All posts for the month August, 2019

ESPN Football Power Index – 2019

Florida vs Miami Stats from ESPN

Florida vs. Miami advanced stats review

Ranking the watchability of every game from worst to first, plus predictions

Lane Kiffin: ‘Money’ was benefit of scheduling Ohio State

Nick Saban’s thoughts on player discipline going viral

Kirk Herbstreit sees big things for 2019 Nebraska football

College football breakout candidates: These 15 underclassmen will make waves in 2019

Tiger Woods undergoes surgery on left knee to repair minor cartilage damage, expects October return

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This shows the link between deforestation and floods

How a book is made through the traditional bookbinding process


How grocery carts are made


College football, Week 1: Predicting overreactions to the first full slate of games this season

College football odds, lines, schedule for Week 1: Auburn opens as a favorite over Oregon

College football games, Week 1: Questions for the ACC and Pac-12, early upset alerts

Friday Night Frenzy recap week one: Florida Gators

UF’s revamped offensive line ‘pretty solid’ in opener

Plenty for Gators to work on before Game 2

Miller’s Performance Ensured Tribute to Smith Got Recognized

NCAA Re-Rank: Florida tumbles after sloppy win against Miami (Fla.) in Week 0

Urban Meyer more confident in retirement the second time around: ‘I think this one’s different’

SEC Announces 2019 SEC Cross Country Preseason Coaches’ Poll

US Open: Serena Williams delivers powerful punch, in classic form against Maria Sharapova

Here are the youngest players in US Open alongside Coco Gauff. What are their chances?

David Ortiz shares first photo of himself since being shot, helps daughter move into college

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The W. Virginia Wiggle

A beautiful bloom

Kerry Blackshear

International cat day

Adélie penguins waddling on the sea ice


Opinion: Florida-Miami shows what makes college football both terrible and lovable

Dan Mullen explains why he didn’t challenge fumble call

Dan Mullen woke up feeling dangerous

College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 1: Proven computer model loving Alabama, NC State

UF Gator Band Attacked After Miami Game

Gator Soccer Wins 2-0 at No. 18 South Florida

Candid Coaches: Which school is the most underrated job in college basketball?

How much money did Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck give up by retiring?

Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championshp, captures FedEx Cup and $15 million bonus money

Louisiana shuts out Curacao to win first Little League World Series title

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with Oakland A’s, posts scoreless outing in third pro game

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Alonso’s record HR

Peyton Manning on Preparation

This girl was excited about taking a selfie with a goat that was standing behind her. The goat didn’t have the same idea in mind

If you think the economy is more important than the environment…

House fires


The Quick Slant: Florida 24, Miami 20

Florida football score, takeaways, highlights: No. 8 Gators survive Miami, absurd fourth quarter

Gators Turn It Over, But Turn Back Hurricanes In End

Five things we learned from Gators win over Miami

Three observations from No. 8 Florida’s ugly defeat of Miami (Fla.) in college football’s season opener

Florida Gators recruiting reaction to the win over Miami

Florida Gators suspended for Miami game

34 Gators go nuts on Twitter as No. 8 Florida beats Miami in Orlando

Opinion: The joy was gone for Colts QB Andrew Luck, so he walked away from the game

Andrew Luck replacement: Here’s what to know about Jacoby Brissett, who takes over as Colts QB after stunning retirement

Jim Harbaugh is feeling so confident now that Urban Meyer is gone

Determining CFB’s darkhorse national title contenders

Arizona QB Tate comes up 1 yard short in wild Hawaii upset win

MLB Saturday: Alonso ties NYM HR record

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Precision along the line

Giant Buddha statue was carved out of a stone cliff more than a thousand years ago!


Watermelon carving with a bit creative idea

Let me show you how


Over/Under and bold predictions for Florida Gators season

Recruits predict the Florida Gators vs. Miami game on Saturday

Professor Pigskin predicts Gators will manhandle ‘Canes, UCF will not go unbeaten, FSU won’t be terrible | Commentary

Gators-Dawgs to Play Fall Exhibition in Jacksonville

Florida Opens Season with 3-2 OT Win at Florida Atlantic

NCAA puts Mississippi State on probation after academic misconduct by 10 football players and a basketball player

Opinion: Nothing fazes Brooks Koepka as he takes lead at Tour Championship

Rick Pitino opens up on time at Louisville, role in scandals, future in coaching in One2One interview

Australia hands U.S. men’s basketball team first loss in nearly 13 years

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Ready to go

Go Gators

Living the life

Calceolaria uniflora ~ Happy Alien plant. A beautiful and unusual plant native to Tierra del Fuego, South America.


