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August 22, 2017 6:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


FSU Ranked Third In Preseason AP Poll

The ranking is the Seminoles' highest in the preseason since opening the
2014 season No. 1 and marks the sixth time in eight seasons under head
coach Jimbo Fisher the Seminoles are ranked in the top-10 of the AP's
preseason poll with three of those seasons beginning as a top-five team.


Florida State ranked No. 3 in the preseason AP Poll

The Seminoles received four first place votes in the poll.


FSU leads four state teams in the AP preseason Top 25 poll


Florida State Seminoles ranked No. 4 in our preseason countdown


Fisher on FSU's No. 3 ranking: "Our goal is to be number one"


Clemson Football 2017 Opponent Preview: Florida State


Florida State football preview: Quarterbacks


Can Deondre Francois go from good to elite?


Should Fisher run Deondre Francois against Alabama?


FSU running back Jacques Patrick 'capable of complete domination' in 2017


Two FSU defensive backs part of best individual matchups to watch in 2017

season


Florida State sees plenty of upside in Dade City native Jacob Pugh


Replacing DeMarcus Walker: Lawing on FSU's present at DE


History says first-half suspension of FSU's Trey Marshall for Alabama game

could be dire for 'Noles


FSU's roster contains 6th best 'NFL-caliber talent'


Florida State recruiting: 4-star CB target on Seminoles: 'They come at me

the hardest'
Houston Griffith admits it's a long way from his hometown of Chicago to his
new home of Bradenton, Fla.


Elite recruits to attend Bama/FSU game


10 top targets for FSU and where they stand with each one


Simpson has 'love' for the Seminoles

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UP NEXT:


Alabama a decent-sized favorite over Florida State


Projected Depth Chart after fall camp scrimmages


How Alabama offense compares to Florida State's


UA players' early impressions of historical meeting with FSU


Nick Saban agrees with anonymous coaches who voted him overrated


Jalen Hurts treats Alabama offensive line to dinner


Preseason AP poll has Alabama at top again


FSU's Fisher says he voted Alabama No. 1 in Coaches Top 25


History favors Alabama in Week 1 matchup against No. 3 Florida State


Marvel creates comic book cover for FSU vs. Bama


Rece Davis Confirms He's Picking Alabama-FSU Title Game

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Bears kicker Roberto Aguayo ridiculed by ex-Bucs teammates


Ronald Darby has potential to change how frequent Eagles blitz


Falcons' Devonta Freeman: Iffy for Saturday


Buzz building around Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 years after

last playoff trip

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New York Knicks: Five reasons to love the Xavier Rathan-Mayes signing

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Buster Posey accuses Phillies pitcher of intentional plunking: "I guess he

didn't feel like he could get me out"

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Bowden praises defense

With the three full scrimmages completed, crunch time has arrived for
Florida State in its preparation for the Sept.


Sore neck keeps Geno Hayes out of scrimmage


Seminoles stunned by death of Andrews' son


Rolle likely out rest of preseason

Ravens cornerback Samari Rolle will miss the rest of the preseason after
sustaining an ankle injury


Titans Kick the Tires on Simon


Wadsworth still has something to prove

The feel-good story of Jets training camp is still feeling pretty good,
even if his chances of making the team dwindle with each passing day.


FSU slips in party school rankings

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Florida State University Rolls Out New Master in Business Analytics

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


FIVE ACC FOOTBALL TEAMS RANKED IN PRESEASON ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 POLL


2017 ACC predicted order of finish, champ, overrated and underrated, bold

predictions


2017 ACC season previews: What to know about each team in 140 characters or

less


ACC fresh faces: Five freshmen who have the potential to breakout in 2017


ACC Football 2017: Biggest x-factor for every team

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Clemson QB Kelly Bryant to start: Three things to know about Watson's

replacement


Dabo Swinney explains why Kelly Bryant won starting QB job


5 things we have learned from Clemson camp thus far


MITCH HYATT - CLEMSON OT | ACC TOP 30

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Louisville football starts the season ranked No. 16 in the preseason AP Top

25 poll


Jaylen Smith ready to step into U of L spotlight


Miami Northwestern ATH Tutu Atwell commits to Louisville

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Starting quarterback decision looms for Mark Richt, Miami Hurricanes;

post-practice injury, OL updates


'Canes snag first preseason AP Top 25 ranking since 2010

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How patience paid off for UNC receiver: Former walk-on from Charlotte gets

his shot

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CANNONBALL!!! Can you make a bigger splash than these NC State football

players?

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Coach Charlie Partridge sets bar high for Pitt D-line

With Shane Roy coming on strong as a potential starter for the defensive
line, Pitt might have even more depth there than expected.


Nephew of former Steelers safety commits to Pitt football

Marquis Williams is reportedly a speedy 5-9, three-star cornerback from
Florida, where Pitt pulled seven recruits from for the 2017 class.

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How did Syracuse football end up in same division as Florida State, Clemson?


Syracuse football cornerback, backup QB battles coming down to wire (Week 3

camp takeaways)


3-star Florida safety Cameron Jonas chooses Syracuse football after tearing

ACL

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Notebook: Virginia left tackle suspended for season opener

Jack English, a senior offensive lineman for Virginia who's started 18
games the past two seasons, will be in teaching mode from now through the
2017 opener against William & Mary.

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Hokies ranked 21st in preseason AP poll


JUSTIN FUENTE WANTS VIRGINIA TECH TO EARN RANKING

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Deacons break preseason camp ready to roll

It's not every day players and coaches can break preseason camp with a
solar eclipse and ice cream.


DUKE EJIOFOR - WAKE FOREST DL | ACC TOP 30

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Tech receives commitment from Kristian Sjolund


U of L look ahead: How V.J. King can break out

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


Georgia Tech has apparel deal with Adidas

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


College football TV schedule


2017 College Football Rankings - Preseason


2017 preseason AP Top 25: Most overrated, underrated teams based on rankings


AP poll release offers a prelude to playoff race


When does college football start?

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SEC Football by the Numbers: AP preseason poll includes 6 from conference


Redshirt freshman QBs could make huge impact in SEC


Gators ranked No. 17 in AP poll


McElwain to fans: Gators will 'beat the heck out Michigan'


Florida senior leads young unit by example

Duke Dawson has matured into an All-SEC caliber cornerback during his
career at Florida.


Duke Dawson changes positions, personality to help Gators


Texas offensive lineman says he's transferring to UF


Stephen Davis Jr. no longer on Gamecocks roster

Former Dutch Fork running back Stephen Davis Jr. was a late addition to
South Carolina's football roster as a walk-on after leaving Auburn.


Tennessee's Josh Smith expected to miss opener against Georgia Tech

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Army-Navy will play near World Trade Center site for 9/11 anniversary


Notre Dame football serves up new and old in open scrimmage


Will Notre Dame's unknowns add up to a team that's Top 25 worthy?


No. 3 Oklahoma - College Football Countdown


USF No. 19 in AP poll, matching highest preseason ranking


Ex-Florida Gators QB Treon Harris will start at Tennessee State

Harris' new school will play Florida A&M in the Tampa Classic at Raymond
James Stadium on Sept. 16.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


Candid Coaches: Who will be the best team in college basketball in 2017-18?

