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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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Column: Kiffin’s acceptance of blame a step forward

Better late than never, I guess. Such was my initial reaction to USC coach Lane Kiffin’s apology of sorts for the disastrous 2012 football season.

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Louisville safeguards thriving football legacy by retaining Strong for another seven years

Louisville safeguards thriving football legacy by retaining Strong for another seven years

This Wednesday, U. Louisville announced that a new contract had been established between the university and the football program’s head coach, Charlie Strong.

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Kelly addresses Te’o controversy

Kelly addresses Te’o controversy

Irish coach Brian Kelly publicly defended former linebacker Manti Te’o on Tuesday in the aftermath of the Jan. 16 report that revealed Lennay Kekua, Te’o’s purported girlfriend, to be a hoax.

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Column: NCAA’s handling of Miami no shock

Okay, I’ll bite. Up until now, I resolved never to write about the NCAA, knowing that USC fans have heard it all — at some point, handwringing and finger-pointing just grow tiresome.

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In TV interview, Te’o defends innocence

In TV interview, Te’o defends innocence

In his first on-camera interview since the controversy surrounding the fake life of Lennay Kekua broke eight days ago, former Irish linebacker Manti Te’o maintained his innocence with his parents beside him Thursday on television host Katie Couric’s syndicated talk show.

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Nevada welcomes Polian as new head coach

Nevada welcomes Polian as new head coach

Following in the footsteps of the coach with the most wins in college football history might make some uneasy — but Brian Polian isn’t here to be Chris Ault.

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Editorial: NCAA shouldn’t point fingers with dirty hands

Our first reaction was laughter, though that hardly seems fitting. Hypocrisy is rarely funny.

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NCAA launches internal investigation

Members of the NCAA enforcement staff who sought information about the alleged improper benefits scandal at U. Miami now face an investigation into its own conduct.

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