All posts for the month July, 2019

Grantham Staying Highlighted Offseason Staff Activity

Henderson and Wilson could be the best duo Torrian Gray has coached

Why backup quarterback Kyle Trask didn’t leave the Florida Gators

Gators acing team chemistry

Breaking down the 16 real College Football Playoff title contenders for the 2019 season

Alligator Awards: Pro of the Year  

LSU’s AD Scott Woodward says fund-transfer policy is being re-evaluated; It’s a ‘poor way to run a university’  

Bruce Pearl: ‘Worst behind us’ in NCAA investigation

Who’s the true king of college football? And does NCAA actually have more parity than pro sports?

Daishen Nix is the No. 1 point guard in America, but after shunning the shoe companies his recruitment is a mystery

‘A bizarre, random thing’: 10-year-old boy hit by stray bullet at minor-league stadium

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Nailed it

Dad’s reflexes on point

Screen repair patch

Racoon with head stuck in a can of soup


Mullen Presser, Ball’s Fight, Gators updates

Notebook: Dan Mullen talks first three days of fall camp

Notebook: Offensive line depth only uncertainty of unit, Mullen says

Advanced showing: Gators off and running at early practices, Mullen says

Gator grinder: Brunson’s work, play catches coaches’ attention

UF WR Jacob Copeland making strides after injury-riddled start with Gators

NCAA Releases College Football’s Preseason Top 25

College football rankings: Clemson leads top 10 of preseason CBS Sports 130 ahead of 2019 season

Oregon recognizes challenge of Auburn, ‘best D-line in the country’

‘We’re never going to see this kind of stuff again’: Iowa prep baseball star shatters national records

Kendall Milton announcement: Five-star 2020 RB recruit picks Georgia over Alabama, LSU, Ohio State

Florida State breaks everyone’s brain with a completely baffling college football countdown tweet

Vinny Testaverde’s son, Vincent, signs deal with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Loek van Mil, one of tallest baseball players ever at 7-foot-1, dies from ‘fatal accident’

Lakers All-Star forward Anthony Davis reveals that he is afraid of the dark

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Coaches be specific

Mullen on brotherhood

What a dunk!

He fit in there?



Position breakdown: Florida’s young linebackers revolve around veteran Reese

Dressel Produces Record-Setting Performance at 2019 FINA World Championships

Swift Decisions Meant Worlds for Will Claye, Grant Holloway

Keeping the faith: Gators showered with blessings

Do recruiting rankings matter? Recruits offer insight

2019 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational scores, grades: Brooks Koepka cruises to victory in Memphis

Ravens backup quarterback Robert Griffin III fractures bone in thumb on throwing hand

A.J. Green’s injury on ‘subpar’ Bengals practice field will cost wide receiver up to two months

Alabama SEC All-Freshman LB Eyabi Anoma enters NCAA transfer portal

Coco Gauff secures place in main draw for Citi Open with clinical win over Hiroko Kuwata

Zion Williamson is still growing, according to Pelicans’ executive David Griffin

Opinion: ‘Not in shape’ ex-Cardinals first-round pick Robert Nkemdiche has been a bust since Day 1

16-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf takes home $3 million prize for Fortnite World Cup win

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No diving board necessary

Franks interview

Daisy helped Tyler get through a tough deployment. Now he’s returning the favor by giving her a better life

Whales rescued


Florida football recruiting: Key 2021 QB Carlos Del Rio commits to Gators

Kamar Wilcoxson commits to the Florida Gators

Toney is Gators’ No. 1 playmaker

Gators Triple Jumpers Steal the Show Once Again

Trust Sends TJ Holmes to Second Consecutive World Championships

Gators passing game puts in extra time during offseason with eye on title

NFL power rankings: How all 32 teams stack up heading into 2019 training camps

‘Changing the world one plate at a time’: Vanderbilt football players come together to feed homeless

The NCAA’s new prospect academies were supposed to help clean up recruiting, but are off to a slow start

MaxPreps 2019 preseason Top 100 high school football teams  

Why UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton is trying to play college football again after his horrific leg injury

Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz released from hospital, still recovering from shooting

Barack Obama’s game-worn high school basketball jersey up for auction

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The Chicago alligator “Chance the Snapper” will now live its days at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park in Florida

Prepared for the grind

Welcome back, Matt Elam

Basketball’s Scott Lewis video

Singer and Kowar video


Sights and sounds from UF’s first preseason football practice

Practice Notes: OL development clear, skill athletes jump out

Friday Night Lights sees Del Rio, others impress on UF campus

Manny Diaz on Miami vs. Florida, the transfer portal and more

Scouting the Gators’ opponents: Miami

Wingo goes in-depth on why he flipped to the Florida Gators

Gators tight end Krull ensured spring wasn’t lost despite injury

How the NFL’s starting QBs ranked as recruits

Former UF standout Dressel breaks Phelps’ world record in 100 butterfly

High schooler Regan Smith crushes Missy Franklin’s world record in 200-meter backstroke