CBS' college basketball experts polled more than 100 coaches to get their
pick to win it all

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Roger Goodell close to signing a 5-year extension - Colin explains why he's

worth it

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Late, great Jerry Lewis was once an Orlando Magic fan

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MLB Scoreboard


Rockies and D-Backs slump and the NL Wild Card race is suddenly very

interesting
The Brewers are only 2 1/2 games back of a Wild Card spot now


Sources: MLB fined Kinsler $10K, warned umps

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Kevin Stallings' son commits to N.C.


Miners excited to see highly-touted receiver

The Fred Rouse Show is a work still in production.


Coach K finalizes USA squad

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August 21, 2017 6:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


No. 4 Florida State - College Football Countdown


Five bold predictions for Florida State's 2017 season

1. FSU will beat both in-state rivals for the fifth straight year.


FSU's Rick Trickett offers look at Fisher, Saban


FSU excited about their tight ends entering 2017 season


Analytics website predicts four losses for Seminoles


Francois vs. Top 25 Defenses in 2016


Baveon Johnson to Miss Season


James Coleman's preview of Florida State's 2017 schedule

Coleman played fullback at Florida State from 2002-2005.


FSU football named top college football team in Florida by website

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UP NEXT:


The story behind how the Alabama-Florida State matchup came together


3 reasons there's more pressure on Alabama to win

Big Game Perception of FSU Is Down In Recent Years


Has Jalen Hurts gotten better as a passer?


Where Tua Tagovailoa, Mac Jones stand as Alabama backup QBs


How Nick Saban will decide when to start Florida State prep


The Alabama offensive issue from 2016 that continues to bother Nick Saban


Nick Saban has no time for this solar eclipse stuff

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Megan Connolly Scores Twice In Win Over South Alabama

Extending its home unbeaten streak to 35 matches, No. 15/4 Florida State
(2-0-0) not only battled a tough South Alabama team but also a heat index
that was well above 100 degrees for most of the match, earning a 2-1
victory over the Jaguars.


Connolly's Brace Fuels Win


Megan Connolly's brace leads FSU soccer past South Alabama

After seven near-misses in FSU's victory over UNC Greensboro, Connolly
netted a brace in the first half FSU's second game of the season, a 2-1
victory over South Alabama in front of 823 fans on a scorching Sunday
afternoon.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Roberto Aguayo off on the wrong foot in Bears' kicking competition


Aguayo got kicked by Booker Reese Curse


Pahokee grad Anquan Boldin retiring after 14 NFL seasons


Eagles DBs coach Cory Undlin giving himself crash course on Ronald Darby


Ronald Darby looks like he's right at home in Philadelphia


EJ Manuel should lock up backup gig with great game vs. Rams


Eagles veterans at risk of getting cut | LeGarrette Blount, Patrick

Robinson, Vinny Curry


Jameis Winston's Improved Accuracy on Display

Winston's accuracy is up 10%

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Jayce Boyd leads Las Vegas to 10-5 win over Salt Lake


Tigers storm back from five down to win at Vermont, 8-6

Drew Carlton (1-0) threw two scoreless innings to pick up hist first win as
a Tiger


Kevin Cash liked offensive production despite loss


Garcia, Alvarez and Nogowski lead Springfield in win


Cardinals' Luke Weaver: Set to join rotation

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Seminoles, Bowden look to Fisher to resurrect offense


D'Vontray Richardson makes decision to help 'Noles with catches instead of

throws


'Noles have a need for speed

Bert Reed and Brandon Paul are a step in the right direction for an offense
that lacked speedy playmakers last season


Mickey Andrews' only son, 41, found dead

Florida State defensive coordinator will take as much time off as needed.


Katrin Schmidt Named Soccer Buzz Preseason All-American


Corey Simon visits Titans, takes physical


Javon Walker: Weathers a Knee Scare


Player, Pitcher of the Week- McDougall, Blevi

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


20 Things to Do Before You Graduate From FSU

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


SQ 2017 ACC Preview

Looking Ahead To 2017 Conference Favorite: Florida State

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Boston College's Chris Lindstom adjusts to new position

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Tight end remains a worrisome area for Miami Hurricanes; special teams

update

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Pitt tight ends Chris Clark, Matt Flanagan might bring best of both worlds

Chris Clark is still hoping to get his college career off the ground, while
Matt Flanagan has seen and played plenty of big-time football.

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Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey 'needs to stay healthy' (3 things Dino

Babers said)


Syracuse football backup quarterback battle 'clouded' after ugly 2nd

scrimmage


Syracuse football adds JUCO DE Alton Robinson; eligible to play immediately

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Media day: Fuente didn't have Hokies in his Top 25, Facyson should be good

for WVU


Virginia Tech RB McMillian older, wiser when it comes to college football


Virginia Tech's 2004 signing class

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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. 12


3 Reasons Why: Florida will again win the SEC East


UF position breakdown: Special teams among best in nation


This season will be nothing new, Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin has felt the

pressure to win his entire career

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Showtime documentary series provides tremendous exposure for Navy football

program


Expect Notre Dame to bounce back from 4-8 season


Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush's journey to the top of the depth chart


Notre Dame unveils great Rockne Heritage Uniforms, best alternates of 2017?

The Irish will wear them on Nov. 18 against Navy


Purdue University to expand alcohol sales at sporting events

An Indiana university is hoping to increase revenue and attendance at
sporting events by selling alcohol.


College football rankings: Washington Huskies

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NFL Scoreboard


10 things Dolphins need to do to be ready for season opener


Bucs journal: Demar Dotson (mild groin strain) expected back for opener


Two Cents: Bucs, Jaguars both get blame for terrible preseason ratings


Jaguars Notebook: A 'fun' fourth quarter for Brandon Allen against Bucs


Jaguars CB Aaron Colvin back practicing after seven month recovery from

ankle injury

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10 things you may not know about Dirk Nowitzki: From Holger to lying to the

German chancellor and more


NBA opens investigation into Lakers for alleged Paul George tampering at

request of Pacers

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MLB Scoreboard


Twins' Bartolo Colon becomes the 18th pitcher in history to beat all 30 MLB

teams
The D-Backs, the final team checked off Colon's list, hadn't even played a
game at the time he made his debut in '97


MLB umpires drop protest after agreeing to meet with Commissioner Rob

Manfred

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Henrik Stenson breaks course record in winning Wyndham Championship


Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

7. Brooks Koepka 8. Daniel Berger


U.S. dominates Europe to win second consecutive Solheim Cup


Solheim Cup delivers plenty of punch

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


NCAA taking academic reform seriously

University presidents will show how serious they are about academic reform
when they decide whether the NCAA should continue to sanction schools that
don't meet classroom performance standards, NCAA President Myles Brand said
Monday.


West Virginia Tops Party School List


Vick deserves prison, then another NFL shot


No quit in Testaverde

Even at 43 Vinny Testaverde said he thought it was too soon to think about
retirement.


Golfers noticed sparse crowds at Wyndham Championship

PGA may consider moving tournament

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August 20, 2017 6:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Three questions ahead of Florida State's second scrimmage of fall camp


Can Deondre Francois go from good to great?


