Gator News And World Report (8/8/2005)

The Gator News and World Report for Monday, August 8, 2005. Today is the first day of Gator practice so visit Gator Country for the most comprehensive Gator coverage on the internet. Fan's guide to the first week of practice; Meyer's passion: Baseball; and more....

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Fan's guide to the first week of practice
The first week of practice (Aug. 8-15) is open to the public. The Gators will be practicing at the temporary practice fields located at Village South Fields on the corner of Hull and Bledsoe. Practices will be closed to fans and the media starting Aug. 16.

Gators tough enough?
New Florida coach Meyer looking for improvement in somewhat less tangible areas.

The University of Florida begins fall football practice today at 10:05 a.m. There are 27 days until the season opener against Wyoming on Sept. 3. Here is a look at what we believe needs to happen, what we believe will happen, and some other issues with the Gators:

Meyer's passion: Baseball
GAINESVILLE - Perspective is such a funny thing in athletics.

Florida program has talent to succeed
Urban Meyer has rebuilt football programs before. He made Bowling Green a force in the Mid-American Conference.

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