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August 27, 2018 - 11:00 pm
GAINESVILLE (AP) -- Feleipe Franks' mobility landed him the starting quarterback job at Florida. Coach Dan Mullen named Franks the team's starter to begin the season, saying Monday that his "ability to extend plays, some of his athleticism right now, will give us the best opportunity to win games...
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Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn (94) raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 10, 2018 - 3:30 am
Player demonstrations took place during the national anthem at several early NFL preseason games Thursday night. In Philadelphia, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De'Vante Bausby raised their fists during the anthem, and defensive end Chris Long placed his arm around Jenkins' shoulder...
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August 01, 2018 - 7:24 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State has placed coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium and provided...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:58 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Six Florida football players, including top receiver Tyrie Cleveland and highly touted freshman quarterback Emory Jones, are facing university disciplinary action following an on-campus altercation that included the brandishing of Airsoft guns that resembled assault rifles...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:03 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too. Gabe Holt hit a tiebreaking single in the fifth inning and drove in an insurance run in the ninth, leading the Red Raiders to a stunning 6-3 win over defending national champion...
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June 12, 2018 - 7:01 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Robbed of extra-base hits in his previous two at-bats, Florida's Austin Langworthy got a little lucky in his final one. Langworthy homered off Steven Williams' glove in the 11th inning, giving the overall top-seeded Gators a 3-2 victory against Auburn in the deciding game of...
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June 09, 2018 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justify defied all the odds on his way to achieving Triple Crown immortality. The late bloomer won the Belmont Stakes by 1¾ lengths on Saturday, giving the sport its 13th Triple Crown champion and second in four years. Justify began his racing career on Feb. 18, a scant 77 days...
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April 08, 2018 - 7:13 am
ORLANDO (AP) — Steve Spurrier plans to be back on the sideline if a proposed new professional league gets off the ground. The Orlando Alliance announced Saturday that it has hired Spurrier as its first head coach. Spurrier will coach in the planned Alliance of American Football. The Alliance is the...
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March 19, 2018 - 7:59 am
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Richie Crampton was sitting home during the 2017 Gatornationals, distraught about being out of the sport just two years after winning five times. He watched the event from his couch in Indiana and wondered whether he would get another chance in NHRA's top series. He caught...
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March 15, 2018 - 8:22 am
DALLAS (AP) — No. 6 seed Florida (20-12) vs. No. 11 seed St. Bonaventure (26-7) First round, East Region; Dallas; Thursday, 9:57 p.m. ET. BOTTOM LINE: The Bonnies won their first NCAA Tournament game in 48 years by beating UCLA in a First Four game Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio. Courtney Stockard scored...
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