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Gators becoming state’s second basketball powerhouse

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For the past month, talk of college basketball in the Sunshine State has been dominated by the Florida State Seminoles. Over the past two weeks, the Florida Gators have emphatically joined the conversation. Saturday’s convincing 88-66 win over No. 8 Kentucky will lift a few eyebrows just a few weeks before March Madness begins. It is no exaggeration to say the Gators, ranked at No. 24 for now, overwhelmed the Wildcats in ways many thought not possible. Kentucky came into…

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Georgia hangs on to beat Penn State in TaxSlayer Bowl

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Four games into the 2015 season, the Georgia Bulldogs were riding high. They were 4-0 and ranked number 8 in the country. An SEC championship and the College Football Playoffs were reasonable expectations. After a disastrous home loss to Alabama, the Bulldogs’ season went downhill. Heisman candidate Nick Chubb went down with an injury. Coach Mark Richt was let go at season’s end. Instead of a spot in the playoffs, Georgia found themselves in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday against…

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Could Mark Richt wind up in Miami?

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Mark Richt is at a crossroads. He has won a lot of games as the coach of the Georgia Bulldogs; 141 to be exact. Had he won number 142 on Saturday, the tone of the discussions surrounding him today would be quite different. The Florida Gators’ 27-3 romp in Jacksonville on Saturday started the latest vigil for a coach at a prominent program. Nine times during his 15-year tenure, Richt’s teams have won at least 10 games. While a few…

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Gators firmly in control of their own destiny

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After Saturday’s 21-3 win over the Missouri Tigers, the Florida Gators can feel good about a conference win on the road against a quality opponent. They can feel great about their immediate future. By improving their conference record to 4-0, the Gators are firmly in command of their post season future. They are now the odds-on favorite to represent the Eastern Division in the SEC Championship Game for the first time since 2009. Going into Saturday, Georgia and Florida were…

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Mark Richt and Georgia seek signature win at Alabama’s expense

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Saturday is full of important college football games that are sure to shake up the rankings. Squarely in the mix of those games is the visit of Number 3 Mississippi to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to take on Number 25 Florida. It has been some time since the Gators had such an important game. The game drawing the largest national interest is Mark Richt’s Number 8 Georgia Bulldogs hosting Number 13 Alabama. The game is huge for both teams. Alabama,…

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This fall, Jeb Bush bridges two great American institutions: politics and football

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As fall arrives, so does two all-American traditions — football and politics. And with the 2016 presidential race in full swing, candidates are beginning to stake ground in both fields. On Saturday, Republican candidate Jeb Bush takes his White House ambitions to Athens, Georgia for the game between the Carolina Gamecocks and the Georgia Bulldogs. Bush will attend a tailgate party hosted by college Republicans from the University of Georgia. The Gamecocks, underdogs at 1-1, have the added benefit of…

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