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Daily Chop: 4/4/2013


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Florida State Times Articles
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Garnet and Old by Jim Joanos

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ATHLETIC EVENTS CALENDAR
http://wwwt.fsu.edu/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/calendar/we3.3.4/webevent.cgi?cal=cal6&cmd=opencal&token=

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/ncaa-finances.htm
USA TODAY database: What NCAA schools spend on athletics

http://web1.ncaa.org/coachAprSearch/exec/searchSelectAction?searchSelectActionSubmit=Start
NCAA Division I Head Coach APR Portfolio

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/040313aab.html
Noles Get Back To Practice

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/040313aaa.html
Podcast: Spring Scrimmage Update

http://www.fsunews.com/article/20130403/FSVIEW0201/130403006/Florida-State-players-impress-first-spring-scrimmage?odyssey=nav|head
Florida State players impress at first spring scrimmage

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-seminoles-fsu-scrimmage-jameis-winston-20130403,0,3542905.post?track=rss
FSU scrimmage stats: Jameis Winston, Rashad Greene shine

http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/2013-fsu-spring-breakdown-offensive-line/
2013 FSU Spring Breakdown: Offensive Line

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/os-fsu-spring-football-0404-20130403,0,3399640.story
After injury, FSU RB Mario Pender’s mental approach could play a role this year

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53996/fisher-undecided-yet-on-oc-duties
Fisher undecided yet on OC duties

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-fsu-seminoles-devonta-freeman-20130403,0,3593031.post
Ankle injury forces FSU to lose RB Devonta Freeman for a few days

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/04/seminole-soundbites-jacobbi-mcdaniel-on-being-the-forgotten-man-and-his-return-after-18-months-of-re.html
Seminole Soundbites: Jacobbi McDaniel on being the forgotten man and his return after 18 months of rehab

http://insider.espn.go.com/blog/colleges/fsu/post/_/id/7457/fsu-notes-ups-and-downs-for-edwards
FSU Notes: Ups and downs for Edwards

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/53946/video-florida-state-safety-terrence-brooks
Video: Florida State safety Terrence Brooks

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130403/FSU03/130403008/-Noles-by-Numbers-year-vs-FSU-s-last-five-NFL-Draft
‘Noles by the Numbers: This year vs. FSU’s last five in the NFL Draft

http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/2013-fsu-spring-breakdown-running-backs/
2013 FSU Spring Breakdown: Running Backs

http://www.rotoworld.com/headlines/cfb/24439/fsu-de-carradine-met-with-eagles-ravens
FSU DE Carradine met with Eagles, Ravens

http://www.bradenton.com/2013/04/04/4466886/bobby-bowden-bill-self-jim-calhoun.html
Bobby Bowden, Bill Self, Jim Calhoun to be honored at 8th annual Dick Vitale Gala

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UP NEXT:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/pitt-big-east/pitt-adjusting-to-shells-departure-681908/
Pitt adjusting to Shell’s departure

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FSU BASKETBALL:
http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130404/FSU05/304040032/Wiggins-adapts-attention
Wiggins adapts to attention
The first thing you should know about Andrew Wiggins is that he’s evolved.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-andrew-wiggins-dunk-20130402,0,6844624.story
Watch Andrew Wiggins make bigger name for self with monster dunk

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/sports/basketball/Andrew+Wiggins+philosophical+life+spotlight/8185569/story.html
Andrew Wiggins philosophical on life in the spotlight

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/04/nba-reporter-for-hoops-world-with-a-tweet-that-would-make-even-leonard-hamilton-smile.html
NBA reporter for Hoops World with a Tweet that would make even Leonard Hamilton smile

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FSU BASEBALL:
http://www.foxsportsflorida.com/story/FSUs-Stephen-Spradling-thankful-to-be-al?blockID=887815&feedID=3720
FSU’s Stephen Spradling thankful to be alive

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-softbl/recaps/040313aaa.html
No. 13 LSU Erases Three-Run Deficit to Defeat Noles
Florida State softball races out to early 3-0 lead through two innings before falling 5-4 in extended game that was threatened by rain

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://mlbreports.com/2013/04/03/poseydollars/
What Buster Posey’s New Contract Means For The Giants

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=178529
Post-scrimmage Q & A: Bobby Bowden

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/sports/5554145.htm
FSU’s Watkins climbs tough trail to start at free
safety
Expectations were high for Pat Watkins to immediately contribute at free safety last season. But as any former Florida State safety would explain, it is not an easy position to learn.

http://www.tampatrib.com/Sports/MGADDHS82ED.html
FSU Had Indications Of QB’s Gambling

http://www.sptimes.com/2003/04/04/Sports/NCAA_on_top_of_FSU_ga.shtml
NCAA on top of FSU gambling case, official says
An NCAA official confirmed Thursday it has been in constant contact with Florida State and law
enforcement agencies regarding the gambling charge against former quarterback Adrian McPherson.

