Dec 1, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Florida State Seminoles defensive back Lamarcus Brutus (42) and tight end Dan Hicks (6) and defensive tackle Everett Dawkins (93) on the field before the ACC Championship game at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Chop: 4/9/2013


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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://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130408/FSU03/130408016/Video-Toughness-theme-Noles-second-scrimmage
‘Toughness’ theme of ‘Noles second scrimmage
Goal-line drills highlight session

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/os-fsu-seminoles-news-0409-20130408,0,6208519.story
FSU’s second spring scrimmage featured physical ‘bloodbath’ on goal-line

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/seminoles/os-florida-state-fsu-seminoles-spring-practice-20130408,0,4858162.post
Four things to watch in FSU’s final week of spring practices

http://espn.go.com/colleges/fsu/football/story/_/id/9144794/clint-trickett-looking-beat-younger-more-flashy-florida-state-seminoles-teammates
The forgotten man
The younger QBs get more hype, but Clint Trickett is driven to start for FSU

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54164/trickett-using-experience-in-fsu-qb-race
Trickett using experience in FSU QB race

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130409/FSU03/304090007/FSU-two-sport-star-Winston-already-has-wow-factor
FSU two-sport star Winston already has wow factor

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130409/FSU03/130409001/Video-FSU-QBs-continue-grow-up-
FSU QBs continue to ‘grow up’

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/04/seminole-soundbites-james-wilder-jr-exits-the-field-after-the-toughest-practice-since-ive-been-here.html
Seminole Soundbites: James Wilder, Jr. exits the field after “the toughest practice since I’ve been here”

http://saturdayblitz.com/2013/04/08/final-four-championship-1999-florida-state-vs-2010-auburn/
Final Four Championship: 1999 Florida State vs. 2010 Auburn

http://jacksonville.com/sports/college/florida-state-seminoles/2013-04-08/story/fsus-ej-manuel-will-attend-nfl-draft
FSU’s EJ Manuel will attend NFL Draft

http://www.rotoworld.com/content/playerpages/playerbreakingnews.asp?sport=CFB&id=128554&line=24535&spln=1
Gruden: FSU QB Manuel has ‘powerful vibe’

http://www.wtva.com/content/news/sports/story/Bowden-to-appear-at-MSU/Bo943PSj7kCiIXq44tycHg.cspx
Bowden to appear at MSU

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-sentinel-bracket-buster-deciding-floridas-greatest-college-football-player-20130314,0,6722159.htmlstory
Sentinel Bracket Buster: Daunte or Charlie?

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UP NEXT:
http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54151/pitt-protects-its-own-interest-in-shell-saga
Pitt protects its own interest in Shell saga

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FSU BASEBALL:
http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130409/FSU02/304090006/No-5-FSU-looks-for-season-sweep-of-Gators
No. 5 FSU looks for season sweep of Gators

http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130408/FSU06/304080024/FSU-sophomore-Brizuela-enjoys-Miami-trip
FSU sophomore Brizuela enjoys Miami trip
Sophomore shines defensively, also sparks Seminole offense

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-golf/recaps/040813aaa.html
‘Noles, Caron Lead Gary Koch Invitational
The Seminoles came firing off the tee box to post a two-round 21-under 555 to lead the Gary Koch Invitational. Freshman Rowin Caron leads the tournament with two straight 68s at the Old Memorial Golf Club. The No. 18 men’s golf team played the first two rounds Monday, April 8.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-golf/recaps/040813aab.html
Seminoles In 6th At Marsh Landing Invitational
Laure Castelain and Jessica Negron are tied for 12th and the Seminole women’s golf team is in sixth place after the first two rounds of the Marsh Landing Invitational at the Marsh Landing Golf Course.

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://www.ninersnation.com/2013/4/8/4195966/golden-nuggets-anquan-boldin-opens-up
Anquan Boldin opens up

http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2013/4/8/4196418/kansas-city-chiefs-center-rodney-hudson-injury-rehab
What’s up with Kansas City Chiefs center Rodney Hudson?
We’re assuming Rodney Hudson, who ended the 2012 season on injured reserve, is going to be healthy for the 2013 season.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://floridastate.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=179468
NFL Draft Preview: Anquan Boldin

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/sports/5590274.htm
Mellowed Martin in familiar company
FSU coach set to join Fraser in record book
Fifty-nine-year-old Mike Martin insists the chance to tie former nemesis Ron Fraser with 1,271 victories is no big deal. Martin has come a long way since the early 1980s, when just a single victory over Fraser’s Miami team meant everything.

http://floridastate.theinsiders.com/2/104048.html
PERFECTION! Former FSU pitcher John Wasdin fired the first perfect game in the Nashville Sounds’ 26-year history

