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May 22, 2015 11:13 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Fisher Shines at Vitale Gala, Helps Raise $2.38 Million

2015 will test coaching fiber of Jimbo Fisher

A look at Everett Golson's long and winding road to FSU

https://www.todaysu.com/recruiting/football-recruiting/fsu/
FSU Was The Only Logical Choice For Everett Golson

What Golson's decision means to FSU

Is Florida State a playoff contender with Everett Golson?

FSU, Golson are ACC's best bet to win CFP and Heisman

Reaction at FSU to Golson's move

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Downs UNC to Remain Undefeated at ACC Tournament

Florida State downs UNC 8-4, eliminates Heels from title contention

DeLuzio leads Florida State past UNC 8-4 at ACC tourney

FSU Baseball tops UNC in ACC Tourney: 3 Up, 3 Down

FSU Defeats Carolina, 8-4

Bats Fall Flat, Tar Heels Downed by No. 13 FSU

UNC out of ACC baseball championship contention with 8-4 loss against Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

No. 9 FSU Falls To No. 8 Tennessee

Gregg's Walk-off Hit Lifts #8 Tennessee To 3-2 Win Over Florida State in Game 1 of Supers

Season Ends After Losses in NCAA Tournament

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers' WR Kelvin Benjamin nursing hamstring injury

Anquan Boldin, five others absent from 49ers OTA practice

Graham Gano wants extra points to become 50-yard field goals

NFL analyst identifies Eddie Goldman as key to Chicago's success

Raiders' Sebastian Janikowski perfect from new PAT range in '14

Sanders still has a heart for the kids back home

Falcons RB Antone Smith is recovering from his broken leg

New Orleans Saints Spotlight | Get to know CB P.J. Williams

Week one could feature Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota

LOOK: Michelle Wie and Jameis Winston hung out at an NHL game

Time to Give Up on Stephen Drew

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis still out Thursday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

N.C. State sweeps FSU; 'Noles open ACCs vs. UNC

Florida State Moves To The Championship Game Of Auburn Regional With 2-0 Win Against No. 18 Auburn

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

BC’s Steve Addazio ranks high in ACC football salaries

Al Golden on 'Canes QB Brad Kaaya: 'This needs to be his team'

You can now place a bet on Brad Kaaya to win the Heisman

Syracuse backtracks, says No. 44 still retired

Are the Hokies a borderline top 25 team? According to math, yes

Will the Hokies ever have a receiver join the 1,000-yard or 10-touchdown club?

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ACC BASKETBALL:

James White joins Tech as graduate transfer

Virginia's non-conference basketball schedule taking shape

Virginia, Villanova start home-and-home series

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ACC BASEBALL:

Lower-seeded teams find success on Day 2 of ACC Tournament pool play

Tigers Top No. 3 Cardinals 7-2

Clemson improves to 7-4 against top-10 teams in 2015.

With championship hopes lost, UNC still searching for spark in ACC baseball tournament

Rain Delay leads to NC State baseball victory

Wolfpack Pitching Shuts Down Irish In ACC Opener

ND baseball falls to NC State 3-0 in ACC opener

Cavaliers trying to solve bullpen issues

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

As NCAA fends off challenges, antitrust exemption debated

Conference that leads NCAA in total revenue is ...

College Football Teams That Could Use New Uniforms

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Alabama, Wisconsin to open 2015 season in prime time on ABC

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Mark Dantonio ranked the No. 3 coach in college football

Oklahoma, Tulane agree to 3-game football series

Penn State football: James Franklin loves to win ... but he doesn't necessarily enjoy recruiting

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UK completes non-league basketball slate

Calipari: UK's No. 1 goal was draft, not win title

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Florida staves off elimination vs. Auburn

Shouppe enjoying life at FAMU

Kent, Allemand lead Texas A&M to 6-1 win over Vanderbilt

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Two So. Miss WRs charged on armed robbery

Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

Don Shula accused of pushing painkillers in ex-NFL players' lawsuit

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Analysis: Robert Kraft backing down will equal reduced ban for Tom Brady

Rays alone in first place after topping Oakland 3-0

Jeff Gordon to join Fox as full-time analyst in 2016

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Spurrier's offense half-cocked already

Old friend Steve Spurrier has dubbed his offensive attack at South Carolina the "Cock 'n' Fire."

NHL labor talks finally net progress

Suddenly, after eight months and one canceled season, there appears to be a sense of urgency in the labor talks between the NHL and the players it locked out back on Sept. 15.

May 21, 2015 7:22 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher on Everett Golson: ‘It gives us a tremendous chance to win another championship.’

New FSU QB Everett Golson is 'smart enough to know what to do to not waste this opportunity'

Everett Golson's smart to choose QB guru Jimbo Fisher and Florida State

Everett Golson is a good fit for Florida State

If Everett Golson wins Florida State nod, Jimbo Fisher will adapt offense

FSU Insider Film Breakdown: Why Everett Golson Will Start for Seminoles in 2015

What Everett Golson's transfer means for both FSU and Notre Dame

Q&A: What does Everett Golson's future hold at Florida State?

Q&A: What does Everett Golson's future hold at Florida State?

Updated Heisman odds: FSU QB Everett Golson now a Top 10 pick

Mia Khalifa Among the First to Welcome Quarterback Everett Golson to the Florida State Seminoles

FSU LB Matthew Thomas' shoulder injury will linger into 2015 season

Florida State LB Matthew Thomas to reportedly miss fall camp with shoulder injury

Florida State LB Matthew Thomas expected to miss 3-4 months

NFL.com Senior Analyst Claims EJ Manuel Chose FSU Over Oregon Because There Were Hotter Cheerleaders

Should Florida State Worry 4-Star Josh Brown Plans to Take All 5 Visits?

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU to Face UConn in Hall of Fame Women's Holiday Showcase

UConn Women To Face FSU In Holiday Showcase At Mohegan

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Opens ACC Tournament With 3-1 Victory Over Clemson

FSU baseball avenges recent sweep with 3-1 victory over Clemson

Florida State knocks off Clemson 3-1

A big win for FSU baseball

FSU early runs enough to down Tigers

FSU beats Clemson, ACC’s top pitcher

FSU Bounces Back With 3-1 Win Over Clemson

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1767834&PT=4&PR=2
Seminoles stop skid, open ACC tourney with win

Postgame Presser: Florida State vs. Clemson - Mike Martin and players talk about the win over the Tigers

FSU baseball star DJ Stewart makes big impression, may be 1st-round pick

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Arrive in Knoxville for Super Regional Action

'Noles brace for 'Rocky Top' super regional

Softball faces Vols in Super Regional

Can Florida State arms tame Lady Vols' bats?

2015 Schedule Released

Florida State indoor volleyball head coach Chris Poole has announced the 2015 season schedule on Wednesday.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Catching up with the NFL’s Everette Brown, now owner of two Charlotte businesses

Dustin Hopkins next up on Saints' kicking carousel

Greg Roman says no one’s thinking about cutting EJ Manuel

Could Christian Ponder be the Raiders' starting quarterback?

Contract details revealed for Saints rookie P.J. Williams

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/experts-analyze-the-jameis-winston-lawsuit-and-what-it-could-mean-in-future-cases
Experts Analyze the Jameis Winston Lawsuit and What It Could Mean In Future Cases

Randy Choate drew a walk in his first at-bat in over 11 years

Devon Travis out fourth straight game with shoulder injury

What drives Brooks Koepka

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles' Game Versus NC State Postponed Until Saturday

Florida State was trailing 3-1 in the bottom of the second when the game was delayed.

Shane Robinson Named A Semi-Finalist For Dick Howser Trophy

Packers: Walker goes national with his complaints

Bengals: Warrick still not cleared to play

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

How does Everett Golson Transfer Affect Clemson?

Restore 44: ESPN's 'PTI' and 'Olbermann' rip Syracuse for idea of unretiring number

Syracuse University says 44 announcement did not change status of jersey with the school

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Deacons’ Manning reinstates Jones

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ACC BASEBALL:

Top seeds Miami, Louisville in early control of ACC tournament

Louisville rallies past North Carolina 7-4 in ACC pool play

Louisville baseball spots Tar Heels four runs, prevails in ACC opener

Big eighth inning helps UM baseball rally past Virginia in ACC tourney opener

Down by three runs going into the eighth inning, Miami coach Jim Morris huddled his players around him and gave them a little pep talk, reminding them they had outscored opponents 168-21 during their 22-game win streak.

Wolfpack primed for start of ACC Tournament in baseball

Virginia loses late lead, falls to Miami in ACC Tournament

The second-seeded Hurricanes won their 13th straight game by rallying from a late three-run deficit with seven runs in the eighth inning to shock the seventh-seeded Cavaliers, 9-5, on the opening day of pool play at the ACC Tournament.

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

College Football Playoff wins Sports Business Journal award for Event of the Year

25 Greatest Games in History of College Football

College football rules that should be changed

Big Ten ADs like 4-team college football playoff model

Has the rest of college football caught up with SEC?

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Which of Alabama's incoming freshmen could provide instant help for the Tide?

True freshmen who could help Florida this fall

Gamecocks offer Class of 2017 QB from Tampa

Cade Weldon of Tampa revealed the news via Twitter on Wednesday night. He is the son of former Florida State quarterback Casey Weldon.

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Five-star RB Najee Harris receives Notre Dame offer

Notre Dame offer reported by 2017 OT Jake Moretti

Georgia DE Antonneous Clayton reports Notre Dame offer

Four-star RB Devwah Whaley claims Notre Dame offer

Ohio State football: Running back Ezekiel Elliott says his wrist has been fully cleared

(What about the rest of him?)

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

New UF coach Mike White quickly wows Gators with energy

Players' early impressions positive on White

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Auburn blows pair of 5-run leads, falls to No. 1 LSU at SEC Tournament

Auburn sees silver lining in close loss to LSU at SEC Tournament

Ninth-inning homers knock Gators into loser's bracket...

The Razorbacks used two home runs in the top of the ninth inning to rally past fourth-seeded Florida for a 7-6 win in a game that ended at 2:33 a.m. ET Thursday.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Aaron Hernandez in trouble for being lookout in prison fight

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL kickers have mixed reactions to new extra-point rule

Tampa among cities bidding for Super Bowl in 2019, 2020

J.R. Smith, LeBron James too much for Hawks as Cavs take Game 1, 97-89

Rockets' Howard unsure if he can play in Game 2 vs Warriors

Kucherov’s OT goal gives Bolts 2-1 series edge over Rangers

Bolts notes: Stamkos regains touch after move to wing

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Tech adds football cuts

Jackets propose six scholarship losses for both '05 and '06 seasons to NCAA.

Coach K at top of Duke's money heap

K paid nearly $1.5 million at Duke

Spurrier plans for Gamecocks to be explosive

BC basketball player arrested on drug charges

Skinner's problems get worse

Eagles' season takes huge blow with suspension of center Williams

Winslow cited in motorcycle crash

Clarett thrilled to be playing football again

Agent: Ricky absolutely coming to team camp

RB in regular contact with Saban, agent on his return to Dolphins as early as this year.

Phoenix heads to Western Conference finals

Nash's 3-pointers eliminate Dallas
Down by 16 points late in the third quarter, the Phoenix Suns weren't worried. They knew they still hadn't hit their stride.

May 20, 2015 7:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Seminoles Add Quarterback Everett Golson

Golson to transfer to Florida State

Everett Golson to transfer to FSU, according to report

Everett Golson makes decision, will transfer to Florida State

Ex-Notre Dame QB Everett Golson transferring to Florida State

Everett Golson to transfer to Florida State

Everett Golson makes FSU a College Football Playoff threat once again

Rich get richer with Golson choosing FSU

What does Everett Golson bring to FSU?

What the Everett Golson transfer can mean to Florida State Football

Analysis: How will Everett Golson fit in with Florida State

Golson’s learning curve will determine success at FSU

Golson transfer energizes FSU program

Everett Golson to FSU is nothing to sneeze at

Everett Golson Has Skills to Be 'Lead Dog' for FSU, but Will He Win QB Battle?

Top 10: Why Golson is a great fit for FSU

A brief history of quarterback transfers

Jimbo Fisher on Golson's decision to attend FSU

Jimbo Fisher On Golson's Transfer

Fisher praised Golson in October

Golson Statement: Thanks ND, ready to get started at FSU

What will Everett Golson look like in an FSU jersey?

Great(er) expectations: Jimbo Fisher, FSU, and the new "normal?"

Myron Rolle defends Jameis Winston from Bobby Bowden’s remarks

Ex-FSU star Rolle: Bowden wrong about Winston

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FSU BASKETBALL:

The Newest Nole: Rachel Antoniadou

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles Open ACC Baseball Championship Wednesday Morning

FSU baseball opens ACC Tournament with Clemson

Quotes from the Q

ACC Baseball Tournament: FSU Star Prides Himself on Patience

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Cristian Gonzalez Mendez Named McKay Scholarship Winner

FSU associate track coach Harnden won’t be retained

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Bills sign second-round pick Ronald Darby

Best-case scenario: Mario Edwards

EJ Manuel Would Be An Interesting Addition For Philadelphia Eagles

Bills OC Greg Roman impressed with rookie RB Karlos Williams

Jameis Winston: ‘I Want To Be Successful Like Doug Williams’

The Yankees' bizarre love affair with Stephen Drew continues

Phillies Minor League Report: Brandon Leibrandt pitches complete game for Clearwater

Posey leads Giants to shutout of Dodgers

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis out of the lineup again on Tuesday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Noles Keeping an Eye on Clearwater LB

Junior College All-American Signs NLI To Play Basketball At Florida

State
Jerel Allen becomes fourth member of 2005 recruiting class.

No. 10 FSU Streaks To 12th Straight Win By Downing NC State 8-2

Bryan Henry has another stellar outing and FSU hits a season-high four home runs.

Travis Johnson's NFL career off to a good start

WR Javon Walker : Says he'll report to training camp

FSU agrees to return $9 million

Canceled chiropractic school would've received funds

Income from state universities' inventions drops

Last year, Florida State University's license on the revenue-generating cancer drug Taxol ran out.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Updated QB Rankings After Everett Golson's Transfer to FSU

Ogundeko dismissed from Clemson football team

Syracuse to take No. 44 out of retirement

Virginia coach Mike London has a wild school bio

Virginia coach Mike London is a former Richmond police detective.

QB Cutler has change of heart, returns to Virginia

Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer working his way back to health

Hokies offseason position glimpse: Receivers and tight ends

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Tax documents: Pitt's Jamie Dixon earned $3.2 million in 2014

Basketball coach tops university in compensation, largely from a deferred payment from a previous contract extension that vested in 2013.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Clemson opens play today in ACC tournament

Resurgent Clemson looks to make noise in ACC baseball tournament

UNC baseball stays alive with 5-3 victory against Virginia Tech

UNC, Louisville face each other in ACC baseball tournament

Virginia hammers Georgia Tech in ACC Tournament opener

Any competitive drama between Virginia and Georgia Tech ceased long before Josh Sborz took the mound in the top of the seventh inning of Tuesday’s ACC Tournament play-in game.

UVa's Sborz nearly perfect in Georgia Tech shutout

Sborz throws 1-hitter

Tar Heels send Hokies home in ACC baseball elimination round

Virginia Tech’s baseball team had to know from experience that it couldn’t do North Carolina any favors.

Deacons to get pitching help for next season

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

NCAA urges caution on idea of paying college athletes

Which college football teams play the fastest?

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If it's the middle of May, we're talking Gamecocks football

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BYU football may be better than you think

Charlie Weis still paid $2M annually from Notre Dame

Amid Golson transfer frenzy, Zaire plots his own happy ending at ND

2017 Texas safety Jeffrey Okudah gets Notre Dame offer

Notre Dame offer reported by Virginia athlete Jalen Elliott

Recent Michigan State commit claims Notre Dame offer

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

What new rules mean for coaches

Northwestern AD Jim Phillips decries one-and-done culture

John Calipari staying put at UK, says 'no interest' in Pelicans job

Dreher’s Tevin Mack commits to Texas, Shaka Smart

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OTHER BASEBALL:

UK knocked out on day one of SEC tourney

One-and-done: Missouri sends USC packing in Hoover 5-1

USC awaits NCAA tourney fate after being toppled by Missouri

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL owners move back point-after kick to 15-yard line

Robert Kraft won't appeal Patriots' Deflategate penalties

Warriors hang on, top Rockets in Game 1

Rockets after loss: ‘It’s not going to be an easy series’

Jordan Spieth on his weight loss, where he keeps his Masters green jacket

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Saban: Ricky Williams 'very interested' in returning to football

Kellen Winslow: Out for Year with Torn ACL

Reggie Miller's career comes to end

May 19, 2015 7:05 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State Seminoles preview

Recruiting Rewind: Fisher, FSU football builds for future

Fisher, Saban: 123 teams that don't make the CFB playoff can't automatically be seen as failures

Everett Golson considers more schools ahead of final call

Is Everett Golson getting cold feet about playing at Florida State?

