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September 28, 2016 7:16 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Ignore the siren call of the SEC, Jimbo Fisher

Frankly, Jimbo Fisher already has a better job than LSU

5 reasons Jimbo Fisher should reject LSU and stay at Florida State

Jimbo Fisher's silence says LSU in play for FSU coach

Jimbo Fisher is miles off mark in blaming LSU coaching change on playoff

Jimbo Fisher wants FSU to be ready for experienced, physical UNC

Francois continues evolution

Tracking the True Freshmen

Football's Jones Blazing His Own Trail

Florida State Update: Harrison suspended, injury report

Ja’Vonn “Pigg” Harrison no longer with FSU football team

FSU DB Trey Marshall (foot) expected to play against North Carolina

FSU injury report: Marshall not practicing

Florida State is looking for answers on defense

#12 FSU seeking consistency on defense

The Nole’s Defense Is Almost 2009 Bad?

Florida State players defend defensive coordinator

How will FSU’s defense hold up against UNC?

Kickers Streakin'

Top Plays: USF

Florida State offense holds block party at South Florida

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher and Dalvin Cook urge FSU for more consistency after beating USF

Jimbo Fisher, Dalvin Cook give fiery postgame speeches after USF win

Florida State RB Dalvin Cook talks his explosive game against USF

The Seminole’s star tailback knew it was only a matter of time.

Final Grades For September Performances

Green, Cowart return for SodTalk Saturday

‘A Season With Florida State Football’ Week 4

James, Cook, Trickett shine on fourth episode of Showtime's FSU series

Florida State leads for three-star Defensive End Owen Carney

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UP NEXT:

A First Look at North Carolina

Florida State-North Carolina: By the advanced metrics

UNC vs. Florida State might be a crucial game in deciding the ACC championship

This weekend’s game will play a part in deciding both halves of the ACC Championship game.

UNC vs. FSU: 6 key players for Saturday’s matchup in Tallahassee

FSU's Dalvin Cook Yet Another Test for UNC's Run D

UNC ranks 118th nationally in rushing defense (240.3 ypg).

UNC VS. FSU: FEDORA AND FISHER READY FOR THE CHALLENGE

UNC Fans Feel They Have NO Shot At Beating ‘Noles

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FSU BASKETBALL:

No. 1 Balsa Koprivica to visit Kentucky and FSU

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Meet the New Swimming Assistants

Two-Day Camp Set for November

Giles inducted into the FSU Athletics Hall of Fame

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Noles in the NFL: Week 3

Panthers need Kelvin Benjamin more involved

https://www.numberfire.com/nfl/player-news/29349/devonta-freeman-tallies-207-yards-as-falcons-top-saints-on-monday
Devonta Freeman tallies 207 yards as Falcons top Saints on Monday

Patriots place Tre' Jackson on reserve/PUP list

Ravens' Timmy Jernigan raising game to become consistent force on defensive line

Jimbo Fisher chimes in on Jalen Ramsey, Steve Smith Sr. feud

With help from NFL legend Deion Sanders, Microsoft unveils new fantasy football bot

Jameis Winston nominated for Air Player of the Week, again

Winston Leads NFL in Touchdown Passes

https://www.numberfire.com/mlb/player-news/29393/blue-jays-battling-baltimore-without-devon-travis-shoulder
Blue Jays battling Baltimore without Devon Travis (shoulder)
Travis Hopes to return Wednesday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles take bye week to regroup

Cismesia honored 2nd time by ACC

Junior PK Gary Cismesia was named the ACC's special-teams player of the week for the second time this season after kicking a 53-yard field goal against Rice.

A new vision for offense

The Seminoles are stocking the fullback and tight end positions with young talent -- and giving them the ball.

WEEKLY RELEASE: Third-Ranked Seminoles Look For First Ever Win Over Virginia

Mark Krikorian didn't learn anything new about his Florida State soccer team after last week's setback at North Carolina, but he remains hopeful that his players will experience a shared revelation during tonight's home match against Virginia.

Dockett regains form

Drew Doesn't Plan To Opt-Out

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Report: Orlando to host 2016 ACC football championship

Playoff spot on line for Clemson-Louisville

Louisville's Lamar Jackson could ruin Clemson's plans

Dabo: Watson is "off to a heck of a start"

Dabo "I'll take a 3-2" win

Dabo: Watson is "off to a heck of a start"

Dabo Swinney previews Clemson's game vs. Louisville

Brent Venables adds juice to Clemson Tigers' 'secret sauce'

Clemson plans to continue to rotate offensive linemen

Blue Devils keep celebration brief

Beating Notre Dame was huge for the Duke program, but the Blue Devils quicky turned their attention to ACC game against Virginia this week.

Duke quarterback says Notre Dame win was 'total team fight'

Duke’s Cutcliffe had to learn to let go

After ‘train wreck,’ Johnson working more with Tech offense

Hurricanes’ ‘preseason’ over with tougher opponents on deck

Canes explosive offense fueled by receiver Richards and tailback Walton

Pitt offense working to put finishing touches on wins

Pitt is devoting time to its four-minute offense this week, after failing to close out a win Saturday against North Carolina.

Transfer Powers and UVa were a fortuitous match

Switch back to defense re-energizes UVa's Powers

WAKE FOREST 4-0 - HOW ARE THE DEMON DEACONS DOING IT?

Clawson: Wake Forest needs to up its game against N.C. State

Wake Offense Offensive No More

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Pitt senior Jamel Artis: 'I'm starting at point guard'

The idea of starting the 6-foot-7 Artis at point guard has been openly discussed after the graduation of four-year starter James Robinson.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Danny Hall’s contract extension announced

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

College football TV schedule

Five most surprising college football teams

College Football Bottom 25 Rankings: Chaos reigns as teams rise and fall

Big 12 expansion movement reportedly losing steam

OU's Boren denies report school is opposed to Big 12 expansion, says no stance yet taken

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SEC East still lagging behind West as crossover games loom

Florida officially names Scott Stricklin as athletic director...

Scott Stricklin embraces new role as Gators' athletics director

Gators out to improve field position

Lack of communication in secondary, Vols' execution fueled rally...

Austin Appleby positioned to rekindle Gators’ quarterback competition with Luke Del Rio

LSU's AD describes what he wants in the Tigers' next head coach

Recap: Interim LSU coach Ed Orgeron on what LSU needs, the new offense and his 'dream' job

Las Vegas unveils odds for LSU's next head coach

Jimbo Fisher, Willie Taggart among betting favorites for LSU job

Gary Patterson, Art Briles among the early favorites for LSU job among oddsmakers

Texas A&M offense ‘eye candy,’ effective execution or both?

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New-look Notre Dame defense will be Brian Kelly's creation

Notebook: Brian Kelly vows to bring more passion to Notre Dame sideline

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly: 'I've got to be a little bit more fiery'

Taggart: Defensive energy must return

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Kansas builds $12 million luxury dorm for basketball players

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

UNC player accused of sexual battery says he's not a rapist

Allen Artis says he did not rape or drug his accuser

Kenya's Olympic team leader charged, denies stealing $256K

Kenya's team leader at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been charged with stealing $256,000, money prosecutors say was for officials' and athletes' stay at the games.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Week 4 NFL power rankings: Look who's back on top

BUCS ROUNDTABLE: ANSWERING DIRK KOETTER'S CALL FOR A BUCS CULTURE CHANGE

Details emerge on Jose Fernandez's last night

Tim Tebow sharp in last tuneup before instructional league debut

Yankees fan hilariously loses ring during marriage proposal

In 'incredible gesture,' Bubba Watson becomes vice captain for Ryder Cup

Watson skipped over to play Ryder Cup, named 5th vice-captain

Bubba Watson should be applauded, not chastised, for joining U.S. Ryder Cup support crew

Watch Tiger get booted from Ryder Cup team photo

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Tough to run on UF

The Florida run defense is statistically the best in the SEC and ranks No. 4 nationally, allowing just 42.0 yards per game.

September 27, 2016 7:24 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State Left Tackle Roderick Johnson named ACC Lineman of the week

Jimbo Fisher Press Conference Highlights: UNC

Jimbo Fisher growing frustrated with Florida State's inconsistency

Jimbo Fisher updates injury status of Derwin James, Josh Sweat

https://campusinsiders.com/news/jimbo-fisher-lsu-job-talk/
Jimbo Fisher Shuts Down LSU Job Talk

Fisher stresses 'big picture,' not talking LSU

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher: 'I'm not talking about LSU' after firing of Les Miles

Fisher fully focused on North Carolina

Fisher didn't deny interest in LSU because he didn't want to lie

Colin Cowherd Thinks Jimbo Fisher Will Leave Florida State For LSU

FSU's offense becomes bullish again

FSU defenders support Charles Kelly, take blame for defensive miscues

Playing defense a challenge for both Florida and FSU so far

It’s (Almost) Time To Move On From Charles Kelly

Actual turnout for FSU-USF exceeds 52,000

The good and bad from FSU's offense vs. USF

Top 5 Impact Players For ‘Noles Against USF

Seven Things We Learned in September

Miami-Florida State 2016: ESPN holds game time announcement

Early commit coming soon for FSU?

Selecting Florida State Was a No-Brainer for Legacy Prospect, 2019 Defensive Lineman Mike Morris, Jr.

Get an Exclusive Look at the Coaching Legacy That Blitzed Them All as “THE BOWDEN DYNASTY” Soars From the Football Field to the Big Screen on January 8 Only

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UP NEXT:

Changes to FSU football’s depth chart for North Carolina

https://campusinsiders.com/news/fsu-vs-unc-prediction-game-preview/
FSU vs. UNC Prediction, Game Preview

UNC and time of possession: A brief history under Larry Fedora

Tar Heels look to change fortunes on big stage

UNC Seeks Defining Upset over FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Turning Point, Week 3: Roberto Aguayo's misses doom Bucs vs. Rams

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin’s no-touch day ‘baffling and wowing’

Why Kelvin Benjamin's performance against Vikings was 'probably the worst' of his career

Benjamin gets shutout for first time of his Carolina Panthers' career

17-Year Veteran Sebastian Janikowski Breaks NFL Record

Janikowski becomes all-time leader in FGs over 50 yards

Bucs QB Jameis Winston hesitates and a game is lost, thanks to Rams' Robert Quinn

LOOK: Jameis Winston, Bucs have total meltdown in final minute vs. Rams

Jameis Winston's Scoring Touch

Nuggets' Malik Beasley: Ready to go for training camp

Washington Nationals: What Is Stephen Drew’s Role In The Postseason?

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Andrews Finds Shuffling Defense A Big Challenge

Seminoles shake up secondary

Tailback sees more time

Marcus Sims never considered a medical redshirt - even after a concussion put his first year at Florida State on hold.

Blixt wins at Shoal Creek; FSU men 3rd

FSU's mag lab gets $11.7 million grant

With a just-received $11.7 million National Science Foundation grant, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University will build the first of a new generation of simpler, cheaper-to-run superconducting magnets.

Festering situation

Johnson's contract could be distraction for Vikings

Walker trade looking like a great deal

Leon Washington is an elusive playmaker for Jets

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Circus opportunities flying high

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Duke’s Jones, Wilson honored following Blue Devils’ road win at Notre Dame

ACC football power rankings: Week 5

3. Florida State (3-1, 0-1, no change from last week)

Appearing in the national spotlight is nothing new for Clemson

Defenses are focused on stopping run vs. Clemson

Johnson’s review of Tech offense against Clemson: ‘A lot of errors’

THE LEGEND OF LAMAR: THE ASTRONOMICAL RISE OF LAMAR JACKSON

Louisville's Jackson adjusting to spotlight off the field

Petrino on LSU: U of L 'where I'm going to be'

Once down, Bobby Petrino rising to new heights

No. 14 UM football resumes practice in preparation for Georgia Tech

Miami Hurricanes favored to beat Georgia Tech in road ACC opener

On the Panthers: Coach Narduzzi is not ruling out changes in secondary

Pitt is looking to regroup after giving up 993 yards passing in the past two games.

Syracuse is negotiating for new naming rights deal on Carrier Dome

Notebook: Cavaliers try to avoid complacency after breakthrough win

Four Virginia football players out for the season

Sneaky speed is just one of Virginia tackle Eric Smith's many qualities

Hokies trying to balance rest, work during open week as tougher schedule looms

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Seven UNC coaches get new deals

Women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy, received two-year extensions. Field hockey coach Karen Shelton, men’s lacrosse coach Joe Breschi, men’s tennis coach Sam Paul, men’s soccer coach Carlos Somoano, and women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance received three-year deals — the first multi-year deals for any of them.

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

College football TV schedule

With Les Miles out, only four coaches have won FBS national titles

NFL scouts given more access to college underclassmen

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McElwain notes 'sense of hurt' after loss to Vols...

Gators QB Luke Del Rio 'highly doubtful' for Vanderbilt game

Gators' Oct. 8 visit from LSU slated for noon on ESPN

Gators to name Scott Stricklin new athletics director

The honeymoon's over for Georgia, rookie coach Kirby Smart

Stoops shakes off dissent on call-in show

LSU will reportedly at least contact Ohio State’s Urban Meyer

But don’t expect him to be a serious candidate.

Tom Herman, Jimbo Fisher are the betting favorites to replace Les Miles at LSU

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Taggart says players, coaches must improve after FSU loss

New football playoffs coming to Florida in 2017

The biggest change to the high school football playoff structure in more than a decade was approved by the Florida High School Athletic Association on Monday morning.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Why new Mav Andrew Bogut wanted to go to Dallas over Houston or any other destination this offseason

Pat Riley: Chris Bosh's Heat career is over

Former NC State guard gets shot of a lifetime with NBA’s Warriors

Scott Wood, N.C. State’s all-time leading 3-point shooter, signed a partially-guaranteed deal with the Golden State Warriors and has a shot to make their roster in training camp.

MLB SCORES

No Marlins player will ever wear No. 16 again, vows Loria

Bag of signed Fernandez baseballs washes ashore

Arnold Palmer public memorial set for Oct. 4 in Pennsylvania

Arnold Palmer will be honored during Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup a referendum on Mickelson

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Meyer has hopes of practice bubble

2006 Florida Gators photos Urban Meyer said Tuesday he's had discussions with UF Athletic Director Jeremy Foley about adding an indoor football facility to campus or building a bubble over one of UF's existing practice fields.

Vitale staying with ESPN

Seven more years, baby! Dick Vitale, ESPN's famed men's college basketball analyst, will sign a seven-year contract extension with the network that could keep him working until 2013.

Mavericks extend Nowitzki through 2010-11

Golf legend Nelson dies

Golf icon and Roanoke resident Byron Nelson, a man revered for his benevolence and humility as much as his on-course accomplishment, died Tuesday at the age of 94.

September 26, 2016 7:21 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Fisher Keeps Pushing After Win At USF

Game Awards: FSU 55, USF 35

Florida State rises two spots in the Amway Coaches poll

Florida State's struggles continue against mobile QBs

Jimbo Fisher gripes about Florida State's defense after win over USF

Jacques Patrick establishing himself as vital member of FSU's backfield

FSU football’s Jacques Patrick on calling out a USF defender

FSU Football at USF In-Depth Recap: What We Learned

FSU sets unbelievable NCAA record against USF

Lessons learned from the FSU defense’s play vs. USF

Injuries, lack of discipline lead to defensive struggles

Bobby Bowden Film Shows Football Legend's Life, Faith

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UP NEXT:

UNC's Trubisky on the Tar Heels' game-winning drive

UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who passed for 453 yards against Pitt on Saturday, talks after the Tar Heels' 37-36 comeback victory.

