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  • LSU baseball swept away by Gators

    March 30, 2014 8:39 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FL - The Florida Gators finished off a 3 game sweep of #4 LSU baseball on Sunday, handing the Tigers their first SEC sweep since 2011. The Gators won 11-7, coming back after the Tigers took an early lead in the game. LSU (20-8-1, 3-5-1) used 6... more »
  • Doubleheader turns into double trouble for LSU baseball at Florida

    March 29, 2014 9:24 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FL - The LSU Tigers went to Gainsville looking to reignite a spark on their baseball team; instead, they fell further behind in the SEC standings, dropping a pair of games to the Florida Gators on Saturday. Florida took game 1 of the series 2-1 with a walk-off... more »
  • LSU Baseball DH pushed back to 3pm

    March 29, 2014 10:44 AM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - The doubleheader between LSU and Florida has been pushed back to 4 pm eastern (3 pm central) due to weather, according to the Florida Gators website. The teams are scheduled to play two nine-inning contests today at McKethan Stadium. The second game will begin approximately... more »
  • LSU-Florida baseball postponed; teams will double-dip Saturday

    March 28, 2014 6:49 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FL - With a steady downpour of rain expected throughout the night, the LSU and Florida baseball teams decided to postpone Friday's scheduled game and set up a doubleheader for Saturday instead. Game 1 will now start at noon on Saturday, while the second game will follow shortly... more »
  • LSU gymnastics finishes 3rd at SEC championships

    March 23, 2014 12:01 AM

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - The LSU gymnastics team fell short of their stated goal of an SEC title, but Lloimincia Hall did pick up her 3rd consecutive floor title as the Tigers finished 3rd and Alabama took home the title. Four teams scored north of 197 as the Crimson Tide... more »
  • LSU gymnastics prepares for SEC tournament

    March 18, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU gymnastics team has its sights set on winning an SEC title this weekend, but once again the competition will be the toughest in the country. LSU will join gym powerhouses Florida, Georgia and Alabama in Birmingham this weekend and DD Breaux's team will try... more »
  • Florida Gators earn NCAA tournament overall #1 seed, 1 of 3 SEC teams in tourney

    March 17, 2014 12:12 AM

    AP - Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers, widely considered a 2 or 3 seed in many mock-ups of the bracket, instead vaulted to the top of the East... more »
  • LSU softball falls flat in series finale vs. #1 Florida

    March 16, 2014 11:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU softball team was blown out Sunday afternoon by #1 Florida 10-2, as the Gators hit 3 home runs in the first inning and never looked back. Kelsey Stewart started off the game with a leadoff home run for the Gators, and she was followed... more »
  • LSU softball takes down #1 Florida to tie series

    March 15, 2014 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Allison Falcon belted two doubles and a solo home run, and the LSU softball team held off a late Florida rally to knock off the #1 team in the nation 3-2 on Saturday night. Ashley Czechner held the Gators to 0 runs through six innings, and... more »
  • Florida downs LSU 79-61 for 21st straight win

    March 1, 2014 9:18 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, and top-ranked Florida used a season-high 13 3-pointers to overwhelm LSU 79-61 on Saturday and extend its school-record winning streak to 21 games. Casey Prather and Michael Frazier II added 14 points apiece for the Gators, who also won their 31st straight... more »
  • LSU women's hoops bounces back with win over Florida

    January 12, 2014 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU women's basketball team defeated Florida 82-68 Sunday afternoon as the Tigers bounced back from a loss last week. Theresa Plaisance led the Tigers with 19 points and Danielle Ballard chipped in 14 points to go with 12 rebounds, as the Tigers never trailed in... more »
  • Florida fires Offensive Coordinator after losing season

    December 1, 2013 4:48 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease and offensive line coach Tim Davis after the program's first losing season since 1979. Pease and Davis were let go Sunday, a day after the Gators (4-8) ended the season with a humbling, 37-7 loss to rival Florida State. The... more »
  • Rivals cheer at Shout Out Play Video

