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  • Examining the SEC’s scheduling of Thursday-Saturday basketball games

     
    Billy Donovan has been around the SEC long enough to know  that when a scheduling problem comes up, it's likely to be addressed. So while he doesn't have a solution to the current issue he and other coaches are facing, he has confidence conference...
  • Talking Gators football, basketball and recruiting on Open Mike

     
    As we do every Wednesday, Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi chatted about the Gators on his Open Mike radio show. This week we covered the latest in football recruiting as Florida prepares for signing day, the latest football arrest, the Gators'...
  • Billy Donovan not sure if Patric Young will start vs. MSU

     
    With a quick turnaround between games, Florida coach Billy Donovan was not sure if center Patric Young would return to the starting line-up. The sophomore has come off the bench in the past three games because of ankle tendinitis but has played...
  • Gators face tough test in Vanderbilt’s John Jenkins

     
    Florida's game vs. Vanderbilt on Saturday starts a tough stretch as it reaches the halfway point of SEC play. The No. 12 Gators have the difficult task of facing the Commodores and Kentucky within a four-day span, putting them against their biggest...
  • FAU coach Mike Jarvis getting bonus checks for his team's success

    FAU has had a record-setting season, and coach Mike Jarvis is getting bonus payments for his team's success. According to his contract, Jarvis earned a $2,500 bonus for being named the Sun Belt Coach of the Year, and he added another $5,000 for winning...
  • Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament

    Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament
    Strolling down Broad Street on Tuesday, Joey Rodriguez was startled when a man stopped his car in traffic, hopped out with a camera and asked Rodriguez to pose for a photo. This shortly after Rodriguez received a standing ovation from his VCU...
  • The best laid plans...

    The best laid plans...
    Teams always plan to win.  I mean, who plans to lose?  Therefore, television stations always plan that the team they're covering is going to win.  If you don't, you will be kicking yourself later.  Well a funny thing happened today before the game. ...
  • NCAA Showdown with Florida more personal for Butler

    NCAA Showdown with Florida more personal for Butler
    It was written all over their faces, and easily heard in the comments they made Friday afternoon.  For Butler, Saturday's Elite Eight match-up with 2-seed Florida is about more than just the actual game. Sure, the Bulldogs are simply focused on trying to...
  • Butler returns to Final Four by beating Florida in overtime

    Butler returns to Final Four by beating Florida in overtime
    NEW ORLEANS -- With the game on the line, Florida settled for a three-point shot from a 5-foot-8 guard who had yet to hit a basket. Butler took its cue in overtime, and the Bulldogs are going back to the Final Four. Senior guard Shelvin Mack delivered a...
  • Top-rated basketball prospect Michael Frazier of Tampa Plant commits to Florida for 2012

    Top-rated basketball prospect Michael Frazier of Tampa Plant commits to Florida for 2012
    The Gators didn't miss out on the Tampa Plant player they were targeting this week. Last week, the Florida football team watched heralded football player James Wilder Jr. commit to rival Florida State, but on Tuesday the Gators landed the top...
  • Teel Time: ACC basketball coaching tenures lag behind

    Eight days ago I wrote a print column on the unprecedented turnover – seven changes in the last three offseasons -- among ACC basketball coaches. Little did anyone know that the biggest boot had yet to drop. Maryland’s Gary Williams, he of...
  • Orlando Magic need to be creative, different, choosing next coach, GM

    Orlando Magic need to be creative, different, choosing next coach, GM
    It's time to be creative, Orlando Magic. It's time to dare to be different. It's time not to stick your hand in the recycle bin and spiff up somebody else's trash. For too many years, too many times, this franchise has made some dubious choices in...