FSU Great Darnell Dockett Tweets At Everett Golson About Transferring To Seminoles

Everett Golson graduates; FSU still considered 'frontrunner'

FSU legacy Devin Bush, Jr.: 'Telling people no' will be hardest part in his recruitment

FSU offensive tackle target set to trim list

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FSU BASEBALL:

Four Seminoles Earn All-ACC Honors

FSU's Stewart earns first-team All-ACC honors

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

O'Brien, Noles 'Not Even Close To Being Done'

Record Number of Fans Watch FSU Tennis in 2015

Young Finishes Sixth at WCT

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Six former Seminoles land on NFL.com's top-100 NFL rookies list

Jaguars receiver Rashad Greene, a 5th-round draft pick from FSU, signs rookie contract

EJ may be done in Buffalo

Doug Williams talks about his relationship with Jameis Winston

3 Reasons Why Jameis Winston Will Be Better Than Marcus Mariota

Jameis Winston looked like an NFL quarterback in high school

Reviewing Bernard James' unusual year out of the Mavericks' rotation

Despite dominating China the same way he dominated the D-League, it's starting to feel like Sarge will never be anything but an emergency big for the Mavs.

https://yanksgoyard.com/2015/05/18/yankees-editorial-maybe-going-the-other-way-will-help-stephen-drew/
Maybe Going the Other Way will help Stephen Drew?

Blue Jays' Devon Travis (shoulder) remains out of lineup Monday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles recruiting keeps on rolling

St. Pete guard selects FSU; juco guard reportedly signs

Pinellas star says he'll go to FSU

Holmes To Stay In-State

FSU's ACC fate still up in the air

Mike Martin has been preaching that his Florida State baseball team controls its own destiny. Not quite.

NC State Baseball Entertains Florida State In Final Series Of Season

Wolfpack Needs Victories To Bolster Chances To Host Regional

Hunter Looks To Become The All-Time FSU Strikeout Leader As Seminoles

Head To The NCAA Regionals In Auburn
Florida State enters the tournament with an at-large bid

Scholarship costs boost FSU's athletics budget to $41.2 million

Florida State defends Seminole mascot

NCAA picking wrong battle

Texans consider Boulware in hunt for linebacker help

Boldin, Cardinals close to new deal

Packers' Walker handles contract situation gracefully

Warrick regrets rushing back to field

The Reds have bumped Paul Wilson back in their rotation because of his recent struggles, and he will not start this weekend against the Indians.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Why Georgia Tech can win ACC title

Syracuse to break ground on Plaza 44, featuring statues of Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, Floyd Little

Long-time Las Vegas oddsmaker puts over-under on Syracuse football wins at 4.5 in 2015

Syracuse's Scott Shafer rated one of worst coaches in ACC by Sporting News

Quick decisions, mixed messages has UVa in a quarterback conundrum

Va. Tech gets look at 'Battle at Bristol' setting

Frank Beamer's Four Biggest Challenges for Virginia Tech in 2015

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Two more possible graduate transfers for Tech

UM’s Jim Larrañaga loses two assistants; Katie Meier hires two

Six possibilities for Miami Hurricanes basketball opening

Healthy Marcus Paige Will Make North Carolina Tar Heels Competitors in 2016

Wake Forest's Manning OK with shortened shot clock

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ACC BASEBALL:

Final ACC Baseball Players of the Week Announced for 2015

Miami’s Thompson and Woodrey, Clemson’s Rohlman recognized

2015 ACC Baseball Honors Announced

Clemson’s Crownover named ACC Pitcher of the Year

Louisville favored in its first ACC baseball tournament

ACC baseball coaches heap praise on Cards

Eight From @CanesBaseball Named All-ACC

UNC baseball faces ‘do or die’ day in ACC tournament play-in game

UVA Baseball: Six ‘Hoos named to All-ACC team

UVA to face Georgia Tech in ACC Tournament play-in game

Tech opens ACC Championship with North Carolina

Deacons’ Craig named ACC Player of Year

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

15 for '15: Top Heisman Trophy candidates for 2015

2014 NCAA OFFENSIVE LINE STATS

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Three SEC teams make Phil Steele's top seven offensive lines for 2015

Playoff panel's Long rebukes Saban on bowls

Auburn still working on big-name opponents in 2018, 2019

Son of Georgia Tech star commits to archrival UGA

LSU AD: Play A&M on Thanksgiving at home? Not ‘as long as I’m here’

Short, Ole Miss confident heading into SEC Tournament

Next on USC drawing board: New suites and a football operations building

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Recruiting: U-M QB prospect picks football over lacrosse

Northern Illinois football is a lesson in recruiting

Notre Dame in top group for WR Austin Mack's commitment decision

Signs still point to Braxton Miller's return at Ohio State

Oklahoma football: Sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young dismissed from the team

Study: UAB faces $3.2 million yearly deficit with football

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Former NBA player Julius Hodge joins Buffalo staff

Blank slate for White

Top guard KeVaughn Allen will remain with UF

How Ben Howland convinced Malik Newman on MSU

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OTHER BASEBALL:

College Top 25

17. Florida State

SEC Baseball Tournament 2015: 10 players to watch

Alabama looking for late-season magic heading into SEC Baseball Tournament

Alabama counting on consistent arm of Geoffrey Bramblett for SEC Baseball Tournament opener

Auburn 'unsure' of ace pitcher Keegan Thompson's availability for SEC Tournament

No UF baseball players on All-SEC first team

Josh Tobias leading charge for UF baseball

UK baseball takes aim at NCAA bid in SEC

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Sapp accepts plea deal in prostitution arrest, TMZ reports

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill signs six-year, $96 million extension

San Diego committee unveils plans for $1.1-billion NFL stadium

Why Rockets' comeback vs. Clippers doesn't mean Mavericks are better than we thought

What are Mavericks' chances of adding A&M star DeAndre Jordan?

Felton to opt in for final season; Mavs have five '15-'16 commitments

A few more reasons why the Hawks will beat the Cavs

How Golden State and Houston match up in Western Conference finals

Johnson’s hat trick helps Lightning to victory in Game 2

Crowne Plaza set to end sponsorship run at Colonial with charity challenge

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Ohio State exonerated on Clarett allegations

NCAA can't verify charges by former Buckeye against Tressel, football program

Colorado awarded $24,000 from women who alleged assault

May 18, 2015 7:26 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU, Miami buck trend and see increase in attendance in 2014

Everett Golson transfer talks show FSU isn't settling for letdown in 2015

Everett Golson Appears to be Heading to Florida State

FSU in fifth for Top247 linebacker

FSU offensive tackle target set to trim list

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Thomas Makes USA Basketball Women's U19 Team

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Earns No. 4 Seed, Opens ACC Tournament Wednesday

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Super Seminoles! FSU Defeats UCF To Advance To Super Regionals

Florida State softball advances to Super Regionals

FSU softball moves on to Super Regionals

No. 9 Florida State To Play In The NCAA Knoxville Super Regional

Tennessee to host Florida St. in Super Regional

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Buffalo Bills Rumors: E.J. Manuel Could Be Traded Before The Season Begins

Here's Jameis Winston's first TV spot for Buccaneers

https://yanksgoyard.com/2015/05/17/new-york-yankees-editorial-why-do-they-think-stephen-drew-will-turn-it-around/
New York Yankees Editorial: Why Do They Think Stephen Drew Will Turn It Around?

Devon Travis not in Blue Jays' lineup on Sunday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No. 10 FSU Cruises To Its 11th Straight Win With 12-5 Victory Over JU

Lynch improves to 10-0 and Robinson records three hits as FSU sweeps four game series.

FSU fights to keep nickname

What's in a name?

The NCAA has the responses from Florida State and 29 other member institutions that use Native American nicknames and mascots.

It's time to abandon Seminole mascot

WR P.K. Sam : Bonding with Deion

Reds: Wilson hammered by Mets

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
https://bostoncollege.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1767028
Scheduling compromise could be tough in larger ACC

2015 CFN Preview - Virginia Cavaliers

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Former Florida guard could stay, also considering Boston College, Georgetown, Clemson

Sad Explanation For Yellow Jackets Not Participating in 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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ACC BASEBALL:

ACC Baseball Tournament 2015 bracket

ACC baseball tournament primer: Best teams, best players, best chance to upset Louisville

Inside Clemson baseball: Tigers take momentum into tourney season

Clemson gets 5th seed in ACC tourney, faces 'Noles again

Louisville baseball's first year in ACC a history-making success

Sets ACC record for wins

Hurricanes to open ACC tournament Wednesday

Baseball Seeded Third For ACC Tournament

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Wolfpack softball headed to NCAA Super Regionals

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

College Football Nation: Spring Season Wrap Up

College Football Coaches Who Don't Get Enough Credit

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SEC West could be even more balanced in 2015 than last year

Bama 'would take' Golson, doesn’t think SEC will grant waiver

SEC West storylines to watch, including Texas A&M's running game, new QBs

Mississippi State Bulldogs 2015 Preview and Prediction

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U-M needed to find loophole to avoid violations

Ohio State football: Expectations guarantee nothing ... ask '69 Buckeyes

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Faster shot clock could give college basketball small boost

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OTHER BASEBALL:

SEC Baseball Tournament 2015: 5 storylines to watch

Tampa baseball reaches Division II World Series

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tweets apology to Rockets GM, frenemy Daryl Morey

Rockets back in conference finals for first time since '97

Clippers complete epic collapse with 113-100 Game 7 loss to Rockets

Here's what Doc Rivers told Clippers after Game 7 loss to Houston

Clippers' future looks foggy after epic playoff collapse

The Cavaliers' struggles against the Atlanta Hawks will stay in the regular season

Cleveland Cavaliers can't afford to play Game 7 against Atlanta Hawks and will win series in six games:

LeBron James' history in the East Finals is rare and brilliant, could lead to bright future for Cavs

Turner broadcasting wooed Charles Barkley with $1,700 of wine and tequila

Charles Barkley had been on the fence and leaning away from renewing his contract with Turner Sports, but Turner recently announced that Barkley signed an extension through the 2024-25 NBA season.

Marlins fire manager Mike Redmond after sweep at home to Braves sends team to 16-22

Rangers on fast track to Stanley Cup Final

McIlroy finishes at 21 under, wins Wells Fargo Championship

UF wins GateHouse All-Sports Trophy

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
ACC FOOTBALL:

Are we there yet?

BC ready to leap into ACC action this fall

Winslow, Browns awaiting MRI results

May 17, 2015 1:36 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

The Replacements: Who Replaces Jameis Winston at Florida State?

Should Everett Golson Transfer to FSU?

Shame on FSU, Patriots fans who blindly defend Jameis Winston and Tom Brady

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FSU BASEBALL:

Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short as FSU Falls to Clemson

Seminoles swept away by Clemson

FSU's comeback falls short, Seminoles swept by Clemson to end regular season

Tigers Sweep No. 8 FSU in Tallahassee

Clemson sweeps slumping 'Noles

Tigers complete sweep of No. 8 Florida State

Tigers Sweep No. 8 FSU 9-6

Clemson improves to 7-3 against top-25 teams and 6-3 against top-10 teams in 2015.

Florida States National Seed hopes took a big hit after being swept by Clemson

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1766793&PT=4&PR=2
Clemson sweeps FSU with 9-6 win Saturday

Clemson outscores FSU 20-7 in three-game sweep

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminole Men Rise Up, Claim 11th ACC Outdoor Championship

FSU men dominate ACC championships, women place second

Moving On! No. 1 FSU Advances To National Championships

Florida State Earns Seventh-Inning Comeback Win Over UCF

FSU softball storms back in final inning against UCF in Tallahassee Regional

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

New York Giants’ Bobby Hart on Making Switch from Tackle to Guard: It’s not Hard

Moody making early impression

Super Bowl Champ Bryan Stork has his # 44 Retired in Vero Beach

P.J. Williams: P.J. Williams in the mix for nickel duties

Robinson returns to Twins

Devon Travis: Leaves With Shoulder Irriation

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden: DeBerry fighting religious battle

Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden said Air Force coach Fisher DeBerry is fighting the government over the role of religion on his team.

Bowden Stands Up For Christianity

Uche Echefu Signs National Letter Of Intent To Attend Florida State

WEEKLY RELEASE: No. 10 FSU Closes Out Their Home Schedule At Mike Martin Field Tuesday

Florida State has won 10 straight games and can still finish as high as second in the ACC.

How Sweet It Is! History Is Made As FSU Men's Tennis Upsets No. 11 Kentucky 4-2 To Earn First Bid To NCAA Sweet 16

What's in a name? NCAA to answer that question this summer; FSU says Tribe backs the Seminoles mascot

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

With no decisions to make, ACC turns to national topics

Lambert announces he's leaving UVa as another QB departs program

For the second time in three days and third time since end of the 2014 season — and seventh time since 2012 — the Virginia football program is losing a quarterback with eligibility remaining.

Hokies offseason position glimpse: Running backs

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ACC BASEBALL:

ACC Championship baseball tournament seeds set

UNC lands in play-in game; Louisville top seed at ACC baseball tourney

Louisville baseball claims ACC record 25th win

Miami Hurricanes baseball team sweeps Georgia Tech, states case for NCAA tournament national seed

UNC baseball swept in consecutive ACC series for first time since 2001

Wolfpack Edged 8-5 in Doak Finale

NC State baseball fell short against No. 2 Louisville on Senior Day at Doak Field at Dail Park Read More

Virginia baseball team completes sweep of North Carolina

Virginia swept UNC with its 8-2 pounding Saturday before a crowd of 2,957 at Boshamer Stadium.

Hokies advance to ACC postseason with 13-7 win at Pittsburgh

Andrew Mogg with a career-high six RBIs in the victory

8-1 defeat by Duke knocks Wake Forest out of postseason berth

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

Second-guessing Top 25

Big Ten's Delany gets $800K bump in pay

Big Ten's Jim Delany received $2.1 million in base pay for 2013-14

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Believe it or not, but the SEC could miss out on the second College Football Playoff

Alabama leaning toward starting David Cornwell at quarterback?

Three Auburn defensive backs will transfer

Thanks to Dan Mullen, Mississippi State now a high-profile program

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Could the Huskers see a ranked foe in opener?

Meyer-Jones the Best Coach-QB Combination

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Bilas: Rules fixes a decent start

Gotta go: College players arrive ready to leave early for NBA draft

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Tobias rallies Gators past Auburn in season finale

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

UNC: 'Regrettable actions' in academics don't equal legal action

“Regrettable actions” regarding irregular classes to University of North Carolina athletes do not mean legal action can be taken in court, the university argued in federal court filings Friday.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL, Roger Goodell have incredible credibility issue

Rory McIlroy sets new course record at Quail Hollow

American Pharoah pulls away to win sloppy Preakness

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

NCAA cites Ohio State for 9 violations

The NCAA notified Ohio State on Monday of nine alleged rules violations, including cash gifts, improper academic assistance and failure of the school and coaches to monitor the men's basketball program.

Terry makes mark with Mavs

'I was viewed as a loser,' says ex-Hawks guard, now in playoffs for first time.

Dampier's performance crucial for Mavs

Colangelo named NBA executive of year

Nicklaus to call it quits

The Old Course at St. Andrews his swan song

May 16, 2015 10:34 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Fisher says Seminoles still have the talent to make a run

Could Florida State start season in top 10?

Florida State football: What history says about teams that have 25+ players drafted over 3 years

Florida State has more than held its own against SEC powers

FSU has 11:30 a.m. kickoff against USF, two primetime games

Jim Boeheim gets in some jokes about Jimbo Fisher, John Calipari during Dick Vitale Gala (video)

Bowden's comments on Winston contain a painful truth

QB Everett Golson leaning toward joining Florida State; decision expected Monday

FSU DE commit Janarius Robinson is an accomplished musician

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UP NEXT:

Florida State Football Game Times Announced For First Three Weeks

Florida State opens college football season against Texas State

Florida State’s first ACC football game of the 2105 season will be a rare Friday night game.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Semrau Part of Big Rule Changes on the Horizon

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles Blanked by Clemson

Clemson Blanks No. 8 FSU 7-0

Clemson avoids ACC tourney play-in game with shutout of FSU

Zack Erwin makes sure Clemson avoids ACC play-in game

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1766692&PT=4&PR=2
Clemson pitching shuts FSU down again in 7-0 loss

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

The Noles Take Down Dartmouth In Regional Opener

Seminoles Get Best of Big Green in NCAA Opener

Seminoles Remain In Third At NCAA Chapel Hill Regional

Seminoles Charge Into Position To Defend ACC Track Titles

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Anquan Boldin has been a steal for the 49ers

Cleveland Browns sign 1st-round pick Cameron Erving

Giants.com chats with rookie Guard Bobby Hart about his transition into the NFL

https://nflmocks.com/2015/05/13/nfl-trade-machine-e-j-manuel-on-the-brink/
NFL Trade Machine: E.J. Manuel On The Brink

Deion Sanders Talks About How Family Makes His Reality Show So Interesting

Jameis Winston's coaches and teammates rave about his work ethic

Jameis Winston studying Buccaneers' playbook like a football nerd

Jimbo agrees with Lovie, says Winston will succeed

Season in Review 2014-15: Toney Douglas

Stephen Drew to remain starter at 2B

Twins OF Shane Robinson (personal) has no timetable for return

George McNeill: McNeill overcomes ugly three-putt; shoots 69

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Game's addition not so simple

With NCAA approving 12th game, Hart has tricky decisions to make.
Filling a 12-game football schedule is not unlike assembling a jigsaw puzzle. There are a lot of equally important pieces that look alike, but the trick is getting them to fit together.

