Sunday, September 27, 2020
There are a lot of questions surrounding the ACC, including whether or not its teams should  have a shot at the college football playoffs.
The two Florida Republicans in the U.S. House are looking to ensure that professional sports organizations pay their fair share in taxes.
Fans are increasingly coming to the realization that the Associated Press poll is poorly done and worthless. Anyone want to venture a guess as to why Notre Dame is the highest-ranked one-loss team?
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.
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.
We are going to learn a lot about the state of football in the state of Florida this week.
Millions of dollars in public funds have been used in Florida for sports stadiums since 1994, including almost $50 million each for TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Amalie Arena in Tampa and Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg and more than $51 million for Hard Rock Stadium in South Florida--and there could be more coming.
Several teams choked away their opportunity to run the table this past week but hope remains eternal, especially as more bizarre things are about to happen before we get through the first weekend in December.
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.
The state of football in the state of Florida changed dramatically over the offseason with three new coaches coming to Florida, UCF and FSU. Almost halfway through the season, the three programs could not be in more different places.