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Former Raines High School star Brian Dawkins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, over the weekend.

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With football season just over a month away, the Jacksonville Jaguars are starting training camp to make sure they appear to be at their best come September — and not just on the field.

Behind the scenes, team barber Eric Rivera is doing his part to give players and coaches winning looks.


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As the work week comes to an end, let WJCT interns Kayla Davis, Blake Allen and Andre Roman be your guides for art, culture and fun on the First Coast.

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Footballs fans are invited to Everbank Field later this month to watch live televised coverage of the 2016 NFL draft picks.

Cost to attend the April 28 event is free, but advanced registration is required. Online registration is now open to season ticket-holders and will open to the general public Tuesday.

One of the premier facilities in America treating veterans and NFL players for traumatic brain injury and PTSD has chosen Jacksonville as its location for expansion into the Southeast.

The new film "Concussion" is reigniting the debate over concussions and long-lasting neurological effects on football players.

We examine the impact of concussions on athletes, and look at locally-developed technology that could protect against them. Joining us are neurologist Dr. Syed Asad, and Rick Johnson, principal, and Jeff Legeer, marketing consultant, at the Jacksonville company Sports Technologies, LLC.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Everbank Field, Friday in the first preseason game of the 2015 season.

Many of the attending fans are young people who never knew Jacksonville without the Jags.

Pat Donnell is a Jaguars fan. He says he grew up with the team.

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The age-old rivalry between the Bulldogs and the Gators is coming back to town, and it is bringing one of the biggest new names in country music to town.

The Fuller Warren Bridge, Matt Shirk and Tim Tebow are in the headlines today.

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The Jaguars got back on the field and the Jacksonville Armada Football Club took another step towards finalizing their roster this weekend. Cole Pepper has it all in his weekly sports wrap.

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The scoreboards may have been the largest draw to EverBank Field this weekend, but there was some action on the field as well. Cole Pepper has it all in his weekly sports wrap.

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After their final friendly in Jacksonville, the U.S. begins their 2014 World Cup run tonight in Brazil. Cole Pepper checks that stats, and gives an update on the Jaguars, in his First Coast Connect weekly sports wrap.

CBS and the Southeastern Conference have announced the 2014 Florida-Georgia game will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. on November 1.

Florida State University's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston is back in the news this week, but not for his athletic ability.

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There was a record turnout this weekend at the Jacksonville Jaguars' rookie minicamp. Cole Pepper has the latest on the Jags, Sharks, Suns and Armada in his weekly sports wrap.

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