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About Yancey Cook

20 years old from Pensacola, FL. Telecommunications major at the University of Florida with a focus on Sports News, also pursuing a double minor in Leadership and Communication Studies.

Tampa Bay Lightning Season Comes to An End

By on April 23rd, 2014

The Tampa Bay Lightning lost 4-3 and were officially swept in the first round of the NHL’s Eastern Conference playoffs by the Montreal Canadians. The last time the Lightning won a playoff series was in the 2010-2011 season when they advanced … Continue reading

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Beal, Wizards Prepare for NBA Playoffs

By on April 16th, 2014

The Washington Wizards (43-38) are going to the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008 where they lost to the Lebron-led Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2 in the first round. Led by two young up-and-coming stars in starting point guard John Wall … Continue reading

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Football Spring Practice: Muschamp Pleased With Offensive Development

By on March 26th, 2014

The Florida Gators have six spring football practices under their belt and expect to have their first scrimmage of the year on Saturday. While the defense continues in the fourth year of the same system, the offense is starting over … Continue reading

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Lacrosse Preview: Florida Gators vs. Winthrop Eagles

By on March 12th, 2014

The fourth ranked?Florida Gator lacrosse team?(7-1) will host the Winthrop Eagles (2-3) tonight at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. The Gators are coming off two victories last week against Loyola, 14-13, and Michigan, 20-4, which pushed their winning streak to seven … Continue reading

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Emmitt Smith Series Part 4: Life After Football

By on December 9th, 2013

Emmitt Smith Part 4 Wrap Leaving the game of football was one of the hardest decisions Emmitt Smith ever had to make. After having one of the most successful careers in NFL history, Smith finally decided to hang up his cleats … Continue reading

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Emmitt Smith Series Part 3: NFL Career

By on December 2nd, 2013

Smith chose to forgo his senior year of college at the University of Florida and entered the 1990 NFL draft. After having a very successful college career with Florida, in which he broke 58 school records, Smith was projected to … Continue reading

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Emmitt Smith Series Part 2: College Days

By on November 25th, 2013

Emmit Smith: College Career Gatorzone Emmitt Smith during his UF career In part two of our four-part series profiling Gator and NFL great Emmitt Smith, he heads down to Gainesville to begin his college football career at the University of Florida. After … Continue reading

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Emmitt Smith Series Part 1: Friday Night Lights

By on November 18th, 2013

The story of Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith is one full of ups and downs which make for an incredible ride. In Part 1 of our 4-part series on the football career of Emmitt Smith, the focus will … Continue reading

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University of Florida Swimming and Diving: Eyes on the Prize

By on November 15th, 2013

The University of Florida men’s and women’s swimming and diving seasons are underway. Last season, both teams achieved success, the men’s team winning the SEC Championship and finishing sixth at the NCAA Tournament with the women’s team  finishing sixth in the NCAA’s as … Continue reading

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Oak Hall Forfeits Game Due to Injuries

By on September 27th, 2013

The Oak Hall Eagles have to forfeit their game against the Bell High Bulldogs tonight due to a rash of injuries that have decimated the team. Oak Hall administration has decided to forfeit the game in order to help the … Continue reading

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