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October 23, 2014 8:25 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State, Notre Dame most viewed college game on ABC in two years

Not a normal bye week for the Seminoles

FSU using bye week to heal physically and mentally

Florida State concerned with improvement, not playoff

FSU defense looks to build on late-game success

10/22 Florida State Practice Report - Florida State returns to pads.

Countdown to Florida at Florida State: A much-needed week off

Williams powers through when needed

Rashad Greene is: Dr. Greene Thumb

Jameis Winston's character bigger concern in 'new climate'

Florida State Football: Star Freshmen Have Answered the Call

Florida State comes up short on strength of schedule

FSU has played tougher schedule than any undefeated team

FSU Sod Talk: Derrick Brooks and Fred Biletnikoff

First-and-10: Say hello to the most hated team in college football — FSU

FSU as College Football's Villain: An Origin Story

Does ESPN's GameDay control free speech?

'Fuel the Flame' during Homecoming 2014

FSU announces homecoming activities

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Petrino: Bye week perfect before U of L-FSU

Wednesday Q&A with U of L coach Bobby Petrino

Petrino 'encouraged' with Louisville injuries

Louisville Restaurant Trolls Jameis Winston, Takes Crab Legs Off The Menu Ahead Of Florida State Game

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FSU BASKETBALL:

College Basketball 2014-15: Florida State Seminoles Team Preview - See more at: http://athlonsports.com/college-basketball/college-basketball-2014-15-florida-state-seminoles-team-preview#sthash.trpQnwOq.dpuf

FSU's Hamilton: 'We've still got a ways to go'

FSU coach Leonard Hamilton on Xavier Rathan-Mayes

Seminoles Chosen Fifth in ACC

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles’ Recruiting Class Ranked No. 10 by Baseball America

Baseball Newcomers: Jackson Owens

An all too early look at Florida State baseball

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Clash With UNC, NC State

FSU volleyball continues history

Taylor Nyquist Q&A

Countryside swimmer Summer Finke made her college plans official by announcing Tuesday that she has commited to Florida State

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Top 10 Janikowski Field Goals

Porn star says hardest partier in sports is ... a kicker!

Teddy Bridgewater gets advice from Christian Ponder

Jaguars defense needed a playmaker and Telvin Smith stepped up

On the greatness and coolness of Buster Posey

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Florida State considers Wake a big threat

Wake Forest is counting on offensive line against FSU

Coach Mike Martin To Be Honored By Wingate University Tonight

Seminole baseball coach named Wingate's 2004 Distinguished Alumnus.

Maddox's brilliance in high school has dimmed in NFL

DE Greg Spires: Having A Good Year

Warrick may have fracture

The Rockets Report

Charlie Ward, for all of his veteran experience, is not inspiring the kind of confidence Jeff Van Gundy would like to have in his floor
general.

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU's fundraising strategy plans to serve students

Dr. Bruce Berg and Robert Meade: FSU's medical partnership

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Power Poll

ACC playoff watch: Week 9

Clemson battle tested by down-to-the-wire games

Many happy returns? Clemson still struggling on kickoff returns

Clemson’s Swinney: ‘It’s not who we play, but how we play'

Tech’s Leggett may debut against Pittsburgh

Georgia Tech first-year freshman B-back C.J. Leggett has put himself in position to remove his redshirt in the eighth game of the season.

Miami Hurricanes must win at Virginia Tech to keep hopes of division title alive

Miami Hurricanes’ Jon Feliciano comes full circle at right tackle

Red-hot Marquise Williams hopes UNC can replicate last year's finish

UVa focused on stopping UNC's Marquise Williams

Virginia struggling to score touchdowns after halftime

Can we get a clean game tonight, Hokies?

Hokies hope for better execution of basics vs. Miami

At 2-5, Deacs are starting to adjust goals

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ACC BASKETBALL:

A new year, a new identity for the Virginia men's basketball team

Cavaliers not pleased with No. 8 preseason ranking

The Meaning Behind What Manning Says

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

UNC report: Sham classes pushed

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

Folt: Nine being terminated or under disciplinary review as result of report on UNC academic fraud

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

Fake-class scheme aided UNC players’ eligibility, Wainstein report says

UNC academic counselors told football coaches that players needed the paper classes

Wainstein report says Jan Boxill, UNC faculty member, suggested grades for athletes in 'paper' classes

Roy Williams expressed concerns about classes, report states

Wainstein’s request for interview draws a threat from former UNC football counselor

For North Carolina, the ugly truth, some real answers and a mea culpa

Wainstein report: A do-gooder, plagiarism, grade changes, and a chilling PowerPoint

Reaction to the Wainstein report

Other UNC teams involved in paper class scheme

Who is Debby Crowder?

“Deborah (‘Debby’) Crowder” are the first three words in Kenneth Wainstein’s 131-page investigative report on UNC-Chapel Hill.

UNC needs to raise the bar for academics

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

SEC, Big Ten matchups top our five college football games to watch this weekend

Large College Football Playoff Flaw Could Be Exposed

Committee member: CFP picture will clear up

RecruitingNation Class Rankings

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Harris replaces Driskel as Gators starting QB

Treon Harris sexual battery allegations detailed in UF police report

Georgia applies for Gurley to be reinstated

Spurrier talks about his next move

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Bill Snyder may be best college coach ever after turning around Kansas State...twice

Texas will begin paying each of its athletes $10,000 a year

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Notebook: Media picks Florida second in SEC

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

O'Bannon lawyers want $50M from NCAA

Lawyer: No charges against Pounceys in club fight

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill thriving since QB ‘controversy’ as Bill Lazor tweaks strategy

Bucs sign Holliday to spark return game

Looking for a spark in the return game, the Bucs signed Trindon Holliday and promoted defensive end T.J. Fatinikun from the practice squad.

Royals lean on power surge in 7-2 win over Giants in Game 2

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Parity Is Reality In College Football

Who knows what kind of transition Florida State will make when Bobby Bowden retires.

October 22, 2014 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State vs. Notre Dame Future Games Announced

FSU Introduction: Notre Dame Game

10/21 Florida State Practice Report - Florida State returns to practice after the Notre Dame game.

FSU's Rick Trickett returns to practice after missing game due to health issues

From pass interference to FSU's star QB — we see what we want to see

FSU RB Karlos Williams comes up big when it matters

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Physical game, season taking toll

Seminoles still flirting with failure

FSU has work to do on its reputation

Florida State's Character on Full Display with Winston, Fisher's Actions

Jimbo Fisher goes too far in defending Jameis Winston

Winston Should Leave FSU for NFL

Jameis Winston should do everyone a favor and leave for NFL draft

FSU Marching Band ‘Runs the World’ With Their ‘Single Ladies’ Routine

Brewton enjoys ‘epic’ FSU game - Four-star safety Calvin Brewton took his official visit to Florida State

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UP NEXT:

Eight Weeks In: Louisville football

He's baaaaack! DeVante Parker's Return Should Spark UofL's Offense

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU teams putting on a national show

Noles Win Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

Getting To Know: Amy Szymanowski

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

'Noles in the Pros: Week Seven

Redskins sign linebacker Everette Brown to replace Brian Orakpo

Darnell Dockett: Raiders fans threw coins, ice at us

Q&A: Rhodes Scholar and former NFL player Myron Rolle

Former FSU linebacker Telvin Smith showing knack for big plays with Jaguars

Timmons is Digest Player of the Week

Bjoern Werner Taking Second-Year Leap, Leading Colts Surprising Pass Rush

Former 'Nole Grifol embraces Series chance

Tyler Holt debuted for the Indians in 2014 and looked good

Royals passed up on Buster Posey, Giants are glad they did

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Not quite an A for 'Noles

Bobby Bowden can't give his team an A on his midterm report card. Miami saw to that in the season opener.

Seminoles 'D' needs to step up

Florida State used to find it difficult playing football games at Wake Forest for lack of atmosphere and looking ahead in the schedule.

FSU up to speed quickly

But they're not the type of changes FSU coach Leonard Hamilton was used to in his first two seasons.

Committee recommends fee increase

Increase of $1 per credit hour for Athletic Fee gets approval

Cardinals: Boldin feeling better

Warrick Dunn: Hamstring Improved

Javon Walker: Rib Injury, Practiced on Wednesday

Warrick not among the list of healthy Bengals

PICKETT ON BUBBLE: Hornets guard Tim Pickett did not play for the third consecutive preseason game.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

With Another Duke vs. Florida State ACC Championship Likely, What Is Best for the ACC?

Injuries force revisions in Clemson playbook

Williams emerging as strong anchor for Clemson offense

Defense leading the way for Clemson

More playing time possible for Tech’s Snoddy

Failure to play assignments costly for Tech defense

Miami Hurricanes QB Brad Kaaya seeks to add road win to growing résumé

New technology, old strategies combine to get Hurricanes healthy again

UNC offense comes alive thanks to full-strength offensive line

Pitt notebook: Georgia Tech's triple option always a headache

The Panthers and coach Paul Chryst must prepare a little differently for Georgia Tech’s style on offense, but principles stay the same.

Orange makes changes at practice to prep for Clemson

Syracuse football's plan to combat Death Valley? Blasting Clemson fight song and a silent snap count

Syracuse football indoor practice facility still on pace to be ready at start of December

A lot on the line for the 'Hoos this weekend

Hokies offensive coordinator hoped that anemic performances were in the past

Injury report: RB Marshawn Williams probable for Miami

Wolford to start for Deacons this weekend

Freshman QB left last weekend’s game after taking hard hit

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Clemson’s Brownell lands 7-footer

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski going simple(r) with defensive approach

Cards' Mathiang adds size, strength, confidence

Pitino: Cards' theme is listening

Orange basketball: A new year, same expectations

Manning looking to make Wake Forest a winner again

Miller-McIntyre works to move away from his comfort zone

Deacons in need of scoring support for Thomas and Miller-McIntyre

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ACC BASEBALL:

UM baseball schedule features 35 games at Mark Light Field

With 14 newcomers, UVa baseball team 'has a lot of work to do'

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Nearly 2 years after Martin report, Wainstein takes aim at UNC-Chapel Hill

Former prosecutor has gone deeper into long-running academic scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill and will present his report to university officials Wednesday.

Were UNC 'no-show' classes designed to avoid independent studies limits?

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

Getting inside the college football playoff system

Orlando game now the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

Jeff Sagarin still does college football rankings, and his computers like the SEC

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Dooley's SEC Power Rankings: Mississippi State rested and ready

SEC Football by the Numbers: Alabama's record romp, Missouri's no-offense victory

Alabama is new favorite to win the college football playoff

Tim Tebow says Gators lack toughness, leadership

UF players also should be held accountable

Influential booster staying out of Muschamp debate

Florida Gators’ staunch defense going for naught

Gators lose linebacker prospect to Ohio State

South Carolina football team braces for Auburn's rushing game

Vols' offensive struggles show no signs of ending

Is Kenny Hill's job in jeopardy? Texas A&M coaches to evaluate all positions

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Notre Dame expands agreement with ACC

ACC football lineup set through 2025

Labor Day matchups in Notre Dame's football future with ACC

Notre Dame defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder and offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock meet with media

VanGorder: Defense ahead of schedule

Golson named National Quarterback of the Week

Gary Patterson: TCU's new offense was 'bad' before the season started

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Preseason Bracketology: Projected No. 16 seeds for 2015 NCAA Tournament

Preseason Bracketology: Projected No. 15 seeds for 2015 NCAA Tournament

Auburn senses 'big buzz' under Bruce Pearl, 'like we're the football team or something'

Sitting out rehabbing gave Carter perspective

Men's basketball adds 2015 commit Keith Stone

Kansas Jayhawks basketball program statistically ranked No. 2 all-time

Texas A&M adds five-star Lancaster big man Elijah Thomas to loaded hoops class

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Five takeaways from court ruling in slander suit against Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins focusing on improving inconsistent special teams

Bucs DE Bowers suspended two games

Bowers was suspended without pay for the team's next two games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Giants rout Royals 7-1 in World Series opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.