Francois ready to take next step in leading Seminoles offense


FSU QB Deondre Francois looks to improve on 'bumpy' season


Former player predicts huge year for Josh Sweat


Martial arts skills give FSU offensive lineman Landon Dickerson an edge


Blue-chip FSU offensive lineman Baveon Johnson to miss 2017 season

The Seminoles are a little thinner up front.


Rival coaches give anonymous scouting report on Noles


NFL says 'Noles are No. 6 with NFL caliber talent


Bobby Bowden explains why he turned down Alabama Football job


Seminole Scrapbook: Guthrie's kick part of FSU-Alabama history

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UP NEXT:


SEC Football by the Numbers: Jalen Hurts could join short list of repeat

winners


Field goal kicking 'much better' in Alabama scrimmage No. 2


The Alabama offensive issue from 2016 that continues to bother Nick Saban


Why Nick Saban doesn't care about solar eclipse 2017


Why Bo Scarbrough has missed the last two days


Nick Saban gives update on Bo Scarbrough, Jalen Hurts' development


For 2017 at least, Atlanta is the capital of the college football world

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Slam dunk!

During their visit, FSU toured the island and played various teams before
ending with two games against a Jamaica select team at the National Indoor
Sports Centre earlier this week.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


FSU soccer's freshmen look as good as advertised

Krikorian has been saying for a while his current freshman class is
probably the most talented he's had.


Former Navarre star Emily Madril shines in Florida State debut

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


So what happened to Roberto?

Two years ago he was being hailed as the greatest kicker in college
football history - and it wasn't hyperbole either.


Roberto Aguayo, Jonathan Drouin, Tim Beckham are coming for revenge


Dalvin Cook shows flashes, but Vikings' defense struggles early in loss at

Seattle


Vikings RB Dalvin Cook moves closer to being starter with impressive outing


Eagles CB Ronald Darby has already had an impact on defense


Breaking down Devonta Freeman's contract extension


Sebastian Janikowski's Future With the Oakland Raiders


EJ Manuel has inside track to Raiders backup QB job


As leadership grows, Jameis Winston's future only looks even brighter

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The Knicks signed Xavier Rathan-Mayes to complete their new training camp

trio

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Azinger: 'Everybody That's Anybody in Golf Has Been at Riviera'

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Bowden counting on new coaches to ignite title-starved FSU


LaCivita boosts recruiting

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Venables questions Clemson defense's toughness


Clemson defense struggles in scrimmage: 'We're not as good as we think we

are'
The Clemson defense has been ahead of the offense for most of fall camp,
but the Tigers offense dominated on Saturday.


Clemson's best position battle isn't at quarterback

Sophomores Tremayne Anchrum and Sean Pollard are competing for the starting
spot at right tackle for the Tigers.


Solitary man: Clemson's Thompson happy being alone


He had the biggest catch in Clemson history. Now Hunter Renfrow has new

ambitions


Paul Johnson on B-backs: 'We've got guys that can play'


FSU Football Schedule Preview: Louisville


Sturghill moved to WR; Petrino recaps scrimmage


Freshmen seemingly out as UM quarterback race narrows

Hurricane quarterbacks Malik Rosier and Evan Shirreffs had strong outings
Saturday in the second scrimmage of fall camp.


'Canes defense creating its share of camp turnovers


Three thoughts after Miami Hurricanes' scrimmage No. 2 of 2017


Pitt's new training camp home E28094 a hotel E28094 made all the difference

Pitt players were moved from an on-campus dorm to a nearby hotel for fall
training camp. The move comes with costs, but also benefits.


2017 Blue Chip Chat: Belle Vernon anchor and Pitt commit Blake Zubovic

Offensive lineman Blake Zubovic, a Pitt commit, shares his thoughts on the
upcoming season and his decision to attend Pitt.


Syracuse football defense dominates scrimmage, picks off 6 passes


Syracuse football RB commit Jawhar Jordan scores 5 TDs on birthday while

sick


Practice report: Keene in mix to start at H-back, Hokies deep in

situational work and more


Virginia Tech's 2003 signing class

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


College football TV schedule


As Big 12 fights its way back into CFP, conference still paying for the

sins of its past

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Jarrett Stidham 'raised his level' since being named Auburn's starting QB


UF still embroiled in QB competition two weeks from season opener

Mentorship? Coaching? Maybe later, but for now, the three players vying to
be Florida's starting quarterback are focused on one thing: beating each
other.


Gator Feleipe Franks maturing into better QB with help of big brother


Tennessee's Butch Jones responds to Mills dismissal

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Lane Kiffin sees more than a little of himself in Clint Trickett


Former JUCO players glad Florida Atlantic becoming Second Chance U


Notre Dame taking retro approach to goal-line offense


Notre Dame's Brian Kelly should stop with the lame excuses

Hey, everybody: Did you hear why Notre Dame went 4-8 last season? Why a
football behemoth with every conceivable competitive advantage couldn't
beat Navy, Duke, N.C. State or Michigan State's worst team since the '80s?


Texas coach Tom Herman: If Longhorns played tomorrow, 'Shane Buechele would

start' at QB

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NFL Scoreboard


Did the Miami Dolphins address their Top 10 offseason priorities?


Bucs journal: Simeon Rice gives master class on sacks to defensive ends


Bucs' Ali Marpet: Move to center could pay off big


Bucs mull options at right tackle as Dotson awaits MRI


Chasing 125: Bucs hope to hit rushing goal more often


Bucs-Jaguars was NFL's lowest-rated ESPN game since 2005


Marrone hopes Buffalo experience helps in making right QB call


Blake Bortles says he's set on proving he can keep Jaguars' starting QB job


Putting all the pieces of the Ezekiel Elliott domestic violence

investigation together

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MLB Scoreboard


There are "no sad feelings" for Jeffrey Loria as Marlins ownership winds

down
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria said his reasons for selling the Marlins are
"very personal" but he felt no sadness in giving up the team he's owned for
15 years.


Umpires union: 'Open season' on umpires, protesting with white wristbands

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Henrik Stenson takes 1-stroke lead after third round at Wyndham


Cristie Kerr leads U.S. to 5-point lead over Europe at Solheim Cup

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Tim Tebow's shoulder pain has been cured by revamping his throwing motion

The football solutions always seemed so simple for Tim Tebow. Everything
had a cure -- slide more plates on a weight-room bar, act a little crazier
in a pregame huddle, crash through the defender stuck between him and a
first down.


Vick may face new indictment Monday


Federer captures career title No. 50

Roger Federer reached another measure of tennis greatness, winning his 50th
tournament title by beating James Blake 6-1, 6-4 in the Western & Southern
Financial Group Master

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August 19, 2017 6:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Jimbo Fisher Thursday Presser


FSU practice report: Gavin, DEs standing out


FSU practice report: Starting wide receiver misses Thursday's practice


Watch it: FSU practice highlights from August 17th


Photo Gallery: #NolesCamp Day 15


Two FSU defenders named to CBSSports.com Preseason All-American Team


James, McFadden Tabbed All-Americans by Two Sites


FSU's Derwin James, Landon Dickerson on recovering from a long-term injury


Degree Brings Nnadi Back to Anchor Seminole Defense


Florida State receiver Keith Gavin could be in store for breakout season


Florida State center Eberle at full strength after surgery


Never Underestimate the Toughness of a Jimbo Fisher QB


FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher explains how karate helps linemen


Jimbo Fisher downplays injuries to DB Trey Marshall, OL Baveon Johnson


An inside look at fall camp with Florida State


Best and worst case scenarios for Florida State


FSU schedule so strong, two losses could merit playoff berth


What are the expectations for Florida State this year?