Deja Vu! Seminoles Walk-Off With A Win In The 11th As They Sweep No. 8

UNC
Aaron Cheesman delivers the game-winning hit to complete the sweep of No. 8 Tar Heels.

FSU Makes Its Sixth-Straight NCAA Softball Championship Appearance

The Seminoles face the Auburn Tigers

The Bengals may still release Peter Warrick in a salary-cap move this offseason

OLB Alonzo Jackson : Cutting the Fat

Packers holdout Walker says he wants to stay with team

Is Drew's Talent Worth Getting Boras Baggage?

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC announces early-season football kickoff times

No answers on cost-of-attendance issue

4-star DT commits to UGA over Auburn and Clemson

Miami-Nebraska 2015 game gets national TV treatment

Pitt upgrades practice complex with recruiting in mind

Pitt is making technological and superficial renovations to its South Side training center; work should be finished by fall.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Why Georgia Tech isn’t in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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ACC BASEBALL:

Baseball Walks Off in Season Finale

Boston College 6, Notre Dame 5 -- 10 innings
Colucci shines with first career walk-off RBI in final game

Blue Devils shut out Deacons

Thompson’s three HRs, nine RBI lead UM’s 22-1 rout of Georgia Tech

N.C. State tops Louiville to clinch ACC pool play

NC State baseball clinched its place in ACC Tournament pool play with a 3-2 upset of No. 2 Louisville on Friday night at Doak Field at Dail Park.

Virginia tops UNC, secures spot in ACC Tournament

Cavaliers hold off Tar Heels 6-2 in ACC baseball

Hokies falter again in Pittsburgh

Lose second straight to Panthers, 7-0

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

Dark-Horse College Football Playoff Contenders for 2015 Season

Efforts continue for a 2016 American College Football Game in Dublin

The 30 Largest College Football Stadiums

college football 2015 power rankings

What would happen if they held college football games, and nobody showed up?

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Former Armwood QB Josh Grady transferring to UF from Vanderbilt

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Notre Dame QB target Dwayne Haskins commits to Maryland

CSS report appears to see the wisdom in bringing back UAB football

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

College basketball just got better

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Gators rally from early hole to even series with Tigers

LSU ties series to set up ‘must-win game’ Saturday for Gamecocks

UCLA gets first no-hitter, 1-0 over Arizona in 10 innings

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Aaron Hernandez appeals murder conviction

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins legendary kicker Garo Yepremian dies at 70

Garo Yepremian gone, but his name is forever etched in Dolphins lore

Next in deflate-gate circus: Goodell's kangaroo court about to get exposed

NFL plans to change football handling guidelines

Pierce foiled, Teague finishes strong, Hawks move on

Warriors advance to Western final, beating Memphis 108-95

Lightning back in Eastern finals for 1st time in 4 years

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC alone in opposition to 12th game

Deposition says NCAA didn't ask money given to players

New allegations that a booster provided money for an Ohio State basketball player and helped devise a ruse to cover it up have surfaced in depositions given as part of a lawsuit involving the program under
coach Jim O'Brien.

NCAA ponders nickname future

NCAA may ban Indian nicknames

Mavericks defeat Suns 119-109

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns 119-109 in Game 4 on Sunday night to even the Western Conference semifinal series 2-2.

Annika's 60th win a rout

Staying on course in Afghanistan

The Kabul Golf Club is not much of a course.

May 15, 2015 9:40 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher To Be Honored At Dick Vitale Gala On Friday

Jimbo Fisher declines invitation to speak at Michigan camp, ACC recommends to stop satellite camps

History lesson shows FSU could be in for rocky season as it replaces Heisman winner Jameis Winston

FSU's Jalen Ramsey listed near the top Mel Kiper's 2016 Big Board

Former Seminole Myron Rolle Defends Jameis Winston

Ex-FSU DB Myron Rolle Called Out Bobby Bowden For Jameis Winston Comments

Bobby Bowden feels bad about Jameis Winston 'embarrassment' comment

Finebaum: "Wacko" fans who bash Bowden, back Winston are giving FSU a bad name

Every Everett Golson transfer rumor, all in one place

Handicapping schools in mix to land transfer QB Everett Golson

FSU Commit Josh Brown Once Hated Football, Now It's His Ticket to College

FSU offers 2017 LB from Colorado

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU men to play Iowa in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Leticia Romero finds peace and joy

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Drops Series Opener to Clemson, 4-1

FSU baseball falls 4-1 to Clemson

Tigers Top No. 8 Seminoles 4-1

Matthew Crownover earns his 10th win of the season.

Crownover throws seven strong innings to lead Clemson to road win

Florida State struggled at the plate in 4-1 loss to Clemson

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1766335&PT=4&PR=2
Clemson's Crownover shuts down FSU in 4-1 loss

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Sineus Lights Fuse, Ramsey & Freeman Deliver Long Jump Fireworks

Ramsey headlines solid day for FSU track at ACC championships

FSU's Kendal Williams on fire heading into ACC championships

Lebioda Leads Seminoles Through First Round Of NCAA Regionals

Florida State Opens NCAA Regional Versus Dartmouth

FSU softball team preps for tough playoff run

Three Seminoles Selected to NFCA Southeast All-Region Teams

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Is Kelvin Benjamin Headed for a Sophomore Slump?

EJ Manuel calls Buffalo Bills' offense 'sweet'

Bills QB EJ Manuel: The offense looks great

Bills QB EJ Manuel: "I know (fans) haven’t seen what I have to offer"

Former Nole Greg Reid provides instant impact for Sharks

Bills sign rookie RB Karlos Williams

What they're saying about Jameis Winston after Tampa Bay Bucs' rookie minicamp

Former Super Bowl MVP quarterback compares Jameis Winston to LeBron James

Jameis Winston: A Good Player With a Bad Reputation

Jameis Winston Doesn't Get It

Girardi 'surprised' that Yankees SS Stephen Drew remains cold

Giants' Buster Posey hits HR, gets 3 RBI in loss

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

New age doesn't faze ol' Bowden

It's not fun when you're not Urban Meyer.

Bowden at the crossroads?

They love the coach on his annual tour. But those losses ... ?

++Echefu to announce on Monday

SO SWEET! Malone's Walk-Off Three Run Homer Sends FSU To 6-5 Win

Malone's two-out HR gives FSU needed win

Ricardo Chambers Runs Fastest 400m Time This Season and Shatters Olympian's School Record

Walker has no hard feelings on Favre's comments about his holdout

The Royals recalled Matt Diaz from Triple-A Omaha on Saturday to take the roster spot of the injured Denny Bautista.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

14 Ways You Know You Go To Florida State University

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

A lot of talk but little action at annual ACC meetings

Commissioner John Swofford’s take on ACC football, Florida State and the CFP committee, an ACC network

ACC's Swofford talks cost of attendance, football playoff

ACC commissioner supports expanding College Football Playoff

ACC still feels slighted, wants to battle public perception

Clemson Football: Why Deshaun Watson is the real deal

Tech Ireland game decision approaching

The proposed game between Georgia Tech and Boston College in Ireland in 2016 is still a possibility, though Boston College athletic director Brad Bates’ comments about it at the ACC spring meetings were hardly an endorsement.

Golden wants 'Canes to build on recent draft showing

Stronger Miami football program would bolster ACC’s image

QB Cutler announces he is leaving UVa

The redshirt freshman announced on Twitter on Thursday that he is departing Charlottesville.

Is the future in question for Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer now that he's 68 years old?

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC referee Clougherty earns his hall-of-fame stripes

Olivier Hanlan says it was time to leave BC

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ACC BASEBALL:

Baseball Falls to No. 24 Notre Dame

Cronin goes 2-for-3 with fourth home run

The Louisville Cardinals defeat the N.C. State Wolfpack 4-3

Thomas Woodrey’s one-hitter leads UM past Georgia Tech

Hurricanes shut out Georgia Tech on Thursday night for its 10th win in a row.

Virginia baseball team rallies in ninth for key win over UNC

UVa rallied from a 1-0 deficit with runs in the ninth and 10th innings to secure a huge 2-1 win over the Heels.

Payne collects two hits in loss to Panthers

Hokies open series with 7-0 setback in Pittsburgh

Wake Forest Takes Opener 3-1 over Duke

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

Average college football attendance hits low

Major college football attendance hits worst average since 2003

SEC, Big 10 tops in attendance

Top college football attendance increases in 2014

How have other college coaches fared once they hit age 68?

College football coaches so desperate to win they don't mind using a rent-a-player

Winning programs vital to "have-nots" of college football

Detroit bidding to become host city for 2018-20 College Football Playoff title games

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Nick Saban is not a fan of the College Football Playoff. Wonder why?

Bill Curry was 'stunned' he got Alabama job over Bobby Bowden

LSU football tops total attendance lists in 2015

For the first time, Texas A&M football outdraws Texas

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Colorado State using McElwain's buyout to fund cost-of-attendance

Notre Dame football coach speaks at sports luncheon

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

New SEC men’s basketball coaches accustomed to bright lights

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Auburn takes opener from Florida baseball

Second baseman Melvin Gray went 3 for 4 with three RBIs, lifting Auburn to a 4-1 win over Florida at McKethan Stadium.

Gamecocks rally to stun No. 1 LSU 10-7 in series opener

Five questions for Texas college baseball teams as NCAA tournament approaches

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

This is how the NFL let deflate-gate get out of control and ridiculous

Tom Brady is latest to face fans' inflated desire for discipline

Patriots' Tom Brady appeals four-game suspension for Deflategate scandal

Don’t be surprised if NFL’s ‘Deflategate’ case falls flat on appeal

Fueled by a second cup of coffee, Matthew Dellavedova gives Cleveland Cavaliers jolt to close out Bulls

Cavaliers advance to Eastern Conference Finals with win, 94-73, in Game 6

LeBron James gets plenty of help as Cleveland Cavaliers move past Chicago Bulls: Fedor's five observations

A lot of fans think Jordan, at 52, could still beat LeBron

With season on line, Bulls respond like they just wanted it to end

Rockets rally for historic Game 6 victory over Clippers

The comeback from a 19-point deficit was the Rockets’ largest in the post-season since the 1995 NBA Finals when the Rockets came back from down 20. Their 13-point hole heading into the fourth quarter was the largest they had ever escaped in a playoff game.

An epic Clippers fail sends series to Houston for Game 7

With the Clippers almost popping the champagne on their way to their first trip to the Western Conference Finals, the Rockets rolled through a spectacular fourth-quarter comeback, their largest of the season to shock the Clippers,119-107, and send the series back to Houston for Game 7 on Sunday.

On their way to history, Clippers instead add to inglorious past

John Daly's '30 for 30' is going to be amazing

Cheerleaders From Around the World

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC not in Citrus Bowl plans

May 12, 2015 7:31 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU's offense could be more complex than what some pro teams run

FSU's Jalen Ramsey projects as a Top 15 pick

FSU's Jimbo Fisher in favor of ACC pushing for early signing period

VIDEO: Jimbo Fisher owns Miami

Sources: FSU the frontrunner for Everett Golson

Everett Golson's transfer list includes Noles, Bama, South Carolina

Everett Golson sweepstakes: Handicapping the race for QB’s services

How Would Everett Golson Fit in Jimbo Fisher's Offense?

Florida State Rumors: Everett Golson Would Help Seminoles Compete For Playoff Spot

Report: Everett Golson visiting Florida State although he has yet to speak to Jimbo Fisher

Everett Golson is heading to Florida State

Even if Golson rumors are true he won't just be handed the job

Porn Star Mia Khalifa Is Now Recruiting Everett Golson To Florida State

Success in NFL Draft only a small part of FSU's recruiting pitch

3-star defensive tackle Cedric Wood is ready to get on campus at Florida State.

Bowden speaks in Buckhead

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FSU BASEBALL:

Stewart on Golden Spikes 30-Player Watch List

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Trey Jones Named ACC Coach Of The Year

Seminoles' Gumm Named To All-ACC Women's Golf Team

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Buffalo Bills: Ronald Darby will shine in 2015

Titans sign 14 undrafted free agents

Heading up the list was former Florida State guard Josue Matias.

https://celebrity.yahoo.com/blogs/celeb-news/burt-reynolds-makes-rare-public-appearance-at-comic-con-180845844.html
Burt Reynolds Makes Rare Public Appearance at Comic Con

Bucs need to take new-school tack to developing Jameis Winston

Bucs OC Koetter impressed by Winston’s recall

5 Takeaways: Koetter on Jameis Winston

Bucs need to take new-school tack to developing Jameis Winston

Bucs tell Winston to "be afraid" of some throws

Jameis Winston exceeded the Bucs’ early expectations

Jason Licht compares Jameis Winston to Tom Brady and Dan Marino

Inevitable mini-slump has hit Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU, Navy could play in Alltel in '08

FSU Downs Stetson As Robinson Becomes First In NCAA To Reach 100 Hits

Lynch improves to 8-0 and FSU sets a season high with seven steals in sweep of Hatters.

Ravens release Boulware after talks break off

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Divisions on the docket at ACC spring meetings?

ACC coaches like idea of early signing period for football recruits

ACC coach rankings: David Cutcliffe doing the unthinkable at Duke

Is Deshaun Watson the most intriguing player in college football?

Building depth key for Louisville's D

Pitt's Narduzzi looking for ways to upgrade 2015 roster

Syracuse sends survey to season-ticket holders regarding Carrier Dome's future

Syracuse football priority QB target Anthony Brown to commit after visiting Virginia Tech

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Really (really) early ACC hoops rankings

ACC Basketball: The question of veteran or freshman-led rosters

Transfer guard Marcquise Reed commits to Clemson

Dismissed Blue Devil Sulaimon transfers to Maryland

Duke-Maryland: Make it happen now that Sulaimon’s there

With Rasheed Sulaimon’s decision to transfer to Maryland now official, it’s a no-brainer for ESPN and the ACC to put Duke and Maryland together in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge and revive the old rivalry.

Adam Smith explains transfer to Georgia Tech

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ACC BASEBALL:

Under fire, longtime Clemson coach Jack Leggett will keep fighting to the end

Duke baseball begins four-game homestand Tuesday against Longwood

Louisville's Brendan McKay named ACC Pitcher of the Week

UM slugger Zack Collins earns back-to-back ACC honors

No. 8 Baseball to Host FAU in Midweek Finale

UVa baseball team begins critical week by hosting Richmond

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Syracuse named America's best college town -- and No. 1 for pizza and burgers

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
https://sports.usatoday.com/2015/05/11/more-bowl-games-thats-not-what-college-football-needs/
More bowls? That's not what college football needs

Charlotte bidding for college football championship

Falcons' Blank commits $2 million to College Hall of Fame

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Pressure high in 2016 for LSU

The 2016 class of Louisiana prospects is loaded. With talent for the taking and expectations running high, the pressure is on LSU talented staff of recruiters.

USC is not pursuing Everett Golson for now

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Baylor’s Art Briles defends spread quarterbacks: “I don’t want to play in a boring offense”

Illinois Football Must Investigate Head Coach Tim Beckman, Take Action

Confidence issues prevented Everett Golson from regaining control at ND

Swarbrick denies blocking Golson’s transfer options as rumors swirl

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly: Just a matter of time before Charlie Strong 'does it again' at Texas

Cardale Jones: The Hero College Football Needs

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

New UF men's basketball coach Mike White off and running

New UF coach embraces opportunity to follow Donovan

For Michael White, Gators basketball chance feels just right

Call him Michael or Mike but UF fans should be glad White was called

Gators need to cease and desist comparing Michael White to Billy Donovan

Five-star 2016 G Tyus Battle commits to Michigan over Ohio State, others: Buckeyes recruiting

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Rankings - D1Baseball.com Top 25

8. Florida State

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

New charge for Aaron Hernandez: witness intimidation

Bonds working on collusion suit against MLB

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL power rankings: Offseason dust mostly settled

Four sleeper teams poised to break into NFL playoffs

Tom Brady plays scapegoat in Roger Goodell's discipline do-over

The Tom Brady suspension isn't even the most damaging part of the Patriots' punishment

NFL rewinds to Spygate for Deflategate punishment

NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent’s letter to the Patriots:

Tom Brady’s agent: NFL’s punishment ‘has no legitimate basis’

Patriots’ Kraft: Punishment ‘far exceeded any reasonable expectation’

Current, ex-NFL players react to Brady's suspension

Twitter takes note: Brady’s suspension twice as long as Ray Rice’s

Why NFL punishment for Patriots, Tom Brady was so severe

David Ortiz on Tom Brady’s suspension: ‘They f---ed up’

Brady, Pats will fight back

Meet Jimmy Garoppolo, your Patriots starting quarterback

Just in time, the Hawks’ offense rouses from its slumber

Teague leads Hawks past Wizards to tie series

Paul Pierce, Wizards can’t muster late-game heroics again in Game 4 loss

Golden State ties their series at 2-2, rout Grizzlies 101-84

Yankees rout Rays in front of their smallest crowd ever

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Tickets for football title-game selling fast

Regular fan advised to make purchase soon for Dec. 3 inaugural game
Approximately 42,000 tickets have been sold to the inaugural ACC football championship game on Dec. 3 in Jacksonville, Fla.

