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Gator Softball Suffers Walk-off Loss in Extras to No. 1 UCLA

Gator softball lost to UCLA

Prior to this tournament being played in California,the Florida softball team endured three straight losses to the UCLA Bruins. The fourth one turned out to be a heartbreaker. A wild pitch bounced in the dirt, off the catcher’s glove and caromed off of the backstop in the bottom of the …

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Coming Soon: Billy Donovan Court

Billy Donovan, 19-year head coach of the Gator Men’s Basketball team, will be honored Saturday night when the University of Florida basketball court gets a new name. The floor of Exatech Arena will be known as “Billy Donovan Court” as of tomorrow night. The dedication will take place when the …

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Gator Softball Hosts Bubly Invitational

Three days. Three doubleheaders. Six games. A rigorous schedule lies ahead for the Gator softball team this weekend in the Bubly Invitational in Gainesville. Florida (5-1) faces North Dakota State and Longwood twice on Friday and Saturday. Southeastern (SE) Louisiana and Florida A&M await the Gators on Sunday. Senior Gator …

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Seminoles Basketball Falls to Duke

The No. 8 Florida State Seminoles (20-4, 10-3 conf.) fell to No. 7 Duke (21-3, 11-2 conf.) 70-65 on Monday in a fierce ACC matchup. The Seminoles left everything on the court yesterday but failed overall to push past the Blue Devils. Shooting Shortcomings Following a three-game win streak, FSU …

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Gators Women’s Lacrosse Ready for Season Opener

The Gators women’s lacrosse team is set to kick-off their season Saturday, Feb. 8 as the 14th-ranked team in the country. The ladies will face the No. 18 Colorado Buffaloes for their home opener. Florida will matchup against nine ranked teams this season:  No. 1 Maryland, No. 2 North Carolina, …

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Drake Group Advocates Changing College Athletics

The operation of college athletics is under constant scrutiny. Topics ranging from “pay for play” and coaches’ salaries have been dissected and debated. Despite this, no real change has been made. One organization hopes this changes soon. The Drake Group is an organization, consisting of primarily college faculty, that strives …

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MSU’s Mark Dantonio stepping down after NCAA lawsuit

Mark Dantonio resigns from position as Michigan State head coach.

Mark Dantonio has stepped down from his position as head coach following a lawsuit claiming Michigan State had committed multiple NCAA recruiting violations. Dantonio said the lawsuit had nothing to do with his decision. Instead, he said he wants to spend time with his wife and children. He is stepping …

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The Gators Ace eyes his returns to the Mound

The Florida Gators baseball season is right around the corner. The countdown has begun to witness star-pitcher Jack Leftwich return to the mound. Leftwich suffered a blister injury on his pitching hand last spring, causing him to miss a lengthy amount of time in the regular season that ended up …

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SEC Men’s Hoops Roundup

Conference play is just getting started, but the SEC is heating up. But with only two teams in the top 25, the SEC still has a lot of room for improvement. Here’s what the Top 6 SEC teams have been up to. LSU (12-4, 4-0) The Tigers are currently on …

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