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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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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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Bill Snyder agrees to a new five-year contract

Bill Snyder agrees to a new five-year contract

After leading the K-State Wildcats to the Fiesta Bowl and a Big 12 Conference championship for the first time since 2003, head football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new contract.

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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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Column: Obama addresses issue of safety in football

Column: Obama addresses issue of safety in football

Last week, I ran a column about the state of the NFL and how changes need to be made to get America’s most popular sport back on solid ground with the public. On Sunday, the President of the United States pointed out many of the issues I had previously brought up.

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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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