    October 30, 2013 10:32 PM

    ASCENSION - For the 16th year, high school rivals shouted and cheered for their school to win top honors and bragging rights for a year. The East Ascension Spartans and the St. Amant Gators went head-to-head at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The Shout Out is a week-long show... more »
  • LSU, Florida exchange field goals in 4th

    October 12, 2013 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The third quarter saw zero points between the two squads, but the fourth quarter has added a pair of field goals midway through the fourth quarter to make it a 17-6 lead for LSU. Both defenses have stepped up to the plate, allowing only 500 yards... more »
  • LSU-Florida stalemate in third quarter

    October 12, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Though there weren't a ton of offensive fireworks in the first half, the Tigers and Gators grinded to a halt in the third quarter. Neither team posted a score in the third frame, leaving LSU with a 14-3 lead going into the fourth. The Tigers... more »
  • Tigers lead at half, 14-3

    October 12, 2013 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers head to halftime ahead of the Florida Gators 14-3. The Tigers led in all offensive categories in the opening half. LSU leads Florida in passing(105-42), rushing(82-52), and third down conversions(4/5 - 4/8). Zach Mettenberger is currently 6-of-9 for 105 yards passing,... more »
  • QB sneak adds to Tiger lead

    October 12, 2013 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The LSU Tigers added to their lead against Florida with a one-yard quarterback sneak for freshman QB Anthony Jennings. The Tigers lead the Gators 14-3 with 5:14 left in the second quarter. Jennings came in earlier on the drive for a trick play that would eventually... more »
  • Tigers strike back, lead 7-3

    October 12, 2013 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After Florida took their first drive 60 yards on 14 plays to put the first score on the board, LSU responded with a scoring drive of their own. The Tigers went nine plays and 70 yards for a touchdown score. The final play was a... more »
  • Gators take first bite, lead 3-0

    October 12, 2013 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers stalled on their first drive of the ballgame, but the Florida Gators responded with a 60-yard, 14-play scoring drive capped with a 44-yard field goal to lead 3-0. Tyler Murphy went 3-for-4 for 23 yards passing and even scrambled for four more on... more »
  • LSU stalls on first drive

    October 12, 2013 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers got the offense going early against the second-ranked defense in the nation but came away with no points on their opening drive. Jeremy Hill carried the ball two times for 20 yards to get the Tigers ground game going against the Gators. ... more »
  • Third downs could be key to LSU victory

    October 12, 2013 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The #10 LSU Tigers take on the #17 Florida Gators at Tiger Stadium at 2:30 CT Saturday. Maybe the biggest indicator throughout the game for the Bayou Bengals could be their offensive production on third downs against the SEC's best defense. Florida is second in... more »
  • St Amant takes down Catholic High Play Video

    October 11, 2013 11:19 PM

    ST AMANT - The Gators took down Catholic High at The Pit Friday night, 41-14. The Bears didn't get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter, as St Amant led 34-0 going into the final frame. Catholic High were hobbled with injuries to their two stud running backs... more »
  • LSU fans serve up gator Play Video

    October 11, 2013 9:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The night before the LSU-Florida game, tailgaters are narrowing in on tomorrow's menu, ready to start cooking early, in time for the 2:30 p.m. kickoff. The tiger bait of choice this weekend is alligator, and fans brought cooler after cooler of gator to their tailgate. ... more »
  • Lutcher falls to 0-4 with loss at St Amant Play Video

    September 27, 2013 11:33 PM

    ST AMANT - The Gators took a big chomp out of Lutcher's bid for their first win of the year. St Amant scored early and often against Lutcher, who also had some special teams problems on the night. The Bulldogs fall big to St Amant, 44-12. For... more »
  • No. 19 Florida loses Driskel, beats Vols 31-17

    September 21, 2013 6:29 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over Tennessee on Saturday. Murphy had a 52 yard touchdown... more »
  • Vols' Vereen ready to play, Maggitt sidelined

    September 18, 2013 8:18 PM

    KNOXVILLE, Tn. - Tennessee freshman defensive end Corey Vereen is expected to make his collegiate debut Saturday at No. 19 Florida. Linebacker Curt Maggitt remains sidelined as he recovers from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Volunteers coach Butch Jones updated the status of both players on his radio show Wednesday.... more »
  • Combating concussions under 'Friday Night Lights' Play Video

