Matthew Bell

Matthew Bell is a senior at the University of Florida. He completed his associates degree at State College of Florida in Bradenton and transferred to UF in 2019. His favorite sports are American football and baseball.

FEATURE: The Forgotten Story of iBuyPower

In the quarterfinals of the first Valorant tournament, 100 Thieves faced T1. Now, casual Valorant fans may shrug off this First Strike matchup as two premier teams facing off. But Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fans should recognize the significance of these lineups meeting. iBuyPower, the notorious North American CS:GO team met …

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Can a Bruised Nets Prevail?

The playoffs are beginning to look dicey for the injury riddled Brooklyn Nets. KD Down But Not Out Forward Kevin Durant suffered a left thigh contusion when the Nets took on the Miami Heat on April 18. He is now listed as day-to-day. Harden Injured in Rehab Durant wasn’t the …

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Miami Heat Look to End Strong

After outscoring the Hawks 113-91, the Miami Heat are looking to cement their position in the playoffs Injuries Small Issue for Heat against Hawks Forwards Udonis Haslem, Jimmy Butler, center Bam Adebayo and guard Tyler Herro were absent from Monday night’s game. The Heat would have to rely on the …

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Orlando Continue Slide

Orlando is in dire need of David Copperfield, David Blaine, or even Chris Angel. There is no Magic in Orlando. A Vanishing Act The Magic opened the season strong, winning 6 of its first 8 games. They then proceeded to drop 16 of the next 20 games played. Presto! ‘Rebuilding’ …

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Close, But No Cigar for Gonzaga

Gonzaga. So close. The Bulldogs were one win away from joining the likes of UCLA, North Carolina, San Francisco and Indiana. On the cusp of history and perfection, the Bulldogs fell just short. Thank you, @ZagMBB for another INCREDIBLE year ❤️ You made all of Zag Nation proud. pic.twitter.com/38Oyv1eao5 — …

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Wildcats Make First Final Four

Wildcats advance

The Arizona Wildcats Women’s Basketball team punched its ticket to the Final Four Monday night in a historic win over Indiana. First Final Four for Arizona The Wildcats are advancing to the Final Four for the first time in the team’s history. Last appearing in the tournament in 2005, the …

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Rockets Stop Slump, Defeat Toronto

The Rockets shows signs of life, beating Toronto Monday.

After a historic 20-game slide, the Houston Rockets are victorious once more. No Favors for the Franchise Beginning with a 111-106 defeat at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs on Feb. 6, victory eluded Houston for over a month. Some of these games were not close. A 20-point loss …

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Brown Returns to New England

Former Raiders lineman Trent Brown returns to New England

Former Gator Trent Brown is returning to New England after being traded from the Las Vegas Raiders. The Patriots and Raiders have agreed to a trade that will send OT Trent Brown to New England, per sources. Brown has also agreed to a reworked contract for one year that is …

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Alderson Pleased with New York’s Start to 2021

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New York Mets’ General Manager Sandy Alderson says he has higher expectations for the team in 2021. “Bottom line is,” he said, “We need to win games.” New York Mets owner Steve Cohen attends a news conference at a COVID-19 vaccination site at Citi Field, the home of the Mets, …

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