New Jersey Devils (15-21-5, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (28-10-5, second in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Steven Stamkos and Tampa Bay square off against New Jersey.
Vegas Golden Knights (25-15-3, first in the Pacific) vs. Florida Panthers (29-9-5, first in the Atlantic)
Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida hosts the Vegas Golden Knights after Mason Marchment scored two goals in the Panthers' 5-3 win over the Jets.
Los Angeles Clippers (24-25, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (9-39, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Magic -1; over/under is 210.5
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — On a team with plenty of scoring power, Florida Panthers forward Mason Marchment took his turn in the spotlight Tuesday night.
Marchment scored twice and added an assist as Florida defeated the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 before 250 fans.
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed to be used for human smuggling capsized off Florida’s coast en route from the Bahamas.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed Tuesday for coronavirus patients to continue receiving antibody treatments deemed ineffective against the omicron variant, vowing to fight White House health regulators in his latest feud with President Joe Biden.
MIAMI (AP) — A 59-year-old veteran of Miami-Dade public schools has been selected to lead nation's fourth largest school district.
The Miami-Dade School Board chose José Dotres as the next superintendent, replacing Alberto Carvalho, who leaves on Feb.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State Sen. Lauren Book often has told the story about how she was sexually abused by her nanny for six years when she was a child. She channeled the pain into a lifetime of helping other abuse survivors.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Daeshun Ruffin scored 21 points, Matthew Murrell added 20 points and Mississippi defeated Florida 70-54 on Monday night.
Mississippi turned back a late Florida run, scoring 15 points in the final four minutes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 following three consecutive years of decline, though beach closures in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could be making the numbers seem more dramatic than they are, officials said Monday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All Florida government agencies would be prohibited from doing business with transportation companies that bring immigrants who are in the country illegally into the state under a priority bill for Republican Gov.
The Canada men's soccer team will have players from clubs in 11 different countries for three crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Canada, ranked No. 40, faces a challenging schedule with three matches in three countries across seven days, starting Thursday in Honduras against the 76th-ranked team.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Florida man who was arrested for human smuggling after four people were found dead in a blizzard in Canada and seven more immigrants were found alive nearby in the U.S. was released from jail Monday without having to pay a bond.
MIAMI (AP) — Bahamian authorities say a cruise ship that was set to dock in Miami this weekend remained in the Bahamas on Monday, avoiding a U.S.
HELENA, Ala. (AP) — A man sought on capital murder charges in the killings of an Alabama woman and her father last week was arrested Monday in northeast Florida, police said.
John Peyton Scott III, 41, of Helena was arrested in St.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who killed 17 at a Florida high school four years ago had no expectation of privacy when he posted disturbing photographs to a public Instagram account before his rampage and prosecutors can use them in his upcoming penalty trial, a judge ruled at a hearing Monday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — School administrators in a central Florida county canceled a seminar for history teachers on the U.S. civil rights movement, in part, because it had not been screened to make sure it was free of critical race theory, which the college professor planning the presentation says it didn't have.
MIAMI (AP) — The president of Florida International University has now explained his abrupt resignation, telling students, faculty and staff that he's ending his 45-year career because of an “emotional (not physical) entanglement" with a valued colleague.
“Mermaid Confidential” by Tim Dorsey (William Morrow)
“Mermaid Confidential” is the 25th slapstick-noir novel in which Tim Dorsey chronicles the antics of obsessive-compulsive serial killer Serge Storms and his drugged-out sidekick, Coleman, as they devise fiendishly inventive ways to murder a rogues' gallery of Florida grifters and thugs who all had it coming.
SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Anti-Semitic flyers were distributed over the weekend to hundreds of homes in two South Florida cities with large Jewish populations, authorities said.
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber tweeted that flyers in plastic sandwich bags with small pebbles were distributed to hundreds of homes.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The rare ghost orchid faces mounting threats in Florida from poaching, loss of habitat and climate change and needs federal protection, environmental groups said Monday.
