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July 23, 2019 7:41 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Dontavious Jackson Named To Butkus Award Watch List


Marvin Wilson: 3 things to know about the Florida State football defensive

tackle
Wilson loves FSU's honey fried chicken


Top defensive players entering 2019 season


Can Tamorrion Terry win first Biletnikoff Award for program?


FSU Football Position Preview: Another year, another QB battle


Is James Blackman ready for the quarterback spotlight?


Florida State most important player countdown: No. 9 Offensive tackle Jauan

Williams


Taggart Sends Message to FSU Fanbase


Florida State football picked to finish third in ACC Atlantic


Linked to early era of Florida State athletics, 'True Seminole' Charlie

Durbin passes away
Legend has it Durbin - the bus driver for all Florida State athletic teams,
in addition to the FSU Flying High Circus, during the early era of the
department - knew the location of every Morrison's Cafeteria in the South
when it came time to stop for a team meal.


Proof Noles are winning state of Florida recruiting


FSU throws an offer out to 2021 offensive guard Jager Burton from Kentucky

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UP NEXT:


2019 College Football Rankings: No. 34 Boise State hopes stout defense can

spark run to New Year's Six bowl

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Troy Cameron Joins Softball Staff As Assistant Coach


Florida State softball hires Troy Cameron as new assistant coach


Q&A with Florida State's newest softball hire


Noles Women Among Very Best Academically In Division I


Individual Women's Honors


Individual Men's Honors


Team Honors


Beach Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Jameis Winston, Bucs quarterbacks join rookies for some early work

The QB school is voluntary but gives players a jump on learning the new
system under Bruce Arians

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Jonathan Isaac remains the Orlando Magic's biggest X-factor

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Orioles minor league recap 7/22: DJ Stewart and Ryan Mountcastle keep on

hitting

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If Brooks Koepka only played majors, his world rank would still be insanely

high


Tiki Barber CBS Sports Minute on Brooks Koepka

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Lakeland quarterback Scooter Haggins commits to Florida State


Drew settling back in as leadoff man

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


CLEMSON FAVORED TO CONTINUE ACC FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP RUN


Clemson's ACC football dynasty good for business


Clemson football built championships on strength of schedule

The ACC can improve its national standing with tougher nonconference
scheduling.


Georgia Tech freshman Demetrius Knight running 'insanely fast'


No longer the favorite: Hurricanes picked to finish as Coastal Division

runner-up behind Virginia


'Big Dogs' from Miami form one of nation's top LB corps, but a related

problem is brewing


Believe it or not, Syracuse has emerged as biggest threat to Clemson's

dominance

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


College Football's 10 Greatest Teams That Never Won a Championship

7. Florida State Seminoles, 1987


The shortest overtime games in college football history

2002 - Louisville 26, No. 4 Florida State 20


Who are the most hated college football teams ever? Miami, Florida and FSU

make list.
3. Florida State (2014)


College football bowl projections

Sun Bowl - Florida State vs. Utah
Dec. 31 - Sun Bowl - 2 p.m. - CBS Florida State vs. Utah ACC vs. Pac-12

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Being a realist about Gators' chances

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Notre Dame's public sale of single-game football tickets starts Thursday

night

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Tim Duncan is back with the San Antonio Spurs. This time, it's as an

assistant coach.


MLB Scoreboard

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Dabo Swinney: Clemson Tigers can be "very good team"

Quarterback and kicking are the two chief areas of concern, but Dabo
Swinney believes Clemson University "can be a very good team" in his first
full season as head coach.


Commissioners agree BCS won't change soon

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July 22, 2019 7:41 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Watch list candidates illustrate star power in Tallahassee


Summer Preview Series: Q&A with FSU Football


FSU's schedule is easier than 2018 but still a challenge


Why FSU Football will beat both Florida and Miami in 2019


Florida State most important player countdown: No. 10 Linebacker Dontavious

Jackson


Is FSU's Asante Samuel Jr. trending to become a shutdown CB?


Breaking FSU's Football History Into Eras


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 41- running back Greg Jones


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 40- defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan


Seminole Scrapbook: Dinner on the 50 yard line at Doak, baptismal vows and

move to Destin


Florida State sending out golden tickets for Saturday Night Live recruiting

event


Garnet and Great group spreads FSU memorabilia

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FSU BASEBALL:


Troy Cameron Accepts Job With FSU, Passes Torch To Wardlow

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Will Brian Burns sign his Panther's contract soon?


Terrell Buckley set former FSU QB E.J Manuel on the path to working for the

ACC Network


Sixth Annual DeCody Fagg Football and Cheer Camp


Broncos Worked Out Former Giants WR Travis Rudolph


Xavier Rhodes is not Like Your Typical Cornerback


2019 Broncos Roster Review: Defensive lineman DeMarcus Walker


2019 Broncos Roster Review: Defensive lineman DeMarcus Walker

Could a coaching change help DeMarcus Walker find a home in Vic Fangio's
defense?

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Christ Koumadje Signs Exhibit 10 Contract With Sixers


Xavier Rathan-Mayes in his first game for Hamilton Honey Badgers sets new

league record with 37 points.


