• Oral Roberts upsets Florida in another March Madness shocker

    Oral Roberts upsets Florida in another March Madness shocker

    March Madness Cinderella story Oral Roberts is stunningly in the Sweet 16. The No. 15 seed held on Sunday night for an 81-78 upset of No. 7 Florida in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. It
  • Virginia Tech’s March Madness upset bid falls short after buzzer-beater

    Virginia Tech’s March Madness upset bid falls short after buzzer-beater

    Florida survived the first buzzer-beater of March Madness. No. 10-seeded Virginia Tech’s Nahiem Alleyne hit the game-tying 3-pointer with less than two seconds remaining in regulation, but No. 7
  • Flying-taxi startup Lilium says it will launch Florida hub in five years

    Flying-taxi startup Lilium says it will launch Florida hub in five years

    Lilium — a flying taxi startup that one day hopes to whisk passengers between New York and Boston in an hour — on Wednesday announced plans to create a fledgling travel network in Florida
  • Coach dons Darth Vader costume after Florida-Missouri brawl

    Coach dons Darth Vader costume after Florida-Missouri brawl

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida coach Dan Mullen showed up after his team’s testy victory against Missouri dressed as Darth Vader. Mullen insisted it was the only Halloween costume in the
  • Lou Holtz seeks massive profit for Orlando home

    Lou Holtz seeks massive profit for Orlando home

    Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz is looking for a touchdown on a sale of his Florida home. Holtz, a supporter of President Donald Trump who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, has just listed his Orlando, Fla., estate for $4.5 million — and he’s making a long toss in hopes of nabbing …
  • Chris Drury bows out of star-studded Panthers GM search

    Chris Drury bows out of star-studded Panthers GM search

    Chris Drury is a rising star who soon enough will be an NHL general manager. But it won’t be next season. Slap Shots has learned the Rangers’ assistant GM has withdrawn from consideration for the vacant spot in Florida following an initial interview with the Panthers’ upper management conducted the week of Aug. 16. The …
  • Jerry Seinfeld’s defense of NYC lands him in trouble in Florida

    Jerry Seinfeld’s defense of NYC lands him in trouble in Florida

    Jerry Seinfeld’s passionate defense of New York City’s vibrant future has made him the target of his own takedown — for picking on Florida. Tampa Bay Times columnist Stephanie Hayes, a self-confessed lover of the Big Apple, initially praised the comedian for his “flamethrower” burn of James Altucher’s Post column calling Gotham “dead forever” — …
  • Internet Provocateur Laura Loomer Wins Florida GOP Primary

    Internet Provocateur Laura Loomer Wins Florida GOP Primary

    Laura Loomer, an online provocateur who rose to prominence by attacking Democrats and lashing out against America’s recent cultural changes, has won the Republican primary in Florida’s 21st congressional district, which includes West Palm Beach and President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. The district is heavily Democratic and incumbent Representative Lois Frankel is projected to easily win …
  • Carl Icahn has officially ditched NYC for Florida

    Carl Icahn has officially ditched NYC for Florida

    Carl Icahn has officially moved left New York City for Sunny Isles Beach in Florida. The billionaire activist investor has entered into a lease for a 23,463-square-foot office in the new Milton Tower, becoming its first tenant. He now occupies about one-fifth of the building, including both the penthouse and the 12th floor, Milton Tower …
  • DeSantis Rejects Tampa Schools’ Plan for Online-Only Classes

    DeSantis Rejects Tampa Schools’ Plan for Online-Only Classes

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday rejected a plan from the Tampa-area school district to begin the school year with online classes only, insisting that schools must allow parents to send their children back to school if they so choose. “Some of this stuff is just not debatable anymore,” DeSantis said during a Monday roundtable at a …