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Are pro sports coming back to Florida?

On Wednesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that his state was open for professional sports teams to resume playing and practicing. He joined Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, in being the second state to welcome sports back. DeSantis is ready No matter which sport you prefer, fans are eager to turn …

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Florida Football Great Kevin Carter Talks College, NFL Career

Steve Spurrier. Fred Taylor. Danny Wuerffel. Tim Tebow. Urban Meyer…  The list goes on. There have been countless well-known names that have left some sort of legacy in the Florida Gators football program. These names scream leadership, championships and, offensive fireworks. But what about the defense. In addition to great …

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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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MLB Hopes to Start the 2020 Season in Late June

Baseball fans may now have some reason for optimism. It was announced on Tuesday that Major League Baseball has a prospective plan in place to begin spring training by late June. According to an article by USA Today, the expectation for the MLB is to start the season by July …

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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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Lake City Product Laremy Tunsil becomes NFL’s Highest Paid Tackle

From starting his journey as a five-star recruit out of Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, Laremy Tunsil has worked to become one of the NFL’s top offensive tackles. Overcoming Draft Night Tunsil went to Ole Miss after high school and announced his decision to enter the 2016 NFL …

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Former Gators’ Assistant Coach Matt McCall’s Journey Through College Hoops

After starting as a student manager, Matt McCall worked his way up to becoming the Gator basketball assistant coach for head coach Billy Donovan. University of Florida During the 2002-03 season, McCall began his journey as a student manager at the University of Florida. Many years later, the Ocala native …

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NBA Debating When to Reopen Training Facilities

NBA teams and staff are debating on when they should reopen the lavish training facilities to the players to keep them in shape. Right now, all team facilities are closed. Teams encourage players to work out and stay active but they want that without the presence of in-person trainers or …

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