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Journalist, Producer and Radio Celebrity, Buddy Martin, presents sports and family programming for your entertainment. Join Buddy, Brendan, Franz and their cohorts as they bring you laughs, advice, commentary and truth with a variety of videos and written word.

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Sports writers were fun-loving, hard-working journalists, often overworked and unappreciated. The SEC Skywriters, however, was sort of a flying press box with assigned tasks. Writing about SEC football made those assignments important. “At that time, all anybody cared about below the Mason-Dixon Line was SEC football. East of the Mississippi River and South of the Mason-Dixon Line, that was their world. The Skywriters covered that world,” said noted sports writer/columnist Dave Kindred, who later joined the 1969 Skywriters for one campaign.

The ring is a constant reminder to Scott Trimble of what happened on the field in 1984 By FRANZ BEARD On the field, the Florida Gators won the Southeastern Conference championship, the first in school history, but off-the-field run-ins with the NCAA put the Gators in the NCAA jailhouse. Five months after a championship season … Continue reading 1984 Gators: A Championship Scorned

Buddy Martin was one of 21 sports writers on the inaugural flight of the 1966 SEC Skywriters. As sports editor of Florida Today, he made all 10 stops and wrote numerous articles. His roommate was Neil Amdur of the Miami Herald. Martin and Amdur would one day wind up as semi-competitors in New York. Buddy became sports editor of the New York Daily News. Neil was sports editor of the New York Times.

The phone rang, and when I picked it up, I could almost hear the grins of Steve Spurrier wafting over the AT&T airwaves when I said: “So, you’re a Head Ball Coach again! Congratulations. I’m so happy for you.” In case you missed the announcement March 20, the Alliance of American Football, an eight-team development…

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Buddy Martin Media — words and pictures mostly about sports, but sometimes not. Because we’re passionate about where we live and work and play ... what we learn and teach ... about those who do good — and those who don’t. Life, love, laughter, liberty and maybe a little red wine. Prayer optional, but recommended.

Buddy Martin Sports Blogger, Journalist, Author, Talk Show Host and Emmy winning producer.
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Where has all the info gone on my Florida sports coverage?

Newspapers have downsized, radio shows have gone dark and websites have begun to disappear. Like the rest of us college football fans, you may feel abandoned. With the dawn of fake news, ever-changing algorithms and shrinkage of authentic coverage, where are you getting your best University of Florida sports intel and info these days?

Hey Gator Fans, we’ve got this! And you can get it from us daily, live and direct. Free!

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Where has all the info gone on my Florida sports coverage?

Newspapers have downsized, radio shows have gone dark and websites have begun to disappear. Like the rest of us college football fans, you may feel abandoned. With the dawn of fake news, ever-changing algorithms and shrinkage of authentic coverage, where are you getting your best University of Florida sports intel and info these days?

Hey Gator Fans, we’ve got this! And you can get it from us daily, live and direct. Free!