Protesters march in downtown Tampa on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd died Monday in Minneapolis while he was in police custody. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Special to the Times]
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  1. Protesters march in downtown Tampa on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd died Monday in Minneapolis while he was in police custody. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Special to the Times]
  2. The Georgia National Guard lines up in front of the of the College Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Atlanta in the aftermath of a demonstration against police violence. [BRYNN ANDERSON  |  AP]
  3. In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, runners compete in the men's NCAA Division I cross country championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the coronavirus outbreak have eliminated a total of nearly 100 sports programs since March. [DOUG MCSCHOOLER  |  AP]
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  5. This Feb. 10 file photo shows slot machines at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City,N.J., that are controlled by gamblers over the internet. The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the United States as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it. [WAYNE PARRY  |  AP]
  6. In a 2007 photo, Alabama-Huntsville's Shaun Arvai kneels on the ice after Alabama-Huntsville lost 3-2 to Notre Dame in two overtimes in a semifinal of the NCAA men's hockey Midwest Region in Grand Rapids, Mich. [ADAM BIRD  |  AP]
  7. USF men's basketball coach Brian Gregory is halfway through a six-year, $6.58 million deal. [STEPHEN DUNN  |  AP]
  8. In this March 11, 2020, file photo, SEC commissioner Greg Sankey speaks at a news conference in Nashville, Tenn. The Power Five conferences spent $350,000 on lobbying in the first three months of 2020, more than they had previously spent in any full year, as part of a coordinated effort to influence Congress on legislation affecting the ability of college athletes to earn endorsement money. The SEC was the biggest spender, hiring three lobbying firms and paying them a total of $140,000, according to lobbying disclosure forms reviewed by The Associated Press. [MARK HUMPHREY  |  AP]
  9. In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh for NCAA Tournament basketball games. [KEITH SRAKOCIC  |  AP]
  10. USF quarterback Jordan McCloud (3) and his teammates are expected back on campus for voluntary workouts at some point in June. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times] [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  11. The Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl has been one of the best names for a bowl game in college football history. [JAMES BORCHUCK  |  Times (2017)]
  12. American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco indicated Wednesday his league would be willing to forge ahead with the 2020 football season even if one or two of its schools cannot. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, File) NY190
  13. Oregon transfer tailback Darrian Felix (2) participates in USF's lone spring practice on campus in March. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times] [Octavio Jones]
  14. Iowa State expects Jack Trice Stadium to be at about half capacity this season. [MATTHEW PUTNEY  |  AP]
  15. Oklahoma State basketball coach Eddie Sutton celebrates his team's victory in the Big 12 championship game against Texas Tech on March 13, 2005, in Kansas City, Mo. [RICH SUGG  |  TNS]
  16. A football-only facility has been on Florida State's priority list for years. But is it really a priority, especially given the current pandemic?
  17. In this June 14, 2019, file photo, the College World Series logo is partially painted at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., as Vanderbilt players practice ahead of their College World Series game against Louisville. A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players. [NATI HARNIK  |  AP]
  18. Veteran USF softball coach Ken Eriksen favors the idea of more regionalized schedules for his sport. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  19. Outback Bowl president Jim McVay is navigating the uncertainty around college football and its bowl season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  20. Though budget cuts loom for his department, USF athletic director Michael Kelly said he hasn't been forced to take more drastic measures (i.e. elimination of sports, staff layoffs) in response to the novel coronavirus. [Times (2019)]
  21. USF football coach Jeff Scott has picked up two pledges from the class of 2021 in the past few days. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  22. The Florida Gators (and everyone else) got a step closer to a 2020 football season with an NCAA decision Wednesday. [Tampa Bay Times]
  23. USF coach Jeff Scott has a received a non-binding commitment from 26-year-old Australian punter Andrew Stokes, who is expected to enroll in January. [Times]
  24. Say what you will about Ben Affleck, but his newest film, "The Way Back," is a good one. [Courtesy of Richard Foreman]