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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

Top 25 football roundup: South Carolina stuns No. 3 Georgia

Israel Mukuamu returned the first of his three interceptions 53 yards for a touchdown and South Carolina took advantage of Jake Fromm’s four turnovers to beat No. 3 Georgia 20-17 …

No. 7 Florida embraces underdog role against 5th-ranked LSU

Florida has never been this significant of an underdog during Dan Mullen’s tenure. Not in his four years as the team’s offensive coordinator (2005-08) and not in his two years …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 11:29 p.m.

Top 25 football roundup: No. 10 Florida drops Auburn, stays unbeaten

Lamical Perine ran 88 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, and No. 10 Florida beat seventh-ranked Auburn 24-13 in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday.

Top 10 showdown: QBs gear up for Auburn-Florida matchup

Kyle Trask was a backup quarterback with four collegiate passes this time last year. That’s still four more than Bo Nix, who was in high school. Now, Trask is the …

Florida’s Dan Mullen provides no clarity on absent DB John Huggins

Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has “great clarity” regarding absentee defensive back John Huggins. Not many others do. Huggins has missed every practice during fall camp because of what …

Florida opens fall camp amid highest expectations in decade

Dan Mullen opened his second season at Florida amid the program’s highest expectations in nearly a decade. The Gators made a six-win jump in Mullen’s inaugural campaign and believe a …

UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 1:35 p.m.

Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard returning for sophomore season

Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year. His decision should have a positive impact on the Gators next season. Nembhard had one final workout …

Coach Dan Mullen responds to Florida’s recent legal troubles

Florida coach Dan Mullen’s personal beliefs about violence toward women haven’t resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program. Mullen expressed disappointment in having two players and a staff member …

Anthony Duruji lands at Florida; Ques Glover, Jason Jitoboh join signing class

Former Louisiana Tech forward Anthony Duruji is transferring to Florida. The Gators also landed guard Ques Glover and center Jason Jitoboh. Both high school recruits signed national letters of intent. …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:05 a.m.

NIC officials refuse to explain reasons for firing wrestling coach

North Idaho College officials won’t explain why late in the season they would fire a three-time national champion coach of a wrestling team that is currently ranked No. 4 in …

Florida routs Michigan 41-15 in Peach bowl to cap comeback year

After finishing 4-7 in 2017, Florida enjoyed a dramatic turnaround in Dan Mullen’s debut season as coach.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10:03 p.m.

No. 15 Florida rides Feleipe Franks’ arm to rout Idaho 63-10

Feleipe Franks passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns – all in the first half – and No. 13 Florida ran up 600 total yards to rout overmatched Idaho 63-10. …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:31 p.m.

Idaho Vandals go into contest against No. 15 Florida with bowl-game mentality

The Idaho Vandals are playing out the final game in a 4-6 season. But instead of finding themselves in a Big Sky Conference outpost in early winter, the Vandals on …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 6:45 p.m.

Idaho’s Ed Hall brings technical precision to everything he does

In his senior year at the University of Idaho, where four years of a disciplined approach to the classroom and the football field should have paid off in a sunset …

Florida’s Jachai Polite, UGA’s D’Andre Walker could sack ‘Cocktail Party’

Game-wrecking pass-rushers could turn the “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” into a steady stream of sack celebrations. Florida’s Jachai Polite and Georgia’s D’Andre Walker are two of the most disruptive …

Trap game? No. 14 Florida trying to avoid letdown vs Vanderbilt

Florida coach Dan Mullen opened his first team meeting this week talking about handling success. He’ll find out Saturday if anyone was paying attention. Coming off the football program’s most …

UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:46 p.m.

Keenan Evans, Texas Tech to Sweet 16 with win over Florida

Evans, who treats every game like senior night and doesn’t want to be done, scored 22 points and hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2

Florida ends St. Bonaventure’s tourney run

Egor Koulechov scored 20 points and Florida eased past St. Bonaventure 77-62 on Thursday night, ending the Bonnies’ postseason run two days after their first NCAA Tournament victory in 48 …

UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 10:59 p.m.

Heading into Selection Sunday, six games that shaped Gonzaga’s 2018 season

Gonzaga is back where it seemingly always is at this time of year. The Zags are WCC regular-season and tournament champions for the sixth straight season. They’re ranked No. 6 …

Rivals Peyton Manning, Steve Spurrier enter College Hall of Fame together

After the class picture of the latest Hall of Fame inductees was taken, Peyton Manning made his way over to Steve Spurrier for another handshake and some chit-chat before heading …

Top 25 capsules: FSU knocks off No. 5 Florida 83-66

Terance Mann scored 25 points, CJ Walker added 17 and Florida State upset No. 5 Florida 83-66 on Monday night in Gainesville, Florida, to remain undefeated.

AP source: New Florida football coach Dan Mullen cleans house

Florida football coach Dan Mullen’s first official day on the job included numerous staff changes.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Florida strikes, hires Dan Mullen away from Mississippi State

Florida has hired Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen as its next football coach, bringing back the guy who helped turned Tim Tebow into a star.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 3:55 p.m.

Gonzaga-Florida thriller joins list of Zags’ greatest games

Make room, Gonzaga-Michigan State triple-overtime marathon at the 2005 Maui Invitational. You, too, Gonzaga-Arizona double-overtime classic in the 2003 NCAA Tournament.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:24 a.m.

John Blanchette: Zags should gain stature through these growing pains

PORTLAND – All grown up? OK, maybe not quite.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:27 a.m.

Gonzaga falls in double-overtime classic to Florida at PK80

There were too many turning points to count and no shortage of clutch shots, heroic individual efforts and heart-stopping drama.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:20 a.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga-Florida couldn’t have been any better

Doug Sherman had it exactly right. “Can this game get any better?” the ESPN2 play-by-play announcer asked.

Gonzaga-Florida: 3 keys to the Gators’ 111-105 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s loss to Florida at the Rose Garden in Portland on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:22 p.m.

No. 7 Florida hands No. 17 Gonzaga its first loss of the season in 111-105 2OT thriller

Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Florida on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 in Portland.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:52 p.m.

Gonzaga faces another pair of talented wings in Florida matchup

Florida’s Egor Koulechov, a graduate transfer from Rice, bumped his scoring average to 21.8 with a 26-point effort in Thursday’s rout over Stanford. The 6-foot-5 wing is shooting 56 percent …