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Actor, FSU Alum Burt Reynolds (left) has died at the age of 82.
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Actor Burt Reynolds has died. His death was confirmed by his agent, who did not have any further details. Reynolds was not only a well-known actor, he was also an alumnus of Florida State University.

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The Florida State University football team suffered a crushing loss to open the season at home against Virginia Tech. The Hokies upended the ‘Noles 24-3 during Willie Taggart’s coaching debut.

University of North Carolina

North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2 has affected more than just bathroom policy. The bill, which was signed in March, is now impacting college football.

Nick Evans

The NFL brings new players into the league each year through a seven round draft.  But before the draft, scouts, coaches, and other staff members get a couple of chances to meet and evaluate prospective players. Pro Day is one of the last of these events on the way to the draft, and Florida State Coach Jimbo Fisher says it offers a unique opportunity for the players.

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Florida State University football player Gregory Dent is facing up to 15 years in prison after being charged with rape over the weekend.  Dent was released Monday on $15 thousand dollars bail.

According to court documents, the victim and Dent have been friends since high school. Saturday, she, Dent, and others went to a nightclub.  When they returned to Dent’s apartment, the victim says she fell asleep on Dent’s bed.

She then alleges she awoke to Dent kissing her, and tried to push him away.  But the victim alleges he continued trying to force himself upon her.

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Authorities in Leon County have issued an arrest warrant for Florida State running back James Wilder Jr.

The 20-year-old sophomore running back is wanted for violating the terms of his probation from an incident in February when he was charged with resisting arrest without violence.

Attorney Tim Jansen said Wilder turned himself in Friday afternoon and is being held without bond.

 "He'll sit there until we get him into court next week," he said.