Seminole Scrapbook: Alabama's Ingram part of FSU legacy

Hootie Ingram turns 84 on Saturday, Sept. 2.

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UP NEXT:


Alabama practice report: Notes on RBs, LBs and a perfect sunset


Alabama LB Christian Miller coming off big-time scrimmage performance


The questions facing Alabama football 2 weeks before FSU kickoff


Ranking Alabama's top position groups from worst to first


Ten FSU players Tide fans need to know


Jimbo Fisher knows Nick Saban will have some tricks up his sleev


Jimbo Fisher dishes on challenge of facing Nick Saban: 'He will throw you a

curveball'


Alabama coach Nick Saban goes off on reporters who already have 'all the

answers'


The G.O.A.T. has a nice ring to it

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FSU BASKETBALL:


FSU outclass Jamaica select basketball team again


Official: FSU women's hoops team not in Barcelona during terror attack

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Soccer Not Shying From Expectations On Eve Of Opener


FSU forward nominated for top FIFA honor

FSU's Castellanos nominated for The Best FIFA Women's Player 2017 award

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Cameron Erving sidelined with injuries

Browns' Cameron Erving: Considered week-to-week


Quinn says Devonta Freeman (concussion) could return soon


Jaguars' Rashad Greene: Remains sidelined


For Philadelphia Eagles' Patrick Robinson, covering slot WRs is 'not a huge

learning curve'


Deion Sanders to be offensive coordinator at TC-Cedar Hill, and another

ex-Cowboy is head coach


Jameis Winston continued his solid preseason and helped the Tampa Bay

Buccaneers beat Jacksonville 12-8


Mike Williams on Jameis WInston: 'He's going to be one of the best

quarterbacks ever to do it;

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Kevin Cash says Rays weren't able to capitalize against Blue Jays


Kevin Cash: 'We've got to turn it around. ... Time is of the essence'

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


'Noles add in-house expert

With the Jim Thorpe Award and All-American honors on his resume, Terrell
Buckley embarked on what became a 14-year journey in the NFL in the spring
of 1992.


Broken leg knocks FSU's Surratt out for 8 weeks


FSU protecting RB Smith

Antone Smith would play nearly every down if he could. But Florida State's
featured back knows that the preseason isn't the time to take a risk.


Gresham makes himself known

Compared to some of his freshman teammates, Aaron Gresham received very
little notoriety when he signed with Florida State.


Jacksonville's Jones is clawing back again

Greg Jones knows there will be people who doubt he can return to being the
player he once was. But the Jacksonville Jaguars fullback is determined to
show them that's not the case.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Not your parents' dormitory: FSU opens new residence halls

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


The ACC has the best head coaches in college football


THE ACC TIES FOR MOST QUARTERBACKS ON MANNING AWARD WATCH LIST

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ACC teams that have had the most QB success


Clemson will face potent Auburn quarterback


Clemson running back Tavien Feaster is moving up the depth chart

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Paul Johnson has decided on a starting quarterback

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The unforgettable tale of U of L's Kemari Averett


4-star WR flips from Nebraska to Louisville 3h

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Last UM signee with 'through the roof' talent has enrolled

Jon Ford, out of Fort Lauderdale Dillard High, has enrolled at UM and was
at practice Thursday.


Christmas in August: Defensive tackle Jon Ford 'a big gift' for Miami

Hurricanes


Some UM legacy kids struggling to measure up; Canes nuggets

Many of UM's legacy kids this decade haven't experienced the same success
as their predecessors.


Alabama, Miami reportedly in talks to play in 2021

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JAYLEN SAMUELS - NC STATE H-BACK | ACC TOP 30

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Pat Narduzzi on freshmen: 'We're not redshirting guys to redshirt them'

Jason Pinnock, like fellow freshman Damarri Mathis, could also get an
opportunity to help the Panthers at cornerback or on special teams.


Who is new Pitt kicker Alex Kessman?

Alex Kessman doesn't say too much about Alex Kessman, but his parents say
his humility and steely demeanor under pressure isn't an act.

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Recovery routines: How Syracuse football players are handling longer camp

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Virginia Tech's 2001 signing class

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Louisville basketball look ahead: Preparing for Quentin Snider's final run

with the Cards


When was the last time Syracuse basketball had a recruit ranked as high as

Darius Bazley?

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


UNC-Chapel Hill's NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing ended on Aug. 17,

2017 after 15 hours of deliberation.


What UNC and the NCAA are likely discussing behind closed doors in Nashville


NC State apologizes for Mr. Wuf's social media jab at UNC and its NCAA

hearing
A spokesman for NC State has reached out to UNC to apologize for a tweet by
Wolfpack co-mascot Mr. Wuf that threw social media shade at the University
of North Carolina and its NCAA hearing in Nashville on Thursday, Aug. 17,
2017.


How safe is the food at Pittsburgh's sports venues?

Regulators say Heinz Field, PNC Park, PPG Paints Arena and Petersen Events
Center have "stellar" records over the past several years.

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


College football TV schedule


Why do college football coaches have shorter tenures?


ESPN to tell 150-year history of college football during '19

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 16


CBS' Gary Danielson: SEC weaker, cites Auburn as example, in chase of

Alabama


McElwain success story


Moon, Gators' young linebacking corps ready to make noise


Once a Michigan pledge, Reese leading UF vs. hometown team


Tyler Jordan's versatility gives Florida options up front

Florida junior Tyler Jordan has started 10 games at right guard and lined
up when needed at center for the Gators.


Dismissed by Syracuse football, DE Qaadir Sheppard in line to start at Ole

Miss


Gamecock offense will use many more looks


The five biggest storylines sure to shape Texas A&M's 2017 season

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Purdue, Notre Dame expand upcoming series to 6 games


Notre Dame's Brian Kelly gets blunt, drops obscenity about fundraising

during last season


Nick Coleman given a fresh start at safety for Notre Dame


Top 50 Countdown: No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes


Urban Meyer asked about Jim Harbaugh; his answer is short, curt


Six good reasons James Franklin deserves a new Penn State contract


The five biggest storylines sure to shape Texas' 2017 season

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


NFL Scoreboard


Omar Kelly's 10 things we learned in Dolphins' 31-7 loss to Ravens


Marrone: Jaguars' starting QB race now open

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MLB Scoreboard


'Skunk in the outfield': How the most epic trick play in history broke

baseball


Tim Tebow continues wowing fans as he wraps up bay area games


Tim Tebow came into their life, and never left


The legacy of Tim Tebow's baseball summer


Master Yogi Berra, the only dog to be ejected from a professional baseball

game, dies
One of the most cherished traditions of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, one of
the Miami Marlins' minor league teams, is their bat dogs: Canines who
retrieve foul balls and bats left behind by hitters.

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Every's 61 gives him lead after first round of Wyndham Championship

Matt Every has been through the darkest of times in his PGA Tour career
where the word "quit" was swirling in his brain.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Vick accused of gambling, executing dogs

It's up to Michael Vick now. His last two co-defendants pleaded guilty
Friday and implicated Vick in bankrolling gambling on dogfights.