ACC wants 5th year for football

Brumbaugh declares for NBA draft

Forward Keith Brumbaugh, who averaged 30 points a game as a high school senior last year, said Wednesday he is making himself available for the NBA draft.

Marquette resumes search for new nickname

Mavericks edge out the Suns 108-106

Dirk Nowitzki's late jumper and Joe Johnson's headfirst fall have suddenly tilted the Western Conference semifinal series in the Dallas Mavericks' favor.

Selig: Owner due soon for Nats

May 11, 2015 8:28 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

NFL draftees make way for players in FSU's 2013 recruiting class

Former UF golfer Billy Horschel digs on "bandwagon" FSU fans

Recruit Josh Brown on faith, family and Florida State

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Drops Heartbreaker to Louisville

FSU baseball team drops series finale at Louisville

No. 9 FSU squanders five-run lead to No. 3 Louisville to drop series

Cards overcome 5-run hole, clinch FSU series

Bullpen, Defense Cost FSU In 6-5 loss to UL

Florida State Baseball bullpen collapses in loss to #2 Louisville

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles Selected To Host NCAA Regional

Big Green Draws FSU for NCAA Tourney

The Dartmouth College softball team take on ninth-seeded Florida State on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament

USC softball returns to Tallahassee for NCAA tournament

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:
https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1764865&PT=4&PR=2
Former FSU stars impress in rookie minicamps

Bills TE Nick O'leary has championship DNA

On Mother’s Day, RB Karlos Williams a thankful young man

Bucs Beat: Winston’s early knowledge of playbook earns Smith’s praise

Bucs counting on Donovan Smith, Ali Marpet to protect Jameis Winston

Bucs fans should pay attention to Winston’s red flags

Clippers 3, PawSox 2: Holt's single in 10th wins it for Columbus

Andrew Lemoncello sets new course record in Eugene Half Marathon

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC network one of many issues on table at meetings

ACC should consider changes at spring meetings

Would flipping teams from one division to another and adding a ninth league game help the ACC?

2016 NFL Draft: ACC players to watch

Sizing up the ACC: Swinney deserves his due as coach

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has healthy motivation

Pitt football gets commitment from junior college wide receiver

Rafael Araujo-Lopes played this season at Reedley (Calif.) College, catching 74 passes for 1,229 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Where do the Hokies fit in the post-spring ACC rankings?

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Transfer guard wraps up Clemson visit with decision looming

Former Robert Morris guard Marcquise Reed completed his official visit to Clemson on Saturday and is set to reveal his decision.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Baseball Falls to Hartford

Butera registers his 199th hit for 10th in BC record books

Eagles Down Clemson 7-4

Ryan Cleveland’s two-out single in the seventh inning scored Kody Adams for the go-ahead run in Georgia Southern’s 7-4 win over Clemson

GT Baseball to Series Win Over Pitt

The Yellow Jackets improved to 8-1 in weekend rubber games

UM stays on offensive, wins eighth in a row

The No. 17 Miami Hurricanes baseball team won 19-1 Sunday to finish off a sweep of New York Tech.

Notre Dame baseball wins 8-7 to sweep UNC Tar Heels

UVa baseball team picks up crucial series win against Duke

UVa overcame a Duke rally to hold on for a 4-2 win before a sun-splashed crowd of 4,118 at Davenport Field on Sunday afternoon.

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

Role of Technology In Modern College Football

Bold post-spring predictions

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SEC: Quarterbacks to watch in 2015

Bielema’s advice for one of his Hogs? Eschew hoops, read a book

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ESPN writer: Why U-M football will resurface in Top 25

Oregon Is Not Going Away

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Alabama sweeps Auburn on road for 1st time in 32 years

White isn't first coach to follow in footsteps of legend

Looking ahead at the Michigan State Spartans

Tom Izzo brings back some key pieces including Denzel Valentine, and West Virginia transfer Eron Harris comes eligible and will make an impact.

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Not done yet: Gamecocks take series from Texas A&M

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jordan Phillips' boom or bust potential will define the Dolphins' 2015 draft

Raiders reportedly sign troubled former Auburn National Championship hero Michael Dyer

LeBron James' buzzer-beater leads Cleveland over Chicago, 86-84

Rockets go after Clippers' DeAndre Jordan early and often

Lightning believes better play coming soon

Rickie Fowler wins The Players in sudden-death playoff for the ages

Fowler shows overrated label is undeserved

Watch Rickie Fowler get impressive win at The Players, then give most romantic kiss ever

Sergio Garcia happy to involved in wild finish at The Players

Players Notebook: Tiger Woods insists he's making progress

May 10, 2015 9:54 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher has turned FSU into NFL's favorite farm team

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles Fall in One-Hit Shutout to Louisville

Seminoles struggle in 7-0 loss to Louisville

Florida State Baseball offense non-existent in shutout loss to #2 Louisville

Louisville blanks FSU; claims ACC title

https://louisville.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1764801
Louisville secures ACC baseball title

McKay K-O's Florida State to give Louisville ACC baseball title

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Wins 2015 ACC Championship

Florida State softball wins second straight ACC Tournament

No. 9 Florida State defeats Pitt to win second consecutive ACC crown

Pitt Falls to Florida State in Heartbreaking ACC Championship Game

After trailing, 2-0, the Panthers came back to tie the game, 2-2, before giving up four runs in the sixth.

Vaulters Soar To New Heights In Regular Season Finale

Metraux Leads Seminoles At NCAA San Antonio Golf Regional

2015 Season Ends with 4-0 Loss at No. 7 Georgia

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

FSU's record 29 draft picks will make approximately $90 million guaranteed

Bills get second-round draft pick Ronald Darby up to speed on the pro game

Browns giving Cameron Erving full flavor of offensive line

North Hunterdon grad Kevin Haplea trying out with Cleveland Browns at minicamp

What impressed the Giants about seventh rounder Bobby Hart? His punctuality

Deion Sanders: 'You Can't Ban the N-Word from NFL'

Steelers’ Timmons embraces importance of helping community

Eagles tried for top pick, but Bucs stood by Winston

Bucs coach expects Jameis Winston to keep head in game

Smith ready to step in, protect Bucs’ investment in Winston

The Buccaneers were a little nervous heading into Day 2 of the NFL draft last weekend.

Jameis Winston's support system includes Doug Williams, Charlie Ward

Cards clinch another title, Holt tosses no-hitter

WATCH: Jonas Blixt flings driver into lake with nine holes left at Players

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Noles Offer PA TE

FSU co-leaders for Rivals100 RB

No waiting game

Leonard Hamilton doesn't know if Von Wafer will be back with the Florida State basketball team, but the Seminoles coach is looking ahead
regardless of what happens.

Seminole Hurler Mark Sauls Named ACC Pitcher Of The Week

Junior defeated Florida and Maryland and is the third FSU hurler to win the honor in 2005.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC coaches worry cost of attendance could uneven playing field

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ACC BASEBALL:

Baseball Defeats Hartford

Gorman strikes out nine and retires final 14 faced

Clemson Edges Eagles 5-4

Chris Okey’s solo homer in the eighth inning lifted Clemson to a 5-4 win over Georgia Southern at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday night.

Longtime Clemson coach Jack Leggett will keep fighting to the end

Pitt Evens Series with 8-6 Win Saturday

Matt Gonzalez and Ryan Peurifoy each drove in a pair for the Jackets

Seven-Run Sixth Gives Miami Series Win

Zack Collins drove in four runs, while Andy Suarez shined for six innings in Miami's 13-1 victory.

No. 20 Tar Heels Drop Series Opener At Notre Dame, 10-5

Notre Dame Sweeps Doubleheader With 3-1 Win

Carolina falls to 13-12 in the ACC.

Wolfpack edges Deacons 3-2

Cavaliers dealt devastating defeat by Duke

Six-Run Ninth Propels Duke Past Virginia

After Saturday's heartbreaker, Sunday is a must-win for Virginia

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

Pressure mounts for College Football Playoff to expand to eight teams

Expanding the CFP field

How soon until the College Football Playoff expands to eight schools? It's obvious the system is feeling the heat on the matter, and we have some scenarios.

Peace for now, but change is coming in college sports

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Auburn depth chart analysis: Quarterback

New Mizzou AD is hopeful Border War can be revived

USC football schedule analysis: Ranking opponents by toughness

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Briles’s son assumes bigger role at Baylor

DeShone Kizer brings powerful motivation into Notre Dame QB picture

Meyer recalls time Jeter turned down speaking to Buckeyes

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Hirings and firings: 2015 college basketball coaching changes

Michael White is a shrewd hire by Florida if not the safe one

N. Kentucky to accept Horizon bid

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Florida rallies for extra-inning win at Vanderbilt

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

LeBron upset at Noah, says trash talk went 'too far'

Pierce, Wiz sink winner at buzzer

Gasol, Grizz go up 2-1 on top-seeded Warriors

Pirates turn first-of-its-kind triple play vs. Cardinals

Series momentum may be shifting as Montreal takes Game 5

Now the pressure is on the Tampa Bay.

With 18 holes remaining at The Players, Chris Kirk holds narrow one-shot lead over many challengers

Tour rookie Justin Thomas goes on record-setting birdie binge at TPC

Tiger falls apart on Par 5s at the Players Championship

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Alliance may link 3 bowls

ACC among four conferences cited in talks for Capital One, Cotton and Champs games

$1 million in guarantees shoots Champs Sports Bowl to new level

AU's top scorer Douglas to declare for NBA draft

Jim Boeheim agrees to new contract

Suns clobber Mavs

Stoudemire racks up 40 points, 16 rebounds; Phoenix cruises 127-102.

May 9, 2015 12:13 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Terrance Smith, Nile Lawrence-Stample among returning players from FSU's 2011 class

Sean Maguire, Roberto Aguayo, Reggie Northrup remain from FSU's 2012 signing class

Will Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher answer if former Notre Dame QB Everett Golson is calling?

Would Everett Golson be a transfer fit at Florida State to replace Jameis Winston?

WATCH: FSU DE commit Janarius Robinson destroys RB in practice

FSU makes second visit to see Nigel Knott

https://accsports.com/seminoles-in-line-for-top-2018-qb/
Seminoles in line for top 2018 QB?

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles Strike First Blow In Top 10 Battle With No. 3 Louisville

No. 9 FSU Dominates No. 2 Louisville 13-4

Florida State Baseball defeats #2 Louisville

No. 8 FSU Baseball Steamrolls No. 2 Louisville in Series Opener

U of L baseball overpowered by FSU

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles Reach ACC Championship Game With Win Over NC State

Florida State softball advances to ACC Tournament final

Seminoles Pull Away From Wolfpack

FSU softball storms into ACC title game with 11-4 win

Late surge lifts No. 9 FSU past NC State in ACC semis

N.C. State Wolfpack falls to FSU in ACC softball tournament

FSU Mom & Dad Go Nuts For Daughter’s Home Run | ACC Must See Moment

Upperclassmen Lead ‘Noles to First Round Victory

Metraux Continues To Lead Seminoles At NCAA Regional Championship

36 Holes with the Noles Kim & Morgane Metraux & Anna Sophia Bohmer

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

New NFL Players from FSU Showing Early Maturity

49ers Darnell Dockett Desperately Wants To Meet “Ramen Reigns”

Raiders' Defensive End Edwards Has Big Potential

Raiders believe in slimmed-down and motivated Mario Edwards Jr., their second-round pick from Florida State

Raiders rookie DE Mario Edwards out to prove himself, 'no longer a scholarship'

1st-rounder Cam Erving starts rookie camp at right tackle but will move around: Cleveland Browns Insider

Chicago Bears: Eddie Goldman Brings Great Work Ethic to Team

Eddie Goldman: Leaves Rookie Session Early

Jaguars rookie Rashad Greene settling in after first taste of camp

Giants sign draft pick Bobby Hart

Patriots sign draft pick Tre' Jackson

Bills' O'Leary seeks to get out of grandpa Nicklaus' shadow

Tra Thomas Hired As Full-Time Coach

Buccaneers reset 2015: Winston era on the clock

New QB shows off his best features

Winston spotty in first workout at Bucs rookie minicamp

Jameis Winston starting off in a good spot

Winston spreads excitement, footballs at Bucs rookie camp

Jameis Winston makes all right moves as Buccaneers' minicamp opens

All smiles as Bucs lift curtain on Winston era

Jameis Winston Countersues Accuser

Bucs QB Jameis Winston files counterclaim against Erica Kinsman

Seeks Over $75,000 In Damages

Yankees continue to show faith in Stephen Drew

OF Tyler Holt steps up for Clippers: Cleveland Indians Class AAA Report

Daytona Tortugas drop series opener to Leibrandt, Clearwater

Buster Posey Should Move to First Base Full Time

Daniel Berger credits caddie Grant Berry for rookie success

Brooks Koepka just had an absolutely disastrous two holes at TPC Sawgrass

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Undrafted Rix makes bid for NFL job

San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Cam Cameron knew what Chris
Rix was doing sitting in front of him -- the team had invited the former Florida State quarterback to try out at rookie camp this past weekend.

Declining Playboy was act of principle

Heisman Trophy winners Charlie Ward (1993) and Danny Wuerffel (1996) rejected Playboy's invitation.

Seminoles Record First ACC Road Sweep With 4-2 Win Over Terrapins

Sauls improves to 6-1 and Chambliss picks up his 13th save as FSU wins fifth straight.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson offers Florida WR

Should the ACC swap divisions for Louisville and Georgia Tech?

Draft Demonstrates How Little Muschamp, Golden Achieved With Pro Prospects

Pitt's prime-time game vs. Iowa will kick off at 8 p.m.

The Hawkeyes topped the Panthers 24-20 at Heinz Field last season.

It’s time for Pitt, Penn State to chart rivalry's future

With both teams’ coaches seemingly in favor of extending the series past 2019, it’s the perfect time to make a long-term deal.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Way-too-early ACC hoop predictions: Familiar teams at both top and bottom

Look for the Seminoles to make a major leap up the league standings next season.

Kenny Williams, Luke Maye officially sign with UNC

Virginia Tech to sell donors courtside seats

Virginia Tech hopes to bring in $280,000 with the new Cassell Coliseum seating plan.

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ACC BASEBALL:

ACC baseball in the home stretch before conference tourney

GT Baseball Rolls Past Pitt for Sixth Straight Win

Tech scored the game's final nine runs to improve to 31-17

UM baseball team crushes New York Institute of Technology 26-0

Pack Pulverizes Deacons, 19-1

Virginia Defeats Duke, 3-1

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Pitt softball reaches ACC final

After two upset victories in a row, the Panthers will play for the conference title and an automatic NCAA tournament berth today on ESPN.

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

Is UGA potential spot for former Notre Dame QB Everett Golson?

