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August 30, 2015 12:10 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher still reluctant to name starting quarterback

No. 10 Florida State undecided on quarterback

The waiting game continues

Sparta's Maguire trying to be FSU starting QB

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher's past helped him become an elite quarterback whisperer

FSU Saturday Practice Update

Florida State 8/29 Practice Report

Jimbo Fisher Post Practice Interview: 8/29

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 7 Walter Jones

Five-Star Wide Receiver Nate Craig-Myers To Visit Notre Dame

Experts believe that Craig-Myers will select the Florida State Seminoles over the Auburn Tigers, Florida Gators and Ohio State Buckeyes.

Bowden talks faith and football in Bristol

Mickey Andrews Talks FSU Football at Seminole Club Kick-Off Party

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State Basketball Recruiting Update

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Fall in Five

The ninth-ranked Florida State indoor volleyball team suffered its first lost of the season to No. 24 Colorado.

No. 24 Buffs Battle Back To Defeat No. 9 Florida State

The Buffs rebounded from a 2-1 deficit to take the match 3-2

Noles Win Omni Hotels Classic

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Brooks seeks to add youth flag football program to area

Antonio Cromartie pick-6 of Eli Manning highlights Jets' defense vs. Giants

Tyler Dunne at the half: Bills QB Tyrod Taylor impresses, Ronald Darby does not

Bills CB Ronald Darby: 'I played bad... I’ll come back stronger next week.'

Darby gets more lessons on NFL life the hard way

Oakland Raiders: First impressions of Mario Edwards Jr.

https://twitter.com/Giants/status/637797246088536064
Injury Update: Guard Bobby Hart is doubtful to return with a knee injury

Timmy Jernigan leaves game with knee injury

Bills players say EJ Manuel has confidence back after standout performance against Steelers

Jameis Winston throws a terrible interception vs Browns (Video)

Coach Smith, Winston discuss 31-7 preseason loss against Browns

Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash ejected as slumping Rays lose 3-2 to Royals

Shane Robinson enjoying career revival with Minnesota Twins

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU freshman QBs give Dickey overflow of joy

These 'Noles are toughened by heat

FEELING GOOD

If they can make it through this week of practice unscathed, the Seminoles will be close to full strength for their season opener against Miami next Monday.

New season, new opportunity

FSU men's basketball plays big-time opponents in 2005-06

Charles Howard: Released by Redskins

Danny Kanell: Gets Word on Future

Kanell hears he won't be keeper

Plenty of irony as Simon, Eagles split

Eagles Teammates Will Miss Corey Simon

Warrick's future with Bengals up in the air

If exit, Warrick wants it quick

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Your guide to the 2015 ACC football season

ACC Expert Picks: Overrated, underrated, predicted order of finish

ACC preseason football capsules

ACC Capsules A team-by-team guide

ACC preseason football capsules

ACC Preview: Predicting leagues, best players, and coach for 2015

Conference outlook: ACC

5 ACC coaches on the hot seat

Boston College's Lindstrom 'a big-time player'

Clemson football game-by-game scouting report

Clemson coaches will let Watson be Watson

Five burning questions for U of L football in 2015

Petrino sees 'no advantage' in announcing QB

Rain stays away as University of Miami ‘family’ comes together

Opening games on deck for Hurricanes, college football, but it’s Weak 1 more than Week 1

Ranking the Hurricanes’ 2015 games from least to most difficult

Al Golden’s grasp on Hurricanes coaching job tenuous entering 2015

'Canes great Michael Irvin: "I'm looking for Miami to surprise a lot of people"

North Carolina QB Marquise Williams the x-factor in ACC Coastal chase

NC State’s depth chart for Troy

Six of the 14 returning starters are seniors

NC State’s Frasier will have to wait his turn

Top recruit Johnny Frasier is likely to redshirt this season

Pitt back James Conner looking to become finished product

Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia are unrivaled for all the wrong reasons

Syracuse makes very necessary change on offense

Who are the 2015 Syracuse football team captains?

3 things Scott Shafer said at his press conference

London's 6th season could be his last chance to prove himself

ACC football forecast: Success everywhere but football for Virginia

Maybe football is the rest of ACC’s way of teaching Virginia, “You can’t have everything.”

Where are some national outlets picking the Hokies to finish in the ACC?

Hokies defensive line has potential to be legendary

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Wake Forest

Wolford stands tall as Wake's quarterback

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

Five college football storylines to watch this year

Ten games to watch this college football season

College quarterbacking: An inexact science with countless theories

Any Plans for New Year’s Eve? The College Football Playoff Has Some

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Everything is important: Will Muschamp instills urgency, accountability at Auburn

Auburn senior Jonathan Jones expects a 'physical and fast' defense against Louisville

Auburn faces monstrous challenge from Louisville's Sheldon Rankins

Finally healthy Sherit is set at UF

Tight-knit Gators secondary ready to prove UF is 'DBU'

UK bowl bound? Numbers favor it

Five burning questions for UK football in 2015

Author stands by his Steve Spurrier book

Gamecocks glad to rely on experienced O-line

USC line has 67 starts between the 5 projected players to line up

QB Joshua Dobbs has No. 25 Tennessee's hopes soaring

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Illinois to broadcast football games in Chinese

A surge in students from China has prompted the University of Illinois to add Chinese-language broadcasts of its football games this season.

Montana stuns North Dakota State 38-35 on late TD

Notre Dame will toe line between good and special in 2015

Ohio State limits jerseys for sale to 2 numbers this season

Ohio State is limiting the numbers available on football jerseys for sale this season in light of an ongoing court battle over whether players should receive money from sales.

Ohio State football Offense has ability to top last season's unit

Longhorns will ride or die with QB situation

Knights eager to help George O'Leary become UCF's all-time wins leader

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins' defense shines, but few offensive fireworks in preseason win over Falcons

Redskins likely to start QB Cousins against Dolphins in Week 1

McCown throws two TD passes to lead Browns over Bucs

Josh McCown finished two long drives with touchdown passes to outplay rookie Jameis Winston and lead the Cleveland Browns to a 31-7 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday night.

Little to like as Bucs struggle in preseason loss to Browns

Bucs Notes: Special teams a major concern

Doug Marrone focused on being Jaguars' line coach, not whirlwind exit from Buffalo

Daly collapses on course in Mississippi, taken to hospital

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Meyer spreads wealth

Urban Meyer isn't the only one cashing in at Florida. Gator assistant coaches' contracts total more than $1.3 million.

Paterno revved for a rebound

Wannstedt changes running game for Pitt

Broncos' Gamble on Clarett Doesn't Pay

France still needs Lance Armstrong

August 29, 2015 10:12 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Is FSU quarterback job Everett Golson's to win? Or lose?

Duval connection clicks for Big Three in Seminoles' defense

Reggie Northrup, Derrick Mitchell Jr., and DeMarcus Walker have sweated, bled and played football together at Florida State for going on three years.

Defensive ends getting healthy for FSU

Opportunities On The Horizon For Marquez White

FSU hopeful CB Marquez White can complement Jalen Ramsey

Marquez White looks forward to contributing to FSU defensive backfield

FSU CB Marquez White ready for larger role in 2015

FSU hoping defense has improved after poor play in 2014

College football preview Florida State Seminoles

New details, ticket prices and seating chart for 2017 Alabama-Florida State game revealed

Photo: FSU fan makes 'Google Us' T-shirt to support Cook

Recruiting: After losing Keith Gavin, will Florida State sign a receiver in 2016?

FSU in the top six for Dickerson

FSU offers two-way player

Bowden to speak at Virginia High

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Defeats Southeastern Louisiana in Home Opener, 3-0

SLU Hangs Tough in Loss at Defending National Champion FSU

No. 9 FSU Tops Oklahoma

Sooners Drop Four-Set Decision to No. 9 FSU

Men's Golf Picked Fourth in Preseason Poll

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Mario Edwards Jr. adjusting to 'a lot faster' game with Raiders

Bobby Hart rookie check-in: Giants OT analyzes his game, compares Jameis Winston to Eli Manning

Hopkins remains in tight battle

Sean Payton awaiting either K Hopkins or Hocker to take a clear lead

EJ Manuel to start in Bills' crucial third preseason game

Pilar Sanders Back In Court; Says Deion Violated Custody Orders

Chris Thompson Embracing Third-Down Duties

Alterraun Verner says Jameis Winston's practice INTs were by design

LOOK: Jameis Winston is on a Publix banner, no crab legs though

Clippers have had discussions with veteran forward Chris Singleton

Kevin Cash: 'Bullpen was just outstanding'

James Ramsey and Jesus Aguilar solidify Clippers defense: Cleveland Indians Class AAA Report

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Dadgumit, 30 years and counting

Bobby Bowden said in 1976 he didn't plan on staying long at FSU. Then again, he didn't know he would be the founder of one of college football's elite programs.

Defense department

A strong FSU unit could be the saving grace for a young offense

Fear the Garnet and Gold rush

Defensive line anticipates big plays in 05

Rookie Stewart Expected To Help

In high school, defensive tackle Kendrick Stewart was a man-child.

Nick Maddox: Running Back Released

Eagles Remove Corey Simon's Franchise Player Tag Due to Holdout

Eagles release Corey Simon

Now, (Tra) Thomas dealing with back spasms

Stupples handed captain's wild card for Solheim Cup

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Florida State Researcher Develops Low-Cost, Efficient LED Technology

FSU scientist invents new foam technology

FSU professors get $1 million grant to study pre-school improvement

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Clemson may finally have edge over Seminoles in ACC game

Once the switch is flipped, Clemson’s Boulware is on

Swinney ‘excited’ about Clemson’s return game prospects

UM football team using all the cool gadgets to try to get ahead

Friday Hurricanes notes: Kaaya the next Dorsey? No RB starter, CanesFest details

Recruiting roundup: 4-star DL likes Miami, hoops official visit breakdown

UM football makes contingency plans in case weather affects CanesFest

Gene Chizik finds “karma” in fresh start at UNC

Pitt names four football captains

Shafer included on SI writer's 'hot seat' coaching watch

Quin Blanding: The new face of Virginia football

Virginia Tech makes decision to redshirt 2 defensive linemen

Clawson: RB might be by committee all year

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ACC BASKETBALL:

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ACC BASEBALL:

UVa fall baseball schedule released

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

Ex-UT coach Mack Brown's ESPN role expands: 'Not being the boss is different'

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https://alabama.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1796742
UA to make $5 million for FSU game

Finally healthy Sherit is set at UF

IPF impact on recruiting

Even while playing QB in college, UF's Jim McElwain was destined to coach

Gator Caleb Brantley focused on helping bolster UF defensive line

Barnett, Maggitt give No. 25 Vols fierce pass-rushing tandem

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Baylor president Ken Starr issues statement, recommends outside counsel for university's investigation

Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener

A week before the start of the football season, a difficult summer for the University of Illinois became chaotic as coach Tim Beckman was fired after an investigation found he tried to influence medical decisions and pressure players to play with injuries.

Full statement from fired Illinois coach Tim Beckman

Five 5 biggest Notre Dame question marks heading into game week

Notre Dame tops list of most expensive football tickets

St. Thomas Aquinas halts Booker T. win streak with emphatic rout

In a battle of state powerhouses, St. Thomas Aquinas overpowered Booker T. Washington and ended the Tornadoes’ Miami-Dade County-record winning streak at 41 games.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Arkansas freshman TE O'Grady arrested on DWI charge

Baylor victim hires Title IX lawyer from Florida State case

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins seeking a more aggressive passing game

Jaguars' offense impressive against Lions in likely final preseason showing

Howard went from Dwightmare to who cares?

You remember Superman. It's a little strange. Dwight Howard can opt out of his contract with the Houston Rockets after the season, but practically all you hear are crickets.

Dodgers' Vin Scully to return in 2016

Vin Scully will return for 67th year with Dodgers in 2016

Watson takes 1-shot lead at Barclays as Spieth misses cut

Jordan Spieth 'searching for answers' after missing cut

There’s time, but Tiger sure isn’t cruising toward that Sam Snead record we all thought would be his

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Florida line has plenty to prove

Florida defensive linemen Marcus Thomas and Ray McDonald feel like they have something to prove this year. Pressure up front was a major problem last season

Spurrier era set to begin for Gamecocks

It's game week again for Steve Spurrier.

Can Spurrier resurrect Gamecocks?

Coach has faithful asking ... why not USC?

Brumbaugh arrested on shoplifting charge

Former DeLand basketball player Keith Brumbaugh was arrested in
Oklahoma last week on a shoplifting charge, according to reports by The Oklahoman out of Oklahoma City. Brumbaugh allegedly stole items totaling $42.03 from a Wal-Mart in Stillwater, Okla. on Aug. 20 -- just
two days prior to his first class at Oklahoma State. Brumbaugh chose the Cowboys this summer after deciding not to stay in the NBA Draft.

August 28, 2015 2:45 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Noles Set Sights on Texas State

Florida State 8/27 Practice Report

Florida State practice report: Seminoles practice in shells

Jimbo Fisher 8/27 Post Practice Interview

ACC, take your best shot now

The five (OK, six) players Florida State can least afford to lose

Improvement to FSU's pass rush comes down to better athletes being put in a position to succeed

FSU OL Derrick Kelly has been a pleasant surprise so far this preseason

FSU CB Marquez White Locking It Down

FSU freshman defensive end Josh Sweat makes quick recovery

FSU freshman DE Josh Sweat will play in season opener

Seminoles freshman DE Josh Sweat (ACL) set to play in opener

FSU DE Josh Sweat Ready To Play

Dalvin Cook Acquittal Huge Boost for Florida State Offense

College football preview Florida State Seminoles

Ranking Florida State's seven toughest football games of 2015

Underdogs again?: National picks tending to favor 'Noles over Tigers

Countdown to College Football Kickoff 2015, Day 2: Deion Sanders was Prime Time at FSU

Time for FSU to retire Stark's No. 3 jersey

Tim Brown Catches Seminoles Attention

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 9 Warrick Dunn

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1794870&PT=4&PR=2
FSU, other schools ironing out new stipend details

Keith Gavin Decommits from Florida State: What's Next for 4-Star WR, Seminoles?

Top 2018 target to be at FSU's opener

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida St. vs. Mississippi St. On Dec. 16 Set 9:00 pm on ESPN2

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

No. 9 Noles Set for Season Opener

The ninth-ranked Florida State indoor volleyball team is set to begin the 2015 season on Friday, when it takes on Oklahoma in the Omni Hotels Colorado Volleyball Classic in Boulder, Colo. at 6 p.m.

No. 1 Florida State Hosts Home Opener

SLU Travels to Face Defending National Champion FSU

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin's injury might be the most painful of the NFL preseason

Michael Boulware returns home to bring passion, experience to Cardinal Newman football team

Round 3 for CB Ronald Darby Saturday

Raiders' second-round pick Mario Edwards calming coaching staff's nerves

Raiders looking for "continued effort" from Mario Edwards Jr

Edwards Showing Raiders He Can Rush the Passer

Rookie's sack and forced fumble against the Vikings is just what Oakland needs from him in 2015

Healthy Again, Panthers Kicker Graham Gano Sets High Goals

DL Eddie Goldman ready to step up and prove worth

Jaguars rookie Rashad Greene in position to win punt return job -- and maybe more

Lamarcus Joyner jumps into nickel job with something to prove

Nick Moody suffers leg injury in joint practice with Broncos

Receiver Preston Parker impresses, tackle Bobby Hart moves up for a moment | Giants practice report

Sharks DB Greg Reid named AFL rookie of the year

Discussing Jameis Winston's Improvements

Jameis Winston can use Johnny Manziel as NFL anti-role model

Jameis Winston: Bucs have ‘so many great weapons’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston: 'winning does matter' in getting better

Bucs need to manage the risk of Winston

Clippers 'spoke with rep' for Chris Singleton

Where does Sean Gilmartin rank among Mets Rule 5 picks?

Scuffling Johnson's home run enough to carry Travs

Sherman Johnson has scuffled through August a bit more than any of his Arkansas Travelers teammates, but the second baseman was the biggest reason the Travs' winning streak reached seven games Wednesday night.

Posey: I wouldn’t be comfortable at third base

As playoffs start, Koepka eyes Presidents Cup spot

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

COACH SOOTHES THE SEMINOLES

Tucked away in Bobby Bowden's desk are a collection of index cards containing the pre-game thoughts he has shared with his players through the years

Seminoles replace a star

Carter emerges after knee injury to Cromartie

FSU enrollment up

There will be about 39,300 undergraduate and graduate students attending FSU when classes begin on Monday, compared to 38,600 last year.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU's MagLab Celebrates Magnet on 60th Anniversary of Guinness World Records

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Inexperienced line holds the key to Boston College's offense

Five Burning Questions: Clemson Tigers

Clemson ‘blown away’ by freshman tight end Garrett Williams

A close look at Duke’s linebackers

Georgia Tech roommates battling for nickel back job

A look at the Cards' remaining position battles

UK Practice Report Turning focus on ULL

Booster: U of L set to expand PJCS

Miami Hurricanes haven’t named starter at running back yet

Photos: up close with Miami Hurricanes’ new Adidas uniforms

2015 UNC football: Things to know

NC State RB Thornton suspended first 2 games

Narduzzi says Pitt ready for game week as training camp winds down

Syracuse football WR Brisly Estime among risers in updated projected depth chart

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Virginia

UNC Football Opponent Preview: Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech football players apparently assessed fines for dirty rooms, unsportsmanlike penalties

https://wakeforest.rivals.com/barrier_noentry.asp?sid=1098&script=%2Fcontent%2Easp&cid=1796479
Days off come at perfect time for Wake football

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: The impact freshmen

Dwayne Bacon, Florida State

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

College football bowl projections

College players can't be fined without paperwork in place

Even if an athlete signed such a full-cost of attendance scholarship, the school must be very careful if it wants to go down path of fining players.

++Cost-of-attendance fines could impact a program's recruiting efforts

Tommy Tuberville and Bud Foster's comments about fining cost-of-attendance money could hurt their efforts with future recruits.

More NCAA athletes seeking own trademarks

Football fans could spend $563 to attend college football games this season

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NCAA compliance expert: 'Potential NCAA issue' at Auburn after athletics tried to keep athlete-friendly major alive

Gators to play QBs Harris, Grier in opener

UF’s Ivey to miss time after surgery

Colorado State, Florida set game as part of coach’s buyout

Gator legend Danny Wuerffel's life, good works subject of ESPN's documentary

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/team-news/it-will-likely-be-more-than-one-qb-for-georgia-after-last-scrimmage
Likely to be ‘more than one’ QB for Georgia after last scrimmage
Georgia QB battle appears to be between Ramsey, Lambert

Defense dominates in Missouri's final scrimmage

Tennessee suspends leading WR Pig Howard, adds to growing list of Vols that will miss time

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Tuberville: Withholding aid to hold academic, rules violators 'accountable'

Notre Dame football captains come with quality and quantity

Video: Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announces Ishaq Williams' ineligibility

Is Ohio State recruiting well enough to sustain success?

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins working to improve time efficiency on offense

Dolphins set to bring the game closer to fans in revamped stadium

Bucs’ coordinator Frazier ‘excited’ about Lovie Smith’s defense

Bucs’ Mike Evans says he could play this week but better to rest

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died

Darryl Dawkins: How He Made The NBA Exciting

Sports world reacts to the death of former NBA star Darryl Dawkins

Spieth stumbles out of the blocks at Barclays

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

North Dakota's Appeal To NCAA Nearly Ready

N.D. has no plans to alter Sioux logos

NCAA says it will keep selling 'Fighting Sioux' merchandise after Feb. 1

Newspapers challenge NCAA about profiting from 'abusive or hostile' imagery

Wooden won't participate in namesake award

Hall of Fame coach John R. Wooden, who led UCLA to 10 national championships, says that for the first time in nearly three decades he won't present the prestigious collegiate player of the year award
bearing his name, due to a dispute with the group that sponsors the prize.

