BC-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL
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ORLANDO, Fla. _ Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the leads the first-place Milwaukee Bucks into Orlando to face the Magic. By Bill Fay. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.
CHICAGO _ Dwyane Wade makes his final appearance in his hometown as the Miami Heat look to hand the Chicago Bulls their 10th straight loss. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ The Nashville Predators, losers of three of their last four, wrap up a three-game home stand Saturday night hosting the Florida Panthers. By Jim Diamond. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.
TAMPA, Fla. _ The NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning try to rebound from a home loss to Toronto when they host the San Jose Sharks. By Erik Erlendsson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.
FBC--EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. _ Georgia’s Terry Godwin II and Fresno State’s KeeSean Johnson are among the prospects hoping to impress NFL scouts in the annual East-West Shrine Classic at Tropicana Field. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 450 words, photos. Game starts at 3 p.m. ET.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. _ The No. 13-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels try for their third consecutive road conference victory when they face Miami on Saturday. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 600 words with photos. Game scheduled to begin at noon ET.
TAMPA, Fla. _ No. 21 Houston looks to improve to 18-1 when the Cougars visit South Florida in American Athletic Conference play. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. ET.
ATHENS, Ga. _KeVaughn Allen leads Florida and Rayshaun Hammonds leads Georgia as the Gators and Bulldogs try to turn their seasons around. Both teams are 9-7 overall and tied for ninth in the SEC. By George Henry. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts at 12 p.m.
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