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August 11, 2019 - 8:53 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Florida defensive back John Huggins has been dismissed from the football program. A team spokesman declined to say what prompted the sophomore's dismissal. Huggins had missed all of preseason camp while dealing with what the Gators called a "family issue." According to a police...
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July 06, 2019 - 10:35 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — The University of Florida's most famous cheerleader has died. George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida home games for 60 years, died Tuesday at age 97, the school announced Thursday. Edmondson officially retired from his role after the...
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Virginia Tech grad transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. headed to Florida Gators
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June 27, 2019 - 6:07 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. is transferring to Florida and will be eligible to play immediately. Blackshear announced his decision via Instagram on Wednesday night, choosing the Gators over Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas A&M. His formal...
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May 29, 2019 - 8:00 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a review of its football officiating, reacting in part to what Commissioner Greg Sankey called the intense, often opinionated view of referees by the public and media. Sankey said...
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May 04, 2019 - 7:46 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the race's 145-year history. After a long wait, Long shot Country House was declared the winner Country House, a 65-1 shot, finished second in...
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Tiger Woods hits on the 12th hole during the final round for the Masters golf tournament, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 14, 2019 - 2:43 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The comeback is complete. Tiger Woods has his fifth Masters title. The 43-year-old Woods shot a 2-under 70 for one-stroke victory Sunday and his 15th major championship. But it was his first since the 2008 U.S. Open, capping a remarkable recovery from debilitating injuries and...
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April 09, 2019 - 12:25 am
Virginia gets their title, 85-77 in OT over Texas Tech Comeback season after becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Now that, Virginia, is the way to close out a season. Led by De'Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, the Cavaliers turned themselves into national champions...
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April 02, 2019 - 4:48 pm
ORLANDO (AP) -- The Alliance of American Football, which had a promising start as the latest spring league, is suspending operations eight games into its first season. The eight-team league is not folding, but games will not be played this weekend. The decision was made by majority owner Tom Dundon...
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March 28, 2019 - 6:04 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Two more bench players are leaving Florida and looking to transfer, as the Gators’ incoming class is ranked top five nationally. School officials say guards Deaundrae Ballard and Mike Okauru put their names into the NCAA's transfer portal Wednesday, joining fourth-year junior...
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