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December 4, 2016 11:14 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU finishes regular season as Top 25 rated defense

Defensive Turnaround Has Noles Back On Track

Potential bowl pairings excite FSU

Florida State's Orange Bowl hopes take a hit during Championship Saturday

Bowl projections: Playoff all set, Michigan vs. Florida State a big-time Orange Bowl

How the College Football Playoff and rest of the 2016 bowl games will look on Sunday

Florida State awaits bowl game destination

Imagine if the playoffs had been around for FSU’s dynasty

The Art Of Not Quitting On A Season

Will Cam Akers be FSU's next transcendent offensive weapon?

Cam Akers isn't the next Dalvin Cook, but he could be the next transcendent offensive player at Florida State.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminoles Play George Washington Sunday At 4:00 P.M.

Preview: Noles Take on George Washington in Nation's Capital

FSU basketball plays George Washington

The game tips Sunday at 4PM from Washington DC

Bigger, Faster, Stronger

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/florida-state-senior-center-ojo-off-to-career-best-start/2016/12/03/e5062430-b996-11e6-939c-91749443c5e5_story.html?utm_term=.dabee56879de
Florida State senior center Ojo off to career-best start

C.J. Walker and Trent Forrest providing under the radar impact for FSU

No. 8 Women's Hoops Hosts WCU

On a "Role"

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Noles Continue to Roll on Day Two

Three Nole Wins on Day One of Tallahassee Futures presented by Visit Tallahassee

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Rashad Greene placed on season-ending injured reserve with Achilles injury

Washington Redskins should carry on with Dustin Hopkins

Dez Bryant has kind words for Xavier Rhodes, not Cris Carter

Redskins' Chris Thompson: Questionable for Sunday

The Bucs are doing a better job protecting Jameis Winston; here's how

Toney Douglas expected to sign with Memphis Grizzlies

With injuries all over the roster, the Grizzlies are in desperate need of depth

Memphis Grizzlies will use injury exception on Toney Douglas

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

'Noles Draw UCLA In Emerald

When the Emerald Bowl finalized a Florida State-UCLA matchup Tuesday, the news garnered about as much attention nationally as a WNBA playoff game.

'Noles chomp champs

The reckless turnovers were replaced by patience and precision. And instead of embarrassment, Florida State felt like partying in the end.

Block helps Seminoles stun Gators

Florida State comes up with a key defensive play late to secure a victory over No. 4 Florida.

Thornton's free throws seal victory

Al Thornton headed to the free-throw line with 4.0 seconds to play. FSU's 15-point second-half lead had shrunk to two.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson hangs on for 42-35 win over Virginia Tech in ACC title game

Deshaun Watson powers Clemson to ACC title

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson adds another record

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson set the record for most consecutive completions by a Tigers quarterback during Saturday’s ACC Championship game.

Strong finish puts Tigers' Watson back in Heisman hunt

Leggett sets Clemson record

Another ACC title, and now another playoff run?

Why a picture is worth 1,000 words for Clemson OC Jeff Scott

Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott occasionally takes pictures with his players after big wins for memories and for recruiting.

Numbers reflect a trying first year at UVa for Mendenhall

Hokies fall short in ACC Championship game, 42-35

Virginia Tech found itself in a hole time and time again Saturday, able to manage just enough of a comeback to make things interesting in Saturday’s ACC championship game.

Virginia Tech notebook: Penalties hurt Hokies defense early

From attitude to performance, 2016 Hokies have put expectations back where they belong

Divisional Debate: Altering the way the ACC schedules

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Tatum, Bolden make debuts in Duke’s 94-55 win over Maine

Tennessee mops up Jackets

Quotes from Georgia Tech’s loss to Tennessee

No. 14 Louisville pulls out 79-70 win over Grand Canyon

UM men’s basketball team uses stifling defense in rout of Wofford

Hurricanes overcome slow second-half start to defeat Wofford 74-57 in HoopHall

NC State's Mark Gottfried says the team is getting better

Notre Dame men's hoops fine from foul line

Virginia upset at home by West Virginia

UVa’s mission to make it 25 in a row at home looked secure late in the second half, but WVU wouldn't crumble.

Deacons avenge last season's loss to Richmond

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

College football TV schedule

College Football Scores

Who are national experts picking to make the College Football Playoff?

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Plenty of resistance to staging initial SEC championship game, Roy Kramer recalls

SEC title down, National Championship to go

Saban Cyborgs crush Gators for SEC title, but UF scored

Alabama uses special teams, defense to overpower Florida in SEC Championship game

Jalen Hurts inconsistent, but Tide finds other ways to beat Gators

Alabama has been dominant, but has Nick Saban's team been tested?

Auburn in line for Sugar Bowl matchup with Big XII Champion Oklahoma

No. 1 Tide overwhelms No. 15 Gators

Gap big between Bama, UF...

Dooley Grades: Mistakes killer vs. No. 1 team

Andreu's Answers: Some good, plenty bad

Three things we learned during the Gators' 54-16 loss to Alabama

Gators' special teams unit struggles against imposing Tide

Florida Gators' Quincy Wilson, Jalen Tabor and Caleb Brantley mum on NFL draft

Gamecocks have made four bowl requests

Vowing to return, Baker Mayfield already lusting after national title for Oklahoma next season

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Art Briles not in the running for Houston coaching job

Report: Baylor to interview Western Kentucky's Jeff Brohm for coaching job

Notre Dame WR Corey Holmes reroutes career, set to transfer

Westbrook breaks OU touchdown receptions record in Bedlam

Reports: Willie Taggart meets with Oregon about head coaching job

Penn State states playoff case with second-half comeback to beat Wisconsin, win Big Ten

James Franklin says Penn State should be in College Football Playoff: "It's on you now, The Committee"

Cashing in: Texas releases terms of Herman contract

Playoff-bound Washington is just getting started

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

UCLA back among college basketball's elite with wild win at Kentucky: Takeaways

The Bruins dropped John Calipari's record at Rupp Arena to 124-5

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

5 keys for Miami Dolphins to pick up a road win in Baltimore

Downside to Bucs' winning streak: lack of offensive TDs

Passing grade: Despite record, Jaguars much improved defending the pass

Five matchups that will define NFL Week 13: Can Giants slow Big Ben, Steelers?

Patriots place Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve, ending season

NBA SCORES

The Mavericks played their best game yet, but to turn the season around, Dirk Nowitzki needs to get healthy

The Mavericks finally caught a break, but where is this team heading?

Next-day thoughts? The Mavericks' backcourt is finally rolling and Dwight Powell sizzled

NHL SCORES

Lightning losing skid ends at four with shootout win over Caps (w/ video)

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UM, Schiano set to talk

UM athletic director Paul Dee got permission to contact Rutgers' Greg Schiano about the Canes' coaching opening, and will speak with him today.

THE BCS SPEAKS, GATORS HAPPY TO LISTEN

The Florida Gators received word Sunday night that they had leaped over Michigan to challenge Ohio State for a national title.

BCS got it right with Florida in title game

Of course there is controversy. Until major college football determines its champion on the field, there will always be controversy.

December 3, 2016 11:09 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Walker Among Six Ted Hendricks Finalists

McFadden Named 2016 Jack Tatum Award winner

McFadden, from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., wins the award named for the late Ohio State legend. Past winners include Charles Woodson of Michigan, Miami’s Sean Taylor, and Tennessee’s Eric Berry.

Florida State cornerback Tarvarus McFadden named Jack Tatum award winner

McFadden its tied for the most interceptions in the nation with 8 this season, and, after a shaky start, became one of the best all-around cornerbacks in the ACC and the country.

FSU's McFadden wins Jack Tatum Award

The award, given by the Touchdown Club of Columbus, goes to the nation’s top defensive back.

Why Dalvin Cook should be a Heisman finalist

The Immediate Future of Travis Rudolph

Four FSU defenders never left the field against UF

FSU defenders flexed durability, versatility against Florida.

Red-zone blues a thing of past for FSU

FSU scored a TD on 75 percent of its red-zone trips, a dramatic turnaround from 2015.

FSU's senior class leaves an accomplished one

Bowl Projections Have Noles Seeing Orange

Florida State projected to the Orange Bowl

FSU was ranked No. 4 by ESPN to start the season.

https://accsports.com/acc-news/acc-rumors/many-players-will-fsu-lose-nfl-draft/
How many players will FSU lose to the NFL Draft?

Graham & Brewster to see Akers

No. 1 WR arrives at FSU for official

FSU hosting five-star wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones for official visit.

FSU's visit to Ruggs part of revolving door in recruiting season

Florida State was one of two schools to drop in on a top wide receiver target last evening

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Terance Mann stuffing the stat sheet for Florida State

No. 8 Seminoles focused on 'little things,' face Western Carolina Sunday

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

FSU Trio Earn NSCAA All-American Honors

Alameda Announces 2017 NLI Signing Class

History Made on First Day

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers saw WR Kelvin Benjamin’s return from ACL tear as big, but has it panned out?

Nigel Bradham capitalizing on opportunity with the Philadelphia Eagles

Bills Injury Report: Darby, Harvin out

Raiders GM McKenzie gives updates on Mario Edwards Jr.,

Godby tabs Corey Fuller as next head coach

Jaguars' Rashad Greene: Ruled out for Sunday

For 49ers’ Christian Ponder, it’s mind over matter

Deion Sanders Shares Message God Whispered to Him (Watch)

Redskins' Chris Thompson: Dealing with illness

Jameis Winston Credits Coaches, Reps For Personal Turnaround

Locked on Nuggets: One on One with Nuggets rookie, Malik Beasley

Cash, Silverman share off season goals

Baseball execs discuss CBA, hot stove plans

Rockies free agency: Colorado should pursue Stephen Drew for bench depth

A compilation of Buster Posey walking away before the umpire calls a strikeout

Brooks Koepka lights up No. 17 at Hero World Challenge

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU trying to make name off of Florida

Two weeks ago, Florida State's men's basketball players were gushing about the opportunity to break onto the national scene, to define themselves as an NCAA Tournament-caliber program capable of going toe to toe on the road with some of the topranked opponents in the nation.

Spectator now sparkplug for 'Noles

Last year at this time, Toney Douglas couldn't wait for Florida State basketball practices.

Douglas Redefining His Game

In the 37-game-and-counting college career of Florida State sophomore guard Toney Douglas, perhaps his most memorable performance came against FSU's opponent tonight, defending national champion Florida.

Play of Mims, Rich and Swann key if FSU hopes to beat Florida

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Why the ACC championship game means so much to Orlando

How to Watch: Virginia Tech vs. Clemson - ACC Championship ·

ACC Championship odds 2016: Clemson double-digit favorite vs. Virginia Tech ·

Tech commit O.J. Tucker withdraws commitment

UM’s Diaz: ‘Maybe everybody tripped on the way to the end zone when they played us.’

Syracuse football proved it can score; now, it needs to show it can recruit

Va. Tech believes it’s ready for big stage of an ACC title game

Familiar foes in ACC title game: Fuente no stranger to Dabo

Virginia Tech football team carries confidence into Clemson matchup

Is it OK to laugh at the Hokies' chances to beat Clemson?

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Coach K honored by USA basketball

The Duke coach was named a co-recipient of the USA Basketball National Coach of the Year award

Junior forward Keyontae Johnson receives offer from Tech

Why is U of L playing at Grand Canyon?

U of L-Grand Canyon: Storylines, how to watch

Wary of road game, Pitino cites IU-Fort Wayne

Duquesne beats Pitt for the first time since 2000

Emile Blackman scored 21 points, freshman Mike Lewis II added 15 and the Dukes snapped a 15-game losing streak to the Panthers, 64-55.

Syracuse vs. North Florida: 10 things to watch for

Cavaliers have built a big home-court advantage

Cavaliers brace for Mountaineers' full-court press

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

College football TV schedule

Why playoff expansion could put conference championship games at risk

Moving the College Football Playoff to eight teams could change more than access to the title game

The most disappointing college football teams of the 2016 season

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Nick Saban: Lane Kiffin 'absolutely' ready to be head coach again

Lane Kiffin's done a fantastic job at Alabama, but it's about time for him to go

Alabama’s Hurts not just another freshman quarterback

The University of Florida defense has made life miserable on opposing quarterbacks who are freshmen or in their first season as starters.

Against incomparable Saban and invincible Alabama, Gators' McElwain should dump coordinator and call plays himself

Tim Tebow isn't picking the Florida Gators to beat Alabama

SEC hopes to mend fences between Florida, LSU

Cats trending toward TaxSlayer Bowl

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Michigan's path to Playoff requires three steps

Notre Dame recruits set to enroll early keeping faith in Brian Kelly

Report: Texas won't accept bowl invitation if it receives one

The Longhorns could still be selected at 5-7

UCF coach Scott Frost wouldn't take Oregon job even if Phil Knight offered him $8 million a year

Scott Frost: “A lot of coaches are in a hurry to take the next step…”

No. 4 Washington beats No. 9 Colorado 41-10 for Pac-12 title

Washington's opportunistic defense and dominant running game most likely ended any debate about whether the Huskies' weak nonconference schedule would keep them out of the College Football Playoff.

Is Western Michigan Cotton Bowl bound? Three things to know

Western Michigan needs late interception to beat Ohio 29-23 to win the MAC

Generals’ playoff march halted by Plant

Class 7A: Plant 27, Jacksonville Robert E. Lee 19

St. Thomas Aquinas cruises past Venice, sets up shot at three-peat next week

Epstein's four TDs send St. Thomas back to state title game

Class 5A: Plantation American Heritage 21, Jesuit 14

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

UCLA represents UK's toughest challenge yet

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Shooter in Joe McKnight death released from custody, sheriff disputes details

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins banged-up offensive line gets two starters back

Five things to watch in Bucs-Chargers game Sunday

NBA SCORES

Mavs' misadventures are understandable, but are they correctable?

Did the Rays cost Sweet Lou Piniella the Baseball Hall of Fame?

NHL SCORES

Lightning GM Yzerman concerned but calm about skid

Tiger avoids mistakes and posts 65 in 2nd round back

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

THINGS GET UGLY IN JACKSONVILLE

With the big schools watching at home, Wake Forest and Georgia Tech play an ugly one...that someone had to win.

Small talk: BCS left bumbling again after Trojans take tumble

Title Door Opens for Florida, Michigan

Michigan or Florida? One will play Ohio State in the BCS championship game. The other will be ticked off at the maddeningly imperfect system used to crown a major college football champion. One thing's for sure, a Saturday stunner shook up the Bowl Championship Series and made selection Sunday a whole lot more interesting.

Spurrier gets $500K raise

Oden's debut highlights Buckeyes' win

7-footer has 14 points, 10 rebounds for No. 3 Ohio St.

December 2, 2016 8:39 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Nole Insiders: Regular Season Wrap-Up

Jimbo Fisher Call-In Show takeaways/updates: Season Review show

The FSU head coach takes a look back at the 2016 season.

FSU Senior Moments: Sean Maguire

Tracking Dalvin Cook's pursuit of FSU, ACC history Express Observer

https://campusinsiders.com/news/dalvin-cook-nfl-draft-decision-love-fsu-12-01-2016/
Dalvin Cook Noncommittal On NFL Draft Decision: ‘I Love This University’

Dan tells FSU RB Dalvin Cook he should go pro ·

Stevenson making most of carries

Senior fullback Freddie Stevenson has five TDs on 13 touches in 2016.

Noles Now In Line For Possible Orange Bowl Berth

Could the bowl season include a Jimbo Fisher-Jim Harbaugh match-up?

3 Reasons ‘Noles Fans Hope McElwain Stays At Florida

FSU RB commit expects a visit from a coach today

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Two Noles on National Watch Lists

FSU Hoops Has Responded Admirably From First Setback

FSU basketball’s NCAA Tourney chances improving

Commitment Analysis: Ikechukwu Obiagu

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Niles Receives Five NLI Commitments

Swimming & Diving Ready for Georgia Fall Invite

FSU opens at 67th in Director's Cup standings

https://bustedcoverage.com/2016/12/01/tara-florida-state-cheerleader-photos-instagram/
Meet Tara From Florida State

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Ram Seminole Legend: Kelvin Benjamin

Raiders’ injured Mario Edwards Jr. does some agility work on the field

Raiders’ Mario Edwards Jr.’s hip injury is ‘healed,’ team hopes to soon ramp up his on-field work

Former FSU star Xavier Rhodes to wear custom Kidz1stFund cleats

Now, more than ever, the Bucs are Jameis Winston’s football team

https://www.numberfire.com/nba/player-news/32872/toney-douglas-frontrunner-to-sign-with-memphis
Toney Douglas frontrunner to sign with Memphis

Gary Player burns Daniel Berger on Twitter for calling Tiger Woods the greatest

Player wants credit for his black wardrobe and wants you to know that Jack Nicklaus is the G.O.A.T.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Freshman Rolle excelled on field and off this season

Myron Rolle didn't make the big plays expected of a former No. 1 high-school prospect.

FSU's Rolle Earns TSN Freshman Honor

Freshman S Myron Rolle lived up to the hype in the view of The Sporting News, earning the publication's ACC Freshman Defensive Player of the Year award on Friday.

Only student tickets remain for FSU-Florida game

A limited number of student tickets are all that's left for Florida State's game against defending NCAA men's basketball champion Florida on Sunday at the Civic Center. FSU announced Friday that it had sold out of tickets for the general public.

FSU's National Championship Dream Falls Short In 2-1 Loss To Irish

The fifth-ranked FSU soccer team returned to the College Cup for the third time in four years and vowed to make this trip different.

Royals fail to offer arbitration to Mientkiewicz

Mariners decline to offer arbitration to Eduardo Perez

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OTHER FSU NEWS:
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-12/fsu-fpd120116.php
FSU professor designs new material to better store hydrogen fuel

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson, Virginia Tech loaded with receivers

With stakes higher, Dabo works harder to control message

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney understands the value of good relationships with media and the platform it provides for his mission. Despite the rare prickliness, he generally has been respectful and, on some occasions, cooperative beyond imagination.

Clemson ranked No. 1 small sports city in nation

Tech to play the Citadel in 2019

Orlando looks likely for Louisville's bowl

Mark Richt on Brad Kaaya’s November turnaround, NFL draft tidbits, David Njoku

UM’s Diaz: ‘Maybe everybody tripped on the way to the end zone when they played us.’

Hurricanes defensive coordinator Manny Diaz made it a point to ‘stick up’ for his players this week, asking others to ‘pay attention.’

SU grades, superlatives for Year 1 under Dino Babers

ACC title game-bound Hokies bought into Fuente's plan

Virginia Tech has perfected the art of the smooth coach transition

Virginia Tech benefits from continued support by Beamer

As Hokies know, upsets happen in league title games

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/colleges/deshaun-watson-was-a-model-for-jerod-evans-in-acc-championship-he-will-be-his-foe/2016/12/01/920f7b52-b7f5-11e6-b8df-600bd9d38a02_story.html
Deshaun Watson was a model for Jerod Evans. In ACC championship game, he will be his foe.

Hokies' history in ACC championship games

Former Virginia Tech Frank Beamer to enter TaxSlayer Bowl Hall of Fame

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Winner of ACC/Big Ten Challenge, can ACC have a historic season?

Boston College Basketball: When Will Popovic Return?

UNC seeks lessons after failing first difficult road test

Panthers’ City Game still a battle of rivals

Pitt has dominated for decades, but that hasn’t dimmed either program’s desire to win.

A look at SU's lineup struggles, how Lydon is used

Notebook: Comeback against Ohio State adds to UVa's dominance at home

When the Cavaliers rallied for a thrilling 63-61 win, it marked just the second time in 216 games in which Ohio State lost after leading by at least 15 points.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

How UNC basketball’s academic aide may be connected to bogus classes

In 2007, Eric Hoots forwarded ‘AFAM Papers’ to Deborah Crowder, architect of the system of bogus classes that benefited athletes, records show. He also majored in African studies, although that degree has been eliminated from his biographical sketch since his promotion to the basketball program’s director of player development.

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

College football TV schedule

College football by the numbers: Week 14

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-12-01/do-college-football-refs-have-it-in-for-your-team
Do College Football Refs Have It In for Your Team?
There may be incest in big-time college football officiating.

Q&A With Sam Ponder: Being On The Field For Ohio State-Michigan, Mark Helfrich’s Firing, And Who Can Beat ‘Bama

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Ranking every SEC Championship Game from Langham's pick to Tebow's tears

Looking back on history as we approach the 25th anniversary of the SEC Championship Game

Frequent foes: Gators, Tide most common matchup in college conference championship history

Bama looks to stay perfect in SEC title game

Gators huge underdogs in title game

Florida DBs hope for a less pass-happy 'Bama this time around

Gators' Quincy Wilson rises from shadows to help anchor strong secondary

Three things Florida’s offense needs to do for a chance to upset Alabama

Win or lose the SEC, count this a good year for Gators

Spurrier to receive Contributions to Football Award

Report: A&M president says he fully supports Kevin Sumlin

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FIU doesn’t have a $1 million football coach. But it’ll be happy if Davis becomes one.

New FIU football coach Butch Davis will make $900,000 his first season at FIU, part of a massive investment in coach and staff in hopes Davis can return FIU to the bowl game days of 2010 and 2011.

Lane Kiffin, Les Miles reportedly targeted by Houston to replace Tom Herman

Indiana promotes Tom Allen to replace coach Kevin Wilson following resignation

Indiana will make a coaching change after a 6-6 season

Notre Dame recruits set to enroll early keeping faith in Brian Kelly

J.T. Barrett wins Big Ten Quarterback of the Year

College football's 'Dating Game': Meet Oregon contestants McElwain, Taggart, Schiano

USC standout, ex-NFL RB Joe McKnight, 28, shot and killed in New Orleans suburb

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Cincinnati upsets No. 19 Iowa State 55-54 (OT)

Iowa State is playing defense better than it has in years.

Gators pluck Ospreys clean

Chiozza scores 16, No. 24 Florida beats North Florida 91-60; Duke up next

Michigan State's Bridges out 2-plus weeks with ankle injury

Michigan State freshman Miles Bridges is expected to be out at least a couple of weeks with a sprained left ankle.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Former Syracuse, NY Giants player Will Allen pleads guilty in ponzi scheme case

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs face Chargers defense that has struggled late in games

As if Tony Romo hasn't been through enough, Cowboys QB trolled with Billy Joel parody

Chargers expected to exercise option for L.A. move, sources say

NBA SCORES

Three takeaways from Mavs' 97-87 loss to Hornets: Another slow start, another lost fourth-quarter opportunity

Kemba Walker’s late 3-pointers lead Charlotte Hornets past Dallas Mavericks

Report: MLB All-Star Game will no longer decide World Series home field advantage

Winners, losers of MLB's labor deal

NHL Scores

Lightning loses season-high fourth straight (w/ video)

Tiger Woods starts hot, cools down with 73 at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods came blazing out of the gate in the Bahamas but faltered late to shoot 1 over

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Small talk: Duh: College football needs a playoff system

Selig Says He Plans to Retire in 3 Years

December 1, 2016 7:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Walker Named ACC Defensive Player of the Year

Walker, from Jacksonville, Fla., returned for his senior season with a goal of reaching 15 sacks

FSU defensive end DeMarcus Walker named ACC Defensive Player of the Year

He has batted down four passes, and blocked the extra point to beat Miami.