    September 3, 2013 2:17 PM

    ST. AMANT- The days of ignored head injuries on the football field are long gone, and with the new age of awareness about concussions comes new techniques to keep players safe. St. Amant's head coach David Oliver has changed the way his players practice, to reduce the amount of... more »
  • Hunters take to the swamp for alligator season

    August 28, 2013 5:22 PM

    HOUMA - Wednesday officially marked the first day of alligator hunting season in Louisiana. A couple from West Virginia took a shot at the season with gator hunter Chris Gomez. He runs Alligator Hunt LA, which takes people out to experience life in the swamp. "It's great. It's... more »
  • Florida's Debose out for the season

    August 7, 2013 6:55 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida senior Andre Debose will miss the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Debose, who owns a school record with four kickoff returns for touchdowns, injured his knee during a non-contract drill in practice Tuesday. He will have season-ending surgery after swelling... more »
  • St. Amant High School scores award for sports safety Play Video

    June 20, 2013 6:17 PM

    ST. AMANT- The National Athletic Trainers' Association awarded St. Amant High School with the "1st Team recognition - Safe Sports School Award" for their work in sports medicine and managing player safety. The award was given out to only a handful of schools across the nation and recognizes schools... more »
  • Ferriday man accused of possessing gators, drugs

    June 11, 2013 6:36 PM

    VIDALIA - A 37-year-old Ferriday man is accused of illegally possessing alligators and crystal meth, and of contributing to his son's delinquency. Michael P. Smith was arrested by agents who saw him and his son walking up a levee on Monday with a saw, a fishing pole and a black... more »
  • LSU claims SEC series win with 5-0 victory vs Florida

    May 3, 2013 10:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers(42-6) bounced back, after losing their first weekend series of the season, with a series win in a 5-0 blanking of #19 Florida Friday night. Aaron Nola propelled the Tigers with his fifth straight complete game win. Nola only struck out three but allowed... more »
  • LSU Tiger baseball beats Florida Gators 3-2 in game one of series

    May 2, 2013 9:48 PM

    The LSU Tiger baseball team won game one of their SEC series against the Florida Gators 3-2 on Friday night in Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers scored the go ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning as catcher Ty Ross flied to center with the bases loaded... more »
  • Florida's Crawford to start Thursday vs LSU Play Video

    May 1, 2013 9:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Florida head coach Kevin O'Sullivan tells WBRZ Sports that right hand pitcher Jonathan Crawford(ankle injury) will get the start vs LSU Thursday night for the series opener. The Gator ace passed a quick test on his ankle during the first portion of Florida's practice Wednesday night... more »
  • Florida DL coach Bryant Young abruptly resigns

    April 10, 2013 4:24 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fl. - Florida defensive line coach Bryant Young has resigned to "pursue more time with my family." A four-time Pro Bowler who played 14 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Young joined coach Will Muschamp's staff in 2011 after one year at San Jose State and another at Notre... more »
  • LSU Tigers face Florida Saturday

    January 11, 2013 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU men's basketball team draws a tough foe for its opening home Southeastern Conference game as it plays host to the nationally-ranked Florida Gators Saturday. Florida enters the game ranked No. 11 in the Associated Press poll and No. 9 in the USA Today Coaches Poll... more »
  • 10 baby gators stolen from zoo; 8 returned

    July 10, 2012 4:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are looking for two men accused of possessing 10 alligators stolen from the Audubon Zoo. Zoo workers found signs of a break-in at a gift shop before the zoo opened July 4 - and only five baby gators in a tank that had held... more »
  • LSU tailgate reunites rival teams

    October 8, 2011 10:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- It's not often you see a Gator fan laughing and joking with a Tiger fan on game day. The woman walking deep in Tiger tailgate country wearing orange and hearing nearly constant "Tigerbait!" chants is the exception. She used to be a Tiger. That is, until her... more »
  • Florida tailgaters get tips on how to party Tiger-style

