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Rylee McIver

Rylee is a first year Journalism major with a specialization in Sports and Media at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications.

Kim Mulkey and Tamika Catchings are Inductees for the Naismith Hall of Fame

The 2020 Naismith Hall of Fame inductees were announced on Saturday. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich, Kim Mulkey, Tamika Catchings, Barbara Stevens and Patrick Baumann make up the list. Kim Mulkey Kim Mulkey is one of the most well-known basketball coaches of the decade. Mulkey was …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Discusses Family, Technology in Racing and the Coronavirus

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is well-known not only for his personal racing career but also for that of his father’s. Earnhardt Sr. is considered one of the most legendary racecar drivers in history. In his 27-year racing career, Earnhardt Sr. won 76 races before dying in 2001 in a crash during …

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Olympic Pole Vault Medalist Sandi Morris Talks Coronavirus

The global death toll from Coronavirus has topped 15,000. As a result, postponing or cancelling the Summer 2020 Olympics has become a possibility. 187 countries have had confirmed cases of the virus. This is raising concerns for the health of not only fans, but also the Olympic athletes themselves. Sandi …

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Pitino Returns to Coaching

Former Louisville head coach Rick Pitino returns to college basketball as the head coach of Iona.  Pitino has not coached college basketball after being fired from the Cardinals in 2017. Past Career Pitino got his start as a head coach with Providence in 1985. He then moved on to coach …

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Kerry Blackshear Jr.’s Ability to Play in the SEC Tournament is Still in Question

As the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament kicks off this week, it is still uncertain if Florida’s number one rebounder, Kerry Blackshear, will be able to play. Blackshear injured his wrist during Saturday’s home loss against Kentucky. KJ will not practice between now and #Gators SEC Tournament opener Thursday against either …

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Gerrit Cole’s Debut with the Yankees

December 2019, Gerrit Cole signed a nine-year contract with the New York Yankees. The pitcher will make his spring debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight, February 24 at 6:35. Aaron Judge — outfielder for the Yankees — says that the news of Cole’s signing was exciting. Cole’s History The 29-year-old …

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UF Women’s Swimming Prepares for SEC Championship at Auburn

The women’s swimming and diving team prepares to kick off the SEC Championship on Tuesday. The Gators are currently ranked No. 8 and will be traveling to Auburn to kick off the first day of the tournament. https://twitter.com/GatorsSwimDv/status/1229488338408701953 Head Coach Jeff Poppell Head Coach Jeff Poppell discusses the importance of …

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Arkansas Versus Tennessee Men’s Basketball Preview

On Wednesday, the Arkansas Razorbacks are traveling to Knoxville, Tennessee to face the Tennessee Volunteers in men’s basketball. Last Week Both teams come in after suffering losses in their games on Saturday. Kentucky beat Tennessee 77-64 after losing twice to the Volunteers last season. All the while, Arkansas faced an …

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Ron Rivera Takes Over as Head Coach for the Redskins

New Redskins Head Coach On January 1, the Redskins announced a change in leadership. Ron Rivera is Washington’s new head coach after his time with the Carolina Panthers. I’m ready to work! #HTTR https://t.co/yxbDA1PPIr — Ron Rivera (@RiverboatRonHC) January 1, 2020 Playing Ron Rivera became an All-American linebacker during his …

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Gators Men’s Basketball Reacts to Kobe Bryant’s Death

As the Florida Gators Men’s Basketball team prepares for their match-up against Mississippi State Tuesday night, the players and head coach Mike White reflect on the influence of Kobe Bryant. It was announced Sunday that Bryant and his daughter had passed in a helicopter accident. Mike White Even more devastated, …

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