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North Carolina vs. Florida State score: Seminoles hang on in second half to stun No. 5 Tar Heels

Yet another top-10 team has lost as the 2020 season moves forward. No. 5 North Carolina came into Saturday’s game against Florida State as two-touchdown favorites but exit on the wrong end of a 31-28 loss, taking the Tar Heels off the list of unbeaten teams this season. 

From the start, it was clear that North Carolina would not be waltzing over the Seminoles. Quarterback Jordan Travis hit a quick 23-yard touchdown run — his first of two on the night. By the second quarter, Florida State was up 24-0 thanks in part to spectacular play from the defense. The Seminoles played particularly well in the trenches, intercepting quarterback Sam Howell and returning it for a touchdown. The Noles also had a key fourth-down stop and stymied a two-point conversion attempt. In all, this was probably the best Florida State’s defense has played this year. 

Of course, nothing about a

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University of Akron gets new top finance officer on heels of deep budget cuts

AKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the appointment of the former chief financial officer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School to be senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Nov. 30.

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Dallas A. Grundy, 47, will oversee the university’s finance and administration division and serve as treasurer and chief financial officer for the University of Akron Foundation. He was selected by UA President Gary Miller, who described Grundy in a news release as a “respected entrepreneur and results-focused higher education leader…

“He brings exactly the right balance of experience in finance, leadership and community engagement needed at this pivotal time in our history,” Miller said.

Grundy’s annual salary will be $320,000.

The University of Akron tightened its belt in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Its budget for fiscal year 2021, approved in August, calls for $44 million in cuts

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