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September 17, 2014 8:56 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Playing with Revenge

>From the Puntrooskie to Hopkins' Game-Winner

FSU Practice Report: Tuesday

Jimbo Fisher on the Noles' bye week, Clemson

FSU DL Nile Lawrence-Stample returns to practice, Jimbo Fisher talks

recruiting, and Clemson players are mad at Jameis Winston

Out for Blood? FSU and Miami Try to Squeeze Out a Win

FSU among leaders in offering multiyear scholarships

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Jameis Winston allegedly shouted an obscene phrase in the FSU student union

Jameis Winston’s latest eye-rolling incident

Winston Act Tuesday Brings More Negative Attention to Him, FSU

Jameis Winston's latest blunder shows tone-deaf QB still needs to grow up

FSU Football Recruiting: Latest Updates on 2015 Commits, Visits and Targets

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UP NEXT:

Florida State defense looks to slow Clemson … again

Clemson’s QB controversy (not)

FSU ready for Clemson's QB duo

Clemson remembers last year's thrashing by Florida State

Watkins may be gone, but Clemson still has plenty of skill

FSU defenders are not sleeping on new cast of Clemson playmakers

FSU, Cam Erving looking to stifle Clemson's Vic Beasley for second straight

year

Beasley eager for another shot at Winston

The Clemson Tigers Will Need to Find an Answer for FSU's Rashad Greene

Coach says Clemson is no underdog to FSU

Tigers aim to upset 'Noles

Brent Venables discusses Winston, stopping Florida St.

Tigers try to tune out Seminoles' war chant

Why Saturday at FSU is so crucial for Clemson, ACC

Predicting the Final Score Between Clemson, Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Survives in Five

For the fourth time this season, the sixth-ranked Florida State indoor
volleyball team (9-0) won a five-set match, 3-2 (25-17, 26-28, 17-25,
25-16, 15-8), this time topping Auburn (5-5) in Tully Gym on Tuesday.

Auburn drops heartbreaker at No. 6 Florida State, 3-2

Bakowska-Mathews Recognized Nationally

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers Rookie Kelvin Benjamin Quickly Developing into a No. 1 WR

Despite the drops, Benjamin improved

Teammates see EJ progressing

EJ: Our fans make us want to go harder

Rhodes trying to learn from tough day

Patriots' 4th-quarter review: Stork time

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Ivan evacuees invited to UAB-FSU game free

FSU's Meeks to return against UAB

Buster Davis Named Starting Linebacker

New deal for Boldin discussed

Ravens to use Deion at receiver

Hicks, Minnis join Argos from NFL

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Attendance drops at FSU president search forum

FSU gets to know presidential candidate Wheatly

CSU chancellor emerges as FSU president finalist

8 Everyday Items That Are Now Sold As FSU Gear

FSU alumni finds success in Hollywood

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Some ACC football teams seeing empty seats

Boston College Football Presents Game Ball To The Parents Of Welles

Crowther After The Eagles Beat USC

Boston College Football To Incorporate Red Bandana-Inspired Uniforms Rest

Of The Year

Injuries to Duke linemen not as serious as once thought

Tech’s Roof troubled by defensive play

Kaaya to face huge test

'Canes defense hoping newfound attitude helps at Nebraska

Miami, Kevin Olsen part ways

Watch: Player plays dead during fake punt

Fedora, North Carolina both in need of marquee win

UNC receiver T.J. Thorpe poised to return after breaking foot for third time

Doeren: Wolfpack is staying focused

Pitt secondary needs to step up after being exposed vs. FIU

The Panthers are undefeated but concerned about the number of big plays
allowed in the passing game.

Why was Terrel Hunt running the ball with 59 seconds left during a blowout

win?

Primetime matchup vs. Notre Dame looms, but 'it's easy to stay focused on

Maryland,' Scott Shafer says

Syracuse offensive line coach Joe Adam on critics: 'We'll continue to prove

them wrong every week'

Virginia must put up points in Provo

Cougars look to stop balanced Virginia offense

Hokies' goals still in reach after stunning loss

Feeling overwhelmed: Deacons trying fix their beleaguered offensive line

There’s a chance Antonio Ford will return to play for Wake Forest against
Army on Saturday.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

One-on-one with Coach K: Gold ‘feels good’

Reviewing the Blakeney decommitment

Don't blame Blakeney or Nike

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

College Football Playoff First Four poll: Oregon leads way after Week 3

The college football top 25: From the fiscal irresponsibility of Warren

Buffet to the shirtless salute of Boston College Fans

College football's toughest stadiums to play in

Is The Current Football Overtime Rule A Gimmick?

Sherrill: 7-on-7 drills changed college football

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SEC Power Rankings

Alabama players well aware of turnover shortage, determined to end drought

vs. Florida

Kansas State trip exactly the type of non-conference test Auburn should be

scheduling

Notebook: Driskel a dual threat for Gators

UF quarterback Jeff Driskel's running ability noticeably absent through two

games

Lack of Running Plays for Florida QB Driskel Has Been by Design

UF's Kurt Roper knows Tide power

Kurt Roper's Gators' offense seeks faster start on the road at No. 3 Alabama

Converting on third down may be key to Gators' chances against Alabama

USC's trips to Vandy have been nailbiters

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Iowa searching for answers on offense

Identity of Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson still developing

USF’s Taggart still thinks AAC title is attainable

Texas' Desmond 'Tank' Jackson apologizes for coin-flip gaffe vs. UCLA

West Virginia's Clint Trickett races ahead as Heisman dark horse

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OTHER BASEBALL:

UF baseball schedule released

The Gators will clash with Florida State in three mid-week affairs, hosting
the Seminoles on March 17, facing its archrivals on March 31 at The
Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville and visiting Tallahassee on April 14.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins still committed to running the football

Mike Pouncey back at practice

He didn’t work with Miami's first-team offense and might not be ready to go
Sunday against Kansas City.

As Martin has struggled, Rainey has come up big for Bucs

Are the Buccaneers putting their bell cow out to pasture?

NFL power rankings

Vikings change mind, suspend Adrian Peterson

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the
Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian
Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list.

Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension

NFL should be rattled by Budweiser statement

CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

CBS cutting Rihanna's voice out of song for NFL telecast after angry tweet

University of Miami lands on Playboy's top 10 party schools list

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Old man's still got it

Browns preparing to face 40-year old Testaverde

Hearing set over Hamm gold medal dispute

America's Dream Duo set

As teammates in three Ryder Cups and three Presidents Cups, Tiger Woods and
Phil Mickelson have never been paired together in a doubles match.

Course behavior

With international bragging rights at stake, Ryder Cup fans ignore
traditional golf etiquette, even cheering after poor shots.

September 16, 2014 7:21 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

No. 1 Noles Primed for Atlantic Division Clash

Jimbo Fisher Preps the Seminoles for Rivalry Game

FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher drops Forrest Gump reference in presser

FSU grabs top spot in inaugural FWAA-NFF Grantland Rice Super 16 poll

FSU realizing last year's level of domination cannot be replicated for 2014

FSU welcomes three starters back

Goldman, Williams, Darby back for Florida State plus other notes from Jimbo

Fisher’s weekly presser

FSU injury report: Starters Eddie Goldman and P.J. Williams return to

practice

Florida State DT Eddie Goldman "full go" after ankle injury

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Goldman to practice, other linemen on the way back

ESPN's College GameDay Heading To Tallahassee This Weekend

ESPN's GameDay show a welcome sight for Seminoles

Holliday's work ethic has always impressed Bowden

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UP NEXT:

No. 1 Florida State set to host No. 22 Clemson

Clemson-FSU week: It’s a big deal

Florida State vs. Clemson Complete Game Preview

#1 FSU, #22 Clemson in Different Positions

ACC, playoff boils down to Clemson-FSU?

Three reasons Clemson can upset FSU

Florida State, Clemson veteran lines prep for another battle

Notes: Focus on ground game, tempo in FSU showdown

Clemson notes: No, no, Chad Morris won't go slow

No depth chart surprises for Tigers against FSU

Tigers still tackling QB questions

Embarrassing loss to Florida State sticks with Clemson

A second look at the '13 Clemson-FSU first half

One of North Carolina's top juniors visits Clemson

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Noles Ready to EMERGE

Last year it was all about #BeMORE. This season, Florida State Women’s
Basketball is ready to take the next step and EMERGE, using #emergeFSU to
let the world know each and every day that it strives to be better as
players and people.

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Ready for Auburn

Following the Four Points by Sheraton Seminole Invitational this past
weekend, the sixth-ranked Florida State indoor volleyball team (8-0) is
prepared to face Auburn on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Tully Gym to finish its
four-match home stand.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Derrick Brooks Joins Buccaneers Ring of Honor

Devonta Freeman limited to two touches

Sports Interview With Morgan Adsit: Ravens Defensive Lineman Timmy Jernigan

Vikings: 'Aggressive' Xavier Rhodes flagged 3 times

Patrick Robinson's struggles continue

Patrick Robinson demoted to nickel duties

Lawrence Timmons' Struggles Tied To Defensive Woes

Steelers notebook: Veteran Lawrence Timmons part of tackling woes

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden's desire to still coach a mystery

Hurricane Ivan slows down UAB in preparation for FSU

So Far, Ivan a Problem For UAB, But Not FSU

Castillo ready to play against UAB

Seminoles showing little support for Rix

FSU's Bowden should sit Rix on the bench

There's plenty going on, but is anyone watching?

Quote of the Week: FSU offensive coordinator Jeff Bowden said: "Our offense
is as simplistic as there is in this country." You got that right, Jeff.

FSU's Pierce died of Marfan

Autopsy: Connective tissue disorder caused post player's aneurysm
The aneurysm that killed Florida State women's basketball player Ronalda
Pierce in June was brought on by Marfan syndrome as originally suspected.

FSU's Williams won't play

Williams' absence deals another tremendous blow to the Seminoles, who open
preseason workouts Oct.16.

It happens every year: Jones misses camp and dominates anyway

Travis Minor: Out for Sunday's Game.

Sanders may join Ravens' receivers

Deion's role expected to expand

Warrick much too valuable to lose

Peter Warrick could be the most valuable member of a very good Bengals
offense, the player it could least do without.

Seminole Golf Course reopens Friday

FSU has kicked fees up only a notch after the renovation - such as from $35
to $39 for a weekend round in a cart

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Thrasher Meets Florida State Staff and Students for Presidential Search

Thrasher endures testy forum at FSU

John Thrasher isn't the first politician to flirt with FSU

FSU Student Named Third Runner Up In Miss America Pageant

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Football Players of the Week for September 15

Boston College lands three players of the week after upset of Southern
California

By the numbers: ACC Week 3 recap

ACC Football Game Times for September 27

Consistency still missing in ACC

Boston College's soaring success

Addazio's call for all-out effort answered

Duke vs. Kansas: what worked, what needs work, what’s next

Duke freshman Wilson gets ACC honor

Duke running back Shaun Wilson continued his honor haul after Saturday’s
record-breaking performance against Kansas as he was named the ACC Rookie
of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Petrino: UVA "a very disappointing loss"

Week 4 Look Ahead: U of L preps for FIU

Miami Hurricanes’ Phillip Dorsett gets ACC honor

Miami Hurricanes’ Ryan Williams nearing return to play

Kevin Olsen can't stay out of trouble

‘The U Part 2,’ sequel to popular Miami Hurricanes film, to air Dec. 13

UNC not looking past ECU this time

A year after enduring a 55-31 defeat against the Pirates in Chapel Hill,
the Tar Heels are giving ECU their full attention.

UNC hopes to improve tackling against ECU

Presbyterian first, then No. 1 Florida State for NC State

Paul Chryst: Pitt running game not at top efficiency yet

Pitt coach Paul Chryst says Panthers running game is not clicking on all
cylinders yet despite an impressive start statistically.

Early struggles provide 'teaching points' for Pitt

Saturday's win at Florida International showed that if nothing else, the
Panthers are getting good at overcoming first-quarter hiccups.

Syracuse football may have found a star in freshman Erv Philips

Syracuse football opens as slight favorite over Maryland for Saturday's

game in Carrier Dome

Cavaliers take step back, collect heads

Hokies hope to wipe slate clean with start of ACC play

Hokies try to regroup after ECU loss, prepare for ACC opener vs. Georgia
Tech

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Yahoo column criticizes Coach K’s relationship with Team USA

Respected Yahoo NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski writes that Mike Krzyzewski
has used his coaching stint at USA Basketball as a recruiting tool to
unfairly benefit Duke basketball.

