No. 25 UCF beats rival USF 46-39 to reach AAC title game
Alec Holler made a leaping, one-handed catch for a touchdown on a 14-yard pass from Mikey Keene with 20 seconds remaining to lead No. 25 UCF to a 46-39 win over South Florida on Saturday night and earn a spot in the American Athletic Conference championship game.
Florida Democratic lawmakers say protest bill ‘overkill’
The death of George Floyd at the hands of police last month in Minneapolis has sparked nationwide protests for police reform. (Octavio Jones/Tampa Bay Times via AP)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Saying it is designed to quash voices of Black and brown people, Florida Democratic lawmakers on Monday excoriated a proposal pushed by Republican Gov. But Democratic lawmakers said linking the crackdown on protests with the assault on the Capitol was a ruse. Democrats noted that, unlike in other areas of the country, rallies in Florida did not turn violent last summer, when protesters began gathering following the death of George Floyd. The Florida proposal “would be absolutely deadly to our communities,” DuBose said.