The Daily Chop Apr 1, 2011
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Q&A: Bjoern Werner
Bjoern Werner made an instant impact in his freshman season for the Seminoles. What does he have in store for year two? Read our Q&A with Werner to find out.
Florida State spring practice: catching up
Former Aquinas safety Joyner makes splash at Florida State
McCloud embraces D-I college football
Anthony McCloud didn't have too much trouble adjusting to big-time college football.
Myron Rolle on the state of college sports
++Jiles Enjoys Trip to FSU
Cape Coral CB Tyreece Jiles was at Saturday's practice
Doak Insider Podcast
The NCAA basketball tournament is a wrap for the Florida State men's basketball team and the guys recap the Noles Sweet 16 run. They also discuss the upcoming spring football scrimmage and the baseball win over Florida.
Hamilton, Singleton Honored
FSU gives LSU permission to speak with Semrau
Florida State puts its 39-game win streak against Maryland on line
Rotation in flux, but Martin unfazed
The Florida State baseball team is 25 games into the 2011 season.
Maryland Battles No. 7 FSU This Weekend
Maryland returns home during a daunting portion of the ACC schedule for a series with No. 7 Florida State. Game times are 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday.
Florida State welcomes in another local volleyball star
Pompano Beach High School's Stephanie Pellitteri (left) is preparing to leave her own legacy at Florida State University, much like Lighthouse Point's Jenna Romanelli.
Men's Tennis - 'Noles Face Critical Road Stretch
'Noles Host NC State and Wake
The FSU women's tennis team will host NC State on Friday and Wake Forest on Sunday.
Women's Tennis - FSU Hosts Pair of Carolina Schools
Noles To Liz Murphey
Seminoles close out regular season at University of Georgia Tournament.
Daily Report: March 31
'NOLES IN THE PROS:
Drew Weatherford: "I'm done with football"
Opening Day Lineup: J.D. Drew sits
Cameron grateful for start; Drew OK with switch
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
New era of ACC QBs leaving lasting impressions
Tigers offer safety from Georgia
Chaz Elder says he may take in Clemson's spring game.
Scrimmage Primer: Saturday More Than Another Practice
The Miami football team will hold a free, public scrimmage at Spanish River high school on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Competition still the theme at Miami
Winners and losers on new Hurricanes’ depth chart
McAdoo wants eligibility restored
The mother of former North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo, who was banned by the NCAA in November, is trying to get her son's eligibility restored.
Should these ACC players stay or go?
Milton's Royal to stick with Georgia Tech
Austin Rivers impressive in McDonald's game
Tar Heels add guard to class
North Carolina has added a backup point guard.
Heels recruits shine in McDonald's game
James McAdoo scored 17 points, and P.J. Hairston added 15 as the two North Carolina signees led the East to a 111-96 victory over the West in the McDonald's All-American game on Wednesday night at the United Center in Chicago.
Pack clarifies coach search
Tigers gear up for weekend series at UNC
No. 23 Clemson visits No. 6 North Carolina in a key ACC series.
Clemson baseball: Leggett sorts out lineup issues
Clemson's Leggett forced to get creative with lineups
Tigers faced with two catchers who can hit and a shortstop who can't play the field
Duke Hosts No. 6 Georgia Tech This Weekend at DBAP
Blue Devils Have Chance to Hand Yellow Jackets First ACC Loss
Miami Travels North to Boston College for Cold ACC Series
Hurricanes and Eagles meet for Eagles' first home series of the year.
Baseball Hosts Wake Forest This Weekend
NC State heads back into Atlantic Coast Conference action this weekend with a three-game series vs. Wake Forest at Doak Field at Dail Park. Game times are set for 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Top-ranked Cavs head to Blacksburg
The series between the in-state rivals shows the difference that a year can make.
OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
When it comes to BCS bowls, there’s really no need for a Junker
Cotton Bowl probably not becoming fourth BCS Bowl
Pac-10's new television contract up for auction
SEC releases statement on HBO story
5 Alabama football assistants get raises
Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain is getting a $100,000 raise.
Changes in store for Florida Gators’ offense
New coaches and play calls, more I-formation and use of tight ends — there are obvious changes in store for Florida’s offense.
After troubled 2010, Gators' Chris Rainey is a back again
Rainey ready to thrive in Florida's new pro-style offense
Young Florida offensive line adjusting to changes
Former LSU players say money handshakes happen
Peterson denies dealings with recruiting service
Defense triumphs over sloppy offense in short scrimmage
The ruling theme this spring has been controlled by Mississippi State’s defense.
