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FSU’s Sean Maguire edges Corn Elder for Sunshine State award

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It’s easy to overlook Sean Maguire. Heck, his coaches did that for most of the season. Take this week’s Sunshine State Player of the Week award. It would be easy to give it to Corn Elder, the Miami returner who finished one of the most exciting, and most controversial plays in history. The Hurricanes were barely into the locker room when the ACC started suspending officials for the different ways that Elder’s play ended. Elder’s part, however, was unchallenged. After…

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Rowdies midfielder Richard Menjivar named NASL player of the week

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With the Tampa Bay Rowdies’ postseason hopes hanging in the balance, midfielder Richard Menjivar came through in the clutch, scoring the game-winner in a 1-0 triumph over the Carolina RailHawks Saturday. Menjivar’s performance not only vaulted the Rowdies back into pole position in the race for the final postseason spot – it also netted the Salvadoran international North American Soccer League (NASL) Player of the Week honors. “I’m excited to be named Player of the Week, but more than anything,…

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Everett Golson’s breakout game for FSU nets him Player of the Week

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For more than half a season, FSU fans have waited. For more than half a season, he was the promising quarterback from another program. He was the guy who was going to keep the chains moving. The guy who who was supposed to keep the big plays coming. Finally, Saturday, quarterback Everett Golson showed up. Golson was all he was supposed to be in a 41-21 victory over Louisville, just in time for the stretch run to begin for the…

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Miami’s Kaaya efficient enough for Sunshine Player of Week

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Jim Kelley. Bernie Kosar. Vinny Testaverde. Steve Walsh. Gino Torretta. Ken Dorsey. Brad Kaaya? For the University of Miami, greatness has often been defined by the quarterback position. And so it is happening again. Kaaya, a sophomore quarterback for the Hurricanes, has become the centerpiece for a hopeful Miami team. He is the Sunshine State Player of the Week. Kaaya was impressive in a 36-33 overtime victory against Nebraska Saturday, throwing for 379 yards. Miami took a 17-0 lead with…

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