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Florida Gators at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Track & field qualifiers include Clement, Claye, Taylor and Dendy
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Florida Gators at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Track & field qualifiers include Clement, Claye, Taylor and Dendy

July 1, 2016 | By Adam Silverstein
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team was set during trials held in early July, and though more than two dozen former and current Florida Gators participated, four ultimately earned the...
Florida Gators at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Swimming qualifiers include Lochte, Dwyer, Dressel, Beisel
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Florida Gators at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Swimming qualifiers include Lochte, Dwyer, Dressel, Beisel

June 29, 2016 | By Adam Silverstein
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials concluded — at least for the former and current Florida Gators participating in them — on Saturday night. The result was four Gators earning the...
Abby Wambach becomes latest Florida Gators athlete to join ESPN
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Abby Wambach becomes latest Florida Gators athlete to join ESPN

May 4, 2016 | By Adam Silverstein
ESPN has a thing for hiring Florida Gators, it seems. United States women’s soccer star Abby Wambach is the latest former Gators athlete to join the network, ESPN announced Wednesday. Wambach, who...
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Abby Wambach, United States and Florida Gators soccer star, announces retirement

October 27, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Abby Wambach, arguably the greatest soccer player in United States history and unarguably the world’s all-time leading goal scorer (male or female), announced Tuesday that she will retire on Dec. 16, ending...
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4 BITS: Florida Gators star Patric Young to play for Clippers, Suns in NBA Summer League

June 29, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » Former Florida Gators star center Patric Young, fresh off a successful international season in Turkey, has agreed to join the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns for 2015 NBA Summer...
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4 NFL BITS: Tebow, Cunningham, Demps, Draft

May 4, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly over the weekend dismissed comments from quarterback Mark Sanchez, who called former Florida Gators signal caller Tim Tebow just a “camp arm” for the...
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Former Gators jumper Omar Craddock arrested in Gainesville for felony battery

April 6, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Former Florida Gators track and field star Omar Craddock, a three-time NCAA national champion in the triple jump, was arrested Sunday morning and charged with both a third-degree felony for assault and...
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Florida swimmer Sinead Russell hospitalized with cerebral blood clot, released Wednesday

January 22, 2015 | By Adam Silverstein
Florida Gators junior swimmer Sinead Russell was admitted to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida, late last week and subsequently diagnosed with cerebral venous thrombosis, a potentially life-threatening blood clot...
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Friday Final: Gators soccer star Heather Mitts returns to Gainesville with SEC Network

September 5, 2014 | By Adam Silverstein
Former Florida Gators soccer star Heather Mitts, a three-time Olympic gold medalist with the U.S. Women’s National Team and 2013 inductee into the UF Athletic Hall of Fame, recently traded in her...
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SIX BITS: Easley, Parsons, Beisel, Gilbert, Haslem

June 17, 2014 | By Adam Silverstein
1 » New England Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley is one of seven first-round selections in the 2014 NFL Draft who has not yet signed with his team. According to Ben Volin...
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