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The sports beat writers and columnists of the Independent Florida Alligator discuss and analyze all the Florida Gators sports teams and various other topics from around the wide world of UF and NCAA sports.

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The sports beat writers and columnists of the Independent Florida Alligator discuss and analyze all the Florida Gators sports teams and various other topics from around the wide world of UF and NCAA sports.

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podcast on 5/2/12

By Yo Promo - May 17 2012
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Wv gator fan

By Robwvgatorfan - Sep 26 2011
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This is the only gator show. That I can get. Love it

iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
5
1
1
2

podcast on 5/2/12

By Yo Promo - May 17 2012
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It doesn't want to download?

Wv gator fan

By Robwvgatorfan - Sep 26 2011
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This is the only gator show. That I can get. Love it

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Rank #1: alligatorSports Podcast 4-12-10

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On an "All gymnastics, all the time" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry and Bobby Callovi sit down with Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn to discuss the team's NCAA Regional victory and the Gators' upcoming NCAA Championship appearance in Gainesville. Coach Faehn discusses many different, interesting aspects of gymnastics, from recruiting to the serious physical toll the sport takes on the gymnasts' bodies. Adam and Bobby then wrap up the show with their weekly Reggies and Kyles.

Apr 12 2010

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Rank #2: alligatorSports Podcast 2-21-11

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On a "Screw You, Lenny Kravitz" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry is joined by baseball beat writers Jesse Simonton and Tom Green to talk about the Gators' opening-weekend sweep of USF and preview the upcoming season for No. 1 Florida. The guys discuss UF's outstanding staff of pitchers, the team's potent lineup and how the Gators will fare this season under the pressure that comes with being the nation's top-ranked team. They wrap up the show by pondering how advanced statistics have affected sports journalism, particularly in baseball, and handing out their weekly awards.

Feb 21 2011

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Rank #3: alligatorSports Podcast 3-7-11

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On a "Veterinarians of Milwaukee" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry and Greg Luca bring the mobile studio on the road as they record on the way back from Nashville, Tenn., and the Gators' final regular-season game, a conference title-clinching win over Vanderbilt. The guys break down the game, ponder the importance of Florida's first SEC championship since 2006-07 and take an early look at the SEC Tournament bracket. They also discuss the highs and lows of being the Alligator's basketball beat writer and hand out their weekly awards, covering both the UF-Vandy game and their misadventures in Nashville.

Mar 07 2011

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Rank #4: alligatorSports Podcast 02-05-12

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On a "Powerful finesse" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, host Greg Luca is joined by John Boothe to recap the week in Florida hoops and preview Tuesday's matchup with Kentucky. The guys break down UF's last three games, ask whether Brad Beal is the best player on the team and discuss Patric Young's struggles. They then enter into an extensive preview of the matchup against UK, which includes ranking the ten starters, breaking down some individual matchups and identifying UF's keys to victory.

Feb 06 2012

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Rank #5: alligatorSports Podcast 4-25-11

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On a "This One's For Us, Part Deux: Electric Boogaloo" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry hosts his final show with an all-star lineup of Jesse Simonton, Greg Luca, Tyler Jett, Anthony Chiang and InsideTheGators.com's Kyle Maistri. The guys recap some breaking Florida football and basketball news, ponder the recent increase in student season ticket prices and talk about their most and least enjoyable moments of the year in Gators sports. They also reminisce fondly on Adam and Anthony's time at the Alligator and hand out their yearly awards.

Apr 25 2011

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Rank #6: alligatorSports Podcast 4-11-11

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On a "What Comes Around, Comes Around" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry and Anthony Chiang welcome back former Alligator writer Mike McCall, currently with The Miami Herald (and Mochi), to discuss Saturday's Orange and Blue Debut and the end of the Florida spring football season. The guys discuss the absolutely dismal showing from UF's offense and look for a few silver linings before ultimately concluding that fans should lower their expectations. The trio also talks about the recent arrests of UF basketball players Cody Larson and Erik Murphy before handing out their weekly awards and backing into an "Intro to Sports Journalism" segment.

Apr 11 2011

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Rank #7: alligatorSports Podcast 3-28-11

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On a "Werner-NBA" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Greg Luca, Jesse Simonton and Anthony Chiang overcome a crushing technical error to bring you a little Florida basketball coverage following the end of the Gators' season -- a 74-71 overtime loss to Butler in the Elite Eight. The guys originally recorded 40 solid minutes of hard-hitting, highly debated basketball talk, but that file was mysteriously lost in the depths of Adam's MacBook, so they bounced back with a quick recap. The final two segments -- Intro to Sports Journalism and our weekly awards -- stood the test of time, however, and are here in their entirety. We apologize for the error.

Mar 29 2011

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Rank #8: alligatorSports Podcast 2-14-11

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On a "Life, Love and Basketball" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Jesse Simonton, Greg Luca and GatorBait.net's Kyle Maistri talk about all things related to Florida basketball. The guys discuss the Gators' recent hot streak, revisit the debate about the team's best player, defend Erving Walker, ponder where they stand in the SEC. They also try to guess the potential SEC Player of the Year and look at where the SEC ranks among the top conferences in college basketball. In the "Intro to Sports Journalism" segment, the guys discuss the process of interviewing athletes and coaches, and they wrap up the show with their weekly awards.