Mavericks hire Blackman, Pruty as assistants

The Dallas Mavericks have named Rolando Blackman and Joe Prunty as assistants to head coach Avery Johnson.

August 27, 2015 7:54 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Seminole Uprising Rally To Be Held Thursday

With Florida State offense lagging, Jimbo Fisher looking for consistency, leadership

Jimbo Fisher won't talk about his starting QB until he has one

Florida State looks for more stops from revamped defense

FSU practice report 8/26: QB battle rages on

FSU QB Competition Not Going Well

Dalvin Cook back in big picture for FSU

FSU OL Derrick Kelly has been a pleasant surprise so far this preseason

Reggie Northrup makes motivated return

Florida State football season preview podcast: Linebacker

FSU’s Jimbo Fisher: Seminoles can be ‘very good’ but ‘a long way off’

Take Your Shot Now

The 2015 season presents many challenges for the Florida State football team.

A Look Ahead: Key Games for the 2015 Seminoles

College Football Odds Makers Chime in On Rebuilding Florida State Team

Cook's lawyer says it was unfair for FSU to initially suspend the RB

Dalvin Cook not guilty but Jimbo’s urgent team emphasis on accountability continues

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 10 Peter Boulware

Tallahassee Residents Rent Out Homes for FSU Game Days

Amy Schumer to perform at FSU homecoming

Amy Schumer is packing the laughs for Pow Wow

Schumer will bring her R-rated act to the Civic Center on Nov. 13.

#NolesTV: No Holding Back

Maurice Clarett, the accidental athlete whisperer

Keith Gavin decommits from FSU

Florida State loses 4-star receiver recruit Keith Gavin

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795262&PT=4&PR=2
Four-star WR Keith Gavin decommits

Will It Be Auburn or Florida State for 2018 QB Joey Gatewood?

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Volleyball ready for another run

FSU’s Reynaud not slowing in retirement

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Graham Gano Continues To Be X-Factor For Carolina Panthers

Next man up? Eddie Goldman focusing only on the next practice

VIDEO: Eddie Goldman must step up at defensive tackle

Chicago Bears' Goldman needs to be fast learner

Jameis Winston looks good so far, but he still needs to be careful

After Further Review: Does Jameis Winston have what it takes?

Jameis Winston dealing with sprained ankle

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

NCAA views Seminole namesake as more money

NCAA's ban on the use of FSU's mascot was an insult above all to the Seminoles themselves. With the ban reversal, NCAA's true colors really shine.

Bowden pleased with team progress

Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden couldn't ask much more from a preseason camp that ends today.

Low expectations anger Bowden

Low expectations don't sit well with Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden entering his 30th season.

Magazine rates Bowden among ACC's second tier

Seminole Soccer Opens With A Bang Upsetting No. 18 USC 4-0

Three new Seminoles score as FSU runs away with three second half goals.

Former Nole LB hoping to stick in Jacksonville

Brian Allen signed
It was just a few years ago that Brian Allen was drafted in the third round out of Florida State.

Packers: Walker injures a digit

Warrick falls on hard times

Cassell deal will end badly for Clippers

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Governance Council Meets

Majestic palm trees added to FSU entrance on Tennessee Street

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2015/08/26/tinder-hot-men-are-from-georgetown-hot-women-are-from-florida-state/
Hot men are from Georgetown, hot women are from Florida State

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC preseason quarterback rankings

5. Florida State Seminoles

Is ACC more than just Florida State?

ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 Not Considering Tougher Transfer Rules Like Big 12 and SEC Have

Watson Can Lead Clemson to ACC Title

Duke coach David Cutcliffe on the Blue Devils' preparations for Tulane

CB Byron Fields of Duke Blue Devils will miss the 2015 season with torn ACL

Meet ‘Will’ and ‘Mike’ Duke’s new linebacker forces

Zavier Carmichael, Dwayne Norman fast, athletic linebackers

Georgia Tech B-back Quaide Weimerskirch expected to practice next week

Georgia Tech’s Patrick Skov: Voracious cheeseburger consumer

Miami Hurricanes RB Gus Edwards slowed by bruised foot

UNC offensive line on the mend amid injuries, attrition

UNC offensive line was expected to be a team strength given returning experience

UNC waiting, hoping for return of Jared Cohen

Up-and-coming sophomore lineman left team, and school, before start of preseason practice

NC State sells out football season ticket allotment

Season tickets up by almost 2,000

Pitt loses Rachid Ibrahim for season with an injury

Ibrahim, a junior, served as Pitt’s primary third-down back last season, and was poised to be one of James Conner’s backups in 2015.

Syracuse football's new offense looked good in preseason camp; next up is a real game

How comfortable is Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt running the speed option?

Virginia Tech AD squashes coach's idea of fining players

Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock quickly responded to defensive coordinator Bud Foster's suggestion that coaches might fine players from their cost of attendance stipends by saying no such thing will happen.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Syracuse basketball adds Colgate to 2015-16 schedule

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ACC BASEBALL:

The Five Biggest Voids to Fill in ACC Baseball 2016

Virginia baseball team to be honored by Nationals

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

Short Answer: Who’s Winning Revenue in College Football?

Quarterback battles still raging across college football

College football's top 30 offensive lines for 2015

Looking to future, more NCAA athletes seek own trademarks

'Retired' Lou Holtz is back in business, hosting 3 shows on SiriusXM

Eight odd things you never knew about college football stadiums

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Free-spirited Tretola leads Arkansas' offensive line

Auburn athletic officials lobbied to save major popular among football players, report says

UF notebook: Good vibrations

Defensive back Duke Dawson ready for larger role with UF

UF AD Jeremy Foley amenable to more neutral-site games, possibly at the Citrus Bowl

Middle Tennessee's 3-game deal with Missouri starts in 2016

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How did Gators know about Baylor rapist, but Baylor didn't?

Tackling goes high-tech at Dartmouth with new dummies

Russell's presence aids Notre Dame CB Devin Butler's rise

Urban Meyer vows he won't make Ohio State's run at another title miserable

Ohio State loses WR Brown for season to left leg injury

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Foley: UF close on finalizing deal to renovate O'Connell Center

Former UF basketball assistant Dick Davis dies at 85

ESPN 2 will carry MSU's matchup with Florida State

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

49ers' Ahmad Brooks charged with sexual battery; Ray McDonald indicted on rape charge

Nike fighting subpoenas from Lance Armstrong, feds

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Ndamukong Suh: Dolphins have the talent to be an elite defense

Ryan Tannehill takes blindside hit from former Texas A&M teammate

Fins at 50: Jason Taylor on his best moments with the Miami Dolphins

A year after getting cut, K Barth re-signs with Bucs for two years

Healthier, leaner Bucs RB Doug Martin flashes old form

Falcons sign Rex Grossman to compete for backup quarterback job

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

It doesn't pay to get too upset over any decision the NCAA makes ? just be patient, wait awhile, and it's sure to reverse itself.

NCAA strengthens spearing penalty rule

Huggins' hunger bites him back

Bob Huggins, whose forced resignation at Cincinnati on Wednesday closed a turbulent era in Ohio collegiate basketball, was nobody's darling.

Ex-Baylor coach Bliss hired by CBA team

Judge orders Dwight Gooden held without bail

Armstrong gets backing from USA Cycling

August 26, 2015 7:51 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Noles Welcome Cook Back To Team

Dalvin Cook returns to the field for FSU

FSU RB Dalvin Cook returns to practice day after not guilty verdict

Dalvin Cook welcomed back to Seminoles practice

FSU's Dalvin Cook makes immediate impact in first practice back from suspension

FSU's Dalvin Cook makes seamless return

FSU's Jimbo Fisher says Dalvin Cook has 'good' first day back at FSU practice

Florida State notebook: Jimbo Fisher on Dalvin Cook; Roberto Aguayo feeling stronger

Dalvin Cook's lawyer to Jimbo Fisher: 'Listen to the facts' before suspending players

FSU's Dalvin Cook 'thankful and blessed' after being cleared of punching woman

Juror on Florida State RB Dalvin Cook case: ‘It’s a shame it went to trial’

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795473&PT=4&PR=2
Cook's return a game-changer

Auburn's T.J. Davis reacts to verdict in Dalvin Cook trial

FSU's new-look offensive line striving for more continuity

Johnson Added to Lombardi Watch List

FSU DE DeMarcus Walker showing improvement as pass rusher

Humbled by Rose Bowl, FSU's Ramsey works to never endure defeat again

WINN-DIXIE TAILGATING WITH THE SEMINOLES SWEEPSTAKES

Aloha! Former ’Nole Stark happy in Hawaii

Rohn Stark hasn’t had the opportunity to return to Tallahassee in nearly 30 years.

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 11 Andre Wadsworth

Scout Spotlight: FSU Commit Andrew Boselli

Florida State football, recruiting news: Multiple 'Noles on ESPN's All-ACC team

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Soccer starts season with perfect weekend

Kirsten Crowley Named ACC Defensive Player of the Week

Soccer America Women's Top 25:

1. Florida State (2-0-0)

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Anquan Boldin, approaching 35, among underrated wide receivers

Bears Notes: Eddie Goldman Gets A Big Chance

Goldman learning from reps, veterans

Jaguars 'excited' about rookie WR Greene

EJ Manuel: 'I love it here and I want to stay here'

Nick O'Leary isn't guaranteed roster spot

Career in a Year Photos 1996: Deion has moves to beat the band

Despite having night cut short, Jameis Winston gives Buccaneers reason to hope

Jameis Winston discusses first preseason win

Jameis Winston: Injures Ankle In Strong Showing

Bucs' Jameis Winston shows progress in Week 2

Jameis Winston gets the Bucs fired up

Jameis Winston: Blah TV ratings

6 Yankees events that happened since Stephen Drew last hit .200

Sean Gilmartin unsung hero in Mets' comeback win

Devon Travis: Travis (shoulder) gets another cortisone shot

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU Seminole cleared of its name

NCAA overturns original ruling against FSU's mascot, more appeals to come

NCAA Should Have Had A Powwow First

Tide may play FSU in 2007

SEC yet to approve Tide-FSU game

With FSU and Bama negotiating to play, don't expect Bobby Bowden to retire before getting a shot at the Tide.

Not again: FSU can't find kicker with Miami on horizon

Kicker Cismesia Has His Confidence Back

Krikorian readying FSU soccer for season

Seminole Soccer Opens 2005 Campaign Tonight Versus No. 18 USC

Warrick's future with Bengals murky

Cassell Sounds Happy Now to Join Clippers

Rockets Sign Bob Sura and Charlie Ward

Dodgers notebook: Drew hopes he can return this season

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Top 10 ACC games of 2015

1. Florida State at Clemson, Nov. 7

Is ACC more than just Florida State?

Sherman Alston’s role expected to grow at Boston College

NCAA Football Preview: Can Clemson End FSU’s Reign In ACC?

This should be the year Clemson rises to top of ACC — or even beyond

Tigers to be without DT D.J. Reader

Clemson starting defensive tackle D.J. Reader is leaving the team indefinitely, coach Dabo Swinney said Tuesday.

Georgia Tech growing antsy for season opener

Tuesday Tech Review: Paul Johnson, elementary school principal?

Georgia Tech freshman safety A.J. Gray a quick study, in line to play

U of L football's top 10 players for 2015

Miami Hurricanes keeping first-team chart top secret

UM has open mind on keeping Golden as coach

When will Miami return to glory again?

Ranking UNC’s football schedule by difficulty

McClendon preparing for his turn for NC State

Heinz Field practice a good change of pace for Pitt

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Pittsburgh

Virginia Tech sees 'home run ability' in tailback McMillian

Bryan Stinespring breaks down the Hokies' versatile group of tight ends

Wake Forest DB Devin Gaulden embraces fresh start

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Louisville basketball's nonleague schedule done

UNC Basketball: Biggest Ups and Downs from 2015 Offseason So Far

Madison Jones, 6-game starter for Deacs in 2014-15, dismissed from team

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

Five Biggest Storylines of the 2015 College Football Season

Top 10 Big Ten games of 2015

Top 10 Big 12 games of 2015

Top 10 Pac-12 games of 2015

15 College Football Players Who Will Make Names for Themselves in 2015

Eight odd things you never knew about college football stadiums

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Top 10 SEC games of 2015

UF offensive line taking shape

UF freshman Martez Ivey working at first-team left tackle for Gators

UF coach Jim McElwain urges students to attend Gator games

Five Gators make preseason All-SEC coaches' team

UK football's top 10 players for 2015

South Carolina names Connor Mitch starting QB

Practice report: USC closer to setting D-line starters

Former Jefferson star Garcia a cautionary tale for aspiring football players

Once, he was the hottest quarterback in town. Once, his football potential seemed limitless. By now, everyone figured, he would be a well-known NFL player, utilizing his larger-than-life personality and tant- alizing physical skills.

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Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops, Terry Bowden share long history

Dadgum, it'll be refreshing to see a Terry Bowden on Owen Field for OU's opener

Baylor's internal investigation into Sam Ukwuachu's case just may be the beginning

Notre Dame Stadium renovation to be completed in August 2017

Andrew Trumbetti looks to lead improved Notre Dame pass rush

Pair of USF linebackers suspended for two games, including at FSU

Steve Sarkisian said he mixed medication and alcohol Saturday

Washington coach Chris Petersen declines to elaborate on Ukwuachu situation

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UF basketball Madness set

Gators' new coach Mike White wants to embrace the past

Minnesota finalizes Richard Pitino's extension through 2020-21

Minnesota gives Pitino $400K annual raise, 2-year extension

FGCU basketball: state prospects attend “elite camp”

“It was a great camp,” said 6-foot lefty Fitzgerald, who said he already has offers from Alabama, TCU, San Francisco, Chattanooga and others and interest from FGCU, FSU, Wichita State, Miami and others.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Injuries force a line shuffle for Miami Dolphins’ third preseason game

Carter's 'fall guy' advice another NFL pratfall

Release of 'Madden 16' brings memories, complaints from NFL players

Featured Groups: The Barclays

Zach Johnson-Brooks Koepka-Brandt Snedeker (8:15 a.m. ET)

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Louisiana-Monroe will appeal to keep Indians mascot

BCS still struggling with poll

Harris poll has to replace four voters

Fans will face pat-downs, hand searches

Under a new NFL security policy, all fans entering Dolphins Stadium on Saturday night for the exhibition game against Tampa Bay and throughout the season will be subject to mandatory pat-downs and hand searches.

Lance calls Tour dicrector's remarks "preposterous"

Armstrong suggests he's victim of 'setup'
Even facing the most serious drug allegations of his career, Lance Armstrong says he sleeps well at night.

August 25, 2015 7:46 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Seconds Count For Revamped FSU Pass Rush

With season approaching, what to look for from Florida State this week

Florida State football season preview podcast: Offensive line

Which FSU players will have biggest impact?

Bloguin Top 50: No. 5 — Florida State

FSU's Jalen Ramsey headlines ACC's top-10 NFL Draft prospects

Did Everett Golson make the right pick with Florida State?

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 12 Ron Sellers

Youth Day Ticket Prices Extended To USF Game

Seminoles RB Dalvin Cook found not guilty in battery case

FSU running back Dalvin Cook quickly cleared of misdemeanor battery

Florida State RB Dalvin Cook found not guilty of misdemeanor battery

Dalvin Cook not guilty of battery, will return to FSU football team

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795258&PT=4&PR=2
Florida State RB Dalvin Cook found not guilty

FSU reinstates Dalvin Cook after not guilty verdict

FSU reinstates Dalvin Cook effective immediately

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795424&PT=4&PR=2
Dalvin Cook reinstated, will practice Tuesday

Cook verdict due to lack of evidence - nothing else

Cook juror says ‘it’s a shame it went to trial’

FSU RB Dalvin Cook Talks After Verdict

VIDEO: Florida State's Dalvin Cook & his lawyer after trial

Woman describes punch during FSU player trial

Accuser says FSU RB Dalvin Cook told her to 'Google me!'

FSU's Dalvin Cook's lawyer brings up Auburn in opening statement

Dalvin Cook Found Not Guilty of Misdemeanor Battery: Details, Comments, Reaction

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795473&PT=4&PR=2
Cook's return a game-changer

No easy answers in Dalvin Cook's trial as FSU RB is found not guilty

Tallahassee bar celebrates Cook verdict with special promotion

FSU targets perform well in Elite 24

FSU DB target to decide in September

Madison (Miss.) Germantown four-star cornerback Nigel Knott has set a decision date.

FSU commit will officially visit Tigers

FSU commitment plans to use all five officials
According to 4-star Florida State linebacker commit Tyree Horton of Highland Community College in Kansas, he will officially visit Auburn

Bowden: Have heart, guard your heart

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Win a Limo Ride to the #FSUWBB Home Opener!

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

The Seniors Talk about #RiseAbove

The ninth-ranked Florida State indoor volleyball team begins its 2015 season on Friday against Oklahoma.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Darnell Dockett Makes 49ers Debut in Win over Cowboys

Graham Gano shines with three long field goals

The future is now: Ratliff suspension an opportunity for Eddie Goldman

Jaguars WR Rashad Greene taking advantage of extra playing time

Lamarcus Joyner bounces back with solid performance against Titans

Raiders QB Christian Ponder unfazed by boos in Minnesota return

Lawrence Timmons Injury: Little toe, big problem for Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker

Buffalo Bills 2015 Profiles: Karlos Williams

Jameis Winston shines on as face of Bucs franchise

Jameis Winston quick study as face of Bucs franchise as he shines in Monday Night blowout of Cincinnati Bengals

Jameis Winston, Bucs offense looks better against Bengals

Bucs QB Jameis Winston needs to build momentum for regular season

Lovie Smith wants Jameis Winston to protect himself better

Gerald McCoy says Jameis Winston will be face of the franchise soon

Jonas Blixt: Blixt records first top 10 since 2014 Masters

Watch: Koepka's eagle bunker hole-out

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Wetherell wins power play with NCAA on nickname

Membership has its privileges for mascot

Statement by NCAA senior vice president for governance and membership Bernard Franklin on Florida State University review

Booker encourages Lee to stay strong

FSU's Leon Washington could have turned pro, but is happy to return

Steelers' safety Chris Hope recovers a fumble

Polley is starting to feel at home in defense after first two games

Once labeled 'soft' player, Raven hardly fits that bill

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Thousands of students return, making big impact on life in Tallahassee

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

What to expect in the ACC in 2015

ESPN 2015 All-ACC preseason team announced

ACC's biggest comeback stories for 2015

Nile Lawrence-Stample, DT, Florida State

2015 ACC Coastal Division Preview

Boston College's strength is on defense

Newfound depth could lead to a dominant Boston College defense

Clemson freshman Jalen Williams learning on the run

Deshaun Watson impresses with ability to change plays

Greg Huegel has the leg. Does he have the stomach?

