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Today We Inform. You Decide.Not officially associated with the University of Florida Published by Campus Communications, Inc. of Gainesville, Florida Young excels in Summer League debutFormer Gator makes contributions from the bench, pg. 14.Textbook rental busts bookstores backs:Textbooks must be rented a few times to recoup costs, pg 10. Local electric cart charges past expectations:The vehicle can go 105 miles on a single charge, pg 7. 90 /72 FORECAST 2 OPINIONS 6 CLASSIFIEDS 11 CROSSWORD 13 SPORTS 14 Hunter Joyer is one candidate for Floridas B-position on offense. Read the story on Page 14. ITS IN NEWBERRY. GRAHAM HACKAlligator Contributing WriterWater droplets fell from the trees as the red team discussed its strategy. Whos the fastest runner? someone yelled. Are you positioned right? Im gonna cover you, someone else said. After a few minutes, the referee yelled, Go, go, go! A few moments of silence passed, mated sound effects of gun shots as the two teams tried to capture each the referee declared the game over. The red team was defeated miserindicating where they were shot. The reason: They were playing laser tag. These players, as well as their opponents, were some of the original location is in Waldo. two hours of playing time on the ard Dreher said he also plans to install lighting in the future for night games. There are a wide variety of gun choices; all shoot accurately for some shoot at a faster rate, while WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG CRIMEOutdoor laser tag arena opensJulian Pinilla / Alligator Staff KYLE FOLLANSBEE and HANNAH FELLAlligator Staff Writerskfollansbee@alligator.org hfell@alligator.org GPD arrested the women during an operation to crack down on Gainesvilles prosThe reason for details is citizen complaints and evidence of prostitution in cerwrote in an email. Gainesville. ple in a similar undercover sweep, according to Alligator archives. Another undercover operation occurred last month, which resulted in four arrests, according to the We conduct these details as often as year. devices to later record the conversations with the arrested women, according to the police report. report. she entered the undercover vehicle and ofthe report. Five arrested in undercover prostitution sting in Gainesville KYLE FOLLANSBEEAlligator Staff Writerkfollansbee@alligator.orgGainesville Police recently ny Williams of Gainesville to multiple sexual assault cases where he had taken advantage of women in the Tent City area. GPD charged Williams with sexual assault with a weapon after he knocked a woman to the ground, choked her until she passed out and of Northwest Eighth Avenue last Tuesday, according to a police report. Witnesses heard the womans screams for help when she woke up, which made Williams run from the area. Williams stated that the a knife, according to the report. He did not further explain why the knife was found near him Danny Williams has victims in three cases, and we are fairly certain he is the victim did not get a good enough look at him, GPD in an email. Williams was armed with may have not reported their attacks. couraged to contact GPD deMan accused of serial rape, given $5 million bondSEE STING, PAGE 4 SEE BATTLE, PAGE 4 Danny Williams has by victims in three cases, and we are fairly certain he is responsible for a fourth, but the victim did not get a good enough look at him.Ben TobiasGPD spokesman

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News Today Subscription Rate: Full Year (All Semesters) $100The Independent Florida Alligator is a student newspaper serving the University of Florida, pubThe Alligator The Alligator is The Alligator ISSN 0889-2423 The Alligator The Alligator 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 SATURDAY FRIDAY THURSDAY WEDNESDAY TODAYFORECASTRAIN 93/73 PARLTY CLOUDY 93/73 RAIN 93/72 THUNDERSTORMS 88/73 THUNDERSTORMS 90/72 VOLUME 108 ISSUE 160 students with a valid Gator 1 Card receive free admission. Students receive free admission to Florida Museum Students with a valid Gator 1 Card now receive free admission to the Butterfly Rainforest and other feebased exhibits year-round at the Florida Museum of Natural History, sponsored by UF Student Government. The museum is located at 3215 Hull Road, just south of the Southwest Recreation Center on the UF Cultural Plaza. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Got something going on? Want to see it in this space? Send an email with Whats Happening in the subject line to skatona@alligator.org. To ensure publication in the next days newspaper, please submit the event before 4 p.m. Please model your submissions after above events and keep them 150 words or fewer. Improperly formatted Whats Happening submissions may not appear in the paper. Press releases will not appear in the paper. CORRECTION:A pull quote in an article about the adverse health effects of competitive eating on June 10 misidentified the occupation of Natalie Rella. She is a health promotion specialist at GatorWell, not a competitive eater.WHATS HAPPENING?Do it with STRIVE Dont just watch, do it! Every day. Everyone. Connect to the possibility and promise of a campus free from violence. Find the STRIVE tent on the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. to learn more and show your support. No one has to do everything, but everyone has to do something. Add your choices to the momentum of a social movement and help us shift to a culture in which we can all feel pride. Creative B Movie Series: The Shaggy Dog Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts for a howling good time as the Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free, werewolf-themed movie series with The Shaggy Dog (1959) (G) July 18 at 7 p.m. Friday nights through Aug. 1, the museum and Creative B will screen a movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. UF students receive free admission to the Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs exhibit. The museum will be open to the public from 6 to 10 p.m. Parental discretion is advised. For more information, visit flmnh.ufl.edu. Creative B Movie Series: An American Werewolf in London Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts for a howling good time as the Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free, werewolf-themed movie series with An American Werewolf in London (1981) (R) July 25 at 7 p.m. Friday nights through Aug. 1, the museum and Creative B will screen a movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. UF students receive free admission to the Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs exhibit. The museum will be open to the public from 6 to 10 p.m. Parental discretion is advised. For more information, visit flmnh.ufl.edu. Creative B Movie Series: Teen Wolf Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts for a howling good time as the Florida Museum of Natural History ends its free, werewolf-themed movie series with Teen Wolf (1985) (PG) Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will screen the movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. UF students receive free admission to the Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs exhibit with their Gator 1 Card. The museum will be open to the public from 6 to 10 p.m. Parental discretion is advised. For more information, visit flmnh.ufl.edu. The Global Photo Competition is back The International Center invites UF students, faculty, staff and alumni to enter the 2014 Global Culture Photography Competition. Judges will award a first, second and third place in each of three categories. First prize winners will each receive $100, second prize winners will receive $50 and third prize winners will receive $25. The submission period opens Aug. 11. All entries must be received electronically by Oct. 10. Winners will be notified by Oct. 24. No photographic experience required, just a love for snapping pictures and a yearning to explore. For more information, visit ufic.ufl.edu/PD/photocontest.html. See Southeast Asian Butterflies at the Florida Museums Butterfly Rainforest Visit the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History through Aug. 14 to discover an exotic assortment of butterfly and moth species and see their extraordinary features as part of the theme Butterflies of Southeast Asia. Daily butterfly releases are held at 2 p.m. with additional weekend releases at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting. UF students with a valid Gator 1 Card receive free admission. Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs Discover how the wild wolf became mans best friend at the Florida Museum of Natural Historys newest temporary exhibit, Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs, on display through Sept. 1. This exhibit reveals the fascinating history of dogs, their connection with wolves and what makes them mans best friend. UF Have an event planned? Add it to the Alligators online calendar:alligator.org/calendar

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TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 Julian Pinilla / Alligator StaffUnited Through Prayer GRIFFIN HORVATHAlligator Staff Writerghorvath@alligator.orgWhen Titi Le decided to join the Gainesville restaurant scene, she wanted to recreate her experiences with European cafe culture but with a personal touch. I wanted a relaxing ambiance, Le said. A European Le opened TiTis Caf this July, a few stores down from Bagels & Noodles and across the street from Thrift 5. TiTis is open from 7 a.m. to midnight. The cafe features freshly made smoothies, coffee, sandwiches, gelato and bubble tea and is catered toward a healthy atmosphere, which is important to Le. Your mood changes, said Kate Hobson, 21, a manager at TiTis Caf. The more healthy you eat, the better you feel all the time. Hobson frequently ventures onto West University Avenue to offer smoothie samples to pedestrians to introduce them to the cafe. Le said she wanted to introduce healthy smoothies, drinks and European gelato to the UF students who frequently walk by the cafe on the way to class. At TiTis, a small cup of coffee runs at $1.40, and a smoothie can range from $5.75 to $6.75. A small gelato is $4.25, a medium is $5.25 and a large is $6.25. Bubble tea is $4 for a small and $5 for a large. Le said she researched different ways to prepare her menu items before she opened the cafe. If I didnt feel it was the best that Ive tasted, then I wouldnt have put it in there, she said. She plans to extend her operating hours until 2 a.m. during exam weeks to attract students to study at the cafe. Le wants to create a studyfriendly environment and offers Wi-Fi with purchase of a menu item. Kevin Bowie, a 21-yearold UF student studying political science and economtime on Monday and ordered a strawberry bubble tea. It seems like it would be a really good place to study and work, he said. Les family, originally from Vietnam, has been in the Gainesville area for 35 years. The family also owns Chopstix Cafe on Southwest 13th Street.TiTis Caf opens, serves coffee, boba tea and smoothiesCRIME THE ASSOCIATED PRESSLAS VEGAS Eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong were accused on Monday of operating a temporary, illegal gambling ring from exclusive high-roller villas at a Las Vegas Strip resort that investigators said logged millions of dollars in bets on FIFA World Cup soccer games. Wei Seng Phua, 50, a suspected organized crime member, and the others were named in a criminal complaint detailing the scheme to take bets over Wi-Fi and DSL lines they had casino employees install in their suites at Caesars Palace. During their arraignment, a federal judge granted a request that Phua and his son, a co-defendant, stay with a Las Vegas doctor and poker enthusiast while awaiting an Aug. 4 preliminary hearing. Phua must post $2 million cash bail, wear a GPS monitoring device and put up his $48 million private Gulfstream jet as collateral, among other conditions. Phuas lawyer, David Chesnoff, argued in court that his client has the means to leave the country but has cooperated with authorities since a Wednesday raid. He had access to an aircraft world, Chesnoff said of Phua, who has an estimated worth of as much as $400 million. In fact, he stayed here. FBI and Nevada Gaming Control Board agents made the arrests Sunday after raids on Wednesday in three Caesars suites. Agents relogging illegal wagers and other records. The criminal complaint noted that at least some transactions in Las Vegas appeared to have been conducted over a website called SBOBET. Phua is from Malaysia. Bogden member of 14K Triad, an organized crime group. Bogden said that if convicted, each could face up to two years in federal prison on an unlawful transmission count and up to gambling business count, as well $250,000.8 accused of illegal World Cup bets I wanted a relaxing ambiance, Le said. A Asian twist.TiTis Caf owner

