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July 18, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


2018 Football Media Guide


Florida State sending Willie Taggart, Brian Burns, and Cam Akers to ACC

Media Days


Learning from his mistakes: How Willie Taggart got it right at FSU


FSU's Most Interesting Storyline: The New Gulf Coast Offense


5 players Noles can't afford to lose in 2018


Reconsidering FSU's offensive line and why it's not as bad as fans think


Position Previews: Special teams veterans stepping up for Florida State


Updated heights and weights for the FSU football roster


Florida State unveils jersey numbers for incoming freshmen


ACC Kickoff: Storylines surrounding Florida State Seminoles heading into

2018 season
Has Francois met offseason requirements?


FSU's 40 Most Important Players: OL Derrick Kelly, No. 7


The top 100 FSU football plays: No. 48- Eddie Goldman's forced fumble vs.

Clemson brings life back to Doak


48 Days Until FSU Football: Nick O'Leary Catches 48 Passes in 2014 Season


Primetime reflects on past, excited for future of FSU football


Who is doing the best job recruiting Florida for 2019?


Florida State's most important recruit heading into the fall

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UP NEXT:


Five Burning Questions for Justin Fuente at the ACC Kickoff


Virginia Tech Head Football Coach in Virginia Beach for Football Kickoff

Dinner


Hokies on football watch lists

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Men's Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Finalized


Florida State unveils 2018-19 non-conference schedule

A season ago, the Seminoles finished non-conference play with an 11-1
record on the way to their first Elite Eight appearance in 25 years.


Evaluating FSU basketball's 2018-19 non-conference schedule


Seminoles' Allen named To NABC Honors Court

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FSU BASEBALL:


All-time winningest college baseball coach Mike Martin sits down with

WJHG/WECP

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Four Noles Ready for Canadian Swimming Trials


FSU Soccer Hosts Elite Residential Academy

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Minnesota Vikings: Dalvin Cook just scratching the surface going into 2018


Bears 2018 training camp preview: Akiem Hicks and Eddie Goldman need a

helping hand


Auden Tate Draws Attention During Bengals Minicamp


Jameis Winston left off ESPN's under-25 team

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Dwayne Bacon made his case for a spot in the rotation during Summer League


Lakers Summer League: Xavier Rathan-Mayes Leaned On 'Next Man Up Mentality'

In Starting For Alex Caruso

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FSU Baseball: Buster Posey cements legacy with latest All-Star selection


How much longer? The catching toll on Buster Posey, the hitting stats he

sacrifices, and the potential next move

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Koepka still has chip on his chiseled shoulder


Koepka: 'So many opportunities to use driver here'


How Carnoustie compares to Shinnecock for Koepka


Koepka: Expect crazy bounces and bad breaks at Carnoustie


Koepka: You must stay patient at Carnoustie


Brooks Koepka reminisces about starting pro career in Europe


Brooks Koepka traces golfing success to Scotland, aims to win British Open


King, Koepka named Sports Academy June Athletes of the Month


Brooks Koepka's stunning movie star girlfriend Jena Sims tops Carnoustie's

Wag leaderboard

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Weatherford Named To O'Brien Quarterback Award Watch List

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Storylines to watch for during the ACC Kickoff


2018 ACC Media Days: Five storylines that could spice up the conversation

in Charlotte
Clemson's quarterbacks, Willie Taggart's FSU revival and more talking
points in the ACC


Coastal Division teams lead off ACC media days in Charlotte


Ten storylines for the ACC Kickoff


Clemson coach Dabo Swinney previews 2018 season at media golf outing


Clemson using Tide loss as motivation heading into fall camp


These 5 Clemson redshirts could make a big impact for Tigers in 2018

Clemson football has some redshirt freshmen and sophomores that could be
ready to step up in 2018. Some of the potential players that could do so
are LeAnthony Williams, Logan Rudolph, Matt Bockhorst, Blake Vinson and
Xavier Kelly.


5 questions for Georgia Tech at ACC Kickoff


What key questions can the Hurricanes expect at ACC Kickoff?


Here are three areas where the Miami Hurricanes can look to improve

recruiting results
Just eight of the state's top 20 Class of 2019 prospects have announced
their college commitments so far, and just one has chosen the Miami
Hurricanes - Jacksonville wide receiver Jeremiah Payton.


Hurricanes' Pinckney excited for third season with Quarterman, McCloud


2018 Virginia football opponent preview series: Louisville

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Who are the ACC's 10 best one-and-done basketball players?


Who Georgia Tech scheduled in nonconference play


Miami Hurricanes football: Five storylines to follow at the ACC Kickoff


Charlotte forward Patrick Williams a 'top priority' for Keatts, NC State

basketball


New Virginia Tech basketball offer: Terrance Williams

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


UNC free of NCAA issues for 1st time under AD Cunningham

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


Legalized gambling is close. So is a big decision for NCAA schools.

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Mullen, UF players expect to contend for title in 2018


SEC Media Days Notebook: UF's starting QB will be obvious, Mullen says


Ivey, Jefferson want to leave a better legacy at Florida


Dan Mullen's mission at Florida is to 'fill The Swamp,' with fans and

touchdowns


Memo to Mullen: Fix Florida offense and fix it now


Can Dan Mullen fix Florida Gators' broken foundation?


