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Florida Greats Join NBA Teams

Two former Florida Gators will see action in the NBA’s return. Joakim Noah signed to stay with the Clippers and Corey Brewer is staying Sacramento. Both players were coasting on 10-day contracts as of late, especially Brewer, before getting contracts that last until the end of the season. Both get …

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Trace Armstrong Looks Back at his Career

Trace Armstrong has been out of the spotlight since he retired in 2003. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t around to share a couple of stories from his playing days. From his time with the Gators to a 15-year playoff career, he has some to choose from. College Journey Raised …

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Former Gator Fedora Settling into Role at Baylor

Sixteen years since serving as Florida’s offensive coordinator, Larry Fedora takes on that position at Baylor. Fedora will be joining the trio at Baylor in 2020 that is in their first year at their positions. Road Back to Waco This won’t be Fedora’s first stint at Baylor. He was a …

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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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Catching Up With Former Florida Gator David Eckstein

David Eckstein is a former walk-on infielder for the Florida Gators who went on to play 10 seasons of Major League Baseball for five different teams. He is a two-time World Series champion and is still involved with the league, today. He is now a “Special Assistant” in the Pittsburgh …

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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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Billy Donovan on possible NBA return and UF naming court after him

Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan joined Sports Scene with Steve Russell on Tuesday to discuss a potential NBA return and his reaction to UF renaming its basketball court after him. Gators court named after Donovan At Florida, Donovan led the Gators to a 467-186 record with six SEC …

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Haslem recounts Game 6 of the Heat-Spurs 2013 NBA Finals set to re-air Wednesday night

Former Florida Gator and current Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem recounts his final moments of the 2013 NBA Game 6 playoff game against the San Antonio Spurs on the Golic and Wingo show on Wednesday morning. The thriller will re-air on ESPN at 7 p.m. EST on Wednesday. Haslem also …

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Former Gator Andy North talks Masters reschedule

The 2020 Masters, like many of this year’s sporting events, has been rescheduled. The Augusta National Golf Club now plans to hold the event in November after initially postponing it due to the coronavirus pandemic. Andy North talks 2020 Masters The Masters was originally scheduled to take place this week, …

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