Bumgarner dominates in Game 1 win

Record-setting Bumgarner clamps down on red-hot Royals

Royals must rediscover momentum, moxie and magic

Lightining rookie Drouin’s debut impressive

After being told his NHL debut would have to wait, Jonathan Drouin instead was put on call to prepare to play his first game on Monday in Edmonton.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Croom faces unique challenges at Mississippi State

Attorney: Williams retired over disagreement with NFL

Ricky Williams abruptly retired from the Miami Dolphins last summer because he disagreed with the NFL over a disputed drug test. Williams now wants to play again.

Marino headlines Hall of Fame nominations

Ex-Chief Derrick Thomas nominated for pro hall

NHL's lockout a legal jumble

Six weeks after NHL management and union representatives last looked at each other across the bargaining table, neither side has blinked during a lockout that is vaporizing the 2004-05 schedule by the day and threatening to turn the season into an asterisk.

Hamm gets to keep his gold medal

Hamm says USA Gymnastics didn't offer enough support

October 21, 2014 7:06 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Jackson, Smith Capture ACC Player of the Week Honors

5,000 Photos at FSU: A timelapse view of the 'Noles win over Notre Dame

'When we've got our backs against the wall, we always rise'

FSU devotes big win to offensive line coach Rick Trickett

After six-game suspension, Thomas moves right into LB rotation

Matthew Thomas brings extra dimension to FSU's defense

Little thing becomes big deal for FSU

'When we've got our backs against the wall, we always rise'

How confident are you in FSU?

ACC perception does little to help FSU

Despite beating Notre Dame Saturday night, the Seminoles drop from 5/1 to 7/1.

FSU's first All-American receiver talks about the edge that put the Seminoles on the college football map 50 years ago

Jimbo Fisher cuts off interview over Jameis Winston question

Jimbo Fisher would re-evaluate support of Jameis Winston 'if the facts change'

With nation paying attention, Jameis Winston states Heisman case

Report: Jameis Winston to declare for NFL draft following this season

Scout's Take: Jameis Winston is No. 1 QB prospect in college

Humble Pie, the Dessert Jameis Must Order

Student conduct hearings have own set of rules

FSU-Notre Dame game draws top recruits

Florida State Fans Swaying Alabama Commit, Tough Visit to Swamp

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UP NEXT:

Eight Weeks In: Louisville football

Louie-Vul going Gray for Thursday night showdown with the Noles

A Closer Look At Louisville Football’s Gray Helmets For The Florida State Game

Pitino confident in Cards vs. FSU

Rick Pitino 'truly believes' Louisville will upset Florida State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball Preview #8 - Florida State

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles Down Jays, 18-1

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Caron Leads Seminoles After Second Round

Top 20 Moments:#10–McCarty Becomes FSU’s All-Time Leading Scorer

Seminoles Show Progress at ITA South Regional Championships

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin can't be kept out of the end zone

Bruce Ellington Touchdown Shines Light on Boldin

Darnell Dockett taunts Raiders fans with sign

Devonta Freeman: Devonta Freeman gets 7 touches in Week 7

Rodney Hudson pancakes a defensive back

Raiders' Sebastian Janikowski hits two field goals

Mike Golic Loses Bet To Danny Kanell, Has To Wear Florida State Jersey To Work

Timmons is Digest Player of the Week

Steelers' Lawrence Timmons doesn't let kick to gut stop him

Bernard James preview: How much longer will Sarge be around?

Is Buster Posey the next Derek Jeter?

Brooks Koepka: Koepka leaves TPC Summerlin with a top five

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Maintaining Focus - Florida State says it can't overlook Wake Forest

Groves Stadium no friend to FSU players

Florida State has not lost a football game at Groves Stadium as an
Atlantic Coast Conference member. In fact, the Seminoles' last defeat there occurred in 1973, long before any of FSU's current players were born.

FSU May Redshirt Freshman Drew Weatherford

Nobody's running well against Johnson, 'Noles

Catching Up With Former Basketball Great Douglas Edwards

Edwards helped Seminoles to NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in 1993.

Storm Sign 3 Players, Including Ex-FSU Lineman

Storm fullback/linebacker Umar Muhammad re-signed after agreeing to terms last week, and the team also signed WR/DB Lawrence Richardson and former Florida State lineman Jerry Johnson.

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU trustees OK Thrasher contract

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Football Players of the Week for October 20

Three from Pitt honored; two each from Florida State, UNC and Syracuse recognized

By the numbers: Week 8 recap

BC Notebook: Wake seeks 1st ACC win

Third down is 'money down' for Tigers

Clemson loses RB Choice for rest of season

Offense juggles mix of injuries

As injuries mounted, Clemson coaches employed additional creativity to prepare the offense.

Bowl eligibility no longer the goal at Duke

Johnson confident in Tech defense’s improvement

Tech’s Laskey out for Pittsburgh game

Miami Hurricanes aware that special teams is Virginia Tech’s specialty

Miami Hurricanes QB Ryan Williams keeping an upbeat attitude

Injury or not, 'Canes expecting to see Virginia Tech's Williams

Preview: Miami at Virginia Tech

Williams stakes claim to starting spot at QB

With 2-man rotation scrapped , UNC finds its rhythm on offense

Syracuse football point spread: Orange is a 15.5-point underdog at Clemson

Syracuse left tackle Sean Hickey: Clemson D-line is the best he has ever seen, and 'no one comes close'

Notebook: Despite no takeaways against Duke, Cavs still lead ACC

Cavaliers want no part of a shootout

Virginia Tech DT Luther Maddy tweets his plans to redshirt

WR Samuel Denmark Talks Wake Forest Offer

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Irish hoops squad dials it up on defense

Johnson excited for return to form

Pitt basketball: Junior Durand Johnson's road back from anterior cruciate ligament surgery has been long

Doyin Akintobi-Adeyeye: Syracuse's 6-foot-6 'surprise' basketball player bolsters lineup

Virginia gets 2016 commitment from Guy

Winning an ACC championship is paying the kind of dividends you would expect for Virginia coach Tony Bennett and his staff on the recruiting trail.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

UNC academic fraud report to be released Wednesday

The report comes after eight months of interviews and records analysis by a team of attorneys led by Kenneth Wainstein, a former top U.S. Justice Department official.

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

The Biggest Flaw With The New College Football Playoff Is Already A Huge Problem

Archie Manning taking leave from College Football Playoff committee

Selection committee chairman Jeff Long juggles day job with lots of football

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Bielema fires Razorbacks' kicker, maybe punter too

Auburn AD Jay Jacobs says playoffs take place 'every Saturday in the SEC'

Florida AD: Will Muschamp staying put for now

Fans will get what they want with Muschamp

UK football notes: Cats 'got whooped' but can't let loss linger, Coach Stoops says

Spurrier hopes USC can slow down Auburn's offense

Butch Jones says Saturday's game is big because it's Alabama, not because of Lane Kiffin

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Notre Dame defense moving on from a near-miss

It's Time For The Irish To Play Angry

Ohio State coach Meyer prepared for raucous crowd, 'something unusual' at Penn State

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

2014-15 College Basketball Conference Preview: Pac-12

Bob McKillop in the right place

Davidson coach could have taken a bigger job, but his response is simple: Why?

Billy Donovan: Gators guard Kasey Hill pointing in the right direction

Hoyas countdown No. 21 - No defense for last season's woes

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

OSU pair fall asleep in drive thru, arrested

Pistorius sentenced to five years for girlfriend's killing

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Mark Emmert defends NCAA's unpopular rules

There's a reason NCAA President Mark Emmert draws a yearly compensation package in excess of $1.7 million. Many reasons, actually.

Miami Dolphins wary of letdown against Jaguars after win at Chicago

Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny out for season

Poll: Jacksonville Jaguars least-favorite NFL team

Mutombo interested in buying into Hawks

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

NFL, others load up to stop N.J. sports betting plan

Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Pink Floyd headlining this ACC halftime show

'72 Dolphins dismayed by this year's winless team

Yankees bow out meekly

Boston 10, New York 3: Red Sox reach Series, become first to rally from 0-3 hole.

Gloating Donald fires off memo to rival

Trump yesterday sent a note to Cuban, owner of basketball's Dallas Mavericks; the letter, in which Trump poked fun at "The Benefactor".

October 20, 2014 7:07 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Biletnikoff Wants Greene To Win Biletnikoff

Despite thrilling win over Notre Dame, Seminoles not back at No. 1

Coaches poll: Florida State still No. 2 behind Mississippi State

Schedule favors No. 2 Florida State down stretch

Whether skill, talent or luck, result is same for Florida State

Deal with it: Florida State Seminoles are in prime playoff position

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says FSU blew coverage, got rewarded for it

ACC: Refs got interference call right

Video: End zone view of controversial Notre Dame penalty

FSU by the numbers: Who played better, Jameis Winston or Everett Golson?

Report: Jameis Winston will enter the 2015 NFL Draft, will not drop out of

school

Florida State talking points: Jimbo Fisher’s tribute to Rick Trickett,

Jameis Winston’s signature half, playoffs loom

Trickett released from the hospital

Gleefully Random and Joyously Meaningless Thoughts

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Trophies won't define Winston's greatness on field

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UP NEXT:

Seminoles head to U of L unbeaten

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Knock Off Hokies

FSU volleyball improves to 19-0

Seminoles In Second At Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Anquan Boldin catches seven passes in 49ers' Week 7 loss

Brooks Koepka: Koepka circles two eagles in the third round

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles are No. 1 in rushing defense

Deacons may give FSU fits

FSU hopes Wake's grass is no longer an injury concern

Romero's value is in his versatility

"He's so unselfish that I expect there will be be games where he'll take
very few shots and make amazing contributions," Florida State coach Leonard
Hamilton said.

Cardinals: Boldin says he'll be ready for week eight

Javon Walker (WR) GB suffered a slight shoulder separation on Sunday, but

he's expected to be fine for this week's game.

Peter Warrick (WR) Cin will be listed as doubtful this week, and his shin

injury is likely to keep him out of Monday night's game against the Broncos.

Fowlkes makes most of limited playing time

For the second consecutive game, second-round draft pick Tim Pickett did
not play. Scott's main priority was to see how his players would respond
defensively.

Ward rejuvenated by chance to play

All Charlie Ward wants is to hear his number called in a game. He doesn't
care if it's in the starting lineup.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC bowl projections: Week 8

ACC Power Rankings: Week 8

ACC helmet stickers: Week 8

Late Hits: Notre Dame loss could be a win-win for ACC

Best of the visits: ACC

Duke becomes bowl eligible -- and no one blinks

9 takeaways from Tech-UNC

Panthers, Voytik cash in on new looks on offense

Pitt came at Virginia Tech Thursday night with a different look on offense,
featuring the read option and the occasional trick play.