FSU's DeMarcus Walker voted ACC defensive player of the year

Walker, who received 23 of 48 votes for the award, ended the regular season as FSU’s leader in sacks (15), tackles (64), tackles for loss (17.5), fumbles forced (3) and fumble recoveries (2).

Deondre Francois near the top of single-season passing yards list in

Francois' maturation is evident

Big Decision Ahead For Derrick Nnadi

Is Florida State's Dalvin Cook the best running in the country

Brewster to Stay at FSU?

Seminoles finish off year with a 1989-like charge

https://campusinsiders.com/news/fsus-2016-struggles-wont-dim-bright-future-11-29-2016/
FSU’s 2016 Struggles Won’t Dim Program’s Bright Future

VT continues to claim nations longest bowl streak over Florida State

ACC New Year's Six tracker: Clemson, Florida State have inside edge

Bowl Projections: FSU Trending Toward Miami

Orange Bowl berth, victory would mean nice bonus for Fisher

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher could hit several extra bonuses with Orange Bowl berth.

FSU to Orange Bowl and Miami to Russell? It all comes down to ACC title game Saturday.

FSU is visiting a DT in Georgia

FSU 1, Auburn 2 for emerging recruit

Nation's No. 1 WR confirms FSU official

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FSU BASKETBALL:

No. 8 Women's Hoops Stymies Minnesota

Minnesota Falls to No. 8 Florida State, 75-61 Kenisha Bell scored 17 points

Slaughter Named Good Works Nominee

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Five Seminoles Named To NSCAA All-Southeast Region First Team

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Bills' Ronald Darby: Still in concussion protocol

The Browns are hopeful to see improvement from Cameron Erving next year

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/redskins-reiterate-their-trust-dustin-hopkins-even-after-rough-days-kicking/2016/11/30/5f60d934-b733-11e6-b8df-600bd9d38a02_story.html?utm_term=.3a6d6fbce6fe
Redskins reiterate their trust Dustin Hopkins, even after rough days kicking

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dc-sports-bog/wp/2016/11/29/deion-sanders-to-fellow-trash-talker-josh-norman-let-your-game-talk/?utm_term=.0d243de64f2e
Deion Sanders to fellow trash-talker Josh Norman: ‘Let your game talk’

Jameis Winston studies all quarterbacks

Jameis Winston explains his letter to teammates

Jameis Winston, The Letter and the lost art of writing it down

Warren Moon: Jameis Winston a young leader, much like Wilson

Winston, young Rivers more alike than you think

Jameis Winston roundtable: Has he turned the corner in his evolution as a franchise quarterback?

Jameis Winston to Bucs fans: This game ball is for you

MLB Rumor Central: Angels checked in on Stephen Drew?

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU Linebacker Buster Davis Named American Football Coaches Association All-American

From Walk-On To Team Captain

The team that could have been

Everyone has high expectations for the 2006-07 Seminole Men's basketball team. This year, the 'Noles are hoping for an NCAA Tournament bid for the first time since 1998. In fact, future first round draft pick Al Thornton said the reason he came back to FSU for his senior season was to lead FSU to the NCAA Tournament.

Seminoles Suffer Season's First Loss 65-60 In OT At Mississippi State

In a night in which leading scorer Britany Miller fouled out with four points and two rebounds and floor leader Shante Williams played just the first half because of illness, the Florida State women's basketball team suffered its first loss of the season, 65-60 in overtime, at Mississippi State (4-1) at Humphrey Coliseum Thursday night.

Several Seminoles achieve preseason awards

Dennis Quinn named Brooks Wallace Award watch list
As Florida State's baseball team prepares for the upcoming season, one of their players has been recognized as a candidate for the Brooks Wallace Award. Junior first baseman Dennis Quinn, who is coming off an impressive sophomore season, was named to the award's watch list for 2007.

Third time's the charm for FSU

The fifth-ranked Florida State soccer team continues on their journey to its first championship in program history Friday at 6 p.m. at the SAS Soccer Complex in Cary, N.C., where they'll face undefeated and top-ranked Notre Dame.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC commissioner calls Orlando a natural fit for football championship

2011 ACC Championship win set stage for Clemson success

Deshaun Watson named finalist for Walter Camp Award

New Tech AD Stansbury expresses confidence in Paul Johnson

U of L's Jackson voted ACC Player of the Year

UM putting together strong recruiting class; Assessing defensive commitments

What are Pitt's most likely bowl destinations?

Most intriguing might be the Russell Athletic Bowl which could match the Panthers against West Virginia.

Matt Canada runs the offense Todd Graham once promised

Pitt’s offensive coordinator is so good at his job, it might have him in line for a better one before long.

Virginia Tech has perfected the art of the smooth coach transition

Virginia Tech's defense prepares for another top-shelf QB

Deshaun Watson is the latest challenge awaiting the Hokies and defensive coordinator Bud Foster.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Whose stock rose and fell during the Big Ten-ACC Challenge?

Clemson defeats Nebraska in low-scoring game

Stansbury said Pastner reminds him of Bobby Cremins

U of L's frontcourt aces Purdue test

Huell shines in first start as Canes cruise to victory

Dewann Huell, a McDonald’s All-American from Miami Norland High, had just one rebound and two points in the first half. But the Hurricanes as a team crashed the boards early and often. They had a 16-4 rebounding edge in the opening minutes and held the Scarlet Knights to just six offensive rebounds for the half.

Big second-half run helps 'Canes snap two-game skid with win over Rutgers

Everything goes wrong for UNC early in 76-67 loss at Indiana

Tar Heels coach Roy Williams was too frustrated afterward to identify one, two or even three places where his team faltered at Indiana. Instead, he said, “everything” went wrong.

After UNC's 76-67 loss at Indiana, Roy Williams yearns for better crowds at Smith Center

Syracuse's basketball situation after two losses: 'It's an urgency now'

Jim Boeheim after Syracuse basketball loss: 'They got on the boards and we didn't'

Dajuan Coleman's offense a bright spot in Syracuse basketball loss at Wisconsin

Virginia rallies from 16 down to beat Ohio State

As much as Ohio State fought Wednesday night, the Buckeyes still managed to become the 24th straight opponent to leave Charlottesville with a loss.

Perrantes answers Bennett's fiery halftime challenge

Virginia Tech rallies for road win over Michigan

The Hokies visited the Wolverines for the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

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

College football TV schedule

Navy Midshipmen win in AAC title game would 'paralyze' bowl system

CFP committee could 'paralyze' bowl system with delayed Cotton Bowl bid

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Beating ‘Bama: It’s not easy but there is a blueprint for stemming the Tide

Alabama is not unbeatable.

Despite careful scheduling, Gators gladly running end of season gauntlet

Gators have chance vs. long odds

Some positive news as injury list grows

Jarrad Davis and Martez Ivey expected to see action

Miami native Eddy Pineiro giving UF a leg up in its kicking game

Jim McElwain says he hasn't heard from the Oregon Ducks, and he isn't interested

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Quarterback Liafau's hand in Colorado's resurgence: 'This is kind of a storybook ending'

UNR's buyout for Polian release could approach $1 million

The University of Nevada, Reno could pay close to $1 million to release football coach Brian Polian from his contract one year early.

Quarterback Malik Zaire granted release from Notre Dame, limited in options

The senior lost the starting job with an injury in the second game of 2015

QB Malik Zaire grateful for Notre Dame experience, eager to find new home

SMU gives Chad Morris 3-year extension through 2023

Texas RB Foreman decides to enter NFL draft

Negotiations would make Western Michigan eligible for more big bowls if not in Cotton

Former Alabama, FSU assistant Ronnie Cottrell eyeing Class 3A state title with Mobile Christian

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Ranking aside, Florida looks to improve

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NBA SCORES

Baseball owners, players union reach new labor deal

Woods makes two eagles during Hero pro-am

Some bold predictions for the return of Tiger Woods this week

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UVa takes action on Groh contract

University of Virginia Athletics Director Craig Littlepage decided Thursday to keep the contract of football coach Al Groh as it stands, through Dec. 31, 2010.

No. 22 Gonzaga extends home win streak to 44

Derek Raivio scored 20 points and No. 22 Gonzaga beat Portland State 69-51 Thursday night, extending the nation's longest home winning streak to 44.

Kansas gives Self five-year extension

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self got a five-year contract extension Thursday that bumps up his annual compensation to more than $1.3 million.

Kobe goes for 52 points in Lakers' rout

November 30, 2016 7:27 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher TV Show: Florida

Francois Voted ACC Rookie of the Year

FSU QB Deondre Francois named ACC Rookie of the Year

Fisher analyzes domination vs. UF

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was pleased with his team's physicality over Florida. The coach, during his weekly television show, noted that FSU beat up the rival

FSU keeping Jimbo is the program’s most important news since hiring Jimbo

Did FSU’s Jimbo Fisher tip his hand about an early-season Dalvin Cook injury?

Brewster hints at future with FSU?

Assistant Tim Brewster hints at loyalty to FSU amid Texas rumors.

FSU TE coach Tim Brewster tweets that he’s ‘absolutely #Noleblooded

Top 3 Reasons Dalvin Cook Should Stay For 2017

Inside the Florida State numbers: Defensive turnaround

DeMarcus Walker stamps name as one of the best to play at FSU

Florida State passes Louisville in Playoff Committee rankings

Rudolph finishing on high note

Travis Rudolph has a TD reception in each of his last four games, including one that swung the momentum in FSU's win over Florida.

Latest rankings put Florida State in line for New Year's six bowl game

Differing opinions on FSU's bowl in ESPN's latest projections

Differing opinions in ESPN's latest bowl projections on where Florida State ends up.

After 63-20, committee can't justify Florida State jumping Louisville for Orange Bowl

Fighting for a New Year's Six: The Case for FSU and Louisville

FoxSports.com picks LSU-FSU matchup for Citrus Bowl

Once again, FSU ranks the near top in high school recruiting

FSU checks in on committed offensive lineman

FSU checked in on an offensive line pledge on Monday evenin

In Loving Memory

Florida State Plays Host to Nation's 20th-Ranked Offensive Tackle, Navaughn Donaldson

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FSU BASKETBALL:

No. 8 Women's Hoops Travels to Minnesota

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

36-year-old Anquan Boldin continues to be Detroit Lions' top red-zone threat

Kelvin Benjamin explains why he threw helmet during tantrum

Nigel Bradham Sued over Alleged Fight That Led to Felony Battery Charges

Bills Injuries: Ronald Darby and Percy Harvin uncertain for Oakland

Raiders still in “wait and see” but Jack Del Rio expects Mario Edwards Jr back this season

Bears' Eddie Goldman: Removed from injury report

Jay Gruden believes Dustin Hopkins made his first field goal attempt

Dustin Hopkins Looks To Bounce Back From Cowboys Game

Tre' Jackson won't play for Patriots in 2016

DEION SANDERS NAMES 1994 49ERS AS BEST TEAM HE EVER PLAYED ON

Jameis Winston -- not Prescott or Mariota -- is the best young quarterback in the NFL

Jameis Winston knows he takes some unnecessary hits

Russell Wilson and Jameis Winston are better quarterbacks because of baseball

Jameis Winston on PFT Live: 'Hard work has paid off'

How Jameis Winston and the Bucs attacked the Seahawks defense

Angels have had talks with Stephen Drew

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Trip to northern California brings memories for Bowden

Coach Bobby Bowden hasn't been to northern California with Florida State, but next month's trip to San Francisco for the Emerald Bowl
won't put him in foreign territory.

Mental errors hound 'Noles

Jason Rich failed to convert in transition and skidded a bounce pass out of bounds. Toney Douglas had a pair of turnovers and lofted up an
air ball on a leaner in the paint. Al Thornton had two turnovers of his own.

UW men's basketball: Quality team effort dismantles Seminoles

J.D. Drew Signs

Looks like it?s official. J.D. Drew has signed with the Red Sox for 4 years and 56 million, with a fifth year option, likely to be finalized
soon.

Tamulis 79th at LPGA Q-School

Naples? Kris Tamulis rebounded from a 40 to shoot a 34 and is tied for 79th after the first round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament in
Daytona Beach on Wednesday.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Woman charged with first-degree murder in FSU professor's death

Katherine Magbanua indicted by grand jury

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Reform, relegation could raise championship stakes

ACC Week 13 bowl projections: Florida State jumps into Orange Bowl

Clemson moves up in College Football Playoff rankings

Clemson moved up to No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings after beating South Carolina 56-7 on Saturday.

Clemson star QB Deshaun Watson brushes off criticism, focuses on leading Tigers

UM putting together strong recruiting class; Assessing defensive commitments

Local offensive lineman flips commitment from Minnesota to Miami

Dino Babers' first year at Syracuse football helm produced its share of roars, shrugs

Even with 61-point finish, Syracuse football scored less than last year (by the numbers)

Syracuse football WR Kenterius Womack says he is transferring

Virginia Tech’s Fuente named ACC coach of the year

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Undermanned Blue Devils handle Michigan State 78-69

Duke's Krzyzewski lauds team's toughness as they beat Michigan State 78-69

Roles reverse, but Duke retains upper hand on Michigan State – DeCock

The irony was not lost on Tom Izzo. He could only shake his head that his team built around four talented freshmen was utterly undone Tuesday by a six-man Duke rotation that had only one freshman and all the poise Izzo is accustomed to being able to rely upon.

Penn State beats Georgia Tech 67-60

U of L-Purdue: Storylines, how to watch

UNC’s subtle shift in offensive philosophy paying dividends

Tar Heels coach Roy Williams still employs the same inside-out philosophy he always has but with a new wrinkle this season: at times he’d prefer it if UNC’s post players left the lane to create more space.

Five things with Roy Williams as he approaches his 1,000th game

Defensive lapses, rebounding costly in NC State’s 88-74 loss at Illinois

Illinois handed the NC State Wolfpack its eighth straight road loss in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge 88-74 on Tuesday night.

NC State needs a fix for defensive problems

The Wolfpack gave up 56 points to Illinois in the second half of a road loss on Tuesday.

Bonzie Colson, Notre Dame men's basketball clip Iowa

No stars, no problem for Notre Dame men's basketball?

Pitt topples Maryland in ACC-Big Ten challenge, 73-59

Pitt senior Jamel Artis scored 22 points and had a team-high three assists to lead his team to its biggest win of the young season.

SU offense goes missing in 2nd half in loss to Wisconsin

Best, worst from Orange's loss to Wisconsin in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Perrantes aims to build off strong tourney performance

Recurring problems hinder Wake's Collins, Crawford

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

College football TV schedule

College Football Playoff Rankings

Michigan falls out of CFP top 4 after loss to OSU
12. Florida State

Ohio State, FSU and Auburn among winners in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Could Michigan backdoor into the College Football Playoff? 3 playoff observations

Ohio State vs. Penn State: Why the latest College Football Playoff rankings were good news for Buckeyes

CFP rankings: Unbeaten mid major's snub cries out for expanded playoff

Stewart Mandel’s college football bowl projections for all 40 games

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Hurts gives Alabama another way to attack opponents

Alabama star Jonathan Allen leads potent defense ready to hound Florida

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Report: Former Auburn coach Terry Bowden paid players in his time at Auburn

Gators look to increase playmakers' workload

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U-H regents chair rips Big 12 after Herman hire

Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire will request release, pursue graduate transfer

Four-star LB Pete Werner drops Notre Dame commitment

Mark Helfrich fired by Oregon Ducks after four seasons

Helfrich out as Oregon coach after stunning slide

Mark Helfrich's tenure with Oregon Ducks: A look through the highs and lows

Mark Helfrich's firing sends chilling message

Oregon Ducks players react to Helfrich firing

Deommodore Lenoir, Ducks' top-rated pledge, decommits

Chad Morris still a Mustang; some details of upcoming contract extension that will keep him on Hilltop

From 1-3 start to 9-3 finish, USC poses an interesting question for selection committee

Wisconsin's Chryst named Big Ten coach of the year

On the day he was introduced as the 30th head coach in the history of the Wisconsin football program, Paul Chryst was asked whether returning to his alma mater represented his dream job.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAAM Basketball Scoreboard

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Manziel broke bar employee's nose, lawsuit alleges

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins revoke season tickets from fans involved in upper-deck melee

NBA Scoreboard

Dirk out at least two more games for Achilles

Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki will be out for games against San Antonio and Charlotte while recovering from a right Achilles tendon injury.

Rick Carlisle's work with Justin Anderson and Dwight Powell is starting to produce results for Mavs

Doc Rivers loses it over call, has to be held back

Lightning loses third straight, getting routed by Blue Jackets

As golf course designer, Jack Nicklaus speeding up, not slowing down

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Tech's Calvin Johnson is ACC player of year

Miami to face Nevada in MPC Bowl

Larry Coker's difficult and final year at Miami will end on the blue turf of Boise.

Schiano is the one Canes hope to hire

ACC bests Big Ten again

UF's Brewer likely will miss Sunday's game against FSU

Florida's basketball team has some health issues to deal with as it tries to rest up for Sunday's game at Florida State. Corey Brewer is
definitely out with mononucleosis.

November 29, 2016 7:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

'As Good As It Gets': Noles' Stars Shine In Win Over Gators

Noles Place Four on Media’s All-ACC First Team

Dalvin Cook leads four Seminoles on all-ACC first team

Seven Florida State players named to All-ACC teams

If this was the end, Dalvin Cook went out in style

FSU’s Dalvin Cook wins Sunshine State Award once more

Should FSU's Dalvin Cook be on my Heisman Trophy ballot?

The Florida State offensive line saved its best for last

Florida State's top performer against Florida not on offense

Walker earns lifetime of trash talk

DeMarcus Walker's name will go down as one of FSU's best pass rushers as well as a player who never lost to Florida or Miami.

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Will Texas poach one of FSU's top recruiters?

Florida-FSU game, '60 Minutes': Tops for week

Bonasorte's service and love for FSU remembered

Bowden, Fisher share heartfelt tales of Monk Bonasorte during memorial service

Florida State selling state championship T-shirts

FSU five-star LB target delays announcement

FSU back in the mix for 5-star DE after decommitment

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Isaac, Bacon Instrumental in 75-67 Win Over Minnesota

Florida State rolls to foul riddled win over Minnesota

FSU scores win over Minnesota in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Leonard Hamilton's young Seminoles (6-1) continue to be a work in progress and trending in the right direction despite a sloppy finish after a 75-67 victory against Minnesota (6-1) on Monday night in front of an announced crowd of 5,993.

FSU basketball downs Minnesota 75-67

FSU beats Minnesota to record its first win in ACC/Big Ten challenge since 2007.

FSU Ends ACC/Big Ten Challenge Skid with Win Over Gophers

FSU hands Minnesota basketball their first loss of the season

In the pre-season ACC Coaches Round Table on ESPN, Leonard Hamilton was the one coach who didn't toe the party line.

Second-half run lifts FSU over Gophers, 75-67

The Seminoles shot just 34.6 percent from the field in the first half and trailed 33-31 at halftime.

Gophers frontcourt production lacking in first loss of the season

Rapid Reaction: Gophers Dumped by Florida State 75-67

Watch: FSU guard Trent Forrest goes no-look for the assist

Box score

Sharing Is Caring

Florida State is learning to value the ball

FSU lands four-star center Ikechukwu Obiagu

Florida State has landed a commitment from Greenforest Mccalep Christian Academy four-star center Ikechukwu Obiagu.

Florida State lands commitment from Ikechukwu Obiagu

Florida State adds four-star center

FSU basketball lands elite big man

FSU basketball lands their big man

Ikey Obiagu commits to Florida State

Four-star Ike Obiagu brings elite shot blocking to Florida State

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Academy Sports + Outdoors Noles In The NFL: Week 12

Raiders still expect Mario Edwards Jr. to return this season

Second-year defensive end remains on IR with a hip injury suffered in exhibition opener

Giants defender has surprising praise for Browns' Cam Erving

Jaguars' Rashad Greene: Questionable to return

What makes Winston the NFL's best young QB

Denver Nuggets: Should Malik Beasley Get More Time?

MLB Free Agency: Stephen Drew Drawing Interest as Everyday Player

Shane Robinson signing with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is questionable

Brooks Koepka: Brooks Koepka swinging well ahead of Hero WC

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

UCLA TO FACE FLORIDA STATE IN EMERALD BOWL V; STORIED PROGRAMS WILL MEET FOR FIRST TIME

Seminoles Fall To No. 12 Wisconsin

No. 12 Wisconsin beat Florida State 81-66 on Tuesday night in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. The Badgers (6-1) took advantage in a physical game. Florida State (4-2) turned the ball over 21 times.

Blunders get in Seminoles' way

The new-look Florida State men's basketball team didn't look much better in front of a nationwide cable TV audience.

Sox, Drew close

The Red Sox are nearing the completion of a deal with J.D. Drew that would pay the free agent outfielder $14 million a year for a total package of around $70 million if he stays with Boston

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Eight schools represented on final selections of 2016 season

ACSMA ANNOUNCES 2016 ALL-ACC FOOTBALL TEAMS

Clemson leads with 15 selections, including nine on first team. Florida State's Dalvin Cook and Clemson's Ben Boulware were the top vote-getters on offense and defense, respectively.

Heisman hopeful Deshaun Watson peaking at right time

Clemson’s Wayne Gallman nearing goal of another 1,000-yard season

Junior lineman George Bento visits Tech

A November to forget for Cards

Actually, U of L could still make Orange Bowl

By the numbers: Miami Hurricanes improved in nearly every stat in 2016

Hurricanes football fans might be able to drive to this year’s bowl game

Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente thrives in a legend's shadow, reaches ACC title game

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

North Carolina’s Berry, Georgia Tech’s Okogie earn recognition

College hoops conference rankings: ACC is best, then Big 12, Big East

With November tournaments over, chances for quality wins decrease substantially

Duke has limited roster heading into matchup against Michigan State

Three things to know about Michigan State at No. 5 Duke

Foward CJ Walker receives 2019 offer from Tech

Curtis Haywood II receives home visit from Tech

NC State’s Mark Gottfried better than fine after difficult offseason

Seven months after cardiac ablation surgery, N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried is better than fine a month into his sixth season at N.C. State. A difficult 2015-16 season is behind him, so is an even more difficult offseason that included a health scare, a divorce and an overhaul of his coaching staff and roster.

