FSU coach Leonard Hamilton, shown here during Saturday's game at Miami, and the Seminoles lose at Georgia Tech on Wednesday.
The Seminoles turn over the league’s top spot to Miami after losing to the Yellow Jackets on the road.
Vitale will need surgery to treat the ulcerated lesions on his vocal cords.
Three recent mock drafts feature zero state players chosen in the first round. Zero.
The Seminoles, who led by 24 at halftime, go cold late, and a furious Hurricanes comeback falls a point short.


  1. FSU coach Leonard Hamilton, shown here during Saturday's game at Miami, and the Seminoles lose at Georgia Tech on Wednesday.
  2. Dick Vitale, seen here after throwing the ceremonial first pitch just prior to the Rays-Red Sox ALDS series last year, has had ongoing treatment for precancerous dysplasia on his vocal cords.
  3. Former Gators cornerback Kaiir Elam is one of Florida's top NFL draft prospects.
  4. FSU's Anthony Polite, left, drives to the basket as Miami's Sam Waardenburg defends during the first half Saturday.
  5. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, seen here during a spring practice session at Bradenton's IMG Academy, had a memorable recruiting visit at Jesuit High this week.
  6. FSU's Caleb Mills, here shooting against No. 6 Duke on Tuesday, scores 21 Thursday in a win over North Florida.
  7. Jan. 19• Florida State Seminoles
    Fans flood the court celebrating Florida State's 79-78 overtime win over No. 6 Duke on Tuesday in Tallahassee.
  8. Florida State quarterback Chubba Purdy (12) jumps Massachusetts safety Tanner Davis (3) for a gain in the second half of an Oct. 23, 2021, game. Florida State defeated UMass 59-3.
  9. Jan. 16• Florida State Seminoles
    FSU's RayQuan Evans, here during a game against Michigan last month, scores 15 points Saturday in a win at Syracuse.
  10. The Florida Gators played much worse than our Matt Baker predicted, leading to Dan Mullen's firing (which seemed unfathomable to us in August).
  11. Georgia coach Kirby Smart triumphed over Alabama to win the national championship. It was also a triumph for the Nick Saban way.
  12. Georgia's Stetson Bennett celebrates after the College Football Playoff championship football game against Alabama. The Bulldogs won 33-18.
  13. Georgia's Stetson Bennett led the Bulldogs to Monday's College Football Playoff national championship triumph over No. 1 Alabama.
  14. Georgia's Devonte Wyatt hits Alabama's Bryce Young as he throws during the first half of the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night in Indianapolis.
  15. Fans stand by statues at Playoff Fan Central, Saturday in Indianapolis. Alabama and Georgia are scheduled to play in the College Football Playoff national championship game Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
  16. Ryan Fitzpatrick had a magical start to 2018 with the Bucs under Todd Monken, who will be coordinating Georgia's offense in Monday's national championship.
  17. Alabama has amassed an elite roster under coach Nick Saban. Georgia has, too, under Kirby Smart.
  18. Alabama and Georgia are headed for another big-time matchup in Monday's national championship game.
  19. The field at Doak Campbell Stadium is named after him and a statue of him greets fans outside, but Bobby Bowden's greatest legacy will be all the hearts he touched during his long career at Florida State.
  20. Will Gholston and Anthony Nelson celebrate one of Tampa Bay's seven sacks during a division-clinching victory against Carolina.
  21. Florida State defensive tackle Dennis Briggs Jr., right, pauses on the field as Jacksonville State celebrates after upsetting the Seminoles on Sept. 11 in Tallahassee.
  22. The Miami Hurricanes were supposed to play in the Sun Bowl later this week in El Paso, Texas.
  23. Dec. 22, 2021• Florida State Seminoles
    Florida State guard RayQuan Evans drives to the basket ahead of Michigan center Hunter Dickinson during a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 28.