Virginia Tech shakes up offensive line

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Teams Will Need To Find New Scorers This Season

Instant Analysis U of L's hoops scrimmage

New faces jump in with vets in Cards' scrimmage

Louisville tries to mix 6 freshmen with 5 starters

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

2014 NCAA Football Rankings - Week 9

2. Florida State (14)

FSU, Mississippi State atop our mock College Football Playoff

Breaking down the College Football Playoff outlook

Ten things we learned this college football weekend

College Football Power Rankings - Week 9

College football touches down in China

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SEC has a Fantastic Four, according to AP poll

SEC is 1st conference to put 4 in top 5 of AP poll

Alabama favored by half the margin it's had in past 4 victories over

Tennessee

Auburn opens as a big favorite against South Carolina

Bye week a chance for Gators to regroup after blowout

Statistics do not favor Florida Gators’ embattled coach Will Muschamp

How cool would it be if Spurrier returned at Florida?

Georgia remains legit threat to win SEC title

'Rocked' UK now prepares for No. 1 Miss. St.

Oddmakers see a close game coming when Ole Miss visits LSU

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Welcome to the one-loss club, Irish

Notre Dame drops to seventh in AP poll

Fla. DE latest to commit to WVU

West Virginia picked up a commitment from Lyman (Fla.) defensive end Adam
Shuler over the weekend, and the 2015 prospect said it wasn’t much of a
decision for him.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

College sports whistle-blowers face tough road

The tension between academic integrity and athletic success is nothing new
in college sports. Unfortunately, neither are the lengths – or depths – to
which some fans will go to express their displeasure when whistle-blowers
reveal where favorite schools fall short.

Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins beat Chicago Bears in dominant fashion

If this were clown college, Bears offense would earn Ph.D.s

Miserable. Pathetic. Embarrassing.

Report Card: Miami Dolphins 27, Chicago Bears 14

Jaguars defeat Browns to get first win of season

Long-awaited first victory of the season a convincing one for Jaguars

Peyton Manning passes Brett Favre for TD record

Is he the greatest quarterback ever? As the debate rages on, Peyton Manning
can now say this: He's the NFL's all-time career leader in touchdown passes
with 510, surpassing Brett Favre.

Peyton Manning's record TD ball escorted to the hallabout

NFL greats past and present congratulate Peyton Manning on recordabout

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

BCS starts with more of the same mess

'Fire Leavitt' chatter gains little support

Jim Leavitt can laugh about the way folks have kept a healthy distance from
him around the office this week, afraid to say the wrong thing in the wake
of USF's 42-35 loss to Army on Saturday.

Bucs Deal McCardell to Chargers

Will Ricky Run Once Again?

Ricky Williams' retirement may be short lived.

NBA officials, players see another lockout as a possibility

Woman quits USF hoops after uproar

A 22-year-old woman who created a controversy when she wanted to wear
Islamic garb while playing basketball for the University of South Florida
has left the school and returned to Christianity.

October 19, 2014 11:51 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Seminoles 'embrace' another monumental game

No. 2 Florida St running out of chances to impress

FSU faces last ranked team Saturday when Notre Dame visits

New Test, Same Old Distractions

Jalen Ramsey ejected from practice

Stadium Spotlight: Rebuilding Doak Campbell brick by 3 million bricks

Is FSU’s Jameis Winston the Next Geno Smith?

Jimbo Fisher Says Jameis Winston Will Start At QB vs. Notre Dame,

Compliance Says He’s ‘Fine To Play’

Jimbo Fisher Fires Back At Bo Jackson and Herschel Walker

Winston's attorney meets deadline

Jameis Winston's attorney responds to FSU, conduct review continues

FSU says Winston autographs under review

FSU: No evidence yet of payment

FSU finds no indication Jameis Winston was paid for autographs, school

announces

https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/bobby-bowden-says-jameis-winston-does-things--kids-in-grammar-school-would-do-144337827.html
Bobby Bowden says Jameis Winston does things 'kids in grammar school would
do'

Winston now bigger than FSU

Jameis Winston brings nuclear level of hate on Florida State sport hasn't

seen since Hurricanes era

Look at how ESPN spun FSU's statement

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UP NEXT:

Game day

Notre Dame, FSU live up to billing after 2011 meeting

Both undefeated and troubled, FSU, Irish clash tonight

https://news.yahoo.com/florida-state-notre-dame-meet-once-again-poll-100004750.html
Florida State, Notre Dame meet once again with poll implications

Fighting Irish, Seminoles took diverging paths after 1993 season

On eve of Notre Dame-Florida State, revisiting the Game of the Century

FSU players focused on Notre Dame showdown, not history or off-field issues

FSU-Notre Dame preview: Keys to victory and storylines for the Seminoles

Saturday's matchup: Notre Dame at Florida State

Notre Dame Football: Q & A with Florida State Insiders

FSU vs. Notre Dame: Garnet, Gold and Plenty of Gray

When the Seminoles and Irish meet on Saturday, it won't be 'Catholics vs.
Criminoles.' It will be something much more complex

College football picks: Notre Dame will knock off sleepwalking champ

Florida State

Notre Dame has a ‘Fighting’ chance, says Pinkett

Five players crucial to Notre Dame's success

Notre Dame-Florida State matchup features pair of premier QBs

The starting quarterbacks for the last two teams that finished regular
seasons ranked first in every major poll or index meet on Saturday at Doak
Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee.

It's what's up front that counts for Notre Dame football

Special Teams Preview: Notre Dame vs. Florida State

Can Notre Dame Score on an Elite Defense?

https://virginiatech.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1693524
Matchup Analysis & Prediction: Notre Dame at Florida State

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1693615&PT=4&PR=2
Notre Dame preview, media's treatment of FSU

ESPN College GameDay

ESPN's College Game Day on FSU campus

Brett Favre, Ken Griffey Jr. reportedly Florida State's 'GameDay' guests

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seniors Earn 100th Win

'Noles 7-1 on Day 1 of Southeast Regionals

Florida State Has Solid Start to the South Regional Championships

FSU Faces Pitt Saturday Afternoon

Ice, Ice Baby

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin remains out of practice for Panthers

Rhodes, Watkins to renew rivalry in Buffalo

Big Plays Aside, Antone Smith Has Limited Upside and Is Not Long-Term Answer

Lawrence Timmons On How Steelers' Defense Can Turn Things Around

Mavericks shopping ernard James in effort to free up roster space

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

'Noles In Running For BCS Berth

Sexton solidifies claim on FSU quarterback job

Bowden Says Rix Will Stay Backup To Sexton at QB

Talman Gardner (WR) NO is expected to miss his third straight game on

Sunday, according to the Times-Picayune. He has a sprained ankle.

Javon Walker: Hurts Ribs in Sunday's Game

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Thrasher's FSU deal similar to what other Florida college presidents make

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC viewer's guide: Week 8

Freshman running back becomes the right Choice for Clemson

Playing QB is complicated, but Duke’s Boone figuring it out

Gardner offers added spark for U of L offense

5 things to watch: Louisville-NC State

Season-saving time for Heels, Wolfpack

Heels will try to stop skid against Jackets

A silver lining in the Pack’s record ACC losing streak

Pitt's win was ugly, but needed

Pitt’s win wasn’t pretty, but the defense stepped up to keep alive the
Panthers’ domination against Virginia Tech.

WFU, Syracuse both desperate for a win

5 things to watch for as Syracuse aims to avoid 5th straight loss at Wake

Forest

Virginia's blueprint finally coming together

Cavaliers aim to become better closers

As the Duke-Virginia game goes, so UVa's season goes

Virginia at Duke: Game breakdown

Virginia Tech's offensive shortcomings widespread in loss to Pitt

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' loss at Pitt

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ACC BASKETBALL:

New, old NC State stars hoop it up on ‘Throwback with the Pack’

Orange Madness: Legends, 10-year-old kick off season

The 7 most interesting topics in Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's media day

press conference

How will Syracuse's NCAA hearing on possible violations work, and who will

likely attend?

A timeline of the NCAA's investigation into Syracuse basketball program

Syracuse basketball: School officials will attend NCAA hearing on potential

violations this month

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

Top 5 Games to Watch in Week 8

The 10 college football programs with the most to gain Saturday

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Crucial game for ’Champ, Gators

Gators concerned about Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk

eBay search finds nearly 200 Gurley items

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Pac-12 predictions: Can the UW defense finally take down Mariota and the

Oregon offense?

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Fixing college basketball's preseason

College basketball countdown: No. 17 Iowa State

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars defense hopes to build on progress of last two weeks

Percy Harvin traded to Jets

Jack Nicklaus defends Tom Watson’s Ryder Cup captaincy

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Want A BCS Buster? Look At Utah

BCS could be a mess, again, by December

Dolphins at rock bottom? Maybe not yet

Owner mum on 0-6 start

October 18, 2014 7:36 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
___________________________________________
2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Seminoles 'embrace' another monumental game

No. 2 Florida St running out of chances to impress

FSU faces last ranked team Saturday when Notre Dame visits

New Test, Same Old Distractions

Jalen Ramsey ejected from practice

Stadium Spotlight: Rebuilding Doak Campbell brick by 3 million bricks

Is FSU’s Jameis Winston the Next Geno Smith?

Jimbo Fisher Says Jameis Winston Will Start At QB vs. Notre Dame, Compliance Says He’s ‘Fine To Play’

Jimbo Fisher Fires Back At Bo Jackson and Herschel Walker

Winston's attorney meets deadline

Jameis Winston's attorney responds to FSU, conduct review continues

FSU says Winston autographs under review

FSU: No evidence yet of payment

FSU finds no indication Jameis Winston was paid for autographs, school announces

https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/bobby-bowden-says-jameis-winston-does-things--kids-in-grammar-school-would-do-144337827.html
Bobby Bowden says Jameis Winston does things 'kids in grammar school would do'

Winston now bigger than FSU

Jameis Winston brings nuclear level of hate on Florida State sport hasn't seen since Hurricanes era

Look at how ESPN spun FSU's statement

__________________________________________

UP NEXT:

Game day

Notre Dame, FSU live up to billing after 2011 meeting

Both undefeated and troubled, FSU, Irish clash tonight

https://news.yahoo.com/florida-state-notre-dame-meet-once-again-poll-100004750.html
Florida State, Notre Dame meet once again with poll implications

Fighting Irish, Seminoles took diverging paths after 1993 season

On eve of Notre Dame-Florida State, revisiting the Game of the Century

FSU players focused on Notre Dame showdown, not history or off-field issues

FSU-Notre Dame preview: Keys to victory and storylines for the Seminoles

Saturday's matchup: Notre Dame at Florida State

Notre Dame Football: Q & A with Florida State Insiders

FSU vs. Notre Dame: Garnet, Gold and Plenty of Gray

When the Seminoles and Irish meet on Saturday, it won't be 'Catholics vs. Criminoles.' It will be something much more complex

College football picks: Notre Dame will knock off sleepwalking champ Florida State

Notre Dame has a ‘Fighting’ chance, says Pinkett

Five players crucial to Notre Dame's success

Notre Dame-Florida State matchup features pair of premier QBs

The starting quarterbacks for the last two teams that finished regular seasons ranked first in every major poll or index meet on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee.