Yahoo writer rips World Cup of Basketball, saying it only benefits coaches

like Boeheim, Krzyzewski

Antonio Blakeney decommits from U of L

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

Ten amazing statistical feats from Week 3 in college football

The BMOC doesn't see a dominant team this college football season

For Fans, College Football Poses Wedding Dilemma

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SEC Power Rankings: Week 3

SEC West dominant through early weeks of season

Arkansas enjoying resurgence under Bielema

Notebook: UF’s Driskel to fix accuracy

UF fixing defensive back miscues

UF has trouble protecting QB

Gators’ secondary needs to show improvement

UF pass rusher Dante Fowler Jr. cannot do it alone for the Gators

Gators' pass rushers wore down as Kentucky passing game blistered UF for
big plays

Muschamp has much to prove and little time

Christy named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

Southeastern Conference backs officials in Florida triple-overtime win over

Kentucky
SEC said Gators beat the play clock

Texas A&M freshman DE closes in on Jadeveon Clowney's SEC freshman record

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Analysis: Notre Dame football future hinges on offensive line

8 p.m. kickoff set for Notre Dame-Syracuse game

'Greedy' Oklahoma defense returns to West Virginia with different attitude

Sooners top rusher Ford ruled out at WVU Video

Gary Patterson: 'I have no idea' about offense playing Samford, Big Ten

team

Kingsbury: Tech players 'embarrassed' watching film of Arkansas game

W. Virginia suspends CB Worley indefinitely

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Yahoo's call for overhaul of USA Basketball, FIBA World Cup is short-sighted

Overhaul the USA Basketball program? Take away NBA players? It's a
short-sighted idea.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Olsen jailed, suspended

UM backup QB Kevin Olsen was arrested early Monday and charged with
possessing a stolen/fictitious driver’s license, a felony; and driving
under the influence.

Peterson accused of abusing another son

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

With RB Knowshon Moreno hurt, Miami Dolphins re-sign Daniel Thomas

Bucs notes: Offensive line starting to click

McCoy, other injured Bucs have little time to heal

Video analysis: Bucs lost game well before final play Video

Coach Gus Bradley said the Jaguars had 21 missed tackles, 10 QB sacks and

10 busts Sunday

Bradley says Chad Henne remains Jaguars starting QB

Colts become gift horses in 30-27 loss

Broncos fans start petition to ban CBS' Phil Simms from Broncos broadcasts

Robert Griffin III suffered dislocated ankle, 'no timetable' for return

Vikings will let Adrian Peterson rejoin team, play in next game

Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship

NFL players' union expect to file appeal on Rice suspension Tuesday

NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy

NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

Receipt showing LeSean McCoy's 20-cent tip gets $99,000 bid on eBay

NFL cheerleaders (Week 2)

Woods says strength is back after gym workouts, but not swing

Pistorius free to compete after culpable homicide conviction

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Mayweather draws fire for failing to tip waitress

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Irish players like Willingham's show of emotion

Virginia's Brian O'Connor Named The Atlantic Region Coach of the Year

NHL locks out players

The National Hockey League locked out its players Thursday, threatening to
keep the sport off the ice for the entire 2004-05 season and perhaps beyond
in an effort by management to gain massive economic change.

USF player said issue was a distraction

A University of South Florida women's basketball player who wanted to wear
Islamic clothing on the court quit the team on Wednesday.

September 15, 2014 8:13 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU is still No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll and Coaches poll

FSU uses bye week to rest, prepare for Clemson

FSU thankful for early week off before facing Clemson

FSU DL Derrick Mitchell, Jr. on the Noles' bye week

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1681361&PT=4&PR=2
Reliving the Clemson blowout ... as it happened

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UP NEXT:

Is Clemson now FSU's second biggest rival?

Seminole First Look: Clemson edition

FSU opens as heavy favorite over Clemson

Clemson needs to embrace the moment against FSU

The Hangover, Part II: Scouting Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Roll Past Stetson

Bakowska-Mathews nets first career hat trick in No. 5 FSU win against

Stetson

Seminoles Finish Second At Olympia Fields

The No. 17 Florida State men’s golf team started the season strong with a
second place showing at the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini
Invitational on Sunday. The day was highlighted by two players finishing in
the top 10 and a hole-in-one.

FSU Completes Season Opening Tournaments

The Florida State men's tennis team finished play at two season opening
tournaments today, with three of four doubles teams making the semifinals
at the Bedford Cup and Southern Intercollegiate events.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Derrick Brooks Wants You to Remember The Man, Not The Number

Who impressed and who flopped in the Phillies minor-league system?

Brandon Leibrandt, LHP, Williamsport. A sixth-round pick this year from
Florida State, he had a 2.20 ERA in seven starts for the Crosscutter

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU to ease up on scheduling nonleague foes

Nearly time for Bowden to drop coordinator son

Chris Rix, the supremely gifted yet perpetually goofy quarterback of the
Seminoles, is no better now than the day he arrived in Tallahassee.

Jeff Bowden stands by his offense

Starting Rix is the right thing to do

FSU lineman Niblock moves to first-team role

Niblock stood out against Hurricanes

Linebacker Buster Davis earns promotion to Seminoles' first team

Florida State to be tough test for UAB

Shades of Prime Time?

Cromartie's physical skill is one reason why the sophomore from Lincoln
High is earmarked as the Seminoles' next dominating cornerback.

T. Johnson cobbles his life back together

Paul Wilson remains stuck on nine victories

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

What we learned in the ACC: Week 3

ACC football: Bowl projections after Week 3

ACC football by the numbers after week 3

ACC football Saturday rewind: Boston College's riveting upset of Southern

Cal caps a day of surprises

Boston College 37, USC 31: Video Highlights

6 takeaways from Tech-Georgia Southern

Jackets-Hokies set for ESPN at noon

U of L has a lot of work to do on offense

Everything you missed from U of L's UVA loss

U of L drops from AP Top 25 poll after loss

UM's focus is on itself

The Hurricanes travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to face the No. 24 Cornhuskers
on Saturday, but UM coach Al Golden focused on his own team the day after
defeating Arkansas State.

Hurricanes, Huskers have championship connections past and present

Three things from Louisville win

Radar gun: How fast was the Syracuse football offense at Central Michigan

on Saturday?

Syracuse football special teams 'slowly becoming a weapon around here'

Syracuse football commit Daiquan Kelly flips to Penn State after receiving

offer

Lambert, Virginia offense take a big stride

Tech's offense shares blame for ECU loss

No surprise: Hokies fall out of the polls

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' loss to East Carolina

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

2014 NCAA Football Rankings - Week 4 (Sept. 14)

College Footbal Power Rankings: Week 4

College football was full of unscripted drama Saturday

Big Ten is out of College Football Playoff race

Play it forward: The week ahead in college football

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SEC returns 5 teams to Top 10 of AP poll

The conference has eight ranked teams for the third straight week.

Alabama a healthy favorite to beat Florida after Gators' triple-overtime

scare from Kentucky

Auburn ready to see if week of correcting mistakes translates at Kansas

State

After passing overtime test, Florida turns attention to No. 3 Alabama

Gators' secondary causing some concern

Muschamp focuses on positives from Kentucky win

Three things we learned from UF's 3OT win over Kentucky

Bulldogs regret not ‘hammering it’ in

Georgia not lowering expectations after loss

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ND 30, Purdue 14: Three things we learned

Mum is Jim Mora's word on Brett Hundley's injury

USC will evaluate itself after loss to Boston College

The plan was for USC to spend this week resting veterans and focusing on
developing young players.

Five things we learned about USC in its loss to Boston College

Trojans fall eight spots to No. 17 in Associated Press media poll

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Updated 2015 Class Rankings

#6 Florida State Seminoles

USA wins gold in Basketball World Cup with 129-92 rout of Serbia

Kyrie Irving made all six three-point shots and scored 26 points, and the
U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia,
129-92, on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Costly defeat in Buffalo

Injuries to running backs Knowshon Moreno and Lamar Miller, and struggles
on offense and special teams cost the Miami Dolphins in their battle
against the Bills in Buffalo.

Tannehill consistently not good enough

Ten thoughts on the Dolphins 29-10 loss to Buffalo

Grading the Miami Dolphins in Game 2

Bucs DT McCoy fractures hand in loss to Rams

Sad-sack day for Jaguars in 41-10 loss to Redskins

Nearly 45 minutes after a Jaguars defeat more embarrassing than any of last
year's eyesores, defensive end Red Bryant remained in uniform, staring into
his locker and contemplating what had transpired Sunday at FedEx Field.

Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

Jupiter Island’s Greg Norman recovering; hurt hand in chain-saw mishap

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

New BCS system irks small schools

Richt to rotate QBs

Richt promises to get Shockley in games
For Mark Richt, naming David Greene the starting quarterback is an easy
decision

Ex-QB Marinovich serving 90-day jail term

NHL Lockout Looms; ESPN Scrambling

Tiger Woods denies reports of problems with fiancee

September 13, 2014 10:20 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

First Time for Everything

In Florida State’s 37-12 victory against The Citadel, 11 Seminoles saw the first reps of their college careers on offense or defense and for the most part the young guys impressed their head coach.

DT Derrick Mitchell's play is making Seminoles smile

Five games FSU fans should watch this weekend

New Smyrna Beach OL Jalen Merrick has FSU, UF, Miami on equal ground

Weekly FSU Recruiting Recap

20 Photos of the hottest Florida State college football cheerleaders in 2014

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UP NEXT:

ESPN’s “College GameDay” To Broadcast From Florida State-Clemson Sept. 20

Inside Clemson football: Questions (and some answers) going into No. 1 FSU matchup

Crawford on Clemson's defense vs. FSU: "We have to be dominant"

Which Freshman Will Have Big Impact for Seminoles vs. Clemson?

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FSU BASEBALL:

JEREMY MORRIS NAMED TO FSU ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Golf in second after first round

Noles Sweep Bulldogs

The seventh-ranked Florida State (6-0) indoor volleyball team returned home to Tully Gym in dominating fashion with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-8, 25-13) sweep of Samford (3-5) in its first match of the Four Points by Sheraton Seminole Invitational.

Noles Begin Season with 11 wins

The 2014-15 tennis season began at two separate tournaments on Friday, with the Noles compiling a combined 11-3 record between the Southern Intercollegiate in Athens, Ga. and the Bedford Cup in Jacksonville.

FSU Hosts Stetson on Sunday

Fifth-ranked Florida State (5-1-0) wraps up its three-game home stand on Sunday, September 14 when the Seminoles host the Stetson Hatters (1-4-1) at 1 pm inside the Seminole Soccer Complex.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Catching up with Kelvin Benjamin

Nigel Bradham Anxious to Reassert Himself, Help Buffalo Bills Win Against Miami Dolphins

Derrick Brooks to Receive Hall of Fame Ring of Excellence

Bucs Hot Reads: Smith hopes Brooks inspires

Arizona Cardinals' Antonio Cromartie enjoys slower pace, mentor role

Rolle hurt by Dockett’s absence

Expectations, pressure ramping up for Buffalo Bills, EJ Manuel

Vikings optimistic Xavier Rhodes will play Sunday

Chris Rix Describes How 1 Bad Action Will Destroy A Life Time Of Good Actions

Belichick on Stork: 'Still some catching up to do'

Timmons: 'We just have to play team ball'

Mathis injury bumps Werner up to leading man

Buster Posey's Return to MVP Form Makes Giants Very Dangerous Contenders

McNeill’s 2013-14 season could earn him Naples invite

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Miami moves up, Florida State falls to eighth in AP poll

FSU falls to No. 11

QB Rix's job in jeopardy after another loss to Miami

Rix shows Seminoles need fixing

LET Sexton have a try against UAB

Beitia better than in previous visits

Beitia has no reason for shame at Miami

NEWCOMER Blixt Leads Seminoles At Bank Of Tennessee

Third-Ranked Soccer Finally Shakes Stetson 1-0 In Overtime

Rookie Boulware saves game with tackle

Warrick Dunn: Dunn looks good in Week 1.

Gruden, Johnson must take blame for offense

Notebook: No camp, no preseason, no problem for Jones

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Open Forums to Be Held for FSU Presidential Search

FAMU-FSU ngineering college study undeway

FSU Golden Girl competes in Miss America

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Al Golden's message: Canes not looking ahead

Hurricanes coach Al Golden said nobody is talking about the Nebraska showdown next week, so focusing on Arkansas State shouldn’t be difficult.

Canes face a team that's come to expect success

Arkansas State, which plays at Miami on Saturday, has won the Sun Belt each of the past three seasons and won 10 games in two of those years.

"Fire Al Golden" Banner Set to Fly at FSU Game After Disgruntled Canes Fans Raise $1,000

Miami Hurricanes DE Al-Quadin Muhammad suspended for season

University of Miami defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad will not be allowed to play football or attend classes this season for the Hurricanes and is no longer enrolled at the school, a UM spokesperson said Friday.