Florida defense expecting more


UF coach Dan Mullen will play to strengths of Gators' QBs


SEC media days: Dan Mullen on quarterbacks battle and transfers


Florida shows off Jordan Brand uniforms


Gators' Cece Jefferson provides Bulldogs with early bulletin-board material


Georgia not dwelling on championship game loss to Alabama


Georgia Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart explains new role for assistant coach

Dell McGee


What is LSU Tigers coach Orgeron looking for in a starting quarterback? He

said this


South Carolina stadium may sell alcohol, just not at games


Texas A&M coach Fisher says early games against Clemson, Alabama "gets your

attention"

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Mike Kudla, former star on Ohio State 2002 national title team, dies at 34


How Tom Herman's awkward moment of silence spoke volumes about where Texas

finds itself

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Jim Kelly headed for 'unexpected' checkup after 'something came up' after

cancer surgery


10 things to know about Mavs guard J.J. Barea, including dust-ups with

Russell Westbrook and his real height


MLB Scoreboard


MLB commissioner confident Rays owner is 'going to get' stadium deal done


What Dustin Johnson is worried about ahead of the British Open


Tiger says British Open is best shot at a major


R&A conducts driver tests on 30 players at British Open, including seven

major champs


BRITISH OPEN 2018 ODDS: WINNER FUTURES FOR OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP AT CARNOUSTIE


How American 20-somethings have taken over golf


France's Mbappe made around $500,000 at World Cup. It's all reportedly

going to charity.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Griffin on Tebow repeating: 'He's got as good a chance as anybody'

Archie Griffin, the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner in college football
history, thinks Florida's Tim Tebow may just match him this fall.


Rising USF is holding its own in recruiting


Giants Seat Licenses Priced From $1,000 to $20,000

The Giants detailed the prices for personal seat licenses in their new
stadium - a menu of one-time fees for fans that start at $1,000 apiece and
escalate to $20,000 each for lower-level seats.

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July 17, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Three Seminoles Included On Maxwell, Bednarik Watch Lists


FSU's Deondre Francois, Cam Akers Named to Maxwell Watch List


FSU defensive end Brian Burns the only Seminole on Bednarik Award Watch List


FSU Given Third-Best Odds to Win ACC by Bovada


Ranking top offensive players entering 2018 season


FSU's 40 Most Important Players: OL Landon Dickerson, No. 8


FSU's most important players for 2018: No. 15


Position Previews: Young talent leads the way for Florida State secondary


WATCH: Prime Access


Video: Deion Sanders returns to Florida State


Even though Jimbo Fisher is at Texas A&M now, FSU still owes him a debt of

gratitude


The top 100 FSU football plays: No. 49-Warrick Dunn sets TD record in style


Legendary Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden shares

insight about his faith at Palm Coast Community Church

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UP NEXT:


FSU football expects home-opening sellout

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Young Takes Home Two Grand Prix Medals, Jensen Wins Danish Title


SUMMER CHECK-IN: Men's Tennis Hard At Work

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


New England Patriots 2018 roster breakdown: #TBD TE Ryan Izzo


No long-term deal expected between Rams, Lamarcus Joyner


Can Terrance Smith find niche with Kansas City Chiefs in 2018?

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Orlando Magic NBA Summer League: Jonathan Isaac has improved offensively


Lakers' Xavier Rathan-Mayes: Tallies 11 points in SL quarterfinal win

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


OL youth presents FSU's Trickett with test

Rick Trickett was recently pulled over by a patrolman for "doing something
wrong traffic-wise."


Jonathan Hannah off the team ... still


Thornton Cruising with the Clippers


NIH Awards More Than $33 Million to Fund State-of-the-Art Research

Equipment
In addition, two high-powered electron microscopes, such as the one to
Florida State University (FSU), will be supported through these awards.


With $2M NIH grant, FSU becomes 1 of world's top imaging centers


Grant allows FSU researchers to study cancer, heart disease

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


FSU researchers use artificial intelligence to identify, predict new

chemical compounds


Message from Business School Dean Hartline - Legacy Hall key to college's

continued success

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC storylines heading into ACC media days


UM's Johnson, Quarterman, Homer and Richards in running for major college

football awards


Miami football: Hard Rock Stadium is most intimidating venue in Florida


Recruiting Q&A: Meet Hurricanes commit Jason MuC3B1oz


UNC's Fedora ready to get started


Pack's Doeren ready for fall camp and see what freshman recruits can really

do


Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey named to Maxwell Award Watch List


2018 Virginia football opponent preview series: Ohio

The Cavaliers take on the Bobcats on Sept. 15 at 3 p.m. at Scott Stadium.
Ohio finished 9-4 overall and 5-3 in the Mid-American Conference last
season.

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ACC BASKETBALL:


U of L Insider: Here's how Chris Mack has held together Louisville's

recruiting


This 2019 class center is considering Louisville

Orlando Robinson has emerged this summer as a fast-developing post. He's
planning to make an official visit to Louisville this fall.

