The Daily Chop Sept 14, 2015

The Daily Chop Sept 14, 2015

The Daily Chop Sept 14, 2015

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210339197
FSU-USF Notebook: Noles Surging In Second Halves

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/13/...
FSU edges USF in quirky battle on third down

http://www.tomahawknation.com/2015/9/13/9316353/florida-state-34-usf-14-...
Florida State 34, USF 14: By the numbers

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-state-seminoles/chopping-b...
FSU pleased with how it handled early adversity against USF

http://floridastate.scout.com/story/1586317-fsu-usf-the-good-bad-and-ugly
FSU-USF: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

http://www.tomahawknation.com/2015/9/13/9317059/reviewing-fsus-special-t...
Reviewing FSU's special teams against USF

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/13/...
FSU rises two spots in Coaches’, AP Top 25 polls

http://www.suffieldtimes.com/sports/fsu-jumps-to-no-9-in-ap-top-25-poll/...
FSU jumps to No. 9 in AP Prime 25 ballot

http://floridastate.scout.com/story/1586387-fsu-up-to-no-6-in-coaches-poll
FSU Up To No. 6 In Coaches Poll

http://www.wjhg.com/sports/headlines/Cook-Named-National-Offensive-Playe...
Cook Named National Offensive Player of the Week, Jimbo Breaks Down USF Game

http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2015/9/13/9318881/heisman-troph...
Florida State is running Dalvin Cook into Heisman contention

http://floridastate.scout.com/story/1586378-how-can-dalvin-cook-win-the-...
How can Dalvin Cook Win The Heisman?

http://www.nhregister.com/sports/20150913/fsus-dalvin-cook-toledos-dejua...
FSU's Dalvin Cook, Toledo's DeJuan Rogers earn Walter Camp honors

http://www.suffieldtimes.com/sports/fsu-by-the-numbers-dalvin-cook-kermi...
FSU by the numbers: Dalvin Prepare dinner, Kermit Whitfield and Jalen Ramsey amongst nationwide leaders

http://jacksonville.com/sports/college/florida-state-seminoles/2015-09-1...
FSU Notebook: Kicker Robert Aguayo can handle heat from head coach

http://www.tallahassee.com/videos/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/13...
Video: Roberto Aguayo on setting ACC record for consecutive PATs

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UP NEXT:
http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/college/fsu/football/2015/09/13/...
FSU focuses on strengths; eyes Eagles

http://www.milforddailynews.com/article/20150913/SPORTS/150918227
Boston College's focus quickly shifts to Florida State

http://www.tomahawknation.com/2015/9/13/9319821/florida-state-opens-10-5...
Florida State opens 10.5-point favorite at Boston College

http://sports.yahoo.com/video/boston-college-vs-howard-football-21474158...
Boston College vs. Howard Football Highlights

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=32900&ATCLID=210339502
No. 3 Florida State Blanks Grand Canyon
No. 3 Florida State (6-1-0) went on the attack early and often, recording 31 shots on its way to a 3-0 win over Grand Canyon (3-3-1) on Sunday afternoon. The Seminoles have won 15 straight home matches, dating back to September 8, 2014.

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'NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://floridastate.scout.com/story/1586528-noles-in-the-pros-week-1
Noles In The Pros: Week 1

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000528914/article/jets-antonio-crom...
Jets' Antonio Cromartie exits early with knee injury
Carted to Jets' locker room

http://bills.buffalonews.com/2015/09/13/in-opener-ronald-darby-is-up-to-...
In opener, Ronald Darby is up to the challenge

http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/bills-re-sign-andre-fluellen-promote...
Bills re-sign Andre Fluellen

http://fantasynews.cbssports.com/fantasyfootball/update/25299564/falcons...
Falcons RB Devonta Freeman probable for season opener

http://fantasynews.cbssports.com/fantasyfootball/update/25300884/jaguars...
Jaguars WR Rashad Greene scores first TD in first game

http://www.rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/playerbreakingnews.asp?spor...
Rashad Greene exits with apparent head injury