Three things to know about NC State at Illinois

Pitt's first true road game of season is a tough one

Panthers take on unbeaten Maryland (7-0) as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Cavaliers using committee approach to fill post void

Wake Forest stumbles in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Wake Forest put up quite a fight, but in the end Northwestern held off the Deacons for a 65-58 victory Monday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 14

12. Florida State

College Football Playoff scenarios: Seven teams alive; Alabama, Ohio State are locks

Major shakeup in top 25 of NCAA 1-128 Re-Rank after eventful Week 13

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Why the SEC Championship still matters for Alabama

Alabama dynasty good for college football

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Florida was simply overmatched against FSU

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/florida-gators-football-despite-drubbing-by-florida-state-future-looks-bright
Despite drubbing by Florida State, future looks bright

Inconsistency on Offense Continues to Hamper Gators

Florida has overcome worse odds against Alabama

Gators' Jim McElwain will be judged by success against FSU

McElwain says Florida program headed in right direction

Jim McElwain: This is probably Alabama's best all-around team under Saban

Jim McElwain: Watching Bama on film makes you 'violently ill'

UF Notebook: Gators' injury list resembling pretty good team

Gators huge underdogs in SEC title game

How can Gators’ crack Crimson Tide defense?

The University of Florida scored six offensive points against Florida State, three against Arkansas and 13 against Vanderbilt — one touchdown and five field goals.

Florida has overcome worse odds against Alabama

There is no way Florida will beat Alabama on Saturday. Zero, zip, zilch, nada or juewang, which is Chinese for hopeless.

Early planning helped spur UK upset of U of L

Remembering Ole Miss football 2016, the season that never was

Florida DB Damarri Mathis decommits from Gamecocks

November nosedive: How things went wrong for Texas A&M

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Filling the toughest coaching role in America this season, Jim Grobe did a thankless job with grace

National analyst: Why Les Miles is the perfect coach to fix 'systemic' issues at Baylor

Colorado suspends 2 ahead of Pac-12 title game

The Monday After: Houston's opening should attract Power Five coaches

Big Ten reprimands Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh for criticizing officials, fines school

Harbaugh could learn from his players on how to handle loss

Notre Dame's quest for accountability must start with the coach in the mirror

Sorry Penn State and fans, no playoff for you

The Nittany Lions have an understandable beef if they win the Big Ten Conference championship Saturday night against Wisconsin.

Now what? Four big questions for Tom Herman's first week as Texas coach

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - Week 4 (Nov. 28)

Others receiving votes: Florida State 5

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Gators return to top 25 in men's basketball for first time since 2014

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

40 things we learned in Week 12 of the 2016 NFL season

Dolphins now facing their toughest opponent -- December

NBA SCORES

NHL SCORES

Panthers fired Gerard Gallant because of inconsistent play and philosophical divide

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UM takes closer look at Shannon

Familiarity with program a positive
Hurricanes defensive coordinator Randy Shannon will receive serious consideration for the vacant head coaching position, according to UM sources.

Davis outlines plan of attack for Heels

With new deal, Davis can join $2 million club

Cutcliffe interested in N.C. State job

Assistant has rejuvenated Vols' offense.

Wake Forest's Jim Grobe is the Unanimous Pick for ACC Coach of the Year

Leavitt says no interest in leaving USF

Jim Leavitt's name keeps getting dropped as a potential candidate for high-profile openings at Miami and Alabama, but USF's football coach said Tuesday that he has no plans to leave the program he's built over the past decade.

November 28, 2016 7:00 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Game Awards: FSU 31, Florida 13

FSU moves up in the AP Poll

Florida State moves up in latest Coaches Poll

Florida State celebrates another state championship

FSU finishes season with chance for New Year's six bowl bid

Orange Bowl-bound? FSU's bowl outlook brightens

Coupled with a Kentucky win over Louisville, FSU could be headed to the Orange Bowl.

Three things we learned in FSU's 31-13 win over Florida

FSU's pass rush, offensive line and future in focus after win over Florida.

FSU’s Dalvin Cook deflects NFL questions after junior season finale

Freddie Stevenson Puts Up Explosive TD Run

Johnson Wins Second Jacobs Blocking Trophy

Florida State left tackle Roderick Johnson wins Jacobs Blocking Trophy

FSU DE Walker reaches season sack goal

DeMarcus Walker led another dominating defensive performance for Florida State over Florida

FSU’s DeMarcus Walker trolls Marco Rubio, Gators, Hurricanes

DeMarcus Walker has a message for Senator Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio probably doesn't have much to say back.

DE Walker cements legacy as an all-time FSU standout

Florida State safety Derwin James hints at bowl game return

Florida State pass rush: From worst to first

Just three years ago, the Florida State pass rush was one of the worst in the country. The Seminoles finished the 2014 season with just 17 sacks.

Lessons learned on defense from Florida State's win over Florida

Sights from Florida State’s huge rivalry victory over Florida

LSU courtship didn't faze Fisher's love for FSU, players

Success brings questions about coach Jimbo Fisher's future

Monk Bonasorte’s spirit lifts family and friends

Dunlaps make significant gift to Florida State

Florida State got a significant gift for the Champions Club.

Florida State-Florida: Recruit Photo Gallery

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Basketball Plays Host To Minnesota In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Preview: FSU Looks to End Skid in ACC/Big Ten Challenge vs. Minnesota

Gophers basketball-Florida State game preview

Gophers center Reggie Lynch's status uncertain for Florida State game

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Bills' CB Ronald Darby gets concussion making a tackle

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden Will Call Bowl Game

Florida State offensive coordinator Jeff Bowden doesn't have to turn in his playbook quite yet after all.

Buster Davis On ACC First Team

Allen not sold on Florida State

Orchard Lake (Mich.) St. Mary’s cornerback Dionte Allen committed to Florida State very early in the recruiting process.

FSU's Harvin earns ACC rookie honor

Alysha Harvin of Florida State was named Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week.

Lady Noles are 6-0

COUNTDOWN TO THE CUP: FSU Soccer Preparing For Third College Cup Appearance

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Globally acclaimed composer Roee Ben Sira to teach at FSU

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Boston College’s defense stepped up and saved Addazio’s season

Clemson players talk plenty of smack after dominant win over USC

Clemson starters get rest after all in blowout of USC

Clemson, Deshaun Watson rolling entering ACC title game

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is sneaking back in the Heisman conversation after leading the Tigers to impressive wins the past two weeks.

Here are all the ways Clemson disrespected South Carolina on Saturday

Blue Devils’ bowl streak ends in 4-8 season

Injuries to Thomas Sirk and other veteran players derailed Duke’s chances for a good season and another bowl bid. Quarterback Daniel Jones was impressive in his redshirt freshman season.

5 hidden plays that helped win the game for Georgia Tech

Post-UK loss, what are U of L's bowl options?

Jackson loses grip, but not Heisman

Miami Hurricanes RB Joe Yearby intends to enter NFL draft

Recruiting: Mark Richt after DBs, WRs and OLs … and everywhere else

Tar Heels fail to achieve goals in 8-4 regular season

UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky had one of the best seasons in school history, but the offense took a step back – and the defense never quite got over the hump, either.

Wolfpack had many ups, downs in 6-6 regular season

NC State got good performances from Matt Dayes and Bradley Chubb, but medicore kicking and red-zone issues doomed the Pack to a 6-6 regular-season finish.

Pitt breaks into Associated Press poll with No. 24 ranking

It marks the first time the Panthers (8-4, 5-3 ACC) have been ranked this season.

Narduzzi certainly was pleased with Pitt's offensive performance vs. Syracuse

But the Panthers coach, a defensive mind by trade, was “sick” after giving up 61 points in the victory against the Orange.

SU stock watch: Who's rising, falling after loss in finale

5 most important concerns after UVa football's season-ending loss at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech back in football poll at No. 19

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' win against Virginia

Clemson's coach tried to hire Justin Fuente, now must try to beat him

Once again, offensive woes leave Wake Forest wanting

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Look for ACC to have edge in this week's Challenge with Big Ten

Meeting The Challenge

Conference superiority on the line in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Duke's Grayson Allen suffers toe injury, status against Michigan State unclear

The Blue Devils' injuries continue to mount

Keys to Georgia Tech’s win over Tulane

What We Learned from U of L's Bahamas trip

Florida basketball beats Miami for third place at Disney

Notebook: Steve Vasturia a consistent hoops captain for Notre Dame

Syracuse basketball players get 'a wake-up call' in loss to South Carolina

Zach LeDay leads Hokies' 2nd-half charge to beat Nebraska men's basketball

Wake Forest has challenge at Northwestern

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 14

College football winners, losers in Week 13: Give thanks for an absurd rivalry weekend

10 things we learned this college football weekend

FIVE MOST MISERABLE

1. Michigan

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Four surprises seen at the end of Alabama's regular season

Will John Franklin III return to Auburn in 2017?

Facing top-ranked Alabama in SEC champion game will help Florida Gators push FSU loss behind

UF had no answer for FSU. Now it has to face Alabama.

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Report card: Florida’s offense falters again vs. FSU

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/what-jim-mcelwain-said-after-floridas-loss-at-florida-state
What Jim McElwain said after Florida’s loss at Florida State

Jim McElwain explains why Luke Del Rio was dressed vs FSU

Del Rio-Tide SEC title game clash not likely

UF DT Joey Ivie 'heartbroken' after FSU

UK, Stoops just getting started

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Nevada, coach Polian part ways after 4 seasons

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expects to return but is reportedly exploring options

Kelly says he will not leave South Bend of his own volition

Brian Kelly issues statement denying reports he is exploring options beyond Notre Dame

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly used his mulligan; on the clock for 2017 already

Analysis: How image, trust and the Big Ten factor into a possible revival at Notre Dame

Bowl projections: Ohio State will make the playoff if the committee does its job

The Buckeyes have already done what is necessary to advance to the College Football Playoff

Mark Helfrich is still coach of the Ducks _ for now

Yes, Oregon Ducks football fans: Even the greatest dynasties have bad years

San Jose St. fires coach Caragher after 4-8 year

Tom Herman introduced as Texas coach: Charlie Strong's a 'heck of a man,' coach - but it's time for change

Tom Herman introduced as Texas football coach: 'We will win championships'

Herman starts at Texas after two successful years as Houston's coach

New Texas coach Tom Herman's to-do list to return Longhorns to 'national power'

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Pac-12, Big East teams headline 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament

Defending national champion Villanova headlines a loaded Battle 4 Atlantis field next season

Gonzaga sets 3-point record in beating Iowa State; 6-0 suggests good seed in March

Bulldogs have started 6-0 three previous times under Mark Few, each time leading to huge year

College basketball rankings: Surging South Carolina moves into Top 25 (and 1)

The Gamecocks are 6-0 after beating Syracuse on Saturday

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scores

Defense makes goal-line stand to lift Dolphins past 49ers 31-24

It wasn’t easy. But then again, it never is for the Miami Dolphins. They almost blew a 17-point fourth quarter lead against one of the worst teams in football, but the defense made the stops it needed.

49ers defense put game in Tannehill’s hands and he delivered

Scoreless after 1st quarter? Bucs had been 0-44

Bucs-Seahawks report card: A crowded honor roll

Bucs-Seahawks: By-the-numbers look at Bucs' 14-5

Jaguars drop sixth straight, 28-21 at Buffalo

The Jaguars have a six-game losing streak for the fifth time in franchise history.

Four NFL teams now clinging to their playoff lives

40 things we learned in NFL's Week 12

NBA SCORES

Why Mark Cuban thinks 'one little run could change everything' as he ignores cries for Mavericks to tank

NHL SCORES

Jon Cooper: Blown assignments, not effort, cause of Lightning's loss to Bruins

Florida Panthers fire coach Gerard Gallant, GM Tom Rowe takes over

The Florida Panthers fired coach Gerard Gallant following Sunday’s 3-2 loss at the Carolina Hurricanes. General manager Tom Rowe will take over behind the bench.

Why Panthers' firing of coach is curious move

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

USF's Leavitt emerges as UM candidate

Davis gets seven-year contract at UNC

Hillsborough Co. standouts pondering Tide commitments

The oral commitments of Plant quarterback Robert Marve and Middleton defensive back Sherod Murdock to Alabama became iffy propositions
Monday morning when they got the news coach Mike Shula had been fired.

November 27, 2016 8:55 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Sunshine Slam: Noles Make It Four Straight Over Gators

Postgame Extra

A banner day for Florida State

FSU routs Florida 31-13, continues dominance in series

Seminoles make it another Sunshine State sweep with fourth victory in a row over Gators

Dalvin Cook, FSU roll past Florida Gators

Cook, FSU run over Florida

FSU's Cook continues his domination of rival Florida

FSU star Dalvin Cook breaks another rushing record during win over UF

Cook breaks record in Florida State's 31-13 win over Gators

Dalvin Cook is FSU’s all-time rushing touchdown leader

One more time: Dalvin Cook leads FSU past Florida in rivalry

FSU Notebook: Goal line stand, kicking woes, and defensive domination

Florida State-Florida: Highlights and lowlights

DeMarcus Walker: 'I can talk crap the rest of my life' after perfect record against Florida Gators, Miami Hurricanes

Seminoles overwhelm Gators...

Seminoles swarm Gators' offense

FSU easily dominates Gators’ floundering offense

After loss to FSU, Gators' Jim McElwain will be judged by success against Jimbo Fisher

Punchless Gators struggle against Seminoles

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/recap-offensive-woes-resurface-in-floridas-31-13-loss-at-fsu
Offensive woes resurface in Florida’s 31-13 loss at FSU

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/jim-mcelwain-defensive-and-frustrated-after-floridas-loss-to-fsu
Jim McElwain defensive and frustrated after Florida's loss to FSU

Timely mistakes cost Florida in loss to FSU

Florida’s McElwain gambles early, with mixed results

Florida secondary stands out in loss to Seminoles

UF must break FSU's hold...

Notebook: UF injury list grows

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/gators-starting-de-jordan-sherit-injures-leg-against-fsu
Gators starting DE Jordan Sherit injures leg against FSU

Dooley grades: Anemic offense...

Andreu's answers: Not much went right

FSU fans should celebrate win over UF, keeping Jimbo Fisher

Jimbo Fisher: 'I always wanted to be at Florida State'

Things you may have missed from Florida State-Florida

Photo gallery: Florida State Seminoles vs. Florida Gators

Miami turf finally laid to rest in FSU's Sod Cemetery

Coaching moves elsewhere could affect FSU, Florida

FSU football’s Champions Club gets large donation, new name

A recent addition to honor the Dunlaps.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Women's Hoops Wins Paradise Jam

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Roberto Aguayo Still Has A Lot To Prove

Meet Bobby Hart, the Giants' ever-improving, always-hustling right tackle

QB Jameis Winston elevating Tampa Bay, but here comes Seattle

Mental coach for Jameis Winston and Russell Wilson shares what makes them tick

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU has to wait for invitation

The Emerald Bowl can't formally announce Florida State for the Dec. 27 game in San Francisco until the BCS releases Virginia Tech as a potential at-large team later this week. But the invitation has, in theory, been extended.

FSU Needs Offensive Makeover

Chris Rix, please accept my apology. It wasn't all your fault, was it? Many Florida State fans blame Rix for the program's fall from grace, saying when he arrived from California, the program went South.

Eagles deactivtate Bunkley after missing flight

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Referee Ron Cherry gets hit on accident and would have to leave the game

Boston College squeaks past Wake Forest 17-14

Boston College stripped what little shine remained to Wake Forest’s most lustrous season in five seasons by beating the Deacons 17-14 Saturday at BB&T Field.

Deshaun Watson dominates in potential Death Valley sendoff

In rout of the Gamecocks, Clemson QB Deshaun Jackson threw his 100th career TD, topped 4,000 total yards on the season again and made it all look easy.

Watson throws 6 TD passes, leads No. 4 Clemson to 56-7 win

Gamecocks have no answer for Clemson’s Mike Williams

Clemson starters get rest after all in blowout of USC

Duke closes season with 40-21 loss at Miami

A season that included highlights with victories over Notre Dame and North Carolina, but too many lowlights, came to a disappointing end for Duke on Saturday in a 40-21 loss at Miami.

Jackets win stunner, 28-27

Austin’s interception key to Tech’s comeback over Georgia

Georgia Tech 28, Georgia 27: Behind the numbers

Cats pull off dramatic upset of No. 11 Cards

Brad Kaaya becomes Miami Hurricanes' career passing leader

Kaaya, Njoku may have played final home game

NC State's Mark Gottfried talks about the Wolfpack's victory

Syracuse football-Pitt combine for highest-scoring game in FBS history (all the records that fell)

Pitt cruises by Syracuse for 76-61 win

What was already the most statistically prolific offensive season in program history became that much more decorated Saturday

Syracuse football's core defenders still confident in Tampa 2 after allowing 76 points to Pitt

Best and worst from Syracuse football loss at Pittsburgh

Virginia routed by rival Virginia Tech in finale

Bronco Mendenhall’s first Commonwealth Cup will go down as an embarrassing 52-10 loss, but also a 60-minute Saturday where one rarely knew who was behind center.

UVa unsuccessfully tries rotating 3 quarterbacks against Virginia Tech

UVa's Bronco Mendenhall gets emotional reflecting on 1st losing season as head coach

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Matt Ryan shoots Notre Dame past Chicago State

Syracuse basketball can't solve South Carolina in 1st loss of season

John Gillon, Frank Howard 'thrown off' by South Carolina's unorthodox defense

UVa men's basketball weathers Providence's late run to stay unbeaten

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

College football TV schedule

College football's Week 13 winners and losers

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The biggest threat to No. 1 Alabama is obvious

'Bigger than life': LSU erases tag, hires Orgeron

No offense to Ed Orgeron, but Joe Alleva, LSU got this hiring wrong

Bowl worthy: Vanderbilt upsets No. 24 Tennessee, 45-34

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Worth leads Navy to 75-31 win over SMU

Special teams gaffes punctuate USC romp over Notre Dame

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly used his mulligan; on the clock for 2017 already

Notre Dame's Kelly says he'll 'absolutely' be back next year

Source: Kelly's reps explore ND coach's options

Was loss to USC QB DeShone Kizer's last game in a Notre Dame uniform?

OSU holds off Michigan in a double-OT classic, 30-27

Curtis Samuel's overtime fireworks were exciting, but Ohio State's defense beat Michigan

'Bitter' Harbaugh lashes out at refs after loss

Harbaugh ref rant was a little refreshing -- and a lot whiny

Oregon coach Mark Helfrich expected to be fired

Penn State punches ticket to Big Ten title game with win over Michigan State

Penn State beat Michigan State and will play Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis.

USF beats UCF to reach 10 wins for first time

Question now is, can USF hold on to Taggart?

Sources confirm Texas to hire Tom Herman just hours after firing Charlie Strong

When considering Charlie Strong's entire time at UT, firing was predictable

Charlie Strong was the right man for Texas, just not the right coach; so what's Tom Herman?

Longhorn players react to Charlie Strong's firing

What's next for Charlie Strong and the Texas Longhorns?

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Five matchups that will define NFL Week 12

Seahawks-Bucs: Five things to watch in Sunday's game

Five years in, Jaguars owner Shad Khan sees more wins for his ‘hidden gem’

NBA SCORES

What to look for when Mavericks host Pelicans? A win, maybe? And enjoy the AD show

Lightning: Tampa Bay counting on another 'stinker' bounce-back

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Hurricanes coaching job leaves much to be desired

Some experts say poor facilities, salaries could keep football coach candidates away from UM.

Nutt is not interested in UM

Davis set to begin his next rebuilding project

New UNC coach brings a winning personality to a school that is all-too familiar with losing.

Amato fired after 7 seasons with Wolfpack

Report: Alabama fires coach Mike Shula

Koetter cut loose

Dirk Koetter couldn't be of good cheer at the head table of the Arizona State football banquet on Sunday night if it was to be his last meal as head coach.

Michigan State close to hiring Dantonio

November 26, 2016 9:34 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Report: Jimbo Fisher turned down $1.5 Million raise from LSU

Fisher rejecting LSU speaks volumes about FSU job

For FSU, 'sounds like he's staying' are the only words that matter

In this state, FSU's Fisher already has it made

Top 5 Positives of Jimbo Fisher Staying at FSU

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/qb-deondre-francois-emergence-makes-fsu-offense-doubly-difficult-to-defend
QB Deondre Francois’ emergence makes Florida State offense doubly difficult to defend

FSU's Dalvin Cook has little left to achieve

Dalvin Cook is a 'headache'; players, coaches, RB fill in the blanks

Can Dalvin Cook find space and other questions about FSU-Florida

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UP NEXT:

First and 10: No. 14 Florida State vs. No. 15 Florida

Excitement surrounds FSU-UF showdown

Despite Gators’ shortcomings, it’s still the FSU-Florida rivalry

FSU-UF a rivalry full of special moments

Florida-Florida State rivalry defined by quarterbacks

Beating Florida Would Salvage Disappointing 2016

Gators are close to turning the tide in the FSU rivalry

UF’s No. 1 goal: End losing streak to Florida State

Will Florida score more than 2 points against FSU this time?

The Gators’ offensive struggles continue, but at least they have an excellent defense.

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/jordan-scarlett-decision-florida-florida-state-mcelwain
Jordan Scarlett's decision to choose Florida over FSU paying off big for he and Gators

Florida Gators guard Tyler Jordan on the Seminoles: 'We don't like them'

(The feeling is mutual.)

Florida State-Florida: Just the facts

Florida at Florida State preview

FSU-Florida: Five Things to Watch

Expert Q&A: How the Seminoles stack up

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/watch-bud-lights-game-day-build-up-of-florida-vs-florida-state
Watch: Bud Light’s Game Day Build Up of Florida vs Florida State

At least four NFL teams expected at FSU-UF

Despite post-season looming, Gators and Seminoles likely to remain regular-season finale

Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher and his counterpart at the University of Florida, Jim McElwain, aren’t clamoring for their rivalry game to be moved to another part of the season.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Bacon Scores 17, Isaac Adds 15 in 72-61 Win

Florida State pulls away from Illinois in NIT Tip-Off Tournament

Depth helps No. 25 Florida State past Illinois

FSU basketball gets back on track with a win over Illinois

FSU Handles Illinois for Third Place Finish in NIT Season Tip-Off

Observations from Florida State basketball's win over Illinois

Romero's 25 Helps No. 10 FSU Defeat No. 25 Gonzaga

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

San Francisco Giants: Let’s Be Thankful for Buster Posey

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Florida State Drops Home Contest to No. 4 Florida, 21-14

Chris Leak threw for 283 yards and two touchdowns, Percy Harvin ran for a score and the fourth-ranked Gators beat Florida State 21-14 on Saturday to stay in the national title hunt.

21-14 win feels more like loss

This is what's wrong with the way college football crowns its national champions.

FSU basketball takes down Illinois at NIT Season Tip-Off

Florida State heads for Emerald Bowl.

6-6 and heading to Emerald Bowl? Who'da thunk.

Seminoles try to get excited about Emerald Bowl

Hart will discuss with Bobby whether to let Jeff stay on staff for bowl game

FSU seeks more punch

Four-guard lineup struggles without big man in middle Hamilton may alter foul strategy following loss at Pitt

Wimbley worth his draft pick

Colorado beats Idaho on back-to-back nights

Colorado's Von Wafer scored 15 of his game-high 31 points in the third quarter in rout to the win.

JD Drew: Deal with BoSox in Reach

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Florida State rises in National Jurist’s list of best value law schools

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Capsules

Watson looks to fulfill promise

Five story lines for USC vs. Clemson

What to watch in the 114th football meeting between the Gamecocks and Tigers:

6 things to know before Georgia Tech-Georgia

U of L's Heisman hopeful you hardly know

Miami Hurricanes aiming in home finale for something that hasn’t been done since 2002

Hurricanes hope to cap late-season surge with win, upper-tier bowl bid

UNC left hurt, without answers, after 28-21 loss to NC State

The Tar Heels’ senior class had been hoping for a celebration on Friday – but early mistakes contributed to a 21-0 deficit that proved too large to overcome, and UNC’s seniors lost in their final home game.

Syracuse football vs. Pittsburgh: 6 things to watch for

Commonwealth Cup not much of a rivalry at this point

Cavaliers' inability to beat Hokies mirrors program's overall struggles

Virginia at Virginia Tech: Keys to victory

After Iowa scored first, Virginia men's basketball ran away for 33-point win

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ACC BASKETBALL:
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Sneed’s 16 lifts K-State over Boston College

Baylor edges U of L for Battle 4 Atlantis title

Iowa State powers past Miami during Advocare semifinals

Matt Farrell's rise at Notre Dame no surprise to his high school coach

Panthers make a meal of the Eagles, 76-63

Pitt's basketball team dined on turkey on Thanksgiving; the following night, with tryptophan out of their system, they feasted on Eagles.

Syracuse basketball vs. South Carolina: 10 Things to Watch For

Can Syracuse's basketball team keep up its torrid shooting, scoring pace?

Virginia rolls past Iowa in Emerald Coast Classic

After Iowa scored first, Virginia men's basketball ran away for 33-point win

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

College football TV schedule

NCAAF Scoreboard

With bowls, conference titles at stake, it's bonus season for coaches

Seven lamest college football rivalry trophies

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SEC Capsules

No such thing as meaningless Iron Bowl

Source: Orgeron clear-cut 'backup plan' for LSU

Tigers say USC's Bentley is no 'typical' freshman

Gamecocks stingy in red zone

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Mahomes 6 TD passes in Texas Tech finale, 54-35 over Baylor

Baylor admits execution was lacking, but team encouraged by effort, accountability

Herman: Reports of him taking another job 'false'

Michigan vs. Ohio State 2016 preview: Everything you need to know for The Game

Ted Ginn Jr.: 2006 OSU-Michigan game much bigger than Saturday's clash

Notebook: Notre Dame's Brian Kelly altering his post-USC schedule

Frogs reach bowl eligibility, display impressive run attack | 5 takeaways from TCU's win over Texas

After blowing his final chance at Texas, Charlie Strong expected to be fired as soon as Saturday

Charlie Strong tells players he looks forward 'to coming back;' expects to meet with top brass at Texas on Saturday

Foreman joins Ricky on Texas' 2,000-yard list

Western Michigan emerges as Group of 5 favorite on record-setting night

WMU's Davis sets career FBS receiving record

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAAM Basketball Scoreboard

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NBA Scoreboard

After another 'embarrassing' loss, the Mavericks have a 'cornucopia' of problems that need fixing

NHL Scores

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Coker's firing was the right call

'Negative ground swell' was not going to go away soon

Schiano: No plans to leave Rutgers

Bunting exits a winner as Heels nip Duke

The Butch Davis era begins Monday, but this was John Bunting's last hurrah. North Carolina beat Duke 45-44 at Wallace Wade Stadium, blocking two extra points and getting two kick-return touchdowns.

November 25, 2016 9:51 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU’s freshman QB performing beyond Fisher’s expectations

No. 13 Florida focused on slowing down FSU's Dalvin Cook

FSU's Cook Looks to Continue Success Against Gators' Stout Run Defense

FSU's Dalvin Cook, Rod Johnson to weigh NFL decisions after season

The FSU offense can Cook up touchdowns inside the red zone with the best of them

Are FSU receivers up to the challenge?

Murray is FSU's most efficient receiver

FSU WR Nyqwan Murray making the most of his opportunities.

Florida State starting left guard Kareem Are out for Florida

Jimbo Fisher-to-LSU reports now include FSU's coach being offered the job

Report: LSU moving on from Jimbo Fisher

https://campusinsiders.com/news/report-jimbo-fisher-staying-at-fsu-turns-down-lsu-11-24-2016/
Report: Jimbo Fisher Staying At FSU, Turns Down LSU

Report: Jimbo Fisher to stay at Florida State

Jimbo’s decision could have ripple effects

Derrick Brooks answers the question every FSU fan wants to know

Derrick Brooks talks about the possibility of coaching at FSU, his top 3 Thanksgiving side dishes and a score prediction for UF-FSU.

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UP NEXT:

Florida Gators vs Florida State Seminoles: A Florida Tradition

Florida Gators riding emotional high before facing Florida State

Gators seek first win over FSU since 2012

Out of state players take time grasping UF, FSU rivarly

Breakin It Down: Florida vs FSU

Keys To Victory Against Florida Gators

Advanced stats preview: Can Florida score on Florida State?

Metric match: FSU holds edge at QB over UF

FSU QB Deondre Francois has edge over Florida's Austin Appleby.

UF quarterback Austin Appleby living the dream with the Gators

Gators' receivers ask to block for surging UF tailback Jordan Scarlett

Gator teammates look up to Sherit

5 Florida-Florida State games that Gators fans can be thankful for

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminoles Fall to Temple in NIT

Florida State blows 18-point lead in loss to Temple

Temple rallies in 2nd half to defeat FSU basketball

After playing what was probably their best first half of the season, the ‘Noles looked like they were going to cruise in the 2nd half.

FSU hoops suffers first loss of the season

The Owls would close the game out on a 47-26 run.

Huge Comeback Lifts Men's Basketball to 89-86 Upset of No. 25 Florida State

For the 10th season in a row, Temple men's basketball has defeated a nationally ranked team

Owls earn upset victory on Thanksgiving

Temple overcame an 18-point deficit to defeat No. 25 Florida State University 89-86 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Temple upsets Florida State

What looked like a holiday blowout turned into a true character check for the Temple men's basketball team.

Turnover leads to wild Temple comeback over No. 25 FSU

Rose Has 26 Points, Temple Beats No. 25 Florida State 89-86

Baseline Breakdown: Florida State suffers first loss of season to Temple

Florida State found itself on the losing end for the first time this season.

Seminoles Face Illinois In NIT Season Tip-Off Friday At 12:30

Dwayne Bacon quietly becoming a must-see talent

Women's Hoops Dominates Winthrop

Romero scores 17 as No. 10 Florida State routs Winthrop

Leticia Romero is finally feeling like her old self, and No. 10 Florida State can finally show what it's capable of on the court.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Mind clear, Bucs' Roberto Aguayo rights his kicking wrongs

Xavier Rhodes Wins NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Karlos Williams suspended 10 games; 2nd ban this season

What was the upside of signing Karlos Williams?

Bucs' Jameis Winston credits Russell Wilson for teaching him the ropes

Meeting Russell Wilson helped spark Jameis Winston's progress

Bucs-Seahawks: How Russell Wilson influenced Jameis Winston

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Week 13 ACC football power poll

3. Florida State, 8-3/5-3 (3).

BC misery continues at Wake Forest

Boston College on verge of bowl game, just 1 year after winless ACC season

Clemson seniors look to tie records, beat USC again

A win would be Clemson’s 46th victory in four years

5-game losing streak to USC still provides motivation for Clemson

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney reminds upperclassmen of what it was like to have South Carolina win five straight over the Tigers.

Duke looking to rebound in regular-season football finale

The Blue Devils have another physical challenge on the road at Miami.

Memories of UM’s eight-lateral miracle against Duke stand test of time

A year after a eight-lateral kickoff return led to UM’s upset of Duke, Corn Elder, the chief Houdini on the play, and Robert Wright, the coach who called it, recall how it transpired.

`Canes defense much improved under Manny Diaz

Miami Hurricanes salute to seniors: WR Stacy Coley

Time running out for UNC’s Ryan Switzer to tie, break punt return record

Memories fuel NC State’s return to Chapel Hill

The Wolfpack tries to recapture the good vibes from its last trip to Kenan Stadium, a 35-7 win in 2014

Pitt secondary eager to improve on recent rebound

Last Saturday, the unit held Duke to 243 passing yards on 46 passing attempts.

Syracuse football quarterback Eric Dungey doubtful to play at Pitt (injury report)

There will be better days for Dino Babers, Syracuse football after 'challenging' year

Blacksburg has not been kind to Cavaliers

Hokies' receivers will provide big test for Cavaliers' secondary

Which Tech-UVa games over the years have been the most important?

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Rashad Muhammad kicked off UM basketball team

Tar Heels already look like a finished -- and fearsome -- product

Williams not making Final Four reservations just yet

Panthers still trying to master new defensive setup under Stallings

Pitt’s struggles in the man-to-man system have forced it to turn to a 3-2 zone at times.

Cavaliers sharing the wealth on offense

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

College football TV schedule

Friday college football games with biggest impact

College football predictions: Will there be enough bowl-eligible teams?

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SEC Power Poll

3. Florida (8-2)

8 reasons Alabama beats Auburn in the Iron Bowl

8 reasons Auburn beats Alabama in the Iron Bowl

Derrius Guice's record night blasts Tigers past Texas A&M in high-scoring finale

'Keep Coach O': Off a rousing win, LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron's fate is uncertain heading into meeting Friday with Joe Alleva

LSU, Houston coach Tom Herman close to deal, sources say

Tom Herman mania starts early for LSU; here's how the next few days could play out after Coach O's big win

5 takeaways from Texas A&M's loss to LSU: What this means for Kevin Sumlin

Texas A&M was primed for its best year since Kevin Sumlin's debut season -- what went wrong?

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Kansas State tries to give coach Bill Snyder win No. 200

P.J. Fleck, a coach with both oars in the water, has unbeaten Western Michigan rowing in right direction

Ohio State vs. Michigan 2016: Wolverines best visiting team at Ohio Stadium in a decade

Urban Meyer vs. Jim Harbaugh: No Woody and Bo, they love the rivalry, and that's enough

Five candidates not named Tom Herman who could potentially replace Charlie Strong at Texas

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Top 25 Capsules

Bracketology: Villanova becomes No. 1 overall

10. Florida St

Allen leads Gators past Pirates

'Tired' MSU can't handle Baylor, loses 73-58 5h

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo apologizes to team for tough schedule

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Wisconsin officials sued by woman in Bo Ryan affair

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scoreboard

Dolphins' league-best third-down defense has been key to winning streak

The simple truth -- and incredible numbers -- behind Cowboys' rise to top of the NFL

Why Cowboys are headed toward perfect fairy-tale ending

Lions follow same script, pull another miracle

Why Lions' key interception play was not reviewed

Roethlisberger finally delivers in a big way as offense breaks slump against Colts

Ben Roethlisberger had a 146 passer rating Thursday as the offense turned in a resurgent performance.

Brown-Roethlisberger duo closing in on Bradshaw-Swann

Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown have connected for 47 touchdown passes in their seven seasons together.

Who has been the NFL's most disappointing team?

Former NFL coach Sam Wyche was headed for hospice, but found a miracle

Sam Wyche was a few days from dying.

NBA SCORES

Sticking point that could imperil MLB labor peace

NHL Scores

November 24, 2016 8:35 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

D-Line Making Life Miserable for Opposing Quarterbacks

Florida State QB Deondre Francois' maturation has led to improvement

First starts vs. UF: Francois looks to continue recent success

Sean Maguire and Jameis Winston won their first starts vs. FSU. Deondre Francois could add his name to the list on Saturday.

Sunshine State Award: Surprise! FSU's Dalvin Cook wins it again

Cook beginning to field questions about NFL future

FSU RB Dalvin Cook has "no thoughts" on whether Saturday could be last game at Doak.

The difference is Dalvin: Gators must stop the Seminoles’ Cook from dominating the game

ACC vs. SEC could be deciding factor for Jimbo Fisher between FSU, LSU

History Says Jimbo Fisher Isn't Leaving FSU

Jimbo Fisher to FSU fans amid LSU rumors: 'Just be patient'

Top 3 Reasons FSU Football is Better Job Than LSU Football

Celebration of life for Bonasorte to be held Monday

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UP NEXT:

Battle in the trenches pivotal for UF-FSU showdown

Matchup: Florida State offensive line vs. Florida defensive line

Match-up: Florida State defensive line vs Florida offensive line

Florida vs. FSU: Can the Gators’ improving offense help stage another upset?

Two excellent running backs, a gelling line, and a strong-armed quarterback are all reasons for hope.

No love lost between Florida Gators and FSU

(No!!!! Really?)

Chomping at Bits: Is the gap between Florida and Florida State closing?

Both teams are 18-6 in their last 24 games.

Gators have a chance at making playoff

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Florida OL Martez Ivey Likely Out For FSU Game

Veterans help Gators' young defenders shine under pressure

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The Rivalry: Florida’s most hated FSU players

Top 5 Reasons Rivalry With Florida in 1990s Was Best Ever

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Florida players say Gators' rivalry with Florida State is the most important

Booster Lots Open At Noon Saturday For UF Game

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Jim McElwain, Jimbo Fisher have already had a handful of recruiting battles

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Road Test Awaits For FSU Men

Florida State basketball set for NIT Tip-Off Tournament

FSU Wraps Up NIT Season Tip-Off with Two in Brooklyn

No. 25 FSU basketball faces off with Temple in Brooklyn

FSU, Hamilton Learning to Manage Deep Roster

No. 10/9 Women's Hoops Ready for Paradise Jam

FSU women’s basketball away from home until Decembe

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Lovemore Carries on South African Tradition

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Bucs' Aguayo named NFC Special Teams Player of Week

Devonta Freeman: 'I'm A Competitor'

Lions must avoid Vikings' safety Xavier Rhodes

Jameis Winston, Mike Evans can rewrite Bucs' season records

Jameis Winston adheres to Russell Wilson’s fitness regime

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles resigned to playing spoiler

Florida State tailback Lorenzo Booker knows what surrounds the annual FSU-Florida matchup. Even growing up in California -- thousands of miles from this rivalry -- Booker can recite the history of the meetings that impacted the national championship picture.

Bobby wants Jeff to stay for bowl

Jeff Bowden's days as the Florida State's offensive coordinator won't necessarily end on Saturday against Florida.

Sun setting on tailbacks' roller-coaster careers

Perhaps top back in nation 5 years ago, Booker never did become the man at FSU.

Burston has been a rock on 'D' for 'Noles

Darrell Burston hasn't made a lot of noise in his final season at Florida State. That's not necessarily a bad thing.

Florida State football misses Jim Gladden. And the former FSU

defensive-ends coach who retired after the 2001 season will be quick to note that it's mutual.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

When Clemson players learned importance of South Carolina rivalry

Why Frank Howard wanted to end Big Thursday

In a letter to a fan, the late Clemson coach writes about why he wanted to kill Big Thursday, the annual Gamecocks-Tigers game that was always played in Columbia until 1959.

Tommy Bowden’s Tigers stole USC signals, but USC QB stole theirs

Richt and Diaz figure two more recruiting classes can make UM into a top contender

Individual talent not equaling team success for UVa

A fan favorite, Virginia Tech running back Sam Rogers will keep working to the bitter end

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Duke starts slow but wakes up to beat William & Mary 88-67

Coach K discusses win over William & Mary and the challenges it presented

Duke's 2017 class rising with latest five-star commit: Three things to know

The Blue Devils' recruiting class is now ranked sixth nationally and should get better

Louisville edges ODU in Battle 4 Atlantis

UNC wins fourth Maui Invitational championship with 71-56 victory against Wisconsin

After a sluggish first half, the Tar Heels took control with a strong 15-2 lead early in the second. The last two times UNC has won the Maui Invitational, it has won the national championship.

UNC celebrates Maui title but Roy Williams isn’t making Final Four reservations

The Tar Heels won their three games in the Maui Invitational by an average of 30 points, and dominated in a variety of ways -- but Roy Williams isn’t ready to anoint his team just yet.

Best, worst from SU's win over South Carolina State

After 4 easy home wins, Syracuse basketball looks ahead to some marquee games

Casual Deacons Hold Off Scrappy Chanticleers

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

College football TV schedule

Five college football games to watch in Week 13

Bowl projections: Shuffle after top 4

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Five reasons to watch the Iron Bowl despite Alabama's pure dominance in 2016

The Tide may be heavy favorites, but there's still plenty of intrigue in the rivalry game against Auburn

Auburn DC Kevin Steele nominated for 2016 Broyles Award

LSU's Leonard Fournette may have played his last game in college, out vs. Texas A&M

An ankle injury that has dogged Fournette all season will cost him another game

Former tutor claims she took exams for Missouri athletes

Can Bentley do for the Gamecocks what Watson did for the Tigers?

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Expect USC to blow out Notre Dame

The 'Shoe will be shaking during the Ohio State-Michigan game - and seismographs will measure how much

5 Ohio State plays that Michigan would never run

5 Ohio State plays that Michigan would never run

San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey on pace to set rushing record

Where did the Charlie Strong experiment go wrong at Texas?

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

No holiday Blues: Thornwell, Gamecocks whip No. 25 Michigan

South Carolina knocks off No. 25 Michigan behind 21 points from Sindarius Thornwell

Underperforming Texas Longhorns get swept in Brooklyn: 3 takeaways
They won't be ranked come Monday
Underperforming Texas Longhorns get swept in Brooklyn: 3 takeaways
They won't be ranked come Monday

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

An Illinois judge will decide who will play in the state title game after a botched call

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins OT Laremy Tunsil at practice, “50-50” to play Sunday

Seahawks-Bucs: Will Russell Wilson feast on Bucs secondary?

Jaguars Notebook: Bortles ‘good to go’ after injuring shoulder

NFL Week 12 picks: Who wins Thanksgiving showdowns?

NBA SCORES

Dirk's return was a bright spot in an overall rough outing as Mavs fall to Clippers

Udonis Haslem says lack of respect led to confrontation with fan

Ralph Branca, Dodgers great who gave up 'The Shot Heard 'Round the World,' dies at 90

NHL SCORES

Lightning to replace fan's phone punched by J.T. Brown

Sports Turkey of the Year: Sorting through candidates and picking a winner

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Miami stuns Boston College

Coker, 'Canes snap 4-game losing streak
Embattled coach Larry Coker awaits his fate and gets 'Canes eligible for a bowl game.

National humiliation

Romo lifts Cowboys over Bucs 38-10
Dallas' rookie quarterback, Tony Romo, threw five touchdown passes. Tampa Bay's Bruce Gradkowski just looked like a rookie.

November 23, 2016 7:27 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Cook, Johnson and Burns Grab ACC Weekly Honors

A Perfect Eight? Football Seniors Aim For Sweep Of UF, UM

'A Season With FSU Football' turns to Fisher's biggest opponent

Jimbo Fisher talks Florida game, recruiting amid LSU speculation

Are LSU, Florida State set to battle over Jimbo Fisher?

Why would FSU coach Jimbo Fisher take a lesser job at LSU?

If Fisher does leave, would FSU consider Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt?

Top 5 Reasons Why Jimbo Fisher Stays At FSU

Too proud to beg: If Fisher wants to go, let him go

'Arrogant' LSU 'delusional' to think Jimbo Fisher would leave FSU for Baton Rouge

Quarterback play has sparked recent Florida State success against Florida

FSU's Deondre Francois, UF's Jordan Scarlett could have landed at rival schools

Why Dalvin Cook Is The Best Back in FSU History

Where Does Cook Rank All-Time Among FSU Offensive Players?

Defensive strides shouldn't be dismissed

Defensive turnaround must be factored into equation when evaluating FSU's season.

Inside the Helmet: FSU defensive back Marcus Lewis

Kirk Herbstreit impressed with 'resilient' Florida State team

How long can Florida State sustain unprecedented success vs. rivals

Florida State gets good news on the injury front

FSU's Trey Marshall, AJ Westbrook return to practice

Florida State No. 14 in the Playoff Committee rankings

Jimbo Fisher TV Show: Syracuse

Top Plays: Syracuse

FSU Football: Draft Stock Report

Florida State-Florida: Top-5 recruiting battles over the last four years

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UP NEXT:

Florida State-Florida: By the numbers

Changes to the FSU depth chart for UF: OL alterations, a new role for Keith Gavin

Florida down eight starters against Florida State

UF vs FSU 2016 preview: 5 Gators to watch against the Seminoles

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After limiting LSU’s rushing attack, Florida faces new challenge against FSU

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5 key things for Florida: All goals still in play for Gators heading into FSU

Florida’s offense, FSU’s defense face challenges in rivalry game

Florida vs. Florida State: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

A First Look at Florida

In FSU game, UF coach McElwain sees opportunity for consistency

Appleby making most of his opportunity

McCoy, offensive line raising their game

Dogged backup center T.J. McCoy energizes Gators much-maligned O-line

Chomping at Bits: Florida safety Nick Washington out against Florida State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Men's Basketball Faces No. 25 Florida State on Thanksgiving in NIT Season Tip-Off

Temple gearing up for high-flying Seminoles

Florida State-Temple basketball preview

FSU Women’s Basketball Week In Review: November 16th-22nd

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FSU BASEBALL:

FSU Releases 2017 Baseball Schedule

Baseball Visits Children at TMH

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Noles in the NFL: Week 11

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey can't hide tears on sideline: 'I'm tired of losing'

Rhodes closed: Minnesota Vikings CB fast becoming 1 of NFL's best

Bigger workloads for Redskins' Thompson, Kelley easier said than done

NFL execs take Mariota over Winston

NFL executives say they'd take Marcus Mariota over Jameis Winston.

Tale of the tape: Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota

Jameis Winston showed he’s on his way to being a top NFL QB — but he’s not there yet

His inaccurate passes when the conditions seem ideal are what’s holding him back

Prime-time? NFL could move Dak Prescott vs. Jameis Winston game to Sunday Night Football in December

San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey is Staying at Catcher

Shane Robinson re-signs minor league deal with Angels

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Underdog Seminoles will try to play spoiler

Injuries may force Florida State to use true freshmen in the backfield against a Florida defense that allows just 71.8 yards rushing per game.

Warren hopes FSU uses TEs a lot

Brandon Warren doesn't need any motivation for Saturday's game. But just for good measure, he watched the replay of the 1996 FSU-Florida showdown between the nation's top two teams before Wednesday's practice.

Cassell possibly injures shoulder in loss

Drew's options running out?

FSU launches Seminole history class after NCAA mascot challenge

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Beating Gamecocks secured Swinney's future

Clemson hopes to rattle Jake Bentley but says doing so will be tough

Tigers coach Dabo Swinney has watched South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley play since eighth grade and says he does not play like a freshman.

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney previews the Tigers' upcoming game against South Carolina

Georgia Tech vs. Georgia: By the numbers

Tech players can’t forget Georgia’s flag

Mark Richt had ‘no idea’ how good Miami Hurricanes’ defense would be

Thankful for their families, teammates and new coaches, UM seniors reflect on season

Hurricane seniors have gone through a lot since they arrived at Miami, but they all seem grateful for the opportunity.

UM’s Richt bullish on future of defense; Canes notes

UNC seniors not interested in losing to Duke, NC State in the same season

N.C. State's Finley impressed by UNC's Trubisky

Pitt RB Conner focused on finale, not his post-Panthers future

Why would the star running back return for another season? “Probably some more records,” he joked Tuesday.

Syracuse football tight end Kendall Moore awarded medical redshirt

Mendenhall expects rivalry game with Hokies to go without major incidents

Virginia's Mizzell finds plenty to play for in final week with Cavs

There are several reachable rushing milestones to shoot for on Saturday. And the UVa running back has one last shot at beating Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech seniors prepare for last game at Lane Stadium

No shortage of incentives for Wake Forest against BC

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ACC BASKETBALL:

EAGLES PULL AWAY FOR THIRD-STRAIGHT WIN

Robinson scores game-high 24 points

Lammers, Jackson lead Tech past Sam Houston State

Battle 4 Atlantis brings memories back for UofL

Notes | Pitino, Cards focused on ODU in Bahamas

UNC, intense in 107-75 victory against Oklahoma State, shedding questions of toughness

For years Tar Heels coach Roy Williams had tried to coax the energy and effort out of his players, but their performance on Tuesday against Oklahoma State will help to continue to change UNC’s reputation.

Notre Dame comeback wins Legends Classic

Pitt defeats Yale, 75-70

Mike Young and Jamel Artis continued their prolific tag-team scoring effort, pouring in a combined 44 points.

Syracuse's top 5 toughest non-conference games

Boeheim talks recruiting after loss of Quade Green: 'There's no disasters that have happened'

Virginia dominates Grambling, moves to 4-0

Guy making early impact for Cavaliers

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

College football TV schedule

College Football Playoff rankings: Calm before storm

Judging the College Football Playoff Rankings: Florida, Houston are underrated

It's time to start talking about two Big Ten teams in the playoff

10 college football rivalries to be thankful for

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Gus Malzahn has something to prove against Jeremy Pruitt

Muschamp quickly learned importance of Clemson game

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LOOK: Tom Herman may want TVs turned off for his next radio show in Houston

There was an awkward scene at Tom Herman's radio show

NCAA piles on Notre Dame for academic violations

NCAA orders Notre Dame to vacate wins from 2012, 2013 over academic misconduct

Does NCAA's ruling on Notre Dame violations fall on Brian Kelly?

Brian Kelly brings shame to Notre Dame

How much does Notre Dame like Brian Kelly?

Why Notre Dame says NCAA should not vacate wins

Looking beyond the splash of the NCAA's sanctioning of Notre Dame

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAAM Basketball Scoreboard

The can't-miss guide to all the holiday college hoops

Fort Wayne shocks No. 5 Hoosiers in overtime

Fort Wayne's win over Indiana the first miracle of the season

Reaction to IU's historic loss to Fort Wayne

Morehead St. suspends coach amid complaints

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

2 women settle with Baylor over alleged gang rape

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Skip Bayless wants to end feud with Troy Aikman

NBA Scoreboard

Mavs have to be seeing post-Dirk transition won't be as seamless as Spurs' post-Duncan era

NHL Scores

Las Vegas NHL franchise unveils team name, logo

How the Vegas Golden Knights were named

NHL starts 'John Scott Rule' for All-Star vote

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Agent denies Saban to Alabama rumor

Meyer Ready To Face 'School Out West'

Gators have excelled in rivalry games under Meyer

Romo, Owens to give weary Bucs challenge

The Tampa bay Buccaneers face upcoming star Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys.

Woods captures record 7th title in Grand Slam

Woods proving unbeatable at Grand Slams
There are winning streaks in sports that may never be broken: the Boston Celtics' 10 straight NBA titles, Lance Armstrong's seven consecutive Tour De France wins and John Wooden's UCLA winning seven straight national championships.

November 22, 2016 7:09 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher Press Conference Highlights: UF

Five Takeaways From Jimbo Fisher's Florida Press Conference

Three FSU players named ACC players of the week

Dalvin Cook Named Finalist for Doak Walker Award

FSU’s Dalvin Cook among Doak Walker Award finalists

https://www.seccountry.com/florida/jim-mcelwain-calls-fsus-dalvin-cook-the-most-explosive-player-in-college-football
Jim McElwain calls FSU’s Dalvin Cook the ‘most explosive player in all of college football’

FSU's Freddie Stevenson accepts Senior Bowl invite

FSU's Jimbo Fisher dealing with LSU coaching rumors during Florida week

Jimbo Fisher the leading candidate for LSU

LSU reportedly planning ‘aggressive’ push to hire Jimbo Fisher

LSU’s AD under the gun to hire big Fish-er

FSU President Thrasher says Fisher “happy” and “wants to stay”

Kirk Herbstreit: Jimbo Fisher the most logical name for LSU

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher's agent upping price

FSU plans to honor Monk Bonasorte during Florida game

WATCH: All 8 sacks FSU had against Syracuse

Bobby Bowden just keeps ticking along

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UP NEXT:

No. 15 FSU looking for 4th straight win over No. 13 Florida

FSU's seniors can make school history with win over Florida

Seminoles go after unprecedented in-state streak against Gators

FSU a tier ahead of UF in metrics

FSU ahead of UF in metric models, but behind Gators in human polls.

The Florida State offense faces a tough task against Florida

FSU football facing uphill field-position battle against Florida

Could special teams decide UF at Florida State?

Gators' surprising LSU win has them believing playoffs are possible

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Injury Update: Davis, Washington likely out against FSU with ankle injuries

With another starter out injured, another young Gator must step up

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Highlights from Jim McElwain’s comments Monday on epic win at LSU and looking ahead to FSU

McElwain has Gators believing

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Florida vs. FSU Prediction, Game Preview

Top 5 Victories Over Florida All-Time

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Isaac Named ACC Rookie Of The Week; Seminoles Nationally Ranked

Florida State basketball moves into the AP Top-25

FSU Hoops Ranked for First Time in Over Four Years
The Seminoles are No. 25 in the AP Top-25 rankings this week after four blowouts, two against NCAA tournament teams from last season, to open the season.

DWAYNE BACON'S TOP 3 DUNKS FOR FSU VS. DETROIT MERCY

Inside the box score: FSU 100, Detroit 71

Florida State women's basketball cracks AP top 10

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Men's Tennis Schedule

Florida State Seminoles unveil their spring schedule, with some interesting matches on the board ·

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Academy Sports + Outdoors Noles In The NFL: Week 11

Bucs’ Roberto Aguayo finally living up to his draft expectations

Bills' Ronald Darby: Quick exit from doghouse

Bobby Hart, Giant O-line take out trash and Pernell McPhee

Christian Ponder is the only option the 49ers have left

WATCH: Xavier Rhodes picks off Carson Palmer, takes it 100 yards to the house

Palmer didn't see Rhodes sitting in coverage and paid for his mistake

Jameis Winston thanks Chiefs fans who 'really made me feel at home'

Jameis Winston finding unique ways to inspire resurgent Buccaneers

Heartfelt letter to teammates guides Jameis Winston's inspired effort

Jameis Winston cements his status as complete quarterback

Brooks Koepka holds off Yuta Ikeda for victory in Japan

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU-FLORIDA: FSU must be diligent against Florida's stingy defense

The way Mario Henderson sees it, the Atlantic Coast Conference has prepared Florida State's offense for what it's up against Saturday when Florida comes to town.

FSU?s Lee goes mum on not starting

If quarterback Xavier Lee is frustrated that he'll begin the Florida State-Florida game on the bench, he's not showing it.

The buzz: Booker sixth among FSU's all-time rushers

Rolle, Harvin: FSU-UF rivals

Rolle And Harvin Aren?t Friendly

Basketball Talent Continues To Find Tallahassee As Trio Signs National

Leonard Hamilton, the head men's basketball coach at Florida State, has received signed National Letters of Intent from center Solomon Alabi and forwards Jordan DeMercy and Julian Vaughn who will become Seminole basketball players beginning in the 2007-08 season.

FSU's Dennis Guinn Named To Brooks Wallace Award Watch List

Seminole junior first baseman is coming off a breakout season for FSU in 2006

FSU AND CLEMSON BATTLE FOR A COLLEGE CUP TRIP FRIDAY AT 7:00

Seminoles will try to advance to the College Cup for the second straight year.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Two FSU MagLab researchers earn prestigious honor

FSU physics department named in top 5

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK FOR WEEK 12

One year after winless ACC season, Boston College on verge of bowl game

Watson wants back-to-back-to-back wins against USC

Watson says future decision 'up in the air'

Paul Johnson pokes fun at talk of Georgia’s talent shortage

Cardinals no longer flying toward CFP berth

Still much at stake for U of L

Mark Richt credits strong bond of UM players and tough love and respect for rebound

UM coach Mark Richt said Monday that the Hurricanes reciprocated their loyalty after going through a very difficult stretch.

Miami Hurricanes football: Ahmmon Richards runs this deadly route to perfection

Pitt football notebook: Narduzzi hopes coordinator Canada sticks around for a while

“I know the business we’re in,” Narduzzi said of the outside attention his offensive coordinator might attract.

Dino Babers says this has been his most challenging year as a head coach

Syracuse football quarterback Austin Wilson will not return for 5th season

Brawl marred the last coaching matchup between Mendenhall and Fuente

Fuente, Hokies not taking the space between them and UVa into account during rivalry week

Hokies running back Marshawn Williams out for the year again with knee injury

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Pitt’s Young, Florida State’s Isaac earn recognition

Olive Branch, Miss. point guard receives 2021 offer from Tech

Sandtown Middle point guard receives offer from Tech

Sophomore shooting guard Majok Deng receives offer from Tech

Cards ready for rapid-fire Battle 4 Atlantis

UNC responds to Roy Williams’ challenge in 104-61 victory against Chaminade

After a short but ugly stretch of turnovers in the first half, the Tar Heels pulled away against the Silverswords, a Division II team that had been hoping for some magic.

NC State uses defense to stymie Saint Joseph’s 73-63

After a sluggish start NC State’s defense helps the Wolfpack go on a 22-4 run late in the first half to take control in the 73-63 win over Saint Joseph’s in the Paradise Jam tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Productive, poised Notre Dame men's hoops holds off Colorado

Finding a third scoring option would enhance Pitt's already potent offense.

Some others often not doing what they are supposed to do in light of Michael Young-Jamel Artis offensive fireworks.

Syracuse lands 6-11 center Bourama Sidibe

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Boston College details field house plans

Clemson AD Radakovich extended through 2022

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

College football TV schedule

An illustrated guide to college football's Rivalry Week

An illustrated guide to college football's Rivalry Week

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SEC Coach of the Year race will be as fractured as ever

Will Muschamp tried to recruit Deshaun Watson to Florida

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Why Saturday's game against USC still matters for Notre Dame

Charlie Strong: 'This group of guys will win a national championship'

Texas allegedly considered Art Briles when hiring Charlie Strong – where would it be now with that move?

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - Week 3

UK takes No. 1 spot in USA TODAY coaches poll

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Bucknell upsets Vanderbilt 75-72, Thomas scored 17

Slow starts doomed Bucknell to two double-digit losses earlier in the season.

Gators take care of Belmont in Tampa

Georgetown is a mystery, for the second straight season

A home loss to Arkansas State, but a win over No. 13 Oregon?

Northwestern handles No. 22 Texas

Northwestern came into the Legends Classic off a last-second loss to Butler.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Baylor associate athletic director arrested for alleged assault of a journalist

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman charged with hit-and-run for freeway crash

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Tannehill shutting up nearly five years of noise around him

Lack of plays at ‘critical’ times continue to doom Jaguars

NBA SCORES

Mavs have to be seeing that transition post-Dirk won't be so seamless for them as Duncan-less Spurs

Heat to retire Shaq’s number during halftime of Lakers game

NHL Scores

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Ticket sales low for ACC

Local ticket sales for the Dec. 2 Atlantic Coast Conference
championship football game at Alltel Stadium are lagging so much that Gator Bowl Association president Rick Catlett said it's possible the league might not renew an option to bring the game back to Jacksonville for 2008 and 2009.

Shula's future with Alabama still in question

University of Alabama trustees are waiting for recommendations from Alabama president Robert Witt and Athletics Director Mal Moore on coach Mike Shula's future with the Crimson Tide.

November 21, 2016 7:16 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Game Awards: Florida State 45, Syracuse 14

2-4-7: Florida State 45, Syracuse 14

Best Photos From ‘Noles Win Over Syracuse

Best and Worst Bowl Scenarios For Seminoles in 2016

https://accsports.com/acc-news/acc-rumors/will-deondre-francois-rookie-success-make-long-term-answer-fsu/
Will Deondre Francois' rookie success make him the long-term answer for FSU?

Dalvin Cook Stands Alone

FSU leads the country with 41 sacks

Why Florida State can blame the Florida Gators if Jimbo Fisher leaves for LSU

With sights on Jimbo Fisher, LSU formulates plan for potential quick hire next weekend

Florida State endures emotional weekend ahead of Florida showdown

FSU's Monk Bonasorte passes away after brain cancer battle

Former Florida State record-setting All-American dies after battle with cancer

Bonasorte was also a long-time athletics administrator with the Seminoles

FSU’s Monk Bonasorte was at peace with with his life

Monk Bonasorte through the years

Bowden, others talk about Bonasorte

A Message from FSU VP and Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox

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UP NEXT:

Florida jumps up to No. 13, FSU comes in at No. 15 in AP poll

Florida vs. FSU: Gators-Seminoles set for 8 p.m. kickoff on ABC

FSU opens as sizable favorite over UF

FSU vs. Florida Game Preview and Prediction

Gators heading down the stretch with ‘us-against-the-world’ mentality

Upset win part of building process

McElwain's youngsters playing significant roles...

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Bacon, Isaac Lead Five in Double Figures

Seminoles don’t let up versus Titans

Strong inside play helps Florida State top Detroit-Mercy

Florida State crosses century mark for second straight game

2nd half run fuels rout for FSU basketball

Dwayne Bacon's Top 3 Dunks For FSU vs. Detroit Mercy

Boxscore

LOOK: Florida State entices fans into game by giving away free bacon ·

No. 12 Women's Hoops Takes Down JMU

Brown sets career mark in FSU's win over JMU

FSU women cruise past James Madison

The Seminoles start strong and maintain a healthy margin against a tough JMU squad.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Carlson Wins Platform on Final Day

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Roberto Aguayo perfect on a rough day for kickers around the league

Roberto Aguayo hasn’t missed in 13 attempts

Lions' Anquan Boldin: Most-targeted Lions wideout

Raiders’ kicker Sebastian Janikowski buys in to Del Rio’s `process’

Not a big win over Denver or the playing in the altitude of Mexico City will alter Raiders approach

Video: Jalen Ramsey in tears on sideline after Jaguars lose fifth straight

Bucs' Jameis Winston's authors one of NFL's biggest upsets this season

Jameis Winston dedicates game in tribute to FSU's Bonasorte

Bucs QB Jameis Winston admits Chiefs' chop chant fired him up

https://calltothepen.com/2016/11/20/san-francisco-giants-buster-posey-potential-transition-third-base/
San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey Potential Transition to Third Base

Koepka wins Dunlop Phoenix in Japan by 1

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Weatherford to start for 'Noles

Bobby Bowden didn't give Xavier Lee a real vote of confidence following his two-touchdown effort against Western Michigan. The next morning, Bowden said Lee would probably start at quarterback.

Former FSU women's basketball player Brooke Wyckoff to have jersey retired

One More Game

Florida State soccer is one win away from their second straight College Cup appearance.

Florida State's Susan Kuijken Earns All-American Honors at NCAA Championship

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

State of the University Series: Two Years with President Thrasher

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson opens week as huge favorite over Gamecocks

Loss to Pitt could be blessing in disguise for Clemson

Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware believes the Tigers were too complacent and too lackadaisical prior to the loss to the Panthers.

5 things to know about Georgia Tech’s win over Virginia

Cards open as heavy favorite over Cats

Five things we learned from Miami Hurricanes’ 27-13 win at N.C. State

OPINION: Time to throw Dave Doeren to the wolves

Pittsburgh football favored by more than three touchdowns over Syracuse in final game

After Clemson upset, Pitt looks just as impressive in win vs. Duke

Pitt channeled the positive momentum from its upset win against Clemson in a victory Saturday against Duke

Syracuse football has decent chance of making bowl game if it can upset Pittsburgh

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' win at Notre Dame

ACC Coastal standings: Virginia Tech’s in the best shape by far, thanks to tiebreakers

Wake Forest coach: Boston College has to be our Super Bowl

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ROBINSON’S CAREER HIGHS LEAD EAGLES TO WIN AGAINST STONY BROOK

Sophomore nets 22 points in win

Tigers Fall to Oklahoma, 70-64

Why Duke's injuries have actually helped Luke Kennard

Duke has a lot of talent sitting on the bench trying to get healthy. That has given Luke Kennard a chance to shine. And has he ever.

Jefferson’s big weekend leads Duke to Tip-Off championship victory

Duke forward Amile Jefferson had two double-doubles, totaling 33 points and 30 rebounds over the course of Duke’s Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament run, which ended with a 75-65 championship win over No. 21 Rhode Island Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

NC State falls to Creighton 112-94 in Paradise Jam

NC State was able to run with No. 22 Creighton for one half but not two. The Bluejays pulled away in the second half to hand the Wolfpack a 112-94 loss in the Paradise Jam tournament on Sunday night.

Notes: Notre Dame men's hoops no strangers to Barclays Center

These Irish can hold a lead

Wake Forest beats College of Charleston for third place

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 13

Coaches Poll: Louisville, WVU tumble after losses

10 things we learned this college football weekend

College football bowl projections

CFN College Football Rankings No. 1 To 128 After Week 12

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Alabama opens as three-score favorite over Auburn in Iron Bowl

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Michigan QB Speight 'day-to-day' with OSU next

Brian Kelly's next step at Notre Dame must be out of his comfort zone

Ohio State vs. Michigan will be better because both teams lost

Ohio State opens as a 7-point favorite over Michigan in next weekend's rivalry game

Texas Longhorns have decided to fire Charlie Strong at season's end, will coach finale vs. TCU

Texas AD Mike Perrin says Charlie Strong to be evaluated after next game

Charlie Strong era hit the wall with a thud; what's next for Longhorns?

Transfers coming? Texas players react to reports of Charlie Strong firing: 'We stand behind #Strong'

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAAM Basketball Scoreboard

Chaminade seeks to rekindle magic against UNC in Maui

It has been 34 years since Chaminade pulled off perhaps the greatest upset in college basketball history but to many, with a game against UNC ahead, it doesn’t seem so long.

Clock error foils FGCU's last-second shot vs. MSU

Michigan State held off Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday night after a controversial timekeeping error led to a disputed finish.

UK guards dominate in 93-59 win over Duquesne

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scoreboard

40 things we learned in Week 11 of NFL season

Tannehill, offense come alive late as Dolphins extend win streak to five games

Grading the Miami Dolphins for their 14-10 victory the L.A. Rams

Get used to it being this difficult for Dolphins rest of season

Bucs knock off Chiefs 19-17 at Arrowhead

With TD, Bucs' Alan Cross silenced 'loudest stadium ever'

By the numbers: Breaking down Bucs' win over Chiefs

Place-kickers miss record 12 PATs on Sunday

NBA Scoreboard

NHL Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Salvage operation for Miami

Larry Coker may be coaching his final game when BC travels to Miami.

Amato: No crisis for Wolfpack

Chuck Amato isn't ready to concede that his program is in a crisis. But in the wake of N.C. State's poisonous loss to North Carolina on Saturday, the Wolfpack's embattled coach admitted that he'd face significant pressure to win if he returns for an eighth season in Raleigh.

BCS has flaws, but still beats playoffs

Gator trap

Florida has a chance to have a big year while FSU has struggled.

Gators get 4 starters back for FSU

Izzo admits: 'Deep down' he's interested

Izzo, one of the nation's top college basketball coaches, had an opportunity Monday to kill the rumors he is, or might be, a candidate to become Michigan State's next football coach.

Cowboys' Romo takes 'cool' to a higher level

Ask Dallas Cowboys players to describe Tony Romo and one word keeps emerging: cool

November 20, 2016 9:26 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Rule Of Four: Cook Makes History As Noles Crush Syracuse

Another dazzling performance from Cook, Seminoles

Dalvin Cook shines as FSU cruises past Syracuse

Dalvin Cook powers Florida State to blowout win

FSU swarms Syracuse behind huge afternoon by Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook breaks Florida State career rushing record

Dalvin Cook sets FSU career rushing mark

Cook sets FSU rushing record

FSU running back Dalvin Cook breaks Warrick Dunn's all-time rushing record.

Why Cook was in during the 4th quarter, injury updates and more

FSU's defense feasts on Syracuse's struggling offensive line, racks up sacks

Florida State runs over SU football in home finale

Syracuse football had hope for brief moment against Florida State (then it was gone)

Syracuse crushed by Florida State on Senior Day: 'I didn't expect it to go that fast'

Postgame Extra

Florida State-Syracuse: Highlights and lowlights

Offensive observations from FSU football’s win at Syracuse

Another day of positive production.

Best and worst from Syracuse football loss to Florida State

Florida State Notebook: McFadden, Burns, and Lane

Reliving Moments Against Syracuse All Time

Amba Etta-Tawo Hail Mary TD Catch For Syracuse vs. FSU

Bobby Bowden Joins Levack And Goz [AUDIO]

5-Star LB Has FSU in Top 6

FSU commit DeMarco 'D.J.' Artis injures knee in Sanford victory

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UP NEXT:

McElwain shuts up LSU, Gator fans with win that clinched SEC East

Goal-line stand propels No. 18 Florida to division crown

LSU's Fournette, Florida assistant part of pregame skirmish

LSU's Ed Orgeron, Joe Alleva the big losers as Florida, Jim McElwain rise to the top

Gators were two-TD underdog but still won a road contest that should've been a home game

Dooley grades: Amazing

Three things we learned during Gators' 16-10 win at LSU

What you may have missed from Florida-LSU

Death Valley upset gives UF right to chirp

Game time set for UF-FSU

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Preview: Noles Resume NIT Season Tip-Off vs. Detroit Mercy

Women's Hoops Hosts James Madison

Imani Wright bringing an offensive to FSU

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Different Paths Lead To Similar NCAA XC Results

https://swimswam.com/french-polynesian-backfree-specialist-emma-terebo-commits-fsu/
French Polynesian Back/Free Specialist Emma Terebo Commits to FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Maybe Roberto Aguayo just needs time to adjust to the NFL

Raiders' Rodney Hudson: Questionable to play

Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Not listed on injury report

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowl-eligible FSU preps for Florida

Bowden: Promoting son was the right decision

FSU's Timmons won't head to NFL just yet

No. 5 FSU Moves To NCAA Quarterfinals With 1-0 Win Over Illini

Cassell, the coach?

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

RECAP: BOSTON COLLEGE 30, CONNECTICUT 0

Eagles roll past UConn on Senior Day

Clemson claims spot in ACC Championship

No. 5 Clemson beats Wake 35-13, wraps up division title

Tigers survive another muffed punt; McCloud replaced

Duke blown out at Pitt, 56-14

Second-half rally lifts Georgia Tech over Virginia

Georgia Tech pass-rush pressure unsettles Virginia

How the game shifted in Tech’s favor in the span of seven plays

Miami Hurricanes defeat N.C. State in record-breaking performance

Wide receiver Ahmmon Richards and tailback Mark Walton had superlative games for the Hurricanes, who won their fourth road game in a season for the first time since 2010.

Ahmmon Richards breaks Michael Irvin’s Miami Hurricanes freshman receiving record

UNC bounces back with 41-7 drubbing of The Citadel

Same mistakes send NC State to another loss

Costly penalties, red zone issues add up in the NC State Wolfpack’s 27-13 loss to Miami on Saturday.

Pitt beats Duke, 56-14, as James Conner breaks ACC touchdown record

Coming off a big upset win, there was some concern heading into Saturday about whether Pitt would be able to maintain its momentum.

Pitt blasts past history of letdowns

The Panthers played well from start to finish, and maintained the momentum from their win last week against No. 2 Clemson.

Syracuse football finishes with second-worst attendance in Carrier Dome history

Cavaliers' kicking struggles strike again

Sam Hayward missed from 31 and 42 yards in the Cavaliers’ 31-17 loss to the Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Turnovers continue to haunt Cavaliers

Hokies experienced 'something different' during comeback win at Notre Dame

Virginia Tech notebook: Rare Fuente outburst costly to Hokies at time

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Jeter goes down in Duke's 78-68 Tip Off win over Penn State

Duke running out of big men as injuries continue to pile up at alarming rate

Chase Jeter is the latest victim, and Grayson Allen doesn't look so good either

Freshmen guards give NC State early lift

Guards Dennis Smith Jr. and Markell Johnson are learning on the fly for the Wolfpack at the Paradise Jam

Shayok giving Cavaliers a spark off the bench

Virginia Tech offense clicks in win over VMI

The Hokies beat VMI for the sixth straight time.

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

College football TV schedule

College Football Scores

Winners and losers from Week 12 in college football

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Nick Saban sets record for most wins coaching AP No. 1 team

Fournette asks to play vs. Gators after scuffle

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Iowa win potentially worth $2 million for coach

Another close Notre Dame loss leaves Brian Kelly at a loss for words

The tried and true recipe for a 2016 Notre Dame football loss

After loss to Virginia Tech, Notre Dame's confidence is kaput

Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer should strongly consider NFL Draft

No. 2 Ohio State survives at Michigan State, 17-16

Just the wind or cause for concern? J.T. Barrett thinks he's ready for Ohio State vs. Michigan

Inside the play: How Ohio State stopped a two-point try to save its playoff hopes

Michigan, Ohio State set stage for epic showdown

On Dec. 30, 2014, the Wolverines introduced new coach Jim Harbaugh. Two weeks later, the Buckeyes won the CFP title. Ever since, they've been on a collision course that comes to a head Saturday.

Joe Thomas Sr., 55, makes history as oldest player in Division I football

First-half turnovers foil Texas in upset loss to Kansas

Charlie Strong just did the one thing he couldn’t afford to — lose

Texas left with 'little choice' but to fire Charlie Strong at season's end, source says

Fire Charlie Strong? Here's what that could cost Texas

Texas getting 'extreme pressure' from boosters to hire Tom Herman

Tom Herman coming on, but is he coming to Austin?

Yale's upset against Harvard delayed by students stripping naked

Police intervened immediately after Yale students took their clothes off in the stadium

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Florida seeks help from shrink to improve free-throw shooting ... and it's working

The Gators were horrendous from the stripe last year

Think about this: Bill Self now has the most wins in Phog Allen Fieldhouse history

Let us reflect on Self's outrageous dominance since he arrived at Kansas in 2003

Top recruit Quade Green spurns Syracuse basketball as he picks Kentucky

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Five things to watch in Bucs-Chiefs on Sunday

NBA SCORES

Offense perks up, but it can't help Mavericks avoid yet another loss, their fifth in a row

Mavericks officially have worst record in NBA, but is this bottom yet for Dallas?

Scores for November 19, 2016

Peter Karmanos could sell the Hurricanes, even if it means relocation

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Gators wonder where to focus - BCS or FSU?

November 19, 2016 9:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Plenty still on the line for Seminoles

Jimbo Fisher Trying to Keep Florida State From Looking Past Syracuse

You Wanna Go All-In On a Guy Named Jimbo?

The risk doesn't match the reward

https://www.seccountry.com/lsu/musburger-on-jimbo-fisher-im-not-sure-i-would-leave-florida-state-to-come-and-jump-in-the-sec-west
Musburger on Jimbo Fisher: ‘I’m not sure I would leave Florida State to come and jump in the SEC West’

FSU's Dalvin Cook credits offensive line for chance at school history

Cook about to become FSU career rushing leader

FSU QB Sean Maguire's roller-coaster career capped off by Senior Day performance

QB Sean Maguire capped off a career full of adversity with a multi-touchdown performance on senior day.

Young wide receivers stepping up for Florida State

Utilizing Nyqwan Murray, Auden Tate smart move for Florida State

Change in approach: Tate's mind catching up to his body

Auden Tate has always possessed incredible physical ability. His recent breakout can be partly attributed to a change in his mental approach though.

Defensive Secondary Looks to be Elite in 2017

Penn State offers FSU commit

FSU makes final 6 for 5-star LB

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UP NEXT:

First And 10: No. 17 Florida State at Syracuse

Nole Insiders Game Preview: Syracuse

Syracuse hosts No. 17 Florida State in key game for both

Secondary Expects A Challenge From Cuse Receiver Trio

Florida State-Syracuse: Just the facts

Florida State: Inside the numbers

FSU vs. Syracuse preview

Florida State Seminoles at Syracuse Orange game preview

FSU-Syracuse: Five Things to Watch

Syracuse football vs. No. 17 Florida State: 7 things to watch

Florida State football preview and Nolecast: Syracuse

Consistently bad Orange defense awaits FSU in Syracuse

Florida State Seminoles Look To Dominate Orange

Nothing insensitive about Florida State nickname; Syracuse football uniforms

What channel is Syracuse football-Florida State on? TV, time, live stream info

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Ojo Notches Double-Double in 100-86 Victory Over Winthrop

Another impressive win for FSU men

Unbeaten FSU too much for Winthrop

FSU Grounds the Eagles, 100-86

The first half became a mixed bag for Florida State.

Bacon Named To Wooden Award Watch List

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FSU BASEBALL:

Lincoln Baseball Player Inks With Florida State

Austin Pollack took advantage of the early signing period, signing on the dotted line to continue his baseball career at Florida State University.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

No. 10 Florida State Falls 2-1 To No. 23 Utah

FSU's Soccer Season Ends with Heartbreaking Loss to Utah

Women's soccer: No. 23 Utah defeats No. 10 FSU, makes program history

North's Kayla Easterly signs with Florida State

Roberge, Carlson Pace Day One

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Falcons Report: Mike Bell: ‘Devonta Is Still A Top 10 Running Back’

Bears NT Eddie Goldman (ankle) questionable for New York

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/olympics/1-on-1-with-dustin-hopkins/vp-AAkswTV
1-on-1 With Dustin Hopkins

Detroit Lions face diverse skill set in Jaguars rookie CB Jalen Ramsey

Xavier Rhodes is NFL's Best Run Defender

Colts Thursday Injury Report: Patrick Robinson once again misses practice

Is Jameis Winston on the right track?

Orioles’ prospect D.J. Stewart is making adjustments that might just get him to the majors

The Orioles first-round pick in 2015, D.J. Stewart hasn’t looked as polished a hitter as many claimed him to be. Nevertheless, reconstruction of his approach at the plate was always destined to have its delays.

Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Undergoes knee surgery

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Florida State Takes Down Western Michigan, 28-20

Backup quarterback Xavier Lee tossed two touchdown passes to Greg Carr, Lawrence Timmons scored on a 22-yard interception return, and Florida State beat Western Michigan 28-20 Saturday to become bowl eligible.

FSU's 24-game bowl streak intact

A not-so-great escape for FSU

Rams ready to move Barron to left side

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

National spotlight shines on FSU School of Theatre

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/colleges/2016/11/18/boston-college-must-win-scenario-uconn/vaK3sPL80lcJCjNLUdSsAJ/story.html
Boston College in must-win scenario vs. UConn

With division title at stake, No. 5 Clemson visits Wake

Georgia Tech-Virginia: Inside the numbers

'Canes look to extend win streak, improve bowl stock at N.C. State

Hurricanes and Wolfpack back to winning, so something has to give Saturday

Chuck Amato: Miami’s Manny Diaz will make ‘a good head coach one day’

Different audience for Pitt today

Pitt is looking to build on its momentum today against Duke following last week’s upset win over Clemson.

Young Virginia defenders get first look at option

Virginia Tech plans to keep road trip to historic Notre Dame strictly business

Take the fight out of the Irish by running the football

Breaking down the Virginia Tech-Notre Dame matchup

Deacons look for complete game against Clemson

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Boston College begins must-win 2-game stretch vs. UConn

No. 11 Xavier defeats Clemson 83-77 in Tire Pros tournament

5 observations from Georgia Tech’s loss to Ohio

No. 5 North Carolina pulls away for 83-68 win over Hawaii

Abu leads NC State to 85-72 win over Montana in Paradise Jam

Notre Dame men ace another hoops character test

Young's big day propels Pitt past Marquette in 2K Classic

Jamel Artis added 21 points and eight rebounds for the Panthers in the event’s consolation game.

SU rolls past Monmouth behind 18 from White

Syracuse basketball's 2-3 zone blankets Monmouth in 2nd half to break open game

Monmouth coach King Rice: Syracuse basketball has potential to be 'one of the best'

UVa coaches won't take shortcuts to success

Forward Austin Nichols has been dismissed from the Virginia men’s basketball program

No. 3 Villanova beats Wake Forest by 19

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

College football TV schedule

College football schedule, Week 12: What games to watch, TV times, channels

Seven things to know for Week 12

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UF at LSU storylines: Taking a look at matchup

Opinion: Orgeron has done a great job, LSU needs to hire Jimbo Fisher

LSU delusional AD owes apology to Gators and FSU

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With his job on the line, one of Charlie Strong's most important games comes against (believe it or not) Kansas

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Kansas City Chiefs-Tampa Bay Buccaneers: A game the Bucs aren't supposed to win but need

NBA SCORES

Rick Carlisle can't even 'put lipstick on a pig' after Mavericks' latest blowout loss

NHL SCORES

November 18, 2016 8:18 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Nole Insiders: Pugh Out Against Syracuse

Florida State Injury Report: Syracuse

https://accsports.com/acc-news/acc-rumors/fsu-better-situation-jimbo-fisher-lsu/
Is FSU a better situation for Jimbo Fisher than LSU?

https://campusinsiders.com/news/jimbo-fisher-college-football-coaching-carousel-11-17-2016/
Jimbo Fisher Would Be Biggest Domino In College Football Coaching Carousel

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook named Walter Camp semifinalist

Once Scraping By, Florida State’s Dalvin Cook Is Chasing A.C.C. Records

Cook’s march to history began fortuitously

FSU's Dalvin Cook looks to break rushing record at Syracuse, where he first emerged.

Dunn or Cook the greatest? Dunn chimes in

FSU's Cook returns to Syracuse with chance for record

FSU won the Cook sweepstakes in the end

The recruitment of Dalvin Cook involved three commitments, with the Seminoles winning out in the end.

FSU's Tarvarus McFadden named finalist for Nagurski Trophy

Florida State receiver Auden Tate works to become game changer for Seminoles

Title games, worst to first: No. 7 — Tennessee 23, Florida State 16

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UP NEXT:

Metric match: FSU should cruise at Syracuse

FSU's strengths match up well against Syracuse's weaknesses.

No. 17 Florida State seeking 9th straight win over Syracuse

Syracuse football injury report (Florida State): Eric Dungey listed as doubtful

Even without Eric Dungey, Syracuse football will show heart vs. Florida State

With or Without Dungey, Fisher Focused on Orange Air Attack

What does Syracuse football need to happen this weekend to get into a bowl at 5-7?

Syracuse vs. Florida State: Five things to watch

That’s not a tackle. It’s a hug, guys.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Durham Goes Into Collegiate Basketball Hall Of Fame

Mann Leads Men's Basketball Against Winthrop Friday At 7 PM

FSU basketball hosts Winthrop in the NIT Season Tip-Off

The game tips Friday evening at 7 PM from the Tuck and tickets are going fast*

Preview: FSU Set to Host Winthrop

Versatility the key to the paint for Florida State basketball

No. 12 Women's Hoops Breezes Past JU

Thomas has 20; No. 12 Florida State women rout Jacksonville

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FSU BASEBALL:

Signings: Lincoln’s Pollock to FSU

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

FSU Faces Utah In NCAA Second Round

FSU Soccer: 2016 NCAA Tournament 2nd and 3rd Round Preview

Utah women’s soccer: Utes unintimidated by NCAA tourney matchup with No. 3 seed Florida State

Divers Prepped for Tough Test

Woodlawn track star Jayla Kirkland signs scholarship with Florida State

The Florida Sports Hall of Fame inducts five members from nearly every sport — except basketball

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin’s clutch catch keeps Panthers alive

Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin made a clutch 18-yard catch that helped seal Thursday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints.

Eagles vs. Seahawks key matchups: LB Nigel Bradham must contain TE Jimmy Graham

Ronald Darby has been stepping up in practice, Bills coaches say

Injury report: Edwards Jr still hasn't joined Raiders practice

Freeman looking to ‘get fresh’ during bye week

Panthers’ Graham Gano had little time to work on timing with new holder

Bears’ Eddie Goldman misses second practice, making Sunday iffy

Sebastian Janikowski is 'about to get a gold jacket'

Timmy Jernigan on critical fumble: Lesson learned

Jameis Winston: How the Bucs quarterback is imitating Brett Favre

Jameis Winston's 'competitive spirit' wills him to keep plays alive

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

This Was The Only Call Left For Jeff Bowden

Weatherford back as starting QB

Track & Field National Champions Honored In Homecoming Parade

Angels may want Drew as their center fielder

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Tigers' Wilkins named Nagurski Trophy finalist

Louisville stunned, routed by Houston

L'ville players: Lack of focus reason for poor play

'Frustration' leads to fight on Louisville sideline

UNC coach Larry Fedora on job speculation: It’s a waste of time

LSU has reportedly contacted Fedora’s agent about the school’s head coaching vacancy – but don’t expect Fedora to entertain questions about it.

Ejuan Price becomes an iron man for Panthers

Pitt defensive end is impressing his coach, even if his numbers have fallen off.

How did Pitt kicker Chris Blewitt's family get its name?

It’s not the best name for someone who often has the game on his foot, but Blewitt is making the most of it.

Matt Colburn hopes Wake continues strong season with upset of Clemson

Petrino: We didn't know Wake Forest’s game plan before Saturday's game

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Clemson rolls into Tire Pros semifinals

Cards cruise to 3-0 in rare afternoon game

UofL makes short work of Long Beach State

Five-star recruit Walker commits to Miami

UNC’s trip to Hawaii about more than basketball

The Tar Heels will spend a lot of time together during the next week – time that began with a 10-hour flight to the islands on Wednesday.

Current crunch of games may tell plenty about Notre Dame men's hoops

Young and Artis excel, but Pitt still loses to SMU, 76-67

The Panthers will have little time for rest, with a game Friday at 4:30 p.m. against the loser of the Marquette and Michigan game.

If Pitt doesn't commit to defense, it's going to be a long basketball season

The Panthers better figure out something on defense. That has to start with the seniors.

10 most important recruits in SU basketball history

Wake Forest runs past UTEP 103-81

Wake Forest coach Danny Manning is ready to face No. 3 Villanova, even if he's fairly certain his Demon Deacons won't have a similar offensive outburst as they did to run past UTEP.

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

College football TV schedule

Five college football games to watch in Week 12

CFB picks: Is another weekend of chaos in store?

College Football Playoff committee not using same standard for all teams

Florida State’s 7-3 record is a lot more impressive than some 8-2 teams ahead of the Seminoles.

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Gators' gamebreaker Antonio Callaway seeks redemption at LSU

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Houston's big win over Louisville may only intensify the Tom Herman-to-Texas speculation

Notre Dame Stadium project brings ticketing changes in 2017

Levy proud to have broken 'dirtbag' Paterno's leg

The key to Gary Patterson's long-term success at TCU in an era of constant coaching turnover

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Gators finish off Bonnies

Gator aid: Shrink helps UF improve free throws

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Gators' K Eddy Pineiro cited for $800 in property damage

Gators kicker Eddie Pineiro facing charges for damaging scooters

Johnny Manziel's domestic violence court hearing ends quickly as attorneys pursue dismissal deal

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins forced to patch up injury-decimated offensive line

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey in question due to hip injury

NBA Scores

Barnes already proving a better fit for Mavericks than Chandler Parsons, even if record doesn't show it

NHL SCORES

November 14, 2016 7:03 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State rises in the AP Poll

FSU moves up in latest Amway Coaches Poll 

Should FSU get more credit in the human polls?

Florida State ranked more favorably by metric formulas than human polls.

Florida State projected to New Year's Six bowl game

Senior Day Surprise: Maguire Has A Night To Remember

FSU’s Sean Maguire seizes senior day opportunity against Boston College

Florida State Football: What to make of this season

Florida State is second nationally in red-zone efficiency.

FSU defense enjoying resurgence

FSU is allowing just 17.8 points per game, or 1.37 points per drive, in its last five games.

Does less preparation actually benefit the FSU football defense? 

Seminoles' finish could set standard for their future

FSU foootball alum Kamerion Wimbley on lessons learned

FSU legacy 'loves' the atmosphere at Alabama

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UP NEXT:

Florida State-Syracuse game time set 

Florida State will travel to Syracuse to take on the Orange at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Orange opens as 19-point underdog to Florida State

What are Syracuse's chances of making a bowl game with a 5-7 record?

Syracuse football stock watch: Who's rising and falling heading into Florida State?

If this is it for Eric Dungey and Syracuse football in 2016, Year 1 still a success 

Syracuse football defensive tackle Steven Clark out for season due to injury

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU basketball finds defensive groove against Charleston Southern

FSU hoops hopes to follow Dwayne Bacon, Xavier Rathan-Mayes into NCAA Tournament

Five Observations From Season-Opener

Inside the box score: FSU 88, CSU 67

No. 12 Women's Basketball Hosts No. 1 UConn

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

NFL 'Noles: Week 10 Sunday Results

Meet Burt Reynolds In The Sunshine State

Winston throws for 312 yards as Bucs rout Bears

Winston's scramble is Bucs' play of the season

“Just Call Me ‘Jameis'”

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU turns back to Drew

Drew Weatherford will start against Western Michigan. But Xavier Lee fans won't have to wait long if offensive coordinator Jeff Bowden keeps his promise.

Florida State Tops Illinois State 73-59 in Colonial Classic

Al Thornton scored 20 points to lead Florida State

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Mightier magnet will increase FSU's research capacities

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Pitt made Clemson pay for flaws that were overlooked due to winning

How a critical sequence helped ensure Georgia Tech’s upset

After win over No. 14 Hokies, what’s in Jackets’ sights?

U of L's path to the playoff just got easier

UM offensive line finally gets some love after resourceful performance at Virginia

Mark Richt names one ‘key’ player in Miami Hurricanes’ win over Virginia

UNC football still has a ways to go 

Big day for Dayes, Pack

NC State running back Matt Dayes had another 100-yard rushing day and scored three times Saturday in the 35-20 win over Syracuse, and then clarified his 'curse' comment.

Pitt offense was at its best in win vs. Clemson

From Nathan Peterman to James Conner to Scott Orndoff, the Panthers managed to outduel an explosive bunch of Tigers.

On the Panthers: Pitt makes quick switch to zone

Man-to-man defensive scheme developed in preseason may not be set in stone.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Cards bridging the point guard gap 

Roy Williams’ Comments Following Win Over Chattanooga

UNC’s Williams shows there’s more to his game than shooting – DeCock

UNC’s Tony Bradley continues fast start in 97-57 victory over Chattanooga

SU gets commitment from Oshae Brissett

Hokies shut down Georgetown star, make 31 free throws in win 

Wake Forest manhandles Bucknell, 94-74

By playing under control, Wake Forest dictated play pretty much from start to finish in Sunday’s 94-74 victory over Bucknell at Joel Coliseum.

Crawford Gets the Message, Wake Gets Another Win

One of the most interesting dynamics on any basketball team is a coach's relationship with his point guard.

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

College football TV schedule

College football winners and losers in Week 11

10 things we learned this college football weekend

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Clear mission for Gators on road

1990, '91 Gators started a dynasty

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Analysis: Notre Dame defense continues to improve but also coaxes tough questions

Notre Dame relentless on both sides of the ball in romp over Army

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCORES

Florida handles Mercer

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scores

Four fourth-quarter interceptions seal Dolphins’ victory over Chargers

Bucs-Bears report card: Answered prayers for a team that needed a win

By the numbers: Breaking down Bucs' win over Bears

As Dak Prescott has gone from placeholder to franchise phenom, Cowboys have run away with NFC

The Tony Romo era is over: Will this be awkward for new Cowboys backup QB?

Packers-Titans brawl breaks out after Rodgers TD 

NBA SCORES

Mark Cuban is out to save sportswriting from robots

NHL SCORES

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Meyer inching toward support of playoff system

Florida could very easily finish third in the Bowl Championship Series standings and out of the national title picture. 

Florida fans snub Spurrier in vote

Spurrier doesn't make Florida's All-Century team as chosen by vote of fans.

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November 13, 2016 9:31 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Game Awards: FSU 45, Boston College 7

FSU’s Sean Maguire seizes senior day opportunity against Boston College

Defense has keyed Seminoles’ turnaround

FSU surpasses 2015 sack total

FSU surpasses its 2015 sack total with three sacks in Friday's game against Boston College.

Three things we learned from FSU's blowout win vs. BC

Offensive observations from Florida State’s dominant win over Boston College 

Seminoles' finish could set standard for their future

Patriots sent scouts to watch Florida State demolish Boston College 

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UP NEXT:

SU's loss to NC State hurts bowl game hopes

Best and worst from Syracuse football loss to North Carolina State

Syracuse football has worst rushing performance since 2007

Syracuse football quarterback Eric Dungey 'probably doubtful' to face No. 20 Florida State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Bacon Shoots For 23 As FSU Men Cruise In Opener

Florida State pulls away from Charleston Southern

Dwayne Bacon paves ways for FSU in win over Charleston Southern 

Bacon's work pays off as FSU rolls in basketball opener

FSU basketball cruises in season opener 

Florida State vs. Charleston Southern Men's Basketball Highlights

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Soccer Shuts Out Samford In NCAA First Round

Florida State blasts Samford 4-0 to open NCAA tournament

Venezuelan soccer fans travel to Tallahassee to see FSU's Castellanos

FSU's Mulenga, Baez qualify for NCAA national cross country meet

Lucky Number 7, remembered by FSU softball team

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Could added facet revolutionize WR Benjamin’s impact on game?

