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Team USA Wins First Title at World Baseball Classic

In just the fourth World Baseball Classic, the United States won it’s first title on Wednesday night. They defeated Puerto Rico 8-0 in Los Angeles, California. Lights Out Pitching Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman was the starter for Team USA. Earlier in the tournament, Stroman played poorly against Puerto …

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USA, Puerto Rico Seeking First Championship in WBC Finals

Regardless of the outcome, a first-time champion will be crowned in the World Baseball Classic finals tonight between Team USA and Puerto Rico. Team USA’s finals berth marks the first of its kind since the tournament’s 2006 inception. Previously, they hadn’t made it past the semi-finals. Puerto Rico is looking for …

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Gainesville Native Plays In World Baseball Classic Finals

Tonight’s championship game isn’t only important to baseball fans, but also to Gainesville natives, as a F. W. Buchholz high school alumni will be present along with his team. After beating Japan last night 2-1, Team USA  is making their first appearance in the World Baseball Classic Championship Game. The USA …

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A Look Back at Gators Track in Rio

Whether you’ve heard this stat or not, the fact that if the University of Florida was its own country  they would be ninth in the world in gold medals during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Eight golds were won with 30 Gator letter-winners competing spanning four sports, with a total of 13 …

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2016 Rio Olympics End

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics officially ended on Sunday night with the closing ceremony. The United States walked away with 121 medals with 46 of them being gold medals to not only win the total medal count but also the most gold medals. Great Britain followed with 27 gold medals and China was third with 26. …

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