Clemson safety Jayron Kearse driven to be the best — at everything

Duke’s Jeremy Cash named preseason All-American by ESPN

Duke red-shirt senior safety Jeremy Cash was named to his sixth preseason All-America team

Georgia Tech offensive line coach not happy with starters, backups

Georgia Tech A-back rotation clarifying

More than you want to know about Georgia Tech in preseason poll

U of L-Auburn on 'most intriguing' games list

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Miami

Miami Hurricanes settle on offensive line starters

UM offensive line coach Art Kehoe names starting rotation
After losing three starters, few units have been as scrutinized in camp as Miami’s offensive line.

UNC backs T.J. Logan, Elijah Hood hopeful of better things to come

Both arrived ranked among best running back prospects in country

Wolfpack among ‘others receiving votes’ in preseason top 25

Former NC State walk-on shrugs off injury ‘setback’

Former walk-on from Enloe earned scholarship last season

Pitt's Narduzzi has 'pretty good idea' on depth chart

Two of the spots that have been most up in the air this month have been boundary safety and weakside outside linebacker.

Pitt kicker Blewitt puts Duke miss behind him for upcoming season

Pitt kicker Chris Blewitt has moved past missing a potential game-winner last year and is ready for the new season.

9 Syracuse football players who distinguished themselves in fall practice

Syracuse football linebacker Parris Bennett seized starting role on strong side

Orange Watch: Part I, 2015 Syracuse football game-by-game previews and predictions

Virginia Tech football notebook: Holland Fisher, Shawn Payne leaving

Virginia Tech at last confirmed what had long been expected: outside linebacker Holland Fisher and cornerback Shawn Payne have requested their release from the Hokies and will transfer.

Clawson focuses on starting lineup

Throughout the first two-and-a-half weeks of preseason camp, Coach Dave Clawson and his staff at Wake Forest have been slow to make hard and fast depth-chart decisions.

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Georgia Tech basketball commit ready to help

Christian Matthews, the 6-foot-6 forward who committed to Georgia Tech this past weekend, feels like he can help out the ACC school in a hurry.

Brandon Robinson has Louisville basketball in last 6

Robinson told Scout he had set up in-home visits with coaches from FSU, Georgia, Georgia Tech and UNC as well.

Syracuse down to 10 players after Moustapha Diagne exits, can begin penalty

Syracuse basketball finalizes St. John's series, will host return game in 2016-17

Top 10 defenses: Virginia will shine again

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

ESPN 2015 Preseason All American Team

College Football Preseason No. 1s Have Gone 10 Years Without a Title

Pick 6: Most intriguing games of the season

Punt returns not the weapon they once were

https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/why-the-ncaa-may-end-up-embracing-college-athlete-unions
Why the NCAA May End Up Embracing College Athlete Unions

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Enos making smooth transition as coordinator at Arkansas

Recruiting: How many Gators commits are on updated Rivals100 list?

Stoops: NCAA rules Love, Hart ineligible for this season

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says the NCAA has denied hardship waiver requests by linebacker Courtney Love and tight end Greg Hart to play this season for the Wildcats after transferring from Nebraska.

Five bold predictions for UK in 2015

Siri's favorite college football team plays on Rocky Top ... for now

Even Siri's apparently jumping on the Volunteers' bandwagon

Why Kevin Sumlin named Kyle Allen Texas A&M's starting quarterback

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Notre Dame's Drue Tranquill accepts twisted path to progress

Alcohol to be banned from USC football locker room

Mood at USC somber in wake of Steve Sarkisian's apology for behavior, language

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

White still in transition mode at UF...

Illinois honors Henson, names court for longtime coach

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Fins at 50: Pivotal moments in Miami Dolphins history

Dolphins hope plus-10 or better in turnover margin gets them to playoffs

Young offensive line holds up in Bucs' 25-11 win

Bucs' Glennon audibled on TD pass to Shepard

Jaguars sign three players, place Benn on injured reserve

Jaguars name Stefen Wisniewski starting center

Buffalo Bills surpass 60,000 season tickets sold for 2015

Cris Carter isn’t only one who should take the fall over speech

PGA Tour will be OK without Tiger Woods in lead

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

S. Carolina gets three years of probation

Huggins agrees to quit as Cincinnati coach

John Madden a finalist for Hall of Fame

Lance: Allegations ridiculous

Armstrong goes on the counterattack

Police still looking for (Dwight) Gooden

August 24, 2015 8:12 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Young FSU squad ranked No. 10 in first AP Top 25 Poll

FSU ranked No. 10 in Preseason AP Poll

Florida State football in the AP Poll

FSU fall camp recap: What we know, don’t know and can expect from the 2015 Seminoles

Florida State turns back to Mario Pender to carry rushing load

Seminoles kicker heading for all-time best status

FSU fall camp recap: What we know, don’t know and can expect from the 2015 Seminoles

Three Concerns For FSU In 2015

https://www.getmoresports.com/acc-conference-preview-why-florida-state-wont-be-challenged-in-acc-play/
ACC Conference Preview: Why Florida State Won’t Be Challenged In ACC Play

Why Jimbo Fisher belongs in same class as Nick Saban, Urban Meyer

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795061&PT=4&PR=2
Sights & Sounds: Wrapping up preseason camp

FSU All-Time Ranks: No. 13 Fred Biletnikoff

Trial for FSU running back Cook to begin Monday

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1795122&PT=4&PR=2
Trial begins today for FSU's Dalvin Cook

Bobby Bowden speaks at Lamar Football Kickoff Banquet

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Florida State Earns 1-0 Win Over USC

In a rematch of the 2007 National Championship game, No. 1 Florida State (2-0-0) and Southern Cal (1-1-0) showed that they are still among the best in college soccer as it took a goal in the 83rd minute to decide a winner on Sunday morning at the UNM Soccer Complex.

Schmid's late goal gives FSU win over USC

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

55 yards or not, Saints kicker Dustin Hopkins expected to hit field goal against Patriots.

ESPN's Kanell insists he's not an SEC villain

E.J. Manuel: Rex confirms the Bills plan to keep three QBs

What Could the Bills Get for EJ Manuel? [AUDIO]

Just as he had expected, Christian Ponder gets booed in Minnesota return

Raiders QB Christian Ponder doesn't bow to boos in Minnesota return

Steelers: How serious is Lawrence Timmons' injury?

Bucs eager to see next step in Winston’s development

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Weatherford's time - With Lee aching and Hurricanes looming, Drew shines at QB

Weatherford takes lead in FSU QB battle

Cismesia in lead at kicker

WEEKLY RELEASE: FSU Soccer Opens Krikorian Era In Los Angeles Friday

Brian Allen welcomes another chance in NFL (Jags)

Dunn: I'm more than a good guy

Dunn wants to be recognized for what he does on the field

Bengals: Warrick sits again

(Derrick) Gibson Gets His Spot Back

The Miami Herald is reporting that Adrian McPherson (QB) NO has fallen behind Kliff Kingsbury in the competition for the Saints' third quarterback job. The Dolphins are monitoring the situation closely, as they would be interested in claiming McPherson off waivers if the Dolphins waive the fifth-round pick.

Doug Mientkiewicz (1B) NYM will begin his rehab assignment with Single-A St. Lucie tonight. He's recovering from a bruised lower back.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

AP preseason poll voters not kind to ACC teams

Millis' Baker seeing work pay off with opportunity at Boston College

Clemson ranked No. 12 in preseason AP poll

Tech ranked No. 16 in preseason A.P. poll

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: LOUISVILLE

Miami Hurricanes unranked in AP preseason poll for fifth year in a row

Brad Kaaya steps into role as Hurricanes' most vocal, visible leader

https://keepingitheel.com/2015/08/23/countdown-uncs-10-best-players-1-marquise-williams/
Countdown UNC's 10 Best Players: #1 Marquise Williams

NC State’s offensive line tweaked with familiar names and new ones

Senior Joe Thuney has shifted back to left tackle

Bambard emerges as Wolfpack’s new kicker

Freshman Kyle Bambard was a standout quarterback in high school

Syracuse Football: Battle of the Backup Quarterbacks

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Josh Newkirk reportedly transferring to Indiana

Newkirk was Pitt's first guard off the bench for the past two seasons. Heading into this season, CBS called Josh Newkirk the breakout player of the ACC. Unfortunately, it never worked out that way for the Panthers.

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

Preseason AP Top 25 capsules

25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams

Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say.

College football's 25 Most Intriguing Games of 2015

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Gators unranked in AP poll

Gators to face six teams ranked in preseason AP Top 25

UF has high hopes for offense under new coach Jim McElwain

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/team-news/richt-looking-for-some-peace-about-qb-competition
UGA’s Richt seeking ‘peace’ about QB competition

No QB choice yet for Spurrier, Gamecocks

Top 2017 Notre Dame QB target Hunter Johnson picks Tennessee

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Notre Dame ranked No. 11 in preseason AP poll

Ohio State makes history as first-ever unanimous No. 1 pick in AP Poll

No. 2 TCU, No. 4 Baylor break new ground in preseason AP poll

Steve Sarkisian apologizes for drunken behavior at USC booster event

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Kwe Parker commits to Rutgers

Ranked as the 90th-best rising senior in the country by Rivals and considered the best dunker among all high school prospects, the 6-foot-2, 165-pound Parker said he chose the Scarlet Knights over Wake Forest, Florida State and Florida.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Legal showdown looms over the NCAA's ban on paying athletes

Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.

3 high school football players allege they were duped by fake college team

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Five things to watch for in Monday's Bucs-Bengals game

Gruden has reinvented himself since being fired by the Bucs

Six years ago, the Buccaneers told Jon Gruden to hit the road.

Jaguars show progress but settle too much in preseason loss to Giants

VIDEO: Cris Carter advises NFL rookies to find ‘fall guy’ for legal troubles

Cris Carter Apologizes For Advising NFL Rookies To Have 'Fall Guy'

Carter apologizes for 14-month old video

ESPN, NFL admonish Cris Carter for urging NFL rookies to have a 'fall guy'

Fan struck by foul ball, taken off on stretcher at Wrigley

Woods falters, Love conquers all at Wyndham

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC goes through another test of instant replay system

Tech offers Beamer $2 million per year

Derwin Kitchen can't enroll at UF

Gators lose top recruit because of poor FCAT score

Lance Armstrong denies doping allegations

August 23, 2015 1:23 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Noles Wrap-Up Second Scrimmage of Preseason Camp

Seminoles show energy early before final scrimmage of fall camp

FSU still searching for consistency, leadership as fall camp ends

FSU looking to lock down starters on offensive line

Florida State Scrimmage Report: 8/22

FSU Saturday Scrimmage Update

Scrimmage Notebook: Decision Time For O-Line

FSU football practice report: Second scrimmage of fall camp

Five things we learned from FSU's preseason camp

Jalen Ramsey talks FSU scrimmage

Florida State Seminoles: Five players to watch in 2015

Josh Sweat Stepping Up And Standing Out

Polls giving Florida State more love than ACC media

FSU's Tyler Hunter brings versatility to secondary

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1794868&PT=4&PR=2
Fisher pushing youngest 'Noles

Jimbo Fisher Isn't Feeling the Love

FSU's latest guest speaker - Trevor Moawad

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 14 Terrell Buckley

Miami's Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Sacks Charlie Ward - ACC Hidden Gem

4-star TE Naseir Upshur will pick UM or FSU Sept. 1

FSU DT Commit Cedric Wood A Done Deal

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UP NEXT:

Texas State LB Fitzgerald looks forward to homecoming

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Top FSU basketball targets to play on ESPNU

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Garnet Wins Scrimmage

The Florida State indoor volleyball team contested in its annual Garnet vs. Gold scrimmage on Saturday in Tully Gym. With players switching teams throughout the four sets played, Garnet was the winner by a score of 3-1.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Ronald Darby continues to look and learn

Eddie Goldman now key to draft class, and 2015 success

Bills' Rex Ryan: Karlos Williams will be ready for opener

Jameis Winston near flawless in practice

Bucs Beat: Winston learning to abandon instincts to preserve health

Is Jameis Winston the Face of the Buccaneers?

ESPN rates Buster Posey among best defenders in baseball

Blue Jays’ Devon Travis to visit specialist in Texas

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

He's been there before - DBs listen to Colzie because he speaks from best possible place: experience

QB pick a slow-step program

Goodman Feeling Good about the 2005 Season

FSU freshman wide receiver Carr continues to impress coaches

Holdout by Simon not playing well

(Greg) Spires Doing Whatever It Takes

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

'Prediction Machine' tells future of every ACC team - sorry Georgia Tech

SQ ACC Preview

1. Josh Sweat, WDE, Florida State

BC Notebook: Wujciak takes pride in defense

Clemson QB Deshaun Watson says he’s ‘ready to go’

Clemson kickers, punters know what is expected of them

Cutcliffe seeks more consistency from Duke WRs

Georgia Tech season-ticket sales surging

Kicking scrimmage closes practice week for Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech B-back Patrick Skov adds new flavor

Practice Report U of L Day 17

Big, physical Savage key to U of L receivers

Who does Quick say is U of L's toughest DB?

Miami coach Al Golden says team still “long way out” after scrimmage

N.C. State aiming to contend with ACC's elite

NC State’s offensive line tweaked with familiar names and new ones

Pitt holds second scrimmage of training camp

Narduzzi and his staff did their best to simulate game-day conditions leading into Saturday’s session.

London has tough challenge for UVa football

Snap decisions: The ever-turning UVa quarterback turnstile has taken its toll

Which Hokies true freshmen might play this year? Here's a best guess

Tech hoping no-frills approach can produce big special teams plays

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

Preseason College Football Rankings 2015: Release Time for Top 25 Standings

College Football Preview: Independents

Randy Moss' son announces his six college finalists

Rape conviction poses troubling questions for college football

College players would make a big mistake by walking out

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Nick Saban isn't going anywhere ... is he?

The Alabama coach will probably be in Tuscaloosa for awhile. But then again, ranking SEC coaching stability reveals some surprises.

Gators work out at IPF

UF awards walk-ons scholarships

Six Florida Gators earn scholarships Saturday

McElwain: No clear QB separation

Florida coach McElwain to use two-quarterback rotation until starter emerges

UF coach Jim McElwain fed up with Gators' penchant for penalties

University of Florida receivers are a ‘never-ending issue’

Practice Report UK Day 16

Preseason Synopsis Stoops upgrades Cats DBs

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What did Baylor know before football player's sexual assault conviction?

Maryland Football: 5 Keys to Success for 2015-16

Harbaugh's return brings hope to Ann Arbor

Time to keep it simple for Notre Dame's quarterbacks

Malik Zaire hype video set to WWE's 'The Shield' theme is incredible

For independents such as Notre Dame: Win and you're in

Inside College Football: Police called to Oregon practice due to TV crew

USF's quarterback derby in home stretch

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins starters look strong in loss to Panthers

Bear Bryant came close to taking Dolphins job before Don Shula did

Tim Tebow provides NFL with a special need

Woods in striking distance at Wyndham Championship after three rounds

Woods 2 strokes behind Gore after 3rd round at Wyndham

Somebody started a petition to ban Rory McIlroy's Omega commercial from the airwaves

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Harris poll 'stars' add muscle to BCS

August 22, 2015 11:01 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Practice Report: Noles Participate in Bone Marrow Drive

Jimbo Fisher criticizes FSU’s offense before final scrimmage in fall camp

FSU's wide receivers 'stunk' Friday, impacting QB evaluation

Jimbo Fisher rips Seminoles players: ‘I think the receivers stink’

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1794603
Fisher praises defense, blasts receivers

Jimbo Fisher Pleased With The Defensive Line

FSU practice report: Key starters return

FSU HC Jimbo Fisher: Team Needs To Grow Up

FSU seeking fourth straight ACC title, Seminoles ranked No. 6

Why have accolades been slow to come for Jimbo Fisher?

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Florida State

Florida State football podcast: Quarterback season preview

Whitfield wants to be more than one-play wonder

FSU Alumni Association Football Kickoff Luncheon at the Civic Center

FSU Kickoff Luncheon: Fisher's top comments

New evidence against FSU’s Dalvin Cook will not be included in trial

Jury selected in case of FSU RB Dalvin Cook; trial to begin Monday

Video: Dalvin Cook's lawyer speaks after jury selection

Three FSU players listed potential witnesses in Cook case

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 15 Reinard Wilson

FSU RB Commit Zaquandre White Ejected For Fighting

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UP NEXT:

At Texas State, Dennis Franchione opts for potential over program polish

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles Earn Opening Day Victory

On a windy night in Albuquerque, N.M., No. 1 Florida State (1-0-0) opened the 2015 season with a 3-1 victory against New Mexico (0-1-0) on Friday night. The victory extends the school-record unbeaten streak to 22 games.

Lobos fall to top-ranked Florida State, 3-1

For a moment in the second half, the Lobos were within one goal of the best team in the country. Thirty seconds later, No. 1 Florida State took it away.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

49ers WR Anquan Boldin reflects on his 13th training camp

Christian Jones is the Bears' most intriguing defender

Bills players aren't ready to write off EJ Manuel in QB race

Greg Reid key to Jacksonville Sharks' postseason drive

Giants stock check: Offensive lineman Bobby Hart on the rise

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2015/08/21/one-two-running-back-punch-of-matt-jones-and-chris-thompson-jolts-redskins-offense/
One-two running back punch of Matt Jones and Chris Thompson jolts Redskins’ offense

Lawrence Timmons: Dealing With Turf Toe

Karlos Williams to be ready for Week 1, Ryan says

Jameis Winston says he won't be the "rah-rah guy"

Joe Girardi remains confident in Stephen Drew

Jonas Blixt: Blixt connects twice from outside 50 feet

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU tailbacks have faith in their offense

Young 'Noles must mature fast

FSU kickers look better, but nothing is set

Rolle's quick pick is overshadowed by injury to knee

Pennington Says Coles Brings Out His Best

Clippers: Cassell already making contract waves

Dodgers: Drew not likely to return when expected

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Former FSU president Wetherell feels great

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Big shoes: Five toughest players to replace in ACC

Why the ACC probably will miss the playoff

Make-or-break position battle: Boston College

David Dudeck a workhorse for Boston College receiving corps

BC Notebook: BC football ready to expand offense

Instate prospect Nyles Pinckney commits to Clemson

He had 11 scholarship offers to choose among — all from ACC or SEC schools, including Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Miami and North Carolina.

Duke coach takes team to see Laken Tomlinson play preseason game

Tomlinson was the first Duke player selected in the first round of the NFL draft since 2004.

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: GEORGIA TECH

Georgia Tech’s newest scholarship athletes tell their stories

Louisville still has more certainty on defense

U of L, IU to play in football, basketball

Top takeaways U of L Kickoff Luncheon

Miami Hurricanes ready for final fall camp scrimmage

The Miami Hurricanes took Friday off, leading into one of the most important days of fall camp.

Average not good enough at Miami

Navarro: I Think Al Golden Needs Eight Wins to Keep His Job

Panthers starting over (again) with Pat Narduzzi

Pitt football lightens practice in lead-up to Saturday scrimmage

The Panthers practiced in just helmets and shoulder pads in preparation for their second scrimmage of the month.

Say it ain't so: No Orangeman among 75-member All-Time College Football Team

Syracuse football backup quarterback Austin Wilson benefiting from more reps

UVa-Notre Dame single-game tickets sold out

Virginia Tech linebackers have plenty to prove this season

Reynolds, Alexander part of Hokies' young stable of reserve DBs who will likely play

Young Wake Forest football team must grow up in a hurry

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Syracuse basketball: The Hopkins Era

UVa basketball players get a lift over the summer

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

The most exciting teams to watch in 2015

2015 Heisman hopefuls

Ranking the Heisman winners from the state; is Winston No. 1?