    October 7, 2011 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Florida fans headed to the Capital City to take on the LSU Tigers got a tip list on how to tailgate with the best. Fans behind a gator tailgate website provide the do's and don'ts for every town on the Florida schedule. For Baton Rouge, the top... more »
  • LSU Tigers fall short against Florida

    March 18, 2011 9:17 PM

    The start of SEC play did not go as planned for the LSU Tigers as they dropped their first game against the Florida Gators 5-4. The two top 5 ranked teams lived up to the billing, battling it out until the 9th inning, but LSU surrendered a late lead and... more »
  • Tebow earns first win as pro

    December 26, 2010 9:55 PM

    DENVER -- Tim Tebow won on several fronts Sunday. By rallying the Denver Broncos past the Houston Texans 24-23, the raw rookie from Florida secured not only his first victory as a pro but he won over the fans who have suffered through the franchise's worst slump in almost... more »
  • Source: Urban Meyer's health an issue

    December 12, 2010 10:54 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Urban Meyer is walking away from Florida because of health concerns, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Meyer has a recurring burning sensation in his chest that doctors told him last week would raise cardiovascular risk factors if he continued to coach,... more »
  • Florida football coach Urban Meyer resigns

    December 8, 2010 1:37 PM

    GAINESVILLE - Florida football coach Urban Meyer is stepping down after the Gators appearance in the Outback Bowl. Meyer led Florida to two national titles but began to show the strain of his high-profile job last season when he briefly quit but then returned to the team. In a statement... more »
  • Florida, Meyer get humbled in Tallahassee 31-7

    November 27, 2010 7:56 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Urban Meyer refused to point fingers - again. This time, he didn't have to. It was obvious what went wrong with the Gators. The three-quarterback system failed miserably, there were costly turnovers, a failed fake punt, a nonexistent pass rush and cornerback Moses Jenkins... more »
  • LSU DE Sam Montgomery out for season

    October 6, 2010 2:05 PM

    LSU coach Les Miles says starting defensive end Sam Montgomery will miss the rest of the season with torn ligaments in his right knee. Miles said Wednesday that the team is scheduling reconstructive surgery and that Montgomery would not play again until next fall. Montgomery was injured during... more »
  • Florida's Rainey arrested, charged with stalking

    September 14, 2010 12:24 PM

    Florida receiver Chris Rainey has been charged with aggravated stalking, a third-degree felony. Rainey was released from the Alachua County Jail on his own recognizance Tuesday and ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim. The alleged victim also was in court with her mother and sister.... more »
  • Florida's offense struggles, Gators still win

    September 4, 2010 3:26 PM

    Jeff Demps had a long scoring run, John Brantley added a fluky touchdown pass late and No. 4 Florida overcame an error-filled game to beat Miami (Ohio) 34-12 Saturday. The Gators used four interceptions, several red-zone stops and two late touchdowns to avoid a meltdown. The bigger story was Florida's... more »
  • Former Gator QB Tebow signs with Broncos

    July 29, 2010 6:12 PM

    Tim Tebow has agreed to a contract with the Denver Broncos. The two-time national champion from Florida and 25th pick in the NFL draft missed the first three workouts for rookies and selected veterans while his agent, Jimmy Sexton, and general manager Brian Xanders hammered out a deal. ... more »
  • Pouncey denies allegations he took money at UF

    July 21, 2010 12:31 PM

    Former Florida Gators standout Maurkice Pouncey is denying allegations that he took money from a representative of a sports agent while he was still at the university. Pouncey says in a statement released by his attorney Wednesday that "it is an absolutely ridiculous claim." He says he has... more »
  • Monday CWS Update

    June 21, 2010 6:00 PM

    After rain delays plagued Rosenblatt Sunday afternoon, three games were slated for Monday. In the morning matchup, top-seeded Arizona State was upset by Clemson 6-3. In game 2 of the day, Florida State currently leads the Florida Gators 5-2 heading into the top of the 7th inning. The day's... more »
  • Gators receiver suspended following DUI

