IU men’s basketball filled its final scholarship for the 2021-22 season Monday morning when junior Michael Durr announced he was transferring to IU from the University of South Florida for his senior season. Durr, a 7-foot center who averaged 8.8 points per game and 7.9 rebounds per game in his junior season at USF in 2020-21, fills the scholarship spot left by former IU forward Jerome Hunter, who left the program last week.
People in Tampa Bay may not like to hear this, thinking it’s a cheap shot on their fine dining by some trendy South Floridian. But that’s not the point here. It’s to draw notice to a world distracted by the pandemic of a pressing problem in our state.
Florida may lift its three-decade ban on catching and killing goliath groupers, with wildlife officials saying the coastal fish's numbers have rebounded from when they were driven to near-extinction by overfishing and environmental damage. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will consider on Wednesday a staff proposal to allow 100 goliaths to be caught and kept annually during a four-year period.