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000528698/article/ej-manuel-inactiv...
EJ Manuel inactive for Bills

http://fantasynews.cbssports.com/fantasyfootball/update/25300808/bills-r...
Bills rookie RB Karlos Williams shines in season-opening win
The rookie ran for 55 yards on just six carries.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/09/13/karlos-williams-scores-f...
Karlos Williams scores first NFL TD

http://www.tbo.com/sports/bucs/bucs-mike-evans-officially-out-for-titans...
Bucs, Winston struggle in 42-14 loss to Titans, Mariota

http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/tampa-bay-buccaneers-tennessee-titans...
Jameis Winston's first NFL pass had the worst possible result

http://www.tbo.com/sports/bucs/winstons-debut-turns-to-nightmare-as-mari...
Winston’s debut turns to nightmare as Mariota lives the dream

http://www.tbo.com/list/sports-columns-mfennelly/disastrous-debut-for-wi...
Disastrous debut for Winston in every way

http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2015/09/watch_jameis_winstons_first_n...
Watch Jameis Winston's first NFL pass go for 6 (but not for the Bucs)

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/09/marcus-mariota-jameis-winston-nfl-week-1
Marcus Mariota beat Jameis Winston because his coaches did a better job

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/nfl/columnist/bell/2015/09/13/ma...
Not close: Mariota more NFL-ready than Winston

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/winstometer-game-1-jameis-w...
Winstometer Game 1: Jameis Winston most resembles Akili Smith?

http://www.scout.com/nfl/buccaneers/story/1585940-bucs-must-let-jameis-w...
Bucs Must Let Jameis Winston Be Aggressive

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-bucs-titans-george-diaz-0914-20...
Blame Jameis? Blame everybody for Bucs collective meltdown

http://blogs.twincities.com/twins/2015/09/13/twinsights-shane-robinson-l...
Shane Robinson leaves Twins again to be with family

http://www.myajc.com/news/sports/baseball/braves-behind-the-photo-the-de...
Braves behind the photo: The Deion years

http://www.fultonpostnews.com/baltimore/orioles-minor-league-report-firs...
Orioles minor league report: First-round pick DJ Stewart struggles in first season

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/tallahassee/sports/12638261.htm
BC's 1st league exam: 'Noles; FSU's struggles in recent road games mix in with ACC hype
With 4,500 allotted tickets sold through its athletic department, FSU will be well-represented at Saturday's sold-out game at Boston College.

http://noles.tbo.com/seminoles/MGBUVAIWKDE.html
Bunkley Not Intimidated By Boston College O-Line

http://theacc.collegesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/091305aat.html
ESPN College Game Day To Broadcast From "Dustbowl"
ESPN's popular "College GameDay Built By The Home Depot" football show will originate from the "dustbowl" on the Boston College campus Saturday.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/seahawks/2002493291_hawk14.html
Hawks notebook: (Walter) Jones a happy camper

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050914/SPORTS01/5...
New Ravens ready for roles in rivalry - Ex-Titans Mason, (Samari) Rolle set to return

http://www.mlive.com/sportsflash/college/index.ssf?/base/sports-10/11266...
Titans waive Williams
The Tennessee Titans waived tackle Todd Williams on Tuesday to make room for veteran tackle Brad Hopkins.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/blog/ncfnation/post/_/id/115253/acc-week-2-power-rank...
ACC Week 2 Power Rankings: Louisville falls seven spots
3. Florida State

http://www.thestate.com/sports/college/acc/clemson-university/article351...
Clemson climbs in latest football polls

http://www.tigernet.com/update/player/Clemson-ranked-Top-3-ESPNs-ACC-Pow...
Clemson ranked in Top 3 of ESPN's ACC Power Rankings

http://www.independentmail.com/orange-and-white/upon-further-review-clem...
Upon further review: Clemson defense more impressive this week than last

http://www.tigernet.com/update/player/Vegas-Odds-Clemson-Louisville-2035...
Vegas Odds for Clemson-Louisville