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Dissecting the detoured dreams of past Notre Dame QBs

Supporters pledge $6M to reinstate UAB football

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

College Basketball Top 25 for 2015-2016

15. Florida State.

Avery Johnson using lessons he learned with Mavericks at new job as Alabama head coach

White will bring La. Tech assistants to Gainesville

UF's Jeremy Foley swishes hiring of new Gators basketball coach

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Puk sharp as Gators even series at Commodores

Kyle Martin’s homer spurs USC in opener vs. Texas A&M

Kyle Martin stroked his 12th homer, a two-run shot to right-center field, to help give South Carolina a 9-7 victory against No. 3 Texas A&M on Friday in the opener of a three-game series

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Fired Ohio State band director files second suit against university

Jonathan Waters is seeking $1 million in damages in a defamation suit against Ohio State University.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Brutal first-round knockout: Jaguars lose top pick Dante Fowler for season

Fowler tears ACL in first practice

Cowboys rookies could be fined up to $11,000 if they lose their iPad playbooks

Tom Brady will be suspended by the NFL

Derrick Rose knocks down a game-winning 3 to sink Cavs, 99-96

Rose, Shumpert finding their old form

Austin Rivers leads Clippers' 124-99 rout of Rockets in Game 3

Matt Barnes apologized for profane remark, James Harden's mother says

Rickie Fowler in the hunt again at Players Championship

Players Notebook: Will Mackenzie records improbable par at 17

Bill Simmons to leave ESPN

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Miami Football, Genuine Coker The Perfect Fit

Browns: Winslow facing lengthy recovery period

Suffocating: Mavs' defense made difference against Rockets

Nash edges O'Neal in close NBA MVP voting

May 8, 2015 2:57 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU's coach Fisher visits Fort Myers

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher visits, praises Pender

Kim's take: looking at the QBs

Everett Golson should transfer to Florida State Seminoles

Tight End Recruiting: Comparing Ohio State and Florida State

FSU is perceived favorite for WR Nate Craig-Myers after decommitment from Auburn

FSU could be landing spot for top WR prospect Nate Craig-Myers

Why Florida State has a great chance of landing the nation’s top receiver

WATCH: FSU DE commit Janarius Robinson destroys RB in practice

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Forrest: FSU is best place for me

Bulgak Invited to Canadian National Team Tryout

Leticia Romero's Basketball Journey Part 1: finding her way to Florida State

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FSU BASEBALL:

Noles Expect Tough Road At No. 4 Louisville

FSU baseball takes on Louisville in Top 10 showdown

Big U of L-FSU baseball series on tap

Calvary Christian's Matheu Nelson commits to Florida State

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Defeats Boston College In ACC Quarterfinal

No. 9 Florida State softball beats Boston College, advances to ACC semifinals

Seminoles Find What It Takes

Defending champion FSU opens with 4-2 win over Boston College

Seminoles Open NCAA Tournament Friday in Athens

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Noles Over Buffalo: Bills Continue Pipeline To FSU

Eddie Goldman receives maximum rookie deal

Close ties breed 'familiarity' for Jaguars' Rashad Greene

How Rashad Greene fits with Jacksonville Jaguars

Giants sign draft pick Bobby Hart

Several dots connected Tre' Jackson to the Patriots

Tennessee Titans LB Kamerion Wimbley retires

Report provides details on Winston’s contract with the Bucs

Former Bucs coach Tony Dungy says Jameis Winston will have to earn people's trust at Tampa

Can Lovie Smith mold Jameis Winston into a franchise quarterback?

Jameis Winston, first to arrive at Mini-Camp, welcomes fellow rookies.

Jameis Winston: the next part

Rookie QBs develop at different paces, but Mariota and Winston better hurry

Jameis Winston gives great, inspiring speech at middle school

Attorneys for Bucs' Jameis Winston file for court transfer in civil case

Terrible stats don't tell Stephen Drew's whole story, Yankees' Joe Girardi says

Stephen Drew finally starting to reward Joe Girardi’s faith

Twins: Secret to Shane Robinson's highlight-reel catch is staying engaged

Who's That Guy? Blue Jays Rookie Sensation Devon Travis!

PGA Tour rookie race a battle between Daniel Berger, Justin Thomas

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Feisty Bowden goes on the offensive

Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden hears the calls for the head of his son, offensive coordinator Jeff Bowden

Chapman Has Another Big Game In No. 15 FSU's 8-1 Win Over Terps

Barret Browning cruises to the win throwing just 58 pitches in five innings of work.

Johnson Breaks Track Record In Shot Put

Redshirt sophomore Garrett Johnson broke the Mike Long Track record and moved into first place on FSU's all-time list in the shot put.

Agent: Despite contract dispute, Boldin to rejoin Cards

The Rays activated Kevin Cash (C) TB from the 15-day DL and immediately optioned him to Triple-A Durham on Saturday.

JD Drew picked a good year to have a career year

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC post-spring position battles

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC supervisor of officials John Clougherty announces his retirement

Often criticized, Clougherty’s real work at ACC has gone largely unseen

ACC supervisor of basketball officials John Clougherty, who will retire after next season, draws his fair share of criticism from coaches and fans alike. He has also spearheaded progress in technology, evaluation and personnel, highlighted by the Final Four debuts of two of his referees last month.

Thankful Times For Virginia Basketball Fans

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ACC BASEBALL:

Baseball Hosts Pitt on Senior Weekend

UVA hosts Duke in key weekend series

Ace pitchers sidelined for critical UVa-Duke series

Wake Forest baseball leaning heavily on Dunshee

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Illegal pitch call behind Virginia Tech's loss to North Carolina in ACC softball tournament

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

Grad transfer rule under fire

The graduate transfer rule has been one thing the NCAA has gotten right. But it's under fire from those who say it creates a free-agent mentality.

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Putting with Steve Spurrier: South Carolina's coach talks about 2015

No drafted players could mean end to Tennessee misery

Texas A&M's Kyler Murray Can Become Next Great Two Sport College Athlete

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BYU football wants to win big? Relax the Honor Code

Everett Golson leaving Notre Dame

Five potential landing spots for Notre Dame QB Everett Golson

The Best Option for Everett Golson is...

Analysis: Deciphering life after Golson at Notre Dame

Incoming Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush shocked by Golson news

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to throw out first pitch at Yankees game

Thursday Night Football? Probably Not For Nittany Lions

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Looking Forward: Eight programs on the rise in 2015-16

Florida State:

Foley gets his guy

Mike White will replace Donovan at UF

Gators gamble on White

Gators new hoops coach Kevin White must deal with Donovan shadow

Ole Miss extends Kennedy deal through '19

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Gators fall at Vanderbilt

USC takes on Texas A&M in a must-win series

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Georgia governor signs 'Todd Gurley bill' into law

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law what's been dubbed the "Todd Gurley bill" — making it a crime punishable by up to a year in prison to entice student athletes to break NCAA rules for money.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Tom Brady's agent: The NFL ran a 'sting operation'

Sports figures found guilty of cheating

Rays Notes: Flu bug halts Longoria streaks

Alex Rodriguez passes Willie Mays with 661st home run

Canadiens avoid sweep, overpower Bolts in Game 4

Complacent Lightning get exactly what they deserve

Disney may get Frozen out by Tampa Bay Lightning's playoff run

Players Championship leaderboard crowded after first round

Jordan Spieth at The Players: 'Really poor day'

Spieth couldn't shake off the frustration

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Brady signs six-year extension with Patriots

May 7, 2015 7:25 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher fired up about FSU's new wave of talent

Florida State Seminoles are being disrespected by the spring rankings

Is Florida State primed for a downfall without Jameis Winston?

FSU’s 2016 Draft Outlook: Can the Four-Year Record Be Tested?

FSU on top, USC moves into top 10 of 2016 class rankings

FSU checks in on a pair of wide receivers

2019 two-sport athlete offered by FSU in both sports

FSU Pledge Could Take Two Additional OVs

QB Recruiting: Comparing Ohio State and Florida State

Local service set for former Seminole Warren

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU men's hoops to host Miss. State

Xavier Rathan-Mayes Included Among Dick Vitale's "Super Sophomores"

Florida State Offers 8th-Grade Recruit Blake Hinson in Football and Basketball

Slaughter to Participate in USA Basketball Team Trials

Thomas Accepts Invite to USA Basketball U19 Team Trials

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

No. 1 Seed Florida State Prepares For 2015 ACC Softball Championship

Softball Prepares for Florida State on Thursday

FSU's Dr. J to join Andrews Institute

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan explains why team took chances on Ronald Darby, Karlos Williams in NFL Draft

Darby anchored No. 1 Seminoles pass defense

Have You Met Mario?

The education of Cameron Erving: How the Browns' first-round pick developed agile feet

Eddie Goldman agrees to terms with Bears

Cameron Erving floored by the city of Cleveland’s, Dawg Pound's support

Mason, Tre' Jackson are contrasting offensive lineman

Manuel, Watkins sign up for LeSean McCoy softball event

Deion Sanders & Tracey Edmonds Relationship on the Rocks? 'Extra' Host's Mom Ms. Jackie Says: "He's a Smarta**"

Bucs allay Tony Dungy's fears over Jameis Winston

MSNBC’s Morning Joe show convicts ex-Florida State QB Jameis Winston

FSU administration rebuts ‘Morning Joe’ report on Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston Motions to Remove Suit Against Him to Federal Court

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Position: Account Executive-New Sales

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Confirms Jose Pirela Will Platoon, Play Vs. Lefties

Estimating the length of Stephen Drew’s leash

Clippers 10, Knights 3: Holt makes immediate impact upon return

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Grading the Seminole Cornerbacks

Chapman And Henry Lead No. 15 FSU To 7-2 Victory Over Maryland

Seminoles increase their win streak over the Terrapins to 22 straight mgames

FSU's Dix is on the fast track

Freshman Walter Dix had already run the preliminaries and finals en route to titles in the 60 and 200 meters at the ACC indoor championships in February when Florida State sprints coach Ken Harnden
approached him about running the 4x400.

Ravens: Boulware healthy but may still be out of a job

Peter Boulware : Says He's Healthy And Willing To Restructure

Hope is sinking to sign Drew

The Diamondbacks have virtually given up hope that shortstop Stephen Drew, their first-round pick from last year's draft.

Perez comfortable at 1st base

Wilson, Reds roughed up in opener

It continued when JD Drew singled and Jeff Kent also hit a two-run home run to make it 4-0.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU gets $100000 endowment from medical society

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Replacing the ACC's stars: Atlantic Division

Crunching the draft numbers: How ACC schools have fared

U of L, Purdue football to meet in '17

Who are U of L's top '16 NFL prospects?

Five Ways Al Golden Can Win Back the Miami Hurricanes Fan Base

Which Hokies might get drafted in 2016? Kendall Fuller looks like a first-rounder

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: The necessary improvements

Arthroscopic knee surgery shelves Pitt guard Newkirk

Newkirk averaged 5.9 points, 2.7 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 34 games this past season.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Tigers drop Cougars in baseball

Postseason baseball hopes dwindling for Tigers, Gamecocks

GT Baseball's Late Rally Stuns Mercer, 9-7

Tech scored five in the ninth for its 17th come-from-behind win

Louisville baseball beats Kentucky 5-2, sweeps season series

Beauprez subs for Garcia, helps UM baseball team rout Bethune-Cookman 14-0

No. 20 Tar Heels Thump Elon, 14-2

Carolina has won eight of nine.

Wake Forest facing three-game series against N.C. State

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

Atlanta prepares bid for college football title game

Cure Bowl receives certification, set for 2015 debut

Arizona will host 4 college football postseason games

Austin set to host college football bowl game

Three new bowls push college football postseason to 42 games

What percent of college football teams make bowl games?

No End to College Football Bowl Insanity

Big 12 agrees on football tiebreaker procedure

Ranking College Football’s 15 Easiest Schedules In 2015

Ranking the 50 Best College Football Players Heading into 2015

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Alabama spent $2.6 million to send 908 people to Sugar Bowl semi

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1763998&PT=4&PR=2
Five-star WR Nate Craig decommits from Auburn
Schools like Florida State, Florida and others continued to aggressively recruit the nation's No. 1-rated receiver.

A&M surpassing UT in Texas football fan base

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Notre Dame incoming OL Trevor Ruhland motivated by Iowa snub

Ohio State spent $4.4M, Oregon $3.8M on College Football Playoff trips

Florida State showed a net surplus of $144,866 on the Rose Bowl trip when factoring in a $2 million CFP expense stipend and $292,863 in ACC ticket sales. The Seminoles spent almost $500,000 less this time in Pasadena, California, than a year earlier when they won the final BCS title. Florida State sent 78 fewer people in 2015.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

It was just time for Donovan's departure

Only ‘optimism’ for renewal of Indiana-Kentucky series

Marcus Lee ready for his turn at Kentucky

Texas AD hints golf and basketball will play in Dubai; no football

Beer sales at college basketball games? Not at UR, VCU

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Could Iowa host NCAA baseball regional? Absolutely

Michigan State baseball surges behind strong April

Gamecocks get over midweek hump, top Wofford 5-3

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Ex-UM RB Damien Berry in jail in Florida, facing outstanding warrants in Maryland

Former University of Miami running back Damien Berry is in a Florida jail in connection with outstanding warrants in Maryland on charges of writing a worthless check for more than $100,000 and unauthorized removal of property, according to Florida and Maryland court records.

49ers' Ahmad Brooks accused of sexual assault

A woman is accusing San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks of groping her while she was unconscious at the home of former teammate Ray McDonald.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls

'Deflategate' implicates Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

Fine? Suspension? NFL can't just slap Tom Brady on wrist

See excerpts of incriminating text messages from 'Deflategate' investigation

Bulls can't slow down LeBron James for a second game, lose 106-91

Success at UF bodes well for Billy Donovan and Oklahoma City Thunder

Buzzer beater gives Bolts 3-0 series lead over Montreal

UND nickname committee set to sift through submissions prior to public vote

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UNC star signs with agent

No turning back now for Marvin Williams

Gators to pay Meyer average of $2 million

New Florida coach Urban Meyer's seven-year contract will pay him an average of $2 million-plus per season, according to documents.

UF gives Meyer incentive

The University of Florida wants coach Urban Meyer to win and stick around for a long time

Donovan's loss was nobody's gain with Kuame Brown

Marquette students protest new nickname

About 100 students at Marquette protested the school's new "Gold" nickname on Friday, chanting slogans and waving banners in support of its former name, the Warriors.

Browns TE Winslow chooses to be stupid

Mavericks, Rockets prepare for Game 7

McGrady, Houston stave off elimination

Wizards end 23-year drought, beat Bulls

Confetti flooded the MCI Center floor Friday night as the Wizards broke a 23-year drought without winning a playoff series

May 6, 2015 8:28 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU's Jalen Ramsey, Roberto Aguayo could hear names called in 2016 NFL draft

Replacing Florida State Football's Eleven Draft Picks

NFL Draft results show FSU's 2014 schedule was tougher than originally perceived

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1763279&PT=4&PR=2
++DT Cedric Wood ready for Florida State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Four-star guard Trent Forrest commits to FSU's 2016 basketball recruiting class

FSU hoops lands commitment from Chipley SG Trent Forrest

Seminoles score with Forrest

https://www.todaysu.com/u-news/florida-state-lands-4-star-sg-trent-forrest/
Florida State Lands 4-Star SG Trent Forrest

Chipley's Forrest Commits To Play Basketball At Florida State

Trent Forrest Declares For FSU Hoops

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1763573&PT=4&PR=2
Noles land big hoops commitment

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FSU BASEBALL:

Holtmann Pitches FSU Past Stetson, 3-1

Holtmann’s Superior Pitching Performance Powers FSU Baseball to Win Over Stetson

Stetson's rally comes up short against Florida State, 3-1

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1763668&PT=4&PR=2
Holtmann pitches FSU past Stetson 3-1

Florida State takes down Stetson 3-1.

Where Does FSU Stand With Two Weeks Left?

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Quigley, Williams Earn ACC Performer Of The Week Honors

Freshman Warren leads FSU into ACC softball tourney

FSU Signs German Middle Blocker

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Back Flips with Mario Edwards, Jr.

The Raiders 2nd round draft pick seems to be light on his feet, as he's able to effortlessly back flip.

Fluellen, Brown to host annual football camp

How Eddie Goldman Can Become a Centerpiece in the Chicago Bears' New Defense

Patriots Offensive Line Roster Reset: Tre’ Jackson Could Be Week 1 Starter

Grandson of Jack Nicklaus to make NFL bow

Stamps deal DB Mouton to Bombers for OL Zebrie Sanders

Latest difference between Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota? Marketability potential

Bucs GM: Jameis Winston will have every opportunity to be starter

Bucs WR Mike Evans likes what he sees from Jameis Winston

Bucs' Evans preferred Winston because he stays in the pocket

Bucs’ Evans prefers Winston over mobile Mariota

Jameis Winston makes surprise stop at Ossie Ware Middle School, teaches the importance of education, self-confidence

Jameis Winston Recruiting La'el Collins

Gerald McCoy promises to take care of Jameis Winston

Winston, a hall of fame quarterback or rapist?

Yankees' Girardi blames bad luck for Stephen Drew slump

What should the Yankees do with struggling Stephen Drew?

Indians activate Nick Swisher, demote Tyler Holt to Triple-A

Devon Travis, Blue Jays' infielder, named AL rookie of the month

Blue Jays' Devon Travis hopes to keep up torrid pace after epic first month

Is MLB Super-Rookie Devon Travis the Game's Next Megastar?

Jonas Blixt: Blixt returns for third visit to TPC Sawgrass

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Weatherford Undergoes Successful Ankle Surgery

Grading the Seminole Defensive Ends

Seminoles want to play host

FSU seeking strong finish to bring NCAA regional to town
Four teams are ahead of Florida State in the ACC. Two state rivals - Miami and Florida - are considered a lock to host NCAA regionals. The Seminoles' unofficial RPI of .561 ranks 44th among DivisionI teams.

