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June 22, 2017 7:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Replacing Dalvin Cook? Florida State has been in this spot before

Website Has Cam Akers Winning Heisman Trophy in 2017

Derwin James and O-Line key to national championship?

Top FSU Football Wins Over Florida and Miami: No. 8

Why No. 1 dual-threat QB recruit Justin Fields is trending toward FSU

4-Star DT TK Chimedza Commits to Georgia Tech over FSU, Others

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UP NEXT:

The 51 year history of Crimson Tide-FSU games

Early look at FSU and Alabama clash; will the game live up to the hype?

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FSU BASEBALL:

Season Ends in College World Series Loss to LSU

Noles Finally Run Out Of Magic In CWS Finale

FSU can't overcome rough start

Florida State's season ends with loss to LSU in the College World Series

It only took one inning for LSU to doom Florida State's season.

Florida State season ends after 7-4 loss to LSU in CWS

Starting pitcher Cole Sands' night spun out of control in the second
inning. The Tigers put up five hits, none more damaging than Jake
Slaughter's three-run homer. Sands was removed after Slaughter's shot, his
third this year and first since Mar. 15, crept over the fence in left field.

National championship dreams remain on hold for Seminoles, veteran coach

Mike Martin after pair of losses to LSU

FSU's Martin still looking for crown; Rough start for Seminoles

For the 16th time, Mike Martin brought his Florida State team to Omaha.

Another Omaha journey ends for FSU's Mike Martin

The beat marches on for the Tigers, who must now twice before the end of
this week defeat Oregon State -- a team that has lost four times in 60
games since February.

End of the road: 'Noles eliminated from College World Series by LSU, 7-4

There was no squandering of a lead this time.

3 up, 3 down: Florida State's season ends with College World Series loss to

LSU

FSU catcher barely misses tag on wild leaping catch at home plate

Tigers pounce on Seminoles early, advance to College World Series rematch

against Oregon State

Jake Slaughter, with a three-run homer vs. Florida State, makes the most of

his CWS moment

Jake Slaughter, Jared PochC3A9 go the extra mile to put LSU in the CWS' final

four

LSU stays alive, beating Florida State behind a brilliant (and

record-breaking) Jared PochC3A9

LSU coach: FSU's Mike Martin shouldn't be judged for lack of title

Game 9 snapshot: LSU 7, Florida State 4

Watch highlights from LSU's College World Series victory over FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Why the Detroit Lions should re-sign Anquan Boldin immediately

Devonta Freeman: Super Bowl will always play in back of my head

Devonta Freeman Says He'd Have Won Super Bowl MVP If He Stayed in Game

Packers' Letroy Guion charged with DUI

2017 Outlook: Dustin Hopkins

Samantha Ponder, ESPN Reporter Who Hit Back at Online Trolls During

Pregnancy, Welcomes Son Robinson True

Deion Sanders goes on shopping spree at Sam's Club in Tyler to benefit

tornado victims, Salvation Army

Jameis Winston's completion percentage: Don't worry about it

Isaac and Bacon Anticipate Thursday's NBA Draft

Polk star Dwayne Bacon prepared for NBA Draft

Meet Jonathan Isaac, The Forgotten Man Of The 2017 NBA Draft

Jonathan Isaac 'good with the potential to be great' defensively

FSU coaches say Jonathan Isaac's unselfish spirit adds to NBA potential

NBA Draft scouting report: Jonathan Isaac offers huge upside, but has much

work to do

Jonathan Isaac is likely to give IMG Academy its first top-10 draft pick

Florida State's Jonathan Isaac looks like perfect fit for Timberwolves

Jonathan Isaac on the Kings: 'That's another great situation'

Could Jonathan Isaac be the Pick at #3?

Celtics might surprise by taking Jonathan Isaac

Jonathan Isaac shares blunt question Boston Celtics asked him about drug use

With Rendon down, Drew steps right in and keeps hitting

Giants' Bochy reacts to Maddon's comments on Posey

Devon Travis is the player who went up the mountain, only to go up it again

Brooks Koepka looks like he's enjoying partying with the U.S. Open trophy

Koepka is drinking straight Fireball Whisky out of the US Open trophy

10 times 2017 U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka crushed his workouts in the

gym

Koepka was trending toward major victory

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Statewide buzz back for FSU football

RB Smith wants to be healthy, helpful this season

Nick Maddox joins Seminole Booster team

Xavier Lee Is The Most Overhyped FSU Recruit. Ever.

Vols second baseman set to transfer to FSU

FSU's Walter Dix Wins Heat at USA Track and Field Championships

Former punter Rick Tuten charged with reselling stolen goods

Former NFL punter Rick Tuten was arrested Thursday for buying stolen goods
and reselling the merchandise for a profit. The Marion County sheriff's
office said in a new release that deputies began investigating Tuten when
they learned he purchased a $4,000 all-terrain vehicle for $900. He
allegedly purchased other ATVs and electronics from suspects arrested for
multiple burglaries.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU gets approval from BOG for $17.3 million in preeminence funding

FSU's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute celebrates 50 years of

pioneering research

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson football snags ESPY nominations

Georgia Tech lands fourth commit in defensive tackle TK Chimedza

Hurricanes receiver Ahmmon Richards tabbed a preseason All-American by

Athlon Sports

Former NC State football coach Chuck Amato: I'm proud of what I did

Former N.C. State football head coach Chuck Amato spoke to the Durham
Sports Club on June 21, 2017, showing no bitterness about how his alma
mater handled his exit and getting emotional as he reflected on what N.C.
State means to him.

Laughing with Chuck Amato

Defensive tackle Steven Clark will not transfer from Syracuse football

after medical DQ

So'oto promoted to Virginia defensive line coach

Former BYU football player promoted to UVa assistant coach

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Live from New York E28093 Coach K will ring in a new honor Thursday

Duke University men's basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski, will ring the
Nasdaq bell on Thursday, June 22 to celebrate the Emily K Center in Durham.

Mike Krzyzewski renews call for high school players to be eligible for the

NBA Draft

Pitino to boosters: 'The truth will prevail'

UNC's Justin Jackson: I should not have been ACC player of the year

Parker Stewart officially joins Pitt basketball's 2017 recruiting class

Stewart is the ninth player in Pitt's 2017 recruiting class, six of whom
are freshmen.

Jim Boeheim says he believes Rick Pitino didn't know about escorts at

Louisville
These two Hall of Fame coaches have been in the crosshairs of NCAA justice
in recent years

Wake's Collins hoping all his hard work pays off at NBA draft

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ACC BASEBALL:

On tap: TCU vs. Louisville, Game 10

U of L baseball goes blonde for College World Series

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

College football TV schedule

Who is the biggest opposing headache for each Top 25 team?

The 10 best non-traditional out-of-conference college football games in 2017

Apparel deals: Who wears what in power conferences

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What Malik Zaire can learn from Everett Golson's FSU run

Ole Miss, coach Hugh Freeze earn commit from Vestavia Hills DB

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WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. leaves Huskers, may return in 2018

Keyshawn Johnson scolds son for embarrassing Nebraska as son takes leave

Johnson Jr. was cited for marijuana possession and possession of drug
paraphernalia in June

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

NBA Draft 2017: Odds on how many Duke, Kentucky, Kansas players go in 1st

round

What one-and-done college basketball players lose in the long run

Dane Goodwin decommits from Ohio State basketball, re-opens recruitment

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OTHER BASEBALL:

ESPN likes watching its viewership numbers rise during College World Series

CWS notebook: New Orleans leads the way in big early TV ratings

The short E28094 but fun E28094 life of a College World Series outfield beach ball at

TD Ameritrade Park

New Alabama baseball coach's salary same as Greg Goff's

Florida Gators using lessons learned at 2016 College World Series

Young Gators riding momentum at College World Series

Gator starting pitchers, outdueled in the past, are shining at this year's

College World Series
Just get them to the sixth. Florida catcher Mike Rivera said that's the
objective each time he steps onto the field.

