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Daily Chop: 4/3/13

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:
http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/seminolepost/2013/04/02/jimbo-fisher-sees-mixed-bag-after-florida-states-first-spring-scrimmage/
Jimbo Fisher sees mixed bag after Florida State’s first spring scrimmage

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-fsu-seminoles-quarterbacks-scrimmage-20130402,0,5810448.post
Florida State puts QBs through difficult, challenging first scrimmage

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-fsu-seminoles-defense-scrimmage-20130402,0,6211977.post
After one scrimmage, FSU’s defense encouraged by what future holds

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53953/florida-state-defensive-line-takes-spotlight
Florida State defensive line takes spotlight

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-football/safety-lamarcus-joyner-came-back-to-fsu-to-accompl/nW99m/
Safety Lamarcus Joyner came back to FSU to accomplish big things in senior season

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130403/FSU03/304030023/FSU-s-Williams-hoping-seize-moment
FSU’s Williams hoping to seize the moment

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53973/aguayo-ready-to-take-over-as-fsus-kicker
Aguayo ready to take over as FSU’s kicker

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/os-fsu-special-teams-spring-football-0403-20130402,0,5029.story
FSU kicker Roberto Aguayo looks to replace record-setter Dustin Hopkins

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53943/video-florida-state-receiver-rashad-greene
Video: Florida State receiver Rashad Greene

http://www.foxsportscarolinas.com/collegefootball/acc-conference/story/ACC-football-notebook-Noles-look-strong?blockID=887453&feedID=3737
ACC football notebook: ‘Noles still favorites

http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130402/FSU03/304020018/
Former FSU star Reid prepares for Draft

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UP NEXT:
http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53976/pitts-top-running-back-to-transfer
Pitt’s top running back to transfer

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FSU BASKETBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/040213aaa.html
Sue Semrau Named FCA Kay Yow Heart of a Coach Award Winner
FSU’s head women’s hoops coach will receive the award on Sunday in New Orleans

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/040213aab.html
FSU Signee James Will Play in McDonald’s Game
Florida State women’s basketball signee Kai James will play in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET at the United Center.

http://www.rantsports.com/prep-sports/2013/04/01/andrew-wiggins-could-shock-the-world-and-join-the-florida-state-seminoles/
Andrew Wiggins Could Shock the World And Join the Florida State Seminoles

http://www.kansas.com/2013/04/02/2743776/wsu-notes-dont-read-too-much-in.html
Don’t read too much in Nick Wiggins’ tweet
Wichita State junior guard Nick Wiggins tweeted about his younger brother, who happens to be ESPN’s No. 1 high school player, on Sunday. Anything that involves the recruiting of Andrew Wiggins, a 6-foot-7 forward, is going to attract attention.

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FSU BASEBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aaa.html
FSU Hangs On To Defeat FGCU

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130403/FSU06/304030026/McGee-grand-slam-helps-power-FSU-past-FGCU-12-9
McGee grand slam helps power FSU past FGCU, 12-9
Stephen McGee was looking fastball.

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/04/baseball-noles-stay-strong-in-rankings-despite-bad-weekend-in-blacksburg.html
Baseball Noles stay strong in rankings despite bad weekend in Blacksburg

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/040213aab.html
Seminoles Host No. 13 LSU in Wednesday Doubleheader
The Florida State softball team faces an important doubleheader on Wednesday evening as it hosts No. 13 LSU at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET on Military Appreciation Night.

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130403/FSU02/304030027/Seminoles-softball-power-trip
Seminoles’ softball on a power trip

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/2013/04/02/red-sox-shortstop-stephen-drew-cleared-plays-florida/E0VnO64wKLNNLnu7Bzd2OL/story.html
Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew cleared, plays in Florida

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/news/local/5545062.htm
Florida State University has its day at the Capitol
Seminole Tribe once again backs FSU’s nickname

http://theacc.ocsn.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/040103aae.html
Seminoles Hold Half-Scrimmage at Doak Campbell Stadium Tuesday
Walk-on running back Marlon Napier scored on a pair of 35-yard runs.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/orl-sptfsu03040303apr03,\
0,5702932.story?coll=orl-sports-headlines
FSU heard McPherson rumors

http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/040303/col_12179665.shtml
Police chastise FSU for not taking notes

http://theacc.ocsn.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/040303aaa.html
Deacons to Battle Seminoles for ACC Lead
Wake Forest takes five-game winning streak to Tallahassee

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://www.athlonsports.com/college-football/ranking-accs-college-football-coaches-2013
Ranking the ACC’s College Football Coaches for 2013

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53989/todd-mcshay-projects-strong-first-round-for-acc
McShay projects strong first round for ACC

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53986/checking-in-with-duke-oc-kurt-roper
Checking in with Duke OC Kurt Roper

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/maryland-football-coachs-tale-of-danger-in-the-gla/nW9Jz/
Maryland football coach’s tale of danger in the Glades irritates local coaches

http://www.hurricanesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=28700&ATCLID=207032317
Canes Spring Football Report

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53982/miami-injury-update
Miami DE Dye out with Achilles injury