2015-16 CBS Sports FBS college football cost of attendance database

Cost of attendance results: The chase to pay college players

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Arkansas adds transfer quarterback Ricky Town

Arkansas has landed quarterback Ricky Town, who left Southern California after just one week of fall practices.

Gators' safety Keanu Neal injures leg during Friday scrimmage

UF suspends 3 for opener

Marcus Maye, Alex McCalister and Latroy Pittman to miss Florida Gators' season opener

Jim McElwain tasked with restoring Fun 'N' Gun to Florida Gators' offense

Florida Gators' QB battle could last into the season, and more scrimmage notes

Gators out to prove they have the nation’s best defense

Tennessee AD Dave Hart setting ambitious long-term goal

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Baylor to launch internal investigation following Ukwuachu sexual assault conviction

Petersen says he told Briles about Ukwachu's violent past

If Baylor's Briles is lying about Sam Ukwuachu, he needs to go

Baylor coach Art Briles should be fired, sued for bringing rapist onto campus

Baylor placing winning above student safety a despicable decision

Ukwuachu victim's words bigger than Briles-Petersen statements

Video: Notre Dame practice highlights 8-21-15

Notebook: No camouflaging Torii Hunter's progress at ND

Quick Hits: Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's Friday press conference

Meyer's new mantra: Embrace grind, but enjoy success

UCLA suspends OL coach Klemm for 2 games after investigation

UCLA has suspended offensive line coach Adrian Klemm for its first two games and imposed additional recruiting restrictions on its football coaching staff after an investigation into Klemm's recruiting practices.

Mike Leach once signed for a package completely naked

Washington State coach Mike Leach told Jim Rome about the time he accepted a FedEx package totally nude.

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Candid Coaches: Who is the best offensive coach in college basketball?

Tennessee hoops dealing with preseason issues at point guard

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Brian Bell saga takes a sadly comedic twist

Judge gives ex-Baylor DE Sam Ukwuachu 180 days in jail, 10 years probation

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dan Marino’s brilliance unmatched, but the Dolphins QB still had regrets

The five most underrated players in the NFL

Why is the NFL so hell-bent on winning Deflategate?

Astros' Fiers throws no-hitter against Dodgers

Long road to glory for Fiers

Mike Fiers was never guaranteed to play in the majors, and his time in the bigs has had its rough patches. It all makes Friday's no-hitter that much sweeter.

Tiger Woods claims share of lead at Wyndham after shooting 65

Snedeker ties course record at Wyndham

Underwriters: Holes-in-one at Greenbrier Classic too short

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Southern Cal takes top spot

Manning injury worries Giants

Dorsett still has respect for NFL

August 21, 2015 11:11 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU Mail Bag: Some clarity in the quarterback battle?

Jimbo Fisher Taking His Time Naming a QB

Mario Pender ready to step in at running back for Seminoles

Mario Pender in running to be Seminoles' starting back

Florida State receiver Kermit Whitfield ready to prove he’s more than kickoff returner

Will FSU's Star WRs Travis Rudolph and Ermon Lane Suffer a Sophomore Slump?

Ramsey enjoying return to natural position

#CFBTop20: No. 14, Jalen Ramsey, CB, Florida State

FSU hopes defensive line can apply pressure, finish plays downfield

2015 ACC Football Preview: Florida State Seminoles

FSU football team using 'The Wizard of Oz' as motivation

What does FSU football's yellow brick road represent?

WATCH: FSU players walk to practice on yellow brick road

No. 12 Seminoles still have off-field issues

Even after Jameis Winston, the internal expectations are still very high at Florida State

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1794284&PT=4&PR=2
Photo Gallery: Practice gallery No. 4

Going Old School

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 16 Paul McGowan

FSU preseason tab: Sod Cemetery comes to Life

Letters: FSU's Athletic Dept. needs 'off field' course

Florida State Seminoles have most overrated fan base in college football

Recruiting: Find out where Florida State commits are playing this week and what’s up with Malik Henry

Good news coming for FSU from Naseir Upshur?

Recruiting: Levonta Taylor says two prospects have made ‘silent’ pledges to Florida State

Who are FSU's 'silent commits', and will they stick with the 'Noles?

ACC commit wants FSU offer

Tabarius Peterson, a 3-star defensive end, pledged to Louisville in July.

Video: Brawl involving FSU commit leads to ejections

Bobby Bowden to Speak at Annual Football Banquet

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UP NEXT:

Texas State 'Well Equipped" for Florida State

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Semrau Signs Contract Extension Through 2020

FSU’s Semrau receives contract extension

https://www.todaysu.com/u-news/florida-state-extends-womens-basketball-coach-sue-semraus-contract/
Florida State Extends Women’s Basketball Coach Sue Semrau’s Contract

Florida State’s Semrau Receives Extension Through 2019-20

What started as an enormous task in rebuilding and resurrecting FSU’s Women’s Hoops program in 1997 has turned out to be a great success for Semrau.

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU soccer opens season Friday against New Mexico

Seminoles and Cavaliers retain plenty of weapons

Bond Releases 2015-16 Women's Golf Schedule

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Jets' Cromartie Tuning Out Criticism: 'It's Practice'

Antonio Cromartie not concerned about being repeatedly beaten in practice

Bowles not worried by Cromartie's struggles

Bills' Ronald Darby bounces back by snaring two interceptions

49ers DE Darnell Dockett done with Subway, back to Wing Stop

In wake of the disturbing Jared Fogle scandal, San Fransisco 49ers defensive end Darnell Dockett says that he will is revoking his allegiance to Subway.

Devonta Freeman will be game-time decision vs. Jets

Raiders' line benefits from addition of Hudson

Manuel rallies Bills over Browns

Takeaways from Tyrod Taylor, EJ Manuel in QB battle

What Buffalo Bills are saying about quarterback battle, EJ Manuel, Tyrod Taylor

Hard-hitting Nick Moody looks to make mark on 49ers defense

Christian Ponder expects to be booed in Minnesota

Lee Roy Selmon, Deion Sanders, Tim Tebow among FWAA's all-time greats

Bryan Stork part of group working out at Gillette while rest of team is in West Virginia

Steelers Injury Update: Timmons still out with toe injury

Jameis Winston's 'goofy' leadership style works, ex-FSU teammate says

The more Jameis Winston talked, the more anxious James Wilder Jr. got.

Devon Travis not close to returning

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Tribe not paid for nickname

T.K. Wetherell wants to enhance the understanding of the Seminole tribe's history and legends. But lately the Florida State president must also address one of the myths - that the Seminole Tribe of Florida
supports Florida State's use of its nickname and imagery because it directly profits from the relationship.

NCAA clarifies ban on mascots

Vernon Bellecourt, president of the National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media, said a tribal council's seal of approval shouldn't stop the NCAA from enforcing its ruling, which would ban American
Indian nicknames and imagery in postseason tournaments.

Editorial: NCAA goes astray in mascot assault

Quarterback flip-flop continues for 'Noles

Quarterback uncertainty continues through another Florida State scrimmage.

Seminoles might use split QB system

When Capece talks, kickers listen

Former FSU kicker offers guidance with technique, mechanics Bill Capece has made a career out of helping people in distress.

Barron makes an impression in early going

Rolle's quick pick is overshadowed by injury to knee

Cornerback Samari Rolle made his home debut as a Raven in grand style, but ended the night nursing his knee on the bench.

Time is Short: Weinke gets few chances to shine

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

It’s probably time to ease up on the ACC

ACC Coaches Talk Anonymously About Steve Addazio And Boston College Football

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Clemson

Clemson freshman Jalen Williams learning on the run

Clemson's Swinney suspends kicker Lakip 3 games

Clemson trying to improve Gameday experience at Memorial Stadium

Georgia Tech looking for offensive line rotation and 3 more notes

Louisville enters second ACC season with several new faces

Practice Report U of L Day 15

Analysis U of L's ongoing QB race

Louisville still has more certainty on defense

Seeing the ‘big picture’ put career in focus for UM’s Jelani Hamilton

Miami’s Hendricks, Reed make FWAA 75th anniversary team

N.C. State aims for another leap forward

Syracuse football eager to kick off 2015

Syracuse being 'smart' with DE Ron Thompson; RB Devante McFarlane misses scrimmage (injury report)

Syracuse football defensive line will play several freshmen (what we learned on defense at Fort Drum)

Eric Dungey, Austin Wilson competing for backup QB job (what we learned about Syracuse's offense at Fort Drum)

Cavaliers searching for right starting O-line combination

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: NCAA bubble candidates

Florida State

Syracuse basketball will open 2015-16 season with Lehigh

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

4 dark horses who could make run at CFB Playoff

FWAA 75th anniversary team loaded with college football greats

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UF notebook: Offensive players connecting

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Idaho HC Paul Petrino has to be restrained in confrontation with media

Kelly among longest-tenured Irish coaches

Notre Dame cornerback Cole Luke commands respect

Video: Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith on playing for Brian VanGorder

Hart, Ismail named to FWAA all-time All-America team

Podcast: ND Insider Recruiting Update 8-20

https://slapthesign.com/2015/08/20/notre-dame-just-join-conference/
Should Notre Dame Just Join a Conference?

USF Bulls' offensive line solidifying

Is Washington State really the worst-behaved team in college football?

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Reports: UK basketball signs Aussie 7-footer

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Baylor football player convicted of sexual assault in Waco

A one-time All-American who transferred to play football at Baylor University has been convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow student athlete in 2013.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Fins at 50: Miami Dolphins’ 50 greatest draft picks

Lovie Smith to call Bucs' defensive plays

Redskins QB Griffin leaves exhibition game with concussion

Skip Bayless says Roger Goodell framed Tom Brady

Los Angeles Doesn't Need an NFL Team, It Has USC and UCLA Football!

Tiger Woods turns in fine performance at Wyndham

Woods shoots best round in two years with a 64 at Wyndham

August 20, 2015 7:00 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU Continues to Show Improvement

FSU follows yellow brick road to Wednesday’s practice

FSU still mixing and matching along offensive line

FSU practice report: Offensive line shuffling continues

Jimbo Fisher wants Seminoles to show heart, courage

Preseason Tab: Expectations don’t change for Fisher

FSU Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher sends subtle message to players

Jimbo Fisher instructs 'cowardly' players to follow the yellow brick road

Jimbo Travels Down The Yellow Brick Road

Interview with Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher after Wednesday's practice.

Jimbo Fisher still mum on FSU QB battle between Golson, Maguire

Fisher: No timetable on QB decision

Golson adjusting to life at FSU

FSU faces balancing act handling graduate transfer QB Everett Golson

https://www.football.com/en-us/why-a-two-qb-system-wont-work-at-fsu/
Quarterback Quandary: Why a Two-QB System Won't Work at FSU

Face-to-face with FSU OL Roderick Johnson

Cole Minshew Trying To Earn A Starting Spot

True Freshman Cole Minshew is trying to earn a starting spot on the Florida State offensive line.

Preseason tab: FSU’s Ramsey sharpening young WRs

Ramsey enjoying return to natural position

LB Lorenzo Phillips' versatility should fit FSU's defensive scheme

FSU finding leaders at receiver

’Noles look to improve kick-return unit

FSU football: Three-Step Drop

Golson's readiness tops five burning questions for Florida State

Florida State football, recruiting news: Two Seminoles on list of fastest players in college football

Florida State’s percentages of winning each game this year: Two are not so good.

FSU All-Time Ranking: No 17 Alphonso Carreker

Kelvin Benjamin's Top 4 Most Explosive Plays at FSU

Inspirational Payton Poulin Story To Air Saturday

Maurice Clarett asks Seminoles to find and develop non-football passions

Uh oh! Now they’re going after FSU fans, too

USA TODAY calls FSU, Miami fan bases overrated

Scout Spotlight: FSU commit Emmett Rice

Scout Spotlight: FSU Commit Baveon Johnson

Malik Henry transferring to Long Beach Poly

Malik Henry Admitted to Long Beach Poly

Is It Time for Florida State Fans to Worry About 2016 Recruiting Class?

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FSU BASKETBALL:
https://bustingbrackets.com/2015/08/18/recruiting-shooting-guard-brandon-robinson-cuts-wish-list-down-to-five/
Recruiting: Shooting Guard Brandon Robinson Cuts Wish List Down to Five
Florida State, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Maryland, and Louisville all being mentioned in his final five. Florida State makes sense for the 6-foot-5 shooting guard prospect since the Seminoles perimeter players are going into their senior season in Montay Brandon and Devon Bookert.

FSU Commit Jonathan Isaac is #11 in 2017 NBA Mock Draft

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Title defense: FSU set to begin 2015 campaign

Florida State’s soccer has now done it all.

FSU Men's Golf Announces 2015-16 Schedule

Garnet vs. Gold Set for Saturday at 2 PM

The Florida State indoor volleyball season will host its annual Garnet vs. Gold scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 22 in Tully Gym starting at 2 p.m.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin tears ACL in practice

Former FSU, Glades Central star Kelvin Benjamin out for season

Antonio Cromartie’s defense for getting beat early and often

Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie not worried, looks forward to regular season

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman may miss another preseason game

Rashad Greene: (Achillles) Returns To Practice Tuesday

Raiders' line benefits from addition of Rodney Hudson

Rookie guard Tre' Jackson returns

Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan goes 'full speed' in return to full-team practice

Is EJ Manuel done?

EJ Manuel knows future with Bills is in doubt

Bills' EJ Manuel admits NFL success might come 'somewhere else'

Hard-hitting Nick Moody looks to make mark on 49ers defense

No prodigal-son welcome for Ponder

Head Coach Jack Del Rio Talks About Impact of Christian Ponder

Bryan Stork among group back at Gillette

Jameis Winston to Bucs fans: 'Don't panic ... we did some great things'

Jameis Winston's remarkable football recall

Jameis Winston has big dreams for himself, Mike Evans

Winston dreams he and Evans could be Montana and Rice

What We're Watching: Jameis Winston vs. Bengals

Jameis Winston does not snore, but his roommate still can't sleep

Woods grouped with Koepka, Matsuyama at Wyndham

Notebook: Brooks Koepka vies for spot on Presidents Cup team

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

NCAA Executive Committee Approves Native American Mascot Appeals Process

NCAA waffles; FSU might get to remain the Seminoles

The NCAA announced that approval from American Indian tribes will be the primary factor that could help schools such as Florida State University use Indian nicknames in tournaments.

Castillo set for the test of his life

Florida State center David Castillo has a pretty good excuse for missing today's scrimmage. He will be taking the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). It's the next step for Castillo as he pursues his dream of becoming a surgeon.

Jeff Bowden on the way out at FSU?

FSU'S VIP EXPERIENCE SELLS FOR $7,100

Boulware thrilled to be back with Ravens

Peter Warrick is expected to play in tonight's preseason game. It'll be his first game action since being sidelined last season by shin and knee injuries.

Cassell says T-Wolves 'will be at bottom again'

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU lands internationally known physicist for major post at Mag Lab

Florida State University has hired internationally renowned physicist and National Academy of Science member Laura Greene as the the new chief scientist for the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Ranking the top 15 ACC football players for 2015

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Boston College

Clemson freshman Jalen Williams learning on the run

Don’t blame Dabo; twitter ban self-imposed by players

Georgia Tech A-back Broderick Snoddy’s preseason progress report

Which members of the Georgia Tech freshman class could play this fall?

Louisville football's Keith Brown healthy again

Miami Hurricanes defense hopes to ‘take the next step’ in 2015

Hurricanes defense should benefit from depth, experience, new ideas

For Hurricanes, it's all about the Coastal Division

UNC needs its running backs to step up

2015 ACC football primer: Pittsburgh turns to Pat Narduzzi

Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney says Chad Voytik is Pitt's starting quarterback

Freshman Pitt WRs Tipton, Henderson impressing Narduzzi

Syracuse ranked near bottom in 2 new 2015 college football polls

Syracuse football players rappel down 45-foot wall

Virginia's Frye a picture of focus

Bud Foster, Virginia Tech must figure out Braxton Miller riddle

2 Virginia Tech offensive linemen moving up the depth chart

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Clemson gets early ACC opener at UNC

Chapel Hill streak at stake as UNC will open league play vs. Clemson

Now all hoops, ND's Connaughton leaves baseball door open

Pitt men's basketball will open ACC season at home against Syracuse

How did Syracuse wind up scheduling an exhibition game with Florida Southern?

Former UVa basketball recruit flips to Kentucky

Ex-Hokie Adam Smith starts new chapter at Georgia Tech

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ACC BASEBALL:

STAB's Kent commits to Virginia baseball team

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

Ranking 2015 college football nonconference schedule strength

This is the path to the college football playoffs?

NCAA football pre-rank: Every FBS team from 1-128

These 5 teams could end Alabama's streak of No. 1 recruiting classes

Florida State Current ranking: No. 3, 259 points

4 big-time college football programs that could struggle to live up to hype in 2015

The 10 most overrated college football fan bases

8. Florida

Helmets With Built-In Cameras Coming to College Football

https://theconversation.com/all-is-not-well-in-the-world-of-intercollegiate-football-46306
All is not well in the world of intercollegiate football

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Arkansas counting on receiver improvement this season

Once-forgotten Gator tight ends expected to flourish in UF coach Jim McElwain's system

Anzalone takes over at middle linebacker for Gators

Healthy Marshall gives Georgia 'full package' at tailback

Spurrier: It’s time to pare down the roster

Texas A&M among programs with the most college football arrests in past five years

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Behind the scenes at an Arizona State football practice

Riley knows 9 wins, bad losses not good enough at Nebraska

Notre Dame DB Crawford sustains season-ending knee injury

Podcast: Five Notre Dame players needing strong camp finish

How great can Buckeyes be in 2015?

Buckeyes know road to repeat full of obstacles

Texas freshman says NCAA has instructed him to re-take ACT

How Texas Tech plans to rebound from 'historically bad' 4-8 season

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UF's 2015-16 basketball schedule is complete

SEC games complete UK basketball schedule

Stetson names Frank Popieski as Director of Men's Basketball Operations

Popieski, a 2013 graduate of Florida State, began his duties at the beginning of August.

Longtime NCAA basketball referee Jim Burr retires

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Programs with the most player arrests over the last 5 years

10. Florida State

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins safety Louis Delmas likely lost for season with ACL tear

Fins at 50: Legendary Don Shula stands as the Miami Dolphins’ best decision

Bernard Pierce still in the running to be part of Jaguars' tailback rotation

Deflategate judge takes the air out of NFL argument

Deflategate drama between Brady and Goodell is wearing thin

Seven players with a shot at Barry Bonds' HR record

Just sign Stamkos — it’s really that simple

It seems like just yesterday that Lightning season ended. Stanley Cup runs will do that.

PGA finds life after Tiger

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Groh inks deal

U.Va. coach nearly doubles salary
The Virginia head football coach agrees to a pact that will pay him $1.7 million per year through 2010.

Royals Lose Their 19th Straight Game

August 18, 2015 7:12 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Practice Wrap: Noles Return, Hold Second Two-A-Day

#NolesTV: Sights and Sounds

FSU football practice report: Several players return from injury

FSU’s Jimbo Fisher the king of winning close games in college football

Reputation on line: Can Brad Lawing fix Florida State’s defensive line?

FSU Seminoles happy to have former UF assistant Brad Lawing on board

'Noles finding leaders in wide receiver group

FSU hopes versatile secondary can boost defense in 2015

Fisher: “We need to establish toughness”

FSU WR Kermit Whitfield continues to improve

FSU TE Jalen Wilkerson gets cleared to practice

FSU's kickoff-return unit looking to regain form from 2013

Florida State's Jalen Ramsey to change jerseys on kickoff returns

FSU All-Time Rankings: No.19 Darnell Dockett

Response by Stan Wilcox

https://www.todaysu.com/acc-today/clemson-and-florida-state-ban-social-media-for-for-what/
Clemson and Florida State Ban Social Media for …. for What?