UNC's Switzer caps Pitt win with record 16 receptions

UNC receiver Ryan Switzer, who tied a UNC and ACC single-game record with 16 receptions, talks after the Tar Heels' 37-36 victory against Pitt on Saturday.

UNC 37, Pitt 36: The day after

Mitch Trubisky shines, the running game fades and what’s up with all the safeties? Everything you need to know after the Tar Heels’ dramatic 37-36 victory against Pitt.

Why UNC receivers wore bathrobes while warming up

Mack Hollins, Bug Howard and Ryan Switzer warmed up in bathrobes on Saturday. The way they played they might want to keep doing it.

Penalty-prone Tar Heels execute in clutch

UNC defense finds late power

Florida State opens as double-digit betting favorite over North Carolina

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

FSU And UVA Battle To Rain-Shortened Overtime Draw

No. 3 FSU’s match with No. 2 UVA ends in 1-1 draw

No. 3 Florida State’s game against No. 2 Virginia was called after 99 minutes due to severe weather

Seminoles, Metraux Win Schooner Fall Classic

Jose Fernandez had impact on FSU softball star Jessica Warren

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Roberto Aguayo's missed kicks trigger Bucs' slide to 37-32 loss to Rams

Roberto Aguayo misses a 41-yard field goal to go with his PAT

Why Aguayo's miss was the turning point in 37-32 Bucs loss

Hopkins' 5th field goal gives Redskins 29-27 win over Giants

Jaguars rookie Jalen Ramsey suggests he got in Steve Smith Sr.'s head

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey on Steve Smith: 'I Don't Respect Him as a Man'

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons taken to hospital after suffering shin injury

Steelers Lawrence Timmons returns from hospital to locker room

Rays say Kevin Cash has gained comfort, confidence in second year

FSU alum Mekia Cox continues success on screen

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Gary Cismesia Named ACC Special Teams Player Of The Week

FSU's Ball out for season

Florida State true-freshman linebacker Marcus Ball tore the ACL in his left knee Saturday.

Weatherford feeling good about season

As a redshirt freshman last season, quarterback Drew Weatherford didn't feel things begin to click for him until Florida State's win at Boston College. Another late-September victory gave him good vibes Saturday.

Web site: Bobby, time to go

The web site of Florida State fans, RetireCoachBowden.com, continues to get more and more attention

Walker proves big catch: Receiver hurts Pats

Vanover hoping for a new start in Lake City

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Late Hits: ACC hoping for Pac-12 stumble

Stanford’s last-minute win over UCLA cost Las Vegas a couple of dollars, but it made the Pac-12 the biggest winner of the weekend.

Snapping Atlanta streak primes Clemson for Louisville

Clemson to be without versatile LB Jalen Williams for a few weeks

Clemson sophomore linebacker Jalen Williams, who played at Blythewood High, will be out “a few weeks” with a sprained MCL, according to Tigers coach Dabo Swinney.

3 (belated) takeaways from Georgia Tech-Clemson

Why Lamar Jackson came back in during Marshall rout

Time off helps NC State’s Samuels, Hines

Pitt notebook: Narduzzi says coaches did 'great job,' pass 'D' must make plays

Syracuse opens as 13-point underdog against Notre Dame in MetLife game

Orangemen stock watch: Who is rising, who is falling?

The 5 most important takeaways from Virginia football's 1st win of 2016

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' win against East Carolina

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 5

12. Florida State

College football winners and losers in Week 4: A wild, wacky day in the SEC

LSU dumping Les Miles tops our 10 things we learned during weekend

Big 12 sports writers not in favor of Cincinnati

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Humbled Gators look for bounce back

UF backup QB Austin Appleby shows promise during Gators loss at Tennessee

Les Miles, offensive Cam Cameron out at LSU; Ed Orgeron to be Tigers' interim coach

Timeline of Les Miles' memorable career as LSU head coach, from national title games to flirting with Michigan

LSU coach Les Miles' top 10 wild-and-craziest night games in Tiger Stadium

Firing Les Miles is a gamble, because LSU needs a big name

8 candidates to replace Les Miles at LSU

Herman, Fisher only two names that matter in LSU's HC search

https://www.seccountry.com/lsu/report-lsu-has-reached-out-to-representatives-for-tom-herman-and-art-briles-about-head-coaching-job
Report: LSU has reached out to representatives for Tom Herman and Art Briles about head coaching job

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Here's what we know about Baylor: Could they end up running the table in the Big 12?

Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder

Notre Dame has fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder after a 1-3 start, replacing him with defensive analyst Greg Hudson.

Notre Dame Nation gets its needed sacrifice with VanGorder firing

Analysis: Deposing VanGorder is only the start of the makeover at Notre Dame

Analysis: VanGorder firing won't affect recruits, but next hire needs to

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

WATCH: Auburn man arrested after setting fire to a tree at Toomer's Corner after win

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scoreboard

Bucs blow 10-point lead, lose to Rams 37-32 in home opener

Grading the Bucs: A baffling defeat

Jaguars remain winless after Ravens convert late field goal

Jaguars defense starting to turn corner

Jaguars Notebook: Penalties continue to be problem

Official: Fernandez died from impact, not drowning

McIlroy roars to thrilling win at new look East Lake

Kevin Na sprints to Tour Championship finish with 1 hour 59 minute final round

Arnold Palmer: 'The King' of golf dies at 87

Remembering Arnold Palmer's 1997 return to competitive golf following cancer surgery

Ryan Moore becomes US Ryder Cup captain Love's last pick

What is the format of the 2016 Ryder Cup and how will the schedule unfurl at Hazeltine?

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Meyer OK with fans' booing him

Florida coach Urban Meyer has figured out why fans were booing on Saturday, after some help from his wife.

POY List Must Start With Joakim Noah

Joakim Noah Should Top All Presason POY Lists

U.S. Ryder Cup team can't explain defeat

Tiger Woods Dissects Lopsided U.S. Loss

Tiger Woods believes curing America's Ryder Cup ills requires an infusion of good young players, getting off to better starts in the matches, a true home-course advantage -- and making timely putts.

September 25, 2016 11:59 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Cook's Career Day Fuels Football's 55-35 Win

Cook fuels FSU to victory despite second-half miscues

Dalvin Cook's career-best day should silence critics

When Dalvin Cook's in need of a big game, he delivers vs. USF

Dalvin Cook is back in the Heisman hunt after leading Florida State to a bounce-back win

No. 13 Florida State bounces back in 55-35 thumping of USF

Florida State 55, USF 35: Bulls’ Defense Steamrolled By Angry ‘Noles

Fisher was still seething after 55-35 victory

Revamped Seminole Offensive Line Debuts Against USF

FSU defensive back Tarvarus McFadden shows he can make big plays

Florida State-South Florida Notebook: Francois, Patrick, and Defense

Florida State 55, USF 35: Thoughts and observations

What we learned from Florida State's win over South Florida

What you might have missed from Florida State-USF

Three things we learned after Florida State's 55-35 win over USF

What We Learned on Offense from FSU's Romp at Raymond James

Florida State's rushing attack was dynamic, but this offense still lacks killer instinct.

Jimbo Fisher and FSU football players react after crucial win at South Florida

Florida State defensive end DeMarcus Walker post USF interview

WATCH: FSU-USF opens with back-to-back 70-plus yard TDs

Watch: Florida State RB Jacques Patrick runs over USF defender

FSU-USF: Highlights & Lowlights

FSU can't keep winning on shaky ground

By definition, an illusion is something "that is or is likely to be wrongly perceived or interpreted by the senses."

‘Noles Fans React To FSU Defense Against South Florida

South Florida's defense fails to show in showdown with Florida State

FSU-USF notes: Tice suffers apparent broken ankle

USF still an understudy for now

USF fills more seats for matchup against FSU

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UP NEXT:

UNC’s ‘fade’ successful again in 37-36 win over Pitt

In the final seconds against Pittsburgh the Tar Heels relied on a play called “235 Fade,” a trusted, go-to call in the kind of situation in which they found themselves.

UNC completes improbable rally, comes back for stunning 37-36 victory over Pitt

The Tar Heels convert three consecutive fourth downs on the game-winning drive, which ends with Mitch Trubisky’s touchdown pass to Bug Howard with two seconds left.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Day Two At Furman

https://swimswam.com/backstroker-kara-coughlin-makes-verbal-commitment-florida-state/
Backstroker Kara Coughlin Makes Verbal Commitment to Florida State

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Double trouble: Panthers WRs Devin Funchess, Kelvin Benjamin fined for TD celebration

Devonta Freeman: forget about personal accomplishments, winning is "the best goal ever"

Bears' Eddie Goldman: Will not suit up

Emerging Ravens defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan returns home to face Jaguars

Against Jaguars, Ravens get a look at former draft target Jalen Ramsey

Patrick Robinson Among 4 Colts Already Ruled Out

Anticipated matchup between Rams' Jared Goff and Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston isn't likely

Cardinals stock update: Aledmys Diaz and Luke Weaver the two most improved Cardinals

Koepka tired of hearing about Ryder Cup from Europe

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

This Week's AP College Football Poll

Florida State moves down one to 19

Rout of Rice perfect balm for FSU's woes

Sunday breakfast with Bobby Bowden

FSU soccer rebounds with win over NC St.

The top-ranked Seminoles bounced back from Thursday's loss to No. 4 North Carolina with a 2-0 win over North Carolina State on Sunday.

Plummer, Walker spark Denver in victory

Broncos' Walker Trims Down In Denver

Rightfielder JD Drew is hitting .321 over his last 26 games for LA

FSU moves closer to AAU goals

FSU Department of Higher Education ranked exemplary

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Eagles handle their business against Wagner

BC rumbled to a 42-10 win in front of 22,728 fans at its Alumni Stadium opener, mostly riding a decided power advantage within the trenches against an undersized Wagner front seven to a win.

Duke pulls 38-35 upset over Notre Dame in South Bend

AJ Reed kicked a 19-yard field goal with 84 seconds left as Duke rallied back from an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Notre Dame 38-35 on Saturday.

On crazy day, Duke’s win at Notre Dame looms largest

Duke all-American Edwards suffers potentially season-ending injury

Duke defensive back and record-setting kick returner DeVon Edwards may miss the rest of his final season at Duke after suffering a “severe” knee injury in Saturday’s 38-35 win at Notre Dame.

Duke found winning personality at Notre Dame

U of L wins big; Next up: Clemson

Jackson shines again, No. 3 Louisville beats Marshall 59-28

Pitt notebook: Ground game provides bright spot in loss

Pitt falls to North Carolina on last-second TD pass

Syracuse makes big plays late for win over UConn

Inexperienced Syracuse football OL sticks together in win over UConn

How Cordell Hudson sniffed out UConn's fake field goal

Virginia holds off Central Michigan, picks up first win

Benkert breaks through with record-setting day

Reid takes exception to 'College GameDay' comments

Game balls: Virginia 49, Central Michigan 35

Hokies overwhelm ECU 54-17 in Blacksburg

The Virginia Tech Hokies scored on their final five possessions of the first half, including all four of their second-quarter possessions, to overwhelm East Carolina and snap a two-game losing streak to the Pirates.

Wake Forest makes Hoosiers pay for miscues in 33-28 win

Wake Forest's defense kept taking the ball away Saturday.

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

College football TV schedule

NCAAF Scoreboard

Top 25 Capsules

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'Best kicker in college football' lifts Auburn to upset of LSU

38-0 Vols run buries Gators

Vols go through Gators' top-ranked defense

Epic collapse after hot start

This loss on every Gator

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/opinion/new-georgia-looks-a-lot-like-the-old-georgia-in-ugly-loss
New Georgia looks like the old Georgia in ugly loss

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/opinion/dawgs-fans-now-face-a-season-of-lowered-expectations
Dawgs fans now face a season of lowered expectations

Kentucky beats South Carolina for third straight time, 17-10

Time's up: Last-second touchdown waved off as LSU falls in shocker to Auburn

For Les Miles, perhaps 'fate has decided enough is enough' after Auburn debacle

Chad Kelly and the Ole Miss offense looked downright terrifying against Georgia

Vols force smack-talking Gators to eat their own words

Butch Jones 'lit a fire under us' at halftime, Vol's O'Brien says

Vols receivers stage remarkable second-half turnaround

There's a championship trait in these erratic Vols

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Starr: 'A grave injustice' was done to Art Briles

No. 6 Houston routs Texas State 64-3 to remain unbeaten

MSU stink bomb vs. Wisconsin was inexcusable

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly declares all spots up for grabs following Duke loss

Even QB DeShone Kizer feeling the heat after Notre Dame's 1-3 start

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly flips after quarterback gimmick flop

Notre Dame's lack of passion exposes leadership issues

How did Urban Meyer spend his bye weekend? Washing windows, of course

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Tampa Bay Buccaneeers' fate hinges on fixing the defense

Jaguars, Ravens remember last season's wild finish

Vin Scully and the story he didn’t want to tell

Rory's 66 makes him contender at Tour Championship

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC is proving to be anything but elite this year

Favre milestone: 400th TD pass

Europe Posts Yet Another Ryder Cup Win

Margin of defeat matches lopsided 2004 result

September 24, 2016 10:05 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Monumental game for Fisher, Seminoles

Looking to get back on the winning track

Florida State's offense hopes to get its groove back against USF

Nate Andrews' return bodes well for Florida State's secondary

Chasing history: FSU football’s Travis Rudolph is on a historic pace

What’s the difference between 15 and 80? Less than you might think.

Smart move to shuffle Florida State's O-line

Bobby Bowden Movie Trailer is a Must See For All FSU Football Fans

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UP NEXT:

Nole Insiders Game Preview: FSU vs. USF

First and 10: No. 13 Florida State at South Florida

Florida State faces similar offense to Louisville in Week 4

Four reasons this FSU game is biggest in USF history

Improved South Florida excited to face No. 13 Florida State

USF's Taggart On FSU: We Want Respect

USF vs. FSU matchup: Big crowds not always a boon for Bulls

FSU at USF: Preview and Predictions

Coach Taggart: USF vs Florida State University

The Big USF vs. Florida State Preview

This is undoubtedly USF's toughest game of the season. What must they do in order to pull the upset?