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53958/al-golden-never-waivered-in-commitment-to-canes
Al Golden never wavered in commitment

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-football/highly-rated-palm-beach-central-offensive-tackle-k/nXBGd/
Highly-rated Palm Beach Central offensive tackle Kc McDermott commits to Miami Hurricanes over Notre Dame

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/syracuse_football_kickers_ross.html
Ross Krautman, Syracuse’s kicker the past three years, finds himself in battle to be starter

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://newsobserver.com/2013/04/02/2796663/decock-now-it-gets-interesting.html
Now it gets interesting for Pack, Tar Heels
NC State has lost three players already, and could lose more. UNC is holding its breath, waiting for James Michael McAdoo, Reggie Bullock and P.J. Hairston to decide their next move. Next year’s ACC standings will be shaped by what happens in the next month.

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/pitt-big-east/pitt-freshman-center-adams-declares-for-nba-draft-681838/
Pitt freshman center Adams declares for NBA draft
Adams, a 7-foot native of New Zealand, started every game for Pitt this season and averaged 7.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.

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ACC BASEBALL:
http://www.bceagles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aab.html
Baseball Tallies 7-4 Win Over Connecticut
The Boston College baseball team earned a 7-4 victory over Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon at J.O. Christian Field. Freshman Chris Shaw hit two home runs to propel the Eagles.

http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=207039669&DB_OEM_ID=4200
Blue Devils Top Wildcats for Fifth Straight Win

http://www.ramblinwreck.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aaa.html
No. 15 Georgia Tech Falls At Mercer
No. 15 Georgia Tech was unable to complete the season sweep of Mercer as the Bears made an early 1-0 lead stand up in a 10-1 win over the Yellow Jackets Tuesday night at Claude Smith Field in Macon, Ga. Tech is home Wednesday night to host Kennesaw State at 6 p.m.

http://www.gopack.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aaa.html
Wilkins Cruises, No. 25 Pack Drops ECU 6-1
NC State blew past East Carolina on Tuesday night behind five no-hit innings from Ryan Wilkins and three RBIs from Brett Williams

http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aab.html
No. 4 Baseball One-Hits Liberty in 2-0 Road Win
Four Virginia pitchers combined on a one-hit shutout as the fourth-ranked Cavaliers picked up a 2-0 road win over Liberty Tuesday.

http://www.hokiesports.com/baseball/recaps/20130402aaa.html
Pinder, Horan power Hokies to victory
The pair combine for eight RBI in 11-5 win over VCU

http://www.wakeforestsports.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aaa.html
Carey’s Walk-Off Single Lifts Deacs to 5-4 Win
Jack Carey laced a bases-loaded, walk-off single into left field to score Evan Stephens and Conor Keniry, as the Demon Deacons defeated UNCG 5-4 on Tuesday night at Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park.

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OTHER ACC NEWS:
http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/bobinski-starts-tenure-as-tech-ad/nW9Rc/
Bobinski starts at Tech AD

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-football/injuries-force-florida-gators-into-modifying-forma/nW972/
UF’s spring ‘game’ takes twist
Gators make spring game regular practice
With only six healthy offensive linemen, coach Will Muschamp says the Gators’ spring game will have only about 40 plays of 11-on-11 action, and a lot of drills.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/swamp-things/os-uf-coach-will-muschamp-explains-spring-game-format-change-20130402,0,4249940.post?track=rss
Coach Will Muschamp explains spring game format change

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/gators/os-gators-spring-football-0403-20130402,0,5370322.story
Gators coach Will Muschamp struggles to find reliable safeties during spring workouts

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130402/ARTICLES/130409918?tc=cr
Notebook: Easley likely lining up at tackle

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130402/ARTICLES/130409916/1189?Title=Jones-emerging-as-top-tailback
Jones emerging as top tailback
Florida coach Will Muschamp said Tuesday that sophomore tailback Matt Jones was impressive in Saturday’s scrimmage.

Anthony Moten ?@anthony_moten95 JUST COMMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA..#GOGATORS

http://www.ajc.com/gallery/sports/college/georgia-uniforms-get-updated-look/g8qZ/
Bulldogs’ uniforms updated

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2045417
Mississippi State loses today’s recruiting war with simple letter

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2047571
Johnny Manziel to throw out first pitch at Sunday’s Rangers-Angels game

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http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/college-sports/texas-longhorns/20130403-mack-brown-says-texas-football-is-back-our-expectations-should-be-to-win-every-game.ece
Mack Brown says Texas football is back: ‘Our expectations should be to win every game’

http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/9125952/tulsa-golden-hurricane-formally-accept-invitation-old-big-east-conference
Tulsa formally accepts invitation of Big East

http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/football/la-sp-ucla-spring-football-20130402,0,693317.story
UCLA hopes to get some answers in spring practice

http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2013/4/2/4176126/maybe-the-most-unusual-college-football-press-release-ever
Maybe the most unusual college football press release ever

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2046569
Crash survivor remembers Wichita State’s saddest day

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.kansas.com/2013/04/02/2743668/louisville-worries-about-backcourt.html
Louisville worries about backcourt depth against Wichita State

