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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.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan's Kismet made its way down the St. Johns River into downtown Jacksonville Thursday, passing by Metropolitan Park and the WJCT Studios around 12:50 p.m.

Jacksonville Landing Receives Last-Minute Permit For Fla.-Ga. Events

Oct 25, 2018
Florida Times-Union file

The show will go on at The Jacksonville Landing during Florida-Georgia weekend.

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Is it the Florida-Georgia game or the Georgia-Florida game? It’s an age old debate between fans of the annual rivalry between the University of Florida and the University of Georgia at TIAA Bank Field.

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A federal appeals court has heard arguments in a public prayer case involving the 2015 state high school football championship between University Christian in Jacksonville and Cambridge Christian in Tampa.

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University's athletic department is rolling out new branding while celebrating its past.

Ryan Ketterman / For Visit Jacksonville

You won’t need a TV this year to watch Jacksonville Jaguars preseason games.

Samuel Bogle / WJCT News

The Jacksonville Jaguars unveiled the NFL’s first in-stadium dog park on Monday, which officials say will help raise tens of thousands of dollars for the Jacksonville Humane Society.

Photo provided by Bonnie Arnold via The Daily Record.

A record number of Jaguars football fans have registered for the annual Painting of the Paw Prints from the Main Street Bridge to TIAA Bank Field.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Starting this season, all tickets to Jaguars home games will be delivered via mobile devices.

Study: Jaguars Fans Among NFL's Worst

Jun 29, 2018
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

The Jaguars have one of the worst fan bases in the NFL, according to a study released Sunday by a marketing professor from Emory University.

Verlander leaving Sports Council To Start Own Marketing Company

Jun 15, 2018
Bruce Lipsky / The Florida Times-Union

Alan Verlander was being groomed as the heir apparent to Jacksonville Sports Council president and CEO Rick Catlett.

Supreme Court Sports Gambling Ruling Not A Sure Bet For Florida

May 15, 2018
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A U.S. Supreme Court decision viewed as a major win for the gambling industry opened the door to sports betting in states across the country, but Florida almost certainly won’t be one of them --- at least for now.

Sam Kouvaris, Longtime Jacksonville Sportscaster, Officially Done At WJXT-Channel 4

May 2, 2018
Bruce Lipsky / The Florida Times-Union

Sam Kouvaris and WJXT-Channel 4/News4Jax officially parted ways Wednesday after a 37-year run, unable to reach an agreement on the sports director’s future role since his contract expired on March 31.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The EverBank Field signs are coming down at the Jacksonville Jaguars’ downtown stadium.

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Shad Khan may soon own the Jaguars' London home away from home.

Jaguars

The Jaguars are dedicating part of the North Deck at EverBank Field to Jacksonville’s military heritage as part of the stadium's overall rebranding to TIAA Bank Field.

Darnell Brady / Jacksonville Jaguars

The old two-tone Jaguars helmets are out. Teal pants are in.

Jaguars

Jaguars President Mark Lamping announced Baltimore-based Cordish Companies has been tapped to develop the downtown area around EverBank Field, which will soon become TIAA Bank Field.

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Although Jacksonville's annual bowl game has been called the TaxSlayer Bowl for years now, many continue to call it the Gator Bowl.

Bruce Lipsky / The Florida Times-Union

With his contract having expired two weeks ago, Sam Kouvaris’ 37-year run as the sports director of WJXT-Channel 4 could be coming to an end soon unless the two sides can reach an agreement.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville Jaguars fans can start their late summer planning now that the four game preseason schedule has been released.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are getting some national attention for an April Fools' Day joke.

Jacksonville City Council Approves TIAA Bank Field Name For Jaguars' Stadium

Mar 28, 2018
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

The Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday night approved changing the name of the home of the Jaguars from EverBank Field to TIAA Bank Field.

Jaguars Linebacker Paul Posluszny Announces Retirement

Mar 13, 2018
Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union

Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny, the second-leading tackler in franchise history, announced his retirement Tuesday.

Gate River Run Readies For Earlier 8 AM Start

Mar 6, 2018
Bruce Lipsky / The Florida Times-Union

Set the alarm - and double-check the map. Same time, same route? For this year’s Gate River Run, not quite.

Jacksonville Armada FC

The Jacksonville Armada will put its contingency plan into action with word that the North American Soccer League  has canceled the 2018 season.

Erin Jackson's Facebook page

The First Coast will be cheering for a hometown Olympian this weekend.

Former Raines Star Brian Dawkins Makes Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Feb 4, 2018
Via News4Jax

Brian Dawkins is one of the best players in the history of the Philadelphia Eagles. He can now add NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame member to his long list of accolades. 

Former Bolles Star Chipper Jones Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Jan 25, 2018
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When Chipper Jones took stock of all of the familiar names he's on the cusp of rejoining, he wondered if it might be time to expand the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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