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54152/acc-officials-using-spring-games-to-experiment
ACC using spring games to experiment

http://www.cbssports.com/columns/story/22030642/acc-burning-questions-after-change-filled-offseason-who-emerges
ACC burning questions: After change-filled offseason, who emerges?

http://www.latimes.com/sports/golf/dp-teel-time-notre-dame-acc-partnership,0,1260636.story?page=2
Notre Dame, ACC partnership mutually beneficial, rooted in ‘shared values’

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54087/video-clemson-oc-chad-morris-2
Clemson OC Chad Morris

http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/blog/dennis-dodd/22027982/ncaa-says-miamis-motion-to-dismiss-shapiro-case-deflects-significant-allegations
NCAA says Miami’s motion to dismiss Shapiro deflects allegations

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54129/checking-in-with-cuse-dt-jay-bromley
Q&A with Syracuse DT Jay Bromley

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/report_syracuse_football_gets.html
Syracuse football gets 2013 verbal commitment from JUCO defensive end

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54138/weekend-rewind-hoos-highlight-saturday-with-spring-game
Hoos highlight Saturday with spring game

http://www.dailypress.com/sports/colleges/acc-all-access-blog/dp-spt-acc-all-access-virginia-tech-gets-commitment-from-durham-nc-cornerback-kalen-mccain-20130408,0,1500097.post
Virginia Tech gets commitment from CB McCain

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/terps/tracking-the-terps/bal-seth-allen-is-early-leader-for-terps-point-guard-spot-20130408,0,5722591.story
Seth Allen is early leader for Terps’ point guard spot next season

http://syracuse.com/poliquin/index.ssf/2013/04/poliquin_8.html
The Syracuse offense fell flat on Saturday, and so did a Final Four prophecy

http://www.syracuse.com/poliquin/index.ssf/2013/04/poliquin_9.html
Was Jim Boeheim asked a bad question, or did he provide a bad answer?

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/study_syracuse_basketball_prog.html
Study: Syracuse basketball program 10th most valuable in country, ‘worth’ $120M

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ACC BASEBALL:
http://www.theacc.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/040813aaa.html
UNC’s Stubbs, Duke’s Huber Earn ACC Weekly Baseball Honors for April 8
Solid week at the plate, complete-game shutout highlight league performances.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1597422-10-craziest-college-football-recruiting-sagas-of-the-bcs-era
10 Craziest College Football Recruiting Sagas of the BCS Era

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http://www.athlonsports.com/college-football/ranking-secs-college-football-coaches-2013
Ranking the SEC’s College Football Coaches for 2013

http://www.al.com/alabamabasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/ricky_tarrant_considering_alab.html#incart_river
Ricky Tarrant considering Alabama and three other schools, according to report

http://www.al.com/auburnfootball/index.ssf/2013/04/auburn_coaches_have_better_und.html#incart_river
Auburn coaches have better understanding of roster as spring practices hit halfway point

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130408/ARTICLES/130409604?tc=cr
Bryan Cox finds comfort zone at UF

http://jacksonville.com/sports/college/florida-gators/2013-04-08/story/uf-freshman-wr-demarcus-robinson-impressed-gators
UF freshman WR Demarcus Robinson impressed Gators in spring

http://recruiting.blogs.gatorsports.com/15381/what-cooks-commitment-means-for-florida/?tc=cr
What Cook’s commitment means for Florida

http://www.kentucky.com/2013/04/08/2592341/uk-sees-potential-in-defensive.html
UK sees potential in defensive end tandem

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130408/SPORTS0601/304080012/Vols-seek-linemen-next-recruiting-class
Vols seek linemen for next recruiting class

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http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-football-hegarty-challenging-for-playing-time-after-stroke-scare-20130408,0,3858270.story
Notre Dame football: Hegarty challenging for playing time after stroke

http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/news/article/652723096131701762/st-ignatius-linebacker-kyle-berger-commits-to-ohio-state/
St. Ignatius linebacker Kyle Berger commits to Ohio State

http://www.athlonsports.com/college-football/ohio-state-mascot-gets-destroyed-during-spring-game
Ohio State Mascot Gets Destroyed During Practice

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/badgers/uws-alvarez-gets-raise-with-contract-extension-3r9etoc-201801601.html
Barry Alvarez gets raise with contract extension

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130408/SPORTS13/304080100/NCAA-Championship-Louisville-basketball-defeats-Michigan-82-76-
Louisville basketball defeats Michigan 82-76

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130408/COLUMNISTS01/304080112/Tim-Sullivan-Luke-Hancock-among-heroes-Louisville-Cardinals-snatch-NCAA-championship-determined-play
Luke Hancock among the heroes as Louisville Cardinals snatch NCAA championship with determined play

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2065355
Louisville’s Luke Hancock named most outstanding player

