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NCAA Extends Dead Period for Recruiting

The NCAA announced today that the dead recruiting period will be extended until May 31. In light of the Coronavirus, the NCAA had initially made the recruiting dead period until April 15th after winter and spring college sports had been suspended. Division I, Division II extends their recruiting dead periods: …

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Pete Alonso Making the Most Out of Extra Time

With the offseason going into extra innings, former Gator and Mets’ first baseman Pete Alonso is making the most out of his added time. Opening Day was originally on Thursday.  However, the coronavirus outbreak has postponed the return of baseball.  Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred gave an update on …

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Harrison Bader on his time as a Gator and beyond

Harrison Bader - St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals center-fielder and Florida Gator baseball alum Harrison Bader has put together three great seasons with St. Louis. The Cardinals were in the NLCS last year but were eliminated by the Nationals. Bader and the Cardinals will look to take the next step this year, get to the World Series …

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Former Gators look to shine in Indianapolis

Eight former Gators will be making the trip up to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis this week to participate in the NFL combine. Running back Lamichael Perine, wide receivers Tyrie Cleveland, Van Jefferson and Freddie Swain received invites from the offensive side of the ball. On the defensive side, 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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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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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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UF Welcomes ESPN’s The Undefeated

The University of Florida welcomed ESPN’s The Undefeated for the 2019 UF Wasdin Speaker Series centered on race, sports and culture on Tuesday. The event featured a moderated discussion on how black athletes establish and use their influence through their relationship with the media. The panel was held at UF’s …

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