Natasha Howard stars in Storm's 69-66 win over Aces

Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds

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Stewart's double leads Norfolk to 12-11 win over Lehigh Valley

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Brooks Koepka joins Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus with rare single-year

domination of major golf
Koepka has ended an all-time great major season with just one trophy but
four top-four finishes


Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf

world


Justin Thomas: Compraring Brooks Koepka to Tiger Woods is not fair to Koepka


British Open 2019: If Brooks Koepka was frustrated playing with J.B.

Holmes, he (mostly) kept it to himself


The Open 2019: Here's how Brooks Koepka says J.B. Holmes could pick up the

pace


Brooks Koepka doesn't blame J.B. Holmes' slow play for his disappointing

British Open finish


Brooks Koepka will shame his colleagues into fixing golf's slow play problem


Brooks Koepka's Girlfriend Is Going Viral At The Open Championship

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


FSU linebackers on call

Nigel Bradham knows he must be ready for anything.


Richard Goodman's lawyer optimistic charges will be dropped


Hillsborough High cornebacker Terrence "T-Rex" Mitchell likes FSU (and vice

versa)


Clock ticking for ex-Buc Brooks

Pensacola native in the hunt for new team


Ernie Sims has Pro Bowls in his future


Shortstop Drew back in leadoff spot

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Top 10 quotes from ACC media days


Clemson football's growing rivalry among key takeaways from ACC Kickoff


Clemson Football: How close is Travis Etienne to all-time records?


100 Greatest Plays In Miami History: #33-Gino Torretta Touchdown To Lamar

Thomas vs FSU 1992


2019 ACC Football: Syracuse girding for Liberty and 'Goliath' Clemson


Virginia Tech football: 41 days til kickoff with a look back at George

DelRicco

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


40 things to know about the 2019 college football schedule


An injury report isn't coming to college football, Jim Delany says

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Position breakdown: Gators' receiving roster among must talented in nation


Preseason 25 Most Important Gators of 2019: No. 8


Bowl ban served, Rebels look ahead


2019 College Football Rankings: No. 35 South Carolina strives to build on

success, move up in SEC


Will Jeremy Pruitt do better than Butch Jones as Tennessee football coach?

Media's opinion hasn't changed much

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh doubles down: All transfers should get one free

move


Notre Dame commit Kevin Bauman ready to shoulder all tight end

responsibilities

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Nobody can match Barry Sanders' epic 10-year run. The numbers prove it


Steve Spurrier presented with Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring


MLB Scoreboard


British Open: Lowry leads winners, Stanley and Schauffele among losers at

Royal Portrush


Why Golf Fans Hate The Way J.B. Holmes Plays


British Open 2019: Five reasons Royal Portrush needs another Open

Championship ASAP


'Big Daddy' Don Garlits falls short of goal, but still sets record

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


This could be the year the ACC goes from being good to being great


Krzyzewski will coach US in 2012 Games


Former UCLA basketball player sues NCAA over image profits

O'Bannon files suit vs. NCAA


Vick is out of prison but nowhere close to NFL

You may hear about teams pursuing Michael Vick, but the reality is he has
long road back


Roenick left mark on NHL

Jeremy Roenick will leave the game with dignity.

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July 21, 2019 7:41 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


3 reasons Noles could be sleeping giants in 2019


Florida State most important player countdown: No. 11 Cornerback Asante

Samuel Jr.


A reminder that FSU RB Cam Akers is really, really fast


FSU secondary out to prove 'this is really DBU' after down year


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 42- cornerback Tay Cody

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FSU BASEBALL:


Seminole Notebook: FSU baseball staff ready to 'rock 'n' roll'

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Q&A: EJ Manuel on joining ACC Network, FSU and more


Kids dream big at Kamerion Wimbley's 4th annual football camp

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Even 7 shots back, Brooks Koepka is lurking at Open


British Open 2019: Brooks Koepka is ticked off, but that doesn't mean he's

out of it


The Open 2019: Brooks Koepka, seven off the lead, just made a seriously

bold declaration


George McNeill shoots 1-over 73 in round three of the Barbasol Championship

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Giants' Buster Posey: Situated on bench

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Aubrey Phillips lashes out at FSU, plans to enroll at Auburn

In February, Aubrey Phillips ended his down-to-the-wire recruitment by
choosing Florida State over Auburn. On Monday, he admitted to what he
called a grave mistake.The offensive lineman from Olive Branch, Miss.,
lashed out at what he described as abusive treatment by FSU offensive line
coach Rick Trickett.


Jeff Bowden isn't bitter about rough ride at FSU

After rough FSU ride, Jeff Bowden finds new spot on sidelines


FSU Men's Basketball Europe Bound


Leigh Ann Mills Named Assistant Women's Golf Coach At Florida State

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


As Clemson continues to dominate, it's up to the other 13 programs to

change the perception of ACC football


ACC Football 2019: BC eager to unleash Dillon


'We pay all our own bills.' Here is how Clemson football generates $50

million each year.


Duke's Jackson ready to show last year was just the start


Miami Hurricanes beat out SEC powers to add elite defensive end to 2020

recruiting class
Four-star defensive end prospect Chantz Williams latest addition to
Hurricanes' 2020 recruiting class


Former Tiger Kyler McMichael to continue career at North Carolina

Kyler McMichael will rejoin his former high school teammate, Trey Morrison,
at the University of North Carolina.


Is Syracuse lone hurdle for football power Clemson?