Peter Boulware healthy, ready to go, but status with Ravens unclear Willing to restructure deal, he's not sure where he fits

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Wake Forest unveils new football uniforms

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Tech pursuing Florida graduate transfer

Georgia Tech is reportedly in the running for graduate transfer Eli Carter from Florida.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Wofford outslugs Clemson in baseball

Wofford broke a 9–9 tie with four runs in the seventh inning in its 17–9 victory over Clemson at Russell C. King Field on Tuesday night.

Duke Clips Davidson in 10 Innings

Phillips' Two-Out RBI Double in 10th Helps Duke to Win

No. 20 Tar Heels Roll Past UNC Asheville, 11-2

Pack Thumps Campbell, 9-5

Virginia's Games With VCU, GW Will Not Be Rescheduled

Jenco, Freiday, Jr., career nights push Tech past West Virginia

Hokies defeat Mountaineers 13-3 to extend win streak to seven straight

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Howard’s Rock to make brief appearance for Clemson graduation ceremonies

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

New bowls push FBS postseason to 42 games, needing 82 teams

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Auburn dismisses DE Elijah Daniel after burglary, theft charges

Report: Florida signee Allen will ask out of LOI

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2016 safety Andrew Pryts reports Notre Dame offer

Determination and peanut butter fuel Ohio State LB Lee

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Gators handle Bulls, 5-1

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Fans file $5 million lawsuit against injured Manny Pacquiao

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins use full-court press to recruit LSU’s La’El Collins

Breaking down the Jaguars last three draft classes

Jaguars may have an edge at quarterback in seven of their games

ESPN's Mel Kiper gave the Bills the lowest draft grade of any club this season, slapping them with a "C-."

With Wall out, Hawks beat Wizards 106-90 to even series 1-1

Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90

Magic should have tried to outbid Thunder for Billy Donovan

Tiger Woods says timing of breakup with Lindsey Vonn 'brutal'

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Virginia is No. 22 in Preseason Athlon Poll

Jarrett Jack to Make Himself Available for NBA Draft but Keep NCAA Eligibility Options Open

Steve Robinson staying with Tar Heels

Richmond will name new coach today.

Report: Gator Bowl Replacing Big East

A-10 football is sacked

R.I.P. Atlantic 10 football. At least that will be the case following the 2006 season, when all 12 members of the A-10 football conference become part of the Colonial Athletic Association.

Early entries weaken NCAA, NBA

UF baseball team focused on trip to College World Series

After coming close to the College World Series the past several years, Florida is having one of its best baseball seasons and could be on the verge of finally getting back to Omaha if all goes well in May.

Yankees tumble into tie for last place

May 5, 2015 7:59 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher has 29 more reasons to sell recruits on coming to Florida State

Jimbo Fisher Speaks About FSU Draft Picks

FSU fans will always remember, celebrate the number 29

Jameis Winston Gets What He Wanted; Did FSU?

Watts' commitment date set

Florida State is among the favorites.

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Falls to Coastal Carolina 4-2

Seminoles fall to Coastal Carolina in series finale

No. 11 FSU Baseball Fails to Sweep Coastal Carolina

Coastal baseball stuns #7 Florida State

Chants bounce back with big win over No. 9 Florida State

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1762979&PT=4&PR=2
FSU bats go quiet in series-ending loss

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Lacey Waldrop Becomes FSU Wins Leader As Noles Defeat UNF

Seminoles Begin NCAA Play Thursday

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

The Newest Cleveland Brown Introduced

Tre' Jackson joins ex-Florida State teammate Bryan Stork as New England Patriots' 4th-round pick

Tennessee Titans add 13 undrafted free agents

Other notable signings include Florida State guard Josue Matias who started 41 straight games for the Seminoles.

How Winston Became the Buccaneers’ No. 1 Hope

Buccaneers Knew Jameis Winston Was the Franchise QB After Rose Bowl

Claire-ification: Jameis Winston’s pick shows NFL continues to draft talent over character

A look at NFL draft: Bills stock up on Seminoles

Threshers' Leibrandt hurls one-hit outing

Phillies' No. 28 prospect doesn't mind allowing run to pick up victory

https://fansided.com/2015/05/03/minnesota-twins-shane-robinson-fakes-spill-dugout-video/
Minnesota Twins' Shane Robinson fakes a spill in dugout (Video)

Blue Jays' Devon Travis slugs grand slam Sunday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

++Weatherford faces surgery

No. 15 FSU Takes The Season Series With No. 4 Florida Thanks To 9-4 Win

Gainesville native Malone drives in the winning run and Mark Sauls picks up his fifth win.

Bowerman Named ACC Rookie of the Year

Freshman Laura Bowerman earns the honor for top-six finishes in the 5000m and 10000m events

Injury costly, but Chiefs hope Thorpe a bargain

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson sending 14 players to NFL

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Charter jet keeps Pitino on recruiting trail

Guard TJ Gibbs commits to Notre Dame hoops

What might have been: Family wanted Chris Mullin at Notre Dame

Pittsburgh adds to interior depth as graduate forward Rafael Maia commits

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ACC BASEBALL:

ACC Baseball Roundup

No. 3 Louisville Downs CU 5-3

Duke Sweeps Doubleheader Over NCCU

GTBaseball Routs Presby to Sweep Series

Tech hit five home runs and tallied nine extra-base hits in the 10-2 victory

Miami Hurricanes baseball claims another series sweep

No. 14 Miami finished off its fifth sweep of the season with a 9-3 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday in its final road game of the regular season.

Pack Sweeps Longwood, 6-3

Tough First Three Innings Lead To 8-4 Notre Dame Loss

Northwestern State scored seven runs in the first third of the game

Hayden with another walk off as Tech sweeps Boston College

Bottom of ninth two-run home run is the difference in 2-1 victory

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

Ranking the Top 15 College Football Towns in the Country

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Everett Golson remains in play to be part of ND's 2016 draft windfall

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Larson's big hit propels Gators past Bulldogs

USC falls to Auburn to lose another SEC series

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

New-look Dolphins are younger, but are they better?

Grade the Miami Dolphins' draft picks

Bucs pick up seven undrafted free agents

Former Auburn QB Nick Marshall among 9 undrafted free agents to join Jaguars

2015 NFL Draft Grades: Report Cards for All 32 GMs

2015 NFL Draft grades: Mel Kiper Jr. says Buffalo Bills had worst draft, and other experts' thoughts

Here we go again: Hawks let one slip away

Warriors show depth in routing Grizzlies

Reports: Curry will be named MVP

Bolts take 2-0 series lead with 6-2 victory over Montreal

Rory McIlroy wins his second Match Play Championship

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn break up

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC, Big East settle expansion lawsuit

The Big East and Atlantic Coast conferences have settled their legal differences over school defections with an agreement worth about $5 million, a newspaper reported Tuesday night.

Accident may cost Winslow millions

Ex-UM star Winslow may repay bonus

May 4, 2015 7:57 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher has 29 more reasons to sell recruits on coming to Florida State

Jimbo Fisher Speaks About FSU Draft Picks

FSU fans will always remember, celebrate the number 29

Jameis Winston Gets What He Wanted; Did FSU?

Watts' commitment date set

Florida State is among the favorites.

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Falls to Coastal Carolina 4-2

Seminoles fall to Coastal Carolina in series finale

No. 11 FSU Baseball Fails to Sweep Coastal Carolina

Coastal baseball stuns #7 Florida State

Chants bounce back with big win over No. 9 Florida State

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1762979&PT=4&PR=2
FSU bats go quiet in series-ending loss

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Lacey Waldrop Becomes FSU Wins Leader As Noles Defeat UNF

Seminoles Begin NCAA Play Thursday

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

The Newest Cleveland Brown Introduced

Tre' Jackson joins ex-Florida State teammate Bryan Stork as New England Patriots' 4th-round pick

Tennessee Titans add 13 undrafted free agents

Other notable signings include Florida State guard Josue Matias who started 41 straight games for the Seminoles.

How Winston Became the Buccaneers’ No. 1 Hope

Buccaneers Knew Jameis Winston Was the Franchise QB After Rose Bowl

Claire-ification: Jameis Winston’s pick shows NFL continues to draft talent over character

A look at NFL draft: Bills stock up on Seminoles

Threshers' Leibrandt hurls one-hit outing

Phillies' No. 28 prospect doesn't mind allowing run to pick up victory

https://fansided.com/2015/05/03/minnesota-twins-shane-robinson-fakes-spill-dugout-video/
Minnesota Twins' Shane Robinson fakes a spill in dugout (Video)

Blue Jays' Devon Travis slugs grand slam Sunday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

++Weatherford faces surgery

No. 15 FSU Takes The Season Series With No. 4 Florida Thanks To 9-4 Win

Gainesville native Malone drives in the winning run and Mark Sauls picks up his fifth win.

Bowerman Named ACC Rookie of the Year

Freshman Laura Bowerman earns the honor for top-six finishes in the 5000m and 10000m events

Injury costly, but Chiefs hope Thorpe a bargain

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson sending 14 players to NFL

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Charter jet keeps Pitino on recruiting trail

Guard TJ Gibbs commits to Notre Dame hoops

What might have been: Family wanted Chris Mullin at Notre Dame

Pittsburgh adds to interior depth as graduate forward Rafael Maia commits

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ACC BASEBALL:

ACC Baseball Roundup

No. 3 Louisville Downs CU 5-3

Duke Sweeps Doubleheader Over NCCU

GTBaseball Routs Presby to Sweep Series

Tech hit five home runs and tallied nine extra-base hits in the 10-2 victory

Miami Hurricanes baseball claims another series sweep

No. 14 Miami finished off its fifth sweep of the season with a 9-3 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday in its final road game of the regular season.

Pack Sweeps Longwood, 6-3

Tough First Three Innings Lead To 8-4 Notre Dame Loss

Northwestern State scored seven runs in the first third of the game

Hayden with another walk off as Tech sweeps Boston College

Bottom of ninth two-run home run is the difference in 2-1 victory

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

Ranking the Top 15 College Football Towns in the Country

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Everett Golson remains in play to be part of ND's 2016 draft windfall

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Larson's big hit propels Gators past Bulldogs

USC falls to Auburn to lose another SEC series

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

New-look Dolphins are younger, but are they better?

Grade the Miami Dolphins' draft picks

Bucs pick up seven undrafted free agents

Former Auburn QB Nick Marshall among 9 undrafted free agents to join Jaguars

2015 NFL Draft Grades: Report Cards for All 32 GMs

2015 NFL Draft grades: Mel Kiper Jr. says Buffalo Bills had worst draft, and other experts' thoughts

Here we go again: Hawks let one slip away

Warriors show depth in routing Grizzlies

Reports: Curry will be named MVP

Bolts take 2-0 series lead with 6-2 victory over Montreal

Rory McIlroy wins his second Match Play Championship

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn break up

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC, Big East settle expansion lawsuit

The Big East and Atlantic Coast conferences have settled their legal differences over school defections with an agreement worth about $5 million, a newspaper reported Tuesday night.

Accident may cost Winslow millions

Ex-UM star Winslow may repay bonus

May 3, 2015 9:42 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Draft Day 3: Noles Stand Alone With 29 Draft Picks Since 2013

FSU sets modern-day record for most draft picks in three years

FSU breaks modern NFL draft record with 29 players selected in 3-year period

FSU draft picks from past three years could field NFL starting lineup

Florida State once again proving to be an NFL factory

Jimbo Fisher Comments on a Historic FSU Draft

Bills stock up on Florida State Seminoles in NFL draft

FSU's Tre Jackson drafted by New England Patriots in 4th round

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1762747&PT=4&PR=2
Tre' Jackson leads FSU draftees on Saturday

Jaguars pick FSU WR Rashad Greene in 5th round of NFL draft

In a time of divas, FSU WR Rashad Greene stuck out to Jacksonville Jaguars

Jaguars get a fifth-round 'steal' in WR Greene, FSU coach says

Bills draft FSU running back Karlos Williams with 155th overall pick

6 things to know about RB Karlos Williams

FSU pipeline: Bills select TE O'Leary

6 things to know about TE Nick O'Leary

Giants draft Florida State OL Bobby Hart in Round 7

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Clinches Series With 8-3 Win Over Coastal Carolina

No. 11 FSU Baseball's Early Success Leads to Win

Compton pitches FSU past Coastal Carolina

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1762800&PT=4&PR=2
Compton throws FSU past Coastal Carolina 8-3

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Funderburk, Quigley, Williams Big Winners For Track Noles

Noles Fall at Sand Nationals

Seminoles Finish Regular Season At North Florida

The No. 9/10 Florida State softball team (41-12) closes out its regular season schedule at North Florida (30-25) with a game starting at 2:00 p.m. on May 3 in Jacksonville, Fla.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

5 things to know about Ronald Darby

Quarterback EJ Manuel still has plenty to prove with Bills

One-on-One with Jameis Winston

Jimbo Fisher on Jameis Winston's Journey

Jameis Winston, NFL’s newest criminal?

Winston assures Tampa Bay Bucs fans there is nothing to worry about

B-Mets Notes: Jayce Boyd makes the inevitable move

First 2015 start for OF Tyler Holt

Devon Travis back in Blue Jays' lineup

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Barron ready to silence his critics

Packers: Walker misses entire minicamp

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Has 47 Players selected in the 2015 NFL Draft

Seven Miami Hurricanes taken in 2015 NFL Draft

NFL Draft 2015: No Syracuse football players selected for 2nd time since 1975

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Duke coach Krzyzewski serves as Polish parade grand marshal

Guard Kenny Williams chooses UNC over Virginia

Notre Dame hoops: Eyeing incoming Irish freshmen

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ACC BASEBALL:

Boston College SS Johnny Adams Ridiculous Catch vs VT | ACC Must See Moment

Tigers Top No. 3 Cardinals 9-1

NCAA Tournament hopes dim for Clemson

Jackets Rally Late to Stun Presbyterian, 11-9

Tech scored 10 of the game's final 11 runs after trailing 8-0 in second inning

Suarez Tosses Gem to Help Sweep Doubleheader

A dominant showing on the hill from ace lefthander Andy Suarez helped No. 14 Miami clinch a doubleheader sweep against Pitt Saturday.

Pack Sweeps Longwood in Saturday Twinbill

NC State dropped the Lancers 3-2 in the opener and 6-1 in the nightcap to capture the series

Baseball Falls To Northwestern State, 8-2, Saturday

The Demons plated six runs in the first three innings to jump out to a big lead early in the contest.

Payne, Ponzurick lead Tech to 6-3 victory over Boston College

Hokies claim the series over the Eagles with fifth straight win

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

Cost of attendance stirs whirlwind on recruiting trail

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SEC leads all conferences with 54 players taken in 2015 draft

Auburn dismisses defensive end Elijah Daniel after arrest

Eight Gators drafted by NFL teams

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Notre Dame's quiet draft distorts promising bigger picture

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Former UF basketball captain Bostic dies in car accident

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Gators hold off Bulldogs in baseball

Gamecocks fall apart, lose to Auburn 6-2

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs pick up seven undrafted free agents

Dwyer grad Gerald Christian taken in 7th round of NFL Draft

NFL team drafts ranked: See how your team fared

2015 NFL Draft: Post-Draft Stock Report for All 32 Teams

2015 NFL Draft grades: Who are the winners and losers through three rounds?

5 NFL teams that can expect instant rookie impact

Chris Paul could barely walk but carries Clippers to Game 7 win

Six reasons why the Clippers can win the NBA title

Alex Rodriguez hits 660th career homer, ties Willie Mays for fourth all-time

Yankees won't pay Alex Rodriguez's bonus for 660th homer

Match Play: It all looked so good on paper

Favorite American Pharoah captures 141st Kentucky Derby

Floyd Mayweather defeats Manny Pacquiao via unanimous decision

Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Dolphins FB Konrad, 28, to retire

Says his health played large role in decision, which he says he has no regrets about.

