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Jaguars President Mark Lamping Discusses Future Stadium Needs

Nov 15, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

A quarter century after taking the field, the Jacksonville Jaguars are pursuing economic goals and facing financial and brick-and-mortar hurdles.

Jacksonville Armada

The Jacksonville Armada’s bid for a downtown soccer-specific stadium cleared one hurdle Tuesday, winning approval from the Mayor’s Budget Review Committee.

Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

An agreement has been reached to keep one of Jacksonville’s longest-running traditions going until at least 2023, with an option to extend the terms of the deal to 2025.

Jaguars owner Shad Khan
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says his team is "doing just fine" after trading one of its best players.

Mesa Photo: Jumbo Shrimp / Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Photo: Bill Bortzfield/WJCT News

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp center fielder Víctor Víctor Mesa has been named a 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient for defensive excellence.

Ayzmo / Wikimedia Commons

A second House bill, this time from a Republican, has been filed to allow college student athletes in Florida to be able to cash in on their names and images.

Thomson200 / Wikimedia Commons

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Monday the team has traded its fifth-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft to the Pittsburgh Steelers to land quarterback Joshua Dobbs.

Bill Bortzfield/WJCT News (photo), City of Jacksonville (logo)

Historically, The Jacksonville Landing has been a prime gathering spot for fans in town for the annual Florida-Georgia game.

The Daily's food truck was custom built in Ohio and is towed by a modified Ford F550.
BILL BORTZFIELD / WJCT NEWS

Daily’s has decided to go big.

The sponsors of the Daily’s Place amphitheater have a new 48-foot, custom-built food truck that’s fresh off an Ohio assembly line.

Tom Norton
Jacksonville Sports Council

Visit Jacksonville wants grow the River City's image as a sports tourism destination.

News4Jax

The Jacksonville Sharks football team will be playing for a national title this weekend.

Jacksonville Icemen

The Jacksonville Icemen ECHL hockey team has been sold.

Satellite Image is via Bing.com

High school football is a big deal on the First Coast, and this year will bring the sport right into fans' living rooms.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be tweaking their team roster for the upcoming season as the NFL Draft gets underway later this week.

Jaguars Running Back Fournette Arrested For Driving With Suspended License

Apr 11, 2019
Jacksonville Jaguars

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was arrested on Thursday afternoon following a traffic stop in Jacksonville for driving with a suspended license.

Mayor Lenny Curry via Twitter/ Jacksonville Icemen

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is throwing his support behind the hometown team in the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs by ditching his razor.

Visit Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp will give one altruistic fan the opportunity to throw a ceremonial first pitch.

Report: Quarterback Nick Foles Expected to Sign Deal With Jaguars

Mar 11, 2019
Matthew Straubmuller / Wikemedia Commons

The Jaguars have found their quarterback — Nick Foles.

Visit Jacksonville

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp fans with broadcast aspirations: now is your time try out as the minor league baseball team’s public address voice.

Provided by Brian Ferlin

Brian Ferlin was the first Jacksonville native to make it to the NHL in 2014 when the Boston Bruins selected him in the fourth round, 121st overall pick.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars will soon be turning 25.

The Players Gets New Tiffany-Designed Trophy For 2019 Tournament

Feb 8, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

The Players Championship tournament officials unveiled Thursday the new sterling silver and 24-karat gold vermeil trophy that will be presented to this year’s winner.

New PGA Tour Headquarters Approved For Construction In Ponte Vedra Beach

Jan 22, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

The PGA Tour can build its estimated $75 million global home now that St. Johns County approved a building permit Thursday for construction of the 187,000-square-foot headquarters.

Jaguars President Indicates Future 'Stadium Solution' Will Be Needed

Jan 10, 2019
Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping said Monday the team is thinking about how to address the aging TIAA Bank Field that it leases from the city.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

After going from a Super Bowl contender in 2017 to a 5-11 season in 2018, Jaguars owner Shad Khan has announced he's sticking with his current leadership.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The teams facing off in this year’s TaxSlayer Gator Bowl aren’t wasting any time. They’re already starting to arrive in town to start practicing for the 74th annual bowl game in Jacksonville.

Judge Gives Omni Amelia 10 Months To Reopen Ocean Links Golf Course

Dec 18, 2018
Florida Times-Union file

The Ocean Links Golf Course at Amelia Island, the first design on the First Coast by World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye, will reopen next fall after a court judgement in favor of property owners at the Omni Amelia Resort.

Rick Wilson / Courtesy of Jacksonville Jaguars

With only four games left in the regular season the Jacksonville Jaguars head to Nashville this week with, perhaps, a bit more spring in their step.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Offensive Coordinator Nathaniel Hackett is looking for a new job.

A group of business and professional people said they're making progress in a push to lure the Tampa Bay Rays from their home in St. Petersburg to a new stadium in Tampa's Ybor City.

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