over Florida State in Tallahassee, the UCF defense made him look like the freshman he is, forcing five turnovers in a 49-21 win in front of a national television audience.
What many fans viewed as a colossal mistake was fixed. Willie Taggart was out and in came highly respected Mike Norvell from Memphis to right the ship. Recruiting was trending up. With the pandemic in full effect, two conferences delayed their seasons, reducing the competition for slots in the Top 25 and potentially increasing television viewership.
With the Big 10 and PAC 10 backing out of the season, the winner of the 2020 college football season will forever have an asterisk next to their name.
The two Florida Republicans in the U.S. House are looking to ensure that professional sports organizations pay their fair share in taxes.
Rubio’s proposal is based on a review of protocols created by states, youth sports organizations, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with guidance from leading public health authorities and experts. The letter follows a conversation the senator and governor had on the subject on Wednesday. The letter was sent on Thursday.
Appearing with Shannon Bream on Fox News, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, came out swinging at China.
On Thursday, the NCAA announced the tournament’s cancellation for the first time in the history of its existence due to the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Crist supports that decision to protect players and fans.
Earlier this week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and state Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees highlighted the role the Florida Department of Health has in battling human trafficking. Florida will play host to the National Football League’s (NFL) Super Bowl on Sunday in Miami Gardens.
Moody said Florida is about to see increased human trafficking. The key to cracking down on it will be enlisting the public’s help. In particular, law enforcement has been working with truckers. Moody said that interstate highways are the main arteries to bring victims into the state.
The freshman congressman insisted the bill will “ensure that women and girls are allowed a fair playing field in competitive sports by prohibiting the use of Title IX funds to support women’s sports in which biological male athletes are allowed to participate against biological women athletes.”