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Is USC player’s rescue story too good to be true?

Is USC player’s rescue story too good to be true?

LOS ANGELES — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw’s claim that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning....
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Another title, not Heisman, is goal for FSU's Winston

Another title, not Heisman, is goal for FSU's Winston

Unlike Archie Griffin, who admitted it was a goal in 1975, FSU quarterback Jameis Winston said he hasn't even thought about a second Heisman and is more concerned with a second national championship.
Published: 08/27/14

ACC preview: FSU title helps league’s reputation

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference owns a few prized possessions that once were property of the Southeastern Conference.
Published: 08/27/14
FSU preview: Five things to watch

FSU preview: Five things to watch

Here are five things to know about the Florida State Seminoles, and a list of Tampa area players on the team:
Published: 08/27/14
Verizon will carry SEC Network starting Thursday

Verizon will carry SEC Network starting Thursday

TAMPA — A lonely holdout in the Tampa Bay area, Verizon has now cut a deal to carry the SEC Network, just days before college football broadcasts are scheduled to begin.
Published: 08/26/14
USC's Shaw jumps from second floor to save nephew

USC's Shaw jumps from second floor to save nephew

LOS ANGELES — Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew, Carter, from drowning in a pool.
Published: 08/26/14
Florida Gators preview: Five things to watch

Florida Gators preview: Five things to watch

A look at the Gators for 2014, and a list of Tampa area players on the roster.
Published: 08/26/14
SEC preview: Changes give power league a fresh feel

SEC preview: Changes give power league a fresh feel

The Southeastern Conference finally got knocked off the mountaintop. Now, Alabama and other aspiring national contenders are trying to begin the climb back in a league that suddenly has a fresh feel.
Published: 08/26/14
UF's Hargreaves inspired to improve after freshman success

UF's Hargreaves inspired to improve after freshman success

For all the success he enjoyed coming out of Tampa's Wharton High, Gators defensive back Vernon Hargreaves is leading by example and wants to be even better this season
Published: 08/26/14

FSU receiver Wilson remains suspended

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher declined to confirm whether or not suspended receiver Jesus “Bobo” Wilson is eligible to play in the season-opener against Oklahoma State.
Published: 08/25/14