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


10 college football teams on the rise entering the 2018 season

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SEC preseason power rankings


SEC consulting other sports leagues about legalized gambling


Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reports

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey sees injury reports as unavoidable


Notebook: Need to have legalized gambling closely monitored, Sankey says


Alabama to use metal detectors at Bryant-Denny Stadium


Here's why Tim Tebow thinks Florida's Dan Mullen is 'turning the program

around'


Sizing up the Gators' SEC opponents: Scouting Kentucky


Wildcats dealing with long losing streak vs. Florida


SEC Media Days notebook: Stoops says beating Gators a priority for Kentucky

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops eager to end 31 seasons of futility to UF


LSU vs. UF: Heat of rivalry turned up several degrees


SEC media days: LSU's season could be defined by Miami, Gators


Sizing up the Gators' opponent: Scouting LSU


LSU's Ed Orgeron explains why Steve Ensminger got the call at offensive

coordinator


Fisher has things to prove at Texas A&M


Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher doesn't have the luxury of patience in Year 1


Why Jimbo Fisher's hire has immediately increased the spotlight on Texas A&M


SEC media days: Pressure already on for Jimbo Fisher


Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher at SEC Media Days: 'timetable is now'


SEC media days: Jimbo Fisher on leaving Florida State, Aggies title talk


Jimbo Fisher says he never intended to leave Florida State Seminoles


Jimbo Fisher claims no animosity towards Florida State


Former FSU coach Fisher on leaving for Texas A&M: 'Is there ever a good way

to leave?'


Fisher says he never intended to leave FSU


A&M's Jimbo Fisher talks about previous speculation of coaching at LSU, his

feelings on Baton Rouge


Jimbo Fisher: 'I love JameisE280A6unfortunately he made some bad decisions'


Jimbo Fisher says Bucs' Jameis Winston 'will pay the consequences' for his

mistake


Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher says ACC owes improvement to SEC


Jimbo Fisher adds new twist to Auburn-Texas A&M series


Jeremy Pruitt 'could have been a head coach a long time ago,' Jimbo Fisher

says


Jimbo Fisher's short-term vision of Texas A&M involves robust offensive

fronts

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Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair died of heatstroke, according to

family's foundation


Steady Ohio is No. 42 in 2018 preseason college football rankings


Texas Tech quarterback race has head coach Kliff Kingsbury excited: 'It's a

challenge and we're fired up'

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


NCAA Final Four schedule: Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis

selected as hosts through 2026
Los Angeles, which is building a covered stadium, was snubbed from Final
Four consideration this time around

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Carnoustie will give golfers a fast and brown British Open


British Open 2018: Entry list for major at Carnoustie (The 147th Open)


2018 British Open: Tee times, pairings for first and second rounds


British Open 2018: 8 gut-wrenching Open Championship near misses you might

not remember
1987 - Paul Azinger


Olympic champ Simone Biles returning to competition July 28


Hulk Hogan returns to the WWE after a three-year suspension

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Notre Dame ready to name new AD

Jack Swarbrick, 54, a partner with the Indianapolis law firm Baker &
Daniels, is expected to be named Notre Dame's next athletic director


Bucs Should Be Favored In NFC South


Dade poll shows lack of support for Marlins ballpark


It's official: Wings play outdoors at Wrigley on Jan. 1

James Wisniewski grew up in Canton dreaming of playing hockey and baseball.
Now the Chicago defenseman will get a chance to play hockey at Wrigley
Field when the Blackhawks host the Red Wings on New Year's Day.


Ailing Harrington tees off at British Open

In one of those charming English villages near Royal Birkdale Golf Club,
the lamp posts are adorned with alternating pictures of Tiger Woods and
Padraig Harrington. One is home.

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July 16, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Willie Taggart in better position to be more successful than Jimbo in 2010


Willie Taggart's Florida State coaching staff overview


How easy would Willie Taggart's first year be if FSU had Florida's schedule?


Position Preview: FSU's talented, inexperienced linebackers will be tested


FSU's 40 Most Important Players: LB Dontavious Jackson, No. 9


FSU's most important players for 2018: No. 16


Ranking toughest games for Seminoles in 2018


Why do early betting lines favor Miami over Noles?


FSU Football BCS title games ranked among best by Sports Illustrated


2 Noles rank among top performers in BCS title game history


The top 100 FSU football plays: No. 50- Monk Bonasorte picks Dan Marino,

punks Pitt


50 Days Until FSU Football: Ron Simmons Makes No. 50 Legendary

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


FSU's Freire Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook named NFC North rising star by ESPN


Watch: Panthers kicker Graham Gano gets in early morning practice


Countdown to Training Camp '18: Rashad Greene


Jameis Winston a needs quiet month or two

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FSU NBA Summer League Sunday: Two advance to semifinals


Dwayne Bacon scores 28, but Hornets fall short in overtime to the Raptors,

87-84

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Kevin Cash on Rays' 19 runs: 'We took off offensively'


Phillies Prospect Update: IronPigs lose pair of pitchers but stage furious

rally to stun Bisons


Why Bruce Bochy dropped Buster Posey in the Giants' lineup


Orioles minors recap 7/14: DJ Stewart provides walk-off win for Norfolk in

extra innings


Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Steps in for concussed Gurriel

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Fisher: Hannah no longer on FSU football team

Offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher confirmed to reporters on Tuesday that
tight end Jonathan Hannah will not be in the mix at tight end this fall.