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/sports/5554052.htm
Sleeth going for record 27th straight win vs. FSU
Kyle Sleeth was fast approaching his senior season, but the university that would eventually sign him was nowhere in his plans. “I actually had no clue that they even had a baseball team,” Sleeth said of Wake Forest.

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/blog/jeremy-fowler/22001576/big-ten-acc-in-discussions-with-pinstripe-bowl
Big Ten, ACC in discussions with Pinstripe Bowl

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54009/duke-defense-highlights-scrimmage
Duke defense highlights scrimmage

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/03/3321652/fired-investigator-says-ncaa-was.html
Fired investigator’s emails give insight into UM probe
A former NCAA investigator who ran the organization’s troubled probe of alleged gift-giving to University of Miami athletes said he was fired last year because his bosses were unhappy with his lack of progress on the case.

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-football/hurricanes-qb-stephen-morris-picks-up-where-he-lef/nXB47/
Hurricanes QB Stephen Morris picks up where he left off after record-breaking 2012 season

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/03/3320028/top-lineman-commits-to-miami-hurricanes.html
Top lineman commits to Miami Hurricanes; Malcolm Lewis ahead of schedule

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/syracuse_football_communicatio.html
Syracuse football players, coaches speaking new language this spring

http://syracuse.com/axeman/index.ssf/2013/04/espn_eric_mangini_syracuse_foo.html
ESPN analyst Eric Mangini talks about new Syracuse Football offensive coordinator George McDonald

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9130544/drew-allen-visits-syracuse-orange-according-source
Ex-Oklahoma QB Allen visits Cuse

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54007/wake-forest-lb-justin-jackson-ready-to-lead-the-d
Justin Jackson ready to lead Wake Forest D

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://blogs.newsobserver.com/dukenow/mason-plumlee-duke-nba-draft
Duke’s Mason Plumlee says he has ‘no regrets’ returning for senior year

http://www.ajc.com/weblogs/georgia-tech/2013/apr/03/transfer-possibilities-tech-basketball/
Transfer possibilities for Tech basketball

http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/college-basketball/first-person-brian-gregory/nXCCk/
First person: Brian Gregory

http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/terps/tracking-the-terps/bal-analyzing-marylands-last-game-of-the-season-against-iowa-in-nit-20130403,0,4092343.story
Analyzing Maryland’s loss to Iowa in the NIT semifinals
This is what happens when you advance deep into a single-elimination tournament: you inevitably encounter a solid team that is on its game.

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/pitt-big-east/former-coach-adams-left-pitt-to-help-family-681934/
Adams left Pitt to help family
Kenny McFadden coached Adams at a New Zealand basketball academy said the situation with Adams’ family changed in the past year.

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ACC BASEBALL:
http://www.bceagles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040313aaa.html
Baseball Defeats Harvard in Home Opener
The Boston College baseball team defeated Harvard, 8-6, to open the 2013 home season at Eddie Pellagrini Diamond. Junior Jimmy Dowdell was 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and his first career triple

http://www.clemsontigers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=28500&ATCLID=207052962
Meyer Pitches Tigers to 4-1 Win Over Gardner-Webb Wednesday

http://www.ramblinwreck.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040313aaa.html
Murray, Smith Lead No. 15 Jackets Down Kennesaw State, 9-1
Sophomore A.J. Murray had three hits and scored twice, pacing a balanced offensive attack for No. 15 Georgia Tech, which pounded out 12 hits and rolled past Kennesaw State, 9-1, Wednesday night at Russ Chandler Stadium.

http://www.umterps.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040313aaa.html
Stinnett Stars in Terps Win Over Rider
Jake Stinnett struck out a career-high eight batters to lead Maryland to a 6-3 win over Rider Wednesday.

