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First Round Of NFL Draft Over; Two Gators Picked

By on May 1st, 2015

The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft is over and two Gator players were picked on Thursday night. Defensive end Dante Fowler was the third overall selection and he was taken by Jacksonville.   Later, offensive lineman DJ Humphries … Continue reading

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Donovan Still Mulling Over Choices

By on April 30th, 2015

Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan is still mulling over his decision; to stay at the University of Florida or continue discussions and possibly take a job offer from the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. Multiple sources have reported that Donovan … Continue reading

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ESPN.com Reports Donovan To Talk To Thunder About Job

By on April 29th, 2015

ESPN is reporting today that the Oklahoma City Thunder are, or will be soon, in discussions with Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan about their coaching vacancy. Scott Brooks was fired as Thunder coach a few days ago and ever since … Continue reading

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Wednesday Sports Update (4/29)

By on April 29th, 2015

NBA and NHL playoffs, NFL Draft, MLB results and more in our Wednesday Sports Update… ** Per ESPN, the Oklahoma City Thunder have begun discussions with Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan about their coaching vacancy. ** In the NBA playoffs, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Sports Update (4/28) Another UF Hoops Player Leaves

By on April 28th, 2015

Another transfer from the Gator men’s basketball program, NBA and NHL playoffs, baseball results and more in our Tuesday Sports Update… ** Redshirt junior guard Eli Carter has announced he is leaving the Gator men’s basketball program and will transfer … Continue reading

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Chris Walker Declares For NBA Draft

By on April 24th, 2015

University of Florida men’s basketball player Chris Walker is leaving school early to declare for the NBA Draft. “I want to thank the coaching staff, my teammates, and everyone at Florida for my experiences here,” Walker said in a statement.  … Continue reading

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UF Gymnastics Coach Rhonda Faehn Resigns

By on April 24th, 2015

University of Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn has resigned to take a position with USA Gymnastics. According to a news release, Faehn, who has led Florida to three straight national championships, told her team of the decision today.   The 43 … Continue reading

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Friday Sports Update…Donovan, Chris Walker, Playoffs, More (4/24)

By on April 24th, 2015

A lot of things to talk about today in our Friday Sports Update… ** Gator men’s basketball is in the news.   Florida coach Billy Donovan is a rumored candidate for the Oklahoma City job in the NBA and Gator player … Continue reading

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Thursday Sports Update…Donovan, Gator Softball, More (4/23)

By on April 23rd, 2015

Billy Donovan rumors to the NBA, Gator softball wins, NBA and NHL playoffs continue and more in our Thursday Sports Update… ** Several published reports say Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan is a prime candidate to replace the fired … Continue reading

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Tuesday Sports Update (4/21)

By on April 21st, 2015

Gator sports, NBA and NHL playoffs, MLB and more in our Tuesday Sports Update… ** The Gator baseball team hosts Bethune Cookman tonight.   UF is 31-10 on the year and comes off a weekend sweep of Mississippi State.   Bethune is … Continue reading

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