College Football is back on WFTV Channel 9
ORLANDO, Fla — College football is back on WFTV this Saturday and Sunday. Labor Day weekend and no need to labor, just sit back and watch some of the best college football on WFTV this weekend. 14 Miami | 3:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV Channel 9There will be a new look for Alabama in 2021 after the team had a record-tying six players selected in the NFL Draft first round. 3 Clemson | 7:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV Channel 9Nationally, the biggest top 25 match-up of the weekend, No. 9 Notre Dame at Florida State | 7:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV Channel 9Many in Florida might argue that Florida State verses No.wftv.com
Bowden remembered as coaching legend on and off the field
The Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. “Today, we lost a legend,” tweeted former Ohio State and Florida coach Urban Meyer, now the head coach of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. I also was fortunate to be raised by a football coach who had a reputation for coaching the right way his entire career. The two-time All-America cornerback, who went on to have a Hall of Fame NFL career, tweeted " God bless the Bowden Family, Friends & Loved ones. "FAITH, FAMILY & FOOTBALL- nobody did it better than Coach Bowden.wftv.com
Storms develop Sunday afternoon as temperatures soar during the day
ORLANDO, Fla. — Sunday will be hot and steamy, with high temperatures reaching the low 90s. Sunday’s heat index will range from 99-104 degrees. READ: Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden dies at 91Showers and storms will develop in the afternoon. We can expect spotty showers between 2 - 4 p.m., and stronger storms will be possible from 4 - 8 p.m.READ: Three tropical disturbances moving across Atlantic, one may develop by midweekThe heaviest rain should be from the Interstate 4 corridor to the west. Chief meteorologist Tom TerryClick here to download the WFTV weather app for live updates to your phone, and click here to stream weather coverage on the WFTV now app.wftv.com
Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden dead at 91
Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden dead at 91 FILE PHOTO: Bobby Bowden who took Florida State football from the bottom of the standings to become a perennial powerhouse, winning two National Championships, has died at 91. (Doug Benc/Getty Images)Bobby Bowden who took Florida State football from the bottom of the standings to become a perennial powerhouse, winning two National Championships, has died at 91. He was recently diagnosed with a terminal medical condition, believed to be pancreatic cancer, ESPN reported. “Coach Bowden built a football dynasty and raised the national profile of Florida State University, and he did it with class and a sense of humor,” university President John Thrasher said in a statement. Rest In Peace Coach Bowden pic.twitter.com/f7pQpUPqbJ — FSU Football (@FSUFootball) August 8, 2021©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden dies at 91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bobby Bowden, the folksy Hall of Fame coach who won more than 350 games and built Florida State into one of college football’s great dynasties with two national championships has died. Rest In Peace Coach Bowden pic.twitter.com/f7pQpUPqbJ — FSU Football (@FSUFootball) August 8, 2021Bobby’s son, Terry, confirmed to The Associated Press that his father died at home surrounded by his family early Sunday morning. Florida State also announced the news on social media. READ: Florida reports record COVID-19 cases, virus hospitalizations on SaturdayWith charm and wit, Bowden piled up 357 wins during his 40 years as a major college coach, from tiny Samford — his alma mater, then known as Howard College — to West Virginia and finally at Florida State, where he went 315-98-4. The Seminoles were a force during his 34 seasons as coach, winning 12 Atlantic Coast Conference championships and national titles in 1993 and 1999.wftv.com
Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden dies at 91
Bobby Bowden, the folksy Hall of Fame coach who won more than 350 games and built Florida State into one of college football’s great dynasties with two national championships has died. Florida State also announced the news on social media. Bobby Bowden announced on July 21 he had a terminal illness that his family later said was pancreatic cancer. With charm and wit, Bowden piled up 357 wins during his 40 years as a major college coach, from tiny Samford — his alma mater, then known as Howard College — to West Virginia and finally at Florida State, where he went 315-98-4. The Seminoles were a force during his 34 seasons as coach, winning 12 Atlantic Coast Conference championships and national titles in 1993 and 1999.wftv.com
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody tests positive for COVID-19
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a tweet sent Wednesday night, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody stated, “I received a COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year and today tested positive for the virus.”READ: FSU coaching legend Bobby Bowden has terminal medical conditionMoody also said she is only experiencing mild symptoms. READ: State lawmaker pushes Orange County to build new animal shelterAccording to the tweet, her family is in good health, and she remains in self-quarantine. I received a COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year and today tested positive for the virus. Thankfully, I am only experiencing mild symptoms and my family is in good health. — AG Ashley Moody (@AGAshleyMoody) July 21, 2021Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, and click here to watch the latest news on your smart TV.wftv.com
With new variants on the rise, are COVID-19 booster shots coming soon?
