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Florida hopes to send Muschamp out with win at FSU

Florida coach Will Muschamp might never escape the comparisons to Ron Zook. Both had big wins, head-scratching losses and were fired late in the season — a decade apart.

Florida committed to running the ball against Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida spent the last two weeks trying to identify something it can do well offensively. The Gators switched quarterbacks and settled on running the ball. And that’s all they might do Saturday against ninth-ranked Georgia in nearby Jacksonville, Fla.

Earnhardt Jr. starts big wreck at Daytona test

Dale Earnhardt Jr. started a 12-car accident at Daytona on Friday that essentially shut down a three-day test session designed to hone NASCAR's redesigned cars.

No. 11 Florida thumps UGA in SEC opener

Things got so ugly so quickly that Georgia had used three of its five timeouts midway through the first half. And none of them helped.

Keselowski will start NASCAR finale from front of field

HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Brad Keselowski got some help on the last day of practice for NASCAR's Sprint Cup season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.. Pole sitter Joey Logano was involved in a three-car accident during the first of two practice sessions Saturday, switched to a backup car and will

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Georgia takes bite out of Gators

Shawn Williams' criticism will be remembered as a challenge.And No. 12 Georgia responded better than anyone could have expected. Five days after Williams ripped his defensive teammates for playing too soft, the Bulldogs turned in their best performance of the season.

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No. 3 Florida looks to avenge another 2011 loss

Florida defensive end Dominique Easley has been holding some late-night study sessions this week. At home. All alone. And with the TV on. The subject? Georgia. Specifically, the Bulldogs' 24-20 victory over the Gators last season in Jacksonville.

For some SEC teams, coaching seat heating up

The Southeastern Conference could be getting another makeover.. This one would have nothing to do with expansion. The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial "hot seat" than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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Elliott goes deep as Jaguars beat Falcons 24-14

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- When undrafted receiver Kevin Elliott arrived in Jacksonville, he had as much confidence as a seasoned veteran.. It raised eyebrows then.. It seems justified now.. Elliott had a 77-yard touchdown reception, likely solidifying his spot on the regular-season roster, and the Jaguars beat the Atlanta

Florida OC: 2-QB rotation probably a one-week deal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- One will start, both will play. And when the season opener is over, No. 23 Florida probably will decide between the two.. Offensive coordinator Brent Pease said Tuesday he's not sure the team's two-quarterback system is viable beyond Saturday's game against Bowling Green, meaning the Gators

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