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SPORTS | Jaguars get 2 in prime time with challenging schedule ahead

My predictions for every game on the 2024 Jacksonville Jaguars schedule, ending in a 10-7 record and wild card playoff…

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The JAX Chamber is supporting the renovation of EverBank Stadium into "the Stadium of the Future." City of Jacksonville
May 17, 2024

JAX Chamber voices support for Jaguars stadium agreement

The chamber will lobby City Council members to approve what it calls “an incredibly important deal for the future of…

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Michael Wright listens to a community conversation about the $1.4 billion proposal from the City of Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Jaguars to renovate EverBank Stadium on Thursday, May 16, 2024. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 16, 2024

Northside ‘huddle’ draws cautious optimism about ‘Stadium of the Future’

A community investment promise is helping sell the Stadium of the Future proposal, while Northside activists vow to oppose it.…

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A renovated EverBank Stadium could open in 2028. | City of Jacksonville
May 15, 2024

More details about the Jaguars’ stadium agreement

A presentation from the city illustrates the high points of a $1.4 billion deal to renovate EverBank Stadium.…

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Jacksonville City Council President Ron Salem listens as Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping pitches a proposed new agreement for leasing the city's municipal stadium. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 14, 2024

Mayor, Jags unveil ‘Stadium of the Future’ proposal

Mayor Donna Deegan, the city’s chief negotiator and the Jags’ president pitched the plan to rehabilitate and renovate the municipal…

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The city of Jacksonville has reached an agreement with the Jaguars to renovate EverBank Stadium. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
May 10, 2024

#AskJAXTDY | Does Jacksonville get its money’s worth on EverBank Stadium?

With a new Jaguars deal pending, a Jacksonville Today reader asks about the city’s return on investment for the stadium.…

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Jacksonville Jaguars President Mark Lamping outlines the proposed renovation of EverBank Stadium during a "community huddle" on June 12, 2023. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 9, 2024

Here’s the schedule of ‘community huddles’ on stadium deal

The city of Jacksonville has scheduled five public meetings to explain a long-awaited agreement with the Jacksonville Jaguars to renovate…

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Marcus Stroud, a defensive lineman for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2001 through 2007, plans to open Baby Got Brunch at 610 N. Julia St. Downtown. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 9, 2024

Retired Jags player plans Downtown restaurant

Marcus Stroud, a defensive lineman for the Jaguars from 2001 through 2007, plans to open Baby Got Brunch at 610…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed the team and city share the cost of renovating EverBank Stadium. | Jacksonville Jaguars
May 8, 2024

Jaguars stadium deal to be revealed Tuesday

A long-awaited agreement on the Jaguars’ “Stadium of the Future” is ready to go to the City Council for review.…

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The Jaguars drafted LSU's Maason Smith, a defensive tackle, seen here at the NFL scouting combine in February. | (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
April 28, 2024

SPORTS | Did Jaguars get better in the draft?

The Jaguars’ draft looks good on one hand, but further inspection brings up some key questions.…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars want to renovate EverBank Stadium into "the Stadium of the Future." | Jacksonville Jaguars
April 24, 2024

Stadium deal could be ready by mid-May

City Council President Ron Salem says a series of public meeting then will be held to gather input on the…

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Former Jaguars wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. is tackled by Indianapolis Colts safety Khari Willis during a 2022 home game. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
April 22, 2024

SPORTS | Zeroing in on the Jaguars’ draft targets

Will there be a man-to-man cornerback available to the Jaguars if they stay at 17 to make their first-round selection?…

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EverBank Stadium is seen Tuesday in Downtown Jacksonville. | Casmira Harrison, Jacksonville Today
April 16, 2024

#AskJAXTDY l Will a remodeled stadium be climate-friendly?

Both the Jaguars and the city have publicly pledged to include green initiatives and resiliency efforts into their agreement to…

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed renovating EverBank Stadium into the "Stadium of the Future."
April 7, 2024

OPINION | Jacksonville deserves a stadium referendum

Why can’t Jacksonville taxpayers weigh in on the biggest capital obligation in local history?…

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An illustration shows the Jacksonville Jaguars' proposed "Stadium of the Future." | Jacksonville Jaguars
March 27, 2024

City Council approves $10 million for EverBank Stadium

The money will be used for preconstruction design and engineering services for the stadium’s proposed renovation.…

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March 26, 2024

Sex offender who hacked Jumbotron gets 220 years

Samuel Arthur Thompson was sentenced for hacking into the Jaguars’ Jumbotron, possessing child pornography and failing to register as a…

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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead (91) celebrates a hit on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes during the Super Bowl on Feb. 11, 2024 | AP Photo/Ashley Landis
March 24, 2024

SPORTS | More work left for Jaguars after free agency haul

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed eight veterans from other teams during free agency, so here are their needs heading into the…

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Former Jaguars employee Amit Patel. | News4Jax
March 12, 2024

Former Jaguars employee gets 6½ years for embezzlement

Amit Patel admitted to stealing more than $22 milllion from the team over three years. Prosecutors say he spent the…

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FILE - Buffalo Bills center Mitch Morse (60) looks on during an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Dec. 23, 2023, in Inglewood, Calif. The Bills' salary cap-related purge of players cut deep into the team's core with veteran safety Jordan Poyer and center Morse being among five players the team announced it released Wednesday, March 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
March 11, 2024

SPORTS | Jaguars’ free agency start: activity or progress?

Despite talking about the need for a more physical offensive line, the Jaguars are keeping most of their starters.…

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February 28, 2024

What else could proposed stadium money buy?

The Jacksonville Jaguars are negotiating with the city to split the cost of a $1.4 billion stadium remodel. What does…

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Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen celebrates a turnover during the first quarter of an Aug. 12, 2022 preseason game against the Cleveland Browns. The Jaguars led 13-0 when both teams removed their starters. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
February 18, 2024

SPORTS | Key offseason decisions loom for Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars face several key decisions in the offseason after a disastrous second-half collapse.…

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Courtney Brown is a senior flag football player at Stanton College Prep who was named 'most athletic' by her peers in the senior class. She plays flag football and soccer for the Blue Devils. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
February 9, 2024

Flag football booming as Jaguars invest in girls sports

Every public high school in Duval County fields a flag football team, and Florida is one of seven states with…

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Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Trent Baalke watches as players warm up before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 28, 2024

SPORTS | A disconnect with Jaguars leadership?

Two men continue to be in the crosshairs of disgruntled Jags fans: offensive coordinator Press Taylor and general manager Trent…

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January 15, 2024

OPINION | Where is the stadium deal?

The set-up couldn’t have been better for stadium negotiations. Now, it’s the same old Jagwires, bumbling on the field and making…