In case you missed it: Dec. 16

BY foxsports • December 17, 2013

In case you missed it, here were the top stories from FOX Sports Florida for Monday, Dec. 16:
* Heat vs. Jazz in Miami could have been a boring affair. But any game with LeBron James is worthy watching, as the King put a show Monday night with yet another near triple-double and giving fans a bit of a scare with a minor injury in the second half. Read More 
* Magic Musings: Ken Hornack breaks down how Orlando was able to go one the road and hold off a late Bulls rally to pull out the victory. Read More 
* Shooting guard Arron Afflalo scored 23, Glen Davis scored 14 and added 11 rebounds as the Magic were able to put their road woes to bed for at least one night by beating the Bulls in Chicago. Read More 
* Heat Check: Charlie McCarthy takes a closer look at how the Heat avoided any sort of letdown in advance of their showdown with the Pacers by taking care of the Jazz in dominating fashion. Read More 
* LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combine for 57 points as the Heat continue their homestand by dismantling the hapless Jazz. Read More 
* Bolts Bits: Martin St. Louis is not a captain in name only. The Lightning veteran has stepped up since the injury to scoring sensation Steven Stamkos, giving credence to the thought that St. Louis may walk away with the Hart Trophy based on more than just his offensive production. Read More 
* The Jaguars were awarded rookie defensive end Gerald Rivers -- who has played in two games this season -- off of waivers from the St. Louis Rams. Read More 
* Cat Bites: For the longest time, shootouts were not the Panthers friends. But with the help of slick moves from Nick Bjugstad and Jonathan Huberdeau, Florida has won three of its past four games that have gone to the shootout, giving the Panthers an added affinity for the one-on-one duel. Read More 
* According to The Associated Press, suspended Dolphins guard Richie Incognito will sit out the remainder of the season. Read More 
* The Buccaneers have been stifled on the ground in three of the past four weeks, putting more pressure on rookie quarterback Mike Glennon, something that has not led to positive results and is not what head coach Greg Schiano is looking for from his team. Read More 
* Sentencing has been set for Jan. 23 in the case of the Florida man convicted of killing former University of Miami and NFL safety Sean Taylor. Read More 
* Florida Atlantic has tabbed its new head coach, hiring Charlie Patridge, who was an assistant head coach at Arkansas last season. Read More 
* The Dolphins used a patchwork group of DBs to hold off Tom Brady’s final drive on Sunday. Michael Thomas snared the victory-clinching interception despite no reps in practice since his arrival from San Francisco last week. Will Davis saw his first live action in crucial downs. Jimmy Wilson moved from nickel to corner for the first time in two seasons. Read More
* Tampa will host the 2017 national championship, the college football playoff committee announced on Monday. Tampa and Raymond James Stadium won the honor to host on Jan. 9, 2017. Read More
* The National Institutes of Health, with partial funding by the NFL, has chosen eight projects to receive support in researching concussions. Two $6 million grants will be given to a cooperative partnership focused on long-term changes in the brain years after a head injury or after multiple concussions. Read More
* Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts missed Sunday’s loss to the Bills because of a groin injury, and he could be out for the remaining two games of the season. Read More 
* Almost a year to the day after dislocating his left shoulder, Orlando Magic forward Glen Davis received another injury scare to the same shoulder. Read More