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Florida’s Caeleb Dressel could be USA Swimming’s next superstar

Florida’s Caeleb Dressel has put himself into position to be the next great American swimmer.

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Lochte rushed by two men on Dancing With The Stars stage

Ryan Lochte made his debut on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars last night. However, Lochte was greeted by two men who rushed the stage toward the Olympian. The two men were wearing anti-Lochte t-shirts and shouting “Lochte, you suck!”  Lochte had just finished his performance with partner, Cheryl Burke and were in the process of…… Continue reading Lochte rushed by two men on Dancing With The Stars stage

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Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months by USOC and USA Swimming

Ryan Lochte will be suspended ten months for the story that he and three other American swimmers told authorities in Rio during the second week of the Olympics. Lochte will also be ineligible for the 2017 World Championships.  The story became well documented in the media after Lochte told his mother of a robbery at…… Continue reading Ryan Lochte suspended 10 months by USOC and USA Swimming

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Gator great Kerron Clement wins gold in Rio

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil-  Many former and current Florida Gators are competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics, thirty to be exact.  Kerron Clement is the latest former Gator to collect gold.  Clement won the men’s 400M hurdles in 47.73 seconds, barely beating Kenya’s Boniface Tumuti (by .05 seconds).  Turkey’s Yasmani Copello rounded out the medal…… Continue reading Gator great Kerron Clement wins gold in Rio

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Opinion: Lochte is a victim and Rio is the suspect

I haven’t done an opinion piece on this site in our brief existence. I have also purposely stayed away from rumor in attempting to make this site as reliable and honest as possible.  Today, that streak ends.  On Sunday I reported about the alleged robbery that former Gator and current USA swimmer Ryan Lochte endured…… Continue reading Opinion: Lochte is a victim and Rio is the suspect

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Gators on top in Olympic triple jump (again)

Rio De Janeiro-  For the second consecutive Olympiad, former Florida Gators athletes dominated the triple jump.  Christian Taylor, a 2011 UF graduate, has become the first person since the 1900 and 1904 games to win gold in back to back Olympic triple jump events.  Will Claye, also a 2011 UF graduate, has earned the silver…… Continue reading Gators on top in Olympic triple jump (again)