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Former Gator Faedo dealing with season delay

Former Gator Alex Faedo was pitching for the Detroit Tigers in spring training, until the outbreak of COVID-19. He now awaits the announcement of when the season will commence so he can get back on the diamond. Faedo as a Gator Faedo played at the University of Florida from 2015 …

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Despite no Pro Day or Combine, Josh Hammond is ready for the NFL Draft

Sometimes, things do not go as planned. Former Florida Gators wide receiver Josh Hammond, along with his fellow seniors Freddie Swain, Van Jefferson and Tyrie Cleveland left the program after the 2019 season with one thing in mind: The NFL. Moving on One of the crucial steps for scouts to …

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Ryan Lochte Voices Opinion About Olympics Postponement

The Olympic community continues to react to the historic postponement of this summer’s games in Tokyo. The latest athlete to share his opinion on the decision is former Gators swimmer Ryan Lochte. Ryan’s Reaction Around the world, much of the reaction of the athletes is that of understanding. This majority …

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Mets look to improve for upcoming 2020 season during Spring Training

With the MLB season starting back-up soon, the New York Mets are in good spirits and hoping for a successful upcoming 2020 season. Spring Training is just the beginning. Improvement at all costs The Mets have made adjustments to their roster by parting ways with their longest-tenured player, Juan Lagares. …

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Former Florida Defensive Coordinator Charlie Strong Out at USF

After his third season with the Bulls, Charlie Strong has been relieved of his head coaching duties at the University of South Florida. Athletics announces change in leadership of football program. https://t.co/xJzDkwROKG — USF Athletics (@USFAthletics) December 1, 2019 Announced on Sunday afternoon, University of South Florida Vice President of …

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Pete Alonso Sets MLB Rookie Home Run Record

Former Florida Gators and Current New York Mets all-star, Pete Alonso, hit his 53rd home run of the season, setting new rookie season record. Alonso broke the record set by Aaron Judge in 2017. It’s safe to say the crowd went insane. The most homers EVER by a rookie. Take …

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Andrew Luck’s Surprise Retirement Leaves Former Gator Jacoby Brissett as a Starter

With Andrew Luck retiring, former Gator Jacoby Brissett is the presumptive starter in Indianapolis. Luck’s Sudden Retirement Andrew Luck, the 29-year-old Quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, announced his retirement during the NFL preseason. He had a successful run with the colts, as he led them to the playoffs four times. …

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Bader, Puk Shine in the Big Leagues

In 2015, Harrison Bader and A.J. Puk were teammates at the University of Florida. Both players now sport MLB uniforms. Bader was called back to the big-leagues on Tuesday after starting the 2019 season on the St. Louis Cardinals roster. The speedy center fielder was demoted to AAA after hitting …

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Jalen Hudson Preparing for Next Step Following Summer League

Former Florida Gator basketball star Jalen Hudson is at a crossroads with two promising destinations. On Sportscene with Steve Russell, Hudson said he’s in the process of deciding on whether to play in the NBA G League or play overseas. He has about a few weeks to decide where he’s …

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Outpouring of Support for Former Gator Neiron Ball

Former Gator linebacker Neiron Ball is synonymous with the word courage. During his time with the Gators, he sat out his entire sophomore season in 2011 due to a health condition. Ball’s diagnosis with an arteriovascular malformation condition sidelined him. Despite this, he was able to get back on the …

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