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Gator Baseball Opens Fall Practice

The Florida baseball team officially began their first full team practice for the 2017 season Tuesday. During the first week, practices and scrimmages will be at McKethan Stadium and are open to the public. Practices times during the first week Tuesday, October 11 – 2:15 p.m. (4 innings) Wednesday, October 12 – …

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Changes Coming to High School Football Playoff Format

The Florida High School Athletic Association’s has a new football playoff system that will take effect in 2017. FHSAA board of directors voted 14-2 on Monday to approve a revamped football playoff format that eliminates districts for small schools, Class 1A through 4A, with teams making the playoffs based on a points …

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National League Wild Card Race: 3-Team Tie

Tuesday’s Major League Baseball action showed the National League Wild Card race tightening. It evened into a three-way tie between the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets were at the top of the Wild Card position before Tuesday’s action with a record of 80-70, while …

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Four-Headed Running Back Monster Productive Against Mean Green

The Florida Gator football team pitched a shutout against North Texas, demolishing the Mean Green 32-0 Saturday in Gainesville. And just like in Florida’s two other victories this season, a running back by committee approach—featuring four backs—was highly successful again. In the win over North Texas, all four backs—Jordan Cronkrite, …

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Jameis Winston Off to a Good Start

Buccaneers’ quarterback Jameis Winston is quickly developing into a new and improved elite player in the NFL. Tampa started off the season with a 31-24 win over their division rival Atlanta Falcons in Week 1. Winston had a slow start during the first quarter, but that was forgotten by the time he …

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Jaguars Host Packers on Opening Weekend

The NFL’s regular season opener is Thursday, but many other teams are preparing for their first game on Sunday, including the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers. This will be the first game in eight seasons where the Packers will play at the sold out EverBank Field. The Jags have continuously struggled …

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Tebow Remains Unsigned By A Big League Team

After Tim Tebow’s workout for several big league teams, he remains unsigned today. Tebow’s big audition yesterday at Southern Cal’s Dedeaux Field featured batting practice against a pitching machine and live pitching.   He hit several balls over the fence, one that went off a building next door to the facility.  Some of …

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Dolphins Host Falcons In Third Preseason Game

The most important week of the preseason is underway and the Miami Dolphins, who are currently 1-1 in the preseason, will host the undefeated Atlanta Falcons in Orlando’s Camping World Stadium on Thursday. This is the first preseason game played in Orlando since 1997. Week 3 games are especially important for …

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