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Florida State Seminoles WR D.J. Matthews enters transfer portal – ESPN
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Florida State Seminoles WR D.J. Matthews enters transfer portal – ESPN

playFSU WR underhands pass on incredible effort (0:39)FSU’s double-pass play takes a turn as D.J. Matthews is forced to improvise, eludes multiple Florida defenders and flips a completion to Tamorrion Terry. (0:39)10:03 AM ETAdam RittenbergESPN Senior Writer Close College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Florida State wide receiver D.J. Matthews, who…

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Florida Panthers Expected To Hire Blue Jackets’ Bill Zito As GM – prohockeyrumors.com
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Florida Panthers Expected To Hire Blue Jackets’ Bill Zito As GM – prohockeyrumors.com

September 1, 2020 at 7:25 pm CDT | by Zach Leach 1 Comment After all the hype in recent weeks over Florida’s ongoing search for their next general manager – a list of candidates that included executives and scouts from a numbers of teams as well as several television analysts – it seems the team…

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Florida State’s Pak garners amateur invitation to US Open – WCTV
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Florida State’s Pak garners amateur invitation to US Open – WCTV

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – On the course, they don’t come more cool, calm and collected than John Pak.But, on one of the biggest days of his career, the scene couldn’t have been more opposite.“I woke up pretty early and went for a run with my brother and I came back and my parents were banging…

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Florida Gators 2021 CB Jason Marshall’s SI All-American Scouting Report – Sports Illustrated
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Florida Gators 2021 CB Jason Marshall’s SI All-American Scouting Report – Sports Illustrated

Zach Goodall2 hours agoThe headline prospect of Florida’s 2021 recruiting class to date, Jason Marshall Jr. of Palmetto High School (Miami, Fla.) presents a ready-to-play boundary cornerback who fits Florida’s coverage scheme like a glove.Standing at 6-2, 180 lbs. with great length and a muscular upper-body, Marshall is an ideal man coverage cornerback, both bumping-and-running…

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Former Florida State center Michael Ojo dies after collapsing during training at age 27 – CBS News
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Former Florida State center Michael Ojo dies after collapsing during training at age 27 – CBS News

Former Florida State center Michael Ojo died on Friday after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star Belgrade said. He was 27. The Nigerian-born basketball player was taken to a hospital in the Serbian capital, but doctors failed to resuscitate him, Belgrade media reported.”The sudden and shocking death has deeply shaken everyone…

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Former Florida State center Michael Ojo, 27, dies during workout – ESPN
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Former Florida State center Michael Ojo, 27, dies during workout – ESPN

Former Florida State basketball player Michael Ojo has died at the age of 27, his former club Red Star Belgrade confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Ojo, a 7-foot-1 center from Nigeria, was conducting an individual practice in Belgrade when he collapsed, was taken to a local hospital and could not be resuscitated, according to Serbian…

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Florida State dismisses RB Khalan Laborn for violating team rules – ESPN
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Florida State dismisses RB Khalan Laborn for violating team rules – ESPN

3:43 PM ETDavid M. HaleESPN Staff Writer CloseACC reporter.Joined ESPN in 2012.Graduate of the University of Delaware.Florida State has dismissed former five-star recruit Khalan Laborn because of a violation of team rules, the school confirmed Tuesday.Laborn, ranked fourth among running backs and 36th overall in 2017 according to ESPN, was part of Jimbo Fisher’s final…

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TFC leaves for Florida with concerns over COVID-19 situation that awaits – CBC.ca
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TFC leaves for Florida with concerns over COVID-19 situation that awaits – CBC.ca

Toronto FC heads to Florida with some unease given recent positive tests there by FC Dallas players and the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases state-wide.Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney says if he could, he would delay his team’s departure to the MLS is Back Tournament at Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in the…

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Michael Irvin II transfers from Miami (Florida) to Florida Atlantic – USA TODAY
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Michael Irvin II transfers from Miami (Florida) to Florida Atlantic – USA TODAY

Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY Published 11:41 a.m. ET June 9, 2020 | Updated 3:06 p.m. ET June 9, 2020CLOSE Sports Pulse: College football offseason programs are set to come back on time but at what risk? USA TODAYMichael Irvin II began his collegiate career with the Miami Hurricanes, where his father laid the groundwork for…

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Florida A&M to leave MEAC, join SWAC in 2021 – ESPN
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Florida A&M to leave MEAC, join SWAC in 2021 – ESPN

11:14 AM ETAssociated Press Florida A&M will leave the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and join the Southwestern Athletic Conference on July 1, 2021, it was announced.The Tallahassee school’s board of trustees voted unanimously to make the move, which was verified by the SWAC.”While we have had a long-standing relationship competing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Florida…

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Florida Governor Explains Why WWE Is An Essential Service – Ringside News
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Florida Governor Explains Why WWE Is An Essential Service – Ringside News

WWE provides an essential service according to a recent order from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. This decision interestingly enough came about very shortly after Linda McMahon promised Orlando and Tampa, Florida $18.5 million through a Presidential Super PAC.During a press conference today, DeSantis was asked about WWE being considered an essential service. He explained that…

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Florida complex closed to Nats while serving as testing site – MASNsports.com
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Florida complex closed to Nats while serving as testing site – MASNsports.com

The few Nationals players and staffers who remain in West Palm Beach, Fla., are no longer allowed to use the club’s spring training complex. FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches has become a testing site for the coronavirus, according to Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo, which has forced the 13 players and handful of staffers…

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Florida State Seminoles Are The 2019-20 ACC Basketball Champions – ACC Digital Network
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Florida State Seminoles Are The 2019-20 ACC Basketball Champions – ACC Digital Network

Published on Mar 12, 2020The Florida State Seminoles have been named the 2019-20 ACC Men’s Basketball Champions.  They finished the season with a 16-5 record in the ACC and a 25-6 overall record.  The Seminoles scored the second most points per game in the conference (75.4 PPG) while giving up the fourth fewest (65.7).SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/Oqg3iEThe ACC…

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Florida Senate proclaims Florida State national champion – ESPN
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Florida Senate proclaims Florida State national champion – ESPN

The Florida State Seminoles are the national champions — at least in the eyes of the state Senate.The coronavirus outbreak put an end to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament before it could begin, prompting state Sen. Joe Gruters to introduce a resolution Thursday proclaiming the Noles “champions by default.”Lawmakers voted 37-2 to pass the resolution…

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Florida State knocks off the Cards 67-59 – Card Chronicle
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Florida State knocks off the Cards 67-59 – Card Chronicle

Almost every team has at least one game in a season where nothing seems to be clicking. Tonight was one of those games for Louisville. The shots weren’t falling. Players were sick. injured, or out of the country. The officiating was mystifying at times. Still the Cards fought back to make it a 2-point game…

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