GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Billy Donovan is renewing his long-standing argument that teams playing in conference title games on Selection Sunday should not have to return to the court in the NCAA tournament until Friday. The top-ranked Gators are a lock to open NCAA play Thursday, March 20, in Orlando.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -Rafael Furcal has won raves in the Miami Marlins' camp for his enthusiasm, but doubts persist about his hitting. Furcal sat out the 2013 season after undergoing surgery on his throwing elbow, and he's mounting a career comeback at age 36. The Marlins gave Furcal a $3 million, one-year contract.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Baltimore Ravens tackle Jah Reid faces misdemeanor battery charges after a fight at a strip club in Key West. Key West police say the fight broke out early yesterday at a strip club when 21-year-old Edmond Mussa accidently bumped into Reid. The two then exchanged words and 25-year-old Reid head-butted Mussa.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Boston Bruins won their season-high fifth straight with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers yesterday. Jimmy Hayes scored both goals for Florida, and Roberto Luongo stopped 37 shots.
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