FSU Football 2016 Gameday Preview: vs. USF

Florida State Seminoles at USF Bulls game preview

Florida State-USF game breakdown

No. 13 Florida State at South Florida

Bulls Daily Dishes out the Key Matchups for When Jimbo Fisher and Florida State Invade Tampa Bay on Saturday

USF-Florida State: Living with the reality of 'double-agent' fans

How to watch Florida State at South Florida

Dozens of 2017, '18 prospects expected at FSU-USF

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FSU BASKETBALL:

NCAA Waiver Granted for Chatrice White

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Winning Together

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

The Carolina Panther who should scare the Vikings: Kelvin Benjamin

Indianapolis Colts CB Antonio Cromartie injured vs. Denver Broncos

Darby questionable for Cardinals game

Cameron Erving 'happy to be back' with Cleveland Browns

Browns' Cameron Erving: Out for Sunday's game

Falcons victories are 'best goal ever' for Devonta Freeman

Graham Gano Continues Climb Up Panthers’ All-Time Scoring List

Giants looking to Bobby Hart to step in at right tackle

Timmy Jernigan Has 'Made A Lot Of Right Steps' In Strong Start

Age vs. youth in Steve Smith vs. Jalen Ramsey on Sunday

Xavier Rhodes Making 'Great Progress' with Knee Injury

Hard Work On and Off the Field the Prescription for Jameis Winston

Bucs' Winston, Jackson Need To Get On Same Page

Trumaine Johnson throws some shade at Jameis Winston

Nuggets training camp capsules: Malik Beasley

A look at Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis, one (cumulative) year in

Golfer Alison Curdt Thriving As Teaching Pro

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No. 18 Florida State Dominates Rice 55-7

Antone Smith ran for 137 yards and two touchdowns

Florida State fattens up on Rice patsy

Consider the source, but Florida State found answers to its offensive and defensive woes Saturday in the form of Rice.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU requesting $70 million in legislative funding for next year

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Scouting reports: Duke heads to Notre Dame

How will Duke’s defense stop Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer?

After offensive debacle, what’s next for the Jackets?

The Obligatory Question: Are the ‘Canes Back?

In 3 games the Canes have won by an average of 52-7, is that enough to be “back?”

UM announces plans for $34 million indoor football practice facility

$14 million donation accelerates Miami's plans for indoor football facility

UNC begins defense of ACC Coastal title in performance against Pitt

UNC offense finds big passing play just in time for Pitt

Pitt blockers living up to expectations

Pitt’s offensive line has paved way for potent running attack.

Cavaliers will be tested by another experienced MAC quarterback

Central Michigan at Virginia: Keys to victory

Breaking down the Virginia Tech-East Carolina matchup

Defensive adjustments working well on football field for Virginia Tech

Deacons look to remain perfect: A win at Indiana would put Clawson in rare company among past Wake coaches

Wake Forest, you’re our only hope

It’s mid-September and North Carolina’s only College Football Playoff contender is Wake Forest. That may not last very long, as the Demon Deacons travel to Indiana on Saturday, which once was close to a gimme but is no longer, although the same thing could be said of Wake Forest. For the moment, though, the Deacons remain North Carolina’s only undefeated team.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Virginia Tech adds three men's basketball recruits

Three high school sophomores from North Carolina — including a set of twins — have verbally committed to play for the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Q&A: New Georgia Tech AD Todd Stansbury

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

College football TV schedule

Separation of politics and expansion? The two together aren't always helpful for Big 12 membership

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SEC Previews

No. 19 Florida at No. 14 Tennessee

Florida Gators' vaunted defense seeks redemption against rival Tennessee Vols

Are the Gators playing head games?

Butch Jones, Tennessee must clear the Florida hurdle

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Josh Adams has work ahead to be all-around back for Notre Dame

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Starting Texas offensive lineman arrested early Friday morning for DWI

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs- Rams: Five things to watch

Bucs release Austin Seferian-Jenkins after arrest on suspicion of DUI

Bucs unveil stadium upgrades in home opener

Jacoby Brissett thumb injury could force Patriots to search for another QB

Failed physical keeps Heat's Chris Bosh sidelined, NBA future in doubt

MLB SCORES

Jason Day withdraws from another playoff event

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

The same as it ever was

Gators again beat the Wildcats in what has become a predictable outcome

20 - and counting

Backed by a stone-wall defense, Florida pulls away to stretch its win streak over Kentucky to two decades.

Domi's sins belie image as good guy

After 1,020 games and more than 3,500 penalty minutes, Tie Domi retired from the NHL last week. So we say, goodbye, Tie. And good riddance.

Americans need a miracle

U.S. team vows it's not over, though Europe leads 10-6 heading into singles matches.

September 23, 2016 12:04 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU needs bounce-back performances from Francois, Cook

Florida State defense aims to wash away historic Louisville loss at USF

Florida State's Josh Sweat out 1-2 weeks after meniscus surgery

Florida State's defense takes another hit as DE Josh Sweat has knee surgery

Coach Jimbo Fisher told the media on Thursday that Sweat had surgery that day to clip a piece of cartilage, but hopes it won't be a long recovery process for the defensive end.

Seminoles DE Josh Sweat has surgery to 'clip' knee cartilage

Coach Jimbo Fisher said Sweat tried practicing this week for the No. 13 Seminoles, but his knee continued to swell after suffering the injury last week.

Florida State LB Thomas starting to live up to potential

2016 FSU football special teams: Never a dull moment

Will they help or hinder the Seminoles in Tampa?

How the Seminoles' sideline handled losing to Louisville

Seminoles treading on dangerous ground

Bowden Dynasty Documentary Coming in January

Bowden talks FSU football, documentary

5 Recruits that could commit to FSU this fall

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UP NEXT:

Jimbo Fisher on USF's Willie Taggart: 'He's done a heck of a job'

Two key Bulls won't be MIA this year vs. Florida State

What to know: USF vs. FSU

Top Five Players To Watch In USF Game

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/florida-state-south-florida-preview-capsule/2016/09/22/92dd7274-80d6-11e6-9578-558cc125c7ba_story.html
Florida State-South Florida Preview Capsule

Florida State Seminoles vs. South Florida Bulls Preview and Prediction

Steven Bench on FSU, The Game, And What USF Needs To Do To Win

FSU returns nearly 40 percent of ticket allotment

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminoles Partner With College of Law To Give Back

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Three Goals In Four Minutes In Win Over Wake Forest

Alameda, FSU softball have busy offseason

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Colts' Antonio Cromartie: Full participant on Thursday

Why Devonta Freeman’s role in the passing game has diminished

Bobby Hart incident at Giants practice shows lack of O-line depth

Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner plays well despite broken toe

Xavier Rhodes returns to practice

Colts' Patrick Robinson: Returns to practice

Bucs' Jameis Winston uses 'snap and clear' to refocus

Bucs' Jameis Winston eager for challenge ahead against Rams' defense

Early lack of Jackson-Winston chemistry puzzles Bucs

Paul Azinger backing Bubba Watson for Ryder Cup unless competitor wins at East Lake

Pride Midfielder Becky Edwards Announces Retirement

Orlando Pride midfielder Becky Edwards has announced her retirement from professional soccer.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles to try new wrinkles on offense, defense

'Retire Bobby' Web site has FSU's attention

A Web site asking Coach Bobby Bowden to retire has been around since January, but it first started attracting significant attention this week -- including the miffed notice of Florida State officials and lawyers tied to the university.

Web Site Owner Heeds FSU Warning

The owner of the Web site retirecoach bowden.com was forced to call an audible this week because of a letter from attorneys representing Florida State.

Seminoles' dynasty is starting to crumble

++Alabi prepared for FSU visit, next level

Stephen Drew: Returns From Groin Injury

Mientkiewicz unlikely to return

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Tigers end losing skid at Bobby Dodd Stadium

Clemson defense dominant

Clemson held Georgia Tech’s triple option offense to 124 total yards, including less than 100 on the ground.

Clemson LB Ben Boulware breaks down dominant defensive performance

Notes: Clemson QB Deshaun Watson reaches milestone

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Clemson vs. Georgia Tech

A quick look at the good and the bad from Clemson’s game Thursday night against Georgia Tech.

Look out, Louisville: Things click early for Clemson

'GameDay' to be at Louisville-Clemson?

Duke vs Notre Dame: Five things to watch

Blue Devils deal with kicking woes

Georgia Tech humbled by No. 5 Clemson

Clemson dominates first half, beats Georgia Tech 26-7

Tech gives up safety to Clemson on weird play

Tech’s defense a sort-of bright spot

https://louisville.rivals.com/news/coffee-break-win-over-fsu-is-huge
Win over FSU is huge

U of L's Jaire Alexander: Speed to spare

UM football eyeing top-end talents to complete a strong recruiting class

UM --- which has 20 oral commitments, including two good quarterbacks and three four-star defensive backs in a 2017 recruiting class rated sixth nationally by Rivals.com --- has about five spots left.

Larry Fedora, Mitch Trubisky don’t want to talk about it

Trubisky has attempted a school-record 156 passes without an interception, but he and UNC coach Larry Fedora would rather not avoid talking about the streak.

UNC Releases Plans for Football-Specific Indoor Practice Facility

As of now, UNC is the only ACC school in North Carolina that doesn’t have an indoor practice facility for football.

Blockers living up to expectations

Pitt’s offensive line has paved way for potent running attack.

Syracuse football may be facing 'make-or-break' game against Connecticut

Virginia, Central Michigan familiar with dramatic finishes

Off the edge: Wake Forest's Ejiofor wreaking havoc for opposing offenses

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Bill Curry’s thoughts on new Tech AD Stansbury

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

College football TV schedule

4 hours and counting: Some NCAA games turn into marathons

Louisville's rout of FSU shows there are lots of expansion candidates big enough for Big 12

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The streak: Vols' annual mental crisis with Gators

The Gators have won 11 straight over the Vols, but will that streak continue?

Always a storyline in Gators-Vols rivalry

UF freshman phenom Jawaan Taylor bolsters Gators' offensive line

Why is Kentucky’s defense so bad under Stoops?

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Is Baylor the Big 12's only shot at the College Football Playoff?

K-State football possesses best cost-per-win average in Big 12

Notre Dame players come out swinging against criticisms of Brian VanGorder’s defense

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Pitch-count limit approved for S.C. high school baseball teams

South Carolina high school pitchers will be subject to a 110-pitch count limit for the upcoming season.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Already reeling, Jaguars hurting, too; O-line could have 3 new starters at 3 positions

Sneak peek at the new Mavericks?

MLB SCORES

U.S. finishes embarrassing World Cup of Hockey winless

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Difficult start leaves Coker, Hurricanes at a crossroads

UF's Tebow may get chance at QB

Brumbaugh arrested in Marianna

After being put on probation last month in DeLand, three-time News-Journal boys basketball player of the year Keith Brumbaugh said he wanted to "have a trouble-free year at school and turn things around." The former DeLand High star did not reach that goal.

For U.S. team, it's another hole after 1

Europeans grab 1st-round lead for the 5th straight Ryder Cup; Garcia leads way with 2 wins
United States Ryder Cup captain Tom Lehman and his team plotted a strategy for taking back the little gold trophy that has taken up semi-permanent residence with the European team.

September 22

I have to work early, get the chop here

September 21, 2016 7:17 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

'A Whole New Guy': Thomas Thriving For FSU Defense

Florida State linebacker Matthew Thomas relishes return to action

Florida State QB Malik Henry returns to practice

FSU QB Malik Henry reinstated from suspension after violation of team rules

Florida State QB Malik Henry reinstated from preseason suspension

FSU insists nothing is wrong with running back Dalvin Cook

FSU injury roundup

Florida State receiver George Campbell undergoes groin surgery

FSU's Josh Sweat feared ACL tear after suffering injury before Louisville game

Florida State 9/20 practice report

The 2016 FSU defense's start ties for worst in program history

Down, Not Out: Does FSU Have What it Takes to Bounce Back from Louisville?

What can FSU get fixed in a week?

Back to the basics for FSU's defense

Insiders Look: Getting back to the basics

Former Florida State star (2000-04) Leroy Smith breaks down what he feels were the turning points in the Seminoles’ blowout defeat at Louisville last Saturday.

https://floridastate.rivals.com/news/former-fsu-stars-call-for-more-physicality-simpler-schemes-on-defense
Former FSU stars call for more physicality, simpler schemes on defense

Showtime Releases Jimbo Fisher Sideline Footage From Florida State's Loss To Louisville

Watch: Behind-the-scenes look at mood on FSU sideline during Louisville blowout

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher challenges FSU with emotional speech during rout at Louisville

‘A Season With’ FSU Football continues with a tough episode 3

Louisville's "embarrassing" beatdown of Florida State featured on Showtime

Jimbo Fisher Compares Recruiting To Marketing: 'It's About Promotion'

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UP NEXT:

Know the Foe: FSU

A First Look at South Florida

USF Has Come a Long Way Since FSU Loss in 2015

FSU game is USF's 'Super Bowl'

Taggart did his part; can South Florida finish the task against Florida State?

TAGGART: "Our best is good enough" to beat FSU

Bulls Want to 'Earn Respect' Saturday Against FSU

Bulls Ready to Show the Nation What They've Become

USF's jet sweep leaves opposing defenses in a heap

FSU-USF ticket sales at 56K and counting

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FSU BASEBALL:

Florida State Baseball Notebook: Fall practice

FSU Baseball Opens Fall Practice

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

XC Men Sweep ACC Weekly Honors

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/florida-state-announces-2016-17-swimming-diving-schedule/
Florida State Announces 2016-17 Swimming & Diving Schedule

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

NIGEL BRADHAM AFTER INTERCEPTION: 'THIS IS WHY (JIM) SCHWARTZ BROUGHT ME HERE'

Bills' Ronald Darby: Staying productive in second season

With Newhouse iffy, Hart next up at right tackle

Colts' Patrick Robinson: Nearing return to practice

Bryan Stork visiting Jets Tuesday

RB CHRIS THOMPSON UNLIKELY TO PLAY IN BILLS GAME, SAYS JAY GRUDEN

Minnesota Vikings Could Pursue Karlos Williams To Replace Adrian Peterson?

When Jameis Winston gets a grip on his emotions, Bucs will benefit

Buster Posey No Longer Easy Choice for Best Catcher in Baseball

https://progolfnow.com/2016/09/20/pro-golf-daily-daniel-berger-enjoying-ryder-cup-buzz/
Daniel Berger Enjoying Ryder Cup Buzz

Berger burns East Lake first-timer Thomas on Twitter

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden blames lack of practice for loss to Clemson

FSU wants shelter from storm

Indoor facility might help Seminoles hone passing edge

Heat's the same for T.K.

T.K. Wetherell said he has received a "bunch" of e-mail since Florida State's loss to Clemson. But that's nothing new for the president of FSU after a football loss.

Seminoles can't take Rice lightly

Xavier Lee waiting for his chance

Backup signal caller patient, but growing frustrated as No. 2 quarterback for a struggling offense

Thornton Featured On Preview Magazine Cover

Florida State senior Al Thornton is featured on the cover of the new Lindy's College Basketball magazine.

Trade for Walker pays off for Broncos

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Five Things We Learned From Week Three

2) Injuries Have Caught Up With Florida State

ACC to turn to contractor if Atlantic Division ends in 3-way tie

ACC will use team ratings to break potential 3-way tie in Atlantic Division

Clemson hopes preparing for Georgia Tech all year pays off

Clemson’s Boulware ready to stop the run after unwanted week off

Duke faces familiar challenge after tough start

Duke seeks to rebound from sloppy start with road test at Notre Dame

Georgia Tech preparing for Clemson’s screens

Florida guard Curtis Dunlap receives offer from Tech

Guard Curtis Dunlap from Bradenton, Fla. has received an offer to play football in 2018 from Georgia Tech.

Riding high again at Louisville, Bobby Petrino is remade as a coach and person

Petrino has overcome some questionable decisions and rocky roads to find success once again

Can Louisville's Jackson keep pace up?

