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Knewsletter: January 19, 2021

The biggest UCF and Orlando sports headlines and more for Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

UCF vs. ECU Derek Warden/Black & Gold Banneret

Welcome to our Tuesday Knewsletter, our daily dish of links and stories from around the world of UCF Knights sports and slightly beyond.

The Big Knews

UCF professor’s attorney says he faces “First Amendment retaliation” (Orlando Sentinel)

UCF professor Charles Negy is potentially facing dismissal following backlash from tweets this past summer with racist sentiments.

New UCF coach makes first offer to Georgia RB (UCF Sports)

Could UCF be nabbing a major running back prospect?

Sebastian Vargas, 2 other Orlando area players join UCF as walk-ons (Orlando Sentinel)

Welcome to the squad!

The Other Knews

NBA - Knicks 91, Magic 84: Magic miss shots, foul way too much, make strange decisions, extend losing streak (Orlando Pinstriped Post)

After a furious comeback in the fourth quarter, the Magic couldn’t get it done in Monday’s matinee against the New York Knicks.

NBA - Heat secure much-needed win over Pistons (Hot Hot Hoops)

After a bit of a delay, the Heat were able to play Monday and exact their revenge on the Pistons.

A Tweet We’re Knighting

Strong words from UCF Track & Field athlete Cydni Turner on Martin Luther King Day.

See you tomorrow!