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Orlando Sentinel
UCF's Hitt addresses George O'Leary's future as coach, ADbe in a good position, I think, to determine how good a job he has done,” Hitt
UCF's Hitt addresses George O'Leary's future as coach, AD
Orlando Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
be in a good position, I think, to determine how good a job he has done,” Hitt said during an exclusive interview with the Orlando Sentinel before UCF’s season opening loss to FIU Thursday. “Is it a good thing for him and for us to think about a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Tebow Makes Statement in Preseason Lossand scored 15 of its 18 points with him in the backfield. Here is a look at Te
Tebow Makes Statement in Preseason Loss
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 hours ago
and scored 15 of its 18 points with him in the backfield. Here is a look at Tebow's final stats: Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports offered his congratulations for Tebow after the performance: Hats off to Tebow. Saw how hard he worked w/ Tom House.... Read more
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Washington Post
How Roger Goodell became the most powerful man in American sportswho have worked with, negotiated against, or otherwise spent significant time a
How Roger Goodell became the most powerful man in American sports
Washington Post / Posted 23 hours ago
who have worked with, negotiated against, or otherwise spent significant time around the most powerful man in American sports, was classic Goodell: He wanted a victory for the league — or at least the appearance of one — and the team owners who... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
George Diaz: Lee Corso still roaring at 80 as ringmaster of GameDay circusan inspiring tale about a survivalist's tenacity after a stoke. It's a friendly
George Diaz: Lee Corso still roaring at 80 as ringmaster of GameDay circus
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
an inspiring tale about a survivalist's tenacity after a stoke. It's a friendly, counter-culture jab at all those egos in sports entertainment. Paul Finebaum and Skip Bayless often enrage and annoy. Corso entertains and enlightens. His... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wins record hard to come by for hard-working GierkeOrangewood Christian football coach Bill Gierke is two wins away from the Senti
Wins record hard to come by for hard-working Gierke
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Orangewood Christian football coach Bill Gierke is two wins away from the Sentinel coverage area record of 274 set by longtime Winter Park icon Larry Gergley. But Gierke has been stuck on 272 victories for more than a month and it’s highly unlikely... Read more
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ESPN
Florida State, Clemson enact possibly unconstitutional social media bansa place where students can communicate in new, complex and occasionally bonehea
Florida State, Clemson enact possibly unconstitutional social media bans
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
a place where students can communicate in new, complex and occasionally boneheaded ways -- unless they play sports. In recent years, a number of programs have banned their players from social media, shielding them from the evil... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando Sentinel to publish book on Orlando City's inaugural MLS seasonThe Orlando Sentinel on Wednesday announced that it will publish a commemorativ
Orlando Sentinel to publish book on Orlando City's inaugural MLS season
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The Orlando Sentinel on Wednesday announced that it will publish a commemorative book, "Purple Reign," to celebrate the Orlando City soccer team’s inaugural year in Major League Soccer. Compiled by a team of Orlando Sentinel sports journalists, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Scully still more than 'ordinary'been there, the soundtrack to millions of childhoods, a link to a time and to p
Scully still more than 'ordinary'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
been there, the soundtrack to millions of childhoods, a link to a time and to places few remember." Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel is curious to see where Dwight Howard will end up after next season. Howard, currently with the Houston... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Darryl Dawkins, Orlando's former teenage NBA wonder, dies at 58The Poet Laureate of basketball died Thursday. Darryl Dawkins, who rose from a
Darryl Dawkins, Orlando's former teenage NBA wonder, dies at 58
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Poet Laureate of basketball died Thursday. Darryl Dawkins, who rose from a poor Orlando neighborhood to become one of the most beloved and influential players on two planets, passed away at a hospital in Allentown, Pa. An autopsy is scheduled... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