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4, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 July 14, 1988 What do Millions of Dead Christians sound like? Any different from the Dead Kennedys? WRAG, rate radio station sought to enlighten listeners to July 14, 1994 July 15, 2008 Julian Pinilla / Alligator StaffColin Blackwood, 2, dances along with Noni Jones, 62, at the Alachua County Library District on Saturday. The entire M2 Battlesports set-up can also be transported BATTLE, from page 1Some of the women were repeat offenders loitering in the area near the 1000 and offered to give oral and vaginal STING, from page 1

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TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 5 Alyssa Nieves / AlligatorFrances McKenna teaches her grandmother Hazel Richardson how to craft with spirals at the Alachua County Library Headquarters on Monday afternoon. LOCAL JACQUELINE ADADIAlligator Contributing Writer Plus shut down after being in business for 56 years, it left more than just an empty store. Mueller said the art department will have to rethink how it gets materials now. The whole reason for having a running out of supplies, he said. said. would tell them they needed ink and they needed it by tomorrow. you get stuff at the last minute, but then you dont have time to order she said. not as good and they are overabout art. Where are we supposed to get our Ben Ingle, a 25-year-old UF art old. he didnt have to pay extra for expedited shipping or wait a week for something to arrive when he was He said he has a lot of materials long, but he feels bad for the other students. all the professional tools he needed for drawing and art. He said he was it was more than just a store. I felt like they were really tied to Spring Arts Festival. sheets of paper from a vendor in wont do it. Vendors like when people buy to, he said. Hopefully people will see this as an art materials store and yet has the requirements for what we need We make things. If we dont have the materials to make things, its left to do is wait. Hopefully someone opens up are you going to go? Its massively Art supply store closure leaves void SPACEX ALSO SENT A SHIPMENT. ASSOCIATED PRESS station delivery for NASA. observers from North Carolina to New Jersey still had a shot at seeing the rising Antares ing 260 miles above Australia when the Cygarrive there Wednesday. This newest Cygnus it food. Also on board: miniequipment a nd experimentheir two hours of daily workout in orbit, and built to return safely to Earth.Space station shipment of food, clothes launched from Virginia Its like McDonalds running out of their meat source.Robert MuellerUF associate professor Culbertson

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Reader responseVote or post a message at www.alligator.orgThe views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Alligator Column Editorial The Alligator will be withheld if the writer shows just cause. We reserve the right to edit for length, grammar, style and libel. Send letters to opinions@alligator.org, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 32604-2257. Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.Todays question: Have you ever rented a textbook? 44 TOTAL VOTES84% YES 16% NOThursdays question: Have you been caught in a storm recently? University of Miami sells forest land, soul to Wal-MartIts easy to forget, what with daily strange Gawker headlines and a certain highly anticipated magical theme park opening, that Florida wildlife is in danger. From rising sea levels threatening the southern coast to black bears ransacking neighborhood trash as a result of overdevelopment to Big Oil drilling in the Everglades, Floridas natural resources are under attack. The reasons for the continued raping of our states natural resources are the same: greed, commercial interest and lack of accountability. The latest offense comes from the land of excess itself: Miami. The University of Miami this week sold about 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals and insects found no place else, for the development of a Wal-Mart, according to the Miami Herald. You wonder how things end up being endangered? This is how, attorney Dennis Olle, a board member of Tropical Auduald. Olle blamed bad policy. The culprit responsible for the the incoming shopping center, which is slated to include an LA Fitness and a Chilis, is a Palm Beach County developer who pledges to set aside 40 acres for a preserve. However, this simply isnt enough. The rockland is home to a number of delicate native plants and endangered species, including the bald eagle, indigo snake and Florida bonneted bat, which was placed under federal protection last year. When the project was proposed in 2011, the Herald reported, a federal ordinance stipulated that biologists may examine the land to rescue plants prior to development. When wildlife organizations began picking through the proposed development site, they discovered a trove of rare plants in addition to two types endangered species this summer and another that almost went extinct in the 20th century. carefully, their hands are tied when it comes to what they can and cant enforce. Since federal property or money is not involved and no endangered animals are being killed (yet), theres kind of action they can take to protect this rare Florida land. This fresh act of violence on endangered land comes at an especially sensitive time. A 2002 study by the Institute for Regional Conservation found that only 23 percent of native plants are now considered safe, the Herald reported. About 40 species that grow only in the pine rocklands will be displaced upon the arrival of the Wal-Mart and other corporate chains. Were not saying that Wal-Mart, LA Fitness and Chillis stock up on cheap s**t, work out on a treadmill surrounded by Mexican food? But these modern conveniences shouldnt come The walk of shame minus the shameIts 8:37 a.m. when you wake up and look around, thinking, Wait, that Southern Tide poster isnt mine. Whose room is this? You roll over to see a maybe-stranger pressed up your back, hes happy to see you. Congratulations. From what it looks like, you got lucky last night. Hopefully, the sex was good because now you have to make your way across campus from his room to your own. I lived on campus my freshman year, so any adult sleepovers I had required me to do a walk of shame. My barefoot, because my shoes had broken the night before tangled from the post-shack shower, my face was makeupless, except for the smudged mascara under my eyes, and my breath still smelled like whiskey. It was the most stereotypical walk of shame to ever happen. It would have been bearable, except that it happened to be game day, which meant I had to walk past crowds of tailgating families. The judgmental glares from parents of small children were fun, but walking past Fraternity Row and getting made the experience worth it. So, welcome to a new class of young and impressionStadium Road in last nights clothes. Here are some words I can offer you to make your walk of shame a little less shameful than mine was: First of all, no amount of advice is going to make it seem like youre not on a walk of shame. All I can do is try to make your post-coitus morning more tolerable. If you have plans to shack, try to dress accordingly the night before. That might require forgoing 5-inch heels town and in the daylight on the North Lawn. (or you really just dont want to wear that leopard-print miniskirt at 9 a.m.) borrow a shirt. Well still know exactly what likely tell us which fraternity youll be comfortable. Dont even bother trying and boxers a la Risky Business early in the morning screams either, I had sex last night, or I blacked out and passed out on a random couch. didnt get lucky the night before. watered-down beer and sweaty body parts smell, I recommend stocking up on some Listerine PocketPaks. the best substitute Ive found for actually brushing your teeth. Strategically plan your exit time, as well. Pay attention to class times and leave accordingly. For example, class ends at 9:20 a.m. and starts at 9:35 a.m., so that 15 Wait to leave the comfort and nonjudgmental safety of the bedroom until the middle of class. That way, there will be fewer people around to see. And most importantly, dont take crap from anyone. Inevitably, a random passerby is going to glare, or smirk, Dont pay them any mind. Just because its called a walk of shame doesnt mean you have to be ashamed. After all, they probably fell asleep on the couch, watchWho really wins? Robyn Smith is a UF journalism junior. Her columns appear on Tuesdays. TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/OPINIONS Alex Harris EDITOR Steven Katona Kristan Wiggins MANAGING EDITORS Chloe Finch OPINIONS EDITOR Robyn Smithopinions@alligator.org

