Gator News and World Report (4/13/2006)

The Gator News and World Report for Thursday, April 13, 2006. Living a dream; Donovan likely to receive pay boost; Taylor: 'It's a business'; D-line is front and center; UF's offensive line takes hit; Promises of millions may be too big of a lure; Porter's work pays off in breakthrough performance and more...

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Living a dream
Growing up in Gainesville, they shared the same dream and have been close friends and teammates since middle school. So, when one decided it was time to come back home and be a Gator, the other naturally followed.

Ingram continues to shine, but Meyer concerned about injuries on team
As the Florida football team reaches week three of spring practices, two things remain constant.

D-line is front and center
Florida's defensive line is a mess. Tackle Steven Harris isn't practicing because of personal issues.

UF's offensive line takes hit
Sophomore starting guard Jim Tartt is experiencing shoulder problems again and could need arthroscopic surgery, coach Urban Meyer said.

Florida Gator Basketball

Donovan likely to receive pay boost
While the University of Florida is still basking in the afterglow of a national basketball championship, there are also tangible benefits for the team's coach.

Promises of millions may be too big of a lure
Reality has begun to replace the Florida Gators' post-national championship euphoria. Final exams and waiting six months for next season to begin isn't necessarily as appealing as the promise of millions of NBA dollars.

Florida Gator Fred Taylor

Taylor: 'It's a business'
Turning 30 this year gave Fred Taylor what he describes as a new perspective on both his career and the Jaguars.

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Porter's work pays off in breakthrough performance
Junior Steven Porter's three innings of work against Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday night could turn out to be a breakthrough performance for the left-handed reliever.

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