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Two Bits: New Twist on Timeless Tradition

By on September 26th, 2013

It’s been a tradition at the University of Florida for over 60 years. But now it’s a new face at the 50 yard line. WRUF/WUFT’s Corey Brooks reports.

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Thursday Night Football Preview: Chiefs/Eagles

By on September 19th, 2013

It’s Andy Reid’s return to Philadelphia. The former Eagle head coach now heads back to Lincoln Financial Field wearing the red of his new team, the Kansas City Chiefs. Both teams look a lot different than they did when he left. … Continue reading

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Baseball Races Stay Hot

By on September 11th, 2013

The wildcard race is starting to heat up in Major League Baseball as there’s just three weeks left until October baseball. There were a few matchups yesterday with some playoff implications: best resume writers The Rays fell to the Red … Continue reading

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Gators in the NFL

By on September 5th, 2013

With football starting tonight, here’s a look at Gators in the National Football League. Ahmad Black Tampa Bay Buccaneers Safety Jon Bostic Chicago Bears Linebacker Andre Caldwell Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Riley Cooper Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver Jermaine Cunningham New … Continue reading

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High School Football Roundup: Week 2

By on September 5th, 2013

With a great Week 1 in the books, local high schools are back at it this Friday. And just like last week, there’s some big time rivals going at it. Gainesville (0-1) @ Eastside (0-1) – Another leg of the … Continue reading

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High School Football Starts This Week

By on August 29th, 2013

Friday Night Lights will light up across North Central Florida as high school teams begin their respective seasons this weekend.  Local teams didn’t waste any time in renewing city rivalries and hosting great matchups in this first week. how to … Continue reading

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St. Francis Football Running With a New Pack

By on August 28th, 2013

There’s a lot of change coming this season for the St. Francis Wolves. New head coach, new offense, new conference. After going 3-7 last season, former head coach Matt Olesnevich went to coach St. Augustine. Now the head man for the … Continue reading

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30 For 30: Gainesville High

By on May 3rd, 2013

As part of our 30 high schools in 30 days here on ESPN850-WRUF, we’ll look at local high schools and what they are doing in spring practice. First, we look at a team that’s got a big spring following a … Continue reading

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Gator men’s hoops adds Rutgers transfer

By on April 30th, 2013

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team picked up some much needed back-court depth today. Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter announced that he’s transferring to the University of Florida. Carter has been looking to transfer out of Rutgers for weeks now, amid the … Continue reading

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Hawthorne Boy’s Hoops Team to Final Four, Three Local Teams Overall

By on February 26th, 2013

As the basketball world readies itself for March Madness, the Februrary Frenzy of the high school game reaches its peak. Those still alive head to their state tournaments, hoping to be crowned champion. One of those teams is the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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