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About a week after friends and family of a former college football player advocated on behalf of their loved one’s claims bill, it passed its first committee hearing in the Senate.

Florida State University

The first bills of the 2016 Florida Legislative Session have been filed in the Senate, and it includes three claims bills.

FSU Sophomore Running Back Dalvin Cook in 2014.
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A second Florida State University Football player is facing battery charges.  Dalvin Cook is being investigated for battery.

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.

David July

The lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault says she’ll ask state attorney general Pam Bondi to investigate the Tallahassee Police Department’s conduct.

Patricia Carroll held a press conference Friday morning to blast the way the TPD and Tallahassee State Attorney Willie Meggs conducted their investigations.

How The Jameis Winston Case Will Define The Term 'Victim'

Dec 6, 2013
Stan Jastrzebski

The end of the investigation of Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston this week shut the door on criminal charges but opened a discussion of how sexual assault is talked about.

It’s no secret a successful major college sports team means big business for its university. But when a Florida State University lobbyist earlier this fall suggested to the school’s trustees that a successful football team could mean more money from state lawmakers, eyebrows were raised. But, even those pushing for FSU to get every dollar it can say there’s little chance football – either its scores or its scandals -- will change the school’s appropriation.