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Longtime Florida AD Jeremy Foley retiring after 25 years

Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley drove through the baseball parking lot, turned left at the grounds crew entrance and stopped a few feet from left field.

Any closer and he would have been in the dugout.

"It's good to be king," Foley said Sunday as he emerged from his SUV before the Gators and Florida State played Game 2 of their NCAA super regional.

His reign is coming to an end.

One of the most successful college sports leaders in the country, Foley announced his retirement Monday after 40 years at Florida. He started as an intern long before Steve Spurrier, Billy Donovan and Urban Meyer coached at Florida, worked his way to the top of the...