Jackson to be on cover of Sports Illustrated

Patience pays off: U of L's O-line much improved

The Miami Hurricanes look really, really good. Can Mark Richt's team keep it up?

The pressure of playing QB at 'Quarterback U?' Mark Richt, Brad Kaaya know it well

Photos, video: Miami Hurricanes unveil new throwback uniforms

UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik: Tar Heels ‘soft’ and ‘this game could get ugly’

Heels have penalty problem entering ACC opener vs. Pitt

Pitt notebook: Is James Conner's workload too much?

Running backs coach Andre Powell says “it’s hard to take an All-American out of the game.”

Cavaliers aim to increase big plays on offense

Williams glad to be back on field for Virginia Tech after long hiatus

Basically, Wake's Start Due to Basics

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Tech, UGA still alive for 5-star prospect Wendell Carter Jr.

Dewan Huell will not be suspended following arrest

UM freshman basketball player Dewan Huell, a celebrated recruit from Norland High, will not be suspended following his arrest last week for battery. “We will handle it internally,” said UM coach Jim Larranaga.

D.J. Harvey commits to Notre Dame

Analysis: D.J. Harvey commitment right on schedule for Brey, Notre Dame

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

College football TV schedule

Full list of Week 4 college football lines

Which transfer QBs have made biggest impact?

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After three dominating performances, Gators defense is ready for Tennessee test

Reintroducing five-star Alex Anzalone, Florida's tenacious defensive supernova

Once a top prospect, Anzalone is in the middle of a breakout after being derailed by injury -- twice

UF cornerback Quincy Wilson guarantees Gators win over Tennessee Vols

Despite losing record at Purdue, new Gators QB Austin Appleby confident he can win at Tennessee

What has Kevin Sumlin a bit concerned about his 3-0, 10th-ranked Aggies

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Head coach Brian Kelly taking a more active role in Notre Dame's defense

Steve Spurrier visits Oklahoma; Might there be similarities between Sooners OC Lincoln Riley and the Head Ball Coach?

SMU to wear special Dallas skyline helmet decal in honor of fallen police officers

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Ten teams that won't be ranked in the preseason, but could be threats by March

Florida State Seminoles - FSU, in my mind, is one the short list of underachieving programs of the past 15 years.

Grading the December must-see college basketball tourneys and events

Florida Gators announce details of basketball game at Amalie Arena

Kevin Love makes big donation to UCLA basketball facility

Hall of Famer Larry Brown is considering becoming a high school basketball coach

The former SMU coach will soon meet with the athletic director at East Hampton High in New York

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Former Duke player Laettner reaches deal with creditors to avoid bankruptcy

Former basketball star Christian Laettner proposes to divide $10 million from Durham West Village project among creditors seeking involuntary bankruptcy against him.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Five-step program to get Jaguars back on track

MLB SCORES

Tebow homers in batting practice at Day 2 of Mets camp

Ted Williams museum inductions/dinner to feature Pete Rose

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

O'Brien has BC on a roll

Tom O'Brien will arrive in the Triangle sometime Friday, which means his very well-coached Boston College Eagles will be with him.

McDonald May Replace Suspended Thomas For UF

Florida coaches hope senior Ray McDonald might fill the void left by the suspension of DT Marcus Thomas.

September 20, 2016 7:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Five Takeaways From Jimbo Fisher's USF Press Conference

Fisher blames himself, coaches for debacle at Louisville

Fisher upset at himself, staff after drubbing at Louisville

FSU head coach Fisher: Coaches need to 'go to work' after blowout loss

JIMBO FISHER: ONE GAME DOESN'T DEFINE US, IT SHOULD DRIVE US

Henry Blog: What’s wrong with Dalvin Cook?

FSU's Jimbo Fisher insists 'there’s nothing wrong' with Dalvin Cook

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher says Dalvin Cook is 'fine'

Jimbo Fisher On Leaving FSU For NFL Job: 'Never Say Never'

Jimbo Fisher is pissed off, plus other press conference takeaways

Fisher owned the loss Monday. But what will happen next?

Florida State hopes to rediscover itself heading into USF week

Its signature resolve in doubt, will Florida State fold in 2016?

Top 4 Things Wrong With FSU Offense

On Charles Kelly and the FSU Defense

Matthew Thomas had 'long, long, long road' back to football

Florida State-North Carolina game time announced

The Florida State-North Carolina game time has been announced, and it's not a noon kickoff!

FSU offer and Louisville visit for Zimife Nwokeji

https://miami.rivals.com/news/fsu-commit-seeking-clarity-from-canes
FSU commit seeking clarity from Canes
Newberry (Fla.) High School DL Cory Durden is a Florida State commitment and says he's "trying to" visit for the UM-FSU game.

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UP NEXT:

Florida State focuses on problems ahead vs. South Florida

No. 13 Noles Looking to Move On Against USF

FSU hopes to take frustrations out on USF Bulls Saturday

Changes to FSU’s depth chart for USF

FSU game 'huge' opportunity for respect, Taggart says

USF Football Is Back To What It Should Have Always Been

No matter the result on Saturday, the Bulls are back to being a team you can believe in again.

Will you have divided loyalties when FSU plays USF? We want to hear from you

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Noles In The NFL: Week 2

Cameron Erving released from hospital

Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman carted off

Exits with injured ankle

Deion Sanders 'couldn't look my teammates in the face' if top WRs were burning team

https://www.fantasypros.com/nfl/news/88538/chris-thompson-productive-passing-game-washington-.php
Chris Thompson productive in passing game for Washington

DON'T GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT IDEA OF NEW FREE AGENT KARLOS WILLIAMS TO REDSKINS

Saints CB P.J. Williams has a concussion, expected to be 'fine' after being carted off

Williams was placed on a stretcher and taken to the hospital during Sunday's game.

Bucs Turning Point, Week 2: Jameis Winston vs. the Cardinals' blitz

'Mike & Mike' debate Bucs' decision to let Jameis Winston finish blowout

Buccaneers’ Dirk Koetter defends decision to keep Jameis Winston in

PICKED OR NOT, DANIEL BERGER IS ENJOYING THE RYDER CUP RIDE

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Dickey attempts to loosen up QB

Everyone has an opinion about why Drew Weatherford's sophomore season year is not off to a great start.

FSU isn't far from sharing UM's fate

Clemson loss could put dent in Rice gate

The multimillion-dollar souvenir business and booster contributions are something to watch if Florida State continues its slide of six losses in the past 11 games.

Rolle to start for injured Houllis

A shoulder injury put Myron Rolle behind.

D'Backs' Drew remains a pinch-hitter

FSU Law grads No. 1 in passing rate on Florida Bar Exam

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

FOUR CARDINALS LEAD ACC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Big challenge proves too much for Boston College

Clemson’s Watson thankful for another shot at a happy homecoming

Clemson star quarterback Deshaun Watson will try to lead the Tigers to their first win at Georgia Tech since 2003 on Thursday. Watson was injured in the first quarter two years ago in Atlanta.

Clemson WR Ray-Ray McCloud becoming a weapon as a punt returner

Louisville now top ACC team in FourSight poll

Meet the new favorite to win the ACC: Louisville

Petrino: U of L done patting itself on the back

No. 3 Louisville's defense creates chances for QB Jackson

New Heisman odds favor Lamar Jackson

https://www.theshadowleague.com/story/michael-vick-anoints-louisville-qb-lamar-jackson-as-the-future
Michael Vick Anoints Louisville QB Lamar Jackson As The Future

UM gets more exposure after moving up to No. 15

Miami football unveils retro uniforms. They’re throwbacks to 80s’ champs.

Appalachian State color guard alleges Miami player misconduct

UM has not found evidence to back up Appalachian State band member's accusations of shoving, groping

UNC's Fedora on the necessity of positive leadership

UNC's Larry Fedora previews Pitt game

What we’ve learned about UNC after three games

More pressure, fewer penalties in Pack win over ODU

Narduzzi says Pitt's defensive struggles come from lack of execution, not scheme

Pitt is 89th among 128 qualifying Football Bowl Subdivision teams in scoring defense (30.3 points per game).

Y’know what? That Syracuse loss to Louisville wasn’t that bad after all

Syracuse defense still a work in progress

Part of the Bronco way is no work on Sunday

Bronco Mendenhall has always given his coaches and players Sundays off through the years, and it has worked well. Sunday is for family, to focus on a day of rest, and faith, something the coach believes is essential.

After taste of success, Hokies trying to avoid annual trap against East Carolina

WFU's Hinton To Miss 2-4 Weeks

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Dreher’s Jaelynn Murray commits to North Carolina

Syracuse's basketball team awards scholarship to Doyin Akintobi-Adeyeye

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

As revelations mounted on UNC’s bogus classes, leaders’ tension grew

Burley Mitchell’s comments, and his push for a full investigation of the bogus classes, heightened the tension between the Raleigh lawyer and his colleagues on the board of governors. Correspondence reveals leaders eager to move past the long-running scandal – and frustration with those who didn’t agree.

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

College football TV schedule

Alabama no longer No. 1 in NCAA 1-128 re-rank

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To UF coach Jim McElwain’s players, it’s clear: ‘Coach Mac has our back’

UF star WR Antonio Callaway questionable for Gators showdown at Tennessee

Pressure will be on Tennessee

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2017 4-star DL Donovan Jeter commits to Notre Dame following visit

USC promotes QB Sam Darnold to starter over Max Browne

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAA Regional highlights MSG college hoops schedule

The State Farm Champions Classic featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State opens Madison Square Garden's 2016-17 college basketball schedule in November and the NCAA East Regional will help close it in March.

Florida added an exhibition game to its schedule, playing Division II Eckerd College at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena at 7 p.m. Oct. 26.

Georgetown will give you a refund if your marriage proposal gets rejected

The school offers a contingency plan if you pop the question at a basketball game

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

A broken record: Winless Jaguars show little has changed in blowout loss to Chargers

An 0-4 start should mean pink slip for Gus Bradley

Jay Cutler tosses world's easiest pick, promptly exits with injury

Seahawks fined, lose draft pick for rule violation

Roger Goodell sounds like he wants the Raiders to stay in Oakland

Is Dirk Nowitzki one of the 30 best players ever?; why the Mavs may have one of NBA's best perimeter defenses

MLB SCORES

Why Scully is 'uncomfortable' as career ends

Tim Tebow begins baseball career, reports to Mets' Port St. Lucie team

Tim Tebow says football days done as New York Mets career gets started

Tebow’s baseball debut proves he isn’t done being a star — he might just be getting started

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ESPN scores big in Monday night game

Where have NHL's "goons" gone?

With speed the key, many teams can ill afford to keep an enforcer on their rosters.

Furyk Next in Line As Woods' Partner

On paper and in person, Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk look nothing alike. Woods is sheer power, from his 12 major championships and 63 titles worldwide to his acclaim as the richest athlete and one of the most recognizable faces in the world.

September 19, 2016 7:14 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State falls to No. 14 in the Amway Coaches Poll

Walker Promises 'A Different Team' After Loss At Louisville

FSU center Alec Eberle: Loss to Louisville can serve as fuel

How does Florida State bounce back after Louisville loss?

Florida State hopes to regroup after 'gut-check' defeat at Louisville

The good and bad of Florida State's loss to Louisville

Loss shows FSU needs work from the top down

How Florida State could save its season after crushing loss to Louisville

More than just a loss

Offensive observations from Florida State’s huge loss to Louisville

How Louisville's defense dominated the Florida State Seminoles

No quick fixes for FSU’s offensive line

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UP NEXT:

Florida State opens as favorite of less than touchdown at USF

Evaluating the Florida State-USF 'showdown' in light of the Louisville debacle

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

No. 3 Soccer Opens ACC Play With Win Over Miami

Men's Golf Finishes Fifth at Olympia Fields

From Argentina to Tallahassee: FSU's Denya Castellanos excelling in freshman year

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/hailey-ladd-verbally-commits-to-florida-state/
Hailey Ladd Verbally Commits to Florida State

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Anquan Boldin doing what old men haven't done in 14 years

Lions' Anquan Boldin: Records first touchdown as a Lion

Browns' Cameron Erving to remain in hospital overnight for observation

Saints CB P.J. Williams carted off field in Giants game

Williams moved extremities, suffered concussion after neck injury

Jameis Winston has five turnovers in Bucs' 40-7 loss to Cardinals

Watch Jameis Winston get his gold chain ripped off

Buster Posey hit his first homer in two months and was rewarded with the silent treatment

Cardinals' Luke Weaver: Can't escape third in loss

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Florida State Returns To Practice And Shifts Focus To Rice

FSU Still Has More Questions Than Answers

The Seminoles are still looking for consistency from their struggling offense.

NOTEBOOK: Backup QB Lee unhappy

Florida State's coaches acknowledged Monday that they're concerned about the way their offense has sputtered during Drew Weatherford's second season as a starter, but they aren't any closer to giving backup Xavier Lee a chance at the top job.

FSU basketball getting 'heck of a player' in DeMercy

A ruling by the Georgia High School Association kept Jordan DeMercy from playing with the boys varsity basketball team at Norcross High School last season. A broken wrist was what kept him in the shadows early in the AAU summer circuit.

The NFL's top 101 players: No. 1 Walter Jones

Dominating tacklle is the best in the business

There's no doubt Brad Johnson is underpaid

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

No Line Posted For Boston College-Wagner Game

Boulware sparks Clemson D vs. S.C. State despite missing game

Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware held a defensive meeting following the Tigers’ 30-24 win over Troy to try to fire up the defense.

Targeting call disappoints Cutcliffe

My two cents worth: Duke-Northwestern

Some thoughts and observations about Duke’s 24-13 loss Saturday at Northwestern

Jackets make progress with poll voters

Johnson: Tech offense has potential to be as good as 2014

After FSU rout, U of L surges into top 5

ESPN writers project Cards to be in playoff

Hurricanes jump ten spots to No. 15 in AP Top 25

After three routs in a row, Miami has a bye week to brace for the teeth of its schedule

UM's Richt says he's not concerned about QB Brad Kaaya's knee

NC State’s McClendon makes the most of his chances

Backup quarterback Jalan McClendon helped the Wolfpack score three touchdowns, on three snaps, in a 49-22 win over Old Dominion on Saturday night.

On the Panthers: Back to drawing board for defense

Pitt’s Ejuan Price says it’s time to move on after torching by Oklahoma State’s offense.

Orange a 7-point underdog to UConn

Syracuse football tempo analysis: SU matched ACC record with 105 plays vs. USF

5 thoughts after UVa fell to 0-3

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' win against Boston College

John Wolford steps in, comes through for Wake Forest

Having never been the next man at quarterback for Wake Forest, sophomore John Wolford didn’t know how he’d react being the next man up.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Questions about Julius Peppers’ transcript, but UNC leaders resist knowing all

UNC system President Tom Ross was irked by The N&O’s story about the unidentified transcript, telling a board of governors member it contained nothing new. The discovery the next day that it was Peppers’ transcript showed otherwise.

Syracuse University named No. 1 college for school spirit

Syracuse University is the No. 1 college in America for school spirit, according to the most recent rankings from the Princeton Review.

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 4

13. Florida State

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Gators begin QB adjustment

Del Rio out two to four weeks with sprained knee

Big game, new QB for Gators

The hex on Florida Gator quarterbacks continues.

