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MSU’s Hollis, Izzo featured in HBO special

MSU’s Hollis, Izzo featured in HBO specialThe issue of college sports as big business and what is amateurism is the topic of the latest episode of “VICE.”
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
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Michigan Tech falls to Denver in NCAA hockey tournament

Michigan Tech falls to Denver in NCAA hockey tournamentHuskies can't overcome four-goal barrage in first period as Pioneers prevail 5-2
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
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Saturday’s NCAA women: UConn gets past UCLA

Saturday’s NCAA women: UConn gets past UCLASaniya Chong scored 16 points and came up with big plays on both ends of the court.
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  • 2 days ago
College

Friday’s NCAA men: Florida stuns Wisconsin on buzzer-beating 3-pointer

Friday’s NCAA men: Florida stuns Wisconsin on buzzer-beating 3-pointerWith 4 seconds left in overtime, Chris Chiozza took off with the ball, hoping to get to the hoop or find an open man.
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
College

College baseball preview: NCAA misses fuel UM, MSU

College baseball preview: NCAA misses fuel UM, MSUMichigan and MSU held their breath on NCAA Tournament Selection Day a year ago, only to come away disappointed.
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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
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Friday’s NCAA women: Baylor rolls past Louisville

Friday’s NCAA women: Baylor rolls past LouisvilleNina Davis scored 21 points to help top-seeded Baylor defeat Louisville 97-63 on Friday and advance to the Elite Eight.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
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WMU hockey rights ship after ‘not-so-fun’ ’15-16 season

WMU hockey rights ship after ‘not-so-fun’ ’15-16 seasonAs good as it is to be a Bronco these days, that wasn’t the case a year ago for the hockey team.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
College

Upstart Michigan Tech hockey faces tall task in NCAAs

Upstart Michigan Tech hockey faces tall task in NCAAsMichigan Tech, in the NCAA Tournament for the second time since 1981, faces top seed Denver.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
College

College softball preview: Michigan regaining form

College softball preview: Michigan regaining formMichigan softball coach Carol Hutchins is a self-described optimist and doesn’t have to look far to find a situation that closely resembles what she believes her team is going through.
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
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Thursday’s basketball: Kansas rolls; Xavier upsets Arizona

Thursday’s basketball: Kansas rolls; Xavier upsets ArizonaThe top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest semifinals.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
College

WMU’s Wilder declares for NBA draft, won’t hire agent

WMU’s Wilder declares for NBA draft, won’t hire agentThe junior guard could be the first Western Michigan player ever to leave early for the NBA.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Wolverines

Dick Vitale: Michigan can 'win the whole thing'

Dick Vitale: Michigan can ‘win the whole thing’Former U-D coach and college basketball analyst gives high praise to the red-hot Wolverines.
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
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Wednesday’s basketball: Badgers’ Hayes making impact

Wednesday’s basketball: Badgers’ Hayes making impactNigel Hayes didn’t have to say a word to make his loudest statement in the NCAA Tournament.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
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UM advances in WNIT; Kysre Gondrezick on indefinite leave

UM advances in WNIT; Kysre Gondrezick on indefinite leaveKysre Gondrezick is taking an indefinite leave of absence for "personal reasons." Gondrezick played in the prior game.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
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On-court success, off-court woes divide Kansas fans

On-court success, off-court woes divide Kansas fansMany have to do with the behavior of players around campus, particularly star freshman Josh Jackson of Detroit.
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
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EMU AD Heather Lyke leaving for Pittsburgh

EMU AD Heather Lyke leaving for PittsburghHeather Lyke is leaving her job as AD at Eastern Michigan for the same position at Pittsburgh, EMU announced Monday.
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WMU coach impressed by UM, but likes Kansas

WMU coach impressed by UM, but likes KansasSteve Hawkins took some time to talk about the NCAA Tournament, and how the final two weeks might play out.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
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Monday’s NCAA women: UConn moves on

Monday’s NCAA women: UConn moves onUConn’s Kia Nurse heard the boasts from Syracuse that it would bring the best backcourt in America.
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  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
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Monday’s basketball: Boeheim was set to leave

Monday’s basketball: Boeheim was set to leaveJim Boeheim says he fully intended for next year to be his last as Syracuse’s basketball coach.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Wolverines

UM's Kim Barnes Arico preps for big St. John's reunion

UM’s Kim Barnes Arico preps for big St. John’s reunionBefore arriving at Michigan in 2012, Arico spent 10 years as head coach at St. John's, taking the team to four NCAA Tournaments.
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  • 1 week ago
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Oakland takes Richmond to the wire, falls in NIT

Oakland takes Richmond to the wire, falls in NITRichmond held on for a thrilling 87-83 victory over No. 7 seed Oakland.
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  • 1 week ago
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Western, Michigan Tech hockey head to NCAAs

Western, Michigan Tech hockey head to NCAAsA long-time assistant on Red Berenson's staff at Michigan, Mel Pearson is no stranger to big moments.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Oregon rallies past Rhode Island, meets Michigan in Sweet 16

