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    Yesterday, 07:27 PM
    The selection show is on ESPNU.
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    Yesterday, 07:22 PM
    Tomorrow at Noon.
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    Yesterday, 01:18 AM
    Before the Super Regional round. Out of all those SEC teams in this round, the only 2 to advance were from Super Regionals where 2 SEC teams played each other. Every round where a SEC team played a non-SEC team, the SEC team lost. After that huge discrepancy in the SR round, the PAC-12 ends up sending 4 teams to the WCWS, the SEC 2, the ACC 1, and the Big-12 1.
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    Yesterday, 01:12 AM
    Kentucky won the first game of their series with Oregon, but dropped the final 2 to the #1 ranked Ducks. The Cats are eliminated and Oregon moves on to the Women's College World Series.
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    May 26, 18, 11:27 PM
    Thanks nWo. It's calm here with light rain where I am, right now, though it has been raining hard off and on all day. I think coldweatherfan is down here at the moment. If he is at his villa near St. Pete Beach, he's almost right on the water and he may be getting more of the storm than I am. Alberto is also a long way out to sea. Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for Florida, to get everything in motion should...
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    May 26, 18, 03:40 PM
    Last night, more like early this morning, a strange thing happened. I got an email asking me to renew a subscription to a news letter from a old bulletin board web site. One I thought had been defunct for years. I went to the web site to check it out and found that it, in fact, had not been posted on since early in 2011. Then I saw a happy birthday notice. When I looked at the member name, I realize it was what Birdfan called himself on...
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    May 25, 18, 07:48 PM
    McDill AFB, is here. Home of US Central Command.
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    May 25, 18, 04:26 PM
    The heck with Washington. Go Vegas. As a USF fan, I simply cannot say the other thing. I throw up a little when I do that. :D
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    May 25, 18, 04:22 PM
    Actually central Florida. However, the area he is from, Polk County, is riddled with drug problems.
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    May 25, 18, 09:45 AM
    For Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Pete grades 8 through 12, with the student living at home, the cost is about $24,000/year. If the student is to be boarded on campus, US citizen rates are about $42,000/year for 5 day boarding, over $49,000/year for 7 day boarding. International students must pay over $52,000/year and must live on campus. Summer rates are not included in those figures.
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    May 24, 18, 02:18 PM
    I see what you guys did there. :thumb:
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    May 24, 18, 11:31 AM
    An op article from Spencer Hall. The emphasis is on current rivalries, though I have no idea why he left out UofL/UK, because they more than meet his criteria. Oklahoma/West Virginia seem outside of his boundaries, but is included. OSU/Michigan and OSU/Michigan State are on the list, but not UF/FSU. Not Georgia/Florida. The pie charts are funny, too. "Fried Food" is a category in one of them. "Pain, Endless Pain in All Directions" the...
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    May 24, 18, 10:03 AM
    Working. Didn't see it. The Bolts were 33 seconds short of going the last 8 periods of the series without a goal. It should be interesting to see what Stevie Y does during the off season.
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    May 23, 18, 01:03 PM
    Not what I should be doing.
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    May 22, 18, 09:28 PM
    They've got a theme for the series from the "Daily Stampede". @USFFootball takes on gatorsFB in The Battle For Cafe Risqué in the War on I-75 Sponsored by That Broken Down Sedan on 75 That’s Slowing Everything Down. :banana:
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    May 22, 18, 12:54 PM
    I am totally surprised Florida scheduled USF at all. They have been avoiding that for years. It makes sense from their point of view. They gain nothing if they win and can take a big hit in the rankings if they lose. In fact, Florida only schedules Florida State, because they have to. Given that exception, they normally never play an OOC game away from The Swamp. Last year's opener was a one off. Therefore, the visit to Tampa in 2023 is kind...
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    May 22, 18, 12:50 PM
    If it were up to me, all OOC games would be against P5 opponents. If the conference is to get no respect, go get what respect you can. Any place, any time, should be the program motto.
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    May 22, 18, 12:37 PM
    Normally that is the case. However, I guarantee that will not be the case if the home game is Florida. If fact, the last time Florida State played here, it was a sellout, though it looked like the place had tons of empty seats. Everybody stayed in the Stadium Clubs because it was so hot. This is a bandwagon town. There is no denying it. When USF was in the Big East, they drew 60K a game. The only time they draw, now, is when a major P5...
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    May 22, 18, 11:50 AM
    Charlie Strong was on South Carolina's staff at one point, right? They should replace UMass with the Gamecocks and make OOC 2022 complete. :)
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    May 22, 18, 11:46 AM
    You'd know after I gave up my season tickets... 2022 in Gainesville 2023 in Tampa 2025 in Gainesville The 2022 OOC schedule for USF Texas in Tampa Florda in Gaineville
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    May 21, 18, 05:03 PM
    swamprat replied to a thread Subtropical Storm Alberto in Weather
    Thanks, nWo. It's been raining pretty much constantly since Saturday. Typical Florida summer drive home from work, today. Hard rain. Sunshine. Hard Rain. Sunshine. Rinse and repeat. I only live 7 miles from work. :)
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    May 21, 18, 06:32 AM
    There is at least one SEC team in 7 of the 8 Super Regionals. 2 of those Super Regionals feature 2 SEC teams, meaning 9 of the 16 teams in the Super Regionals are from that conference. Of the remaining teams, 4 are from the PAC 12, 1 is from the Big 12, and 1 is from the ACC.
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    May 21, 18, 06:25 AM
    Aleshia Ocasio stuck out 12 and walked 3 in pitching a no-hitter to send the Gators to the Super Regional against Texas A&M.
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    May 20, 18, 06:03 PM
    Kentucky wins the Lexington Regional and is off to Eugene to face #1 ranked Oregon the Super Regional.
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    May 20, 18, 05:49 PM
    At one point in this rain delayed marathon the Eagles lead 17-8, but Tech worked their way back and ended any hope of a MSU second seed with a grand slam homer in the top of the ninth. MSU still goes into the OVC tournament as a 3 seed.
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    May 20, 18, 03:19 PM
    The Cards end the season with a sweep and secures 3rd place in the ACC Atlantic Division.
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