Doeren, Pack try to solve road woes

Road woes real problem for NC State

Pitt RB James Conner a vocal point for FIU

Louisville at Virginia: Game breakdown

Coley eager to get after Louisville's ground game

Virginia needs ground game to get going

5 keys to a Utah State win over Wake Forest

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Top 5 Seniors for 2014-15 ACC Basketball

Clemson hires Riley to replace Grant

Clemson has hired Richie Riley as assistant men's basketball coach, replacing Earl Grant who became College of Charleston's head coach.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

Saturday’s College Football Games to Watch

Front Seven: Weekend's top college football games

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Florida Gators refuse to be overconfident as they prepare for Kentucky

UF's freshman QB Treon Harris makes big impression

Five questions with Clay Burton

Tebow back on UF campus

Georgia wants to prove it can pass, too

Out of Tarboro, a Heisman Trophy contender emerges in Georgia RB Todd Gurley

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Petty leads No. 8 Baylor in 63-21 rout of Buffalo

Kiel throws for 6 TDs, Cincy beats Toledo 58-34

Some Iowa fans irked by new Herky design

Oklahoma can make a Big 12 statement

Nittany Lions now eligible for Top 25 votes in polls

USF officials ready to act for on-campus stadium

College football coach moves game for daughter's wedding

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

USA won't stumble vs. Serbia in FIBA World Cup final

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Vikings' Adrian Peterson accused of child abuse

Vikings deactivate Peterson after being indicted
Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend’s game

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs’ depth tested by loss of two defensive starters

Three-and-out: Best games of Week 2 in the NFL

'Thursday Night Football' wins for CBS

NFL may be on verge of drug policy that could reinstate Dolphins' Jones, Jordan

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Mid-majors creeping into AP poll

Wojo to Watch Echefu on Monday

Bonds hits 699th

September 9, 2014 6:26 PM

Florida State University Logo Public Opinion Research

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Inside the Play

Bye week a blessing Florida State Seminoles

Is it too early to question Florida State?

FSU's Wilson happy to be back

FSU WR Jesus Wilson makes immediate impact in first game back from

suspension

Citadel lineman suspended indefinitely for comments after FSU game

Guts Glory Ram Seminole Legend: Derrick Brooks

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UP NEXT:

FSU vs. Clemson is set for prime-time slot on ABC

FSU vs. Clemson is set for prime-time slot on ABC

Clemson-FSU to go deep into night

Clemson turns page to two weeks of prep for defending champion Florida State

Productive weekend behind them, Tigers turn their attention to No. 1 FSU

Watson has ‘wow,’ but Swinney says Stoudt best shot to beat FSU

3 gaps Tigers can close in open week

Dabo comes down hard on Death Valley boo-birds

Deshaun Watson is pushing Cole Stoudt for his job.

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU's Milica Kubura is ACC Freshman of the Week

After playing four sets during opening weekend in the AVCA Showcase,
freshman right side hitter Milica Kubura stepped up for the Florida State
indoor volleyball team

2014 Fall Softball Schedule Released

Jones Leads Seminoles At Mo Morial Invitational

Florida State freshman Kayla Jones shot a 3 under par 69 and is in first
place in the individual standings

No. 2 Florida State Downs Red Storm 4-0

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Just another catch? Kelvin Benjamin much more than that for Panthers

Buffalo Bills release Jacquies Smith to make room for Nigel Bradham

returning from suspension

Vikings: Xavier Rhodes injured

Former FSU star Rolle joins Knight Commision

Jaguars Notebook: No defensive snaps for Dekoda Watson

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden exudes tranquility while talking of family loss

BOWDEN Family Requests Scholarship Fund Donations in Lieu of Flowers

Seminoles' offense ready to throw caution to the wind

Expect FSU to throw it

Rix, Berlin to square off in battle to repair image

Rix, Berlin seem two of kind

In senior season, Rix has new perspective

Buckley ready to help out another team

Jets sign Buckley after losing Mickens

Dolphins: Minor will start

Better with age? Deion picks prime number: 37

Braves: Drew leaves with arm injury

Wasdin tough until 6th

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Panel meets with first 3 candidates for FSU president

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Announces Football Players of the Week for September 8

By the numbers: ACC Week 2 recap

ACC Takeaways: Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh Rising, FSU's Timely Bye

Duke vs. Troy: what worked, what needs work, what's next

Tech returning to health

>From a player-availability standpoint, Georgia Tech will be stronger for
Saturday’s game against Georgia Southern than it had been for the first two
games.

Tech lacking in fundamentals

Watching Georgia Tech’s 38-21 win over Tulane on video did not make coach
Paul Johnson any more pleased with what he saw.

Petrino happy but not satisfied with 2-0

Week 3 Look Ahead: About Virginia

5 Takeaways: Bobby Petrino previews Vir

Miami Hurricanes’ Brad Kaaya still working to improve his game

Notes: Kiy Hester leaves Hurricanes, Ryan Williams close to return?

University of Miami President Shalala to retire

Shalala a ‘real active’ presence around UM athletics

Shalala was a big sports fan, if not always a UM fan favorite

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett makes an early difference for NC State

ACC honors three Pitt players

Panthers running back James Conner leads the ACC with 367 rushing yards
through two games.

Close win over Villanova doesn't bode well for Syracuse football's 8-win

goal

Syracuse football recruiting: Florida linebacker Doyle Grimes decommits

from Orange

Cavaliers not resting after ending long losing streak

Cavaliers still struggling to fill seats at Scott Stadium

By almost all standards, Virginia’s football team has performed as well or
better than expected over the first two games.

Virginia Tech defense claims three player of the week honors

What are they saying about Virginia Tech's win at Ohio State?

Hokies acknowledge it's time to move on from big win

Virginia Tech sneaks into playoff picture

Hokies unveil white, flag-inspired Military Appreciation helmet for ECU

game

Wake Forest QB Sousa suspended indefinitely

Wake Forest says it has indefinitely suspended reserve quarterback Kevin
Sousa for a violation of team rules.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Arkansas point guard has a Clemson offer

Brownell to visit Mack Tuesday

New position should benefit Isaiah Hicks

Isaiah Hicks' performance in the 2013 North Carolina 3A state championship
game ranks among the state’s best ever regardless of classification.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

New NCAA rules allow for unlimited player meals

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Plenty of playmakers for Gators

No need for Jeff Driskel to carry the ball for Gators

UF's Will Muschamp does not want to jinx Jeff Driskel's interception-less

stretch

Injury forces Florida Gators to adjust on offensive line

Linebacker Ball elevating his game on Gators' defense

Dawgs' Richt dreads USC's decibels

Can USC stop the Georgia run game?

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East Carolina Pirates began studying Va. Tech Hokies after loss to South

Carolina Gamecocks

Thriving on third down good for Notre Dame

Can rout of Michigan become a building block for Notre Dame?

Hot start changes conversation around Irish

NCAA restores Penn State football scholarships, lifts bowl ban

The Nittany Lions were halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed
down after the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Thousands swarm PSU campus to celebrate

PSU paid price, deserves to be back

End of Penn State bowl ban: What it means

June Jones resigns; Tom Mason to lead SMU vs. No. 7 Texas A&M

Bulls notes: QB White could play with arm fracture

Suddenly, the University of South Florida Bulls are optimistic sophomore QB
Mike White could play in Saturday afternoon’s game against N.C. State at
Raymond James Stadium.

Texas' Charlie Strong offers no return dates for David Ash, suspended

players

Pac-12 reprimands, fines USC AD Pat Haden for conduct during game

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

FIBA probing whether Australia threw game vs. Angola to avoid USA

College Basketball Talk’s Recruiting Roundup

Florida State basketball puts together a huge weekend

New Mexico coach gets $5.7M, 6-year contract

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Top court hearing appeal in Syracuse slander suit

New York's top court is set to hear from two former Syracuse University
basketball ball boys seeking to reinstate their slander lawsuit against
head coach Jim Boeheim

Court: Oklahoma can enforce Shannon's suspension

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that the University of Oklahoma can
enforce its one-year suspension of linebacker Frank Shannon.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Grading the Miami Dolphins in Game 1

10 things we learned: Miami Dolphins 33, New England Patriots 20

Miami Dolphins’ linebackers take big blow: Dannell Ellerbe out for year

Bucs have numerous problems on offense

Jaguars running into trouble in the second half

Patrick Willis on his pick of Romo: 'You couldn't believe he actually threw

it'

Bills close to identifying owner

Ravens announce release of running back Ray Rice

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh says new video 'changed things'

TMZ alleging NFL knew about Ray Rice video, chose not to obtain and watch it

Rice videos ruin Goodell's reputation

NFL loses its soul after sordid Ray Rice spousal-abuse video comes to light

Ray Lewis weighs in on Ray Rice situation, calls it 'night and day' to his

past legal problems

Ravens players react to latest Ray Rice video, running back's release

Mavericks agree to terms with forward Charlie Villanueva

Rays see positives in disappointing season

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Licensing fees are making season football tickets pricey

Clemson started the practice of an extra stipend for seating with its IPTAY
club ... of a 20 percent increase in face value.

UF sorely needs a set policy on its suspensions

Browns' Winslow buys dad's No. 80

September 7, 2014 9:40 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU in midst of best run in school history

Winston edges Mariota in QB poll

FSU honors Lee with Hall of Fame induction

FSU Sod Cemetery comes to life

Florida State's new uniforms, helmets are changing

Seminole Helmet Colors Will Be Adjusted

No. 1FSU also doing well in recruiting

AJ Westbrook, Jalen Wilkerson headline FSU visitors for Citadel

Tip of the Spear tailgaters show up rain or shine

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UP LAST:

18 In A Row

Bar Set Higher Than 18 Straight

No. 1 FSU breaks school record with 37-12 win over The Citadel

Florida State wins record 18th consecutive game, 37-12

No. 1 Florida State easily defeats Citadel

Florida State Seminoles win 18th game in a row

Top-ranked Florida State routs The Citadel for 18th straight victory

Florida State sets program record with 18th straight win

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1678369&PT=4&PR=2
FSU trounces The Citadel, 37-12

Seminoles Spread Wealth in Blowout

Dalvin Cook scores his first career TD for Florida State

FSU defenisve tackle lineup suffers injury woes during Citadel game

FSU's rout not without cost, as 3 DL go down with injuries

Citadel vs. Florida State: Game Grades, Analysis for the Seminoles

Post Game • Meet the Press

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1678503&PT=4&PR=2
Jimbo Fisher post-game press conference

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher not pleased with Citadel's cut blocks

Florida State v. Citadel Official Stats

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1678580&PT=4&PR=2
Photo Gallery: FSU defeats The Citadel in home opener

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Holds Off Marquette in Five

No. 8 Florida State Tops Marquette in Five Sets

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Darnell Dockett "Rebuilding The Body"

New number meaningful to Freeman

Deion Sanders on 'Running Wild'

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No FSU rap now

While FSU lost in '88 after making a video, a five-game skid vs. Hurricanes keeps these Seminoles humble

FSU moves inside to avoid Frances

Ivan may juggle UM-FSU

FSU not rolling over

With two athletic tailbacks in Leon Washington and Lorenzo Booker, the Seminoles have some big-play potential if Chris Rix can get them the ball in the flat.

New flagship of ACC sports now calls Fla. its home port

The 'Noles and 'Canes have spawned 44 first-round picks over the past dozen NFL drafts. The other nine members of the ACC combined for 27.

COACH'S ex-son-in-law, grandson die in I-10 crash with truck

Walter Jones shows for practice, signs one-year deal

Carolina in position to repeat

This could be the final season for 36-year-old Brad Johnson as a starter as Chris Simms develops quickly.

The Diamondbacks are expected to recall Randy Choate (P) ARZ from Triple-A Tucson soon

Braves: Drew hits his 30th homer

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU faculty bargaining for market equity with UF

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Football Enjoys a Perfect Day

What we learned in the ACC: Week 2

ACC envies Big Ten, SEC network windfalls

Clemson roars with a fresh look against SC ST

Clemson freshmen lead the way against S.C. State

Duke improves to 2-0, defeats Troy 34-17

With the defense reeling early after a pair of 83-yard Troy touchdown drives, linebacker David Helton made four consecutive plays on the ensuing drive to get Duke back the ball. From there, the Blue Devils were able to roll to a 34-17 victory.

Georgia Tech tops Tulane in Yulman Stadium opener

The Yellow Jackets were Tulane's first opponent in the Green Wave's Yulman Stadium inaugural game on Saturday, Sept.

Georgia Tech does enough against Tulane

Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas improved to 2-0 as a starter, but his demeanor after the game did not reflect that reality.

Louisville wallops Murray State, 66-21

Hurricanes roll to 41-7 win over FAMU, but UM learns it has room to improve

Canes deliver needed win

Brad Kaaya threw for two scores, and Duke Johnson passed the 2,000-yard career rushing mark.

Key plays by UM linebacker Thurston Armbrister sparks Hurricanes in win over Florida A&M

Special teams woes for Miami Hurricanes on opening week

UNC escapes with victory against San Diego State after Tim Scott’s interception in final moments

The Tar Heels, who trailed 21-7 in the third quarter, turn the game with a 91-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter and then hold on in the final seconds.