J.C. CARNAHAN'S WEEK 1 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONSreferenced in The Buzz section are from 2014 unless stated. For Friday night sc
J.C. CARNAHAN'S WEEK 1 FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
referenced in The Buzz section are from 2014 unless stated. For Friday night score updates check out our live scoreboard at SentinelVarsity.com: MatchupThe BuzzPickDeLand at No. 1 Mainland, 7#Will preseason rainout hurt top-ranked Bucs?MNo. 2... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
From gamer to builder: Madden team lead once drove hours to play college buddiesnegativity of the Internet to find the truth,” said Graddy, who is senior produ
From gamer to builder: Madden team lead once drove hours to play college buddies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
negativity of the Internet to find the truth,” said Graddy, who is senior producer for the game. Graddy chatted with the Orlando Sentinel this week as the studio celebrates the 27th year since Madden’s debut. How has video game development... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Quick hits: Edgewater QB question, West Orange turf talk and moreWashington putting its 41-game winning streak on the line vs. Fort Lauderdale A
Quick hits: Edgewater QB question, West Orange turf talk and more
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Washington putting its 41-game winning streak on the line vs. Fort Lauderdale Aquinas on Friday night at 8. Buddy Collings is a senior sports writer covering high schools for the Orlando Sentinel. You can reach him at bcollings@orlandosentinel... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Oviedo grad Jenny Simpson repeats as national 1,500 champof 23.03. That earns her a Team USA berth for the Pan Am Juniors Championships
Oviedo grad Jenny Simpson repeats as national 1,500 champ
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
of 23.03. That earns her a Team USA berth for the Pan Am Juniors Championships in Canada, July 31-Aug. 2. Buddy Collings is a senior sports writer covering high schools for the Orlando Sentinel. You can reach him at bcollings@orlandosentin... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Direction of cars was a factor in death at Disney speedwayA decision to run Exotic Driving Experience sports cars in the wrong direction
Direction of cars was a factor in death at Disney speedway
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
A decision to run Exotic Driving Experience sports cars in the wrong direction on the Walt Disney World Speedway was a factor in the death of an instructor there, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Instructor Gary Terry died in April after the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF coach George O'Leary takes part of blame for Bill O'Brien's potty mouthturned Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien and his notoriously foul language
UCF coach George O'Leary takes part of blame for Bill O'Brien's potty mouth
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
turned Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien and his notoriously foul language as displayed on HBO's Hard Knocks. Orlando Sentinel: After taking the day off yesterday, did you see a little bit of improvement in your team? We didn't take... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
With Donovan gone, Lake Brantley forward John Mooney pulls commitment to Gatorsoptions. He committed to Donovan in Sept., 2013, prior to his sophomore season.
With Donovan gone, Lake Brantley forward John Mooney pulls commitment to Gators
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
options. He committed to Donovan in Sept., 2013, prior to his sophomore season. Lake Brantley coach Mike Cuff told the Sentinel that Mooney said he is using the changes at UF as an opportunity to explore other programs and to ensure the best... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando City keeping eye on opponents in MLS playoff raceWith 10 games to go in Orlando City’s inaugural season, it’s that time of year
Orlando City keeping eye on opponents in MLS playoff race
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
With 10 games to go in Orlando City’s inaugural season, it’s that time of year when one can’t help but glance to the other teams in the standings. Even players and coaches – well-versed in the “one game at time,” and “we can only control what we can... Read more
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CBS Sports
With Bucks arena bill passed, what's next for Seattle and the NBA?into law, which means the Bucks aren't going to Seattle or anywhere else in the
With Bucks arena bill passed, what's next for Seattle and the NBA?
