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We Inform. You Decide.www.alligator.orgNot officially associated with the University of Florida THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 FOLLOW US ONLINE FOR UPDATES @FloridaAlligator @TheAlligator_ @TheAlligator Who was UFs Senior Athlete of the Year? Decide for yourself in the Twitter poll @ alligatorSports, pg. 14New I-Read program collecting books for kidsGainesville Parks and Rec is starting an initiative to encourage pg. 4Jay Pharoah performs at University Auditorium pg. 5By Danielle IvanovAlligator Staff Writer UF students, faculty cope with aging AC at Music Building Danielle Ivanov / Alligator Staff VOLUME 112 ISSUE 101 By Angela DiMicheleAlligator Staff Writer Democratic cabinet candidates discuss platforms at forumSEE FORUM, PAGE 4


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THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 ALLIGATOR 3 UF students represent their dorms in Battle of the HallsMarcelo Rondon / Alligator StaffStudents compete in the Big Pink Volleyball tournament on Wednesday evening.Marcelo Rondon / Alligator StaffDorm students compete in a cornhole tournament on the tennis courts outside of Broward Outdoor Recreational Complex. Marcelo Rondon / Alligator StaffHundreds of students attended the second annual Battle of the Halls event hosted by the UF Housing and Residence Education Department.


4 ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 By Alana WilsonAlligator Contributing WriterDuring the 2015-2016 school year, fourth grade African-American students at Joseph Williams Elementary School posted a 37 percent passing rate for reading, while white students in the same grade were passing at 98 percent. In an effort to increase literacy rates among elementary school students, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in partnership with Gainesville Thrives and Innovative Dads, have started a new summer reading program called I-Read. Homework is not fun any time, but the kids lose progress when they arent doing anything for three months, said Ben Dillard, recreation supervisor for the City of Gainesville. Bookcases were designed and donated by the UF Rinker School of Construction Management. Students from the Panhellenic Council and other Greek organizations at UF will not only be volunteering for the program, but they also donated about 600 books to help make the program possible. Some of the books donated were I am Jackie Robinson by Brad Meltzer, Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson and Emmanuels Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson. The focus is on African-American literature because these kids can look at these books and see themselves in them, and then they will be more eager to read, said Gerard Duncan, the founder of Innovative Dads. every child can hear the story, Dillard said. The children then work in small groups and read by themselves. mer camp locations: Albert Ray Massey Recreation Center, Eastside Community Center, Porters Community Center, Clarence R. Kelly Community Center and the Phoenix neighborhood. The summer camp does have a fee of about $50 a week, Dillard said. However, about half of the students are on full-ride scholarships and a quarter of the students are on scholarships that cover half the costs. We have a real problem with (the) achievement gap, Duncan said. Minorities are less likely to be involved in the summer because they cant afford (it). The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has already adopted I-Read into after school programs that will begin in August, Dillard said. They hope the program expands to community housing, multi-family housing and freestanding libraries by fall. They would like to put the program in places that are accessible for all children, Duncan said. Every page we get to turn with them is going to help them to some degree, Dillard said.New program to encourage kids to read during summer You are one of our strongest Democratic counties in the entire state. And with your help, we will turn Florida blue come November. Jeffrey Porter, the third candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture, did not attend. Attorney General candidate and Florida Representative Sean Shaw said the role of attorney general is to be a lawyer for the people. Shaw said, if elected, he plans to sue the Immigration and Customs Enforcement administration, continue the lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and protect the Affordable Care Act. I am running for attorney general to go after the legislature in large part, Shaw said. Im going to use the word that the Republicans are trying to brand me with, and its called activist. And