Gators back-up QB Austin Appleby eager for his opportunity

ESPN's College GameDay coming to Florida-Tennessee game

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/georgia-fans-celebratory-trip-through-door-earns-hospital-trip
Georgia fan’s celebratory trip through door earns hospital trip

Ole Miss' CB Webster, RB Swinney out for season

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Analysis: Beyond the spin cycle of Notre Dame's defensive woes

Brian Kelly's Twitter account 'inadvertently' likes tweet about firing Brian VanGorder

Ohio State's 'coming-of-age' victory could be first step toward another national title

No. 25 Oklahoma forced to reset goals after loss to Ohio St.

It's just mid-September, and most of Oklahoma's lofty preseason goals already are out of reach.

As playoff hopes dim for Big 12, TCU sets pace in tight league race

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scoreboard

Doug Martin, Robert Ayers among key Bucs injuries

A broken record: Winless Jaguars show little has changed in blowout loss to Chargers

Team is a long way from being a contender

Blake Bortles looked more like rookie than rising star

40 things we learned in Week 2 around the NFL

Where do Patriots turn now after Garoppolo injury?

Redskins' Norman irate over postgame drug test

Why Justin Anderson thinks the Mavs have 'one of the best perimeter defensive teams' in the NBA

MLB Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Small talk: Tebow taking on world and winning, so far

Clarett pleads guilty, sentenced to more than 7 years in prison

Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett was sentenced to prison for at least 3½ years Monday after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery and carrying a concealed weapon.

Bucs' start rivals 1976 for futility

Of the 10 other NFL teams with 0-2 records, only one of them, the Oakland Raiders, have matched the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the dubious distinction of failing to score a touchdown so far.

Winslow says Browns aren't utilizing him

Tight end is upset at being sidelined on third downs

Overpacked Americans arrive late to Ryder site

The Americans arrived for the Ryder Cup about three hours late Monday, which captain Tom Lehman attributed to bringing too much luggage on the charter plane.

September 18, 2016 11:37 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Football Falls In Top 10 Battle

FSU defense collapses in loss to Louisville

Louisville blows out No. 2 Florida State

No. 10 Louisville hangs 43-point loss on No. 2 Florida State

Louisville knocks out FSU, 63-20

Rout! Cards destroy No. 2 Seminoles

Shock and ball: FSU can't find answer to U of L

Louisville’s big splash onto the national scene drenches Florida State

Determined Louisville defense stifles Cook, FSU

Louisville's Lamar Jackson shreds another defense, this time Florida State

U of L makes statement with blowout

The 63 points given up by the Seminoles is the most in school history

Lamar Jackson's Louisville just made No. 2 FSU look like the Charlotte 49ers

Watch: Louisville keeps pounding FSU with punt return touchdown

Plenty of blame to go around in FSU defeat

The good and bad of Florida State's loss to Louisville

Three questions surrounding Florida State after blowout loss to Louisville

Five things to know from Louisville's 63-20 beatdown of No. 2 Florida State

The Cardinals made quick work of the Seminoles and won by an incredibly lopsided margin

Lessons learned from the FSU defense’s performance at Louisville

At least the rain held off.

Lamar Jackson vs. FSU: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

WATCH: Lamar Jackson highlights from Louisville's huge win over Florida State

Jackson compiled 362 yards and five touchdowns in a 63-20 win over the Seminoles

Q&A: Lamar Jackson talks FSU win, Heisman Trophy

Q&A: FSU coach Jimbo Fisher talks U of L loss

Q&A: Bobby Petrino reviews Louisville's FSU rout

WATCH: FSU player tries to channel Tim Tebow with his own 'promise' speech

The star defensive end guarantees the Noles will get better following Saturday's loss

Face-to-Face: FSU’s Walker promises ‘a different team’

DeMarcus Walker vows Florida State will improve after brutal loss

Jameis Winston memes flood the Internet after 'Noles' blowout loss to Louisville

Winston's squint face is the face of every Seminoles fan.

U of L fans revel in glory of blowout win against FSU

What you missed during ESPN's 'College GameDay'

Sights, scenes and thoughts from College GameDay for FSU-Louisville

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UP NEXT:

USF rallies, then rolls past Syracuse

South Florida pulls away from SU for blowout win

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Kim Metraux Finshes Third In World Championships

XC Men Win; Mulenga, Baez Post Runner-Up Finishes

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Rams' Lamarcus Joyner: Questionable for Week 2

https://www.numberfire.com/nfl/player-news/28753/patrick-robinson-concussion-out-colts-secondary-remains-depleted
Patrick Robinson (concussion) out, Colts' secondary remains depleted

P.J. Williams offers a path for others back home who want to step onto NFL field

Steelers LB Vince Williams clears air on Vontaze Burfict, Harambe tweets

Buster Posey breaks career-long home run drought

https://www.missourinet.com/2016/09/17/it-just-kind-of-got-away-from-me-luke-weavers-start-unravels-after-rare-error-from-molina/
“It just kind of got away from me.” Luke Weaver’s start unravels after rare error from Molina

European caddie looping for Koepka at Ryder Cup

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden: Offense needs playmakers

Coach Bobby Bowden says he's got to find playmakers for Florida State's woeful offense, adding that the team's most dangerous receiver -- 6-foot-6 Greg Carr -- won't be sitting out any more games.

Carter has starring role on ESPN

Tony Carter made sure he watched ESPN ?Sports Center? on Saturday night. His return of a blocked PAT and a blocked field goal against Clemson each made the top 10 plays of the day.

FSU lands hoops commitment

Why Jordan DeMercy choose FSU over Ole Miss

Trotter And Iturregi Lead No. 1 Seminoles To 6-0 Start

Florida State downs Owls 2-1 in front of a record-setting crowd at FAU.

Vick, Dunn gain combined 261 rushing yards

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

New Developments In the Mystery Murder of an FSU Professor

Police Interview Murdered FSU Professor's Ex-Wife: Part 2

How Cops Caught Alleged Hit Men in FSU Professor Murder Case

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson blasts S.C. State in game shortened due to blowout

Clemson led S.C. State 45-0 at the half on its way to a 59-0 win over the Bulldogs. Both coaches agreed to shorten the quarters in the second half due to the halftime score.

Freshmen shine for Clemson in dominant win over S.C. State

Georgia Tech pummels Vanderbilt, awaits Clemson

By the numbers: Georgia Tech vs. Vanderbilt

Tech’s B-backs bring ‘A’ games in win over Vandy

Duke falls at Northwestern 24-13

Duke made a few too many mistakes on Saturday, and Northwestern’s clutch playmaking led to a disappointing 24-13 loss for the Blue Devils.

Move over FSU and Clemson, Louisville is ACC's top national title contender

After five TDs against FSU, the Lamar Jackson bandwagon is filling up

Why Louisville QB Lamar Jackson moves atop the Heisman Watch list

Jackson a star with fine supporting cast

Vick on Jackson: '5x better than what I was'

U of L's Alexander finally breaks loose

No upset here. Miami throttles Appalachian State in front of record Boone, N.C., crowd

The Miami Hurricanes had a scare when quarterback Brad Kaaya was hit hard, but the outcome was never in doubt, as UM dominated Appalachian State 45-10.

South Florida billionaire and family expected to help build UM football practice facility

UNC ends long week with 56-28 victory over James Madison

McClendon, Finley lead Wolfpack to 49-22 rout of ODU

After long weather delay, Oklahoma State passes by Pitt

OSU-Pitt by the numbers

Best and worst from Syracuse football's loss to South Florida

After fourth-down failures, Syracuse coach Dino Babers delves into his approach

Syracuse football: Freshman Sean Riley takes over as primary return man

Missed field goal seals Virginia's 17th straight road loss

Alex Furbank missed a 20-yard field goal as time expired and the Huskies beat the Wahoos, 13-10, before a crowd of 31,836.

UVa kicker Furbank shoulders blame for missed kick

Fixing Virginia's sputtering offense is Anae's top priority

With old defense, new offense, Hokies roll past Boston College

Marshawn Williams looks like old self in return for Hokies

After nearly a two-year hiatus while recovering from multiple knee injuries, Hokies running back Marshawn Williams returned to action Saturday against Boston College.

Hokies can win the Coastal Division

Wake Forest beats Delaware; QB Hinton suffers knee injury

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

College football TV schedule

College Football Scores

College football winners, losers in Week 3

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Injury to Gators quarterback Luke Del Rio 'doesn't look great'

UF blanks North Texas, but Del Rio leaves after late hit

UF's defense was stout...

UF's defensive domination dampered by Del Rio injury...

Cheap shot may affect season

It's personal for McElwain

Florida will 'probably be missing' starting QB Luke Del Rio for Vols game

Del Rio left with an apparent left knee injury in the third quarter after he was hit low

Offense a work in progress

Chad Kelly takes the blame after Rebels lose to Alabama

Bulldog rally falls short against No. 22 LSU

Mississippi State's missed chances make for long ride back to Starkville

Gamecocks start new quarterback, survive East Carolina

What does 3-0 start mean to these Texas A&M Aggies after win at Auburn?

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Cal's controversial upset of Texas includes goal line throw away, strange officiating

Here are the three events at the end of the game that resulted in Cal's incredible 50-43 win.

'Might haves,' mistakes bury Notre Dame in loss to Michigan State

Notre Dame defense bashed in ground game in loss to Michigan State

Late gamble on Notre Dame's defense goes wrong

Ohio State gets convincing win it was looking for, downing Oklahoma, 45-24

Ohio State WR pulls in 4 TD passes (including one you can't believe)

Oklahoma's Joe Mixon gets away with a huge mistake on this kick return TD

Video shows Joe Mixon dropped the ball before crossing the goal line

Three game-changing plays

Sooners not as good as we thought they could be, would be

Mistakes doom Knights in double-OT loss to Terapins

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Long a work in progress, Jaguars offensive line giving Bortles a chance

NFL Week 2 Schedule 10 things to watch

MLB SCORES

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Two UF QBs Better Than One

Some coaches swear a two-quarterback system can't work. The University of Florida may have stumbled upon one that will.

September 17, 2016 10:49 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher hopes message sticks during FSU's top-10 matchup at Louisville

Down but not out: Deondre Francois keeps getting up from the hits

FSU's Dalvin Cook off to slow start by his standards

FSU lineman Josh Sweat joins Seminoles in Louisville after injury

Josh Sweat will fly to Louisville; playing status unclear, father says

Television mandates starting times for FSU football

Bowden relishes coming back home

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UP NEXT:

Nole Insiders Game Preview: FSU vs. Louisville

First and 10: No. 2 Florida State at No. 10 Louisville

This isn’t just a big game for Louisville

Florida State-Louisville: a racehorse kind of game

Can FSU-Louisville stars play well, lose, and retain Heisman hopes?

3 keys to Louisville-Florida State, the Cardinals’ biggest home game in a decade

The season's first official top-10 battle should be decided by FSU’s ability to control the line of scrimmage on defense, Dalvin Cook’s breakout potential, and, as always, turnovers.

FSU-Louisville showdown a battle of two quarterbacks the Seminoles wanted

Bobby Petrino versus Jimbo Fisher: Who is the better QB developer?

Florida State at Louisville: Preview and Predictions

Predictions: FSU to outlast a talented Louisville opponent

U of L-FSU | 3 keys and a prediction

Hour-by-hour weather forecast for U of L-FSU

Many talented recruits expected at UofL-FSU

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State Seminoles basketball: Roster worthy of attention

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Kim Metraux In Second At WWATC

Softball Announces 2016 Fall Schedule

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:
https://www.numberfire.com/nfl/news/10508/is-kelvin-benjamin-s-production-sustainable
Is Kelvin Benjamin's Production Sustainable?

One-on-One: Buccaneers Legend Derrick Brooks Part II

Colts' Antonio Cromartie: Questionable for Week 2

Darby and Gilmore set to learn from their mistakes

Falcons' Devonta Freeman: Ready for Sunday

Cleveland Browns center Cam Erving fires back at critics

Why I wanted Janikowski over Urlacher

Rams updated injury report: Lamarcus Joyner limited

As 49ers prepare for Panthers, Christian Ponder handling the role of Cam Newton

Ailing Rhodes may miss Packers game

Karlos Williams trolls the Bills on Twitter after second straight loss The former Bills running back used to be the go-to guy for short yardage situations.

Saints CB Williams embraces attention of opposing QBs

Jameis Winston: It’s just one game

Arizona Cardinals coach has soft spot for Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Jameis Winston

Dirk Koetter expects the Cardinals to pressure Jameis Winston

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles Suffer Rare Home Loss To Tigers, 27-20

James Davis' 1-yard run with eight seconds left gave Clemson a 27-20 victory over No. 9 Florida State on Saturday, the Tigers' first win in Tallahassee in 17 years.

Bad offense catches up with FSU

Considering the way Florida State has won the past couple of weeks, in some ways the Seminoles deserved to lose the eighth edition of the Bowden Bowl the way they did.

Running Game Finally Appears

It wasn't enough to prevent the first loss of the season, but Florida State finally found a semblance of a running game Saturday.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Fixer upper: Tigers look for big improvements vs. S.C. State

11 things to know before Georgia Tech-Vanderbilt

Tech commit OJ Tucker receives offer from Maryland

Facing first road test of season, No. 25 Miami looking to prove it's a changed program

History awaits as Appalachian State prepares to face Miami in Boone

Why Miami is playing at Appalachian State

Miami Hurricanes vs. Appalachian State predictions

Under Larry Fedora, UNC has had its way with FCS teams

Pitt likely to walk into hornets' nest today against pass-happy Oklahoma State

Cowboys lost last week against Central Michigan on a final-play, blown call, and they likely will be riled up to face Panthers.

Cavaliers hope to put road skid on ice

Virginia Tech accentuates positives going into ACC opener with Boston College

Breaking down the Virginia Tech-Boston College matchup

Injury report: RB Deshawn McClease out for the year

Virginia Tech’s first injury report of the season had some bad news.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

NC State dedicates statues saluting basketball program's coaches

Renovated, air-conditioned Reynolds home to NC State hall of famers

NC State's Monte Towe reflects on Reynolds Coliseum

NC State's Tommy Burleson reflects on the special bond of the 1974 team

NC State's David Thompson reflects on Reynolds Coliseum

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ACC BASEBALL:

UVa Baseball Practice

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

College football TV schedule

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Gators out to stay on point against outmanned Mean Green

McElwain wants his Gators to ‘prove who you are’ against North Texas

Jim McElwain reminds Gators of past miscues against underdogs

Pineiro not perfect...

Gators' stand-alone football facility highlights proposed $100 million in projects

Perception of Missouri after last fall's unrest still an issue for football recruiting

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Ballage's late TD sends Arizona State past UTSA 32-28

Rice band mocks Baylor for sexual assault scandal during halftime performance

UCF eager to show its defense can contain prolific Maryland offense

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

UF's Cleveland pleads no contest, gets probation

Florida wide receiver Tyrie Cleveland pleaded no contest to criminal mischief Friday.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL fines Steelers' Antonio Brown for twerking

Dwyane Wade offers statement of thanks with Miami billboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Beating For UM Is Thorough

There would be no comeback for Miami this year against Louisville. The 12th-ranked Cardinals embarrassed the 17th-ranked Hurricanes 31-7 Saturday in front of a record crowd of 42.704 at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

WFU improves to 3-0 for first time since 1987

Interception return sparks 24-13 victory
Wake Forest again defied football gravity yesterday while defeating Connecticut 24-13 and soaring to its first 3-0 record in 19 years.