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130408/SPORTS13/304080036/2013-NCAA-Championship-Notebook-Peyton-Siva-has-stellar-effort-final-game-Louisville
Notebook: Peyton Siva has stellar effort in final game with Louisville

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2065891
10 things you need to know about Louisville’s win

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2066145
Cut down by injury, Louisville’s Kevin Ware cuts down net

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2066235
Pitino’s midseason promise motivated Louisville to title

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130408/SPORTS13/304080053/Police-use-pepper-spray-tear-gas-disperse-U-L-fans-campus-celebration-escalates
Police use pepper spray, tear gas to disperse U of L fans as campus celebration escalates

http://www.freep.com/article/20130409/COL01/304090102/Mitch-Albom-Tough-loss-start-bigger-better-things-U-M
Tough loss, but the start of bigger, better things for U-M

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130409/COL08/304090098/Drew-Sharp-Despite-loss-Michigan-players-should-proud-NCAA-tournament-run
Despite loss, Michigan players should be proud of NCAA tournament run

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130409/SPORTS06/130409002/4-reported-couch-fires-after-Michigan-loss-no-injuries-problems
4 reported couch fires after Michigan loss; no injuries, problems

http://www.freep.com/article/20130409/SPORTS06/130409005/michigan-wolverines-john-beilein-calls
Michigan’s John Beilein explains two controversial decisions vs. Louisville

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2066057
Michigan’s John Beilein explains his coaching gaffe

http://www.freep.com/article/20130409/SPORTS06/304090094/michigan-wolverines-spike-albrecht
Michigan’s Spike Albrecht becomes shooting star with a stunning 1st half vs. Louisville

http://www.kentucky.com/2013/04/08/2592456/celebrities-among-fans-at-title.html
Celebrities among fans at title game
While celebrities like Jason Sudeikis, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd watched the NCAA championship game, Louisville fans cheered for their Cardinals.

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http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2061989
Forecasting the NCAA basketball top 25 in 2013-14

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BKO_NAISMITH_HALL_OF_FAME?SITE=PAPIT&SECTION=SPORTS&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Pitino leads class of 7 into Naismith Hall of Fame

http://www.azcentral.com/sports/colleges/free/20130403highest-paid-college-basketball-coaches-in-ncaa-tournament.html
Highest-paid coaches in the NCAA Tournament

http://ukrecruiting.bloginky.com/2013/04/08/where-are-they-now-the-2009-mcdonalds-game/
Where are they now?: The 2009 McDonald’s Game

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9147853/patric-young-florida-gators-top-rebounder-return
Patric Young to return as senior
Young, Florida’s top rebounder, will return

http://www.indystar.com/article/20130408/SPORTS0601/304080074/IU-associate-head-coach-Tim-Buckley-has-interest-Florida-Gulf-Coast-job
IU associate head coach Tim Buckley has interest in Florida Gulf Coast job

http://espn.go.com/new-york/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9146805/former-rutgers-scarlet-knights-ad-tim-pernetti-getting-12m-ipad
Rutgers giving Tim Pernetti $1.2M

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://theadvocate.com/sports/lsu/5652416-123/podcast-is-the-lsu-baseball
Is the LSU baseball team as good as its record start?

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SPORTS IN THE COURTS:
http://m.usatoday.com/article/sports/2063371
Ex-Auburn player Mike McNeil pleads guilty to robbery

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/golf/defending-champ-bubba-watson-a-great-fit-for-augus/nXGYz/
Defending champ ‘a great fit’ for Augusta
Bubba Watson, a self-described country boy from the Florida Panhandle , is a contender to win the Masters again.

http://jacksonville.com/sports/golf/2013-04-07/story/masters-drama-heartbreak-10-years-ago
Masters drama, heartbreak 10 years ago
Mike Weir edged Jacksonville’s Len Mattiace in playoff; both mostly struggled since
The two unlikely sudden-death playoff opponents in the Masters Tournament 10 years ago were at the center of the golf world when they walked onto the 10th tee of the Augusta National Golf Club late on a Sunday afternoon to settle the issue with a 73rd hole.

http://www.startribune.com/sports/golf/201882051.html
The best tournaments in Augusta National history

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/09/sports/golf/sixty-years-ago-ben-hogans-unbeaten-season-began-at-the-masters.html?ref=sports&_r=0
Sixty Years Ago, an Unbeaten Season for Golfer
Sixty years ago, Ben Hogan won all five official PGA Tour events he entered, including all three of the Grand Slam tournaments.

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
http://www.news-record.com/sports/acc/williams09.htm
Williams will listen to North Carolina

http://www.journalnow.com/wsj/sports/MGBUCS2Z7ED.html
Pittsburgh interested but Prosser stays mum

http://news.mpr.org/features/2003/04/02_gordonj_mlbtv/
Internet sports broadcasts may compete with TV

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