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Gainesville Hurricanes challenged by new district and inexperience

Last year, Patrick Miller’s Gainesville Hurricanes put up a 7-3 regular-season record before being eliminated in the opening round of the playoffs. This year, many districts have been redrawn giving the Hurricanes new opponents and new challenges. One of those challenges coming from inexperience with the schedule. Daunting District Last …

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Arians and Buccaneers Begin Transition Period at Training Camp

After some changes during the offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are ready to start a new legacy under new head coach Bruce Arians. Arians’ Numbers to Beat Arians achieved an overall record of 49-30-1 as the head coach for the Indianapolis Colts and the Arizona Cardinals. The New Jersey native …

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Bruins Take Aggressive Game One in Stanley Cup Final

The Boston Bruins overcame a slow start Monday night to defeat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. A Boston Comeback St. Louis pounced early on a well-rested Boston squad by taking a two-goal lead in 22 minutes. Winger-turned-center Braden Schenn scored halfway through …

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Melrose Shares His Thoughts On Upcoming NHL Playoffs

With the NHL regular season winding down, NHL Analyst Barry Melrose joined Sportscene with Steve Russell to talk some hockey. Melrose’s discussion ranged from talking about the team he believes will make a surprise run at the Stanley Cup to the importance of a solid goalie in the postseason. Anything …

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Scott Stricklin on New Facilities, Adding Sports and Pay-to-Play

Florida Gators athletic director Scott Stricklin would appear on Sportscene with Steve Russell on Thursday. During his interview, listeners of the show would call in to ask about a plethora of topics, including new facilities, pay-to-play and adding a new sport. Let’s recap what Stricklin would talk about on the …

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Billy Donovan Prepares For His Third Season With Oklahoma City

With the Mike White era fully in swing, Billy Donovan has become more of a memory than a mainstay in present day Gainesville. The former two-time national championship coach is now entering his third season with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. Donovan has coached the Thunder to at …

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