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The 2013 Year in Sports News: Five Stories We Want to Hear Again and Five We Want to Leave Behind

Wayne Coito | Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports
Wayne Coito

Of course there are the stories that revealed the brutal and often ugly nature of the games and their athletes. These are the stories that can stay in 2013 and hopefully never come back. But let's start with The Good.

FGCU Cinderella Run Ends

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida Gulf Coast had already captured the attention of a nation, the No. 15 seed that busted brackets and brought a high-fl...

Recruiting Sherwood Brown: How FGCU Recruited a Hidden Gem

Alicia Jessop | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

Brown, a 2009 Olympia High School (Orlando) graduate, is making one of the biggest splashes in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament. Yet, during his high school senior season, he was one of the least recruited players on Olympia's squad.

PREDICT: Florida Vs. Florida Gulf Coast University

Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

No. 3 seed Florida will face No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in the South region. Thanks two stunning upsets ...

Will FGCU Coach Go Elsewhere After Tourney Run?

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 03.26.2013 | Sports

-- The guys from Dunk City had quite a celebration after putting on the show of the NCAA tournament and sending fans around the nation to their iPads...

"I Feel Like We're Getting A Lot Of America Behind Us'

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Sherwood Brown only wanted a bagel. The Florida Gulf Coast star walked into a restaurant on campus Monday and was quickly surroun...


AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

Please direct all complaints about your busted bracket to Dunk City, Fla. The Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast University are flying into the round of ...

Self-Made Millionaire (Who Is Married To A Supermodel) Leads Latest Tournament Cinderella

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Build a state university in the swamplands of south Florida. Move the athletic program to the highest level in college sports and hire...

Cinderella Team Wants Respect

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- FGCU has a beef with CBS. The name of the school is Florida Gulf Coast University. Or FGCU for short. You know, like UCLA or UNLV....

WATCH: Dunk Of The Tournament (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Before the Florida Gulf Coast's shocking upset over second-seeded Georgetown, the most notable performance by anyone associated with the Eagles belong...