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Softball: Utah to aim for consistency, team communication

Shortstop Kelsi Hoopiiaina in a game on April 5, 2012, against UCLA. Hoopiiaina and the Utes have six non-conference losses — which matches their total for all of last year. File Photo Madeline Smith / The Daily Utah Chronicle The start of the season hasn’t been as successful as Utah would have hoped. The Utes [...]

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Column: The equal pay farce

Professional French tennis player Gilles Simon was torn apart on the blogosphere last summer after commenting that female players should not receive equal pay, prompting the resurgence of equal pay advocates.

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Illini men’s basketball upsets No. 1 Indiana 74-72 off Griffey buzzer-beater

Illini men’s basketball upsets No. 1 Indiana 74-72 off Griffey buzzer-beater

It’s tough to relieve a season of brutal frustrations in .9 seconds. Somehow, after senior forward Tyler Griffey hit a buzzer-beating layup to defeat No. 1 Indiana 74-72, it happened for the Illini men’s basketball team.

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Muschamp finalizes nation’s No. 4 recruiting class

Muschamp finalizes nation’s No. 4 recruiting class

According to Will Muschamp, coaching is not “add water, instant player.”

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Expert lauds incoming Notre Dame recruiting class

Notre Dame built on its landmark 2012 season Wednesday as it received the National Letters of Intent for 24 recruits making up its 2013 recruiting class. The group includes nine members of the elite ESPN150 and is ranked as the No. 4 class in the country by ESPN, trailing only Florida, Ohio State and Alabama.

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Notre Dame’s McGraw joins 700-win club

Irish coach Muffet McGraw spent much of her pre-Notre Dame life either playing or coaching basketball in the Philadelphia area, so it was only fitting she record her 700th career win there Tuesday night.

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Michigan beats Ohio State, 76-74, in overtime thriller

Michigan students, equipped with tents, began lining up outside Crisler Center at 11 p.m. Monday night. More than 25 hours and one low-scoring overtime period later, they walked away happy campers.

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Ravens turn off the lights on 49ers in Super Bowl

In a battle of brothers John and Jim Harbaugh, it was John’s Baltimore Ravens that pulled out the victory, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday night.

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No. 3 Indiana 81, No. 1 Michigan 73

No. 3 Indiana 81, No. 1 Michigan 73

After a game of scoring sprees and slumps, No. 3 IU emerged with a 81-73 home upset of the top-ranked Michigan Wolverines that will likely elevate the Hoosiers back to No. 1 themselves.

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Snowmobiler dies in X-Games crash

Caleb Moore was an up-and-coming freestyle snowmobile rider known for his innovative style. After being injured in a crash at the Winter X Games in Colorado on January 24, he died early Thursday morning at the age of 25.

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