Rocky no more: Leak, UF offense respond in clutch

Gators QB throws 3 TD passes in 21-20 win as Florida stays in national title chase. Florida Gators coach Urban Meyer took the party to Knoxville and upset the home team in front of a crowd of 110,000 people.

September 16, 2016 12:50 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher Thursday Press Conference

FSU's Cook not worried about slow start

Running back is averaging 87 yards rushing per game with Louisville up next

Florida State running back Jacques Patrick running harder, earning respect

FSU's DeMarcus Walker is the pass rusher with personality

Nole Insiders: Linemen Return

Four Seminoles expected to return from injuries for Louisville game

Florida State injury report for Louisville

FSU’s Josh Sweat did not make flight to Louisville due to knee injury

Unique commitment to depth bolsters Florida State offensive line

FSU and ESPN's College GameDay: Linked since the very beginning

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UP NEXT:

Cook Ready For Return Trip To Louisville

Cards Prepare for Cook and the Explosive FSU Offense

Cook, Jackson produced fireworks in wild prep game

No need to throw out the playbook now with Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

Knowing UofL's journey gives perspective on high-stakes FSU game

Second halves vs. FSU fresh on U of L's mind

Video | FSU's comeback at U of L in 2014

Florida State-Louisville Preview Capsule

Florida State Offense vs. Louisville Defense

Matchup breakdown: Lamar Jackson versus the FSU defense

Louisville shows off spectacular new uniforms for showdown with Florida State

How did USA TODAY experts pick Louisville-FSU?

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Jam With Ham Set For Oct. 7 At Tully Gym

Florida State has multiple NBA draft picks and a deep bench. Can they finally make the NCAA tournament?

Women's Basketball Releases ACC Schedule

Women's Hoops Part of College Basketball Showcase

FSU women's basketball announces 2016-17 conference schedule

Romero: Olympics were a learning experience

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Third-Straight Shutout Gives Noles Win Over Mercer

Men's Golf Hopes to Repeat at Olympia Fields

Up & Running Full Strength For ACC Preview

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

So about that Bucs trade to draft Roberto Aguayo ...

https://thepewterplank.com/2016/09/15/one-on-one-derrick-brooks/
One-on-One: Buccaneers Legend Derrick Brooks Part I

Bills Cornerback Ronald Darby: Why Is He Bad News for Opponents?

https://dawgpounddaily.com/2016/09/14/cleveland-browns-cameron-erving-problem/
Cleveland Browns: Is Cameron Erving a problem?

It took time, but Panthers kicker Graham Gano refocused after Thursday’s 50-yard miss

Raiders injury report: Hudson, Jackson return to practice

Center Rodney Hudson and right guard Gabe Jackson came back after a day layoff.

Playing the role of Cam Newton ... Christian Ponder?

How important is Xavier Rhodes to Minnesota Vikings?

Should the Miami Dolphins sign running back Karlos Williams?

Jameis Winston's 2016 debut just got (slightly) better

Jameis Winston wins NFL FedEx Air honors for Week 1

Jameis Winston: Bruce Arians 'inspired me to go after a Super Bowl'

Jameis Winston and Co. face an Arizona secondary that just acquired some help

Orioles prospect season in review: D.J. Stewart

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden Bowl VIII a key ACC showdown

LIONS NOTEBOOK: LB Sims socked with $7,500 fine

T.K. here through 2011

FSU trustees reward Wetherell with bonus; contract extension

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

E-PASS Partners With The Noles

FSU Law Professor's Former Boyfriend Claims She Said Her Brother Talked About Killing Ex-Husband

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

The nation's best quarterbacks are in the ACC, and it's not even close

With ACC football schedule vote imminent, one option better for all

Tigers' Huegel getting a kick out of touchbacks

Deon Cain back with Clemson as a better person

Speaking with the media this week for the first time since his suspension, Clemson wide receiver Deon Cain didn’t say why he was suspended, but says he has learned from his time served.

Hurricanes visit the snug home of Appalachian State — the giant-slayers

Miami's willingness to visit App State a product of hard work, good fortune

Hurricanes freshman WR Ahmmon Richards contributing early

T.J. Logan delivering big plays for Tar Heels as a senior

On the Panthers: Pitt's passing game waits its turn to be in the spotlight

Players, coaches agree that time will come for quarterback Nate Peterman and his receiving corps to shine, but no one knows when.

Pitt coach Narduzzi offers no update on status of WR Ford

KDKA-TV reported Thursday that the receiver suffered a broken collarbone and will undergo surgery to repair it.

Syracuse football's inexperienced DEs continuing to learn zone-read defense on fly

UVa QB Benkert shows promise as he continues to improve

Virginia RB Reid embraces 'new journey'

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ACC BASEBALL:

Virginia fall baseball schedule announced

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

College football TV schedule

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Swampcast: North Texas vs. Florida preview

Sacks a collective effort for Gators defense

With or without Fournette, LSU could remain run-heavy

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Arizona honors Pearl Harbor, U.S.S. Arizona with spectacular uniforms vs. Hawaii

Big 12 play-in game? Houston bests fellow expansion candidate Cincinnati

Ward's TDs rally No. 6 Houston to 40-16 win over Cincinnati

UNT athletic director hopes to eliminate 'paycheck' games such as Mean Green face Saturday vs. Florida

Ara Parseghian still positively influencing Brian Kelly, Notre Dame

Oklahoma backup: Mayfield will light up Ohio State

Penn State should have punted on the Joe Paterno 50th anniversary ceremony

The anniversary celebration expected on Saturday in State College is tone-deaf to the real issues at hand

Stanford player received impermissible benefits

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars counting on young pass-rushers to disrupt San Diego QB Rivers

Raiders’ Vegas stadium plan clears one key hurdle

New York Jets get revenge with 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills

Five bold predictions for Week 2 in the NFL

Holding court: Dirk displays tennis skills, disses - and praises - teammate Harrison Barnes

MLB SCORES

September 15, 2016 7:27 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Teleconference

Jimbo Fisher pleased with Dalvin Cook's performance to start season

Big runs will come for Cook

Jimbo Fisher Call-In show updates/takeaways: Louisville week

What makes FSU so good in comeback situations?

FSU awards a pair of walk-ons scholarships

FSU has second-best odds to win title

Bowden, Shinnick reconnect 33 years later at luncheon

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UP NEXT:

Facing Lamar Jackson

QB Lamar Jackson on roll as Louisville eyes showdown against Florida State

Why Lamar Jackson Will Come Back Down to Earth vs. FSU

Boynton Beach football coach quickly impressed by Lamar Jackson

Jackson, Francois take divergent paths to showdown

Florida State not depending on familiarity to slow Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

Can FSU Continue Offensive Success Against Louisville?

FSU defense hoping to slow down Jackson

Florida St. vs Louisville should be a shoot out

Breaking Down The Louisville Defense

Inside the Matchup: Florida State vs Louisville

Jimbo Fisher, Bobby Petrino discuss FSU-Louisville game

Louisville looks to reverse its luck with alternates against FSU

Louisville lost in fancy uniforms last time Florida State came to town

Cardinals to wear red helmets vs. FSU

Louisville is exactly what the ACC needed

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Leticia Romero- An Olympic Silver Medalist

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Morgane Metraux Leads World Championships

No. 3 Seminoles Continue Six-Match Homestand

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin a Major Positive for Panthers

Anquan Boldin fills a void the Detroit Lions have had for years

Next Big Thing: The Re-Education of Bills Cornerback Ronald Darby

Kicker Sebastian Janikowski Continues to Re-Write Raiders Record Books

"Big Bruce" by EJ Manuel

Jameis Winston Named NFC Offensive Player Of The Week

JAMEIS WINSTON VS. MARCUS MARIOTA, WEEK 1: ROLE REVERSAL

Cardinals coach Arians has long admired Bucs QB Winston

Mientkiewicz gets a coaching call-up

Williams’ inspirational journey leads to coaching

Williams, whose career-best shot put mark of 18.09 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary as redshirt senior in 2015 ranks 11th all-time at FSU, has come full circle.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Novelty is wearing off for Bowden Bowl

Terry says Tommy needs win most

FSU scrambles to solve DL issues

Andre Fluellen is the last man standing in the interior defensive line as the Seminoles entered their final practice before facing Clemson on Saturday.

'Noles linebacker off to fast start

Short, squatty and ever chatty, Florida State's Buster Davis is making a lot of noise with his play this year, proving that size isn't everything in football.

Star forward more eager to take on public face

Al Thornton didn't want the attention last season. He shied away from doing interviews. He wanted his game to speak for him.

Brad Johnson turns 38, but says he's not feeling his age

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU scientist receives $1.14M from NIH to study epigenetics

How Police Tracked Down and Caught 2 Suspected Hit Men in FSU Professor Murder Case

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Power Poll

1. FSU (2-0)

Clemson freshman Dexter Lawrence playing above the norm

Duke’s Nash still evolving as receiver

Duke senior Anthony Nash has evolved into a productive wide receiver the past two seasons and had career bests against Wake Forest.

Georgia Tech punter job for Vanderbilt undecided

Murfreesboro running back Master Teague receives offer from Tech

ACC Notebook: Richt sounds worried about game

Kaaya: cool, calm and in control as he strives to improve at App State

Miami Hurricanes football: Mark Richt now handing out “Canes” helmet stickers

USC opens 2017 FB season against N.C. State

Pitt receiver Quadree Henderson's kick return prowess gets a boost from WVU

Highlights of Tavon Austin’s senior season returning kicks serve as motivation for Pitt sophomore Quadree Henderson.

Dino Babers says SU's 'numbers are down'; what he means and how it happened

Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey, WR Amba Etta-Tawo developed rapport this summer

Syracuse football secondary reaching even deeper down depth chart

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Duke will hold two pro days in October, then close practices to NBA scouts

The Blue Devils have at least two players who could be top-five picks in the 2017 NBA Draft

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

College football TV schedule

Bowl projections: Stanford moves into Playoff spot as Clemson falls back

Reading between lines of OU president Boren's comment that Big 12 expansion shouldn't be 'assumed'

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Here's why Nick Saban's concerns about Alabama's retooled offense are legitimate

The Tide's offense has been restructured, and Saban is not blowing smoke about there being issues

Why Saban added Sarkisian to Alabama's massive staff

McElwain: Gators' star WR Antonio Callaway 'wasn't himself' during Tuesday practice

Gators' WR Antonio Callaway 'highly questionable to doubtful' for North Texas game

Freshman Taylor becoming force on Gators offensive line

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Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer: 'We do want to push the ball vertically'

USF coaches: Don't expect sequel from Syracuse 'D'

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

UNC football player turns himself in to face assault charges

Misdemeanor charges were brought Tuesday by UNC student Delaney Robinson, who said she was raped in an on-campus apartment on Feb. 14.

Elite Miami (Fla.) freshman arrested on battery charges

Cops say top UM basketball recruit assaulted man hiding with ex-girlfriend
Miami men's basketball freshman Dewan Huell, a highly-touted recruit expected to immediately bolster the Hurricanes' roster in 2016-17, was arrested on charges of battery Tuesday.

Arizona football player arrested, dismissed from team

Arizona running back Orlando Bradford has been arrested on domestic violence charges and released from the team.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars don't want losing to become habit as in past years

Jaguars will try to slow down Chargers QB Philip Rivers

Cowboys top Forbes' list of NFL's most valuable franchises, Rams at six

The Rams move to Los Angeles has already paid off for owner Stan Kroenke

Dirk Nowitzki on why he's no good at soccer, when he'll know to retire, Kevin Durant joining the Warriors

MLB SCORES

Tim Tebow's baseball workouts to begin in Port St. Lucie next week

Some fresh blood needed on United States Ryder Cup team

Love expected to look beyond 'Bubba' factor

With sport's popularity fading, Golfsmith files for bankruptcy

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Woods Finally Meets His Match in Micheel

Tiger Woods spent two months compiling the longest winning streak of his career. All it took was one day for it to end.

Judge orders Williams sisters to turn over tax returns

A judge ordered tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams Thursday to turn over tax returns to prosecutors who claim the documents prove the girls were lying about their father's involvement in their careers.

September 13th

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU's Travis Rudolph Named ACC Receiver of the Week

Five Takeaways From Jimbo Fisher's Louisville Press Conference

Jimbo Fisher: FSU's Derwin James to miss ‘some time’ with knee injury

Florida State will face Louisville without Derwin James

Fisher speculated that James could return anywhere from two to six weeks depending on how quickly he recovers from surgery.

Derwin James has a torn cartilage, will miss Florida State game at Louisville

FSU safety Derwin James (knee) will miss at least L'ville game

Senior safety Nate Andrews is expected to return after missing the first two weeks with a calf injury.

FSU's Derwin James to undergo surgery on knee today

Injury to safety Derwin James a huge blow for FSU

3 questions with Florida State reporter on Derwin James injury

What Derwin James’ Absence Means For The Defense

Where does Florida State turn after Derwin James' injury?

Tracking Dalvin Cook’s pursuit of FSU football history

FSU Football Looks To Continue Recent ‘College GameDay’ Success

Top 5 Impact Players Against Charleston Southern

Florida State, South Florida matchup to kickoff at noon on ABC

FSU professor examines Tribal sense of football fandom

Florida State extends new defensive end offer

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Bobby Bowden Q&A: Nick Saban could ‘surpass everybody,’ including Bear Bryant

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UP NEXT:

How to Watch: Florida State vs. Louisville

Louisville QB: Dynamic in all phases

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher says Louisville 'as good as anybody'

How Will FSU Contain Jackson?

Ex-FSU DB on stopping Lamar Jackson: 'Hit him'

FSU vs. Louisville Prediction, Game Preview

Changes to FSU football’s depth chart for Louisville

Petrino: Targeting on Smith was correct call

Watch | Louisville-Florida State hype video

Email says GameDay site set on UofL's campus

A fan's guide to ESPN's 'College GameDay'

Cards excited for 'GameDay' but seeking focus

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Men's Basketball Schedule Released

FSU men’s basketball releases schedule

Florida State returns two of its top three scorers (Dwayne Bacon, 15.8 ppg) and Xavier Rathan-Mayes (11.8 ppg) and welcomes one of the top recruiting classes in the nation to its roster for the 2016-17 season.

Florida State Seminoles 2016-17 men's basketball schedule

Seminoles enter the season ranked No. 23 in ESPN’s preseason rankings.

2016-17 Schedule Instant Reaction

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Noles In The NFL: Week 1

Kelvin Benjamin once again establishes himself as Cam Newton's prime target

Colts' Antonio Cromartie: Struggles in season opener

Jaguars rookie Jalen Ramsey boasts he gave up 'ZERO completions' to Aaron Rodgers

Colts' Patrick Robinson: Sufferes concussion in loss

Deion Sanders Launches the Under Armour "It Comes From Below" Challenge

Steelers' Lawrence Timmons: Leads team with eight tackles in win

No deal expected for Lawrence Timmons and Steelers

Bucs' Winston has left "Bad Jameis" behind

Koetter: Don't call it a slow start for Jameis Winston

Bucs QB Jameis Winston shows growth in key areas vs. Falcons

Noles in the MLB: Week 23

Tyler Holt! says “There’s no ‘I’ in win”, Reds crush Pirates 8-0

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU's anemic offense vexes both Bowdens

Fans Take Aim At Favorite Whipping Boy

In what has become a fall tradition in recent years, Florida State fan message boards are beginning to question offensive coordinator Jeff Bowden's every move, from why doesn't he call more outside running plays for Lorenzo Booker to his choice in socks.