It's what's up front that counts for Notre Dame football

Special Teams Preview: Notre Dame vs. Florida State

Can Notre Dame Score on an Elite Defense?

https://virginiatech.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1693524
Matchup Analysis & Prediction: Notre Dame at Florida State

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1693615&PT=4&PR=2
Notre Dame preview, media's treatment of FSU

ESPN College GameDay

ESPN's College Game Day on FSU campus

Brett Favre, Ken Griffey Jr. reportedly Florida State's 'GameDay' guests

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seniors Earn 100th Win

'Noles 7-1 on Day 1 of Southeast Regionals

Florida State Has Solid Start to the South Regional Championships

FSU Faces Pitt Saturday Afternoon

Ice, Ice Baby

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin remains out of practice for Panthers

Rhodes, Watkins to renew rivalry in Buffalo

Big Plays Aside, Antone Smith Has Limited Upside and Is Not Long-Term Answer

Lawrence Timmons On How Steelers' Defense Can Turn Things Around

Mavericks shopping ernard James in effort to free up roster space

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

'Noles In Running For BCS Berth

Sexton solidifies claim on FSU quarterback job

Bowden Says Rix Will Stay Backup To Sexton at QB

Talman Gardner (WR) NO is expected to miss his third straight game on Sunday, according to the Times-Picayune. He has a sprained ankle.

Javon Walker: Hurts Ribs in Sunday's Game

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Thrasher's FSU deal similar to what other Florida college presidents make

___________________________________________

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC viewer's guide: Week 8

Freshman running back becomes the right Choice for Clemson

Playing QB is complicated, but Duke’s Boone figuring it out

Gardner offers added spark for U of L offense

5 things to watch: Louisville-NC State

Season-saving time for Heels, Wolfpack

Heels will try to stop skid against Jackets

A silver lining in the Pack’s record ACC losing streak

Pitt's win was ugly, but needed

Pitt’s win wasn’t pretty, but the defense stepped up to keep alive the Panthers’ domination against Virginia Tech.

WFU, Syracuse both desperate for a win

5 things to watch for as Syracuse aims to avoid 5th straight loss at Wake Forest

Virginia's blueprint finally coming together

Cavaliers aim to become better closers

As the Duke-Virginia game goes, so UVa's season goes

Virginia at Duke: Game breakdown

Virginia Tech's offensive shortcomings widespread in loss to Pitt

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' loss at Pitt

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ACC BASKETBALL:

New, old NC State stars hoop it up on ‘Throwback with the Pack’

Orange Madness: Legends, 10-year-old kick off season

The 7 most interesting topics in Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's media day press conference

How will Syracuse's NCAA hearing on possible violations work, and who will likely attend?

A timeline of the NCAA's investigation into Syracuse basketball program

Syracuse basketball: School officials will attend NCAA hearing on potential violations this month

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

Top 5 Games to Watch in Week 8

The 10 college football programs with the most to gain Saturday

___________________________________________

Crucial game for ’Champ, Gators

Gators concerned about Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk

eBay search finds nearly 200 Gurley items

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Pac-12 predictions: Can the UW defense finally take down Mariota and the Oregon offense?

___________________________________________

OTHER BASKETBALL:

Fixing college basketball's preseason

College basketball countdown: No. 17 Iowa State

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars defense hopes to build on progress of last two weeks

Percy Harvin traded to Jets

Jack Nicklaus defends Tom Watson’s Ryder Cup captaincy

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Want A BCS Buster? Look At Utah

BCS could be a mess, again, by December

Dolphins at rock bottom? Maybe not yet

Owner mum on 0-6 start

October 17, 2014 7:07 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Noles OL Got Their Start Vs. ND In 2011

FSU vs. Notre Dame harkens back to 1993 'Game of the Century'

FSU recalls Saturday that spurred 1993 title

Winston fatigue is real, so here is a column about sports!

FSU not as dominant in 2014

ESPN analyst Brian Griese says FSU defense looks 'confused'

Take 2: Does ND or FSU have an easier road into the playoff after one loss?

FSU’s Greene quietly becoming best receiver in school history

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1693351&PT=4&PR=2
FSU defense still hard to figure

Elkhart owns a historic tie to Florida State University football

The former Elkhart High School coach laid the foundation for the Florida State Seminoles’ football program in 1948.

Exactly 50 years ago today Florida State put an early dent in the idea of SEC superiority

Signed Winston items top 2,000

FSU has not contacted company that aunthenticated Winston autographs

Bo Jackson has no more advice for Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston case a 'game changer' for all schools

Winston hearing may not have quick resolution

Ugly treatment of Jameis Winston's accuser serves to only discourage future victims

'Nole Problems: Florida State in the Crosshairs

As the Seminoles prepare for Notre Dame, there's no question who the nation is rooting for

FSU, Jameis Winston responsible for bad publicity

Chris Rix: “Famous Jameis” has the Backing of the Lockeroom

Students question FSU's handling of Jameis Winston case

Are Florida State Fans Boycotting ‘College GameDay’ Because Of ESPN’s Jameis Winston Coverage?

FSU's Chris Casher sued by attorney

Attorney sues Florida State's Chris Casher for unpaid legal bills

Candi Fisher, Jimbo’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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UP NEXT:

FSU RB Mario Pender out against Notre Dame

Notre Dame-Florida State: On-field action the cure for off-field drama

Erasing Doubt

Is this more of a must game for Florida State than Notre Dame? Kanell thinks so

Notre Dame vs. Florida State Will Be Decided By Quarterback Play

Jameis Winston, Everett Golson have similarities (both good and bad)

https://notredame.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1693621&PT=4&PR=2
Riggs eager to face FSU again

The 5 Best FSU-Notre Dame Football Games

Notre Dame vs. FSU: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

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FSU BASEBALL:

Gold Blanks Garnet 7-0

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Faces Pitt Saturday Afternoon

FSU Ready for Weekend

The fourth-ranked Florida State (17-0, 6-0) indoor volleyball team will host Florida A&M on Friday at 7 p.m. before continuing ACC play against Virginia Tech at 1 p.m. on Sunday in Tully Gym.

XC Seminoles Will Be Tested By The Best

Seminoles Eager to Start ITA South Regional Championships

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Mike Zimmer sees progress in Xavier Rhodes

Is Bjoern Werner's Recent Play Sustainable for Indianapolis Colts?

Basket-ball : Jason Rich signe à l'Elan Chalon

Buster Posey does it all as San Francisco takes a 3-1 series lead

Buster Posey's swing is a thing of natural beauty

Indians 2014 in Review: James Ramsey

Luke Weaver Could Be St. Louis Cardinals’ Next Fast-Rising Pitching Prospect

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No. 7 Seminoles Run Over No. 6 Virginia, 36-3

Sexton, Booker turn top-10 battle into rout

Dept. of defense

FSU men's basketball opens practice with focus on man-to-man

Gold wins 5-4 to earn sweep over Garnet

Seminole Men Finish in the Top Five at NCAA Pre-Nationals

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Stokes to stay as FSU provost

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:

Tigers eager for more special teams TD

Duke has experience in tight division battles

What awaits Tech in Chapel Hill?

(I assume a football teamed named North Carolina.)

UM to open 2018 season vs. LSU at AT&T Stadium; dates with Florida Atlantic also set

UNC defense searching for stops, confidence at midway point

State BB gun incident caused $880 damage

Pitt breaks losing streak by topping Virginia Tech, 21-16

Chad Voytik, James Conner and Tyler Boyd teamed up with the Panthers defense to grab a win that wasn’t flashy or flawless, but good enough.

Pitt's win was ugly, but needed

Pitt’s win wasn’t pretty, but the defense stepped up to keep alive the Panthers’ domination against Virginia Tech.

Syracuse football had no chance against Florida State

Syracuse coach Scott Shafer on Terrel Hunt: He's in that 'frustration mode right now'

Syracuse football WR Ben Lewis, C John Miller, DT Eric Crume questionable for Wake Forest

Syracuse football question: Is game against Wake Forest a must-win for Orange's bowl hopes?

Syracuse football midseason report card: Grades, MVPs, biggest surprises and disappointments

Lambert likely to start against Duke

Va. Tech languishes in 21-16 loss to Pittsburgh

Heinz Field continues to be the bane of the Hokies’ existence.

Messy start burns fumbling Hokies

Virginia Tech’s best offensive opportunity in an anemic first half unraveled with a comedy of errors near the Pittsburgh goal line Thursday night.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Coaches basketball poll suggests top-heavy ACC in 2014-15

ACC Basketball Preview #7 - Georgia Tech

U of L hoops has 6 preseason Top 25 opponents

Transfers to play key roles for Miami men’s basketball team

NC State basketball freshman set to make Wolfpack debuts

Virginia basketball team ranked No. 8 in USA Today preseason poll

Manning still getting to know Deacons

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

Florida to go with 'hot hand' QB

Treon Harris returns with Florida Gators’ season in the balance

Mullen to Florida fans: 'I remember when they wanted to fire Dan Mullen'

Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace jumps into Heisman Watch consideration

USC’s inability to return a kickoff for a touchdown defies explanation

Stephen Garcia says he saw players being paid for autographs

Aggies look to bounce back against Alabama

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Texas to face LSU, South Florida in upcoming football seasons

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Men's Basketball Coaches Poll

Top 10 Thursday: Important shooters

College basketball countdown: No. 18 Colorado

Terry Whisnant Poised for East Carolina Basketball Debut

Coaches rank UF basketball No. 7

Calipari: Kentucky's depth feels like 2 teams

Wisconsin unanimously picked to win Big Ten

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Judge tosses sexual assault lawsuit against Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

___________________________________________

MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Who has the edge? Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears

Brian Hartline has become forgotten man on Miami Dolphins offense

Jaworski ranks Tannehill as 22nd among QBs

Dolphins' offense looking to become more resourceful

Bucs sign CB Frey, eye change at nickel corner

Bucs fire player development director after DUI arrest

Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the lookout for a new director of player development after they parted ways with Isaiah Harris following his arrest on a DUI charge Thursday morning.

NBA announces rule changes

NBA adds additional instant-replay triggers, changes some rules

Walkoff homer sends Giants to World Series

After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.

Parking prices hit $100 for Game 5 in San Francisco

Feaster back with Lightning to face new challenge

Jay Feaster has already proven he knows how to construct a championship hockey team in Tampa Bay. Now, he wants to cultivate the next generation of Lightning fans.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

BCS could be a mess, again, by December

In wake of Bonds report, Selig calls for tougher steroid policy

October 16, 2014 7:00 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

O’Leary Named John Mackey Award Tight End of the Week

Where Does Thorpe's 217-yard Game vs. the Irish Rank?

FSU offensive linemen reflect on growing pains from 2011 contest against Notre Dame

Seminoles last ACC hope for playoff berth

Ward part of FSU-ND folkore

FSU’s Greene quietly becoming best receiver in school history

FSU reinstates LB Thomas after suspension

Florida State football: Jimbo Fisher teleconference

FSU notebook: P.J. Williams' double deflection, and weighing in on Notre Dame's offensive line

Walk-on who caught Winston's first TD quit football to find calling

Jimbo Fisher addresses Jameis Winston autograph inquiry

Florida State's conspiracy of Winston silence has lot in common with Penn State

Georgia being realistic, unlike Jimbo Fisher

ESPN's Bob Ryan on FSU's handling of Jameis Winston: 'You're embarrassing yourself in front of America'

Florida State gives way to 'Jameis State'

Bo: Jameis Winston must change

It’s a shame that Jameis Winston’s off-field controversy overshadows FSU’s big game

It’s Time For FSU and its Fans to Embrace the Role of the Villain

Top Recruits Who Will Be Impacted by Result of Florida State-Notre Dame

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UP NEXT:

FSU Defense Prepares For Elusive Golson

Notre Dame: Looking at top storylines

Tale of the Tape

Droppin' stat bombs about FSU's game against Notre Dame

Notre Dame Football: Florida State Defensive Preview

Watch: Jimbo Fisher talks about Everett Golson's mobility

ACC Notebook: Last meeting a springboard for both FSU, Notre Dame

Two coaches, two stances at Notre Dame and Florida State

ND’s Kelly can empathize with Fisher

Notre Dame, Florida State get boost from technology

Florida State isn't following Notre Dame example

Notre Dame Would Have Trouble Surviving A Loss

FSU secondary faces big test against Golson

No givens for this group of Irish

ND's Schmidt pumped for opportunity to face Florida State

Irish captain Collinsworth to miss 4-6 weeks

Seminoles-Fighting Irish matchup brings back memories of 1993

FSU-Notre Dame rivalry features tradition, respect and high stakes

Bobby Bowden said he didn’t know about Florida State’s future schedules until after he was hired in 1976.

