Wednesday, April 1, 2020
This week reaffirmed what’s been happening all season. There are simply good programs, mediocre programs and not so good programs regardless of which conference your team plays in.
On Thursday, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., wrote a letter to the CEP of NBC Universal and the president of NBC Olympics urging them to “put human rights over profits” by requesting that the International Olympic Committee re-bid the 2022 Olympics, which is being hosted in Communist China, or refuse to air the 2022 games.
The crowd roared its approval as Florida State became bowl eligible Saturday with an expected romp over Alabama State-- and the chants are growing louder, especially from current players, to hire interim Head Coach Odell Haggins.
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.
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.
“I think very highly of Coach Taggart and wish him well, but in the interest of the university we had no choice but to make a change,” said FSU President John Thrasher.
With Miami hosting Super Bowl LIV in February 2020, Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to ensure it doesn’t hurt the environment in South Florida.
More than any other year in football, the teams outside the top 10 simply are not all that good.
He once was the pied piper that brought the NBA to Orlando--and now Pat Williams is going to try again, this time with Major League Baseball (MLB).
Last week, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., teamed up on the “Congressional Advisory Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (CACIA) Act" which would create a “Blue-ribbon Congressional Commission to identify and examine issues of national concern related to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).”