UNC's Walker takes INT 100 yards for TD

Strong second half against Old Dominion leads NC State to 2-0 start

NC State, trailing again at the half, got three touchdowns from Shadrach Thornton in a 46-34 win over Old Dominion.

ACC football night in review: James Conner, Tyler Boyd and Pittsburgh barrel over Boston College

Syracuse football's next opponent, Central Michigan, rolls to win at Purdue

Virginia routs Richmond to end losing streak

Cavaliers make two-QB system work against Spiders

Virginia Tech shocks No. 8 Ohio St.

Hokies Defense Makes Strong Statement to Rest of ACC

'ACC' chant by victorious Virginia Tech fans at Ohio State

Wolford leads Wake Forest past Gardner-Webb, 23-7

John Wolford shook off three interceptions to throw for 291 yards and two touchdowns, and Wake Forest used a stifling defense to beat Gardner-Webb 23-7 on Saturday night and give new coach Dave Clawson his first victory.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

Top 25 Capsules

Big Ten's flop highlights one strange Saturday

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Opener worth waiting for as Gators crush Eastern Michigan

Florida Gators’ revamped offense runs wild in season opener against Eastern Michigan

UF routs Eastern Michigan 65-0 as Gators' new offense compiles 655 yards

Gators lose injured Jake McGee for season

Gators Notebook: Special teams show big improvement against Eastern Michigan

Suspended players return and contribute during Gators’ win

Go ahead and celebrate, UF fans. Roper has made Gator football fun again

Spurrier notches 200th win as SEC coach

USC defense made progress Saturday

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BYU batters Texas by 34

Irish deliver final blow in Michigan rivalry

Irish deal Michigan historic shutout

Everett Golson, No. 16 Notre Dame quiet Michigan to wrap series

Oregon makes statement against Michigan State

No. 11 UCLA fends off Memphis' upset bid

USC KO's Stanford late

AD confronts refs

USC AD must answer for antics

Wisconsin scores just one second into game against Western Illinois

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Another NFL year ruled by offense

Time for some answers from Dolphins

New Bucs coach Lovie Smith and new Bucs QB Josh McCown trust each other

Five critical games for Bucs this season

Five points of emphasis for the Jaguars in the season opener in Philadelphia Sunday:

Mickelson's withdrawal reflects PGA Tour's issue

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Zook Expects To Postpone Crowder, Herring Suspensions

Crowder, Herring might play Saturday
(Just have them sit out the kickoff)

Singh hits No. 1 with Boston win

Tiger loses top standing

September 6, 2014 9:23 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

17… and Counting

Florida State defense aims to improve discipline

Seminoles look to find a groove after big scare

Northrup Understands Importance of Discipline

Pender's Long Road

FSU suspends LB Matthew Thomas, while DE Chris Casher is reinstated

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1678083&PT=4&PR=2
Matthew Thomas suspended indefinitely

FSU's Chris Casher ruled eligible

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1678083&PT=4&PR=2
Chris Casher eligible to play Saturday vs. Citadel

Atty: "Power struggle" at FSU over Winston allegations

Bobby Bowden Would Not Put Up With Jameis Winston

Amp Lee, who enters FSU's Hall of Fame tonight, talks about a Nole career

that started with a TD on his first-ever carry

NFL scout to Citadel: No. 1 Florida State has 40 NFL prospects

Highly touted WR George Campbell commits to FSU

Top-100 recruit George Campbell verbally commits to Florida State

George Campbell commits to FSU

George Campbell commits to FSU

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1677776&PT=4&PR=2
Four-star WR Campbell picks FSU

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UP NEXT:

The Citadel-Florida State Preview Capsule

GamePlan Live: The Citadel at No. 1 Florida State

FSU hoping to infuse youth into lineup against The Citadel

Seminoles reserves likely to see plenty of action vs. The Citadel

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State hoops lands pair of 5-star talents

FSU lands two ESPN 100 recruits

Class of 2015 shooting guard Malik Beasley commits to Florida State

Malik Beasley commits to FSU

No. 2 Georgia in-state basketball recruit Malik Beasley commits to FSU over

UGA, others

Four-star shooting guard Malik Beasley commits to Florida State

Five-star small forward Dwayne Bacon commits to Florida State

https://louisville.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1677844
Five-star Bacon is headed to Tallahassee

FSU hosts Jean Marc Christ Koumadje

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

UF soccer leaves Tallahassee as streak stoppers

Gators end Seminoles' home win streak at 38 games

Eighth-ranked Florida State comes back to beat No. 11 Florida in five sets

Jessica van der Linden inducted into FSU HOF

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Benjamin could buck trend of rookie WRs

No nerves for rookie Benjamin

Rookie Timmy Jernigan wants to prove Ravens made right choice picking him

Behind Enemy Lines: Manuel a prime target for Bears' hungry defense

Okeechobee’s Lonnie Pryor signs with Buffalo Bills

Deion Sanders home to go back on the market as part of larger residential,

retail project

Chris Singleton: Signs with Pacers

Buster Posey Is Back in MVP Form

Andrew Susac Gives the San Francisco Giants Options Regarding Buster Posey

Phillies Minor League Review

LHP Brandon Leibrandt allowed 3 R in his final start of the season, the 6th
round pick had a 2.82 ERA with 67K and just 10BB over 60.2 innings

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU up to No. 4 in the AP Poll

Bowden still a seasoned campaigner

How much longer will he lead the Seminoles? "I've never considered
retirement. It just seems like I'm supposed to coach.".

Washington hopes FSU will be special vs. Canes

Though he will be making his first start as the Seminoles' first-string
tailback, Washington also will be returning punts and kicks.

FSU's Meeks looks to get back on track

He reported to FSU's training camp ready to chase a national championship
but missed part of the preseason with an ankle injury.

Patriots Reduce Roster

Terrell Buckley DB Cut

Raiders: Gibson goes on Injured Reserve

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Thrasher among 11 on list for FSU president

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

NCAA extends Georgia Tech's probation to '17

ACC football night in review: James Conner, Tyler Boyd and Pittsburgh

barrel over Boston College

Pitt becomes ACC Coastal contenders with victory over Boston College

Hokies ground game crucial vs. Ohio State

ACC has had some success vs. OSU

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Virginia Basketball’s Schedule Makes ACC Repeat a Longshot

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

Top 25 Preview Capsules

A remote look at Saturday's college football schedule

College Football Primer Week Two

College Football Playoff in name only

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Gators looking to release pent-up frustration on Eagles

Q&A with Florida junior quarterback Jeff Driskel

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Chris Rix Explains How The Pressure On Brady Hoke Is Starting to Pile On

Michigan-Notre Dame: It's complicated

Marquee Matchups

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
https://sports.yahoo.com/news/ncaa-ridiculously-flexes-muscle-by-reprimanding-uconn-for-mo-ne-davis-call-215311852.html
NCAA flexes muscle by ridiculously reprimanding UConn for Mo'ne Davis call

NCAA once again shows its ineptitude in Auriemma-Davis case

The most ridiculous NCAA violations in college basketball

Ranking the SEC Entering 2014-15 College Basketball Season

College basketball countdown: No. 44 Harvard

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Cheerleaders reach $125M settlement in lawsuit against Raiders

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

At 25, ESPN still changing way we watch sports

Packers cut former No. 1 pick Tim Couch

Next time, maybe we'll bring the varsity

College players aren't the answer for Team USA
It would've taken a whole lot of 3-pointers to top the likes of Shaquille
O'Neal, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Sam
Cassell and Jermaine O'Neal.

September 5, 2014 8:13 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

No. 1 FSU Ready for Home Opener

Time Management

FSU announces new tradition at Sod Cemetary

FSU's defense looks to slow start from 2013 as reason for optimism

Florida State passing attack is 'a work in progress'

Florida State QB Jameis Winston admits to attempting to reach

near-perfection of 2013 opener

By the numbers: Winston's targets

Jameis Winston Case Said to Be Subject of Florida State Inquiry

Florida State investigating Jameis Winston, attorney says

FSU Seminoles QB Jameis Winston could face code of conduct charge stemming

from alleged 2012 sexual assault

Attorney of accuser reportedly expects FSU to bring code of conduct charges

against Jameis Winston

Expect to see more of Mario Pender in FSU’s backfield

Florida State's P.J. Williams out for home opener

FSU injury report: P.J. Williams out against The Citadel, S Colin Blake our

for season

Could Aguayo be the best ever?

HOF a family affair for Boulwares

Don't cross the line at FSU home opener

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1677578&PT=4&PR=2
Bowden pens new book, still loves the fans

LSU target George Campbell will declare Friday on ESPN: FSU appears to be

the choice

FSU hosts Dwayne Bacon, Jean Marc Christ Koumadje

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UP NEXT:

Doak Insider Podcast: The Citadel Game Preview

Citadel's Tevin Floyd out to prove a point against hometown team: No. 1

Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles, Gators Clash Friday Night

Second-ranked Florida State (4-0-0) returns to Tallahassee for a three-game
home stand that begins Friday, September 5 at 7 pm against intra-state
rival and eighth-ranked Florida (3-1-0) in the Share A Little Sunshine
Showdown.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin: 'We're very strong in all areas'

EJ Manuel still must earn title of leader

Patrick Robinson's resilience paid off

Relegated to practice squad, Chris Thompson tries to lose injury-prone label

Werner has big Colts shoes to fill in chasing Manning

After Impressive Rookie Season, Vince Williams Wants More

Ridge Community and FSU standout started 11 games last year

Giants’ Posey stating his case to be NL MVP

Cards transfer Shane Robinson to 60-day DL

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

CHRIS Rix starts his final year at Florida State

Turnovers and poor decisions forced FSU coach Bobby Bowden and his staff to
retool their game plan to take the pressure off their maligned signal
caller.

Booker ready to carry his load

Vow to win stays strong

A.J. Nicholson looked up at the Pro Player Stadium scoreboard and made a
promise to avenge the 16-14 defeat to Miami in the 2004 Orange Bowl.

Peter Boulware: Officially placed on the PUP list

Ravens to be without Boulware until at least Week Six

Panthers trade for Steelers tackle Fordham

Morris edges Minor as decision nears

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Competition may at last be heating up for FSU presidency

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC football predictions: Virginia Tech projected to lose at Ohio State in

league's marquee Week 2 game

ACC teams matching up with more nickel defenses

Exploring the relationship between turnovers and wins

Tigers’ Watson already shows star power

Expect returning Tigers to make immediate impact

Duke starting linebacker C.J. France doubtful versus Troy

5 Tech o-line notes

Veteran Georgia Tech safety Isaiah Johnson ruled out for Tulane game, AJC

reports

U of L-Murray State: 5 things to watch

Dyer likely out for Murray

Report card: grading Miami Hurricanes 31-13 loss to Louisville

Defensive coordinator finds positives in Hurricanes’ opening loss

Player retention woes likely a key contributor to Miami Hurricanes’ malaise

Whether bad vetting or bad luck, Al Golden’s early signing classes have
lost a number of players to transfers and disciplinary problems

Fedora expects UNC's line to be tested

Playing premier opponent nearly paid off for Virginia

VT confident headed into Ohio State

Hokies could have tough time with top 20 NFL draft prospect Michael Bennett

Q&A with Virginia Tech CB Facyson

WFU to sell beer, wine at BB&T Field

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Antonio Blakeney commits to Louisville

Jerian Grant all business with return to Notre Dame basketball

Syracuse basketball early matchups at 2K Classic: Kennesaw State and Hampton

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

Five college football games to watch Week 2

Classic rules for college football uniforms

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Veteran defensive coordinator has Auburn's attention against San Jose State

Best decision was made

Roper hopeful to build chemistry on offensive line

UF's Pittman looks to break out after two underachieving seasons

LSU coach Les Miles wants to lower expectations for five-star running back

Leonard Fournette

Mississippi State will have its 'hands full' with UAB, says Bulldogs coach

Dan Mullen

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Savvy of Terry Bowden and elite-level assistants gives Akron Zips puncher's

chance vs Penn State

Arizona holds off Texas San Antonio for 26-23 victory

Archives: Michigan rivalry heats up at Notre Dame's first night game

Irish, Ohio St.: Home-and-home in 2022, '23

Brian Kelly talks hypotheticals and realities about Notre Dame academic

probe

USF Bulls notes: Secondary has some work to do

Texas' O-line takes another hit

Offensive tackles Desmond Harrison and Kennedy Estelle have been suspended
for the Longhorns' game against BYU on Saturday due to a violation of team
rules, the school announced Wednesday.

