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Gators Name Wide Receivers Coach

After weeks of speculation, the wait is over as the Florida football program has finally hired a wide receivers coach to complete the staff for new head coach Jim McElwain. Kerry Dixon will coach UF’s receivers.   He has a 10 year coaching background, having coached most recently at Florida International …

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Tuesday Sports Update (2/10)

A historic NBA win, good news for Gator football, bad news for Gator men’s basketball and more in our Tuesday Sports Update… ** Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan says guard Michael Frazier II has a high ankle sprain and he could miss Thursday’s home game against Ole Miss.  Frazier …

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Monday Sports Update (2/9)

A legendary coach dies, a PGA legend passes, Gator sports, NBA and more in our Monday Sports Update… ** Former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith passes away at age 83.  Former players and coaches from around the country paid their respects to one of the best …

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Friday Sports Update (2/6)

Lots of Gator sports, a Gator football recruit still not sure, the Orlando Magic have a new coach and more in our Friday Sports Update… ** A lot of Gator sports in action this weekend including lacrosse and softball opening their seasons.   Both Gator basketball teams and tennis teams are …

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Thursday Sports Update (2/5)

Florida finishes strong on National Signing Day, SEC hoops, an NFL player arrested locally and more in our Thursday Sports Update… ** New Florida football coach Jim McElwain signs a solid first class as National Signing Day came to a close Wednesday.  Florida got 20 signed letters of intent and …

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Gator Football Closes Fast On National Signing Day

The Florida Gator football program under first year coach Jim McElwain closes fast as National Signing Day came to an end. McElwain spoke today about the class that Florida assembled that includes two early enrollees and 18 other athletes that signed letters of intent.   Not included as of this writing …

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National Signing Day!

National Signing Day is here and the 2015 Florida football recruiting class should be completed today. Florida coach Jim McElwain will hold a press conference today at 3:30 pm and you can hear it live on ESPN 850 WRUF. The first news of the day is not good for Florida …

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Wednesday Sports Update (2/4)

National Signing Day, a tough loss for Florida men’s basketball, and a former Gator assistant gets a new gig in our Wednesday Sports Update… ** National Signing Day is finally here and ESPN 850 will have live coverage of Florida football coach Jim McElwain’s press conference to talk about the …

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Tuesday Sports Update (2/3)

The Gators get some love on the football recruiting trail, a long winning streak in the NBA snapped, a big game for Gator men’s hoops and more in our Tuesday Sports Update… ** With National Signing Day just a day away, the Gator football program is making a late push …

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Monday Sports Update…Congratulations New England!

The Patriots win the Super Bowl, National Signing Day a couple of days away, and more in our Monday Sports Update… ** The New England Patriots win this year’s Super Bowl by beating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24.   With Seattle on the Patriot one yard line and driving to win the …

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