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AP-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL

September 22, 2018

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College Football


MIAMI GARDENS — Their campuses are separated by eight miles, but No. 21 Miami and FIU haven’t met in football in 11 years. That changes Saturday, with the Hurricanes looking to avoid an upset. Game begins 3:30 p.m. By Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Florida plays Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The Volunteers are opening their Southeastern Conference schedule, while Florida attempts to avoid its first 0-2 start to SEC play since 1986. By Steve Megargee. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


TALLAHASSEE — Florida State coach Willie Taggart is off to sluggish start in his first season with the Seminoles but looks to even his record when they host Northern Illinois. By Bob Ferrante. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 3:30 p.m.



MIAMI — Reds left-hander Anthony DeSclafani pitches against his former team when he faces the Marlins’ Jose Urena on Saturday By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game scheduled to begin 7:10 p.m. ET.


TORONTO — The Tampa Bay Rays take on the Toronto Blue Jays in an American League matchup. UPCOMING: 450 words, photos. Game starts at 4:07 p.m.


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