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    • 2:22 AM, Apr. 24, 2014

    U-M's Dave Brandon, MSU's Mark Hollis oppose unionization for athletes

    On Friday, 76 football players at Northwestern could have the future of college athletics in their hands. That's when they will vote on whether to unionize and become part of the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). That organization, if the vote passes, would then be able to bargain on behalf of the players.

    • 11:43 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Report: New statue of Penn State's Joe Paterno planned in State College

    A statue of the fired Penn State coach was removed from campus in 2012 following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. But now plans are underway to build a new statue of Paterno – next to campus and outside a restaurant called The Tavern.

    • 3:20 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Big Ten Network to show six football games in prime time in 2014

    Six football games will air in prime time this season on the Big Ten Network, kicking off with Penn State at conference newcomer Rutgers on Sept. 13.

    • 3:00 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Tuesday's college basketball notebook: Kentucky's Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

    Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.

    • 6:12 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Oakland's Travis Bader named to Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament Team

    Travis Bader, the NCAA career 3-point record holder from Oakland, was named to the Under Armour All-Tournament Team at the Portsmouth Invitational last week in Portsmouth, Va.

    • 3:54 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
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    Kentucky's James Young, Duke's Jabari Parker declare for NBA draft

    Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski says in a statement Thursday it was 'an honor for us to have him in our program.'

    • 11:26 AM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

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