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Chomping at Bits: Florida Gators continue qualifying for 2016 Summer Olympics

Florida has a slew of swimmers and track athletes set to be Olympians.

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Gators continue qualifying for Rio Olympics: Four Gators swimmers, including current Gator Caeleb Dressel, will represent Team USA in the pool, while nine others will represent other countries. Marquis Dendy became the first track and field Gator to make Team USA over the weekend, and many more Gators are poised to claim spots on the vaunted U.S. track and field team over the course of this week's trials. (Layne Weitzel, Florida Gators | The Gainesville Sun | Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators | Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators | Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators | Zach Dirlam, Florida Gators)

Billy Donovan's future in doubt after Kevin Durant's departure: "Yeah, we ought to immediately fire the coach who was hired to replace the coach who had long-term relationships with both Durant and Russell Westbrook," said Sam Presti in no universe, even one in which Kentucky-based bloggers are still talking about Donovan. But yes, OKC faces questions about its future. (Roger Kuznia, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionTom Ziller, SB Nation)

"Goals" for Eddy Pineiro are just UF records: Hey, it was the Fourth. (Kevin Brockway, The Gainesville Sun)

Tre McKitty to commit at The Opening: Florida's at the very least in his top group, which should be a thrill to the #AlligatorArmyCatCommentariat. (Eric Russell, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

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