If the LSU baseball team makes it to Saturday, it has a man it can trust in

Caleb Gilbert

Patience, persistence at heart of OSU offensive success

Good fit or not? A look at 5 candidates for the South Carolina baseball job

Facing elimination, TCU can look to last year for inspiration

Coastal Carolina and Arizona advanced to the 2016 championship series after
starting 1-1 in double-elimination.

No easy decision for TCU's Schlossnagle on starter against Louisville

The Horned Frogs coach said there is no right or wrong answer in choosing
between Mitchell Traver and Nick Lodolo for Thursday's elimination game.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

LSU basketball transfer Kavell Bigby-Williams under investigation for

sexual assault, report says

Jets LB Mauldin arrested, charged with assault

How and where OJ Simpson's parole hearing will take place

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jaguars claim OL Demetrius Rhaney off waivers from Rams

Dallas Mavericks draft predictions: Experts split between these two

high-impact prospects

Not long ago Dwight Howard was a face of the NBA. Now he's a salary dump.

MLB Scoreboard

Magic owner Rich DeVos tried to warn Dwight Howard E28094 the NBA's new Mr.

Irrelevant

Lightning loses Jason Garrison in expansion draft 2

Vegas Golden Knights have potential thanks to shrewd moves in NHL expansion

draft

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Virginia could use Plumlee brothers

The Plumlee brothers, who hail from Warsaw, Ind., but attend Arden Christ
School in North Carolina, are in town this week participating in the NBA
Top 100 Camp at John Paul Jones Arena.

Carolina Tops Rice 7-4 For Spot In CWS Finals

Ten showdowns that could shape the 2007 campaign

8. Florida State vs. Alabama, Sept. 29

CU penalized for meals violations

The school loses three football scholarships after finding walk-on athletes
were undercharged.
University of Colorado athletic teams will be under probation for the next
two years, the football team will lose three scholarships and the school
will pay a $100,000 fine - all because some walk-on student-athletes were
undercharged for meals over about five years.

Lon Kruger's five-year contract at UNLV approved

Hit batsmen getting out of hand at CWS

Hold the dugout interviews at CWS

If you?ve been watching the College World Series on ESPN, you?re probably
familiar with Erin Andrews.

Mumme settles with former football players

New Mexico State and coach Hal Mumme announced a settlement Thursday in a
lawsuit brought by four former football players who claimed they were
discriminated against because they are Muslims.

NHL suits up like never before

The NHL hopes a new look will lure fans.

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June 21, 2017 7:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Three Named to Athlon Sports Preseason All-America Team

Website Calls Nate Andrews Most Likely to be Future Coach

Syracuse football 2017 opponent preview: Florida State Seminoles

Noles' 2016-17 Postseason Success Elite, Rare

FSU Is The Only Program to Win a NY6, CWS, and NCAA Tournament Game During
Academic Year

5 recruits that would make FSU's 2018 class No. 1 overall

'Noles recruiting targets at quarterback becoming clear

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UP NEXT:

Alabama-FSU matchup: Each team has distinct positional edge

Writer thinks Alabama could blow the 'Noles out

Alabama's Robert Foster in automobile accident, gets 27 stitches in back

New book goes inside Alabama football program

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Izabella Nicoletti commits to FSU women's basketball

Nicoletti is ranked as the #4 overall prospect in the 2018 class by ESPN's
HoopGurlz.

Izabella Nicoletti, a force on the international stage, gives verbal

commitment to Florida State
A 5-foot-9 shooting guard at Neuse Christian Academy (Raleigh, North
Carolina), Nicoletti has been a mainstay on the Brazil roster at
international competitions.

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FSU BASEBALL:

CWS Roundup: Noles Welcome Round 2 With Tigers

CWS produces LSU-FSU take two

Looking Back: Martin got first coaching experience in Omaha

Jackson Lueck Earns Team USA Tryout

Florida State pitcher Drew Carlton's shift from starter to closer boosts

Seminoles

FSU third baseman Dylan Busby's well-worn bat 'wide awake'

Watch it: FSU's Dylan Busby on his bat and LSU

After glimpses of near-misses, Cal Raleigh cherishes role in Florida

State's run to CWS

Lake Minneola grad boosts FSU in College World Series

Drew Mendoza spent a fair share of this season at the doctor's office.

The spectacular hair of Drew Mendoza

Mane Attraction: FSU to meet LSU in the Coif World Series

Not over yet: LSU has another chance against familiar Florida State foe

With faith in Jared Poche, LSU has one main worry about Florida State

LSU hitters 'not pressing' ahead of CWS elimination game agianst Florida

State

LSU pitcher Eric Walker is done for the season; here's where Tigers go from

here

Pay no attention to the man behind the plate: Michael Papierski is LSU's

unsung hero on defense

Videos: FSU previews LSU elimination game

LSU vs. Florida State: Matchups, scouting report, how to watch or listen to

the game

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin: Appears to be in better shape

Anquan Boldin expected to sign before camp

Anquan Boldin happy to wait until training camp to sign

2017 Outlook: Anquan Boldin

Derrick Brooks captivates All Star luncheon on what drove him to greatness

Freshman FSU running back to wear Dalvin Cook's No. 4

2017 Outlook: Rashad Greene

Entering contract year, Xavier Rhodes will face stiff competition

Deion Sanders sprints through Tyler Sam's Club to benefit tornado victims,

Salvation Army

FSU's Dwayne Bacon interviewed by ESPN's E28098Little Experts'

2017 Orlando Magic Draft Preview: Who is Jonathan Isaac?

Orlando Magic: Jonathan Isaac their Draymond Green?

2017 NBA Draft: Minnesota Timberwolves cannot pass on Jonathan Isaac

Face Off: Jonathan Isaac vs Malik Monk

Lou Piniella, Kevin Cash both bullish on Rays' potential

Nationals' Stephen Drew: Drives in three Tuesday

JDC gets commitments from Berger

Jones Savors Koepka's U.S. Open Triumph From Omaha

After U.S. Open Breakthrough, Brooks Koepka Thanks a Calming Force

Brooks Koepka moves into top 5 in FedExCup with US Open win

Brooks Koepka soars to No. 1 in 2018 US Ryder Cup standings

15 Things You Need To Know About Brooks Koepka

U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka impressed from an early age

Brooks Koepka earns cover of Sports Illustrated following U.S. Open victory

Joe Buck on his on-air goof: 'Now we all know who [Koepka] is dating,

especially me'

STUNNING SIMS US Open champion Brooks Koepka's stunning girlfriend Jena

Sims wows crowd after final round at Erin Hills

Seiffert Qualifies For Travelers

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Bowden's new staff can make difference

Florida State needed to get back its energy after six-loss season

Kenny Ingram finally back with football team

Report: FSU gets Delmonico

Mike Martin received word that his close friend Rod Delmonico was fired by
Tennessee just moments after Martin's Seminoles were eliminated in the NCAA
Tallahassee Regional.

UT's Delmonico transferring to Florida State

JD Drew Exits Early With Right-Leg Tightness

Bland in Boston

Drew's laid-back attitude isn't going over well with the Fenway faithful.
It might have something to do with the fact that he's not hitting or that
he's not Trot Nixon.

College of Engineering marks 25 years

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Trial Date Set in Murder for Hire of FSU Law Professor

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Who are the ACC's top running backs for 2017?

