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  • Orlando is Florida's healthiest city! Now, the bad news

    Orlando is Florida's healthiest city! Now, the bad news
    OK, Orlando, do you want the good news or the bad news? The good news, you say? Congratulations! You have been named as the healthiest major city in Florida! The bad news? Out of the 50 largest communities in these United States, you were just 34th....
  • Billy Donovan's "fingers crossed" on Chris Walker's eligibility

    Billy Donovan's "fingers crossed" on Chris Walker's eligibility
    Gators men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan said he should know in the next couple of weeks whether star recruit Chris Walker will be academically eligible. Walker, a 6-foot-10 forward from Bonifay, is finishing up high school like fellow...
  • Billy Donovan explains Devon Walker saga

    Billy Donovan explains Devon Walker saga
    Devon Walker's surprising 180 a few weeks ago was the product of a young player not sure where he fits into the Gators' plan, said coach Billy Donovan. A week after Florida granted Walker his release in early May, the 6-foot-6 forward from Winter...
  • 2013 TV upfronts: Football dominates ESPN's presentation

    2013 TV upfronts: Football dominates ESPN's presentation
    NEW YORK -- At the ESPN upfronts Tuesday morning it seemed like football is becoming almost as popular as football. After a brief sales pep talk from an executive, the Disney-owned sports network opened at the Best Buy Theater by reminding media...
  • ESPN planning huge changes to SportsCenter

    ESPN planning huge changes to SportsCenter
    ESPN is planning some huge changes to "SportsCenter," the sports network announced Tuesday during its upfront presentation to advertisers in New York City. The changes come as ESPN -- the self-proclaimed "worldwide leader in sports" -- is about to...
  • Andrew Wiggins sticks flaming spear in FSU basketball dreams

     Andrew Wiggins sticks flaming spear in FSU basketball dreams
    There was an intense hope that maybe Andrew Wiggins would be a different kind of superstar. The kind of superstar who would lead a program to greatness instead of joining one that has been great for 100 years. The kind of superstar who would forgo...
  • University of Virginia coach Bennett named U.S. Under-19 assistant

    University of Virginia coach Bennett named U.S. Under-19 assistant
    Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett has been selected as an assistant coach on the USA Basketball Under 19 World Championship team. The team will compete in the Czech Republic from June 27th to July 7th.  Florida's Billy Donovan will be the head...
  • Gators freshman forward Devon Walker is transferring

    Gators freshman forward Devon Walker is transferring
    For the second time in less than a week a little-used Florida Gators freshmen has decided to leave the men's basketball program. The school announced Monday it has granted the release of Devon Walker, a 6-foot-6 guard/forward from Winter Haven. Last...
  • Gators freshman guard Braxton Ogbueze to transfer

    Gators freshman guard Braxton Ogbueze to transfer
    The pending arrival of Rutgers transfer Eli Carter led to the departure of Gators freshman guard Braxton Ogbueze. A day after Gators coach Billy Donovan used his final scholarship on Carter, the school announced Ogbueze is transferring. Ogbueze played...
  • No. 10 Gators open the season Friday without point guard Scottie Wilbekin

    No. 10 Gators open the season Friday without point guard Scottie Wilbekin
    Coach Billy Donovan's task to replace point guard Erving Walker just got tougher. On the eve of the No. 10 Gators' season opener against Georgetown aboard the USS Bataan, near Jacksonville, Donovan told a media gathering he had suspended junior Scottie...
  • UF commits Hill, Walker lead Florida Elite to another tourney title

     
    Red-hot Florida Elite 17U, still unbeaten in the July evaluation period with Montverde Academy point guard Kasey Hill running the show, won three games in a span of eight hours on Sunday  to win the Best of the South tournament in Suwannee, Ga.  Florida...
  • College coaches lead you to the top prospects in AAU basketball

     
    You didn’t need a program to figure out which court ballyhooed basketball prospect Julius Randle was on as the AAU 11th Grade Gold Super Showcase opened Wednesday at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports. Just follow the trail of college...