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  • Fort Lauderdale University's Richard Yeargin III commits to Notre Dame

    Fort Lauderdale University's Richard Yeargin III commits to Notre Dame
    Versatile Fort Lauderdale University School defender Richard Yeargin III became the sixth Suns player to commit to a Football Bowl Subdivision program Friday night when he pledge to Notre Dame. Yeargin, the No. 6 player in the Sentinel's 2014 Florida...
  • Central Florida well represented among Sunshine State players at Tennessee State

    Central Florida well represented among Sunshine State players at Tennessee State
    Tennessee State might want to consider changing it's name to the University of Florida North given the look the Tigers' roster has taken on this season. And it's paying off in a big way. There are 27 Florida players at the Nashville school, which lost...
  • The Prospector: FSU, Miami battle for prize LB Matthew Thomas

    The Prospector: FSU, Miami battle for prize LB Matthew Thomas
    National Signing Day is tomorrow and it’s getting down to crunch time for the state’s Football Bowl Subdivision schools, but for Florida State and Miami, things are extremely crunchy. The two schools have battled hard in the latter part of...
  • The Prospector: Hurricanes making push to own South Florida once again

    The Prospector: Hurricanes making push to own South Florida once again
    When Howard Schnellenberger took over as the University of Miami head coach in 1979, he pledged to win a national title within five years and to do so with local talent. Schnellenberger figured if he didn’t let the local players skip town to...
  • Miami lands Booker T. Washington defensive lineman

    Miami lands Booker T. Washington defensive lineman
    The commits keep coming for the Miami Hurricanes. Miami didn't have to go far to land its 19th commitment for the Class of 2014, but it did have to dig deep to find Booker T. Washington's Demetrius Jackson, who confirmed that he committed to the...
  • Three Things: What does Kimbo Slice tell his son about playing football?

    Three Things: What does Kimbo Slice tell his son about playing football?
    Three Things to consider on this sports Thursday: Thing 1: Wrote today's column in the Sun Sentinel on Kevin Ferguson II, the Coral Springs High School running back/linebacker who also happens to be the son of fighter Kimbo Slice. Kevin II is an...
  • Marston House: Right at home in this San Diego charmer

     Marston House: Right at home in this San Diego charmer
    This 16-room Arts and Crafts masterpiece on the edge of San Diego's Balboa Park was the home of George and Anna Marston and their five children. Marston, a philanthropist, civic leader and owner of the city's premier department store, commissioned...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.

    Jesse Lee Peterson, tea'd off in South L.A.
    It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
  • Bobby Jones returns as host of Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News

    Bobby Jones returns as host of Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News
    Bobby Jones, host of a long-running gospel program on the BET television network, will serve as master of ceremonies for the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News starting Sept. 7. "Jones is a performer, radio host and his...
  • NFL: Players with Virginia connections on training-camp rosters

    NFL: Players with Virginia connections on training-camp rosters
    Listed by position, jersey number, name and connections: Arizona Cardinals: T 75 Levi Brown (Granby High, Penn State); TE 80 Alex Gottlieb (William and Mary); TE 87 Jeff King (Va. Tech, Pulaski High); LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M); G 78 Earl Watford (James...
  • Goldberg: A message to Obama, served cold

    Goldberg: A message to Obama, served cold
    In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news. Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single...
  • Inside the PD: Expect a watered-down postseason in November

    The VHSL’s reclassification is here, not that you’ll notice any changes during the football’s regular season. You will, though, once the playoffs arrive. With the new system, 192 of the 315 VHSL schools will make the postseason. That&...