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ACC BASKETBALL:


NCAA tapes show Georgia Tech's Josh Pastner shaded the truth


The 'pizza guy' is out. David Grissom is no longer chairman. Could Rick

Pitino return now?


Jaylen Hoard enters future fighting to overcome reputation that's stuck

with him since before Wake Forest days

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


SEC Media Days: Why so many graduate transfer quarterbacks chose the SEC

this year


SEC eager to educate, inform fans about football officiating decisions


Former assistants marvel at Saban


Auburn's top priority is naming QB starter


Preseason 25 Most Important Gators of 2019: No. 10


Kirby Smart would rather slow things on the recruiting trail


Georgia reveals rules, restrictions for August fan day

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Baylor head coach Matt Rhule says his truck was stolen at D-FW area hotel


Dantonio grumbles as double-bye has Michigan State playing once in

three-week span


2019 College Football Rankings: No. 36 Memphis pushing to knock UCF off AAC

perch


A TCU player has never skipped a bowl game. Now one may be good enough to

justify it.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Bucs agree to terms with linebacker Devin White on eve that rookies report

The LSU linebacker will officially sign Sunday.


MLB Scoreboard


British Open 2019: Eight golfers who can catch Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush

Shane Lowry is probably going to win the 2019 Open Championship at Royal
Portrush.


2019 British Open odds: Shane Lowry an overwhelming favorite vs. field to

win championship


Key hole at the British Open


2019 British Open payout, purse: Prize money, winnings for each golfer from

$11 million pool

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Why Must Notre Dame Always Have Its Way?


Vick released from custody

Michael Vick ended his federal dogfighting sentence Monday, freeing him to
lobby for a return to the field.


Lawsuit accuses Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban of diverting profits from

arena


Time is running out on Tom Watson

Tom Watson was among the British Open champions whom the R&A consulted when
it decided the game was getting younger and it was time to lower the age
limit to 60 for winners of golf's oldest championship.

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July 20, 2019 7:41 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


One-on-One with Willie Taggart: ACC Kickoff


Small sample size shows promise for Noles in year two of Taggart


FSU coach Willie Taggart, players confident they will surprise skeptics in

2019


3 takeaways from Noles at ACC Kickoff


FSU's Tamorrion Terry putting in work to become a complete WR


FSU's Tre' McKitty named to John Mackey Award Watch List


FSU Has Been Better on Road Than at Home vs. Coastal Division


Surveying the schedule: Ranking Florida State's regular-season games, from

least to most appealing


Florida State wide receivers coach Ron Dugans reels in 300-pound grouper


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 43- linebacker Paul Piurowski

He was more than just one play.


Why 2020 commit changing high school programs is puzzling

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UP NEXT:


Even Garth Brooks dreamed of performing on BSU's field: 'Everyone wants to

play on The Blue'

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Why FSU Basketball home schedule this season is a fan's snooze fest

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Seven Noles Set to Compete at World Championships


Green Takes Flight At Pan Am U20 Championships

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Seahawks' DeMarcus Christmas: Heading to PUP list


Eagles' Ronald Darby: Staying optimistic


Vikings' Xavier Rhodes: Participates in offseason practice


That time Jameis Winston ate a 'W'

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Sixers to sign 7-foot-4 Christ Koumadje to partially guaranteed deal


Signing Xavier Rathan-Mayes extends whirlwind of Honey Badgers late-season

lineup additions


The Curious Case of Charlie Ward: What If He Chose the NFL?


Howard leads Storm past Lynx

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Nogowski's homer leads Memphis to 10-5 win over Round Rock

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Koepka frustrated with putting, content with position


Brooks Koepka insists he can win the Open if he gets the rub of the green


He guided me on all 68 shots - Koepka taps into caddie's Portrush knowledge

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


FSU faculty 'superstar' earns national honor

Florida State's esteemed physics professor Samuel Tabor has earned every
accolade in the book for his meaningful impact on students and the
university over the past 35 years:

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Ready For Some Football? The 50 Biggest Games in '09

47. Florida State at North Carolina (Oct. 22):
45. Florida State at BYU (Sept. 19):
42. Miami, FL at Florida State (Sept. 7):
39. Florida State at Florida (Nov. 28):
30. NC State at Florida State (Oct. 31):
22. Georgia Tech at Florida State (Oct. 10):


Past FSU football players excited about team's progress


Simmons credits Bowden for chosing FSU


Byrnes defensive end Miller commits to Florida State

Player was impressed with recruiting class, area during weekend visit


Posey won't be in Fresno for lo

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


Former top 60 recruit transferring from Clemson

Clemson cornerback Kyler McMichael has entered the transfer portal, The
State confirmed Friday afternoon.


Clemson makes move with top running back out of North Carolina


Georgia Tech players rave about strength gains, 'Lew effect'


6 notable things heard from Geoff Collins at ACC Kickoff


As culture shifts go, Geoff Collins not waffling at Georgia Tech

The former Temple coach has brought energy and a new offense to Atlanta.
The Yellow Jackets will host USF in Week 2.