guess what? I am going to be an activist Attorney General. Attorney General candidate Ryan Torrens said he is running a pro-consumer platform that will not take any corporate money. Torrens discussed his personal experience with alcoholism to explain his support of decriminalizing addiction in the country. I am the only candidate in this race on either side of the aisle not taking one penny in big corporate money, Torrens said. And thats the kind of attorney general Florida needs. Two candidates for governor, Chris King and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, both sent video messages about their campaigns instead of attending. Candidate Jeff Greene said as governor, he would increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, raise teacher wages, create a mandatory two-year prekindergarten program and combat the Trump administration. (Trump) on behalf of the people of Florida a lot, Greene said. Believe me. Were going to have to. Chris Kings campaign addresses gun safety reform, affordable housing, local jobs and businesses, college and trade schools and gender and LGBTQ+ equality. Andrew Gillum said his progressive platform is demanding affordable healthcare, an assault weapons ban, a $15 minimum wage and a $50,000 starting teacher salary. Im running for governor for anyone who has ever been told that they dont belong, Gillum said. For anyone who has ever been told that they dont deserve a chance. @angdimi adimichele@alligator.orgFORUM, from pg 1Candidates spoke on ICE, ACA


THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 ALLIGATOR 5 NEW STUDENT Advertise in theEDITION 2018RUN DATE: August 15th 2018 DEADLINES:June 8th (save 10%) July 7th (save 7%) Aug 3rd (save 5%)Contact your sales rep today and let incoming students know youre ready for business in the New Student Edition!CALL TODAY 352.376.4482 Welcome Back EditionFall 2018Advertise in theRUN DATE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 FINAL DEADLINE FRIDAY, AUGUST 10Save 5% on your advertisement Contact your sales rep today and let incoming students know youre ready for business in the Welcome Back Edition!CALL TODAY By Jessica CurbeloAlligator Staff Writer Terry Johnson, 52, @jesscurbelo jcurbelo@alligator.orgACSO arrests two in connection to burglariesJohnson Wells By Madison RubertAlligator Contributing Writer Former Saturday Night Live actor Jay Pharoah performs at UFMadison Rubert / Alligator ContributorJay Pharoah performed in front of 850 UF students at University Auditorium on Tuesday.


Editorial Column Enduring mysteries and little transparency: How we lost our 24/7 Library West (Part 1)It started out innocently enough. Built in 1910, Newell Hall is the third oldest building on campus and by virtue of its age, was vacant for the better part of the current century due to not meeting modern building standards. Per the Newell Hall website, In 2009 and 2011, students at the University of Florida who completed the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Survey listed study space as the single most important thing their university could do to better their educational experience, which led former Student Body President TJ Villamil to pitch the idea of a Library without Books to administrators. After many years of lobbying by subsequent SG administrations, the state legislature provided funds for Newells renovation, supplemented with funds from former UF President Bernie Machen. But now with a fancy new building comes fancy new costs. To boost Library Wests hours to 24/7 status, SG traditionally provided additional funding, but then we cut most of the support to start paying for Newell Hall. Naturally, there was plenty of controversy back when we pilot program to measure utilization of both Library West and Newell this past year in order for SG to be able to make an informed decision about what to do. This resulted in one survey and two studies, none of which were ever released by SG to out about this at the same time, which is almost two months after our SG administration made the decision to not fund Library Wests overnight hours. For what its worth, by talking about the lack of seating and public computers, SG is addressing two of the biggest issues that the study found. However, many people will be quick to point out that Newell just wont be the same as a library. Some able online; our Library without Books would be little help to some of those who conduct research into the night. I also cant easily see us somehow erecting any new study rooms in Newell to make it anywhere on the same scale as either of our libraries. So, does funding Newell Hall while cutting hours at Library West actually make for more study space? Lets try something completely