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August 2, 2015 8:49 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State Seminoles 2015 camp preview: Defensive line

Miami Hurricanes Schedule Preview: Florida State vs Miami

Florida State Seminoles 2015 camp preview: Defensive line

FSU QB Everett Golson responds to Finebaum

South Lake fans call FSU kicker Roberto Aguayo 'class act' during homecoming

1985 signing class helped change FSU football history

Deion had enormous impact on FSU football

Prime Time Rewind: Bowden talks Sanders

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 35 Lamarcus Joyner

Great playing career helps Buckley the coach

Terrell Buckley, the former Florida State star corner and current U of L assistant, is now in the running to add another major accolade onto his college football legacy.

Tom West From Headland And Florida State Now Headed to The Wiregrass Sports Hall Of Fame

School of Social Work might help FSU football woes

Cedric Wood signs with the Seminoles

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Michael Saxton's Incredible Summer Adventure

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin shines in training camp opener

Leodis McKelvin has setback, opens door for CB Ronald Darby

Rookie Tre' Jackson Benefitting From Playing Alongside Bryan Stork At Patriots Camp

Tre' Jackson, Shaq Mason let their blocking do the talking

2015 Rams Roster Review: Is Lamarcus Joyner A Corner or Safety?

Buffalo Bills Rumors: Tyrod Taylor To Start Over EJ Manuel In Training Camp? M

Jaguars LB Telvin Smith learned lesson, eyes big future

Center Bryan Stork among Patriots' offseason award winners

Inside The Steelers: LB Williams dominates backs-on-backers drill at Latrobe Memorial Stadium

Bucs waste no time anointing Jameis Winston The One

Jameis Winston ‘Accepting My Role’ on Buccaneers

What is expected of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston?

Jameis Winston: If you can play, age doesn't matter

Bucs Camp Highlights: Winston uneven on Day 1

About the best thing that could be said for the Bucs first workout of training camp Saturday is that they got it in.

Tyler Holt Called Up by Cleveland Indians

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Seminoles pick up another QB for '06

Top national prospect visiting FSU this week
Florida State coaches picked up their seventh oral commitment on Monday afternoon when dual-threat quarterback D'Vontrey Richardson gave them his word after touring campus.

Dragons TE finds no fault with Florida St.

The Jefferson tight end lists Florida State as his favorite, which must feel a bit strange. You see, as a child Pupello was a Florida fan, which meant he rooted against the Seminoles.

Barron gets close to deal, sources say

Peter Boulware: Open to Baltimore Return?

Former Florida State guard Wafer signs with Los Angeles Lakers

First round pick to make double-A debut Tuesday

Stephen Drew, a first-round pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2004 draft, will make his Double-A debut with the Tennessee Smokies Tuesday night against the Jacksonville Suns.

Las Vegas Defeats Oklahoma 11-10 In 10 Innings; Las Vegas ...

Third baseman Marshall McDougall was 3-for-4, double, home run and 4 RB

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Hello, Florida State — goodbye championships

Clemson’s O-line sees sudden wealth of talent and potential

Georgia Tech opens practice with high expectations

Jabari Hunt-Days eligible to play

2015 Opponent Previews: Louisville

U of L CBs have something to prove

Alabama, Louisville will reportedly open the 2018 season in Orlando

Louisville commit Caleb Tillman's 'best football ahead of him,' coach says

Miami Hurricanes 2015 camp preview: Defensive linemen

Miami Hurricanes 2015 camp preview: linebackers

Miami signs 3 recruits to grant-in-aid agreements

Former Auburn coach Gene Chizik 'not looking to be a head coach'

Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star hybrid Moe Neal chooses Orange over Wake Forest

Virginia Tech football receives commitment from receiver

Bayside WR Phil Patterson commits to the Hokies

Redd to play for Wake Forest

Magna Vista High School, defensive back Tra Redd announced a decision that made perfect sense.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Mavunga transfers from North Carolina to Ohio State

North Carolina center Stephanie Mavunga is transferring to Ohio State, leaving the Tar Heels without their entire four-player recruiting class ranked No. 1 nationally in 2013.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Clemson pitcher Schmidt eager to bounce back from lymphoma

Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be.

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

Take that, SEC: Jim Delany's humble-brag about Big Ten schedule strength

In college football scheduling, one size needn't fit all

VIDEO: Thanks to construction, Citrus Bowl no longer terrible

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

Spencer Tillman joins Fox Sports for college football season

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SEC defenses rush for new blood

Eight SEC teams changed defensive coordinators

Alabama football: three problem areas

Love him or hate him, Saban remains at top

1-on-1 with Gus Malzahn: Will Auburn win a national title?

UF position breakdown: Receivers

Jeremy Pruitt bringing young Georgia secondary along

Why should the Dawgs be SEC East favorites?

LSU well represented on preseason watch lists

In wide open SEC East, USC could be 10-win team

Technique over tactics: USC’s Jon Hoke set to build a winner on defense

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Clint Trickett enjoying start to coaching career

https://notredame.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1787927
Top 5 Notre Dame Games Of 2015

Butter sculpture honors Ohio State coach Urban Meyer

Who should be Ohio State's starting quarterback?

Can Illinois beat Ohio State? A 0.2 percent chance the Buckeyes could lose

Sorry, unlicensed T-shirt makers: Ohio State trademarks 'Urban Meyer'

Ohio State has received a trademark for the name 'Urban Meyer.'

Rutgers football out “to show them” it deserves better than to be a Big Ten last-place team

Texas Football Promotes Full Cost Of Attendance Stipend In Official Scholarship Offer Letter

UCLA's Mora: Diddy's son still on football team after dustup

USC trying to restore power

Coach Steve Sarkisian has USC back in the national spotlight, but can they live up to modest expectations of winning the Pac-12?

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Ole Miss OT Laremy Tunsil, stepfather agree to drop charges

Judge declines class-action status to CBS lawsuit

A federal judge in California has refused to grant class-action status to a lawsuit concerning the marketing and sale of college athletes' photographs through school athletics websites that involves CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corp.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Positivity, confidence growing as a leader blooms in Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill

The Suh Effect in full force for Dolphins

Bad weather forces Bucs to audible before first workout

On Jameis Winston’s first full day as an NFL starting quarterback, Mother Nature rolled out an audible.

Bucs Hot Reads: Lovey sets sights on first game

Every team hopes to win the Super Bowl. The Bucs are no different, but coach Lovie Smith has laddered his goals for this year in a way that reflects his team’s status coming off a 2-14 season.

Bucs still building, but need results

What an ominous beginning.

Dolphins' 1973 Super Bowl ring auctioned for $68,040

A well-traveled Greg Olson gets chance to revive Jaguars' offense

Mavs Sign First Round Draft Pick Justin Anderson

Analyst: 'Hard to envision' Mavericks making playoffs next season

Tiger fell apart in third round at Quicken Loans

Diver scores a 0.0 on a bizarre failed attempt

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Because it's what he does

Mike Alstott is ready for a diminished role in his 10th season with the Bucs, the only team he wants to play for.

Shaquille O'Neal expected to sign new 5-year deal with Heat

The shame will now be his legacy

For Rafael Palmeiro, the suspension will officially end after 10 days. It is only the stain that will live on forever.

Palmeiro didn't want this attention

Rafael Palmeiro would sometimes hound the Baltimore Orioles' public-relations department to promote him more. Yesterday, the Orioles obliged. He would have given anything to be invisible again.

Bonds Says He Doesn't Expect to Play Now

Barry Bonds doesn't expect to play this season because of his injured right knee, putting the San Francisco slugger's quest for the career home run record on hold until at least 2006.

August 1, 2015 9:13 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State Seminoles fall camp primer

For Jimbo Fisher, start of camp respite from troubled offseason

Jimbo Fisher regains control when Seminoles take field

FSU players’ misbehavior inspires radio ad

Florida State Seminoles 2015 camp preview: Offensive line

FSU, Miami, Louisville have offensive line questions

FSU thin at LB going into 2015

FSU LB Matthew Thomas ‘encouraged’ during rehab from shoulder surgery

Countdown to College Football Kickoff 2015, Day 29: FSU's New Streak (Video)

NoleSports’ Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Jameis Winston

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 36 Clifton Abraham

Deion Sanders: Why he chose FSU 30 years ago

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU’s Gates speaks to public school football teams

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Set for World Stage

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Ron Rivera says Kelvin Benjamin in 'tremendous shape'

Anquan Boldin Sizes up 49ers No. 3 WR Competition

Darby, Sammy shine; QBs struggle on Day One

Did tweets land Darnell Dockett on Baltimore police watch list?

Will Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman's pass catching land him the starting gig?

Eddie Goldman leaves Bears practice early

Deion Sanders shows of WR skills in training camp

Florida State ball boy ‘Red Lightning’ reports to Falcons camp

Further Review: Williams vs. Williams

Jameis Winston is Bucs’ starting QB, Lovie Smith says

No brainer: Winston was always going to start

New Orleans Pelicans waive reserve point guard Toney Douglas

Does Buster Posey deserve the MVP?

Buster Posey deserves MVP

Blue Jays put Devon Travis on disabled list

The 24-year-old reaggravated shoulder injury in Tuesday’s game while swinging through a pitch.

Jonas Blixt: Blixt goes bogey-free in Quicken Loans opener

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Coach still going strong

Bobby Bowden still enjoys what he does best: Coaching.

First-round pick misses fourth day of practice

Alex Barron, the St. Louis Rams' first-round pick, missed his fourth day of training camp Sunday while talks continued on a contract.

Boldin gets Extension

The Arizona Cardinals locked down Former Nole Anquan Boldin.

Travis Johnson welcome sight at Texans camp

Former Nole Q&A: Greg Jones

Jacksonville Jaguar star shares his thoughts on the upcoming NFL season and what he thinks of FSU's talented backfield.

Warrick, Bengals wait

STUPPLES SOLACE IN SOLHEIM LIFT

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Top 5 Defensive Tackles for 2015

Ranking the 2015 Clemson football road trips

Clemson’s Travis Blanks enters camp with ‘no limitations’

Georgia Tech’s Shamire Devine ‘close-ish’ on weight goal

Leg healed, Broderick Snoddy ready for camp

Tech’s Hunt-Days in camp with Jackets

Report: U of L football to face Bama in 2018

2015 Opponent Previews: Miami

Fedora hopes to get both sides working together for UNC

Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels' woeful defense

Gene Chizik built one of the nation's top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas' national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another title as head coach.

Penn State, Pitt ADs to talk about extending football series

Rich Panczyszyn, once jeered for donning No. 44 for Syracuse football, has died

The man who wore No. 44 for Syracuse football after Floyd Little recently passed away at the age of 68.

Syracuse football 15 for '15: Trying to solve the secondary puzzle

Was Syracuse football's minimal use of cadence a result of injuries or lack of preparation?

Ranking Syracuse football's 2015 opponents

Syracuse football again spending week of training camp at Fort Drum

Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star hybrid Moe Neal deciding between Orange, Wake Forest on Saturday

Three UVa football practices will be open to the public

Once-touted line recruit back in UVa mix

Fortified by the arrival of four transfers from Power 5 conferences, Virginia’s offense has added a fifth player who needs no introduction.

Virginia Tech Football: 5 Games That Could Ruin the Hokies' 2015 Season

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Three SEC foes, trip to Las Vegas highlight Clemson’s non-conference basketball schedule

UNC offers scholarship to Wenyen Gabriel

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

Big Ten coaches voted unanimously against 9-game conference schedule

New Big Ten scheduling mandates Power 5 opponents, no FCS foes

Should College Football Go to 64-Team Playoff?

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Why 2015 SEC West Will Be Toughest College Football Division Ever

Jeremy Pruitt bringing young Georgia secondary along

Five things to watch for UK football

LSU QB Anthony Jennings reinstated to team

Ole Miss gambles that QB Chad Kelly can take control

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Notre Dame can remain independent, playoff chief says

For Rhema McKnight, Notre Dame adversity shaped current success

Ohio State now has a strong response to all schedule-bashers

Texas mascot won't make trip to Notre Dame game

UCLA ready to forget controversial offseason, pick a starting QB

USC not worried by another year of sky-high preseason hopes

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Tip times set for Miami, Michigan State, FSU

It’s White’s house now

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

UF defensive tackle Caleb Brantley gets deferred prosecution

NCAA has stay granted in O'Bannon case; payments delayed

The NCAA was given a respite Friday when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court delayed the implementation of possible payments to athletes for the use of their names, images and likenesses.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins have starting running back but battle still on for backups

Pay day: Wilson signs 4-year extension with Seahawks

Drawn out to nearly the last moment before a deadline that was not just for show, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a compromise in contract talks.

WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

1983: Genuine Draft

COUNTDOWN TO CANTON
The depth of the 1983 NFL draft, considered by many to be the best draft ever, allowed the Dolphins to get a steal at No. 27 in quarterback Dan Marino.