Manny Diaz update on Miami QB race and what he said specifically about each

contender


UNC's Mack Brown is back at the ACC Football Kickoff


2019 ACC Media Days notebook:Mack is back, but Brown and the ACC have

changed since he left UNC


Four takeaways from the ACC Kickoff


Virginia Tech tight end Dalton Keene named to Mackey Award watch list


Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente: No easy recipe for success at quarterback


These Virginia Tech youngsters are ready to make an impact in secondary

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


SEC Media pick Tide, Bulldogs to meet in championship game


While unfamiliar with past rivalry, Tigers look forward to match-up in

Gainesville


Gators picked to finish 2nd in SEC East

Henderson, Zuniga selected preseason first-team All-SEC


SEC commissioner Greg Sankey: Florida-Georgia game in Jacksonville is

special


The Florida question - again?

Kentucky ended its 31-game losing streak against Florida last year.

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Former FSU quarterback Deondre Francois will not transfer to FAU


Potential FAU quarterback Deondre Francois is not transferring to Hampton


2019 College Football Rankings: No. 37 USC faces pressure to deliver

winning season for embattled coach Clay Helton

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Bruce Arians comes aboard, but can he change the Bucs' course?

When training camp starts next week, the new staff will seek answers to
these key questions.


MLB Scoreboard


Lowry, Holmes Share Open Lead


British Open marches on without its star attraction

Royal Portrush had all of Saturday morning to recover from the reality that
Rory McIlroy is ...


Tiger Woods' British Open run ends with a whimper


Lee Westwood's stunning spot on British Open leader board as confounding as

the game itself

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Vick's sentence ends Monday


Attorney: Florida grad Erin Andrews victim of videotaper


Athletic directors worry about their departments' financial future


Major moment for Cink

Family of former Georgia Tech star "just thrilled" over his four-hole
playoff to win British Open.


Watson squanders his chance at a historic win

One putt from 8 feet was all that separated Tom Watson from a moment no one
imagined possible until he was close enough to make it happen with one
final stroke.


Contador wins 15th stage to take control of Tour de France

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July 19, 2019 7:41 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Taggart Previews QB Race, Promises Competition Between Blackman, Hornibrook


Taggart: Special teams improvement a must for FSU in 2019


Impact of 'Noles strength and conditioning program


FSU's Tamorrion Terry on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List


'On a mission': Florida State's Marvin Wilson appears close to living up to

the five-star hype


Akeem Dent Will Make Biggest Impact Among FSU True Freshmen in 2019


Florida State most important player countdown: No. 13 Running back Khalan

Laborn


Where will FSU finish in the Atlantic division in 2019?


How do other ACC players view the Florida State program after the last two

seasons?


Assessing the Threat: Florida State at Clemson

Both teams enter the contest after a bye week and ample time to prepare.


Weinke A Member Of 2019 Florida Sports Hall of Fame Induction Class


Young FSU, Miami coaches eager to tap Florida recruiting pipelines to

jump-start programs


FSU has 0 decommits in '20 class and a sneakily solid foundation

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


Men's Tennis Earns Four ITA Scholar-Athletes


Women's Tennis Earns ITA Academic Team Honors

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


Eagles' Nigel Bradham: Poised for three-down role


Marvin Wilson: Brian Burns is a "once in a lifetime talent"


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 44- running back Devonta Freeman


Kamerion Wimbley to host fourth Wichita Dreams football camp


Former Heisman winner working out at FSU

Former Florida State star, 2013 National Champion, and Heisman winner
Jameis Winston was back in Tallahassee today to work out on campus.

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Diamondbacks' Luke Weaver: Having follow-up MRI

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2019 Open Championship scores: Brooks Koepka resumes his reign at Royal

Portrush


British Open: On day of shockers, Brooks Koepka's major consistency is no

surprise


Brooks Koepka overcomes torrential rain to make ominous Open start: 'It

doesn't faze me - it makes it more interesting'


British Open: Brooks Koepka two back after entertaining first round at

Royal Portrush


Koepka (68) embracing the challenge of Royal Portrush; 'Didn't shoot myself

out of it'

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


$3.3 million NIH grant to fund MagLab research


Murder milestone: 5 years after Dan Markel was gunned down, journey to

justice continues

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Fundraiser, roast pay tribute to FSU Coach Bobby Bowden's career


Are the Bowdens losing their luster?


Florida State gains pair of commitments in Terrence Brooks of Dunnellon and

Corey Miller of Duncan, S.C.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC Ballot: How will the ACC turn out this season and which players will

stand out?


ACC Network deals with cable companies 'very close'


Here's what Clemson football is saying about Alabama football


Suspended Clemson tight end 'would have the opportunity' to return for CFP


Why Duke's defense has coach David Cutcliffe fired up about this year's

football team


Georgia Tech players rave about strength gains, 'Lew effect'

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Manny Diaz happily setting 'ridiculously high' standards for the Miami

Hurricanes


Hurricanes notebook: Diaz expects to choose starting QB after second

scrimmage, admits one could transfer


After re-energizing program, coach Manny Diaz ready to weed out those just

'along for the ride'


Miami LB Shaq Quarterman: 'I've seen guys turn into real monsters in a

short period'


What Manny Diaz said when asked about the possibility of a Miami QB

transferring soon


For Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz, finding players to uphold the Miami

'standard' a priority before a new season begins


Which Hurricanes will miss the start of camp next week? Manny Diaz provides

clarity


Manny Diaz not seeking to make Miami 'Portal U'

The first-year Hurricanes coach said he added several transfers out of
necessity.

