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Gators Women’s Tennis Prepares for Future

Gators Women’s Tennis Roland Thornqvist joined WRUF’s “Sportscene” to discuss a variety of topics. As we approach the fall, most of the talk has been dedicated to what might happen to college football. Meanwhile, other sports hang in the balance as well. One of those is tennis. The topics discussed …

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Takeaways from Mullen Press Conference

The 2020 college football season kicks off in 73 days, hopefully. Head coach Dan Mullen sat down with reporters in a Zoom press conference to discuss Gator football. Voluntary workouts underway Players are beginning to return to campus, but for voluntary workouts. Mullen says the coaching staff hasn’t pushed any …

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NCAA Committee proposes six-week practice plan for schools

NCAA AD addresses media

It seems like college football is on the horizon. Currently, the NCAA is in the process of determining the manner in which the sport will return. The NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee is on the task. It will put the finishing touches on a new preseason practice plan on …

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Ex-NFL QB Jon Kitna’s son, Jalen, commits to Florida

Quarterback Jalen Kitna, son of former NFL QB Jon Kitna, committed to Florida on Tuesday choosing the Gators over Tennessee and others. Who is Kitna? Kitna is the 17th member of the Gators’ 2021 recruiting class which 247Sports ranks sixth in the country. https://twitter.com/KitnaJalen/status/1265319583826788352 He is 6-foot-4-inch, 200-pound, pro-style QB …

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SEC announces return for athletes

SEC fans have been waiting for an announcement on the return of sports since March 12, when the conference suspended all in-person athletic events. Earlier today, that announcement finally came. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said that universities can open for voluntary activities, starting June 8. “At this time, we are …

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NCAA Votes to Allow Returns to Campus

Voluntary athletic activities for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball can resume starting June 1. The NCAA DI Council approved the vote on May 20. The committee said that decisions on other sports will be made at a later date. Athletes will be able to return for the first time …

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Former Gator Major Wright Releases New Book

From 2007 to 2009, Major Wright roamed the Gators’ secondary as a hard-hitting safety. The Chicago Bears drafted him in 2010, but he is remembered first for his massive hit on a receiver in the 2009 BCS National Championship game. He can make another huge impact with his new book, …

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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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Florida’s Gymnastics Head Coach Jenny Rowland Named National Coach of the Year

Florida Gators Gymnastics Coach Jenny Rowland completed her sweep of postseason coaching awards by being honored WCGA National Coach of the Year.  She was voted on by her fellow collegiate gymnastic coaches. Rowland is the fourth gymnastics coach to receive this reward at the University of Florida. She joins Rhonda …

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