useless and arbitrary to take a stab at answering that question. The whole reason for the decision was the desire for more study space, so lets make up a metric. I propose the seat-hour, which is simply having a single seat for an hours time. The study pegs Newell Halls capacity at 365 seats, which if Newell is 24/7 (assuming 365 days a year, which we all know is not true since we all know what happens during football games), would mean 365 seats times 24 hours times 365 days to get 3,197,400 seat-hours. Library Wests capacity is 1,600 seats, which means, with the same math, you get 14,016,000 seat-hours for a stand-alone year is the status quo, or how things were before Newell (of course, this is assuming all the other libraries hours were constant/ werent affected by Newells opening). Nowadays, Library West wont be 24/7 anymore, so if we assume an uncomfortably generous operating time of 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. for every day of the week for a year, you instead get 10,512,000 seat-hours. Add the 3,197,400 seat-hours from running Newells 24/7 concurrently, and then youll realize that after all this fuss, we actually have less study space compared to had we not funded Newell Hall and just funded Library West 24/7 for good. But why not simply fund both 24/7? Its complicated, and next week. Questions, comments or concerns? Email me at zchou@ Zachariah Chou is a UF political science junior and Murphree Area Senator. His column focuses on Student Government.THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 Its 7 a.m. Youve been at the same library cubicle since 10 p.m. the night before, and your paper is due in an hour. You keep thinking to yourself, I wont put projects off this late next time. You realize the absurdity of that promise. You know it wont come true. You gaze out the window at the rising sun as external paper. This little monster needs to be extended by three pages, and youre running out of ideas outside of simply making all your punctuation a few font sizes bigger. crastination drips condensation around your notes, adding to the desperation of your situation. If only youd started this a day earlier. If only youd paid more attention in class. You contemplate using one of your precious drops on this course. Instead, you carry on. You hope that once this is over, off some steam by chucking a handful ofDARTS AND LAURELSLibraries sustain our need for learning. They are a place to come home to, full of the answers you seek, welcoming you with worn armchairs and buzzing look past that. Thus we award a laurel to libraries as a whole. The library life at UF is ever changing and the subject of documented scrutiny among students. A cursory glance at topical memes reveals a Student Body quite literally divided among the buildings and their amenities. The single best feature in the two main libraries Library West and Marston Science Library is the opportunity for the earlier stated procrastination by getting a tasty beverage and a sandwich. A well-deserved laurel goes out to the Starbucks at both libraries for affording us that more enjoyable since the renovations to the Starbucks at West. But enough positivity. Theres plenty to gripe about within the twisted halls of UFs so-called libraries. Case in point: Newell Hall. Student Government recently announced this spankin new building as the only 24/7 option for on-campus studying. If you need a physical book or any of the other amenities our actual libraries offer, well, tough. This dart is for Student Government for believing this is what students needed or wanted. Sure, those who live on campus will still use the space as it is fairly centrally located to dorms as well as nearby off-campus housing. But youre SOL if you need to reference something that doesnt exist online. The internet doesnt contain everything, contrary to popular belief. As far as the actual building goes, the circumstances dont get much better. Endless staircases, a lack of a Starbucks and, of course, more stairs. Theres also the issue of computer stations. SG President Ian Green said he would like to add more computers to Newell but failed to mention dart goes to Newell Hall for being woefully underprepared for its responsibilities for the Fall semester.Morgan McMullen EDITOR Bailey LeFever MANAGING EDITOR Sarah Stanley UNIVERSITY EDITOR Baylie Cainas METRO EDITORZachariah 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, bring them to 1105 W. University Ave., or send them to P.O. Box 14257, Gainesville, FL 326042257.Columns of about 450 words about original topics and editorial cartoons are also welcome. Questions? Call 352-376-4458.The views expressed here are not necessarily those of The Alligator.


