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    In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

    Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

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    Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

    Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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    Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
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    How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

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    Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

    Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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    Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

    3 rhinos escape from safari zoo, return safely Video included

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    Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

    VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

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    A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
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    'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

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    Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

    109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

    TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
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    The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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    Carolina Panthers

    Carolina Panthers Team Statistics
     
      Team Opponents
    TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 347 309
         Rushing 117 91
         Passing 199 193
         Penalty 31 25
         3rd Down:  Made/Attempts 93/222 89/210
         3rd Down Pct. 41.9 42.4
         4th Down:  Made/Attempts 6/10 5/11
         4th Down Pct. 60.0 45.5
    POSSESSION AVERAGE 31:47 28:13
    TOTAL NET YARDS 5547 5437
         Average Per Game 346.7 339.8
         Total Plays 1060 999
         Average Per Play 5.2 5.4
    NET YARDS RUSHING 2036 1792
         Average Per Game 127.3 112.0
         Total Rushes 473 397
    NET YARDS PASSING 3511 3645
         Average Per Game 219.4 227.8
         Sacked/Yards Lost 42/317 40/268
         Gross Yards 3828 3913
         Attempts/Completions 545/327 562/364
         Completion Pct. 60.0 64.8
         Had Intercepted 12 14
    PUNTS/AVERAGE 74/43.7 72/45.8
    NET PUNTING AVERAGE 74/36.5 72/40.8
    PENALTIES/YARDS 83/756 97/760
    FUMBLES/BALL LOST 25/11 28/12
    TOUCHDOWNS 36 44
         Rushing 10 14
         Passing 23 25
         Returns 3 5
     
    SCORE BY PERIODS Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Points
    TEAM 66 76 79 115 3 339
    OPPONENTS 76 121 71 103 3 374
     
    SCORING TD Rush Pass Return K-PAT FG S PTS
    G.Gano 0 0 0 0 34/34 29/35 0 121
    K.Benjamin 9 0 9 0     0 54
    G.Olsen 6 0 6 0     0 36
    C.Newton 5 5 0 0     0 30
    J.Stewart 4 3 1 0     0 24
    P.Brown 3 0 2 1     0 18
    F.Whittaker 2 1 1 0     0 12
    J.Cotchery 1 0 1 0     0 8
    E.Dickson 1 0 1 0     0 6
    R.Harper 1 0 0 1     0 6
    T.Boston 1 0 0 1     0 6
    B.Bersin 1 0 1 0     0 6
    J.Avant 1 0 1 0     0 6
    C.Ogbonnaya 1 1 0 0     0 6
    TEAM 36 10 23 3 34/34 29/35 0 339
    OPPONENT 44 14 25 5 44/44 22/28 0 374
     
    2-Pt. Conversions:  TEAM 1-2, OPPONENTS 0-0
     
    SACKS:  C. Johnson 8.5, M. Addison 6.5, D. Edwards 4.0, K. Ealy 4.0, K. Short 3.5, L. Kuechly 3.0, W. Horton 3.0, T. Davis 2.5, S. Lotulelei 2.0, C. Jones 1.0, R. Harper 1.0, G. Hardy 1.0
     
    RUSHING No. Yards Avg Long TD
    J.Stewart 175 809 4.6 69 3
    C.Newton 103 539 5.2 22 5
    D.Williams 62 219 3.5 17 0
    F.Whittaker 32 145 4.5 17 1
    P.Brown 8 95 11.9 28 0
    D.Reaves 31 78 2.4 9 0
    M.Tolbert 37 78 2.1 15 0
    C.Ogbonnaya 14 50 3.6 9 1
    D.Anderson 8 24 3.0 8 0
    J.Avant 1 1 1.0 1 0
    T.Poole 1 0 0.0 0 0
    D.Presley 1 -2 -2.0 -2 0
    TEAM 473 2036 4.3 69 10
    OPPONENTS 397 1792 4.5 89 14
     
    RECEIVING Tar Rec Yards Avg Long TD
    G.Olsen 123 84 1008 12.0 38 6
    K.Benjamin 145 73 1008 13.8 51 9
    J.Cotchery 78 48 580 12.1 47 1
    J.Stewart 31 25 181 7.2 22 1
    P.Brown 36 21 296 14.1 47 2
    J.Avant (TM) 40 21 201 9.6 22 1
    B.Bersin 20 13 151 11.6 29 1
    M.Tolbert 17 12 93 7.8 18 0
    E.Dickson 17 10 115 11.5 34 1
    F.Whittaker 6 5 60 12.0 26 1
    D.Williams 6 5 44 8.8 30 0
    D.Reaves 8 5 31 6.2 16 0
    B.Williams 8 4 44 11.0 16 0
    J.Webb 3 1 16 16.0 16 0
    C.Ogbonnaya 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
    D.Presley 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
    TEAM 540 327 3828 11.7 51 23
    OPPONENTS 553 364 3913 10.8 81 25
     
    INTERCEPTIONS No. Yards Avg Long TD
    R.Harper 4 43 10.8 31 1
    A.Cason 2 81 40.5 80 0
    J.Norman 2 60 30.0 33 0
    T.Boston 1 84 84.0 84 1
    B.Benwikere 1 0 0.0 0 0
    M.White 1 23 23.0 23 0
    T.DeCoud 1 35 35.0 35 0
    L.Kuechly 1 0 0.0 0 0
    D.Edwards 1 24 24.0 24 0
    TEAM 14 350 25.0 84 2
    OPPONENTS 12 158 13.2 34 1
     
    PUNTING No. Yards Avg TB IN20 Long
    .BLOCKED 2 0 0.0 0 0 0
    B.Nortman 72 3236 44.9 5 26 72
    TEAM 74 3236 43.7 5 26 72
    OPPONENTS 72 3297 45.8 6 24 64
     
    PUNT RETURNS Ret FC Yards Avg Long TD
    P.Brown 16 6 153 9.6 79 1
    B.Bersin 14 20 86 6.1 18 0
    TEAM 30 26 239 8.0 79 1
    OPPONENTS 28 20 435 15.5 65 1
     
    KICKOFF RETURNS No. Yards Avg Long TD
    P.Brown 12 273 22.8 35 0
    F.Whittaker 11 262 23.8 46 0
    B.Bersin 7 167 23.9 49 0
    B.Williams 3 36 12.0 19 0
    J.Webb 2 53 26.5 27 0
    B.Folkerts 1 12 12.0 12 0
    M.Tolbert 1 2 2.0 2 0
    TEAM 37 805 21.8 49 0
    OPPONENTS 18 584 32.4 97 0
     
    FIELD GOALS (Made/Att) 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
    G.Gano 0/0 7/7 12/13 9/12 1/3
    TEAM 0/0 7/7 12/13 9/12 1/3
    OPPONENTS 0/0 4/4 8/10 9/12 1/2
     
    PASSING Att Cmp Yds Cmp% Yds/Att TD TD% Int Int% Long Sack/Lost Rating
    C.Newton 448 262 3127 58.5 7.0 18 4.0 12 2.7 51 38/300 82.1
    D.Anderson 97 65 701 67.0 7.2 5 5.2 0 0.0 35 4/17 105.2
    TEAM 545 327 3828 60.0 7.0 23 4.2 12 2.2 51 42/317 86.2
    OPPONENTS 562 364 3913 64.8 7.0 25 4.4 14 2.5 81 40/268 89.5
     
    DEFENSE Tackles Assists Combined Sacks PassDeflect ForcedFumbles Safeties
    L.Kuechly 99 54 153 3 11 1 0
    T.Davis 66 34 100 2.5 3 2 0
    R.Harper 39 23 62 1 10 1 0
    A.Cason 44 14 58 0 6 4 0
    J.Norman 35 12 47 0 11 1 0
    T.DeCoud 32 14 46 0 3 0 0
    C.Johnson 29 12 41 8.5 2 3 0
    K.Short 21 20 41 3.5 2 1 0
    D.Edwards 24 16 40 4 2 0 0
    M.White 32 4 36 0 6 0 0
    A.Klein 22 13 35 0 0 0 0
    B.Benwikere 24 9 33 0 7 1 0
    C.Cole 12 16 28 0 0 0 0
    W.Horton 12 14 26 3 1 1 0
    S.Lotulelei 18 7 25 2 1 0 0
    T.Boston 15 8 23 0 3 0 0
    C.Jones 19 4 23 1 3 1 0
    M.Addison 9 13 22 6.5 0 1 0
    C.Godfrey 13 4 17 0 0 0 0
    K.Ealy 8 4 12 4 0 1 0
    A.Glanton 5 4 9 0 0 1 0
    C.Blackburn 4 4 8 0 0 0 0
    J.Dockery 8 0 8 0 0 0 0
    B.Jacobs 1 3 4 0 1 0 0
    G.Hardy 3 1 4 1 0 1 0
    J.Williams (TM) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
    F.Alexander 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
    C.Byndom 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
    R.Lester 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
    TEAM 596 309 905 41 72 20 0

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      Here's your chance to win tickets to the 2015 Daytona 500. Entering is easy, simply fill out the entry form included. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

      Updated:

      In December, LIN Media and Media General merged to create the second largest broadcasting company in the country. The former CEO and President of LIN Media, Vince Sadusky, was placed at the helm of the new and improved Media General. More>>

      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

      Updated:

      Earlier this month, Bill Schifino, Jr. was announced as the 2015-16 President-Elect of the Florida Bar. Schifino comes to this position with a strong resume. More>>

      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

      Updated:

      Joe Guthrie, Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and Carlton Ward Jr. are embarking on a journey of a lifetime. The trio are setting off on a 70-day, 900 mile trek across the state???without any automobiles.
      More>>

      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

      LEGOLAND Florida photo LEGOLAND Florida photo
      Updated:

      Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

      3 rhinos escape from safari zoo, return safely Video included

      Updated:

      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

      Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube Little Girl Controls Pit Bull Dogs | Future Dog Trainer, Jukin Video on YouTube
      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
      More>>

      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
      More>>

      'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

      Updated:

      Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. More>>

      109th Tarpon Springs Epiphany: Schedule of Events, Road Closures

      TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas TARPON SPRINGS EPIPHANY CELEBRATION 2011 photo by Sue Thomas
      Updated:

      The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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