Wisconsin QB Joel Stave isn't hurt, he's just not mentally ready to play

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Jim Calhoun To Join ESPN’s College Basketball Coverage

United States cruises into next round at FIBA World Cup

College basketball countdown: No. 45 Brigham Young

NCAA: Coach call to Little League star broke rule

The NCAA has determined that UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma
committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call
congratulating Little League pitching star Mo'ne Davis last month, the
school announced Thursday.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins hope early kickoff will hurt Patriots in opener

Sunday's game marks the first 1 p.m. start for a home opener since 2008,
and Miami hopes the higher heat and humidity will help wear down New
England.

It's time for the Bucs to win. Now.

Bucs CB Verner eyes matchup with ex-FSU receiver

Bucs' Da'Quan Bowers won't play in opener

Panther coach: Newton a game-time decision for Bucs

NFL has some new rules, but it's the old ones causing consternation

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Effort to 'fix' BCS system and avoid debacle sparks outrage

Wuerffel Has Faith In Book

Wuerffel reflects upon games such as the last-second victory over Kentucky
in 1993, the 1996 national championship game against FSU

Kobe Bryant's ravaged image given a life sentence

Q&A: NHL players face off against owners in labor power play

September 4, 2014 7:42 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

5 Most Impressive Home-Openers

Sod commentary from FSU Seminoles

FSU home games will now feature former Seminole greats at the Sod Cemetery to re-live with fans some of the special victories commemorating big road victories.

Fisher on FSU: Sky is not falling

Winston Presser Highlights

Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston says he must cut down on turnovers

Fisher: Winston 'can play better'

Florida State passing attack is 'a work in progress'

Jameis Winston, FSU receivers working on chemistry after shaky showing against Oklahoma State

FSU’s Mario Pender expected to carry heavier load on Saturday against The Citadel

FSU's P.J. Williams still nursing nagging hamstring injury

AUDIO: Rick Ballou on Florida State's Matthew Thomas

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Seminole Makes History as First Football Player to Wear FSU Jersey

FSU leads initial College Football Computer Composite

FSU the best college football team?

Bobby Bowden in town to promote new book on his faith

Bobby Bowden on the NCAA: I like for them to give Joe Paterno and I our vacated wins back

Bobby Bowden on Orange County schools: "Why are we trying to kick God out of everything?"

Former TB Sammie Smith on FSU, prayer in football

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UP NEXT:

Seminoles Sell Out Home Opener Vs. The Citadel

Gameday Information

Citadel (0-1) at (1) Florida State (1-0)

Citadel at Florida State

Preview: Citadel at Florida State

https://sports.yahoo.com/news/citadel-florida-st-preview-212544146--ncaaf.html
The Citadel-Florida St. Preview

Citadel coach: 'What an incredible opportunity we have'

Who to watch: Key players for Citadel

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Brynjarsdottir Recognized Nationally

Get to Know FSU Soccer Team in 20 Seconds

Fresh off a pair of wins in the AVCA Showcase, the eighth-ranked Florida State (2-0) indoor volleyball team returns to Tully Gym to host its rival, 11th-ranked Florida (3-0) on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Sunshine Showdown.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Concern over Kelvin Benjamin getting doubled

Even without a C, teammates say E.J. Manuel a “great leader”

Lonnie Pryor knows the business side of the NFL better than most.

Deion Sanders 30,000-sq-ft home on 84 acres in Prosper has sold

It’s official: Mavericks re-sign Sarge, Bernard James

Stephen Drew Likely Won’t Be Derek Jeter’s Successor as New York Yankees Shortstop in 2015

Stephen Drew isn't as bad as he looks

Buster Posey fuels San Francisco Giants rally in 12-7 win over Rockies

Detroit Tigers prospect Devon Travis will have core muscle surgery, will miss Arizona Fall League

George McNeill needs a big week at BMW to advance

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FHSAA not happy with Friday FSU-UM game

Genesis Choice will not play in her final year

She averaged 8.1 points in three seasons with the Seminoles. Williams and fellow sophomore Alicia Gladden are the Seminoles' only returning starters.

No. 3 Soccer Moves To 3-0 With Win Over Georgia Friday Night

Ravens may pass on playing injured receiver Darling this season

Samari Rolle sparks defense in Titans' win

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU presidential search: Where things stand

Garnett Stokes becomes official candidate for FSU presidency

USC No. 2 official applies for Florida State president’s job

Amiridis going against 38 others for FSU presidency
University of South Carolina Provost Michael Amiridis, the No. 2 official at the state flagship school, has applied to become president at Florida State University.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Power Poll

ACC Notebook: Conference needs a power surge

ACC playoff watch: Week 2

Offensive lines across ACC need some work

ACC teams matching up with more nickel defenses

Clemson football dismisses freshman receiver Priester

Duke at Troy: ask a Trojans beat writer

U of L practice notes: Shifting to Murray St

Brown 'the stud' in Cardinals' running game

Gotsis back, Johnson game-time decision

Georgia Tech safety Isaiah Johnson did not practice Wednesday, increasing the likelihood that he will not play in Saturday’s game

Kaaya needs teammates to step up, too

Miami Hurricanes linemen shoulder the blame for defeat

Two veteran offensive linemen blamed Miami’s loss to Louisville on their unit and said they are working hard to fix their problems.

Miami Hurricanes’ Al Golden: Kiy Hester dealing with ‘personal family deal’

Gamecocks, Tar Heels will open 2015 season on Thursday night

UNC vs. South Carolina in Charlotte next season moved to a Thursday night

UNC QB Marquise Williams reacts to being the clear starter

UNC freshman Elijah Hood recaptures familiar feeling in first college game

RB Hood has become Internet sensation

His run during Liberty game has over 125,000 hits on YouTube

Young Wolfpack learning on the job

N.C. State played 20 freshmen in opener

NC State's Shadrach Thornton reverses course to find happiness

Pitt's depth, experience ?allows for shuffling ?along offensive line

When Jaryd Jones-Smith came in to play left tackle in Pitt’s opener against Delaware, he altered the line in a big way — literally.

Pitt notebook: Boyd likely to play Friday against Boston College

Shafer on goal-line struggles: 'There's no doubt in my mind that we'll improve'

Syracuse's Scott Shafer 'disappointed but not discouraged' after Terrel Hunt's punch

QB question could define UVa's season

Virginia's inexperienced offensive line holds its own

Hokies offensive line gets ready for talented Buckeyes

Hokies don't see many flaws in new Ohio State QB

Clawson well aware of Bulldogs’ objective

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ACC BASKETBALL:

With Jim Boeheim, Mike Hopkins in Spain with USA Basketball, what happens with Syracuse basketball?

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

College Football Playoff 2014: The First Four poll

Just look at what right coach, right program can create

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Alabama practice report: Tide continues to tinker with secondary as home opener nears

Gus Malzahn doesn't see hurry-up, no-huddle trend ending any time soon

Georgia kicker Ian Shannon commits to Auburn

Idaho AD on Florida: 'Ideal thing is you would play the game'

Florida-Idaho football game canceled

Vandals still get $975,000 for making trip

Muschamp lashes out at suspension critics

Gators coach Will Muschamp defends his decision to lift suspensions

Georgia's passing game struggled in Week 1

UGA’s Pruitt: ‘Expectations are to dominate our opponents every week’

Kentucky Wildcats Football: Two-Handed Pushups Only?

No. 15 Mississippi faces familiar foe Vanderbilt

USC turning defensive ‘embarrassment into motivation’

Practice report: Gamecocks shuffling offensive line

South Carolina's Steve Spurrier breaks down what makes Kenny Hill dangerous

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Take Two: Benefits of ND-Michigan hiatus

UM, ND look for last 'forever moment'

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins hope new offense doesn't have same old problems

Bucs want McCown to be decision-maker

Jaguars optimistic about offense before start of NFL season

'No denying' Blake Bortles had good preseason

ESPN analyst calls Johnny Manziel a 'juvenile punk'

Tour Notebook: Ryder Cup experience proves key for Webb Simpson

Wozniacki also benefiting from breakup with McIlroy

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UF safety ends legal problems

September 3, 2014 7:47 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Edwards, Greene Capture ACC Player of the Week Honors

Doak Insider Podcast: OSU Game Recap

Special teams not so special for FSU in opener

Pump the brakes: the realities of FSU-Oklahoma State

It was almost like everybody forgot that football games are supposed to be
competitive.

FSU continues hold on top spot in latest top 25 polls

Florida State still No. 1 in both polls, but loses 11 first place votes in
the Associated Press voting

FSU responding to OSU 'wake-up call'

Practice Report: Noles Preparing to Stop the Run

Jimbo Fisher Postgame Interview: Okie State

Kiper ranks Winston as No. 1 overall prospect

Heisman Trophy odds: Jameis Winston falls, Todd Gurley rises

Pender's Perfect Start

Florida State RB Mario Pender shines in long-awaited debut

FSU RB Mario Pender turning corner after numerous self-inflicted setbacks

FSU offensive line aims to bring physicality back to run game

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UP NEXT:

Florida State Seminoles prepare for The Citadel’s triple-option offense

The Citadel-Florida St. Preview

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FSU BASKETBALL:

College basketball countdown No. 47 Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

#18 - FSU’s NCAA Tourney Debut

One-on-One Nicole Walch

Florida State volleyball player Nicole Walch had the opportunity of a
lifetime to play with USA Volleyball this summer in China.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

EJ Manuel not among Buffalo Bills' team captains

Thompson will heal while on practice squad

Chris Singleton reaches agreement with Pacers

Stephen Drew on Marks & Spencer ad: 'School uniforms aren't meant to be

cool'

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU-Miami football game rescheduled for Friday, September 10

Frances delays Florida State-Miami showdown

SEMINOLE Men's Basketball Recruiting Class Named Best In ACC

Brad Johnson Ready To Silence His Doubters Again

Montrae Holland: Starting Vs Seattle

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Student groups want change in FSU presidential search panel

FSU presidential search ending soon?

Florida State University has been without president since April

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Announces Football Players of the Week for September 2

ACC bowl projections: Week 1

ACC Power Rankings: Week 1

Big movement in latest ACC power rankings

Plenty of blame to go around for Clemson following loss to Georgia

Clemson’s Swinney sticking with Lakip

Clemson in the running for Georgia athlete

Duke Football Three and Out: Water, water everywhere plus QBs, CBs and TEs

Tech to help inaugurate new Tulane stadium

Roof recruiting Louisiana for Tech

U of L reaches AP Top 25 after Miami win

Louisville's defense takes center stage

Petrino's return a relief

For 'Canes, not much time to dwell on mistakes after loss

Offensive line a concern as Canes try to rebound

Canes' line struggles

Al Golden: UM could have opened up offense for Brad Kaaya

UNC moves up to No. 21 in AP top 25

UNC's Green named ACC Co-Defensive Back of the week

Suspended UNC players return with clean slate

UNC coach Larry Fedora says Marquise Williams is starting quarterback

Pitt players picked for weekly ACC awards

Pitt running back James Conner and offensive lineman Matt Rotheram picked
up ACC weekly awards Tuesday.

Planning for success: Pitt's strong start

Syracuse football punter Riley Dixon named ACC co-specialist of week after

touchdown pass

Terrel Hunt punch: Syracuse football QB will not receive additional

punishment, ACC spokesperson says

Syracuse, South Florida reportedly agree to home-and-home series in 2015,

2016

Richmond, UVa both set to use two QBs in Saturday's contest

Former UVa quarterbacks to serve as captains Saturday

Deacons Dropped in More Ways Than one

Incommunicado is not the way to ever begin a game, much less the first game
at a new program.

No lineup changes expected for Deacons

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Clemson’s Grant named head coach at Charleston

ACC basketball nonconference schedule assessment: Louisville's slate has a

little of everything

Bennett lands coveted combo guard

Virginia coach Tony Bennett has landed a top guard prospect in the class of
2016.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

2014 NCAA Football Rankings - Week 2

Top 10 true freshman performances of the weekend

What to Watch in College Football: Week 2

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SEC Power Rankings: Week 1

SEC extends lead in Power Rankings

Gators more than ready to start football season

Notebook: Gators hungry for action, food

Florida Gators players: We wanted to play opener — ‘even in the slop’

Georgia jumps in both polls, to No. 6 and No. 8

Gurley, the returner under further review

Kenny Trill: Texas A&M's new quarterback has his own nickname

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Notre Dame, Michigan full of potential mirages in the trenches

Kelly, Irish sing right tunes after opener

Glenn Spencer says defense did not do enough to beat Seminoles

USF wanted to be like UF and FSU

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Arizona St. extends hoops coaches

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins hoping to improve lackluster run defense

A game-by-game look at the Miami Dolphins’ schedule this season

Caleb Sturgis says he's ready to kick for the Dolphins in 2014

Bucs pull out all stops to boost attendance

Redskins poll: 71 percent says keep Redskins

Broncos' Welker suspended for four games

NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000

Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

In the running - Heisman Trophy candidate Chris Leak

ESPN to observe 25th anniversary

September 2, 2014 8:13 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

After Further Review...Dissecting The Noles Win

Florida State exhales, but can't relax

FSU by the numbers: The good and bad against Oklahoma State

Fact or fiction: FSU's areas of concern

Jimbo Fisher says Florida State’s practices were “inconsistent,” wasn’t happy with overall play of OL, special teams

FSU Head Coach Jimbo Fisher Talks About a Closer Win Than Expected

Fisher says Seminoles still a work in progress

Fisher reflects on Winston's late TD pass

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Opener raises questions, red flags

Jameis Winston gets punched by Oklahoma State player

FSU's Karlos Williams plays through loss of relative in debut as featured running back

Why FSU’s Karlos Williams Could Win the Heisman

WR Jesus Wilson returns for Florida State

Jesus 'Bobo' Wilson's ban lifted

FSU's Jesus Wilson can return vs. Citadel

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1676335&PT=4&PR=2
Wilson to return to field for FSU; Casher undetermined

Seminoles down a pass rusher, but gain receiver

Arlington road trip: Florida State fans impressive

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UP NEXT:

Florida State vs. The Citadel Complete Game Preview

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Walch Earns ACC Honor

Junior outside hitter Nicole Walch was named the ACC Player of the Week, which was announced by the league office on Monday.