PJ's DeNucci commits to Boston College

Clemson football championship license plates now on sale

5 reasons why the Tigers won't repeat in 2017

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ACC BASKETBALL:

UM still in mix for five-star recruit Immanuel Quickley

The entire University of Miami basketball coaching staff recently paid a
visit to the home of highly-coveted point guard Immanuel Quickley, who has
narrowed his list to Kentucky, Kansas, Miami and Maryland.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Louisville baseball falls to Florida, one loss from elimination in College

World Series
U of L's offense never quite got going against Florida's pitchers. Starter
Brady Singer threw 101 pitches in a dynamic performance, allowing six hits
and one run with nine strikeouts.

Florida's Singer hums along in 5-1 CWS win over Louisville

Brady Singer pitched seven strong innings and Austin Langworthy and Deacon
Liput homered to lead Florida to a 5-1 win over Louisville in the College
World Series.

Pair of homers help Gators defeat Louisville, stay undefeated in College

World Series

Notebook: Sousa will return for senior season at Virginia

Summer ball: Where UVa baseball players are heading

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Building ACC Network infrastructure could cost each school $5-7 million

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

College football TV schedule

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 74

The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 73

Zaire announces on Instagram that he's coming to Florida

ESPN: South Carolina has top pass catchers in the SEC

Phillip Fulmer named special adviser to Tennessee president

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New Oklahoma coach Riley's deal starts at $3.1 million

At 26, Lincoln Riley transformed ECU's offense. At 33, he's head coach at

Oklahoma

Will Grier cleared to play at WVU at start of season

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Another year brings the spotlight back on Grayson Allen and others

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OTHER BASEBALL:

2017 College World Series has already tied 2016 homer total

College World Series teams have already matched the number of home runs in
2016 and are on pace to hit the most since the event moved to TD Ameritrade
Park in 2011.

College baseball hall of fame proposed for Omaha

It's Singer's turn to keep Gators rolling at College World Series

Freshman Dyson gives Florida another bullpen option

TCU reaction: Frogs won a pitching battle, must keep doing it to have a

chance
Postgame reaction and analysis from Staff Writer Carlos Mendez following
TCU's 4-1 victory against Texas A&M on Tuesday at the College World Series.

Brian Howard's big-game personality leads TCU

The Horned Frogs' senior right-hander matched a career high with 12
strikeouts in a 4-1 victory in an elimination game at the College World
Series.

TCU, A&M had to play again, and the same team had to go home again

The Horned Frogs and Aggies saluted each other following a College World
Series meeting, the third straight year they have played in postseason.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

O.J. parole hearing set for July 20 in Nevada

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs' first practice set for July 28, with 13 open to public

Warren Sapp to donate his brain to concussion research

Jaguars announce training camp schedule

For the third straight year, the Jaguars have scheduled 10 open training
camp practices.

Larry Grantham, defensive captain of Super Bowl champion Jets, dies at 78

Mavs' latest free-agent recruiting tool? A new locker room with all kinds

of high tech bells and whistles

Charlotte Hornets acquiring center Dwight Howard

Charlotte Hornets agree to deal to acquire 8-time All-Star Dwight Howard
from the Atlanta Hawks.

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Disney becomes Magic jersey sponsor

Alonzo Mourning, who played four years at Georgetown, says freshmen

entering NBA draft E28098don't blossom until after third year'

MLB Scoreboard

RiverDogs apologize to those offended by Tebow antics

The Charleston RiverDogs general manager has apologized to those offended
by the on-field antics of the team's mascot and promotions aimed at poking
fun at Columbia's Tim Tebow.

Umpire Joe West works 5,000th career game

Phil Mickelson parting ways with caddie Jim 'Bones' Mackay after 25 years

Agent: Tiger Woods in a clinic for handling pain medications

Social media reacts to Tiger Woods writing he's getting professional help

Positive tests for recreational drugs to be made public as part of revised

PGA Tour anti-doping policy

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Heels win 6-1 to force rematch

Woodard lifts UNC over Rice to set up decisive game tonight
Robert Woodard, coming off the shortest start of his career five days ago,
shut down Rice for six-plus innings yesterday and North Carolina stayed in
the College World Series with a 6-1 victory.

Oregon St. reaches championship

Daniel Turpen allowed five hits in eight innings and defending champion
Oregon State beat UC Irvine 7-1 in the College World Series on Wednesday
night, ending the Anteaters' dramatic postseason run.

Penn State Football: 2 expelled for summer semester

Two Penn State football players ordered to stand trial for their roles in
an off-campus fight were expelled from school for part of the summer but
will be allowed to take part in preseason practice.

Titans' Adam 'Pacman' Jones to face 2 felony charges in strip club melee in

Las Vegas

NFL doesn't want Dolphins fans re-selling London game tickets

With the Dolphins playing the first regular-season NFL game outside North
America this fall, the league is going to unusual lengths to keep fans from
profiting off the game.

Rangers' Sosa hits his 600th HR

In the fifth inning of the Rangers' 7-3 win over the Chicago Cubs, the
37,564 fans on hand gasped as Sammy Sosa connected with a pitch from Jason
Marquis for home run No. 600.

New tournament still expects Tiger

The tournament director of the AT&T National, the new PGA Tour event July
5-8 at the Congressional Country Club near Washington D.C., told the
Washington Post that he expects top-ranked golfer and new dad Tiger Woods
to play in the event.

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June 20, 2017 7:14 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Deondre Francois, Eddy Pineiro among SI's top 100 players

Notes from Florida State's Jimbo Fisher Football Camp

Could 5-star RB James Cook end up at Georgia?

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UP NEXT:

5 things we learned from Phil Savage's upcoming book on Nick Saban

These Alabama, Auburn game tickets among most expensive in nation for

upcoming season

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Georgia Tech basketball, FSU top ACC's list of stingiest defenses at the rim

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FSU BASEBALL:

Seventh-Inning Struts: Patient Noles Walk Past Fullerton At CWS

Three-run Seventh Leads FSU Comeback vs. Fullerton in CWS

FSU rallies past Cal State Fullerton, keeps season alive

When the stakes are high, you can always count on the Florida State
baseball team to battle and come out strong.

FSU walks to CWS win over Cal State Fullerton

Florida State tops Cal State Fullerton, dodges early CWS elimination

Martin has been saying E2809C0 and 2 and barbecueE2809D for a long time. This year,
someone else can use that line.

Florida State rallies on three walks to eliminate hard-luck Cal State

Fullerton in CWS

Late walks help Florida State defeat Cal State Fullerton in CWS elimination

game

Patience Pays Off for FSU in 6-4 Win over Fullerton

Florida State lost its lead in the bottom of the sixth, but regained it in
the seventh and didn't let it go.

Patience pays: FSU draws 8 walks to beat Cal State Fullerton at CWS

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Five things we've learned about Kelvin Benjamin's shape

Anquan Boldin: Looking to sign contract before training camp

Breaking down what Devonta Freeman's upcoming contract might look like

Chicago Bears: Eddie Goldman entering critical 2017 season

Jameis Winston threw 32 E28098interceptable passes' last year

But Winston's interception problem is getting better.

Bucs Coach Dirk Koetter On Jameis Winston: He's Aiming To Be Elite

Why Jonathan Isaac will be much better in the NBA than he was at Florida

State
The Florida State prospect is being undervalued. The reality is that he's
exactly the kind of player NBA teams need.

The Defensive Rarity Of Jonathan Isaac

Kevin Cash: We found a way to salvage this series

Koepka and Berger make it two golf wins in a row for genuine Palm Beach

County products

Athlete roots run deep for new U.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka

U.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka of Jupiter impressed from an early age

Ryder Cup gave Brooks Koepka confidence to withstand pressure

Brooks Koepka leads Seminole uprising in professional golf

US Open champ Brooks Koepka speaks softly and carries a big stick

Brooks Koepka: 'I don't think I ever got nervous'

Jack Nicklaus offers high praise for Brooks Koepka's US Open triumph

FOX had a good US Open, then Brooks Koepka's girlfriend happened

E28098Week-old girlfriend': Joe Buck explains Brooks Koepka gaffe

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

QB prospect to visit FSU

A high-school coach who once lived in Leon County has given E.J. Manuel a
sense of what Tallahassee is like. So has fellow Virginian and current
Florida State receiver Damon McDaniel, whom Manuel has known since he was
10 years old.

