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NBA Analyst Doris Burke to Donate to COVID-19 Plasma Project

On Friday NBA analyst and reporter Doris Burke announced she plans to participate in a COVID-19 convalescent plasma project. The project aims to investigate plasma from people who recovered from COVID-19 Burke announced on March 27 that she tested positive for COVID-19. However, she no longer feels symptoms. According to …

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2020 NBA Draft Likely Postponed Until Conclusion of Season

The 2020 NBA Draft, originally scheduled for June 25, will likely be postponed according to ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA Plans Return On March 11, the NBA officially suspended the regular season after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. The NBA shutdown with a little over a month before …

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New England Signs Quarterback Brian Hoyer to One-Year Deal

The New England Patriots signed veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer to a one-year deal on Sunday. After the departure of Tom Brady, the Patriots are looking to fill the starting quarterback role for the first time in over 20 years. However, Bill Belichick and the Patriots have options. Some predict second-year …

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Alachua County Cancels Sporting Events in Wake of COVID-19

Alachua County Public Schools is following in the footsteps of professional and collegiate athletics by officially halting all extra circular activities including sporting events and practices. Furthermore, sports leagues across the world are facing cancellations and postponements in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. The first cancellation of …

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D.J. Augustin and Magic Bench Lead Orlando Over Houston

The Orlando Magic didn’t seem to struggle with the loss of their second-leading scorer, Evan Fournier, in their 126-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Orlando’s road victory over the struggling Houston Rockets proved the abilities of the Magic bench. In addition, it showed signs of an off-beat …

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LeBron James and Lakers Outlast Tatum and Celtics in Rivalry Game

The rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers has a rich tradition dating back to their first meeting in 1948. Despite the history, this matchup proved to be more than a win for two teams looking to hit their peak performance. The Lakers’ 114-112 victory in Sunday’s …

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Florida Baseball Clinches Series Against No.1 Miami

The number two Florida Gator baseball team outlasts the number one ranked Miami Hurricanes, 7-4, on Saturday night in Coral Gables. Florida clinched the series in their extra-inning thriller. Right-hander Jack Leftwich took the mound for the Gators in Game 2 against the Hurricanes. Leftwich (6.0 IP, 1 R, 1 …

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Florida Baseball Cruises Past Jacksonville University in Midweek Match up

The Florida Gator baseball team is now 4-0 on the season after cruising past Jacksonville University 13-3 on the road Tuesday night.  The Gators carried their opening weekend momentum at the plate into Tuesday’s victory over the Dolphins as they recorded a total 16 hits on the night. Young talent continued …

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Florida Baseball Faces Jacksonville University in Midweek Matchups

Florida Gators baseball returns to the diamond on Tuesday night for their first midweek matchup of the season. The Gators will take the road Tuesday night against Jacksonville University. On Wednesday night, the Gators return home to host JU in McKethan Stadium. Florida Sluggers A series sweep to kick off …

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Florida Baseball Sweeps Marshall in Opening Weekend Series

Florida baseball completes the sweep against Marshall in their opening weekend series on Sunday afternoon in Alfred A. McKethan Stadium.  After a close two innings, Florida took control in the bottom of the fourth to secure a 15-8 victory. Florida on the Mound Sophomore Nick Pogue got the start on the …

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