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TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 7 In The Odyssey, Odysseus must avoid the mythical sirens who lure sailors to their doom on the rocky shoreline of their island. Though the songstresses are enticing, Odysseus and his crew, with the assistance of their ears, force themselves to ignore the dangerous distraction in order to preserve their best interest. The Republican Party has a few sirens of its own: Namely, the impeachment-happy Sarah Palin and leaders of the populist wing of the conservative movement are leading the GOP to its doom. with conservatives because of her nutty antics, entered into the political arena, yet again, to call for President Obamas impeachment. This is politically unfeasible, and yet this move helps Palins brand. The more outlandish, unhinged and controversial the former governor is, the more enticing she becomes. The reason for this allurement is because the lame-stream media continuously attacks her. When conservatives see one of their own besieged in such a way, they swoosh into the fray to protect her not because of her opinions, but because she is one of us. As a result, some members of GOP are an indirect proponent of Palins impeachment promises. Forget the fact that this was a tried-and-failed strategy of the 1990s, when Republicans tried in vain to oust Bill Clinton; most Americans show no interest in impeaching the president and have no desire to relive the process. This distraction has gone on for far too long, and its time that Republicans discard Palin and her kin. Her approach to communicate a conservative message is intellectually dishonest and can only be described as a pathetic attempt to galvanize an already galvanized populist conservative base. But that is the only strength Palin has. She excels in memorizing select, hot-button buzzwords that are guaranteed to gain attention. Take the impeachment article in question: Opening our borThis is his fundamental transformation of America. Its the only promise (Obama) has kept. No in-depth policy knowledge was expressed in this article. No advice that should be taken seriously. No use to conservatives. DSouza is noted for directing : Obamas America and his most recent piece, America. The controversy that now surrounds DSouza deals with his gripe with America, an accompanied book was sold in Costco. Due to lackluster sales, the wholesaler and-brimstone movie and all of the fervor that is associated with it, and national sales of the book increased. Instead of realizing that an agent of the free market made a business decision Costco pulling a book it felt was not selling as much as it should DSouza went into conspiracy overdrive. Connections between the Costco CEO and the Obama campaign were made. Clips of the president touting Costcos higher-than-national minimum wage (mind you, a high minimum wage reached without governmental edict) were shown. Dots that should not have been connected were linked. As with Palin, when this conservative comes Palin, DSouzas narcissistic move does not help the larger political movement. You have to hand it to these two political entrepreneurs: They have marketed and maintained their brand image with great effectiveness, albeit at expense to commonsense conservatives. But this should not surprise anyone. This is what happens to a political movement that wishes not to govern. The brands of Palin and DSouza would be hurt if that occurred. There must always be the enemy that is to be confronted and fought: Palin attacks Obama and DSouza goes after Costco. And with any great enemy comes the great victim, and conservatives have two great faux victims that need constant attention and protection of their own. In the end, Palin and DSouza may not be the sirens luring conservative ships to the rocky coast they are captains actively steering the ships to run aground. Michael Beato is a UF economics junior. His columns appear on Tuesdays.Republicans cant ignore Palin and DSouzas siren songColumn The situation in Palestine that has taken place over the past four weeks has brought us to speak out against the unjust collective punishment being levied on the Palestinians by the state of Israel. ing of Gaza and the raids in Hebron and other sites in the West Bank this time is the kidnapping and now death of three teenage Israeli settlers. Any loss of life should be mourned, and while our hearts break for the families of the three teenagers, they also break for the 1,384 Palestinian children killed by the Israeli military since 2000, according to the Israeli human rights group BTselem. Thats one child killed every three to four days for the past 14 years. Major media outlets like CNN, NPR and others have failed to report on the Palestinian loss of life, painting a slanted narrative that values Jewish Israeli lives over Palestinians. Since the boys went missing on June 12, 10 Palestinians have died either by the hands of the Israel Defense Forces or right-wing extremist settlers. The most recent was Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was found burned alive. Also troubling are the 34 missiles that fell on Gaza in one night, which should be condemned, as it is a use of collective punishment with no concrete proof on who conducted the killings. the Israeli government is not an isolated or rare occurrence, but daily enforcement of the Israeli occupation, which is maintained by oppressive means. Israeli leaders calls for revenge have escalated racist attacks on Palestinians. In the last few days alone, hundreds of right-wing Jews rioted in the streets of Jerusalem, chanting Death to the Arabs and We want war. Groups searched for random Palestinians on the street, even forcing their way into a McDonalds in an attempt to assault Palestinian workers. Others burst into commuter trains while, according to the Israeli paper Haaretz, Light rail security guards stood next to Palestinian passengers to protect them from the mob. Prime Minister Netanyahus repeated calls for vengeance in the form of collective punishment of Palestinian civilians, including mass arrests, killings and even missile drops on Gaza, should trouble any person who believes in due process of law. Terrorizing an innocent population will neither bring justice nor make either Israeli or Palestinian children safe. We must recognize the fact that Palestinians are facing a constant occupation, which in itself is violent, and facing the worst effects of settler colonialism. Do not forget that the two sides are asymmetrical. Collective punhopefully some day we come to recognize that Palestinian lives do matter. Eric Brown and Rami Okasha are UF students and organizers for UF Students for Justice in Palestine.Speaking out against Isreali attacksGuest column Michael Beatoopinions@alligator.org Eric Brown & Rami OkashaSpeaking Out

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8, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 tour one of these properties: say the alligator sent you get your gift card. get free pizza.(May require student ID) Arlington Squa reW isteria Downs q q q q Get a FREE gift card for 1 large 2-topping pizza* when you follow these 3 steps: 207 SE 2nd Ave. Ste. I-13 4000 SW 37th Blvd. 1015 NW 21st Ave. 3801 SW 13th St 2800 SW 35th Pl. 3000 SW 35th Pl. 3700 SW 27th St. 3477 Hull Rd.alligatorthefedme.*Available for carry out at any of the 10 Alachua county locations. 1000 SW 62nd Blvd 2801 NW 23rd Blvd 4400 SW 20th Ave 1405 SW 10th Terrace 2777 SW Archer Rd THE HORN HIT HIS ABDOMEN. ASSOCIATED PRESSANCHORAGE, Alaska Rodeo cowboy Frank Koloski has been gored before, but never at an event he sponsored. The founder and co-owner of Rodeo Alaska was promoting and participating in the Alaska Sales & Service Bear Paw Rodeo Round-Up and took a steer horn to the abdomen on Saturday. I have a nice little hole in me, he said Monday from his hospital bed. Originally from St. Cloud, Florida, Koloskis specialty is double mugging, an event in which one cowboy on a horse ropes a steer while another on foot tries to wrestle the animal to the ground, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Koloski was the cowboy on foot Saturday night. It was just pretty wild, he said. When I went to take him down, I felt him hit me. He also saw blood on his shirt. The bulls horn had punctured him below his stomach and pushed in about 4 1/2 inches, he said. He tried to kind of trot out of the arena but got lightheaded and fell. He took a ride to Providence Alaska Medical Center for surgery. His doctor spotted a scar on his leg where he had been gored before. Koloski managed to win the double-mugging event despite the wound and was awarded $1,000 and a belt buckle. He expects to be released from the hospital Monday or Tuesday, he said. He plans to heal in time to participate in upcoming rodeos: the Aug. 1-2 Tanana Valley State Fair in Fairbanks, Alaska, which he believes is the farthest north rodeo in the country, and the Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo Sept. 5-6 in Anchorage, which raises money for breast cancer awareness. He may pass on double mugging. I should be OK to do team roping, he said.Alaskan bull gores cowboyLOCAL ALDO ARAUJOAlligator Contributing WriterBalance 180 kicked off its second summer camp on Monday. With the focus of integrating all athletes of varying abilities into the world of sports, Balance 180 is one of few inclusive summer camps in the Alachua County area, which means that children of varying abilities and needs are welcome. The camp runs through Aug. 1 at the gym at 6527 NW 18th Drive and takes place Monday through Friday, with athletes ranging from 2 to 15 years old. Administrative coordinator Julie Foster said gymnastics is not only physical exercise, it helps develop social skills and listening skills, and teaches children to take turns. We really want to encourage our campers to be physically active and healthy, Foster said. Foster works behind the scenes and coordinates the logistics of the camp, such as any A regular day at camp includes an hour of gymnastics instruction and activities such as crafting, games and special guest appearances. Volunteer coordinator Shacamps projected ratio of two volunteers per camper wont be an issue because there are more than 60 volunteers this summer. versity of Florida because its one of our biggest networks for volunteers, Medina said. This summer, Balance 180 expects more than 75 athletes to attend the summer program. The campers require consistency from volunteers, which means recruiting over the summer can be more challenging in comparison to Fall and Spring ing schedules, Medina said. Nancy Vallejo, a 21-year-old UF communication sciences and disorders senior, said her experience at Balance 180 last year was invaluable. I was able to apply the knowledge I accumulated from class and invest in the lives of those in the Gainesville community, Vallejo said. Balance 180 provides plenty of opportunities for locals and college students to get involved aside from its summer camp. During Fall and Spring semesters, it has an adaptive gymnastics program and a Special Olympics young athletes program that is always looking for volunteers. Camp helps kids stay active We really want to encourage our campers to be physically active and healthy.Julie FosterAdministrative coordinator

