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Florida sports news roundup: Heat, Magic highlight post-Christmas action

With most of the sports world still on hold due to the Christmas holiday, the NBA continues full steam ahead. Here is a quick look around the region.

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Although the NBA was the only league in action Wednesday, it didn't stop other teams in the region from getting headlines. Below is a roundup of the top news from the SB Nation network of blogs in the Sunshine State.

Heat hold off Bobcats - Hot Hot Hoops - It didn't come as easy as they expected, but the Heat were able to pull out their 20th win of the season.

Orlando falls to New Orleans - Orlando Pinstriped Post - The New Orleans Hornets snapped their 11-game losing streak as the Magic continue to struggle without Glen Davis in the lineup.

Dolphins' new logo leaked? - The Phinsider - The Miami Dolphins may be sporting a new look in 2013.

No Jaguars earn Pro Bowl honors in 2012 - Big Cat Country - The Pro Bowl rosters for the 2012 season have been released and not a single Jaguar was able to crack the AFC roster.

Is Josh Freeman where he should be in his development - Bucs Nation - It has been a rough 2012 for the Buccaneers quarterback, but have there been signs of progress?

De'Ante "Pop" Saunders granted release to transfer from Florida - Alligator Army - The sophomore defensive back will be transferring from Florida to Louisville with the hope of more playing time.

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