Father-son battle grows old for Bowden family

It can't be ignored, but the novelty of the father-son angle to the Clemson-Florida State game just isn't sexy anymore.

FSU Women's Cross Country Ranked No. 19 in National Poll

Pistons sign Chicago Sky coach Cowens as assistant

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU moves up in national ranking

FSU moves up in national ranking Florida State University moved up five places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings to No. 38 among all public national universities.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK ANNOUNCED FOR WEEK 2

BC football will take a run at Virginia Tech

Troy Flutie Returns To Depth Chart As Starting Holder

Clemson's Watson apologizes for 'negative' energy

Wayne Gallman explains how Clemson's offense can find its rhythm

Miami Hurricanes thriving on defense, rushing in national rankings

The University of Miami football team is rushing like crazy and stopping their opponents from doing the same.

Miami Hurricanes football: Mark Richt not worried about Brad Kaaya’s slow start

No. 25 Miami vows it is not overlooking Appalachian State

Miami Hurricanes depth chart for Appalachian State 2016

UNC coach Larry Fedora expects return of two starters

UNC’s decision to go for it reflects Larry Fedora’s boldness

NC State needs to fix mental errors, mistakes

Coach Dave Doeren said the Wolfpack needs to clean up its penalties and play with more focus on defense.

Pitt receiver Ford's status 'up in the air' after right arm injury

But coach Pat Narduzzi said he expects the receiver to play Saturday at Oklahoma State.

Was SU defense as bad as scoreboard showed?

Dino Babers could look toward other positions to help banged-up secondary (3 things he said)

Dino Babers on fake injuries: 'those teams will be able to do that over and over and over again'

Notebook: Cavaliers projecting positivity despite 0-2 start

Like the Pack Line, Cavaliers will need time to master 3-4 defense

Virginia Tech tries to forget loss, move on to Boston College

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Duke opens ACC play at Virginia Tech on New Year’s Eve

Duke will open its ACC basketball schedule on New Year’s Eve in Blacksburg, Va., and end it in Chapel Hill before the ACC tournament in Brookyn. It’s that kind of season.

Fearsome start to Tech’s ACC basketball schedule

Louisville's schedule includes Kentucky, Indiana and Purdue

Louisville will face runner-up North Carolina as well as Kentucky, Indiana and Purdue in a schedule featuring 10 NCAA Tournament teams.

Louisville coach Rick Pitino says 'Pass the Pepto-Bismol' due to 'unfair' ACC schedule

UM announces men’s basketball schedule

The Hurricanes 2016-17 basketball schedule features nationally-televised games against Virginia, Notre Dame, Duke, Louisville, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina.

2016-17 UNC basketball schedule released: Thoughts and reaction

The Tar Heels face a difficult closing stretch but have a chance to build momentum early in conference play.

Analysis: Small scheduling step for Notre Dame hoops

Pitt men's basketball team's ACC schedule released

Two meetings apiece with conference powers North Carolina, Syracuse, Louisville and Virginia highlight an 18-game league slate.

Pitt, Penn State basketball to compete in 2017 Legends Classic at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

Pitt will take part in the 2017 Legends Classic at the Barclays Center. The event also features Penn State, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M.

Syracuse basketball schedule for 2016-17: ACC releases matchups

Duke on a Wednesday? Notable items about the SU men's basketball schedule

Why the ACC schedule will be important to Syracuse basketball (and a few other schools)

Virginia Tech, Virginia men's basketball schedules announced

The Hokies will host Ole Miss in nonleague play. UVa will host WVU, visit Cal and Villanova, and head to Florida to meet Iowa.

5 takeaways from the 2016-17 UVa basketball schedule

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

College football TV schedule

College football player suspended after knocking out referee

A Southern California community college football player was suspended for five years on Monday after knocking out a referee during a game, but his school said the punch was accidental and the penalty will be appealed.

Suspended player says punishment is too harsh

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A different feel greets opening of anticipated Alabama-Ole Miss week

Florida A&M will play Arkansas in 2017

UF at Tennessee set for 3:30 p.m.

Florida’s Luke Del Rio wins Sunshine State award after beating Kentucky

Florida Gators QB Luke Del Rio learning from mistakes

Jim McElwain demands more from Gators QB Luke Del Rio

Callaway injury of concern

McElwain 'a little nervous' about star WR Antonio Callaway's quadriceps injury

McElwain now seeking consistency from Gators

Bianchi suspends himself after picking Gators to lose to Kentucky

Stoops: 'We will get better'

Stoops to be more involved with the defense moving forward

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Tuberville: Fire the CMU-Oklahoma State replay crew

Mike Gundy wants Big 12 refs every week, but compares them to cartoon characters

SMU quarterback Matt Davis lost for the season with torn ACL; freshman Ben Hicks takes over as starter

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars 5 Key Plays: Some missed opportunities

40 things we learned in Week 1 of the NFL season

MLB SCORES

Love chooses 3 for U.S. Ryder Cup team

Abby Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for years

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ESPN gets highest rating ever for Vikings-Redskins

September 12, 2016 7:12 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Football Notebook: Newest Noles Shine

Florida State moves up to No. 2 in Amway Coaches Poll

FSU moves up to No. 2 in both top 25 polls

Francois showing comfort in offense

Rusty Florida State running back Dalvin Cook gets back in the groove

Bobo Wilson showing consistency for FSU

Top 3 Scenarios If Derwin James Misses Louisville Game

Three things we learned from Florida State's win over Charleston Southern

Young FSU players earn valuable experience during win

FSU Football vs. Charleston Southern In-Depth Recap: What We Learned

FSU football head coach Jimbo Fisher, players following victory over Charleston Southern

Top 2019 linebacker Owen Pappoe returns to Florida State

2018 safety recaps 'awesome' visit to FSU

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UP NEXT:

Louisville is 2-0, leads the country in total offense and is 'confident' heading into Saturday's monster game against Florida State

Jackson repeats as National Player of Week

Louisville’s Lamar Jackson an early ACC Heisman Trophy candidate

Heisman favorite may be star Louisville has been waiting for

FSU's maturity to be tested vs. Louisville

Behind Enemy Lines: Louisville

Florida State at Louisville betting line, odds

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

McFarland’s Golden Goal Lifts Seminoles Over Troy

No. 1 Seminoles still looking to improve after OT win over Troy

Men's Golf Places Third in Durham

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Bucs' Aguayo, perfect in debut, excited to meet Bryant, again

Cameron Erving's snap issues return at worst possible time

Graham Gano says timeout didn’t make him nervous

Bears' Eddie Goldman: Registers half a sack Sunday

Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey: Injures ankle

Jameis Winston's 4 TD passes push Bucs past Falcons 31-24 in opener

Jameis Winston works hard to win over critics on, off field

How the no-huddle offense jump-started Jameis Winston's 4 TD performance

Winston and his weapons give Bucs a dangerous look

Denver Nuggets: Will Malik Beasley Sadly Only Get Insurance Minutes?

Al Thornton is back and ready to lead Mighty Sports Apparel-Philippines to another championship

Reds' Tyler Holt: Moved up to leadoff spot

The Case For...Daniel Berger as a Ryder Cup Captain's Pick

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No. 9 FSU Begins Preparation for Clemson

Davis: Defensive Lineman of the Week, Again.

Florida State's Buster Davis, has been named the ACC Defensive Lineman of the week for the second week in a row.

Andrews: Defense must improve to beat Clemson

Seminoles lose key defensive lineman for season

Florida State's Paul Griffin, whom coach Bobby Bowden called his "second-best defensive lineman," tore his left ACL Saturday and will have season-ending surgery in two weeks.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Flying High Circus soars into new year

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson drops in polls after sluggish day vs. Troy

Clemson falls to No. 5 in latest Associated Press poll

Clemson will not make Playoff in this funk

Clemson overcomes struggling offense

Clemson starting linebacker Ben Boulware will miss the Tigers' game Saturday because of a right ankle injury

Duke must regroup, refocus on road

Can Duke regroup after loss to Wake?

Tech defense limiting scoring, but holes to fill

Miami football now ranked among nation’s top 25 in both polls

The Hurricanes entered the Amway Coaches’ Poll Sunday at No. 25 and remained at No. 25 in the AP Poll

Honeymoon continues for Mark Richt, Miami Hurricanes

Another productive ground game, but NC State offensive line wants more

Pitt notebook: Passing game kept under wraps vs. PSU

Syracuse football: Babers says game would have been shorter if not for numerous Louisville cramping injuries

Four downs: After addressing running game issues, Cavaliers need to improve pass protection

Virginia Tech aims to end historic fumbling problems

When the Virginia Tech football team lost four fumbles in the season opener against Liberty, it was an oddity, something that had only happened to Virginia Tech on three other occasions since 1987.

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' loss to Tennessee

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 3

College football winners and losers in Week 2: Not so 'boring' after all, huh?

The double-overtime thriller between Arkansas and TCU only had a loser in terms of the final score

Drawing conclusions: Week 2's playoff impact

To get to the College Football Playoff in 2016, the Big 12 has to start rooting for each other

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Third-down success provides boost for Florida

UF star receiver Antonio Callaway nursing quadriceps injury

Gamecocks might look to QB change to spark stagnant offense

Muschamp hands out another suspension

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Notre Dame defense finds footing in bounce-back win over Nevada

Analysis: Sizing up Notre Dame's growth curve heading into showdown with MSU

Officials who botched end of Oklahoma State game suspended

Collaborative replay may have helped Oklahoma State

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

College football player punches referee, arrested after game

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scores

Bucs-Falcons report card

Jaguars come up short as Aaron Rodgers leads Packers to 27-23 win

Cowboys let Dak Prescott down; rookie QB played flawless football

'I was clearly aware of the time:' Terrance Williams tries to explain not getting out of bounds on final play of Cowboys' loss

Troy Aikman, Tony Dungy and more on Terrance Williams' gaffe at end of Cowboys game

MLB SCORES

Still unsigned, Nikita Kucherov is Lightning's offseason enigma

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

J.J. Redick pleads guilty to DWI, gets 1-year unsupervised probation

Hank Williams Jr. and Monday night -- after that, it's all new on ESPN

September 11, 2016 9:00 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Shipwrecked: Football Defeats Bucs 52-8

Game Awards: Florida State 52, Charleston Southern 8

No letdown as No. 3 Seminoles roll at home

FSU wins big over Charleston Southern despite not being sharp

FSU 52, Charleston Southern 8: Thoughts and observations

FSU QB Deondre Francois calm, confident in second game

Florida State Notebook: Burns, Wilson, and Tate stand out

FSU win comes at a price, Seminoles may be short-handed at Louisville

FSU's Derwin James leaves Charleston Southern game with left knee injury

Fisher explains why James was still playing in blowout win

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‘Noles Fans React To Derwin James Injury On Twitter

What we learned on defense from FSU’s win over Charleston Southern

Lots of reserve reps to be had in the blowout victory.

Depleted Bucs no match for Florida State

CSU coach: ‘No excuses’ for team’s lack of execution against FSU

Charleston Southern coach: No 'pity party' for suspensions

A tour of FSU football's new Champions Club at Doak Campbell Stadium

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UP NEXT:

Jackson allows U of L to dream big

Putting Lamar Jackson's incredible Week 2 performance in context

There are so many ways to describe what Lamar Jackson did to Syracuse on Friday night. You could do with with pretty words. You could do it with numbers. You could do it with

Lamar Jackson is 'illegal' after rewriting ACC record book vs. Syracuse

ESPN's 'College GameDay' is coming to Louisville-Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Men's Golf Tied for Third in Durham

Florida State volleyball off to hot start

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

‘Sky’s the limit’: Time for Eddie Goldman, young Bears to grow up

Jalen Ramsey to Aaron Rodgers: 'Throw my way if you want to'

Xavier Rhodes Excited to 'Battle with the Guys' in Tennessee

Slimmed down Winston set to roam pocket

Fowler, Berger clinging to final FedEx Cup spots

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU is 2-0, but offense must improve

It's not easy to get past the 45 yards rushing or seven fumbles.

Johnson powered by college-like pep

When the Texans jumped to a 7-0 lead and the defense came onto the field for its first series of the season, defensive tackle Travis Johnson felt like he was back at Florida State.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Boston College uses 2 quick strikes to beat UMass 26-7

Clemson holds on for ugly win over Troy

The Clemson football team ended up with a 30-24 win Saturday against Troy but not before several tense moments at Death Valley.

Tigers aren’t earning any stripes after uninspiring win

Clemson's Ray Ray McCloud welcomed into infamous early fumblers' club

Premature celebration: Clemson’s McCloud drops ball at 1

Getting out of hand wasn’t good for Clemson

Clemson defensive lineman Christian Wilkins caught a touchdown in the 30-24 win over Troy.

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Clemson vs. Troy

Clemson sells program as ticket to the NFL

Can Duke regroup after loss to Wake?

GT WINS HOME OPENER OVER MERCER, 35-10

Tech’s defense slowed by screens

Georgia Tech-Mercer by the numbers

How Georgia Tech’s successful fake punt happened

Mark Walton has career rushing night in UM’s win over FAU

Mark Walton became the first Miami running back since 2005 to rush for four touchdowns, leading the No. 25 Hurricanes to a 38-10 victory with a career-high 155 yards rushing on 17 carries -- while his defense once again was smothering.

UNC offense comes alive to swamp Illinois by 25

After a shaky start, the Tar Heels dominate in a 48-23 victory at Illinois.

Little problems add up to big loss for NC State at East Carolina

Pirates pick up sixth straight win over ACC foe

Doeren has no excuse for this State performance

In renewal of intrastate rivalry, Pitt powers past Penn State, 42-39

The Panthers’ ground attack led the way in the first meeting between the two teams since 2000.

How fast did Babers' offense go against Louisville?

Syracuse football is going to give up points, so 28 on offense won't cut it

Syracuse held Orange Out against Louisville but Nike still won't sell orange jerseys

Cavaliers show progress against Ducks, but still have a long way to go

While the score and the yards surrendered may not have reflected that improvement in a 44-26 loss to the lightning-fast Ducks, Virginia left the Great Northwest with confidence and a completely renewed self respect.

Notebook: Reid leads way for UVa's rejuvenated ground game

The senior rushed 15 times for a career-high 126 yards and a touchdown.

Tennessee tops mistake-prone Virginia Tech 45-24

It only took No. 17 Tennessee two quarters to leave Virginia Tech in its dust.

One mishap puts Hokies in the wall

One fumble. That’s all it took.