Bears' Eddie Goldman: Questionable for Sunday

Rams' Lamarcus Joyner: Questionable to play

Toronto Blue Jays: Some Uncertainty Surrounding Devon Travis

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU's loss to Wake an ugly sign

Florida State's 30-0 thumping by Wake Forest has nothing on the 41-9 loss in 2001 to North Carolina when it comes to being flat-out embarrassing. Losing to North Carolina in anything but basketball or soccer is humiliating enough.

At 5-5, FSU season is 'hard to fathom'

With his voice hoarse, Bobby Bowden couldn't offer any soothing words of encouragement for his Florida State football team Sunday morning.

Small talk: Will Bowden's career end with miserable year? 

Seminoles Top McNeese St., 85-65, in Opening Round of Colonial Classic

Al Thornton scored 17 points and Uche Echefu added 14 Sunday night

Echefu's promise on display in FSU comeback

No. 5 Seminoles Move Into Round Of 16 With 3-1 Win Over California

Broncos' Smith Passing The Torch To Walker

Drew's exit may be a blessing for Dodgers

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Inside the FSU MagLab

The Dan Markel Murder Case: Who Is (Or Was) Paying The Killers' Attorneys' Fees? 

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Pitt shocks No. 2 Clemson

Disaster finally catches up with Clemson

Clemson's luck finally runs out in loss to Pitt

After multiple close calls this season, No. 2 Clemson finally falls and shakes up the College Football Playoff.

This wasn’t the type of game Tigers envisioned playing

This was supposed to be a festive autumn picnic. Not a bonfire.

Watson wanted win, not numbers

Playoff shakeup: Pitt's upset leaves questions for Clemson

Clemson vs. Pitt: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

After Pitt loss, No. 2 Clemson faces troubling comparison: Are Tigers like ’14 Florida State? 

Georgia Tech pulls off stunner, upsetting No. 14 Virginia Tech

Makeshift lineup comes through for Jackets

Embarrassed Georgia Tech defense stands up

Radcliff, Cards explode late against Wake

U of L's simpler defense proves suffocating

U of L's Fields gets mojo back in Wake Forest win

U of L's path to the playoff just got easier

Miami Hurricanes defeat Virginia on the road to become bowl eligible

UM’s 34-14 victory was its first win in Charlottesville since 2008, breaking a streak of three consecutive road losses there.

Revamped Miami offensive line shines against the Cavaliers

Three Hurricanes started at new positions on the offensive line, allowing only one sack and opening holes for 222 rushing yards.

Six teams consistently checking on Miami Hurricanes QB Brad Kaaya

Big day for the Wolfpack offense

NC State quarterback Ryan Finley, who passed for a season-high 340 yards, says the Pack's 35-20 win Saturday was a complete team victory.

Pitt stuns No. 3 Clemson, 43-42

Chris Blewett makes up for missed extra point with a 48-yard game winner.

Pitt notebook: Peterman, Orndoff connect in upset

Cavaliers' struggles leave fans with little to be excited about

Mizzell makes ACC history in loss

With just a little more than 11 minutes to play Saturday afternoon, Taquan Mizzell was without a catch and Virginia was down 20 points to visiting Miami.

Game balls: Miami 34, Virginia 14

Scoreboard is most important, but Hokies lost 2nd most important stat, too 

They weren’t focused. They weren’t mentally prepared. They were lackadaisical. They were careless. They were sloppy.

Georgia Tech uses 'chess players' better as Hokies fail to clinch ACC Coastal   

Louisville too much for Wake

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Old Duke doing just fine without New Duke, so far 

Coach K rolls through cell phone interruption during post game press conference

A better Beachem stands out in Notre Dame rout

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

College football TV schedule

NCAAF Scoreboard

Winners and losers from Week 11 in college football · 

10 best 'College GameDay' signs from Washington 

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Gators stifle South Carolina to keep SEC East hopes alive

The University of Florida offense is still far from a well-oiled machine.

Banding together

No. 22 Gators collective effort delivers win...

UF Notebook: Going out strong

Gators pull together for Senior Day win

Andreu's answers: Defense dominates

Florida's Maye breaks left arm, out for season

Beating Muschamp is McElwain's biggest win as Gators coach

Three things we learned during Gators 20-7 win against South Carolina

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Baylor QB Seth Russell dislocates ankle on gruesome-looking play, is expected to miss rest of season

Miracle Hawkeyes prove doubters wrong

Peterson: Progress at last for Cyclones, who finally take knee, grab win

U-M's offense misfires in Iowa, blows perfection

Report card: Ugly offense ruins night vs. Iowa 

Three questions: Can U-M recover from loss?

Michigan redecorates Iowa's pink locker room

North Dakota State trolls Michigan after Iowa upsets Wolverines

D-III Mount Union's record winning run snapped

Notre Dame relentless on both sides of the ball in romp over Army

The football was OK, but there really was sizzle to Army-Notre Dame

Another blowout: OSU football routs Maryland 62-3

Can Ohio State still make the College Football Playoff without winning the Big Ten?

Ohio State Big Ten tiebreaker tracker: What does Michigan's loss to Iowa mean for the Buckeyes?

Clemson's loss to Pittsburgh: What does that mean for Ohio State's College Football Playoff push?

Ohio State does a long airplane mannequin challenge after beating Maryland: Urban Meyer participates

Will Charlie Strong's seat get hotter after loss to West Virginia?

Fox Sports 1 confuses pretty much everyone watching Texas-West Virginia with unfortunate accident on final play

Conquered: Washington’s perfect season ends in 26-13 loss to USC

Sam Darnold plays like a veteran as No. 20 USC stuns No. 4 Washington, 26-13

Sam Darnold and Trojans exploit Huskies’ lack of a pass rush

Huskies might be down, but they’re certainly not out

Now it can be told for sure: USC is back to its grand ways

With 56-21 win over Cal, WSU Cougars now in driver’s seat of Pac-12 North

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAAM Basketball Scoreboard

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh might be having his best season yet

Go 0-3 in three weeks at home? Bucs haven't since 1976

Five matchups that will define NFL Week 10 

NBA Scoreboard

NHL scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

This week's AP Football poll has the Gators 3rd.

Oh-oh: Trojans surpass Gators

Southern Cal jumps Florida for the third spot in the BCS. Florida could end up on the outside of the national title game looking in, even if it wins out. 

Course reopens with subtle changes

The TPC at Sawgrass Players Stadium Course (formerly the Stadium Course) reopens today for resort guests at the Sawgrass Marriott, after a renovation project that lasted nearly eight months

November 12, 2016 8:28 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Friday Night Is Alright: Football Cruises Past Eagles

Nole Insiders: Three Keys to Victory

Postgame Extra

Florida State defense grounds the Eagles' offense

FSU pummels Boston College, Dalvin Cook nears rushing record

Cook, Francois lead No. 20 Florida State past Boston College 

Even without rushing record, FSU fans got to celebrate

No. 20 Florida State starts fast in rout of Boston College

https://floridastate.rivals.com/news/defense-grounds-eagles-in-45-7-win
Disciplined FSU defense smothers Eagles in 45-7 rout

RECAP: NO. 18 FLORIDA STATE 45, BOSTON COLLEGE 7

The BC defense notched four sacks on the night

Broke at Doak: Boston College Football Embarrassed by Florida State 

Boston College coach Dave Addazio knows the wrath of FSU football fans 

Florida State-Boston College: Highlights and lowlights

Jimbo Fisher recaps FSU's win over Boston College

Florida State Notebook: Fast starts, Deondre Francois and Nate Andrews

Three things we learned from FSU's blowout win vs. BC

https://campusinsiders.com/videos/boston-college-vs-florida-state-highlights-2016/
Boston College vs. Florida State Highlights 

Florida State spreads love the Brooklyn way for senior lineman Kareem Are

Florida State expecting safety Nate Andrews back for the 2017 season

FSU expects senior safety Nate Andrews to receive medical redshirt

After frustrating 2016 campaign, FSU’s Derwin James makes impassioned plea to Nole nation 

Why did FSU lower itself to playing Boston College on a Friday night?

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UP NEXT:

SU faces North Carolina State: 5 things to watch

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Women's Hoops Gets Past Jacksonville State

FSU survives test from Jacksonville State, gets UConn on Monday 

Bacon Named To Naismith Award Watch List

Rathan-Mayes Finds Peace, Balance As FSU Men Begin Season 

FSU basketball opens the season vs Charleston Southern 

How to find ACC Network Extra (Watch league games online)

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

No. 10 Noles Host Samford in NCAA First Round Match

Cardama Baez & Mulenga NCAA-Bound!

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Could added facet revolutionize Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin’s impact on game?

Bucs’ Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks questions team effort

Falcons' Devonta Freeman: Clear top back again Sunday

Golden Nuggets: Pondering Ponder

DeAndre Hopkins vs Jalen Ramsey: Week 10’s matchup to watch

Jameis Winston says he’s “not a loser”

Reasons why Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota comparisons won't die anytime soon

Malik Beasley impresses in first extended minutes of NBA action

Nuggets' Malik Beasley: Scores 12 points in blowout loss 

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles Fall To Wake Forest At Home

Kevin Patterson scored on a 48-yard interception return and No. 18 Wake Forest beat Florida State 30-0 Saturday night. Florida State players wore the #95 on their helmets Saturday night in memory of Miami defensive end Bryan Pata, who was shot to death earlier this week. His brother, Edwin Pierre-Pata, is a senior walk-on at Florida State.

Bottom falls out for 'Noles

By the end, the stands were nearly empty.

FSU is shut out at home for first time under Bowden 

The Most Embarassing Loss of Bobby Bowden's Career at Florida State

Florida State wants to go, go, go

It's full-speed ahead for Seminoles' roster full of perimeter players.

Nigerian ready to provide muscle for 'Noles

Away from the basketball court, Florida State's Uche Echefu has the ever-present smile of a groom at his wedding reception.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC needs to do something about Boston College

Clemson enjoying each step while eying national title

Clemson has a chance to clinch the ACC Atlantic Division and its sixth straight 10-win season with a victory over Pitt on Saturday.

Tigers say goodbye to seniors, hello to new opponent

Time for Clemson to shout 'War Eagle?'

Georgia Tech-Virginia Tech: Inside the numbers

Beautiful surroundings, dangerous past, promising future for Hurricanes at Virginia

Miami seeks bowl bid, and Virginia just wants a victory

Miami Hurricanes look to end Charlottesville curse

Must-win time for N.C. State, Syracuse

https://accsports.com/acc-analytics/close-games-tormented-nc-state-team-fighting-bowl-eligibility/
Close games have tormented an NC State team fighting for bowl eligibility 

Pitt prepares for another top-notch quarterback

No. 3 Clemson’s Deshaun Watson is a threat, running and throwing, and a Heisman Trophy candidate.

Cavaliers have enjoyed home success against Hurricanes

Virginia Tech takes stranglehold on ACC Coastal as Duke upsets rival North Carolina

As usual, Virginia Tech looks for clues to slowing down Yellow Jackets' offense 

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Reed delivers in Clemson’s opening win

The talk around the Clemson men’s basketball program this week was transfer guard Shelton Mitchell being sidelined with a knee injury, but it was fellow transfer Marcquise Reed who came up big in the Tigers’ 74-64 season-opening win over Georgia in the newly renovated Littlejohn Coliseum.

Without 3 injured freshmen, No. 1 Duke routs Marist 94-49

Duke can’t reach full potential without healthy freshmen

Coach K praises Duke football team after season opener in Cameron Indoor Stadium

`Canes cruise to 92-43 victory against Western Carolina in season opener

Hicks, Jackson, Berry all start strong in UNC’s 95-75 season-opening win at Tulane

UNC's Isaiah Hicks avoids running afoul in season-opening win at Tulane

Gray Collegiate’s Felton signs with UNC

Jalek Felton has been committed to UNC for a long time. On Friday, he made it official by signing his National Letter of Intent.

Wolfpack holds on for 81-79 win over Georgia Southern in season opener

Senior guard Terry Henderson scored 23 points to lift NC State to a 81-79 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles on Friday night.

Henderson helps NC State win close call with Georgia Southern

Just the beginning for NC State, Smith in rocky debut 

NCAA clears NC State’s Ted Kapita

Freshman forward Ted Kapita will give the Wolfpack’s frontcourt a boost after being cleared by the NCAA

Pitt outlasts Eastern Michigan for win, 93-90

What would have been a doomsday scenario for head coach Kevin Stallings and Pitt never materialized – but just barely — in home opener win.

Syracuse basketball cruises by Colgate 83-55 

Best and worst from Syracuse basketball win over Colgate

Virginia rolls past UNC-Greensboro in opener

No. 8 Virginia cruises past UNC Greensboro 76-51 in opener

Wake Forest towers over Radford

Wake Forest proved too big for Radford of the Big South in Friday night’s season-opening 80-59 victory at Joel Coliseum.

Wake Forest officially lands Brown, Eggleston

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

College football TV schedule

Saturday's most important college football games 

How Week 11’s schedule is changing the Playoff picture

Hate long games? Blame fast-paced offenses

Up tempo offenses have led to even longer game times, but will anything be done about it?

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Gators seniors ready to play final home game against the coach who brought them to UF

Tim Tebow's solution to Gators' offensive struggles? Score

USC vs. Florida: 5 gameday storylines, 5 key numbers

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Baylor details multiple failings in reporting of 2012 gang rape

Notebook: Kelly appeals to Kizer's sense of history to spark improvement

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAA Scoreboard

Florida opens with 80-59 win against Florida Gulf Coast

Altman gets 7-year contract extension worth $18.45 million

Oregon men's basketball coach Dana Altman has a new seven-year contract worth $18.45 million that will keep him with the Ducks through 2022-23.

Jamie Dixon wins coaching debut with alma mater TCU, 82-64

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins legendary defensive end Bill Stanfill dies at age 69

Bill Stanfill, one of the 50 best Dolphins to ever wear the uniform, passed away Thursday from complications from a fall.

Jaguars midterm report card

NBA SCORES

Oden: I'll go down as biggest bust in NBA history

NHL SCORES

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Harvin's message: 'This is our year'

Percy Harvin's 111 yards in total offense is the freshman's best output so far as a Gator. The speedster played a vital role in UF's 17-16 win against South Carolina.

SPECIAL EFFORT

Charlie Strong refused to watch. South Carolina's Ryan Succop lined up for a potential game-winning, 48-yard field-goal try with eight seconds to play in Saturday afternoon's game, and Florida's co-defensive coordinator turned his head. 

November 11, 2016 10:27 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher: 'Don't ever criticize any winning you have. All of a sudden it can be gone.'

Jimbo Fisher on the need for the NCAA to reinstate FSU's wins 

Francois, a different QB half-to-half?

Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois more efficient in second half of games.

GAMEPLAN: Cook’s record chase

Cook closes in on rushing record for No. 20 Florida State

Dalvin Cook the hallmark of consistency for FSU

FSU seniors shift focus to younger teammates as careers wind to end

https://accsports.com/acc-news/football/wilsons-absence-help-fsu-long-run/
Could Wilson's absence help FSU in the long run?

It's been a rough year at safety for Florida State

Shutting Down Derwin James Is Right Move

The Emergence of Tarvarus McFadden in 2016

FSU struggling with 3rd-down defense

Florida State is struggling to get off field on third down.

15-Year Nole Anniversary: FSU Takes First ACC Home Loss

https://campusinsiders.com/news/five-star-athlete-jeffrey-okudah-high-on-fsu-after-visit-11-10-2016/
Five-Star Athlete Jeffrey Okudah High On FSU After Visit

2018 FSU target set to watch 'Noles, then Tide

DeCalon Brooks Senior Film

Check out what this FSU commitment did on the field during his senior year of high school.

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UP NEXT:

First and 10: No. 18 Florida State vs. Boston College

Nole Insiders Game Preview: FSU vs. BC

Florida State-Boston College: Just the facts

Florida State football: Inside the numbers 

FSU-Boston College: Five Things to Watch

Metric match: FSU can exploit BC through the air

Florida State should have success passing the ball against Boston College.

Boston College Eagles at Florida State Seminoles game preview

Boston College vs. No. 20 Florida State: What you need to know 

FSU football preview and Nolecast: Boston College

Keys & Predictions: FSU vs. Boston College

Coach's Corner: Evaluating BC - Florida State

https://athlonsports.com/college-football/boston-college-eagles-vs-florida-state-seminoles-preview-and-prediction-2016
Boston College Eagles vs. Florida State Seminoles Preview and Prediction 

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FSU BASKETBALL:

NCAA Tournament or bust for Seminoles in 2016-2017

FSU Basketball Season Prediction and Roundtable

No. 12 Women's Hoops Opens Season on Veterans Day

Just the facts: Florida State women's basketball vs. Jacksonville State

FSU Women's Basketball 2016-2017 Season Preview

https://floridastate.rivals.com/news/after-years-of-success-semrau-urging-fsu-fans-to-do-their-part
After years of success, Semrau urging more FSU fans to do their part 

Veterans Day Parking Information

Barking Abbey’s Wilkinson signs for Florida State

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

No. 10 Seminoles open NCAA tournament against Samford

Wood Signs NLI

Playing for Venezuela

Catching Up With Golf Legend Jane Geddes

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Bucs punter expects rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo to find footing

Brooks, Lynch surprised by Bucs' defensive struggles

Del Rio confirms he has 'complete faith' in Sebastian Janikowski

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey ready for showdown with Houston WR DeAndre Hopkins

Midseason Leaders: Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston sees extra work with Mike Evans paying off

Bucs believe in quarterback Jameis Winston

Leesburg’s Buster Posey wins first Gold Glove

Catcher one of three Giants honored

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Former FSU Football Coach, Golf Coach And Professor Emeritus Dr. Don Veller Dies

Dr. Don Veller, who coached FSU to its first football victory in 1948 and was the long-time coach of the men's golf team, died Friday in Tallahassee at the age of 94. 

Wake is now hunted

Co-division leader Deacons visit FSU.

FSU tackle makes the most of tough yeart

Many of the goals Mario Henderson had set for his senior season are no longer attainable.

It's Not You, It's Me

I found it incredibly ironic that J.D. Drew opted out of his contract with the Dodgers, with 3 years and $33 million left on the table, leaving the team hanging in order to pursue a better deal for hi

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Attorneys Request Waived Lawyer Fees for Suspect in FSU Law Professor Death

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson's Tanner Muse showing knack for big plays

Blue Devils stun No. 15 UNC 28-27

Duke’s defense and freshman quarterback Daniel Jones lead the Blue Devils to a 28-27 win over No. 15 North Carolina, halting a three-game losing streak.

Duke celebrates their victory over UNC

VIDEO: The Duke Blue Devils football team celebrate with the Victory Bell

Georgia Tech looks for better red zone success against Virginia Tech

Three-star senior from Jefferson, Ga. receives Tech offer

'Canes lose C Nick Linder for season, Darling 'doubtful' against Virginia

UNC starts fast, fades quickly at Duke

The North Carolona Tar Heels took an early 14-0 lead over the Duke Blue Devils on Thursday night and then later had difficulty explaining what happened from there.

Syracuse football quarterback Eric Dungey questionable for NC State (injury report)

Is Syracuse football still on pace for lowest Dome attendance ever?

Conte's punting prowess gives Virginia special teams a leg up on opponents

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC expert picks, what you need to know: UNC, Louisville chasing Duke

The Blue Devils are loaded, but the ACC could be an interesting league

Duke lands five-star scoring stud Gary Trent Jr.: Three things to know

Blue Devils gain prolific scorer and someone vital to next year's team

New Littlejohn brings new energy to Clemson basketball

Tour Clemson basketball's newly renovated Littlejohn Coliseum

Clemson basketball down two guards entering the season

Clemson starting point guard Shelton Mitchell is out with a knee injury while backup guard Ty Hudson remains suspended.

Brownell adds four to Clemson basketball program

UM men's hoops team enters season confident despite loss of top players from Sweet 16 team

10 questions for the 2016-17 Miami Hurricanes

Can they play defense?

Freshmen will be key as UM rebuilds after Sweet 16 run

The Hurricanes must replace Angel Rodriguez, Sheldon McClellan and Tonye Jekiri -- a tall task -- as they try to build off last season’s Sweet 16 run.

Pitt men's basketball inks four players during early signing period

The Panthers have one scholarship remaining for the 2017 class.

Predictions: How will Orange fare in 2016-17 season?

Playing mid-majors on the road nothing new for Hoos

Optimism surrounds Virginia Tech men's basketball team

Tech will be better than last year, said ESPN's Jay Bilas, but the ACC is loaded.

Ready to show his hand: Manning to reveal rotation in Wake Forest's opener against Radford

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

College football TV schedule

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Gators missing big plays from Callaway

UF sophomore WR expected to lead offense...

UF’s Callaway striving for consistency, offensive improvement in final stretch

A loss to Muschamp would make Gator Nation go "Boom" on McElwain

USC’s 2014 victory at Florida: The game that got Muschamp fired

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Fresno State hires Jeff Tedford as coach, announcement set for Friday

The former Cal coach has a new landing spot out west

J.T. Barrett searching for deep ball consistency, but here's how Ohio State's QB is improving

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

33 wild predictions for college hoops: Davidson will have another Stephen Curry

College basketball teams taking more 3-pointers than ever

The Golden State Warriors took the NBA by storm with their willingness to shoot 3-pointers from anywhere, at any time. They won a title, played for another and changed the way teams think about the 3.

UF hoops freshman Gak ruled eligible

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

College career of FIU player, NFL prospect ends when girlfriend douses him with boiling water 

She wanted more attention from a top football player. So out came boiling water

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Hue Jackson has no regrets after pulling Cody Kessler in 28-7 loss to Ravens

The Browns are 0-10 and have more questions than answers: Instant analysis

NFL refs' part-time gig is risky business

NBA SCORES

He won't rush it, but Dirk Nowitzki has resumed workouts and wants to play vs. Knicks on Monday

NHL SCORES

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Replay system malfunctioned during Rose Bowl

Replay officials at last season's national title game could not review a Texas touchdown that should have been overturned.

Yankees trade Gary Sheffield to Tiger

November 10, 2016 10:26 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Football Preps for Senior Day

Jimbo Fisher Very Happy With Practice

Dalvin Cook: Celebrating the Florida State back's achievements as he approaches Warrick Dunn's school record

Dalvin Cook: The FSU back's achievements as he approaches Dunn's rushing record

Chalk Talk: Wilson Bell

Florida State receiver Nyqwan Murray motivated by chip on shoulder

Lane, the natural-born defender

FSU's Trey Marshall could return against Boston College

Jimbo Fisher: Derwin James will be out for remainder of regular season

Florida State safety Derwin James ruled out for rest of regular season

High school football coaches unhappy with Florida State home game on Friday night

Friday night college football is nothing new. ESPN began televising games on that night 10 years ago and this season NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision conferences scheduled 65 games on Fridays.

