Something that makes sense (and it involves the NCAA)

It was a big day Wednesday for college football players around the country. Two pieces of legislation were passed by the NCAA that give them a break. The biggest question is why it took so long and why these were...

Video: Dooley/Cardozo break down Auburn vs. Florida

Pat Dooley talks to former Gators pitcher and radio personality Jeff Cardozo at Ironwood Golf Course ahead of Super Regional series between Auburn and Florida.

A MLB draft solution? Maybe

There was a lot of swearing, grousing and complaining Monday night around the Gator Nation for a lot of reasons. Weather, start times, umpires. In one case, Florida fans were not alone. Several teams had to go through the drama...

The Back Nine: NCAA still has to rule on Jefferson

The Back Nine comes at you after a rainy weekend and hopes that this weekend is a lot better, especially Saturday between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. so we can have a dry golf tournament

The SEC, it’s a basketball conference

The NBA deadline has come and gone and here's what we know — the SEC may well be the best conference in college basketball next year. Somewhere at the SEC Meetings in Destin, Greg Sankey must be smiling. And the...

The Back Nine: UF football team taking shape

The Back Nine comes at you after a wild, crazy and sweaty weekend.

Dooley Noted: Going on Break, but here is one more for your Gators fix

Pat Dooley talks to Robbie Andreu from The Gainesville Sun. As Dooley Noted take a short break. Pat will be back with you in a few weeks, ready to talk football and all things Gators.

The Back Nine: UF’s Mullen pushing right buttons

The Gator Grill Out was a huge success, and we will see if it pays off down the road with commitments

Dooley: O’Sullivan, Walton share more than similar success

Their offices are on the opposite sides of buildings that are connected by concrete. Tim Walton is in the Lemerand Center and Kevin O’Sullivan is across the way in the baseball offices. But during their hectic seasons, there isn’t a...
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Dooley Noted: Shannon Snell’s insights on Gators’ O-line

Pat interviews All-American lineman Shannon Snell about the Gators' offensive line.

The Back Nine: Everything school on a big roll

The Back Nine comes at you after a weekend where Florida is probably trying to figure out where all of these trophies go. And I hope all the mothers had a special day. I miss mine every minute. 10. As...
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Dooley Noted: Is my sports intake too much?

Pat also discusses the Daily Football Fix; catches you up on UF baseball, softball and lacrosse; interviews Peter Burns of the SEC Network; and delivers Three Things.

The Back Nine: Tebow still big deal in minors

The Back Nine comes at you after a long, hot weekend where we had our air conditioning go down for four days, my car die for the weekend and the refrigerator forming glaciers in the freezer. It always happens...

Dooley: Better hitting powers Gators

Reasons why No. 1 Florida is more productive at plate than last year's champs
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Dooley Noted: The Gators’ incredible NFL Draft … 40 years ago

Pat talks about Florida's 10-player draft in 1978, plus this year's draft, the baseball and softball programs, and more.

The Back Nine: Lack of experience may have hurt Pineiro in NFL draft

The Back Nine comes at you after a weekend of baseball and softball and a prom for one special young lady and a great Stop Children’s Cancer Gala at the Cade Museum. It was a busy weekend. I like...

Florida swim coach Troy retiring from college coaching

The sunsets will probably look a little more beautiful. The fishing off Cedar Key will be a little more productive. Gregg Troy will have more time to enjoy the little things in his life. The Florida swimming coach for 20...
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Dooley Noted: For Florida football, summer’s all about staying out of trouble

Pat looks at football expectations in the SEC and at baseball, softball, gymnastics and the NFL Draft.

The Back Nine: Florida will be in better shape

The Back Nine comes at you after a wonderful weekend in my old home town of St. Augustine that included time with family and a visit to Barley’s Pub in downtown. Try the lamb burger. And tip your waitresses. 10....
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Dooley Noted: Gator fans are energized

Pat looks back on the spring game, talks baseball, softball and golf, and interviews Gator great Chris Doering.