Lee County native, FSU star Posey earns second-team nod from Baseball

America

Chambliss set to play for pro all-stars

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

College football win totals 2017: Picks for Florida State, Clemson and ACC

teams
Projecting the over/under win totals for every ACC team entering the 2017
season

Tech will drop Russell Athletic as uniform supplier

Georgia Tech makes the cut on 3-star running back Mataeo Durant's top five

schools list

Meet Big Thick, Choc, Cyborg and the gang: What if the Miami Hurricanes

could wear nicknames on their jerseys?

Can NC State win its football recruiting battle with South Carolina?

South Carolina Gamecocks football secured Dakereon Joyner over NC State,
and now the Wolfpack will compete with USC for JUCO DLs Dantrell Barkley,
Jabari Ellis.

NC State adds transfer Stephen Griffin from Tennessee

Syracuse football among nation's leaders in returning tackles

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Reynolds Dean named Clemson assistant basketball coach

Former Rhode Island player and assistant coach Antonio Reynolds Dean has
joined Clemson's men's basketball staff.

Why Roy Williams is one of the best college coaches ever

Three-star guard Parker Stewart commits to Pitt

Coach Kevin Stallings adds a seventh member to his 2017 recruiting class as
the former Mississippi signee chooses the Panthers.

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

College football TV schedule

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Dr. Phillips DB Tanner Ingle commits to Tennessee

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Lane Kiffin: 'Marriage' 'awesome' with Nick Saban, who wanted to go fast

even if he didn't like it

Oklahoma S Will Sunderland suspended indefinitely following warrant for

concealing stolen property

USF a consensus preseason top-25 pick...so far

Why 'arms race' in college football is shifting from facilities to staff,

leading UT's Herman to seek an 'army' of analysts

Baseball and basketball aside, TCU's brand needs to be football

TCU was made by a football team that is now suddenly behind its brothers on
the diamond and the court. For the school's sake, this can't last too long.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

College coaches like 'baseball rule' for NBA Draft, but it may not solve

the big issues

Kyle Young flips commitment from Butler to Ohio State basketball, following

Chris Holtmann

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OTHER BASEBALL:

In a CWS dominated by southern schools, northern talent shines E28094 including

some from Omaha and Lincoln

Coaches adjust approach ?to meet College World Series demands

Plunked players: No need for full facemasks in college ball

College World Series is now open to alcohol sales, but why aren't Nebraska

brewers on tap?

From beach balls to bummed out, LSU has to now pick up the pieces

LSU loses control on the mound, walks 12 batters in College World Series

loss

Oklahoma names Skip Johnson head baseball coach

Oklahoma has promoted Skip Johnson from pitching coach to head baseball
coach.

Top seed Oregon State throttles No. 4 LSU; Beavers score first CWS grand

slam at TD Ameritrade Park
Top-ranked Oregon State extended its winning streak to 23 games and stopped
No. 4 LSU's at 17 Monday night by dissecting the Tigers on the mound, at
the plate and in the field during a 13-1 romp.

Oregon State capitalizes on LSU's mistakes and misfortune, pummeling the

Tigers 13-1

KJ Harrison hits first CWS grand slam at TD Ameritrade in Beavers rout of

LSU

Rematch between A&M, TCU could elevate series to one of college baseball's

best rivalries

What's needed now for TCU in Omaha? A lot of wins in not a lot of days

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Mizzou basketball's Tilmon arrested for underage drinking

East St. Louis basketball star and incoming freshman forward Jeremiah
Tilmon found himself in a bit of trouble with the law and Tigers coach
Cuonzo Martin before the five-star signee could make his official Mizzou
debut.

The Latest: Ruling gives Fighting Sioux supporters hope

A man helping lead a social media campaign in support of restoring the
University of North Dakota's retired Fighting Sioux nickname says a U.S.
Supreme Court ruling in another case offers hope.

Baker Mayfield pleads guilty to public intoxication, disorderly conduct

Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Jason Taylor names Jimmy Johnson his Hall of Fame presenter

Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette ready to put on pads, work his way up depth

chart

Projecting the Jaguars' initial 53-man roster

Here's a six-pack of Dallas Mavericks NBA draft options

Will the Mavericks draft Smith or Ntilikina? Or neither? Your guess is as

good as ours

Kevin Durant will decline option but plans to re-sign with Warriors

Cavs part ways with GM Griffin after 3 seasons

Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

Hall of Famer Jerry West officially joins Clippers as consultant

MLB Scoreboard

Tebow Watch: Tebow ends 1st half of his 1st pro season

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage medications

Elderly golf fan who died at U.S. Open lost wife days earlier

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Putkonen Pitches Tar Heels Past Louisville

Luke Putkonen gave North Carolina the quality start it had been longing
for, combining on a three-hitter to lead the Tar Heels over Louisville 3-1
on Tuesday in a College World Series elimination game.

Coming up next on SEC TV

Not to be one-upped by the Big Ten, which launches its own TV network in
August, the Southeastern Conference said Monday it is taking steps to start
a network of its own.

Extra painful loss for ASU

The Sun Devils lose 8-7 in 10 innings to UC Irvine and watch their season
end.

Celtics' Ainge discusses Garnett deal with Wolves

Danny Ainge said in published report that he discussed a trade for Kevin
Garnett between the Wolves and Celtics.

Age rules for NBA Draft have done some good

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June 19, 2017 7:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Dalvin Cook who?

Why NC State Could Be Trap Game For Noles in 2017

4-star WR Joshua Moore chooses Nebraska over Texas A&M and Florida State

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FSU BASEBALL:

Upbeat Noles Stay Loose, Embrace Challenge Ahead

FSU looking to rebound from Omaha heart break

FSU still believes ... even if nobody else does

Omaha Continues to be a Cruel Place for FSU

Twin pitchers have FSU opponents seeing double

On tap: Florida State vs. Cal State Fullerton, Game 5

Cal State Fullerton vs Florida State live stream: Watch College World

Series online

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Jameis Winston Shows His Focus in Social Media Post

OKC Thunder NBA Draft prospect series: Dwayne Bacon

Malik Beasley's NBA Journey Made Possible with His Father's Support

Boston Celtics draft prospects: Making a case for Jonathan Isaac at No. 3

DeLuzio has 3 hits, leads Kane County to 6-2 win over Wisconsin

Johnson leads Mobile to 6-3 win over Biloxi

Sherman Johnson had two hits and scored two runs

Brooks Koepka Wins the U.S. Open

The good times continue to roll for the Florida State Men's Golf program

Exclusive club for former 'Noles Hubert Green & Brooks Koepka

FSU alum Brooks Koepka surges to win U.S. Open, first major championship

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

With athleticism and power, and four straight putts over the back nine that
allowed him to pull away, Koepka capped off his hardscrabble journey around
the world and found stardom at home as the U.S. Open champion.

Cardinal Newman grad Brooks Koepka blitzes field on back nine, wins U.S.

Open

Brooks Koepka's worldwide golf odyssey culminates in U.S. Open title

West Palm Beach native Brooks Koepka wins U.S. Open: 5 things you don't

know about him

Brooks Koepka wins U.S. Open title with record-tying 16-under performance

Koepka on U.S. Open pressure: 'Ryder Cup helps'

People on Twitter think golfer Brooks Koepka is really hot

Joe Buck calls Brooks Koepka's girlfriend by his ex's name at U.S. Open

The moment Paul Azinger let honesty slip into U.S. Open

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Fisher brings the old mentality back to FSU

Draft Prospects: Sacramento Kings

Al Thornton has become the odds on likely pick for the Kings.