Citrus Bowl Emerging as a Possible Destination for FSU

FSU offers Arizona defensive end

Tyler Johnson picks up an offer from the Seminoles.

Nation's No. 11 Defensive Tackle, Ja'len Parks, Dishes out Two Official Visit Destinations

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UP NEXT:

Florida State injury report for Boston College

Preview: Limping Boston College Faces FSU in Friday Night Match-up

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher previews matchup with Boston College

Boston College Knows It Has a Ways to Go, But Plenty to Play For

Top 5 Things To Lookout For In Boston College Game

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State basketball looking to get back to Junkyard Dog defense

Lakeland native Dwayne Bacon at core of FSU's optimism

Bacon Looks to Take Next Step for FSU

FSU basketball preview: The defense

Basketball Signs Four Outstanding Players

FSU women's basketball team opens regular season on Friday

Women's Hoops Lands Talented Guard

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Chasing NCAA Berths On Home Turf

2016 NCAA Womens Tournament Preview

Carla Touly add her signature to join Florida State Seminoles the next fall

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Former Florida State RB Warrick Dunn named Walter Camp Man of the Year

Jaguars Notebook: Greene feeling healthy, eager for next chance

No sign of Tre' Jackson (PUP)

Winston makes rare cameo on Bucs' injury report

Bucs QB Jameis Winston still confident despite 15 losses as starter

Jameis Winston, 9-15 as starter, says 'I'm not a loser'

Angels' Shane Robinson: Designated for assignment

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU still favored vs. Wake

Two numbers ordinarily that would tell the story of Saturday's primetime bout between Florida State and 19th-ranked Wake Forest:

An ACC mishap

Does anyone remember the last time Florida State played Wake Forest in Doak Campbell Stadium?

QB Lee Working On Starting Games Better

FSU Looks to Avoid NIT

Florida State felt it was snubbed last March when the N-C-A-A dismissed its winning record in Atlantic Coast Conference competition and left
the Seminoles for postseason N-I-T pickings.

FSU's Douglas is more than just a scorer

Toney Douglas launched 13.6 shots per game as a freshman at Auburn in 2004-05. He was asked to score and wasn't shy in the way he went about
it.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Fire evacuates FSU's Salley Hall

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Week 11 ACC football power poll

5. Florida State, 6-3/3-3 (3)

Clemson’s offense is hitting its stride in November, just as it hoped

Clemson's Swinney planning for Watson to start

Clemson starting OL out this week

Clemson starting right tackle Jake Fruhmorgen won’t be with the team for Saturday’s game against Pitt, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney told reporters Wednesday night.

So little time, so much to do as Duke prepares for ranked UNC

By the numbers: Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech

Dedrick Mills suspended for two games

Petrino secures $500K bonus for third year in row

Petrino hits APR standard for $500,000 bonus

How good could Lamar Jackson be if he took all of Louisville's snaps?

Canada's offense one of Pitt's bright spots this season

Offensive coordinator Matt Canada has helped guide the Panthers offense to a 38.1 points per game average since Week 2.

Syracuse football to wear special military helmet against North Carolina State

Syracuse football bowl watch: What are the Orange's chances of getting in at 5-7?

Virginia is a two-time runner-up in the Mark Richt sweepstakes

Clearing up Virginia's flirtation with Mark Richt

Wake Forest's Bates keeps proving people wrong

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ACC BASKETBALL:

College basketball returns: A look at each ACC team's opening game

Duke's Tatum is proud to be 'biggest mama's boy ever'

Tech gets first signee of 2017 class, point guard Jose Alvarado

How can Cards make final four?

Three (of four) commits sign with Louisville

Wait is over for NC State’s ‘Rescue Squad’

There were times last season, too many to count, that Mark Gottfried would peek down at the end of the N.C. State bench and see Terry Henderson, Torin Dorn and Dennis Smith Jr. The answer to the Wolfpack’s problems was sitting right there, so excruciatingly close yet so far away.

UVa working to map out rotation ahead of opener

Virginia commit Tinsley gels with future teammates in pickup game

Anthony signs with UVa basketball team

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

College football TV schedule

College football bowl projections

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Ranking the SEC QBs: List has changed quite a bit since preseason

The SEC East is rated worse than a Mountain West division

UF coach Jim McElwain names Austin Appleby Gators' starting QB

UF football notebook: Cece Jefferson out for South Carolina game

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Powerless NCAA grants Baylor a reprieve that it will bumble

In what has quickly become a lost season, the best piece of news for the Baylor football team came not from the scoreboard but rather the single most useless, toothless organization in sports.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Preseason All-America college basketball team

Gators begin building NCAA resume on the road

Kasey Hill looking to finish strong, return to NCAA Tournament in final season

As the Florida Gators men’s basketball team looks to end its two-year drought from the NCAA Tournament, it will look to its senior point guard Kasey Hill for consistency.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars challenge history with lack of forced turnovers

New ref controversy is the last thing NFL needs

NBA Scoreboard

Mavs' young stars Justin Anderson and Dwight Powell shine bright in loss to Warriors

Second-chance points: Justin Anderson gets help from afar, plus what the Mavericks' kids are learning

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Spurrier returns for 1st time as enemy

The man who named the Swamp will attempt to drain it. Steve Spurrier, the coach whose innovative offense left many a foe in an
orange-and-blue daze for 12 seasons in Gainesville, returns to prowl the opposing sideline for the first time Saturday.

Paterno won't coach on Saturday

Paterno's surgeon says coach has broken ribs

Experts say Gators may repeat

ESPN's Jay Bilas and Dick Vitale weigh in on college basketball issues as Florida launches its national title defense tonight.

November 9, 2016 7:24 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher TV Show: NC State

Keeping the Streak Alive

Football Preps for Senior Day

https://www.landof10.com/michigan-state/florida-state-coach-jimbo-fisher-says-he-empathizes-with-mark-dantonio-michigan-state
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says he empathizes with Mark Dantonio, Michigan State

Fisher praises Brian Burns for trying to avoid contact despite targeting penalty

FSU's Dalvin Cook will not participate in senior day activities

Cook eyes rushing mark for No. 18 FSU vs. BC

Bell Answers The Call Against NC State

FSU's Wilson Bell has 'solid' return to offensive line for Seminoles

FSU’s Jacques Patrick taking slim opportunities behind Dalvin Cook in stride

Breakout receiver Nyqwan Murray settles into rhythm for Seminoles

FSU's Nyqwan Murray emulating Pro Bowl receiver Antonio Brown

FSU WR Nyqwan Murray compares himself to Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown.

Will Nyqwan Murray’s Dominance Continue?

Florida State showing maturity during short week

Even if FSU finishes 10-3, changes may be in order

Why FSU Football is Not Most Disappointing Team of 2016

Was FSU’s Win over USF Their Best Quality Victory So Far in 2016?

How Does FSU’s Jimbo Fisher use his timeouts?

Who are the five recruits most likely to sign with Florida State

Track Commit Smart Plans to Play Football at FSU

Florida State Safety Commit, Daniel Wright, Secures Official Visit Dates With Two Schools, Including Alabama

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UP NEXT:

Florida State Seminoles preparing for rare Friday night home game

Florida State-Boston College: By the numbers

A First Look at Boston College

FSU Football: Will ‘Noles Cover Spread Against Boston College?

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FSU BASKETBALL:

After Olympic silver, Romero ready for final season at FSU

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Crowley and Connolly Named to TDS Team of the Week

A busy weekend in store for FSU athletics

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Noles in the NFL: Week 9

Kelvin Benjamin making plays after catch

Why Rex Ryan pulled Ronald Darby in Buffalo Bills' loss to Seattle Seahawks

Browns center Cameron Erving hopes to rebound from ejection in what’s been brutal season: ‘It’s definitely been trying’

Bears get defense centerpiece back as NT Eddie Goldman practices after five missed games

Raiders' Sebastian Janikowski: Productive performance despite miss

Ramsey gets his fill of fame, fried foods

Rookie cornerback recognized more than ever, indulges in guilty culinary pleasure

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Player's death moves Bowden to call Coker

Florida State coach Bobby Bowden, left, called Miami coach Larry Coker to express his condolences on the death of senior Bryan Pata, who was shot Tuesday.

Xavier Lee's season on the line Saturday

FSU baseball loses its catchers to transfer, dismissal

Florida State's baseball team will be without an experienced catcher in intercollegiate play when it enters the 2007 season.

Port St. Lucie pitcher Mike McGee is the second local pitcher this year to verbally commit to play baseball at Florida State University.

Shootout: Ryder Cup changes a real Zinger

The U.S. Ryder Cup team?s newest captain and his new selection system both received thumbs-up from a sampling of players at the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Wednesday. Paul Azinger was officially announced as the 2008 captain on Monday.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson holds on to No. 2 spot in CFP rankings

Deshaun Watson, three other Clemson stars won't be back in 2017

Cardinals move up a spot in playoff rankings

After stellar performance, Miami offense to start new center at Virginia

No ifs or butts about it: Miami Hurricanes’ Brad Kaaya confident in new center

'Canes impact freshmen far ahead of schedule

Virginia Tech QB Evans earning his share of rushing yards as well

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Our 2016 ACC Basketball preview

Duke’s potential top five: A look at the likely lineup

Blue Devils’ starters to include freshmen Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles, eventually.

Josh Pastner aims high as early signing period starts

10 Georgia Tech basketball items of note

Cards may have to rebound by committee

Miami Hurricanes guard Muhammad suspended for 1st 3 games

UNC’s potential starting five: A look at the likely lineup

UNC’s biggest games this season: Three to know

Notes: Despite blowouts, exhibitions still boost for Notre Dame

Pitt sophomore guard Crisshawn Clark to miss season with knee injury

Pitt sophomore guard Crisshawn Clark will miss the entire season after injuring his left knee in practice Monday, the school announced.

Orange beats Le Moyne in final exhibition game

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

College football TV schedule

Big Ten's 2017 Friday night football schedule is announced

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UF's Jim McElwain unfazed by fans' ire after Arkansas loss

UF Football notebook: Senior Day one week earlier than expected...

Senior Day: Gators play against coach who recruited many to Gainesville

Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight out for regular season

With Trevor Knight out for season, can backup QB Jake Hubenak help A&M avoid another ugly finish?

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Baylor AD on sexual assault scandal: 'I worry that it will' affect search for new football coach

Notebook: Double vision for Notre Dame's defense?

Washington moves into top 4 in CFP rankings

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Grading Dirk Koetter at the halfway point

Coach optimistic Jaguars 'can get on a roll' despite shortcomings

NFL power rankings: After wild weekend, newcomers crack top 10

NBA Scores

Harrison Barnes' stellar play dates back to college days; hold off on any talk about tanking for the Mavs

Dwyane Wade explains why he really left Miami

Tebow delivers walk-off after talk with Mr. October

NHL SCORES

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

S.F. 49ers plan move to new Calif. city

Cablevision: Knicks pay Larry Brown $18.5M

Players want the NBA to back off with the technicals

Shootout Notebook: Faldo ready for his new TV gig with CBS

November 8, 2016 7:39 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Trio of Seminoles Tabbed as ACC Players of the Week

Three Florida State players named ACC Players of the Week

Florida State trio earns ACC weekly honors following NC State win

Five Takeaways From Jimbo Fisher's BC Press Conference

Fisher, No. 20 Florida State used to short weeks

Florida State offensive line looking to build on pass pro success

Receivers come up big in narrow victory

'Un-coverable' Murray Stays Hot In Win Over Wolfpack

Fisher: WR Bobo Wilson had surgery Monday morning, will miss rest of the season

Florida State's Jesus Wilson has foot surgery, ending college career

Bobo Wilson's career comes to an end; Derwin James, Trey Marshall remain out

Changes to the FSU football depth chart for Boston College: Nyqwan Murray still not a starter?

Top Plays vs NC State

Top 5 Impact Players Against NC State

FSU can be mad about this targeting penalty, but it was the correct call

Florida State-Syracuse six-day optioned

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UP NEXT:
https://campusinsiders.com/news/fsu-vs-boston-college-prediction-game-preview-11-07-2016/
FSU vs. Boston College Prediction, Game Preview

More double trouble awaits Boston College at Florida State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball Preview: Florida State

ACC Basketball Preview: FSU’s Place in a Conference of Titans

Florida State a projected six-seed by USA Today

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

FSU Earns No. 3 Seed, Opens NCAA Tournament On Saturday

FSU soccer earns a No. 3 seed, will host Samford in NCAA tourney

FSU Softball Rallies Past Gamecocks to Reach Super Regionals

FSU women’s tennis solid in singles play

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Academy's Noles In The NFL: Week 9

Bears NT Eddie Goldman returns, wants to face Bucs on Sunday

Sebastian Janikowski makes his 400th field goal vs. Broncos

Buccaneers' Jameis Winston: Practices Monday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU wary of Wake's ball-hawking defense

Many of the numbers for Wake Forest's defense are not all that impressive - except where it really counts.

Booker wouldn't mind duty at WR

Rolle's role expands for FSU

News forthcoming on Hayes

Florida State linebacker Geno Hayes will get a better idea today whether he'll be cleared to play against Wake Forest.

FSU is debating Bowden's future

Backers: Bowden's loyalty an obstacle

JoePa, walk away while you still can ... and take Bobby, too

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK FOR WEEK 10

Francois earns fourth honor, three players recognized for a third time

Tigers get rave reviews for latest 'film'

Victory Bell receives makeover before UNC's game at Duke

Two years after Duke billed UNC more than $27,000 for spray-paint damage following a wild celebration, the schools’ athletic directors have agreed on a new-look, neutral paint job for the Victory Bell.

Remembering Bryan Pata: Miami Hurricane’s death still unsolved after 10 years

Wolfpack slammed by another tough loss

Panthers turn the page, prep to play 'spoiler' against Clemson

The Tigers are a top-three team, and Brian O’Neill called them the “best team we’ve faced.”

U of L football schedules more in-state foes

Pitt defensive line quiet in blowout defeat to Miami

A bright spot on a subpar defense for much of the season, Pitt’s defensive line struggled in a lopsided loss to Miami.

What we learned from Pack's loss to Florida State

Dino Babers believes Syracuse football can win last 3 games

The three stages of Bronco Mendenhall's first season in Charlottesville

Players apologized to Mendenhall after UVa loss

Notebook: Cavs say they still have plenty to play for

Georgia Tech's option offense makes for a tricky week for Virginia Tech in all phases

'A Storm is Brewing' for resurgent Deacons

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Louisville beats Bellarmine in exhibition

Defense lifts NC State to 112-60 rout of Barton

Dennis Smith Jr. and Torin Dorn lead the NC State Wolfpack’s defensive effort against Barton College in final warmup for the regular season.

Analysis: Culture of passing again key for ND hoops

2016-17 Pitt men's basketball preview

The Panthers have a new coach, a new, taller starting lineup and high expectations for the season.

SU called national title 'dark horse' by CBS Sports

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

College football TV schedule

College Football Power Rankings: Attrition leaves nine playoff contenders remaining

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Gators QB Luke Del Rio among 4 starters ruled out

Del Rio has company on Gators' injury list

Notebook: McElwain has experience playing true freshman QB

Offense in need of creativity

Is McElwain offense followng Muschamp path?

Ed Orgeron submitting plays of Alabama-LSU to SEC for review; Holding on Jalen Hurts TD run?

Muschamp holds 'no grudge' against Gators

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Baylor coach Jim Grobe suspends RB Shock Linwood for game against Oklahoma

Baylor career rushing leader sidelined for attitude issues

Commentary: Why I was wrong about the 2016 Notre Dame football team

How Charlie Strong vowed to improve Texas' defense - and five games later, it's working

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Bracketology: Preseason 1-68 seed list for projected NCAA tournament bracket

USA TODAY Sports' preseason college basketball bracketology for 2016-17

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Greg Hardy indicted with felony cocaine possession

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs WR Louis Murphy done for rest of season

Refs' blown call helps Seahawks beat Bills: Final score, 8 things to know

A first half that ends in chaos costs Buffalo a FG and leaves Rex Ryan steaming in a 31-25 loss

Richard Sherman's cheap shot on Bills kicker sparks chaos on field

Yet again, there's an officiating controversy in Seattle on 'Monday Night Football'

NBA SCORES

Mark Cuban on Mavs' start: In past, I'd be 'a little more suicidal,' but youth is reason for optimism

Mark Cuban explains why he yanked ESPN's Mavericks credentials

Even with Stephen Curry's 13 threes, Warriors barely beat Pelicans

The back-to-back MVP made history yet again ... and Golden State needed every bit of it

The 23-and-younger studs who will carry the NBA

NHL SCORES

Kucherov on a roll for Lightning

PGA Tour Policy Board approves Jay Monahan as next commissioner

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Miami's Pata shot to death

University of Miami defensive end Bryan Pata was shot and killed Tuesday night, shortly after leaving the practice field, school officials said.

Hansbrough Leads AP's All-America Team

Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina led a preseason All-America team of underclassmen.

Gooden being released from prison Thursday

November 7, 2016 7:37 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Fisher praises Bowden as FSU nears bowl game appearance record

Deondre Francois overcomes 'big mistake' to lead FSU past NC State

FSU QB Francois: Toughest player in nation?

Florida State’s offense still Dalvin-Cookin’, but defense has been inconsistent

DeMarcus Walker's decision to return to FSU paying off in senior season

DeMarcus Walker Quietly Pursues FSU History

Tarvarus McFadden, Demarcus Walker leading the charge. ·

Three things we learned in FSU's win over NC State

FSU Football at N.C. State In-Depth Recap: What We Learned

Offensive observations following FSU football’s win at NC State

Lessons learned on defense in Florida State’s win over NC State

Did ACC Refs React To Jimbo Fisher’s Criticism?

Fans React To Comeback Win Over NC State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State basketball looks to reclaim elite defense

FSU Basketball Seeded In First 'Bracketology' Prediction of Season

Depth Delivers in Exhibition Win

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Champions! FSU Wins Fourth ACC Title In A Row!

FSU women’s soccer wins ACC Championship

In a battle fitting of a conference championship match, neither No. 13 Florida State (13-3-4) nor No. 10 North Carolina (13-3-4) could put the ball in the back of the net over 110 minutes.

UNC women's soccer falls to Florida State in penalty kicks in ACC Tournament final

Track Star Commits to FSU

Auburndale Sprint Standout Chauncy Smart Stays In-State, Selects FSU Seminoles

Q&A With FSU Swim Team Coach Justin Anderson

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

An early scuffle in the Dallas Cowboys-Cleveland Browns game led to the ejection of an Erving and Irving

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Twitter fight! Former Alabama QB Greg McElroy defends SEC vs. former FSU QB Danny Kanell

Young Cardinals arms: Luke Weaver

Lucas Glover leads Rod Pampling and Brooks Koepka by one in Las Vegas

Brooks Koepka's commanding eagle putt is the Shot of the Day

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU: Bowden will be back

According to Florida State officials, there's no debating the fact coach Bobby Bowden will be back next season if he so chooses.

Lee to start again for FSU

QB Lee will start again vs. Deacons

FSU Notebook: Cismesia named semifinalist for Lou Groza award

'Noles eager to see what Reid can do

Florida State freshman power forward Ryan Reid actually made his first impression last summer, banging in the paint with Alexander Johnson.

Florida State Named A No. 2 Seed And Host For NCAA Tournament

For the seventh straight season the Florida State women's soccer team has been selected to play in the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament.

Alex Barron needs more confidence

Pearls shine in home debut

Using outside shooting from Wyoming graduate Mike Mann and former Florida State Seminole standout Todd Galloway, the Pearls clawed their way back. Galloway, was even clutch from the line late, making a pair of free throws that proved to be the difference in the waning seconds.

Azinger Gets More Say in Ryder Cup

Paul Azinger took over the U.S. Ryder Cup team in more ways than one, persuading the PGA of America to give him four captain's picks and revamping the criteria so that money and majors determine who makes the team.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Bowl season jockeying for ACC schools has begun

Swinney updates Watson's injury status on Sunday night

Clemson QB Schuessler appears capable of playing well if needed

Georgia Tech-North Carolina: Inside the numbers

U of L's Jackson national player of week again

Finally, the Hurricanes light up the scoreboard in every quarter

UM spread its 51 points against Pittsburgh among all four quarters for only the second time this season.

A silver lining for Miami Hurricanes’ rough stretch: building depth

NC State's Matt Dayes: I almost feel like we are cursed

The good, bad and ugly: NC State-Florida State

Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' win at Duke

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2016-17 Season

In exhibition, Tech hangs on in overtime against Shorter

Plenty for Notre Dame men to fine-tune in exhibition hoops finale

ACC preview: With influx of shooters, Wake Forest hopes to see progress

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

College football TV schedule

2016 College Football Rankings - Week 11

20. Florida State/18. Florida State

10 things we learned this college football weekend

Coaches skirt the line in criticizing officials

Making The College Football Playoff Isn't Just About Winning Games

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SEC: How the West was won? Just ask East

Florida Gators drop big, fall below FSU in latest AP poll

UF’s McElwain weighs QB change as Gators’ offensive struggles continue

Florida Gators LB Alex Anzalone will miss extended time after breaking left arm

Gators: Tough loss won't derail goal

Return to Florida looms for Muschamp

Scouting USC’s next opponent: the Florida Gators

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Cincinnati defends Tuberville for yelling at fan

Analysis: Navy bullied Notre Dame where and when it mattered most

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Gators return a veteran roster for White's second year

UK shows off while playing fast in exhibition

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

NFL Scoreboard

The old Dolphins would have lost, but these new Dolphins found a way to win

Dolphins’ stadium revenues spike due to renovations

Stadium-related revenues were up 11 percent at Hard Rock in fiscal year 2015, and the Dolphins can expect to see continued growth due to luxury seats and new corporate partnerships.

Bucs players say they need break to 'get our minds right'

Underachieving Jaguars have perfected formula for losing

40 things we learned in Week 9 of the 2016 NFL season

NBA Scoreboard

Three takeaways: The Mavericks found out how to survive without Dirk and their 3-point shooting eyes

NHL Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC's not looking so good now

ACC commissioner John Swofford must really like this one. Just kidding, naturally. But Swofford's critics who detested ACC expansion? They're partying already, giggling like first-graders and enjoying the unexpected.

UF Receiver Stabbed, Suspended

Nyan Boateng is out after being stabbed in the leg during a fight with a female student.

Ten things to know as Schiano's Scarlet Knights take centerstage

Gruden excited about eager QB

The coach says Bruce Gradkowski can be too keyed up early in games, but has praise as well.

Garrard is Jaguars' starter

Coach Jack Del Rio ended the Jaguars' quarterback controversy Monday when he revealed that Byron Leftwich's ankle injury won't get any better than 85- to 90-percent healthy for the rest of this season.

Former NFL Flops Now Powers

New commissioner Roger Goodell prefers the term "competitive balance" to parity. How about mediocrity?