Winslow injured in motorcycle accident

Mavericks hold off Rockets, take 3-2 lead

Jeff Van Gundy fined $100,000 for remarks

Stern says record fine on Van Gundy may only be the beginning

May 2, 2015 2:05 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU's Mario Edwards, son of ex-Buc, drafted by Raiders

FSU DE Mario Edwards Jr. to reunite with Sal Sunseri in Oakland

Cam To Cleveland: Browns Take Erving 19th Overall

Chicago Bears draft FSU DL Eddie Goldman in second round

Bears draftee DT Eddie Goldman to team with idol

FSU coach Fisher credits Cleveland Browns first-round pick Erving's IQ for his stellar play

Butkus likes selection of FSU’s Goldman

Hub Arkush: Eddie Goldman perhaps even better pick than Kevin White for Chicago Bears

Buffalo Bills fill needs at cornerback and offensive line in NFL draft

Buffalo Bills draft CB Ronald Darby, continue pipeline to FSU

Quick hits: Darby anchored No. 1 Seminoles pass defense

Corners Covered: Saints Snag PJ Williams

FSU CB P.J. Williams drafted by New Orleans Saints in third round

P.J. Williams' big-game experience makes Saints look past character concerns

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1762406&PT=4&PR=2
FSU leads nation with 6 picks through day two

FSU checked in on five-star OT

Josh Brown, Florida State Seminoles 4-star LB commit, visiting Oregon Ducks

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FSU BASEBALL:

Biegalski, Stewart Lead Noles to Big Win Over Coastal Carolina

Florida State Baseball Uses Smallball to Dispose of Coastal Carolina

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1762615&PT=4&PR=2
Biegalski heats up in 16-2 win over Chanticleers

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Track Teams Getting Measured For Postseason On Saturday

Seminole Golfers Card A Hole In One -- Graduation

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Darnell Dockett getting used to playing with players he talked trash to for years

First-round draft picks Cam Erving and Breshad Perriman combined for three FBS offers

Quarterback EJ Manuel still has plenty to prove with Bills

Winston makes it official with Bucs

Jameis Winston signs rookie contract with Bucs

Jameis Winston signs contract with Tampa Bay Bucs, buys grandmother $2,000 chair

Jameis Winston Introduced

Jimbo Fisher on Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Bucs

5 Takeaways From Winstons First Presser

Fans Elated in Tampa

Franchise's future rests in Jameis' hands

Jameis Winston drafted first, makes laughing stock of NFL, the NCAA, and FSU

Jameis Winston, now Tampa Bay's new NFL problem child

Jameis, did we really know you? Or know you too well?

Jameis Winston surprised by negative reaction to picture of crab legs

What was the backstory behind Jameis Winston's crab legs photo?

Jameis Winston wasn’t trolling with his crab-legs photo. He got them from a ‘Deadliest Catch’ captain.

Bucs encourage Jameis Winston to remove photo of postdraft crab legs celebration

Jameis Winston again shows actions, not words, are his problem

Jameis Winston needs to start acting like face of Bucs franchise

Will Winston's past troubles stay in the past?

Somebody actually asked Jameis Winston if he’s ready to be under a microscope

The bottom line on Winston: It's all about money

Cleveland Indians place TJ House on the DL, recall outfielder Tyler Holt

New Alliance Ensures MLB, All-Star Game, Buster Posey Get Insured By Esurance

Shane Robinson goes 2-for-4, now batting .342

Devon Travis out of lineup with sore collarbone

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU in top seven for NFC's Marcus Sims

UVa Snaps 11 Game Losing Streak To FSU At Howser With 6-2 Win In Game One Of Twin Bill

FSU, Virginia split doubleheader

Jack Rye's two-RBI single broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning and Ryne Malone followed with a three-run homer to help Florida State defeat Virginia, 7-2, in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday.

Minnesota continued its defensive makeover by sending a seventh-round draft pick to the New York Jets for linebacker Sam Cowart.

McHale hunts for answers

The Wolves would love to say goodbye to Sam Cassell, who has a year left at around $6.1 million.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Has 20 Players Selected In First Three Rounds of NFL Draft

FSU, Clemson headline NFL draft first round that affirms ACC's progress

ACC lands 9 first-rounders in the draft; who's in the best/worst situation?

FSU's Jameis Winston Becomes 8th No. 1 Pick For An ACC School

Former UM players Denzel Perryman, Clive Walford and Duke Johnson are drafted on Day 2

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ACC BASEBALL:

Tigers take on Cards with ACC seeding on line

Clemson to challenge ACC-leading Louisville

Irish Shut Down The Demons, 4-1, Friday Night

Senior Scott Kerrigan turned in eight strong innings to pick up his third win of the year.

Old Dominion Defeats Virginia, 3-1

Cavaliers and Monarchs play in front of state-record crowd of 6,029

Tech gets much-needed ACC Game 1 victory over Boston College

Saige Jenco goes 3-for-5 with two RBIs in the 5-3 win

Deacons Edged by High Point, 4-3

Wake Forest erased a three-run deficit, but a potential ninth-inning rally was cut short.

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

Indy will not bid on college football championship for 2018-20

Winners and Losers from College Football Recruiting Trail for the Month of April

Great college players who never made it in the NFL

2. Charlie Ward, Florida State

Heisman Look Ahead

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Florida baseball routed by rival Georgia

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins select massive Oklahoma defensive tackle Jordan Phillips with 52nd pick

Bucs get protection for Winston, draft Penn State LT Smith

Jaguars hope to boost ground game with selections of T.J. Yeldon, A.J. Cann

NFL draft Winners and Losers: Get ready for more superstar rookie WRs

2015 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick analysis from Day 2

Three takeaways from Day 2 of the 2015 NFL Draft

Mavericks' Parsons has knee surgery; no timetable for return

Finally, the good Hawks return for series clincher

Thunder introduce new coach Billy Donovan

Baseball now officially on the clock with pace-of-play rules

Bolts top Montreal in double OT Game 1 thriller

Patrick Reed and Keegan Bradley lose their tempers at WGC Match Play

Kentucky Derby 2015 expert picks

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Tom Osborne seeks GOP nomination for governor

Neuheisel to ESPN: No more gambling for me

April 30, 2015 8:34 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Ready to Protect

History On The Horizon: 2015 Florida State NFL Draft Preview

Is the competition gap closing in on FSU?

FSU has chance to make history at NFL Draft

FSU by the numbers: Seminoles could set three modern-day draft records

Will Florida State Break the Three-Year NFL Draft Record?

Elite FSU recruiting, player development help Jimbo Fisher establish NFL pipeline

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1761818&PT=4&PR=2
No. 1 pick has eluded FSU's greatest teams, players

FSU in the NFL Draft: Pro Teams To Draft the Most/Fewest 'Noles

The best to the busts: Ranking the Florida State players drafted in the Top 10

FSU Players' Draft Projections & Comparisons

Jameis Winston roller-coaster ride reaches expected destination

Insiders' view of Winston's past, present, future

2015 NFL Draft: Jameis Winston's roots helped shape him for the storms

https://news.sportsinteraction.com/sports/nfl-football/nfl-draft-odds-is-jameis-winston-a-good-bet-to-go-no-1-34871/
NFL Draft Odds: Is Jameis Winston a Good Bet to go No. 1?

Risks aside, Bucs expected to take Winston with the top pick tonight

https://withthefirstpick.com/2015/04/28/tampa-bay-buccaneers-perparing-for-jameis-winston/
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Perparing For Jameis Winston

Bucs Players Told It's Winston Per Report

Bucs Must Suck It Up, Draft Winston

Marcus Mariota is projected to be better than Jameis Winston

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Bobby Hart

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Josue Matias

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Tre' Jackson

NFL Draft Scouting Report: Cam Erving

Edwards leads trio of local hopefuls in 2015 NFL Draft

Williams’ DUI case raises eyebrows

2015 Block Party Release

FSU among those to drop in on DeMatha

Bobby Bowden to Attend 23rd Annual Ireland Legacy Tournament

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Quest for Title Begins as Noles Arrive at Sand Nationals

Quigley Named ACC Women's Indoor Scholar-Athlete of the Year

FSU hires first full-time Title IX director

UNM soccer women to open vs. defending champs

Up first for the Lobos is a visit from the 2014 defending national champion Florida State Seminoles.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Minnesota Vikings: Still Ponder-ing The Pick

Cash admits mistake in Rays' loss to Yankees

Rays ‘playing hard’ for new manager Cash

Sean Gilmartin exceeding Mets expectations

Buster Posey plays the hero during excellent Bumgarner/Kershaw duel

Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw unable to solve Buster Posey, Giants

Esurance swings for fences with Buster Posey, All-Star Game deals

Twins took chance on versatile OF Robinson, hope he brings winning ways with him

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

No gain in extra game, AD says

Florida State athletic director Dave Hart recognizes and accepts a changed landscape, with the NCAA board of directors approving a 12th game for college football teams, but that doesn't mean he has to like it.

Beitia Confident Jets Will See His Improvement

Henry Does It Again. FSU Hurler Leads No. 15 Seminoles Past UVa 8-1

Pitcher throws eight innings and allows just four hits in picking up his third straight win.

Lemoncello Regionally Qualifies at Penn Relays

Junior Andrew Lemoncello, fresh off 5000m and 10000m wins at the ACC Championships, earns his third berth to regionals with a fourth-place performance at the 2005 Penn Relays.

Rams: Barron named the starter

There were no losers at Corey Simon's benefit golf tournament

Walker fails to report to Packers minicamp

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Fraternities Present Check to FSU College of Medicine Alzheimer's Fund

FSU Biological Science Teaching Professor Receives 2015 Distinguished Teacher Award

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC in the NFL Draft: 7-year stretch without No. 1 overall pick could end

Clemson’s Vic Beasley ready for first-round call in NFL Draft

Clemson battling to be final choice of Clark Yarbrough

Offensive lineman Clark Yarbrough of Woodberry Forest, Va., is less than a month from announcing his decision.

Cutcliffe, Duke Ready for NFL Draft

UM prospects juggle work of preparing for NFL draft with demands of classes

For Hire: Receiver With Big Speed and Big Heart

Draft not likely to include Virginia Tech players in early rounds

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: Preaseason power rankings

Clemson basketball coach Brownell makes push for impact transfers

Clemson basketball has open roster spots and the college basketball transfer market is buzzing.

Duke now a co-favorite to win 2016 title, according to updated odds

Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and North Carolina are all listed at the top of Bovada's updated odds board for the 2016 NCAA Tournament.

How Duke landed another No. 1 class

Rasheed Sulaimon: 'I've never done anything like this in my life'

Sulaimon speaks, says he's never sexually assaulted anyone

NC State Battles Kentucky For Shaun Kirk

Pittsburgh transfer Durand Johnson commits to St. John's

Pitt transfer Durand Johnson has committed to St. John's. He will be eligible to play immediately next season.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Baseball Defeats Bryant, 11-5

Sauter drives in a career-high four runs

Tiberi Lifts Cardinals to Walk-Off Win Over Wildcats

Blake Tiberi's 10th inning RBI single to scored Mike White and lifted the No. 3 Louisville baseball team to a 2-1 walk-off victory over Kentucky.

No. 17 Tar Heels Fall To UNCG, 5-3

Irish Blanks Sacramento State, 2-0, Wednesday Night

Notre Dame pitchers Connor Hale and Nick McCarty combined to throw a four-hitter.

Penn State Walks Off Against Panthers In Ninth

In a back-and-forth affair that saw three ties and a lead change halfway through the contest, Penn State defeated Pitt 8-7 with a walk-off in the bottom of the ninth.

Cavaliers miss key opportunities in loss to Monarchs

The Monarchs beat the Cavaliers, 3-1, taking them down for a second straight time at home and third time overall.

Sullivan goes eight in 3-0 shutout of NC A&T

Becomes third straight freshman pitcher to earn win on mound

Deacons Edged by High Point, 4-3

Wake Forest erased a three-run deficit, but a potential ninth-inning rally was cut short.

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

College Football Playoff weekly rankings to debut Nov. 3

Playoff approves weekly rankings, puts off Army-Navy issue

Bowlsby says Big 12 will probably move toward champ game

How does Big 12 bring back title game after CFP committee confirms its importance?

Are college football coaches worth the money?

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Call him the ‘Head Draft Coach’: Spurrier leads active coaches in number of players picked in NFL Draft

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UF's Billy Donovan, Oklahoma City Thunder in talks

Oklahoma City's search completely focused on Florida's Billy Donovan

Thunder reportedly 'pushing to hire' Billy Donovan as coach

Florida's Billy Donovan will be offered Oklahoma City Thunder coaching job, Yahoo Sports reports

Billy Donovan has Thunderous NBA offer he won't be able to refuse

Billy Donovan seriously interested in leaving Gators for NBA, sources say

No waiting, no rebuilding says Rick Barnes

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Alabama CB Cyrus Jones arrested

Rape charges dropped against former Louisville guard Chris Jones

Former Louisville guard Chris Jones was cleared on all charges of rape and sodomy by a Jefferson County grand jury on Wednesday.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Ranking the best 80 players in the 2015 NFL Draft

2015 NFL Draft prospects: Top 5 players at every position

The 10 QBs we'll talk about when the 2016 NFL Draft rolls around

Character, behavior a priority in NFL draft

Expect the unexpected from Miami Dolphins in NFL draft first round

Adrian Peterson: It 'would be nice' to join Cowboys; how likely is it?

A look at who Mavs should, shouldn't bring back; Why Ellis is most complicated piece of puzzle

Nelson 'almost speechless' at Nowitzki's continued sacrifice for Mavs with sixth man talk

Sources: Rajon Rondo did not receive a Mavericks playoff share

Hawks survive their fifth consecutive sketchy fourth quarter

Hawks 107, Nets 97

Grizzlies finish Blazers with 99-93 Game 5 win

Memphis led by double digits at that point Wednesday night and held on to earn a 99-93 Game 5 victory

Every team's odds of winning the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery

On to Montreal! Bolts take Game 7 to advance in playoffs

Ian Poulter reveals players think the U.S. Open course is a 'farce'

Danica Patrick losing GoDaddy NASCAR sponsorship

Kentucky Derby favorite American Pharoah draws No. 18 post

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

BCS has plenty of time to meddle

BCS redo is like a gown on a pig

Golfer is sued for alleged seduction

A former caddie for LPGA golfer Jackie Gallagher-Smith is suing her, saying she seduced him in order to get pregnant.

Dolphins' Saban gets down to business with clear mind

Miami Dolphins coach Nick Saban put his players through their first workout on Friday. And though the mini-camp was just for rookies, it gave some insight into the new coach.

QB Flutie heads back home to Patriots

April 29, 2015 7:49 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State still working on playing a neutral-site game in Jacksonville in 2018 or 2019

Report: Thrasher pushing for game in Jacksonville

Mitchell Trades Helmet And Shoulder Pads For Cap And Gown

With 11 likely to be chosen, Seminoles can set 3-year NFL draft record

FSU draft guide: Previewing the Seminoles' defensive prospects

Coming Soon: A Bittersweet Moment for FSU Fans

Florida State's streak of first-round quarterbacks is because of Jimbo Fisher

Brooks will let time answer questions on Winston

Lavonte David: Bucs’ vets would ask Winston to tone it down

Counting Down Jameis Winston's 5 Best Games: No. 2

The NFL’s IQ Test: Is Steve Smarter than Jameis Winston?

https://thepewterplank.com/2015/04/28/jameis-winston-attended-derrick-brooks-golf-charity/
Jameis Winston Attended Derrick Brooks' Golf Charity

Reader Content: Response to Jameis Winston callout

Jameis Winston's NFL dreams return home to Alabama

Hometown fans of Jameis Winston speak out about NFL draft

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1761686&PT=4&PR=2
Karlos Williams on the upcoming NFL Draft

From high school to the NFL Draft: Florida State defensive end Mario Edwards Jr.

Predraft Scouting Report: Mario Edwards, Jr.

Predraft Scouting Report: Eddie Goldman

Former Seminole Darby's stock rises as draft day dawns

https://chopchat.com/2015/04/28/fsus-tre-jackson-failed-multiple-physicals-per-report/?utm_source=FanSided&utm_medium=Network&utm_campaign=RecentPosts
FSU's Tre' Jackson Failed Multiple Physicals, Per Report

Will Super Bowl champion Patriots draft FSU lineman?

4-Star Naseir Upshur Says Michigan, FSU, USC Among Others Showing Him Most Love

FSU offers 2017 offensive tackle

FSU checking in on recently offered 2018 prospect

Erin's House Common Bond Breakfast welcomes coach Bobby Bowden

Bobby Bowden enjoying life off the sidelines

Jost owns, works Costa Rican coffee farm

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Adut Bulgak: from Sudan to centre court

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU baseball looks to continue bolstering resume

No. 11 FSU Baseball in the ACC Standings

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Lock, Rinaldi Named to All-ACC Teams

Noles Make NCAA Tournament for 13th Consecutive Season

Florida State Represents at Tallahassee Challenger

FSU soccer stand outs Hahn, Pickett invited to U.S. U-23 Training Camp

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Jets CB Cromartie talks Rex, Bowles

The evolution of Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew

Bryan Stork Was New England Patriots’ Best Selection in 2014 NFL Draft

Stephen Drew thrives against the Rays

Rookie watch: No slowing Devon Travis

Devon Travis is tearing it up for Toronto

Travis homers in loss

No. 6 FSU ships duo to Bombers

Seminoles' Truluck, Wells Jr. to play Northwoods League season for Battle Creek

Brooks Koepka: Brooks Koepka preps for WGC-Match Play debut

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Some say spirit, some say slur

Indian nicknames for colleges could be banned once and for all.

Subtraction can add up to hoop wins

Though Wafer led the Seminoles in scoring, he didn't lead them anywhere worthwhile.

Henry Named College Baseball Insider National Player Of The Week

Sophomore receives national honor after beating two top five teams in a five day span.

