In case you missed it: September 30

BY foxsports • October 1, 2013

In case you missed it, here were the top sports stories from FOX Sports Florida from Monday, September 30:

* Saints 38, Dolphins 17: Chris Tomasson examines what we learned from the Dolphins during their lopsided loss to the Saints. Read More

* Andrew Astleford takes a look at how the Rays topped the Rangers on Monday and clinched a postseason berth for the third time in four years. Read More

* The Dolphins couldn’t contain Drew Brees on Monday night, allowing four touchdown passes as they suffered their first loss of the season on the road in New Orleans. Read More

* Their stars aligned, as David Price pitched a complete game and Evan Longoria hit a two-run home run to help the Rays beat the Rangers in Game 163 and advance to the wild-card game against Cleveland. Read More

* Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake missed Monday’s game against the Saints, still recovering from a knee injury he sustained against the Falcons. Read More

* Dashon Goldson has spent his entire career delivering hard hits, but the Buccaneers safety is having to learn the hard way -- through penalties and fines -- that his way of play doesn’t have much place in the new NFL. Read More

* Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley is remaining positive despite his team’s sour, winless start to the season. Read More

* Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson will not be suspended for his illegal hit against the Cardinals on Sunday, but a fine could still be forthcoming. Read More

* One is a rookie, the other a veteran, and they both may be competing for the same position, but Victor Oladipo, the second overall pick in the draft, and Jameer Nelson are meshing quite well as the Magic prepare for training camp. Read More

* Florida Gators senior defensive tackle Dominique Easley, who is out for the season after injuring his knee, will enter the NFL Draft following the season. Read More

* Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano says the status of quarterback Josh Freeman will determined week by week. Read More

* LeBron James wants to one day be the best to have played in the NBA. If he gets there, will he be wearing a Miami Heat jersey? He won’t discuss the topic, but he did say the fire burns for more than just a three-peat. “Not until I win not 11, not 12, not 13, not 14. Until I win that, then I’ll be able to accomplish my feat. That will the front damn page right there: 'LeBron at 50 guarantees championship.' " Read More

* Greg Oden hopes that his knee responds so well in training camp that the Heat will let him play in the preseason. But the Heat will take a cautious approach with their new center. Read More

* Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville are among the cities that have put in bids to host the college football championship games in 2016 and ‘17. Read More

* At 0-4, the Jacksonville Jaguars have plenty of problems. Quarterback, of course, is the most prominent and noticeable concern for fans. And it's why fans continue to push for another option beyond Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne, who have combined to throw just one touchdown in four games. And seven interceptions. One solution that seems to not go away is the fact that Tim Tebow is a man without a team … and is thought to be a potential savior for the franchise. Read More


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