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TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning launch another season with high expectations, hosting the Florida Panthers. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — No. 17 Miami will aim for its first home win over rival Florida State since 2004 on Saturday, when the teams collide for the 63rd time. Game begins 3:30 p.m. By Tim Reynolds. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — No. 5 LSU tries to stay unbeaten and add another road win to its resume when it plays at 22nd-ranked Florida, which is honoring Tim Tebow during the game. By Mark Long. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Begins at 3:30 p.m. ET
ORLANDO, Fla. — No. 12 UCF goes for its 18th straight victory when the Knights turn their focus to the American Athletic Conference race against SMU. By Fred Goodall. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. ET.
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