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Former Seminole DeAndre Johnson making most of second chance

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Joe Mixon and DeAndre Johnson are two very talented football players. They also have something else in common. Both have punched women with their fists and both have suffered consequences. The severity of those consequences is where the two players traveled different paths. Mixon is preparing to play in a major bowl game with the Oklahoma Sooners. Johnson, a former prized recruit at Florida State, just finished the season at an obscure community college. Seventh-ranked Oklahoma and Mixon are preparing…

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FAU puts its money where its priorities are

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In 1962, a legislative “initial operating money” appropriation plus private donations for “architect fees, salaries and other expenses” added up to $400,000 in seed corn for Florida Atlantic University. It still adds up to more money than most working folks will see in 10 years, but it’s less than half of what the school will pay its new head football coach, Lane Kiffin (rhymes with “What is FAU sniffn’?). To be fair, Kiffin is almost as “big-time” as FAU Football’s…

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Dalvin Cook back in big picture for FSU

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It’s official. Florida State now knows which team photo to use for 2015. Dalvin Cook is back in the FSU picture in more ways than one. Earlier this month two team photos, one with Cook as well as a provisional without him, were taken in the event the legal system threw Cook and the Seminoles for a loss. Following his acquittal on Monday of misdemeanor battery charges, Cook returns to an FSU squad ranked tenth in national pre-season polls. While…

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