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April 26, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Florida State's Willie Taggart brings record crowds to booster tour


FSU football coach visits with Greater Pensacola Seminole Club at PYC


Watch it: Willie Taggart at Panama City booster tour stop


On the Taggart Tour, there is a welcome change among FSU supporters


'Highlights' from Taggart's tour stop in Panama City


FSU staff stopped at Carol City high school


FSU offers Miami Norland WR, elite sprinter

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FSU BASEBALL:


FSU Baseball in Field of 64 Projections

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


No. 8 Seminoles Fall 5-1 At No. 5 Florida


Gators get back at Seminoles, 5-1


Lorenz gets her birthday wish as Florida softball defeats FSU at home


Golf Plays Host To NCAA Tallahassee Regional May 7-9 At Don Veller


FSU Women's Golf to Host NCAA Regional


FSU tennis teams enter ACC Tourney riding high


Watch it: FSU men's tennis coach Dwayne Hultquist previews the ACC

Tournament


No. 17 Women's Tennis Heads to North Carolina For ACC Tennis Championship


Watch it: FSU women's tennis coach Jennifer Hyde previews the ACC Tournament


Knight Soars To ACC Field Performer Of The Week Honor


Scott's Fingerprints All Over Noles' Flourishing Field Events

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Front Row Noles

1) Discussing Noles in the draft - where we think guys will go


FSU aka 'The Real DBU'

FSU proud of pipeline, sending constant stream of defensive backs to the NFL


Dalvin Cook back at Vikings practice months after torn ACL


Vernon's Ryan Izzo ready to make his mark on the NFL


Sebastian Janikowski contract shows he has a, well, leg up on Seahawks'

kicking competition
Gets $600k signing bonus


Sebastian Janikowksi contract shows Seahawks faith in the kicker


Derwin James is the dream draft scenario


The case for the Bucs and NFL draft prospect Derwin James


Dolphins will draft Derwin James of FSU while Bucs and Jaguars will take

...?


Ermon Lane's FSU career didn't live up to the hype, but he isn't giving up

on his NFL dream


FSU's Lane Hopes Flexibility, Team-First Attitude Earns Chance in NFL


Bucs seek more help for Winston at NFL draft

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Luke Weaver struggles with his command Tuesday

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Look who's back! U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka on getting healthy,

getting fat, and why he still feels overlooked

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Maine in, Air Force out on future FSU football schedules?


UNC gets big inning in 11-4 win

Second-ranked North Carolina scored 11 runs in the bottom of the eighth to
rally from a three-run deficit and claim an improbable 11-4 win Friday
night over third-ranked Florida State in Cary.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Demolition to begin on FSU's Oglesby Union


Students respond to 'last call before the wrecking ball' at Oglesby Union


Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier

Florida State University will cancel its comprehensive subscription to
Elsevier journals.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Established ACC QBs face challenges during spring practice


Why Dabo Swinney believes the summer is key to Clemson's success


Question marks at two position groups for Tech defense


Why the NFL draft will be a showcase for NC State's football program


Heather Lyke: Pitt has asked for another four-game series with Penn State

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ACC BASKETBALL:


ACC reaction to the Commission on College Basketball


UNC's case earns a place in NCAA commission's report


Could Rice report recommendations have prevented alleged NC State, Dennis

Smith issues?


Pitt AD Heather Lyke eliminated basketball coaching candidates based on

NCAA-related concerns


Pitt is flipping the court at the Pete and putting the Oakland Zoo on TV

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ACC BASEBALL:


No. 14 Clemson baseball scores season-high 14 runs, pounds Presbyterian

College


JACKETS SUFFER HOME LOSS TO NO. 20 GEORGIA

Georgia Tech baseball will be back in action this weekend at home versus
Wake Forest


Miami Drops Homestand Finale To FIU

The Hurricanes fell behind in the middle innings and could not recover
Wednesday, dropping a midweek affair to visiting FIU, 14-6


No. 6 North Carolina takes down Western Carolina 8-2


Notre Dame Wins Third Straight Versus Crusaders

Freshman left-hander Tommy Sheehan limited Valparaiso to one run over 6.0
innings


Tech loses on walk-off at VMI

Menken sets career-high with four RBI in loss to Keydets


Deacons continue building in beating Liberty

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


University of Louisville sues ex-President Ramsey and others in bid to

recover millions
U of L and its foundation on Wednesday sued Ramsey, his ex-chief of staff
Kathleen Smith and others over what they called a string of illegal and
unauthorized acts that diverted millions from the foundation's endowment
from 2008 to 2016.

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


SEC's new coaches try to build winning foundation in spring


A look at some SEC players poised for possible breakouts


Ex-ND DL Hayes to Georgia, not Oklahoma


Does spring game attendance matter? Here's what Will Muschamp thinks

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Former 'Bama starting QB to visit USF


Ex-NCAA investigator: Mistakes in USC probe

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


For college hoops, the Rice Report offers a way up and out


College basketball panels: Ban cheats, let players go pro


Commission on College Basketball recommends harsher penalties on NCAA

programs for Level I violations


Rice: We'll leave NCAA image likeness issue to the courts


Commission on College Basketball calls for the end of the 'one-and-done'

rule


Rice: NCAA athletes should be able to return to college team if not drafted

by NBA


Commission on College Basketball recommends NCAA program for certifying

agents


5 things to know about the Rice Commission's plan to fix college basketball


Tough talk on corruption, one-and-done, but commission misses the mark


The Commission on College Basketball can't fix the sport if it refuses to

address the central issue


Notre Dame President John Jenkins: College basketball is worth saving


College basketball report a good start, but NCAA must now act


Ibi Watson says he's transferring from Michigan to play basketball at Dayton

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NFL mock draft: Mystery still remains throughout 2018 first round


Former NFL star Michael Vick joins Atlanta AAF team as offensive

coordinator


NBA Scoreboard


Does Billy Donovan regret leaving Gators for NBA's Thundering

disappointment?