Bullpen gives FSU a sense of relief

Though 4 years old at the time, Florida State baseball coach Mike Martin can appreciate the 1948 rally cry of the Boston Braves -- "Spahn, Sain and pray for rain."

Cassell likely will be back with Wolves, Taylor says

Dodgers: Drew has a game-high three hits

Not signing (Stephen) Drew would be 'mistake,' Boras says

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

QB uncertainty abounds for ACC Atlantic Division teams

Spring practice marked by change in ACC Coastal Division

Health of Clemson's Watson, FSU's post-Winston era among QB questions in ACC Atlantic Division

Miami Hurricanes will be popular picks during the NFL Draft

Syracuse's 2015 football schedule ranks 68th toughest in country

For historically bad Wake offense, nowhere to go but up

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ACC BASKETBALL:

2015-16: A Look At ACC Basketball

Duke Now: Analyzing the Blue Devils’ reloaded basketball roster

U of L's top 2016 recruiting targets

Gottfried, NC State ready to move on without Lacey

Whiteville recruit caught between NC State and Kentucky

Whiteville basketball prospect Shaun Kirk committed to NC State on Monday night but then was offered a scholarship by Kentucky. Now, his high school coach says, ‘he’s torn.’

Syracuse basketball: The Orange's 2015-16 schedule (What we already know)

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Georgia Tech's Johnson and Barry win again in golf challenge

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

Phil Steele's Projected AP Top 25

8. Florida State Seminoles

Big 12 working on tiebreakers to crown true football champ

Satellite football camps no threat to southern empires

College athletes shouldn’t be paid

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Bret Bielema got Arkansas title belts for Texas Bowl win

Auburn AD, Georgia's Richt take shots at U-M camp plans

Gators fans eager to quiz first-year coach McElwain during spring tour stop in Jacksonville

Players talk transfer with McElwain

Penn State Football: Series With Georgia In The Future?

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is working on an autobiography

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Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick in no rush to mull adding 13th game for Irish

Notre Dame AD: NCAA satellite camp ban would face legal scrutiny

WR recruit Donovan Peoples-Jones reports Notre Dame offer

Urban Meyer: Braxton Miller is 'excited for 2015 as a Buckeye'

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Best and worst college-to-NBA decisions

OKC, Billy Donovan begin formal talks about coaching job

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Cops want info from LSU T Collins about slain woman

La'el Collins is considered a first-round pick in this week's NFL Draft in Chicago.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL drops tax-exempt status to avoid 'distraction'

2015 NFL Draft: Frank Cooney's Top 100 prospects features 3 special players

Running backs aren't top NFL draft picks anymore

In the pass-happy world of football, running backs have fallen out of favor and into the lower rounds of the NFL draft.

Blame college football for NFL's quarterback shortage

Five reasons to hate the NFL draft

For Bucs, this year’s draft not just about QB

Meyer: Media coverage has hurt Tebow's career

Mavs don't have weapons to counteract one of Nowitzki's worst playoff performances

Three key plays from Mavs' 103-94 loss to Rockets

Are Mavericks entering biggest crossroads offseason in Mark Cuban's tenure?

Top offseason priority for Mavs? End superstar drought by signing LaMarcus Aldridge

Fair or foul? Houston Rockets Twitter tweets, then deletes message with gun pointed at horse's head

Spurs edge Clippers 111-107 in pivotal Game 5 on late call

Heat to wear funky socks next year

Orioles-White Sox on Wednesday closed to public

Orioles-Rays series moved from Baltimore to St. Pete

Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

NCAA: Let's play 12

The NCAA Board of Directors approves 12-game football seasons for Division I-A teams in 2006.

ACC only conference to oppose 12th game

Policy change for Irish

The Bowl Championship Series made a major decision on Notre Dame yesterday, turning the Fighting Irish from an independent team into a conference team in terms of the payout the Irish would receive.

BCS officials adjourn without completing formula

BCS makeover will have little effect

NFL sits alone in peace, prosperity

Nowitzki, Mavs blitz Rockets with 20-0 run

NBA playoffs need to pick up the pace

Stern: N.J. can blame itself for Nets' move

Man U board balks at latest proposal; Glazer given May 17 deadline

April 28, 2015 7:06 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU football season ticket sales steady after record 2014 year

FSU still one hot ticket

FSU player projections for 2015 NFL Draft

FSU draft guide: Previewing the Seminoles' offensive prospects

Florida State Football: 2015 NFL Draft Tracker, Analysis and Results

2015 NFL draft position analysis: Offensive line

Winston in Tampa for Brooks’ charity golf tournament

Counting Down Jameis Winston's 5 Best Games: No. 3

Tampa restaurant offering Jameis Winston free crab legs

It’s fair to boo Winston, Mayweather — but no boycott needed

Michael Irvin: Winston, Mariota big-timing NFL by not attending draft

Brooks: Let time answer questions about Jameis Winston

Federal judge agrees to transfer lawsuit against FSU

Federal judge agrees to transfer lawsuit against FSU

Winston-accuser case against FSU to move to Tallahassee

Rashad Greene is NFL Ready

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1760913&PT=4&PR=2
Rashad Greene on the upcoming NFL draft

Can slimmer, motivated Mario Edwards Jr. convince NFL he's first-round material?

DUI case against Florida State CB P.J. Williams dismissed

DUI charge against P.J. Williams dismissed

Prosecutors drop PJ Williams' DUI charge, citing no video evidence

FSU football coaches hot on the recruiting trail

Seminoles stacking up class of 2016

FSU checks in on 2017 big back

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminole Women's Hoops Adds Australian Guard

FSU women's basketball signee continues international trend

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FSU BASEBALL:

Where Does FSU Stand With Three Weeks Left?

Video: Brad Kaaya throws out first pitch for Miami-FSU baseball game

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Downs Georgia State

The No. 10/11 Florida State softball team (41-12) closed out its Atlanta road trip with a 6-3 win at Georgia State (32-20)

Seminoles Selected For 10th Straight NCAA Championship

The Florida State University women’s golf team will make its school-record 10th consecutive NCAA regional appearance as it was selected as one of 72 teams to play in the 2015 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships.

Like A True Seminole, Woodruff's Perseverance Pays Off

FSU's Lock, No. 3 seed bounced after first day of Challenger

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Matt Diaz: Destroyer of Lefties

Devon Travis hit streak snapped at 11

Daniel Berger: Berger fades at Zurich but still logs top 10

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Rix's legacy a lesson for future QBs

Chris Rix's football legacy in Tallahassee is officially complete. He now can be remembered as the first Florida State quarterback to start for four seasons for Bobby Bowden and be passed over in the National Football League Draft.

WEEKLY RELEASE: No. 15 FSU Baseball Hosts Virginia This Weekend

Cavaliers come to Tallahassee fresh off a sweep of No. 7 Georgia Tech.

Walker to be a no-show

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Javon Walker may be
considering holding out of the Packers' upcoming minicamp to get a better contract.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Spring practice marked by change in ACC Coastal

Clemson’s Swinney tackles questions head-on

ACC QB rankings: Clemson has the league's best guy under center

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: 2015 NBA Draft breakdown

Kinston's Brandon Ingram announces college commitment

Kinston High School basketball player Brandon Ingram announced his plans to play college basketball at Duke University.

Scout's take: Brandon Ingram to Duke

Brandon Ingram, ranked third in the ESPN 100, gives Duke an elite player who is known for his versatility.

Ingram’s college decision a victory for Duke over UNC

Uncertainty, questions at UNC played ‘a big factor’ in Brandon Ingram turning down Tar Heels

Veterans Classic to feature Florida, North Carolina, Temple, Navy

UNC to open next season against Temple in Veterans Classic

NC State guard Lacey makes NBA decision official

Program at the crossroads: Pitt basketball looks to rebound

A new league and high roster turnover has hurt Pitt basketball the past few years. Can the Panthers rekindle their earlier success?

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ACC BASEBALL:

ACC Baseball Players of the Week Announced

Virginia’s Thaiss, North Carolina’s Gallen recognized

ND aims to bounce back by hosting hot Spartans

Gut-check time for O'Connor's squad

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

SEC spring games: What we didn't learn

SEC coaches won't be able to speak at Harbaugh's camps

The case for and against Alabama pursuing Braxton Miller

Ranking the Gators

Nimble UF defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. long displayed NFL potential

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I wouldn't be surprised if Baylor's Bryce Petty ends up being best QB out of 2015 draft class

89-Year-Old WWII Veteran Scores Touchdown At University Of Kansas Football Spring Game

Bet On It! Ohio State 4:1 To Repeat

Oregon says 'Thank You' to Marcus Mariota in video tribute

UCF receiver Breshad Perriman grabs NFL teams’ attention with 4.25 speed

10 things to watch in high school football in the Tampa Bay area

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Rules committee boss: Men's college hoops headed for 30-second shot clock

Winners, losers at draft deadline

Maryland's Melo Trimble and Jake Layman are staying in school, placing the Terps among the biggest winners as the deadline to declare for the NBA passes.

UF basketball team to open on road

Gator basketball to open season at Navy

Eli Carter to transfer from Florida

Florida guard Eli Carter is expected to graduate and transfer elsewhere for his final season of eligibility, sources told ESPN.

South Florida transfer Anthony Collins has committed to Texas A&M

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OTHER BASEBALL:

College Top 25

9. Florida State

SC baseball on outside looking in for postseason

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL mock draft as selected by teams' beat writers

Player who could make draft more than two-QB event

5 Biggest Storylines Of The 2015 NFL Draft

Number of good NFL QB prospects seems to be dwindling

Dual-threat tight ends a dying breed, and this year's NFL draft class is no exception

Bucs GM says more than one team has inquired about top pick

2015 NFL Draft: NFL.com 7-round mock draft, who the Jaguars take

Chargers' possible move would deepen San Diego's sad sports history

Perhaps Mavericks have finally discovered how to exploit Houston's weaknesses

Look to Aminu's skill set when asking why this Mavericks-Rockets series is still going

Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5

Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis

Cavaliers rule Kevin Love out for Eastern Conference semifinals

Rays win streak ends in 4-1 loss at Yankee Stadium

White Sox-Orioles game postponed due to Baltimore riots

Lightning beat Red Wings 5-2 to force Game 7 at Amalie Arena

Stamkos denies he’s playing hurt for struggling Bolts

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Coker is looking vulnerable at UM

Hanging up the pen and leaving it all on the page

So I'll opt for this year: the firing of Pete Gillen and the criticized search that still yielded the best candidate and the hire of Dave Leitao.

BCS opening up automatic bids

The Bowl Championship Series is opening up its automatic bids to all Division I-A conferences, starting with the 2007 season, and under a new plan the leagues will now be judged from top to bottom.

'Dream Team' to be scrapped

Suns exec Colangelo to overhaul U.S. Olympic basketball with college, NBA mix.

NCAA is asked to ban alcohol ads

The American Medical Association has asked the NCAA to stop allowing alcohol companies to advertise their products during sporting events.

McHale says he returning to Timberwolves' front office

Odds up slightly Jackson will coach

The odds that Phil Jackson will return to coaching next season apparently have increased a bit.

Stern: NBA would like expanded drug tests

April 27, 2015 7:14 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

ACC Spring Football Notebook: Florida State reloads

FSU football ticket sales steady after record 2014

Will Jameis Winston go No. 1?

Mock draft: Jameis Winston to Bucs to start NFL draft

2015 NFL Draft: Maybe Jameis Is Fine

Make the right decision Tampa, pass on Winston

Jameis Winston has high bust probability according to metric formula

Buccaneers spoke to more than 75 people while doing research on Jameis Winston

Stop comparing Jameis to JaMarcus … it's lazy

For Jameis Winston, perception matters at NFL level

Jameis Winston unlikely to face second accusation

Tampa restaurant promises free crab legs for Jameis Winston

Tampa's Skipper's 'hooks up' Jameis Winston with crab legs

Counting Down Jameis Winston’s 5 Best Games: No. 4

Top 50 Prospects In 2015 NFL Draft: No. 27, Eddie Goldman, DT, Florida State

Ultimate Florida State Eddie Goldman NFL Draft Highlight Reel

Florida State holds top recruiting class

11 Florida State football commits ranked in ESPN's Top 100 for 2016

FSU evaluating Jacksonville DT

FSU in contact with 2017 DT who recently visited

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU offers another 2016 point guard

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Falls to Miami in Series Finale

Miami takes last game from Seminoles

The Canes pounded four home runs and 18 hits as they defeated Florida State 12-0 Sunday afternoon.

No. 12 FSU falls to No. 13 Miami but still takes series 2-1

UM's bats come alive as they avoid sweep by FSU

Miami Baseball Salvages Series, Routs FSU 12-0

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Jessica Warren Carries Florida State To Series Sweep

No. 1 Noles Fall One Stroke Shy Of Playing For ACC Title

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Matt Diaz Was a Good Baseball Player

Another rough day for Stephen Drew

Shane Robinson continues to impress Paul Molitor

Devon Travis extends hit streak to 11 games

Florida State University Baseball MLB Update: Week 3

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

A Special Thank You from A. J. Nicholson

Grading The Houston Texans Draft

Analysis: The Texans wanted to improve its interior defensive line and
the selection of Travis Johnson should fit the bill.

Explosive McFadden may blow up with Steelers

Bryan Henry Named ACC Pitcher Of The Week

Seminole hurler downed No. 5 Florida and No. 7 Miami last week

Shane Robinson named to Golden Spikes Award watch list

FSU's Dix Earns National Track Honors

Freshman two-time All-American Walter Dix earned the USTCA's National Athlete of the Week honors for his outing at the 2005 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships.

Tra Thomas has blood clot, will miss minicamp

Javon Walker : Receiver may not attend mini-camp

D'backs holdout Drew takes field in New Jersey

Despite a 10-month impasse, Stephen Drew says his agent, Scott Boras, continues to negotiate with the team that drafted him.

Yankees Stung 6-2 by Devil Rays

Eduardo Perez crushed two home runs off Randy Johnson as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays dumped the New York Yankees 6-2.

Reds: Wilson can't get past Cubs

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC football race should be more wide open in 2015

Variations in Cost Of Attendance Among ACC Schools

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ACC BASKETBALL:

UVa fortunate to keep Brogdon

In the aftermath of Justin Anderson’s announcement that he was turning professional, Virginia men’s basketball fans should count their blessings.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Late Tech rally dooms Clemson in Atlanta

Clemson, which led 4-3 after Reed Rohlman’s run-scoring single in the top of the 10th, surrendered three two-out singles to fall to the Yellow Jackets, which won the series, 2-1.

Blues Devils Win Series, Fall in Finale

Duke completed the 4-3 victory from Saturday’s suspended game to win the ACC series over Virginia Tech before falling, 11-3, in the finale Sunday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field.

Cardinals Sweep Bethune-Cookman

The No. 3 Louisville baseball team completed its sixth series sweep of the season with a 5-4 win over Bethune-Cookman

No. 18 Tar Heels Finish Sweep Of Boston College

North Carolina completed a series sweep with a 6-0 win over Boston College

Wolfpack gets 2 home runs to take pair from Cavaliers

Host N.C. State took the series from Virginia with a pair of walk-off wins on Sunday at Doak Field at Dail Park.

Pitt Takes Series Behind Zeuch's 5-2 Win

Sophomore T.J. Zeuch fanned seven batters and pitched eight solid innings to lead the Pitt (16-25) to a series win against Fairfield (10-27) with a 4-1 victory.

Wake Forest wins in the bottom of the 11th to clinch series against Notre Dame

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Next step in expansion: ACC Global

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

Would Banning College Football Actually Help Academics?

Alabama’s high school football coaching salaries soar past $120,000, search for how much your coach makes

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Alabama should add to record numbers in 2015 NFL Draft

Arkansas football expects positive steps to become leaps forward

Projecting Auburn's depth chart on offense

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Hawkeyes defense steps up in spring game

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Roster upheaval has Kansas State basketball at a crossroads

Owls hire former Boston College coach Al Skinner to turn around men’s basketball program

Former Boston College and Rhode Island coach Al Skinner has been hired as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team at Kennesaw State University.

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Gators avoid sweep with 10-1 win over Kentucky

Vols batter Gamecocks’ postseason hopes

Fifth SEC series loss damages USC’s regional chances

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs draft analysis: Defensive line

Mavs avoid embarrassment, but gargantuan task awaits

Mavericks show pride, grit in postponing the inevitable

Barea, Mavs' third different starting PG in series, sparks team with aggressive play

Rick Carlisle tapes his own mouth shut when asked about officiating

Clippers get mad at themselves, then get good and get even with Spurs

Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory

Bradley Beal steers Wizards into 2nd round with sweep of Raptors

Rose captures 7th PGA title in soggy fashion

Justin Rose birdied the final two holes Sunday to win the Zurich Classic.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Guard Tyrese Rice commits to BC

Jarrett Jack to Enter Draft

New BCS title rotation begins at Fiesta in '07

BCS looking for new poll to fill AP void

Disney tries to lure NFL draft