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/duke/duke-now/article3512...
So far, so good, but challenges ahead for Duke
Consistency is what coach David Cutcliffe wants

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/louisville/2015/09/1...
U of L's focus must quickly shift to Clemson

http://sports.espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/13651028/miami-hur...
Miami loses LB Darrion Owens for rest of season with injured knee

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/unc/unc-now/article351210...
UNC brings back rotation of Marquise Williams and Mitch Trubisky, but will it continue?

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/nc-state/state-now/articl...
2-0 Pack happy but not satisfied
All of Pack’s numbers look good in 2-0 start

http://www.syracuse.com/poliquin/index.ssf/2015/09/the_good_news_the_ora...
The good news: Orange wins; the bad news: it draws smallest Carrier Dome crowd in 32 years
Syracuse offered students free admission to ACC opener against Wake Forest
In fact, the announced crowd to 26,670 was the smallest gathering to watch an SU game in the Dome since 1983 -- a stretch of 191 games across 32 years.

http://www.dailyprogress.com/cavalierinsider/virginia-puts-its-failure-t...
Virginia puts its failure to finish on display again
Virginia lost a game by eight points or less for the sixth time in 14 contests Saturday with its defeat against Notre Dame.

http://www.roanoke.com/sports/colleges/uva/doughty-thoughts-on-uva-s-los...
5 thoughts on UVa's loss to Notre Dame

http://www.roanoke.com/sports/columns_and_blogs/blogs/andy_bitter_virgin...
Five thoughts the day after the Hokies' win against Furman

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/wfu/football/wake-must-learn-lesson-fro...
Wake must learn lesson from collapse

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/kentucky/2015/09/13/...
UK-UNC alumni game an unfair fight
Kentucky alums beat North Carolina in charity basketball game

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/nc-state/article35151699....
NC State’s residence hall plan for athletes follows a trend
Last month, the UNC Board of Governors approved construction of a $15 million residence hall at N.C. State meant to cater to men’s and women’s basketball players. As is often true in college sports, it’s difficult to know whether the appropriate response to this development is to applaud, laugh or shake your head in dismay. In this case, maybe all of the above.

http://www.roanoke.com/sports/colleges/uva/foot--philadelphia-player-com...
6-foot-7 Philadelphia player commits to UVa
Virginia added another highly recruited prospect to its men's basketball program when 6-foot-7 DeAndre Hunter committed to the Cavaliers on Saturday night.

http://www.bloggersodear.com/2015/9/13/9318757/donovan-mitchell-commits-...
Donovan Mitchell Commits to Wake Forest

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://sports.espn.go.com/college-football/rankings
2015 College Football Rankings - Week 3
AP poll: Ohio St. no longer unanimous

http://www.saintpetersblog.com/archives/240044
2nd weekend of college football by the numbers

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-college-gambling-matt-murschel-...
It's a safe bet college football gambling talk is here to stay

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http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/13647132/ap-top-25-three-...
SEC down to seven in Top 25; Auburn tumbles 12 spots after OT win

http://www.al.com/alabamafootball/index.ssf/2015/09/alabama_opens_as_hea...
Alabama opens as healthy favorite over No. 15 Ole Miss

http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/jerry-palm/25300365/bowl...
Auburn stays in playoff mix

http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/624a6757545847e5a64ace97b3e84351/...
Auburn proving prognosticators wrong so far - and not in good way

http://www.al.com/auburnfootball/index.ssf/2015/09/auburn_expecting_inju...
Auburn expecting 3 injured starters to return for LSU

http://www.al.com/auburnfootball/index.ssf/2015/09/auburn_opens_as_touch...
Auburn opens as touchdown underdogs at No. 13 LSU

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20150913/ARTICLES/150919865?tc=cr
UF recovery ongoing

