Daily Chop: 3/28/2013

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The Daily Chop Mar 28, 2013

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/allaccess/?media=382829
Football Practice Report: March 27

http://nolesports.tallahassee….-limited-drills
QBs Coker, Winston limited in drills

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…owing-from-bama
Borrowing from Bama

http://www.orlandosentinel.com…28,0,57765.post
FSU spring observations: New assistants bring old-school style

http://espn.go.com/colleges/fs…e-film-pointers
Tide of enthusiasm
Thanks to Bama, FSU could feature more blitzing than previous years

http://nolesports.tallahassee….onate-about-FSU
New assistant coach Brewster passionate about FSU

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/…er-control.html
Coley, Schmoley — Tim Brewster’s got it all under control

http://floridastate.rivals.com…p;PT=4&PR=2
Brewster talks about coming to FSU

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FSU BASKETBALL:
http://www.naplesnews.com/news…-florida-state/
FSU’s Leonard Hamilton not surprised by success of Enfield, FGCU

http://nolesports.tallahassee….au-look-forward
Seminoles, Semrau look forward

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FSU BASEBALL:

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sport…/032713aaa.html
Hookin’ Up A Hep At Texas
Freshman Grete Sadeiko is off to a solid start in her first collegiate heptathlon at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays.

http://nolesports.tallahassee….-chases-history
FSU relay team chases history
A year ago, they became the first Florida State men’s relay team to win All-American honors since 1999.

http://www.seminoles.com/sport…/032713aaa.html
Noles Drop Heartbreaker to No. 3 Florida
Florida State sophomore pitcher Lacey Waldrop had the performance of her life, striking out a career-high 18 batters as the Seminoles fell to No. 3 Florida, 7-3, in eight innings in front of a record crowd of 2,443 fans at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.

http://www.seminoles.com/sport…/032713aaa.html
FSU to Host Wake Forest and NC State
The No.26 Florida State women’s tennis team is recharged and ready for two home ACC contests this weekend.

http://www.seminoles.com/sport…/032713aaa.html
`Noles Ready to Make a Run at the NCAA Championships
The No.15 – ranked Florida State men’s swimming and diving team is ready for the 2013 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. staring on Thursday.

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://jacksonville.com/sports…er-arian-foster
Greg Jones signs with Houston to be lead blocker for Arian Foster

http://gamingtoday.com/article…nts_top_concern
Keeping Buster Posey healthy Giants’ top concern

http://www.newsday.co.zw/2013/…akusha-returns/
Finally, Makusha returns
NGONIDZASHE MAKUSHA, the United States-based Zimbabwe track and field star, is set to make a long-awaited comeback to competitive athletics tomorrow after almost 10 months on the sidelines due to injury.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://www.tallahassee.com/mld…rts/5500359.htm
Martin — so far — gives FSU mostly A’s

http://www.fsunews.com/vnews/d…7/3e82818083998
Bats lagging in ACC play

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…-and-pretenders
Final verdicts: Contenders and pretenders

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…c-pro-days-wrap
ACC pro days wrap

http://www.greenvilleonline.co…pring-scrimmage
Swinney applauds defense after first spring scrimmage

http://www.greenvilleonline.co…-name-backup-QB
Morris won’t rush to name backup QB
This spring, Clemson backup quarterback Cole Stoudt switched his jersey number from 8 to 18. Stoudt said the change recalls the number he wore at Coffman High in Dublin, Ohio, and nods symbolically to the confidence and exuberance with which he played then.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com….post?track=rss
Q&A with Clemson QB Tajh Boyd

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…lifying-defense
Duke works on simplifying defense

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…-wrs-to-step-up
Georgia Tech needs WRs to step up

http://www.baltimoresun.com/sp…,6777653.column
Edsall wants Dunbar practice to be springboard for brand

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…iving-the-dream
Miami’s Anthony Chickillo living the dream

http://www.courier-journal.com…article/2025575
More experienced staff helps Virginia find its identity

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/po…-thomas-part-ii
Q&A with Logan Thomas, Part II

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://newsobserver.com/2013/0…iar-hurdle.html
Duke facing familiar hurdle
Four of the past five Duke teams to make it this far lost this game, the regional semifinal. The fifth won a national title. What made the difference in 2010?

http://www.newsobserver.com/20…t-sulaimon.html
Plumlee, Coach K credit Sulaimon for helping Duke reach Sweet 16

http://www.goduke.com/ViewArti…;DB_OEM_ID=4200
Collins Named Head Coach at Northwestern
Collins will remain in his current position as the Associate Head Coach at Duke University until the conclusion of the Blue Devils’ 2013 season.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/…er-improvement/
Jake Layman sparked the Terps on offense, but defensive contributions show larger improvement

http://www.miamiherald.com/201…hurricanes.html
Now prominent, once disbanded
UM’s college basketball ascent this season from being an afterthought is nothing compared to the true bottom: when the program was temporarily shut down in 1971.

http://www.miamiherald.com/201…hurricanes.html
Jim Larrañaga coaching Miami Hurricanes in familiar arena

http://www.tampabay.com/sports…ey-rise/2111603
Larranaga’s belief fuels Miami’s NCAA tourney rise

http://www.miamiherald.com/201…themselves.html
Miami Hurricanes don’t see themselves as Cinderella story

http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com…i-vs-marquette/
Sweet 16 Preview: Miami vs. Marquette