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130402/COL01/304020124/Mitch-Albom-Michigan-team-can-more-remarkable-than-Fab-Five
This Michigan team can be more remarkable than Fab Five

http://www.freep.com/article/20130402/SPORTS07/130402068/michigan-state-basketball-tom-izzo
Tom Izzo rooting for Michigan? Well, kind of

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/boeheim_names_louisville_favor_1.html
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim names Louisville favorite, dislikes USC’s decision and isn’t retiring
Boeheim says Mike Hopkins was the best candidate at Southern California

http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/9120769/intro-wichita-state-shockers
Intro to Wichita State Shockers

http://onlineathens.com/sports/college-sports/2013-04-02/wichita-st-evens-field-against-final-four-rivals
Wichita St evens field against Final Four rivals

http://www.kansas.com/2013/04/02/2743223/wichita-state-makes-the-cover.html
Wichita State makes the cover of Sports Illustrated

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/la-sp-0403-wichita-carl-hall-20130403,0,6243111.column
Wichita State’s Carl Hall is at heart of Shockers’ surge
A 6-foot-8 forward who was long sidelined by a condition that led to fainting spells has become the inspirational leader in team’s run to NCAA Final Four.

http://www.kansas.com/2013/04/02/2743707/bob-lutz-1965-shockers-were-almost.html
1965 Shockers were almost legends

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http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/story/2013-04-02/pac-12-official-sean-miller-arizona-coach-ed-rush-technical-foul
Ed Rush’s ‘joke’ targeting Arizona coach Sean Miller is no laughing matter

http://espn.go.com/chicago/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9125886/chris-collins-vows-build-winner-northwestern
Collins vows to build winner at Northwestern

http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/9125796/practice-video-shows-rutgers-basketball-coach-mike-rice-berated-pushed-used-slurs-players
Rutgers coach hurled balls, slurs at players
Rutgers reviewing Mike Rice’s job  9:34pm

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2048085
For Mike Rice, only thing to say is the other F word

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2048057
Everyone wants to fight Mike Rice, including Ray Allen

http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/basketball/la-sp-0403-simers-ucla-alford-20130403,0,5934843.column
Wake him when the Steve Alford era is over
There’s little to get excited about as UCLA introduces its new basketball coach.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/basketball/nba/lakers/la-sp-simers-jackson-20130403,0,5491247.column
Phil Jackson’s agent disputes story on UCLA search

http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/usc/la-sp-0403-usc-coach-enfield-20130403,0,5079547.story
Andy Enfield seeks to create ‘national brand’ for USC basketball
New Trojans coach, who burst into national spotlight with Florida Gulf Coast during NCAA tournament, will be introduced on campus Wednesday.

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://www.gocards.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aac.html
Late Miscues Doom No. 9 Cards in 10-Inning loss to No. 6 UK
Cardinals allow unearned runs in the final two innings; school record crowd of 4,733 packs ballpark

http://www.und.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aaa.html
No. 20 Irish Jump On UIC Early, Cruise To 6-2 Victory
Notre Dame snaps four-game losing streak to the Flames.

http://www.pittsburghpanthers.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040213aaa.html
No. 26 Pitt Baseball Beats Akron, 11-7
Five different players tallied RBIs as the University of Pittsburgh baseball team (20-6) defeated Akron (4-21), 11-7, at Canal Park.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/crime-law/crittenton-indicted-for-murder/nXBDF/
Ex-Tech, NBA player Crittenton indicted for murder, gang activity

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2047607
Digging into the past of NCAA President Mark Emmert
Did NCAA President Mark Emmert have anything to hide in previous jobs at UConn and LSU?

http://jacksonville.com/sports/football/jaguars/2013-04-02/story/jaguars-coach-delivers-fiery-message-start-offseason
Jaguars coach delivers fiery message to start offseason program

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/dallas-mavericks/headlines/20130402-lakers-outmuscle-mavs-drop-dallas-2-12-games-behind-in-race-for-8th-spot.ece
Lakers outmuscle Mavs, drop Dallas 2 1/2 games behind in race for 8th spot

http://mavsblog.dallasnews.com/2013/04/cuban-id-lean-toward-drafting-baylors-brittney-griner-just-to-see-if-she-can-do-it.html/
Cuban: I’d lean toward drafting Baylor’s Brittney Griner ‘just to see if she can do it’

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
http://northcarolina.theinsiders.com/2/102882.html
The Matt Doherty Era – What Went Wrong?

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/sports/5546490.htm
Williams will stay at Kansas (or not)

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/sports/5546487.htm
Clemson’s coach search ‘complicated’

http://www.sptimes.com/2003/04/03/Sports/Greenberg_interviews_.shtml
Greenberg interviews with Hokies
USF men’s basketball coach is Va. Tech’s front-runner for coach according to Richmond report.

http://www.boston.com/dailynews/092/sports/New_York_Texas_governors_bet_o:.shtml
New York, Texas governors bet on Final Four

http://www.sportingnews.com/voices/mike_decourcy/20030402.html
Texas will win the title; bank on it (or not)

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