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Will COVID-19 Put a Halt to the 2020 College Football Season?

Will there be College Football in 2020? Back in March, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic known as COVID-19 forced every sport we know and love to remain suspended. However, due to college football season beginning in the Fall, it remains unknown whether or not the season will be able to kick-off …

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Former Gator Great Paves His Way to the CFB Hall of Fame

It’s one thing to be enshrined into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame, but to add the College Football Hall of Fame to your pitch-perfect resume is another. On Wednesday, March 11, former Gator Great Lomas Brown was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Brown attended …

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Gators Women’s Lacrosse Ready for Season Opener

The Gators women’s lacrosse team is set to kick-off their season Saturday, Feb. 8 as the 14th-ranked team in the country. The ladies will face the No. 18 Colorado Buffaloes for their home opener. Florida will matchup against nine ranked teams this season:  No. 1 Maryland, No. 2 North Carolina, …

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The Gators Ace eyes his returns to the Mound

The Florida Gators baseball season is right around the corner. The countdown has begun to witness star-pitcher Jack Leftwich return to the mound. Leftwich suffered a blister injury on his pitching hand last spring, causing him to miss a lengthy amount of time in the regular season that ended up …

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Breaking Barriers: A Pioneer for Women in Sports

Written and edited by Jordyn Reed and Courtney Mims. “By 1988…I became the country’s second national baseball columnist and we were reinventing the wheel.” A pioneer for women in the sports world and the first female recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, Claire Smith, has accomplished a great deal …

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Gainesville/Eastside Look to Advance to Regional Finals

The regional semifinals for high school girls’ basketball begin tonight. Two local teams will take the court tonight. Gainesville vs. Nease Gainesville High School is on the road tonight to face Nease. The Gainesville Hurricanes are 22-7 on the season. Gainesville beat St. Augustine in the regional quarterfinals with a …

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Gator Volleyball to Host NCAA Tournament

After a fantastic regular season with a 25-1 record, the Florida Gators volleyball team has been awarded the No.2 overall seed and will host through the NCAA tournament starting on Thursday, December 1st. With a 3-1 win over Missouri on Saturday, the Gators clinched a share of the program’s 23rd …

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FEATURE: Sports and the Social Media Revolution

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Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: Everyone has at least one of them and, if you’re a sports fan, you’re using these platforms to digest your favorite athletic activities. Social Media Today Social media and sports are inseparable. Reporters use social media to break news and push out new content. Fans will …

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TNF Preview: Falcons Ready for Rematch from Week 1

Ever since the Falcons lost 31-24 Week 1 to the Buccaneers, they’ve been looking forward to the rematch which takes place tonight from Raymond James Stadium. The Falcons have built their way up since then, and are now 5-3 while the Buccaneers are 3-4. Since the last time Atlanta faced Tampa Bay, …

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Social Media’s Impact on Online Sports Writing

The goal of journalism is to keep us updated on what’s going on in the world. Sports journalism, in that regard, keeps us updated on what’s going on in the sports world. For many years, sports writers throughout history such as Grantland Rice, Henry Chadwick and Leonard Koppett have kept …

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