Bush honors FSU track team

Booker's already turning heads

Lorenzo Booker has become a bit of a joke to the rest of the Miami Dolphins.

Brooks focused on opening charter school, helping Bucs rebound

Duke, exonerated lacrosse players reach settlement

Prosecutor in Duke case tells governor he will leave office in July,

disbarment pending
The prosecutor ordered disbarred for his handling of the Duke lacrosse rape
case has told the governor he will leave office next month.

Judge Says He Will Suspend Durham Prosecutor

The senior judge in Durham, N.C., said last night that he would file orders
this morning to immediately suspend from office Michael B. Nifong, the
district attorney at the center of the Duke lacrosse case.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Blue-chip cornerback Blades commits to UM, continuing family tradition

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ACC BASKETBALL:

U of L's NCAA ruling didn't surprise Romeo Langford

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ACC BASEBALL:

Monte Lee "I'm very happy at Clemson"

UofL holds off Texas A&M in College World Series

Louisville jumps to early lead, fends off Texas A&M for Cardinals' first

CWS win in a decade

Texas A&M falls in early hole, loses to Louisville in College World Series

The Texas A&M Aggies dug a 5-0 hole and lost to the Louisville Cardinals
8-4 on Sunday, June 18. The Aggies will play an elimination game Tuesday.

Cards, Bordner prevail in bullpen battle

Game 3 snapshot: Louisville 8, Texas A&M 4

Long half-inning? No problem for Louisville reliever Sam Bordner

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

ESPN's issues could have trickle down effect on Pittsburgh sports teams

It bears watching what impact the changing landscape of live sports on
television will have for Pitt and the ACC, the Pirates and elsewhere.

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

College football TV schedule

The demise of the career backup QB

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 75

Gus Malzahn believes 2 true freshmen could help with Auburn's pass rush

this season

Reports: A&M misses out on wide receiver but lands Houston-area offensive

lineman

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CBS Sports writer: Michigan State has nation's most difficult football

schedule in 2017

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Coaches adjust approach to meet College World Series demands

College World Series fan cuts head when struck by flying bat

College World Series fan behind Louisville dugout sustains minor cut to
head when struck by flying bat.

Florida beats TCU in CWS opener

Alex Faedo and reliever Michael Byrne tossed a combined five hitter and
struck out 15

Florida starter Alex Faedo strikes out 11 as Gators begin CWS with shutout

of TCU

Game 4 snapshot: Florida 3, TCU 0

TCU comes up empty against Florida and MLB draft pick in Omaha opener

The Horned Frogs managed only two hits against Alex Faedo in a 3-0 loss,
dropping their College World Series opener for the first time.

Nation's two hottest teams on a crash course in Omaha as LSU and Oregon

State set for College World Series matchup

On deck at the CWS: LSU vs. Oregon State

Longest active win streaks on line when Beavers, Tigers meet

Just in case: New Orleans restaurant sends 30 beach balls to Omaha after

LSU's latest comeback win

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

How drafting a PG could affect Mavs' free-agent strategy, path back to

postseason

MLB Scoreboard

List of all players made available for NHL expansion draft

Few surprises in Lightning expansion-draft protection list

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Beavers Keep Sun Devils in Check, Win

For Oregon State, it was quite a turnaround. One month after a dismal
offensive performance in three straight losses to Arizona State, the
defending national champion Beavers scored every inning and finished with
18 hits in a 12-6 victory over the Sun Devils at the College World Series.

UF football player faces two charges

Prosecutors have filed two charges against suspended Florida player Ronnie
Wilson in an early April shooting incident.

107TH U.S. OPEN: Oakmont's course was the real winner

Maybe Johnny Miller was right after all. Maybe golf courses that are set up
to be ridiculous produce ridiculous winners.

U.S. Open TV ratings among big hitters

With Tiger Woods stalking the lead before coming up short to winner Angel
Cabrera at Oakmont Country Club, the U.S. Open's television ratings made a
big jump from a year ago.

Torrey Pines on the clock for next U.S. Open

Woods announces birth of daughter Sam

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June 18, 2017 7:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Florida State of the Quarterback

Why is Jimbo Fisher offering more 2018 quarterbacks?

Florida State's 30-year run of dominance came out of nowhere

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UP NEXT:

'World's largest' video board installed at Mercedes-Benz Stadium ahead of

Alabama-Florida State

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FSU BASEBALL:

Miscues Trip Up Seminoles in College World Series Opener

FSU falters late and falls to LSU in the College World Series

FSU is now 13-7 against the Tigers, but have lost the last three games
between the two teams, including two in Omaha.

Florida State falls to LSU in wild College World Series opener

E2809CI must admit, I don't think I can recall a man scoring from first base on
strike three,E2809D longtime Florida State coach Mike Martin said. E2809CIt's hard to
cover that in practice E28098OK boys, we're going to practice covering home on a
strikeout.'E2809D

FSU loses lead, falls in College World Series opener

LSU took its first lead of the game with two runs in the eighth and
defeated Florida State 5-4 Saturday night in a College World Series opener.

3 up, 3 down: FSU blows late lead in College World Series opener against LSU

FSU had every chance to open the CWS with a win, but an all-too-familiar
ending bit the E28098Noles

Florida State allows game-tying run on a wild, blunder-filled play

It's surprising that only three errors were committed here.

FSU's errors lead to LSU rally

Postseason nail-biter? Florida State has won those in May and June.

Old ghosts show up in Omaha for FSU

Florida State was in Omaha. So of course the Seminoles lost 5-4 on a
ridiculous play that was completely on script with how things always seem
to go for them out here.

LSU Presses The Issue Against FSU

LSU always has a chance with the speed and athleticism it possesses.

LSU uses speed on the base paths to squeak by FSU, 5-4

Mainieri said that was the first time he had ever seen a runner score from
first base on a dropped third strike.

LSU comes back to beat Florida State in College World Series opener

Cole Freeman scored the tying run on a play that included three errors --
two by right fielder Steven Wells and one by catcher Cal Raliegh -- and
Greg Deichmann followed with a run-scoring single with one out.

Rally beach ball? LSU escapes Florida State in College World Series after

crazy 8th inning

Beach balls and bizarre plays? LSU proves however you get a win in the CWS

it's golden

LSU wins pivotal CWS opener over FSU, 5-4

HOW THEY SCORED

What a relief: Maybe not what he envisioned, but Jared PochC3A9 ties LSU win

record in relief appearance

'I was terrible tonight': Alex Lange struggles with pitch control against

tough Seminoles batters

Omaha Stakes: Five Observations on LSU's 5-4 CWS win over Florida State

Twitter reacts to the play that changed LSU's CWS opener

Game 2 snapshot: LSU 5, Florida State 4

Florida State's Taylor Walls sets school's reached base streak record

First ball of LSU-FSU game taken out of play, to be sent to Rep. Steve

Scalise

Noles Not Phased With Backs Against Wall In Omaha

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

2017 Outlook: Kelvin Benjamin

The colorful career of a former Arizona Cardinal

Former Arizona Cardinals' defensive lineman Darnell Dockett's storied life
is one filled with tragedy, intrigue and triumph

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman focused on football, not contract

Raiders' EJ Manuel: Working as No. 2 QB

Former co-worker hits Deion Sanders with defamation suit for comments made

to TMZ

Winston's working hard to correct mistakes

Buster Posey making quick recovery

Blue Jays' Devon Travis: May be lost for season

Paul Azinger on Justin Thomas' use of E28098we': E2809CWe aren't losing sleep

tonight. He is'

The moment Paul Azinger let honesty slip into U.S. Open

Brooks Koepka's close to his long-awaited breakthrough

U.S. Open 2017: Co-leader Brooks Koepka has 'bombs away' mentality at Erin

Hills

Brooks Koepka is playing the game we thought DJ, Rory and Jason Day would

play

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Smith set to live his dream as a 'Nole

One of the top high-school football prospects in the state of Florida last
year, Kendall Smith is on the verge of fulfilling his lifelong dream.

