Sports Minute: Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have acquired Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins for lefty swinging Brian Bogusevic. The deal was announced today at baseball's winter meetings. Ruggiano has played parts of five big league seasons with Tampa Bay and Miami.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Heisman favorite Jameis Winston says he is humbled by all the attention he has received in the week since he led Florida State to a spot in the BCS national championship game. The freshman quarterback joins Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron as the only multi-award nominees for today's College Football Awards Show.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Dan Halem has been promoted to executive vice president of labor relations for Major League Baseball. The 47-year-old had been senior vice president and general counsel for labor since September 2007.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 92-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats last night. Jameer Nelson had 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter. Glen Davis added 17 points and 12 rebounds and Nikola Vucevic chipped in with 12 points and 14 rebounds. Arron Afflalo had 16 points.
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