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Mack Brown a man of his word, generating excitement for players


UNC's Mack Brown is confident in his three QBs. But one thing still worries

him.


Another 'easy' schedule for NC State? Depends how you look at it.


Pat Narduzzi: Pitt 'going in the right direction' in wide-open Coastal


Bronco Mendenhall provides update on Virginia's running back competition


The perfectionist: An intense dedication to his craft has helped turn

Virginia's Bryce Hall into one of the nation's top cornerbacks


Three takeaways from ACC Kickoff: Justin Fuente on quarterbacks, position

battles and space travel


Future, not past, dictates quality of Tech's offseason


Wake Forest formulates new approach to training, practices in wake of

injury-riddled season

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OTHER ACC NEWS:


Boosters, sports programs stand to gain if NC restores break on

out-of-state tuition


U of L rewards AD Vince Tyra with $261,000 in bonuses

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


Big Ten's Delany says old mistakes to blame for college woes

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Can UF's Mullen deliver results like head ball coach?


Mullen says there are arguments 'on both sides' for future of

Florida-Georgia


UK has to prove it's worth in football yet again

The Wildcats can validate last year's success or validate the opinions of
many who expect they'll slide back.


Difficulties of 2018 have better prepared Gamecocks for 2019, Muschamp says

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Former FSU QB makes transfer decision

Now, a source tells NoleGamesday that Francois will ultimately end up at
Hampton University of the Big South Conference.


Who will be a Big Ten surprise this season? 'We plan on that being us,'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith says


Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh takes a swipe at Urban Meyer


Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio has plans for retirement, just not a

timeline


Shaquem, Shaquill Griffin: UCF coach George O'Leary was 'very degrading'

when he forced haircuts

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Clearwater firm sues Vinny Testaverde over unpaid ad bill for auction of

his Odessa estate
The former Tampa Bay Bucs quarterbar has been trying to sell his house for
more than two years.


Sentencing reset for Mark Riddell, Tampa Bay man involved in the college

admissions scandal
Harvard grad pleaded guilty to taking tests for rich people's kids.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Breaking down the Bucs 2019 roster

We analyze how each unit shapes up as Tampa Bay prepares for training camp.


Jaguars pushing through depth issues at safety


MLB Scoreboard


Marlins manager Don Mattingly thinks it's time for robot umps: 'Hopefully

the technology gets there quick'


British Open 2019: Watch Graeme McDowell take anger out on golf bag as his

potentially special round falls apart


David Duval's 'nightmare scenario' results in a 91 at the Open

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


USF kicker Bonani injures back in 35-foot fall

Bonani falls from Busch Gardens gondola


Watson's impossible dream close

59-year-old Tom Watson edges closer to fairytale victory at Turnberry, but
English contenders are chasing him hard.


Tiger Woods fails to admit weaknesses at missed cut

It was impossible to know what Tiger Woods was thinking when he stalked
away from a sympathetic press interrogation on Friday night, with neither
his stonewalling words nor a stone face betraying a hint of how his worst
failure in a major golf championship might have speared him.


81-year-old will attempt to qualify for NASCAR race

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July 18, 2019 7:41 AM

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


ACC Kickoff Press Conferences


Nole Insiders: 2019 ACC Kickoff Recap


Front Row Noles

Tom and Keith broadcast live from the ACC Meetings in Charlotte


Willie Taggart closes book on last season at ACC Kickoff


Taggart, FSU leaving 2018 season in the past


Taggart learned a lot in Year 1, loves where FSU is headed


FSU more confident, eager to be more aggressive during Willie Taggart's

second season


Taggart on FSU football in 2019, job security, more


Florida State embarks on rare football rebuild


Can Florida State's Kendal Briles create offensive magic minus playbook?

The Seminoles are counting on big rewards from their risky hire.


Taggart: FSU's experiments on D about personnel more than scheme


Florida State's James Blackman will open fall camp with the starters

After speaking with a FSU representative, James Blackman has not been named
the starting quarterback.


FSU QB update: James Blackman No. 1 for now, Jordan Travis still in limbo

Willie Taggart also expects Wisconsin transfer Alex Hornibrook to challenge
Blackman.


Encouraging signs of growth from Blackman, Neal and others


Florida State quarterback Jordan Travis eligibility waiver still up in the

air


James Blackman Named FSU Starting QB Ahead of Wisconsin Transfer Alex

Hornibrook
Blackman has made 13 starts for the Seminoles over the past two seasons,
while Hornibrook made 32 starts at Wisconsin before transferring.


Malvern Prep's Alex Hornibrook hoping to compete for quarterback job at

Florida State


Former UVa QB recruit surfaces at Florida State

Wyatt Rector, who passed for more than 7,000 yards and 50 touchdowns in
high school at Leesburg High School in Florida, signed with Western
Michigan in 2018 after earlier committing to UVa.


FSU football on the podium at ACC Kickoff (with transcripts)


It's not all doom and gloom for Florida State


Forget the moon. FSU coach Willie Taggart needs to reach new heights in

Tallahassee


2019 Doak Walker Award candidates include FSU's Cam Akers


5 most irreplaceable players for 2019


Florida State most important player countdown: No. 14 Wide receiver D.J.