Tomahawk chopped? Future WVU-FSU game appears dead

The 10 coolest things to see at FSU's Moore Center

No. 1 WR Nate Craig-Myers Updates Recruitment Status, Schools He Hopes to Visit

Offers piling up for 4-star RB Khalan Laborn

Legendary coach offers advice

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FSU BASKETBALL:

#FSUWBB Announces Reserved Seating Sections

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Three Seminoles Set for 2015 U.S. Amateur

Three current Florida State men’s golfers in junior Jack Maguire, redshirt junior Cristobal Del Solar and senior Hank Lebioda tee it off this week at the annual U.S. Amateur held Aug. 17-23 at Olympia Fields Country Club in Illinois.

Cross Country Noles Escape With New Faces, Same Goals

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

James Thrash, Derrick Brooks will handle appeals for on-field discipline

NFL Preseason Preview: Buffalo Bills Most Exciting Rookie, Cornerback Ronald Darby

Bills cornerback Darby still adjusting to NFL game

Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman back at practice for Falcons

Chicago Bears DT Eddie Goldman comfortable in transition to NFL game

The Bears' second-round pick had some positive plays from his preseason debut

Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Tre' Jackson Carted Off With Injury

Timmy Jernigan remains out on depleted Ravens defensive line

Antone Smith suffers hamstring injury in preseason opener

Steelers camp, Day 15: No word on Timmons

Timmons out with toe injury

Oakland Raiders OL Menelik Watson has new mindset in third season

Injury roundup: Bills RB Karlos Williams hospitalized

Jameis Winston’s debut generates big ratings in Tampa

Jimbo Fisher ‘proud and happy’ after Jameis Winston’s NFL debut

Jameis Winston Looked In Control To Fisher

Jameis Winston doesn’t mind ‘gunslinger’ label

Nogowski's clutch hit powers Ports

10 Degrees: Buster Posey headlines baseball's best seasons no one is noticing

How Buster Posey is raising his game as a hitter

Smith, toiling in Class A, still dreams of majors

Gage Smith knows he is going to have to do a lot better than most of the other pitchers in the Detroit Tigers' farm system if he is ever going to reach the major leagues.

Brooks Koepka: I'm ready to win a major

World number 17 Brooks Koepka said his third top-10 finish at a major was good, but winning one would be better.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

NCAA to discuss appeals process for nicknames

First scrimmage displays QBs' youth

Bowden: Quarterbacks throwing, not passing

'Noles in need of a standout kicker

Field-goal woes worry Bowden

Lake Howell forward chooses FSU

Junior Chandler Parsons gives an oral commitment to the Seminoles.

Boulware set to return to Ravens

Derrick Brooks is Mr. Buc, but that salary could be a problem

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

2015 ACC preview: Is any team playoff worthy in a league with better depth?

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1792955
Hot Topics: Improving the ACC's reputation

Clemson's Deshaun Watson already in midseason form

Clemson’s Travis Blanks making up for lost time

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney at Monday practice

Swinney ready for youthful linebackers to ‘ripen’

Can ACC favorite Clemson Tigers avoid ‘Clemsoning’ during College Football Playoff pursuit?

OL Noah DeHond commits to Clemson, raves about Tigers

Duke offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery on Nico Pierre

Blue Devils to attend Detroit-Washington game at FedEx Field

Brad Stewart could start at receiver for Georgia Tech

U of L must replace reliable snapper

UM coach Al Golden gives players day off to heal injuries

UNC WR Ryan Switzer letting his actions do the talking

'Bigger, faster and stronger': Pat Narduzzi reflects on Pitt's first training camp scrimmage

“There was some major hitting going on... I just thought it was a very physical scrimmage,” Pitt’s first-year coach said.

Pitt trio battles it out for starting spot at strong safety

Jevonte Pitts, Patrick Amara and Jordan Whitehead are battling for playing time at strong safety.

Wake could have 3 freshmen at RB

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Assessing U of L's Puerto Rico performance

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

NLRB ruling: Northwestern players cannot unionize

Is the effort to unionize college athletes dead?

Key dates in the effort to create college athletes' union

Athletes are winners even on day they lost

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Alabama QB Jake Cokier kept out of practice with minor foot injury

Experienced Allen leads Arkansas' return to prominence

UF’s McElwain pumped about practices

UF's Jim McElwain wants Gators to fend off fatigue, build on success

Florida Gators’ QB candidates neck and neck

Coach Stoops names Towles as Kentucky's starting quarterback

Kentucky dismisses transfer Jones for rules violation

Aggies have 2 talented quarterbacks in Allen and Murray

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Nebraska's new offense won't put brakes on quarterback runs

Notre Dame offensive line aims to be nation's best

Safety Avery Sebastian adapting to new environment at Notre Dame

Podcast: Top 5 Notre Dame storylines in fall camp

Notre Dame ends football luncheons, will rotate pep rally sites

Stanford looks to get back to the ground in 2015

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Bucs RT Dotson will not have knee surgery

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers still don’t know just how much time starting right tackle Demar Dotson will miss as a result of the left knee sprain he suffered Saturday night.

Bucs Hot Reads: Kicking games, returns need to improve

Coach Lovie Smith called out Tampa Bay’s special teams Monday, two days after a woeful effort in the preseason opening loss at Minnesota.

NFL preseason matters much more than you might think

Tim Tebow love affair reignites in Philly

Robert Griffin III: 'I feel like I’m the best quarterback in the league'

Harvin details fights with former Seahawks teammates

Frazier agrees to terms with Lakers

Former Florida guard Michael Frazier II will get a shot in preseason camp this fall with one of the NBAs most storied franchises.

Jason Day's mom watched son win PGA on a computer at work

Confirmed: Woods to play this week at Wyndham

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Don't tell coaches the SEC has lost its stature

NCAA purchases NIT for $56.5 million

Bad Company

Why is Terrell Owens such a jerk?

Owens has little to say as he returns to camp

Owens shows up, but outcome of soap opera is anyone's guess

Owens qualifies for Clubhouse Cancer Hall of Fame

August 17, 2015 8:28 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU RB Jacques Patrick must get tougher, FB Freddie Stevenson the talk of camp

Ex-Bartow star has gone from surviving to thriving at FSU

Improved mindsets help FSU's wide receivers make progress in fall camp

FSU hoping to create mismatches with young but promising tight ends

LB Terrance Smith showing more leadership for Florida State

Ramsey's transition back to CB will be smooth

Can Florida State DC Charles Kelly make Seminoles defense elite?

https://www.getmoresports.com/florida-state-to-pay-1-75-million-for-non-acc-opponents-in-2015/
Florida State to pay $1.75 million for non-ACC opponents in 2015

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 20 Greg Allen

Records law violated in FSU athlete case

A state appeals court has ruled Tallahassee police last year improperly withheld public information in a domestic-violence investigation

New class for Seminoles athletes gives playbook on life

Bowden as popular as ever

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/florida-state-university-swimming-and-diving-releases-competitive-2015-2016-schedule/
Florida State University Swimming and Diving Releases Competitive 2015-2016 Schedule

FSU’s Nick Lucena wins Cali beach tourney

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Browns sign LB Everette Brown

Rookie Darby vows to rebound

Dustin Hopkins will get extended look in second preseason game, Sean Payton says

Timmy Jernigan returns from foot injury

Jernigan appears to be working his way back

With others out, Karlos Williams has shot to be No. 2 RB

Winston's slow preseason start doesn't worry Bucs

Lovie calls Winston's NFL debut 'typical' for QB

Winston needs to settle in, but strong finish provides hope

Is Stephen Drew really the Yankees' best option at second base?

Pirates beat Mets in extra innings as Sean Gilmartin gives up two runs in 14th

Giants C Buster Posey given night off against Nationals

Orioles minor league report: DJ Stewart hitting his stride

Koepka Ends Major Season with Second Straight Top-10 Finish

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

T.K. scores TD with Seminoles' fight vs. NCAA

T.K. Wetherell has received nearly 800 e-mails since - to borrow from Max Osceola - a bunch of non-natives decided to get politically correct about an issue involving natives.

FSU worked to cultivate better image of Seminole

Ethnic cleansing of team symbols singles out wrong tribe

NCAA begins backpedaling on misguided mascot ruling

FSU coaches excited about freshman LBs

Freshman Rouse returns to practice

Bunkley Hit The Field, After The Books

Rix visits, touts TV gig

Semrau Granted Three-Year Contract Extension

Boulware has great expectations

Falcons: Dunn sidelined by sore ankle

Linebacker Alonzo Jackson -- After two years of doing little, he does not have far to fall. He played a lot Monday night, but his accomplishments were few.

WR Craphonso Thorpe : Sat out Monday Afternoon Practice

Walker focuses on football and not on contract

Warrick trade bait?

Stephen Drew has missed the past five games at Double-A with a strained right quad muscle, the third time he's been out because of injury this year.

Devil Rays 4, Yankees 3, 11 innings

Eduardo Perez tied the game in the bottom of the ninth inning with his second homer of the game.

US Solheim Cup team mixes youth, experience

Kris Tamulis, a nonexempt former Florida State player, won the qualifier with a 2-under-par 70.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

The scoop on FSU

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC Position Rankings: Top 10 running backs entering 2015

Cornerbacks look to anchor Clemson defense

Clemson Football Analysis: What do the Tigers do with all these receivers?

Stallings to Swinney: "You ain't got this job"

The now-Clemson coach was cleaning gutters as a side job when legendary Alabama coach Gene Stallings offered him a job to coach the Crimson Tide's "ends." But there was a catch.

Observations from Duke’s 70-snap scrimmage

Georgia Tech week in review

Look out for Louisville: Cardinals close tough early schedule with Clemson

ESPN's Fallica: U of L 'most underrated' in country

Miami Hurricanes bowl projections, 2015 preseason, because why not

New home, new attitude for UM’s Gerald Willis

Prep All-American defensive end Gerald Willis had several transgressions at the University of Florida, but hopes to put that behind him now that he’s joined the Miami Hurricanes.

Hurricanes ‘family’ helping Gators transfer Gerald Willis overcome problems

Syracuse defense promising at linebacker position

Six reasons Syracuse football's FanFest was a much-improved event

Brewer Gaining Comfort in Hokies Offense

Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler seeks more balance in his life

Wake's offense impresses in first scrimmage

LOOK: Wake Forest WR has over 50 different teammate handshakes

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Bouncing back from injuries

The replacements: Following the Duke freshman trio

Mike Krzyzewski has assembled another excellent recruiting class at Duke, but it's unfair to expect it to approach the success of last year's group.

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

How a few D.C. bureaucrats will destroy college football

College football's 25 Most Intriguing Non-Quarterbacks of 2015

Helmet cams could give teams a new point of view

Brady Hoke to host college sports show on SiriusXM

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Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams will miss an "extended period of time" with a foot injury.

Where do preseason football magazines, predictions rank Florida Gators?

https://sports.usatoday.com/2015/08/15/qa-mark-stoops-on-uks-first-scrimmage/
Q&A Mark Stoops on UK's first scrimmage

LOOK: Vanderbilt unveils new 'Deep Water' alternate uniform

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Arizona football countdown: 18 days, the number of losses it took to get John Mackovic fired

Notre Dame safety target Ikenna Okeke schedules official visit

Ohio State's Miller feeling it in legs as he switches to WR

As he makes transition to wide receiver, Ohio State's Braxton Miller still draws a crowd

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins linebackers love playing behind DT Ndamukong Suh

Watch SEC legend Tim Tebow score his first NFL TD in two years

Jason Day shows major mettle and wins PGA Championship

Day wins PGA Championship in record fashion
Given a third straight chance to finally win a major, Jason Day promised a fight to the finish in the PGA Championship.

Pay Day: PGA champion pockets cool $1.8M

Jason Day holds off Jordan Spieth to win PGA Championship

Gracious in defeat, Dallas' Jordan Spieth finishes pressure-packed slate by hitting 'lifelong goal'

Runner-up Spieth is world's new No. 1 player

Let's hope Spieth's just getting started

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

ACC still is climbing in football

UF, Leak not in the groove

Early turnovers mar scrimmage for Gators

NCAA, NIT settle differences in court

August 16, 2015 10:30 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Face-to-face with FSU FB/RB Freddie Stevenson

Jalen Ramsey praises FSU's pass rush after first scrimmage

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #11 Florida State

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 21 Alex Barron

Recruiting: Top targets making plans to visit Florida State on Miami weekend

3-star ATH Josh Brown Solid to Florida State

FSU, UCLA October Visits for Scout 300 LB Jac

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin snags a touchdown in preseason opener

Antonio Cromartie struggling in camp

After rough preseason debut, will Buffalo Bills CB Ronald Darby be ready for Colts in Week 1?

Devonta Freeman misses preseason opener as expected

E.J. Manuel overcomes two drops with 51-yard TD pass

Ponder, McGloin Toss TD Passes in Raiders 18-3 Win Over the Rams

Karlos Williams motivated to move the ball

Winston flashes glimpses of good, bad in opener

Jameis Winston, rest of Bucs' first string struggles against Minnesota

Jameis Winston uneven in debut for Buccaneers

Jameis Winston up and down Saturday — expect more of the same as a rookie

For starters, Jameis Winston all over the map

Jameis Winston's first NFL completion is a big one!

Lovie: Winston will work on protecting himself

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Time for change at NCAA

FSU trustee apologizes to tribe

Seminoles still plagued by defensive shortcomings

Noles OL getting used to changes

Rising above the chorus of popping pads and crashing helmets this preseason at Florida State is Mark McHale's booming voice. His offensive linemen hear him hollering his approval or displeasure
constantly during drills. So does everybody else.

WR Rouse is shaken, not stirred after injury scare

DT Bunkley returns

Even though summer grades have yet to be posted Florida State defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley returns to practice, suggesting he's made the necessary progress in the classroom.

Barron gets put on left side in debut at practice

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

FSU's Chem Lab: Mad Science? More Like Nuclear Detectives

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

BC offensive line has 'a long way to go' after first scrimmage

BC football scrimmage goes to the defense

2015 ACC Football Preview: Clemson Tigers

The Clemson Tigers are somewhat of an enigma heading into the 2015 season

Bubbles set to rise on Clemson’s depth chart

Tigers’ top two areas of interest are inside linebacker and kicker

Clemson linebacker Korie Rogers quits football

Clemson legacy Baylon Spector commits to Tigers

Print tickets for 15 games? Hard to curb Clemson enthusiasm

Duke Safety Ranked 73rd Best Player in College Football

How Georgia Tech measured up in second camp scrimmage

Georgia Tech ends camps in good spirits

Georgia Tech offensive line has plenty of experience

Georgia Tech B-back Patrick Skov makes big impression

Paul Johnson and a ‘new standard’ for Georgia Tech

Practice Report | U of L Day 10 (injury report)

Petrino 'in no hurry' on QB decision

UM defensive players have highlight moments in scrimmage

Miami Hurricanes camp report: Post-scrimmage injuries, depth chart movement

UM's Kaaya, Rosier push each other to improve

UNC football adds two in-state commitments

Pitt has another new coach, but familiar offensive weapons

SU sets date to unveil statues of Davis, Brown and Little

Hokies OC Loeffler tries to strike football, life balance

Virginia Tech notebook: Newcomers Lawson, Settle off to strong starts

DT Tim Settle's interception highlights Hokies' scrimmage on Saturday

Nothing Offensive About Wake's Offense

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Report Card Grading U of L's Puerto Rico finale

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

College football's Top 10 dark horse playoff contenders

2015 Big 12 football preview: League's mission - make the playoff

ESPN's college football hype video is kind of scary

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Florida coach McElwain has big plans for indoor practice facility

UF tailback Kelvin Taylor eager to sprint out of the shadow of famous father, Gators legend

The rap video University of Florida football fans hope no one ever sees

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/georgia-starting-fullback-hurt-in-scrimmage
Georgia starting fullback hurt in scrimmage

Scrimmage report: Some sparks seen from USC offense

Scrimmage fails to settle USC’s QB debate

Tennessee's practice gets announced attendance of 40,000

Tennessee coach Butch Jones believes holding one open practice each year helps prepare his team for the Neyland Stadium environment.

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Baylor's goal is to leave no doubt (translation ... go undefeated)

Notebook: Brian Kelly gives Notre Dame QBs a shot of reality

Notre Dame reshuffles D-line as Jarron Jones is lost for season

Injured Notre Dame NG Jarron Jones adapts new form of leadership

Overcoming adversity is second nature for Buckeyes

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Former No. 1 Pick Heads to China

Greg Oden will have a one-week tryout with Jiangsu of the Chinese Basketball Association, where he is hoping to sign a one-year deal.

76ers center Joel Embiid to have surgery Tuesday

Injured Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid will have a second surgery on his right foot Tuesday and is expected to miss the upcoming season

Ichiro surpasses Ty Cobb in hits but Marlins fall to Cardinals

Stage set for high drama in final round at PGA

How 'staying stubborn' at PGA Championship put Jordan Spieth in contention for his third major

Jason Day enters final round with 2-stroke lead

Fans blast CBS coverage of PGA Championship

Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship, heads home to his sports bar

Woods commitment to Wyndham still not firm

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Meyer Unhappy With Second-Team

Urban Meyer is satisfied with the development of his starters
Florida coach Urban Meyer said Monday he wanted to stay positive. He wanted to count to 30 before ripping his team.

Dolphins' top pick Ronnie Brown gets $34 million deal

Heat lands shooter in Walsh

Undrafted free agent from Florida has skills that fit team's needs on offense.

Chip Shot on 18th Gives Mickelson PGA

Phil Mickelson delivered another dramatic finish in a major on Monday, flopping a chip out of deep rough to 2 feet for a birdie on the final hole and a one-shot victory in the PGA Championship.

August 15, 2015 8:49 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU Holds First Scrimmage of #NolesCamp2015

#NolesTV Scrimmage Wrap

FSU football practice report: 'Noles hold first fall scrimmage

Jimbo Fisher Post Scrimmage Interview: 8/14

FSU’s Jimbo Fisher vague on QB battle between Golson, Maguire

Everett Golson, Sean Maguire share time in closed Florida State scrimmage

FSU QB battle remains enigmatic after first scrimmage

FSU's QB Battle Still Murky After Scrimmage

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1792363
Fisher mum on OBs after scrimmage

FSU RB Mario Pender held out of first fall scrimmage

Seminoles' Pender prepared for bigger role

Ramsey excited for move back to natural position

Seminoles Coach Excited Over Bahamian Mavin Saunders’ Potential

Florida State 8/14 Scrimmage Photo Gallery

FSU-Miami among hottest tickets on secondary markets

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 22 Aaron Carter

Stan Wilcox would not back out of a contract to upgrade Florida State’s 2015 schedule

Lawyer: Trial for FSU RB Dalvin Cook could be over in one day

FSU creating academic course for student athletes in light of off-field incidents

Florida State will create course for athletes to deal with off-field responsibilities

Who is speaking to Florida State about off-field issues and student athlete life?