Notre Dame Florida clubs have events in store for Irish football fans

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Unconquered, Unstoppable, Unmatched

17 – 0, the best start to a women's volleyball season in school history, the third-longest streak in school history, and the second-longest streak under the tenure of head coach Chris Poole.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin did not practice today

Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin in concussion protocol

Darnell Dockett makes fun of Joseph Randle's arrest

Timmy Jernigan returns to practice

Former FSU quarterback Christian Ponder gives grieving family a shopping spree

Bryan Stork absent from New England Patriots practice Tuesday

Rangers’ manager finalists: Tim Bogar, Jeff Banister, Kevin Cash

Texas Rangers trim managerial field to three candidates (Kevin Cash), should have resolution by end of week

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Unbeaten Cavaliers a big test for 'Noles

But tonight, FSU coach Bobby Bowden has to get his seventh-ranked team ready for an honest-to-goodness challenge from an old ACC rival.

Rix practices with second-team offense

Basketball Practice Tips-Off Saturday Morning

The Florida State men's basketball team, which advanced to the second round of the NIT last season, begins practice for the 2004-05 season Saturday morning. The Seminoles are ranked in the top 35 in virtually every national preseason poll.

The missing links

FSU will have to deal without Pickett, Johnson

Bengals: Warrick ruled out for Sunday

West keeps his focus on offense in defeat

But second-round pick Tim Pickett struggled, finishing 1-of-7 from the field for seven points.

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU goes public with $1 billion campaign

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC power poll

ACC playoff watch: Week 8

Rookies everywhere you look in the ACC

Short on time, not ‘D’

Wujciak, BC cramming

Stoudt back in the saddle for Clemson

Clemson O riding behind starting five

Physical challenge from Virginia’s defense looms for Duke

Tech bowl projections

Gaines offers new goal for U of L's defense

Miami coach Al Golden getting more heat

UM coach Al Golden: Tight end Clive Walford having ‘phenomenal’ season

UNC defense searching for stops, confidence, at midway point

Slumping Wolfpack haven't given up hope

Thursday's college game: Virginia Tech at Pitt

Virginia Tech-Pittsburgh game day breakdown

New Syracuse football OC Tim Lester sees season as job interview, wants to stay and build program

Syracuse football vs. Wake Forest will feature a lot of punts

Syracuse football true freshman QB AJ Long will start against Wake Forest

How has Syracuse football adjusted its practice routine with all of its injuries?

Syracuse football defense not feeling extra pressure despite injuries, inexperience on offense

Valles on pace to become one of the Cavalier greats

Beating up Pittsburgh's 'big back' may benefit Hokies

Wake Forest, Orange's next opponent, also knows about starting a freshman quarterback

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Louisville's Montrezl Harrell exudes confidence

In Year Two In The ACC, Mike Brey Seeks A Reinvention

Jerami Grant on his Syracuse return: I miss everything, honestly

Syracuse puts single-game basketball tickets on sale -- all except the Duke game

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

Previewing Thursday's college football TV games

College football takes on different look midway through the season

Enough with the college football polls, roll out the real rankings

AT&T out as title sponsor for Cotton Bowl; sources say possible replacement already out in front

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Florida will open 2015 football season with New Mexico State

Opponents cashing in on UF mistakes

Florida Gators running back Kelvin Taylor’s inconsistent play frustrates coaches

Richt: Gurley's status to be known by Friday

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Ohio State has new policy for marching band

National poll: Longhorns among most hated college football teams

___________________________________________

OTHER BASKETBALL:

New-look Gators men's basketball team still talented

Gators suspend Chris Walker for 3 games; Donovan criticizes maturity

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Model inmate Aaron Hernandez can watch Patriots games in jail

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill limited by ankle injury

Mavs' Dirk Nowitzki: NBA should shorten season; 60+ games can work

Your guide to the 2014-15 NBA coaches and their futures

New Rays president optimistic about stadium talks

Royals hold off Orioles 2-1, finish ALCS sweep

Royals are going to the World Series

O'Meara, Davies, Graham highlight World Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2015

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Zook's Selling Power Falls With Losses

McPherson on the Move

Nashville Kats of Arena Football League gain his rights, but AD might not play to focus on NFL Draft

October 15, 2014

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Top Plays vs. Syracuse

Florida State football practice report: 10/14

Seminoles get plenty of help to stay at the top

FSU OL Cam Erving says mental lapses are to blame for line's inconsistent

play

Jimbo ‘proud’ of team, Seminoles unfazed by drop in polls

FSU reportedly reviewing Jameis Winston autographs authenticated by dealer

linked to Todd Gurley

Fisher addresses Winston's autograph saga

Jimbo Fisher confident Jameis Winston will be cleared in autograph review

Fisher believes Winston was not paid

FSU coach: Jameis Winston ‘hasn’t taken a dime’ for autographs

Fisher: 'We've been through this'

The latest scandal of Jameis Winston is a farce

Correcting Misconceptions on Jameis Winston

A #BlameJameis Hashtag Inspired by Jameis Winston's Latest Scandal Has

Taken Over Twitter

Winston's attorney challenges FSU on hearing

Lawyer: FSU isn't following its policy

Jameis Winston's attorney sends letter to FSU, says school not protecting

QB's interests

Winston adviser wants explanation for late hearing

Winston attorney: FSU protecting school’s interests, not QB’s

No referee off the field for FSU football players

Winston's Future Murky and FSU's in Denial

'No pressure' not to file charges in FSU Bobo Wilson case

Virginia pledge set to visit the Seminoles

Coach Bobby Bowden helps local nonprofit

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UP NEXT:

Notre Dame Week Interviews

@Tim_Linafelt: First Look At #Noles vs. ND

Betting on ND-FSU game halted

Vegas sportsbooks pull FSU-Notre Dame betting line

Notre Dame has much to prove against Florida State

Notre Dame looking to overcome history vs Top 5 Saturday against FSU

Notre Dame's big games usually mean big losses

FSU defense is eager for chance to slow Notre Dame QB Everett Golson

Seminoles aim to pick apart Everett Golson and Notre Dame

Irish, Golson look to avoid turnovers vs. FSU

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly talks about Florida State University

Brian Kelly, Notre Dame 'excited about the opportunity'

Notre Dame coach Kelly on Winston: 'He's going to make plays'

Suspended Notre Dame players Daniels, Williams done for season

Notre Dame-Florida St. Preview

Ultimate Guide to Florida State vs. Notre Dame

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1691278&PT=4&PR=2
FSU-Notre Dame tickets soaring on secondary market

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FSU BASEBALL:

Garnet & Gold Game

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Brynjarsdottir Earns Weekly Honor

Florida State Softball Announces 2015 Schedule

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

'Noles in the Pros: Week Six

Vikings’ Ponder Gives Shopping Spree To Grieving Family

Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

Stock Watch: Koepka rising; Tiger's jeans still awful

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

The midterm

FSU faces a rising ACC powerhouse at Doak Campbell Saturday

Virginia is ready to prove they're for real

Air of invincibility a thing of the past for FSU

Basketball practice begins with questions

Grieving Seminoles will also be short

Reminders will no doubt persist this weekend as the Seminoles begin
preseason workouts without Pierce, who died June8 after suffering an
aneurysm

FSU Cross Country's Lemoncello Off to a Great Start

Peter Boulware itching to return, but knee is not 100 percent

Cardinals release ex-Buc Dexter Jackson

Lions promote Martin Mayhew to assistant general manager

Warrick again unlikely to play

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

FSU set to pay Thrasher $430K

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Upset Watch: Week 8

Defenses rule Week 8 ACC Power Rankings

ACC midseason overview

Addazio in love with Clemson defense

Planning for success: Duke

Duke Readies for the Cavaliers

Duke's Cutcliffe has dominated Virginia

Tech’s Thomas held out again

Tech’s Golden returns from concussion

Gardner back as Louisville’s starting quarterback

Auburn, UK on U of L's 2015 football schedule

Miami Hurricanes among most-penalized teams this season

NC State football incident report provides timeline of events, damages

Pitt freshman Jaryd Jones-Smith back to offensive line rotation

Pitt's James Conner paces league's running backs at midseason

Injury report: RB Marshawn Williams ruled out for Pittsburgh game

The bye week wasn't enough time for Hokies running back Marshawn Williams
to get completely healthy.

AJ Long on entering first week as Syracuse football's starting quarterback:

'it's not my team'

Syracuse football quarterbacks: Austin Wilson must practice to play, no 3rd

QB took reps Tuesday

Syracuse football freshman Jamal Custis thinks he can help fix SU's

red-zone woes

Syracuse football offense won't undergo 'philosophical' changes until end

of season

Virginia Tech's Ken Ekanem emerging on Hokies' defense

Rested Deacons eager for home game

More Questions Than Answers to Wake's Ground Game

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball Preview #5 - Clemson Is Intriguing

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

Top 25 surprises at the college football season halfway point

2014 Midseason overview

2014 Midseason All-American team

Time for the Bottom 10 to pack it in

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SEC Power Rankings

Slive will retire as SEC's commish in 2015

Mike Slive leaves lasting legacy after helping reshape college football

SEC championship still in Gators' sights despite two losses

Gators getting quarterback Treon Harris ready to play

UF tight end Tevin Westbrook admits lack of focus

Florida releases 2015 schedule

Richt would prefer an indoor facility on current site

Mississippi State, Mullen downplay No. 1 ranking

MSU still fine-tuning its defense

Power-running offense gives USC best chance to win

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Big college basketball questions

One month from opening night of a new season, what needs answering?

NCAA permits school to move up opener, allows player battling inoperable

tumor to play

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Lawyers maneuver for surveillance recordings in case involving former Gator

Hernandez

Defense argues Florida A&M band death resulted from 'contest,' not hazing

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Panel disagrees on system for compensating student athletes

Week 7 NFL power rankings

9 NFL throwback jerseys that should be permanent

NBA to experiment with 44-minute game

Royals' magic has them on verge of World Series

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

President supports action against Zook

As Florida football coach Ron Zook tries to move beyond the public
relations nightmare that has engulfed him since a dispute at a fraternity
house came to light this week, university president Bernard Machen has
weighed in.

McPherson drafted by Nashville; Storm gets 3

Nashville selected former Florida State quarterback and 2004 rookie of the
year Adrian McPherson with the top pick in Thursday's Arena Football League
dispersal draft in which players from the defunct Indiana, Detroit and
Carolina franchises were made available.

Tiger Woods turned away from San Juan port

Tiger Woods and his new wife were briefly held aboard their private yacht
Thursday by U.S. Coast Guard officers and turned away from San Juan's port
because they failed to notify authorities of their arrival ahead of time,
an official said.