Matthews


SEC king Nick Saban helped force Gators, FSU coaching changes


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 45- wide receiver Marvin "Snoop"

Minnis


'Bowden Dynasty' documentary to be aired on ACC Network


Texas A&M HC Jimbo Fisher Denies Report of 'Dysfunction' During Tenure at

FSU
"Bowden Dynasty" documentary is set to be televised on the new ACC Network
a minimum of 10 times this year starting in September.


Heisman Trophy winner, former 'Nole QB Weinke headlines 2019 Florida Sports

HOF class

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UP NEXT:


Which Boise State standouts are on 2019 college football watch lists?

Redshirt junior Curtis Weaver's name appears on two prominent lists for
defensive players.

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Five From Men's Basketball Named To NABC Honors Court

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


3 numbers to target for Falcons running back Devonta Freeman in 2019


Former Detroit Lions defensive lineman Andre Fluellen supports New York

Giants wide receiver Golden Tate's take on quarterback Matthew Stafford


Hicks, Goldman lead NFL's No. 1 defense


Former FSU QB EJ Manuel steps into new role with ACC Network


Drew Weatherford Elected to Florida Venture Forum Board of Directors

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Douglas Brothers hosting annual Back-to-School Bash


Storm's Natasha Howard denies abusing her wife


WNBA star Natasha Howard's full statement about domestic-abuse allegations

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Ex-Sarasota High standout Dylan Busby continues to hone his game with FSL's

Bradenton Marauders

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If Rory and Brooks are at their best, who's better?


Brooks Koepka could have been baseball star instead of world's best golfer

if not for terrifying car crash


Begay On Koepka Ghosting Tiger: "I Kind Of Like It"


Jena Sims gives Brooks Koepka relationship update on the rocks

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Former FSU star going into college football Hall

Nose guard Ron Simmons was two-time concensus All-American


FSU begins process of finding Wetherell successor

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC NETWORK'S DEBUT SEASON HIGHLIGHTED BY ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING


ADDITIONS ANNOUNCED TO ACC NETWORK FOOTBALL BROADCAST ROSTER; BOOTH TEAMS,

THE HUDDLE AND ALL ACC UNVEILED


ACC network programming, distribution highlight commissioner's forum


ACC Commissioner provides ACC Network details at conference Kickoff

The ACC Network will soon be a reality. It launches on August 22 at 7 p.m.


Will ACC Network launch have limited audience?

Some cable providers may not carry the network, at least initially.


ACC commissioner optimistic over league network launch


ACC is not worried new network has no cable agreements, FSU fans can't see

games


Mark Richt joins the ACC Network

The former University of Miami coach will serve as a studio analyst during
football season.


For Mark Richt, move to Destin, job with ACC Network begins Phase 2 of his

life


ACC Football Kickoff: These are the top 10 quotes of day one


Here are the ACC Atlantic Division football teams' toughest nonconference

games in 2019


As network prepares for launch, the ACC as we knew it fades into the

background


Coastal Division preview: Is it Virginia's turn?

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Virginia native Tanner Karafa has 'sense of urgency' for Boston College's

opener against Tech

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Clemson hardly wigging out over more expectations of dominance


Clemson's 'urgency' has translated to rest of ACC in 2019 - on how to beat

Tigers


'I think there's a gap between Clemson and everybody right now'


Clemson's John Simpson does his best Trevor Lawrence impersonation at ACC

Football Kickoff


'Why is there an excuse?' Clemson players not buying Alabama reasons for

loss

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New Georgia Tech football jersey numbers

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Scott Satterfield at home in spotlight at ACC media days

Scott Satterfield grew up in North Carolina as a fan of the ACC. On
Wednesday he realized a dream, as the newcomer coach at ACC media days


After researching Scott Satterfield's success at App State, Louisville's

players believe in the program's new direction.


Jawon Pass, Malik Cunningham battling at QB as Louisville football depth

chart is released

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No need to hype it, Miami already has Florida players' attention


Mark Richt draws crowd at ACC Football Kickoff, has message for Miami

Hurricanes fans


UM and UCF renew home-and-home series, but it isn't quite what football

fans wanted

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NC State coach Dave Doeren talks about the competition for quarterback


NC State's Doeren: 'I want to be a balanced football team'


NC State's Dave Doeren on keeping fans in the seats in the second half and

alcohol sales


NC State's Justin Witt on the Wolfpack's offense heading into the season

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Syracuse adjusting play-calling with new QB


Syracuse football's Moe Neal on watch list for nation's top running back

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New ACC Network analysts high on Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins

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Wake Forest's QB battle features the same players as last year. This one,

though, sets up to be different.

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ACC BASKETBALL:


ACC commissioner John Swofford on NC State's NCAA case


Why John Swofford will be keeping an eye on NC State's NCAA case


DMV now offering Virginia men's basketball national championship license

plates


UVa gets rematch with Purdue in 2019 non-conference action

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


The NCAA tweaks the targeting rule

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Ranking the job security among all 14 SEC coaches


Quick hits from Day 3 of SEC Media Days: Alabama, South Carolina,

Mississippi and...


Did Alabama football stray too far from Nick Saban's Process?

Read between the lines of what Alabama said at SEC media days, and you'll
see some signs that The Process wasn't working last year.


Nick Saban notes 'distractions' prior to Alabama's loss to Clemson


Is Nick Saban difficult to work for? Here's what the Alabama coach said.