http://www.hurricanesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=28700&ATCLID=207051060
Baseball Falls to Bethune-Cookman 5-3
The Hurricanes dropped their midweek matchup with Bethune-Cookman Wednesday night at Alex Rodriguez Park, falling by a final score of 5-3.

http://www.goheels.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=3350&ATCLID=207051668
No. 1 Tar Heels Sail Past Seahawks, 10-0
Senior Chris Munnelly needed little help Wednesday night in Wilmington as he threw seven scoreless innings as No. 1 UNC claimed a 10-0 win at UNC Wilmington.

http://www.gopack.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040313aaa.html
No. 25 Wolfpack Knocks Off Elon 8-6
NC State watched a four run lead evaporate in the seventh, then rallied to win 8-6 on Wednesday at Doak Field at Dail Park

http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040313aaa.html
No. 4 Baseball Holds Off VMI, 8-6
Box Score | Video Highlights
The fourth-ranked Virginia baseball team recorded an 8-6 victory over VMI Wednesday evening at Davenport Field.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/college-sports/story/_/id/9130997/sources-former-big-east-named-american-athletic-conference
Old Big East now American Athletic

http://www.athlonsports.com/college-football/ranking-big-tens-college-football-coaches-2013
Ranking the Big Ten’s College Football Coaches for 2013
Urban Meyer ranks as the Big Ten’s No. 1 coach.

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http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/swamp-things/os-uf-former-auburn-player-accuses-coach-will-muschamp-of-paying-him-while-schools-defensive-coordinator-20130403,0,2779993.post?track=rss
Former Auburn player accuses coach Will Muschamp of paying him while school’s defensive coordinator
Alleges Will Muschamp paid him $400 in 2007

http://insider.espn.go.com/college-sports/recruiting/football/story/_/id/9129129/missouri-tigers-losing-their-stronghold-st-louis
Missouri no longer leads The Lou
Has Mizzou lost its St. Louis stronghold after missing on three top prospects?

http://collegesportsblog.dallasnews.com/2013/04/former-heisman-winner-to-johnny-manziel-tone-it-down-youre-not-the-same-guy-you-were-before-you-won-the-heisman-trophy.html/
Former Heisman winner Andre Ware to Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel: ‘Tone it down’

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http://espn.go.com/blog/notre-dame-football/post/_/id/14749/spring-progress-report
Notre Dame spring progress report

http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-football-prosise-creating-a-buzz-20130403,0,4071481.story
Notre Dame football: Prosise creating a buzz

http://espn.go.com/blog/notre-dame-football
Irish recruiting roundup

http://www.athlonsports.com/college-football/oregon-ducks-2013-spring-football-preview
Oregon Ducks 2013 Spring Football Preview
A new era begins in Oregon in 2013.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/college-gridiron-365/os-usf-debuts-new-spring-game-format-20130403,0,1482437.post?track=rss
USF to debut new format for spring game

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2013/04/03/highest-paid-ncaa-tournament-coaches-rick-pitino-john-calipari/2048859/
Pitino, Calipari among highest-paid college basketball coaches

http://www.boston.com/sports/colleges/mens-basketball/2013/04/03/louisville-guard-ware-upbeat-despite-broken-leg/mHaVihdlOM4oiT6252ciOK/story.html
Louisville guard Ware upbeat despite broken leg

http://www.freep.com/article/20130403/SPORTS06/130403090/michigan-wolverines-final-four-fab-five-jimmy-king-ray-jackson
Fab Five at Final Four: King, Jackson to attend; Monday reunion possible?

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/colleges/basketball/article_26d4d422-9cc4-11e2-9cfd-001a4bcf6878.html
Michigan turning up defensive pressure

http://www.i4u.com/2013/04/orange-michigan-four-2013-blueprint-final-syracuse-wolverines-beat
Syracuse Orange Blueprint to Beat Michigan Wolverines in 2013 Final Four

http://www.ajc.com/weblogs/mark-bradley/2013/apr/03/shockers-are-good-shouldnt-be-shocking/
Not all that shocking
The biggest underdog in the Final Four deserves their due and it should be no surprise they are in Atlanta.