October 14, 2014 7:03 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

The Legend Returns: Biletnikoff Leads HOF Honorary Captains

@Tim_Linafelt Empties The Syracuse Notebook

@Tim_Linafelt Takeaways From The Jimbo Press Conference

10/13 Florida State Practice Report

FSU has room to improve as it preps for Notre Dame

Florida State is undefeated yet on the brink

FSU or Hail State: Who should be No. 1?

Fisher Downplays Drop in Top 25 Poll

Fisher fires back at the media

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1692154&PT=4&PR=2
Jimbo Fisher defends Jameis Winston against media reports

Fisher: 'We've been through this'

Jameis Winston committed no crime, says FSU coach Jimbo Fisher

FSU's Jimbo Fisher said he expects QB Jameis Winston to play every game the

rest of the season

Why Jameis Winston's latest off-field pressure won't affect him against

Notre Dame (provided he plays)

Retired Supreme Court justice to hear Winston case

FAQ: Jameis Winston's FSU hearing

Letter to Jameis Winston details possible violations

FSU looks into Winston autographs

Charlie Ward Back To Football & Florida

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UP NEXT:

Jameis Winston on FSU vs. Notre Dame: 'It's finally here'

FSU notebook: Matthew Thomas slated to return against Notre Dame, Karlos

Williams is back and more

FSU by the numbers: Jameis Winston's career day, pinpointing defensive

struggles and more

Notre Dame vs. Florida State: Three reasons why each team wins

The 3 Biggest X-Factors for Notre Dame vs. Florida State

A trend that has to change for Notre Dame QB Everett Golson

Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd embraces spotlight

Analysis: Which Notre Dame defense is for real?

Notre Dame eager for challenge ahead — game at Florida State

Brian Kelly: Notre Dame O-Line ‘Getting Better’

Notre Dame's season rides on Florida State matchup

Notre Dame Can’t Afford to Fall Behind Early vs. Florida State

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FSU BASEBALL:

Gloucester Catholic's Mondile commits to Florida State

Tyler Mondile of Gloucester Catholic commits to Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Laure Castelain Sits Down With Seminoles.com

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin: I didn't know you could tie in the NFL

Lorenzo Booker Breaks Down St. Bonaventure's Win Over Camarillo

Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano has day of highs, lows

Graham Gano is not happy with Vontaze Burfict's ankle wrenching

Raiders K Sebastian Janikowski misses lone FG attempt Week 6

Don't rule out Twins going with Mientkiewicz

Brooks Koepka shares eighth at Frys.com Open

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Quitting isn't in the play book

As a younger man, Bobby Bowden figured he'd be through by now. Now almost
75, he's in no hurry to retire.

FSU vs. Virginia a top 10 clash

(6) Virginia (5-0) At (7) Florida State (4-1)
Florida State 11-1 against Virginia since the series began in 1992.

Seminoles running backs piling up the yards

FSU searches for right fit at QB

Offense misses P-Dub

Now for a slice of the Nobel pie

Sir Harry Kroto, winner of the 1996 chemistry prize, is about to leave the
University of Sussex in England for Florida State University

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

Nobel winner credits MagLab’s Davidson for breakthrough

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC football players of the week: Oct. 13

By the numbers: Week 7 recap

ACC ADs to discuss divisional realignment

BC Notebook: Clemson’s defense caught coach’s eye

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson to have surgery, out a month

The play Clemson QB broke his finger on

Clemson QB switch forces Morris to rethink strategy

Duke's Jeremy Cash earns ACC defensive back honors

Duke at Georgia Tech: what worked, what needs work, what's next

Jackets ‘had a lot of chances’ against Duke

Tech sends in penalties for review

Cardinals' loss to Clemson a haunting one

Three Miami Hurricanes honored by ACC

'Canes get much-needed break ahead of Virginia Tech game

Injuries might end season for Miami Hurricanes specialists

Miami OL Feliciano has found his way home

UNC hopes for second-half turnaround in second consecutive season

Penalties piling up and slowing Tar Heels

NC State Wolfpack suspend seven players

North Carolina State suspended seven players - including its leading
tackler and a second defensive starter - for this week's game against
Louisville for their involvement in a BB gun incident, coach Dave Doeren
said Monday.

Pitt works on the mind game

Coach Paul Chryst emphasized eliminating mental mistakes on the off week,
hoping to improve before a game Thursday night vs. Virginia Tech.

What did Syracuse football's Tim Lester change on first downs against FSU?

(statistical review)

Syracuse football Week 8 depth chart for Wake Forest

Syracuse coach Scott Shafer still concerned about team's health heading

into Wake Forest

2014 Syracuse football season hits the midway point: Five questions for the

second half

UVa football: No 'musical chairs' at quarterback

WR Joshua Stanford back with program but still not playing; Hokies used bye

week to fullest

Maddy to miss Pitt game

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ACC BASKETBALL:

No 'smashmouth' basketball for Virginia Tech

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

Playoff committee cautious when talking football

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SEC Power Rankings: Week 7

Gators plan to use two QBs against Missouri

UF quarterback Harris looking to get back on field

Notebook: UF's Hargreaves expected back Tuesday

Goal to get to Atlanta still there despite defeat, Muschamp says

Mizzou, UGa now must-wins for Florida's Muschamp

Georgia leads SEC in turnover margin

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Despite worst start since 1956, Texas still has a lot to be happy about

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Top 25 Countdown: No. 20 UConn Huskies

College basketball countdown: No. 19 Southern Methodist

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Cody Mincey back with USC baseball team

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Court records: Marijuana, cash found in dorm room of Alabama tight end

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins' QB and coach aren't good enough

Bucs look to make changes, but have few options Video

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley holds himself accountable for sideline decisions

Stamkos hat trick leads Lightning to 7-1 win over Canadiens

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Florida Football Coach in Hot Water

Zook's reaction 'unacceptable' following frat fight

October 13, 2014 8:03 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

#Noles D Bent But Didn't Break

FSU drops from top ranking in AP football poll

FSU remains No. 1 on this ballot

Florida State Seminoles confident in running game

FSU veteran Rashad Greene emerges as key leader for Seminoles

Lou Holtz Thinks There Are “10 Teams” Better Than Florida State

Winston, Florida State offense are clicking

Cleared a year ago, developments threaten to envelop Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston's best legal move may be to drop out of Florida State

FSU LB Matthew Thomas returns from indefinite suspension, expected to play

vs. Notre Dame

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1691899&PT=4&PR=2
Matthew Thomas' suspension lifted

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UP NEXT:

No. 1 no longer, second-ranked FSU awaits fifth-ranked Notre Dame

Early Odds: Florida State opens as a big favorite over Notre Dame

Seminole First Look: Notre Dame Week

Quarterbacks will settle FSU-ND

Analysis: Which Notre Dame defense is for real?

Notre Dame Issues Exposed by UNC Must Be Fixed Before Showdown vs. FSU

Notre Dame looks to cut turnovers, tighten defense heading into showdown

with Florida State

Notre Dame looks to limit Everett Golson’s gaffes in FSU showdown

Notre Dame eager for challenge ahead — game at Florida State

Notre Dame once again chirping for national respect

Notre Dame vs. North Carolina: What We Learned

Grading Notre Dame's performance vs. North Carolina

Notre Dame moves up to No. 5 in AP poll

Bo Wallace commits to Notre Dame: Fighting Irish land 3-Star LB

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Outlasts Hokies

Late-game action ends with No. 2 FSU outlasting No. 9 Virginia Tech

FSU Woman’s Soccer Winning Streak

FSU Sweeps Pack

Catching Up With Sherrell Buckley

Castaneda Wins Her Second Singles Title to Remain Undefeated

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin makes touchdown catch, then gets hammered

Patriots' Bryan Stork doesn't make trip to Buffalo

Lawrence Timmons injury: Steelers linebacker suffers back injury, is

expected to return

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Reid, Bunkley Ready To Return To Lineup

WR Willie Reid and DT Brodrick Bunkley expect to return to the Florida
State lineup for No. 7 Florida State in Saturday's game against No. 6
Virginia.

Henshaw Update

FSU tight end Matt Henshaw may play this weekend against Virginia.

FSU special teams are struggling

QB Chris Rix recovering from high right ankle sprain.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Power Rankings: Week 7

ACC helmet stickers: Week 7

ACC bowl projections: Week 7

Best of the visits: ACC

ACC Coastal anyone’s to take after Duke takes sting out of No. 22 Georgia

Tech

Clemson QB Watson (finger) will miss month

12 takeaways from Tech-Duke

Still looking for first ACC win, Doeren feeling pressure

In weak ACC Coastal, Pitt still has hope

Syracuse freshman class sparks offense, offers glimpse at future in loss to

Seminoles

Syracuse defensive line shows ability to apply pressure in loss to Florida

State

Virginia Tech still waiting to decide on Maddy, Williams

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Top basketball recruit Justin Robinson picks Virginia Tech

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

2014 NCAA Football Rankings - Week 8 (Oct. 12)

2. Florida State (12)

Unbeaten team not on the docket

MARK MY WORD, no college football team will go undefeated this season.

Five college football stories to keep your eye on

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Goal to get to Atlanta still there despite defeat, Muschamp says

Mississippi State ranked No. 1 in the nation, Ole Miss. No. 3

No. 1 ranking will take time to sink in for Miss. State

Who voted Ole Miss No. 1 in the AP poll?

Steve Spurrier: ‘We believe we are going to play better’

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Baylor continues to lead college football's era of high-scoring offenses

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

College basketball countdown: No. 21 Virginia Commonwealth

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Disputes over paying college athletes getting decided in courtrooms

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Aaron Rodgers completes late drive to lead Green Bay Packers past Miami

Dolphins
Rodgers TD pass with :03 left gives Packers win over Dolphins
Aaron Rodgers executed a perfect fake-spike, extending a Packers drive and
setting up a four-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Quarless to crush the
Dolphins' hearts Sunday, 27-24.

Blown opportunities spell heartbreak for Miami Dolphins against Green Bay

Packers

Grading the Miami Dolphins after their 27-24 loss to Green Bay

Lovie Smith, players all accountable as lethargic Bucs throttled again

Bucs' Glennon battered, bruised while Flacco goes unscathed

Bucs make NFL history, in a bad way

Bring back the TV blackouts! Baltimore led 38-0 at halftime, reportedly the
largest halftime deficit for a home team in NFL history.

Jaguars fall to Titans on last-second blocked field goal attempt

Cowboys 5-1 for first time since 2007, made Russell Wilson miserable

Devastating: How will Thunder cope with Durant injury?

Giants not fazed by reversal of fortunes in NLCS

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Zook, frat members in verbal spat

Florida Athletics Director Jeremy Foley described a Sept. 16 incident
involving Coach Ron Zook and several fraternity members as "unacceptable"
on Tuesday.

Eyeing NFL, Tampa's Williams hires agent

Former Plant High star Mike Williams, turned down in his attempt to return
to play at USC after the courts kept him out of the NFL draft, has hired an
agent - again.

Jackson book details battles with Bryant

The coach said he told management: "I've had it with this kid."

