Sportswriter for the @SunSentinel covering FAU & recruiting. Alum of the @nytimes & @newsobserver. Christian. Kansas City. Husband to the lovely @hollym_taylor.

American Heritage-Delray¿s Cain, Davis join Illinois

sun-sentinel.com — Together, the cousins, Desmond Cain and Trenard Davis, sat next to one another. They smiled and laughed. They put on bright orange Illniois ballcaps as their family and friends took photos of them inside the gymnasium at American Heritage-Delray. When Cain woke up Wednesday, he was not sure which college program Davis was going to select on National Signing Day.

Ohio State earns commitment from Thomas Aquinas CB Damon Arnette

sun-sentinel.com — Damon Arnette, a cornerback from St. Thomas Aquinas, spent most of Monday trying to decide which school he wanted to play college football for. Like most highly recruited prospects, the decision for Arnette was difficult. Even when Arnette said he would announce his commitment at 8:30 p.m., he missed his own deadline.

South Florida prospects off to distant schools face challenges

sun-sentinel.com — Luis Peguero, a tight end at Palm Beach Central, saw snow for the first time Saturday during his official visit at South Dakota. For Peguero, who has lived all of his life in South Florida, playing college football in a radically different environment such as the Upper Midwest interests him.

Recruits enrolled in college early, wary of pitfalls, hoping for success

sun-sentinel.com — Forget walking across a stage, Malik Henderson has already moved across the country. Hallandale's now former standout cornerback, unlike nearly all of his classmates, already wrapped up his high school requirements and is now enrolled at Pitt to get a jump start on both college life and spring football.

Record-setting Rakeem Cato leads Marshall to win in Boca Raton Bowl

baltimoresun.com — BOCA RATON - Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato did not make any spectacular plays during Tuesday's inaugural Boca Raton Bowl, which served as his final college game. Instead, Cato made smart play after smart play and did not make any mistakes against the Northern Illinois Huskies.

Record-setting Rakeem Cato leads Marshall to win in Boca Raton Bowl

orlandosentinel.com — Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato did not make any spectacular plays during Tuesday's inaugural Boca Raton Bowl, which served as his final college game. Instead, Cato made smart play after smart play and did not make any mistakes against the Northern Illinois Huskies.

Gators cruise by Wake Forest at Orange Bowl basketball

orlandosentinel.com — Sure, the schedule said the game was on a neutral site. And yes, the Florida Gators were a few hours away from their campus in Gainesville. On Saturday, though, the Gators had a clear home-court advantage inside the BB&T Center against Wake Forest. The loudest cheers from the Florida fans came in the final four minutes.

Marshall, NIU coaches say they look forward to tough Boca bowl showdown

sun-sentinel.com — Sure, Marshall, the champion of Conference USA, could have chosen to play in different bowl game. And yes, the Thundering Herd could have played a team from one of the five power conferences, which would have generated its own buzz.

FAU lands $16 million donation to help build new academic facility to boost football program

sun-sentinel.com — BOCA RATON - In March, just weeks after starting his new job, FAU president John Kelly wanted to meet with one of the school's biggest donors, Richard Schmidt. Kelly wanted to make an impact, an immediate one, and he felt Schmidt could support one his first goals: to build FAU a new athletic facility that would push the school's football program into the forefront of college athletics.

FAU to build new athletic facility thanks to largest donation in school history

sun-sentinel.com — FAU wants its football program to be a success. President John Kelly, along with the rest of the administration, wants the football program to help boost the university's overall brand. To help the program, the team will be given a new place to practice, train and develop.
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Feb 27, 2015

Here's my story on Giancarlo Stanton facing live pitching for the 1st time since being hit in the face: fw.to/KzhqJzN

Feb 26, 2015

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Feb 26, 2015

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Feb 26, 2015

#Marlins manager Mike Redmond on Giancarlo Stanton: "I feel like he’s going to be fine. I’m not anticipating any problems."

Feb 26, 2015

Giancarlo Stanton will face Henderson Alvarez today in his 1st BP session of spring training.

Feb 26, 2015

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Feb 23, 2015

ICYMI, here's my story on Ivo Karlovic winning the #DelrayBeachOpen behind his powerful serve: fw.to/4q1MZTN

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