Jun 21, 2012; Omaha, NE, USA; Florida State Seminoles first baseman Jayce Boyd (16) high-fives infielder Giovanny Alfonzo (1) during the ninth inning against the Arizona Wildcats during game eleven of the 2012 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Mandatory Credit: Matt Ryerson-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Chop: 4/5/13


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USA TODAY database: What NCAA schools spend on athletics

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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/blog/2013/04/greene-leads-the-way-statistically-in-first-spring-scrimmage.html
Greene leads the way statistically in first spring scrimmage

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/040413aad.html
Big Shoes to Fill
Former five-star recruit Mario Edwards, Jr. is working to keep his weight and the lofty expectations of being a five-star prospect in check as he aims to help fill the void left by three future NFL pass rushers.

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54065/benjamin-trying-to-match-hype-to-results
Benjamin trying to match hype to results

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130404/FSU03/130404027/FSU-s-Jacobbi-McDaniel-comeback-trail
FSU’s Jacobbi McDaniel: On the comeback trail

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/04/seminole-soundbites-reggie-northrup-is-a-man-of-few-words-and-big-potential.html
Seminole Soundbites: Reggie Northrup is a man of few words and big potential

http://www.rantsports.com/ncaa-football/2013/04/04/ncaa-has-yet-to-clear-fsus-demarcus-walker-to-practice/
NCAA Has Yet to Clear FSU’s Demarcus Walker to Practice

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-fsu-seminoles-jimbo-fisher-qb-competition-20130404,0,5715716.post
Jimbo Fisher’s old QB battles can help him evaluate FSU’s QB competition

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCMYGUFGUoY
Jimbo Fisher Interview: April 3

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/os-fsu-new-coaches-0405-20130404,0,7551413.story
FSU’s coaching hires could impact Jimbo Fisher’s vision for future

http://saturdayblitz.com/2013/04/04/elite-eight-of-bcs-era-champions-1999-florida-state-vs-2002-ohio-state/
Elite Eight of BCS Era Champions: 1999 Florida State vs. 2002 Ohio State

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-ej-manuel-espn-nfl-draft-fsu-sport-science-20130404,0,5034830.post
Former FSU QB EJ Manuel’s impressive on ESPN’s ‘Sport Science’

http://www.rantsports.com/ncaa-football/2013/04/03/florida-state-seminoles-will-miss-e-j-manuel/
Florida State Seminoles Will Miss E.J. Manuel

http://www.seminoles.com/blog/2013/04/video-best-of-florida-states-bjoern-werner.html
Video: Best of Florida State’s Bjoern Werner

http://www.rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/playerbreakingnews.asp?sport=CFB&id=131568&line=24437&spln=1
Patriots to host FSU DE Corenellius Carradine

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FSU BASKETBALL:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8aAKga6FCI
Hamilton on Final Four match-ups

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-andrew-wiggins-florida-state-fsu-mcdonalds-all-american-20130404,0,5270711.post
FSU recruit Andrew Wiggins scores 19 in McDonald’s All-American Game

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FSU BASEBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/040413aaa.html
No. 5 FSU, Miami Meet In Coral Gables
The Seminoles have won the last three regular-season series over the Hurricanes.

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130404/FSU06/304030039/Bullpen-key-FSU-s-success
Bullpen key to FSU’s success
When Luke Weaver makes his first career Friday start for the Florida State baseball team tonight at Miami, he will look to set the pitching tone for the important weekend series against the rival Hurricanes.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/um-hurricanes/fl-miami-fsu-baseball-preview-0405-20130404,0,2836062.story
Slumping ‘Canes face defining moment with No. 5 ‘Noles visiting

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/040413aaa.html
Track ‘Noles Invade Gainesville
The Florida State men’s and women’s track teams compete at the 69th Pepsi Florida Relays this weekend, the final big-meet tune-up for the ACC Outdoor Championships.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/040413aaa.html
`Noles Head North for the Weekend
Florida State women’s tennis team heads north to play Boston College at 5 p.m. on Friday before taking on Maryland at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/040413aaa.html
Noles Set For Friday Doubleheader
The Seminoles host a rare April doubleheader on Friday

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-golf/spec-rel/040413aac.html
Women’s Golf Team To Web.com Intercollegiate
Florida State travels to Ponte Vedra Beach for final regular season event.

