The Daily Chop June 1, 2003
- UPCOMING EVENTS:
Sunday, Jun 1
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Baseball vs South Alabama NCAA Regional Tallahassee,
FL 1:30 PM Stats Audio
OUR MAN GRADY:
Major Ramifications In McPherson Trial
TALLAHASSEE - In a typical week, Assistant State
Attorney Georgia Cappleman would handle about 40
misdemeanor cases in Leon County, most by way of a
plea bargain. This isn't a typical week for Cappleman,
the daughter of former Florida State quarterback Bill
Cappleman. And the one case she'll prosecute over the
next five days represents far more than the ...
Little guy loses big-time in FSU scandal
He just wanted to be honest. He could have easily lied
and nobody would have ever known. And he'd probably
have a job right now. "But people think I'm a gambler
now," says William Comber, a former student manager at
Florida State. "All because I was trying to tell the
FSU: Visit to UM beneficial to all
Chuck Ehrhardt figured he already knew plenty about
Miami before he embarked on the ACC's two-day visit to
the prospective new member of the Atlantic Coast
ACC ready to make Miami official offer
CORAL GABLES - After a two-day visit to Miami that
included an hour-long meeting with school president
Donna Shalala, Atlantic Coast Conference officials
seemed ready to offer the Hurricanes an official
invitation to join the conference.
Odom: ACC loses intimacy by enlarging
Donors hang in the balance
FSU hammers Rutgers, needs two wins today
Florida State could use some of the muscle it flexed
Saturday night as it ventures into unfamiliar
territory today. The Seminoles clobbered Rutgers 17-7
with three home runs and 15 hits. But the regional's
top seed still needs two victories today to move into
the NCAA Super Regional. This is just the second time
in six regionals that FSU must work its way out of the
losers' bracket to win the championship.
FSU falls to South Alabama: 'That one hurt'
Florida State was braced for a difficult regional. But
nothing could have prepared the top-ranked Seminoles
for the bizarre experience that was the eighth inning
South Alabama Shocks No. 1 Seminoles, 8-6
'Noles bomb Knights to stay alive
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Staying Alive - NCAA Tourney action
Top-Seeded Florida State Moves On To Championship
For the 10th straight year the Florida State baseball
team has advanced to play in a regional final due to
its 17-7 win over Rutgers (37-22) Saturday night. The
Seminoles (52-11-1) did it the hard way as they fought
through the loser's bracket to set up a rematch with
second-seeded South Alabama (42-17) Sunday at 1:30
p.m. The Tribe will need to defeat the Jaguars twice
if they want to avoid missing out on a Super Regional
for the first time in team history.
NCAA Regional Photo Gallery
South Alabama Downs No. 1 National Seed FSU, 8-6
The second-seeded South Alabama Jaguars (42-17)
stunned No. 1 national seed Florida State (51-11-1) in
a winner's bracket game at the 2003 Tallahassee
Baseball regional. The victory was the Jaguar's third
over FSU in the last four meetings between the teams.
This is the first time since 1998 that USA has won its
first two games of a regional and that came before the
new Super Regional format
Top-Seeded Florida State Moves On To Championship
Florida State advances to 10th consecutive regional
final as it eliminates Rutgers 17-7.
South Alabama Downs No. 1 National Seed FSU, 8-6
Jaguars take third game from the Seminoles in last
four meetings versus FSU.
Seminoles Survive Saturday
TALLAHASSEE - No. 1 national seed Florida State made
easy work of Rutgers on Saturday night. The hard part
comes today, as the Seminoles must defeat South
Alabama twice to advance to a super regional. ...
No. 1 FSU needs sweep to win regional
TALLAHASSEE -- Pitching-depleted Rutgers was no match
for a Florida State team facing elimination.
FSU rips Rutgers, stays alive
Another NCAA baseball tournament may yield yet another
heartbreaking postseason disappointment for the
Florida State Seminoles, the nation's top-ranked team.
FSU bounces back after region loss
TALLAHASSEE - It didn't happen exactly how Florida
State envisioned, but the Seminoles survived by
beating Rutgers 17-7 Saturday night at the NCAA region
at Dick Howser Stadium.
Seminoles stay alive but must win 2 today
Auburn Ends Clemson's Season With 15-0 Victory
Clemson's bid for 18th-consecutive 40-win season falls
Riley Homer Gives Wolfpack Dramatic 4-3 Win Over VCU
NC State moves to within one win of capturing
Cleveland Named Second-Team All America
Carolina slugger rewarded for outstanding season
Tar Heels Knock Off Mississippi State, 10-5
Danford dazzles out of bullpen and Mangum hits first
Tigers Stay Alive With 7-6 Win Over Princeton in 10
Innings Saturday Afternoon
Senior Steve Pyzik's single in the 10th proved to be
East Carolina Eliminates Top-Seeded Georgia Tech, 10-3
Yellow Jackets conclude season with a 44-18 record.