Slide in season-ticket sales a concern at Florida State

Season-ticket sales at FSU are down 6 percent compared to a year ago at
this time, according to university spokesman Elliott Finebloom.


'Noles' descent under Bowden has made program among the more mediocre at FSU


Seminoles' Brummett And Westrup Named To NGCA Scholar Athlete Team


Former Nole Awaits Career in Tampa Bay

Geno Hayes has plenty to prove in the NFL.


Cro Thorpe Reminisces of Past Summer Camps

Thorpe has come full circle with celebrity appearance as Tallahassee
football camp.


JD Drew is king of the Bronx!


FSU to be home of aerospace center

FSU Lands Center of Excellence for Advanced Aero-Propulsion

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


These 3 Florida university presidents are among the 10 highest paid in U.S.

Florida State University's John Thrasher made $634,437.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC Kickoff arrives with QB questions in Atlantic, Miami seeking repeat

success in Coastal


ACC Network names Pitt's three breakout players for this season


2018 Virginia football opponent preview series: Indiana

Virginia heads to Bloomington for game two of the 2018 season


Competitive Wake Forest is No. 43 in 2018 preseason college football

rankings

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Simmons reportedly set to join Brownell's staff

Marty Simmons and Brad Brownell served as assistant coaches at Evansville
on the Aces' staff in 1991.


Speedy 2019 guard has Cards in top 8

Rocket Watts had an impressive first weekend in the July evaluation period,
and Louisville basketball had coaches at each game.

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


SEC Media Days: Everything you need to know heading into the 4-day

extravaganza in Atlanta


5 pressing SEC Media Days questions


Top 30 SEC players (1-10)


Top 30 SEC players (11-20)


Top 30 SEC players (21-30)


UF secondary breakdown: Gators have talent to live up to DBU nickname


Mizzou gets pledge from Florida running back

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Oklahoma favored again going into Big 12 football media days

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


5-Star point guard commits to Buckeyes

The 2019 Ohio State recruiting class just got even better with the
addition of the #2 point guard in the country, D.J. Carton.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Arkansas early enrollee arrested on DUI charges

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Beginning in 2020, the Miami Dolphins might practice where they play.

Here's why


10 things to know about Dennis Smith Jr. from impressing Steph Curry to

owing his grandma an SUV


MLB Scoreboard


Singh tops Maggert in playoff at Senior Players Championship


Laura Davies cruises to victory in inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open


Ian Poulter defends himself after marshal complained about abuse


Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo wins American Century Championship


2018 British Open odds: DJ leads the favorites, Tiger Woods among top dozen

in field


Masters of disaster: How Jean van de Velde, Dustin Johnson have persevered


France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match
briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy
Riot later took credit for.


Novak Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Kansas hikes Mangino's pay to $2.3 million

Kansas gave coach Mark Mangino a raise and extended his contract two years
Tuesday. The deal comes after an Orange Bowl win over Virginia Tech and a
12-1 season.


Billy Packer wore on fans, CBS executives


Notre Dame to announce new AD


Concerned about gang signs, NFL reviews tapes

The league, concerned that some players might be celebrating by using the
hand signals of street gangs, has hired experts to study game tapes.

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July 15, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Willie Taggart's two coordinator hires ranked in top 10


What if Willie Taggart doesn't work out?


FSU's most important players for 2018: No. 17


Position Previews: Florida State talented, deep on the defensive line


Gallery: FSU defensive ends


The top position groups Florida State will face during the 2018 season


51 Days Until FSU Football: Noles Hang 51 on Michigan in 1991 Contest at

Big House


The top 100 FSU football plays: No. 51- Amp Lee makes Michigan D look silly


How FSU Football has owned series with Miami in South Florida


Why 2000 Seminoles were best team not to win title


NBH Football to host charity dinner with Bowden


++4-star DE Michael Morris committed to FSU, but says UM in it and will

take official visit

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UP NEXT:


Tickets going fast as FSU expects rare home-opening sellout

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Jones Storms To Sunday's World Junior 100 Hurdles Final


Beach Volleyball's Freire Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


The Rise and Fall of Kelvin Benjamin


Devonta Freeman got far better run blocking than Tevin Coleman in 2017


Overcoming The Pain: Adversity For Dustin Hopkins Results In A Permanent

NFL Home


Trey Marshall has the potential to make the Broncos' final roster


Deion Sanders transforming TC-Cedar Hill into powerhouse


Kenny Shaw talks mindset after knee injury in 2017

FSU alum Kenny Shaw is a player most FSU fans have major love for even
though he didn't pan out in the NFL.


All eyes are on Jameis Winston

Good or bad, it comes naturally with the decisions he's made.


Jameis Winston takes issue with criticism over "Jameis Against The World"

T-shirt

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Magic sign FSU alum Braian Angola-Rodas to Exhibit 10 contract


Jonathan Isaac, Mo Bamba gave Magic hope at summer league

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Kevin Cash details 11-8 loss to Twins


Orioles' Sean Gilmartin: Latches on with Orioles


Lueck scores winning run, Burlington beats Johnson City 6-5 in walk-off

finish


DJ Stewart's walk-off single lifts Tides over Gwinnett in 10th


Travis' goal is to be a star second baseman. He's already a star teammate


Cardinals' Luke Weaver: Optioned to Triple-A

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Koepka could build on St. Louis sports legacy

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Bobby Bowden Football Camp Another Success


British put FSU's Parker, Lancashire on Olympic track team

Florida State alums Tom Lancashire and Barbara Parker were named to the
British Olympic Track and Field team in the first round of annoucements UK
Athletics made on Monday. The federation will announce the rest of the team
Saturday.