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


Lightning to face Bruins in East semifinals


Here's the walk-up song for every team at the Zurich Classic


Early softball recruiting to end under NCAA rule changes


High school golfer attacked by goose discusses harrowing episode


2018 Draft: What are the best sports movies? We drafted the top 35 of

all-time

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Hansbrough stays; Lawson, Ellington might

By announcing Friday that he will return to UNC for his senior season,
Tyler Hansbrough set in motion a series of events that will likely see him
become the Tar Heels' all-time leading scorer in the first month of the
2008-09 season.


Bowl game looks to community to expand board, increase ticket sales

When Charlotte's postseason bowl game started in 2002, it sold just 200
tickets locally before the participating teams were announced.


Marijuana admissions cloud Josh Howard's future with Dallas Mavericks

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April 25, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Willie Taggart: Leadership is key to winning quarterback job?


Taggart quickly winning over Seminole Nation


Florida State coaching staff hits recruiting trail


Coaching staff is back on the recruiting trail


FSU coach David Kelly hitting schools in Dade County today


Jaleel McRae committed, now recruiting for Florida State

McCrae explains how he grew up a Gator fan but is now heading to Florida
State to play his college ball.


Seminoles among favorites for 5-star RB

Seminoles still in mix for Trey Sanders

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Seminoles' Hamilton To Be Honored At Dick Vitale Gala


Mann Recognized By NABC Give Back Team

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FSU BASEBALL:


Steven Wells Named National Player of the Week


Noles Fall at Stetson

Five errors lead to three unearned Stetson runs


FSU drops one at Stetson on Tuesday evening


Stetson Holds Off Florida State, 5-3

For the first time in 16 tries against Florida State on Tuesday night,
Stetson was victorious.


3 up, 3 down: FSU's defense falls apart in loss to Stetson

'Noles have committed 22 errors in their last nine games.


Mike Martin closes in on victory record against the Hurricanes


Mike Martin breaking wins record vs. Miami would be amazing


The Rise of Raker Chaser Nation at Florida State University

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Horton and Luke Collect VolleyMob Pair of the Week Honor


No. 5 Gator Softball Prepares for No. 8 FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Bills' Kelvin Benjamin: Good news on health front


Buffalo Bills say they're not discussing new contract for WR Kelvin Benjamin

Without a new deal, Benjamin will become a free agent next summer.


Dalvin Cook's Attack of ACL Rehab Leading to Progress


Derwin James: The road from Haines City to the NFL


Derwin James' family proud to see former FSU star realize his NFL dream


Athlon Sports ranks Florida State legend Deion Sanders best No. 5 pick in

NFL draft history


FSU's Auden Tate, Tarvarus McFadden hope pro teams see their potential

before NFL draft


Video: Jameis Winston substitute teaches at Raa Middle school

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Phillies' Brandon Leibrandt: Transitioning well to bullpen


Nogowski Launches Cards Past Nats


Orioles minor league recap 4/23: Have a day DJ Stewart

Baltimore's 13th-ranked prospect delivered a strong performance in
Norfolk's game on Sunday.

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Koepka returns strong and energized

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU football to open 2009 season with Maine


Guion hoping for a chance in NFL


Fluellen fishing for a first-day selection


FSU LB Hayes' problem isn't lack of talent

FSU's Hayes can make plays

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FSU must get tough with discipline
Florida State mishandled the Geno Hayes case last fall when it allowed the
linebacker to play .


Bobby Bowden on P.T. Willis dismissal: "Some things, you don't say."


FSU Heads To North Carolina To Face Second Straight Top 3 Opponent


More Changes In FSU's Athletic Department

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Dabo has spring exit meetings with Clemson's 4 QBs. Here's what he learned

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney recently held exit meetings with Tigers
quarterbacks Kelly Bryant, Trevor Lawrence, Hunter Johnson and Chase Brice.
Here is how they went.


Considering Tech's options with injury to Kenny Cooper

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Brownell not worried about missing out on Zion, excited about 2018 class


Duke's Vic Bubas was one of a trio of coaches who helped put ACC basketball

on the map


Cards' defense under Mack to get major makeover


NC State basketball makes an offer to this Class of 2020 forward

NC State Class of 2020 basketball recruit, target Day'Ron Sharpe gets offer
from Kevin Keatts and the Wolfpack.


Top-100 basketball recruit Trey McGowens commits to Pitt


Woods headed to Ohio State after leaving Deacons

Keyshawn Woods is headed to Ohio State for his final season of college
basketball.

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ACC BASEBALL:


Palomaki Drives in Four in BC Win Over UMass Lowell

Stromberg, Hughes and Witkowski pitch 4.2 scoreless in relief


No. 14 Clemson baseball stays hot, tops Kennesaw State 9-4


Stowers Paces No. 24 Louisville in 5-4 Win Against WKU

Stowers reaches base three times, drives in two runs and scores twice for
the Cardinals


Reinstatements boost Wake Forest in multiple ways

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


Which school is DBU? Five schools stake their claim

FLORIDA STATE

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For Florida football, summer's all about staying out of trouble

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Five Notre Dame commits in updated ESPN 300 for 2019 class


Notre Dame keeps commitment streak going with three-star safety Kyle

Hamilton


Sonny Dykes' new house is very convenient for the SMU head coach


How Mack Brown is getting closer and closer to Texas program under the Tom

Herman era

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


College basketball is in a crisis. Can the Rice Commission save the game?


Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes


What comes after commission's report on college basketball?

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores


No. 1 Florida falls to Mercer, 6-4

Gators again handcuffed by standout pitching performance, this one by
Mercer's Robert Broom, who struck out 12 in six innings and allowed just
four hits.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Here's how to watch the 2018 NFL draft this week


For the first time in more than a decade, the No. 1 pick has some actual

drama to it


Top 40 NFL draft prospect rankings: Who's best overall in 2018 class?


