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2009-09-12 17:35:53

Tim Tebow passed for 237 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 71 yards and another TD Saturday to lead No. 1 Florida to a 56-6 win over Troy. Jeffery Demps rushed for 87 yards and a touchdown for the Gators (2-0). Chris Rainey ran for 85 yards and a TD. Deonte Thompson caught two touchdown passes and Riley Cooper, Brandon James and Mike Gillislee each caught one. Levi Brown was 8-of-24 passing for 66 yards with an interception for the outclassed Trojans (0-2). DuJuan Harris led the Trojans'...

2009-09-05 22:45:23

Jeff Demps ran for 89 yards and two touchdowns Saturday in top-ranked Florida's 62-3 dismantling of Charleston Southern. Quarterback Tim Tebow, the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner, played the first half and completed 10-of-15 passes for 188 yards. Brandon James returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown for the defending national champion Gators. Chris Rainey scored Florida's second touchdown of the night with a 76-yard run. A.J. Toscano completed 18-of-31 passes for 157 yards with an...

2009-08-03 15:48:56

Urban Meyer's status as an elite college coach was further cemented Monday with a contract extension from the Florida Gators worth a reported $24 million. The Orlando Sentinel reported the contract six-year extension is among the richest for Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and makes Meyer, 45, the highest paid coach in the Southeastern Conference. My family and I are dedicated to Florida and are excited to be a Gator for another six years, Meyer said in a tweet on his Twitter page He...

2009-05-21 09:00:00

Illinois senior named nation's top high school performer CHICAGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE, today announced senior midfielder and defender Rachel Quon of Lake Forest High School (Lake Forest, Ill.) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic...

2009-04-26 20:41:00

Peyton and Eli Manning Serve as Honorary Coaches in Rematch Between the Nation's Most Storied High School Rivals, Gatorade Begins Search for Next REPLAY CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a game more than 15 years in the making, and in the end the Phillipsburg Stateliners finally came away with long-awaited bragging rights. Players from the 1993 Phillipsburg High School football team notched a 27-12 victory against their rivals the Easton Area Red Rovers in a full contact, four-quarter...

2009-04-21 07:45:21

According to a new research study, carbohydrate-loaded sports drinks really do enhance athletic performance "“ and moreover, they start working before you even swallow them. Scientists testing the physical performance of athletes had them rinse their mouths with one of two high-carb sport drinks. Results showed an almost instantaneous improvement in the athletes' abilities.  When the same test was repeated with water flavored with sugar-free sweeteners, researchers did not observed...

2009-04-14 08:00:00

New products offer added flavors, antioxidants and nutritional benefits; Packaging now more environmentally responsible NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a new wave of excitement to the enhanced water category, PepsiCo (PEP) is re-launching Propel(R), a low-calorie, nutrient enhanced water beverage designed to help hydrate and nourish the body's momentum. With just 10 calories per serving(1), Propel is available in a variety of great-tasting flavors and most contain antioxidants...

2009-03-20 20:18:13

Nick Calathes scored 21 points Friday and led Florida into the quarterfinals of the NIT with a 74-60 decision over Miami. Florida will take on Penn State next week with the winner of that one advancing to the semifinals in New York. The Gators scored the game's first 12 points and raced to a 20-4 advantage. The closest Miami could come after that was 11 points with 9 minutes to play in the game. Alex Tyus added 13 for the Gators (24-10) and Dan Werner had 12. Florida shot 52 percent from the...

2009-02-24 20:44:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Top world ranked tennis player Serena Williams -- who just came off winning her 10th Grand Slam Singles Title at the 2009 Australian Open -- teamed up with Gatorade G2 today at Hollywood's famed Roosevelt Hotel to select who will appear alongside her in a new national "Everyday Athletes" ad campaign for the Gatorade G2 low-calorie sports drink. Emceed by Access Hollywood host and upcoming Dancing with the Stars competitor, Nancy O'Dell, The G2...

2009-02-24 23:23:40

Marcus Thornton scored 32 points Tuesday, powering No. 18 LSU to an 81-75 win over Florida and at least a share of the SEC regular-season title. Garrett Temple added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (24-4, 12-1 SEC), who improved to 19-1 on their home floor this season. LSU has also won 12 straight over SEC opponents. Walter Hodge had 16 points to lead for Florida (21-7, 8-5). Alex Tyus added 15 points for the Gators.

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