Tim Brown, Maurice Clarett among guest speakers to address Seminoles

FSU hopes lessons of Navy SEALs, ex-players help with off-field issues

Court says records law violated in FSU athlete case

WVU-Florida State deal falls through, but Lyons trying

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Women: Florida State is overwhelming ACC pick

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Mario Edwards among Raiders worth watching against Rams

Browns OL Cameron Erving gets early shot to flex versatility in 1st NFL start

Rookie RB Karlos Williams scores Bills' first touchdown

For Bucs' Jameis Winston, it all begins Saturday

Winston hopes to manage risks without making mistakes

Rays manage just fine with Cash at helm

Seminole Women’s Golf Alumni Update: Tiffany Faucette

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Keeper Of Tradition In Seminole Country - Bill Durham

If anybody in garnet and gold has the right to be upset about the NCAA classifying Florida State's use of the Seminoles name and imagery as "hostile and abusive," it's Bill Durham.

Without all due respect

At the team's annual media day, the Seminoles said they have received a lack of respect as they prepare to face the Canes.

Quarterback battle remains a toss-up

Sims, Nicholson ready to put troubles behind

Barron's contract with Rams could bring him $11 million

Javon Walker past contract dispute

Warrick practices with Bengals

J.D. Drew: (Wrist) Won't Rush Back

Doug Mientkiewicz still has numbness in his lower back but hopes to be cleared to begin a rehab assignment after he's examined tomorrow.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Mangum, trustees have plenty of issues to address

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Boston College Media Day 2015: Players Press Conference and Reactions

Clemson center Ryan Norton returns to practice

Shutting it down: Clemson players ready for season without social media

National writer picks U of L to win division

Which U of L freshmen could play right away?

Developing Consistency Key to Reggie Bonnafon Winning Louisville QB Race

'Canes get out of first scrimmage healthy, Norton shines

With plenty of options, Canes watch for go-to receiver to emerg

Hurricanes OL trying to perfect chemistry quickly

UM defensive players have highlight moments in scrimmage

Recruiting: Hurricanes’ newest quarterback of the future?

North Carolina needs a leap on defense

Freshman 50? helps Culler become big man on campus for Wolfpack

Pitt is not banking on Conner or bust

A capable and deep group of backup running backs exists behind Pitt star and reigning ACC player of the year James Conner.

Syracuse football practice observations and photos (training camp Day 6)

Syracuse football freshman Kenterius Womack working at QB and WR, for now

Syracuse CB Julian Whigham needed to burn his shoes to move on from last season

Syracuse football star DE Ron Thompson out 'a couple weeks' with lower-body injury

Cavaliers putting a premium on eliminating penalties

Matt Johns is preparing to take Wahoos to a bowl

Frank Beamer Goes Home to Hillsville

2015 ACC Football Preview: Wake Forest

Wake facing questions ahead of scrimmage

Wake Forest enters another rebuilding season

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Report card: Grading U of L after Game 6

In Puerto Rico, U of L's big men finding niches

UNC’s contrasting treatment of Williams, Hatchell draws attention

Men’s coach gets a contract extension; Sylvia Hatchell does not

Maryland-North Carolina considered marquee matchup of ACC-Big Ten Challenge

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OTHER ACC NEWS:

UNC uncovers potentially more violations in academic scandal

Four days before its deadline to respond to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations, UNC-Chapel Hill on Friday announced that it had supplied the NCAA with details of additional violations that could delay by several months the conclusion of a long-running infractions case.

New UNC revelations likely to mean further delay in NCAA case

New info involves women’s basketball, men’s soccer

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

ESPN’s first CFB Playoff promo of 2015 includes 14 SEC schools and 15 others

College Football Playoff assigns committee members to conferences

Power Five teams with the easiest 2015 schedules

Picking the best college football team in each state entering 2015

Experience doesn't always ease the way for graduate transfer quarterbacks

Isaac Nauta Tweets Official Visit Plans: Who Holds Edge in Chase for 5-Star TE?

ESPN's Samantha Ponder explains why she's leaving sideline

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Bielema turning fun into a marketing tool at Arkansas

Dameyune Craig clarifies what happened with D'haquille Williams

UF has scrimmage success

Jim McElwain surprisingly pleased with 'pretty darn good' scrimmage

McElwain still won't rest easy after Gators' first scrimmage better than he expected

Both QBs get opportunities in Gators scrimmage; Kelvin Taylor makes presence felt

UF’s Hargreaves to return punts

WATCH: Florida fan releases Gators-themed rap video

Richt finds 'no separation' in Georgia's QB competition

Kentucky QBs know first scrimmage is key

USC to hold open scrimmage in Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday

Talent infusion should boost Tennessee's big-play ability

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Baylor says 61-58 in team photo just a weird coincidence

Former Baylor linebacker Eddie Lackey trolls waitress, a TCU grad, with $61.58 tip

Former FSU QB De'Andre Johnson enrolls at East Mississippi C.C.

Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill gets contract extension, raise

Podcast: Five defensive players Notre Dame can't afford to lose

Lather, rinse, repeat. Notre Dame lands another top O-lineman in Lugg

Urban Meyer Stars In ESPN College Football Promotion

UAB asks football donors to speed up their planned payments

Report: Snoop's son, Cordell Broadus, quits UCLA football

Jim Mora makes largest contribution from sitting coach in UCLA history

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

UF basketball: One verbal commitment, another changes his mind

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin not happy with sloppy second half against Chicago Bears

Dolphins' second half vs. Chicago raises questions about depth

Upgrades spark optimism for Bucs' offensive line

Bucs vs. Vikings: 5 Things To Watch

An early bone to pick in Jaguars' preseason opener

The Jaguars were jolted early in Friday night's 23-21 preseason-opening win over the Pittsburgh Steelers

Chip Kelly says fans won't see Sam Bradford on Sunday, but it will be Tebow Time

LeBron James says he'll pay full college scholarships for 1,100 kids

After 63 years, Harlem Globetrotters drop Washington Generals as primary opponent (Tired of winning too much??)

Globetrotters lose by eliminating the Generals

Wicked storm gets Round 2 of PGA Championship suspended

Spieth makes some magic at PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth showcases ability to produce greatness in PGA Championship's second round

Tiger in danger of missing third straight cut at major

PGA Championship 2015 live stream: Time, TV channel, leaderboard, how to watch second, third round online Saturday

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

New Attitude: Gators respond to Meyer's discipline

Shorty Honeymoon: Irish expect Weis to start winning soon

Robbins arrested again

Former Raiders center Barret Robbins, awaiting trial on attempted murder charges stemming from a fight with Miami police, was arrested without incident in San Antonio, Texas, on a marijuana possession charge, police said Sunday.

Elkington, Bjorn one stroke behind Mickelson

Bad weather postpones PGA Championship, which resumes this morning with just a few holes left to play.

August 14, 2015 1:57 PM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

FSU Offensive Coordinator Randy Sanders Looking For New Playmakers

Older players on FSU's offense turning corner in fall camp

FSU Mail Bag: Sean Maguire or Everett Golson? How is FSU's young offensive line coming along?

Bobo Wilson emerges as an elder statesman for FSU

FSU Tight Ends Vying For The Starting Spot

Florida State defensive ends take a hit with Lorenzo Featherson, Chris Casher having knee surgery

Mobile's Chris Casher out indefinitely for Florida State after knee surgery

FSU's five-star defensive end Sweat a 'full-go' at practice

FOX Sports

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1791938&PT=4&PR=2
Talking defense with Charles Kelly

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1792114&PT=4&PR=2
Sights and Sounds: Fall camp week two

Florida State Football Preview: Why The Seminoles Can Win The National Title

Florida State Football 2015: Schedule Breakdown and Predictions

Florida State sees nothing but positives in marquee neutral-site games

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 23 Leroy Butler

Seminole Boosters to update ticket priority policy

Florida's depth chart a challenge in FSU's recruitment of Nate Craig-Myers?

FSU Gets a Home-Run Hitter in Amir Rasul

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Seminoles Play Host To North Carolina on ESPN's Big Monday

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles Earn Preseason All-ACC Honors

Two-time defending Atlantic Coast Conference champion Florida State has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the ACC in 2015, while a trio of seniors were recognized on the Preseason All-ACC team as announced by the league on Thursday.

2015-16 Schedule Announced

The Florida State swimming and diving teams released its 2015-16 season schedule on Wednesday.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Devonta Freeman vs. Tevin Coleman

Hopkins standing out in kicker battle

Next four weeks will determine future for EJ Manuel and Tim Tebow

Mike Tomlin likes to use Lawrence Timmons as an example to Steelers struggling rookies after first preseason game

Colts former first-round pick Bjoern Werner becomes backup, switches sides at LB

Bucs looking for Jameis Winston's progress to continue in preseason opener

Jameis Winston is confounded by NFL linebackers

Bucs’ Winston quietly tries to put off-field issues behind him

Buster Posey back to MVP form

Brooks Koepka birdies 5 straight at PGA

Brooks Koepka: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

NCAA made general study, and flunked

The NCAA's political correctness misses point of Indian nicknames

Trustee hurts Florida State's case

Pahokee's Smith already impressing at FSU

Lineman turns negative into positive

Getting dropped from Florida State's first-team unit has become a preseason boost for offensive tackle Mario Henderson.

FSU WR O'Neal Suffers Setback

At the conclusion of spring practice, FSU coach Bobby Bowden was left wishing he had not asked freshman WR Kenny O'Neal to sit out the 2004 season.

Seminoles deep at linebacker

Timberwolves trade Cassell to Clippers for Jaric, Chalmers

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

ACC football ready to prove status as national player

CBS projection lonely in ACC-to-playoff pick

5 reasons it's so easy to hate ACC football

Take 2: Who has the best special teams in the ACC?

ACC kicking from Z to A(guayo)

College Football Futures: Boston Eagles Schedule Breakdown & Season Win Totals

BC's season rides on rebuilt O-Line

Boston College coach Steve Addazio is worried about his guys up front. It's even keeping him from a good night's sleep.

BC Notebook: Harris Williams anchors O-Line

Boston College football: Isaac Yiadom looks to turn corner as starter

Notre Dame, Boston College unveil special uniforms for Shamrock Series (Photos)

Boston College goes throwback for their 2015 Shamrock Series uniforms

Tigers have answers behind injured Wiggins

Clemson’s Watson lands on Heisman watch list

David Cutcliffe details Duke running back plan

Just one healthy scholarship running back after Monday’s practice

Practice Report U of L Day 8

New defensive coordinator Gene Chizik wants his defense to be defined by physicality

N.C. State's Kentavius Street practices

Watch the Wolfpack's defensive lineman Kentavius Street run drills during practice this week.

Pitt displays considerable bulk in defensive line

The Panthers coaches have some flexibility with players up front who are coming in around 300 pounds each.

Pitt's Conner drops 'cargo' to become quicker runner

Fox Sports says Syracuse will finish 2-10, Scott Shafer 'likely toast'

Syracuse football OC Tim Lester on offensive installation: 'We have a long way to go'

Syracuse football announces home-and-home series with Wisconsin for 2020, 2021

Virginia WR Thorpe out 10 weeks with broken clavicle

Georgia linebacker commits to Cavaliers

Hokies' Stroman offers plenty of performance options

Wake's Janvion feels the urgency to succeed

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Report card: Grading U of L after Game 5

Rick Pitino talks OT loss in Puerto Rico

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

AP Top 25 college football poll to be released Aug. 23

2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 25-1): Teams with national title hopes

The Greatest College Football Team? - Who is the greatest college football team since 1990?

FOX Sports & Big Ten Network Reveal 2015 College Football Broadcasters

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In the SEC, all the power rests with the West

Dillon Lee could be big contributor at multiple spots for Alabama

What have you done for me lately? Will Muschamp's approach motivates Auburn defense

D'haquille Williams reinstated to Auburn football team

Florida Gators 2015 camp: Three things we’ve learned during first week

Florida offensive line doesn’t block out criticism, accepts challenge

Preparedness pays off for UF’s Wilson

https://www.dawgnation.com/football/georgias-freshman-receivers-need-to-come-up-big
Georgia’s freshman receivers need to come up big

Chubb already established as Georgia's next star tailback

Five UK freshmen most likely to play

Spurrier hasn’t named a QB, but when he does, the offense will attempt to control play

How Purdue's 52-6 loss to Notre Dame in 1983 could help Texas A&M improve its defense

Things are burning up near Texas A&M football practice — really

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Riley isn't naming 5 Nebraska players suspended for opener

Five Nebraska players have been suspended for the Sept. 5 opener against BYU for violating team rules.

Notebook: Greg Bryant's twisted path perplexes Brian Kelly

Notebook: Notre Dame freshmen making loud impression

Podcast: Five takeaways from Notre Dame practice

George O'Leary wants UCF, USF rivalry game to be annual Thanksgiving game

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Auburn basketball offers FSU 5-star legacy Knox

Auburn's basketball program on Thursday offered 5-star 2017 small-forward Kevin Knox of Tampa (Fla.) Catholic.

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OTHER BASEBALL:

Bo Ryan now says he's open to coaching beyond next season

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

BYU's Takitaki charged with 2 counts of misdemeanor theft

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

What to expect as Jaguars reveal new offense with start of preseason

Dustin Johnson stakes lead as winds chop up later rounds at PGA

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy survive afternoon winds at Whistling Straits

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Gators Ready to Reclaim the Swamp

'Even as a kid he was a coach'

Urban Meyer has been in control since high school, and Gators fans hope his lifelong pursuit of excellence extends to wins at Florida. And soon.

Meyer brings discipline to Florida

Eagles invited T.O., now they're stuck with him

Mavs eyeing Doug Christie to replace Michael Finley

Love Ties Mickelson for Lead at PGA

August 12, 2015 8:06 AM

August 11, 2015 8:30 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS

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FSU FOOTBALL:


2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 11): Florida State tries to reload on offense


FSU at No. 9 in ESPN College Football Power Rankings


Jimbo Fisher, Seminoles ready for ‘the climb’ in 2015


Jimbo Fisher making it clear Florida State is young in 2015


Jimbo Fisher's biggest transition since taking over for Bowden


#NolesTV: Golson Learning the Ropes at Florida State


Everett Golson ready for his next act at Florida State; Punt, Pass & Pork


Everett Golson pushing to win quarterback job


Maguire Embraces QB Competition


Maguire handling Golson competition to be Seminoles’ starting QB


FSU WR Auden Tate draws comparison to Kelvin Benjamin


FSU assistant Brad Lawing has energy, experience to revive pass rush


FSU's Brad Lawing Improving The Pass Rush


Attorneys for Florida State RB Dalvin Cook looking for speedy trial


Report: New witness comes forward in FSU RB Dalvin Cook’s case

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1790741&PT=4&PR=2

Cook's attorneys file demand for speedy trial


FSU RB Dalvin Cook's legal issues could clear up before season


The football team could become FSU’s other circus


FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 26 Rashad Greene


Miami snatches commit from FSU

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:


Noles Open Camp

The Florida State indoor volleyball season is officially underway as the Seminoles opened practice for the 2015 season on Monday in Tully Gym.


Cheyna Williams Earns Preseason Honor

Williams was recognized today, earning a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Best XI Second Team

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Kelvin Benjamin continues to show signs of being Panthers' 'lead dog'


Darnell Dockett Tweets Possible Twist In the Colin Kaepernick vs. Aldon Smith Soap Opera


Browns: Will Cameron Erving Make An Impact In Year One?


'Uncle Luke' checks in on Devonta Freeman


'Perfect fit' — Rookie NT Eddie Goldman making bid to start


Several injured Ravens return as Timmy Jernigan sits out


Flexible Thompson eyes a roster spot with Redskins

REDSKINS: RUNNING BACK HOPES YOGA HELPS HIM WIN THIRD-DOWN ROLE


Rookie RB Karlos Williams gets increased role after Brown's fumble


Bucs camp recap: Coaches say Winston has best workout yet


Bucs O-lineman: Jameis Winston reminds me of young Aaron Rodgers


Jameis Winston Meets Long-Time Fan


Devon Travis likely out until September


Brooks Koepka: Koepka connects four red numbers at Firestone

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Oklahoma's Seminoles back FSU on mascot (So much for the NCAA and Michael Wilbon's case.)

Tribe officials change mind, say they don't have a problem with nickname.


FSU gets approval to appeal NCAA mascot ban

The Florida State board of trustees, in an emergency session Wednesday, unanimously granted President T.K. Wetherell and Athletic Director Dave Hart authority to begin appealing the NCAA's ban on "abusive and hostile" mascots and nicknames at postseason competition.


Hart reports to trustees


Just leave it to the NCAA to offend everyone


Despite rough offseason, FSU expected to reach ACC title game


Things looking up for FSU's Sims

FSU linebacker Ernie Sims cleared of charge, and his legal issues are almost behind him.


Sims: No contest to reduced charge

Florida State LB Ernie Sims pleaded no contest Wednesday morning to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct and had charges of battery and resisting an officer without violence dropped following a July 6

confrontation with his girlfriend.


Sims gets probation, work detail


Soft Spoken Linebacker Timmons Is One Of Seminoles' Hardest Hitters


Barron signs on dotted line with Rams


Bengals may part ways with Warrick

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS

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ACC FOOTBALL:


Lots to do for coach Steve Addazio, Boston College football


Clemson starts at No. 13 in ESPN’s football power rankings


Clemson players blocked from social media during season


Deshaun Watson ranked #1 ACC QB by Athlon Sports


Baby Bosworth? Clemson’s Ben Boulware goes beardless


Clemson among the best for NFL talent


Duke football: Freshman LB Humphreys already a hit


Georgia Tech front four holding steady


Nate Cottrell out for year, Mikell Lands-Davis moves to A-back


Georgia Tech’s search for right guard continues


QB situation tops five burning questions for Louisville


Bolin ‘right in there’ in U of L QB race


Standberry a versatile target for U of L


Practice Report U of L Day 5


Miami Hurricanes still running on plenty despite departure of Duke Johnson


UM coach Al Golden wants better third-down conversion


Long road back from 12-day coma for Hurricanes offensive lineman


Hurricanes camp notes: Bush, Kirby, Howard, Kaaya setting the pace


Returning Hurricane Al-Quadin Muhammad is all business


UM assistant AD catches punt at practice, sets off wild celebration


UNC’s offensive line is most experienced in ACC, but can it be among the best?


UNC Offensive Line Coach Chris Kapilovic talks about progress by his players


Marquise Williams optimistic about UNC's offensive line


First Look: UNC Football Practice | 08.10.15


Frasier, Hines hope to be fast learners for NC State


Reasons for NC State’s ‘softest’ schedule

NC State has the softest nonconference schedule in the country, according to Fox Sports


Pitt notebook: Narduzzi takes aim at bad habits


Tyler Boyd, Rori Blair acknowledge 'mistakes' as Pitt opens fall camp

Wide receiver, defensive end regret how their DUI charges reflect on themselves, their teammates and the university.


2 Central Catholic football stars commit to play for Pitt

Rashad Wheeler and Bricen Garner, made verbal commitments to Pitt.


It’s all business for Syracuse football in 2015


Syracuse football to give freshmen, others more focus at practice (3 things Scott Shafer said)


Coach rips NCAA for taking 6 weeks to deem Syracuse football signee Marquise Blair ineligible


Scott Shafer will continue to recruit Marquise Blair hard as he heads to junior college


Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt goes under center, uses hard count (Day 2 preseason camp observations)


Syracuse football tied for last with Wake Forest in ESPN's first ACC power poll


Virginia RT Smith determined to regain starting job


Virginia Tech Football: Week 1 Fall Camp Stock Report

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ACC BASKETBALL:


ACC Basketball: Looking ahead to 2016


Louisville among 6 teams featured at Barclays Center


U of L's Puerto Rico tour finally here

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:

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OTHER FOOTBALL:


ESPN College Football Power Rankings


College football's 25 Most Intriguing Quarterbacks of 2015

4. Everett Golson, Florida State

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ESPN’s Herbstreit shoots down ‘SEC bias’ theory on Twitter


Saban doesn't want you to get the book on Saban

Nick Saban can be a jerk. People's Exhibit No. 1,284 came last week when he ripped into a new book about Nick Saban.