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10, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014Matt Marytr / Alligator StaffDoctor Who?Neylan Barthelme, 18, and Emma Nolan, 18, put together a miniature TARDIS and Dalek mask at the Doctor Who event at the Alachua County Library on Friday. THE SURVEY USED 2012 DATA. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON What you study seems to matter more than whether your alma mater A report released by the National Center BOTH HAVE LEFT DUTY. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS learned about the connection couldnt say what was in the was primarily administrative and didnt involve much pa located about 40 miles north LOCAL GRIFFIN HORVATHAlligator Staff Writerghorvath@alligator.org LINDSEY COOK-SAUCIERAlligator Contributing WriterFor most students, the ability stores director, said it depends on litical science sophomore, said she usually the option that saves her Last Fall, Lammers said, the He said he doesnt buy be UFs bookstores have 1,500 rental titles The true secret to it was the addition of the solar panel.Jeff HawkinscitEcar production manager

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TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATOR.ORG/CLASSIFIEDS Classifieds BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND Get that rent money rolling in. Place an ad in the Alligator Classifieds to get your place rented out. Call 373-FIND. SS & VA ARE WELCOME!Starting @ $375/BR All inclusive! Furnished Cable Internet Utilities www.campuswalk.co 352-337-9098 8-18-25-1 Best deal in town condo across campus 2 bedrooms each $325/mo.# 1 location for bus routes Resort-style living Rent Includes utilities, cable & internet, ladies only Call Belle @ 352-328-2477 8-18-14-25-1 Don't forget to tell them:"I found it in The Alligator!" Furnished 4 bedroom/4 bath overlooking pool in Countryside. Rent $395 including cable, internet,washer/dryer. GREAT LOCATION for bus routes. Call David (352) 207-1605. 8-7-14-21-1 Countryside 4 Bd/4 Bth beautifully furnished condo on bus route. Bball, vball, pool, spa and fitness room. $395/room, includes $50 utility allowance per/room. Fall occupancy. Ellie 561-361-9600 or ebelliveau@sgczklaw.com 7-24-14-14-1 Beautiful furnished 1/1 2nd flr condo < 1 mile from UF, Washer/Dryer, Balcony, Walk-In Closet, No Pets, $595/mo,$500 deposit Contact Patricia 305-972-9031 7-17-145-1 2bd2bth cozy fully furnished condo, washer/dryer, internet, SW Gainesville, quiet woodsy Haile Plantation, high ceiling, front garden, back porch, short term $1300/mth +utilities, no pets, call 352-256-1211 7-31-14-9-1 COUNTRYSIDE 2BR/2BA in 4BR/4BA for females. Furnished. $385/mo/rm. Incl $40 cap on utils. Hi-speed internet & basic cable. Available Aug 1st. Call Loretta 813-545-4583 7-24-14-5-1 4BR/4BA COUNTRYSIDE at the UNIVERSITY. W/D, own microwave & small refrigerator, full bath & walk-in closet. Utils and cable upgrade w/ internet. On 2 buslines. $400/mo 352-281-4588 8-29-14-15-1 4 BRs in a 4BR/4BATH furnished apt starting 08/01/14 at COUNTRYSIDE. $325/BR/MO; Hi-Speed Internet included in rent; Utility Package Offered; HD TV, DVD, Washer, Dryer, walk in closet; individual leases; on bus Routes 9, 35 & 36; Students preferred; Call or text Jigisha @ 813.731.7747/email JigishaNYC@yahoo.com 7-17-14-2-1 Empty Space? Find your next tenants in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND to place your ad today! 2BR APT $475/moSmall pet ok. Call 352-372-1201 or 352-2133901 8-18-14-25-2 Deluxe, Large 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7BR apt/ house, 60 second walk to UF. Remodeled, Old House charm. Central AC, washer/dryer included. Wood floors. With Parking. By Private Owner. 352-538-2181 lv message 8-18-14-25-2 ELLIES HOUSES Quality single family homes. Walk or bike to UF. www.ellieshouses.com 352-215-4991 or 352-215-4990 12-10-14-168-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. MADISON ON 20th 1 & 2 BR AptsJust off SW 20th Ave & 34th St. 1BR/$475, 2BR/$595. 335-7066, visit us on Facebook or Twitter or at madisonon20th.com. 8-18-1425-2 Centerpoint 1220 NW 12 ST $460 1BR/1BA 530 SQ.FT. Bike to UF through-tree lined streets or ride the bus located one block away! No application fee, most pets ok. E.F.N. Properties, 352-371-3636 or www.efnproperties.com rentals@efnproperties.com 7-31-14-84-2 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. WALK TO UFLive in prestigious Jackson Square. 2 BR condos avail. $1300-$1600 mo. 352-505-5049 6-16-14-74-2 SPYGLASSIndividual Leases. Furniture pkgs. incl Washer/Dryer & FREE Hi-Speed internet. Rates start at $439. Every unit an end unit. Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat. 10-5 Sun. 1-5 701 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-373-6330 www.spyglassapts.com 8-18-14-25-2 LAKEWOOD VILLASLarge 1,2 & 3BR floorplans starting at $665 Free Hi-Speed internet, washer/dryer, fitness center, computer lab, swimming pool etc. M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-5 700 SW 62nd Blvd. 352-371-8009 www.lakewoodvillas.com 8-18-14-25-2 HIDDEN LAKE LARGE 2/2 over 940 SQ.FT. REDUCED to $944! $49 Move-In Special Limited Availability 1015 NW 21st Ave. 352-374-3866 www.hiddenlaketcc.com 7-31-14-34-2 TOP QUALITY GREAT LOCATIONS Upscale 1 & 2 BR apts. 1 Block to campus on north & east side. Year leases available beginning summer or fall. No pets. K & M Properties 372-1509 8-18-14-26-2Don't forget to tell them: "I found it in The Alligator!" ***Bellaproperties.net***Grad complex close to UF Health& VA ON RTS 12 stops at complex .Palm Villas (2/2 & 3/1) 4205 sw 31 st dr. 352-335-5424 8-29-14-30-2 WALK TO UF FALL Studios $450-$475 1BR/1BA $565 2BR/2.5BA $850 2BR/1BA $800 1 yr lease. SD, NS, ND. Call/Text 352-8707256 gvll32601@gmail.com 7-31-1420-2 Charming 2br 1 ba Cottage. Walk to UF. 2703 NW 2nd Ave Central h/a, laundry, large screened porch,no pets, avail August. $850 1st, last, sec.$40 app fee.352-332-5836 7-31-14-18-2 Awesome 4BR/4BA only 2 blocks to UF. Lots of parking. Hardwood floors. Nice landlords. Historic home. Beautiful condition. Shed for bikes. 1113 SW 2nd Ave. 352-316-3111 or 352-316-5595. $2600/mo. 7-31-14-10-2 2/2 at Campus Edge.Walk to Shands and campus.Call 954-325-6375 for special pricing. 7-31-14-10-2 3/1 and 3/2 will rent together or separate. $2500 for both houses. On large private fenced property. Lots of outdoor space. Both houses recently undated. W/D included. Amazing warehouse also available. Perfect property for musicians and artists. Avail 8/1. Call/text 612-229-4138 7-22-14-5-2 4 BLOCKS from UF 905 SW 8th Ave POOL table/Off-street parking/Fire pit 3 bedrooms share a bath $550 2 Bedrooms with private baths $600 call Sam 561 926-2738 MUST SEE !! 8-18-11g-2******* STUDENTS *******1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Houses & Apartments. Walk or Bike to UF. Call Now 870-2760. 8-29-14-15-2 Dont get stuck with an extra rent payment. Advertise your subleases in the Alligator Classifieds and save yourself some cash. Call 373-FIND. IVE HAD IT WITH YOUR LOUD MUSIC! Is your roommate driving you crazy? Find a replacement in the Alligator Classifieds! Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. AT LEAST 1BR/1BA available in 4BR/4BA at Countryside. Furnished common areas, free parking, near pool, on bus rte, W/D. Utils, cable, internet incl. $350/mo/rm. Move in Aug 1st. Call 561-718-7637 cell or 561-582-1031 7-22-14-5-4 Sell your house, condo, acreage, mobile home and much more in the ALLIGATOR CLASSIFIEDS! Reach thousands of possible buyers! Mastercard and Visa accepted over the phone, by fax, email or CHECK OUT PLACING YOUR AD THRU OUR ONLINE AT www.alligator.org. or please call 373Find (373-3463) NEW CONDOS-WALK TO UFFor Info on ALL Condos for Sale, Visit www.UFCONDOS.COM or Matt Price, University Realty, 352-281-3551 8-18-25-5 Got a new couch?. Sell your old one in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND (3463) to place your ad today. BED QUEEN $120 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top, mattress & box. Name brand, new, still in plastic. Call 352-372-7490 can deliver. 8-18-14-25-6 BED FULL SIZE $100 ORTHOPEDIC Pillow-top mattress & box. New, unused, still in plastic w/warranty. Can deliver. Call 352377-9846 8-18-14-25-6 MICROFIBER SOFA & LOVESEAT $400 Brand new still packaged w/warranty. Must sell. Can deliver. Retail $1600. 352-3727490 8-18-14-25-6 BED KING $200 PILLOWTOP mattress & box springs. Orthopedic rated. Name brand, new, never been used, in plastic with warranty. Call 352-372-8588. Can deliver. 8-18-25-6 SOFA & LOVESEAT 100% Italian leather. Brand new in plastic w/warranty. Retail $1800. Sacrifice $700. Call 352-377-9846 8-18-25-6 BEDROOM SET$300 BRAND NEW Still in boxes! 5 pieces include: Headboard, Nightstand, Dresser, Mirror, Chest. Must sell, can deliver. 352-377-9846. 8-18-14-25-6 Selling computers, parts, or repair services or just looking for that new rig? Look in the Alligator Classifieds. Call 373-FIND for more information. COMPUTER & LAPTOP REPAIRS Network specialists We buy computers and laptops Working and Non-working 378-4009, 607 NW 13th Street 8-18-14-25-7 COMPUTER HELP AND REPAIR Call John @ Just PC's Virus Removal, Cracked Screen Tutorials, Upgrades, Office 352-246-2231, 6515 NW 36 Terr 9-30-14-73-7 Sell your old stereo, cell phone, and more in the Electronics Section of the Alligator Classifieds. 373-FIND In the market for a new set of wheels or just looking to add a second to that collection? Want personalized handlebars or a fitted seat? Check in the Alligator Classifieds UF Surplus On-Line Auctionsare underwaybikes, computers, furniture, vehicles & more. All individuals interested in bidding go to: SURPLUS.UFL.EDU 392-0370 8-18-14-25-10 HORSES & GOATSFOR SALE Charlie 352-278-1925 8-18-25-10 Modular Home For Sale 3/2 single wide in park. 2002 model excellent condition ready to move in. Great location near Newberry Rd. & Tower off I-75 at Oaks Mall. Financing available $24,900. O.B.O. 727-418-7730 7-17-14-4-10 Alligator Classifieds is the way to get your 2 wheels on the road. Show off your bikes, scooters, and repair services. Call 373-FIND to get your classified in. 8-18-14-25-11 NEW SCOOTERS 4 LESS Great Scooters, Service & Prices! 118 NW 14th Ave, Ste D, 336-1271 Vespa, Genuine, GMW, & More! NS4L.com facebook.com/newscooters4less 8-18-14-25-11 SCOOTER REPAIRNew Scooters 4 Less has LOW repair rates! Will repair any make/model. Close to UF! Pick-ups avail. Cheap oil changes!! 336-1271 8-18-14-25-11 Road Rat Motors Largest Scooter Store in Town! Run by Gator Grads! New scooters starting at $999. 1-2yr warranties with roadside assistance includ ed. 376-6275 RoadRatMotors.com 8-1814-25-11 Road Rat Motors offers FREE pickup service for any paid scooter repair. LOWEST labor rate, quickest turnaround in town! Will repair ANY brand scooter. Free estimates. 3766275. RoadRatMotors.com 8-18-14-25-11 SCOOTER RENTALSRent for a day, week, month or semester. Now renting Buddy scooters too! 352-336-1271 www.gainesvillescooterrentals.com 8-18-14-25-11 Campus Scooters Mobile Sales and Scooter Service. We offer free estimates on all repairs and we come to you. We also have new scooters starting at $799.00 Call us today at 352-263-0425 8-18-14-25-11 WWW.SWAMPCYCLES.COM Scooters & Motorcycles Sales & Service Quality, Experienced, Certified Technicians. Close to Campus, Lowest Prices. 633 NW 13th St. 352-373-8823 8-18-25-11

