ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF https://www.wruf.com ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:44:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://www.wruf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-ESPN-LOGO-32x32.png ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF https://www.wruf.com 32 32 Kiermaier, Margot lead Rays to 8-7 victory in slugfest with Red Sox https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/11/kiermaier-margot-lead-rays-to-8-7-victory-in-slugfest-with-red-sox/ Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:44:33 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326788 Kiermaier hits doubleKevin Kiermaier laced a double that rattled off of the Green Monster in the seventh inning on Monday night. It drove in two runs, broke a tie and gave the Rays an 8-7 win over the Red Sox. Both teams exploded offensively with a combined 15 runs on 28 hits. Manuel Margot had four hits …

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Rays Win Series Over Yankees https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/10/mlb-rejoices-at-completed-games-and-perseveres-through-postponements/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 23:08:53 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326700 The 2020 MLB season is still young, but a total of 27 games have already been postponed. COVID-19 has affected 11 teams and counting. On a positive note, MLB was successfully able to see the completion of multiple series and games this past first full week of August. The New York Mets won their first …

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Lightning Set for Rematch With Columbus https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/10/lightning-set-for-rematch-with-columbus/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 22:48:44 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326618 The Tampa Bay Lightning are advancing to the first round of the NHL playoffs. The Lightning are set to play against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.  The Lightning settled into the East’s second seed after losing 4-1 to the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday night. Rematch. ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/hwuGjMmrbo — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) August 10, 2020 Losing …

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Gators Gain Highest-Rated Recruit https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/10/gators-gain-highest-rated-recruit/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 19:08:08 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326604 The 2021 recruiting class for Florida Gators football received a big boost. On Sunday, they gained five-star cornerback Jason Marshall. According to CBS Sports, Marshall chose Florida over Alabama, Miami, LSU and Oregan. He is the highest-rated recruit of his class.  Marshall said the relationships he built with Florida’s staff helped make his decision. “They …

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College Football Season Likely Over https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/10/college-football-season-likely-over/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:04:11 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326526 We knew this was the likely outcome. But that didn’t mean we hoped for it. On Sunday, the Power Five conferences of college football held an emergency meeting. Their discussion: whether to cancel the season. It’s Starting After the MAC canceled its season over the weekend, other conferences scramble to decide if they should follow …

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Collin Morikawa wins his first major https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/10/collin-morikawa-wins-his-first-major/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:56:54 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326428 Collin Morikawa, a 23-year-old golfer from California, won his first major in his second try at the PGA Championship in San Francisco. Morikawa finished at -13, while Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson tied for second at -11. There was also a five-way tie for fourth. This is only the beginning. 🏆 23-year-old @Collin_Morikawa wins in …

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MAC cancels fall sports https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/10/mac-cancels-fall-sports/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:52:18 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326446 The MAC, or Mid-American Conference, canceled fall sports on Saturday. Also, the conference may move all fall sports to spring 2021 for the time being. Can confirm the Stadium report that the MAC has cancelled football this fall. MAC presidents had a call at 9 a.m. this morning, and the finances didn't make sense anymore. …

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Orlando City SC moves on to MLS Finals https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/07/orlando-city-sc-moves-on-to-mls-finals/ Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:11:05 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326356 On Thursday night, the Orlando City SC punched their ticket to the MLS Is Back finals after beating Minnesota United 3-1. After a close match all game, Orlando was able to tack on a last-minute insurance goal. That is when the celebration began. Oscar Pereja proves his worth Orlando City SC had been a bad …

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MLB irons out some early season bumps https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/07/mlb-irons-out-some-early-season-bumps/ Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:05:46 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326348 It may not feel like it, but the MLB season is about 20 percent into the 60-game sprint for the playoffs. For the most part, it has felt like a normal season, but players and teams are still ironing out some early-season bumps. Highlight plays have been on SportsCenter every day, including this inside-the-park home …

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Florida Ranked Eighth in First Coaches Poll https://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/08/07/florida-ranked-eighth-in-first-coaches-poll/ Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:46:17 +0000 https://www.wruf.com/?p=326316 On Aug. 6, the first Coaches Poll for the 2020 College Football season came out. Rounding out the top five is Clemson, Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and LSU. Florida ranked in the top ten at eighth. Back Where They Were Last Year This is the exact same ranking that Florida received in the preseason poll …

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