To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts to write your own post. Each FanPost will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Fanatics gift card. We’re collecting all of the stories here and featuring the best ones across our network as well. Come Fan With Us! Let me paint you a picture of a simpler time. The year is 1987. The Minnesota Twins would win the World Series that year. Phil Simms told everyone he was going to Disney World, and Kevin Bacon told us that your brain on drugs was a delicious fried egg. We hardly knew what a personal computer
The Florida Gators will host the Baylor Bears on Saturday, January 27, 2018, in the latest edition of the SEC-Big 12 Challenge, ESPN announced Thursday. Baylor is coming off a Sweet Sixteen trip in 2017, having fallen to the same South Carolina Gamecocks that ended the Gators’ NCAA Tournament run in Madison Square Garden. The Bears were powered by junior Johnathan Motley in 2016-17, but Motley has entered the 2017 NBA Draft and hired an agent, so he will not be with Scott Drew’s team in 2017-18. However, Baylor is likely to be a strong team again in 2017-18: The Bears have made the last four NCAA Tournaments, their longest streak in program history, and have missed out on March Madness just twice
College football's first full weekend of action stretches from the Thursday night kickoffs all the way a Monday night contest between Tennessee Volunteers and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in Atlanta's brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with at least one big-time game every day of the holiday weekend. The kickoff times have been set for several nationally televised games, which you can find below (Updated: May 25, 2017).