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UF women’s coach honors legendary Tennessee Vols Head Coach

Tennessee Volunteers Head Coach Pat Summitt announced yesterday she’s stepping down after 38 seasons. Summit has been battling early on-set dementia.  WUFT-FM’s sister station WRUF Sports Radio 850’s Steve Russell spoke with Florida Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Amanda Butler, for her insights on the coaching legend. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ButlerQnA.mp3]

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Former Gator basketball standout dies from leukemia

Standing at seven-feet-two, former Florida Gator Basketball star Dwayne Schintzius was a standout on and off the court. Through the high and lows of his career at Florida, Schintzius helped lead the Gators to their first three appearances in the NCAA tournament. Schintzius passed away from complications of leukemia Sunday afternoon at …

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UF has economic impact on the state

A recent study reports that the University of Florida’s economic impact on the state has increased over the past year. U-F’s impact has come primarily from the sports and medical industries. U-F Extension Scientist, Alan Hodges, says he doesn’t believe budget cuts will affect the school’s impact. “The budget cuts …

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