MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night. ...

Florida G Nembhard withdraws from NBA draft, transfers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is removing his name from the NBA draft and returning to school — just not in Gainesville. A team spokesman said Saturday...

No universal playbook for virus testing in pro sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — There is no universal playbook for coronavirus testing in professional sports. Protocols and procedures, guidelines and handbooks -- they could be as differ...

Walt Harris loses 1st UFC fight since stepdaughter's death

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Walt Harris lost his first UFC fight since the death of his stepdaughter. Alistair Overeem stopped Harris in the second round of UFC’s Fight Night main even...

UFC's return could provide blueprint for other pro leagues

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — UFC President Dana White wanted a major fight card weeks ago. He was confident his team could pull it off whether it took place on a tribal land, on a private island or in an...

President Trump congratulates UFC for restarting sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night after a nearly two-month hiatus. Trump’s taped message was played during ES...

Relocated UFC 249 could 'bring sense of normalcy to people'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — UFC President Dana White still wants “Fight Island.” He’s temporarily settling for a peninsula. UFC 249 will serve as the first major spor...

Ex-Jaguars LB Smith charged with sexual activity with minors

Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith has been arrested on a charge of unlawful sexual activity with certain minors. The 29-year-old Smith was booked into the Jacksonvi...

Jaguars take Colorado WR Shenault in 2nd round of NFL draft

The Jacksonville Jaguars gave quarterback Gardner Minshew another target by selecting Colorado receiver Laviska Shenault in the second round of the NFL draft Friday. Jacksonville too...

Jaguars draft speedy Florida CB Henderson with 9th pick

The Jacksonville Jaguars chose speedy Florida cornerback CJ Henderson with the ninth overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, expecting him to help replace departed starters Jalen Ramsey and A.J....

Jaguars turn to NFL draft to rebuild once-stout defense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s once-stout defense, which carried the franchise to the brink of the Super Bowl in 2018, is a shell of itself these days. The Jaguars traded C...

Hoops dream: Florida walk-on relishes moment years in making

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Chris Sutherland was sitting near the end of Florida’s bench, sandwiched between teammates, when he heard the chants. They were faint at first, growing louder and clearer by t...

Hoops dream: Florida walk-on relishes moment years in making

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Chris Sutherland was sitting near the end of Florida’s bench, sandwiched between teammates, when he heard the chants. They were faint at first, growing louder and clearer by t...

Jags bring back Shatley, announce deals with 3 free agents

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are bringing back a key backup on their offensive line. The Jaguars agreed to terms Thursday with center/guard Tyler Shatley on a o...

AP source: Jaguars to sign LB Schobert to $53.75M contract

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with free agent linebacker Joe Schobert, filling one of the team's biggest needs. Schobert spent the last four...