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FSU beats Wake Forest in double OT

Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 21 points, hitting a jumper and then two free throws in the final minute of double overtime, as Florida State defeated Wake Forest 82-76 on Wednesday.

Gators snap SEC losing streak

Dorian Finney-Smith slammed home a dunk with 17 seconds remaining as Florida held off a furious second-half comeback by Alabama to beat the Crimson Tide 52-50 on Tuesday night.

Jags hire Kelly Skipper as RB coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Oakland Raiders running backs coach Kelly Skipper to the same position and parted ways with Terry Richardson.

Ganassi Racing wins 24 Hours of Daytona

Scott Dixon drove a gritty and lengthy final leg Sunday to lead Chip Ganassi Racing and its "star car" to a record-breaking sixth victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Florida State falls 78-74 at UNC

The Tar Heels led nearly all day, though they struggled to put the game away and ended up doing enough to hang on down the stretch against freshman Xavier Rathan-Mayes and the Seminoles.

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Commentary: Patriots deflated for a while

Sam Kouvaris believes Tom Brady was telling the truth when he stood up there and said: “I had no knowledge of this at all."

Brunell: 'I didn't believe Tom Brady'

Former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell said he doesn't believe Tom Brady didn't know about deflated footballs during the AFC Championship game.

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Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick on Thursday said they didn't deflate footballs at Sunday's AFC Championship Game, a controversy that's cast a shadow over their team as it prepares for the Super Bowl.

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NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon slowing down

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says the current season will be his final full-time appearance on the circuit.

Jaguars hire offensive coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired Greg Olson as offensive coordinator.

Jaguars hire Doug Marrone

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone as assistant head coach and offensive line coach.

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Luck goes No. 1 in Pro Bowl draft

For the second year in a row, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was the first pick in the Pro Bowl draft.

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NFL sportsmanship award named for Rooney

The NFL's sportsmanship award will be named after late Pittsburgh Steelers founding owner and Hall of Famer Art Rooney.

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