College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 1: Proven computer model loving Alabama, North Carolina

College football takes aim at its greatest issues as it tries to reinvent the game for the future

Gators expect much improved offensive line against Hurricanes

Film Study: how Dan Mullen might use Kyle Pitts in 2019

Friday Night Lights preview for week one of the season

Dan Mullen confirms Elijah Conliffe injury

Alabama set to release app to encourage commitment from student fans

Harbaugh opines on current recruiting atmosphere in new book. He addresses cheating in SEC

Opinion: Why Vanderbilt can win the SEC football title, and why Alabama could not

Florida PG Andrew Nembhard injures knee, reportedly avoids major damage

Puk makes Major League Baseball debut

Steve Spurrier values Alliance of American Football title as much as his ACC and SEC crowns

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TERRIFYING audition leaves the Judges shaken

Dog interruptions

‘Dueling Banjos’ by Roy Clark & Buck Trent

This guard dog is like a weapon


Todd Grantham, Dan Mullen familiar with Miami OC Dan Enos

They Said It, They Wrote It for Gators-Canes

UF notebook: Injury to defensive lineman

Gators ready to prove why they have high expectations

UF offense has talent, potential to be best Gators have fielded in years

Florida vs. Miami: Prediction, pick, odds, spread, game time, TV channel, live stream, watch online

Justin Thomas starts with big lead as scoring system shakes up FedEx Cup

Candid Coaches: Who was the best head-coaching hire in college basketball this year?

Artist will remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural of Larry Bird — except one

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Slideshow Metamorphosis

Come on junior. I haven’t got all day!

Artist Xiang Duan takes ordinary river stones and turns them into incredible handheld sculptures.


Florida, Miami Announce Home-And-Home Series in 2024-25

Wilson’s Long-Awaited Return Has Extra Meaning

Gators in Transactions: Puk gets the call

College football is broken, but there’s a fix

Florida QB Feleipe Franks appears set for big jump in Year 2 under Dan Mullen

Gators shouldn’t play ‘Canes every year — if they’re serious about playing a national schedule | Commentary

Investigation: NCAA schools’ spending on college football recruiting is skyrocketing

The 10 best games of Week 1 (and Week 0) of the college football season

As MLB’s ‘robo-ump’ experiment unfolds, Atlantic League feeling the benefit – and downside – of an automated strike zone

Lakers plan to work out several veteran centers, including Dwight Howard, Mo Speights and Joakim Noah

U.S. women’s soccer legend Carli Lloyd absolutely drilled a 55-yard FG at Eagles practice

Larry Bird objects to tattoos on Indianapolis mural of him, asks street artist to remove them

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A tear-jerking story 

96-year-old gets a ticket for speeding

The Awesome ‘Tuba Skinny’.

Amazing video


Gators Release Depth Chart for Opening Matchup Against Miami

Gators Open Season Ranked 8th in AP Top 25

‘Gator Standard’ Ready to Rekindle an Old Flame

What to expect from Dan Enos and Miami’s offense

Gators embrace high expectations, Mullen says

Florida coach Dan Mullen’s weekly 30-minute news conference

Alonso breaks NL rookie home run record

ESPN’s Matt Barrie on 2019 playoff race, Gus Malzahn’s future, gap between Georgia & Alabama

The 10 college football coaches with the hottest of hot seats entering the season

MLB lifers decry the state of the modern baseball: ‘Unwatchable’

10 best college football tailgate locations for 2019

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Kneeboarder encounters killer whale

Horsing around

Power athletic performance by this girl

Spooky act


UF position breakdown: Special teams indeed

Florida-Miami game: Gators football unveils uniforms, honorary captain

Pete Alonso sets NL rookie HR record; Mets franchise record on deck

Mickelson evacuates hotel after fire and nearly misses tee time

Willie Taggart: FSU starting QB race remains tight as Boise State opener looms

2019 BMW Championship

Athletic directors concerned they could face prison sentences because of new NCAA legislation

Hall of Fame sportscaster Jack Whitaker dies at 95

Maddy Freking becomes sixth girl to pitch at Little League World Series, gets team out of jam

Fan who signed with A’s, Nathan Patterson, strikes out side in minor league debut

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This leaf … wait… this isn’t a leaf

Miami game buildup

Freshman guard Lewis

Dan Mullen on the Miami game

Gators and Canes