Boatman learns to manage his diabetes

This visit home came without the element of surprise.

76ers: Thornton In Town

National Champion Men's Track And Field To Meet President Bush

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Highland Park offensive lineman Thomas Shelmire commits to Boston College

Oregon's world-class football facility provides a shining example for

Virginia

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Russ Smith: I think the NCAA's decision was wrong

U of L's NCAA appeal: What are its chances?

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ACC BASEBALL:

U of L, Texas A&M have something to prove in CWS

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

College football TV schedule

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 77

The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 76

Best in Texas stadiums: Can anyone offer a college football experience like

the Aggies' Kyle Field does?

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Outfielders adjust to new challenges at TD Ameritrade Park

Tailgate for CWS players, coaches and staff takes dedication, teamwork and

1,800 pounds of meat

Gators, tested all season in close games, face TCU in College World Series

Cost of Ole Miss baseball stadium renovation rises to $19.8M

The cost of renovating the University of Mississippi's baseball stadium is
going up by nearly $900,000 to $19.8 million.

Beavers rally to beat Fullerton 6-5 in College World Series

Adley Rutschman singled to give Oregon State the lead in the eighth inning,
Jake Mulholland pitched 4 1/3 innings of no-hit relief and the Beavers came
back from a four-run deficit to beat Cal State Fullerton 6-5 in the College
World Series opener.

Oregon State shows its strength with comeback win in CWS opener

Didn't see much of Oregon State before Saturday at the College World
Series, other than that gaudy record, which looked a little too good to be
true? Here's my report: The Beavers are for real.

Oregon State shows its strength with comeback win in CWS opener

Oregon State the best ever? Not so fast, says legendary Shocker leader Gene

Stephenson

Game 1 snapshot: Oregon State 6, Cal State Fullerton 5

Opener in Omaha: Texas A&M coach Rob Childress tabs Martin to start against

Louisville in first game at CWS

Finally, TCU and Florida meet, each missing one thing in their CWS history

Schlossnagle identifies Frogs' best traits: experience, savvy, presence

TCU's Lodolo says he's ready to pitch at CWS despite nearly a month off

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Ex-NFLer Vince Young waived by CFL's Roughriders

Hoping for a Mavericks' draft that lands a Big Baller

Top five power forwards

1. Jonathan Isaac, Florida State

MLB Scoreboard

Safe at home: Reds unveil sliding Rose statue

Thomas (63) sets U.S. Open mark, but 1 back

U.S. Open TV analysis: Fox's technology outpaces its announcers

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UNC Falls to Rice in CWS, 14-4

Rice jumped on North Carolina with a six-run second inning and Joe Savery
pitched six-plus solid innings to make it stand up and beat the Tar Heels
14-4 Sunday night in the College World Series.

Richt NCAA's most underrated?

NBA suffering from U.S. basketball?s ills

It?s going to take more than tweaking the playoff format to fix what is
ailing the NBA. The league that just 15 years ago thought it was on the
cusp of catching the NFL in terms of U.S. and global relevance has now
spiraled below baseball and could once again find itself a very distant
third behind the NFL and MLB.

Cabrera's win not a perfect fit

Make no mistake, Angel Cabrera is not chiseled like Tiger Woods. He smokes
cigarettes, doesn't go into a gym, and looks more like a meat-store owner
from Blawnox.

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June 17, 2017 7:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Isaiah Bolden, Oregon Ducks 4-star CB pledge, remains committed, but names

Florida State Seminoles his leader

Oregon 4-Star Commit Isaiah Bolden: Florida State is Top Choice

Why QB Justin Fields Should Choose FSU

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UP NEXT:

Video: World's largest video board set to make its college debut for

Alabama-FSU

Does the Tide have a trap game in 2017?

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FSU BASEBALL:

The resurgence of Taylor Walls

FSU's Cobi Johnson 'really happy' with recovery

College World Series-bound FSU's catching in WNC hands

Perhaps more than most players descending on Omaha, Nebraska, this weekend,
Cal Raleigh has a deep appreciation for just how rare and precious a trip
to the College World Series can be.

FSU's Mike Martin takes another shot at elusive CWS title

Florida State's 15-time CWS bridesmaid Mike Martin wants a national title

ring on his finger

Why Florida State will or won't make the College World Series final

This is Probably Martin's Final Shot at a Title

Why Not? Augie Garrido says FSU can win CWS

CHALK TALK: CWS Edition - Florida St

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LSU:

LSU vs. Florida State in the College World Series: How to watch, listen and

follow the game live

FSU baseball College World Series opponent preview: LSU

LSU vs. Florida State College World Series Capsule

Game two: LSU vs. Florida State

The unbreakable record: LSU's 188 home runs in 1997 may remain as the NCAA

standard forever

Ben McDonald on calling his first College World Series, the expectations at

LSU and his still live fastball

Green Bat? The Lightsaber? The Great Glowstick? Whatever the name, Greg

Deichmann's bat gets the job done in style

Luke Johnson: LSU glad to have one last go-around with its perfectly

imperfect senior Jared PochC3A9

Kramer and Cole: LSU's dynamic duo up the middle on defense and at the top

of Tigers' lineup

Before their date in Omaha, LSU and Florida State had to figure out who

they were on the rough edges

The Technician: Through highs and lows, first-year LSU hitting coach Micah

Gibbs kept a level head

Tigers won't relent vs. E28098sentimental favorites' Florida State

LSU to face a Florida State pitcher whose curveball has made all the

difference

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

2017 Outlook: Robert Aguayo

Anquan Boldin still wants to play, preferably close to home

Boldin wants to play for Falcons, Jaguars, Buccaneers, Dolphins

Grown-up Bradham trying to lead Eagles on and off the field

Eagles' Bradham counsels younger teammates

Cleveland Browns: Is Cameron Erving leading the right tackle competition?

Devonta Freeman feels he's about to be 'blessed' with a new contract

Freeman is headed into the final year of his rookie contract and wants a
new deal

Janikowski wants to play 'until they kick me out'

Jalen Ramsey's surgery not expected to keep him from playing in Week 1

Ramsey suffered a core muscle injury during organized team activities

Steelers ILB Vince Williams is becoming a more E28098polished' player

Bucs coach Dirk Koetter on Jameis Winston: He's aiming to be elite

What to make of Jameis Winston's mini-camp interceptions

Dirk Koetter: Jameis Winston E2809Calways improving but not where he wants to beE2809D

Jameis Winston wasn't happy Bucs minicamp practice ended early

Jameis' Pleas Raise Questions

NBA: Naples native Jonathan Isaac of Florida State expected to go early in

draft

ESPN Insider projects lots of stars, strong years for Jonathan Isaac

Nine 'Noles set to pursue MLB dreams

Kevin Cash: 'We got beat by one of the best'

Buster Posey injures himself E280A6 on a home run swing?

Paul Azinger questions Rory McIlroy's fitness: E28098Pudgy Rory never got hurt'

Cardinal Newman grad Brooks Koepka part of four-way tie for lead midway

through U.S. Open
Brooks Koepka, Brian Harman, Paul Casey share US Open lead as Ricky Fowler
falters

What's pushing Brooks Koepka into contention at the U.S. Open? Start with

Dustin Johnson

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Hallberg leaves FSU for pro ball

Mark Hallberg was on his way to the Cape Cod League when he received a call
that made his day - and ruined Mike Martin's.