Is Nick Saban a bad boss? Depends how you feel about winning


Greg McElroy on Florida Gator Feleipe Franks: 'Sky's the limit'

McElroy: He's got gifts guys would do anything for. It's just about
learning you don't have to take advantage of those gifts all the time.


Franks, Perine say young offensive line will come around


Gators add former FSU coach Greg Frey to off field staff


The real reason Tennessee won't sell beer in Neyland


ESPN Analyst On Texas A&M: "They're Next"

Matt Stinchcomb believes the Aggies, led by Jimbo Fisher, will be the next
SEC powerhouse

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2019 College Football Rankings: No. 39 Minnesota looks to build on winning

season

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:


Pitt suing sports marketing company for more than $3.6 million

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Williams, Sorenstam, Culpepper Headline 2019 Florida Sports Hall of Fame

Induction Class
CHRIS WEINKE (Football)


XFL 2020: As the relaunch nears, answers to your burning questions

When will we learn the team names? See the uniforms? When's the draft?


MLB Scoreboard


Tebow time hits Toledo


Portrush to welcome record-breaking crowd for Open outside of St Andrews

A record-breaking crowd / 237,750 to attend The 148th Open at Royal Portrush

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Clemson's Kevin Steele ready to bring the pressure


Lou Holtz heads into College Football Hall of Fame


Aikman joins College Football Hall of Fame feeling empty

Aikman says college career wasn't complete


Feds arrest felon in sale of gun in McNair killing

The father of a convicted murderer accused of selling the gun used to kill
ex-NFL quarterback Steve McNair says his son has been "keeping straight"
and taking care of his family since he was released from prison seven years
ago.


Watson takes the high road

The Open 2009: Tom Watson takes the high road but Tiger Woods misses cut
Tom Watson was supposed to be an old vaudeville act, but here he was
high-kicking his way to a share of the Open lead.


LPGA players hopeful about future under new leader

She was criticized last year when she proposed an English-only policy for
tour players. Now, the LPGA's schedule is everyone's big concern. The
number of official money events dropped from 34 in 2008 to 28 this year.

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:


Check Out The 2019 Football Media Guide


Five things we want to learn from Florida State at ACC Media Days

1. What's the latest with quarterback Jordan Travis?


FSU players weigh in on the upcoming season


Brooks Nominated For 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team


FSU Football Will Double Rushing Yardage Total from 2018


ACC Kickoff Spotlight: Tamorrion Terry


Florida State football freshmen numbers, measurables released

Wisconsin transfer quarterback Alex Hornibrook (6-foot-4, 220 pounds) will
wear No. 12 while Western Michigan transfer Wyatt Rector (6-foot-2, 227
pounds) will wear No. 19.


Florida State most important player countdown: No. 15

Wide receiver Keyshawn Helton


Writer projects Noles to finish fourth in ACC Atlantic Division


Former FSU Wide Receiver set to host free football/cheer camp.


Jimbo Fisher isn't bothered by criticism he left FSU football as a mess

($75 million dollar contracts will do that for you.)


Jimbo Fisher shrugs off Bleacher Report story blaming him for FSU football

mess


FSU administrators need to look in the mirror before blaming Jimbo Fisher

for everything


The top 100 FSU football players: No. 46- cornerback Xavier Rhodes


Florida State's All-Decade team: Yes, there's one season left, but the

squad basically is set


After 45 years, Bernie Waxman prepares for life after FSU Athletics


Noles make top 8 for 2020 blue chip wide receiver


++2021 Florida DT Laregos Williams hoping for UCF, FSU offers

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FSU BASKETBALL:


Men's Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Released


FSU men's basketball releases non-conference schedule

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OTHER FSU SPORTS:


FSU Volleyball holds summer camps

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:


3 numbers to target for Vikings running back Dalvin Cook in 2019


New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan, free agent DL Andre Fluellen

talk biggest snubs in 'Madden NFL 20' ratings


NFL Future Power Rankings: Bucs' destiny rests on Jameis Winston

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Kabengele named to World Cup training camp with Canada

Former Seminole Xavier Rathan-Mayes played two games for Canada in the
qualifying rounds, averaging 5.5 points in 23 minutes.


WNBA investigation into domestic-abuse allegations against Storm All-Star

Natasha Howard remains ongoing


Is Storm, WNBA's response to domestic violence claims against Natasha

Howard enough?

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Brooks Koepka Enters British Open as Something New: A Fan Favorite


Brooks Koepka snubs Tiger Woods, a new worst celebrity golfer emerges &

Jena Sims turns heads at the ESPYS


Tiger Woods asked Brooks Koepka to join in practice round for 2019 British

Open, never got response


Brooks Koepka Reveals Why He Ignored Tiger Woods' Text Message


Brooks Koepka is playing second fiddle to his caddie this week and he's

fine with that


We found a reason not to pick Brooks Koepka at Portrush (but he's still the

man to beat)


Brooks Koepka Reveals He Doesn't Practice for Non-Major Golf Tournaments

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OTHER FSU NEWS:


Research funding at Florida State University brings in record $233 million

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:


Florida State Sports Information Office Earns Four National Publication

Awards


USF-FSU football: T-shirt trash talk begins ...