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/extras/extra_bases/2013/04/drew_ready_to_s.html
Stephen Drew ready to start rehab assignment in Double A
Drew to play for Sea Dogs on Thursday

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/college/news/2003/04/04/rix_sider
FSU’s other QB Rix in trouble with DMV

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/college/news/2003/04/04/mcpherson_side\r
McPherson was living life in the fast lane

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/sports/5562088.htm
McPherson’s alleged throwing of game may go unproven

http://theacc.ocsn.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/040403aab.html
Seminole Men’s Basketball Team Leads ACC In Scoring Defense
Florida State among nation’s top defensive teams.

http://theacc.ocsn.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/040403aab.html
No. 2 Florida State Snaps Kyle Sleeth’s NCAA Record Winning Streak at 26 Games
Trent Peterson allowed three runs over eight innings as FSU won 7-5.

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OTHER FSU NEWS:
http://www.wtxl.com/news/fsu-circus-flying-high-in-april/article_b89c5494-9d18-11e2-99b2-0019bb30f31a.html
FSU circus Flying High in April

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54040/video-clemsons-sammy-watkins
Video: Clemson’s Sammy Watkins

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-football/dave-george-hurricanes-football-program-wont-truly/nXC6D/
Hurricanes’ football program won’t truly be back until defense regains swagger

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/04/3323869/attorney-seeks-ncaa-permission.html
Attorney for three former UM assistant coaches wants to publicly reveal why NCAA case should be dismissed
The attorney for three former UM assistant coaches says his clients’ employment opportunities have been hurt – and he wants to reveal publicly why the case should be dismissed.

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/um-hurricanes/sfl-ncaa-president-mark-emmert-admits-mistakes-in-miami-investigation-20130404,0,7565368.story
NCAA president acknowledges ‘enormous foul-ups’ in UM case

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/um-hurricanes/fl-miami-seeks-ncaa-case-dismissal-0405-20130404,0,3155539.story
UM files aggressive motion to dismiss NCAA charges

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/04/2802107/doeren-on-packs-qb-battle-go-with.html
Doeren on Pack’s QB battle: Go with guy ‘who doesn’t hurt us’

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/syracuse_hoping_wide_receiver.html
Syracuse hoping wide receiver Quinta Funderburk brings SEC-potential to offense
The sophomore wide receiver hasn’t seen any game action since 2010 but is eager to get a shot to contribute.

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54054/deacs-take-a-break-with-belly-flops
Deacs take a break with … belly flops?

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/terrapins-insider/wp/2013/04/04/surgery-or-not-terps-guard-seth-allen-itching-for-quick-return/
Surgery or not, Terps guard Seth Allen itching for quick return

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/04/3324081/miami-hurricanes-jim-larranaga.html
Miami’s Larranaga tabbed AP Coach of Year

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/04/2799808/tj-warren-puts-nba-on-hold-will.html
T.J. Warren puts NBA on hold, will keep playing for NC State
Father of N.C. State’s Warren says son is staying

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9135194/twelve-auburn-tigers-football-players-failed-synthetic-pot-tests
12 Auburn players failed synthetic pot tests

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9131624/auburn-tigers-coaches-bribed-players-altered-grades-broke-recruiting-rules-gene-chizik-according-report
Auburn paid players, altered grades

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9134864/gene-chizik-calls-auburn-tigers-allegations-short-facts-logic
Chizik: Auburn report ‘short on facts, logic’

http://members.jacksonville.com/opinion/premium/blog/400565/gene-frenette/2013-04-04/gene-frenette-will-muschamp-accusation-doesnt-pass
Will Muschamp accusation doesn’t pass smell test

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-mike-bianchi-will-muschamp-auburn-0405-20130404,0,5683071.column
Do you believe Gators coach Will Muschamp or an accused robber?