FSU Women?s Soccer Inks Nationally Ranked Recruiting Class

Soccer Buzz ranks the 2007 class as the second best in the nation.

Notes: Diaz's hot bat on bench

Diaz continues blistering pace

Oakmont half easy for McNeill

Easy and Oakmont Country Club have not been used in the same sentence very
often this week during the U.S. Open golf championship.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU's "Smith Hall" demolished, university officials make new plans for land

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

2017 College Football Predictions: ACC

Will Florida State and Virginia Tech be the big winners in the ACC?

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Small forward Corey Walker receives offer from Georgia Tech

Four-star shooting guard Ignas Brazdeikis receives offer from Georgia Tech

Shock factor, not dollar value, moved NCAA

Rick Pitino learns ignorance is not bliss

NCAA sanctions unlikely to hurt Louisville with recruits

Pitt assistant men's basketball coach Tom Richardson retires

The position will be filled by director of basketball operations Dan Cage,
the school announced Friday.

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ACC BASEBALL:

Clemson's Lee 'not called' about Gamecocks' job

U of L's NCAA appeal: What're its chances?

McKay to start UofL's College World Series opener

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

Why Louisville's punishment has no bearing on UNC's NCAA problems

Jay Bilas: NCAA officials E28098breaking their own rules' to punish UNC in

athletics scandal

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

College football TV schedule

It's a trap! Most dangerous game in 2017 for 16 College Football Playoff

contenders

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 78

Jarrett Stidham believes Auburn has 'all of the pieces of the puzzle' this

season

Florida Gators' Jim McElwain, Mike White earn raises, contract extensions

2018 UF football commit changes his mind

UF boosts 2019 football recruiting class

LSU blocked Willie Allen from transferring to TCU; source: TCU recruited

him while at LSU

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Texas losing footing to Michigan and the rest of the Big Ten in media

revenue arms race

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Ohio State paying more than $1 million combined per year on Chris

Holtmann's new basketball assistants

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OTHER BASEBALL:

No Stony Brook! No Coastal Carolina! At the 2017 College World Series, it's

all blue bloods

Severe weather cancels CWS opening ceremonies, but fans take advantage of

sun before storms roll in

What does it take to win in Omaha these days? 'Pitching, elite defenders,

athletes and runners'

TD Ameritrade Park: Where college baseball goes to die

TD Ameritrade Park forces baseball teams to play differently. Can FSU
change their approach enough to succeed? Do they even have to?

CWS needs a schedule change E28094 this extended format has gone on too long

Audiences will get a break from commercial breaks during CWS

Flat-seamed baseballs bring more runs, strikeouts to college game;

officials continuing to evaluate

Cal State Fullerton players embrace program's rich CWS tradition, which

serves to motivate

When going gets tough, Fullerton baseball team turns to 'Old Man' Richards

Can Florida Gators baseball get over hump in Omaha?

Gators' championship picture relies on pitchers

College World Series: Get to know the OSU bracket

54-4 Oregon State out to finish job in College World Series

Oregon State, on a 21-game winning streak and with a 54-4 record, is out to
finish job as College World Series opens.

Historic Oregon State baseball record has College World Series opponents in

awe

Beavers' Jack Anderson says OSU not feeling the pressure as No. 1 seed

CWS notebook: Already without ace pitcher, Oregon State suspends starting

LF Christian Donahue

Stanford hires Esquer to replace Marquess as baseball coach

Stanford has hired coach David Esquer away from rival California to replace
the retired Mark Marquess as head of the baseball program.

College World Series a much bigger spectacle than in Texas A&M's first

appearance

Texas A&M's 'Mustache Mafia' invades Omaha, TD Ameritrade Park

At this rate, the next name to join TCU's Omaha pitching greats could be

Janczak
Unbeaten right-hander Jared Janczak starts the College World Series opener
for TCU, looking to lead the Horned Frogs past Florida and Gators ace Alex
Faedo.

TCU's Feltman leads nation in saves and set school record but not pleased

TCU closer Durbin Feltman is the nation's save leader and school
record-holder for saves in a season with 17.

TCU given 7-1 odds to win College World Series title

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Cowboys fan asks judge to let him wear his Tony Romo jersey to double

murder trial

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

MLB Scoreboard

Four-way tie at top of U.S. Open leaderboard

Major surprise: Top three miss cut for first time

94-year-old spectator dies at U.S. Open

No longer a combo: McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Expect much of the same from O'Brien

Looking for a good angle? Try this one. Go ask Tom O'Brien what a
difference 10 years can make. Hired in 1997 to take over a Boston College
football program that was rocked by a gambling scandal, O'Brien had to
listen to all the cliches. The usual ones like starting from scratch,
picking up the pieces, you gotta walk before you run.

Improved organization will be key for Wolfpack

O'Brien, assistant coaches getting settled in at N.C. State

Beavers open CWS defense with victory

Scott Santschi hit his first homer of the season and had two RBIs, and
defending champion Oregon State survived some nervous moments to defeat Cal
State Fullerton 3-2 in the College World Series on Saturday night.

Former Duke Prosecutor Mike Nifong Disbarred

Tiger's back in the hunt

Woods thunders to within 2 shots of leader Baddeley

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June 16, 2017 7:15 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Three-star QB Jace Ruder recaps Florida State visi

Ruder relishes opportunity to work with Fisher

WATCH: Justin Fields throws for Jimbo Fisher at FSU

2018 No. 2 OG Trey Hill visits Florida State campus for Jimbo Fisher camp

Photo gallery from Thursday's session of Jimbo Fisher Camp

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UP NEXT:

Eli Gold discusses Alabama's opener against FSU, turnover at OC position

Most important Alabama players in 2017: No. 17

CBS Sports writer explains how Nick Saban will use Jalen Hurts, Tua

Tagovailoa in 2017

The 19 obscure football teams that once played Alabama

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FSU BASEBALL:

The Week in FSU Baseball: Holton Named First Team All-American

Noles Says Hello To Omaha

Red hot Florida State getting ready for LSU in Omaha

Head coach Mike Martin, FSU still chasing first NCAA baseball title

52 years after first trip to Omaha, Florida State's Mike Martin still seeks

first title

West Orange alum Andrew Karp completes journey from the ER to Omaha --

Observer Preps

FSU is Not the Hottest Team Heading to Omaha

Recapping History Against College World Series Foes

Tallahassee Tomahawks joining 'Noles in Omaha

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LSU:

Why LSU has an edge on Florida State in the College World Series opener

Can the LSU Tigers win it all in Omaha? Sports Illustrated seems to think so

Todd Walker breaks down LSU/FSU match-up

'Soak it all in': LSU coach Paul Mainieri tells team to enjoy the

experience as Tigers leave for Omaha

LSU's Hunter Newman hopes his third trip to Omaha is a charm

Every LSU baseball freshman class since 1983 has gone to Omaha; 'It's a

program of excellence'

Steve Scalise will be an honorary LSU coach for College World Series, Paul

Mainieri says

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:

Del Solar Named Golfweek All-American

Castren, Metraux Earn All-American Honors

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Roberto Aguayo, Nick Folk halt their competition to bring the Bucs relief

Players Win as Aguayo, Folk Battle Remains Undecided

Lions seem content to move on without Anquan Boldin

Mike Zimmer: Dalvin Cook has 'chance to be special'

Erving, Coleman competing for right tackle

Devonta Freeman remaining patient in contract talks with Falcons

Raiders' Sebastian Janikowski thriving at age 39

Sebastian Janikowski still wants to be kicking for Las Vegas Raiders

Kicker Sebastian Janikowski: "There's Always Something To Learn"

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Raiders minicamp day two notes: EJ Manuel gets 2nd team reps ahead Connor
Cook

Jay Gruden views Chris Thompson as the NFL's best third-down running back

Former Seattle Seahawks punter Rick Tuten dies at 52

P.J. Williams returns in final Saints practice of summer

Heisman Trophy Winner and National Champ, Winston Returns to Tallahassee

Jameis Winston is 'aiming to be elite,' his head coach says

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Dwayne Bacon or Malcom Hill could be underrated pick for New Orleans
Pelicans

Rumor: Jonathan Isaac working out for only teams in top four of NBA draft

DeLuzio's double leads Kane County to 11-2 win over Peoria

Ben DeLuzio hit a run-scoring double in the second inning

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

It's More Than a Number

FSU Football Star Tony Carter explains his change in number.

