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Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, who suffered a concussion in the Gators' 41-7 win over Kentucky, was released from a hospital Sunday and 'doing fine.' Tebow was kept overnight at Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington for precautionary reasons. The 2007 Heisman Trophy-winner was hurt in the third quarter of the game Saturday.
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Several players for top-ranked Florida have been hampered recently by the flu bug, the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun reported Sunday. Tight end Aaron Hernandez was in isolation the day before Saturday's key 23-13 SEC victory over Tennessee. Coach Urban Meyer told the newspaper that running back Jeff Demps had a 102-degree fever Saturday and had to be taken out of pre-game warm-ups because of the heat. Demps was able to play and scored a touchdown. Just to see Demps go out there and do that (says)...
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...
GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 15, 2009 Spiderman S. Mulholland, Senior Forensic investigator and national consultant with US Building Consultants and US Building Laboratories Inc., met with Analytical Research Systems, Inc.
The University of Georgia has reported six minor violations of rules governing collegiate athletics to the NCAA this year, documents indicate. Citing information obtained from UGA under open-records laws, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Wednesday that three of the six self-reported secondary violations involved the Georgia Bulldogs football program. The violations have since been resolved with the NCAA and Southeastern Conference.
The Washington Huskies won their first NCAA women's softball title Tuesday by beating Florida 3-2 in Oklahoma City. Danielle Lawrie tied a Pac 10 record with her 42nd victory by limiting the top-ranked Gators (63-5) to two runs -- one earned -- on six hits with eight strikeouts. Washington (51-12) scored the winning run in the third inning when Morgan Stuart rapped a slow roller to the mound with the bases loaded.
Danielle Lawrie pitched a two-hit shutout and Ashley Charters and Jenn Salling both had two RBI and two runs scored Monday in Washington's 8-0 win over Florida. The Huskies broke the game open with a four-run fourth inning and went on to take a 1-0 lead in the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City.
HOUSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Paul Bear Bryant Awards committee of the American Heart Association has announced that former University of Georgia Head Coach and Athletic Director, Vince Dooley has been named the 2010 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award. Dooley will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Paul Bear Bryant College Football Coaching Awards Dinner Thursday, Jan.
University of Tennessee men's basketball Coach Bruce Pearl received a renegotiated six-year contract Friday after reports said Memphis might want to hire him. Interim President Jan Simek and Athletic Director Mike Hamilton made the announcement, saying details will be released later. I truly love my job and I want it to be clear that I'm not interested in any other job, Pearl said on Tennessee's Web site.