In case you missed it: Dec. 11

In case you missed it, here were the top stories from FOX Sports Florida for Wednesday, Dec. 11:

* The Orlando Magic aren’t coming home empty-handed from their longest road trip since 1997. Getting at least 10 points from seven different players, including Nikola Vucevic in his first action in more than a week, the Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 92-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Read More

* Magic coach Jacque Vaughn had been eagerly awaiting the return of Nikola Vucevic to his starting lineup. The 7-foot center showed why Wednesday night. Vucevic had a double-double in the first half after missing the last four games with a sprained left ankle and Orlando defeated Charlotte. Read More

* One of the most pressing questions of the Tampa Bay Rays’ offseason could be answered soon: Who will play first base? Andrew Friedman, the Rays’ executive vice president of baseball operations, said Wednesday at MLB’s Winter Meetings each day that has passed has “crystallized” Tampa Bay’s attempt to fill the position. Read More

* The mistakes need to be curtailed, but Ryan Tannehill’s grit and resilience are why he has many fans among Dolphins coaches and players. Read More

* Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey is sidelined again, but he’s expected to play Sunday against New England. The reason for Pouncey missing practice Wednesday was listed as “non-injury.” Read More

* The Jacksonville Jaguars want running back Maurice Jones-Drew back next season. Jones-Drew is doing all he can to make it happen. He’s sharing carries, playing through injuries and complaining about nothing. He’s all in, fully committed to what’s happening in Jacksonville under coach Gus Bradley, general manager Dave Caldwell and owner Shad Khan. Read More

* University of Miami seniors Stephen Morris and Allen Hurns accepted invitations to play in the East-West Shrine Game next month at Tropicana Field. Read More
 
* The Marlins traded first baseman Logan Morrison to the Mariners for right-handed reliever Carter Capps, as confirmed by FOX Sports baseball insider Ken Rosenthal. Read More

* A FOX Sports Florida straw poll shows that Heisman voters heavily favor Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Read More

* Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015. Read More

* Former Panther Stephen Weiss returned to South Florida for the first time as a member of the Red Wings Tuesday night. He recalled his decade spent with the organization. Read More

* Tampa Bay forward Richard Panik was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for boarding Washington defenseman Karl Alzner. Read More