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Chomping At Bits: MLB Draft Mercifully Ends For Florida Baseball

(Andy Hutchins/SB Nation)
(Andy Hutchins/SB Nation)

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Greg Larson's selection breaks record: Florida's reliever being taken in the 20th round by the Boston Red Sox makes this arguably year the Gators' best ever in the MLB Draft, with nine players being selected in the first 20 rounds. Florida's group of nine draftees is the third-largest in school history. (GatorZone, thanks to Only Gators on stat correction)

Tony McQuay, Genevieve LaCaze running hard at NCAA Championships: McQuay ran a new personal best in the 400; LaCaze continued her domination of the 3,000-meter steeplechase. (GatorZone)

Jeffrey Demps is in Des Moines: He's not competing, after a sore hamstring forced him to withdraw from the East Regional final in the 100 meters, but he's still got his eyes on the Olympics. (Scott Carter, Carter's Corner | GatorZone)

Amanda Butler extended: There's an argument to be made that she's Florida's best-ever women's basketball coach. (Antonya English, Gator Report | Tampa Bay Times)

Do athletes get DUIs more than normal people? Ha, no. (Jon Bois, SB Nation)

The life of a gay NFL player: Wade Davis has some interesting perspective, but also note that Jevon Kearse is completely cool with him being gay. (Cyd Zeigler, Jr., Outsports)

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