ORLANDO, Fla. — With the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases and the spread of the delta variant, as well as other variants, there is much talk about a coronavirus vaccine booster shot. READ: FSU coaching legend Bobby Bowden has terminal medical conditionThe issue is being studied to determine if and when booster shots would be needed. He ran clinical trials for all of the authorized coronavirus vaccines. Right now though, the booster shot that people are asking for would likely be the same shot. A CDC advisory panel is set to talk about booster shots on Thursday.wftv.com
FSU coaching legend Bobby Bowden has terminal medical condition
Bobby Bowden diagnosis Former Florida State football coach was diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. (Scott Halleran/Allsport/Getty Images)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Bobby Bowden and his family announced Wednesday that the former Florida State University football coach has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. >> Former FSU football coach Bobby Bowden receives inaugural Florida Medal of Freedom“I feel fine but I can’t do much,” Bowden told the Democrat on July 5. Prayers to Coach, Ann, & the Bowden family. Bowden was inducted into the Florida State Hall of Fame in 2012.wftv.com
Hall of Famer Bobby Bowden has terminal medical condition
Bobby Bowden Football FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2011, file photo, Bobby Bowden poses with the Paul "Bear" Bryant College Coach of the Year Award in Houston. The legendary college football coach announced Wednesday, July 21, 2021, that he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) (David J. Phillip)Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden announced Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. He won 357 games during his 40 years in college coaching and was selected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006. “Bobby Bowden has meant everything to Florida State athletics and so much to college football in general," Florid State athletic director David Coburn said in a statement.wftv.com
AP Top 25: No. 1 Tide runs poll streak to 210, 3rd-best ever
Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) leaps over LSU safety JaCoby Stevens (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. 1 for the fifth week in a row Sunday and extended its streak of consecutive poll appearances to 210, the third longest in the history of The Associated Press college football poll. 1 for the third straight week and the top seven teams were unchanged for a fifth consecutive poll. Buffalo is the first Mid-American Conference team to be ranked this season, giving every FBS league at least one ranked team during this pandemic-altered season. The Ducks' and Huskies' exits left the Pac-12 with two ranked teams: No.
Bobby Bowden says he is improving after contracting COVID-19
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden, hospitalized last week after contracting COVID-19, says he is feeling better and hopes to go home soon. Bowden, 90, told the Tallahassee Democrat on Monday, "I am doing good. I appreciate everyone’s thoughts, I really do.”Bowden was hospitalized last week in Tallahassee after contracting the virus. Bowden recently spent nearly two weeks in the hospital and rehab after contracting a leg infection. “You get fever, you get frustrated, you don’t feel good and you wonder if you were able to get up,” Bowden said.
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden hospitalized with COVID-19
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden was hospitalized Tuesday for treatment of COVID-19. Family friend Kim Shiff, Bowden’s former publicist, told the AP in a text message that the 90-year-old college football Hall of Famer was “very fatigued,” but had no other symptoms. Bowden was being treated treated at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Bowden’s wife, Ann, told the Tallahassee Democrat her husband was scheduled to undergo a chest X-ray and other tests. “I feel sure he’s going to be OK,” Ann told the Tallahassee Democrat.
Report: Legendary FSU head coach Bobby Bowden tests positive for COVID-19
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Bobby Bowden, the legendary Florida State football coach, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Bowden, 90, told the newspaper Monday morning that he was diagnosed with the virus the day after being released from a local hospital last weekend. Bowden said he’s the only person in his household who has tested positive for the coronavirus. Bowden was recently hospitalized at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare for a leg infection following the removal of skin cancer spots. Florida State football tweeted that Bowden “will be in our thoughts and prayers.”
Florida Rep. Mike Hill will join other bigots speaking at an anti-LGBTQ conference today
click to enlarge Photo via Rep. Mike Hill/FacebookToday, the far-right extremist group The Freedom Speaks Coalition will host an all-day conference with state lawmakers in Tallahassee to explore how Florida public schools can "protect our kids from the dangers of the LGBTQ ideology. "No child should be forced to think about 'gender fluidity' much less be told they will one day have to choose one. "Some geniuses decided schools should be teaching kids about sex," says Bowden. Mama's and daddy's need to be teaching their kids about sex , the daddy's to the boys, and the Mamas to the girls. Cloud, Minnesota, because the event involved the Council on American-Islamic Relations.Besides trampling on LGBTQ rights, Hill clearly has a lot in common with fringe groups like the Freedom Speaks Coalition.orlandoweekly.com