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-florida/arti...
UF coach Jim McElwain: Gators’ error-filled effort won’t stand

http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/eye-on-college-football/2530016...
LOOK: Florida teammates tackle each other, which was the right play

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/sports/college/2015/09/13/uk-gets-v...
Kentucky football gets votes in coaches' poll

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http://www.sltrib.com/sports/2943101-155/byu-football-cougs-encounter-wi...
BYU football: Cougs’ encounter with UCLA will pit hot rookie quarterbacks

http://www.northjersey.com/sports/college-sports/college-football/nd-s-k...
Notre Dame's Brian Kelly believes in QB SeShone Kizer

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2015/09/13/college-footbal...
Forward Progress: In Pac-12, Utah is a team no one wants to play

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/nfl/miami-dolphins/article35125767.html
Miami Dolphins start season with ugly 17-10 win over Washington Redskins
Dolphins win opener, but hardly look impressive

http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/armando-salguero/art...
After struggles with Washington Redskins, let’s hope these aren’t same old Miami Dolphins

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-dolphins/fl-hyde-dolphins-redsk...
Dolphins' opening win provided 'relief' but raised more questions

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/bucs-fans-arrive-hopeful-le...
Bucs fans arrive hopeful, leave deflated and early

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/bucs-defense-takes-big-step...
Bucs defense takes big step back

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/bucs-vs-titans-five-things-...
Bucs vs. Titans: Five things you might have missed

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/jones-unacceptable-bucs-los...
Unacceptable Bucs loss raises doubts about leadership

http://jacksonville.com/sports/football/jaguars/2015-09-13/story/pick-si...
Pick-six sends Jaguars to season-opening loss against Panthers

http://jacksonville.com/sports/football/jaguars/2015-09-13/story/extra-p...
Extra Points: 5 takeways from Jaguars' loss

http://jacksonville.com/sports/football/jaguars/2015-09-13/story/growing...
Growing pains start immediately for Jaguars' new kicker

http://jacksonville.com/sports/football/jaguars/2015-09-13/story/grading...
Grading the Jaguars: Week 1

http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2015/09/see_what_pacman_jones_did_to_...
See what Pacman Jones did to Amari Cooper to get an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/nfl/2015/09/13/50-things-we-noti...
50 things we learned from Week 1 of the NFL season

http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/76ers_great_Moses_Malone_has_...
Sixers star Moses Malone dies
Former 76ers star Moses Malone has passed away at the age of 60.

http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/sixers/20150914_Bill_Lyon__Moses_Mal...
Moses Malone a force like no other

http://www.sltrib.com/sports/2930312-155/utah-jazz-nba-adopts-new-playoff
NBA adopts new playoff format
The NBA will now have a new playoff format. No longer will division winners be given an automatic top four seed in the postseason. As expected, the board of governors has passed the rule that takes the top eight record by conference in the playoffs, period.

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/baseball/rays/rays-fall-in-13-to-red-sox-...
Rays fall in 13 to Red Sox for 11th straight extra-inning loss

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=2159626
Sugar Bowl director wants game moved to LSU

http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/091405/col_19762147.shtml
Davis dodges Arkansas questions
Butch Davis, a former Razorbacks player who resigned in midseason as coach of the Cleveland Browns, says he's keeping his options open.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/091405/col_5175776.shtml
Notre Dame off to hot start under Weis' new offense
New coach putting fight back in Notre Dame

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/story/2795296p-9235848c.html
Transfers: NCAA holds firm
Division I basketball and football players from schools closed by Hurricane Katrina will still have to sit out for a year if they transfer to one of the many colleges that have offered admission, NCAA
president Myles Brand said Tuesday.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/sfl-marlstad14sep14,0,2214455.story?c...
Miami-Dade says it doesn't have enough cash to help finance Marlins stadium

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/H/HKN_NHL_CAMPS_RDP?SITE=FLPEJ&SECT...
NHL camps open after missed season


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