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12, ALLIGATOR Unload your lot. Sell your cars through Alligator Advertising for cheap. 373-FIND or place your ad online at www.alligator.org/ classifieds We Buy Junk Cars Trucks, Vans Titled only Call KT 352-281-9980 or 352-215-3191 8-18-25-12 SUNRISE AUTO SALES NO CREDIT CHECK!!! 6 MONTHS TO PAY DOWN PAYMENT!!! 352-375-9090 8-18-25-12 SUNRISE AUTO RENTAL ALL VEHICLES 2014 3630 N MAIN ST www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 8-18-25-12 SUNRISE AUTO RENTAL EASY TO RENT!!!! NO CREDIT CARD REQUIRED! www.carrentalsunrise.com 352-375-9090 8-18-25-12 GET INTO A VEHICLE $100 & UP PAYMENTS YOU CAN AFFORD 6 MONTHS TO PAY TAX, TITLE, & REGISTRATION FEES 352-338-1999 8-18-25-12 SUN CITY AUTO SALES ALL VEHICLES $0 DOWN NO CREDIT CHECK!!! NO EMPLOYMENT CHECK 352-338-1999 8-18-25-12 97 FORD CONTOUR $1000 91 CHEVY CAPRISE $1300 00 JEEP CHEROKEE $1500 00 DODGE INTREPID $1500 352-338-1999 8-18-25-12 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED. Call 352-259-2020 8-1814-25-12 HEADLINERS SAGGING?POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK? Call or google Steve's Headliners 352-226-1973. On site available. 8-18-2512 96 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE $1500 94 FORD EXPLORER $1500 95 TOYOTA CAMRY $1500 94 CHEVY S10 $1500 352-338-1999 8-18-22-122006 CHRYSLER SEBRING CONVERTIBLE. Very good condition. Power seats & windows. CD. $3800/OBO. Call 352486-6251 7-17-2-12 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money. UF GRAD PAYS MOREfor gold jewelry, scrap gold, Rolex, diamonds, guitars, etc. Top $$$. Get my offer before you sell! Call Jim 376-8090 or 222-8090 8-18-25-13 The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Volunteers Needed!VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDEDto transport cancer patients to treatment. Flexible schedule. Training and liability insurance provided. Please call 352-240-5062 if interested. St. Francis House is a homeless shelter and soup kitchen located in downtown Gainesville, and we are looking for help from volunteers like you. St. Francis House depends on monetary support from individual donors and community businesses in order to help feed the homeless and the hungry.If you are interested in volunteering,please contact Candice Jones at (352) 378-9079 or sfhcoor@stfrancis.cfcoxmail.comTo make a donation by mail,please send checks payable to St. Francis House P.O. Box 12491 Gainesville, FL 32604 CASH PAID $300 AND UP!!!ANY CONDITION-RUNNING OR NOT!!! FREE TOWING & SAME DAY PICK-UP NO TITLE NEEDED CALL 352-259-2020 8-18-14-25-13 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED I AM BLIND & WOULD LIKE HELP WITH: Rides to church: Mass at Queen of Peace. Learning to rake knit hats to send to Haiti & other places. Call 352-219-6948 7-24-14-25-13 This newspaper assumes no responsibility for injury or loss arising from contacts made through advertising. We suggest that any reader who responds to advertising use caution and investigate the sincerity of the advertiser before giving out personal information or arranging meetings or investing money.Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website!Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. Students in Accounting, Aviation, Business/ Sales and computer science needed for various positions. Flexible schedules and competitive pay. Join our team! Learn more at www.gleim.com/employment 8-18-1425-14 SBSG is a financial transcription company offering part-time work. Create your own schedule Competitive Production-Based Pay Close to campus! Must be able to touch-type 65wpm Apply Online: www.sbsgnv.com 12-3-14151-14 Don't forget to tell them:"I found it in The Alligator!" EMT/Para.-State Lic. & CPR Card Phlebotomist/Receptionist Must have HS Diploma/GED. Exp. a +/willing to train. Alt. wknds req. FT/PT Available. Apply @ DCI Biologicals, 150 NW 6th St. 8-29-14-30-14 BEST PART-TIME JOB IN GATOR NATION 3 Miles from Campus $12.50/Hr to Start | $13-$17 After Training Flexible Schedule | Ideal for Students Call Today (352) 2640044 8-18-14-1614 Emmer Development seeks an enthusiastic Model Home Sales Greeter to welcome and assist customers at one of our communities in Gainesville. In this role, you will use excellent customer service skills, a pleasant and positive attitude, and solid work ethics to greet customers and tour our beautiful model homes. Candidates must be able to work every weekend. Customer service or retail sales experience is required. Computer skills are a plus! This entry-level position is the perfect opportunity to begin your new real estate career! DFWP, EOE Email resume to Lori@ emmergroup.com or hr@emmergroup.com 7-15-14-5-14 DOMINO"S HIRING Delivery Experts & Assistant Managers & Future Managers. Drivers earn between $14-$17 per hour. GMs earn 40K-50K+. Apply at gatordominos.com 9-30-1438-14 DATA ENTRY / CLERICAL POSITION Full or part time at new facility. Please apply in person. Institute of Veterinary Spec. 5609 SW 64th St. 7-22-5-14 FARM HELP part-time, flexible schedule. Must be experienced, reliable, detail-orient ed and have references. 352-332-5297, skyranch@bellsouth.net 7-24-5-14MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANTPT for a doctor's office. Experience preferred. Email resume to: drpohani@gmail.com 7-24-14-5-14

