In case you missed it: Nov. 2

In case you missed it, here were the top sports stories from FOX Sports Florida from Saturday, Nov. 2:

* Devonta Freeman grew up not from the University of Miami campus, and he spent his early years cheering for the Hurricanes. But on Saturday, the Florida State running back showed Miami what they missed out when they didn’t pursue him as fervently as Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles did. Read More

* According to The Associated Press, sophomore Miami running back Duke Johnson broke his ankle Saturday night against Florida State and will miss the rest of the season. Read More

* Bob Ferrante takes a look at what we learned from Florida State’s dominating home victory against Miami on Saturday night. Read More

* Christina De Nicola offers up her observations — key among them the Hurricanes being able to (at least early on) force and capitalize on turnovers — from Miami’s loss to Florida State on Saturday night. Read More

* Miami was able to hang with Florida State for the first half, but the Seminoles shut out the Hurricanes in the second to grab a dominating victory and claim the intra-state battle of the unbeatens. Read More

* Tomas Fleischmann scored the tying goal late in the third period, and the Panthers played the Capitals even through the overtime period, but Florida couldn’t come through in the shootout, falling on the road to Washington. Read More

* With a rough loss to Georgia, Florida has lost three straight and is out of the race for the SEC East title, so their aim turns to saving their season and winning at least two of the final four games to become bowl eligible. Read More

* After a rough first half, quarterback Tyler Murphy and Florida rallied for 17 unanswered points in the second, but their furious rally came up just short against rival Georgia, falling to 4-4 and putting their bowl hopes in jeopardy. Read More

* Steven Stamkos scored for the fourth straight game, and the Lightning took care of the Blues at home to remain unbeaten against Western Conference foes. Read More

* Florida International was able to pull close in the third quarter, but the Golden Panthers allowed two touchdowns in the fourth quarter in losing at home to East Carolina. Read More

* Just days after their head coach Carl Pelini resigned, Florida Atlantic capped off an unusual week by beating the visiting Tulane in Boca Raton. Read More
 
* The NFL Players Association will investigate possible harassment of Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin by his teammates, a person familiar with the situation. Read More

* Club options were exercised on shortstop Yunel Escobar and infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Saturday. The decisions were considered to be among the most simple the Rays face this offseason. Escobar will make $5 million next year and Zobrist $7 million. Read More