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sp…0,7930378.story
Marquette aims to ‘build wall around’ UM’s Larkin

http://www.newsobserver.com/20…-nba-draft.html
NC State’s Brown to enter NBA draft

http://www.virginiasports.com/…/032713aaa.html
Virginia Ends Season with 75-64 Loss to Iowa
Justin Anderson scored a career-high 24 points to lead Virginia (23-12)

http://www.dailyprogress.com/c…1a4bcf6878.html
A painful end, but a bright future ahead for Cavaliers

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ACC BASEBALL:
http://www.greenvilleonline.co…gainst-Bulldogs
Tigers come up short against Bulldogs
Clemson’s Jay Baum threw out Georgia’s Nelson Ward at home plate in the top of the first inning Wednesday night.

http://www.goduke.com/ViewArti…;DB_OEM_ID=4200
Baseball Drops North Carolina A&T 15-1
Blue Devils Tie Season High with 15 Runs Against Aggies

http://www.virginiasports.com/…/032713aaa.html
No. 5 Baseball Takes Down Towson, 7-1
The Virginia baseball team scored five runs in the third inning and never looked back in coasting to a 7-1 victory

http://www.dailyprogress.com/c…1a4bcf6878.html
Virginia beats a Towson team facing an uncertain future
UVa winning wasn’t the full story this particular Wednesday. The Wahoos have now done that 23 times in 25 games this season, but they’ve never beat a team possibly playing its last season ever.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:
http://www.miamiherald.com/201…-unethical.html
Miami Hurricanes claim more unethical behavior by NCAA
UM, in its motion to dismiss the NCAA’s probe, will argue that an investigator used the same actions of her fired predecessor

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://www.cbssports.com/colle…n-the-bcs-title
Top 10: Juiciest odds to win BCS title

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http://www.orlandosentinel.com….post?track=rss
Gators coach Will Muschamp catches up from spring practices

http://www.gatorsports.com/art…son-on-the-mend
Notebook: Robinson on the mend
Florida’s hope of getting significant early playing time from true freshman wide receiver Demarcus Robinson has taken a significant hit.

http://espn.go.com/nfl/draft20…mecocks-pro-day
Lattimore does drills, gets cheered by scouts

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http://www.courier-journal.com…article/2026179
Before thinking Rose Bowl, Arizona State must deal with the rival Wildcats

http://www.courier-journal.com…set-off-running
Louisville football’s Dominique Brown set to be off and running

http://www.southbendtribune.co…0,4666868.story
Notre Dame football: Neal, Ferguson leave program

http://www.southbendtribune.co…0,4051765.story
Wrapping latest Irish defections in context

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/n…onovan-a/nW52T/
Florida Gators’ Mike Rosario drives Billy Donovan — and opponents — ‘nuts’

http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com…e-to-win-title/
Number cruncher Nate Silver has Florida as No. 2 favorite to win title

http://www.naplesnews.com/news…et-16-run-a-or/
FGCU basketball’s Sweet 16 run a game-changer or historic moment?

http://www.gatorsports.com/art…-Meyer-likes-UF
Daughter at FGCU, Meyer likes UF
Former Florida football coach Urban Meyer has plenty of rooting interests in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16.

http://www.gatorsports.com/art…130329611?tc=cr
UF accepts apology over FGCU’s chant

http://jacksonville.com/sports…rida-gulf-coast
Coach’s adjustment did the trick for Florida Gulf Coast
It’s hard to imagine now because the Florida Gulf Coast men’s basketball team is still alive in the NCAA Tournament, but in mid-January, the Eagles were 4-3 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

http://www.miamiherald.com/201…fort-myers.html
Fort Myers turns into ‘Dunk City’

http://www.tampabay.com/news/e…rnament/2111404
FGCU shirt sales and web clicks soar during NCAA Tournament

http://www.tampabay.com/sports…f-coast/2111336
Just who is Florida Gulf Coast?

http://www.courier-journal.com…ot-paper-tigers
Louisville Cardinals are not on-paper tigers

http://www.courier-journal.com…Oregon-Sweet-16
Like Louisville, Oregon loves to fly, but can the Ducks do it under the gun?

http://www.syracuse.com/poliqu…doesnt_fea.html
If Indiana doesn’t fear the Syracuse zone, be advised that it very much respects it

http://syracuse.com/orangebask…of_weapons.html
Indiana has plenty of weapons to use against Syracuse (Orange Scouting Report)

http://www.courier-journal.com…article/2026561
Shaka Smart to remain as basketball coach at VCU

http://www.courier-journal.com…article/2021375
Wichita State, mistaken for Cinderella, has Final Four potential

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://www.courier-journal.com…-three-game-set
Louisville Baseball: Fighting Irish invade for three-game set

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/n…eam-logo/nW55y/
Miami Dolphins confirm new team logo

http://mavsblog.dallasnews.com…fic-story.html/
Mavs have their critics but are in position to be a terrific story

http://mavsblog.dallasnews.com…mavericks.html/
Jinx? Bearded Mavericks bringing favorite barber to game with Pacers

http://mavsblog.dallasnews.com…rch-surge.html/
Nowitzki averaging 19 points, shooting 54 percent from floor during Mavs’ March surge

http://www.miamiherald.com/201…miami-heat.html
The streak is over
The Heat’s winning streak was snapped at 27 games Wednesday night by the Bulls when a furious rally by LeBron James and his teammates fell short.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/s…EMPLATE=DEFAULT
LeBron upset by what he thinks are flagrant fouls/

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