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ALLIGATOR Outside Sales Representatives Needed! Do you have sales experience? Do you like helping people within your community? If you answered yes, this might be the job for you! Elite Marketing Group is looking to hire ambitious individuals to market and sell a free phone phone service within your community! This is a unique opportunity for candidates who have a competitive drive and are looking for a rewarding challenge. To be considered, please submit your resume to Staffing@Elitemg.com. 7-22-14-3-14 Statistics tutor needed. 3 Evenings/wk and some weekends until September 4. Must have knowledge of SAS/Excel. For information please call 352-213-0010 7-22-14-314 ASSISTANT WANTED: Help w/ appraisals, listings & sales of personal items through ebay, yardsales, etc. Please call for more info 352-505-0404. Please leave message. 7-17-14-2-14 Do you have a business that provides a service? Place your ad in the Services Section of the Alligator Classifieds for as little as $2.50 per day. Call us at 373-FIND. Want to be a CNA, phlebotomist or pharm tech? Express Training offers courses, days, eve, weekend. All classes live, no videos. Call 352-338-1193 or expresstrainingservices.com 8-18-14-25-15 Want to be a CNA? Dont want to wait? Express Training Services now offers a CNA class which can be completed in one weekend. Perfect for busy college students. www.expresstrainingservices.com/ww 8-1814-25-15 PERSONAL TRAINING 300 Personal and Group Training Flexible Scheduling Exclusive Facility Call for a free workout 339-2199 8-18-25-15 Now you can easily submit your classified adfor print and/or web editionsright thru our website! Just go to www.alligator.org/classifiedsVisa and Mastercard accepted. NEED A LAWYER?SiddiquiLegal.com Private Experienced Affordable 8-18-25-15 www.UFMoverGuys.com ? Licensed & Insured ? Last Minute Specials Loading & Unloading ? Full-Service Mover. 352-415-0886. FL Movers Reg No IM1847 $25 OFF! 7-17-14-10-15 Board your horse $375/mo.. From GV/UF 10 minutes. Dressage, stadium, x-country, daytime stall, nighttime turnout. Rider housing available. Barn Family Program to mitigate board and rent. Lessons, schooling opportunities. For further information, contact Dibbie at Gator Slide Farm, 352-466-3538 or gtrslfrm@aol.com. Visitors always welcome. 10-31-14-63-15 OFFICE ASSISTANT $9/hr, 15+ hrs/week, flexible schedule, Typing skills, word/excel/pdf. Send resume to info@neatbizsolutions.com. Indicate avail able days & hours. 7-24-14-4-14 Part time/weekends help with handy-man projects and lawn care.Start $10/hr. Reply to Tripintoblue@aol.com. 7-24-14-4-14 GATOR DINING POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE Gator Dining at the University of Florida has the following positions available: Student SupervisorMUST HAVE SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE Food Service Worker-Various Locations. If you are interested in these positions... Please Apply at WWW.GATORDINING.COM/EMPLOYMENT *Make sure to enter a mileage in the search radius or jobs will not appear on the search. **We do not give application status. Please do not call for application status. Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer. Candidates are considered for employment with Aramark without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. 7-29-14-5-14 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) THE TRUE YOU! Lose 8-15 pounds in 4 weeks Only $119! Gain muscle while you lose fat Groups forming now. 339-2199 8-18-25-16 HIV ANTIBODY TESTINGAlachua County Health Dept. Call 334-7960 for appt (optional $20 fee) Family Chiropractic Since 1977. Two blocks from U.F. 373-7070 8-18-25-18 When you're stuck out in Oz and you need cash to get home, click your heels three times and think of Best Jewelry and Loan Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-18 When cash is low and the bills seem out of reach, Best Jewelry and Loan is the surfer's "Pawn Beach". Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-18 When the heat is on and it's bucks that you need, Best Jewelry and Loan your requests we will heed. Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-18 Planning to liquidate stereos, TV's, instruments and tools? See Rich at Best. He'll give you cash for your jewels. Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-18LAURA TAUBEL STYLISTformerly at Beach Break Salon is now at Headlines in Thornebrook Village. 352-375-7833 or 352-316-0836 (cell) 7-3114-15-18 Want to make a connection?Place your ad here to look for someone to share a common interest with or for your true love The end of the term and the end of your rope, Best Jewelry and Loan is the needy Gator's hope! Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-19 Surf on down to "Pawn Beach" when the tide seems too high. We're your summer cash friends so your blues will be all sky! Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-19 The surf's up at "Pawn Beach" we're all making the scene. If you're in need go see Rich, Best Jewelry and Loan's got the "green". Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-19 You need the money to do what you will. Rich at Best Jewelry and Loan has the cash for those bills. Best Jewelry and Loan Pawn 371-4367 8-18-14-25-19 IS YOUR BUSINESS, CLUB OR ORGANIZATION HAVING AN EVENT? DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT? PLACE YOUR AD HERE AND GET IT NOTICED! Get the party started! Place your Entertainment classified today to get people up and about. Call 373-FIND. Pol Parsley The Thai Elvis With 5-piece Band. Now available for concerts, shows, weddings & special occasions. Call 352-338-0938 or youtube.com. PolParsley. Thank you very much. 8-18-38-21 KAYAKCEDARKEYS.COM$20/ 3 hour rentals on the Cedar Key Beach. Follow the Gator Trail (SR 24 West to Cedar Key) Call for reservations 352-543-9447 8-18-14-10-21 Trying to get to and from somewhere? Want to cut back on that gas bill? Place an ad in the classifieds to find trip arrangements or show off your bus and shuttle service. 373FIND Furry, feathery, scaly...no, not your roommate...pets. Find or advertise your pets or pet products here in the Pets section of the Alligator. Horse Boarding 15 min fr UF $350/$500 Eng/West. Lit arena, 527 acres, show jumps, Lg & Sm dres. rings, 150+ XC Hunter Paces. BHS & Parelli instr 352-258-0317 mistymorninghounds.com 9-19-14-62-24 Finders Keepers? If you find something, you can place a FREE FOUND AD in our lost & found section. Be kind to someone whos lost what youve found. Call 373-FIND. Another Saturday night without a date? Read The Alligator.

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TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 WWW.ALLIGATORSPORTS.ORG Gators make cut for national basketball teamFormer Gators Chandler Parsons and Bradley Beal were selected to the 19-man USA National Team, USA Basketball announced on Monday.Follow alligatorSportsFor updates on the SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., follow Jonathan Czupryn (@jczupryn), Richard Johnson (@RagjUF) and Morgan Moriarty (@Morgan_Moriarty).Vernon Hargreaves looks to continue his freshman-year success in 2014. Read the story on Page 15. LAWRENCE LAGUNAAlligator Writer@LagunaLawrenceThe last time Patric Young, Scottie Wilbekin and Casey Prather played lives in the Final Four. Now, theyre ter spot. Grizzlies/Philadelphia 76ers) and league action. In the Las Vegas summer league, corded a double-double, putting up 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Staff Writer@Morgan_MoriartyAlligatorSports continues its position breakdown, with this edition shining light on the tight ends. The Bposition in Kurt Ropers offense will be broken down in this piece. The tight end position at Florida has been virtually nonexistent since The Gators received some good news that will help bolster the posiing season because he is pursuing a detailed in NCAA bylaw 14.1.8.1. and playmaking ability in three seasons at UVA, which should earn him a starting spot. yards. through when it counted too he season on third down situations. rate on third down last season. talented skillset will make him a which will be broken down later in this piece. returning will provide solid depth they dont have many catches in their careers, Roper likes to utilize Westbrook should see a lot more balls thrown their way in the new system, as long as they can be consistent targets. DeAndre Goolsby enrolled early, and came in as the No. 3 tight end game. signed as a wide receiver, but will get a better chance to see playing time at translate easily to the position. 212 pounds, Tuscaloosa, Ala., was a three-star prospect that chose tight end and h-back. The position but will need to be able to provide pass protection on certain downs as well. The player will also be placed on the line, in the slot or split out wide in some cases as well. Whether the will serve as another receiving opthat hes a very capable pass catcher. position. Westbrook will also be utilized at the position as well, but given his roots at tight end, hell likely er Joyer, who given his natural position could potentially be used in short yardage situations. Joyer being Tight ends to see increased role in passing game after 2013 slumpAlligator File PhotoHunter Joyer (41) attempts to avoid a tackle from Marcel Harris (26) and Quincy Williams (12) durNBA SUMMER LEA GUE JORDAN MCPHERSONAlligator Staff Writer@J_McPherson1126 lice Department arrest report. vehicle, according to the report. shorts when he exited the vehicle, according to ment on June 4, according to Alachua County court records. Friendship Collegiate Academy, was ranked the No. 3 cornerback in the 2014 recruiting class and was the cording to Rivals.com. Tabor as one candidate to start opposite sophoStaff Writer Richard Johnson contributed to this reportFreshman cited for misdemeanorYoung impresses in summer league debutJoyer option for B-PositionTabor SEE NBA PA GE 15