NCAA Tournament Delayed In Wilson On Saturday
First Game Delayed More Than Two Hours
Auburn ends Tigers' baseball season
Karl Amonite's two-run homer in the fourth inning gave
Auburn a 10-run lead and essentially put the finishing
touches on Clemson's disappointing campaign. Auburn
gave Clemson a punishing 15-0 season-ending defeat
before 2,237 fans Saturday in the NCAA Regional.
East Carolina ousts Ga. Tech
Central Missouri State ends Tampa's title bid
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Tampa finished one win short of the
2003 NCAA Division II national championship, losing to
Central Missouri State 11-4 in the title game Saturday
at Paterson Field.
Esposito back for Rutgers
Player hit by pitch gets HR vs. Jacksonville
Rutgers junior Vinny Esposito made it back into the
lineup Saturday at the NCAA baseball tournament and
left no doubt about the vision in his right eye.
Gators move on
CORAL GABLES -- Florida's offense last night powered
the Gators into today's NCAA regional championship
Regional run ends quickly for JU
TALLAHASSEE -- Jacksonville waited a long time -- 13
2/3 innings -- to score its first NCAA regional
tournament runs. The Dolphins, however, never had the
opportunity to enjoy their rally from a 4-0 deficit
yesterday against Rutgers.
Miami's Cockroft 1-hits FAU
CORAL GABLES -- Jim Morris has been a college baseball
coach for 21 years, but yesterday he saw something
he'd never seen before.
UF bounces Florida Atlantic
Mario Garza and Brian Rose hit two home runs each as
Florida eliminated Florida Atlantic 22-14 in the Coral
Gables Regional on Saturday night.
UM to play UF in finals of regional
J.D. Cockroft's curveball was dancing all over the
strike zone, and his changeup was falling to the
ground as if home plate at Mark Light Field were made
of metal and the baseball had a magnet inside.
Gators slug it out
Academics a challenge for recruit - Academics a
challenge for recruit
Learn to love the BCS
Want to see a national playoff in college football?
That's what Sporting News' Matt Hayes used to think.
But after talking to one powerful athletic director,
Hayes says he has stepped over to the dark side: He's
a bowl man. And his advice is that you might as well
join him and begin enjoying the Bowl Championship
Series because it's not going away
Pickett undaunted by move
Pickett OK with longer 3-pointers
What's nine inches to Tim Pickett anyway? Apparently
it doesn't mean all that much to the man with the
itchy trigger finger who often fired from well beyond
19 feet, 9 inches in his first season at Florida
Arena may bring new motto to UVa
Pack's Powell must stand out from crowd
March Madness in peril?
Split within NCAA among potential ripple effects of
A horde of dominoes would have to fall just right, but
there is a growing concern nationally that ACC
expansion would trigger a restructuring of the NCAA
that ultimately could topple college basketball's
OTHER FSU NEWS:
Corso joins his mentor in Florida Sports Hall of Fame
Lee Corso wonders how different his life might have
been if he hadn't reneged on an offer to teach and
coach at Leon High School. After earning his degree at
Florida State in 1957, Corso said he accepted a
teaching position at Leon for $5,000 a year. But,
before he could show up for work, FSU football coach
Tom Nugent made him an offer he couldn't refuse.
Nugent convinced Corso to accept a $1,500-a-year
graduate assistant position with the Seminoles.
FSU Track & Field Secure Eight Spots To The NCAA
Championships On Saturday
The Florida State men's and women's track and field
teams finished its competition at the NCAA East
Regional meet at George Mason University on Saturday
by qualifying eight times for the 2003 NCAA
Championships. The Seminole men qualified five
athletes in five events, led by Brian Dzingai who will
compete in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the
'NOLES IN THE PROS:
Ex-FSU pitcher beats Suns
Former Florida State standout Nick Stocks pitched a
solid 6 2/3 innings to lead the Tennessee Smokies to a
6-3 victory against the Suns last night in front of
9,348 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.
Tennessee Street meeting set
Work planned for U.S. 90 Street Beat updates motorists
about key road construction projects in Leon and
surrounding counties. The Florida Department of
Transportation will host a public information meeting
for the U.S. Highway 90/Tennessee Street improvement
project from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Leon High
School cafeteria. The proposed design improvements
include milling and resurfacing Tennessee Street/Mahan
Drive from Monroe Street to Magnolia Drive. Curb and
gutter, sidewalk and curb cut ramps...
More special sessions likely this year
State's focus on medical malpractice
Two sessions down, one to go? Don't count on it. While
lawmakers made up for a deadlocked regular session by
blazing through the budget and a laundry list of
legislation in the first special session that ended
Tuesday, Capitol insiders think the second special
session, which starts June 16, won't be the last.
State budget hikes fees
Some say fees are the same as taxes
Floridians won't have to pay new taxes to finance
government services under the budget passed by state
lawmakers. But many of them will pay higher fees.
Feds backing Miccosukees in water dispute
Miccosukee Indian Tribe members and environmentalists
are getting closer to forcing South Florida water
managers to clean up polluted waters before pumping
them into the Everglades.
NCAA Testing Targets Endurance Boosters
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