Lack of Super Bowl ring likely to follow Marino

Marino sore over not having ring "The greatest game of my career ... You know, I guess if I had played in and won a Super Bowl that would have been it. But I didn't do that." -- Dan Marino

July 31, 2015 1:29 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FIRST LOOK: 2015 #Noles Football Poster

FSU sits at No. 8 in preseason Amway Coaches' Poll

FSU ranked eighth in preseason Coaches Poll

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1787428&PT=4&PR=2
Florida State ranked 8th in preseason coaches poll

Alabama, FSU both got way too much respect in first coaches poll

Florida State Seminoles most overrated team in Amway Coaches Poll

Why Florida State Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

Florida State's starts -- and finishes -- in the USA Today Coaches Poll under Jimbo Fisher

Q&A: Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher

FSU 2015 season preview: Five true freshmen to watch

Florida State Seminoles 2015 camp preview: Tight ends

2015 Boston College Opponent Previews: Florida State Seminoles

Clemson vs FSU ranked as a Top 10 Conference Game in 2015

Tommy Bowden breaks down Clemson and FSU, compares Watson to Jameis Winston

'Voice' of FSU football to speak of local event

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 37 Casey Weldon

NoleSports' Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Greg Jones

4-Star TE Naseir Upshur Postpones Commitment Plans, Sets 3 Official Visits

4-star TE Naseir Upshur Talks FSU visit

4-Star TE Naseir Upshur Says If He Commits To FSU, Seminoles Fans Won’t Miss Isaac Nauta

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Soccer Releases 2015 TV Schedule

Florida State Adds Four Student-Athletes To Incoming Class

Softball program welcomes four more members to its incoming class

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin says hamstrings are 100 percent

Timmons: 'Practice went real smooth'

https://www.todayspigskin.com/nfc-today/nfc-south/tampa-bay-buccaneers/tampa-bay-buccaneers-success-will-rely-on-jameis-winston-growth/
Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ success will rely on Jameis Winston’s growth

Jameis Winston Must Prove Himself During Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Training Camp

Jameis Winston caught up in more rumors, this one involved naked photos and Draya Michele

Buster Posey’s Pitch Framing Makes Him A Potential MVP

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis misses second straight game

Women's Golf Alumni Update: Jamie Kuhn

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden: Sexton's behavior noticed well before June incident

Sexton had signs of Lyme in April

Sexton had been suspended for missing drug test

If Lee gets shot he may never let go

Booker reclaims strength title

Texans sign DE Johnson

Oklahoma July 30 Notes

STREAKERS: Infielder Marshall McDougall is on a season-high 13-game hitting streak.

Mets manager Willie Randolph said Doug Mientkiewicz likely will start Sunday. He's been out of the lineup three straight games since being ejected Wednesday night for arguing a strike call.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Conference Realignment: Could Notre Dame and Texas Be the Long Game for the ACC?

Clemson No. 12 in preseason coaches poll

Coach Cutcliffe Wants Duke To Sustain Success With Tougher Non-Conference Schedule

Tech starts No. 17 in coaches poll

https://pittsburgh.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1787340
Cards' likely to play three Top 10 teams

Many contenders for U of L O-line spots

UM unranked in coaches poll, Ross talks 'Canes lease

https://keepingitheel.com/2015/07/30/unc-receives-votes-first-coaches-poll/
UNC Receives Votes in First Coaches Poll

https://accsports.com/florida-lb-adds-to-ncsus-2016-commitment-list/
Florida LB adds to NCSU’s 2016 commitment list

Syracuse football 15 for '15: Who will be the breakout performers?

Syracuse football tells Florida safety Devon Clarke to hold off on commitment, coach says

New Jersey tight end commits to Virginia

Frank Beamer wants son Shane Beamer or Bud Foster as successor

DE Melvin Keihn has requested release, is no longer on Hokies' roster

2015 Opponent Previews: Wake Forest

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Boeheim’s Army general manager says Syracuse team will return in 2016

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

2015 College Football Rankings - Preseason

Ohio State ranked No. 1 in 2015 preseason Coaches Poll

Amway Coaches Poll: Over-ranked and under-ranked teams

The 5 Most Overrated Teams In the College Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Coaches who should know better can't resist their own ridiculously early poll

Will Pac-12 football return to glory, end title drought on 100th birthday?

Pac-12 fans will see same replays as referees

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Despite title drought, SEC still runs college football

What's it like playing in Bryant-Denny Stadium? We asked 7 SEC players to share their experience

Hogs Start 2015 College Football Season in Top 20

What is Auburn getting with new RB commit Alaric Williams?

1-on-1 with Gus Malzahn: Why Jeremy Johnson is similar to Cam Newton and 2015 is like 2013

Florida not in coaches Top 25 preseason rankings

No. 2 receiver in 2018 commits to UK

UK football's best recruiting week ever?

Spurrier wants to tell his own story

Florida sportswriter Buddy Martin to co-author Spurrier autobiography

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https://footballmatters.org/stories/eastern-michigan-head-coach-pens-powerful-letter-to-potential-football-moms
Eastern Michigan Head Coach Pens Powerful Letter To Potential Football Moms

Maryland refuses to label 2015 a 'rebuilding season'

Maryland coach: Big Ten is 'really a lineman league'

Notre Dame picked 11th in Preseason Amway Coaches Poll

CFP: Notre Dame independence not a problem

Following workout, former ND QB Brady Quinn assesses Malik Zaire

Penn State, Notre Dame engage in some Twitter fun over 'Rudy'

Ohio State's road to a title tougher with suspensions for Virginia Tech game

Urban Meyer promises Ohio State repeat attempt won't be miserable

Urban Meyer talks about Ohio State suspensions: 'It's a college mistake'

Suspensions reveal cause for concern at Ohio State

How will the Buckeyes replace Bosa, Marshall vs. Virginia Tech?

Meyer: No starting QB until Va. Tech opener

No matter the question, Urban Meyer always has the answer

Mike Leach doesn't know what the big deal is about Deflategate

The Washington State head coach thinks players and teams, including Tom Brady, should be free to inflate footballs however they see fit.

West Virginia primed to win with defense in 2015

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

The 50 Best Players in College Basketball for 2015-2016

49. Dwayne Bacon, G, FSU

These 5-star point guard recruits will make college basketball great again

Larry Brown on NCAA's investigation: 'I'm confident we're going to move on'

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Jets’ Sheldon Richardson, Already Suspended, Is Accused of Resisting Arrest After a Traffic Stop

Richardson is also facing several traffic violations in Missouri, including driving his car at 143 miles per hour.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Five thoughts on Dolphins first day of camp

Bucs Training Camp: What you need to know

Starting with Saturday's opening practice, the Bucs will open 11 training camp workouts to the public at One Buc Place. Parking and admission are free.

Cool your jets: Jags-Packers in 2016 will be at EverBank Field, not London

Eagles vet: Tebow will make the team and 'play a lot'

Giants Say They Have Not Seen Jason Pierre-Paul Since Accident

Judge orders all involved in Tom Brady case to 'tone down their rhetoric'

NBA in Africa? 'Stay tuned' for regular-season game

PGA Tour's Valspar Championship returns to Innisbrook next year

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Championship game adds to ACC's stature

Now that the dust has settled, it is clear the landscape of college football has achieved a dramatic makeover, largely due to the initiative and ambition of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

NCAA could tweak new incentives

The NCAA's Division I academic performance committee this week will recommend an adjustment that won't penalize teams for losing players in good academic standing who leave early to turn pro.

July 30, 2015 8:09 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

New Billboards

FSU's Jimbo Fisher: ‘Commitment is commitment’

Four FSU Players On SI's Jersey Countdown

Four FSU players were on the list of greatest college football players by jersey numbers.

ND-FSU No. 5 game of 2014

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 38 Bobby Butler

Florida State tight end recruiting after Isaac Nauta's decommitment: Naseir Upshur

Things moving fast between FSU and Upshur

FSU commitment added to Army Bowl

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminole success story: Colleen Quigley

Noi Reaches Round of 16 at ITF Futures in Austin

Torruella Represents Puerto Rico at the Pan Am Games

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Devonta Freeman excited to reunite with 'Red Lightning'

Why Tre' Jackson Has Everything to Prove in New England Patriots Training Camp

Xavier Rhodes confident Vikings will have good year

With so many changes on Steelers' defense, Timmons remains constant

The Man Behind Jameis Winston

Bucs GM optimistic about Jameis Winston, rest of rookie class

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1787037&PT=4&PR=2
'Noles in running to have most alumni in NFL

Are Brendan Ryan and Stephen Drew a platoon at 2nd base for Yankees?

Cleveland Indians recall outfielder Tyler Holt to take the place of David Murphy

Devon Travis not in lineup Wednesday

Travis left Tuesday's game after re-irritating his left shoulder

Daniel Berger: Berger prepares for his Quicken Loans debut

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden rides troubled kids his own way

Noles Land Texas QB Christian Ponder

Peter Boulware: No Offer to Free Agent LB

Brooks Assumes New Role on Team

Backup Kanell says commitment renewed

One-game ban likely for Rolle from NFL

Ravens' new cornerback faces suspension as result of domestic violence mcase

Stovall ready to take his shot

Craphonso Thorpe: Heading to River Falls

Javon Walker Practices

Walker says he's putting holdout in the past

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Unofficial guide to hidden FSU traditions

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Confidence high for ACC's back-to-back playoff bid

ACC Coastal Division figures to be a wide-open race again

2015 Opponent Previews: Boston College

BC tight end Louie Addazio following father's footsteps

California Four Star Offensive Guard Mike Alves Has Boston College In Top 5

Duke's Chris Taylor ready for 2015 season

Duke's Max McCaffrey speaks about upcoming season

Senior wide receiver will lead group of new players in Blue Devil offense

New in ’15: Curry finds ideal fit in Roof’s defense

Cardinals a potential threat to Seminoles, Tigers

Reminder from Miami football coach: "This isn't golf"

Former Florida QB Jacoby Brissett finds home at NC State

Pat Narduzzi evokes Joe Paterno in WVU comments

Syracuse football safety Antwan Cordy, despite size, is nicknamed 'Giant'

Syracuse football WRs coach Bobby Acosta hopes group's tight-knit bond will show on field

The early read from Tim Daoust on his Syracuse defensive line: 'We are not short on ability'

Virginia Tech to offer beer, wine sales to club seat ticket holders at Lane Stadium

Safety C.J. Reavis' appeal denied; lawyer blasts Virginia Tech's decision to uphold dismissal

Sophomore safety C.J. Reavis lost his appeal to a Virginia Tech student conduct decision and remains dismissed from the university, an outcome his lawyer blasted as “completely unwarranted” and a “tragic decision.”

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Phil Jackson is Misguided with Statement About Duke Players

Henderson aims for big role with NC State after transfer

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

Who's No. 1? Preseason NCAA top 25 out Thursday

2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 74-51): Teams hoping to escape middle class

What league plays highest percentage of Power Five nonconference games?

Burning questions for each team entering Big Ten football media days

Could Dan Mullen's extra eligibility idea really work for college football?

Dan Mullen has a counter-proposal to the NCAA's forthcoming eligibility standards.

https://www.todaysu.com/around-the-u/coaches-taking-proactive-approach-to-off-field-incidents/
Coaches Taking Proactive Approach to Off-Field Incidents

Greatest College Football Players by Jersey Number

Detroit makes its pitch to host 2019 College Football Playoff title game

No plans to expand College Football Playoff

Which colleges produce the most NFL players?

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How will SEC teams fare as coaches poll comes out Thursday?

What Would Have to Happen for the SEC to Miss the Playoff in 2015?

Book details Nick Saban's talks with agent regarding Texas job in 2013

Tanner athlete Chadarius Townsend commits to Alabama

Texas A&M could be Auburn's toughest road game

Prime-time players for UF?

Why Georgia Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

UK football lands prized 2016 D-tackle

Same-old question for LSU: Why can't the Tigers find a QB?

Spurrier more confident in this year's South Carolina squad

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Why independent Notre Dame should absolutely be playoff eligible

Advocating mandatory football conference membership for Notre Dame misguided

A recent history of college coaches complaining about Notre Dame

Buckeyes top Class Rankings

3. Florida State
Ohio State is the reigning national champion, and after a huge week on trail, it's currently holding the top recruiting class.

Washington State Coach Mike Leach says college football should have a 64-team playoff

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Victim asks for charges against LSU players to be dropped

The LSU student that was allegedly robbed by LSU QB Anthony Jennings and two other players wants the charges dropped.

Irate NFLPA files lawsuit: 'Complete lack of evidence'

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Can you pass the Dolphins' training camp pop quiz?

Test your knowledge about the Dolphins' 2015 roster by taking this quiz

Burning questions facing team as Jaguars set to open training camp

Kraft blisters NFL for upholding Brady suspension

Patriots owner: 'I was wrong to put my faith in the league'

Brady posts Facebook defense: 'I did nothing wrong'

Tom Brady vows to fight on; Patriots owner says he regrets not doing so

Blake Sims signs with Canadian Football League team

Four-time NBA All Star Vin Baker is working at Starbucks

Miracle on Ice goalie will auction Olympic gold medal

McIlroy's out of Firestone event, PGA status unknown

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Shula's seat getting warmer at Alabama

Tell Mike Shula his name has been on the hot-seat lists in various college football publications this summer, and he laughs.

IMG school could become a top draw for athletes

Armold Palmer Says Goodbye at Senior Open

Arnold Palmer got the loudest cheers and stole all the headlines at one final major championship. "The King" of seven Grand Slam events and five more as a senior, Palmer bid an emotional farewell Friday to his 50-year major championship career.