Green Bay Packers enter draft with league-high 12 selections


Former UF receiver Callaway fails drug test at NFL Combine


NBA Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
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QB Aaron Murray chooses Georgia


No. 4-ranked quarterback in the nation commits to Michigan for 2009

Fans will have to wait a year, but it appears coach Rich Rodriguez has his
quarterback for Michigan. Kevin Newsome, a four-star recruit from
Chesapeake, Va., verbally committed to Michigan on Thursday, according to
rivals.com. He is Michigan's sixth commitment for the 2009 class.


Larry Brown leaves front office with 76ers

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April 24, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Willie Taggart begins booster tour with Jacksonville visit

FSU football coach says fans, recruits responding positively


Willie Taggart begins spreading his message at FSU spring booster tours


Willie Taggart talks FSU Football as he kicks off booster tour


How 2017 disappointments were blessing in disguise for Noles


Top 3 concerns after spring camp 2018


Keyshawn Greene wants to be the next great FSU linebacker from Wakulla


FSU fan Renardo Green looking to become Noles next great defensive back


Football Joins With Kez McCorvey For Skills Camp


FSU Commits See Boost in ESPN Rankings


Four-star defensive end Curtis Fann plans to visit FSU this weekend

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UP NEXT:


Dzansi shining for Hokies on offensive line


Hokies, Clemson part of ACC's post-spring quarterback intrigue


A look back at Virginia Tech's history of first-rounders in the NFL Draft

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FSU BASEBALL:


Steven Wells Named ACC Player of the Week


FSU's Wells Earns Weekly ACC, National Honors After Monster Stretch


Steven Wells' hitting performance a 'phenomenal feat'


FSU Baseball Makes Small Climb in Polls


Five Takeaways From Road Sweep of Boston College

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Hanson And Warren Are Top 10 NPF Draft Picks As Noles Sweep Cardinals


Metraux, Doherty Lead Golf To 2nd Place Finish At ACC Championships


Track & Field Men Back In Top 10 For First Time Since 2015


Swim & Dive Celebrates 2017-18

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


NFL Draft 2018: 3 Noles ranked in top 100 prospects


Sharks sign former FSU QB Adrian McPherson

McPherson last played for the LA Kiss in 2015


What if the Cowboys drafted Jalen Ramsey over Ezekiel Elliott?


FSU DE Josh Sweat's knee raises concerns for NFL teams

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Kevin Cash discusses sweeping the Twins, Carlos Gomez's walk-off HR


Posey back in lineup after sitting with stiff back


Tides' Stewart isn't trying to live up to the hype; he's just trying to be

DJ


Cardinals' Luke Weaver: Start moved to Tuesday

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Koepka teams up with Turnesa for Zurich Classic


Hanson, Warren selected in NPF Draft

Pitcher Kyle Hanson was taken with the fifth overall pick by the Cleveland
Comets, while infielder Jessie Warren was taken with the seventh overall
pick by the USSA Pride.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU light on draft talent


Football forum

Florida State president T.K. Wetherell, the driving force behind naming
Jimbo Fisher as the head coach in waiting to Bobby Bowden, is scheduled to
be one of the panelists on the inaugural Football Forum next month.


State Attorney will prosecute FSU player on previous charge

Previous case compounds FSU WR Parker's woes


More troubles for Parker

Preston Parker's arrest Monday for concealing a loaded, concealed
.45-caliber handgun and possessing 4.81 grams of marijuana violated the
terms of his diversion program and he was removed from it.


Posey leads 'Noles on and off the diamond

Junior standout leads Seminoles on the field and in the classroom


ACC Champion Men's Golf Team Ranked 10th in GolfWeek National Poll


Cards have one-word reply for Boldin trade queries: No


Bucs' Mientkiewicz tested at third


FSU administrators to announce partnership with Mayo Clinic

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Alumnus Bob Sasser doubles impact of $500K gift to FSU from Dollar Tree


A FOUNDATION TO BUILD UPON: BOB SASSER HELPS SHAPE THE FUTURE FOR FSU'S

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS


New Community Christian School to include memorabilia from Bobby Bowden,

fundraiser for the building headlined by Pam Tebow, mother of Tim Tebow and
Jonny Diaz, former FSU baseball player.


Military looks to FSU for research to address upsurge in suicides

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Georgia Tech ranks 24th on ESPN 2018 Football Power Index


The young Jackets who are showing up in Tech's new defense


Why Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is the most intriguing player in

the NFL Draft


What we learned: Takeaways from Hurricanes spring football


Are ACC referees short-changing the Miami Hurricanes? UM says it hopes its

fans boo
Very few holding penalties were called on opposing offensive lines last
season when teams played the Miami Hurricanes. And a UM coach says Canes
fans can be angry about this.


Ohio State running back from NC says he's transferring to UNC

Ohio State football running back Antonio Williams, who is from New London,
NC, tweeted Monday that he will be transferring to UNC at the end of this
semester. Williams was a four-star running back coming out of high school.


Dave Doeren has a new deal with NC State. What he gained and what he lost.


NC State wide receiver shows off impressive one-handed grabs in videos

NC State State Wolfpack football junior wide receiver Kelvin Harmon puts
out two videos of him making some impressive catches using just one hand.


Deacons in the Draft: How former Wake Forest players are approaching this

week

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ACC BASKETBALL:


UNC's Luke Maye to test the NBA draft waters, the school says

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ACC BASEBALL:


Florida State's Steven Wells has been voted the ACC Baseball Player of the

Week, while Miami's Andrew Cabezas was selected Pitcher of the Week.


O'Connor feels new replay rules have been beneficial

With the expansion of ACC Network Extra, an ESPN-related venture that
broadcasts all ACC baseball games, replay rules were instilled into the
conference prior to the season starting.

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


Towering Raekwon Davis heads promising Alabama defensive front


Florida will be in better shape


No comparison: Marco Wilson wants to leave his own mark at Florida


This UF receiver is a 'first-round talent,' but can he overcome off-field

troubles?
Florida Gators wide receiver Antonio Callaway has the speed and intangibles
to become a quality player in the NFL. He also has a list of off-the-field
issues that make NFL owners hesitant. His draft stock has suffered as a
result.