Walter Dix Statue?

Walter Dix turns pro but still reflects on FSU's Mike Long Track
renovations.


JD Drew finally gets his All-Star due

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC Kickoff arrives with QB questions in Atlantic, Miami seeking repeat

success in Coastal


2018 Virginia football opponent preview series: Richmond

We begin our 2018 Virginia football opponent preview series with Richmond.
The Cavaliers open the season against the Spiders at Scott Stadium on Sept.
1 at 6 p.m.


Highlighting teammates is natural for Wake Forest's Cameron Glenn

Cameron Glenn needed a highlight tape made of his junior season for Wake
Forest's football team, and he's the kind of person who prefers to figure
out things for himself.

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


Has the Pac-12 passed the Big 12 as the 'worst' of the power-5 conferences?


These are the 10 best quarterbacks entering the 2018 college football season

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Across the SEC, football fans opting not to travel with their team


Gators numbers game


With a $75 million contract and a title drought in tow, Jimbo Fisher will

add to his legacy at Texas A&M - one way or the other


Why did A&M schedule Arizona State instead of Kevin Sumlin's Arizona

Wildcats?

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Former Texas QB Vince Young says head coach Tom Herman has brought team

chemistry back to Longhorns' roster

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


PFF ranks Buccaneers offensive line in bottom half of NFL


MLB Scoreboard


Model Kate Upton and Astros ace Justin Verlander expecting first baby


Kim soars into lead at John Deere Classic


PGA Tour's emphasis on charitable giving has helped drive the growth of golf

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Wimbleson 2018 women's final: Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams for
first Wimbledon title


Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the
third-place match.


No one missed the United States at this World Cup, and the U.S. team missed

an opportunity

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Billy Packer: I'm done broadcasting

Longtime college basketball analyst Billy will not return to CBS next year
Having parted company with CBS, college basketball analyst Billy Packer
said today he is finished working as a broadcaster on televised games


The thrill had gone out of Billy Packer's game

The longtime announcer, who is being replaced in CBS' college basketball
coverage, didn't seem to reflect the joy of the game as years went on.


Dupay appears in court

Teddy Dupay, who played on the Gators' runner-up team in the 2000 NCAA
basketball tournament, makes an initial court appearance Monday on charges
of raping and kidnapping a woman at a Utah ski resort.


Gators reach 10-year deal with Sun Sports

Gators, Sun Sports dial in $80M deal


Brett Favre A Buc?

Bringing Brett Favre in would prompt Jeff Garcia's departure, but it's a
scenario worth debating as Green Bay entertains offers for a Hall of Fame
QB.


Favre says retiring was not his idea

Says he was 'never fully committed' to retiring

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July 14, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Akers will Lead FSU in Touchdowns Scored in 2018


Position Preview: What will Florida State's offensive line look like?


Florida State claims to be the real DBU


The FSU assistant coach with the toughest task in 2018


FSU's Bell, Barnett Rank Among Top Coordinator Hires


FSU's 40 Most Important Players: WR Tamorrion Terry, No. 11


FSU's most important players for 2018: No. 18


Former Nole Bryant McFadden excited by start of Willie Taggart era


52 Days Until FSU Football: Rix to Sam for 52-Yard Game-Winner vs. Florida

in 2003


The top 100 FSU football plays: No. 52- Pick six kickstarts first win vs.

Miami


Taggart bringing 'Saturday Night Live' to FSU


After landing FSU offer, big back high on the Seminoles


Cali DB Bryson Washington names FSU among his favorites

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


WATCH: Women's Tennis Season Review

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Carolina Panthers: Graham Gano named 15th greatest kicker


More or Less: Five interceptions for Xavier Rhodes in 2018


Ernie Sims holds annual football camp


Tony Dungy on Jameis Winston: 'He knows the right things to do'


Winston trainer's shirt at workout: 'JAMEIS AGAINST THE WORLD'


Jameis Winston fires back over criticism of trainer's shirt message


Mom appreciates 'surprising' Winston interaction with kids after workout

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FSU NBA Summer League Thursday: Angola-Rodas gets a start


Denver Nuggets: Playing time for Malik Beasley?

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The question Rays manager Kevin Cash will be asked at the All-Star Game


Posey keys SF's MLB-high 8th walk-off in 13th


Orioles minor league recap 7/11: DJ Stewart shines in Triple-A All-Star Game


Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Slaps four singles

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US Open purse payout: Koepka clears $2 million


Koepka autographs local kids' 'Go Brooks' sign after win


George McNeill shoots 2-under 69 in round two of the John Deere Classic

George McNeill hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at
the John Deere Classic, finishing at 4 under for the tournament.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Injured 'Noles Sims, Goodman on the mend

For fullback Marcus Sims and wide receiver Richard Goodman, nothing would
be sweeter than running onto the field in Doak Campbell Stadium with the
real possibility of playing a down for the Florida State football team.


