| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The school bookstore ran out of shirts Monday. The athletic website crashed twice. The basketball coach received more than 1,000 texts. The star guard saw three alias Twitter accounts start in his name.
"And one already has more followers than me,''...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died on Tuesday, had a substantial impact on South Florida, driving thousands of his citizens here to escape his reign.
Middle-class and affluent Venezuelans, fearing they would lose their wealth and freedom, fled to...
| May 17, 2013
Despite your good intentions, buying skin care products labeled "organic" or "natural" doesn't always translate to a healthier body or planet.
Many such products still contain the chemicals you're trying to avoid. And even if a product is bursting...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:57 PM
If you've been waiting for a chance to sip on the nearly unattainable 23-year-aged bourbon made by Pappy Van Winkle, Steak 954 at the W Fort Lauderdale will offer it to you on May 23, but it will cost you a stack.
The tasting lineup is filled with old...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Coaches aren’t the only ones benefiting financially from the recent boom in college athletics.
According to financial information obtained by USA Today, the average salary of an athletic director at a school in the Football Bowl Subdivision was...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Let's give it up for UCF football coach George O'Leary, who recorded his biggest victory four months after last football season ended.
UCF won its NCAA appeal on Friday to have its postseason ban overturned and will...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Once upon a time — actually this week — in a land not too far away, two kings stood defiant as adversity swirled around them.
Both held court in front of hordes of media members, who came armed with only questions and were seeking nothing...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:49 PM
For the last ten months St. Petereburg Catholic’s Reilly Gibbons has been accumulating offers while making the transition from tight end to offensive tackle.
The 6-foot-6, 280-pound prospect decided to end the recruiting process Monday committing...
| Apr 10, 2013
The notion is preposterous: Luke Hancock astride a horse in the Kentucky Derby. He weighs two bills, for goodness sakes, and stands 6-foot-6. He's as much a jockey as I am an NFL left tackle.
But given Rick Pitino's recent roll, does anyone doubt that...
| Apr 12, 2013
Brooms up, South Florida!
Students from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami are in Kissimmee this weekend for the sixth annual Quidditch World Cup, after months of training like wizards.
Quidditch is the broom-wielding sport made...
| Apr 12, 2013
"Right uppercut! Harder, harder, harder!"
At T3 Health and Fitness in Cooper City, physical therapist Craig Marks barks instructions as he spars with William Defreitas, who swings wildly and charges forward with more jabs.
There's an invisible...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A Florida lawmaker plans to introduce anti-hazing legislation when Congress returns in mid-January in the wake of the beating death of a drum major in her state....