Sam Petosa

Sam Petosa is a Journalism major pursuing a Specialization in Sports and Media at UF. The South Florida native produces daily shows for WRUF, including "Sport Scene with Steve Russell, and "The Tailgate." In addition, Sam provides weekly sports updates for WUFT News and radio Sportscenter's for WRUF radio. Sam has been a writer at ESPN Gainesville since January 2020.

Chiefs defeat Bills in instant classic

Chiefs drive in another touchdown

Thirteen seconds will forever live in immortality. How much time is too much time for Chiefs franchise quarterback Patrick Mahomes? Certainly, Bills signal caller Josh Allen did everything he could after giving his team 36-33 lead with 17 seconds remaining. After a 19-yard strike to Gabriel Davis for his fourth …

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National Championship Preview: ‘Bama or Georgia?

2022 National Championship

December’s SEC Championship was not enough to decide it. Despite Alabama rolling over Georgia 41-24, the two teams meet again Monday night in the National Championship. Deservingly so, as the teams have shown they are clearly the two best in the nation. Significantly, Georgia trounced the Big 10 champion, Michigan, …

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Playoff committee set to meet Saturday in Indianapolis

In preparation for Monday’s National Championship game, the leaders of the College Football Playoff are set to meet Saturday. Discussions on expansion have resurfaced in wake of the 2021 playoff. On Friday, Michigan and Cincinnati fell victim to lopsided defeat in their semi-final games against Georgia and Alabama, respectively. With …

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Are Patriots Best Team in AFC?

Oh man, not again. The Patriots sit atop the AFC. Such collective groans were let out nation wide Monday as the Patriots are now winners of seven straight. After defeating Buffalo 14-10 Monday, Bill Belichick’s team sits at 9-4, which puts them at the No. 1 seed in the AFC …

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Riley: USC move is “Toughest Decision of my Life.”

Lincoln Riley lit the entire college football world on fire Sunday with his move to the University of Southern California. The former Oklahoma coach is officially the No. 18 coach in Trojans history after an introductory press conference Monday. Here, the 38-year-old discusses his vision for the program, including his …

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Tennessee v. South Alabama Preview

All is well on good ‘ole Rocky Top. In January, the Tennessee Football program dealt with crisis. On Jan. 18, the school announced it had terminated head coach Jeremy Pruitt’s contract following a slew of NCAA recruiting violations. With the program in disarray, newly hired Athletic Director Danny White looked …

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Heat Take Down Thunder 103-90

Tyler Herro and his name have been fitting thus far in 2021. The 2020 No. 14 overall pick in the NBA draft has displayed strong play since the beginning of his career. In 2020, he served as one of the darlings of the association, excelling in the NBA playoff bubble …

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Patriots Turning Corner With Third Straight Win

Fans are beginning to reminisce in Foxboro. Sunday, the Patriots dismantled the Panthers 24-6, securing Coach Bill Belichick’s fourth road win of the season. After a 1-3 start to the season, New England faithful began to lose hope in the dynasty. Moreover, fans began to question if Bellichek’s hopes of …

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MLB Could Face Work Stoppage in 2022

The 2021 World Series could be the last time MLB fans see baseball for a while. With the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) set to expire in Winter 2021, there are unknowns clouding the 2022 offseason. Essentially, a CBA is a written contract between an employer and a union representing the …

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