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Gainesville hosts Vanguard in High School Football opener

The Gainesville Hurricanes open the season with a tough test. They host the Vanguard Knights on Thursday in one of the marquee matchups of the week. How last year went The Hurricanes finished their season 7-4 and an early exit in the playoffs. They were undefeated at home last season …

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Lee Corso Previews the Gators and the Upcoming College Football Season

WRUF’s Steve Russell recently talked with ESPN’s Lee Corso about the upcoming college football season. Corso, for lack of a better word, is a college football legend. Sports fans may remember him for his knowledgeable and opinionated analyses on Saturday mornings on the Emmy-Award winning College Gameday – and his head …

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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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Condoleezza Rice Committee On NCAA

On Wednesday, American political scientist, Condoleezza Rice, and her committee were tasked with a difficult task. The main goal for Rice and her team was to address the many issues that involve the NCAA. The Takeaway Media members, such as The Athletic’s Seth Davis, believe the most important issues in …

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Steve Spurrier Announced As First Head Coach for Alliance of American Football

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Steve Spurrier just can’t stay away from the sidelines even if he tried! The announcment of Florida Gator football legend Steve Spurrier landing another head coaching job came about this past Saturday. The rumors about the Alliance of American Football League, or the AAFL, choosing Spurrier as their first official …

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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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Egor Koulechov Excels In Florida’s 71-54 Win vs. Mississippi State

Egor Koulechov notched 23 points on 9-13 shooting from the field as the Gators took down the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday night, 71-54. Florida outscored Mississippi State, 36-28, in the second half on their way to a 17-point victory. Both teams were sloppy with the ball, combining for 31 …

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Q&A With Mississippi State Basketball Radio Analyst Richard Williams

The Florida Gators are set to take on the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Exactech Arena at the O’Connell Center. The two teams met once last season, with UF winning that tilt, 57-52. In anticipation of the match-up, ESPN 98.1 FM’s Steve Russell sat down …

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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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Tony Barnhart ‘Mr. College Football’ Makes his predictions for the Gators

With college football nearing closer by the second, Mr. College Football, Tony Barnhart, has made his predictions on the 2017 season. The SEC Network Studio analyst joined Steve Russell on ESPN 98.1 FM, to discuss his predictions for the Florida Gators and the rest of college football. Mr. College Football …

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