Keep up with the Avenue on Twitter. Tweet us @TheAlligator. THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 Series review of the week:Flip over to Page 8 for our inside look into A Very English Scandal.Are you on trend? Check out page nine for our rundown of the top summer trends and those rocking them on campus!By Gregory FlorezAvenue WriterIn a world with Apple Music and Spotify, The Atlantic reminds Gainesville that the best music is still heard live. This weekend marks the 14th anniversary of The Atlantic, one of Gainesvilles premiere live music venues. On Friday at 10 p.m., The Atlantic will host Lukes Wall, a Black Sabbath tribute band, and DJ DeepPurp. These events run in conjunction with a Beach Ball 3D block party at the Arcade Bar, on Saturday night. Since 2004, The Atlantic has fed Gainesville a healthy diet of addictive live and local music. The venue has been known to host local punk groups, DJs, Motown performers and other unique sounds. Thomas Rankine, the promotion and talent manager at The Atlantic, said the venue would not exist today if it were not for Gainesvilles consistent cycle of local talent. We take pride in keeping a wide mix of events on the calendar, Rankine said. Any night of the week, you can expect to wander in to an insane metal or punk show and the very next night, be greeted by Otis Redding or The Ronettes during Motown Showdown. The Atlantic feeds on unpredictability, Rankine said. Like the residents of Gainesville, local music downtown carries an atmosphere of sophisticated chaos. To some, 14 years might not seem significant. However, in the context of Gainesvilles other venues, The Atlantics anniversary is particularly notable. This week, High Dive also celebrated its birthday. The music venue commemorated its seventh anniversary with a week of shows and performances, which will extend into the weekend. Common Grounds, another music venue, closed its doors in 2011, lasting only 15 years. Looseys Downtown Gainesville, The Wooly, The Bull and the Backyard at Boca Fiesta are each fewer than nine years old. Thus, for a venue like The Atlantic to remain as popular as it is, Rankine said he likes to keep things fresh. The local scene is extremely diverse, Rankine said. Aside from being a blue dot in a red state, there are many likeminded artists in this town who embrace the diverse talents Gainesville has to offer. One could argue that local music and Gainesville have always been synonymous. It seems only natural that the birthplace of Tom Petty would become a prominent space for experimental and contemporary music and artistry. However, as Gainesville continues to develop its identity, interest in local artistry seems to be under attack. This year, Florida state legislators cut funding to the arts more significantly than they had in previous years. Rankine said The Atlantic has not felt the effects of these cuts directly. On the contrary, this situation has only reminded Rankine of The Atlantics mission. Supporting local arts will always be our primary focus and now we feel an obligation to try and do more, Rankine said. We are always hosting benefit shows and fundraisers and have every intention of continuing.The Atlantic turns 14 MUSIC Courtesy to The AlligatorBlack Sabbath tribute band Lukes Wall, pictured above, will be performing for The Atlantics 14th anniversary show.. Courtesy to The AlligatorThe Atlantic will celebrate with its anniversary with the community of Friday night with live music and drinks.


8 ALLIGATOR THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 By Emma WitmerAvenue EditorThe UF School of Theatre and Dance will bring the dichotomy of beauty and unrest to the stage with The Day is Long to End, a play written by Catherine Yu. Through the juxthe political unrest of the day, this production aims to give an inside look into the world of Vienna in the early 1930s. Performances of The Day is Long to End will take place in the Black Box Theatre of the Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion on campus from July 19 to July 22.The Day is Long to End THEATRE TF GuntrupKatie Haeuser and Keifer McDonald star in The Day is Long to End. By Tranelle ManerAvenue WriterSex scandals and politics are a tale as old as time. The Amazon Prime Original miniseries A Very English Scandal follows a historic scandal in the United Kingdom involving British politician and leader of the Liberal Party Jeremy Thorpe and his ex-lover Norman Scott. To put the storyline into American perspective, think about the Monica Lewinsky and former President Bill Clinton scandal that rocked the White add the taboo around homosexuality, and then youve got the baseline of this miniseries. The three-episode series is based same name, written by British author, journalist and television critic John Preston. The series stars Hugh Grant as Jeremy Thorpe, a politician who acknowledges to his fellow closeted friend Peter Bessell (Alex Jennings) that he likes men more than women. Still, he insists he must stay quiet, not only for his career, but because of the societal pressure. is having a meal with Bessell and informing him that a man named Norman Scott wrote a letter to his mother about the affair that the men had. This leads Bessell to ask questions and sets the stage for Thorpe to retell the story of his relationship with Scott from beginning to end. After meeting by chance years before, Scott reached out to Thorpe for help. Scott had quit his job because of his crude boss and needed help getting back on his feet. He asked Thorpe portantly, to get an insurance card for better work opportunities. The card that Scott so desperately wants throughout the entire series is similar to a Social Security card. It would help provide access to state employment opportunities. That same card is not given to Thorpe. Once Thorpe leaves, Scott becomes furious. In his anger, Scott goes to the police to report Thorpes homosexual misconduct. sends his friend Bessell to Dublin, where Scott had moved, to try to scare Scott off of his crusade for vengeance. To their dismay the intimidation didnt work, and Scott again reported ting an insurance card. Here, the show becomes a game of cat and mouse. Both men are trying to move on and live their lives; Scott wants an insurance card, Thorpe now wants Scott dead so he stays out of Thorpes personal and political life. Still, they hold an underlying sense of interest in each others lives. The three episode miniseries feels like an extended movie that has you constantly battling whose side youre on and how you want things to end for these two men. What makes the show so riveting is the fact that it is a historical account of an actual event, but rather than telling it as a documentary, the show becomes a serious and juicy drama. According to Amazon Prime, the development team for this series had to verify any and all potentially controversial details. They have reported several times, despite some questioning, that the key details portrayed in the series are rooted and supported by facts. Series review of the week: Amazon Primes A Very English Scandal TELEVISION AmazonA Very English Scandal stars Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw.


THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 ALLIGATOR 9 By Lindsey BrenemenAvenue WriterSome summer trends never truly fall hoops are dependable looks whenever it becomes impossible to walk outside without sweating. Lace up, and give your feet a break from heels because sneakers are in this men is now appropriate for the club. Stripes have made a comeback this season. Donate the burglar costume to Goodwill though; you need strips horizontals and choose some vertical stripes or stripes with color variation. ors in your wardrobe this summer and ticle of clothing. Florals are a staple for summer and waiian shirt or a sundress, sport some Guard your eyes in the Sunshine State with the smallest frames you can glasses were supposed to take up half your face. Hide your hangover with mini sunglasses this summer instead. statement piece of the summer. If you want a more simplistic look, large ing.Sneakers, stripes, pastels: the essentials for 2018 summer fashion FASHION Lindsey Brenemen Lindsey Brenemen Lindsey Brenemen Lindsey Brenemen


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UF men's basketball released its non-conference slate Wednesday. Mike White and the Gators will face Michigan State, Butler and West Virginia among others. TIM TEBOW NAMED TO UF RING OF HONORThe Heisman Trophy winner's name will be unveiled in the north end zone at Follow us for updates follow us on Twitter at THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 Alligator Sports StaffThere were so many great senior athletes at the University of Florida that made a huge impact on the school in the 2017-18 athletics season. Our panel of Chris OBrien, Mark Stine, Andrew Huang, Evan Lepak and Brendan Farrell gives you its nominations for Senior of the Year. Chris: We, at the alligatorSports section, still need to apologize to Caeleb Dressel for leaving him off our Athlete of the Year nominations a few weeks ago. But for now, lets at least give him the Senior of the Year title that he deserves. Not only was he easily the best male swimmer in the country, he was arguably the most dominant athlete in all the NCAA this past season. During the NCAA Championships, he went 4 for 4, winning four titles in as many days. He 200-meter FR and the 100-meter free. ing the wall at 39.90. Honestly, Dressel swims like a dolphin. He closed his career at Florida as one of the best swimmers, if not the best swimmer, in school history. He now currently holds school records in eight different events and collected 28 AllAmerica honors, which is the absolute maximum a swimmer can receive in his career. His 10 national championships are the most in school history, surpassing Ryan Lochte (8) with his four titles this season. Dressel was named the SEC Male Athlete of the Year, putting him in some elite company in Florida history. Since the awards inception in 1976, only three other Gators have won the award Danny Wuerffel, Tim Tebow and Lochte. He already collected two gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and I promise you, that wont be the last hardware he takes home. @THEChrisOB Mark: Alex McMurtry is my Senior of the Year because aside from being a tremendous leader and example to her teammates, she litat UF. On January 26 against then-No. 1 Oklahoma, McMurtry helped the Gators to victory by registering 10.0s on vault and balance beam. With the perfect score on beam, she became the second Gator (Bridget Sloan) to complete the career Gym Slam, the achievement of earning a 10.0 in all four gymnastics events. Her perfect mark in the vault against Oklahoma was actually the second of her career. gymnast to score two 10.0s in the same event. She also was NCAA co-champion in the vault in 2018. Perhaps her greatest performance of the year was against Nebraska on March 9. McMurtry won every event vault, beam, uneven record in the all-around with a tally of 39.825. Ashanee Dickerson in 2011, and Chrissy VanFleet in 2000. In addition to her accolades in the gym, McMurtry has been successful pursuing a degree in applied physiology and kinesiology. She repeated as SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2018 and earned Academic All-America honors each year she was eligible (2016-18). @mstinejr Andrew: Let me start things off with a quote from Mary Wise, UFs head volleyball coach, from last season: I could coach 