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Exposé ‘Champions Way’ uses FSU to illustrate bad behavior in college programs

Exposé ‘Champions Way’ uses FSU to illustrate bad behavior in college programs

While the entire college football universe was focused on a sexual assault allegation against quarterback Jameis Winston during Florida State’s 2013 national title run, another off-field scandal was playing out quietly.Champions Way: Football, Florid...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Miami moves to No. 8 in poll, its best ranking in four years

Miami moves to No. 8 in poll, its best ranking in four years

Thanks to a 5-0 start, the Miami Hurricanes are back in the top 10 of the latest AP Top 25 poll at No. 8, their highest ranking since midway through the 2013 season.USF and UCF continued its rise. The Bulls jumped two spots to No. 16 after beating Ci...
Published: 10/15/17
Florida State beats Duke 17-10 on Cam Akers’ late TD

Florida State beats Duke 17-10 on Cam Akers’ late TD

DURHAM, N.C. — Freshman Cam Akers has been tantalizingly close to shaking free for a long touchdown run. Florida State has long believed it’s on the verge of playing like an elite team again. At the perfect time, Akers broke through. Maybe the Semino...
Published: 10/14/17
Big underdog Syracuse upsets No. 2 Clemson

Big underdog Syracuse upsets No. 2 Clemson

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Eric Dungey threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Cole Murphy kicked a tiebreaking field goal in the fourth quarter, and Syracuse, a 221/2-point underdog, stunned No. 2 Clemson 27-24 on Friday night to put a damper on the Tigers’...
Published: 10/13/17
Updated: 10/14/17
College football week 7: Times staff picks

College football week 7: Times staff picks

The Times’ college football coverage team makes its picks for week 7 of the college football season:gametimeMartin Fennelly, @mjfennellyTraci Johnson, @TBHomeTeamMatt Bbaker, @MBakerTBTimesMike Sherman, @mikeshermanTom Jones, @tomwjonesJoey Knight, @...
Published: 10/12/17
Why are college football coaches’ buyouts so big?

Why are college football coaches’ buyouts so big?

As the temperature rises on hot seats in the SEC and across the country, one number has become as important as a coach’s record.His buyout.If Texas A&M wanted to fire coach Kevin Sumlin — whose Aggies play at Florida on Saturday — the school must pay...
Published: 10/11/17
Time for Jimbo Fisher to shake up his supporting cast

Time for Jimbo Fisher to shake up his supporting cast

A day after a Florida State fan set up a GoFundMe page for his buyout, Seminoles defensive coordinator Charles Kelly got an interesting vote of confidence from coach Jimbo Fisher. "I have extreme confidence in Charles …" Fisher said Monday. "We’ll c...
Published: 10/09/17
Miami running back Mark Walton out for rest of season

Miami running back Mark Walton out for rest of season

CORAL GABLES — Miami running back Mark Walton needs season-ending surgery on his right ankle, a major blow for the unbeaten Hurricanes, coach Mark Richt said Sunday. The team’s leading rusher was injured in Saturday’s win at Florida State. He has 428...
Published: 10/08/17
No. 13 Miami stuns FSU with last-second touchdown pass

No. 13 Miami stuns FSU with last-second touchdown pass

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher’s seven-year run of perfection against Miami is over. He won’t be able to hand out state championship rings, not after Saturday’s 24-20 loss to the No. 13 Hurricanes.A program that began the season ranke...
Published: 10/07/17
Fennelly: With one pass, Miami-FSU is a rivalry again

Fennelly: With one pass, Miami-FSU is a rivalry again

TALLAHASSEE — Now that’s how you end a losing streak.There were Miami Hurricanes dancing all over Florida State’s football field at Doak Campbell Stadium early Saturday evening. Some did front flips. They were back.For the first time in forever, they...
Published: 10/07/17
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