Els out for season

Ernie Els will miss the rest of the golf season following knee surgery, his management team said Friday.

July 29, 2015 7:52 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher, Florida State

Competitive Atmosphere

FSU 2015 season preview: Five breakout candidates to watch

Champ Drive: Fisher still sees hunger in team

Jimbo Fisher assumes responsibility for FSU’s off-field issues during ESPN ‘Car Wash’

Fisher: FSU's success attracts added scrutiny

Jimbo Fisher on FSU criticism: 'When you win, it's going to be there'

FSU's Jimbo Fisher: SEC West wasn't best division last year

Jimbo Fisher talks about quarterback competition

FSU's Jimbo Fisher: 'There was no promise' Everett Golson would start

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher says Everett Golson is 'there to help us, not there to do anything special'

FSU's Jimbo Fisher: Jalen Ramsey should play CB in NFL

Fisher: 'One bad choice in life can cost you'

No decision on Dalvin Cook’s status until case clears

FSU's Dalvin Cook won't practice until legal matter is resolved

Running back is facing misdemeanor battery charges

Florida State Seminoles 2015 camp preview: Running backs

Luther Campbell jabs FSU coach over decommitment

FSU assistant, Luther Campbell exchange jabs on Twitter

FSU's Red Lightning's Top 3 Moments Heading Into the NFL

Three ball boys who can fill Red Lightning's shoes

NoleSports' Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Peter Warrick

NoleSports' Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Jernigan, Freeman

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 39 Corey Sawyer

FSU is loading up on South Florida talent

Nation’s top TE recruit backs off commitment to Florida State

Top TE in the nation decommits from FSU: UGA now in the mix?

5-star tight end Isaac Nauta decommits from Florida State

5-star TE Isaac Nauta decommits from FSU, looking for school that will help him 'become a man'

Isaac Nauta Decommits from FSU: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Texas weekend visitor decommits from FSU

FSU 5-Star Commit Levonta Taylor Says Decommitted 5-Star Tight End Isaac Nauta Will “Be Back”

2017 4-star LB Jaden Hunter Names Top-10

Top 10 for Jaden Hunter. FSU remains atop it

'Noles offer Georgia cornerback

Florida State extended an offer to Atlanta (GA) Hapeville Charter 2017 four-star defensive back William Poole III today. The Seminoles are the 29th team to offer the 6-foot, 175-pound corner.

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Remember the Name: Kwe Parker is the Highest Flyer in the Class of 2016

The presence of the Florida State Seminoles also looms large. Head coach Leonard Hamilton has been a terror on the recruiting trail as of late, which has him looking at a potentially loaded roster in 2016-2017.

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Navarre's Madril commits to FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Saints release DT Broderick Bunkley

Devonta Freeman: Should He Be Worried About Coleman?

Greene looks to carve niche with Jaguars

Versatile Greene could fill multiple roles for Jaguars

Rashad Greene stakes claim on Jaguars punt returner job

Notebook: Xavier Rhodes knows there's hype, but prefers not to listen

Lawrence Timmons Happy To Stop At The Buck

Steelers LB Timmons has grown into leadership role on defense

Confident Winston ready to take over Bucs' offense

Jameis Winston says he's 'back at a good weight' as camp looms

The problem with Buster Posey’s MVP campaign

Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis leaves with sore left shoulder

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

++Rouse: "I'm bringing that funk"

Dix Out Of Mix For World Relays

Citing fatigue, Florida State freshman All-American Walter Dix has opted not to accept his place on the U.S. 4x100-meter relay team for next week's World Track and Field Championships, Seminoles coach Bob
Braman said Thursday.

After four years, Jones still knows how to get there

His days of pushing trucks to get back in shape behind him, Walter Jones made his first appearance at Seahawks training camp in four years.

Agent, Simon dig in: DT won't sign offer or report

The People have spoken: No raise for Javon Walker

Warrick faces fight for job

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC still fighting for respect despite recent success

Notre Dame is right where it belongs -- and ACC coaches are fine to dislike it

ACC coaches: Notre Dame needs to be full conference member

ACC Football: Top 5 Linebackers For 2015

Offseason Q&A: Boston College

Swinney compares ACC to dancing

David Cutcliffe talks Duke football during ACC football "car wash" at ESPN

Duke coach David Cutcliffe finds inspiration in LB Kelby Brown

Duke Football Summer Spotlight: Matt Skura

Expectations Rise For Georgia Tech

Tuesday Tech Review: The (mostly) Paul Johnson edition

https://dawnofthedawg.com/2015/07/28/paul-johnson-says-georgia-football-is-not-so-special/
Paul Johnson Says Georgia Football Is Not So Special

UM coach Al Golden leaves ESPN ‘Car Wash’with clean outlook

North Carolina hoping for stingier defense

Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star New Jersey DE Jamal Holloway commits to Orange

Syracuse football DE commit Jamal Holloway interested in walking on to basketball team

Syracuse football senior Ashton Broyld dismissed from program for violation of team rules

How close was Syracuse football OC Tim Lester to installing his offense midway through last season?

2015 Syracuse Football preview

What has Frank Beamer had to say during his visit to ESPN?

Frank Beamer wants son Shane Beamer or Bud Foster as successor

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Wake Forest takes on Indiana in Maui opener

Maui tourney is a family affair for Mannings

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

Five things to watch for at 2015 Big Ten Football Media Days

Does College Football Playoff Help Mountain West?

Detroit hosts College Football Playoff staff for 2019 bid

Negative recruiting is a tried, true and trite tactic

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12 games that will determine the 2015 SEC race

October will be a deciding month for Gators

Gators camp preview: Who will help Kelvin Taylor at running back?

UF coaches working to sway UM recruit

Lakeland receiver has UF high on his list

UK football hits trifecta of 4-stars

USC’s Spurrier appears energized for the 2015 season

Next step for Gamecocks QB Connor Mitch: Earn starting job for Spurrier

Gary Danielson: Spurrier doesn’t get enough credit for his discipline

Tennessee's football tickets look like a whiskey label

Two-quarterback rotation unlikely for Texas A&M Aggies

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Michigan ending legends program, retiring jersey numbers

Michigan will retire six jersey numbers in a ceremony at the Ohio State game Nov. 28, ending the school's "legends program" in which players were given the same numbers as some of the team's all-time greats.

Lou Holtz Believes Notre Dame Has A “Legitimate Chance” To Make The College Football Playoff

Watch Ohio State players get pranked by fake mannequin

FSU 2015 Season Preview: USF

Huskies' Chris Petersen not looking forward to Boise return

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Kansas, Indiana, UCLA head Maui Invitational

Kansas will open the 2015 Maui Invitational against Chaminade, the Division II host school known for some of college basketball's biggest upsets.

Crean hopes IU is model team in Maui Invitational

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Oklahoma State announces 6 baseball signees

Oklahoma State baseball coach Josh Holliday has announced the signing of six junior college players — including the 2015 NJCAA Division I Player of the Year Garrett Benge.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Former Clemson defensive end Ogundeko arrested 2nd time

Former Clemson defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko has been arrested a second time in three months, charged last week with third degree assault and battery by the Oconee County Sheriff's Department.

Willie Mays baseball card valued at $175,000 stolen from Rob Schneider's home

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins re-sign QB Josh Freeman four days after releasing him

Bucs rookie class will get early opportunity to be special

Tom Brady's four-game Deflategate suspension upheld; NFLPA plans new appeal

Brady pulls a Hillary by destroying cell phone and nobody's buying his defense

Brady cover-up worse than crime

Brady's agent: Appeal 'was a sham'

Arizona Cardinals hire first NFL female assistant coach

Kobe Bryant to play new position with Los Angeles Lakers

Shaq on feud with Scottie Pippen: 'He swung first'

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Olympics interest Coach K

Jerry Colangelo has Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski on his list of possible head coaches for USA Basketball in the 2008 Olympics, and Krzyzewski is listening.

Brumbaugh headed to Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State University announced in a press release on Wednesday that Brumbaugh has signed a financial aid agreement with the Cowboy basketball program.

Rich Gannon hired to work at CBS

Turiaf 'feeling fine' after heart surgery

Turiaf should be able to resume basketball career

Larry Brown: New York will be my last stop as a coach

(And he said that with a straight face.)

July 28, 2015 7:53 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State Football Fan Day Set For Aug. 9

Fisher to do ESPN 'Car Wash' on Tuesday

Florida State Seminoles 2015 camp preview: Quarterbacks

Ramsey: No subject is off limits when it comes to trash talk

Will a young Florida State team take the ACC for granted after dominant run?

Florida State Football position previews: Defensive Backs

FSU receives 2014 ACC Championship rings

Where do Gators, FSU and Miami rank among top 100 teams ever?

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 40 Odell Haggins

BREAKING: Rasul commits to FSU

New FSU commit Amir Rasul has big aspirations

4-star RB Amir Rasul Talks Florida State Commit

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1786005&PT=4&PR=2
Four-star RB picks 'Noles

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UP NEXT:

FSU 2015 Season Preview: Texas State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU basketball recruiting update

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU had best year in ACC, Tech 12th

From an all-sports perspective, it was a great year for Florida State, a very good one for North Carolina and, locally, not so good for Georgia Tech.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Cromartie (jokingly?) takes shot at teammate Brandon Marshall

Jaguars rookie WR Rashad Greene says chemistry with QB Blake Bortles improved over break

Vikings Camp Three-cap Day 1: Wallace vs. Rhodes

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons hopes to stay put on inside this season

Bucs QB Jameis Winston talks football at Rays game

How Bucs should develop Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston, Blake Bortles or Ryan Tannehill: Which state quarterback is under most pressure?

Jameis Winston effect? Prices rising for secondary Bucs tickets

Rays owner Sternberg, manager Cash learning each others' tendencies

Rays starter Odorizzi expects longer leash from Kevin Cash

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU, Miami Labor Day matchup may be the last

Florida State, Miami rethinking whether to play their game as the season opener.

Tampa OL Not Ready to make a Decision

Josue Soto Makes Semifinals Of 3-Point Shootout

Red Sox, FSU pitcher Jones agree to contract

Florida State pitching coach Jamey Shouppe figures Cape Cod Baseball League fans watched a healthy Hunter Jones at his best this summer.

First-round pick Barron is among 3 unsigned

With camp starting Friday, Texans have yet to sign Travis Johnson

Craphonso Thorpe: Training Camp No Show

Walker makes surprise showing at Packers camp

Ray Willis agrees to terms with Hawks

Stupples confident ahead of British Open

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Remembering the reasons for the ACC’s most recent expansion

4 years ago, conference worried about defections

Swinney Goes Through ESPN "Car Wash"

Swinney, ACC coaches uncertain about impact of new stipends

Dabo defends Watson’s comment about South Carolina

Dabo Swinney's final answer to the burning question: Taylor Swift or Beyonce?

Paul Johnson was on fire talking Ohio State, Georgia, Notre Dame and SEC

Flight delayed, but Johnson does ESPN ‘car wash’

Skov won’t be ‘anointed’ starting B-back

Johnson: UGA no different than Clemson or FSU

Will it be quarterback by committee again at U of L?

Petrino: Bonnafon would start if opener today

Standards set for TCU transfer Fields at U of L

Miami Hurricanes 2015 camp preview: Quarterbacks

UM commit praises UF coaching staff

NC State’s new No. 16 follows in Russell Wilson’s footsteps

Freshman Jakobi Meyers will play football and baseball for Wolfpack

Syracuse football 15 for '15: What exactly is the goal for this season?

3-star Georgia DB Monquavion Brinson commits to Syracuse football

UVA football optimistic they can improve

Hokies take aim at ACC football championship

Hokies get commitment from WR Divine Deablo

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ACC BASKETBALL:

5 offseason questions from the ACC

ACC Basketball: Duke offers Wenyen Gabriel

ACC Summer School: Conference, national title in reach for North Carolina

A highly-rated 2017 recruit committed to Syracuse on Sunday; except he really didn't

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

Report: Five Big 12 teams sought move to Big Ten in 2010

Big Ten has momentum leading into media days, but will it last?

Players eager for 'food money' as cost of attendance set to take effect

Is There A College Football Student Attendance Problem?

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Every SEC Football Team's Odds to Make College Football Playoff

Breakdown on first-year SEC coaches

Florida Gators 2015 camp preview: Harris, Grier fighting for QB job

Top defensive end prospect has UF in top 3

Florida State had long been considered the favorite for Manuel, but the Seminoles apparently play in the wrong conference.

Offseason Synopsis | UK rebuilding at TE

2017 QB commits to Kentucky

USC football releases preseason schedule; all practices closed

USC picks up four commitments following Spurrier’s press conference

Spurrier likes son of former FSU star quarterback

In 1991, Florida State quarterback Casey Weldon finished runner up to Desmond Howard in the voting for the Heisman Trophy. His son, 2017 QB Cade Weldon (6-2 190) of Tampa, is considering playing for Steve Spurrier.

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Five things Baylor football needs to do to eclipse last year’s success

Illinois gets commitment from son of former Oklahoma great Keith Jackson

VIDEO: Lou Holtz, Tim Brown assess Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire

Clemson Coach: Notre Dame 'Absolutely' Needs To Play 13 Games

Swinney calls for Notre Dame to join a conference to make College Football Playoffs

Ohio State football: Buckeyes ride tidal wave of success for 2016, '17 recruiting classes

USF unveils new football uniforms

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Three Gators face second-degree misdemeanor charges

NCAA seeks big cut in $46 million in fees awarded to O'Bannon attorneys

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

DE DaQuan Bowers re-signs with Bucs for one season

Texans place Jadeveon Clowney on PUP list

NFL may be closing in on rules to inspect footballs

Pat Riley’s 5 best trades for the Miami Heat

Phil on Kobe: 'Quite often I could feel his hatred'

Lightning lands eight games on NBC Sports schedule

Boston mayor Marty Walsh refuses to sign host contract for 2024 Olympics

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Seems like old times for Spurrier

Except the Ol' Ball Coach won't take shots at his SEC foes like when he was at Florida.

Fulmer back to speaking mind

Tennessee Coach Phillip Fulmer made his long-anticipated return to Alabama on Wednesday to attend the Southeastern Conference football media days, a year after he stayed away from the event because of a
messy legal matter.

Sammy Sosa hits milestone 587th homer

July 27, 2015 8:03 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU's lack of depth at linebacker could be offset by versatility at other positions

Thrasher issues powerful challenge to FSU football

2015 Florida State Seminoles Football Preview

College Football Picks: Are Florida State's Title Chances Worth A Wager?

FSU All-Time Ranking: No. 41 Brodrick Bunkley

Both of FSU's kicker commitments invited to Under Armour AA Game

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FSU BASEBALL:

Fun trip to the Trop for Seminoles - Tallahassee Democrat

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin says he’s at ‘playing weight,’ ready to go

Jimbo-Jameis battery joins in on first-pitch baseball fun

Video: Jameis Winston receives first pitch from Jimbo Fisher

Jameis Winston under scrutiny

Jameis Winston 'anxious' as Bucs training camp nears

FSU's 'Red Lightning' gets called up to the big leagues

FSU's ballboy 'Red Lightning' is joining the Atlanta Falcons

Stephen Drew: Drew launches two-run homer in win over Twins

Naples High graduate Kris Tamulis ties for fourth at Meijer LPGA Classic

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Is anyone afraid of FSU anymore?

The Seminoles resided among the top five long enough to establish squatters' rights. Decline was inevitable. The question was: How
drastic would it be?

Miami, FSU unsure about renewing Monday-night deal

Stupples confident for British Open title defence

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Final remnants of Alumni Village being cleared away

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Gets Ready To Crown New King

ACC hopes to keep seat at College Football Playoff table

There is an unavoidable mathematical reality of the College Football Playoff – there are four spots for five major conference teams.

Clemson football: A game-by-game breakdown of the 2015 schedule

Will Tech win the ACC Championship in 2015?

Miami Hurricanes 2015 camp preview: quarterbacks

Tar Heels taking a risk with neutral-site opener, but rivals want in

How North Carolina fares against South Carolina in Charlotte may have a lot to say about the Tar Heels’ season. NC State and Duke would like a chance to play in similar neutral-site games.

Malik Simmons Suspension Depletes Already Thin Defense of North Carolina

Pitt running back Conner wants bigger role in passing game this year

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Memphis transfer Austin Nichols commits to Virginia, will be eligible to play in 2016-17

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Former Gov. Martin says he misspoke about UNC scandal

Former Gov. Jim Martin calls UNC no-show classes an ‘extraordinary athletic scandal’

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

College football players are finally being paid; what it means for Texas schools

Sun Belt may end 'addiction' to big $$$ games

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Jobs secure in SEC

How faster pace of play impacted Alabama in first season of no-huddle

Razorbacks rising under Bielema

Position breakdown: D-Line

Georgia football recruit has UF in top four

Top defensive end prospect has UF in top 3

Steve Spurrier tells recruit that he’ll coach 6 more seasons

In SEC loaded with talented backs, will Texas A&M's rushers stack up?

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Nebraska Football: Games That Could Ruin Cornhuskers' 2015 Season

Top 10 Notre Dame Games of 2014-15: Part One

Notre Dame marched into Tallahassee and held a 17-10 halftime lead.

How can North Texas football emerge from obscurity? Boise State provides a blueprint

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAA basketball tournament seeding changes will have impact

Lowest four at-large seeds, not last four voted in, go to First Four

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Report: UF players cited for walking out on tab

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

As NFL teams head into training camp, questions abound

Countdown to Bucs training camp: The Tampa 2, year two

Bucs rookie class could be most important in team history

Bucs training camp schedule

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame

Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

PGA Tour rookies grew up on Tiger Woods, and rose with Jordan Spieth

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC pins down 8 bowl tie-ins

As expected, the ACC announced Tuesday that it will add the Music City and Emerald bowls to its postseason football lineup in 2006.

Pac-10 will play ACC in Emerald Bowl at SBC Park

Michaels to stay with 'Monday Night Football'

Al Michaels is staying with "Monday Night Football" when it moves from ABC to ESPN for the 2006 NFL season, parting with John Madden after
four seasons in the booth together.

Nuggets' Karl to Undergo Cancer Surgery

Report: Brown agrees to coach Knicks

The deal that will make Larry Brown the highest-paid coach in professional sports history and could return the New York Knicks to
respectability will be finalized today.

Lightning sign Feaster, Tortorella to long-term extensions

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed coach John Tortorella and general manager Jay Feaster to long-term contract extensions Tuesday, keeping
together the duo that helped guide the franchise to its first Stanley Cup title in 2004.

Yzerman up there with all-time greats

Steve Yzerman is the longest-serving captain in NHL history and is sixth on the league's career scoring list with 1,721 points.

July 26, 2015 11:18 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Jimbo Fisher can advise Everett Golson on how to fit in as a transfer

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 42 Bryan Stork

FSU raises money for Kidz1stFund

2017 5-star OT includes FSU in early Top 10

Recruiting: Amir Rasul decommits from Miami Hurricanes

According to 247Sports, Rasul is the No. 1 back on Florida State’s recruiting board. He has long been rumored to flip to the Seminoles, but did not announce that move Saturday.

Rasul backs off Miami pledge; FSU leads Crystal Ball

2017 5-star OT includes FSU in early Top 10

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UP NEXT:

Texas Southern aiming for stronger finish

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Arsenal Tech’s CJ Walker Florida State bound

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles' Castren Finishes Third At European Ladies Amateur

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Devon Travis doubles in win

Brooks Koepka: Koepka in the mix at the midpoint of the RBC

Brooks Koepka interview after Round 3 of RBC Canadian

Following a third-round 68, Brooks Koepka reflects on his play in the 2015 RBC Canadian Open

Naples High grad Kris Tamulis tied for second at Meijer LPGA Classic

Tamulis just 4 shots off the lead at Meijer Classic

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU, Va. Tech dominate ACC preseason rankings

Bowden weathering a trying offseason

Bowden not too worried

Bobby Bowden isn't too worried about his team's offseason problems

Bowden will use own form of discipline

Bowden: Sims, Nicholson to play

Seminoles' Todd Galloway Travels To Germany As Part Of College All-Star Team

Senior to play in Nation's Cup Tournament July 29-31.

Packers Hall Of Fame Inducts Bennett

Eagles: Simon not expected to show

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Ranking the ACC's non-conference schedules

11. Florida State

Ten things we didn't learn at ACC Football Kickoff

2015 NCAA Football Season Preview: Boston College Eagles

Clemson football: A game-by-game breakdown of the 2015 schedule

Duke hoping for 3rd straight winning season

CFN Predicts ACC; No Love For Duke

Duke coach David Cutcliffe’s ACC Kickoff Q&A transcript

Big recruiting weekend for U of L football

Miami hopes new facilities will usher in a new era of Hurricanes football

Recruiting: Hurricanes commit shows up to Gators camp in Miami gear

Former Dwyer and Florida QB Jacoby Brissett finds home at N.C. State

Recruiting rewind: Hokies nab pair of '16 commitments

Georgia offensive lineman Patrick Kearns and Chesapeake linebacker Tavante Beckett.

Wake’s new transfer WR a boost for Wake

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Pitino eager for U of L's Puerto Rico trip

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

How NCAA football incriminates itself with step to curb crime

Few reasons for college athletes not to graduate

What Do College-Football Fans Today Want?

The most powerful people in college football are desperate to figure out what the millennials on their campuses actually want.

Mark May moving to primetime

With some reshuffling at ABC Sports and ESPN, Mark May will be a studio analyst for ABC during the network's broadcasts this coming season

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SEC Football: 15 Transfers Who Will Make an Impact in 2015

4-star 2017 athlete Alaric Williams commits to Auburn

Receiver Marquis McClain commits to Auburn

Hoover linebacker Jeremiah Moon commits to Florida

2015 Auburn opponent preview: Kentucky built for success, Thursday night showcase

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Michigan State vs. Ohio State is 7th-most expensive ticket in college football, per SeatGeek

Braxton Miller's position switch fits his running abilities

'He's probably the best athlete in all of college football': Keyshawn Johnson discusses Ohio State athlete Braxton Miller's move to H-Back

Three years after the NCAA hammer, Penn State still alive and well

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UAB coach Jerod Haase will play Kansas with one condition

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Gators WR Alvin Bailey arrested for failing to appear in court

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Report: Colts, Ravens' owners don't want NFL to reduce Brady suspension

Mavericks agree to terms with Samuel Dalembert

Phillies' Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC to get more football bowl-game affiliations

The ACC will extend contracts with its current five bowl partners, commissioner says.

ACC prepares for instant replay use in 2005

Positive reaction shocks Williams in return to field

The day before the Miami Dolphins took the practice field for the first day of training camp, running back Ricky Williams stood up and apologized to his teammates for walking out on them last season.

Goosen, Mickelson Win Monday Night Golf

Retief Goosen and Phil Mickelson put away Tiger Woods and John Daly so convincingly that they barely needed the lights in the final installment of Monday Night Golf.

July 25, 2015 10:57 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

A Link to the Gridiron

Previewing Florida State

ACC Kickoff: 1-on-1 with FSU's Jalen Ramsey

FSU freshmen Tarvarus McFadden and Marcus Lewis could contend for starting cornerback spot

Florida State no stranger to graduate transfer rule

We got the first glimpse of Florida State’s preseason depth chart when the media guide was released at the ACC Kickoff. Here are 10 observations:

Tommy Bowden: Sean Maguire Starts for FSU

NoleSports’ Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Greg Carr

Alabama, FSU due super-sized extra value paydays in 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff

Florida State vs. Alabama Contract Details

FSU to make $5 million for 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff

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Atlanta game's success leads to scheduling revolution

The Audible: Why FSU's dominance of the ACC may be finished

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 43 Sammie Smith

For Florida State, Fisher, perception is reality

FSU 2017 WR commit D.J. Matthews transferring to Jax Trinity Christian

FSU, Bama commits among movers in 247Sports Composite

FSU one of Jackson's 12, set for an official

FSU among Burton's five planned officials

Legendary college football coach to speak locally

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FSU BASKETBALL:

C.J. Walker not first IPS lefty point guard to Florida State

Why Florida State? Walker said it was a combination of things. When it came down to it, the distance from home may have actually worked in the favor of the Seminoles and coach Leonard Hamilton

Hamilton watching five-star 2017 legacy

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Trio Of Seminoles Play Well At European Ladies Team Championships

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin at playing weight, ready to go

Where does Bucs' Winston rank on the NFLPA top 50 player sales list?

Lets Move Posey

Kris Tamulis Sits Down With Seminoles.com

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU players vow to pull together despite tumultuous offseason

Washington vows 'Noles will storm back

Florida State running back Leon Washington says the Seminoles are strong and will overcome their up-and-down offseason.

Summer Weissing to compete at FIVB U-20 world championship

The Florida State sophomore will represent the U.S.A after making the final cut for the Women's U-20 Junior National Team.

Browns pass on Boulware

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

College Football Preview: ACC Conference

ACC Football: Top 5 Running Backs List for 2015

Five burning questions: Boston College Eagles

Boston College looks to rebuild offensive line

Having a home made all the difference for Deshaun Watson

Clemson’s Elliott has a ‘Super Six’ at running back

Xavier Kelly picks Tigers over field of Power 5 programs

Thomas gives Georgia Tech a chance to win the Coastal again

Has UM solved a chemistry issue this season?

UNC DB Simmons suspended from team activities

Senior faces 2 misdemeanor charges

Charlotte wants to host more USC-UNC football matchups

Pitt lands verbal commitment from Ohio defensive end

Syracuse football's Aaron Roberts ahead in RG battle; veteran OL being smart with workload

Frank Beamer deserves to go out on his own terms at Virginia Tech

Young Deacons still face long road

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Phil Jackson takes outdated shot at Duke basketball

Pitino: Last season full of 'distractions'

Exclusive: 1 on 1 with Rick Pitino

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

QBs on the move: Growing number of quarterbacks choosing to transfer

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Alabama cost-of-attendance stipend reportedly higher than expected, among tops in nation

Alabama Podcast: Which games are most likely to trip up the Tide?

Alabama to play first game in Birmingham since 2011

What's next for Alabama defensive end recruiting after Xavier Kelly commits to Clemson?

Auburn Podcast: Gus Malzahn's honest opinions earn scorn from national media

Recruiting: Gators add three commits during Friday Night Lights camp

Mount Dora offensive lineman Brett Heggie commits to Florida

UF defensive lineman Jay-nard Bostwick to transfer

Maurice Clarett visits with UK football

Sun Devils, Rebels schedule futures series in football

Arizona State and UNLV have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2020 and 2021.

South Carolina football players solid in support of Steve Spurrier

Gamecocks moving on from last year's defensive problems

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Notre Dame makes the cut for four-star LB Dontavious Jackson

Notre Dame Football Tickets Are Most Expensive In College Football On The Secondary Market

What will the Buckeyes' offense look like with Braxton Miller out wide?

Braxton Miller Moving To WR Is The Best Thing That Could Have Happened For Ohio State

Cardale Jones destroys heckler, has best Twitter account in football

Ohio State's giant athletic department pays for itself, with a budget surplus

Is Oklahoma college football's unlikely sleeper?

San Jose State dismisses Bassette-Hairston from program

San Jose State has dismissed incoming freshman defensive back Bomani Bassette-Hairston from the program following an undisclosed on-campus incident.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

ESPN, Missouri Valley Conference agree on 10-year extension

NCAA: Southern Miss, Tyndall committed multiple violations

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Pitt star receiver Boyd sentenced to probation for DUI

Officers punished for arrest of former USF safety Allen

Officials said four southwest Florida police officers have been punished for the wrongful detainment of Oakland Raiders safety Nate Allen.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins release QB Josh Freeman

Bucs still look to strike deals with RT Dotson, LB David

Jaguars position preview: New look for team's linebackers

Buffalo Bills WR Percy Harvin named NFL's 'most hated player in locker room' by Sports Illustrated

Mavericks officially sign guard John Jenkins, forward Jarrid Famous

Leiweke leaves Bolts to become NFL’s chief operating officer

Colin Cowherd out at ESPN after offensive remarks

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC finally together, ready for first championship game

Who's Who? ACC players have trouble with divisions

Eagles hoping to soar in ACC

College presidents are just posing

APR confirms they don't care about athletes the way coaches do

Knicks owner, president meet with Larry Brown

Quite a ride

ARMSTRONG: I'VE BEEN BLESSED

July 24, 2015 7:55 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Four Seminoles Named All-ACC Preseason First Team

FSU has 4 players named to preseason All-ACC team - Tallahassee Democrat

FSU places four on 2015 All-ACC preseason team

Fisher shares stories, strategy

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher at high school clinic: 'LSU is a very special place ... Just so many fond memories'

Everett Golson's transition to Florida State 'perfect'

Golson Will Have to Earn FSU Starting Job

FSU, planning as if it won't have Dalvin Cook, is confident in other running backs

Even without Cook, FSU has RB options

Ramsey Takes the Mic

Confident he's the 'best,' Jalen Ramsey sees Seminoles at 'the top'

Sports Illustrated on Florida State: Could go undefeated or lose five

Noles Give Back With Lift For Life Event

Alec Eberle, FSU have successful Lift for Life event

Some observations from FSU football's Lift for Life event

NoleSports’ Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: A look back at 2013

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 44 J.T. Thomas -

FSU, Notre Dame tickets on sale shortly

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Behind the scenes: How Atlanta landed FSU-Alabama

FSU Football Player's Claims Bill Among First Bills Filed Of 2016 Legislative Session

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Hamilton watching a wing in Vegas

Florida State men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton made his way to Las Vegas, Nev. to watch wing Brandon Robinson from Douglasville (Ga.) Douglas County.

FSU coach, player: Team ‘hungry’ after Elite 8 loss

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Colleen Quigley: A Women Of Distinction

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Rivera expects Kelvin Benjamin to be full-go at camp

Bills top 20 talents: No. 14 - CB Ronald Darby

Mario Edwards Jr. comes to Oakland with chip on his shoulder

Cameron Erving expected to push John Greco for starting guard position

Graham Gano ranked No. 1 in terms of touchback percentage in 2014

Rashad Greene will compete for catches for the Jacksonville Jaguars

Free Agent File: Center Rodney Hudson

Fred Jackson thinks backup role in 2014 has helped EJ Manuel

Former ’Nole Meinrod creates bodybuilding website

Winston and NFL Draft History

What does Jameis Winston have in common with Barry Sanders, John Elway, and Derrick Brooks?

Madden NFL Ratings: Jameis Winston highest-rated rookie quarterback

Trial date set for Jameis Wiinston civil lawsuit

Jameis Winston lawsuit could see trial in April 2017

Twinsights: Why is Shane Robinson taking grounders at shortstop?

Jonas Blixt: Blixt overdue for high finish ahead of RBC

Brooks Koepka enjoying strong first full season on PGA Tour

Lapeer's Tamulis starts fast at Meijer LPGA Classic

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

'Noles positive despite concerns

This has been a summer to forget for Florida State. The Seminoles have lost three starters and two more are involved in legal problems.

Summer drills take toll on FSU

Q & A with Isaiah Swann

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Preseason All-ACC team as selected by conference media

Atlantic no pleasure cruise for everyone not named Clemson, FSU

Clemson leads ACC with five on preseason all-conference team

Clemson QB Watson eager for big season

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson sidesteps Spurrier comment

Top 10 most important Duke football players: No. 1 DeVon Edwards

Johnson ‘not too worried’ about A-backs

2 Cards voted preseason All-ACC

Can Louisville intercept 26 passes again? No

Male's Wakefield commits to U of L

No Miami Hurricanes make 2015 preseason All-ACC squad

UM's Al Golden promises plenty of changes this season

UM athletic director addresses Golden, his own expectations for football team

UM quarterback Brad Kaaya named to Manning Award Watch List

The Hall of Fame case for Howard Schnellenberger

The College Football Hall of Fame is strange. Brian Bosworth isn't in. Joe Montana isn't eligible. Nor is Howard Schnellenberger, who built three programs to prominence and won a national title.

NC State’s Jacoby Brissett, UNC’s Marquise Williams named to Manning Award watch list

NC State’s Thornton tabbed preseason All-ACC

Senior running back led the Wolfpack with 907 rushing yards last season

NC State football feels right at home in new indoor practice facility

Wolfpack’s $14M Close-King indoor facility opened in June

3 Pitt players make all-ACC preseason team

Running back James Conner, wide receiver Tyler Boyd and tackle Adam Bisnowaty receiver preseason honors.

Fox Chapel grad one to watch at Pitt

Panthers OL Adam Bisnowaty is making his mark on and off the field.

SU football's Zaire Franklin is right: $5,000 is more than $2,000 (and that will affect recruiting)

According to NCAA canon, some schools will now be able to pay more to their athletes than others. Common sense would suggest that has to affect competitive balance.

Syracuse football and cost of attendance: What we know and what we don't know

Backup QB battle primer: Who will Syracuse football have behind starter Terrel Hunt?

4 Hokies voted to preseason All-ACC team

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Wake PG Crawford looking to get into 'swing of scoring'

Wake Forest's coaches are working with freshman Bryant Crawford on how frequently he shoots.

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

College football preview: Modern offense is defensive coordinator’s new nightmare

How can any list of best college teams ever push UM, FSU and UF out of the Top 40?

College week No. 4 may be one for the television

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SEC coaches digging a deeper hole with recent remarks

Jim McElwain on taking over as Florida HC

Hargreaves not shy about NFL

UF Q & A: Vernon Hargreaves III

Gators’ freshman receiver Antonio Callaway has ‘all the potential’

Look back at Florida's top 10 ranked players

We’ve seen this SOS before

Spurrier's message remains same: You're either with him or against him

Sassy Steve Spurrier rocks on at 70, despite "enemy" slings

Frank Mordica, tied for SEC's best rushing game, dies at 57

Frank Mordica, the Vanderbilt running back who shares the single-best rushing performance in Southeastern Conference history, has died.

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Ex-Florida QB Jeff Driskel named starter at Louisiana Tech

Big 10 Football Should Consider Expansion With Notre Dame

Buckeyes QB Braxton Miller will switch to wide receiver

Urban Meyer on Braxton Miller's position switch: 'He's a great athlete, but he's never caught a pass for us'

St. Thomas Aquinas DE Nick Bosa commits to Ohio State

Ohio State moves to No. 1 in 2016 recruiting rankings with Nick Bosa pledge: Ohio State football recruiting

Ohio State beat the SEC at its own game, says Gary Danielson

Why Penn State will -- or won't -- have its best year since Paterno era

Southern Miss expecting notice of allegations this week

Charlie Strong wants coaches to stop giving 'excuses' for players accused of domestic violence

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UF basketball commit to attend Gainesville camp

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

North Carolina man fined, sentenced in case of Clemson's Howard's Rock

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins bubble watch: Can 6-8 TE Semisch join Cameron and Sims?

Leak building resume

Jaguars position preview: Blake Bortles hoping to go from surviving to thriving

Tebow reinvented: QB turns to unlikely help

The five most 'okay' quarterbacks in the NFL

Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

Goodell’s appeal ruling on Brady may be better found in fortune cookie

NHL shocker: Lamoriello leaves Devils for new team

Allenby fires caddie after club disagreement

Local principal takes over on the second nine and has 'experience of a lifetime'

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Auburn football chooses New Balance over Nike

Leak aims to lead, not leave Gators

FAU will play Florida in 2007

Armstrong all but guarantees seventh win

Armstrong not worried about legacy as he closes in on seventh consecutive title

Rookie Creamer Wins Evian Masters

Paula Creamer won her second LPGA title Saturday at the Evian Masters, beating fellow teenager Michelle Wie and Lorena Ochoa by eight shots.

July 23, 2015 7:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

#ACCKickoff Notes: Fisher talks Preseason Poll, Injuries And More

Jimbo Fisher to Toss First Pitch at Rays Game Sunday

Florida State Football schedule preview: Part three

Seminole Dominance

Fisher hits right notes in media session

Jimbo Fisher shares insight on FSU’s star position

Jimbo Fisher "Excited" To See Competition To Fill Empty Positions

What is going on with Everett Golson?

Adding Everett Golson is all about winning for FSU

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher on RBs, OL, Everett Golson and more

Everett Golson has been embraced at FSU, but intense quarterback battle is still coming

FSU's Jalen Ramsey praises freshmen Derwin James, Tarvarus McFadden, Marcus Lewis

Video: FSU freshman Derwin James’ ridiculous bench-press

FSU offensive line coach uses stern style

Mailbag: Why Florida State is primed for drop-off in ACC this year

NoleSports' Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Dayne Williams' 15 TDs in 1987

Jimbo Fisher trying to change the culture at FSU, college football

FSU: "Bad Boy Image Is Out Of Style"

Is the media against Florida State ?

ESPN ranks 8 SEC schools Ahead of FSU?

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 45 Brett Williams

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Talking FSU football from ACC Kickoff

FSU commit likes USC and their defense

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State Basketball veterans look to lead

SI Previews Dwayne Bacon's Impact on FSU

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FSU BASEBALL:

Raleigh to play baseball for Seminoles next year

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Derrick Brooks most popular Buccaneer in history

Former FSU linebacker Buster Davis lays football foundation at Atlantic

Freeman Among Rising Second-Year Pros

Nate Ulrich: Odds are Browns rookie offensive lineman Cameron Erving will win starting job, but don’t expect John Greco to make it easy

Jameis Winston Reacts to Madden Rating

Giants catcher Buster Posey given day off Tuesday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

The Devil Rays optioned Kevin Cash to Triple-A Durham on Friday. He was hitting just .161 over 31 at-bats.

McDougall is major league

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU’s Fuchs honored nationally as top administrator

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Podcast: ACC Kickoff Recap

ACC preseason football power poll

ACC’s fallen powers seek resurgence

The ACC doesn’t want to rush the ACC Network into existence

https://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/one-college-football-biggest-teams-expressed-interest-playing-101353709--spt.html
One of college football’s biggest teams has expressed an interest in playing in Ireland
The head coach of the Clemson Tigers — former home to NFL players such as CJ Spiller, Sammy Watkins and Byron Maxwell — has said it would be a “great experience” to bring his team to Ireland and follow in the footsteps of the likes of Notre Dame and Penn State.

Clemson’s Venables values players with intangibles

Coach David Cutcliffe on the Blue Devils' running game

Top 10 most important Duke football players: No. 2 Matt Skura

Skura is the undisputed leader of the offensive line

How Jeremy Cash personifies Duke football's rise

ACC Coastal football favorite Georgia Tech hoping to repeat

Justin Thomas: ACC Player of the Year?

DE Devonte Fields given clearance by Louisville admissions department

Miami among ACC teams feeling sense of urgency

Video: Miami’s Football Program Released An Awesome “A New Brand Of Hurricanes” Hype Video

What we learned about UNC football at ACC media days

The 2014 season was even more dysfunctional than anyone could have known

Former heralded WR prospect Jordan Cunningham transfers to UNC

Jordan Cunningham, a former four-star wide receiver prospect who has played the past two seasons at Vanderbilt, is transferring to North Carolina, the school announced on Wednesday.

Talks under way for more UNC-South Carolina football games in Charlotte

Gamecocks and Tar Heels will open season Sept. 3 at Bank of America Stadium

NC State football feels right at home in new indoor practice facility

ACC taking notice of Pitt's dynamic duo of Boyd, Conner

Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer raised the bar for accepting 2016 commits

Breaking down Syracuse football's linebackers with coach Clark Lea

Virginia football team focused on finishing

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Juggling jobs, Pitino hoping to learn

ACC Basketball: N.C. State early entry Trevor Lacey to play in Italy

No true basketball facility frustrates Notre Dame's Mike Brey

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

Preseason College Football Rankings 2015: Predicting Amway Coaches' Top 25 Poll

Best college football conference championship value bets

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LSU vs. Alabama fifth most in demand college football ticket in 2015, website says

Auburn 12 Opponents in 12 Days: Louisville

Renovations to Commonwealth Stadium on schedule

As opener looms, work left on UK stadium

Spurrier addresses age in impromptu press conference

Spurrier: Not too old to coach, will be around 'a long time'

Spurrier blasts critics: ‘Don’t believe our enemies’

Steve Spurrier's rant makes him seem petulant, and, well, old

Tennessee's Swafford to stop playing for health reasons

Vanderbilt-Tennessee football game needs a name

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Arizona dismisses Jordan Poland following arrest

Arizona offensive lineman Jordan Poland has been dismissed from the team after being arrested on suspicion of trafficking stolen property.

Art Briles says 'brand name' kept Baylor, TCU out of College Football Playoff

Michigan transfer Heitzman 'bummed out' by Harbaugh's tryout policy

Tight end Keith Heitzman - one of several fifth-year players to leave Michigan after Jim Harbaugh replaced Brady Hoke - says he just wasn't interested in the new coach's plan to have them try out for their jobs in spring practice.

Navy to play Notre Dame in San Diego in 2018

Why Notre Dame Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

Stoops: RB Mixon deserves chance after arrest, suspension

Oklahoma looks to pass forward to more Big 12 titles

UCLA primed as College Football Playoff dark horse

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Police: Pitt DE clocked going 117 in 55-mph zone, charged with DUI

Tennessee freshman Mosley arrested for DUI, speeding

3 Arkansas basketball players arrested on forgery complaint

Police arrested three University of Arkansas basketball players Wednesday, alleging they used counterfeit money to buy merchandise at three locations near campus.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins training camp preview: Wide receivers

Jaguars position preview: Can young receivers take next step?

NBA leaning toward no playoff guarantee for division winners

Blackhawks honored in Illinois farm's intricate corn maze design

Jordan Spieth has made more money than Tiger Woods at this point of his career...and it's not even close

West Palm Beach tops nation for ESPN's British Open telecast

U.S. Open to return to Pinehurst in 2024

'The Sports Guy' Bill Simmons from ESPN signs on with HBO

Samantha Steele Ponder: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC football title is up for grabs

Optimistic Leak eager for season

Florida quarterback says he's excited to play for coach Meyer

Jury awards $30 million to Cottrell in defamation suit

Lance has last chance to win a 2005 stage

Armstrong prepares for final time trial

July 22, 2015 7:13 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

ACC Media Picks Noles Second In Preseason Poll

ACC Kickoff update: Fisher meets with media

Jimbo Fisher calls Florida State play-by-play for famous Charlie Ward play

ACC Notebook: Fisher: Look beyond FSU, too

Jimbo Fisher: FSU not ignoring recent issues

FSU Coach Jimbo Fisher Says Seminoles Working on Problems

Fisher stepping up efforts to educate Seminoles on off-field behavior

Florida State trying to fix tarnished program

Jimbo Fisher says Florida State has 'no tolerance for hitting women'

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher says he has stressed to players no tolerance for hitting women

Jimbo Fisher says FSU 'stepping up' domestic violence education

Jimbo Fisher: Not just Florida State problem, 'but national problem'

'Disappointed' Jimbo Fisher: I'm responsible for FSU's recent issues

FSU's Jimbo Fisher: 'You're judged by what you do'

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher talks Dalvin Cook, De'Andre Johnson

Florida State RB Dalvin Cook remains suspended with case still pending

Audio from 911 call of Dalvin Cook's alleged battery released

Probable cause affidavit

Jimbo Fisher says he would recruit De’Andre Johnson to FSU again

FSU needs fired-up, no-tolerance Jimbo Fisher to correct problems

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Jimbo Fisher holds court at ACC Kickoff

Sean Maguire listed as Florida State starter — but it's early

Fisher's Transfer Experience Pays Off For Golson

Adding Everett Golson is all about winning for FSU

Jimbo Fisher welcomes Everett Golson, but doesn't guarantee he'll start

FSU's Jalen Ramsey believes he is the best player in the country

FSU DB Jalen Ramsey Discusses Everett Golson

FSU linebacker Matthew Thomas expected to miss time with shoulder injury

Florida State football injury update: Reggie Northrup, Terrance Smith, Tyler Hunter

First-round pick? Aguayo's goals prove he's no ordinary kicker

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Kwe Parker down to Wake Forest, FSU, Florida and Rutgers

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

6 questions surrounding Buffalo Bills' quarterback situation heading into training camp

NFL offensive coordinator says Jameis Winston will be "bad"

Experts: Jameis Winston a fourth-tier quarterback

Five things Bucs can do to help Jameis Winston

Watch Jameis Winston's virtual NFL rookie card

Cash a Jackpot for Rays

Stephen Drew coming to grips: Starting role is slipping away

Buster Posey Quietly Making an MVP Case for Himself

Brooks Koepka: Koepka shows how it's done at St. Andrews

Lemoncello, Cherobon Bawcom take top spots in Snowbowl Hill Climb

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Antonio Cromartie Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery

FSU CB's surgery goes as planned
'Noles reveal that lateral collateral ligament, hamstring tendon were also damaged

Play Ball -- Paintball That Is!

Seminole football players learn team building skills on the paintball field.

Agent Drew Rosenhaus said yesterday that his disgruntled client Javon Walker will not report to training camp unless the Packers give him a substantial raise or trade him.

Mets: Mientkiewicz displays some power

J.D. Drew had the cast removed from his broken right wrist, which is now in a splint, and began range of motion exercises.

Holton's group drops lawsuit

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC kickoff wraps up at Pinehurst

Highlights from ACC Media Days

What we learned from the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff

Winners and Losers of 2015 ACC Media Days

ACC football still skewed by division imbalance

Ranking the ACC Football Coaches

Here’s our preseason All-ACC picks

In the ACC, there are plenty of good quarterbacks to go around

ACC coaches using Twitter for recruiting

ACC still 'wait-and-see' on future of dedicated channel

Boston College football works to improve special teams

Boston College picked fifth in division in ACC preseason poll

Clemson big favorite over FSU in ACC media poll; Watson top player

ACC media project big things for Tigers, Watson

Swinney not fazed by being ACC media’s favorite

Clemson preparing for (legal) payments

David Cutcliffe: Mannings' annual workouts benefit Duke players

Duke football picked to finish fourth in Coastal Division by ACC media poll

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Georgia Tech Picked to Win Coastal at ACC Kickoff

Petrino breaks down QB race

Petrino’s scheme continues to evolve

Cards picked third in ACC division

U of L waiting on Fields to qualify

Miami’s Golden hopeful after crackdown

Al Golden expects UM to improve: ‘We have one heartbeat right now’

UM's Golden ahead of new season: 'I don't feel pressure'

UM's Golden isn't interested in looking back--but he knows 2014 wasn't good

Optimism, thanks to QB Brad Kaaya, pervades Miami's football program

Miami's Howard Schnellenberger still ranks as Florida' most impactful college coach

UNC’s Larry Fedora 'pretty positive' his program in good shape amid NCAA investigation

Fedora: Chemistry issues plagued UNC's 2014 team

Fedora on recruiting during NCAA investigation

UNC coach Larry Fedora on if he worries about being wrong with what he tells recruits in regards to the NCAA investigation.

NC State building depth with youth

There are only 11 seniors on the roster

ACC Kickoff Q&A: Dave Doeren

State's Dave Doeren on Jacoby Brissett

Jacoby Brissett on respect for the Wolfpack

NC State coach Dave Doeren not concerned about George McDonald's Syracuse history

Pitt's Narduzzi seeks advice entering first season as a head coach

Pitt picked to finish sixth in ACC preseason poll

Pitt plans to finish stronger in 2015 season

Pitt Notebook: Boyd was suspended from team activities after DUI arrest

Those in Syracuse football world must be happy that woeful Wake Forest is in ACC

The best from Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer at ACC media day (5 things we learned)

Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer happy to see 'story' of 44 carried on

Scott Shafer must make best decision for program while trying to help Lamar Dawson

Syracuse football QB AJ Long's right hand in cast; expected to be ready for preseason camp

Cavaliers picked to finish last in ACC division

London remains cool on the hot seat

London looks back on a busy offseason for Virginia QBs

Will Frank Beamer be next coach to get ‘Bowden treatment’?

Beamer raves about new indoor building

For Beamer, no denying the comfort has gone

Notes and quotes from Frank Beamer on Day 2 of the ACC Kickoff

Beamer says he's rejuvenated, ready for upcoming Hokies football season

Virginia Tech to close on Labor Day, make way for football traffic

Hokies picked second in Coastal by ACC's media

Wake’s top dog is the kicker

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Pitino's debut a Brazilian bludgeoning

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

S.A. hoping to land Super Bowl of college football

Archie Manning talks college football playoffs

Some Big 12 issues to ponder while waiting for season

Big 12 football officials will keep a close eye on downfield blocking this season

EA not releasing new college football game soon

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McElwain goes through ESPN’s Car Wash

Stoops assembling best OL class in UK history?

Steve Spurrier continues tradition by hitching ride on Florida plane

Spurrier’s ‘three (smoking) pots and you’re out’ comment consistent with USC policy

What are the Gamecocks’ chances in 2015?

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Baylor feels disrespected despite being two-time Big 12 champions

Is former FSU QB De’Andre Johnson heading to Miami (Okla.)?

Despite Pinkel's comments, autonomy suits Irish just fine

Oklahoma finds itself in different, more uncomfortable position at Big 12 media days

Charlie Strong: Texas has to have a winning season

July 21, 2015 7:32 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

#ACCKickOFF Coverage: Day 1 With The #Noles

Jimbo Fisher in for a long couple of days at ACC Kickoff

Jimbo Fisher confident in rebuilt Florida State offensive line

ACC Kickoff: Seminoles looking to prove doubters wrong

Ramsey, Aguayo certainly not lacking for confidence

Aguayo Brings Lessons From Golf On To Football Field

FSU kicker believes he's the best in college football history

Florida State's Roberto Aguayo: 'Drive to be the best' motivates me

Jalen Ramsey defends Florida State coaches, teammates

FSU's Ramsey says 'we don't roll our eyes at anything' in discussing off-field consequences

Florida State CB Jalen Ramsey Plans On Simultaneously Pursuing Track, Football Careers

Virginia Tech's Kendall Fuller continues ACC's top cornerback debate with FSU's Jalen Ramsey

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Jalen Ramsey and Roberto Aguayo from ACC Kickoff

FSU lists Sean Maguire as starting QB, plus more depth-chart notes and observations

ACC Notes: QB Golson's first days with FSU

Golson quickly fitting in at FSU

Transfer Golson fitting in at Florida State, third on the depth chart

FSU won't dominate Miami's focus in 2015

Seminoles players upbeat on handling of off-the-field incidents

FSU players, aware of program's negative public perception, try to learn from recent off-field incidents

To FSU players, player problems are magnified

FSU players stand behind Fisher, restrictions in wake of recent incidents

ACC Kickoff: John Swofford pleased with Florida State being proactive following off-field incidents

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 47 Jason Whitaker

UCF joins growing scholarship list for Deltona ninth grader Blake Hinson

The Knights joined FSU, Miami and Rutgers on a list that is sure to grow for a 6-5, 205-pound two-sport standout

FSU commit says UGA’s Dawg Night was the best

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State basketball makes a splash with 2015 freshmen class

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Contribute to YTS

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Derrick Brooks voted as Bucs fans' all-time favorite

Pump the Brakes on Xavier Rhodes Hype Train, CB Has Work to Do

Bucs invest in virtual reality system to help Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston comes close to predicting Madden 16 rating

Rays' Kevin Cash: Steven Souza had 'good day' Saturday

Stephen Drew goes hitless in his return to the lineup

Posey leads the way from behind the plate

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Magazines put USC alone at the top

Florida State, despite its offseason turmoil, was ranked at high as No. 5 in Athlon, but the
Seminoles fell all the way to 18th in Street & Smith's 2005 College Football Yearbook.