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
into law, which means the Bucks aren't going to Seattle or anywhere else in the near future. From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Gov. Scott Walker signed the Milwaukee Bucks arena funding bill Wednesday morning at the Exposition Center at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A total of 22 area players are in NFL training campsBucs (Tennessee State, second). Timber Creek: C Lem JeanPierre, Seattle Seahaw
A total of 22 area players are in NFL training camps
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Bucs (Tennessee State, second). Timber Creek: C Lem JeanPierre, Seattle Seahawks (South Carolina, sixth). Buddy Collings is a senior sports writer covering high schools for the Orlando Sentinel. You can reach him at bcollings@orlandosentine... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
OS-sports-simulation-centralA video version of a pitcher pops up on the jumbo screen inside the batter cage
OS-sports-simulation-central
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
A video version of a pitcher pops up on the jumbo screen inside the batter cage as Tim Gibbons, an executive with Quinco Sports Academy, demonstrates the ProBatter interactive baseball pitching simulator at Quinco's Winter Park facility , Friday,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Enter the Matrix: Gordon Should Emulate Marionhim and Marion in conjunction for a rather lengthy period. Right at the beginn
Enter the Matrix: Gordon Should Emulate Marion
Bleacher Report / Posted a month ago
him and Marion in conjunction for a rather lengthy period. Right at the beginning of the prospect's time in Tucson, CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein agreed with ESPN.com's Fran Fraschilla: Gordon reminds me a lot of a young Marion. Great athlete.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Broncos can, will win it allthe Broncos lost defensive starters Terrance Knighton and Rahim Moore and offen
Broncos can, will win it all
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
the Broncos lost defensive starters Terrance Knighton and Rahim Moore and offensive starters Julius Thomas and Orlando Franklin to free agency. Of those four, Franklin was the most dependable, having an outstanding season at left... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Famed Cypress Gardens founder made his own splash on skislow slanted ramp during newsreel filming in Miami Beach in 1928, Dick Pope Sr.
Famed Cypress Gardens founder made his own splash on skis
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
low slanted ramp during newsreel filming in Miami Beach in 1928, Dick Pope Sr. claimed to have been the first person "in sports history to jump with a pair of water skis." Soldiers and celebrities According to Gardens' lore, though, it was Dick... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Puns are the name of the (fantasy) gamea little cheating as long as you are not Tom Brady.) Top 10 Fantasy Football t
Puns are the name of the (fantasy) game
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
a little cheating as long as you are not Tom Brady.) Top 10 Fantasy Football team names •10. The Walking Dez — Jason B., Orlando •9. Manziel in Distress — Winston G., Orlando •8. My Favorite Marshawn — Colin H., Altamonte Springs •7. For Whom... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Step aside Boston and let Orlando host the 2024 OlympicsRunning off at the typewriter. … Orlando City coach Adrian Heath, a huge sport
Step aside Boston and let Orlando host the 2024 Olympics
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Running off at the typewriter. … Orlando City coach Adrian Heath, a huge sports fan and a traveler of the world, likes my idea, but everybody else seems to think I'm crazy. My concept: Now that Boston has backed out and is no longer in the running... Read more
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SportingNews
Wrestling icon 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61Professional wrestling icon and WWE Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died
Wrestling icon 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at 61
SportingNews / Posted 1 months ago
Professional wrestling icon and WWE Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at age 61, according to TMZ Sports. Piper, who was born Roderick George Toombs, died of cardiac arrest in his sleep at his Hollywood, Calif., home on Thursday night, and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Heat guarantee half of Johnson's salary; 14 now locked into Heat payrollor all of his contract guaranteed for the coming season, an NBA source briefed
Heat guarantee half of Johnson's salary; 14 now locked into Heat payroll
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
or all of his contract guaranteed for the coming season, an NBA source briefed on the situation confirmed Friday to the Sun Sentinel. The 14 players guaranteed some or all of their 2015-16 salaries by the Heat are one shy of the maximum number of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Greg Thompson takes back Evans football as interim coachThompson said. “If we meet that Monday deadline we’ll be out there practicing,
Greg Thompson takes back Evans football as interim coach
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
Thompson said. “If we meet that Monday deadline we’ll be out there practicing, but if not we’ll shoot for Tuesday.” J.C. Carnahan is a sports reporter covering high schools for the Orlando Sentinel. You can reach him at jcarnahan@orlandosentinel.c... Read more

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