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league game. In comparison, Young recorded just one double-double in his senior season at Florida. The former Gator standout, who shot sive rebounds, put on an all-around performance coming off the bench. He went on to his second game. They see me as a little Ben Wallace, Young said according to The Times-Picayune. And Im happy with that, playing that role. Its a good feeling, feeling as though Im wanted. Being among 14 players who are competing on the Pelicans summer league team, Young has an opportunity to earn his way onto the roster, but with no guarantees. ing, began his summer league with the Grizwhile averaging 3.4 points and 4.8 assists. on the team in minutes per game (19.8) and shot 80 percent from the free throw line to cap his stint in the Orlando league. Hes one of the most surprising players in the summer league, Grizzlies summer league coach Shawn Respert said according to the Orlando Sentinel. I felt like early I tagged him as a guy who would do an outstanding job defending on the perimeter and defending the pick-and-roll, which is one of the hardest things to do in the NBA. Hes really making an impact because of his ability to make the offense sputter. The 2014 Southeastern Conference player of the year has now taken his abilities to the 76ers for the Las Vegas league, and through one game had two points, four assists and two steals. Lastly, Prather has earned a chance on game. The Jackson, Tenn., native was one of to a coachs decision. However, he played 20 minutes in Atlantas second game and contributed four points and two steals. Although he led the Gators last season in scoring and earned All-SEC honors, it seems Prather will have competition alongside a heavy guard/forward Hawks lineup. Lamar Patterson from Pittsburgh and Dennis Schrder from Germany are two players similar to Prather who received playing time and added offensive insurance.The former Gator center offers support off bench through two games TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 15 New Student EditionPublishes: August 18th 5% Final Deadline: July 31 Welcome Back EditionPublishes: August 25th Final Deadline: August 13th 10% Pick up discount from NSE Jordan McPherson / Alligator StaffPatric Young defends Daytons Dyshawn Pierre during UFs Elite Eight win on March 29. NBA, from page 14FOOTBALL RICHARD JOHNSON and JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Staff Writers@RagjUF, @jczuprynHOOVER, Ala. Whether it was saying Kentucky being the rienced in the Southeastern Conference, lauding Jeff Driskel as the best quarterback in college football ally has the best fade haircut on the team, Vernon Hargreaves III had a Southeastern Conference media days. The hotshot sophomore cornerback with the cool haircut and shining silver earrings settled into proceedings at The Hyatt Regency Birmingham much like he did on ed 10 games in his freshman year. Looking back on 2013, Hargreaves instilled in him by teammates and defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson was enough to spur him to do great things last season. Playing corner(back) you have abilities. Thats just how I am, Im what I can do. completely immune to feeling nervous. He calls Alabama running back Derrick Henry a load and hopes he doesnt have to tackle him much when the Gators face the Crimson Tide in October. He also got cold feet when lining up opposite one of the SECs best receivers last season. The toughest receiver I had to cover was Odell Beckham from LSU, Hargreaves said. Hes a draft pick. It was tough, I was kind of nervous covering him. Hargreaves becomes the de facto veteran in a very young secondary that could conceivably start three freshmen alongside him. The wealth of knowledge Hargreaves acquired from former Gators Loucheiz Purifoy and Marcus Roberson will be integral in the way Hargreaves will lead his position group moving forward. He says his major task is getting the young players to learn the playbooks and need to be brought up to speed. It doesnt matter if I was ready (to be a leader) or not, Hargreaves said. I have to do it. Im going to do it. The biggest lesson he learned from Purifoy and Roberson was to stay focused, and shut out the outside world. He needed to be OK with getting beat once and awhile, and realize that football is a 60minute game. Florida lost eight of those 60minute games last season, something Hargreaves admits he didnt think was possible for UF to do, but it happened and not he nor his teammates have to right the numerous wrongs of last year. -8 isnt acceptable at Florida, Hargreaves said. Its not a secret, everybody knows it. I played pretty well this year, I obviously have to get better. I have to bring the young guys along, I have a lot of young corners behind me. Ive got to show them the ropes. Fowler maturing as defensive leader: Just three days after quarterback Jeff Driskel broke his right year, defensive tackle Dominique Easley tore his anterior cruciate ligament and medial meniscus in his right knee in a non-contact drill. The absence of the senior from an already young defense left defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin without a leader to lean on throughout the rest of the season. This year, Dante Fowler, Jr. said hes ready to the Gators need in the middle of With the injuries and guys having to step up and become leaders, it kind of betters you as a player even though youre having a bad season, the junior Buck linebacker said Monday. It teaches you some things going into this season. Were going to know some things just because of what happened last season. Everything that happened last year has just made us stronger. Coach Will Muschamp said Fowler has what it takes to be a leader on defense this year because the 6-foot-3, 261-pound linebacker younger players with his perforIn 2013, Fowler led the Gators with 10.5 tackles for loss while tying Jaylen Watkins for the team lead in unassisted tackles with 31 in 12 games. more. Hes a guy thats matured over the years, Muschamp said. I think in order to be a leader, number one, youve got to be a productive player. Hes going to be a productive player and he has been a productive player for us. He has really good work habits. Hes a really good teammate from the standpoint he has a very positive attitude in our locker room and he affects people in a very positive manner.Hargreaves, Fowler look to revamp UF defense after loss of veterans It doesnt matter if I was ready (to be a leader) or not. I have to do it. Im going to do it.Vernon Hargreaves IIIUF cornerback

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3, ALLIGATOR SEC MEDIA DAYS TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 UF OFFENSE JONATHAN CZUPRYNAlligator Staff Writer@jczuprynWithout consistency at the quarterback position, the Florida Gators suffered a dismal fate in 2013. 109th in the country in passing yards per game, 113th in scoring offense and 115th in total offense. With no Jeff Driskel to lean on down the stretch of the season, head coach Kurt Roper stepped in Coach Will Muschamp said he Driskel was the best thing to happen to this offense since he took tice beginning Aug. 4 and the season kicking off nearly four weeks later, all thats left to do is wait and Theres no question when you look at our season last year, I knew when Jeff went down it was going to be tough sledding, Muschamp said. But I think what were doTheres no question that was part of the reason I hired Kurt. The Gators new spread offense will help the redshirt junior quarsaid Driskel. I think theres more of a chance I do get open space that I can run by DBs. Thats going to be a big thing for us I think. When you get our running backs, then I think Ill be able to spring some big plays. I think thats going to be the biggest ward. Driskel, who is coming off a UFs 31-17 win against Tennessee on Sept. 21, said he is 100 percent after months of rehab with the training staff. Because Tyler Murphy transferred to Boston College following the end of the 2013 season, Muschamp said that the Gators backup quarterback has yet to be and Roper are hoping Driskel can 12-game season so that they wont player under center. offense with Driskel at the helm, Muschamp said the 6-foot-4, 230his health. Well, I think the great thing about Jeff, hes a great competitor, Muschamp said. Thats also the bad thing about Jeff. At the end of the day you got to be smart, get yourself down in some situations. We got to do a good job of coaching him in situations, putting him in situations when we need to use his legs, when we dont, and be smart about getting down. ish with how fast it is compared to Charlie Weiss. really fast. They get on the ball. They run a lot of plays. Its not really hard to adjust to it as a defense, ready because theyre going fast and theyre going to run as many plays as they can. Dante Fowler, Jr. said that he could also see the offenses progression into a more hurry-up type system from the spring practices earlier in the year. Fowler said Driskel was recruited to play Ropers type of run-and-gun style, so the redin four years at Florida, Driskel said was when he came into the program as a freshman. said learning Ropers offense was more about educating himself on to implement a totally new playbook. Its actually not as tough as you would think, Driskel said. When you come in as a freshman, to be the hardest one because you dont know the game like you think you do. At the end of the day, a football play is a football play. Its had. With Johnny Manziel, Aaron Murray, AJ McCarron and Zach NFL, Driskel becomes one of the quarterbacks, but also the best in the land. I think Jeff is the best quarterback in college football, Harhim play two years ago, from seegames, I just feel like hes the best. After hearing what his teammate had to say about him, Driskel said he felt honored, but he isnt quite ready to anoint himself the title of best QB. I couldnt tell you that right now, Driskel said. Ill get back to you at the end of the season.Driskel looking to jumpstart Florida offense in 2014Alligator File Photo

