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Florida Softball Hosts LSU Tigers

The No. 5 Florida softball team hosts the No. 14 LSU Tigers Friday night to kick-off a weekend series. The Gators (42-7, 15-3 SEC) will look to extend their win streak to six games against the Tigers (36-11, 9-8 SEC) that began in 2015. In 2015, the Gators handily beat …

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Condoleezza Rice Committee On NCAA

On Wednesday, American political scientist, Condoleezza Rice, and her committee were tasked with a difficult task. The main goal for Rice and her team was to address the many issues that involve the NCAA. The Takeaway Media members, such as The Athletic’s Seth Davis, believe the most important issues in …

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Utah Jazz Steal Game 2 In OKC

An hour prior to tipoff of Wednesday’s Game 2, Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell was listed as questionable due to a foot contusion. Fortunately, for the Jazz, the rookie not only played, but he furthered his case for Rookie Of The Year. 13 of Mitchell’s 28 points came in the …

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

For hockey fans, it is the best time of the year — the NHL playoffs. With the first round starting Thursday (4/12), here is a look at a couple of the best match-ups. Eastern Conference (1) Tampa Bay Lightning vs (8) New Jersey Devils This is perhaps the most intriguing …

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Marlins Travel to Philadelphia For First Road Series

After going 0-2 against the Boston Red Sox, the Miami Marlins find themselves at 2-4 to start the season. They will now try to win their first series of the year against the Philadelphia Phillies. Heartbreaking Extra-Inning Loss to Red Sox Heading into the bottom of the 11th inning Wednesday …

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San Francisco 49ers Continue To Improve

It is not often a team finishes the season below .500, then has all eyes on them the following year. However, that is the case for the San Francisco 49ers entering the 2018-19 season. The new-look 49ers began to take shape with the addition of former Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo …

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Miami vs. Loyola Chicago Preview

Looking at brackets nationwide, there are many that have No. 11 seeded Loyola Chicago advancing to the second round. However, No. 6 Miami is not surprised. “I think they deserve the recognition they’re getting,” Miami head coach Jim Larranaga said. “I just think it shows a little bit of disrespect …

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St. Francis Hosts North Florida Christian in Regional Semifinal

After winning their first district title since 2013, the St. Francis boys’ basketball team is hosting North Florida Christian in the regional semifinal. St. Francis went undefeated in district play, but head coach Isaac Silva believes they have improved immensely — Silva believes his team has shown the most growth …

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Preview: Kentucky At Missouri

No. 21 Kentucky (17-5, 6-3 SEC) travels to Columbia to face the Missouri Tigers (14-8, 4-5 SEC) in a conference showdown. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday. Missouri Struggling After beginning the season 10-2, despite losing freshman star Michael Porter Jr. in the season debut, the Tigers are …

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No. 9 Gator Men’s Tennis Looks to Improve to 2-0

Gator Tennis

The Florida Gators men’s tennis team hosts the ITA Kickoff Challenge Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, the Gators match-up against the University of South Alabama at 2 p.m. Like the Gators, South Alabama won their 2018 season opener 6-1; however, the Gators are a very different beast than Xavier University …

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