Alabama Senate introduces resolution urging Auburn to claim nine national football titles


Notes from Day 5 of Practice: Injuries
starting to pile up; RB situation after Lane departure; first scrimmage


Jim McElwain yet to see separation in Gators' QB competition


Nowhere to Hyde from UK's 320-pound FB


UK's freshman corners good as advertised


Will South Carolina return to the SEC football elite?


Gamecocks looking to bolster offensive line

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Podcast: Five things that could threaten a Notre Dame playoff run

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Incoming UVa freshman QB charged with DUI

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins receivers connecting on deep passes


Jacksonville Jaguars Scrimmage Winners, Losers & 53-Man Roster Prediction


Arena Football League folds Las Vegas, New Orleans teams


Channing Crowder returns to afternoon slot on WQAM


How Jordan Spieth handles growing hysteria on brink of history at PGA Championship


Los Angeles proposes $4.1B budget if Olympic candidate

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Watch out for jinx, UF: QB Leak on cover of SI


This could be the end for T.O. in Philadelphia

August 11, 2015 8:30 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 11): Florida State tries to reload on offense

FSU at No. 9 in ESPN College Football Power Rankings

Jimbo Fisher, Seminoles ready for ‘the climb’ in 2015

Jimbo Fisher making it clear Florida State is young in 2015

Jimbo Fisher's biggest transition since taking over for Bowden

#NolesTV: Golson Learning the Ropes at Florida State

Everett Golson ready for his next act at Florida State; Punt, Pass & Pork

Everett Golson pushing to win quarterback job

Maguire Embraces QB Competition

Maguire handling Golson competition to be Seminoles’ starting QB

FSU WR Auden Tate draws comparison to Kelvin Benjamin

FSU assistant Brad Lawing has energy, experience to revive pass rush

FSU's Brad Lawing Improving The Pass Rush

Attorneys for Florida State RB Dalvin Cook looking for speedy trial

Report: New witness comes forward in FSU RB Dalvin Cook’s case

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1790741&PT=4&PR=2
Cook's attorneys file demand for speedy trial

FSU RB Dalvin Cook's legal issues could clear up before season

The football team could become FSU’s other circus

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 26 Rashad Greene

Miami snatches commit from FSU

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Noles Open Camp

The Florida State indoor volleyball season is officially underway as the Seminoles opened practice for the 2015 season on Monday in Tully Gym.

Cheyna Williams Earns Preseason Honor

Williams was recognized today, earning a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Best XI Second Team

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin continues to show signs of being Panthers' 'lead dog'

Darnell Dockett Tweets Possible Twist In the Colin Kaepernick vs. Aldon Smith Soap Opera

Browns: Will Cameron Erving Make An Impact In Year One?

'Uncle Luke' checks in on Devonta Freeman

'Perfect fit' — Rookie NT Eddie Goldman making bid to start

Several injured Ravens return as Timmy Jernigan sits out

Flexible Thompson eyes a roster spot with Redskins

REDSKINS: RUNNING BACK HOPES YOGA HELPS HIM WIN THIRD-DOWN ROLE

Rookie RB Karlos Williams gets increased role after Brown's fumble

Bucs camp recap: Coaches say Winston has best workout yet

Bucs O-lineman: Jameis Winston reminds me of young Aaron Rodgers

Jameis Winston Meets Long-Time Fan

Devon Travis likely out until September

Brooks Koepka: Koepka connects four red numbers at Firestone

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Oklahoma's Seminoles back FSU on mascot (So much for the NCAA and Michael Wilbon's case.)

Tribe officials change mind, say they don't have a problem with nickname.

FSU gets approval to appeal NCAA mascot ban

The Florida State board of trustees, in an emergency session Wednesday, unanimously granted President T.K. Wetherell and Athletic Director Dave Hart authority to begin appealing the NCAA's ban on "abusive and hostile" mascots and nicknames at postseason competition.

Hart reports to trustees

Just leave it to the NCAA to offend everyone

Despite rough offseason, FSU expected to reach ACC title game

Things looking up for FSU's Sims

FSU linebacker Ernie Sims cleared of charge, and his legal issues are almost behind him.

Sims: No contest to reduced charge

Florida State LB Ernie Sims pleaded no contest Wednesday morning to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct and had charges of battery and resisting an officer without violence dropped following a July 6
confrontation with his girlfriend.

Sims gets probation, work detail

Soft Spoken Linebacker Timmons Is One Of Seminoles' Hardest Hitters

Barron signs on dotted line with Rams

Bengals may part ways with Warrick

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
___________________________________________
ACC FOOTBALL:

Lots to do for coach Steve Addazio, Boston College football

Clemson starts at No. 13 in ESPN’s football power rankings

Clemson players blocked from social media during season

Deshaun Watson ranked #1 ACC QB by Athlon Sports

Baby Bosworth? Clemson’s Ben Boulware goes beardless

Clemson among the best for NFL talent

Duke football: Freshman LB Humphreys already a hit

Georgia Tech front four holding steady

Nate Cottrell out for year, Mikell Lands-Davis moves to A-back

Georgia Tech’s search for right guard continues

QB situation tops five burning questions for Louisville

Bolin ‘right in there’ in U of L QB race

Standberry a versatile target for U of L

Practice Report U of L Day 5

Miami Hurricanes still running on plenty despite departure of Duke Johnson

UM coach Al Golden wants better third-down conversion

Long road back from 12-day coma for Hurricanes offensive lineman

Hurricanes camp notes: Bush, Kirby, Howard, Kaaya setting the pace

Returning Hurricane Al-Quadin Muhammad is all business

UM assistant AD catches punt at practice, sets off wild celebration

UNC’s offensive line is most experienced in ACC, but can it be among the best?

UNC Offensive Line Coach Chris Kapilovic talks about progress by his players

Marquise Williams optimistic about UNC's offensive line

First Look: UNC Football Practice | 08.10.15

Frasier, Hines hope to be fast learners for NC State

Reasons for NC State’s ‘softest’ schedule

NC State has the softest nonconference schedule in the country, according to Fox Sports

Pitt notebook: Narduzzi takes aim at bad habits

Tyler Boyd, Rori Blair acknowledge 'mistakes' as Pitt opens fall camp

Wide receiver, defensive end regret how their DUI charges reflect on themselves, their teammates and the university.

2 Central Catholic football stars commit to play for Pitt

Rashad Wheeler and Bricen Garner, made verbal commitments to Pitt.

It’s all business for Syracuse football in 2015

Syracuse football to give freshmen, others more focus at practice (3 things Scott Shafer said)

Coach rips NCAA for taking 6 weeks to deem Syracuse football signee Marquise Blair ineligible

Scott Shafer will continue to recruit Marquise Blair hard as he heads to junior college

Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt goes under center, uses hard count (Day 2 preseason camp observations)

Syracuse football tied for last with Wake Forest in ESPN's first ACC power poll

Virginia RT Smith determined to regain starting job

Virginia Tech Football: Week 1 Fall Camp Stock Report

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: Looking ahead to 2016

Louisville among 6 teams featured at Barclays Center

U of L's Puerto Rico tour finally here

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

ESPN College Football Power Rankings

College football's 25 Most Intriguing Quarterbacks of 2015

4. Everett Golson, Florida State

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ESPN’s Herbstreit shoots down ‘SEC bias’ theory on Twitter

Saban doesn't want you to get the book on Saban

Nick Saban can be a jerk. People's Exhibit No. 1,284 came last week when he ripped into a new book about Nick Saban.

Alabama Senate introduces resolution urging Auburn to claim nine national football titles

Notes from Day 5 of Practice: Injuries starting to pile up; RB situation after Lane departure; first scrimmage

Jim McElwain yet to see separation in Gators' QB competition

Nowhere to Hyde from UK's 320-pound FB

UK's freshman corners good as advertised

Will South Carolina return to the SEC football elite?

Gamecocks looking to bolster offensive line

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Podcast: Five things that could threaten a Notre Dame playoff run

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Incoming UVa freshman QB charged with DUI

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins receivers connecting on deep passes

Jacksonville Jaguars Scrimmage Winners, Losers & 53-Man Roster Prediction

Arena Football League folds Las Vegas, New Orleans teams

Channing Crowder returns to afternoon slot on WQAM

How Jordan Spieth handles growing hysteria on brink of history at PGA Championship

Los Angeles proposes $4.1B budget if Olympic candidate

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Watch out for jinx, UF: QB Leak on cover of SI

This could be the end for T.O. in Philadelphia

August 10, 2015 8:28 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Media Day, Fan Day & Practice Highlight Day Four

#NolesTV Media Day Wrap

'Noles excited about 2015 football season

Fisher, Seminoles not concerned with outside expectations

Passion, Culture Attract Golson To Florida State

Everett Golson wanting ahead to recent begin at FSU

Jimbo Fisher’s honesty about competing for job helped lure Everett Golson to Florida State

No guarantees from Jimbo Fisher brought Everett Golson to FSU

Everett Golson looking forward to fresh start at FSU

Golson fitting in, learning system and reliving past

Golson's Transition to Flroida State Has Gone Smoothly

Maguire not about to give in

Everett Golson, Sean Maguire embrace competition for FSU starting job

Dalvin Cook can't outrun the ghost of Jameis Winston at FSU

Florida State takes one team photo with player facing battery charge, one without

Dalvin Cook's team has created alternate photos that apparently account for either potential outcome of his case.

Lamarcus Brutus blossoming late in Seminoles secondary

FSU’s Josh Sweat making steady strides in practice

FSU optimistic that freshman DE Josh Sweat will play as he progresses from injury

Florida State Wide Receiver Bobo Wilson Says Seminoles Feel “Disrespected” By ACC Preseason Poll

Two Freshman Receivers Standing Out To Dawsey

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1790508&PT=4&PR=2
Cornerback Jalen Ramsey takes over

Florida State Football Practice - Sunday, August 9

Jimbo Fisher Talks After FSU's Open Practice

Florida State Open Practice Report: 8/9

FSU football practice report: Sunday

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1790523&PT=4&PR=2
Photo Gallery: FSU Media Day 2015

Florida State Fans Show Their Garnet and Gold

Florida State Coach Jimbo Fisher Buys Frozen Yogurt for Waiting Fans

FSU Fan Calls Out Another Fan For Saying He’s Going To Sell Stuff From Fan Day

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 27 Rodney Hudson

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FSU BASKETBALL:

Florida State's Terance Mann Throws Down 1-Handed Slam off Smooth Rainbow Pass

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Kelvin Benjamin the early MVP of Panthers' camp and other observations

Bradham: Stopping run was job one

Cam Erving focuses on task at hand

Cameron Erving hasn't worked at center, Connor Shaw plays well in scrimmage

59-yard field goals from Dustin Hopkins, Zach Hocker force Saints coaches to run

Raiders training camp day 8 wrap: Rodney Hudson is a brick wall

Raiders' Derek Carr is thrilled to be working with Rodney Hudson

Bryan Stork's Injuries Are 'Minor'

Chris Thompson hoping ‘hot’ start to camp will help solidify his Redskins future

WATCH: Jameis Winston Making Big Progress

Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston gets hot in two-minute drill

Bucs rookie QB Jameis Winston has look of a football nerd

Drew sees Yankees as definite contender

Buster Posey may not be the favorite, but he’s making another case to be NL MVP

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU TRUSTEES TO MEET AUG. 10 TO DISCUSS RESPONSE TO NCAA

FSU reacts to NCAA ban

School, Gov. Bush ponder legal action to keep Seminoles nickname.

Florida State facing legal, academic and image problems

Will NCAA target animal mascots next?

Lee, Weatherford to alternate with first team

FSU a little thin on defensive line

FSU coach Bobby Bowden announced that reserve defensive end Barry Wright would miss the 2005 season.

Bunkley doesn't practice with FSU

Convincing Fluellen he can

Andre Fluellen is bigger, stronger and faster. But the swagger so often associated with Florida State defensive players?

LB Nicholson's legal problems finally resolved

Florida State University linebacker A.J. Nicholson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to a first-offense DUI charge, a misdemeanor, agreeing to serve six months on probation, court records show. During that time, he must put in three days with the sheriff's work camp and 50 hours of community service. His 2003 Saturn Ion will be impounded for 10 days and his driver's license is suspended for six months, Assistant State
Attorney Phil Smith said. He was arrested after a two-car crash at Lake Bradford Road.

You can't blame Martz for being cranky about Barron

Linebacker Jackson must earn his spot

On the heels on one of the happiest days of his life, Alonzo Jackson was the butt of a training camp joke.

Doctor's diagnosis for Warrick may come today

Tim Pickett to Europe

Mets Place Mientkiewicz on 15-Day DL

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OTHER FSU NEWS:

Tallahassee may get new FSU convention center

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Lots to do for coach Steve Addazio, Boston College football team

New Clemson coordinators taking it slow with new-look offense

Clemson’s Goodson another small-town guy with big-time aspirations

Practice Report U of L Day 4 (veterans)

Practice Report U of L Day 4 (newcomers)

U of L's Hikutini makes early impression

Citrus Bowl to host Alabama and Louisville in 2018 game

Recovery, return of UM’s Hunter Knighton ‘nothing short of amazing’

UM's Knighton believes football journey far from over

Meet the Pack event attracts hundreds

Run, run, run: NC State aims to keep ground game churning

Frasier, Hines hope to be fast learners for NC State

Pitt G Josh Newkirk to transfer after knee surgery

Pittsburgh guard Josh Newkirk will transfer closer to his home in North Carolina while continuing to rehab from surgery on his left knee.

Virginia football's T.J. Thorpe continues to stand out in fall camp

Hokies defense looks to lead the way again

Hokies add first DE commitment in 2016 class from North Carolina's Jimmie Taylor

Virus hits Wake Forest football before full-contact practice

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC teams set plans for early hoops

Louisville hoops in Puerto Rico: What to watch

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

Best Defenses in College Football

Social media habits a teaching moment for college coaches

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SEC Football: Which Teams Are Trending Up and Down Heading into 2015 Season?

Alabama offensive coordinator Kiffin returning for 2nd year

Lane Kiffin is back for Year 2 as Alabama's offensive coordinator, despite being up for at least one NFL job.

Arkansas' confidence soaring during preseason camp

McElwain tries to shake up slumbering UF program

Gators' experienced, talented safeties part of secondary's strength

UF position breakdown: Linebackers

Florida’s Kelvin Taylor: ‘I have a really big chip on my shoulder’

UF freshman DE CeCe Jefferson quickly impresses veteran Gators

Florida RB Adam Lane granted release from football team for personal issues

Georgia football players using GPS devices in preseason camp

College Football Preview: The 2015 Mississippi State Bulldogs

QB Quandary: Spurrier sorting out 4-way race at position

USC’s QB battle could continue into season

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Mark Dantonio is master architect of MSU football

College Football Wives 2015: Urban Meyer cried after this conversation about marriage

Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy pushes for adjustment to recruiting calender

UCLA should be good, but one question: How will it fare at quarterback?

New Wisconsin coach Chryst brings stability at quarterback

Paul Chryst instituted at least one noticeable change in the offseason that could pay off in his first training camp as Wisconsin's head coach.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Lavonte David, Buccaneers agree to 5-year, $50 million contract

The Buccaneers made good on their promise to keep All-Pro linebacker Lavonte David in the fold.

Frank Gifford, NFL Hall of Famer, dies at 84

On football field, in the booth, Frank Gifford a winner

Frank Gifford's influence stretched beyond his game

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Season tickets not a hot sell

Many schools not helped by ACC expansion.

Woods has confidence, his shot back

Tiger Woods will be shooting for his third major victory of the season this weekend at the PGA Championship.

Woods Lacking Aura of Invincibility

Tiger Woods already has a green jacket and a claret jug. All he lacks going into the PGA Championship is that aura of invincibility that two majors no longer buy.

August 9, 2015 11:32 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

#NolesCamp15: Youth Is Served

FSU's Jimbo Fisher on Everett Golson: 'He has all the gifts'

FSU’s offensive line taking shape behind Roderick Johnson

FSU's Rod Johnson Confident Heading into 2015

Brutus blossoming late in Seminoles secondary

FSU expects transcript issue to be cleared up soon for Ex-LSU LB Lorenzo Phillips

A look ahead: The 5 biggest games of 2015

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 28 Tommy Polley

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1790175&PT=4&PR=2
Sights and Sounds: First Week of Camp

THE VOICE: Love of gridiron keeps Deckerhoff going

Florida State receives unofficial visit from four-star TE Naseir Upshur

Florida State receives unofficial visit from four-star TE Naseir Upshur

FSU offers N.C. defensive end

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Watch: Eddie Goldman emerging

NFL Hall of Fame parade big deal to former ’Nole

EJ Manuel bright spot for offense (6 observations from Bills training camp scrimmage)

Rhodes Targets Increase in INT's

The 5 Smartest Pro-Athletes

Deion Sanders prepping for coaching return at Triple A

Focus On Football Paying Off For Chris Thompson

Bucs are impressed with how quickly Jameis Winston picks up things

Bucs Notes: Winston in command of the huddle

Bucs Beat: Winston’s Football IQ continues to impress

NFC South preview: Winston ready to take over Bucs' offense

charisma-to-tom-bradys

Jason Licht compares Jameis Winston's charisma to Tom Brady's

Endeavor taps South Florida entrepreneur Marcell Haywood to join global network

Indians option OF Tyler Holt to Triple-A on Friday

Comparing Giants’ Buster Posey’s midseason surge to his MVP year

Postgame Twinsights: Shane Robinson breaks down his mound debut

When the Twins needed a hero, position player Shane Robinson and his 64-mph knuckler delivered

Absence of Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis likely to be extended

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU president: 'Noles will challenge ruling

Gov. Bush blitzes in defense of FSU

Nickname Ruling Lacks Common Sense

Mascots ruling applauded

Native Americans favor NCAA ruling limiting use of nicknames

NCAA ban on Indian names is PC meddling

Bowden searching for some answers

Despite loss of Sexton, FSU coordinator upbeat

'Noles report, begin with 100-yard dashes

Rouse already attracts notice

Former Lincoln WR strong in offseason; 'Noles to test him

Warrick Dunn: Solid start to pre-season

Does Johnson Still Have The Arm?

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Boston College Football: Looking Ahead To Notre Dame

Not dwelling on past, Deshaun Watson and Dabo Swinney move forward

Despite the hype, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and coach Dabo Swinney are focused on the future, not past injuries

Duke looks toward next step of football building project

Past 3 Blue Devils teams have won 25 games

After scrimmage, Paul Johnson not happy with offensive line

Georgia Tech aims to lead again in rushing, third-down rate

‘Battle’ underway at Georgia Tech B-back competition

U of L Practice Report Day 3 (Newcomers)

UGA transfers step in for U of L secondary

Petrino: Fields 'needs to get in shape'

Hurricanes’ Jermaine Grace, Gus Edwards feel ready for breakout junior seasons

Pitt's Narduzzi embracing challenge in 1st head coaching job

Star Pitt running back James Conner ready to hit the field after busy offseason

Shafer's main message: Turn the page on miserable season

Syracuse LB Zaire Franklin makes it clear who rules Orange defense

Notebook: Virginia's two-deep features few freshmen

Confident Virginia Tech defense expects 'special' season

Cornerback's health may be key to Virginia Tech secondary

Buy-in for Wake a matter of old, new regime

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

Which schools return head coach, both coordinators and starting QB? ACC (7)

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UF clears Davis to join Gators

UF notebook: Robinson 'loving' it

Gators' offensive line looks to improve, mature under watchful eye of veteran coach Mike Summers

UK Practice Report Day 2

'Boom' is UK's clear No. 1 in backfield

Gamecocks inexperienced, unsettled under center

Marcus Lattimore: USC’s defense is ‘going to be nasty’

Vols seeking middle linebacker to help lead talented defense

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LB Daiquan Kelly dismissed from Penn State football team

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Transfers become 'part of the landscape' in college basketball

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Dolphins must fix this offensive line to protect the season

One scrimmage produced four sacks and plenty of pressures for the Miami Dolphins defense.

