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Bradley Beal Adds to His Florida Legacy

Bradley Beal has added more to his Florida legacy after a significant donation to the University of Florida Boosters Club. His donation will put his name in the Gator basketball’s practice facility. The “Bradley Beal Fuel Bar” will be located in the basketball practice facility weight room. It will make …

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Scott Stricklin Talks Fall Season, NIL

UF athletic director Scott Stricklin recently joined Steve Russell on his Sportecene show on WRUF. Stricklin jumped right into talking about fall sports and giving his thoughts on other topics. College Football and Other Fall Sports While on, Stricklin said right now, fall sports are scheduled to go as planned. …

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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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How an AD handles COVID-19

Even without sports to be played, athletic directors around the country are at work. Fall sports remain on the schedule, but there are question marks. Like professional sports, college sports need to assess if fans can come to games. Travel will be a serious consideration as a game might be …

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UF Swimmer Tori Bindi Achieves 2020 Outstanding Leader Award

The University of Florida Alumni Association has awarded Tori Bindi the 2020 Outstanding Leader Award, making her the first student-athlete to achieve the award since 2015. Outstanding Leader Award The Outstanding Leader Award is given out by the Alumni Association each semester to seniors who have left a positive impact …

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Scott Stricklin Optimistic for Future

With the sports world on hold, what are Scott Stricklin and Florida athletics doing? The Florida athletic director joined Sportscene with Steve Russell to provide some updates regarding Florida athletics. Just because there aren’t any sports going on doesn’t mean he takes a break. Stricklin’s work routine: Good morning. Starting …

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Coronavirus affecting football play: SEC suspends spring football, NFL cancels pro days

As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads across the nation, sports leagues are taking action in combating the virus. And the virus is taking a toll on football players and fans. The SEC announced that there will be no spring football games or practices on top of already canceling all regular and …

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2020 Pepsi Florida Relays Canceled

The 2020 Pepsi Florida Relays have been canceled due to the COVID-19 spread. The announcement was made on Saturday after a release by the Southeastern Conference. This event was scheduled for April 2nd. This release stated that all athletic activities would be suspended until April 15th. When this date comes, …

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Florida, SEC Suspends All Sports Activities Until April 15

The University of Florida, along with the rest of the SEC, will suspend on-campus sports activities until April 15.  Florida Athletic Director Scott Stricklin said in a press conference on March 13 that there is a chance that the suspension could last longer than that. The suspension is in response to …

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Billy Donovan Memories Stretch All Across UF Athletic Department

The playing floor at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center will have a new name come Saturday night, as the Gators will unveil “Billy Donovan Court” at halftime to honor their former legendary men’s coach. Donovan spent 19 years as the head man of the Florida basketball program before departing for …

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