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Wojo's Pigskin Picks: Never too early to overreact!
It will go down in college football lore as the Super Special Sensational Saturday Spectacular        
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Wojo's Pigskin Picks: S-Bombs to just duds
It will go down in college football lore as the Super Special Sensational Saturday Spectacular        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges Central Collegiate Hockey Association Michigan State University
Michigan basketball commits enjoy bonding weekend, woo Mo Bamba
Isaiah Livers, Eli Brooks and Jordan Poole were in Ann Arbor last weekend        
11 points by Detroit Free Press | Tommy Amaker University of Michigan Recruits Big Ten Conference Fritz Crisler Decision making Rodger Corser
College football TV guide for the weekend
FRIDAY 4:30 p.m.: Maryland at Florida International, CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). 5 p.m.: Louisville at Syracuse, ESPN2. SATURDAY Morning Utah State (1-0) at USC (0-1), 11 a.m., Pac-12 Networks This game isn’t a gimme for USC, which is reeling from a 52-6 thumping by top-ranked Alabama. It’s a must...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges North Carolina Mountain West Conference American Association of State Colleges and Universities Big Ten Conference Southeastern Confer
Trieu: MSU gets shot to sway 4-star LB Henderson
Jaquan Henderson, a four-star from Covington (Ga.) Newton, is committed to Tennessee, and has been since June, but will visit Michigan State this fall.        
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Big Ten football picks: Reality check coming for Illinois
College football's first weekend produced stunners like Houston over Oklahoma — and some silly oversimplifications. ESPN deemed the Big Ten to have had "the best opening weekend" based on its 12-2 record. Hmmm … going 2-1 against the Power Five and losing at home to a MAC team constitutes achievement?...
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Wojo: Wolverines are ready to take the next step
Michigan should be even better, capable of topping its 26-12 mark and Big Ten tournament title.        
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Former Penn State president guilty of endangering children in Sandusky case

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Jury Pennsylvania State University Not proven Felony Pennsylvania Verdict University Park Pennsylvania Big Ten Conference
Campus news of the week: Wrestling champs, a nerf gun scare, the best crying spots and more
News from Syracuse, Boston College, University of Chicago, Ball State and Penn State.       
-1 points by USA Today | Association of American Universities University Massachusetts Big Ten Conference Donald Trump Harvard University Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities University of Pennsylvania
'Evil allowed to run wild': Ex-Penn State president guilty in Sandusky case
The verdict comes more than five years after Sandusky was first charged with sexually abusing children.       
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Football recruiting: Early look at Big Ten teams for 2018
Northwestern has seven early commitments and is ranked No. 13 in the nation, ahead of Michigan State and Michigan.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Big Ten Conference Michigan State University Pennsylvania State University Committee on Institutional Cooperation University of Michigan Central Collegiate Hockey Association Pennsylvania Oak Ridge Associated Universities
No. 1 Kansas overwhelms No. 4 Purdue, advances to Elite Eight
Jayhawks to play Oregon Saturday in Kansas City with a trip to the Final Four on the line.         
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Wolverines reach final eight in WNIT
It was a nice reunion. But, in the end, it wasn’t much of a game        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Basketball Coaching Pennsylvania State University Coach
March Sadness: The agony of defeat in the NCAA tournament
        
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Oregon advances to Elite 8 with win over Michigan
Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan’s dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night.
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Oof! Michigan basketball loses heartbreaker to Oregon, 69-68
Derrick Walton's deep jump shot was off the mark at the buzzer, ending the Wolverines' magical postseason run        
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Michigan's wild ride comes to a close in Sweet 16 loss to Oregon
Michigan’s upset bid was fueled as usual by the three-pointer. Finally, it wasn't enough.         
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Vegas casino owner no longer has to sweat $1M payout
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Michigan's loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on Michigan at 80-to-1 odds from Derek Stevens, who owns The D casino. Oregon beat Michigan 69-68 to move on to the Elite ...
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Oregon hangs on to edge Michigan in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 round
Oregon has beaten Michigan 69-68 to move on to the Elite Eight. Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points in a game that was back and forth throughout.
-1 points by The Denver Post | Rebound Big Ten Conference Amtrak Kansas Wilt Chamberlain NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Basketball terminology The Run
MSU loses Eron Harris for season with knee injury
Michigan State will be without senior guard Eron Harris for the remainder of the season following what the school called a significant injury suffered to his right knee.        
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Defense has been dandy, but UM ‘not looking for respect’
After making subtle strides, Michigan has picked it up in the interior and on the perimeter over its three-game win streak heading into Sunday night’s game at Minnesota.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | John Beilein Big Ten Conference Michigan Wolverines men's basketball Tom Izzo Michigan State University University of Michigan Committee on Institutional Cooperation Minnesota
Scottie Lindsey’s return could be just what doctor ordered for Northwestern
Scottie Lindsey swung his arms and hips and danced to a little ditty during pregame introductions Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Much to the delight of the crowd, the junior guard/forward was announced as a starter for the Wildcats after missing the previous four games with mono. Lindsey whiffed...