30 more years and never have a class like this. The 32-year veteran coach is referring to her 2017 senior class of Rhamat Alhassan, Carli Snyder, Shainah Joseph and Caroline CK Knop: an accumulation of star power so remarkable I couldnt choose just one to nominate for Senior Athlete of the Year. So heres all of them. Alhassan headlined the Fab Four-ange and Blue (email me if you have a better name, please). The 6-foot-4 middle blocker was a First Team All-American and the SEC Player of the Year thanks in large part to her NCAAbest 1.70 blocks per set. She set the all-time UF record for career blocks against Tennessee blocks, well ahead of second-place Benavia Jenkins (2000-03) 601. Snyder and Joseph, both outside hitters and Second Team All-Americans, had sensational senior seasons for different reasons. Snyder ended a successful career with a bang. She led Florida in scoring and led the SEC with 0.49 service aces per set, a number good for seventh in the country. Joseph developed into a key cog of the Gators rotation. She nearly doubled her offensive production over the second half of the down the stretch that helped the team to a 30-2 record, as well as an SEC title and National Championship appearance. And then theres Knop. As UFs libero, or box score is limited, but her value on the court is not. her college career that really stands out. Knop played the last month of the season despite nursing a broken right hand. That stretch includes a pair of clutch performances in back-to-back NCAA Tournament elimination games against USC and Stanford, helping alligatorSports Awards: Senior of the YearSpurs dynasty is collapsing: The dominos continue to fallI hope Im not right. But Im really worried that I am. The Spurs are done. There, I said it! I dont want to believe it. San Antonio has been basketballs standard of excellence for the past 20 years or so. It did things the right way. It was a model organization. It won consistently and at the highest level. Head coach Gregg Popovich is a wonderful human being, regardless of his occasional curtness with the media. But I think were watching the beginning of the end of this Spurs dynasty unfold. Everyone knows about superstar small forward Kawhi Leonards trade request stemming from a mishandled quad injury that limited Leonard to nine games a year 1999 San Antonio won less than 50 games and created tension between Leonard and the Spurs organization. For a while, I was hesitant to buy into the rumors that Kawhis relationship with San Antonio was so far gone he would have to leave. After all, LaMarcus Aldridge was in the same boat two seasons ago. Disgruntled and unhappy with his new team, Aldridge reportedly wanted out before Popovich sat down with the All-Star big man to have a heart-to-heart talk about the future. Aldridge came back. Kawhi probably wont. But its more than that. Tony Parkers gone, and thats very symbolic in my eyes. The four-time NBA Champion spent tonio with Popovich. The 36-year-old point guards name was synonymous with the Spurs, along with Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan. Ginobili is 40 years young and has not announced retirement yet, although the clock is ticking on the crafty veteran from Argentina. Duncan retired after the 201516 season as a top-10 rebounder and shot blocker in NBA history. 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THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018 ALLIGATOR 15 KICKER Alligator Staff ReportWith a matchup between France and Croatia set for the World Cup Final, our staff, which doesnt know very much about soccer, is here to give you its predictions on which team it believes will come out victorious on Sunday. Our report consists of sports writers Chris OBrien, Mark Stine, Andrew Huang, Brendan Farrell and Evan Lepak. Chris: I dont follow soccer heavily, but man, I love the World Cup. I was going to just say screw the game Wednesday, Im picking France either way. Kylian Mbappe is a superhuman, and France knocked out my pick (Belgium) in em, join em, right? Wrong. I watched the Croatia-England match, and Im damn glad I did because I was just assuming England would win. But after watching Croatia win in extra-time or penalty kicks for the third-consecutive time, give me Croatia. This feels like its going to go the distance, so Ill say itll be 2-2, but the