    June 13, 2010 3:43 PM

    Florida receiver Frankie Hammond Jr. has been suspended from all team activities following his early morning arrest on charges of driving under the influence and possession. Hammond is expected to be released from the Alachua County Jail following an initial appearance in front of a judge Sunday. University police say... more »
  • Meyer taking "leave of absence"

    December 27, 2009 4:08 PM

    Less than 24 hours after resigning, Florida coach Urban Meyer is instead taking an indefinite leave of absence that opens the door for his return to the Gators. Meyer said at a news conference Sunday that he was offered and encouraged to take a leave of absence earlier in the... more »
  • Florida assistant Strong heading to Louisville

    December 9, 2009 9:20 AM

    Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong is headed Louisville, as the school has planned a press conference Wednesday afternoon to introduce Strong as it new head coach. Strong will replace Steve Kragthorpe , who was fired Nov. 28 following three disappointing seasons with the Cardinals. Terms of Strong's contract... more »
  • Florida's Dunlap arrested, charged with DUI

    December 1, 2009 8:52 AM

    Top-ranked Florida could be without one of its best pass rushers against No. 2 Alabama in Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game. Defensive end Carlos Dunlap was arrested early Tuesday and charged with driving under the influence, just days before the biggest game of Florida's season. In a statement... more »
  • Gators defeat Tigers

    October 10, 2009 10:16 PM

    The top ranked Florida Gators defeat the LSU Tigers 13-3. more »
  • Gators lead Tigers 10-3 after 3

    October 10, 2009 9:32 PM

    Heading into the fourth quarter, LSU is trailing 10-3 in its game with top-ranked Florida. The Gators missed an easy field goal in the third quarter, while the Tigers also did not score. Tim Tebow has thrown for 121 yards and a score, while LSU has been very... more »
  • Tigers trail Florida after first quarter

    October 10, 2009 8:00 PM

    LSU trails top-ranked Florida 3-0 after one quarter of play. Florida kicked a 28-yard field goal on its opening possession. The Tigers have punted on both of their drives. more »
  • Tebow watch continues

    October 9, 2009 6:50 AM

    The Tebow watch continues leaving LSU fans wondering if Heisman Trophy quarterback Tim Tebow will play in Saturday's game against LSU. Florida coach Urban Meyer said Tebow had his best practice of the week Thursday, but the top-ranked Gators aren't sure if he'll be cleared to play against No.... more »
  • Tebow getting better

    October 8, 2009 6:23 AM

    Florida coach Urban Meyer said it's probably going to be a game-time decision whether injured quarterback Tim Tebow plays for the top-ranked Gators against LSU Saturday night. Meyer said he's been told by medical staff to prepare for the game as if there is a chance Tebow will play.... more »
  • No decision on Tebow

    October 7, 2009 12:13 PM

    Florida coach Urban Meyer says a decision on whether Tim Tebow will be able to play for the top-ranked Gators against No. 4 LSU might not come until Saturday night. However, Meyer said Wednesday that he was told by medical staff to prepare for the game as if there is... more »
  • Tebow practices on limited basis for LSU game

    October 7, 2009 9:02 AM

    Florida quarterback Tim Tebow practiced on a limited basis Tuesday, but still hasn't been cleared to play in Saturday's game against No. 4 LSU in Tiger Stadium. Tebow was in full pads, wearing a red non-contact jersey, taking snaps with the first-team offense and throwing passes. The Heisman... more »
  • Florida favored over LSU in SEC showdown

    October 6, 2009 7:46 AM

    The top-ranked Florida Gators are a 9-point favorite over the 4th ranked LSU Tigers for Saturday's SEC showdown in Tiger Stadium. The Tigers are 5-0 this season after a 20-13 win over Georgia. Last week, the 4-0 Gators had a bye. They last played September 26 in Lexington, beating... more »
  • Tebow improving after concussion

    October 1, 2009 9:19 AM

    Florida coach Urban Meyer reported the Gators' stellar quarterback Tim Tebow is improving, after sustaining a concussion during Saturday's 41-7 victory over Kentucky. Top-ranked Florida is off this week. Meyer did not say if Tebow will see action in the Gators' next game at LSU. LSU and Florida... more »

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