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UF spending $800,000 to remove mercury from O’Connell Center

The University of Florida is removing mercury from the main floor of the O’Connell Center arena.
Updated one month ago
Winston’s attorney: Lawsuit a ‘stunt’ with ‘false’ claims

Winston’s attorney: Lawsuit a ‘stunt’ with ‘false’ claims

A lawsuit filed against the NFL prospect Jameis Winston by a Zephyrhills woman who claims Winston raped her is “false” and a “stunt,” Winston’s attorney said Friday....
Updated one month ago
Former Florida Gators coach Ray Graves dies at age 96

Former Florida Gators coach Ray Graves dies at age 96

Former University of Florida football coach Ray Graves, who recruited Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Steve Spurrier and oversaw one of the most successful eras in Gators history, has died, according to family friend Leonard Levy.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa earns high marks after hosting second Women’s Final Four

Tampa earns high marks after hosting second Women’s Final Four

Players, coaches, fans and the NCAA came away pleased with Tampa's "well-oiled machine." In fact, UConn coach Geno Auriemma - of course, no stranger to Final Fours (10 titles) - wouldn't mind seeing it in a regular rotation with San Antonio.
Updated: 2 months ago
Fowler thinking big at Florida’s Pro Day workouts

Fowler thinking big at Florida’s Pro Day workouts

GAINESVILLE — Dante Fowler Jr. didn’t do much at Florida’s Pro Day on Tuesday. He didn’t need to.
Updated: 2 months ago
UConn raises visibility of women’s basketball to new heights
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UConn raises visibility of women’s basketball to new heights

TAMPA — It was something Geno Auriemma said. Hey, when isn’t it something Geno said? But it was something he said a few months ago, before his basketball team began another march to what happened Tuesday night at Amalie Arena....
Updated: 2 months ago
UConn completes NCAA three-peat; Auriemma matches Wooden mark

UConn completes NCAA three-peat; Auriemma matches Wooden mark

TAMPA — It was a result for the ages, capping a season-long saga that’s destined for the women’s basketball history books. And although it was far from dominating, the outcome will forever be punctuated by exclamation points. ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Women’s Final Four notes: Rivalry brings attention to sport

Women’s Final Four notes: Rivalry brings attention to sport

TAMPA — Anyone who follows women’s college basketball shouldn’t have been surprised by Tuesday night’s participants in the national championship game.
Updated: 2 months ago
UConn dashes Notre Dame’s dream again in NCAA finale

UConn dashes Notre Dame’s dream again in NCAA finale

TAMPA — Notre Dame played Connecticut closer and tougher than any opponent the Huskies had faced this postseason.
Updated: 2 months ago

UConn vs. Notre Dame: Five things to know

Here’s a quick primer to get you ready for the NCAA women’s basketball national championship game between Notre dame and UConn at Amalie Arena.
Updated: 2 months ago