Chomping at Bits: Baseball suffers loss, golf struggles, SEC Network becomes more clear


The Gators had a rough day on the diamond and on the green, but things will get better because we are now under 100 days before the start of college football season.

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Gators baseball out of SEC Tournament: The baseball team lost 6-3 yesterday to Texas A&M and now must play the waiting game to see if they'll qualify for the NCAA Tournament. Their fate is basically in the hands of the selection committee. (Edgar Thompson, Swamp Things/Orlando Sentinel)

Women's golf stumbles out of gate: They're tied for 15th at the NCAA Championships after the first day of competition. (Richard Johnson, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Paul Finebaum leaving Alabama, joining ESPN: Finebaum will be at the center of the new SEC Network and will make his final appearance on his regular show August 1. He's also writing a book. (Rachel Bachman, The Wall Street Journal)

Ronald Powell is very important: In a list of the SEC East's five-most important players returning from injury this season, Powell makes the cut. Why? Sacks. The Gators need them. (Jon Cooper, Saturday Down South)

Jonotthan Harrison on watch list: He's one of nine from the SEC that was selected to be on the Rimington Award watch list to start the season. The award goes to the best center in college football. (Chris Low, SEC Blog/ESPN)

100 numbers to know: College football begins in 100 (now 99) days. Here are some fun SEC numbers. (Chris Low, SEC Blog/ESPN)

SEC 2012 stats: Offensive and defensive yards per play are highlighted here. Not surprisingly, the Gators were No. 1 on the defensive side of the ball and were No. 10 on offense. (John Pennington, MrSEC)

Aubrey Hill finds work: He's back at his high school in Miami. (Scott Carter, GatorZone)

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