6:11 PM EDT, Wed July 23, 2014
Tampa Bay Times 2 hours ago

'Strong' side tackle: USF's Chandler squats 700

Though he has earned a reputation for his culinary chops during his tenure at USF, Todd Chandler pulled off something Wednesday at breakfast time that few might find tough to digest or even swallow.Fortunately for him, it was corroborated by witnesses and documented on an iPhone. The 320-pound fifth-year senior defensive …

Single-game tickets on sale for five Gators' home games

LSU and South Carolina game tickets available only to season ticket holdersSingle-game tickets for five Gators' home games went on sale Wednesday.
The Ledger 14 hours ago

College Football: O'Leary to Make Quick Decision on Starting QB

Speaking before his players report for fall camp, Central Florida Coach George O'Leary said he will name the Knights' starting quarterback one week after practice begins July 31.

Will Muschamp predicts Gators to win the SEC East

The Gators last reached the SEC championship game in 2009Gators coach Will Muschamp plans to do more than save his job this season.
Tampa Bay Times Jul 22, 2014

Bulls' national title odds? Same as Auburn's last year (sort of)

Less than two weeks before the start of preseason camp, the odds of USF winning the 2014 national title are reaching Powerball-type probability.At least according to one online betting service.The Bulls are a 500-1 shot to capture college football's inaugural playoff, according to bovada.lv, which offers a variety of …
Florida Times-Union Jul 22, 2014
Former New England Patriots, UF Gators star Aaron Hernandez due back in court Tuesday for status hearing

Former New England Patriots, UF Gators star Aaron Hernandez due back in court Tuesday for status hearing

FALL RIVER, Mass.  — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Lloyd's body was found in June 2013 near Hernandez's North Attleborough home. Lloyd, of Boston, was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. Two friends of Hernandez's from Bristol, Connecticut, also have pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the case. The hearing is scheduled Tuesday morning in Superior Court in Fall River. read more
The Ledger Jul 22, 2014

Prep Baseball: Jenkins Shortstop Lopez Commits to West Florida

George Jenkins shortstop Robert Lopez committed to the University of West Florida last week after a recent campus visit.
The Ledger Jul 22, 2014

College Football: Pair of Florida Powers Favored to Finish on Top of ACC

Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's divisions. In the other one, the pecking order was nowhere near that clear.
Florida Times-Union Jul 21, 2014

M.J. Maguire's 61: how he did it

M.J. Maguire's 61 on Monday during a U.S. Amateur qualifier at the Amelia National Golf Club was significant on several levels for the University of North Florida senior: * It broke the Amelia National course record of 64 set in a 2012 U.S. Amateur qualifier by A.J. Crouch. * Maguire's score matched the lowest on on the First Coast during a tournament round since Stephen Shellock, a New York native, shot 61 in the third round of a National Golf Association event (formerly the Hooters Tour) at the Omni Amelia Plantation Oak Marsh Course in 2009. read more
Tampa Bay Times Jul 21, 2014

Ex-Bulls soccer coach Logan Fleck dies

Former USF men's and women's soccer coach Logan Fleck, who led both teams simultaneously at one point in the mid-1990s, has passed away following an undisclosed illness. Mr. Fleck, the men's coach at Stetson at the time of his death, was 54.A Stetson news release indicated Mr. Fleck passed away over the weekend. Longtime …

An examination: Most complete team?

GAINESVILLE -- A week ago, Boom went bold. Last Monday at SEC Media Days, Florida coach Will Muschamp made headlines when he confidently stated, “This is the most complete team we’ve had since I’ve been at UF.” It was hardly...
Florida Times-Union Jul 21, 2014
Patric Young will return to Jacksonville -- in an NBA uniform

Patric Young will return to Jacksonville -- in an NBA uniform

 Patric Young could get an early homecoming as an NBA player. The Providence High School and University of Florida graduate will return to Jacksonville to play for the New Orleans Pelicans against the Washington Wizards in an NBA preseason game on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The announcement was made at a news conference Monday at the Arena. read more
Florida Times-Union Jul 21, 2014
Patric Young will return to Jacksonville -- in an NBA uniform

Patric Young will return to Jacksonville -- in an NBA uniform

 Patric Young could get an early homecoming as an NBA player. The Providence High School and University of Florida graduate will return to Jacksonville to play for the New Orleans Pelicans against the Washington Wizards in an NBA preseason game on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The announcement was made at a news conference Monday at the Arena. read more
Tampa Bay Times Jul 21, 2014

My preseason AAC ballot

The following is my projected order of finish in the American Athletic Conference, submitted upon request to the league office earlier today. The official preseason poll will be released at the conference's media day July 29 in Newport, RI (Yes, football is here.).To elicit debate, I've added a one-sentence rationale for each team's …

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