| May 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
ST. PETERSBURG _ For a man likely looking to be strung up on a whipping post soon, Stan Van Gundy has no worries. Life is good, even if he gets canned as coach of the Orlando Magic. Life as a baseball fan looks like a cushy Plan B. Van Gundy was at...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:45 AM
In a packed gymnasium in this tiny town off I-75, just south of the Florida Turnpike merge, Keanu Neal sat shyly at a table on the stage last Thursday.
Banners proclaiming him an All-American were draped behind him.
Hundreds of adoring fans filled...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Dr. Phillips safety Marcell Harris officially became the fourth straight Panthers' Under Armour All-American on Wednesday when officials dropped by the school for a presentation with Harris in front of his family, friends, coaches and teammates.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Cocoa running back Tarean Folston, the No. 22-ranked player in the Sentinel's 2013 Florida Top 100 and the No. 1 player in the Sentinel's 2013 MidEast Florida Super60, was presented his honorary game jersey for the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game at...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:08 AM
It's been speculated for more than six months that prize South Plantation running back Alex Collins would be reneging on his commitment to the University of Miami and finally Wednesday, that prediction came true.
247sports.com reported that Collins...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The good thing about a sleepy, half-empty domed stadium like Tropicana Field is that everybody got to hear Hawk Harrelson go off on Mark Wegner.
If you missed it, I assume you’re reading this in the hereafter. Whatever, here’s an extended...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Seffner Armwood wide receiver Alvin Bailey could be making a decision on where he’ll attend college within the next several weeks.
And his destination could very well be UCF.
Bailey, a highly-recruited prospect who holds more than 30 scholarship...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either.
A year after widespread indifference...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:34 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Every now and then, Cubs pitcher Matt Garza's competitive drive leads him down the wrong path far enough that his catcher starts talking about cars.
"I get creative on the mound because he can be pretty emotional,'' Geovany Soto...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Ball State's football team has accepted an invitation to compete in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg in Florida, Dec. 21, at 7:30 p.m. against the Conference USA East Division Champion UCF Knights.
The Cardinals and Knights will be televised on...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:59 AM
UCF completed its first bowl practice this morning after a night of festivities on Tuesday.
Knights coach George O’Leary joked about the players dancing together on their cruise with Ball State last night, and in fact there was a dance off between...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl
Ball State vs. UCF, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Weather: 56 degrees. 0% rain chance.
Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/sports/blogs/knights-notepad, @osknights or #osucf...