The last time Florida beat Alabama, Tim Tebow was the Gators' quarterback and the team was on its way to a second national title under coach Urban Meyer.
Tebow is now retired and Meyer is coaching in the NFL.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Gausman heard the boos when he stepped into the batter’s box, realizing right away the fans had no idea the Giants were down to their last options with no position players left.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It didn’t take Tim Tebow very long to realize Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson was different. Less than an hour, actually.
Tebow worked out with Richardson a few days after the freshman arrived on campus in January 2020.
So it's the day after an NFL game. Or the day before. Or the morning of.
And there are the coaches, reminding players about how damaging giveaways can be and how rewarding takeaways are. Call it the Turnover Topic.
Sergio Garcia didn't waste much time making a point on how he values of the Ryder Cup.
He was a teenager — at 19, still the youngest player in Ryder Cup history — and just over five months removed from being the low amateur at the Masters, when Garcia and Jesper Parnevik took down Tiger Woods and Tom Lehman in foursomes at Brookline.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have decided to continue practicing at TCU next week in preparation for their Week 3 game at New England before returning to their New Orleans-area headquarters in Week 4, when they will host the New York Giants in the Superdome, coach Sean Payton said Friday.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé “took a little step back” in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon but he is “recovering well” at a Sao Paulo hospital, his daughter Kely Nascimento said Friday.
It’s one thing for Bryson DeChambeau to try to change golf when he’s doing it only for himself.
Now comes the Ryder Cup, where the world will get to see how his single-minded pursuit of non-conformity and power fits in the realm of a team competition.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Maverick McNealy overcame three consecutive bogeys and holed out from 74 yards for eagle on the last for an 8-under 64 and the second-round lead Friday in the Fortinet Championship.
A surprisingly strong start to the playoffs for Joe Gibbs Racing — two races, two wins and two drivers locked into the second round — has put Hendrick Motorsports in a precarious position headed into the first elimination race.
Gray scheduled to start for Cincinnati against Los Angeles
PARIS (AP) — France’s Notre Dame Cathedral is finally stable and secure enough for artisans to start rebuilding it, more than two years after the shocking fire that tore through its roof, knocked down its spire and threatened to bring the rest of the medieval monument down, too.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — New Zealand overtook South Africa atop the world rugby rankings and warmed up for the 100th test between the two nations with a 36-13 win over Argentina on Saturday.
The All Blacks needed to beat the Pumas by 15 points to regain the top ranking after Australia completed back-to-back wins over the World Cup champion Springboks with a 30-17 victory in the first match of the doubleheader at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australia regained the Mandela Plate with a 30-17 win over World Cup champion South Africa on Saturday, giving Dave Rennie back-to-back test wins for the first time as Wallabies head coach.
At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home
Gordon/Rushville, Neb. def. Bennett County, 25-20, 25-23, 25-9
Sioux Falls Jefferson def. Rapid City Central, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17
Detroit Tigers (70-78, third in the AL Central) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (92-56, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Tarik Skubal (8-12, 4.21 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 160 strikeouts) Rays: Ryan Yarbrough (8-5, 5.14 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 106 strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (66-82, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (90-57, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Justin Steele (3-3, 4.39 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 43 strikeouts) Brewers: Corbin Burnes (10-4, 2.19 ERA, .91 WHIP, 210 strikeouts)
Pittsburgh Pirates (55-92, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Miami Marlins (62-85, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Bryse Wilson (2-7, 4.97 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 41 strikeouts) Marlins: Edward Cabrera (0-1, 6.61 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 9 strikeouts)
Philadelphia Phillies (75-72, second in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (72-76, third in the NL East)
Flushing, Queens; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Aaron Nola (7-8, 4.58 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 202 strikeouts) Mets: Carlos Carrasco (1-2, 5.59 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)
Los Angeles Dodgers (94-54, second in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (77-71, third in the NL Central)
Cincinnati; Saturday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Max Scherzer (14-4, 2.17 ERA, .82 WHIP, 219 strikeouts) Reds: Sonny Gray (7-7, 3.88 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 141 strikeouts)
Seattle Mariners (79-68, third in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-81, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (7-8, 4.17 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 157 strikeouts) Royals: Kris Bubic (4-6, 4.99 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 101 strikeouts)
Chicago White Sox (84-63, first in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (54-93, fifth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lance Lynn (10-4, 2.50 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 161 strikeouts) Rangers: Spencer Howard (0-4, 7.39 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 43 strikeouts)
San Diego Padres (76-71, third in the NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (77-69, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Yu Darvish (8-10, 4.32 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 177 strikeouts) Cardinals: Adam Wainwright (16-7, 2.88 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 167 strikeouts)
Arizona Diamondbacks (47-100, fifth in the NL West) vs. Houston Astros (87-60, first in the AL West)
Houston; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Humberto Castellanos (2-1, 3.90 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 21 strikeouts) Astros: Lance McCullers Jr.