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TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 ALLIGATOR, 3 2, ALLIGATOR TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 MORGAN MORIARTYAlligator Staff Writer@Morgan_MoriartyHOOVER, Ala. The eyes of college football fans are upon Hoover, Ala., all week as the 2014 Southeastern Conference Media Days kicked off on Monday. The coach with the hottest seat in the country Will Muschamp took the podium Monday in a much different situation that he saw himself in this time a year ago. Last year, Florida was coming off of an 11-2 season, a Sugar Bowl berth and was pegged as the SEC East favorite. Fast forward 365 days, and the Gators are trying to rebound from an injury-plagued, laughingstock of a season. Despite the cirin the team he has heading into the 2014 season. I think were going to have an outstanding year, I really do, he said. Im very I think this is the most complete football team weve had since Ive been here from the standpoint of offense, defense and special teams. Theres no question that Muschamp was shocked by the drastically different way the 2012 and 2013 seasons went. But after accepting the fact that it happened even at a perennial power like Florida getting back to work and moving forward is the next step. I think as a competitor you want to get can, Muschamp said. Thats why Im really looking forward to getting to football and practicing and developing this football team. *** There have been a lot of comparisons during this offseason between the 2012 Auburn Tigers and the 2013 Gators. Both teams had losing seasons. But in 2013, Auburn, after going 0-8 in the SEC just one year earlier, shocked the world by winning the conference and playing Florida State in the National Championship game. Muschamp doesnt think about the comparisons. We totally focus on the University of Florida and what we need to do to be successful, and not how somebody else does something, he said. Dismissing the similarities between those two teams isnt that illogical. For instance, the Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn was the offensive coordinator at Auburn from 200911 before a short stint as head coach at Arkansas State in 2012. So even after leaving for a year, Malzahn already had a good handle on the offensive personnel at Auburn in 2013 not to mention he recruited most of the players who started on the roster last season. Would college football fans love to see Florida be 2014s Auburn? Absolutely. But the situations both teams were in are very different. *** One of the most important changes Muschamp made in the offseason is the addition of offensive coordinator Kurt Roper, who is implementing an up-tempo spread offensive scheme in Gainesville for 2014. A key component to the offenses success is quarterback Jeff Driskel, who is fully fered last season against Tennessee on Sept. terbacks returning in the SEC. For Driskel, Ropers offense will move him to the shotgun as opposed to directly under center the type of offense he ran in high school at Hagerty. Throughout spring, the shotgun, especially when he would take off on the run. I think what were doing now offensivewas part of the reason why I hired Kurt and what they do with the quarterback, his development at the position, I think Kurts track record speaks for itself. Success for Driskel is simple: Manage the game. While the expectations for Driskel are high, considering that, of the three systems he has been in, this one is the most suited to his skill set. He wont have to have a Johnny Manziel-type season to be successful. Given the depth Florida has at running back, the offense might not have to rely so much on the passing attack. UF returns Mack Brown, Matt Jones and Kelvin TayBrandon Powell also has the talent to contribute this fall as well. Kelvin Taylor had a great year for us, Muschamp said. Mack Brown is going into his senior year. Matt Jones missed most of last year and missed all of camp with a viLSU, he tore his meniscus. Hes up over 230 pounds now, carried it extremely well watching him this morning. The best way to deal with being on the hot seat is pretty simple in Muschamps opinion. You combat that by having a good football team which were going to have, he said, and winning games which were going to do. *** Muschamp wasnt the only coach who had controversy heading into the SEC Media Days. Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall gave Gus Malzahn some baggage leading up to SEC Media Days, as Marshall was charged with possession of marijuana on Friday. Marshall was supposed to be in attendance in Hoover, but it was announced Sunday evening that tight end C.J. Uzomah would take his place. Malzahn did not directly address what Marshalls punishment would be on Monday at the podium. Nick made a mistake and hell have to deal with the consequences, he said. Im not ready to say what those consequences are at this time, but he will deal with it. I know hes regretful and he feels very bad about it. The other coach in attendance was Vanyear with the Commodores. Mason was hired from Stanford, where he served on the Cardinal defensive staff from 2011-2013. Mason, who inherits a Vanderbilt program coming off of a historic two nine-win seasons, said that while those accomplishments should be respected, he wants to do a lot more than just win nine games in a year. When I look at where were at, whats going on, Vanderbilt is a great opportunity, a great job, Mason said. But my expectation is to push the envelope a little bit. We have to move past the idea of playing for nine wins. Nine wins, its really exceptional. At the end of the day why have nine when you can have ten. Why settle for 10 when you can have 11? Continue to follow the alligatorSports staff for nonstop coverage of all the action in Hoover. alligatorSports Consensus Preseason All-SEC Team OL OL OL TE OL C DL DL DL DL LB DB DB K P DB DB LB LB WR WR QB RB RB Nick Marshall Senior Auburn Todd Gurley Junior Georgia Cedric Ogbuehi Senior Texas A&M Laquon Treadwell Sophomore Texas A&M Amari Cooper Junior Alabama Trey Flowers Senior Arkansas Dante Fowler Junior Florida Robert Nkemdiche Sophomore Ole Miss AShawn Robinson Sophomore Alabama Trey Depriest Sophomore Alabama Jordan Jenkins Junior Georgia Benardrick McKinney Junior Mississippi State Vernon Hargreaves III Sophomore Florida Cody Prewitt Senior Ole Miss Marshall Morgan Junior Georgia Drew Kaser Junior Texas A&M Jalen Mills Junior LSU Landon Collins Junior Alabama Vadal Alexander Senior LSU Laremy Tunsil Sophomore Ole Miss Reese Dismukes Senior Arkansas O.J. Howard Sophomore Alabama A.J. Cann Senior South Carolina Mike Davis Junior South CarolinaManageGametheSEC MEDIA DAYS RICHARD JOHNSONAlligator Staff Writer@RagjUFHOOVER, Ala. Southeastern Conference commisopen SEC media days. He left the main ballroom at The Hyatt Regency Birmingham to answer more questions from a swarm of reporters and did a TV hit with Joe Tessitore on ESPNs set. But after those things are done, he stops to give what may be the clearest image of the heart inside the man athletics. Slive gave a winding address that included Nelson Mandela, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill on Monday. As far as college sports are concerned, perhaps he sees himself as an amalgamation of the three. He has a quiet and peaceful tone, like that of Mandela, as he advanced gracefully through old age. But he is every bit the leader Churchill was with his bulldog-like and unabashed plea to the NCAA to enact governance reform now. Perhaps his foreboding look at would happen if the howers warning about the military industrial complex. It was the last speech Eisenhower gave as president, and Slives in the twilight of his career as well at age 73. As I have said before, Slive said, if we do not achieve a positive outcome under the existing big tent of Division I, we will need to consider the establishment of a venue with similar conferences and institutions where we can enact the desired changes in the best interests of our student-athletes. He reached into what he affectionately calls the brag bag, a yearly chest puff devoted to the hardware and accolades the conference he presides over has earned in the last year. It includes a trip to the national championship game for Auburn that was a minute too long, a gymnastics national championship for Florida as well as softball and baseball national titles for the conferences trophy case thanks to the UF and Vanderbilt, respectively. The brag bag also included a generous nod to the moment of praise came in the form of patting former Gator center Patric Young on the back, touting him as the model student-athlete. (Young) led the Gators to the 2014 SEC mens basketball tournament title and the NCAA Final Four, Slive said. Was named the SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year twice. Was named the SEC male winner of the Brad Davis Community Service Award. Then he traveled to Africa where he encouraged children to focus on exercise and healthy lifestyle. While doing all of that, Patric maintained a 3.4 grade point average. He went further than that, saying athletes like Young inspire him to protect intercollegiate athletics, to keep it healthy, vibrant and an integral part of higher education. His dogged pursuit of NCAA reform is to provide a future for those like Young who will come after. The world of intercollegiate athletics is full of potential, Slive said. I am certain that our efforts today will ensure its future for tomorrow. The fact is, Slive wouldnt have the pull that he does or the hubris to call out the governing body of intercollegiate athletics if the conference wasnt this successful. so unceasing, the platform for Slive to do what he does and say what he says wouldnt be there. His conference is at the forefront nationally in spending on the nations most popular sport and is creating will become a media behemoth that will line the SECs pockets with cash for decades thanks to a marriage with ESPN. Were talking about football, and its football season. Football is just one of the sports the network will cover we will carry more than 100 mens basketball games, 60 womens basketball games, 75 baseball games, and 50 softball games. He walks through the ballroom level of The Hyatt Regency Birmingham on his way out to do more interviews and tout the empire he has maintained over the last 12 years. A red-haired infant barely knee-high to Slive is taking sheepish steps. Its his granddaughter Abigail, and Slive stops to say hi, an endearing moment of humanity on Monday that doesnt involve reform or money. A man behind Slive asks quietly if hes the most powerful man in college sports, does that make her the most powerful granddaughter? An astute observation as college sports Mandela/Eisenhower/Churchill hybrid walks away. Maybe one day Abigail will understand how grandpa pulls the strings of the college football universe maybe shell even be the one holding the brag bag.SEC commissioner opens media day with state of the conference, brag bagSlive East South Carolina Georgia Florida Mizzou Tennessee Vanderbilt Kentucky West Bama LSU Auburn Mississippi State Ole Miss Texas A&M ArkansasThe 2013 regular season in the Southeastern Conference was highlighted by Auburn victory. The Tigers ruined much of the medias 2013 preseason projections after running the table in the SEC and proved the challenge of predicting teams fates in July. However, the alligatorSports staff took on the arduous task of forecasting the SEC standings for 2014 during its stay in Hoover. Here are our consensus picks on how the conference will look like in December:CHAMPION AlabamaAlligator File PhotoWill Muschamp looks on during the Orange & Blue Debut on April 12 in Ben Hill Grif