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — A man who barricaded himself inside a central Florida home was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies when he lunged at them with a knife, stabbing one of them in the head, sheriff's officials said.
Florida Panthers (28-9-5, first in the Atlantic) vs. Winnipeg Jets (17-14-7, sixth in the Central)
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Winnipeg enters the matchup with Florida after losing four in a row.
Bellarmine Knights (11-8, 5-0 ASUN) at Jacksonville State Gamecocks (12-6, 5-0 ASUN)
Jacksonville, Alabama; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jacksonville State -7.5; over/under is 139.5
SEATTLE (AP) — Maybe the Seattle Kraken need to be more diligent about following their game plan all the time. It's worked twice this season against the Florida Panthers, the top team in the NHL.
Mason Appleton scored his first goal in nearly two months 26 seconds into the third period, Philipp Grubauer made 28 saves, and the Kraken beat the Panthers 5-3 on Sunday night.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Zippy Broughton hit a clutch pull-up, mid-range jumper with just under a minute left, then added two free throws with six seconds remaining to ice Florida's 73-72 upset win over No.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Tishara Morehouse scored 20 points, Kerstie Phills added 17 plus nine rebounds and No. 24 Florida Gulf Coast rolled past Jacksonville State 66-44 on Saturday in a meeting of unbeaten Atlantic Sun Conference division leaders.
CORAL GABLES, Fla (AP) — Caleb Mills scored 16 points, Anthony Polite scored 15 and Florida State withstood a furious second-half Miami rally to beat the Hurricanes 61-60 on Saturday and take control atop the Atlantic Coast Conference.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Backup guard Tyree Appleby was the game's only double-digit scorer with 11 points and Florida owned the second half in a 61-42 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday.
After leading 31-28 at halftime, Florida scored the first 12 points of the second half and Vanderbilt never recovered.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A group of diners fell in the water after the deck of a Florida waterfront restaurant collapsed, injuring two of them who had to be taken to a hospital.
Fire officials told news outlets the diners were eating outside at the Fort Lauderdale waterfront restaurant when a portion of the deck fell.
Florida Panthers (28-8-5, first in the Atlantic) vs. Seattle Kraken (12-24-4, eighth in the Pacific)
Seattle; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida visits the Seattle Kraken after the Panthers knocked off Vancouver 2-1 in a shootout.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored the deciding goal in the shootout and the Florida Panthers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 Friday night.
Sam Reinhart scored in regulation for Florida, and Spencer Knight stopped 27 shots in the win.
Chicago Bulls (28-16, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (8-39, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago visits Orlando looking to end its four-game road losing streak.
MIAMI (AP) — The president of Florida International University resigned Friday after working at the South Florida school for about 45 years.
Mark Rosenberg cited personal health issues and the deteriorating health of his wife as the reason for his departure in an email to the university community, the Miami Herald reported.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The boyfriend of slain cross-country traveler Gabby Petito admitted killing her in a notebook discovered near his body in a Florida swamp, the FBI announced Friday.
It was the first time authorities squarely pinned the blame for Petito’s death on Brian Laundrie, though he was the prime suspect all along.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The mayor of central Florida's largest city said Friday he has COVID-19, just days after the mayor of the area's most populous county announced he had the virus.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer tweeted that he got tested for the virus after being told he had been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — A Florida man has been charged with human smuggling after the bodies of four people, including a baby and a teen, were found in Canada near the U.S. border in what authorities believe was a failed crossing attempt during a freezing blizzard.
The legal fees and costs associated with the deadly collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium building could reach $100 million, a judge said Friday.
That's why Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman urged all sides to work toward mediated settlements of numerous claims arising from the Champlain Towers South disaster.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $10,000 Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In a decision that made a withering comparison to Communist China, a federal judge on Friday blocked the University of Florida from enforcing a policy that restricted faculty members from providing expert testimony in cases that conflict with positions taken by the state of Florida.