Ndamukong Suh’s dominance on display at Miami Dolphins scrimmage

Bucs blueprint for rebuilding: Get back to basics

Wait ends for latest class at Pro Football Hall of Fame

Rose with a 63 to tie Furyk at Firestone

Rory McIlroy says ankle 'good' heading into PGA

Romero quits round but not disqualified in Reno

Romero withdraws from Barracuda with injury
Argentine Andres Romero, in a bizarre situation, was allowed to remain in the Barracuda Championship despite not completing each of the final four holes in the third round in Reno on Saturday.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

UF players show more confidence, trust

The drills were the same, and so was the heat. The major difference between this year and last? The attitudes.

Florida A&M cited for a lack of institutional control

NCAA cites 184 violations

August 8, 2015 10:32 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Noles Take Cover for Second Day of Practice

Sights and Sounds: Day Two

Florida State Practice Report: 8/7

FSU HC Jimbo Fisher Talks First Practices

Three Notes: Florida State fall practice underway

FSU football practice report: Friday

Jimbo Fisher thrilled with energy level the first two days of Florida State practice

FSU QBs start on evening footing as highly-anticipated position battle begins

Early returns: Golson, Maguire impress

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said it'll take time to sort out QB battle

Sean Maguire, J.J. Cosentino and Everett Golson competing for starting job

FSU coach Jimbo Fisher: Quarterbacks will share reps

FSU QBs begin on even footing as highly-anticipated place battle begins

With Dalvin Cook unavailable, FSU Seminoles look at RB depth chart

FSU has plenty of candidates to replace suspended running back

How Will FSU's RB Situation Shake Out?

FSU DB Marcus Lewis leaves practice with knee injury

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher on Everett Golson, his team’s demeanor, social media and more

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said it'll take time to sort out QB battle

Jimbo Fisher wants to make sure you know how young Florida State is

Fisher excited although FSU is in unfamiliar territory this preseason

Jimbo Fisher has never watched FSU's 2013 title game

FSU LB Lorenzo Phillips expected to be cleared for practice by Monday

Florida State Practice Photo Gallery: 8/7

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Photo Gallery: Day two of preseason practice

FSU Fan Day Sunday at Tucker Center

TPD allocating fewer officers for FSU home games

FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 29 Tra Thomas

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

FSU Picked Second in ACC

The Florida State indoor volleyball team was picked to finish second in the Atlantic Coast Conference behind North Carolina for the 2015 season by the 15 head coaches of the league.

Price of FSU athletic scholarship: Dreams don’t come cheap

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Ronald Darby: Getting Starting Reps

Three questions with ... Panthers K Graham Gano

EJ Manuel takes step forward (5 observations from day 6 of Buffalo Bills training camp)

EJ has best day

Redskins HC Gruden: Chris Thompson is emerging as third-down back

More opportunity for Karlos Williams

Steelers Training Camp Injury Report: Vince Williams injures hamstring Thursday

Jameis Winston progressing at training camp

Jameis Winston adjusting to NFL life

Mike Evans talks up Jameis Winston’s brain power

Bucs Practice Report: Winston struggles against blitz

QB Jameis Winston continues to struggle against the blitz. On the first throw of the first blitz period of the day Friday, Winston was picked off by CB Johnthan Banks.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fans Shouldn’t Panic Over Jameis Winston Yet

Bucs notes: QB Winston bounces back from early INT

Jameis Winston had to lose baseball throwing motion

Gerald McCoy talks Jameis Winston: 'He puts in all the work necessary'

Lovie Smith's expectations for Jameis Winston

Tyler Holt batting ninth vs. Twins on Friday

James Ramsey still trying to impress one year after trades: Cleveland Indians Class AAA Report

Amid high expectations, O's top draft pick DJ Stewart starts to settle in at Aberdeen

Minor league roundup: Weaver dominant in Palm Beach win

Jonas Blixt: Blixt opens bogey-free second straight week

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

Locals claim Indian nicknames not offensive

NCAA limits schools' use of native monikers

Guest column: What would Chief Osceola do?

Bowden focused on the haves, not have-nots

Despite loss of Sexton, FSU coordinator upbeat as players report to camp

Noles Cozy in Top 25

The Florida State Seminoles were ranked 12th in the USA Today Preseason Top 25 Poll, not even the best in the ACC at season's begin.

Players report today!

Holding out costs Barron much-needed learning time

Anquan Boldin : Will Miss 2-3 Weeks

Sam, Will and middle man

Sam Cowart is the middle linebacker, calling most defensive signals.

Packers' Walker Injures Left Hamstring

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Peter Warrick is close to taking part in his first training-camp practice. He's still dealing with shin and knee injuries sustained last year.

DL for Mientkiewicz?

FSU prepares to refine medicine with new magnet

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Top ACC players: Nos. 6-10

Burt excited to get going for Boston College football

Size Matters? Clemson’s heaviest offensive lineman weighs 324 pounds

Last season, six players weighed 325 pounds or more

Freshmen drawing rave reviews from Clemson coaches, players

Duke’s offensive line looks to continue to protect and serve

Has been one of the nation’s best in recent years

Duke Football: Is It Built To Last?

Healthy and stronger, Tyler Stargel competing at defensive end

The name of Georgia Tech defensive end Tyler Stargel was an easy one to forget in the spring – he missed spring practice as he recovered from ankle surgery, and was not on the depth chart coming out of the spring.

Louisville begins crowded QB battle

Practice Report U of L football camp Day 2

Talented Miami freshman class looks to contribute right away

Miami Hurricanes freshmen tell their stories, hope to do real talking on field

Mark Walton looks to be next young impact back for 'Canes

Low external expectations not a bother for the Hurricanes

UNC CB Malik Simmons suspended for two games

Out for South Carolina, North Carolina A&T after legal woes

Wolfpack has what it takes to compete in Atlantic Division, but will it?

NC State walk-on receiver overcomes injury, odds

Sophomore Gavin Locklear has Jacoby Brissett’s attention

Syracuse football coaching staff's biggest concern is health

Syracuse football to face 13 ESPN Top 100 players, including 2 in Top 10

Syracuse football 15 for '15: Long snapper, kick returners wanted on special teams

Syracuse football 15 for '15: Linebacker train needs to keep rolling for inexperienced 'D

Syracuse football preseason camp: 7 position battles to watch

Virginia determined to continue upward swing in football program

Hokies get football preseason started with high hopes

VT's McKenzie suspended for season opener

Virginia Tech running back Shai McKenzie has been reinstated to the team but will serve a one-game suspension against Ohio State, the school said in a statement Friday.

Wake's O-line building strength, gaining knowledge

Second-team OL leaves Wake's football program

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ACC BASKETBALL:

Michigan State draws Boston College for Wooden Legacy tournament

Stan Heath eager to help out at Boston College

Defending national champion Duke, runner-up Wisconsin in 2K

Tech, Gregory seeking benefit from Bahamas trip

NC State-Arizona State, LSU-Marquette in Legends Classic

NC State to build dorm for basketball players

Wolfpack Club will foot the bill

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ACC BASEBALL:

Rice pitcher Hesslink commits to Boston College

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

CFBRank 1-10 College football players

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Check the record: No one does fall camp right like Alabama

Nick Saban is not happy about his unauthorized biography

Alabama 4-star RB Bo Scarbrough suspended four games by NCAA

Notebook: Weather plagues UF

Gators indoor practice facility cannot come a moment too soon

UF receivers will have more opportunities

Florida Gators’ passing attack remains a muddled work in progress

'Georgia is the best job in college football'

Kentucky seeks defensive leaders in quest to earn a bowl bid

Tennessee announces it has reinstated WR Von Pearson

Tennessee has reinstated wide receiver Von Pearson to the team, two days after prosecutors declined to file criminal charges against him in connection with a rape investigation.

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Kansas State's new $65 million football complex shows how swanky college football facilities are getting

Michigan Stadium reduces capacity to 107,601

Zaire not taking status as Irish's starting QB for granted

Video: Notre Dame 8-7 practice highlights

Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith trying to avoid the SI cover jinx

Petersen starts 2nd year at Washington with question at QB

Washington State opens fall camp looking for new quarterback

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OTHER BASKETBALL:

Coaches don't see football as threat

Basketball coaches at "football schools" don't view their gridiron counterparts as competition. Most view the support as a benefit to their programs.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Ex-Dolphin WR Irving Fryar, mother convicted in mortgage scheme

Former Miami Dolphins standout receiver Irving Fryar was found guilty of a role in a mortgage scam on Friday and faces up to 10 years in prison.

Family files wrongful death suit against Tony Stewart

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Ryan Tannehill shows promise, room for improvement in Dolphins scrimmage

Dolphins must fix this offensive line to protect the season

Former Auburn QB Marshall impressing Jaguars at new position

Rex Ryan, Buffalo Bills considered signing Michael Vick but didn't think he could handle weather

The NFL's most depressing franchises ranked 1-32

Furyk builds big lead at Firestone

Jordan Spieth super group: Tee times, groupings released for first 2 rounds of PGA Championship

Louise Suggs, LPGA founder and Hall of Famer, dies

Floyd Mayweather tells Ronda Rousey to call him ... when she makes $300 million

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

News Corp. buys Internet sports company Scout Media

ABC kicks off "MNF" farewell

The 36th and final season of "Monday Night Football" on ABC starts tonight with the Hall of Fame exhibition game between Chicago and Miami.

Palmeiro suspension fuels Congress' interest

A member of the House committee that held hearings on steroid use in March says Congress may feel compelled to get involved in testing major league players for banned substances.

Coyotes Appear Set Name Gretzky New Coach

The Phoenix Coyotes seem poised to ask the most prolific scorer in NHL history to step out of the background and behind the bench.

Boca's Pressel wins U.S. Amateur

17-year-old leaves no doubt this time in beating college player Maru Martinez 9 and 8.

August 7, 2015 7:22 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:

Sights and Sounds: First Practice

Five Takeaways From Jimbo Fisher's Press Conference

Video: Jimbo Fisher sets tone before 2015 fall camp

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher on Everett Golson, his team’s demeanor, social media and more

Jimbo Fisher expects FSU to reload with success

Fisher is excited about prospects for rebuilding Seminoles

Fisher seems genuinely excited about 2015 team

Jimbo Fisher likes new underdog role

The Seminoles have been favorites to win the league the last three seasons - but not this year.

FSU leaning on improved chemistry, intensity as it embarks on 2015 season

Jimbo Fisher has never had less experienced pass catchers at Florida State

https://www.football.com/en-us/3-questions-fsu-will-answer-in-fall-camp/
Camp Confidential: 3 Questions FSU Will Answer in Fall Camp

2015 FSU Fall Practice: Schedule, 5 Things To Watch

FSU preseason camp cheat sheet

Jimbo Fisher gets glimpse of new QB Everett Golson in FSU’s first fall practice

Quarterback race just starting up for FSU

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1789592&PT=4&PR=2
All eyes on QBs as preseason camp opens

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says QBs will share reps

Watch: FSU QB Everett Golson Throwing at FSU

FSU linebacker Reggie Northrup and safety Tyler Hunter at full health for preseason camp

FSU's 2015 Class Almost Completely Enrolled

FSU transfer LB Lorenzo Phillips not cleared to practice

Florida State Seminoles’ roster relatively healthy

Florida State football practice photo gallery

https://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1789733&PT=4&PR=2
Photo Gallery: Day 1 of preseason practice

Ohio State and Florida State: Similar, But Different

FSU Player Rank: No. 30 Sebastian Janikowski

Shavar Manuel Reveals Leaders: Odds on Where 5-Star DE Lands

EXPO Keynote Bobby Bowden Focuses on Leadership

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UP NEXT:

College Football Preview: The 2015 Texas State Bobcats

The Texas State Bobcats will be looking for their first Bowl under the guidance of Dennis Franchione.

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:

Seminoles Open Preseason Camp

No. 1 Florida State soccer team started its preseason camp this week as the Noles prepare for the challenges of a new year.

Florida State Soccer Feels No Pressure Heading Into Season

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:

Observations: Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin reminding us of 2014, both good and bad

Jets CB Antonio Cromartie backs Tom Brady over Deflategate, says Patriots QB only deserves small fine

Jets' Antonio Cromartie: Goodell 'gonna make his own rules as he goes'

Devonta Freeman injuries hamstring, exits practice

Versatile lineman Cameron Erving's best position as a rookie may be as a sixth man

New Orleans Saints kicker Dustin Hopkins remains perfect after six practices

Stork helped give birth to Patriots' Super Bowl run

Chris Thompson may be emerging as Redskins’ third-down back, but he’s taking nothing for granted

Vince Williams brings attitude, passion to field

Bucs Practice Report: Winston looks sharper after day off

Report: Pacers to sign Toney Douglas

Koepka part of Wyndham field

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:

FSU Blasts NCAA Ruling On 'Hostile' Nicknames

The NCAA wants Florida State University mascot Chief Osceola to ride his horse, Renegade, into the sunset. Meanwhile, FSU president T.K. Wetherell wants collegiate sports' major governing body to mind its own business.

Don?t look for NCAA to back down on mascot ruling

(Then look for a lawsuit.)

Seminoles eager to hit field

Florida State is eager to focus on football with Monday's start of practices for the preseason

Spiller tempted by FSU visit

++Exclusive video - Myron Rolle on his FSU visit

Martz Angry About Barron's Absence

Eager Bennett running show

Former Packer leads team's premier group

Jaguars: Greg Jones continues to impress

Team-first Warrick seeks to recapture form

Weinke gaining ground at QB

Ex-starter quietly, patiently moves from No. 3 to top backup Chris Weinke turned 33 the other day, and perhaps thought again about how the years have slipped by while he waited for another chance.

Saturday's Sports Transactions

TEXAS RANGERS: Recalled INF Marshall McDougall from Oklahoma of the PCL

Doug Mientkiewicz said his back was feeling better yesterday and he may return to action today

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:

Can ACC avoid leading the nation in coaching turnover?

ACC Football Schedule Rankings With Mark Rogers: #8 Boston College

Venables looking for continued success from Clemson’s defense

Mitch Hyatt could make history at Clemson

The last freshman offensive lineman to start at Clemson was Barry Richardson in 2004.

Clemson is not getting much love nationally

Tech has 75/1 odds to win CFP

U of L starts practice; What stood out?

Lee, Lewis locking up starting roles for Cards

Laser tag trip leads to U of L violations

Louisville football overlooked with N.C. State overrated in ACC?

UM opens camp determined to look forward, not back

Miami Hurricanes open practice looking to be ‘disciplined and smarter’

As UM opens practice, Al Golden has to be the impact player

Miami Hurricanes say receiving corps in good hands

Three NFL-bound pass-catchers accounted for more than 60 percent of UM’s receiving yards last year. This year’s receivers said they’re confident they can compensate.

So many explosive skill players’: ACC coaches talk 2015 Miami Hurricanes

Howard Schnellenberger honored by The Miami Touchdown Club

Fedora Post-Practice Comments Thursday

UNC's Larry Fedora on game against South Carolina

Gene Chizik using elementary approach to rebuild UNC defense

Experience as 3rd-grade teacher helps shape approach as coach

2015 Opponent Previews: NC State

Happy returns for tight end Grinnage, injured Pack players

Meet the 2015 Syracuse Football team

Syracuse football 15 for '15: Who will complement Steve Ishmael as a top target at WR?

Syracuse football 15 for '15: Offensive line is experienced but must stay healthy

Syracuse football history told through some 'interesting' media guide covers (slideshow)

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer gets his own street

Frank Beamer will now drive to work on Beamer Way.

Virginia Tech begins quest to move back up the ACC football ladder

Va. Tech has one aim: Get back to standard it set in its early days of ACC

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ACC BASKETBALL:

ACC Basketball: Fitting in to the ESPN Top-25

Duke to play VCU in 2K Classic; UNC to face Northwestern in CBE Hall of Fame Classic

Tech playing in NIT Season Tip-Off

Cards aim for 'a couple wins' vs. Puerto Rico

Battle 4 Atlantis bracket revealed: Who is Syracuse's first-round opponent?

Syracuse will face Charlotte in the first round on Wednesday, Nov. 25, in the Bahamas.

UVa basketball team to open with Bradley in Charleston Classic

Hoops commit Diakite likely to enroll at UVa this fall

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

15 Power Five Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2015

How Good Is Your College-Football Team’s Coach?

10 College Football Teams That Will Be Better In 2015 Than They Were In 2014

The pros and cons of college football’s cupcake scheduling

2015 college football preseason rankings (No. 50-26): Teams hoping to break out

Tessitore's next ESPN role: Thursday night football

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Jim McElwain is right man for Gators' turnaround

UF’s McElwain praises player communication on first day

UF's Jim McElwain: Rookies 'looked the part' as Gators open preseason camp

Gators' passing game off the mark to open preseason camp

UF’s QBs put in summer studying

Florida Gators’ offensive line inexperienced but optimistic

UF linebackers’ versatility a strength

Gators looking to get tight ends involved and improve offense

LSU DT Davon Godchaux confident under 'best D-line coach in college football' Ed Orgeron

LSU reinstates offensive lineman Jevonte Domond, who remains accused of choking girlfriend

Missouri must find pass-catching options for Mauk

Vanderbilt football doesn’t need your permission. But it may need help with slogans.

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Five reasons Notre Dame will be a playoff contender

Notebook: Notre Dame's Brian Kelly encounters happy dilemma at LB

Pass-rush production paramount for Notre Dame in 2015

Will culture beat scheme at Notre Dame?

How Notre Dame comes together will determine success

Quick Hits: Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's opening press conference

Notre Dame fall depth chart

Nittany Lions oddly flying under radar

Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong wants 'clear-cut' No. 1 QB for opener

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:

Syracuse, Jim Boeheim settle slander lawsuit with Bobby Davis, Mike Lang

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:

Lamar Miller ready to carry a bigger load for Miami Dolphins

Bucs Hot Reads: Rookie WR Hall makes ‘Speedy’ impression

Lack of carries hurt Bucs RB Martin’s production

Five NFL teams that still have big questions at quarterback

Athlon Sports Looks Back at the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

Dallas Mavericks bring center Samuel Dalembert back

Government demanding Lance Armstrong’s medical records

Lance Armstrong's hostile federal testimony revealed

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:

Like it is : NCAA?s mascot decision is simply ludicrous

NCAA gets it politically correct, but all wrong

Beamer Has Hokies In a Lofty Position

Va. Tech Is No. 7 in Preseason Poll

NCAA gives president Brand 2-year extension

Glazers still believe

Joel Glazer said his family feels as if Jon Gruden and GM Bruce Allen have Bucs going in the right direction.