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Tennis champion Coco Gauff urges young Floridians to vote

Listen: Pro tennis star Coco Gauff is outspoken on social issues. She recently told the AP that it’s “a crazy time to be a Floridian, especially a Black one at that.” Gauff criticized book bans...
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The Florida High School Athletic Association’s bylaws now say “sex” instead of “gender”

The State Board of Education approved changes in the Florida High School Athletic Association’s bylaws, replacing “gender” with “sex.”
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FHSAA considers NIL compensation for Florida student-athletes

Florida could soon approve a proposal for high-school athletes getting paid through NIL business agreements such as endorsement deals.

More details from St Pete City Council’s talk on Rays development plan

Listen: Some St. Petersburg city councilmembers are pushing back against a 6.5 billion dollar proposed deal with the Tampa Bay Rays and their developer. Here’s more details from yesterday’s meeting to discuss the redevelopment of...

Anna Eskamani, Richie Floyd and Annabelle Tometich talk abortion, Tampa Bay Rays, and ‘The Mango Tree’

It’s a busy morning on “The Skinny” and we zoomed in on the Tampa Bay area with St. Petersburg City Councilman Richie Floyd who updated us on the Tampa Bay Rays stadium saga, Orlando-based Rep....
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A Judge refuses to halt the FSU vs. ACC case

A Leon County circuit judge refused to put on hold a lawsuit filed by Florida State University against the Atlantic Coast Conference,
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A North Carolina judge rejects FSU’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the ACC

The conference filed a lawsuit in North Carolina against FSU about many of the same issues as a Florida lawsuit, which focus on media rights.
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Video: Kiteboarder is in critical condition after striking the St. Pete Pier

A man is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after he struck the St. Pete Pier while kiteboarding Friday.
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The Florida Supreme Court turns down a challenge to the state’s sports betting deal

Gambling companies challenged a deal that allowed the Seminole Tribe to offer online sports betting statewide.
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Florida State fires back in ACC fight

By Jim Saunders ©2024 The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With a hearing scheduled April 9, Florida State University this week fired back at a request by the Atlantic Coast Conference to put on...
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Former state Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson will represent the ACC in its legal battle with FSU

Florida State University filed a lawsuit in December amid widespread speculation that it wants to leave the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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Online sports betting is now legal in Florida — but there’s a dispute over fantasy sports gambling

A Florida gambling commission sent cease-and-desist letters to three fantasy sports operators, threatening legal action.

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