2005 Preview: Florida State

++De'Cody Fagg surprise winner of Performance Index

Update on Barret Browning & Brian Henry

Agent: Packers' Walker to Be a No-Show

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU College of Medicine gets geriatrics grant

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Wrapping up Day 1 of ACC Kickoff

ACC Commissioner John Swofford wants schools to handle discipline

ACC to staff games with medical observers

NSFW phrase in ACC football guide steals the show at media day

ACC apologizes for expletives appearing in media guide

ACC enters period of strength and stability

ACC sits in stable, strong position

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Swofford dances around TV deal, finances

ACC concerned about players' time commitment

Swofford: No quick cure for recruiting disadvantages

Swofford on 8 team playoff

College Football Playoff would include eight teams ‘in a perfect world,’ Swofford says

ACC football media day: 5 most interesting things John Swofford said

ACC football: Media tends to overrate Miami, underrate Boston College in preseason vote

ACC Gridiron LIVE returns Sept. 2 on FOX Sports South

Boston College football looks to close out games

Clemson's Mac Lain talks a good game at ACC Kickoff

None of other ACC QBs move the needle like Clemson’s Watson

Top 10 most important Duke football players: No. 3 Jeremy Cash

Jeremy Cash on his decision to stay at Duke

Yellow Jackets, Vols to open 2017 season in Atlanta

Tech’s Justin Thomas has edge on Deshaun Watson…for now

Thomas: ‘I think we’ve got just as much talent’

Tech’s White seeks more memories in final season

DE picks Cards over Auburn

Still 'The U?' Miami Hurricanes need to get their swagger back

Miami Hurricanes’ leaders tout football team’s attitude adjustment at ACC Media Days

'Canes hope new sense of accountability will help them bounce back

Kaaya, players taking responsibility for Miami Hurricanes’ discipline issues

UNC football seeks to repair chemistry, leadership issues of 2014 season

Marquise Williams says he will run less this season

Marquise Williams on UNC's offense

Williams, Logan, Switzer among top returning players for UNC

Pitt plans to finish stronger in 2015 season

New coach Pat Narduzzi hopes simplifying the game plan will help players in close games.

Last year’s meltdowns still fresh for Pitt DT Render, add incentive

ACC notebook: Pitt receiver Boyd apologizes to team

8 best quotes from Syracuse football's Terrel Hunt, Zaire Franklin at ACC media days

Buffalo OLB/S Isaiah McDuffie details why he chose Syracuse football over Penn State

Cavaliers face familiar questions at ACC Kickoff

UVa football longs to be part of school's winning run

Virginia Tech, Michael Brewer optimistic about offensive improvements

U of L game to be Wake's 'most hyped'

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Pan Am Games a coaching first for Pitino

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

Top 100 College Teams Ever: 25-1

Big 12 gets tougher than NCAA on full-contact practice limit

5 college football teams with something to prove

Extra dough for grub: Football players gobble up cost of attendance boost

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The SEC Is Finally The Most Valuable Conference In College Sports

Nick Saban denies allegation of bad NFL draft advice

Jonathan Jones looking to lead defensive resurgence for Auburn

Position breakdown: Backfield

Offseason Synopsis | UK restocked at receiver

LSU athletics transferring $10M to university

2015 Tennessee Vols Football Season Preview by Position: Running Backs

Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin takes jab at ASU football

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Arizona State, Clay High Sun Devils reach deal over pitchfork logo

Mizzou coach: ND must join league to play CFP

Which Notre Dame football traditions are the best?

Ex-FSU QB De'Andre Johnson contacts Oklahoma juco about enrolling

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NCAA basketball tournament tweaks selection format

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Florida's baseball class receives late bonus

O'Sullivan creating major league legacy

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Former Pitt secondary coach sues over firing

Robbery charges filed against ex-Gator defensive back J.C. Jackson

Family sues after man dies at UCF football game

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Improvements planned for Raymond James Stadium

Jaguars hoping moves solidify offensive line

Packers report net income of $29.2 million on record revenue

The Green Bay Packers' bottom line for fiscal years 2014 and 2015 represented sharp reductions from their high-water marks for 2012 and 2013.

Stuart Sternberg says major deals unlikely for Rays

Rays Notes: Current roster good enough to compete, Sternberg says

Zach Johnson takes place in history with Open win

Jordan Spieth comes up short at British Open, does well at St. Andrews

Jordan Spieth says he won't let British Open, end of Grand Slam haunt him

World champion surfer fights off shark during South Africa competition

Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Ohio State investigates quarterback

Ohio State is investigating whether quarterback Troy Smith broke another NCAA rule when he attended a football camp sponsored by Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair this summer.

Brumbaugh to play for Cowboys

Three Midwestern newspapers reported that
the former DeLand basketball player has decided to play basketball for Oklahoma State University this year.

Bike Company Cashing in on Ties to Lance

When executives at the Trek Bicycle Corp. signed a contract with Lance Armstrong in 1998, they were betting the public would see the cyclist recovering from testicular cancer as a human interest story.

July 20, 2015 6:54 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU storylines heading into 2015 ACC football kickoff

FSU among five story lines for ACC football meetings

FSU, Virginia Tech forecast atop divisions

FSU media guide cover released

Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher will face difficult questions from ACC Kickoff

Florida State, for the right and wrong reasons, the talk of ACC football

FSU's Sean Maguire listed as starting QB on preseason depth chart

Everett Golson listed No. 3 on FSU’s preseason depth chart

Everett Golson to wear No. 6 for Florida State

Seminoles wide receiver Lane knows his 'why'

FSU Pre-Fall Offensive Depth Chart Released

FSU Pre-Fall Defensive Depth Chart Released

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 48 Björn Werner

John Thrasher Promises Better Personal Conduct from FSU Football Players

Thrasher: Protecting FSU's brand is important in light of recent arrests

NoleSports’ Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: Charlie Ward

How firm is nation’s No. 1 TE Isaac Nauta with FSU after UGA visit?

No.1 Safety Jeffrey Okudah Enjoys FSU Visit

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Catching Up with Mike Mathews: A Life in Basketball

High-flying 2016 guard Kwe Parker reveals final four schools

The programs in the running for his commitment are Florida, Florida State, Rutgers and Wake Forest.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

ESPN’s Danny Kanell Calls Out Paul Finebaum, Asks If He’ll Spend As Much Time On Tennessee Allegations As He Did FSU

Deion Sanders beats Justin Bieber on ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Giants C Buster Posey gets three hits, four RBI in win

Twins' Shane Robinson triples for first hit of the month

Orioles minor league report: First-round pick DJ Stewart off to slow start

Blue Jays' Devon Travis has seven-game hitting streak snapped

Weaver hits new heights in Cards' shutout

Palm Beach right-hander fans pro-best eight in longest career outing

Brooks Koepka calls bluff at British Open

Give thanks to Koepka as player who saved British Open

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU QBs must go from spectators to quick-change artists

They used to stand on the sideline together at Florida State practices last year, back when everyone kept telling them they had all the
potential in the world but no one would let them show it.

FSU wideout O'Neal runs team-best 4.31 in 40

Ten for Tuesday: Buckeyes lead '06 recruiting pack

Point guard Jose Soto is the highest-rated of the Seminoles' three recruits, but that's a mistake. Jon Kreft, a 7-foot center, is
definitely better, and 6-4 wing Aaron Holmes might be better as well.

Summer Weissing Makes The Final Cut For USA Women's Junior National Team

The Florida State sophomore libero will travel to Turkey this week

The Royals activated Matt Diaz from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Omaha on Monday. He had been sidelined with a strained

oblique.

STUPPLES AND DAVIES LEAD CHALLENGE

Local Golf: Punta Gorda third-best golf city

Naples' Kris Tamulis tied for 31st on Sunday at the BMO Financial Canadian Women's Open.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Plenty to talk about at ACC Kickoff

Who is the favorite to win the ACC Atlantic?

Boston College Football: Summer Roster Updates

ACC Kickoff: Five questions regarding Clemson football

Duke football depth chart

Top 10 most important Duke football players: No. 4 Braxton Deaver

Petrino: "We have a special group of players"

Darrion Owens’ rise and 10 pre-camp thoughts on the Hurricanes

UNC storylines: What are reasonable expectations for the Tar Heels?

UNC could win 10 games or lose eight

Pittsburgh's Best Running Backs of All Time

2015 Syracuse football preseason depth chart

Greg Robinson now officially credited for 5 wins in Syracuse football media guide

Syracuse football QB commit Rex Culpepper tears ACL; father expects him to be ready for spring

Plant High quarterback out for season

2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 78): Syracuse needs leap from sputtering offense

The Hokies' Top Position Battles Heading into Fall Camp

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ACC BASKETBALL:
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Wake basketball to enter ACC slate battle-tested

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

The Pac-12, Not the SEC, Will Be the Conference to Beat This Year

Top 100 College Teams Ever: 50-26

Targeting, unnecessary roughness still tough calls for football refs

Top HS athletes could be left out with new NCAA academic rules beginning with 2016 class

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SEC teams playing musical chairs with defensive coordinators

Position breakdown: Backfield

Florida’s Roderick Johnson copes with a career end just as it begins

Kentucky Wildcats Football: Mark Stoops Switching to 3-4 Defense

Top JUCO OL commits to Kentucky

Kentucky Wildcats Football Recruiting: UK Football Target Decommits from N.C. State

As a baseball pitcher, Kevin Sumlin makes a heckuva football coach

Vandy out to play like 'an SEC team'

(Which is a good thing since they are in that conference.)

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Is Nebraska Football getting new uniforms from Adidas soon?

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Crean, IU make big investment in recruiting

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Mavericks have already begun the post-Dirk rebuild

10 things to know about Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea

Spieth, amateur Dunne eyeing history at St. Andrews

Meet 22-year-old amateur making British Open run

Dallas' Spieth 1 shot back at British Open after Round 3: 'I'll sleep fine tonight'

Jordan Spieth has one focus for final round at British Open: 'I'm going to play to win'

Jordan Spieth scolds fans' at British Open for camera use

Jordan Spieth scolds fans' at British Open for camera use

Scottish crowd singing The Eyes of Texas for Jordan Spieth at British Open

David Duval turns back clock, fires 67 at British Open

Golf stars urged to stay in Olympic Village during Rio Games

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

NCAA to monitor gambling lines

Outback, Big Ten renew contract

Vols add Air Force in 2006

NFL Clears Williams to Report to Dolphins

Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams has been cleared by the NFL to report Sunday with the rest of the team for the start of training
camp, a year and a day after he abruptly retired.

British win serves as vindication for Tiger, swing doctor

St. Andrews' Old Course will remain in the Open rotation

July 19, 2015 10:39 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

NoleSports’ Countdown to FSU Fall Camp: 18 conference titles

Florida State WR Ermon Lane Using Dropped TD Pass Against Miami As Off-Season Motivation

Let's stop pretending FSU is different than anyone else

FSU's on-field success shines spotlight on off-field transgressions

Thrasher: FSU drawing 'extra scrutiny'

FSU president John Thrasher lays out plan to improve athlete behavior

Florida State outlines plan to educate student athletes on behavior

FSU and Jimbo Fisher Are Doing All They Can Do

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 49 Larry Key

Les Miles, Jimbo Fisher among speakers to open Coaches Clinic

LSU offers FSU commitment Kyle Meyers

FSU offers No. 1 back

No.1 Safety Jeffrey Okudah Enjoys FSU Visit

2016 4-star G Richard Merritt visits FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin Ready For Leap To Stardom

Jacksonville Jaguars: A New Ace at Wide Receiver?

Cutting Sanders Big for Rookie Greene - NFL Spin Zone

Greg Reid's late interceptions set up Sharks' win

Yankees want Stephen Drew to learn utility role

How Johnny Bench, Giants’ Buster Posey compare at age 28

Orioles' Buck Showalter offers impression of first-rounder DJ Stewart

Meijer LPGA Classic: Lapeer's Tamulis seeks improvement

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Athlon's All-ACC teams

Running back Leon Washington is a member of Athlon's preseason All-ACC First team

No resolution yet in Sims incident

The lawyer for Florida State linebacker Ernie Sims said he expects charges to be dropped against his client after Sims' arrest July 6 following an altercation in a residence-hall parking lot with his
girlfriend.

Standout tight end is commitment No. 4

Brandon Warren commits to FSU football team for 2006 recruiting class

'Noles triple jumper gets year of probation

Florida State track and field star Rafeeq Curry has struck a deal with Texas prosecutors that will "appropriately" resolve his misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a brawl after the 2004 NCAA championship meet, his attorney told the St. Petersburg Times.

John Wasdin will be moved back to the bullpen.

FSU sued for rejecting donation

Taxol firm put up $11M for new chemistry building

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Criser clears air on FAMU-FSU COE operations

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

5 topics to anticipate during ACC Media Days

Coastal Division baffling again entering ACC Football Kickoff

https://rubbingtherock.com/2015/07/17/who-is-the-favorite-to-win-the-acc-coastal/
Who is the favorite to win the ACC Coastal?

ACC football weaker at top, stronger in middle

Conference lacks top national-title

Clemson Football: 4-Star MLB Tre Lamar Commits To CU, His “Home Away From Home”

Top 10 most important Duke football players: No. 5 Zavier Carmichael

Duke's Braxton Deaver on returning: 'I owe it' to my coaches and teammates

Miami Hurricanes unveil new-look uniforms from Adidas

UNC storylines: will Marquise Williams and the offense realize their potential?

UNC storylines: Will the offensive line be significantly improved?

UNC returns all 5 starting offensive linemen, who have combined for 101 career starts

Chizik faces giant rebuilding project with UNC defense

UVa quarterback Johns embraces promotion

Notre Dame at Virginia highlights college week two

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ACC BASKETBALL:

NC State hoops schedule more steak than sizzle

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ACC BASEBALL:

UVa pitcher signs MLB deal

It took until the final hour, but former Virginia ace pitcher Nathan Kirby is a member of the Milwaukee Brewers.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Duke athletics receives $13 million donation

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

Football season is only 60 days away

Big Ten revenue shares jump to $32 million per school

College football 2015: Five more Heisman Trophy possibilities

Ranking the Big 12's toughest nonconference football games of 2015

The NCAA Will Now Have To Manage College Athlete Compensation

Interesting rating of college football programs’ performance the last 10 years

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Still turning cartwheels over SEC Media Days

Every SEC Football's Team Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 2015

Pivotal year for head coach Bielema in SEC

Muschamp the Best Defensive Mind in College?