Cinderella nation wins 4-3 on penalty kicks. I dont know what it is about the second-smallest country to the it factor to me. Luka Modric is freaking exciting to watch and Croatia is a fun story to get behind. Catch me in the Swamp or Mothers on Sunday at 11 a.m. to watch @THEChrisOB Mark: Lets be honest, France is the obvious favorite here. Les Bleus came to Russia hungry UEFA European Championships, and the addition of phenom Kylian Mbappe to the already potent attack makes them very dangerous even against Croatias defense. If the solid form of forward Antoine alligatorSports 2018 Russia World Cup Final Predictions France 4 Belgium Spain 1 (3-4 PENS) France 2 3rd Place Nation Russia 2 (4-3 PENS) France 1 England 1 Croatia France Champions Belgium 2 England 2 Belgium 0 Croatia 2 Brazil 1 Sweden 0 Uruguay 0 Croatia 2 (4-3 PENS) Argentina 3 England Russia 1 (4-3 PENS) Uruguay 2 Croatia 1 (3-2 PENS) Portugal 1 Denmark 1 (2-3 PENS) Brazil 2 Sweden 1 Mexico 0 Switzerland 1 Belgium 3 Colombia 1 (3-4 PENS) Japan 2 England 1 (3-4 PENS) June 30 July 6 July 14, 10 a.m. ET July 6 June 30 July 2 July 2 July 1 July 7 July 7 July 1 July 3 July 3Griezmann continues (hes posted three goals and two assists), the French could hoist the World Cup But the biggest question mark for France is striker Olivier Giroud. The Chelsea target-man left the with a leg injury. Even though he hasnt scored in the tournament, his availability is key to the plans of manager Didier Deschamps. However, I think the x-factor for and NGolo Kante do an excellent job of making challenges, winning lanes. Their collective performance will be crucial in stopping arguably the player of the tournament in Croatia is a team that obviously loves drama, exceeding regular time in all its knockout matches in Russia. I think theyll keep it close, but France will eke it out, 2-1. @mstinejr Andrew: Its Croatia oclock! I love an underdog story and the Croatian mens national soccer teams Cinderella run has me absolutely captivated. only two of those trips have yielded any success beyond the Group all, and this year, where it has advanced further than ever before. France, on the other hand, is a well-established force on the World Cup scene. This tournament marks the French national teams 15th appearance in the World Cup. In ish and won the entire thing. Twenty years later, Croatia will that shit to the bank. @AndrewJHuang Evan: As much as I would love to pick the underdog to win it all this year, common sense tells me France is the clear favorite to hoist the FIFA World Cup trophy over Croatia. France is already one of only eight national teams to ever win the World Cup, and what better to leave Moscow with its second on Sunday? France has been dominant since the beginning of group play, breezIts draw with Denmark in its third game of the group stage was place ahead of Denmark in Group C. The knockout rounds offered little resistance for the French too. They managed to take care of Messi and Argentina, 4-3, in the round of guay and Belgium in the quarterFrance has a team thats better equipped to outlast Croatia, and I believe its defense will be the delow-scoring affair. @evanmplepakkk Brendan: As far as World Cup predictions go, mine should be taken with a grain of salt, considering diction from the beginning of the that said, France is the team to go with on Sunday. As talented as a French attack boasting stars like Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud, Kylian Kante is, the real strength of this France team is its backline. France has conceded a goal just four times, one of which was a pentralia, and the other three came in one game against Argentina. Since that 4-3 win over Argentina, the French shut out both Uruguay and Belgium, two of the stronger teams in the tournament, in consecutive games. in each of its three matches in the knockout round, only to come back and send the game to extra time. Not only is France far and away the best team it has faced in the tournament thus far, but it canagainst Les Bleus. Given how dangerous the French are with the ball other equalizer. Croatia is a fantastic Cinderella story, being given such long odds to even make it this far, but the clock should strike midnight in Moscow on Sunday when France @Bfarrell727 July 10 July 11 July 15, 11 a.m. ET


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