Hall of Fame Week for FSU inductees

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Lorenzo Booker Breaks Down Camarillo's Win Over Rio Mesa

Buffalo Bills add Lonnie Pryor to practice squad

Is Saints Rookie CB Brian Dixon Fixing to Take P-Rob's Job?

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU-Miami Game Decision To Come Thursday or Friday

Hurricane could prevent game from being played

FSU Thinks Miami Game Is Must-Win Contest

THIS time, FSU to go downfield

FSU's Beitia no longer kicking himself

Corey Fuller: On the move- again

Out of their hands

Two unforgettable moments in Brad Johnson's career carry Roman numeral designations, marking their historical significance.

Deion's back - for a ring, he says

Deion Sanders, 37, unretires, wants the opportunity to win it all

The Devil Rays recalled Matt Diaz (OF) TB from Triple-A Durham today

In a paperwork move to open a spot on the 40-man roster, the Devil Rays transferred Eduardo Perez (OF) TB to the 60-day DL.

Reds: Wilson lasts five innings in return

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU president search heats up

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Opportunity missed for Clemson, ACC

Tigers’ Morris: No pouting allowed

Tigers’ Cooper breaks fibula during warm-ups

Clemson football by the numbers

Coordinator Morris admits he kept plays conservative after half

Harrell cleared to return for Tech

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson said he didn’t think anyone was seriously injured in Saturday’s game against Wofford.

Mason earns praise after Wofford

Georgia Tech offensive line coach Mike Sewak said guard Shaquille Mason played “as good a football as he’s played for us” in the win over Wofford.

Cardinals blow over Miami in ACC football debut

Lamb's 97-yard kickoff return thrills fans

A big Louisville win, but now the party's over

Transcript: Bobby Petrino talks Miami win

UM falls 31-13 at Louisville in season opener

Miami had high hopes for freshman quarterback Brad Kaaya's debut as the team's new starter, but it was a bumpy night for the Hurricanes.

Off to a shaky start

Miami’s season began the same way it ended last year: another double-digit loss to Louisville, this time with freshman Brad Kaaya at the helm.

Canes couldn’t extend drives against Cardinals

Miami's offense simply couldn’t hold onto the football. Before it mounted a meaningless drive while down 18 points in the fourth quarter, UM went three-and-out six times, turned it over inside the Louisville 20 once and finished 1 for 11 on third-down conversions

Transcript: Al Golden on Miami's loss at UL

UNC quarterback competition continues on, into the season

NC State safety Jarvis Byrd: A hard road to a big hit

Syracuse football QBs coach Tim Lester on the bye week: 'We need it'

London hasn't made a decision yet on Saturday's starting QB

Expect plenty of QBs to hit the field when UVa hosts Richmond

Hokies depth chart gets shaken up

First-year players Shai McKenzie and Marshawn Williams move to the top of the Hokies' running back depth chart.

Hokies offense embraces need for speed

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

Week 1 Misery Index: Two SEC teams off to poor starts

Five things to watch this week in college football

Big 12 proving its worth among college football

Ranking the 10 best college football fight songs

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Texas A&M's Kenny Hill, Georgia's Todd Gurley share SEC Offensive Player of Week honors

Auburn specialist Daniel Carlson picks up SEC Freshman of the Week award

Alabama loses 2 starters; Saban mulls 2 QBs

The Nick Saban-Lane Kiffin honeymoon continues (and they said it wouldn't last)

Arkansas looks to snap 10-game losing streak

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is focused on beating Nicholls State. There is nothing else he can do at this point about the Razorbacks' school-record losing streak.

Muschamp supported decision to suspend game

Game date for Florida-Idaho up in air

For Gators, suspended game is time served

Cummings, Bostwick, Robinson reinstated to play

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Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has 2 cracked transverse processes in back

National reaction: Baylor is Texas' 'top program,' McLane Stadium 'work of art'

Michigan and Notre Dame: natural enemies in one of college football’s most electric rivalries play for the last time on Saturday night

Kelly, Irish sing right tunes after opener

Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt stakes his claim

Inside the $11.5 million USF-Under Armour deal

Texas won't have QB David Ash vs. BYU; Tyrone Swoopes expected to start

Is Texas QB David Ash's football future in question after another head injury?

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs may be without offensive coordinator for opener

Rothstein, McAdoo are reassigned

Longtime Heat assistant coaches Bob McAdoo and Ron Rothstein have been reassigned by the team, the Miami Herald confirmed Monday.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

One more college football poll to add to the BCS mix

Olympics expose NBA as sizzle lacking substance

A.I. gets it right: It's an honor to be here

Mourning to try comeback after transplant

Seven-time All-Star Alonzo Mourning will attempt a comeback with the New Jersey Nets this season, less than a year after a kidney
transplant.

September 1, 2014 12:36 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

ACC football Saturday rewind: Florida State shows vulnerability as title

defense begins with close victory

Questions remain for Florida State after opener

First game was 'eye-opener' for Florida St

Seminoles knows they have work to do

Florida State Head Coach Jimbo Fisher Admits Pressure Got To Team

Florida State work in progress, coach Jimbo Fisher says

Florida State talking points: Rashad Greene, running game, defense

WR Greene one of the all-time greats

Jameis Winston shows why he's a Heisman winner

Winston, FSU moving on from Oklahoma State test

FSU RB Mario Pender makes most of first career carry

Close win doesn't irk FSU Seminoles

Seminoles Sound Off on Escaping Dallas with Win

FSU vs. OSU Postgame Observations

Fans offer their take on victory

FSU Ball Boy 'Red Lightning' Is Back and Already in Midseason Form

Frustratingly Random and Mostly Meaningless Thoughts

The Morning After... Noles Avoid Upset

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Photos from FSU's 37-31 win over Ok. State

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UP NEXT:

Coastal Carolina posts 31-16 win over The Citadel

Florida State v The Citadel — A Fair Game?

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Sweeps Iowa State

The 13th-ranked Florida State indoor volleyball team (2-0) picked up its
second win in the AVCA Showcase as it swept Iowa State (0-2) on Sunday, 3-0
at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames.

FSU Blanks Oklahoma, 1-0

Second-ranked Florida State received a first half goal from Dagny
Brynjarsdottir as the Seminoles blanked Oklahoma (2-1-1) 1-0 Sunday
afternoon inside the OU Soccer Complex in Norman, Okla.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Carolina Panthers: Rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has a high ceiling

Prime Prep Academy board to consider rehiring Deion Sanders

Redskins bring back Chris Thompson to practice squad

66ers' Sherman Johnson homers in fourth straight

Angels prospect caps five-hit night with decisive blast in 10th inning

Cardinals wasted 1st round pick James Ramsey

SeaWolves' Devon Travis moves to outfield to help path to majors

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Lightning Forces FSU Into Indoor Practices

Frances may push back Miami-Florida St. game

Schools discuss contingency plans for Frances

FSU offense: A new look that you'll still recognize

Seminole savors second chance

DT Travis Johnson looks to regain his form and focus after a tumultuous
2003.

Seminoles' Thorpe to return in opener

Craphonso Thorpe a difference-maker for Florida State

PIQUION GETS HIS CHANCE

Berlin, Rix share close friendship

FSU hoops gets 2006 commitment

FSU coach Leonard Hamilton, who coached Miami from 1991-2000, developed a
relationship with the family while Dan Kreft attended Coral Springs High
School.

STEPHEN Drew Announces His Intent To Withdraw From Florida State

Deion Sanders Makes NFL Return

Sanders will come back to Baltimore

Bengals: Warrick returns to practice

Bucs cut 'old man' (Reinard Wilson)

STUPPLES' career takes flight

A standout amateur who played at Florida State University and on the
Curtis Cup team for Great Britain, Stupples qualified for the LPGA Tour on
her first ...

TAMULIS builds promising start on her pro career

A year ago, Naples? Kris Tamulis graduated from Florida State University
with a solid collegiate golf record and with a degree in multinational
business.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

CFB stock watch: ACC opens with a whimper

Duke football has come a long way

Miami and Louisville meet again, this time in ACC

ACC debut kicks off U of L's new football life

Louisville Adds Cardinal Logo, ‘Proud To Be’ Wording To Seats At Papa

John’s Stadium For Miami Game

Documents show bowls can be UofL money losers

Running back Trey Smith might commit to Cards

Kaaya era begins for UM

Hurricanes plan to keep it simple in opener

Voytik felt at ease in first start as Pitt QB

The stats might make it seem as if Chad Voytik was a minor part of Pitt's
62-0 win against Delaware, but he took his first start in stride.

Film review: Why Syracuse football didn't score on 5 overtime goal-line

runs inside the 3-yard line

Rookies shine in Tech opener

Virginia Tech got a boost in its opener from several true freshmen and
redshirt freshmen.

Five thoughts after the Hokies' win against William & Mary

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ACC BASKETBALL:

McKay withdraws from consideration for Charleston job

Virginia associate head coach Ritchie McKay isn’t going anywhere.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

College football's opening weekend raises eyebrows

College football rewind: Georgia looks like a contender, Week 1 playoff

impact and heroes

FSU, Alabama among powers who survived scares opening college football

weekend

Five stories in college football: Is FSU chasing title?

Week one around college football shows why preseason rankings stink

Playoff Picture: Week 1

The Takeaway: FSU looks vulnerable, Georgia defense impresses, Hackenberg

the real deal

Shooting from the lip: ESPN's College GameDay excels again

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'Dinosaur age' Alabama unveils its brand of hurry up offense after quietly

practicing all summer

Odds makers give FAU little shot of stunning Alabama in Tide home opener

Auburn opens Week 2 of season a big favorite against San Jose State

Decision regarding Idaho-Florida game to be made soon

UF, Idaho discussing next step following Saturday's suspended game

Gators open as 38-point favorites for Saturday's visit from Eastern Michigan

ESPN examines impact of Gaines-Mullins bond

Justin Worley leads Vols past Utah State

Final: Tennessee 38, Utah St. 7

Vanderbilt defense has work to do, too

Vanderbilt can't wear 'Anchor Down' jerseys again

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Baylor answers questions in blowout win, but biggest query now Petty's

health

Baylor unveils RGIII statue at McLane Stadium

Why North Dakota State is the scariest team in football

Personnel trumps poultry in this Notre Dame-Michigan matchup

Oklahoma State earns respect from Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit

Chris Fowler, who made his debut after replacing Brent Musburger as
play-by-play announcer, said, “Give the credit to Oklahoma State. The
roster of young, fresh faces has shown grit and fight tonight.”

How UTSA became college football's best startup

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OTHER BASEBALL:
https://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/japanese-high-school-game-spans-four-days-and-50-innings-171615112.html
Japanese high school game spans four days and 50 innings

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins finalize roster

Analyzing the Miami Dolphins' 53-man roster after the final cuts

Kevin Durant will sign new contract with Nike

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Up to the task?

Notre Dame football struggles to regain national prominence

Nigeria's Echefu diamond in rough

Woods' slump may affect PGA's TV deal

August 31, 2014 12:00 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU can learn a lesson from Urban Meyer, 2009 Gators

Don't put FSU's fate entirely on Jameis Winston

FSU suspends Chris Casher

FSU's Casher held out for academic matter

Chasing greatness not an easy journey

Is This the Start of Something Big for Ridge Star?

When asked the question, Karlos Williams doesn't hesitate. There's no stutter-step, just a full-speed-ahead answer.

Was 2013 Florida State The Best Ever?