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130404/ARTICLES/130409804?tc=cr
UF’s Fowler growing up fast

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http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-football-recruiting-soph-qb-gets-early-interest-from-nd-20130404,0,3433847.story
Soph QB gets early interest from ND

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/psu/penn-state-starter-remains-mystery-at-qb-682178/
Penn State starter remains mystery at QB

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/2013/04/04/ncaa-tournament-final-four-guide-tv-times-schedule-breakdowns/2042961/
NCAA tournament Final Four guide: TV schedule, breakdowns

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2052237
25 most important players in the Final Four

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/04/2802470/ncaa-tournament-one-for-the-aged.html
NCAA tournament one for the aged this year

http://msn.foxsports.com/collegebasketball/story/Louisville-Cards-are-tightest-family-in-Final-Four-040413
Cards are tightest family in Final Four

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/tournament/2013/story/_/id/9135535/2013-ncaa-tournament-louisville-cardinals-return-final-four-makes-rarity
Louisville’s return is a rarity

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/colleges/basketball/article_7b824d56-9d87-11e2-bd27-001a4bcf6878.html
Ware’s injury causes ‘problems’ for Louisville

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130404/COLUMNISTS01/304040126/Tim-Sullivan-Ware-s-loss-could-Wichita-State-s-gain-against-Louisville
Ware’s loss could be Wichita State’s gain against Louisville

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/louisville_will_miss_injured_g.html
Louisville will miss injured guard Kevin Ware on the court

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130404/SPORTS13/304040068/NCAA-FINAL-FOUR-Louisville-basketball-s-Rick-Pitino-high-Wichita-State-s-defense
Louisville basketball’s Rick Pitino high on Wichita State’s defense

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9134647/trey-burke-michigan-wolverines-named-ap-player-year
Michigan’s Burke named AP Player of Year

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130404/SPORTS06/130404038/Michigan-s-Trey-Burke-earns-Bob-Cousy-Award-nation-s-top-point-guard
Michigan’s Trey Burke earns Bob Cousy Award as nation’s top point guard

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130404/SPORTS06/130404032/Report-Tim-Hardaway-Jr-Trey-Burke-will-leave-Michigan-early-parents-deny-it
Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke will leave Michigan early; parents deny it

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/-college-basketball-mens-tournament/news/20130404/john-beilein-michigan-final-four/
John Beilein’s long winding road to the Final Four

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130404/SPORTS06/130404055/Detroit-mayor-Dave-Bing-rooting-Syracuse-not-Michigan
Detroit mayor Dave Bing rooting for Syracuse, not Michigan

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130404/SPORTS06/130404037/Advanced-analysis-Michigan-s-matchup-Syracuse-Final-Four
Advanced analysis of Michigan’s matchup with Syracuse in Final Four

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/final_four_2013_breaking_down.html
Final Four 2013: Breaking down Syracuse’s Michael Carter-Williams, Michigan’s Trey Burke

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/we_break_down_the_syracuse_2-3.html
We break down the Syracuse 2-3 zone because the Orange’s opponents haven’t been able to

http://syracuse.com/poliquin/index.ssf/2013/04/poliquin_why_doesnt_everyone_f.html
Why doesn’t everyone follow Jim Boeheim’s lead and play Syracuse’s zone?
“Maybe,” suggests Mike Hopkins, “coaches are on Page 172 of ‘The Coaching Handbook’ and it says, ‘Thou shalt not play zone.’”