Zambrano lands $91.5 mil deal

Carlos Zambrano's long wait paid off. The Chicago Cubs' talented and
emotional ace agreed Friday to a $91.5 million, five-year contract
extension.


Woods to skip FedEx Cup opener

Tiger Woods said Friday that he will sit out the first playoff event at the
Barclays, saying he was worn out from back-to-back victories at Firestone
and Southern Hills.

--

August 18, 2017 6:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
___________________________________________

FSU FOOTBALL:


Francois Named to Manning Award Watch List


What to make of Florida State's first scrimmage


Who's No. 2: Florida State Seminoles or Ohio State Buckeyes?


Top 50 Countdown: No. 3 Florida State Seminoles

Defense wins championships, so Florida State has to like its chances in
2017.


Florida State's Brian Burns focused on becoming a complete defensive end


FSU coaches believe Brian Burns has NFL first-round potential


FSU LB Emmert Rice making progress in Matthew Thomas' absence


FSU's Tarvarus McFadden No. 16 in ACC Digital Network's Top 30


FSU's Deondre Francois named to Manning Award watch list


FSU's Alec Eberle talks about playing through 2016 season with multiple

injuries
The center fought through the 2016 with a torn labrum in both of his hips.


FSU dubbed seventh best college football team since 2000 by Bleacher Report

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UP NEXT:


Alabama practice report: Notes on receivers, injured RB


Intense, sometimes funny video of Alabama pass-rush drill


Does Alabama have the best CB group in the SEC?


Former Tide and FSU QB Jake Coker on season opener: 'Gonna be a helluva

game'


FSU-Alabama tickets on the way to Seminole fans


Ticket prices on secondary market for FSU-Alabama skyrocket


Why Alabama-FSU ticket prices won't likely get cheaper


Alabama vs FSU: What to expect from Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Indoor Volleyball Releases 2017 TV Schedule


'You want to be on her team': FSU captain Kuikka ready for junior year


Rapidly-Improving Alexis Durlacher Verbally Commits to Florida State

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


We knew Aguayo was a goner, and 'Hard Knocks' still delivers


The 'Hard Knocks' Kicker Battle Was Fun for Everybody Except Roberto Aguayo


Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin has created a mindset to 'dominate this year'


Vikings GM Spielman: Dalvin Cook is a 'complete back'


Eagles Insider: Darby could lift Philly over the NFC East hump


Mario Edwards Jr. looks to be back to good after first preseason game


90 Players in 90 Days: Buffalo Bills TE Nick O'Leary


Former Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey likes Instagram post suggesting

Jaguars replace Blake Bortles


Broncos' DeMarcus Walker: Scheduled to receive additional MRI on hip


Jameis Winston's subtle but strong moment of leadership displayed on 'Hard

Knocks'

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Jays' Devon Travis hopes he has a year in the making

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Why Brooks Koepka was the king of the majors in 2017

___________________________________________

10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU offense off to fast start

Weatherford and Lee show early promise in the 'Noles' scrimmage.


'Noles get to keep Easterling

Taiwan Easterling said he's happy that he can finally focus on Florida
State football and forget about professional baseball.


Surratt injures knee in FSU scrimmage


Seminoles' Rolle intends to hit medical field next


Seminoles' Fagg getting healthy


Hoops hysteria at Montverde

Solomon Alabi (FSU) and Joseph Katuka (George Washington) were selected to
play for the Nigerian National team.


Standout Brooks ponders his football future


Tomlin expects Timmons to make his debut Saturday


Drew pulling double duty as valuable outfielder, loving dad


Pro Volleyball's Reece Back In The Sand

Florida State alumnus Gabrielle Reece hit the beach on August 11 and 12 for
the Manhattan Beach Open in Manhattan Beach, Calif. The 4-on-4 beach
volleyball event is the second tournament of its kind for Reece who
participated in an AVP Crocs Tour stop in Chicago at the beginning of the
month.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:


Scouting the ACC: FSU, Clemson lead the pack once again, but U of L in hot

pursuit

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2017 BC Football Camp Insider: The Running Backs

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Clemson's Dabo Swinney in favor of preseason college football games


Clemson QB is Kelly E28094 unless "something goes crazy"


Trevion Thompson embraces being 'old man' among Clemson WRs


DEON CAIN - CLEMSON WR | ACC TOP 30

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Duke starting safety Jeremy McDuffie has a broken thumb. Here's when he'll

return to the field.

_________


Injuries thinning Georgia Tech practice


Paul Johnson has praise for center Kenny Cooper


Georgia Tech, Temple reportedly discussing football series

_________


What's the pecking order for UofL's wide receivers?


U of L-Ole Miss to open 2021 in Atlanta

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Fun times: A website has predicted the 2017 Miami Hurricanes to go 12-0,

and it doesn't end there


THE MIAMI HURRICANE DEFENSE IS LEGIT


Homer expected to make 'huge impact' on UM running game

Sophomore running back Travis Homer cemented his role as No. 2 behind
starter Mark Walton and will finally get a chance to showcase his speed and
hands.


UM confident it will close strong in recruiting; UM personnel nuggets

UM assistant coach Kuligowski on UM's presentation to recruit. Plus, notes
on Dallas, Njoku, freshmen defensive ends and more.

_________


At NC State, one pivotal football game can make or break a Wolfpack coach

NC State football coach Dave Doeren enters his fifth season with a 25-26
record that includes a 9-23 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

_________


'Hot' takes on Pitt football; Pat Narduzzi says bring on Duquesne

The Panthers have dealt with some "melters" lately, but wouldn't it be nice
to mix it up with some teams from across town once in a while?


This ain't your daddy's Jester Weah

He was "one of the grumpiest, moodiest guys to coach," but now the Pitt
receiver is filled with confidence and a leader in the locker room.

_________


Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey named to Manning Award watch list


Why Syracuse football's offensive line expects to improve in 2017


Syracuse football recruiting: 3-star WR Edward Hendrix commits to SU

_________


Virginia Tech DEs exhibit different games, but quite complementary


Virginia Tech's 2000 signing class

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FSU Football Schedule Preview: Wake Forest

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Louisville's NCAA appeal faces high bar


Pitt announces basketball season tip-off event near Cathedral of Learning

A court will be set up on the street separating the 42-story Cathedral of
Learning and the William Pitt Union.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


After nearly 10 hours, first day of UNC's infractions hearing comes to a

close


For the architect of bogus classes and UNC-Chapel Hill, a tense time at

NCAA hearing
Deborah Crowder could help or hurt UNC-Chapel Hill at hearings before the
NCAA Committee on Infractions. The university won't say it embraced the
bogus classes, but it does support her contention that they were available
to all students.


In case you were wondering, here's what's going on outside UNC's NCAA

hearing


How does Pitt boost the performance and profile of its athletic department?

Heather Lyke has some ideas

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


College football TV schedule


2017 CBS Sports Preseason All-America Team: college football's best and

brightest


College football Top 25: Best, worst case for every team


The perks of being a college football coach: cars, planes...and good,

behavior bonuses?


Which schools spend the most on college football?