Bowden cherishing time away from football's strain

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UP LAST:

Final: FSU 37, OK State 31

Notebook: Greene Rises Up

Seminoles hold on, 37-31

Florida State Seminoles win opener, but it’s more tense than expected

No. 1 Florida State holds off challenge from Oklahoma State

Florida State Seminoles survive second-half shootout to hold off Oklahoma State

Top-ranked 'Noles survive test from OK State

Winston again just finds a way to get a win

Jameis Winston, No. 1 FSU hold off Oklahoma State for win

The sophomore quarterback broke off a 28-yard touchdown run in the third quarter of Saturday's contest against Oklahoma State to put FSU ahead 27-17.

Jameis Winston rallies from poor first half to spark Florida State over Oklahoma State

Florida State squandered an early 17-0 lead but survived to beat Oklahoma State 37-31 in Cowboys Classic.

https://sports.yahoo.com/news/hunter-vs--hunted--jameis-winston--fsu-survive-ok-state-in-opener-064922433-ncaaf.html
How Jameis Winston, Florida State avoided an early pitfall against OK State

Little things add up

Florida State Has a Long Way to Go If It Wants to Be a Playoff Team in 2014

Cowboys fall just short in 37-31 loss to No. 1 Florida State

Cowboys' Tyreek Hill lives up to hype, goes for 278 all-purpose yards

OK State survives early punches, hits back vs. No. 1 FSU

Plays that changed the FSU-OSU game

OSU-FSU by the numbers

OSU report card: Grades reflect Cowboys' inspired play vs. No. 1 Florida State

FSU vs. Oklahoma State: Score and Twitter Reaction

Oklahoma State football: Be dejected about the night, euphoric about the future

COMMENTARY — Even without its usually reliably explosive offensive, Oklahoma State gave defending national champion Florida State a challenge that could send Cowboy hopes for this season soaring.

What they're saying about OSU's 37-31 loss to Florida State

OSU QUOTEBOARD — Cowboy cornerback Kevin Peterson says ‘I knew at kickoff that we were in this game’

Mega-booster Boone Pickens says 'we need to do better on OU'

OSU FOOTBALL — Oklahoma State mega-booster Boone Pickens met with media in Arlington, Texas, prior to the Cowboys’ game vs. Florida State. Pickens said he’s happy with the state of the program except for the Cowboys’ lack of success vs. Oklahoma.

Remote patrol: Oklahoma State earns respect from Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit

Chris Fowler, who made his debut after replacing Brent Musburger as play-by-play announcer, said, “Give the credit to Oklahoma State. The roster of young, fresh faces has shown grit and fight tonight.”

Lee Corso's pick: FSU vs. Oklahoma State

OSU football notebook: 'Trail of Tears' sign causes stir, apology

OSU student apologizes for 'Trail of Tears' College GameDay banner

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin has jammed finger, should be fine

Andre Fluellen likely Lions roster cut

Sebastian Janikowski: (Quad) Expected Back For Week 1

Buffalo Bills sign quarterback Kyle Orton to back up EJ Manuel

Christian Ponder makes Vikings roster

Bucs make cuts, Pryor out Okeechobee graduate Lonnie Pryor was among the players cut Friday.

Shane Robinson undergoes season-ending surgery

Redskins release RB Chris Thompson

Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

Will Buster Posey Carry the Giants?

Detroit Tigers' Al Avila: Giving infield prospect Devon Travis chance in center field a 'no-brainer'

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles Notebook: Offense shines in final scrimmage

'Noles open up offense to Rix

By now, Miami coaches probably know to expect anything from Jeff Bowden's tweaked Florida State offense. The offensive coordinator has previously said he's added new looks that account for about 20-25 percent of FSU's offense.

Rix's career marked by series of ups, downs

FSU's Nicholson ready for ride

Miamian Piquion ready to deck 'Canes

FSU-Miami Respectful, Players Say

Class awaits Drew, but will he attend?

Mike Martin's confidence wasn't shaken by reports over the weekend that the Arizona Diamondbacks were poised to offer Stephen Drew a $4.7 million signing bonus

Greed is hurting Drew

Edwards gives Bucs cornerback depth

Former Dallas starter brings size and experience in transition to backup role.

Billick 'optimistic' about Deion

Ravens Optimistic that Sanders Is Ready to End Retirement

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

What we learned in the ACC: Week 1

ACC college footballs stadiums in 2014 ranked by capacity (Photos)

QB Murphy carries BC past UMass, 30-7

Georgia runs over Clemson 45-21

Georgia’s defense held Clemson scoreless after halftime, and Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley scored four touchdowns for a 45-21 victory at Sanford Stadium.

What we learned from Georgia 45, Clemson 21

Plays that changed the game: Georgia

Duke rolls to 52-13 win over Elon

Boone throws for 4 TDs

Former Duke head coach Steve Spurrier back for the 25th anniversary of the 1989 ACC championship team

Georgia Tech downs Wofford in football season opener

Bowls worth the cost to U of L, Jurich says

U of L-Miami: 5 things to watch

Miami confirms QB Kevin Olsen suspended for opener

Putting it all together

Anthony Chickillo, the first third-generation player to don the Hurricanes’ green and orange, will begin his senior season Monday at Louisville

++Rematch means more to UM than bowl game did

When Miami faces Louisville again to start the season, Greg Stoda says the stakes are much higher for the Hurricanes this time around.

UNC overcomes slow start with dominant third-quarter stretch in 56-29 victory against Liberty

Brissett rallies NC State for 24-23 win over Georgia Southern in season opener

Pitt pounds Delaware 62-0

For the first time in the Paul Chryst era, Pitt started its season with a win — and an emphatic one at that.

Pitt finally starts strong under Paul Chryst

Syracuse students, unlike football team, brought it to the Carrier Dome on Friday night

Radar gun: How fast was the Syracuse football offense against Villanova on Friday?

Floyd Little on Terrel Hunt: 'From here on, he will take whatever beating or hit they give him.'

Syracuse football running game struggles to find rhythm against Villanova in season opener

Virginia rally comes up short against No. 7 UCLA

Virginia’s marching band provided the beat from its spot nestled next to a suddenly live student section at Scott Stadium. The crowd of 44,749 soon began to pick up on its lead.

Virginia defense delivers dominant effort

Virginia’s defense allowed just one touchdown to the Bruins in the 28-20 loss.

Hokies' balanced attack overwhelms William & Mary in season-opening win

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Bobby Lutz emerges as a leading candidate for College of Charleston basketball job

Bobby Lutz, associate head basketball coach at N.C. State and a former coach of the Charlotte 49ers, has emerged as a leading candidate to become the College of Charleston's next coach.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

College football's Week 1 winners and losers

Hillsborough County boasts some of nation’s top football recruits

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Alabama had to sweat before pulling away from West Virginia

Missed opportunities, inability to establish run game costs West Virginia in loss to Alabama

Nick Marshall, Auburn defense lead Tigers past Arkansas with second-half surge

Idaho-UF game suspended

Unsafe and unplayable conditions cited

Lightning delays Gators season opener three hours against Idaho

Despite delayed start, Will Muschamp still needs eight wins to keep his job

Gators' Demarcus Robinson among three players suspended for season opener

Bowl projections: Georgia moves into the playoff

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Michigan gets its payback

Michigan quickly took the intrigue out of its rematch with Appalachian State

Notre Dame throttles Rice in football opener

Notre Dame 48, Rice 17

Notre Dame safety Austin Collinsworth sidelined with injury

Bulls win as freshman Mack dazzles in debut

Marlon Mack, who played last season at Sarasota Booker High, scored four touchdowns and carrying the ball 275 yards, lifting the Bulls past the upstart Western Carolina Catamounts 36-31.

USF students show up in force for opener

Injuries, inexperience haunt UCF during 26-24 loss to Penn State

O'Leary must be kicking himself for not starting Justin Holman at quarterback

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

LAPD investigating Josh Shaw over possible domestic violence

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins announce cuts

Bucs cuts include ex-Gators Major Wright, Solomon Patton, Jeff Demps

Jaguars more secure with their roster than they were last year on cutdown day

Rookie running back stars could be lacking in 2014

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

BCS adjustment spawns more hopeless gripes

College football starts for real this weekend. In order to beat the rush, let me say the Bowl Championship Series is the most unfair, misguided, incorrigible, unsalvageable piece of horse hockey facing modern civilization. But other than that, its great!!

Ex-Gator Doug Johnson among 4 released

Man gets suspended sentence for grabbing marathoner

South Korean gymnast goes to sport court to get gold medal

August 29, 2014 7:59 AM

Florida State University Logo Public Opinion Research

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

No. 1 Noles Have Right Mindset Entering Season Opener

Previews of Coming Attractions

By Charlie Barnes

FSU embracing the 'burden of being No. 1'

FSU could be best in school history

ACC Countdown: No. 1 Florida State

Florida State takes on 'Jerry World'

Seminoles break routine for 'Jerry World'

FSU's Jimbo Fisher: Respected recruiter, but undervalued coach?

A look at Jimbo Fisher's coaching resume against the Big 12

Over the past dozen years, Fisher has coached against a number of Big 12
giants and basement dwellers as either offensive coordinator or coach with
a mixed bag of results.

Fisher winning games but not personal awards

Bobby Bowden: ‘Florida State Can’t Get Self-Satisfied’

Cowboys Classic: Jimbo Fisher Likes Team Mindset

Florida State Defensive Preview: This Will Be Tough

Like Father, Like Son

FSU star QB Winston working to improve on, off field

++Rashad Greene might rewrite FSU record book this season

The receiver is well within range of topping some prominent career
benchmarks as he prepares to open his senior season.

FSU: No fly zone again

FSU’s Whitfield starting to shine

Grading the FSU Seminoles: position by position

How Florida State Hacked Football's Fitness Code

Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael teams with FSU’s Jimbo Fisher to fight

Fanconi Anemia

Darvin Taylor Joins The Seminoles

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1674645&PT=4&PR=2
Noles land Rivals250 DT Darvin Taylor

Florida, FSU close to offering instate OL

Offensive tackle Stone Forysthe (Winter Garden, Fla./West Orange) feels
Florida and Florida State are the closest to giving him his first offer.

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UP NEXT:

Florida St.-Oklahoma St. Preview

Questions For The Enemy: The Florida State Seminoles

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1674768&PT=4&PR=2
Previewing FSU-Oklahoma State

FSU and Oklahoma State both feature 'Olympic speed'

Can Oklahoma State's speed on defense stifle FSU, Jameis Winston?

Big experience edge for Florida State in opener against Oklahoma State

J.W. Walsh to start for Cowboys

Florida State Seminoles wary of Oklahoma State’s speedy Tyreek Hill

Zac Veatch's future always loomed 'large'

As a prep standout at Broken Arrow, Zac Veatch was known for his
versatility. Yet it was always understood that Veatch would grow into an
offensive lineman.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminoles Release Basketball Schedule

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Tabbed No. 14

After finishing the 2013-14 season at the NCAA Championships for the fourth
time in five years, Golfweek placed the Florida State men’s golf team at
No. 14 in the 2014 fall countdown.

Three Seminoles In World Championship

The members of the Florida State University women’s golf team -- sophomore
Matilda Castren (Finland) and freshmen sisters Kim and Morgane Metraux
(Switzerland) -- will participate in the 2014 World Amateur Team
Championship.

#19 – First Win & First ACC Victory

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Janikowski chasing NFL record

Oakland kicker Sebastian Janikowski, in his 15th NFL season, has kicked 45
field goals of 50 yards or longer and needs eight to become the all-time
NFL leader.

EJ Manuel Criticizes Himself on Preseason Play for Buffalo Bills

Deion Sanders looks to consolidate Prime Prep with another academy

Colts Need Bjoern Werner to Step Up While Robert Mathis Is Suspended

Toney Douglas could return to NBA in 2014-15

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Wide receivers dominate scrimmage

BOWDEN not "optimistic" about status of Meeks, Castillo

Going into final season, FSU's Rix looks to silence critics

Bowden likes this team

Falcons: Dunn outperforms Duckett again

Travis Minor (RB) Mia rushed for just 11 yards on six carries on Saturday

night in another unimpressive preseason peformance.

Jaguars: Greg Jones steps up

Prime Time is right: Sanders will join Ravens

Red Sox: Mientkiewicz undergoes MRI on shoulder

Wilson expected back next week

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Resumes scarce as deadline looms for FSU’s top job

FSU, Eckerd Law Schools Lower Tuition Costs with New Program

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC bowl projections: Preseason

ACC's youth movement at quarterback

Clemson's QB a real sharpshooter

Hot weather will mean liberal substitutions for Bulldogs vs. Clemson

How UGA's defense stacks up against Clemson

Georgia-Clemson: A recent history

Clemson a favorite of Byrnes offensive lineman

Hanahan receiver drawing Clemson's interest

2014 Duke football schedule, ranked in order of difficulty

Steve Spurrier still remembers his time at Duke like it was yesterday

Steve Spurrier is headed to Durham this weekend for the 25th anniversary of
the ACC-champion, 1989 Duke football team. That was the final season of
Spurrier’s three-year reign as head coach of the Blue Devils.

Georgia Tech football season tickets lag

Ex-Canes star Lamar Thomas to coach against alma mater when Louisville

faces UM

Duke healthy again and back with a vengeance

Duke Johnson heard two pops and knew his season was over. Now he’s back in
better shape than ever, determined to lead the Hurricanes to their first
ACC title.

UM's O-line pleased with progress ahead of opener

Unit trying to make life easier for freshman quarterback Brad Kaaya

Walk-on's size no factor in being big for UM

Once an undersized 5-9, 185-pound freshman walk-on, Nantambu-Akil Fentress
has become more than just a feel-good story to root for since his arrival
in Coral Gables in 2011.

Hood could be big for Heels' backfield

UNC DT Ethan Farmer cleared to play

Pitt coordinator House rebuilds defense with depth

Pitt senior Weatherspoon’s work ethic second to none

By the numbers: Terrel Hunt's future

See where Syracuse football and other schools rank on the 'College Football

Grid of Shame'

Cavaliers have experience facing elite, mobile QBs

Hokies mostly healthy heading into opener against William & Mary

Disappointing debut

Warhawks surge past Deacons in season opener

No Blocks on Which to Build

For all the changes in the Wake Forest football program since last season,
one thing remains so much the same.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

College Football Helps Florida Economy, New Study Shows

At College Football Games, Student Sections Likely to Have Empty Seats

Declining Attendance Reflects Soaring Ticket Prices, Increase in Televised
Games

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SEC Commissioner Mike Slive undergoes successful back surgery as season

kicks off

Nick Saban doesn't name starter but drops more hints about Alabama's QB

competition

An easy 2013 sell-out, Alabama's Atlanta opener still has 1,000-plus seats

for sale

Florida football countdown

2 … Number of bowl games Florida has played against FSU.

First test nears for Florida Gators’ spread offense

Notebook: Jones energized to play again

Five questions with Dante Fowler Jr.

Roper's offense ready to go

Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper still feels nerves

Florida Gators’ chance to rebound rests with QB Jeff Driskel

Jeremy Pruitt set to make debut with Georgia

Georgia will be missing two key WRs for opener vs. Clemson

Wallace, Ole Miss pull away from Boise St. Video

Ole Miss' Bryant says he barely hit QB on play that triggered ejection

Texas A&M routs Gamecocks in college football opener

Texas A&M runs South Carolina’s defense ragged all night in 52-28 opener

Never saw this defensive debacle coming

Aggies grill Gamecocks 52-28 in season opener

Aggies' win means $1M in furniture for fans

Vandy's uniforms cause confusion for refs Video

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Notre Dame to hold out another due to probe

USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

USC player quits; Sarkisian rebuts racism claims

Running back Anthony Brown has quit USC’s football team, and coach Steve
Sarkisian was stunned Thursday by Brown’s apparent accusations of racism
against him on social media.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

7-1 Reed commits to Auburn

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

The final test

The Miami Dolphins won their final preseason game of the season, beating
the visiting St. Louis Rams, 14-13.

Dolphins face decision time after 14-13 victory over Rams

Bucs fall to Redskins in preseason finale

Did Bucs RB Demps do enough to stick?

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

NFL's Goodell on Ray Rice suspension: 'Didn't get it right'; announces

domestic violence penalties

New NFL policy leaves players leery of Goodell's power

NFL's tougher policy shows social leadership

Mavs should be more balanced, less reliant on Dirk Nowitzki in ’14-15

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ADDITION of Big East Teams Makes Football ACC's Power Sport

Hawaii QB aims at passing record

Hawaii coach June Jones knew something special was in store four years ago
when a lanky, baby-faced teenager stepped onto the practice field and
completed eight straight passes.

U.S. women get gold, men settle for bronze

U.S. gets revenge vs. Lithuania to win bronze

Iverson rips NBA's Olympic no-shows

U.S. Basketball Team Got What It Deserved

Florida State University Logo Public Opinion Research

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

5 Best Season-Opening Victories

Analyzing the 2014 Florida State Seminoles by position

FSU plays regular-season game in Texas for the first time since 1976

Fisher says season-openers always present a unique challenge

Jimbo Fisher's rule: The Why's have it at FSU

Jimbo Fisher tells Florida State players to bury ‘Dallas-to-Dallas’

rallying cry

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher uses father-son bonding moments from his past to

mold QBs into stars

Florida State football's true defensive depth chart

FSU opts for experience in solving WR position battle

Florida State linebackers have 'something to prove'

FSU LB Delvin Purifoy out for season with leg/ankle injury

No. 1 FSU begins ‘#Dallas2Dallas’ quest

Chant Rant Round Table Discussion, Part 2

FSU, LSU stick out for four-star DE

Defensive end Jordan Woods (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic) said Florida
State and LSU stick out the most for him.

FSU standing out the most with Ashley

Orlando (Fla.) Dr. Phillips four-star sophomore offensive tackle Calvin
Ashley talks about schools sticking out early to him.

Pair of four-stars to be at FSU-Ok State opener

Running back Ronald Jones II (McKinney, Tex./North) and wide receiver Ryan
Newsome (Aledo, Tex.) both plan to attend Saturday night's Florida State
versus Oklahoma State game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Bobby Bowden's faith remains strong

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UP NEXT:

FSU 17.5-point favorite over OSU in latest betting lines

Cowboys must keep their foot on the gas

Candidates for eight freshmen Mike Gundy says will play against Florida

State

Cowboys embrace challenge of facing Seminoles

Football program adds full-time nutritionist

Charles Hewitt, a former Texas A&M walk-on, is now a full-time nutritionist
for Oklahoma State football.

Going to OSU-FSU? Here's Your Map

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

#20 – The First Game

The Florida State Women’s Soccer program turns 20 in 2014!

Grubka Earns Weekly Honors

Melbourne’s Grubka honored by TopDrawerSoccer

Harrier Women Open at No. 3; Men No. 24

One day after earning top-ranked preseason standing in the NCAA South
Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
(USTFCCCA), the Florida State men’s and women’s cross country teams are
among the top 30 in the preseason national rankings.

Noles Tabbed as ACC Favorites

For the third consecutive season and fourth time in five years, the
13th-ranked Florida State indoor volleyball team has been selected to win
the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Darnell Dockett's ACL surgery scheduled

Ponder prepares for cameo appearance

Telvin Smith enters 4 down territory on Jaguars All Access

Chris Thompson set to play Thursday night

Redskins vs. Buccaneers: Player to Watch - Chris Thompson

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU rebuilt and ready for ACC

DON'T look now: Rix is getting better

RIX on watch list for Unitas award

Washington retains job as FSU's punt returner

BOWDEN has higher goals

As far back as he can remember, Bobby Bowden attended church, and
churchgoing remains a significant part of his life.

AROUND THE HORN: Arizona's top pick enrolls at Florida St.

Drew re-enrolls at Florida State

'Noles try to repeat Final Four

The Seminoles made it all the way to the Women's College Cup as one of the
last four teams standing in the NCAA tournament.

QB Johnson is content with team's progress

Minor unfazed by lack of production

Youth in Pats' plan

Rookie PK Sam is still out with an injury and appears headed to injured
reserve or the practice squad.

Warrick joins in drills for receivers

Braves: Drew returns

Mientkiewicz hurts shoulder

The Rangers plan to recall John Wasdin (P) Tex from Triple-A Oklahoma to

start Friday's game. He is 7-1 with a 3.46 ERA there.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC fearless predictions

ACC football preview: Game-by-game projections for all 14 programs

Q&A: Eagles QB Tyler Murphy

Looking for edge on Dawgs, Tigers look to FSU film

Dabo Swinney on rematch with Georgia

Swinney would love to play Georgia every season

Duke football Three and Out: linebackers, tight ends, quarterbacks and more

Georgia Tech-Tennessee game nears completion

Tech assistant leaves for Florida

Tech alum returning 222-0 ball to ‘rightful place’

Louisville’s Bobby Petrino prepares for UM QB Brad Kaaya

Senior WRs can step up in Parker's absence

U of L WR Parker out 6-8 weeks with injury

UM still miffed, motivated by loss to Louisville

The memories of Teddy Bridgewater shredding UM still sting Canes players,
and they’ll be carrying it to Louisville for the rematch on Monday night.

Louisville “disrespecting” Miami, Williams update, Muhammad absent, DL/OL

notes

Miami Hurricanes senior QBs Jake Heaps, Ryan Williams address backup plans

after losing out to Brad Kaaya

UM back Johnson could bring Miami 'back'

https://sports.yahoo.com/news/north-carolina-investigating-alleged-hazing-incident-with-football-team-221218340.html
North Carolina investigating alleged hazing incident with football team

Pitt football notebook: Chryst says five freshmen will make an impact

Three keys to Pitt's 2014 football season

Syracuse's Ron Thompson will see significant time at defensive tackle

despite weighing 255 pounds

Redshirt freshman Austin Wilson wins Syracuse football backup quarterback

job

Syracuse coach Scott Shafer on Terrel Hunt: 'I don't want him thinking he

has to win the games for us'

Syracuse has sold more than 35,000 tickets to Friday night's football

opener against Villanova

Syracuse football vs. Florida State individual game tickets on sale Tuesday

Syracuse football recruiting: Chicago defensive tackle Jamal Milan has

Orange in top 5 schools

UVa football notebook: Depth chart reveals starting offensive line

Virginia Tech notebook: RB Williams getting his rushing legs back

Clawson, Wake Forest’s new coach, doing things his way

Wake Forest's secondary is second to none

Video: Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson

Weaver wins battle to be Deacons' place-kicker

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Clemson’s Grant out of running at Charleston

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:

College football TV: First week is jam-packed

College football 2014 preview: 5 predictions

Forde-Yard Dash: How this college football season should (or could) play out

Weak Links: The Potentially Fatal Flaw for College Football’s Top Contenders

25 things to watch: The playoff will change everything, except elite's

status

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Five SEC games you can’t miss this season

Alabama QB Blake Sims the favorite to start vs. WVU, Jacob Coker to play

West Virginia's 'weird' defense new to Alabama, leads to extra film study

Auburn announces sellout for opener against Arkansas; all 4 SEC home games

sold out

Florida football countdown

4 … Kickoff returns for touchdowns by Andre Debose.

Notebook: UF's short injury list

Harris picked as No. 2 QB for UF

Leaner Fowler hopes to feast on QBs

Jabari Gorman brings experience to Florida Gators’ secondary

UF defense under radar

Gators counting on defensive lineman Leon Orr

Gators hope to re-energize Swamp, UF fan base less interested in attending

games

UF freshman Treon Harris named Gators' backup quarterback

Richt: At least six first-year players ready to play

Gurley hopes to last longer vs. Clemson this time

Georgia WRs Justin Scott-Wesley and Malcolm Mitchell won't face Clemson on

Saturday

Gamecocks shuffle offensive line to prepare for A&M

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Union talk fades as Northwestern begins season

Notre Dame historically has overcome off-field issues in recruiting

Four Notre Dame players involved in investigation will not play in opener

Kelly finally announces Notre Dame captains for 2014

Riggs addition paying dividends for Irish

Longhorn players get Strong signals that things are different at Texas

Battle for TCU's starting QB job: Has Trevone Boykin gained edge over Matt

Joeckel?

TCU Horned Frogs to play two quarterbacks against Samford

Josh Shaw's story being vetted by USC, Coach Steve Sarkisian says

West Virginia QB Clint Trickett says his 1st kiss was with Nick Saban's

daughter

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Quinn, 7 others released

Brady Quinn has been released by the Dolphins. The former first-round pick
of the Cleveland Browns announced his departure on twitter. "It was
short-lived but I enjoyed every second," Quinn wrote.

Dolphins’ Mike Wallace: Tannehill and I want to hit 100% of deep balls

Bucs land Patriots guard Logan Mankins in trade

Incognito ‘remains an option’ for Bucs; no signing imminent

Bucs Notes: Backup play-caller needed for finale

The future may be next year for Jaguars rookie QB Blake Bortles if

everything goes as planned

https://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nbc-yahoo-sports/nflpa-might-put-18-game-schedule-discussions-back-on-the-table-181836886-nfl.html
NFLPA might put 18-game schedule discussions back on the table

NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Trojans begin defense of National championships

Making USC overwhelming favorite is the number one mistake

NCAA says Williams ineligible

Three months after the courts kept him out of the NFL draft, receiver Mike
Williams had his request to rejoin the top-ranked Southern California
football team denied by the NCAA on Thursday.

Jacksonville's Hayes misses Hall cut again

Two of the NFL's oldest old-timers will be on the final ballot for the Pro
Football Hall of Fame next year. Jacksonville's Bob Hayes will not be one
of them.

Marbury Leads U.S. Win Over Top-seeded Spain

U.S. men's basketball team angers, then beats Spain