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Nick Savage races Nick Buchanan to the Gator’s first preseason practice

Return of the Mo

Cheese to Devin

Just watering my moose


Gators ready to report for duty

Players say they are ready

Gators offensive coaches share play calling duties

Lamical Perine’s loyalty to Florida about to pay dividends

Who’s Ready? Early Start to Fall Camp Provides Extra Opportunity for Gators

Gators OL bolstered by the return of Noah Banks

Flying under the radar fine by Josh Hammond

Celtics announce signing of Tacko Fall after standout showing at Vegas Summer League

Big 12/SEC Challenge: Kentucky vs. Texas Tech and Kansas vs. Tennessee headline this season’s matchups

Player who ran the fastest 40-yard dash at the 2019 NFL combine surprisingly decides to retire

A Security Worker Confronted the Skateboarders. He Ended Up With Brain Damage.

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Feleipe Franks’ magic trick

Get to know Bassett and Glover

An invasion of mayflies

UNEXPECTED audition by Benicio Byrant impresses Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent 2019


10 games with upset alert written all over them

Five things to watch during Gators preseason camp

SEC QBs explain what football outsiders misunderstand about them

Report: Pac-12 discussed possibility of airing some college football games at 9 a.m. PT

Gators in pro baseball: Tebow put on Triple-A injured list by Syracuse Mets

What keeps 37-year-old Justin Gatlin on the track?

Watch 19-year-old Hungarian swimmer shatter Michael Phelps’ world record in 200 butterfly

Atlanta Falcons’ Julio Jones ‘might mess around’ and go for 3,000 yards receiving

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics

Horse wins race 12 days after falling into sinkhole

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Window washing both sides at once

Moose Just Chillin’ During Alaskan Heat Wave

Old Gator band uniforms turned into pillows

A wave for the camera


Fan Day at Exactech Arena on Sunday, Aug. 11

Notre Dame-Georgia to anchor SEC on CBS college football doubleheader

Quarterback Mark Sanchez retires, joins ESPN as college football studio analyst

Zion Williamson signs with Jordan Brand in first major deal as NBA player

How Barry Sanders could have changed Lions and NFL history by playing five more seasons

The biggest player in college football is just now learning how to dominate

College football recruiting: Five biggest risers in the latest Top247 rankings update

James Holzhauer, ‘Jeopardy!’ star and sports gambler, likes a Patriots-Rams Super Bowl rematch

Aaron Hicks ends wild Yankees-Twins game with catch of the year candidate

How a Warriors fan snuck into courtside seats for 29 games at Oracle Arena

Twitter Finds:

This 7-year-old was told that girls shouldn’t play baseball….

Gator freshman basketball player Ques Glover

We need more of this in our world

Gator Nation in Portugal

Former Gator Anthony DeSclafani, Unfair 95mph Two Seamer (w/ Tail)


Gators Named USTFCCCA Scholar Team of the Year

Dressel continues to shine at world swimming championships

College football bowl projections

Falcons face questions after hiring ex-Maryland coach DJ Durkin as training camp assistant

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers’ Comerica Park: ‘This park is a joke’

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp

College basketball coaching changes: Tracking all the coaching swaps that happened in 2019

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan hired by franchise as assistant coach

Australian swimmer Mack Horton refuses to share podium with Chinese rival he called ‘drug cheat’

‘Big Daddy’ Don Garlits is 87 and still shattering drag racing records – with an electric motor

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Doggie School Bus takes dogs to an outdoor dog day care

These kids serving up a lesson in kindness

Hydro dipping is so cool. This design is called the ‘Shamrock Shake’

Floating obstacle course


College GameDay announces Week 1 destination

Position breakdown: Gators’ receiving roster among most talented in nation

Gators in MLB: Alonso sets another NY Mets mark

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building

LOOK: LSU’s new locker room includes dedicated sleeping pods for players

Steve Spurrier presented with Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring

Francisco Lindor’s one-handed HR should be evidence of MLB’s juiced baseballs

2019 British Open leaderboard, scores, winner: Shane Lowry holds on to thrill Irish fans

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This Cooper’s Hawk knows how to beat the heat

Check out this crazy raccoon rescue in San Francisco

I’d say this surprise is not a good idea

How to fetch a ball in the pool and not get wet