Nebraska sees historic change on horizon
Oregon State president, a former Ohio State administrator, is 'pretty disappointed and startled' by Jim Tressel
Ohio State makes offensive linemen's health a priority for spring football practices
Ohio State's Joe Bauserman takes majority of snaps at quarterback
Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy on Dez Bryant: 'It saddens me that he is in that situation'
Vols plan to add wrinkles to defensive schemes
Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege officially wins spring
Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville remains mum over revelations at Auburn
Breaking down the Final Four
Your guide to the Final Four
Longshot Final Four teams on mission control to Houston
NCAA president addresses integrity
Villanova's 1985 upset is, still, one of the tournament's shining moments
Will last year's experience give Bulldogs an edge?
Notebook: Bulldogs keep up with their schoolwork
Mayors offer up Butler game wager
Hometown pitches in to send Butler star's family to Final Four
Little-used freshman Chrishawn Hopkins becomes one of tourney's big stories after sparking Bulldogs
Kemba will show Cats his super powers one more time
'Vacated' past makes Calipari a lightning rod for naysayers
Cats dancing on an NCAA tightrope
Kentucky's run to the Final Four has been filled with close calls.
Liggins: 'I'm one of the best defenders in the nation'
Knight gets another shot at Walker, UConn
Smart's methods pay off
Rams know it will be dogfight
VCU Final Four notebook
Joey Rodriguez came close to missing it all
Skeen finds a home at VCU
Too many breakdowns cost Alabama an NIT title
Wichita State rides hot streak to 66-57 victory.
NIT notes: Alabama assistants get bonuses for tournament run
UF assistant Shyatt taking job at Wyoming
Purdue pays price to keep Painter
Purdue rewards Painter in salary, resources
Vols release Ga. hoops prospect
With Kevin Ware wavering in his commitment to UT after the firing of Bruce Pearl, the Vols went ahead and granted the guard his release from his letter of intent.
Montverde fires boys basketball coach Kevin Sutton
Gators trying to stay confident through hitting struggles
LSU NOTES: Tigers unsettled at 1B, LF
After 25 games, the LSU baseball team is still trying to figure who’s on first and who’s in left field. “Those remain our two areas of concern, and we still really don’t know what the solutions are,” LSU coach Paul Mainieri said.
Matthews sets a speed trap
Outfielder might be the fastest player in USC baseball history
Horns continue to wait for bats to come around
Augie Garrido figures the Longhorns will someday adapt to the new humbling reality of college baseball. The Texas coach believes they will accept the fact that beginning this season, metal bats perform like wood ones, neutering many good hitters.
Vandy shuns No. 1 baseball ranking
Vandy pitcher finds role in bullpen
After two seasons battling through injuries and control problems, Vanderbilt's Navery Moore is showing the talent that made him one of the nation's top high school pitchers.
SPORTS IN THE COURTS:
Kansas ticket scam yields another prison term
Attorneys: Talib case will be resolved favorably
Attorneys representing troubled Tampa Bay cornerback Aqib Talib said that their client denies the allegations against him.
Wilkins attacked by ex-NBA referee
MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
NCAA should end charade and pay players
Former Dolphins QB Chad Pennington reportedly tears his ACL
Tempers boil, 5 ejected as Mavs' hopes for 2 seed rejected by Lakers
Playoffs could be unrivaled fun for Lakers and Mavericks
Mayor to plead Sacramento's case to keep Kings
Magic's Gilbert Arenas says he'll work out with renowned trainer this summer
Guard Gilbert Arenas said he plans to spend much of this upcoming summer in Chicago working out with renowned trainer Tim Grover in an attempt to strengthen his troublesome left leg.
Opening day: Significant changes go well beyond lineup
The team, venue and even menu are all different, and the new governor will add a twist tonight as well.
Mitt and mittens: Baseball off to a chilly start
Selig says MLB wants to ban smokeless tobacco
St. Louis scores 30th, Lightning clinch playoffs
Conflicting reports over future of Tiger Woods' 'Privacy'
Horse racing: Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino assists with draw for Sunday's Florida Derby
Bill From Tampa
FSU's seal should be Vires, Artes, Mores, Dadgummit!!!
GO NOLES!!! FSU 1993 & 1999 National Football Champions
2006, 2007, AND 2008 NCAA Track Champions/2008 ACC Golf Champions
MFFL 1 day and holding