Sports and Recreation
Sports in Florida include professional teams in all major sports, Olympic Games contenders and medalists, collegiate teams in major and small-school conferences and associations, and active amateur teams and individual sports. The State has a team in four out of the five major professional leagues (MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL) No team from Major League Soccer .
Florida also has an abundance of outdoor recreational activities as well. Outdoor activities include, but are not limited to, hiking, surfing, and hunting.
Notable Auto-racing tracks include: Daytona International Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sebring International Raceway, Streets of St. Petersburg, and Walt Disney World Speedway.
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“Falling in love is the right adventure for those who dislike sports and travel.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)
“Media mystifications should not obfuscate a simple, perceivable fact; Black teenage girls do not create poverty by having babies. Quite the contrary, they have babies at such a young age precisely because they are poorbecause they do not have the opportunity to acquire an education, because meaningful, well-paying jobs and creative forms of recreation are not accessible to them ... because safe, effective forms of contraception are not available to them.”
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