http://www.kansas.com/2013/04/02/2743774/wichita-states-final-four-exposure.html
Wichita State’s Final Four exposure extends beyond basketball court

http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/college/basketball/former_knick_mcdaniel_proud_of_wichita_uRjE5pk8O87sGB7CWj5NgJ
Former Knick McDaniel proud of Wichita State

http://www.kansas.com/2013/04/03/2744501/wichita-states-gregg-marshall.html
Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall confirms UCLA contacted representative

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http://sports.yahoo.com/news/ncaab–dunk-city-belongs-to-fgcu–not-usc-155634047.html
Dunk City belongs to FGCU, not USC

http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9130648/usc-trojans-use-dunk-city-nickname-popularized-andy-enfield-fgcu-team
USC to back off FGCU’s ‘Dunk City’
Dunk City will not be moving to Los Angeles after all.

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/kansas-frosh-g-anrio-adams-185154707–ncaab.html
Kansas frosh G Anrio Adams transferring

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130403/WIRE/130409861/1189?Title=Rebels-Henderson-writes-apology
Rebels’ Henderson writes apology
Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson posted a letter on the school’s website on Wednesday apologizing for some of his actions this season.

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9130241/minnesota-golden-gophers-reach-agreement-richard-pitino
Gophers have agreement with Richard Pitino
Minnesota has picked Richard Pitino, the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino, to take over for Tubby Smith. In his lone season at FIU, Pitino led the Panthers to an 18-14 record, the school’s first winning season in 13 years.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/04/sports/ncaabasketball/rutgers-fires-basketball-coach-after-video-surfaces.html?ref=sports
Rutgers Leaders Draw Scrutiny on Fired Coach

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-mike-bianchi-rutgers-fires-mike-rice-0403-20130403,0,883924.column
Rutgers, like Penn State, protected coaches instead of kids

http://thequad.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/03/abusive-coaches-a-sad-history/?ref=sports
A Sad History of Abusive Coaches
Mike Rice of Rutgers is only the latest college coach to leave his position after harsh treatment of players.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BKC_TIM_DAHLBERG_040313?SITE=PAPIT&SECTION=SPORTS&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Firing coach not enough at Rutgers

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://www.und.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040313aaa.html
Three-Run Eighth Inning Propel No. 20 Irish To 3-1 Victory Over Valparaiso
Junior 1B Trey Mancini’s two-run single in the eighth gave Notre Dame its first lead of the day.

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://fifthdown.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/03/n-f-l-to-install-cameras-in-locker-rooms-for-stadium-viewing/?ref=sports
N.F.L. to Install Cameras in Locker Rooms for Stadium Viewing

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54030/video-otl-mark-emmert-under-scrutiny
Mark Emmert under scrutiny

http://mavsblog.dallasnews.com/2013/04/shawn-marion-add-effort-to-the-list-of-problems-that-led-to-the-loss-against-the-lakers.html/
Shawn Marion: Add effort to the list of problems that led to the loss against the Lakers

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/04/sports/baseball/ebbets-field-is-gone-but-memories-of-brooklyn-dodgers-endure.html?ref=sports
100th Birthday of Ebbets Field

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/04/sports/baseball/oldest-living-brooklyn-dodger-mike-sandlock-remembers-ebbets-field.html?ref=sports
At 97, the Oldest Living Brooklyn Dodger Reflects

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/040303/spb_12178786.shtml
Image concern at UNC
Doherty “resignation” unhealthy precedent
The squeaky-clean model of college basketball success for four decades under Dean Smith and Bill Guthridge suddenly has an image problem.

http://wire.jacksonville.com/pstories/sports/college/20030403/980762.shtml
Michael Jordan Criticizes Alma Mater

http://wire.jacksonville.com/pstories/sports/college/20030403/980761.shtml
No Dean, Doherty Set Up His Own Downfall

http://www.news-record.com/sports/acc/uncbkb04.htm
Doherty disputes AD’s view of events
Doherty, in ESPN interview, says he didn’t volunteer to resign

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/sports/5555429.htm
Pitt interested in Sendek

http://www.sptimes.com/2003/04/04/Sports/Greenberg_signs_six_y.shtml
Greenberg signs six-year contract with Virginia Tech

http://www.sptimes.com/2003/04/04/Sports/Summerall_pushes_new_.shtml
Summerall pushes new down marker
Pat Summerall is trying to talk the NFL into a new method of measuring first downs.

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