Georgia hosts Deion Sanders' sons for visit

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Michigan wraps up spring football with Patterson in limbo

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will lead his team through one more spring
practice, likely not knowing if quarterback Shea Patterson will be able to
do more than practice in 2018.


Three-star OL Andrew Kristofic commits to Notre Dame


Early look at revamped UCF defense among three things we learned from

Knights' spring game


Sadly, UCF national championship rings are again irking college football

elitists
I can just see Paul Finebaum's head exploding right now.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Point of perseverance: Top UF signee knows how to handle adversity

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores


Rankings - D1Baseball.com Top 25

16. Florida State


Florida's Dalton is SEC Player of the Week


Sweep of LSU puts South Carolina back in contention for NCAA tournament,

experts say


Injuries to key players put Horned Frogs' season on brink

Injuries to top starter Jared Janczak, offensive star Luken Baker
jeopardize TCU's NCAA hopes.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NFL Draft: Date, time, TV schedule and draft order for the April 26-28 draft


Who needs to draft a quarterback? Ranking NFL teams' need from 1-32


NFL draft 2018 quarterback rankings: Will Wyoming's Josh Allen or USC's Sam

Darnold be No. 1 pick?


4 QBs likely to go high, 6 could be picked in 1st round


Ex-Bucs QB Jeff Garcia doesn't care about NFL draft: 'I have a life'


Former Clemson, Steelers great Bennie Cunningham dies from cancer


NBA Scoreboard


James Harden, Rockets soar past Timberwolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

quarter


Three reasons the Jazz have Thunder on the brink of elimination after Game

4 win


MLB Scoreboard


Why the Red Sox are the best team in baseball - and may retain that status


NHL Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Larry Brown to Stanford?

Vagabond coach Larry Brown has emerged as a possible candidate for the
men's basketball job at Stanford.


XU extends Miller deal

XU and men's basketball coach Sean Miller agreed to a contract extension
Wednesday after more than a month of fine-tuning and preparing a new deal
for Miller.


Arlington Country Day suspends Morgan

Arlington Country Day School boys basketball coach Rex Morgan, whose teams
have won four consecutive state championships, was suspended without pay
for the rest of the school year by the school's CEO, Deborah Lichtward.


Melo fails to change bad rap

For the 18th time in 22 NBA playoff games, Carmelo Anthony lost, as the
Nuggets melted down in a 122-107 defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers.


Tortorella regrets offering to leave

The Lightning coach wants to stay, but the drama could affect his job
security.

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April 23, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Florida State football team builds a house, character


The defense can be elite in 2018 with one improvement


Seminoles put a Taggart twist on community service projects


Odell Haggins gets emotional when describing love for Noles


Alabama four-star safety commitment was on campus at FSU on Sunday

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FSU BASEBALL:


Noles Cap Sweep of Boston College


Karp Leads FSU to Road Sweep of Boston College


3 up 3 down: No. 18 FSU sweeps BC on the road

Florida State earned their first ACC sweep of the the season.


3 takeaways from 'Noles sweep of Boston College


Eagles Fall in Series Finale to No. 17 FSU

Palomaki went 3-for-5 with a hit and run in every game of series


Seminoles Complete Sweep of BC With Third Decisive Win

Brian Rapp came set, ready to deliver a pivotal fifth-inning pitch to
Florida State's Nick Derr with a pair of Seminole runners lurking in
scoring position, aiming to preserve a 1-1 tie for Boston College baseball.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


No. 10 FSU Earns Run-Rule Win Over Louisville On Senior Day


No. 10 Florida State honors Jessie Warren, seniors vs. Louisville


Zarankaite Joins Love In NCAA Discus Top 10


No. 11 Men's Tennis Takes Down No. 22 Duke on Senior Day


No. 18 Women's Tennis Wraps Up With 4-1 Win Over Louisville


FSU Men's Golf Finishes Ninth at ACC Tournament

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


NFL draft profile - No. 6: Florida State S Derwin James

Massive, rangy safety has All-Pro potential if he improves consistency vs.
run


Derwin James right to turn down private workout with Bucs

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Kevin Cash sends thoughts to Danny Farquhar before breaking down win


Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Reenters lineup Sunday

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Brooks Koepka is back and ready to mash drives

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU star Parker arrested on drug, gun charges


Arizona's Anquan Boldin Wants Out!

Boldin inquires made, Cards say no

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


4-star cornerback Sheridan Jones commits to Clemson over Ohio State, others


Georgia Tech 2018 Spring Football Game Recap: What We Learned

Blue got the best of white, but don't let that distract you from the things
we really learned about the 2018 Yellow Jackets.


'Tarantula' Greg Rousseau shines again in UM's third scrimmage of spring;

stats report


Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star Michigan QB Sam Johnson puts SU in Top
5

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Why wouldn't Joel Berry be glad he stayed at UNC for 4 years?

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ACC BASEBALL:


Clemson baseball gets back on track at Wake Forest after difficult

five-game stretch
The Tigers (29-11, 14-7) had lost four of their past five games entering
the series but quickly rectified their troubles, winning 7-5, 4-3, and 9-4.


Conine Hits Grand Slam, Duke Downs NC State 11-2


SEVEN-RUN SEVENTH DOOMS JACKETS IN 10-3 LOSS AT NO. 8 UNC


Virginia rallies for series-clinching win over Louisville

Virginia rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth inning to stun
Louisville, 2-1
Nearly every Louisville fan was on their feet, clapping in unison as
Virginia was down to its final strike.


Tech falls short in Sunday ninth-inning, comeback effort

Luke Horanski with two hits and two RBI to lead the Hokies at the plate

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


Georgia Tech golf team nails down 17th ACC title

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


Will football feel the same if it loses some of its kick?


Predicting the Big 12's top non-QB players of 2018

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4-star safety Brendan Gant de-commits from Alabama


Alabama lands 10th commitment of 2019 cycle, a 4-star OL from Kentucky


Why ex-Gators coach took six-figure loss on Florida home

The real reason ex-Gators coach Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida
home isn't so funny.


Vols fans should hope Pruitt is poor-mouthing


How Darrell Dickey's evolution led him to Texas A&M and the

highest-salaried job of his career


Aggies land four-star receiver Kenyon Jackson

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What did we learn from FAU's offense this spring? For starters, there's no

starting quarterback (yet)


How Scott Frost has renewed hope and interest at Nebraska without coaching

a game


Analysis: Plenty of 'what-ifs' - and the good kind - heading into Notre

Dame's offseason


Defensive end Howard Cross III perpetuates Notre Dame football commitment

spree

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Point of perseverance: Top UF signee knows how to handle adversity

Incoming Florida freshman point guard Andrew Nembhard has already overcome
obstacles to become a passing prodigy

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores


Could Ohtani emergence open door for 2-way college players?

Louisville coach hopes emergence of Ohtani prompts baseball executives to
give opportunities to 2-way college players.


Michigan keeps 19-game win streak alive on walk-off squeeze bunt

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NFL to discuss future of kickoff at planned May 1-2 summit


Why Bob Lilly, the Cowboys' first-ever draft pick, had no clue Dallas

selected him in the 1961 NFL draft


Browns' 67-year history shows challenges of drafting quarterbacks


NBA Scoreboard


Looking back: Mavs' last 10 draft picks making their mark in places other

than Dallas


Mavs F Dirk Nowitzki gives update on the status of his left ankle after

surgery


LeBron James, Cavaliers should stop it with the matching suits or they'll

be missing rest of NBA playoffs


MLB Scoreboard


Giants' Belt sets MLB record with 21-pitch AB


NHL Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Pollack's career likely over

Ex-UGA All-American still recovering from serious neck injury, likely to
retire from Bengals


Bengals coach calls Johnson's bluff, dares him to sit out

The Bengals are calling Chad Johnson's bluff. Tired of the receiver's
posturing for a trade, coach Marvin Lewis said Tuesday that Johnson should
keep his word and sit out the season -- the strongest comment yet from an
organization that is reluctant to let him go.

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April 22, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Top 3 takeaways from spring camp 2018


Recent history shows Noles cannot lose season opener


Why Noles shouldn't entertain Jalen Hurts transfer


FSU football players cherish helping Mr. Freddy, volunteering in community

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UP NEXT:


Hokie Football is Still in Rebuild Mode for Two More Seasons

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FSU BASEBALL:


Bats Explode at Fenway in Win vs. BC

Playing at historic Fenway Park for the first time in program history, No.
18 Florida State (28-12, 10-9 ACC) beat Boston College 13-7.


FSU Clinches Series Over BC with Win at Fenway

Over 5,000 fans were in attendance for Boston College's annual Pete Frates
ALS Awareness game. With the series win already clinched, FSU will now look
to sweep the Eagles on Sunday when it sends Andrew Karp (6-3) to the mound.


3 up 3 down: FSU takes down BC in Fenway Park

Florida State erased an early deficit to win their second game of the
series.


Seventh Annual ALS Awareness Game Draws Record Crowd

BC led, 2-0, after one but FSU responded with three runs in the second.


Fans Show Up, but Eagles Fall at Fenway in ALS Awareness Game

With 94 total pitches, five earned runs, and six walks by the end of the
fourth, Boston College baseball starter Dan Metzdorf's day was surely
over-at least that's what everyone thought.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Four-Run Fifth Sparks FSU In Shutout Of Louisville


Beach Volleyball Advances, Looks for Third Straight Conference Title on

Sunday


FSU Beach Volleyball Rolls Through Pool Play


Men's Golf Tied for Eighth at ACCs


Kim Metraux Leads Women's Golf At ACC Championships

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Tarvarus McFadden 2018 NFL Draft Profile


Dekoda Watson hosts 2nd annual Koda's Kids flag football game

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Kevin Cash: That's one of more interesting games I've been a part of


Buster Posey slumping lately


Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Held out Saturday


Travis will platoon at second to protect health

Second baseman missed significant time the past two seasons due to injuries

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


NFL cupboard bare in Tallahassee

When the 2007 season began, Florida State ranked second among all colleges
for producing active NFL players. That hardly constitutes news when you
consider the Seminoles' history for contributing top-end talent to the
league through the draft for nearly two decades.


NBA waits in the wings at Derby Fest

They're not allowed to talk publicly about underclassmen, but I visited
with one scout and asked him to help me make a list of the game's five best
players. This is our list: Chris Singleton, a dynamic 6-foot-8 forward, who
made the head-scratching decision to attend Florida State.


FSU baseball coach Martin unhappy with curfews

Coach Mike Martin doesn't like starting Florida State baseball games
opposite Sunday-morning church services

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Georgia Tech spring-game stats


5 observations from Georgia Tech's spring game


A first look at Georgia Tech's new defense is not discouraging


UM spring over. QB Rosier ahead but race 'absolutely' open 'until very

bitter end'


Mark Richt compares Malik Rosier to Charlie Ward


After final spring scrimmage, UM Hurricanes get huge 2019 commitment at

critical spot
The Miami Hurricanes got a big commitment Saturday from four-star offensive
tackle Michael Tarquin for their 2019 #Surge19 recruiting class. Tarquin is
from Belleview High in Florida.


Carson Wise's kicking career over

Blacksburg High School graduate Carson Wise attempted 12 field goals for
North Carolina State last fall. He will not be adding to that total in the
upcoming season.


Time to shine: Virginia RB Jordan Ellis grinds away in anticipation of big

senior season

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Brad Brownell: You can achieve your basketball dreams at Clemson

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ACC BASEBALL:


Clemson Edges WF 4-3


JACKETS FALL 9-8 IN 10-INNINGS AT NO. 8 UNC


Cabezas Dominates In Complete Game 3-0 Shutout Over Pittsburgh


NC State baseball downs Duke for seventh straight ACC series win


NC State's Will Wilson slides safely into home in victory over Duke

Wilson was originally called out but it was overturned on replay.


Virginia holds off Louisville to even series


Hokies force extras, but can't come away with the win

Tech falls 8-7 to Irish setting up Sunday rubber match

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


7 SEC rushing games most likely to improve this season


With Tagovailoa out, Hurts is so-so in Alabama spring game

Jalen Hurts was so-so in Alabama's spring game and his main competition for
the starting quarterback job, Tua Tagovailoa, sat out with an injury.


Nick Saban overheard criticizing Jalen Hurts' decision to run, not pass, in

spring game


Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa, brother of Tua, announces his commitment to

Alabama


QB Fields shows off dual-threat skills in Dogs' spring game

Georgia freshman QB Justin Fields passes for 207 yards with TD and shows
impressive running skills in G-Day spring unveiling.


Big in-state lineman commits to South Carolina football

South Carolina Gamecocks football picked up a commit from 2020 Calhoun
County offensive lineman Tyshawn Wannamaker. He's the second member of Will
Muschamp's 2020 class.


New coach Pruitt grades Vols' spring game 'D'


Hubenak's comments on Sumlin's QB communication confirmed what many already

thought about Texas A&M


A&M's Jimbo Fisher: 'I like our team; I love where we're going'

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Delton, Thompson light it up in Kansas State spring game

Alex Delton and Skylar Thompson were effective at quarterback in the Kansas
State spring game on Saturday.


Five takeaways from Scott Frost's first spring game with Nebraska


Notre Dame's Kelly likes progress made by Lea's defense

Notre Dame's defense did not look like a potential strength in its spring
game, but coach Brian Kelly did not seem too concerned.


Amid defining the QB order, hybrid Avery Davis shines in Blue-Gold Game


Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush finding his voice as (still) the starter


UCF unveils title banner as players get rings


UCF newcomer Greg McCrae steals show at Knights' spring football game


New UCF coach Josh Heupel's offense might be better than Scott Frost's

The popular perception is that it will be nearly impossible for UCF to be
as explosive as it was a season ago when former coach Scott Frost's
"UCFast" offense led the nation in scoring.


UCLA shows glimpse of future in spring showcase under Kelly

Chip Kelly's first team at UCLA is not flying up and down the field like a
flock of Ducks yet.

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores


Gators' bats go quiet in 3-2 loss at Kentucky

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Seven-round NFL Mock Draft: 21 trades, 256 picks and draft class analysis

for all 32 teams


NBA Scoreboard


Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers


Ben Simmons records first playoff triple-double for a rookie since Magic

Johnson in 1980


Mavericks draft lottery history: Dallas finally hit home run with Jason

Kidd in 1994


As the Mavs' season ends, Harrison Barnes has eyes set on another

'bucket-list' basketball experience


Touchdown Bucks! Packers' Rodgers buys into NBA team

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group
of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner.


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


Lightning-Devils: Grading Tampa Bay's clinching 3-1 victory in Game 5


Lightning-Devils: How the NHL's top offense went on the defensive


Year Two: With unique format, Zurich Classic of New Orleans draws another

top field

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Duke gets down to business

Duke president Richard Brodhead has announced the committee charged with
finding the school's next athletics director and has defined what
characteristics the committee should seek.


Papajohns.com Bowl to stay in Birmingham for at least two more years


St. Petersburg Bowl Seeks New Date


Report: Pacman Jones paid 'hush money' after Vegas shooting

Adam "Pacman" Jones paid "extortion" money to a 29-year-old man arrested
for a Las Vegas strip club shooting that left a club employee paralyzed,
police said.


Track legend to retire

Arkansas track and field coach John McDonnell, who has led the Razorbacks
to 42 national titles and 83 conference crowns, will retire at the end of
the outdoor season.

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April 21, 2018 1:35 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Mark Richt, Dabo Swinney applaud Willie Taggart's efforts to connect with

Bobby Bowden


How new coaching staff could impact special teams


A look back at 24-7 loss to Alabama


FSU commit Jaleel McRae expects 'multiple national championships'


Top ranked 2019 recruit raves about visit with Seminoles

FSU football is finding themselves sitting pretty in the eyes of Kayvon
Thibodeaux, the top ranked player in the entire 2019 class after last
weekend.

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UP NEXT:


Depth concerns, QB questions, running back reps and more

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FSU BASEBALL:


Noles Outlast Eagles, Top BC in 11 innings


FSU squanders big lead, holds off Eagles


FSU Averts Disaster, Top Boston College in Extras


Maselli Plates Tying Runs, BC Falls in Extras

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Baker Sizzles in First Round of the ACC Championship


Women's Golf Begins ACC Championship Play Saturday


Beach Sweeps Day One of CCSA Championship Pool Play


FSU Beach Volleyball Cruises on Day 1 of CCSA Tourney


No. 10 Softball Prepares for Senior Weekend Versus Louisville


FSU's Sherrill a Freshman of the Year Finalist


No. 11 Men's Tennis Falls 4-1 to No. 7 UNC

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Vikings' Xavier Rhodes Lights Up Bdubs on Community Day


Deion Sanders feels sorry for Dez Bryant


Josh Sweat impressing NFL Draft experts

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Nuggets' Malik Beasley: Appears in 62 games

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Nogowski hits grand slam, leads Springfield over Arkansas


Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Out of Friday's lineup


Luke Weaver suffers worst start of his season Thursday

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U.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka ready to play after wrist injury

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Late Inning Rally By FSU Falls Short In 11-10 Loss To Miami


Seminole Men's Golf Team Wins ACC Championship For First Time In School

History
The Florida State University Men's Golf Team, led by All-America teammates
Jonas Blixt and Matt Savage, won its first ever Atlantic Coast Conference
championship as it defeated Duke by three strokes at the 55th Annual ACC
Championship at the Old North State Club at Uwharrie Point. The Seminoles
defeated the Blue Devils by four stokes in the third round as they rallied
from a one stroke deficit after two rounds to claim the school's first ever
ACC championship in the sport of golf.


Seminole Women's Golf Team Finishes In Third Place At ACC Championship

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:


Virginia DB commits to Clemson. His reward? Being tackled by Tigers

assistant
Highly recruited defensive back Sheridan Jones of Virginia Beach, Va., on
Friday, April 20, 2018, announced a commitment to the Clemson Tigers
football team.


BLUE TOPS WHITE, 24-14, IN GEORGIA TECH SPRING GAME

Johnson throws for 143 yards and accounts for two touchdowns in Blue win


Georgia Tech debuts defensive 3-4 alignment at spring game

New defensive coordinator Nate Woody and his 3-4 scheme were on display for
the first time at Georgia Tech's spring game.


Georgia Tech introduces Adidas gear, word mark, gold shade


One day left in spring for youngest UM Canes to make their cases to coach

Mark Richt
The University of Miami will wrap up spring football on Saturday with a
scrimmage for nearly 300 former players. UM coach Mark Richt will be
focusing on the young Hurricanes, including the quarterbacks, during the
competition.


NC State trustees approve contract that kept Dave Doeren with the Wolfpack

When Tennessee attempted to hire Dave Doeren last December, he and NC State
athletic director Debbie Yow agreed to a new contract to keep him with the
Wolfpack. NC State's Board of Trustees approved the deal.


Dino Babers confident in Syracuse's young linebackers

The Orange move on from three cornerstone linebackers to an experienced,
but also inexperienced, group.


What Texas A&M transfer means for Syracuse football

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Grayson Allen said he had a roller-coaster Duke career. Coach K had another

word for it
In his senior speech during Duke's basketball banquet on April 19, 2018,
Grayson Allen addressed being college basketball's No. 1 villain but also
said Mike Krzyzewski helped him through a roller-coaster career.


No. 2-rated recruit Zion Williamson makes it official, signs with Duke


University of Miami basketball lands third transfer, this one a local high

school star
Zach Johnson, who starred at Miami Norland High, is transferring from
Florida Gulf Coast University to the University of Miami for his final year
of eligibility. He is the third transfer signed by UM this month.


Point guard Marcus Carr confirms he's not coming back to Pitt


Heather Lyke deserves credit, not scorn, for hiring Lance White


Battle declares for NBA draft, but doesn't sign with agent


De'Andre Hunter opts to remain at Virginia, not enter NBA Draft

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ACC BASEBALL:


TECH DROPS SERIES OPENER 9-3 AT NO. 8 NORTH CAROLINA

Georgia Tech baseball had nine base hits in the loss at No. 8 North
Carolina on Friday night


Oriente leads Louisville past Virginia in series opener

Two decisions - the same decision at two different crucial moments - were
the difference in a back-and-forth 5-4 Louisville win that saw the lead
change hands four times.


Canes Drop Opener To Pitt, 2-1

A ninth-inning solo home from Pittsburgh proved the difference Friday
night, as Miami dropped the series opener, 2-1, at Alex Rodriguez Park at
Mark Light Field.


No. 2 NC State Baseball Runs Past Third-Ranked Duke in Series Opener, 9-2

Wolfpack records at least 10 hits for the sixth consecutive game


Seymour, Fragale, Fernandez lead Tech to victory against Fighting Irish

Hokies open ACC series with 9-1 win at Notre Dame


Deacons drop baseball series opener to Clemson after holding lead

Tigers Rally For 7-5 Win at WF

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


If Jalen Hurts transfers from Alabama, these 5 schools make perfect sense


Kirby Smart all business heading into Georgia spring game


New coaching staff alters format of Tennessee's spring game


Fulmer confident Pruitt the right man to lead Vols

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Notre Dame to require clear bags for big events at stadium and other venues


Four-star 2019 OL John Olmstead commits to Notre Dame


Earle Bruce, former Ohio State football coach, dies at age 87


Ohio State football losing key recruiting staffer Eron Hodges to Purdue


Penn State football announces game themes for 2018 season


How to watch the Texas Longhorns Orange-White spring game: Date, time, TV

channel, streaming


Kelly may have to call his first audible at UCLA

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Alabama sophomore forward Braxton Key is leaving the team and plans to

transfer.


Auburn point guard Davion Mitchell is transferring to Baylor


Vanderbilt becomes Kentucky's 6th player to enter NBA draft

Kentucky's Jarred Vanderbilt will enter NBA draft despite playing just 14
games because of injuries, is not hiring an agent.


Michigan's Charles Matthews enters NBA draft without hiring agent

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores


Dalton, top-ranked UF again too much for No. 6 Kentucky

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


The top 50 prospects for the 2018 NFL draft and the key questions they face


Ranking the top 2019 NFL Draft quarterback prospects heading into next

season


2018 NFL Draft: Jaguars says they 'don't have a glaring need,' won't reach

for player


NBA Scoreboard


Five things you need to know about Dirk Nowitzki's future, 21st season with

Mavericks and beyond


MLB Scoreboard


Plan to entice developers to help pay for Rays ballpark hits speed bump


5 astonishing facts from the Red Sox's historic 16-2 start


NHL Scoreboard


Lightning feels Ryan McDonagh's impact

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Ochoa becomes LPGA's 1st in 45 years to win 4 straight weeks

Lorena Ochoa hustled around the corner, hoping to jump in a car and catch a
flight home to Mexico. No chance.


Once upon a time, ESPN was a solo act

These are 23 (more) facts, tried and true, about the widening world of
sports television: 1. Back in the day, there was just one ESPN.

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April 20, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
___________________________________________

FSU FOOTBALL:


Taggart Wraps Spring On ACC Teleconference


Front Row Noles

Tom and Keith discuss some FSU Football, share a learning moment, and are
joined by Seminoles Men's Tennis Coach Dwayne Hultquist


Better with Jimbo Fisher? While it's yes at A&M, Florida State is plenty

happy with his replacement


Florida State set the foundation during spring practice


Willie Taggart hopes FSU can ride spring momentum, return to 'championship

level'


Answering Florida State Football's biggest off-season questions


Taggart praises Terry


Willie Taggart on FSU QB Deondre Francois: 'I think he'll live up to'

offseason expectations


FSU's Willie Taggart: Deondre Francois 'Needs to Be Better at

Decision-Making'


Deondre Francois a victim of flawed drug investigation


Ranking the First Seasons of Each Head Coach


Top 15 players in program history

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FSU BASEBALL:


#18 Noles Head to BC


Baseball Arrives in Boston


Noles projected as No. 2 seed in field of 64

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Men's Golf Begins ACC Title Quest


Full-strength Florida State charges into ACC Golf Championship


Watch it: FSU golf coach Trey Jones on the ACC Championship


Watch it: FSU's John Pak on the ACC Championship


Seminoles Head to Georgia for CCSA Beach Volleyball Championship


Four Seminoles Earn CCSA All-Conference Honors


Suwannee's Hilliard earns spot on FSU track team


Swim & Dive Lands 10 on All-ACC Academic Teams


Indoor Champions Produce Eight All-ACC Academic Honorees

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


FSU's Derwin James passes on private workout with Bucs


Lehigh Valley lefty Brandon Leibrandt excelling out of bullpen

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU Comes From Behind To Down Miami 9-5

The Seminole bullpen picks up the win and a save going five scoreless
innings.


Four-Peat! FSU Men's Track & Field Comes From Behind To Win Outdoor ACC

Title


Seminoles' Blixt Named Semifinalist For Ben Hogan Award


Marshall McDougall Transferred To Portland

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Scott Atwell is stepping down as president, CEO of FSU National Alumni

Association

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:


What's next for Clemson's coaching staff now that spring football is over


What to expect, see at Tech's spring game


5 things to watch in Georgia Tech's spring game


Bobby Petrino offers a look at Louisville's running back corps following

spring camp


Devin Hester, Frank Gore and Larry Coker unite at UM Sports Hall of Fame

induction


Here's what's happening with the UM running back competition


Here's why UM will now be on receiving end of that 'hit list' - and who

might help


Jonathan Vilma, Luther Campbell engage in Twitter feud over Miami Hurricanes


Pat Narduzzi thinks the new college football kickoff rule won't change much


Dino Babers talks Rex Culpepper, linebackers on ACC spring call


Dino Babers complimentary of Tommy DeVito's offseason

Considering how close the redshirt freshman is to taking the field now,
this is very good to hear.


UVa football notebook: Mendenhall still examining how new kickoff rule will

affect Cavaliers

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Duke basketball awards banquet


Where the top Duke, UNC Class of 2018 basketball recruits landed in final

rankings


Florida Gulf Coast graduate transfer Johnson to join Miami


Why NC State fans are unhappy with the closing of two popular tailgate lots


Lance White, Pitt's new women's basketball coach, jumped at the job offer


Former Syracuse basketball forward Matthew Moyer transfers to Vanderbilt

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ACC BASEBALL:


Wondering why NC State baseball is so good this season? Here are some

reasons.
A deep, balanced lineup has led NC State baseball to the best record in the
ACC. Behind the ACC's best offense, the Wolfpack (29-7) is ranked as high
as No. 2 in one national poll and has the best ACC record (13-5) with a
month left in the regular season.


Virginia heads to Louisville for key ACC series


Deacons trying to build on comeback momentum


Wake Forest reinstates three suspended baseball players

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


Notre Dame, Alabama to play home-and-home football series in 2028, 2029


Alabama QB battle just got even more interesting after comments by Jalen

Hurts's father


Jalen Hurts could transfer if he loses QB job, father says in interview


Saban responds to comment suggesting Hurts might transfer


Nick Saban: We'll handle QB situation 'in very private manner'


Nick Saban had 'positive' meeting with Jalen Hurts' father last week


Alabama Crimson Tide's Nick Saban listed among Forbes' 50 greatest leaders


UF's Swain feels better about role, ready for productive season


UF defensive back Burnett announces he will transfer

Rising redshirt sophomore didn't see much playing time in Gainesville.


Gators re-offer once-committed DB Elijah Blades

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Q&A with Baylor's Matt Rhule: How 'miserable' 2017 season might benefit

Bears in 2018


Colorado State sells naming rights to football stadium for $37.7 million


No culture shock so far for new Notre Dame O-Line coach Jeff Quinn


Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray named among top baseball prospects for

2018 MLB Draft


Stanford's Bryce Love says he came back to graduate on time


New UCF quarterbacks coach Jeff Lebby confident Knights will have a great

offense in 2018


Concept of football's National Championship continues to elude UCF

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Reflecting on the madness in the NCAA Tournament


Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo to enter NBA draft, not hire an agent

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OTHER BASEBALL:


Scores


No. 1 Florida routs No. 6 Kentucky, 11-2


Midway through SEC schedule, what's gone right - and wrong - for USC

baseball

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NCAA Division I Council passes new rules for recruiting dates. Here's what

changed.
On April 18, 2018, the NCAA Division I Council passed new rules that will
push back the recruiting calendar for some prospective athletes. The
changes won't have an impact on football or men's and women's basketball
but mostly affect softball.


Beer at the college ballgame? NCAA allows alcohol sales at D-I title events.


NFL Draft 400: Ranking the Draft's Top Defensive Linemen


Best-Kept Secrets of the 2018 NFL Draft


Huge NFL Draft regrets: Knowing who you could've had will make you sick


Jaguars unveil 'straightforward, no-nonsense' uniforms


NBA Scoreboard


MLB Scoreboard


NHL Scoreboard


NHL makes right call in not suspending Lightning's Nikita Kucherov

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Is golf an Olympic game?

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