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Gator Football Media Day Today

By on August 5th, 2015

The Florida football team holds its annual Media Day today and then begins practices tomorrow in preparation for the 2015 season. In other sports news… ** Gator football gets a 2016 verbal commitment from defensive back Jayvaughn Myers from Dade … Continue reading




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Gainesville Native Gets MLB Call Up In Tuesday Sports Update

By on August 4th, 2015

Former Oak Hall High School pitcher Brian Ellington has gotten the call; the Miami Marlins have called him to the big leagues in Major League Baseball.   He becomes the third Gainesville native (Andrew Miller, Tyler Holt) to currently be on … Continue reading




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Sports Update: Gator FB Practice Cranks Up This Week, More!

By on August 3rd, 2015

It has seemed like forever but finally the Gator football team will begin practices for the 2015 season later this week.   Full details to come in the coming days. In other sports news… ** Former Gator Corey Brewer is … Continue reading




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A Lot Of Baseball News In Thursday’s Sports Update

By on July 30th, 2015

**Phillies ace Cole Hamels has been traded to the Texas Rangers. The Rangers had to give up six players for Hamels’ services, including Matt Harrison, Jorge Alfaro and Jake Diekman. **The Los Angeles Dodgers received a lot in a three-team … Continue reading




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Some NFL News And More In Wednesday’s Sports Update

By on July 29th, 2015

**High school quarterback prospect Dillon Sterling-Cole commits to Arizona State over Florida and other schools. Sterling-Cole was the last uncommitted quarterback who participated in the Elite 11 camps. **The NFL has upheld Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension for his role in … Continue reading




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Big Trade In The Majors, That And More In Tuesday’s Sports Update

By on July 28th, 2015

**Multiple reports confirm that Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been traded to the Blue Jays. In return, the Rockies receive shortstop Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects. **Rays will look for their first set of consecutive wins in the second … Continue reading




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Another Verbal For Gator FB, Baseball HOF Inductions, More In Monday Sports Update

By on July 27th, 2015

A lot happening on this Monday in the sports world… ** The Gator football program gets another verbal for the 2016 class when 6’6″ Texas quarterback Kyle Trask says yes to Florida.   He is not a highly ranked prospect but … Continue reading




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Former Gator Has Big Game In Thursday Sports Update

By on July 23rd, 2015

Former Gator Preston Tucker has a big game in MLB; another Gator is sent to the minor leagues, the U.S. is stunned in World Cup soccer and more in our Thursday Sports Update… ** Former Gator Preston Tucker hit two … Continue reading




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Wednesday Sports Update (7/22)

By on July 22nd, 2015

A Gator loses his big league debut, other game results, Barry Bonds, Tour de France and more in our Wednesday Sports Update… ** Former Gator pitcher Brian Johnson made his big league debut last night and lost 8-3 to the … Continue reading




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Sports Update (7/21)

By on July 21st, 2015

Another former Gator makes his MLB debut, game results, British Open leftovers and a former Gator charged in our Tuesday Sports Update… ** Former Gator pitcher Brian Johnson will make his MLB debut tonight as a starting pitcher against former teammate … Continue reading




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