3:48 AM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
Florida Times-Union 3 hours ago
Risk of second stroke forces Jaguars LB Russell Allen to retire

Risk of second stroke forces Jaguars LB Russell Allen to retire

When told he had sustained a stroke on Dec. 15, Russell Allen thought his NFL career was over. The same for when he was uncharacteristically tight-lipped two weeks later when asked by a reporter to describe his injury. And ditto over the next four half-a-months as he met or talked on the phone with multiple neurosurgeons to gain clarity on his condition. read more
Marlins at Braves game preview

Marlins at Braves game preview

The Miami Marlins finish up their series with the Atlanta Braves.
Lightning drop Game 4 in final minute, swept out of playoffs by Canadiens

Lightning drop Game 4 in final minute, swept out of playoffs by Canadiens

The Tampa Bay Lightning rallied with two goals in the third period to tie the game, but they were eliminated from the playoffs in four games by the Montreal Canadiens.
Lightning vs. Canadiens Game 4 photo gallery

Lightning vs. Canadiens Game 4 photo gallery

Check out the action from Game 4 of the series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens.
Florida Times-Union 6 hours ago

Guessing the Jaguars' schedule

Is it stupid? Yes. Is it funny? Absolutely. Will it be accurate? No way. But that hasn’t stopped Hays Carylon and myself from guessing what the Jaguars schedule will look like when it’s unveiled Wednesday night. We know two of the dates already – Nov. 9 against Dallas in London and a Nov. 16 bye. We know that Nov. 2 is a road game because of Florida-Georgia at the stadium. And we know the final game is a division contest. Here we go … RYAN O’HALLORAN Sept. 7 Cleveland 1 p.m. read more
Florida Times-Union 7 hours ago
Looking at top QB prospects for 2015 NFL Draft

Looking at top QB prospects for 2015 NFL Draft

JAMEIS WINSTON, FLORIDA STATE Height: 6-4. Weight: 235 pounds. Class: Redshirt sophomore. Career stats: Completed 257-of-384 passes (67 percent) for 4,057 yards with 40 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Also ran for 219 yards and four scores. read more
Notebook: Juan Carlos Oviedo finally back in MLB with Rays

Notebook: Juan Carlos Oviedo finally back in MLB with Rays

It has taken a long time, but reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo is finally back in the majors after the Tampa Bay Rays called him up from Triple-A.
University of Florida students help create 'Marlins Baseball Tips' videos

University of Florida students help create 'Marlins Baseball Tips' videos

FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports Corporate and the University of Florida helped create the 'Marlins Baseball Tips' campaign as part of the FOX Sports University program.
Lightning at Canadiens game preview

Lightning at Canadiens game preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning look to avoid a sweep when they take on the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4.
Florida Times-Union 12 hours ago

Former Jaguar punter Steve Weatherford has accepted a Twitter invitation to go to a prom

Former Jaguar punter Steve Weatherford, who is now the New York Giants’ punter, is going to the Bayonne (N.J.) High School prom in June. An 18-year-old senior, Lauren Delbert, sent him a message on Twitter asking him if he’d like to go to the prom with her. She said she found an image of a football inscribed with the words “Wanna tackle prom with me?’’ on Pinterest and sent it to Weatherford. An hour later, he said yes and the Giants sent her a direct message to confirm it was real. “I was shocked,’’ she said. read more
Chicago Tribune 13 hours ago

Jaguars player had stroke during game last season but continued playing

Linebacker Russell Allen had a stroke during the Jaguars game against the Chargers last year –- but remained in the game and played even after he was afflicted.
Baltimore Sun 13 hours ago

Jaguars player had stroke during game last season but continued playing

Linebacker Russell Allen had a stroke during the Jaguars game against the Chargers last year –- but remained in the game and played even after he was afflicted.
Houston Chronicle 14 hours ago

Report: Jags’ Russell Allen retires after in-game stroke

By The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen is retiring after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December. Allen tells MMQB.si.com that he has a dead spot — no bigger than a dime — on his cerebellum. The cerebellum controls motor movement and coordination. The Jaguars […]
Florida Times-Union 16 hours ago

1010XL/92.5 FM unveils new lineup featuring Jaguars show

Announced as the flagship station of the Jaguars last month, 1010XL/92.5 FM have unveiled a new daily line-up set to begin on Monday. The addition to the schedule is “Jaguars Today,” which will air weekdays from 10 a.m.-noon and originate from EverBank Field. “Jaguars Today” will be hosted by Mike Dempsey, who will be joined by various Jaguars and NFL insiders, including myself, CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco, Jaguars radio analyst Jeff Lageman and Jaguars.com writer John Oehser. The full Monday-Friday schedule: read more
Florida Times-Union 16 hours ago
Former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen to retire because of a stroke

Former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen to retire because of a stroke

Former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen, released by the team last week, is retiring from the NFL because of a stroke sustained last December. Allen did not take a physical last week; instead, he remained in San Diego and had his personal physician consult with the Jaguars’ medical staff. In a phone interview with the Times-Union today, Allen talked about his retirement: *He said the injury happened when he collided facemask-to-facemask with a Bills player early in the third quarter of the teams’ Dec. 15 game. read more

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