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Jaguars Mini Camp

Despite sweltering temps the 2016 Jaguars squad got to work this week. Jaguars’ head coach changed the schedule on the third and final day of 2016 minicamp, opting for players to spend the time meeting among themselves rather than practicing. The message was clear: Thirty-nine days remain until 2016 Training Camp, and that time is critical. “We really just took the opportunity to talk about things that we’ve accomplished [in the offseason] and where we’re heading,” Bradley said as he wrapped up the ’16 offseason. Bradley said the message extended a theme that had been emphasized throughout this week’s three-day …

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The 21 Most Instagrammed Places in Jacksonville

The Instagram app, without a doubt, has been the driving force behind the revival of photography over the past 5 years. Sure, there’s the rise of the smartphone camera giving us the ability to take photos at any moment—nowadays, everyone has a camera in their pocket—but the inspiration among today’s masses to take more pictures and have people actually see them, comes from Instagram, or “IG” for short. There’s something going on inside the walls of Instagram that you just can’t find on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps it’s the simple interface, along with the near non-existence of sharp everyday scrutiny, …

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Jags Drop Home Opener Against Panthers

The opened their 2015 regular season with a loss last Sunday to the Carolina Panthers by a score of 20-9. The team struggled on offense throughout beginning with a dropped pass on a third down in the first series which resulted in a punt. That dropped pass by wide receiver Allen Robinson would end up setting the tone for a Jags offense that had shown potential throughout the preseason.  The game marked the first home season opener for second year quarterback Blake Bortles and it was evident early that the stage was a little too big for him. Passes he …

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Where Jacksonville Scores: Jacksonville Sports Complex

Jacksonville’s is home to great neighborhoods, restaurants and idyllic views of downtown and the water front. It is also home to Jacksonville’s Sports Complex, comprised of three distinct venues located within a mile of each other: the , and . They combine to host one major and four minor league franchises that offer year-round sports entertainment for local fans. The love affair between the citizens of Jacksonville and professional team sports dates back to the late 19th century when the city hosted Major League Baseball’s first-ever spring training in 1888. In 1904, the city welcomed its first pro team, the …

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Father’s Day, A Day for Dads in #DTJax

[avatar user=”Downtown Vision Inc.” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”http://downtownjacksonville.org/blog/2015/06/16/a-day-for-dads-in-dtjax/” target=”_blank” /] By Kristina Aviles, DVI Intern Father’s Day is this weekend and if you’re still figuring out what to do for your dad, look no further! has so much to offer for the wide variety of sporty, artsy or chocolate lovin’ dads out there: For the sports fan: Buy your dad some baseball tickets and take the whole family down to the ballpark, grab a hotdog and cheer on the Jacksonville Suns. For football fans, take your dad out to watch the Jacksonville Sharks or buy your tickets early for the Jacksonville …

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Maurice Jones-Drew bids farewell to NFL

Maurice Jones-Drew retired from the game of football April 28th after having just signed a one day contract with the  the team with which he starred for eight of his nine seasons in the NFL. An unstoppable combination of speed and power, MJD was a force to be reckoned with from the time he first strapped a helmet and shoulder pads. He never lost a game in high school.  He was a consensus four star recruit who chose in order to stay close to home.  Where he led the team in rushing all three years he played there. He still …

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Home Start then On The Road Finish – JAGUARS 2015 Schedule

The start has a homey feel, and they’re on the road at the finish. In between, the Jaguars’ 2015 regular-season schedule features a three-game road trip and what could be a season-defining November and December around EverBank Field. And, oh yes … The also will play back-to-back road games against two of the NFL’s best teams – and two of the best quarterbacks – in late September and early October. Those are a few of the highlights of the Jaguars’ 2015 schedule, announced along with the rest of the NFL schedule Tuesday at 8 p.m. The schedule features consecutive home …

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Vision for Shipyards Development presented by Shad Khan

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 – The eagerly anticipated vision to transform the Shipyards riverfront downtown property into a vibrant entertainment and leisure district was presented today by  owner  and team president  on behalf of , a new development entity created by Khan specifically for the . The vision was presented at the Jaguars’ annual state of the franchise event, where updates involving the Jaguars were shared with City leaders and news media in attendance, and online with the public via live streaming. The property, which encompasses approximately 48 acres of City-owned property on the north bank of the St. …

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GAME REPORT: Jags vs. Texans – party on!

By now, the fact that there are pools and cabanas at EverBank Field is old news. At least some percentage of the fans in attendance at each Jacksonville Jaguars home games this season has experienced the new addition to EverBank Field in some way, whether it was taking a dip in one of the 25-foot pools, or just hanging out under one of the tents, watching some football. Some fans think it’s a great addition to the stadium. Others may find it gimmicky. Those who haven’t been there yet have either rejected the idea of ever trying it, or want …

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