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BC-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL

December 18, 2018

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BUFFALO, N.Y. _ The Buffalo Sabres are 3-0-1 in their past four in preparing to host the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Florida snapped an 0-3-1 skid with a 4-3 overtime win against Toronto on Saturday. By Mark Ludwiczak. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.


_ HKN--LIGHTNING-CANUCKS. Upcoming: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 10 p.m.

College Football:


BOCA RATON _ UAB seeks the first bowl win in school history, and Northern Illinois tries to end a streak of five consecutive bowl losses when the teams meet in the Boca Raton Bowl. By Harvey Fialkov. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game scheduled to begin 7 p.m.

College Basketball:


GAINESVILLE _ Mercer and Florida try to bounce back from losses as they return from extended breaks for final exams and try to build some momentum as conference play nears. By Mark Long. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts at 8 p.m.


EUGENE, Ore. _ It is unclear if Bol Bol will play Tuesday afternoon when Oregon hosts Florida A&M. The Ducks leading scorer and rebounder was kept out of the last game with a leg injury. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts at 3 p.m.


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