In case you missed it: Dec. 3

In case you missed it, here were the top stories from FOX Sports Florida from Tuesday, Dec. 3:

* Okaro White nearly had a double-double and Ian Miller scored 16 points, but it wasn’t enough for Florida State, which fell on the road at Minnesota. Read More

* The Heat had made it a habit of falling behind early in games, even to lesser opponents. That trend caught up to them Tuesday night, perhaps giving them the kind of kick in the pants they need as they head out on a four-game road trip. Read More

* Heat Check: Miami saw its win streak snapped at 10 Tuesday against the visiting Pistons. The Heat played without Dwyane Wade. Read More

* Brad Boyes and Jonathan Huberdeau gave the Panthers an early 2-0 lead in the first period, but Florida couldn’t hang on at home, falling to the visiting Senators 4-2. Read More

* Magic Musings: Ken Hornack breaks down what happened in the Magic’s marathon loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night. Read More

* Victor Oladipo dropped his first career triple-double and Arron Afflalo poured in 43 points, but the Magic lost the second game of their road trip in double-overtime to the 76ers. Read More

* LeBron James and Michael Beasley each scored 23 points, but the Heat couldn’t keep their win streak going, falling at home to the Pistons. Read More

* The Lightning couldn’t figure out Sergei Bobrovsky or Curtis McElhinney on the road in Columbus, Ohio, falling to the Blue Jackets in their second straight shutout loss. Read More

* As they prepare for whichever bowl game they end up headed to, the Miami Hurricanes will hold five open practices, giving fans a chance to relish in the journey to a bowl game that has been a long time coming. Read More

* The Marlins needed help at catcher, and they appear to have gotten it, as Miami reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with free agent Jarrod Saltalamacchia on Tuesday. Read More

* Knowing where they were looking to improve this offseason, Tampa Bay didn’t waste much time in addressing those needs, turning up the heat on their hot stove by bringing in Ryan Hanigan and Heath Bell. Read More

* The Rays acquired catcher Ryan Hanigan from the Reds and reliever Heath Bell from the Diamondbacks in a three-team deal on Tuesday afternoon. Read More

* Tropicana Field will be spruced up to enhance the fan experience for the 2014 season. The Rays released renderings for how the $1.3 million plan will look. The makeover includes walkways behind the outfield stands, including an open-air concession area behind center field where a restaurant previously stood. Other improvements, such as restroom and lighting enhancements, will also be included. Read More

* Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was named the ACC’s rookie of the year and offensive rookie of the year on Tuesday afternoon in balloting by the conference’s media members. He led the ACC in passing yards (3,490) and touchdowns (35). Winston’s 35 TD passes broke the school record set by Florida State’s Chris Weinke in 2000. Read More

* Christina De Nicola takes a look back at the good, bad and ugly from the Miami Hurricanes’ 2013 regular season. Read More

* On one of the busiest flying days of the year, Delta Air Lines canceled an Atlanta-bound commercial flight from Gainesville Regional Airport to accommodate the University of Florida men’s basketball team. Read More

* Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin could miss next week’s game against No. 6 Kansas because of a high-ankle sprain. Team officials said Tuesday that X-rays on Wilbekin’s right ankle were negative, but added that there is no timetable for his return. Read More