Oregon rallies past Rhode Island, meets Michigan in Sweet 16Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks delivered as they have so many times this season in crunch time.
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Sunday’s NCAA roundup: South Carolina shocks Duke

Sunday’s NCAA roundup: South Carolina shocks DukeSouth Carolina is heading to Madison Square Garden — and not for the NIT.
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Big Ten

NCAA rewind: Big Ten provides much-needed drama

NCAA rewind: Big Ten provides much-needed dramaFor all the talk this year about how mediocre the Big Ten was, boy, the conference sure is changing some perceptions.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
College

Sunday’s NCAA women: Ohio State, Maryland win

Sunday’s NCAA women: Ohio State, Maryland winTori McCoy scored six straight points midway through the fourth quarter to help Ohio State.
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  • 1 week ago
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College notes: EMU’s Lyke reportedly a candidate at Pittsburgh

College notes: EMU’s Lyke reportedly a candidate at PittsburghA report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has Eastern Michigan athletic director Heather Lyke as a candidate for the Pittsburgh opening.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Saturday’s NCAA roundup: Villanova stunned by Wisconsin

Saturday’s NCAA roundup: Villanova stunned by WisconsinWhen the season ended suddenly and shockingly, earlier than Villanova expected, Kris Jenkins bent over in disbelief.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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OU’s Hayes preps for braces — but first, NIT game

OU’s Hayes preps for braces — but first, NIT gameJalen Hayes had been on a liquid diet for more than three days, so when he got to eat solids, it was heaven.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Friday's top game: USC rallies to upset 6th-seed SMU

Friday’s top game: USC rallies to upset 6th-seed SMUFor the second straight NCAA Tournament game, Southern California overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Friday’s NCAA roundup: Rhode Island surprises Creighton

Friday’s NCAA roundup: Rhode Island surprises CreightonJeff Dowtin scored a career-high 23 points with a perfect day at the free-throw line.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Kansas wins in rout, will face Michigan State next

Kansas wins in rout, will face Michigan State nextJosh Jackson insisted distractions wouldn’t take away from his focus in his first, and likely last, NCAA Tournament.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Louisville moves on to meet Michigan in Round 2

Louisville moves on to meet Michigan in Round 2Mangok Mathiang scored 18 to help second-seeded Louisville pull away from Jacksonville State, 78-63.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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UM-UDM hoops opened The Joe, but won’t close it

UM-UDM hoops opened The Joe, but won’t close itHas Joe Louis Arena seen the last of basketball? It sure seems that way.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Steve Alford on Indiana talk: 'I love UCLA'

Steve Alford on Indiana talk: ‘I love UCLA’UCLA coach Steve Alford says he’s focused on the NCAA Tournament, not the job opening at his alma mater Indiana.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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QB guru: WMU's Terrell had Pro Day rivaling Stafford, Bradford

QB guru: WMU’s Terrell had Pro Day rivaling Stafford, BradfordZach Terrell, a four-year quarterback at Western Michigan, participated in Pro Day on Wednesday on the Kalamazoo campus.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Thursday’s NCAA roundup: Top seed Villanova challenged in win

Thursday’s NCAA roundup: Top seed Villanova challenged in winFor 20 minutes, Villanova looked ordinary, vulnerable, maybe even a little scared. The Wildcats finished like champions.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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OU-Richmond NIT game pushed back to 7:30 Sunday

OU-Richmond NIT game pushed back to 7:30 SundayThat allows the second-round game to air on ESPNU. Michigan women will host Wright State in the WNIT on Saturday.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Thursday's top game: Middle Tennessee strikes again

Thursday’s top game: Middle Tennessee strikes againMiddle Tennessee took down another Big Ten team in the NCAA Tournament, though it didn’t really feel like an upset.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Affidavit: Jackson threatened to ‘beat’ women’s player

Affidavit: Jackson threatened to ‘beat’ women’s playerJackson, a Kansas freshman and Detroit native, allegedly threatened to “beat” a women’s basketball player.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Thursday’s state women: UM wins, CMU loses
Michigan defeated visiting Kent State, 67-60, Thursday in a first-round game of the Women’s NIT tournament.

Thursday’s state women: UM wins, CMU losesMichigan defeated visiting Kent State, 67-60, Thursday in a first-round game of the Women’s NIT tournament.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Detroit News staff Final Four picks

Detroit News staff Final Four picksDetroit News sportswriters make their predictions for the Final Four in Phoenix.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Antonio Brown on search committee for CMU AD

Antonio Brown on search committee for CMU ADFootball coach John Bonamego, NFL star Antonio Brown and women's basketball coach Sue Guevara headline a 16-person panel that will hire Central Michigan's next athletic director.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Oakland's Hayes (teeth) '50-50' for Sunday NIT game

Oakland’s Hayes (teeth) ‘50-50’ for Sunday NIT gameHayes went down in the first half Tuesday, after getting knocked in the face. Blood shot all over the court.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Ford Field construction boots MAC football media day

Ford Field construction boots MAC football media dayWith Ford Field undergoing significant construction this summer, the Mid-American Conference will take its football media day down the road.
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