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UF Gymnastics Coach Rhonda Faehn Resigns

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 10:58 am

University of Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn has resigned to take a position with USA Gymnastics.

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UF Club Baseball Hosts Home Run Derby, Alumni Weekend

By on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 10:25 am

The University of Florida club baseball team lost to the University of Central Florida Knights during the April 18-19 series in Gainesville, ending the Gators’ season. The UF club baseball team kicked off its alumni weekend on April 17, which included a home run derby pitting current players against club alumni.

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Florida Crew Advance To Grand Finals At SIRA Championship

By on April 19th, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 5:38 pm

Florida Crew had five boats advance to the grand finals at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championship Regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A handful of races were cancelled due to weather conditions, but the varsity four and Novice eight boats took home silver and bronze, respectively.

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NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted Of Murder, Gets Life

By on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday. He was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of Odin Lloyd.

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Gators Wrap Up Spring Practices In Advance Of Orange And Blue Game

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 10, 2015 at 3:30 pm

The Florida Gators completed their final spring practice on Thursday. Spring ball ends for the Gators on Saturday when the Gators take the field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for the Orange and Blue game.

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UF Organization To Host Barrels For Boobs Surfing Competition For Breast Cancer Charity

By on March 20th, 2015 | Last updated: March 20, 2015 at 5:59 pm

Wahines of the Waves is hosting Boobs for Barrels, a philanthropy event benefitting the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. The event starts at 9 a.m. on March 28 at Butler Beach near St. Augustine.

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Barr Rises As One Of Nation’s Top High Jumpers

By on March 9th, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm

Gainesville athlete Kieme Barr is one of the top-10 high jumpers in the country. He will represent the United States in July in the Down Under 2015 Australian Tournament if he can raise enough money.

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NCAA Released Infractions Report On Florida Football Program

By and on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm

UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.

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Florida Hangs On Against Vanderbilt To Earn Much Needed Win

By on February 19th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 3:44 pm

It was another close game at home for the Gators, who managed to squeeze past Vanderbilt 50-47 on Wednesday night. This win stops the team’s four game losing streak.

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Gators Can’t Hold On To Take Down Top Ranked Wildcats

By on February 8th, 2015 | Last updated: February 9, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The Florida Gators lost to the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, 68-61.The Gators led by two points going into halftime, but Kentucky answered back with a strong second half, outscoring the Gators 40-31.

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