FSU track star Dix signs contract with Nike


Tony Delmonico to sign with the Dodgers

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Pitt dismisses tight end Charles Reeves

A news release from the university did not specify why, other than
referring to "disciplinary reasons."


Syracuse football freshman RB Akeem Dixon leaves program for personal

reasons

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Duke athletic director Kevin White will head the NCAA basketball selection

committee


Isaiah Stewart on Chris Mack: 'He's going to win, no matter what'

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ACC BASEBALL:


Mike Bell aims to bring powerhouse pedigree to Pitt baseball

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


Will Texas be a top-25 team? Here are 3 questions for each Big 12 school

leading up to media day


Three-Point Stance: Coaching hot seats; rating the 2020 QB commits


College football still waiting for state's Big Three to be elite


A guide to top college football preview magazines


2019 Football Class Rankings

9. Florida State

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Jimbo Fisher, QB battle and more: Five Texas A&M storylines to watch at SEC

media days

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Why college basketball coaches' deepest fears on recruiting changes may be

premature
Will college coaches be banned from attending July tournaments? They fear
the answer is an inevitable yes

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Former Virginia Tech football player Mook Reynolds charged with felony

Reynolds faces a felony charge of the sale or distribution of marijuana or
the possession of marijuana with the intent to sell or distribute it.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


The Earth is a cold, dark place and the Buccaneers are really, really bad


Flashback: 1979 Bucs defense had 'Mount Crushmore'


Bret Bielema is enjoying the NFL so much, he may never go back to college

football
Bielema has been working with the Patriots since being fired by Arkansas


Former Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray retires from NFL


Players in new league to get 3-year, $250K contracts


Why Rick Carlisle isn't sweating how to find enough touches for Mavs

youngsters Luka Doncic and Dennis Smith Jr.


MLB Scoreboard


Roof drives lofty cost of Rays' proposed Ybor City ballpark

Nobody pretends that $892 million to build a baseball stadium is pocket
change, not even the guy who owns the team.


Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley to retire at end of the 2018 season


JoAnne 'Big Mama' Carner, 79, shoots her age in U.S. Senior Women's Open

first round


Wimbledon classic between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal interrupted by

curfew

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


CBS set to replace Packer

Longtime college basketball analyst Billy Packer will not return to CBS
next year and will be replaced by Clark Kellogg.


Golfer Greg Norman's ex-wife gets $103 million in divorce signing


Usain Bolt posts fastest 200-meter time of year

Jamaican sprinter runs 19.67 in winning at Athens Grand Prix meet. He is
the fifth-fastest man of all time in the event.

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July 13, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Top 50 teams in 2018: No. 23, Florida State


The battle for starting quarterback will be heated


FSU's 40 Most Important Players: WR Noonie Murray, No. 12


Florida State's most important players for 2018: No. 19


Position Previews: Florida State inexperienced at tight end


Is Willie Taggart coaching seat already warm before first game?


Taggart's Career is on the Upswing


Would making Camping World Bowl be disappointing?


The Top 100 FSU Football plays: No. 53 - Lamarcus Joyner sack-fumble leads

to rout of No. 3 Clemson


My favorite Florida State football traditions


Florida State to host star-studded group of recruits at Saturday Night Live


FSU fans can play key role in Seminole recruiting showcase


5-star RB Sanders talks Bama, UF, FSU


The Opening: FSU commits, targets final combine testing numbers


FSU commits, targets make moves in the updated Top247

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UP NEXT:


Offensive linemen dominate the heaviest Hokies list


Three Hokie commits land in the latest Top247

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Warren's WCWS Play Among ESPY Finalists

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Dalvin Cook Tabbed as NFC North's Rising Star


Could Derwin James win Defensive Rookie of the Year?


DeMarco Murray on Jalen Ramsey: He's 'an ankle biter' and 'needs to learn

how to tackle better'


What Philadelphia can do to replace Patrick Robinson on defense


NFL Hall of Famer gets candid about Jameis Winston

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Hornets' Dwayne Bacon: Puts up solid 19 -point effort in win


Nuggets' Malik Beasley: Continues to impress with 19-point effort in loss


Magic's Jonathan Isaac: Out due to 'general soreness'


Okaro White with chance to make Cavaliers, still recovering mentally from

broken foot

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Kevin Cash: This win speaks volumes about our club


Buster Posey hits 13th inning walk-off, Giants take two of three from Cubs


Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Launches grand slam against Braves


Cardinals' Luke Weaver: Takes tough loss against White Sox

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Burt Reynolds honored in Valdosta

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU offensive line forced to grow up fast

Of the words that could be used to describe the offensive line for the
Florida State football team, young is just one.


College health report: FSU football's ailments cloud success

Something strange has happened in Tallahassee. Florida State is a football
school no more.


FSU's Rodgers wins hurdles at World Juniors

Florida State freshman Teona Rodgers raced to a gold medal in the 100m
hurdles at the IAAF World Junior Championships on Saturday

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


FSU names new dean of University Libraries

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Will the ACC improve over its 2017 product?

FSU football could play a huge part in the ACC improving over last years
product on the field.


