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Top-ranked Wolverines use hot early shooting and defense to defeat Northwestern, 68-46

Playing in its first game ranked No. 1 in the country in 21 years, the Michigan men’s basketball team certainly looked the part.

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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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Griner breaks blocks record, scoring record to follow

Opposing teams fear her. She has become the face of women’s college basketball, and she is now an NCAA record holder.

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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: Forget about the ranking

Forget about the No. 1 ranking for a second. Forget about everything you think it means to be labeled as the top team in the nation during the middle of the college basketball season.

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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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Indiana holds off Michigan State, 75-70

After several games in which Indiana slowed down to the paces of its opponents, Sunday’s against Michigan State saw the Hoosiers return to their customary speedy ways.

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