Florida comeback falls short as Gators ousted from College World Series
Peter Alonso's monster home run in the bottom of the ninth gave Florida life yet the Gators fell short in a 3-2 loss to Texas Tech in an elimination game at the College World Series on Tues., June 21, 2016.
The Florida Gators’ mascot, Albert, protected a child from a foul ball during an NCAA baseball game Tuesday night. The ball hit the mascot’s nose, and the child jokingly gave Albert CPR to “revive” him.
Miami Sunset graduate and Coastal Carolina shortstop Michael Paez had two hits -- including a triple -- and a rally-ending defensive gem as the Chanticleers upset the top-seeded Gators in their opening game of the College World Series.
Hundreds of Puerto Ricans led a caravan on Saturday from Broward county to West Palm Beach while stopping at Mar-a-Lago, to protest the current administration's lack of aid after Hurricane Maria plowed through the island last September.
The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Storm Kirk in its 11 a.m. Saturday advisory. The fast-developing system is about 450 miles from the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands off the coast of Africa.
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