Wake Forest ends losing streak against Duke with 24-14 win

Homecoming for Wake Forest's Kendall Hinton: Deacons' sophomore QB dazzles in victory at Duke

Deacons Win In the Trenches, Win the Game

Carney, Hinton, defense end Deacs’ discontent against Duke

The Demon Deacons used some bullish running and three touchdowns from Cade Carney, the swiftness and elusiveness of quarterback Kendall Hinton and some stout defense to top the Blue Devils

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

College football TV schedule

FBS COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCORES

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Breaking down Alabama's 'disappointing' win over Western Kentucky

Nick Saban's never been 'this disappointed after winning a game, maybe ever'

Why Alabama's defense is not satisfied after allowing one TD in eight quarters

Saban gets laugh discussing about late-game argument with Lane Kiffin

Arkansas gets wild double-OT win over No. 15 TCU, 41-38

Woman recants domestic violence claim that factored into Jovon Robinson's dismissal at Auburn

QB Del Rio, nasty defense lead Florida rout of Kentucky

Gators offense comes to life in 45-7 drubbing of Kentucky

Gators show marked improvement

With improved offense, pieces falling into place for Gators

Reasons Gators rolled

Dooley's grades: Results not perfect, but close

What you might have missed from Florida-Kentucky

UK's effort questioned after rout at Florida

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Notre Dame runs away from Nevada in home opener

Is this Notre Dame team good enough for Michigan State?

Notre Dame running backs not looking out for No. 1

Central Michigan stuns No. 22 Oklahoma State on final-play Hail Mary, lateral

Officials blew CMU-Oklahoma St. last play, Hail Mary never should've happened

Oklahoma State AD issues statement after losing to Central Michigan on lateral Hail Mary that should not have occurred

USC player ejected for contact with an official

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs' Koetter goes by the book, but guess which book

5 things to watch for the Bucs against Falcons

Points of emphasis: New defensive coordinator knows Jaguars must allow a lot fewer of them

In a perfect world, Tony Romo never plays another down for the Cowboys

MLB SCORES

Dustin Johnson takes stranglehold on PGA's BMW Championship

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Baltimore defense destroys Bucs

Tampa Bay implodes in opening loss to Baltimore.

How bad was it? Let me count the ways

Roger Federer Wins 9th Career Grand Slam

Patty Berg, LPGA Tour founder and star, dies at 88

September 10, 2016 10:30 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Nole Insiders Game Preview: FSU vs. Charleston Southern

First & 10: Charleston Southern

GAMEPLAN: FSU faced with challenge of short turnaround

Smart move utilizing Jacques Patrick, who's impressing Florida State with toughness

George Campbell and Sh'Mar Kilby-Lane Out for Season

Florida State to Unveil Over $95 Million in Improvements Over Weekend

Stadium reveal serves as landmark moment for Florida State AD Stan Wilcox

Bo Paske spends day with Florida State team

Former FSU QB Sexton charged with domestic assault

Florida offered FSU commit Christian Meadows, and the 2018 OL has his eye on the Gators

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UP NEXT:

Charleston Southern bans 14 players for game vs. FSU

CSU’s Robinson confirms suspension for FSU game

CSU’s Robinson plans to be in stands at Doak

Charleston Southern coach: 'We'll be fine' vs. FSU despite suspensions

Charleston Southern football players sound off about reported suspensions

3 things to know about FSU's opponent, Charleston Southern

Florida State May Be the Least of Charleston Southern's Woes

Charleston Southern at No. 3 Florida State

A look at the NCAA bylaw that could apply to the Charleston Southern situation

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU basketball recruiting weekend

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Sweep of Florida A&M, Little Rock Earns FSU Tournament Crown

Putt Transfers from Stetson to Florida State

No. 18 Men's Golf Tees Off Season at Duke

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:
https://www.fantasypros.com/nfl/news/87062/buccaneers-relying-on-accuracy-from-roberto-aguayo.php
Roberto Aguayo's accuracy can help Tampa Bay's offense

Falcons to use hot-hand approach with Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman

Panthers’ Gano: ‘I’m not going to let one kick define who I am’

Bears' Eddie Goldman Primed For Breakout Season

Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner knows his role, says he's ready to have fun

Rams' Lamarcus Joyner laughs off 'Hard Knocks' scene

Jalen Ramsey on facing Aaron Rodgers: 'Throw my way if you want to'

Jameis Winston and Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be the big surprise of NFL season

Rays' Kevin Cash: 'Tough loss; I felt we did a lot of things right'

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/kevin-cash-on-new-rays-hitting-coach-chad-mottola/vp-AAiFBRB
Kevin Cash on new Rays hitting coach Chad Mottola

Koepka survives cold putter in Round 1 of BMW

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No. 9 Seminoles Rally To Beat Trojans, 24-17

Buster Davis' interception set up a 4-yard touchdown run by Joe Surratt with 1:56 left, and No. 9 Florida State rallied late to escape with a
24-17 victory over Troy on Saturday. Davis, the 5-foot-10 linebacker, intercepted Omar Haugabook's third-down pass at the Troy 29 moments
after Florida State had tied the game at 17-17.

Had the will, almost had the way

Troy quarterback Omar Haugabook felt he had the time and the arm strength to make the play. Unfortunately, he didn't have quite enough
of both to write a storybook ending for the Trojans Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Boston College hoping to turn things around against UMass

Boston College flew all the way to Ireland in its opener only to lose to Georgia Tech thanks in part to a pair of missed field goals.

Several Clemson freshmen could receive first action against Troy

Duke’s Ben Humphreys playcaller, quarterback on defense

8 things to know before Georgia Tech-Mercer

Mills, Benson suspended for Mercer game

Jackson, Cards explode past Orange

Jackson allows U of L to dream big

No. 25 Miami to take on FAU in game it hopes is a bit less electric

'Canes WR Sam Bruce sidelined with broken leg

UNC's Fedora says Illinois defense strong

UNC vs. Illinois: Things worth watching

NC State faces slightly revised version of ECU

Pirates have won last two against Wolfpack

N.C. State understands magnitude of trip to East Carolina

Scheduling future games for ECU against NC State and UNC will be complicated

ECU has three more games scheduled with either NC State or UNC. Finding more in the future will be difficult under the ACC’s television deal with ESPN.

Facts, figures and notable games in the Pitt-Penn State rivalry

Two familiar foes have a long and storied history in a series that started in 1893.

Nostalgia, history play key roles as Pitt-Penn State rivalry ends 16-year hiatus today

Many members of Panthers’ 1976 national championship team to be on hand at Heinz Field.

Pitt victory will put PSU coach James Franklin on a hotter seat

Panthers will win because they have a better team, not because of coach Pat Narduzzi’s decision to muzzle his players all week.

Syracuse football can't keep up with Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, suffers 1st loss

Best and worst from Syracuse football's loss to Louisville

Louisville football gained more yards in a game than any Syracuse football opponent ever

How many people turned up to watch Syracuse football's Orange Out vs. No. 13 Louisville?

Virginia tries to snap long road losing streak at Oregon

UVa's Mendenhall knows the perils of Autzen Stadium

Bellotti confident Mendenhall will turn things around at Virginia

Upset the Vols? Virginia Tech certainly knows the formula

Virginia Tech expects a complex and improved Vols offense in Bristol

Wake Forest needs no reminder of Duke's recent success in rivalry

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ACC BASKETBALL:

No ACC schedule yet, but date of Virginia game at Syracuse is set

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

College football TV schedule

College football’s second weekend has fewer highlights

After a slow wagering start, fewer marquee games may make for a higher winning percentage.

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Lane Kiffin gets raise from Alabama

After 30 years of misery, Kentucky will finally beat Gators

UK-Florida 3 keys and a prediction

Gators trying to strike balance on offense

Why Saturday's Texas A&M-Prairie View A&M matchup is more meaningful than you may think

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FSU transfer Johnson impresses in EMCC debut

Keys to the game for Notre Dame-Nevada

Notre Dame WR Equanimeous St. Brown a viral sensation

Why you shouldn't overreact to Oklahoma loss; the most impressive Week 1 Big 12 team

Dungy part of USF pitch to Big 12 as meeting wrap

Bulls safety Malik Dixon out for year

If Mack is out, USF's Tice and Johnson can carry load

With Akron next, No. 10 Wisconsin looks to keep momentum

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dirk Koetter admits crowd noise could impact Buccaneers' no-huddle plans

How to stop Aaron Rodgers? For Jaguars, it starts before the snap

Morris eclipses American pole vault record, again

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Leak throws one into record book

Chris Leak threw for a career-high 352 yards and four scores in the Gators' 42-0 rout over UCF.

Tebow Shows Flashes Of Future

National champs honored on field

The Gator baske

September 9, 2016 9:12 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Francois, Walker Headline National Award Winners

Nole Insiders: Final Preparations

Senior DBs White, Andrews Look To Finish How They Started

After acing first test, Deondre Francois' development key to FSU's title hopes

Florida State football’s Ryan Izzo, Kermit Whitfield, Alec Eberle review Deondre Francois’ performance vs. Ole Miss

Deondre Francois land on Heisman Watch

FSU's Cook emerges as receiving threat

Familiar faces dominate Florida State's wide receiver rotation

From humble beginnings, Travis Rudolph became a household name with one act of kindness

Bo Meets Jimbo, Eats Dinner With the Team

Two Florida State players lost for the season

Florida State receiver George Campbell out for sophomore season

Loss of Sh’Mar Kilby-Lane is the latest setback to FSU linebacker depth

“Next man up” applies often with ‘Nole LBs.

History within reach for FSU football’s DeMarcus Walker?

It’s certainly closer after a great start to 2016.

Florida State defense quickly matures after Ole Miss opener

Comebacks are just in Florida State’s DNA

Five Players Who Should Make a Bigger Impact This Week

https://chopchat.com/2016/09/08/fsu-legend-derrick-brooks-calls-former-nfl-coach-tweets-ole-miss-game/
FSU Legend Derrick Brooks Calls Out Former NFL Coach For Tweets During Ole Miss Game

Hermine can’t dampen enthusiasm for FSU home opener

Local Officials Say Plenty Of Hotel Rooms For Hermine Evacuees And FSU Fans

Preview: Florida State Opens Up Renovated Stadium Against Charleston Southern

Clemson Football, FSU both in latest CFB Playoff projections

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UP NEXT:

Seminoles cramming for Charleston Southern

Charleston Southern players say 30-plus teammates suspended for FSU game

Three players announced on social media that half the team will not play Saturday

Charleston Southern suspends players for misuse of scholarship money

Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs. Florida State Seminoles Preview and Prediction

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

No. 1 Noles Shutout No. 17 UConn

For the 25th consecutive time, No. 1 Florida State (4-1-0) closed out a match at the Seminole Soccer Complex without a loss.

No. 1 FSU bounces back, blanks UConn

Burkert Powers No. 13 Florida State Past Baylor

Baylor Volleyball Falls Short to No. 13 Florida State in Five

Brevard native Cloer headed to FSU Hall of Fame

When Florida State athletes arrived on campus in 1998, they received $144,750 in free Nike footwear and apparel. This year, a vault of $2.8 million in Nike gear awaited players arriving in Tallahassee.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

LIKE BROTHER, BUCS' ROBERTO AGUAYO HOPING FOR STRONG DEBUT

Lions' Anquan Boldin remembers his first game, but not like you do

Colts Notebook: CB Cromartie set for Indianapolis debut

https://www.numberfire.com/nfl/player-news/28286/colts-believe-antonio-cromartie-absolutely-ready-for-season
Colts believe Antonio Cromartie 'absolutely ready' for season

Freeman Determined to Improve

Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Limited with hamstring injury

Redskins' Chris Thompson: Unlisted on Thursday's injury report

Jameis Winston's drive points Bucs toward turning corner

Jameis Winston’s active arm makes Bucs a live underdog

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles realize Troy is no 'pushover'

Lee could see action vs. Troy

FSU's Davis Backing Up Bravado

Buster Davis loves to talk. One minute, the Florida State linebacker might be discussing the battle strategies used by generals Ulysses S. Grant and George S. Patton. The next minute, he has already moved on to that outfit Beyonce wore at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Record Crowd Of 4,582 Watches No. 1 FSU Down No. 24 Florida 1-0

Kuralay's long range goal seals Florida's fate as FSU records its first shutout in the series.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FAMU-FSU COE dean sets goal of becoming top 50 institution

Suspect in FSU Professor Murder to Face Jury Sooner than Expected

Brother-in-law will NOT be charged in murder of FSU professor who was locked in vicious custody battle with his sister despite years of police investigation

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

3-Point Stance: Clemson prepares for Troy

Venables’ goal for young Clemson defense: Stay grounded

Clemson CB Marcus Edmond in line for first career start

Blue Devils not holding back the freshmen

Duke played eight true freshmen in the opener against N.C. Central. Only once at Duke has coach David Cutcliffe used more in a game.

Duke's Borders in right place at right time

Better practices this week for Jackets, but game’s the thing

Georgia Tech’s passing attack can be better

U of L-Syracuse | 3 keys to victory, prediction

WR Dawkins continues father's U of L legacy

'Canes look to build on cleaner, more disciplined style they showed vs. FAMU

Miami Hurricanes DT Courtel Jenkins has knee surgery; LB Darrion Owens, DT Anthony Moten could return vs. FAU

Lawyer gets 91-day ban for accepting $18K from NCAA during Miami investigation

History might not repeat for Tar Heels vs. Illini

1981 Pitt loss to Penn State worst in program history

Pitt was favored by a touchdown but Penn State seized control of the game in the second quarter.

Pitt chancellor, Penn State president ask fans to behave during rivalry game

Patrick Gallagher and Eric Barron released a joint statement ahead of Saturday’s football game.

Syracuse football has a chance to win back fans against Louisville

Buckle up: Syracuse football, Louisville should light up Carrier Dome scoreboard

Will 'College Gameday' ever come to Syracuse? ESPN producer on how it can happen

With new staff, what role will western U.S. play in Virginia football recruiting?

Hokies believe offense can go faster as it heads to Bristol Motor Speedway

Tennessee will need better run defense against Virginia Tech

Cutcliffe: Duke football in 'the year of new'

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Elite 2017 point guard Matt Coleman sets official visit to Syracuse

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

College football TV schedule

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Notebook: Del Rio on pace to graduate in December

Gators defense welcomes swagger Tabor provides

Zuniga a ‘silent assassin’ for Gators’ defensive line

Steve Spurrier reveals the one time he was suspended and secretly kept coaching

The Head Ball Coach was a rebel with a cause back in 1988

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It's all about family for MTSU's Stockstills

How much would be different if Penn State joined the Big East?

Was the league always destined to fail because too many of the most influential members didn’t value football?

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Former 49ers FB charged with seven felonies for incident

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins coaches made sure rookie Laremy Tunsil earned his starting job

Broncos tee off on Cam, officials look other way

Cam Newton endures several questionable hits in Denver, but only one gets called (kind of).

Ten bold predictions for the 2016 NFL season

MLB SCORES

Tim Tebow signs minor league deal with New York Mets

Mets know Majors unlikely for Tim Tebow

Shocker: Landon Donovan to come out of retirement

Ryan Lochte banned from swimming through June 2017, loses $100,000 in bonuses

Lochte's suspension way too harsh

Emmert: NCAA might reconsider Olympic bonuses for athletes

NCAA President Mark Emmert says member schools might reconsider allowing college athletes who compete in the Olympics to accept payments for performance.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Attorney: Test shows Clarett competent