Sport SEC assessing Tennessee-Florida site due to Irma

23:56  11 september  2017
23:56  11 september  2017 Source:   The Sports Xchange

Florida State Game Moved Up Due to Hurricane

  Florida State Game Moved Up Due to Hurricane With Hurricane Irma on a path to hit most of Florida, the FSU game has been moved up seven hours. The game against UL-Monroe is now Saturday at noon instead of 7pm. School officials hope that this will help play the game before the weather moves in.

SEC assessing Tennessee - Florida site due to Irma . Entertainment. Contests. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the lower Florida Keys early Sunday morning, officially in Cudjoe Key at 9:10 a.m. as a Category 4 hurricane.

SEC assessing Tennessee - Florida site due to Irma . Entertainment. The extent of the destruction in Florida and the Caribbean isn't yet known, and Irma is still making its way toward Georgia as a tropical storm.

A general view of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, home of the Florida Gators. © Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports (File Photo) A general view of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, home of the Florida Gators. The Southeastern Conference is discussing the effects of Hurricane Irma on the ability of No. 24 Florida to host No. 23 Tennessee on Saturday in Gainesville, Fla.

The game is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET.

"Now that the storm has passed through Gainesville, the University of Florida is working with local authorities to assess the effect of the storm on the campus and the Gainesville community, at the same time ensuring the appropriate security and local officials are available to host a game," SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said in a statement.

Florida's home game last Saturday against Northern Colorado was canceled.

Florida and Tennessee have no common off dates, or weeks in which they each play nonconference opponents. If the game is unable to be played Saturday in Gainesville, one possibility mentioned in multiple reports is to play the game in Atlanta.

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 The Latest on the deaths of patients at a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning during Hurricane Irma (all times local):1:25 p.m . Officials say a 10th patient has died from a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning during Hurricane Irma.Hollywood police said Thursday in a news release that 94-year-old Martha Murray died Wednesday. They said her death was related to the problems at the facility following Irma. The first eight patients from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died Sept. 13, three days after Irma struck. The ninth died Tuesday.

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