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Edgar Chavero

Sports media and management student at the University of Florida. Content creator for ESPN 98.1 FM/ 850 AM WRUF.

College Football Preview: Miami looks to upset Florida in marquee matchup

The 150th season of NCAA football is almost upon. With that, the very first weekend of college football will reignite a longstanding rivalry between the Miami Hurricanes and No. 8 Florida Gators. The Hurricanes enter the 2019 campaign with a new head coach in Manny Diaz and a newfound offense …

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Blazers bounce Thunder in five games behind Lillard’s historic performance

Unbelievable. Imperious. Stone cold. Each of these phrases can apply to Damian Lillard‘s 50-point performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. No. 3 Portland eliminated the No. 6-seeded Thunder with a 118-115 victory on their home court in Game 5 of Round 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs. The …

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Gator Softball: Florida swept at home by Alabama for first time since 2011

For the first time since March of 2014, Florida’s softball team (37-12, 9-9 SEC) has been swept by an SEC opponent. The last time that happened was on the road to Tennessee. On this occasion, more than five years later, the Alabama Crimson Tide (45-4, 14-4 SEC) did the trick, …

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Florida Baseball: LSU evens series with 13-1 win

Florida’s baseball team (26-15; 7-10) continues to search for their first SEC series win on the road this season. The Gators failed to accomplish just that on Friday. Following a 16-9 win on Thursday over the Tigers, Florida was throttled 13-1 by LSU in Game 2 of the series. Florida’s …

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Raptors even series with Magic at 1-1 behind Leonard’s 37 points

The Toronto Raptors most definitely redeemed themselves from a disappointing Game 1 performance. Following D.J. Augustine’s late heroics on that occasion, the Raptors needed a pair of big performances from their star-studded duo. Head coach Nick Nurse received just that from Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry. Leonard netted 37 points …

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Gator Baseball Recap: Florida’s Late Rally Not Enough in Game 2 Against South Carolina

The struggles continue for the Florida Gator (23-14; 5-9 SEC) pitching staff in SEC play as freshman starter Christian Scott (3-2) yielded four home runs as the South Carolina Gamecocks took Game 2 of the series 6-3 at McKethan Stadium on Friday. The visitors were able to manufacture their first …

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Magic Johnson unexpectedly resigns as Lakers’ President of Operations

Earvin “Magic” Johnson just wanted to be “Magic” again. At least, that’s the main reason Johnson cited when he announced his resignation from the L.A. Lakers on Tuesday night. The organization will now begin their hunt for a new president of basketball operations. Johnson’s abrupt announcement came via a press conference he …

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Florida’s five-game win streak ends in 12-4 route at Ole Miss

Florida’s baseball team (21-11, 4-6 SEC) had considerable momentum going into their SEC-road series this weekend at Ole Miss. The Gators were riding their longest win streak of the season (5) coming into Friday. During that span, they captured their first SEC-series win with a sweep of Alabama at home. …

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Gator Softball looks to avoid fourth straight loss as they host Arkansas

Florida’s softball team (29-9; 3-6) is in the midst of their largest losing streak this season. Granted, three consecutive losses against Ole Miss and Florida State isn’t exactly a catastrophe for head coach Tim Walton and his team. However, the Gators are still also searching for their first SEC series …

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