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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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NFL Plans to Release 2020 Schedule Without Major Changes

NFL Schedule Release The NFL is not altering its plans for the fall, despite the Covid 19 pandemic.  The league will release its 2020 schedule later this week without any major changes, per ESPN senior NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler. Team schedules are expected to be released by May 9th. According …

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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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Alex Rodriguez has Ideas on How to Play Out the 2020 MLB season

As of about three weeks ago, the 2020 MLB season was set for its March 26th Opening Day until COVID-19 threw a wrench into that. Alex Rodriguez has thoughts on how the season could play out, if or when it gets underway. Despite the current chaos, the sports discussion world …

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White Sox Shortstop Making the Best of COVID-19 Situation

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was expecting to make his 2020 season debut last week. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has put MLB and the sports world on hold. In the meantime, the current American League batting champion has been taking his time in isolation to focus on connecting with his family. Staying …

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Pete Alonso Making the Most Out of Extra Time

With the offseason going into extra innings, former Gator and Mets’ first baseman Pete Alonso is making the most out of his added time. Opening Day was originally on Thursday.  However, the coronavirus outbreak has postponed the return of baseball.  Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred gave an update on …

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March Madness Latest Domino Among Coronavirus Cancellations

The coronavirus continues to dominate the news cycle. Now, we’re seeing more preventative action taken in the realm of sports. Multiple sports and their respective leagues are essentially on hold for the foreseeable future. We’ve seen basketball tournaments canceled, entire regular seasons paused and the status of future sporting events …

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Yelich signs deal, happy to stay in Milwaukee

Freedom is not free, and neither is free agency. On Friday, Milwaukee Brewers’ right fielder Christian Yelich signed a seven-year contract extension with the team. The decision to commit to Milwaukee long-term comes following a trade last season that moved Yelich from the Miami Marlins to the Brewers. It appears …

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Angels are retooled and hopeful heading into 2020 season

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, and Shohei Ohtani watch batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Mike Trout. Anthony Rendon. Shohei Ohtani. The Los Angeles Angels are not lacking star power. They have perhaps the best player ever leading their team, along with one of the best third basemen in the MLB and a new-age Babe Ruth. Yes. pic.twitter.com/ZJI2yqprot — Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) February 19, …

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Astros Express Regret, Apologize for Sign-Stealing

The Houston Astros’ sign-stealing saga continues. The baseball world heard from some of those involved after the scandal headed down the rabbit hole. Members of the organization apologized for the roles played in the scandal at a press conference on Thursday. Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane, newly hired manager …

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