Mike Bianchi

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Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi is one of the foremost sports voices in the Southeast.

He covers many teams, including the Orlando Magic, Florida Gators, UCF Knights and Florida State Seminoles.

Mike's favorite quote: "The job of a sports columnist is to observe the battle from the mountain top and then ride down and bayonet the wounded."

Recent Articles

  • Even if Danica Patrick never wins Daytona 500 or any NASCAR race, she is great for racing

    Even if Danica Patrick never wins Daytona 500 or any NASCAR race, she is great for racing

    Danica Patrick has been all over the Internet this week: Danica shows off her fitness and flexibility by inviting a bunch of NASCAR media to a yoga class. Danica goes undercover as a Lyft driver. The Sports Business Daily publishes a study showing Danica’s celebrity compares to Kanye West, Kate...

  • Will Muschamp fired as Florida football coach

    Will Muschamp fired as Florida football coach

    Will Muschamp has been fired as the Florida Gators’ head coach, two sources confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. UF announced the decision in a news release shortly after 1 p.m. "Upon evaluation of our football program, we are not where the program needs to be and should be," Florida athletic director...

  • Test summer reading

    Test summer reading

    When summer begins, it stretches out with such a luxury of time that it seems like we could read almost anything, writes book critic David L. Ulin in his essay on summer reading. Our summer books preview includes a total of 156 book picks: below you’ll find thrillers and young adult books, history...

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