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Rowdy Reptiles help push Florida’s athletic teams to success

By on December 13th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:10 pm

The University of Florida’s Rowdy Reptiles have made the O’Connell Center one of the hardest places to play in college basketball.

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Board approves $10 million for O’Dome renovations

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 4:30 pm

The University of Florida’s Board of Trustees approved to add $10 million from the university in order to finance renovations to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

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Gator football season gets sweeter with Sugar Bowl spot

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 5:30 pm

New Orleans has become a top New Year’s destination for Gator football fans, as the Gators will take on the Louisville Cardinals in the Superdome on Jan. 2. Tickets to the game can be ordered through the Gator Ticket Office until Dec. 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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Retired Gainesville doctor competes in table tennis

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Dressed in his red and blue Pan-American Game shirt, Orange Park’s Stuart Caplin looked a little different that the other players at the University of Florida’s Gator Invitational table tennis tournament.

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Amid calls for cheerleading safety, an examination of the activity as sport

By on November 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:28 pm

As UF set new standards for its cheerleaders, limiting acrobatics, this week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association continues to leave cheerleading off its official list of sports.

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Florida swim team has new assistant coach

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Gemma Spofforth finds helping others as important as winning competitions.

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Gators go into Carrier Classic with two walk-ons

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:47 am

By Zac Blobner – WUFT-FM With the Florida Gator basketball team opening their season Friday night aboard the USS Bataan, fans will see plenty of new faces on this year’s squad. A couple of those players, including one name that [...]

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Gator herding on game day

By on November 9th, 2012 | Last updated: November 14, 2012 at 10:49 am

By Laura Christmas -WUFT-TV Game day is a major event for police to manage. During a recent gameday, WUFT-TV’s Laura Christmas went behind the scenes to take an in-depth look at how police manage the challenge of a campus area [...]

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Missouri fan Patrick Cox felt at home in the Swamp

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:46 pm

The sea of orange and blue, organized chants, and powerful band may seem intimidating for some fans supporting the visiting team at the Swamp, but one University of Missouri fan felt differently this weekend.

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Perry campaign ad featuring Albert aired dozens of times despite request to stop

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Despite the University Athletic Association’s efforts, a political Keith Perry TV ad featuring Albert the alligator has continued airing.

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