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The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 16


Gators' junior offensive lineman plays many roles


UF's young DBs emerging


Not much separation in QBs, Florida players say


UF tailback Jordan Scarlett wants to carry the load for the Gators


UK beats U of L, others for four-star DB


Hugh Freeze's phone calls to escort service coincide with recruiting trips

on Ole Miss plane

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Review finds Minnesota handled bans properly


Sizing up reality when it comes to Notre Dame's defensive line


Ranking the top 25 players on Notre Dame's roster for 2017


Paul Finebaum questions Urban Meyer's success at Ohio State

SEC Network college football analyst Paul Finebaum questioned if Ohio State
coach Urban Meyer has underachieved in five seasons with the Buckeyes.


How SMU is building chemistry with a new, fun approach to fall camp

___________________________________________

MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Jaguars Notebook: Tempers flare in practice against Tampa Bay


Jaguars QB Blake Bortles not performing like a desired franchise

quarterback so far in camp


Ezekiel Elliott's accuser discussed blackmailing him for sex videos

_________


Mark Cuban on the two things Jerry Jones does as Cowboys owner that he

wants to emulate with Mavericks


Mavs player profiles: Here's one of many reasons 2017-18 season will be

interesting for Wes Matthews

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MLB Scoreboard


Despite HR, Judge sets dubious strikeout mark

_________


Did Jordan Spieth or Brooks Koepka -- or somebody else -- have best 2017

major season?


Winners-only Kapalua event gets new sponsor

Sentry takes over as sponsor for Kapalua

___________________________________________

10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


College football changes kickoff rule

NCAA officials expect more excitement - and perhaps more injuries - as
kickoffs move back to the 30-yard line for this college football season.


ESPN Unveils New Marketing Technique for Football Telecasts

--

August 17, 2017 6:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
___________________________________________

FSU FOOTBALL:


Jimbo Fisher: Post Practice Presser


FSU practice report: Matthew Thomas update

Thomas has missed the last week of practice, and FSU coach Jimbo Fisher
initially described his absence as illness related. Fisher changed that on
Tuesday saying that there were "other things" going on with Thomas.


Jimbo Fisher discusses how young FSU running backs are adapting to the

college game


FSU practice report: An update on Matthew Thomas' status

Fisher doesn't expect it to be anything that will keep him off the field
into the season.


Watch it: FSU football practice highlights


Photo Gallery: #NolesCamp Day 13


Who will emerge as backup quarterback for 2017 season?


Cam Akers leads way of possible ACC breakout players


Inside Alec Eberle's painful 2016 season

The Seminoles' starting center played through two torn labrums.


FSU's Rick Leonard is team's biggest 'wild card' according to ESPN


Nasirildeen Makes Fast First Impression

In a secondary loaded with former five-star prospects and potential future
first-round draft picks, it can be difficult for a freshman to stand out
from the crowd.


Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher praises safety Hamsah Nasirildeen


The importance of talking trash


FSU with fifth best odds to go undefeated according to Bleacher Report


FSU favored to win ACC Championship according to Vegas


ULM Know a Foe: Florida State


Seminoles off to strong start with 2018 recruiting class


FSU lands three-star LB Rosendo Louis

He chose the Seminoles over Miami, Oklahoma, and South Carolina along with
his 20 other offers.


Top-25 linebacker commits to FSU football

Can the 'Noles ever have too many linebackers?


Newest Seminole disses Miami, commits to FSU with flair

Louis threw a little misdirection into the mix, initially grabbing the
Hurricanes cap


Deerfield Beach linebacker Rosendo Louis shoves Miami aside, commits to FSU

Surrounded by friends, family and about 60 of his Bucks teammates, they all
went wild upon his declaration as he stood up to do the tomahawk chop.


Seminoles land big hitter in LB Rosendo Louis

Louis becomes the 18th commitment in the 2018 class

___________________________________________

UP NEXT:


FSU'S ROAD TO A CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS WITH ALABAMA


Yes, FSU-Bama Might Actually Be the Greatest Opener Ever


Stacked Florida State Seminoles ready for epic opener in Atlanta


Alabama practice report: LB number change could be a sign


Kevin Steele recaps Auburn's first 2 weeks of fall camp


Alabama freshman WR DeVonta Smith impressing during fall camp


Year of the QB could cut both ways for Alabama


Mercedes Benz Stadium ready for Alabama-FSU, Tennessee-Georgia Tech openers


A look at Atlanta's new Mercedes-Benz stadium, host of FSU vs. Alabama


OddsShark Computer Predicts Score Of Alabama-FSU Game

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Terance Mann E28094 Standing Out For The Seminoles


Florida State University outclass Jamaica select basketball team


FSU make light work of Jamaica Select team with 116-78 win

FSU) will be aiming to wrap up the two-game pre-season contest at the
National Indoor Sports Centre today.

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


TopDrawerSoccer Announces Preseason Awards And Accolades


Influx Of Talent Buoys Women's XC Optimism


Davidson Named to Junior Pan American Team


Florida State golf redesign put on hold

___________________________________________

'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Watch Roberto Aguayo get cut by the Bucs on 'Hard Knocks'


Roberto Aguayo made 11 straight field goals at first Chicago Bears practice


Vikings rookie RB Dalvin Cook believes he's where he needs to be


Ron Darby Has Strong Day At Practice


Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in concussion protocol


Patrick Robinson's Path to Sticking With Eagles May Be Nickel Corner


Broncos' DeMarcus Walker: Injures hip flexor


Cowboys' Marquez White: Returns to practice


Saints Film Study: CB P.J. Williams 2017 Outlook


Jameis Winston says 'Roberto Aguayo's still going to be the best kicker in

the game'


Jameis Winston on Bucs' preseason: 'We've got to stay in love with the

grind'

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Nationals' Stephen Drew: Plays catch

___________________________________________

10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


QB answer might be known for FSU

Weatherford Pulling Ahead In FSU's QB Race
With a simple ?Yeah,? Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden admits he
sees separation between Drew Weatherford and Xavier Lee.


FSU's Piurowski impresses

When Caz Piurowski moved from tight end to offensive tackle in the
offseason and freshman Brandon Warren transferred, a hole was created at
the tight-end position for FSU.


Dunn to sit out second preseason game


Former FSU star has a lot to prove

Travis Johnson was heralded as an all-around defensive lineman when the
Houston Texans drafted him 16th in 2005 out of Florida State.


Steelers Notebook: Timmons returns, but is limited

___________________________________________

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:


Preseason Practice Report No. 14

After a strong start to the session on Alumni Stadium, the third week of
preseason camp began to take its toll on the Eagles, both mentally and
physically.

_________


Clemson plans to play multiple quarterbacks early on this season

Kelly Bryant remains the leader to win Clemson's starting quarterback job,
but multiple players will get an opportunity early on.


With all of the talk about freshmen, don't forget about these Clemson WRs


CLELIN FERRELL - CLEMSON DE | ACC TOP 30


Clemson title game hero Hunter Renfrow seeking bigger role


Dabo Swinney explains why he is giving players a change of scenery

Tigers moved practice to Jervey Meadows

_________


Jurich praises Jackson; Petrino talks OL and more


What if Lamar Jackson is better?


5 key questions for Louisville's 2017 season

_________


Veterans provide motivation as Hurricanes work through Week 3


UM loses three receivers, cornerbacks to draft, yet arguably stronger there

now


His father has two UM title rings. Now, it's Scott Patchan's turn.