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/ncaa_president_mark_emmert_dec.html
NCAA president Mark Emmert declines to comment on Syracuse investigation

http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/television/dan-caesar/wichita-state-is-cbs-s-cinderella/article_e5083d4f-64bd-5f06-9f7a-ecd6f130ce67.html
Wichita State is CBS’s Cinderella

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/04/04/3960566/gregg-marshall-adds-electricity.html
Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall adds jolt to Shockers
Wichita State coach has ridden ‘play angry’ style from Winthrop all the way to Final Four

http://www.stltoday.com/sports/college/wichita-state-gives-mvc-a-shot-in-the-arm/article_a644dcd6-2b34-55a0-8135-1193ab6db8c9.html
Wichita State gives MVC a shot in the arm

http://www.bizjournals.com/wichita/blog/2013/04/wichita-state-shocker-excitement-has.html
Wichita State Shocker excitement has gone global

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9133482/shockers-headline-field-cbe-classic-fall
Wichita St. to headline field for CBE Classic

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2013/04/05/players-from-165-wichita-state-team-that-made-final-four-watching-this-year-run/
Players from 1965 Wichita State team that made Final Four watching this year’s run with pride

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http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/blog/eye-on-college-basketball/22008499/pac12-coordinator-of-officials-resigns-amid-controversy
Pac-12 coordinator of officials resigns amid controversy

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-basketball/gators-2012-13-team-statistically-one-of-programs-/nXCyB/
Gators’ 2012-13 team statistically one of program’s best behind record-breaking defense

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/05/sports/ncaabasketball/rutgers-president-robert-barchi-faces-more-pressure-over-coach-mike-rice.html?ref=sports
Pressure Builds on Rutgers President
Robert L. Barchi is the subject of mounting criticism in the aftermath of the firing of men’s basketball coach Mike Rice. Some faculty members have called for his resignation.

http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/9134814/assistant-rutgers-basketball-coach-seen-video-pushing-players-using-slurs-resigns
Rutgers assistant called ‘Baby Rice’ resigns

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9135440/two-rutgers-players-defend-fired-coach-mike-rice
Players support Rice

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9135063/eric-murdock-sought-950k-rutgers-scarlet-knights-according-december-2012-letter
’12 letter: Murdock sought $950K from Rutgers

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9135023/jake-morton-western-kentucky-hilltoppers-resigns-amid-ncaa-allegations
WKU’s Morton resigns amid NCAA allegations

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-baseball-irish-slip-past-valparaiso-20130404,0,1706305.story
Irish slip past Valparaiso
It took eight innings for Notre Dame to get on the scoreboard and Trey Mancini’s big hit gave the 20th-ranked Irish a 3-1 victory over Valparaiso Wednesday at Frank Eck Stadium. Notre Dame is 17-9 and the Crusaders 10-17.

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:
http://www.cbssports.com/nba/blog/eye-on-basketball/22007499/chris-boshs-house-robbed-of-340000-in-goods
Chris Bosh’s house robbed of $340,000 in goods
With Chris Bosh at nearby birthday party, thieves rob his house

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/tournament/2013/story/_/id/9134490/mark-emmert-ncaa-president-defends-record-contentious-briefing
Emmert defensive in testy briefing

http://www.freep.com/article/20130404/SPORTS01/130404049/detroit-lions-jason-hanson
Lions’ Jason Hanson retires after 21 years: ‘It’s time’
A second-round pick in the 1992 draft and a Lions staple since, Hanson had originally told the Lions he wanted to play at least one more year, but the two sides were unable to come to a contract agreement and Hanson has said he does not want to play for another team.

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/dallas-mavericks/headlines/20130404-the-final-nail-mavs-suffer-gut-punch-loss-to-nuggets-95-94.ece
The final nail? Mavs suffer gut-punch loss to Nuggets, 95-94

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/from-the-sports-editor/os-se-rays-apologize-for-mascot-holding-sign-making-fun-of-steve-irwins-death-20130404,0,3492937.post?track=rss
Rays apologize for mascot holding sign making fun of death of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/si_online/news/2003/03/25/cf/
Berlin has leg up in Miami QB race

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/sports/special_packages/marchmania/556417\
2.htm
Doherty’s style irked UNC family

http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaab/news?slug=ap-finalfour-marquette-kansas&prov=ap&ty\
pe=lgns
Wade leads Marquette against Jayhawks

http://sports.yahoo.com/ncaab/news?slug=ap-finalfour-syracuse-texas&prov=ap&type\
=lgns
Longhorns out to break Syracuse zone

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