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Maddie Schmidt's goal is to become a college football reporter. Be sure to check out her sports blog, mygamedaygal.com.

Former Gator Pitcher Michael Byrne Waiting Out Covid 19

Michael Byrne, former Florida Gator pitcher, joined the Steve Russell on Sportscene Show recently to reflect on his time at Florida and discuss his experience with the Cincinnati Reds organization thus far. Byrne’s career as a Gator In 2016, Byrne joined Florida’s baseball program. His role was limited as a …

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Former Gator Hoops Assistant Anthony Grant Now Leads Dayton Basketball

Former Gator basketball assistant Anthony Grant joined the Sportscene with Steve Russell Show to discuss his remarkable season as head coach of the Dayton men’s basketball team. Grant’s background Grant was an assistant coach at Florida under Billy Donovan from 1996-2006.  Grant went on to become head coach at Virginia …

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Chris Leak reflects on his time at UF

Former Gator quarterback Chris Leak joined Sportscene with Steve Russell today to reflect on his time at the University of Florida. Most notably, Leak led the Gators to a BCS National Championship win following the 2006 regular season. Leak’s Accomplishments Leak arrived on campus at UF in 2003. As a …

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Tennessee Titans draft preparation

The NFL Draft will have a completely different feel this year. It’s virtually the only sporting event set to happen this month. April 23 through April 25 the league will conduct the draft from the privacy of their own homes. For the Tennessee Titans, this will be a huge change …

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Construction on Florida’s new ballpark is right on track

Baseball season may have been cut short, but the Gators have a lot to look forward to. Construction is right on track for a glorious new ballpark that the Florida baseball program will soon call home. Just over a year ago construction began on a new stadium for the Florida …

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Veteran TE Jimmy Graham is “More Hungry Than Ever”

Veteran TE Jimmy Graham is eager to prove that he is worthy of being on an NFL roster. Last week Chicago agreed to sign the 33-year-old TE to a two-year, $16 million contract after Green Bay cut him. Getting cut by the Packers was the first time Graham had lost …

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Chris Sale set to have Tommy John surgery

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale won’t be seen on the mound again until 2021 – or later. The 30-year-old left-hander will undergo Tommy John surgery. Injury History Sale is no stranger to injury. He has struggled in recent seasons. In 2018, shoulder problems limited the pitcher to 158 innings. …

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NBA players and personnel react to suspension

The NBA suspended its season on Wednesday night due to the coronavirus outbreak infringing upon the United States. Shortly after Utah Jazz player, Rudy Gobert, tested positive for the coronavirus, the league issued their suspension of play. “The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight’s schedule of …

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Wildcats vs. Tigers – An SEC Showdown

The 15th-ranked Auburn Tigers will travel to Lexington, Kentucky, to face the eighth-ranked Wildcats at 3:45 p.m. tomorrow. The Tigers have won the past two meetings against the Wildcats, including beating Kentucky in the Elite Eight in overtime last year. What’s at stake? Wildcats Kentucky currently leads the SEC with …

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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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