After multiple knee injuries, UM's Patchan working to regain form


'Mean as a snake' Corey Gaynor working into 'Canes O-line rotation

_________


Can these three NC State running backs fill the huge hole left by Matt

Dayes?

_________


Positionless football? 'Five best guys' will make up Pitt's O-line

Pitt's quarterback competition is a focal point of camp, but a murkier
situation is from whom the eventual starter will take his snaps.

_________


Syracuse football's Ervin Philips will (likely) be school's all-time

receptions leader


Syracuse football WRs Jamal Custis, Devin Butler still competing for

starting job

_________


Deacons' Serigne looks to bounce back from hamstrung redshirt junior season

___________________________________________

ACC BASKETBALL:


Shooting guard Quincey Guerrier receives 2019 offer from Georgia Tech


Ranking ACC's grad transfers: Is Syracuse's Geno Thorpe this year's Andrew

White?

___________________________________________

OTHER ACC NEWS:


Chancellor, athletic director, lawyers: Who's at UNC's hearing before the

NCAA?


What to expect behind those closed doors at UNC's NCAA hearing in Nashville


Years in the making: How the NCAA built its case against North Carolina


A full North Carolina vs. the NCAA primer

___________________________________________

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


College football TV schedule


US college football returns Down Under for 2nd year in a row

Despite losing two of its top players to the NFL as top 10 draft picks,
Stanford will be favored against Rice when U.S. college football returns
Down Under for the second year in a row on Aug. 27 in Sydney.

_________


The Countdown to Kickoff: The SEC's best No. 17


Who has the best linebackers in the SEC?


Arkansas shows off new Nike gear on Twitter


Frank Broyles: When an entire state stops


Previewing 2017 FSU opponents: Florida

Will the Gators score an offensive touchdown this year?


Gators' starting QB race has no end in sight


What should UF do about Antonio Callaway?


Gators have talent, numbers to overcome Callaway's absence


Steve Spurrier addresses Florida star WR Antonio Callaway's suspension

On Day 1 of his new job at Sirius XM, Steve Spurrier did not waste anytime
sharing his thoughts on Florida's wide receiver Antonio Callaway's
suspension.


Callaway shows what's wrong with college sports


UF notebook: Scrimmage doesn't settle quarterback race


St. Thomas Aquinas WR Elijah Moore announces commitment to Georgia


Houston Nutt on Hugh Freeze: 'No intention of trying to get someone fired'

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John Franklin III Leaving Auburn: The 'Last Chance U' Star's Journey From

FSU To FAU


Navy football to be featured in Showtime Sports docu-series


Notre Dame RB Dexter Williams aims for increased role in revamped Irish

offense

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored

___________________________________________

MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Miami Dolphins training camp from hell threatens to crash 2017 regular

season


Dolphins think Jay Cutler 'is going to go' Thursday as they cope with

latest major injury


Jaguars Camp Report: Day 2 of work against Tampa Bay


Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott officially appeals 6-game suspension

_________


MLB Scoreboard

_________


Tiger Woods had five drugs in his system - including marijuana - night of

DUI arrest
According to the toxicology report, Woods, 41, had two pain killers
(Vicodin, Dilaudid), two mood/sleeping pills (Xanax, Ambien) and THC
(tetrahydrocannabinol), the active ingredient in marijuana, in his system
when police arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence back
on May 28.


Should Tiger Woods retire?

___________________________________________

10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Williams' vertigo lingers

Four and a half weeks after a nauseating vertigo attack, North Carolina
men's basketball coach Roy Williams was still feeling the effects as he
juggled calls, paperwork and meetings on Wednesday.


Vick ponders plea

Quarterback will likely agree to a deal with prosecutors in federal
dogfighting case.


NBA betting scandal leads to guilty plea

Tim Donaghy started making NBA bets four years ago, and he didn't hesitate
to wager on games he worked. Speaking in code during telephone calls, he
tipped off high-stakes gamblers with inside information and recommended
which teams to bet on.


With wrestling restricted, Pacman Jones tries music


No. 1 draft pick David Price agrees to $11.25 million deal with Devil Rays


It's more ESPN's loss than Patrick's

Network is losing a more than the SportsCenter guy who purred the phrase
"en fuego."

--

August 16, 2017 6:46 AM

___________________________________________
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
___________________________________________

FSU FOOTBALL:


Scrimmage Roundup: Fisher Impressed With Kelly, Kickers


Nolecast: Through 2 weeks of FSU camp


FSU Freshmen continue to impress, now challenging for starting and backup

roles


FSU's George Campbell, a top recruit who could break out this season


Hip Tears Behind Him, Alec Eberle Is Stronger Than Ever and on a Mission to

Anchor FSU


FSU's Josh Sweat has 'something left to prove'


Derwin James' versatility taking on Jabrill Peppers-like feel


Preview and predictions for September games


Florida State Seminoles 2017 season preview, schedule, players to watch


5 Florida State offensive players who should see more action in 2017

___________________________________________

UP NEXT:


Alabama practice report: Notes, observations on RBs, young DBs


Which players stood out during Alabama's scrimmage?


Roll Tribe: Offensive Lines


Florida State's Rick Trickett reflects on Nick Saban: 'He's demanding but

fair'


Alabama-FSU ticket prices still going up, most expensive in college football


Gene Stallings suffers 'minor' stroke, Pat Dye confirms

___________________________________________

FSU BASKETBALL:


Photo Gallery: Best of Barcelona

___________________________________________

OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Seminole Soccer Releases 2017 TV Schedule


Blank Places Eighth At Junior Nationals


Florida State Announces Ninth Annual Champions Auction

___________________________________________

'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Roberto Aguayo cut equals instant drama on upcoming 'Hard Knocks' episode


Bucs GM relieved after cutting Roberto Aguayo: 'We ripped the band-aid'

Jason Licht opens up about the decision to finally pull the plug on a bold
draft move gone bad


Roberto Aguayo, Connor Barth prepare for Bears kicking competition


Dalvin Cook Feels Like He's Right on Track


Eagles camp: Ronald Darby makes debut; rookie RB pushes for roster spot,

and more


New Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby impressing at practice


Ex-FSU running back Devonta Freeman ruled out of Falcons' next exhibition

game


DOCTOR FOOTBALL: ALL-AMERICAN, NFL, BRAIN SURGEON. NEXT STOP: WHITE HOUSE?


Broncos rookie DeMarcus Walker not the answer for ailing D-line


Charlie Ward talks to youth, offers map to success


Bucs QB Jameis Winston focused on improving red-zone efficiency

_________


Kevin Cash: We're capable of getting hot, we just haven't done it yet

_________


Brooks Koepka is golf's aggregate major champion of 2017

There were 13 golfers who made the cut at all four major championships, and
Koepka beat them all

___________________________________________

10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU offense has upper hand -- for now

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher found the fight he's been looking for in the
goal-line drill that ended Tuesday morning's practice.


Seminoles LBs seek silence

Any talk that the linebackers might be the weak link in Florida State's
defense is taken personally by Geno Hayes. Linebackers coach Chuck Amato
wouldn't want it any other way


No more Mr. Nice Guy for Brown on field

Spend a few minutes with Florida State sophomore defensive end Everette
Brown, and you can't help but notice his easy smile and affable personality.


