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JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Jaguars try to start 3-0 for the first time since 2004 when they host AFC South rival Tennessee on Sunday. The Titans have won four of five in the series. By Mark Long. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game begins at 1 p.m.
MIAMI GARDENS — The Miami Dolphins have a chance to improve to 3-0 for only the third time since 1999 when they face winless Oakland on Sunday. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game scheduled to begin 1 p.m. ET.
TAMPA — Tony Dungy will always be appreciative of the opportunity the Tampa Bay Buccaneers provided when no other NFL team was willing to take a chance on him as a head coach. So long after transforming the Bucs from laughingstocks into championship contenders only to be dismissed before the franchise won its only Super Bowl, the Hall of Famer is graciously returning to Raymond James Stadium Monday to become the latest member of the club’s Ring of Honor. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 2 p.m. ET.
MIAMI — The Marlins play their home finale Sunday when Trevor Richards pitches against Cincinnati’s Michael Lorenzen, who will make his second consecutive start after beginning the season with 42 relief appearances. By Christopher Stock. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game scheduled to begin at 1:10 p.m. ET
— BBA--RAYS-BLUE JAYS. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m.
CORAL GABLES — It’s a short week for Miami, and a big decision looms going into the ACC opener on Thursday: N’Kosi Perry or Malik Rosier at quarterback? Like Alabama and Clemson and others, the Hurricanes have a two-QB dilemma. By Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 3 p.m.
MIAMI — Heat guard Goran Dragic didn’t play much this summer, which he hopes pays off for him next spring. Dragic was worn down by injuries last season but tells AP that he’s never been fresher to start a training camp than he is now. By Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 3 p.m.
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