Feb 14 2011

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Rank #9: alligatorSports Podcast 2-7-11

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On an "All recruiting, all the time" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry is joined by recruiting writer Tom Green and special guest Ed Aschoff from the Gainesville Sun. The three review Florida coach Will Muschamp's first recruiting class with the Gators, take a look back at National Signing Day and discuss in detail nearly every player in the class. The guys also talk about the challenges and rewards of covering recruiting before handing out their Super Bowl-centric weekly awards.

Feb 07 2011

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Rank #10: alligatorSports Podcast 2-1-11

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On a "Shoutout to Connecticut" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry is joined by Tyler Jett and Greg Luca to discuss the week in Florida football news, including Stan Drayton's departure to Ohio State and Janoris Jenkins' recent legal trouble. The guys also discuss the Florida basketball team's continued inconsistency as well as who they view as the Gators' best player. They wrap up the show by discussing the process of filing stories and handing out their weekly awards.

Feb 01 2011

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Rank #11: alligatorSports Podcast 1-24-11

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On a "Tarring and Feathering" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry welcomes back former Alligator employee and current GatorBait.net reporter Kyle Maistri, who joins Jesse Simonton in an in-depth discussion of the Gators basketball team. The guys review Florida's up-and-down week, including a low-scoring win at Auburn and impressive victory over Arkansas, and talk about virtually every aspect of the squad. They also discuss worn-out sportswriting cliches and hand out their weekly awards.

Jan 25 2011

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Rank #12: alligatorSports Podcast 1-18-11

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On a "Puzzle of mediocrity" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry is joined by Tyler Jett, Greg Luca and podcast first-timer Jesse Simonton to discuss the latest Florida football news -- including the return of John Brantley and Janoris Jenkins -- as well as the last week in Gators basketball. The guys also talk about how new forms of media have affected sports journalism, hand out their weekly awards and freestyle about a number of other topics, both related and unrelated.

Jan 18 2011

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Rank #13: alligatorSports Podcast 1-10-11

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On a "Did You Miss Us?" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry returns to the host's chair and is joined by Anthony Chiang and Greg Luca to explain the show's absence, talk about some of the recent developments in Florida football and review the Gators basketball team's season to this point. The guys also unveil a new segment, hand out their weekly awards and banter to their hearts' content.

Jan 10 2011

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Rank #14: alligatorSports Podcast 06-17-10

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On an "Everything is Wrong With You" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Tom Green, Anthony Chiang and Harrison Diamond welcome special guest Adam Berry to discuss Florida's latest arrest and college football expansion. They then dive into UF's upcoming trip to the College World Series before Adam reflects on his summer internship with MLB.com and makes an announcement to the listeners. The guys close out the show with their Gator Guarantees.

Jun 17 2010

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Rank #15: alligatorSports Podcast 100th Episode Spectacular

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On a "This one's for us" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Bobby Callovi, Kyle Maistri, Mike McCall and Phil Kegler celebrate the show's 100th Episode Spectacular by getting all nostalgic about their experiences covering the Gators throughout the year in their final podcast together. The guys bid farewell to Bobby and Phil, give out their final Reggies and Kyles and share a number of memorable experiences from covering the year in Florida sports before signing off for the summer.

Apr 27 2010

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Rank #16: alligatorSports Podcast 3-31-10

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On a "National champions" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry and Mike McCall sit down with Florida track and field coach Mike Holloway and Gators swimming coach Gregg Troy, both of whom recently won national titles and Coach of the Year honors. Holloway discuss the men's NCAA Indoor Championship and the transition into the outdoor season, while Troy talks about the men's and women's NCAA Championships. Both also provide interesting insight on various aspects of coaching, recruiting and the high expectations at a school like UF.

Mar 31 2010

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Rank #17: alligatorSports Podcast 3-26-10

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On a "You're a bad guy" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Mike McCall and Tyler Jett welcome in Alligator photographer and friend of the show Harrison Diamond to discuss the incident between Urban Meyer and Orlando Sentinel reporter Jeremy Fowler. The guys also talk about Florida football spring practice, some Gators baseball and the Ray Shipman transfer. In a fun, game show-esque segment, Harrison's encyclopedic knowledge of the football roster is put to the test, and the gang wraps up the show by making their Gator Guarantees.

Mar 26 2010

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Rank #18: alligatorSports Podcast 3-15-10

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On a "Big Dance" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Bobby Callovi and Kyle Maistri discuss Florida's first NCAA Tournament berth since winning back-to-back national championships, how the Gators will fare and a few other nuances of the newly released Tournament bracket before going in-depth and predicting every single game, from the highly contested play-in matchup to the national championship. The guys also hand out their weekly awards and talk a little football spring practice before signing off.

Mar 15 2010

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Rank #19: alligatorSports Podcast 2-8-10

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On a "Greatest podcasting class of all time" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Bobby Callovi and Mike McCall welcome Ed Aschoff from The Gainesville Sun to discuss Florida's 2010 recruiting class now that National Signing Day has come and gone. The guys also talk about the quick departure of defensive coordinator George Edwards and hand out their weekly awards.

Feb 08 2010

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Rank #20: alligatorSports Podcast 1-29-10

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On a "Recruits are like women" edition of the alligatorSports Podcast, Adam Berry, Mike McCall and Phil Kegler discuss Tim Tebow's practice at the Senior Bowl and his controversial pro-life Super Bowl commercial. The guys also discuss the latest football recruiting news and the Gators men's basketball team's four-game SEC winning streak before making some Gator Guarantees.

Jan 29 2010

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