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Urban Meyer: Never Mind!

Florida football coach will take leave of absence, not resign

(Newser) - Urban Meyer, who stunned the sports world when he announced yesterday he would step down as Florida football coach, instead will take an indefinite leave of absence. Meyer, 45, cited health concerns in announcing his resignation. He could return to the Gators' helm as soon as next fall, the Gainesville ... More »

Florida Coach Urban Meyer Will Step Down, Citing Health

Gators leader will stay on through Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl

(Newser) - Urban Meyer, who coached the University of Florida to two national championships in 5 years at the helm, will step down after the Gators take on Cincinnati in the Jan. 1 Sugar Bowl. Meyer, 45, cited health concerns in announcing his resignation; he was hospitalized after suffering chest pains following... More »

Tebow to Gators: 'Let's Do It Again'

Tebow announces return to Gator Nation

(Newser) - Gator Nation has two reasons to celebrate. One is the University of Florida's national championship win. The other is star quarterback Tim Tebow's return next year, reports the Gainsville Sun. Tebow broke the news to a crowd of 42,000 at the Swamp yesterday, initially making what sounded ominously like... More »

Gators Win Twice with Teamwork

Florida Earns Second Championship With Guts and Discipline

(Newser) - By repeating as national champions, the University of Florida men's basketball team has shown what commitment and teamwork can do, says Dick Jerardi. "It was equal parts breathtaking and mesmerizing," he writes. "If you love to watch selfless basketball in which there is one goal, you had... More »

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