Former Florida State receiver Corey Surrency not selected in the NFL's

supplemental draft


Already? FSU men's basketball begins to practice


Rolle's most amazing accomplishment yet

Rolle to set up clinic in Bahamas


ACC announces football players attending the 2009 ACC Football Kickoff

Florida State: Christian Ponder, Quarterback, Junior, Colleyville, Tex.
Dekoda Watson, Linebacker, Senior, Aiken, S.C.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:


ACC Media Days 2019: Five key storylines to keep an eye on this week in

Charlotte
3. State of Florida State:


ACC Football should move kickoff event away from North Carolina


Who will win the ACC Atlantic Division?


Atlantic Division preview: Clemson and then what?


Who will win the ACC Coastal Division?


FOX SPORTS ANNOUNCES ACC FOOTBALL BROADCAST TEAMS


Clemson coach Dabo Swinney previews 2019 season


5 questions facing Clemson football heading into ACC Kickoff in Charlotte

How quickly can Clemson's defense be rebuilt?


Clemson sets preseason depth chart. Here it is, with 3 takeaways


Clemson's Amari Rodgers exceeding expectations in ACL recovery 4 months

after injury


5 inevitable questions for Georgia Tech at the ACC Kickoff

1. Who's going to play quarterback?


ACC media days: 5 storylines to watch for Louisville football

With ACC media days beginning this week, Scott Satterfield will be thrust
into the national spotlight as the Cardinals newest head coach.


Are the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes still rivals?

Here's what Feleipe Franks, Lamical Perine and Jabari Zuniga said about the
series.


Recruiting Q&A: Meet Hurricanes five-star running back commit Donald Chaney

Jr.


Syracuse football preseason depth chart: WR Trishton Jackson, CB Ifeatu

Melifonwu starting


Syracuse football roster update: DB Antwan Cordy returns for 6th year


19 for 2019: Bryce Perkins has the potential for record-breaking season


Pair of Virginia Tech backup defensive linemen leave program


Virginia Tech defensive end Houshun Gaines not expected to play in 2019


ACC football media days start Wednesday. Here are five Wake Forest

storylines to follow as the 2019 season draws closer.

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ACC BASKETBALL:


How Clemson men's basketball spent its spent summer vacation could pay off

big this winter


Chasing Ghosts: Can Georgia Tech find Bobby Cremins-era magic?


Why B.J. Elder has joined Georgia Tech's staff

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


Position Battles That Will Have the Biggest Impact on the 2019 CFB Season

Boise State Quarterback: Boise State must replace four-year starter Brett
Rypien


Will college football follow NFL's lead on reviewing pass interference?

'The NFL, I'm glad they're going first on this.' College football isn't
interested in pass interference reviews.

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SEC Media Days: 5 Takeaways from Day 2


Florida building to be at Georgia's level


Savage workouts will have team ready, Gators say


Dan Mullen is not worried about Florida Gators' attrition


Dan Mullen chasing Gators legend Steve Spurrier on golf course, gridiron


Georgia leads growing SEC pack chasing powerhouse Alabama


Here's what Georgia coach Kirby Smart said about the Florida Gators and

trolling fans


Georgia's Jake Fromm ready to do more for national title contenders

Fromm used to be unfairly called a game manager. He's more like a game
breaker for the SEC East favorites.


Former UF QB commit Matt Corral ready to lead Ole Miss


Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher embraces difficult schedule


Texas A&M's Kellen Mond confident he's top QB in SEC


Texas A&M RB Vernon Jackson to miss season with neck injury


Tom Herman, Jimbo Fisher weigh in on renewing Texas-Texas A&M football

rivalry in the future

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Texas says 10-win season not enough to be 'back' in Big 12


Who will win the AAC football title? UCF for a third straight year, says

this poll

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OTHER BASKETBALL:


'Lunch is for cowards': Inside the grind of a day recruiting at the Peach

Jam alongside a mid-major coach
To understand how recruiting is for most, you have to experience the crush
up close when every day is a struggle


Florida lands ex-Cleveland State PG Appleby

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:


Vegas oddsmakers expect Dallas Mavericks to improve, but how much?

Las Vegas oddsmakers predict the Dallas Mavericks to win half of their
games this coming season and give them 40 to 1 odds to win the NBA title.


MLB Scoreboard


Atlantic League coach ejected for arguing over automated strike zone just

one inning into robot umpire era
Frank Viola will go down as the first victim of the automated strike zone


2019 British Open Picks: Ranking the field 1-25 by most likely to win at

Royal Portrush


2019 British Open predictions: Expert picks and odds for Royal Portrush

course, Tiger Woods


British Open: Why Tommy Fleetwood isn't feeling any pressure


'Big Daddy' Don Garlits on why he can't slow down at 87 and his plans for

an electric night of 200 mph

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:


Jacory Harris undeniable as face of 'Can


Florida gets a league-high 16 players on SEC coaches' preseason poll


UT coach Garrido gets 4 days in jail for DWI

Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido was sentenced Thursday to four days in
jail for a drunken driving conviction, though he might not serve any time.


Dolphins running back Ricky Williams trains to be a massage therapist


Diana Taurasi suspended two games after DUI citation


Turn back the clock

Tom Watson, almost 60, finished the first round tied for the at the British
Open, but Miguel Angel Jimenez sits atop the leaderboard.

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