Jackson: I wanted Kobe out

United fans aim to stop Glazer

October 12, 2014 8:51 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Former FSU cornerback Terrell Buckley talks about 'fake fair catch'

Jimbo Fisher answers questions on new Winston developments

Jimbo Fisher doesn't believe Jameis Winston violated NCAA rules, says

players may stop signing

Jameis Winston expects to play for Florida State against Notre Dame despite

hearing

Jameis Winston has more than 100 autographs authenticated by same dealer

linked to Todd Gurley

The louder the noise around Winston, the better he plays

Report: TPD has arrested 10 FSU football players since 2006

'College GameDay' heads back to Florida State

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UP LAST:

Noles Rout Orange 38-20 For 22nd Straight Win

Postgame Extra

Rashad's Records

Rashad Greene, Nick O'Leary make their mark on FSU's record book

Rashad Greene Makes FSU History

Greene now Florida State's career leader in receptions

Top-ranked Seminoles knock off Syracuse 38-20

FSU exhibits depth against Syracuse

Seminole Machine Keeps On Rolling

Ole Miss Has the Best Defense in College Football

Orange can't keep up with No. 1 Seminoles, falls 38-20

Winston powers Seminoles to win over Orange

Embattled Jameis Winston looks sharp as FSU rolls past Syracuse 38-20

FSU's Winston dismisses distractions

With more distractions swirling around him, Jameis Winston was nearly
flawless, throwing for 317 yards and three touchdowns, Mario Pender scored
twice, and Florida State beat host Syracuse, 38-20, Saturday afternoon.

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1691386&PT=4&PR=2
FSU holds Syracuse in red zone, wins 38-20

Tim Lester cut Syracuse football playbook in half entering 38-20 loss to

Florida State

Syracuse quarterback Austin Wilson leaves game vs. Florida State with

upper-body injury

Carrier Dome crowd of 43,295 was good; empty seats at kickoff and early

departures were not

Three things we learned in FSU's 38-20 victory over Syracuse

Postgame FSU Notebook

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1691496&PT=4&PR=2
Jimbo Fisher's post-game press conference

Voluminously Random and Vociferously Meaningless Thoughts

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1691590&PT=4&PR=2
Photo Gallery: Action from FSU-Syracuse

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Top 20 Moments: #11 – Noles Clip UNC, Advance to College Cup

Locals Pace Cross Country Noles To Sweep

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin Still Looks Boom or Bust

Nigel Bradham: (Knee) Listed as Questionable

Posey underrated at handling Giants staff

Posey is quietly the life of the Giants’ party

World traveler Koepka takes circuitous route to Tour

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU readies for Cavs collision

FSU's defense ready for litmus test against Virginia

Bobby would've pulled Sexton

Bobby Bowden said he would have substituted for Wyatt Sexton in the first
half against Syracuse had a healthy backup been available.

Sexton Will Remain Starter For Now

Noles won't plan increase to Washington's workload

Hamilton Pushing Hard In Third Season

Catching Up With Jonas Blixt Of The Seminole Men's Golf Team

Freshman is developing into a team leader.

With Johnson seemingly having fallen off radar and Simms hurt ...

The previous starter, Brad Johnson, is now the third-string quarterback.
... said. "We are not going to trade Brad Johnson.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

What we learned in the ACC: Week 7

Boston College hands NC State its 11th straight ACC loss, 30-14

Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy ran for a pair of touchdowns in a
30-14 Eagles road win over the NC State Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Stoudt steers Tigers to victory

Duke stings previously undefeated Georgia Tech 31-25

The Duke Blue Devils and coach David Cutcliffe get their first win over
Georgia Tech in seven years, knocking of the undefeated, No. 22 Yellow
Jackets 31-25 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

Duke hits Jackets in the run game

When Duke needed the yards, running back Josh Snead was typically able to
provide them. Snead ran for a season-best 102 yards, taking advantage of
Georgia Tech’s inability to defend the Blue Devils’ read-option game.

Tech squanders opportunity to go 6-0

U of L's upset dream ends against Clemson

Miami Hurricanes rack up 621 yards on offense in rout of Cincinnati

Duke Johnson sets school record in Miami’s rout of Cincinnati

Small things again doom UNC in 50-43 defeat at Notre Dame

Still looking for first ACC win, Doeren feeling pressure

NC State coach Dave Doeren, now 0-11 in ACC games, acknowledged fan
frustration after Saturday’s 30-14 loss to Boston College. “I want to get
the monkey off my back,” Doeren said. “It takes time.”

UVa football midseason report

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ACC BASKETBALL:

2014-15 College Basketball Conference Preview: ACC

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

Winners, losers this week in college football

Bowl projections: Mississippi State makes a statement

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Not enough in end for UF

LSU makes one more play

Muschamp: Gators missed 'countless' opportunities during loss to LSU

Dooley grades: Only one unit shines

Setback will be hard for Gators to get over

Treon Harris returns to the Gators, but not to the field, following 'very

taxing week'

Georgia RB Nick Chubb rushes for 143 yards, TD in 34-0 rout over Missouri

Gurley talks to Bulldogs before Saturday’s game

Gurley's UGA career in jeopardy

Georgia AD defends handling of Gurley investigation

Gurley memorabilia dealer hires Atlanta attorney

https://sports.usatoday.com/2014/10/12/kellenberger-where-will-ole-miss-rank-after-texas-am-takedown/
Where will Ole Miss rank after Texas A&M takedown?

Head coach Dan Mullen of the Mississippi State Bulldogs Mississippi State

continues climb to top

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Baylor scores final 24, stuns TCU

Michigan stops skid vs. Penn State

Notre Dame survives North Carolina threat

Notre Dame stays perfect but doesn't look it

Notebook: Tar Heels tax Notre Dame defense

Oregon rebounds by routing UCLA

USF can’t get signature win despite strong start

East Carolina rallies for 28-17 win over South Florida

5 thoughts: Oklahoma's offense missing, but Longhorns blew upset chance

Strong has free pass, but Longhorns' QB, future a mystery

Texas A&M sets new SEC attendance record

5 thoughts: Mental mistakes come back to bite TCU in loss to No. 5 Baylor

UCLA assistant coach confronts Mora

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Paying college athletes: An idea that’s gaining traction

As the money generated by college football and men’s basketball grows into
the billions, there is more outcry for the players in those sports to share
in the revenue. One of the men leading the “pay for play” charge is
Charlotte’s Jay Bilas.

Bucs still learning intricacies of Lovie’s Tampa 2

NFL 2014 season: Top 5 flops so far

5. EJ Manuel

Royals look like real threat in playoffs

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Cremins is honored for contributions to game

Vioxx ban pains some athletes

October 11, 2014 2:57 PM

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Pender: The Next Man Up

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1691143&PT=4&PR=2
Back at QB, Franklin expects to play vs. Syracuse

Fisher not worried about team looking ahead to ND

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1690792&PT=4&PR=2
Pluses and minuses through five games

FSU looks to third party to rule in Winston case

Documents: Police, FSU hampered Jameis Winston investigation

FSU rails against 'misinformation'

Florida State Defends How It Handled Winston Case

Florida State outlines Jameis Winston response in letter

Text of FSU's Jameis Winston letter sent to Seminoles supporters

FSU Issues Email Clarifying Jameis Winston Case Timeline

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Clarifying a university statement about the FSView

in the Jameis Winston sexual assault case

Jameis Winston’s attorney had access to documents before state attorney

Jameis Winston's attorney argues sexual assault accuser has been discredited

Accuser's attorney blasts FSU statement on Winston

Attorney for Jameis Winston accuser says FSU letter to supporters filled

with errors

At Florida State, Football Clouds Justice

Jameis Winston facing hearing

FSU, attorneys argue over Jameis Winston matter

Jameis Winston Linked To The Same Memorabilia Authenticater As Todd Gurley

AFC front office executive: Jameis Winston will never play for team I work

for

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UP NEXT:

Game Preview

Syracuse Week Interviews

Everything you need to know about Syracuse vs. Florida State

Syracuse football: 5 things to watch for as the Orange hosts No. 1 Florida

State

FSU-Syracuse capsule

Syracuse reeling as No. 1 Seminoles visit

'Cuse Hoping to be Latest Upset Winner

FSU, Winston bulk up for Syracuse game

FSU adapting to lineup changes against transitioning Syracuse squad

Meet Syracuse quarterback Austin Wilson: His laidback demeanor will be

tested by Florida State

Whigham recalls 'awful' injury against as Syracuse CB prepares for Seminoles

Syracuse football recruiting: New Jersey LB Jordan Fox still has SU in top

4, planning official visit

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FSU BASEBALL:

2015 Florida State Baseball Schedule Analysis

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles Are Off to a Good Start at the Bedford Cup

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Boldin: Officiating has been better, but unpredictable

Bradham among 7 Bills listed as questionable

Chris Rix: Unfortunately Other College Players get Change in Their Pockets,

but Gurley Got Caught

Bryan Stork (head) new addition to injury report

Steelers vs Jaguars Film Review: Lawrence Timmons

Buster Posey on the Giants’ productive farm system (and scouting director

John Barr), Joe Panik’s qualities, and more

What jet lag? Koepka flys to opening-round 68

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden: Seminoles were too relaxed

By Sunday afternoon Bobby Bowden was feeling slightly better about a
stressful 17-13 victory over Syracuse

Pep talk propelled 'Noles to victory

Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden tore into his players at halftime
against Syracuse. The team responded by beating Syracuse.

Bucs QB Johnson wants out

October 10, 2014 10:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU Practice Report: Greene Expected to Play

Syracuse Week Interviews

Stepping into the Spotlight

Maybe this is the week FSU puts it all together

Fisher says Wake is the best defense FSU has faced

FSU's Jimbo Fisher expects Rashad Greene to play Saturday

FSU's cross training along offensive line provides options in uncertain

times

Seminoles have new center to line

Seminoles battle through injury issues at center with 1 week until Notre

Dame game

Roberto Aguayo Besting his Predecessor-- and Himself

Florida State University finally speaks out in Jameis Winston case

Jimbo Fisher not worried about Jameis Winston, FSU offensive production

Former FSU Star Myron Rolle On Jameis Winston: Maturation Process Taking 'A

Long Time'

Coaching legend Bobby Bowden to highlight FCA birthday celebration

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UP NEXT:

Everything You Need To Know For Saturday's Orange-Seminoles Matchup

FSU's Keys to Victory at Syracuse

Shafer Upset, Also Talks Upset of FSU

Scott Shafer has shown team recent college football upsets leading up to

game vs. No. 1 Florida State

Syracuse’s Scott Shafer says Jimbo Fisher’s concern over injured player

‘spoke volumes to his character’

Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer says 'about a dozen guys out' with

injuries (video)

Syracuse will host Florida State without at least 4 starters

Meet Syracuse quarterback Austin Wilson: His laidback demeanor will be

tested by Florida State

New Syracuse football offensive coordinator Tim Lester: 'In order to call a

system it has to be in your blood'

Whigham gets another shot at Florida State after life-threatening injury in

Tallahassee last season

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU's Leonard Hamilton previews upcoming basketball season

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FSU BASEBALL:

Baseball Announces 2015 Schedule

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Blank Syracuse, 2-0

No. 2 Seminoles blank Orange in soccer

Syracuse falls to No. 2 Florida State, 2-0, on the road

XC Collegians Launch 32rd FSU Invitational

Seminoles Are Set To Begin Competition at the Bedford Cup

Tim Linafelt Joins Seminoles.com Staff

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Newton helping Benjamin improve

Deion Sanders’ stunning North Texas home hits auction block

Prime Time’s Prosper mansion was previously listed for $12.9 million

The Colts need Bjoern Werner to find his way

Hardy signs; Drew could be favorite at SS

Twinsights: Terry Ryan on Doug Mientkiewicz the manager

Blixt returns to Frys.com open; past champion

Brooks Koepka leads locals into PGA Tour opener

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No. 8 Florida State Slips Past Syracuse, 17-13

Opportunity knocks, but SU doesn't answer

SU had the eighth-ranked Seminoles on the ropes all night, but speedy
tailbacks Leon Washington and Lorenzo Booker delivered a 1-2 knockout punch.