ACC football 2018 position preview: Running backs

Top three units: 1. Florida State, 2. Miami, 3. Clemson


Georgia Tech has fifth-best offensive line in ACC


The Miami Hurricanes' Mark Richt lands on a prestigious coach of the year

watch list
Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt is one of 20 coaches named to
the preseason watch list for the Dodd Trophy, given every year to the top
college football coach in the country. Richt led UM to the ACC Championship
Game last season.


Here's the newcomer one key UM Hurricanes football official is especially

eager to see
Silvera, out of American Heritage in Plantation, had been committed to UM
for many months but didn't sign until early February - six weeks after most
of UM's class signed - and flirted with the Gators late in the process.


The North Carolina Tar Heels football team will play the Auburn Tigers in

the 2020 Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game


What are the odds Syracuse football wins the ACC?


After Notre Dame backs off commitment, 4-star WR TJ Sheffield offered by

Syracuse

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Clemson hoops releases non-conference schedule

Clemson basketball will play three NCAA Tournament teams and six teams that
won 19 or more games during its 2018-19 non-conference schedule.


Wake counting on 5-star freshman Jaylen Hoard

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


Pitt's athletic department is still ranked among the worst in power

conferences

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


Big 12 preseason poll: Oklahoma the clear favorite; TCU, Texas near the

top; Tech, Baylor near bottom


Proposed weekly national college football injury report faces significant

roadblocks
The idea is great in theory, but it's going to be tough to execute

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College football's best programs since 2010: Alabama widens gap


Gators fans have come to expect success from their football team


A closer look at Florida's slow recruiting start, and why it's complicated


Top national handicapper: 'No way' South Carolina football will win nine

games

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Watch Notre Dame freshman QB Phil Jurkovec's summer workout


Oklahoma State to sell beer at Boone Pickens Stadium

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Biggest recruiting need in 2019 for each Top 25 team

18. Florida State: Pure point guard


The NCAA is likely to make this the last Peach Jam college coaches can

attend -- and that would be a mistake
Proposed changes to the July Evaluation Period won't actually fix any of
college basketball's issues

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Arrest warrant issued for ex-Plant QB Marve in Key West domestic battery


Kellen Winslow II charged with 2003 rape of unconscious 17-year-old


Multiple Rutgers players the target of credit card fraud investigation

Rutgers dismissed two players this week for team rules violations


Former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley arrested in Las Vegas for allegedly

cheating at casino

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Pro Football Hall of Fame won't acknowledge Terrell Owens at ceremonies,

will mail him gold jacket


NFL's best and worst offensive arsenals: 32-1 weapons rankings


Darryl Rogers, whose coaching stops include Michigan State and the Detroit

Lions, dies at 83


ESPN analyst explains why Miami is the best fit for Carmelo Anthony


MLB Scoreboard


Sports Illustrated on Rays stadium: If they build it, they should pay for it


Tim Tebow's mother lobbies for her son to be called up to the big leagues

and play for the New York Mets


Lightning names AHL's Derek Lalonde as new assistant


Jordan Spieth and Florida teen will be featured Sunday as part ESPN's 'My

Wish' series


Sorry, England: the USA is right to call football 'soccer'


Serena Williams overwhelmed by her own success, reaches Wimbledon final

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


5 years after college conference realignment: Are schools better off?


Basketball coaches should love early signing for football


Alex Rodriguez passes Mantle with 537th home run


Chang inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame


Olympics: Can U.S. wrestlers end decline?


Dara Torres defends herself

After her success at Olympic trials and questions about it, 41-year-old
swimmer says she's clean and would submit to drug testing.

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July 12, 2018 7:10 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Date Set for Football Fan Day presented by FSU Credit Union


FSU Players Prime for Turnaround in 2018


Who will win FSU's quarterback battle?


Position Previews: How does Florida State split carries at running back?


FSU's 40 Most Important Players: CB Stanford Samuels, No. 14


Demarcus Christmas & Noonie Murray are primed for breakout seasons


Nyqwan Murray needs to lead Florida State receiver group in 2018


FSU's most important players for 2018: No. 21


Context key when using Willie Taggart's past performance to judge future

success


3 reasons Willie Taggart could win ACC Coach of the Year


Who was a better S in 2017, Jaquan Johnson or FSU's Derwin James?


The top 100 FSU football plays: No. 55- Marvin Jones makes the perfect hit

Before you could be ejected for making the crowd's jaw drop.


FSU Hopes for 10,000 Fans at Recruiting Event


FSU Football opening up July recruitment event to fans is genius move


Five-star running back Kendall Milton has FSU in his top ten

Another Seminole pull from the left coast?


FSU commit Fuller invited to All-American Bowl, talks Top 5

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UP NEXT:


++Given VT's dismal offseason, opener becomes even more critical

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Will Cowen leaving Ventura College for job with Florida State women's

basketball program
The Ventura College athletic director was hired on Monday as the Director
of Player Development for Florida State University women's basketball.

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FSU BASEBALL:


Florida State Baseball Coach Mike Martin Recognized By Leon County


Florida State pitching coach Mike Bell named new Pittsburgh head coach

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Jones, Kirkland Set To Rep Noles, USA On World Stage

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Was Timmy Jernigan's extension actually a bad move?

Did the Philadelphia Eagles pull the trigger to quickly on a Timmy Jernigan
extension last season?


