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    • 11:26 AM, Apr. 16, 2014

    Torii Hunter Jr., son of Tigers outfielder, ready to blaze his own trail at Notre Dame

    The interviews that start and end with questions about his baseball-playing father — Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter Sr. — and dismiss his own identity are less frequent.

    • 11:09 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Monday's college football roundup: NCAA lobbies against a union

    In a set of talking points issued to school leaders late last week, officials from college sports' largest governing body urged them have a unified voice on the topic that could dramatically alter college athletics.

    • 6:42 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Oakland basketball lands transfer Max Hooper from St. John's

    Oakland coach Greg Kampe hopes Hooper can help replace 3-point shooting star Travis Bader, who was a four-year starter for the Golden Grizzlies.

  1. Division III in all other sports, Union College beats Minnesota for NCAA hockey crown

    Union College, a liberal arts college in Schenectady, N.Y., won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota.

    • 8:14 PM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Reluctantly, Notre Dame will replace grass with artificial turf this fall

    Notre Dame will break with tradition and replace the grass surface at the stadium known as the 'House Rockne Built' and install artificial surface before the upcoming football season.

  2. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon has an eye on national championship

    Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News provides a spring practice update on the Big Ten's West Division teams.

  3. Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State should vie for top in Big Ten East

    With Michigan State and Ohio State coming off appearances in the conference championship game and Michigan on the verge of regaining its form, winning the division will be no easy task.

    • 11:07 AM, Apr. 9, 2014
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    UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon comes out as gay

    UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball.

    • 12:37 AM, Apr. 9, 2014
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    UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, to complete perfect season

    The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title. Auriemma broke a tie with Pat Summitt and Tennessee for most all-time, doing it in her backyard.

    • 1:55 AM, Apr. 8, 2014
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    UConn completes surprise run to title by dumping Kentucky

    No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn't have them. UConn won it all anyway. Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky's freshmen and a national title hardly anyone saw coming.

    • 1:50 AM, Apr. 8, 2014
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    Connecticut flashes athleticism in NCAA title game

    Flexing their muscles on college basketball's biggest stage, the Huskies showed they have a little athleticism of their own by outlasting Kentucky's young 'Cats 60-54 to win their second national championship in four years on Monday night.

    • 10:58 PM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    Kentucky joins 1992 Michigan team in riding five freshmen to the title game

    Kentucky, which played Connecticut in the title game late Monday night, starts five freshmen. They don't have a nickname like Michigan did. They just got on a roll in the NCAA Tournament like the Fab Five did a generation ago.

    • 10:39 PM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    They'll be no love lost when undefeated Connecticut and Notre Dame face off for women's title

    Muffet McGraw and Geno Auriemma were well aware of the talk. There has been a buzz throughout women's basketball all season about the potential showdown between their undefeated teams. Well, the wait is over. Connecticut (39-0) and Notre Dame (37-0) are set to meet in an unprecedented championship clash tonight.

    • 11:27 PM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    Connecticut defense faces upstart Kentucky in NCAA championship

    Neither was around in last year's postseason — Connecticut because of a Tournament ban over academic issues; Kentucky because it didn't make the field. And neither looked like national title contenders at times this season.

    • 11:18 PM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    Kentucky vs. Connecticut: How they match up

    Joe Adams of The Detroit News breaks down Monday night's national championship game between Kentucky and Connecticut (9:10 p.m., CBS).

    • 8:46 PM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    NCAA president Mark Emmert: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

    The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a 'grossly inappropriate' way to solve problems in college sports while insisting schools have been ...

    • 12:45 AM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    UConn, Notre Dame advance to set up first NCAA women's final of unbeaten teams

    UConn will square off against Notre Dame, an 87-61 winner over Maryland, on Tuesday night in the title game. It will be the first women's national title game ...

    • 12:12 PM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    UConn upsets Florida to reach NCAA Tournament title game

    DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida's 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.

    • 1:50 AM, Apr. 6, 2014
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    Wisconsin falls short against Kentucky in Final Four

    Wisconsin did almost everything it needed to do Saturday night to beat Kentucky except for hitting one crucial free throw. Traevon Jackson missed a foul shot ...

  4. Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald urges players to vote 'no' on union

    Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: ...

    • 11:29 PM, Apr. 5, 2014
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    Final Four surpasses NCAA attendance mark set at Ford Field in 2003

    The national semifinals drew 79,444 on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium, beating the previous record of 78,129 when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular- ...

    • 8:50 PM, Apr. 4, 2014
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    Grosse Pointe North's Ariel Braker seeks better fortune for Irish in Final Four

    Braker and the Irish have come up short their previous three trips, losing in the national title game to Texas A&M in 2011, in the title game to Baylor in 2012 ...

    • 10:17 PM, Apr. 4, 2014
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    Wisconsin-Kentucky a Final Four collision of styles

    Kentucky has a coach labeled a renegade, a rotating stable of McDonald's All-Americans and sky high expectations every year. Wisconsin has a coach who has ...

    • 6:55 PM, Apr. 3, 2014
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    Sharp-shooting Michael Frazier II an 'outstanding weapon' for Florida

    It was 6:45 a.m. on a Saturday, more than four hours before tip-off against Mississippi, and Florida guard Michael Frazier II was in the visiting arena putting ...

    • 1:39 AM, Apr. 3, 2014
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    Wednesday's college basketball roundup: Wisconsin's Bo Ryan grows new roots in Midwest

    The Badgers under Ryan are inextricably linked to the sidewalks and basketball courts of the Philadelphia suburb of Chester, Pa., where 66-year-old Ryan grew ...

    • 3:19 PM, Apr. 1, 2014
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    Marquette hires Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski as basketball coach

    Marquette has picked Wojciechowski as its next men's basketball coach. The school announced its hiring of the 37-year-old Wojciechowski on Tuesday.

    • 10:22 PM, Apr. 1, 2014
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    Union talk hovers over Northwestern football team

    The Wildcats resumed spring practice Tuesday for the first time since the decision from a regional labor official cleared the way for the formation of a union, ...

    • 1:00 AM, Apr. 2, 2014
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    Tuesday's NCAA women's roundup: Stanford returns to Final Four

    Ogwumike is carrying her team to Music City and one last Final Four she planned for all along, going for 20 points and 10 rebounds as second-seeded Stanford ...

    • 1:45 AM, Apr. 1, 2014
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    Monday's college basketball roundup: UConn, Notre Dame advance to women's Final Four

    The defending national champion Huskies (38-0) won their 44th straight game and will be going for their record ninth national championship in Nashville, Tenn.

    • 5:27 PM, Mar. 31, 2014
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    Kansas star freshman Andrew Wiggins headed to NBA; Joel Embiid undecided

    Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins made official Monday what he's been telling folks all along: He's headed to the NBA after his only season with the Jayhawks.

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