Jones among best left tackles in NFL

CHECKING THE PISTONS

Stock rising: Nigel Dixon has really impressed the Pistons with his
mobility and strength thus far in training camp.

PICKETT-ING FOR SPOT

Hornets second-round draft pick Tim Pickett is guaranteed one thing as the
team ends its first week of training camp: He has a chance to compete for a
roster ...

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

MagLab research team focuses on strokes

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC rankings: Florida State remains class of conference

ACC morning links: Getting defensive

The ACC gave up cash for exposure in its 2010 TV deal…does that look like a

smarter decision now?

Boston College vs. N.C. State: Steve Addazio's Weekly ACC Teleconference

Clemson WRs make difficult look easy

Dabo hasn’t given up on Clemson making playoffs

Odds have been against Duke vs. GT

Miscues in Duke’s passing game sticking out like sore thumbs

Duke down two defensive linemen for showdown with Georgia Tech

Yellow Jackets, triple-option looking strong heading into Coastal showdown

Tech’s Chamberlain doubtful for Duke game

Oddsmaker’s attempt at Tech’s remaining games

Tech performing in TV ratings

Cardinals mum on starting QB at Clemson

5 things to watch: Louisville-Clemson

Hurricanes AD Blake James defends Al Golden’s ‘process’

By the numbers: Carolina conundrum

NC State facing tough schedule stretch

NC State’s Doeren takes a jab at ACC commissioner over schedule

Lambert, Johns giving Virginia solid QB play

Back to basics: Deacons rest, then return to fundamentals

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Pitino shreds shoe-company impact in recruiting

Paige: Heels in Final Four is a 'realistic goal'

11 insights from Jim Boeheim in his new book 'Bleeding Orange'

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ACC BASEBALL:

Talented Cavalier freshmen face early expectations

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

The 10 College Football Programs With The Most To Gain In Week 7

Roller Coaster ride continues in college football

Mock playoff selection provides lessons

Rating the Nation: Best BCS-era Teams

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SEC Notebook: East Division race just as compelling as wild, wild West

Back to ground, pound for UF

Treon Harris hopes to remain with Gators, attorney tells Orlando Sentinel

Heisman front-runner Todd Gurley abruptly suspended by Georgia

Around college football: When Mississippi State's mindset changed

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No. 19 ECU suspends 3 after BB gun incident

Answers slow to emerge regarding suspended Notre Dame football players

Ohio State’s College Football Playoff chance still alive, but slim

Barry Switzer: Moving OU-Texas to JerryWorld would take something away from

'what college football is all about'

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Top 10: Best court designs

2014-15 College Basketball Conference Preview: AAC

College basketball countdown: No. 22 Ohio State

Texas men's basketball tabbed by coaches to finish 2nd in Big 12

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Treon Harris' lawyer: Alleged rape victim had sex with another man

Adrian Peterson admits he 'smoked a little weed,' could be arrested again

The Montgomery County District Attorney's office filed a motion requesting
that Peterson, who was out on bail, have his $15,000 bond revoked and be
arrested again due to his drug use.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs notes: QB Glennon’s moves the talk of team

That roll-left, throw-right touch pass Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon delivered
to Vincent Jackson for a 34-yard gain against the Saints on Sunday is still
the talk of One Buc Place.

Man with laser pointer banned from Detroit Lions games

The Detroit Lions have thrown the flag at a fan and barred him from all
Ford Field events for using a laser pointer at a game against the Bills.

Key factors that could decide the ALCS

Yogi Berra World Series rings, MVP plaques stolen

Bolts off to fast start with OT win over Panthers

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Texas Tech hands Nebraska worst loss in school history 70-10

October 9, 2014 7:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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2013 NATIONAL CHAMPS FSU FOOTBALL:

Practice Report: Noles Preparing For Carrier Dome

Where Does Buckley's Return at Syracuse Rank?

Fisher: 'Nothing seems to bother us'

Don't Write off FSU QB Jameis Winston Just Yet in the Hunt for Heisman

Repeat

Jameis Winston has a new backup for a week, John Franklin III

FSU RB Pender showing flashes in first college season

Why FSU TE Nick O'Leary's slump is not a reason for concern

Florida State wideout Rashad Greene has 'progressed extremely well' after

Saturday's concussion

FSU WR Rashad Greene returns to practice

Florida State's 'other' No. 5 making a name for himself

Age ain't nothin': Freshmen stepping up for Seminoles

Five football helmets stolen from FSU locker room

Top-50 recruit continued to use stolen iPhone after denying he stole it

Salomon holds scholarship offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Florida
State and LSU, to name but a few of his suitors.

Bobby Bowden to speak at FCA prayer breakfast

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UP NEXT:

Tale of the Tape: Breaking down the Orange

Droppin' stat bombs about FSU, Syracuse

FSU opponent preview: Get to know Syracuse

What you need to know about Florida State, the Orange's next opponent

Five statistics-based predictions for Saturday's game against Florida State

Florida State will hammer Syracuse (Week 7 predictions)

Week 7 ACC: Florida State at Syracuse

McDonald to recruits: Choose a school, not a coach

Syracuse football offense won't change significantly under Tim Lester,

coach says (notes)

5 things to know about Tim Lester: Who is Syracuse football's new offensive

coordinator?

Syracuse offensive coordinator weighing options at QB

Syracuse AD Daryl Gross says it's not 'panic time,' decision on George

McDonald was Scott Shafer's

Scott Shafer says George McDonald apologized to him for Arkansas comments

George McDonald's demotion proves Syracuse football is guided by bottom line

Syracuse fans should shift focus to basketball

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU men's basketball gets back to practice

FSU basketball excited about new and improved Donald Tucker Center

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Host Syracuse, Virginia Tech

One-on-One Katie Mosher

FSU volleyball making school history

It's safe to say that Seminole football isn't the only unconquered team at
Florida State at this point in the season.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Buffalo Bills injury report Week 6: Kyle Williams and Nigel Bradham return

to practice

Bjoern Werner returns to practice for Colts

Surgery keeps Tigers prospect Devon Travis from fall ball

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Dome a stiff challenge for Sexton, Seminoles

The Seminoles are 3-0 against Syracuse under Bobby Bowden and in their only
other appearance in the Carrier Dome (1989) beat Syracuse 41-10.

FSU's Bowden recalls surly SU fans

It's the first time since 1989 that Bobby Bowden has brought his team to
Syracuse, the 'Noles are 19 and a half point favorites over the Orange

New talent impresses Richardson

The backcourt is the big question for FSU, which lost All-ACC shooting
guard Tim Pickett and steady point guard Nate Johnson. Coach Leonard
Hamilton doesn't want to anoint the 6-1 Swann as the Seminoles' new point
guard, certainly not
before practice begins.

Cardinals: Boldin hopes to play in week seven

CB Terrell Buckley: May Get More Snaps

Brad Johnson Sounds Off On Benching

Greg Jones (RB) Jac may have supplanted Marc Edwards as the Jaguars'

starting fullback

WR P.K. Sam: Preparing Without Expectations

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OTHER FSU NEWWS:

The 25 Business Schools With The Best Value (FSU #18, five spots ahead of

Duke)

UWF, FSU partner on 6-year law degree

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC playoff watch: Week 7

Class rankings Oct. 8 update

ACC Power Poll

Early work offers optimism for ACC's freshman QBs

Defensive statistics can be misleading in ACC

ACC Notebook: Ex-Gators QBs are set to meet

Watson poses next test for U of L defense

Dabo Swinney is one happy lip-syncer

Young Clemson receivers quickly catching on

Clemson fans upset Louisville coach compared Death Valley to Carrier Dome,

plan 'silent out' in response

Duke next to try to tackle Georgia Tech option

The downside to the triple-option heavy offense

Duke’s Cutcliffe clarifies Tech recruiting comment

Johnson: Cutcliffe ‘ought to worry about his own problems’

Tech chaplain’s stirring pre-game speech

Petrino "didn't mean to compare" Clemson, Cuse

Third downs a big issue for UM

Heading into their game against Cincinnati, the Canes rank last in the
nation on third-down conversions. So, how to fix the problem? Al Golden
says maybe just relaxing will help.

'Cane-on-'Cane hate turning ugly

The first shot in this ugly Civil War? It wasn't former Miami star Philip
Buchanon calling coach Al Golden "Al Folden'' on Twitter. It wasn't former
lineman Joaquin Gonzalez tweeting, "I think it's time for a new (defensive)
coordinator."

Third-grader granted wish to become a Miami Hurricane

Pitt needs to find its options

Pitt notebook: Tackle's suspension ends

Adam Bisnowaty will play next Thursday against Virginia Tech, but he might
not reclaim his starting role.

Numbers adding up for Virginia offense

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ACC BASKETBALL:

The 'godfathers of Duke basketball'

The Blue Devils' 1982 recruiting class was the first to break through in
Durham

Duke Freshman Ready To Dominate with High Expectations

ACC Hoops Coaches Predict Louisville To Finish Second In The League

7. Florida State Seminoles – 138

UNC primed for its most successful basketball season in years

Tar Heels' success likely to revolve around the post

In changing role, Marcus Paige even more pivotal to Tar Heels

NC State hoops hits the Big Apple

Moore Gives Wake the Big Mo

There's a rumbling down near the bottom of ACC basketball that got ever
louder with this morning's news that Doral Moore has decided to play his
college basketball at Wake.

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

Bottom 25: Everybody wants to join

NCAA president has wish list for Power 5

Quiz: How Annoying Of A College Football Fan Are You?

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Ex-QB McCarron: Bama lacks 'true leaders'

AJ McCarron backtracks on criticism of Alabama

Police: Mornhinweg treated after fight

Muschamp: Gators' fight a misunderstanding

UF notebook: No disciplinary action after Mornhinweg-Willis fight

Muschamp says Harris facing 'serious charge'

UF releases report on Harris probe, but it's almost completely redacted

New battle for spot behind Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel

Letter shows catfished NC football star had Florida offer

Ole Miss fans cover $75K field-storming penalty

MSU's Dak Prescott is college football's new star

Steve Spurrier: ‘We’re strugglers ... It’s been a struggle for me’

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Everett Golson could have been someone on the North Carolina hardwood

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

CBSSports.com College Basketball Preseason All-America Team

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

As Glennon improves, Bucs' confidence in him grows

Jaguars owner Shad Khan says Buffalo Bills need a new stadium to improve

the game day experience

Five observations on Week 5 in the NFL:

8 reasons to watch Cardinals and Giants in the NLCS

Lightning opening night: Stamkos becomes face of franchise

Five must-see Lightning games at Amalie Arena

NHL tough guys suddenly find themselves unemployed

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UF's backup QB arrested

Suspended Florida backup quarterback Justin Midgett was arrested Thursday
morning after failing to heed a University Police officer's warning about
driving without a motor vehicle registration.

Ricky Williams says he'd play only one more season

League suspends Ray Lewis two games

Glazer protesters rebuked

Manchester United criticized fans who disrupted a game between reserve
teams to protest a potential takeover of the famed English soccer club by
Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer.