As the Dolphins' staff shuffles continued, special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi was promoted to assistant head coach.
Oct. 12: A big blow
The Gators' rollicking start to the season hit a bump Monday, when it was learned redshirt freshman quarterback Will Grier would be suspended for one year after testing positive for a banned substance.
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Oct. 12: On second thought
George O'Leary, who had been serving as UCF's athletic director and head football coach, stepped down from the AD post and will retain his coaching duties.
Oct. 12: Rolling along
Steven Stamkos scored for the 500th point of his career as the Lightning grabbed a 6-3 win over the Bruins.
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Oct. 12: Ouch
Second-year quarterback Blake Bortles suffered a "Grade 1 AC joint sprain" in his throwing shoulder in the loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.
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Oct. 12: Grounded
In a rematch of their season-opener, the Panthers couldn't find a way past Michal Neuvirth in a 1-0 loss to the Flyers.
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Oct. 13: Making the most of it
Connor Brickley's first goal was big one, as the rookie winger netted the game-winner for the Panthers in their 4-1 victory over the Hurricanes.
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Oct. 13: The first hit
The Lightning's season has its first blemish after a 3-1 road loss to the Red Wings.
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Oct. 14: Suspended indefinitely
Florida suspended freshman defensive back Deiondre Porter after he was arrested on four felony charges.
Oct. 15: Starstruck
Steven Stamkos scored twice, but it wasn't enough for the Lightning, as they were handed their second straight loss after falling 5-3 to the visiting Stars.
Oct. 15: Taking control
Jaromir Jagr scored two goals and had an assist on the Panthers' other tally to help Florida to a 3-2 victory over the Sabres.
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Oct. 16: USF trouble
Reserve offensive lineman Benjamin Knox and cornerback Lamar Robbins (pictured) were both suspended from team activites after they were separately arrested for allegedly firing a gun on campus.
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Oct. 16: Boarding school
Lightning defenseman Nikita Nesterov was suspended two games by the NHL for boarding Stars forward Curtis McKenzie.
Oct. 16: Staying alive
Thanks to Cyle Larin -- who else? -- and his two goals, Orlando City grabbed a 2-1 victory over New York FC to keep its playoff hopes alive.
Oct. 17: Pulling even
Quarterback Quinton Flowers threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another as USF bested UConn 28-20 to get back to .500 on the season.
Oct. 17: Runaround
Florida Atlantic couldn't do anything to stop Marshall's rushing attack, ending up with a 33-17 loss to the Thundering Herd.
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Oct. 17: Feeling blue
Florida International turned it on in the fourth quarter, putting up 15 points in the final period, but it wasn't enough in a 42-34 loss to Middle Tennessee State.
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Oct. 17: Big-time player
Quarterback Everett Golson had perhaps his best game with Florida State, throwing for 372 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Seminoles past Louisville for a 41-21 victory.
Oct. 17: Show of strength
Miami's oft-maligned defense forced four turnovers, and quarterback Brad Kaaya captained crucial drives as the Hurricanes beat Virginia Tech 30-20.
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Oct. 17: Big Ben
Ben Bishop made 31 saves and the Lightning beat the Sabres 2-1 to give the goalie his 84th victory for Tampa Bay, the most in franchise history.
Oct. 17: Late slide
The Panthers grabbed a 2-0 just more than two minutes into the game, but they couldn't hold off the duo of Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn in a 4-2 loss to the Stars.
Oct. 17: Opposite directions
After a showdown in Philadelphia, UCF remained winless and Temple stayed unbeaten as the Owls topped the Knights 30-16.
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Oct. 17: Mad dash
Florida pulled even with two touchdowns in the third quarter, but a fake punt from LSU in the fourth sealed a 35-28 victory for the Tigers.
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Oct. 18: Changing positions
After staying undefeated, FSU moved up into the top 10 of the AP poll, while Florida -- coming off a loss to LSU -- slipped to No. 13.
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Oct. 18: A different team
The Dolphins were a team possessed Sunday afternoon, with Cameron Wake picking up four sacks in the first half as Miami won its first game under Dan Campbell by routing the Titans 38-10.
Oct. 18: Problem area
The Jaguars allowed Brian Hoyer to throw for three TDs on third downs as they lost 31-20 to the visiting Texans.
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Oct. 18: Easy being Green
Gerald Green and James Ennis each scored 19 points and the Miami Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks 101-92 to improve to 3-3 in the preseason.