Gators, Shockers still 1-2...Jets cut Holmes

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 10, 2014 at 3:41 p.m.



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UNDATED (AP) — Florida and Wichita State continue to top the AP men's basketball poll. The Gators stand 29-2 on the season while the letter-perfect Shockers are 34-0 heading into the NCAA tournament. The Gators still have to contend with the SEC tournament before the beginning of the NCAA Tournament.

NEW YORK (AP) — Receiver Santonio Holmes has been released by the New York Jets after four seasons. The move saves the Jets $8.25 million dollars. Holmes, who recently turned 30, had 23 catches for 456 yards and a touchdown in 11 games last season. He missed five games midway through the season with a hamstring injury.

MIAMI (AP) — The two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat are in the midst of a rare three-game losing streak. The team led by LeBron James will attempt to get back in the win column this evening with a home game against the Washington Wizards.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Barry Bonds certainly thinks he's worthy of election to the Hall of Fame. Baseball's home run king says "without a doubt" he deserves to be in Cooperstown, even though his final years were clouded by suspicions of performance-enhancing drug use. The 49-year-old Bonds spent his last 15 big league seasons with San Francisco, finishing in 2007 with 762 homers. He is a part-time, spring-training hitting instructor for the team.

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is set to announce he's going to pay for up to $400 million in renovations to the team's stadium. That's expected to keep South Florida competitive in bidding for Super Bowls and college football's championship games.

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