Hall of Famer Randy Moss mentoring Jameis Winston in Tampa

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FSU NBA Summer League Monday: Beasley sits, Angola plays a lot


Nuggets' Malik Beasley: Questionable with wrist injury


Jonathan Isaac Is a Star, Trae Young's Bust Potential, and Other Summer

League Takeaways

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Busby's homer leads GCL Pirates to 9-1 win over GCL Tigers East


Giants' Buster Posey will miss All-Star Game with hip ailment

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU newcomer Surrency's sights soaring

Incoming wide receiver Surrency, who put up monster numbers at El Camino
Community College (Calif.) a season ago, arrives with much hype and even
more self-confidence


Charles Assey Joins Florida State Baseball Staff

Florida State head coach Mike Martin announced the hiring of Charles Assey
as the volunteer assistant coach with the baseball program for the 2008-09
season. Assey spent one year as an assistant coach at Presbyterian College
guiding the Blue Hose through their first season at the Division I level in
2008. Assey replaces Rod Delmonico who was hired as an assistant coach at
Florida International University earlier this week.


Delmonico not close to signing with Dodgers, likely he'll return to FSU

While the anticipated departure of Rod Delmonico became official with his
acceptance of an assistant job at Florida International University, his son
is still likely to remain at Florida State.


Often-overlooked Brooks has spot reserved in Canton


Who Will Round Out Blazers Roster?

Portland's incomplete 15-man roster is due to the departure of two gunners
in James Jones and Von Wafer.


Lemoncello desperate for Beijing


It's crunch time for Gunn at Birmingham


Trotter, US under-23

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Breakthrough synthesis strategy could mean new medicinal compounds

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC predictions: Conference picks, sleepers, big games and Heisman hopefuls

for 2018


Preview: Clemson looks for groove vs 'Cuse, GT

Clemson first two ACC football games against Syracuse and Georgia Tech give
a chance for the Tigers to establish early dominance


Why Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant isn't attending ACC Kickoff media days


This key Duke defensive player isn't letting an injury hold him back

The surgery Duke senior safety Jeremy McDuffie had on Nov. 27, 2017, to
repair a torn right ACL cast doubt on his availability for the 2018 season.


Here's how Louisville football could actually beat Clemson in 2018


Larry Fedora Must Lead Bounce-Back Year for UNC or Face the Consequences


Person High's DT Joshua Harris picks NC State


Homegrown talent Joshua Harris wants to match success of NC State's star

defensive lines


Pitt given long odds for 2018 football season by Vegas


Virginia football's meet the team and movie night set for Aug. 4

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ACC BASEBALL:


Mike Bell, ex-Florida State assistant, is Pitt's new baseball coach

The first head coach in two decades not named Joe Jordano to lead the Pitt
baseball program will be Mike Bell, associate head coach at ACC counterpart
Florida State.


Despite drafted players, Wake Forest has plenty of optimism in baseball

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


Big 12 pushing for uniformity in football conference scheduling


A look at the top-ranked defensive tackles in Rivals.com history

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Alabama Football: First bad injury news for 2018 with Terrell Lewis ACL


Gonzales holds one key to UF's season


Are Gator fans spoiled?


Tennessee Vols: One of Jeremy Pruitt's assistant coach hires finally pays

off
When Tennessee Vols head coach Jeremy Pruitt hired Chris Weinke to be the
Volunteers' running backs coach, one of the perceived "pros" of the hire
was Weinke's connection to IMG Academy in Florida.

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Urban Meyer has an embarrassment of riches at Ohio State - and not just his

salary

___________________________________________

OTHER BASKETBALL:


Welcome to college basketball's recruiting extravaganza

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Former Louisville basketball players are suing the NCAA


Kansas has been subpoenaed in the FBI basketball investigation

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Miss 'em or dismiss 'em: Will the Mavs wish they kept any of their

departing free agents?


Projecting the Dallas Mavericks' playing rotation with the roster nearly set


MLB Scoreboard


Rays unveil their plans for an Ybor City ballpark: All our coverage of the

stadium


$145, anyone? Tim Tebow helps drive online cost of Eastern League All-Star

Game ticket


PGA TOUR unveils significantly revamped 2018-19 Season schedule

46-tournament schedule concludes in August with 3 FedExCup Playoffs events


France edges Belgium 1-0 for berth in final


Serena Williams wins to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


College football coaches expected to propose early signing period


Lute Olson says he's done with 'one and done' players

Arizona coach calls it a 'horrible rule,' but other coaches say they won't
turn down prep stars.


Weaver insists Jaguars are not for sale


Longoria Gets All-Star Nod

Rays rookie Evan Longoria will join teammates Scott Kazmir and Dioner
Navarro at Tuesday's game, thanks to fan voting completed today.


On Way to 60, Creamer Birdies 9 of Last 11 Holes

Paula Creamer set a a course-record in the opening round of the Jamie Farr
Owens Corning Classic, and Annika Sorenstam set the L.P.G.A. mark in the
second round of the 2001 Standard Register Ping.


FIFA President Sepp Blatter compares contracts to "modern slavery"

He says players such as Cristiano Ronaldo should be able to get out of
their deals with teams easier if they desire to play elsewhere.


IOC Promising Rigorous Drug Testing

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