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Back to work: Florida State prepares for long grind

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Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is glad to get back to a normal game-week schedule after Hurricane Irma forced the 12th-ranked Seminoles to take two weeks off. They are facing an upcoming stretch that is becoming quite familiar.

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UCF drops heartbreaker to Maryland

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It came down to two freshmen quarterbacks in Orlando on Saturday night. Maryland freshman Tyrell Pigrome made the most of his one play on the field to lead the Terps to a 30-24 double overtime win against Central Florida at Bright House Networks Field. His counterpart, freshman McKenzie Milton, made some good plays throughout the game for the Knights, but committed four turnovers that ultimately proved to be too much to overcome. Maryland did not turn the ball over. Milton,…

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Minority Dem delegates frustrated with ‘Bernie or Bust’

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As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering “Bernie or Bust” movement is stirring frustration at the party’s convention among delegates of color, who say they’re upset at the refusal of the Vermont senator’s most fervent backers to fall in line. “I am so exhausted by it,” said Danielle Adams, a black Clinton delegate from North Carolina. “I think there are undercuts of privilege that concern me.” Adams is among those who say the “Never Hillary” crowd, a group…

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Diane Roberts: Moving Andrew Jackson to the back of the bill was a no-brainer

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That Barack Obama. He’s at it again, dividing the country, fostering racial strife. What is it this time, you ask? Why, only the most sacred of things, our best beloved, our central obsession — money. The double sawbuck, to be precise, the one currently sporting Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States. Obama’s Treasury Secretary is sending him to the back of the $20 bill, while ex-slave Harriet Tubman gets to go on the front. Planet Fox (that lightless…

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Bernie Sanders’ bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses

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Defeated in the Northeast, Bernie Sanders‘ movement for a political revolution is reaching a crossroads even as he vows to campaign against Hillary Clinton through the June primaries and into the Philadelphia convention. The Vermont senator said after losses to Clinton in Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Connecticut that he would now seek as many delegates as possible to “fight for a progressive party platform,” acknowledging that he had only a “very narrow path” to the nomination. “Every…

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A guide to the 2015-16 college hoops season

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The blue bloods have reloaded. New contenders are rising. More talented freshmen are ready to shine. The college basketball season is upon us and this one, as always seems to be the case, is loaded with intrigue. To get you ready, we’ve got a rundown of the top teams and players, best games and a whole lot more: — TOP TEAMS Maryland. Melo Trimble and the loaded Terps are eyeing Maryland’s first NCAA title since 2002. Kentucky. Another year, another…

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