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FSU: Only clear bags now allowed into football stadium

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For Joan Crawford, it was wire hangers. For Florida State University, it’s bags that aren’t see through. FSU on Wednesday said it will allow only clear bags into Doak Campbell Stadium on game days. “The standard 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches bag size is still in place, but beginning this year, any bag being brought into (the) stadium must be clear plastic, PVC or vinyl,” according to a 2,400-word press release sent by the school. It’s an exhaustive list…

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No. 17 Florida State hopes to clean up mistakes versus Syracuse

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For the first time in three years Florida State returned to the practice field to begin preparing for an upcoming game coming off a regular-season loss. The challenge for coach Jimbo Fisher and the No. 17 Seminoles is to prevent the setback from having a negative snowball effect. Florida State’s 28-game Atlantic Coast Conference win streak was snapped with a 22-16 loss at Georgia Tech on Saturday. “You say you wish you could win them all, but that’s part of…

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FSU Old School Club celebrates charitable giving this week with auction, golf tournament

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In a festive celebration of charity, Seminole Nation supporters will get a chance to play golf with legendary Florida State University Coach Bobby Bowden, or enjoy a one-week stay at Jimmy Buffet’s home in Key West. FSU’s Old School Club Society Foundation is holding the fifth annual Napleton Infiniti Old School Open with three days of activities on September 10 through 13. The event kicks Thursday off with a wine dinner, charity auction and concert in downtown Tallahassee’s Kleman Plaza.…

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Everett Golson eager to see the view from Seminoles’ sideline

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Everett Golson was standing near one of the sidelines at Doak Campbell Stadium on Florida State’s campus on a sunny morning this summer, quietly taking a long look toward the empty bleachers. His mind wondered: What if? What if the offensive pass interference flag — one he still thinks wasn’t exactly warranted — hadn’t come out at the end of the game and denied the Notre Dame team that he was leading what would have been a huge win at…

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The football team could become FSU’s other circus

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Florida State is well known for the FSU Flying High Circus. Students participating in the circus perfect their talents as an extra-curricular activity as do “student-athletes.” This fall, the circus may have some competition for drama and high-wire acts … from the football team. Ringmaster Jimbo Fisher will need to be at his best to keep all three rings of offense, defense and special teams focused on their performance. As fall practice prepares for the September 5 opener against the…

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