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I'm a senior studying Political Science at the University of Florida. Multimedia Sports Reporter for ESPN Gainesville 95.3 and WUFT - Passionate about life, sports, and fitness.

John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan Join 49ers

“We do have some considerable work to do.” 49ers general manager John Lynch said, shortly after inking his name with the team. Lynch’s outlook is an understatement. San Francisco managed just two wins last season. Their offense averaged the league’s second-lowest yards per game at 308.1. Los Angeles was the only offense to …

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Top-Ranked Gator Women’s Tennis Travels to USC, Pepperdine

The 22nd-ranked Women of Troy (3-1) will welcome the top-ranked Florida Gator women’s tennis team (2-0) on Friday from Marks Stadium in Los Angeles. On Saturday, the Gators will head to Malibu for a match with Pepperdine University. Florida is coming off of two weekend wins. They topped DePaul University 6-1 and bested FIU …

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Billy Donovan III Leading the Way for St. Francis

Gainesville’s local boys basketball season is indeed in full swing. Thursday night will feature a non-conference rivalry game between the St. Francis Catholic Wolves (13-6) and the hosting Oak Hall Eagles (8-11). History The last meeting between these two teams saw the Wolves handle business at home, routing Oak Hall 70-35. …

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Jacksonville Jaguars Introduce New Coaches

While the four remaining NFL teams prepare for their respective conference championships, the Jacksonville Jaguars are laying the foundation for an offseason overhaul. The Jags announced that they will retain Nathaniel Hackett as offensive coordinator, despite interviewing Chip Kelly for the opening. Originally hired as a quarterbacks coach, Hackett served as …

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AFC Divisional Round Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers

During last weekend’s NFL Wild Card round, the Steelers made a statement by handing the Dolphins a lopsided 30-12 beatdown in Pittsburgh. The win over Miami marks eight straight for the Steelers (12-5) as they head into their Divisional Round match up with the Kansas City Chiefs (12-4). The Chiefs and Steelers met …

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Florida Steamrolls Iowa, Ends Season on High Note

With impressive performances on both sides of the ball, the Florida football team (9-4) handed Iowa (8-5) a 30-3 beatdown in The Outback Bowl on Monday in Tampa. The Gators ended their season on a high note, which was absolutely necessary for second-year head coach Jim McElwain as he heads into the …

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Scarlett Ready for Hawkeyes

At the beginning of Florida’s 2016 season, Jordan Scarlett was one of five tailbacks contending for playing time in the backfield. Along with Scarlett – Mark Thompson, Mark Herndon, Jordan Cronkrite, and Lamical Perine all had opportunities to showcase their talents this fall. Now, as Florida (8-4) prepares for their …

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Appleby Looking Forward to Outback Bowl

Amid rumors that head coach Jim McElwain would burn Feliepe Frank’s or Kyle Trask’s freshman redshirt, Florida’s starting quarterback Austin Appleby says his process never changed. According to Appleby, he’s been preparing to start every day following the 54-16 loss to top ranked Alabama in the SEC Championship. And now for the …

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Tabor Focused on Finishing Season “The Right Way”

When asked if some of Florida’s defenders had been snubbed from postseason accolades, Gator All-American cornerback Teez Tabor agreed, citing “politics” as his reasoning. Defensively, Florida has been stellar this year, finishing sixth overall and sporting the third-best pass defense in the country. It’s no surprise that one of Florida’s most …

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Orlando Magic Look to Extend Streak Against Celtics

The Boston Celtics (12-9) will visit Orlando tonight for a matchup with the up-and-coming Magic, a team that seems to have found its offensive rhythm after winning three straight. Mix of Magic The Orlando Magic (10-12) have won four of their past five road games. However, for Magic fans, these …

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