The Green Bay Packers played the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 as the first game of the season. This week, the Packers will look to avenge their 36-16 loss in the opener. Both teams are different teams than in that first meeting, but Bovada sees the Seahawks as 7.5 point favorites at home.
Victory was sweet for the Miami Central High Rockets who defeated the Hoover Bucaneerss in a nationally televised game in Alabama.
A Dutch passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 graduated from a South Florida high school.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has been selected by USA Today as one of the 20 nominees for their 10 Best Readers’ Choice “Best Public Garden” competition.
Sports writer and ESPN host Dan LeBatard was stripped of his baseball Hall of Fame vote after he allowed fans of the website Deadspin to fill out the ballot. LeBatard’s move was to point out the hypocrisy of organization, which may have worked on multiple levels.
SeaWorld posted ads on Friday in a handful of newspapers around the nation after eight musical acts pulled out of performing at SeaWorld Orlando following the release of a controversial documentary which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.
The clock is ticking for Alex Rodriguez. The baseball superstar with an alleged connection to Biogenesis – a South Florida clinic – and performance enhancing drugs will learn his fate Monday.
Actor Michael Douglas’ publicist is backing away from a report about what caused the actor’s throat cancer.
The dust is still settling from Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate, but new polling from USA Today/Gallup is showing a tepid response from most Americans about Ryan’s selection.
The 2012 college football season is roughly a month away and Thursday, the first major preseason poll was released. The USA Today Coaches’ Poll once again predicts the power in college football is located in the Southeastern Conference.