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Alex Faedo pitches Gators into College World Series finals

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Alex Faedo pitched three-hit ball for 7 1/3 shutout innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win Saturday night. No. 3 national seed Florida (50-19) will play Southeastern Conference rival LSU in the best-of-three finals beginning Monday night. Fourth-seeded LSU (52-18) advanced with a 6-1 win over No. 1 Oregon State on Saturday. TCU (50-18) had beaten the Gators 9-2 on Friday to force the winner-take-all…

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Gators blank TCU in College World Series; FSU faces must-win on Monday

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The Florida Gators used strong pitching from Alex Faedo and a couple of timely hits to defeat the TCU Horned Frogs 3-0 Sunday in the College World Series. The win is a much better start in Omaha for Florida than last year when they lost both games and went home early. Faedo was drafted in the first round by the Detroit Tigers in the recent MLB Draft. He looked every bit the part of a first rounder with the way…

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Remember the Alamo! TCU comeback upends Oregon

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With 40 bowl games played after the 2015 season, precious few were memorable. The Alamo Bowl was one of those. Those who were in attendance or watched on television will remember the Alamo. In one of the most incredible games of this season, or any season, the TCU Horned Frogs overcame a 31-0 halftime deficit on Saturday and stunned the Oregon Ducks in triple overtime, 47-41 on Saturday. The storylines from this game could take up an entire sports section.…

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Clemson stays No. 1 in college playoff rankings; Florida 11th, FSU 16th

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Clemson maintained their position at the top of the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings for the second consecutive week. Clemson’s hard-fought 23-13 victory over Florida State impressed the committee enough to keep them at No. 1. The Seminoles performance, while a losing effort, allowed them to stay at No. 16 Alabama’s impressive 30-16 victory over former No. 2 LSU was enough to jump them to the second position. Ohio State stayed in the third spot, while Notre Dame jumped to…

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Gators storm to #8 in AP Top 25; FSU at #11

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For the first time since 2012, the Florida Gators have crashed the top 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Florida is ranked Number 8, up 3 spots from last week. The Gators took their record to 5-0 with a 21-3 road win at Missouri. They will quickly have the chance to prove their ranking on Saturday. Number 6 LSU will host Florida in a key SEC inter-divisional matchup. Florida State made some progress. After losing ground in previous…

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