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USF drops fourth straight, falls to FIU

December 12, 2017 Basketball

Tuesday, 2 a.m. The USF men’s basketball team lost for the fourth straight time Monday night, falling 65-53 to Florida International. USF, 4-6,shot 33 percent from the field and committed 18 turnovers in the loss. It was the Bulls’ first game in nine days. “Give FIU credit,” said USF coach Brian Gregory. “To start the […]

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Yes, Taggart is good enough for the FSU job

December 6, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Wednesday, 3 a.m. At the time, it seemed like a good question. Heck, at the time, it seemed like the only question. “Willie, are you good enough for this job?” I asked. For once, I wasn’t trying to be a wise guy. Given what we had just seen, it was the question on everyone’s mind. […]

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Bulls stop scoring, drop game to Eastern Michigan

November 27, 2017 general

Monday, 2 a.m. USF was cruising along Sunday afternoon. Then it ran out of gas. The Bulls, 4-3, saw Eastern Michigan pull away for a 65-47 victory. There for a while, things were going well for USF. The Bulls led 37-29 with 16:04 left in the second half. But USF would go eight minutes without […]

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Florida, FSU sink in the world of college football

October 18, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Wednesday, 3 a.m. The big guys have turned into little guys. The little guys have become big. Footballs now come with training wheels attached. The world is upside down. Welcome to Florida, the land that big-time football forgot. Quarterbacks are equipped with scatterguns. There are too many bulbs for the scoreboards. Coaching seats are warming […]

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USF’s big second half leads to 61-31 win

October 1, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Sunday, 2 a.m. The problem with USF football? The final scores might not always show you where the struggles are. Take the win over East Carolina Saturday. The final score was 61-31, perhaps the kind of score you would figure from the undefeated (and 18th-ranked) Bulls. Ah, but there were some wobbly moments along the […]

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Bulls roll over Big 10 opponent Illinois

September 16, 2017 College Sports in Florida

Saturday, 3 a.m. In the most beautiful sunset you can imagine, there are a couple of dark clouds. During the most electric concert in history, someone may hit a wrong note. In the most amazing piece of art ever painted, someone blurred the portrait in the corner. And so you have the USF Bulls, who […]

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Ask Gary: And now for the forgettable streaks

September 2, 2017 College football

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Did Bulls look Strong enough to Charlie?

December 30, 2016 College Sports in Florida

Friday, 4 a.m. Through the eyes of Willie Taggart, Oregon Duck, it probably looked familiar. Through the eyes of T.J. Weist, Bull for a day, it probably looked promising. Through the eyes of Quinton Flowers, MVP for the game, it probably looked good at the end. Ah, but how did it look to Charlie Strong? […]

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Ask Gary: What does Lightning’s No. 1 ranking mean?

October 22, 2016 College Sports in Florida

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The polls are just barely out of USF’s reach

October 17, 2016 College football

  Monday, 5 a.m. Should the USF Bulls be ranked? Better question: Are you prepared for the USF Bulls to be ranked? They are 6-1, and they are one of the highest scoring teams in the nation. They are fun to watch with their star quarterback and their star running back and their star receiver. […]

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