Antionette Howard To Be A Seminole

Florida State women's basketball head coach Sue Semrau continues to build
on her program's success, adding the No. 41 player (All Star Girls Report)
in the 2007 class to her incoming freshman class. Antionette Howard, a
5-foot-11 guard/forward from South Gwinnett High School in Snellville, Ga.,
has signed a grant-in-aid and joins Courtney Ward, the 5-foot-7 combo guard
from Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, Ala., and Christian
Hunnicutt, a 5-10 guard out of Jonesboro, Ga., in rounding out the 2007-08
recruiting class.

FSU Women's Soccer Inks Nationally Ranked Recruiting Class

The Seminoles were recently recognized by Soccer Buzz with the nation's
second best recruiting class in 2007.

George McNeill makes Open cut

Lemoncello earning Scotland?s support by ignoring easy option

In an era when self-interest regularly prompts sportsmen to sell their
services to the highest bidder, Fifer Andrew Lemoncello cuts a noble figure.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU's fabled Smith Hall demolished as new dorms open

FSU Zika expert awarded $1.8 million as part of NIH study

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Georgia Tech season ticket sales on pace for six-year high

Hurricanes offensive line feels it has depth, versatility to be a force

UNC receives commitment from top quarterback prospect

Tyler Shough becomes the third four-star quarterback prospect to commit to
UNC under coach Larry Fedora.

Syracuse football ranked No. 63 by Athlon Sports

Virginia Tech adds another football recruit

Chalk up another North Carolina commitment for the Virginia Tech football
program, as athlete Nadir Thompson announced Thursday on Twitter that he'll
sign with the school in 2018.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Why Duke will host Evansville instead of traveling to New York in December

Rick Pitino suspended 5 games by NCAA after investigation of Louisville sex

scandal

U of L: Team's 2013 title is at risk

Pitino outraged at NCAA penalties, Louisville will appeal

What's next for U of L with its NCAA appeal?

Defiant Pitino says Cards will win appeal

Will Louisville have to vacate 2013 hoops title in wake of NCAA penalties?

Pitino: 'I've lost a lot of faith in the NCAA'

Strippers! Louisville's claim of NCAA victim status rings hollow

Rick Pitino, Louisville find new ways to fail in response to sex scandal

NCAA makes it clear: Rick Pitino should have known what was happening in

his program

Why the NCAA's ruling on Louisville is bad news for Rick Pitino E280A6 and Hugh

Freeze
Once again, we're reminded, ignorance is no excuse

How parties with strippers and escorts could cost Louisville its 2013

national title

Count on it: NCAA is taking down Louisville's 2013 title banner; is UNC

next?

Pitt picks up first recruit for 2018 in Maryland forward Bryce Golden

Golden is rated as a three-star prospect by scout.com and rivals.com, while
ESPN.com gives him a four-star rating.

Why did Louisville get off easier than Syracuse? NCAA is morally wrong,

technically right

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ACC BASEBALL:

Three Pitt baseball players selected in MLB draft

Josh Falk, Isaac Mattson and Josh Mitchell, all pitchers, got that dream
call between the 17th and 22nd round Wednesday afternoon.

John Szefc out to rebuild Virginia Tech baseball program

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

College football TV schedule

Top 10 games you need to watch in 2017 college football season

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 79

Why don't the best offensive linemen come to the SEC?

LSU, Florida are the early favorites for Karr 2019 CB Devin Bush

Frustrated Hal Mumme contacts NCAA about LSU's Ed Orgeron blocking

Louisiana satellite camps

Gamecocks O-line experience should be asset in 2017

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Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won't be suspended for February arrest

After stealing Louisiana's No. 1 QB, TCU finds itself on LSU's blocked list

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Chris Holtmann officially bringing entire Butler coaching staff to Ohio

State basketball

Ohio State basketball: Freshman forward Derek Funderburk suspended

indefinitely

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Experienced College World Series teams have recent heartbreak on their

minds as they seek longer stays

FAQ: What you need to know about this year's College World Series

CWS preview capsules

CWS opening will be accompanied by humid conditions, chance of severe

weather

Cal State Fullerton players embrace program's rich CWS tradition, which

serves to motivate

Florida's College World Series hopes start, end on mound

Florida advanced to the College World Series for the third consecutive year
and the sixth time in the last eight seasons thanks mostly to its pitching
staff.

Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich will not accompany team to College World

Series

Season of memories: Aggies recall favorite moments in run to CWS

TCU starting rotation: Four pitchers, three weeks, seven wins, 70 strikeouts

Horned Frogs agree: It's time to bring home a championship from Omaha

How Jim Schlossnagle is repaying TCU's investment in baseball

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins' Cameron Wake, with nothing to prove, insists E28098the fire is

inside of me' at 35

Would the Bucs keep three quarterbacks or two kickers?

Rams trade former No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson to Lions

Not your average big man: Dirk Nowitzki's journey from nocturnal shooter to

verge of his 20th season

Who is to blame for Mavs' current state? Which free agent could cause

biggest ripple effect across NBA?

5 free-agent PFs who might make sense for Mavericks, from Blake Griffin to

Dirk Lite

MLB Scoreboard

MLB Power Rankings: Astros vs. Rockies would make for a fun World Series

The Astros cling to the top spot, but the Yankees aren't too far behind

Hall of Fame rebuffs latest effort to enshrine Pete Rose

Lightning trades Jonathan Drouin to Canadiens for defense prospect Mikhail

Sergachev

Why Lightning fans won't lose sleep over Drouin trade to Montreal

Why trading Jonathan Drouin could haunt the Lightning

U.S. Open 2017: Golf world's biggest stars struggle and nine Round 1

thoughts

Is the US Open too difficult?

Scott Harvey on U.S. Open: 'It looks pretty easy on TV'

Rickie Fowler ties record with a 65, leads U.S. Open by one

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Tar Heels rally past Miss. State

UNC advances to winner's bracket to face No. 2 seed Rice
North Carolina played to its postseason tendencies again Friday, falling
behind Mississippi State in a College World Series opener but rallying with
six runs in the sixth inning to beat the Bulldogs 8-5 at Rosenblatt Stadium.

Rice heats up late in CWS, 15-10

Rice's 11 straight runs drop Louisville at CWS

Duke prosecutor says he will resign

Breaking down in tears at his ethics trial, Mike Nifong abruptly said
Friday he would quit as district attorney and admitted he got "carried
away" during his discredited rape prosecution of three Duke University
lacrosse players.

UF offensive lineman charged formally for firing gun in air

Gators' Ronnie Wilson was arrested in connection with reportedly firing a
semiautomatic rifle during a dispute.

Mickelson blames U.S. Golf Association for injury

Phil Mickelson on Friday blamed the sponsoring U.S. Golf Association for
his injured wrist after a 7-over-par second round at the U.S. Open left him
in jeopardy of missing the cut to play the final 36 holes.

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