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Florida, Florida State on the winning end of baseball’s June Madness

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The NCAA College Baseball Tournament is not likely to come anywhere near the broad popularity enjoyed by the basketball tournament known as March Madness. At the same time, referring to this year’s baseball extravaganza as June Madness would not be overstating what has taken place so far. Both Florida and Florida State have provided significant contributions to this year’s mayhem, which saw nearly half of the 16 seeded teams and regional hosts go down to defeat. Number two national seed…

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Christian McCaffrey’s Rose Bowl records lift Stanford

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Even with the Heisman Trophy season put together by Alabama’s Derrick Henry, there were still those who thought Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey was the most outstanding (the Heisman definition) and complete football player in America. On Friday, McCaffrey tallied 368 all-purpose yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Cardinals to a 45-16 rout of the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Rose Bowl. The true sophomore hurt the Hawkeyes, as he hurt other teams on the Cardinals’  schedule, in a number of…

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Christian McCaffrey’s performance for the ages leads Stanford

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Christian McCaffrey may or may not win the Heisman Trophy, but his performance in the Pac 12 Championship Game on Saturday will almost certainly earn him an invitation to the awards presentation. His running, receiving, passing and kick returning are the main reason why his Stanford Cardinal beat the Southern California Trojans, 41-22. The victory gave Stanford its third title in the past four seasons. McCaffrey, the son of former NFL star Ed McCaffrey, rushed for 207 yards and a…

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Clemson stays on top of AP Top 25; Gators climb to 8th, Seminoles to 16th

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Unlike last week, the Associated Press Top 25 poll has shown significant movement up and down the rankings. The exception is the top three positions. The Clemson Tigers maintained their hold onto the top spot. Clemson earned 34 of the 61 first place votes with No. 2 Ohio State earning 23 votes and third place Alabama claiming the other four. Florida has moved solidly into the top 10, coming in at No. 8. Florida’s 24-14 victory at South Carolina helped…

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FSU tumbles in AP Top 25; Gators climb while idle

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Florida State’s shocking 22-16 loss to Georgia Tech cost the Seminoles 8 spots in this week’s AP Top 25 poll. FSU dropped to No. 17 following the loss in which the offense again struggled. The Seminoles will try to start the climb back up the rankings on Saturday when Syracuse comes to Doak Campbell Stadium. The following Saturday, they travel to play Clemson, now ranked Number 3 after the Tigers’ historic 58-0 wipeout of Miami. The Florida Gators picked up…

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