McMahon ousts Frady


Andrew's Mailbag: Surprise players

What does Florida State have to do this year in order for Leonard Hamilton
to keep his job?


FSU Grabs Preseason Top 10 Ranking In Both NSCAA and Soccer Buzz Polls

For the second consecutive season and for the third time in four years, the
Florida State women's soccer team will begin the preseason ranked in the
top 10. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and
Soccer Buzz announced their preseason national rankings on Tuesday, August
14 placing the Seminoles among the nation's elite. The NSCAA ranked FSU at
No. 6, while Soccer Buzz placed the Garnet and Gold at No. 8.


Wimbley called quiet competitor

___________________________________________

OTHER FSU NEWS:


FSU's college of business could see relocation

___________________________________________

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:


Boston College Eagles fall camp preview: players to watch, breakout stars

_________


Clemson's best position battle is not at quarterback


Mr. Consistency: O'Daniel earning high praise from Clemson coaches

Clemson nickel/SAM linebacker Dorian O'Daniel knows it's time to go big or
go home in his senior season with Tigers.


Highly-touted Clemson freshman will need surgery

Clemson football defensive end Logan Rudolph of Northwestern will need
another surgery on his shoulder at some point.


TYRONE CROWDER - CLEMSON OG | ACC TOP 30

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Missed field goals. Missed extra points. Here's who could turn around

Duke's kicking program.

_________


No one stepping forward in Tech quarterback derby

_________


Predicting every game on UofL's football schedule


Palm Beach Gardens' Jarrett Jackson commits to the Louisville Cardinals

Florida DE/TE Jarrett Jackson commits to Cardinals over Florida State

_________


UM quarterback race still open, but Richt leaning toward veterans

Miami coach Mark Richt said he would choose Malik Rosier or Evan Shirreffs
if he had to pick a quarterback now. But he is keeping the race open.


UM quarterbacks coach reveals details regarding position battle

Jon Richt, the son of UM head football coach Mark Richt, gave insight
Monday about each of the quarterbacks battling to start.


N'Kosi Perry is finding his way as Hurricanes' QB battle continues


Young UM WRs impressing and a 10-pack of UM offense/special teams nuggets

_________


Be afraid. Be very afraid. Sports Illustrated calls NC State a potential

contender.

_________


Pitt running backs coach wants more out of Qadree Ollison

Freshman Todd Sibley scored a touchdown in Saturday's scrimmage; updates on
injuries; defensive end Rashad Weaver living right and more.


Damarri Mathis and his fellow freshmen are pushing to play on Pitt's defense

Pitt had some freshmen get their feet wet on defense a year ago, but this
season could see even more first-year players making an impact.

_________


Syracuse football goes bowling ... in August (video)

_________


Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente has named Josh Jackson as his starting

quarterback for the Hokies' season-opener against West Virginia


Thoughts on Hokies choosing Jackson at QB


Practice report: QB decision reactions and a true freshman WR who's coming

along


Five questions with VT's Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds


Virginia Tech's 1998 signing class


CAM PHILLIPS - VIRGINIA TECH WR | ACC TOP 30

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Clawson hopes Wake Forest can make more noise on offense

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ACC BASKETBALL:


Deontae Hawkins Re-Commits to Boston College Men's Basketball


No. 1 recruit in nation Marvin Bagley commits to Duke, may play this season

If the 5-star power forward is allowed to play this season, it would give a
big boost to the Blue Devils


3 key arguments in UofL's appeal of NCAA sanctions


2018 forward Darius Days sets Louisville visit


Here's the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament bracket E28094 and who NC

State will play


It doesn't matter how the NCAA rules in the UNC academic scandal case. The

verdict is already in.


Questions? Answers heading into North Carolina's hearing with the NCAA

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


What to expect behind those closed doors at UNC's NCAA hearing in Nashville

UNC-Chapel Hill will appear before the NCAA Committee on Infractions on
Wednesday.

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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. 18


Ranking the best defensive lines in the SEC


Legendary Arkansas football coach Frank Broyles dead at 92


Gus Malzahn introduces Jarrett Stidham as Auburn's starting QB


What is next for Sean White at Auburn?


Jim McElwain finds positives amid Florida Gators' indefinite suspensions


UF notebook: Scrimmage doesn't settle quarterback race


Florida plans to get Swain more involved in offense


UF's McElwain: Penalty more than just suspensions


McElwain: Callaway 'running out of chances'


Gators McElwain should tell the truth: He needs Callaway to improve awful

offense


Steve Spurrier adding two new jobs this fall, one as 'media boy'

Former South Carolina Gamecocks and Florida Gators head football coach
Steve Spurrier will appear three times a week on Sirius XM radio.


LSU quarterback plans to transfer, releases statement

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Book: Baylor football avoided drug testing


Jack Swarbrick, Barry Alvarez on how the Notre Dame-Wisconsin series was

born


Barry Alvarez instrumental in helping reconnect Notre Dame-Wisconsin rivarly


Why upcoming series with Wisconsin adds up for Notre Dame


Top 50 Countdown: No. 5 USC Trojans

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Augusta National sues to stop auction of green jackets


Toxicology report: Tiger had 5 drugs in system

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Miami Dolphins 'trending' toward debuting QB Jay Cutler in this week's

preseason game


Jags agree with Fournette: SEC fast like NFL


Jaguars' defensive changes include Myles Jack playing outside linebacker


Jaguars wide receiver Marqise Lee injured during first full practice in new

indoor facility

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Mavericks open season at home, but schedule is front-loaded with a

'minefield' of playoff teams


Mark your calendars! The must-see home game for all 30 NBA teams


2017-18 NBA schedule: Every team's most interesting game

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MLB Scoreboard


Giancarlo Stanton crushes 43rd HR, sets new Marlins single-season record

Stanton has hit 22 home runs in his last 34 games


Tebow turns 30, looking to shake slump with St. Lucie


Tim Tebow delivers, gets gifts in Clearwater on his birthday

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The inevitable rise of Justin Thomas reaches its apex with a PGA

Championship
The young American bagged his first major championship to cap a historic
season at the age of 24


Jordan Spieth opens as 2018 Masters favorite


How Rickie Fowler cost one gambler MILLIONS by ruining the greatest golf

bet


Maloof brothers bet $880K on Floyd Mayweather, will give winnings to charity

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Notebook: Speed thrills

Urban Meyer wanted to make Florida the fastest team in the country.
According to senior receiver Andre Caldwell, that goal has been
accomplished.


Attorneys seeking plea deal

Vick's camp hopes for deal that could limit the QB's prison time and save
his NFL career.


Source: Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy plans to plead guilty Wednesday in

Brooklyn court


Dungy can add presidential appointment to list of achievements

On Tuesday, President Bush announced his intention to appoint the
Indianapolis Colts coach to the President's Council on Service and Civic
Participation. The term runs for two years.


Hall of Famer Rizzuto dies at age 89

Phil Rizzuto went to find Derek Jeter shortly after Jeter came up with the
New York Yankees in 1995. The two shortstops became fast friends, and it
was Jeter who sought out Rizzuto on future Old-Timers' Days.

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