Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

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MCNABB TO T.O. II

Donovan McNabb will be throwing passes to Terrell Owens again.

According to the Associated Press, McNabb and Owens are teaming up on a basketball court instead of a football field in the new season of Spike TV's "Pros vs. Joes." The episode features NFL players who played college basketball against former NBA stars.

McNabb (Syracuse), Owens (Tennessee-Chattanooga) and Antonio Gates (Kent State) will face Hakeem Olajuwon, Kenny Smith and Rick Fox.

T.O. and McNabb have seemingly patched up their differences.

GATORS TAKING BITE OUT OF COLLEGE, PGA TOUR GOLF

The University of Florida went 13-1 in football this past season and won the Sugar Bowl. The Gators basketball team is hopeful that a strong performance in this SEC tournament gets them into the NCAA tournament.

By the time the year is out, 2010 might prove to be the year of the Gator in golf - and not only because the current UF team has already won a tournament and is sixth in the current Golfweek poll.

Those who watched the telecast of the PGA Tour's Honda Classic this weekend saw UF graduate Camilo Villegas cruise to a victory on a difficult PGA National course in Palm Beach Gardens. Villegas had three top-10s in three starts, and is first on the money list and third in FedEx Cup points.

And how's this for a dangerous trifecta: Villegas is second on the Tour in driving distance, 40th in greens in regulation and second in putting. The Colombian native isn't playing from long grass or sand.

That's not all. Matt Every is an early favorite for rookie of the year, with 4 of 5 cuts made and 46th on the FedEx Cup points list.

Then there are the old Gators: Mark Calcavecchia, who will be eligible for the Champions Tour later this season, has made 4-of-6 cuts. Chris Couch has made 4-of-6, with a top-10. And Brian Gay has made all six of his cuts, is 30th on the points list and leads the Tour in putting. …

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