Louisiana receiver Tre Jackson commits to USC

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Bob Stoops Is a Winner Like No Other Active College Coach

Yale Bowl, after 101 seasons, will display football after dark for the first time when Harvard meets the Bulldogs in November

The venerable Yale Bowl, entering its 102nd year of college football, will, for the first time ever, have a game in progress after the sun has gone down.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

San Jose State dismisses incoming freshman after arrest

San Jose State has dismissed incoming freshman wide receiver Kanya Bell Jr. from the football team after his on-campus arrest for domestic battery involving a female.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars position preview: Running backs

Favre returns to Lambeau for Packers Hall of Fame

`Deflategate` football fetches $43,740 at auction

Report: Tom Brady will take league to court if suspended

NFL Teams Looking to Move to Los Angeles Keep Running Into Obstacles

Deron Williams a big help in rebuilding a backcourt, rescuing Mavs’ restoration project

After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British

40-mph winds lead to surrealistic nightmare for golfers

At British Open, craziness has become the norm at St. Andrews

‘Nae golf’? Day 3 of British Open had no chance

Frustrated Jordan Spieth loses composure during 22-hour round, faces major test at British Open

Bubba Watson had a meltdown on the 17th hole

Tiger misses cut at Open, hits another career low

Tour de France leader says fan threw cup of urine at him

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Make the tweaks, BCS still weak

Brown retires as a Raider

Tim Brown retires as Raider after 17 NFL seasons

Brown appears done in Detroit

Saunders the leading candidate to coach Eastern Conference champs
All indications are that Larry Brown's days as the Detroit Pistons' coach are over. The Pistons worked on the final details of a buyout Monday, but made no announcement.

Tiger has his sport by the tail

Tiger Woods is who he is because, as much as anything, he refuses to be deterred.

Rivals think Armstrong is unlikely to be caught

Tour de France, after off day, to begin its final six stages today

July 18, 2015 9:49 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Golson Named to Walter Camp Preseason Watch List

FLORIDA STATE 2015 HALL OF FAME CLASS

FSU 2015 position preview: Defensive back

NoleSports' Countdown to Fall Camp: Roberto Aguayo

Rick Trickett's coaching methods are all about perspective

FSU President Thrasher supports Fisher, shares strategy

FSU president wants players to take social responsibilities class

FSU president outlines plan for improving student-athlete behavior

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1783922&PT=4&PR=2
Q&A with FSU President John Thrasher

Cook's attorney attacks state's case

Please, Jimbo, don't turn into Urban Meyer

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 50 Tre' Jackson

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1783568
Stanford Samuels III and His Father

Is Alabama still in the mix for Florida State 4-star linebacker commit Josh Brown?

FSU extends 2017 LB offer

FSU commits, Sam Bruce shine among ACC at The Opening

DT Cory Durden earns FSU "dream offer" at Jimbo Fisher Camp

FSU offers 2018 Miami pledge

https://alabama.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1783628
FSU camp: Day 2 recruiting notes

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FSU BASKETBALL:

FSU Big Men Hoping For Big Things

Florida State Men's Basketball Using Summer To Get Better

A Pair of Noles Ready for FIBA U19 World Championship

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

10 Women's Golfers Named To ACC Academic Honor Roll

Quigley Named DI Scholar Athlete Of The Year By USTFCCCA

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Did Doug Marrone stunt E.J. Manuel's development?

Jameis Winston Faces Tougher Test Transitioning to NFL Than Marcus Mariota

Alterraun Verner on Jameis Winston: 'Things weren't too big for him'

Buster Posey Continues to Produce in the Middle of the San Francisco Giants Lineup

Does Buster Posey belong in the Giants' Franchise Four already?

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Charges Dropped Against Sims?

Ernie Sims' lawyer says some of the charges against his client will be dropped.

Tallahassee cornerback gets offer

Wafer stars in Lakers loss

Von Wafer scored 29 points to pace the Lakers.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Photo released in case of FSU professor fatally shot last year

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC story lines to follow heading into the new season

Georgia linebacker Tre Lamar commits to Clemson

Top 10 most important Duke football players: No. 6 Carlos Wray

Deaver remains all in for Duke football

Tech examining its cost of attendance

South Carolina LB Brunson commits to U of L

Miami Hurricanes, Adidas to unveil new uniforms at LIV nightclub Saturday night

UNC storylines: Will the offensive line be significantly improved?

Wake Forest QB Wolford optimistic for 2015

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Clemson basketball standout to play football at UNI

Former Clemson University basketball standout Rod Hall has one season of eligibility remaining to play college football.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Clemson: Schmidt, White will be back with baseball team

Ace Funkhouser returning to U of L

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Ramsey gets pay raise after contentious U of L board meeting

U of L trustees halve James Ramsey's raise

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

Why SEC media days were different this year

Florida cornerback Hargreaves named 1st-team All-SEC

UK lands Minnesota linebacker transfer

Why Les Miles isn't on the hot seat...yet

Gamecocks still chasing their first SEC title

Spurrier continues to wait to make call on starting QB

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UNI won't offer stipends for football players

Notre Dame hitting the right notes with DB target Lamar Jackson

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Florida's baseball class receives late bonus

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

QB Rank: NFL starting quarterbacks ranked 1-32

Bill Arnsparger, defensive coordinator during Dolphins title years, dies at 88

Arnsparger, leader of 'No-Name Defense' who later hired Steve Spurrier at UF, dies

Second round of British Open suspended due to high winds

The Latest: No word on when British Open will resume

Vicar's son Willett takes surprise lead in British Open

British Open's second round was calamity waiting to happen for Jordan Spieth

British Open: Tom Watson's last walk over fame bridge full of nostalgia

Adam Scott puts himself in another British hunt

John Daly is teeing off on cigarette butts at the British Open

Extra pain for Woods in missing British cut

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Coaches going out on strike?

College football season is six weeks away and workouts start early next month, but a coaches contract dispute at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities threatens to sideline all fall sports -- potentially paralyzing the Division 2 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

Tiger Woods is Open champion again

Tiger Woods is Open champion for the second time. His mastery of the Old Course at St Andrews and of the world's leading players was an almost exact repeat of his performance here in the Millennium Open.

Armstrong Marches on Toward 7th Tour Win

July 17, 2015 9:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU’s Thrasher named to CFP Board of Managers

FSU Preview: Life Without Jameis

Darker clouds over FSU making it hard to pick Seminoles as ACC favorite

FSU 2015 position preview: Defensive line

NoleSports' Countdown to Fall Camp: Lee Corso, Burt Reynolds

FSU can’t afford to be soft on Dalvin Cook incident

FSU Football Isn’t Asking the Right Questions

Michelle Beadle Is Obliterating #FSUTwitter Right Now

Nation's No. 1 WR Nate Craig-Myers talks FSU, Auburn

Nate Craig-Myers says he's not close with FSU QB commit Malik Henry

Bruce Judson is solid to Ohio State, but Florida State has 4-star recruit's eye

2017 standout legacy competes at FSU

Why does FSU commit want to ‘flip’ at Dawg Night?

3 Reasons Why FSU Commit Levonta Taylor Will Be a Beast CB for Seminoles

FSU offers 2018 Miami pledge

This Photo Shows Why FSU Has The No. 2 Recruiting Class In The Country

https://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1783348
FSU camp: Recruiting notebook

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminoles To Play In 2015 Paradise Jam

Florida State Basketball: Early 2015-16 Outlook

Leonard Hamilton & Music Producer Kyle Bynoe Announce 5ive Oceans Music Group

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Fuchs Named 2015 DI Administrator Of The Year

214 Seminoles Named To The All-ACC Academic Honor Roll

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Erving responds to Michelle Beadle's jab at Florida State

New Orleans Saints Roster Debate: Zach Hocker or Dustin Hopkins?

Christian Jones Days Until Chicago Bears Season Opener

Can Steelers ILB Lawrence Timmons out-value Patrick Willis as a 2007 draft pick?

RB Williams envisions a role with Bills

Jameis Winston continues to get involved in the community

Jameis Winston inks deal with Tampa Ford dealership

Brooks Koepka has major credentials

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Elite status led Warren to Florida St.

Q&A with Richard Goodman

++FSU to give Richardson shot at QB

Gonzalez commits to FSU for the class of 2006

Jacksonville Beach Infielder Signs With FSU

Mets activate 1B Mientkiewicz

Mientkiewicz rejuvenated after stint on DL

Mientkiewicz back at first base for Mets

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

CES Synergies Commences Major Dorm Demolition at Florida State University

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Major ACC omissions from Doak Walker, Davey O’Brien watch lists

Clemson is "national championship good" but have to run through 'Noles

Despite heavy losses, Swinney maintains lofty goals

Clemson young D-Ends could play early

Clemson’s Swinney defends his discipline policies

Tech’s Hunt-Days on track to regain eligibility

Johnson commits tame NCAA violation

Simmons transferring to Tech from USC

4-star QB Jawon Pass commits to Cards

Pass chooses Louisville over Alabama, says 'Auburn wasn't going to prepare me for the next level'

UM quarterback Brad Kaaya named to Davey O’Brien watch list

Notebook: More former Hurricanes speak out on 2014 problems

Miami Hurricanes football uniforms through the years

UNC storylines: Gene Chizik and the revamped defense

Pitt notebook: Quarterback Chad Voytik soaks in experience at Manning camp

Syracuse football OC Tim Lester emphasizes statistics during install process

College Football Preview: The 2015 Virginia Tech Hokies

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Pitino: U of L's Lewis 'best leader I've had'

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

Playoff official calls national title game a perfect event for Orlando

Top 100 College Teams Ever: 75-51

The 10 worst major college football teams of the last decade

50 questions that will shape 2015 college football season

What Do College-Football Fans Today Want?

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Final takeaways from a wild 2015 SEC Media Days

Ranking the SEC football coaches by job security

Joey Galloway jokes ESPN would ‘shut down’ if SEC team not in football playoff

SEC moves ahead alone on tougher transfer rules

Nick Saban 'encouraged' by Alabama QB Jake Coker's progress

Auburn picked to win SEC despite Alabama's selection to win West in media poll

No preseason media love for McElwain's first Florida team

Gators picked to finish fifth in the SEC East

No question: Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves is special talent

UF quarterback battle pits different styles — but production is key

Will traditional passer Will Grier or athletic Treon Harris be named the Gators’ starting QB?

Georgia at top of underachievers

Georgia not content with just being good

Georgia Bulldogs say 'it's time' to break through, win the SEC title

Richt: 'No idea' who will be Georgia's quarterback

Instant analysis: Georgia

LSU's Miles expects QB play to be "legitimately better"

Instant analysis: LSU

Mississippi, Freeze trying to continue improvement

Hugh Freeze remains 'confident' in Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss program amid accusations

Instant analysis: Ole Miss

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Michigan prep DE Adetokunbo Ogundeji commits to Notre Dame

Coveted 2017 LB Nate McBride reports Notre Dame offer

DB target Donte Vaughn returns to Notre Dame this weekend

Which of three QBs should start for Ohio State?

Is Ohio State the only team that could compete in the SEC this season?

Penn State Football: Jerseys Will No Longer Have Names

TCU picked by media to win Big 12 Conference football title

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Dupay raises money despite missing on record

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Tennessee under federal investigation for sexual assault cases involving football players, report says

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

10 storylines to watch as NFL training camps get set to begin

ABC to debut Saturday night NBA coverage in January

2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game draws record-low TV viewership

Johnson and Spieth in early contention at British Open

Dustin Johnson awes the field in Scotland

Will looming 'true Scottish day' doom Jordan Spieth's British Open title hopes?

Tiger Woods: 'I made so many mistakes' in first round

The Latest: British Open on again after rain delay

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Clemson deals with fallout from brawl

Clemson defensive end Charles Bennett knew he and his teammates were wrong for what they did in their season-ending brawl with South Carolina last fall. But he didn't understand the impact of their
actions until recently.

Williams says KU gifts a mistake

UNC athletics director says there will be no formal investigation of the Tar Heels' sports programs, says he is confident no departing Tar Heel has received gifts since Williams returned to his alma mater. (Just some bogus classes instead.)

Colleges aim at preventing academic fraud

The number of academic fraud cases in recent years, along with the new,NCAA academic reform plan, has led to every school's NCAA faculty representative becoming more and more a position of attention,
importance.

BCS likely to keep on tweakin'

Holtz: South Carolina violations not major

Mavs delaying inevitable: releasing Finley

Cuban would be interested in owning Pirates

NHL deal won't be a panacea

The league still must contend with trimming payrolls, fan relations and money from TV rights.

Woods Struggles but Leads British Open

A windswept Saturday at the British Open turned into a struggle for Tiger Woods, bringing an elite list of major champions and even Scottish hero Colin Montgomerie into the picture.

Armstrong may join elite group of retirees

Few star athletes go out on top, which makes it much more fulfilling to watch Lance Armstrong's run at a seventh consecutive Tour de France title.