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Video: Villanova fans start bonfire, flood streets to celebrate win

Video: Villanova fans start bonfire, flood streets to celebrate win

VILLANOVA, Pa. — Villanova University students have flooded the streets around campus to celebrate their team’s 79-62 win over Michigan in the national championship game of the NCAA Tournament.As soon as the game finished Monday night, fans streamed ...
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UT sophomore keys rise of women’s lacrosse

UT sophomore keys rise of women’s lacrosse

TAMPA — She’s a leader. She’s accountable. She’s self-motivated. Her time — juggling academics, athletics and social life — is managed expertly.Sophomore Claire Swanson, a midfielder for the University of Tampa’s nationally ranked women’s lacrosse te...
Published: 04/02/18
Updated: 04/13/18
Kyle Trask showed he belongs in Florida Gators’ quarterback race

Kyle Trask showed he belongs in Florida Gators’ quarterback race

GAINESVILLE – The most impressive quarterback in Florida's scrimmage wasn't the incumbent, quarterback Feleipe Franks.It wasn't the blue-chip early enrollee, Emory Jones, either.If three hours in the rain Friday night at Ben Hill Griffin Stadiu...
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Florida State football to honor Odell Haggins, Peter Warrick

Florida State football to honor Odell Haggins, Peter Warrick

Florida State has honored two football greats.After Friday's practice, the Seminoles told associate head coach Odell Haggins that he has been voted into FSU's athletics hall of fame. The defensive tackles coach is being honored for his standout playi...
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Ranking Florida’s most interesting college quarterback derbies

Ranking Florida’s most interesting college quarterback derbies

Of the state's five biggest programs, only UCF entered spring practice without a quarterback competition of some sort.As the April 14 spring games near, let's check in on the battles at Florida, Florida State, USF and Miami, ranked from least to most...
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She coached her team to the NCAA tournament. Then she quit, for her daughter.

She coached her team to the NCAA tournament. Then she quit, for her daughter.

Head coach Joanne Boyle led the University of Virginia women’s basketball team to the NCAA tournament last week, a feat the Cavaliers had not accomplished since 2010. Then, she stunned everyone by announcing her retirement at age 54, citing only a "f...
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FSU, be glad Leonard Hamilton is your coach

FSU, be glad Leonard Hamilton is your coach

At a recent Tampa Bay Times sports department meeting, a mini-debate began: Would you rather have your favorite team in any sport win it all in one glorious season and not be competitive for years to come, or give up ever winning the nation...
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Matt Elam, Antonio Callaway looking for NFL chances at Florida Gators’ pro day

Matt Elam, Antonio Callaway looking for NFL chances at Florida Gators’ pro day

GAINESVILLE — The two first-round talents took the field together for Florida's pro day in different stages of their career, looking for the same thing.One more chance.In orange was safety Matt Elam, a first-round pick out of UF in 2013. His NF...
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Matt Elam at Florida pro day, looking for another NFL chance

Matt Elam at Florida pro day, looking for another NFL chance

GAINESVILLE — The most interesting player at the Florida Gators' pro day Wednesday wasn't first-round hopeful Taven Bryan.Or first-round talent Antonio Callaway.It was safety Matt Elam, a former first-round pick of the Ravens who is looking for...
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NFL draft pool not filled with Florida Gators. That’s a problem

NFL draft pool not filled with Florida Gators. That’s a problem

GAINESVILLE — When NFL scouts gather at Florida's indoor practice facility for Wednesday's pro day, they won't be drooling over an unquestioned first-round talent, like Florida State safety Derwin James.They won't be evaluating a deep pool of p...
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