ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF http://www.wruf.com ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:17:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 http://www.wruf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-ESPN-LOGO-32x32.png ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF http://www.wruf.com 32 32 Gators host Quakers in Tuesday matinee http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/10/gators-host-quakers-in-tuesday-matinee/ Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:17:08 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286484 There’s a first time for everything. And Tuesday afternoon’s matchup between No. 7-ranked Florida and Pennsylvania marks the first time in history that the two softball teams will share the same dirt. Continuing on with their homestand, the Gators are seeking their 22nd win of 2020 — and their 13th win from Katie Seashole Pressly …

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Preview: Gators Host Noles in Sunshine Showdown http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/10/preview-gators-host-noles-in-sunshine-showdown/ Tue, 10 Mar 2020 11:36:54 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286448 The Florida Gator baseball team is set to host in-state rival Florida State on Tuesday at McKethan Stadium. This is the first of three games in the Sunshine Showdown series. Now 16-0 and the only undefeated team in Divison I baseball along with sporting a number one ranking, the Gators are off to a hot …

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Buchholz Grad Dale Layer Now Coaching at Texas A&M http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/buchholz-grad-dale-layer-now-coaching-at-texas-am/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 21:16:44 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286256 Dale Layer was born in Gainesville and attended Buchholz High. Now, trips back to his hometown are part of an SEC rivalry. After a lengthy coaching career spanning two divisions, seven collegiate conferences and a stint in the NBA G-League, he is now a special assistant to head coach Buzz Williams at Texas A&M. Coaching …

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Kerry Blackshear Jr.’s Ability to Play in the SEC Tournament is Still in Question http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/kerry-blackshear-jr-s-ability-to-play-in-the-sec-tournament-is-still-in-question/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 20:35:02 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286206 As the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament kicks off this week, it is still uncertain if Florida’s number one rebounder, Kerry Blackshear, will be able to play. Blackshear injured his wrist during Saturday’s home loss against Kentucky. KJ will not practice between now and #Gators SEC Tournament opener Thursday against either Georgia or Ole Miss. https://t.co/e9yO1oc8BO …

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Yelich signs deal, happy to stay in Milwaukee http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/yelich-signs-deal-happy-to-stay-in-milwaukee/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 20:31:43 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286154 Freedom is not free, and neither is free agency. On Friday, Milwaukee Brewers’ right fielder Christian Yelich signed a seven-year contract extension with the team. The decision to commit to Milwaukee long-term comes following a trade last season that moved Yelich from the Miami Marlins to the Brewers. It appears as though the batting superstar …

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CBA Vote Looms Over NFL http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/cba-vote-looms-over-nfl/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 19:32:17 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286118 In the month since Super Bowl LIV, the NFL world has been nothing short of quiet. First, there’s the raging debate over Tom Brady’s future– will he stay with the Patriots or go elsewhere? But more pressing right now is the upcoming vote on the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. The vote was initially scheduled for …

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Five Teams have punched their ticket to March Madness http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/five-teams-have-punched-their-ticket-to-march-madness/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 19:16:14 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286084 Selection Sunday is less than one week away and five teams have punched their ticket to March Madness. Aggies Clinch on Buzzer Beater It started with Utah State stunning No. 5 San Diego State 59-56 Saturday to win the Mountain West. After falling the first two tries, the Aggies got the Aztecs the third time …

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Detroit Red Wings Take Down Tampa Bay Lightning In Upset http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/detroit-red-wings-take-down-tampa-bay-lightning-in-upset/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 18:53:22 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=285980 The Detroit Red Wings finally broke its 16-game losing skid against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 5-4 win on Sunday. https://twitter.com/TBLightning/status/1236759852963201026 The Unexpected Detroit’s Robby Fabbri was able to overcome Tampa Bay goalie Curtis McElhinney quickly in the first period with 9:49 remaining on the clock. Within the first 20 minutes, the Lightning took …

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Takeaways from Dan Mullen’s Press Conference http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/takeaways-from-dan-mullens-press-conference/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 18:44:54 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=286078 The Florida Gators held a spring press conference today, and head coach Dan Mullen had a lot to say. Here are the biggest takeaways: Spring Expectations Mullen mentioned the purpose of spring practices is more about experimenting with the team and less about what the team’s depth chart will be in the fall. Mullen said …

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D.J. Augustin and Magic Bench Lead Orlando Over Houston http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/03/09/d-j-augustin-and-magic-bench-lead-orlando-over-houston/ Mon, 09 Mar 2020 14:45:10 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=285976 The Orlando Magic didn’t seem to struggle with the loss of their second-leading scorer, Evan Fournier, in their 126-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Orlando’s road victory over the struggling Houston Rockets proved the abilities of the Magic bench. In addition, it showed signs of an off-beat Houston team. Orlando Bench Leading …

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