Minnesota Twins (65-83, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (82-65, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Saturday, 3:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Bailey Ober (2-2, 4.12 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 87 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Steven Matz (12-7, 3.87 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 128 strikeouts)
Colorado Rockies (69-78, fourth in the NL West) vs. Washington Nationals (60-87, fifth in the NL East)
Washington; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (5-8, 4.77 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 90 strikeouts) Nationals: Patrick Corbin (8-14, 5.98 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 122 strikeouts)
Atlanta Braves (76-69, first in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (96-52, first in the NL West)
San Francisco; Saturday, 9:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Charlie Morton (13-5, 3.76 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 192 strikeouts) Giants: Alex Wood (10-4, 4.08 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 135 strikeouts)
Oakland Athletics (80-67, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-75, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Saturday, 9:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Daulton Jefferies (1-0, 3.60 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Angels: Jose Suarez (7-7, 3.48 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 76 strikeouts)
Baltimore Orioles (47-100, fifth in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (84-65, second in the AL East)
Boston; Saturday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Zac Lowther (0-2, 9.92 ERA, 1.78 WHIP, 17 strikeouts) Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (9-7, 4.49 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 156 strikeouts)
Cleveland Indians (71-74, second in the AL Central) vs. New York Yankees (83-65, third in the AL East)
New York; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Aaron Civale (10-4, 3.76 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 85 strikeouts) Yankees: Luis Gil (1-0, 2.88 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 32 strikeouts)
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A month after buying a bicycle to help him stave off cabin fever during quarantine last year, Siddeeq Shabazz went on his first group ride through Manayunk and Conshohocken with the K.R.T.
Gordon/Rushville def. Bennett County, S.D., 25-20, 25-23, 25-9
Sioux County def. Guernsey-Sunrise, Wyo., 25-7, 25-13, 25-6
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Joseph Petrino kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to lift Maryland over Illinois 20-17 on Friday night.
But the win didn’t come easy for the Terrapins (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) in their conference opener.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jaylin Alderman returned an interception off a tipped pass for a 66-yard touchdown with 13 seconds remaining, giving Louisville a thrilling 42-35 victory over UCF on Friday night.
ANAHEIM Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after his sore arm apparently felt much better in a bullpen session.
Ohtani threw about 30 pitches Friday, and the Angels decided their two-way superstar isn’t done yet on the mound as they finish out another non-playoff season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cy Young Award candidate Zack Wheeler wore down early, MVP contender Bryce Harper was mostly quiet at the plate and still the Philadelphia Phillies found a way.
“If you want to win four, five games in a row, you want to win series, it has to come from everybody,” infielder Brad Miller said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics committed three errors in the first two innings, stranded 10 runners through the first six and didn’t have an extra-base hit all night at the Big A.
The A's still manufactured enough ugly runs and got enough beautiful pitching to keep pace in the AL wild-card race.