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Florida moves up a spot on weekly poll to No. 5

Florida opened the college baseball season with a sweep of Long Beach State, good enough to move up a spot in the latest D1Baseball rankings. The No. 5 Gators (3-0) play at USF (2-1) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (98.1-FM, AM-850),...

Nembhard named SEC Co-Freshman of Week

Special to The Sun Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard was named the SEC Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday. This is the second accolade for Nembhard, a 6-foot-5, 191-pound freshman from Aurora, Ontario. He shares the honor with Vanderbilt guard Aaron...

Roundup: No. 4 UF softball team improves to 11-0

Another run through a tourney undefeated for Gators

Gators open with sweep; Reese leaves game with injury

A year ago, his first weekend couldn’t have been much worse. This year … slightly better for Brady McConnell. McConnell lasted only five starts after suffering an injury on opening night in 2018, but he started 2019 off with...

Tebow enters Mets camp ‘all in’ on baseball

By MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Baseball Writer PORT ST. LUCIE — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a...

Gators clinch series against Dirtbags

By Jim Harvin, Correspondent Sixth-ranked Florida broke on top with a four-run second inning and went on to defeat Long Beach State, 5-2, Saturday to clinch the season-opening series before a McKethan Stadium crowd of 4,344. Sophomore right-hander Tommy Mace (1-0)...

White hoping Gators’ bench steps up at Alabama

As the Florida men’s basketball team enters the final three weeks of the regular season, coach Mike White faces the unenviable task of managing the players’ health while putting the Gators in prime position to succeed. With UF’s freshmen, especially...

Florida routs Long Beach State to open season

Florida opened its 2019 baseball season Friday with an 8-2 win over Long Beach State. That was the good news. Then there were also these bullet points. * Two Florida errors. * Nine walks by UF pitchers. * And two hit...

Roundup: No. 2 Florida grabs first win in Tuscaloosa in 40 years

Special to The Sun TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - It’s been 40 years since the Florida Gators gymnastics team won a dual meet at the University of Alabama. Friday night, No. 2 Florida became only the second Gator team - and first...

Gators land commitment from 2020 DE

Gators have eight commits in the 2020 class, which is ranked No. 4 in the nation by 247Sports.

New start for McConnell, UF baseball

Brady McConnell has been through the hype and hoopla of an opening night at McKethan Stadium. So, for a guy who has only 22 college at-bats, you’ll pardon him if he’s taking it as old hat. And at the same...

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