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Tracking former UF athletes through their professional sports careers

Thunder, four other teams’ interest in Beal says a lot

The Wizards don’t exactly attract a ton of envy these days, especially after posting the second-worst record in the NBA last season. But before Washington snagged Bradley Beal with the third overall pick in Thursday’s draft, even the Thunder front office was scratching its collective chin at the possibility of shaving the man with the gigantic beard in a trade for the smooth-shooting Beal. Sources said at least five teams had a green eye on Washington as it snagged Florida’s… Read More »

Another Gator prime to make his name with Broncos

The same day the Broncos parted ways with Tim Tebow, they immediately turned their attention to another Gator. Denver had landed highly prized quarterback Peyton Manning. Next on the agenda was surrounding him with not just weapons, but the right weapons. Then-free agent receiver Andre Caldwell was already involved in talks with the team but the moment Manning agreed to play in the Mile High City, Caldwell’s interests also soared to a new altitude. “He’s a veteran quarterback who knows… Read More »