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Saturday’s Big Ten: Northwestern edges Rutgers
McIntosh scored 18 points as Northwestern edged the Scarlet Knights 69-65.        
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Purdue goes big to get the best of Michigan State in Big Ten showdown
Purdue leads the Big Ten thanks to 6-foot-8 power forward Caleb Swanigan and 7-2 center Isaac Haas.Swanigan had 24 points and 15 rebounds Saturday for his 23rd double-double of the season, Haas added 18 points and the No. 16 Boilermakers beat Michigan State 80-63.The pair of posts combined to...
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Caleb Swanigan, Purdue too much for Michigan State
Michigan State had a chance to add a road win over one of the top teams in the Big Ten but were simply outmatched.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Matt Painter Big Ten Conference Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball Michigan State University Tom Izzo Committee on Institutional Cooperation University of Michigan East Lansing Michigan
Eron Harris' injury further dampens Spartans’ spirits
The Spartans guard from Indianapolis suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury midway through the second half.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Game Tom Izzo Michigan State University Zach Randolph Committee on Institutional Cooperation Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball West Lafayette Indiana
A friendship made through THON
At 9-years-old, Kane Wolf has become pretty familiar with the Penn State football team. Through the Make-A-Wish foundation, he was one of the kids on the kickoff clean-up crew before Penn State’s thrilling 24-21 victory over Ohio State last season. He’s attended Penn State football practices.
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Beilein to UM players: Don't let rejection get you down
Minnesota leads Big Ten in blocks (7.3), but coach doesn't want players getting discouraged if their shots get slapped away.        
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Northwestern survives scare against Rutgers, earns 20th win of season
Northwestern narrowly avoided what could have been a devastating upset Saturday when it defeated Rutgers 69-65 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Bryant McIntosh hit a 3-pointer with 58 seconds left to give the Wildcats a lead they barely held onto. A home loss to Big Ten bottom-dweller Rutgers, which fell to...
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Caleb Swanigan, fouls plague Michigan State in 80-63 at Purdue
Swanigan goes for 24 points, 15 rebounds and five assists; Bridges leads MSU with 14 points, but Harris injures knee        
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Harris injury further dampens Spartans’ spirits
The Spartans guard from Indianapolis suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury midway through the second half.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Game Tom Izzo Michigan State University Zach Randolph Committee on Institutional Cooperation Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball West Lafayette Indiana
Purdue tops Michigan State to take half-game lead in Big Ten
Purdue is a half game ahead of Maryland and Wisconsin, who play each other Sunday.         
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Swanigan, Purdue too much for Michigan State to handle
Michigan State had a chance to add a road win over one of the top teams in the Big Ten but were simply outmatched.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Matt Painter Big Ten Conference Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball Michigan State University Tom Izzo Committee on Institutional Cooperation University of Michigan East Lansing Michigan
Michigan State trounced by Purdue
Michigan State had a chance to add a road win over one of the top teams in the Big Ten but were simply outmatched.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Michigan State University West Lafayette Indiana Committee on Institutional Cooperation University of Michigan Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball East Lansing Michigan Purdue University
TV-radio listings: Feb. 19
Bowling PBA Tournament of Champions ESPN noon Motor sports Daytona 500 qualifying Fox 2 p.m. Pro basketball NBA All-Star Game TNT 7 p.m. Pro hockey Washington at N.Y. Rangers NBC 11:30 a.m. Rugby Wasps at Sale Sharks NBCSN 9 a.m. Soccer Tottenham at Fulham FS1 8 a.m. Soccer RB Leipzig FS2 8:20 a.m.at Borussia Mönchengladbach
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | ESPN North Carolina Big Ten Conference Pennsylvania State University Southeastern Conference National Basketball Association South Carolina Wake Forest University
Malcolm Hill leads Illinois past Iowa 70-66
John Groce spent the off-week with his team focused on toughness and togetherness. It's already paying off. Malcom Hill scored 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds and Illinois held on for a 70-66 win over Iowa on Saturday. The Illini took the lead in the final minutes on a Hill layup and fended...
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Spartans have crucial opportunities ahead
Nobody understands the position Michigan State is in better than Michigan State.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Michigan State University Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball East Lansing Michigan Committee on Institutional Cooperation Lansing Michigan University of Michigan Central Collegiate Hockey Association
No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 4th straight win
RALEIGH, N.C. — V.J. Beachem scored 27 points and hit a career-high seven 3-pointers to help No. 25 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-72 on Saturday in the Wolfpack's first game since the announcement that coach Mark Gottfried is out after the season.Bonzie Colson added 13 points for the Fighting Irish (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who kept themselves in the middle of a crowded race for a top-four finish that would secure a double-round bye in the ACC Tournament.
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Penn State bans frat for 5 years amid probe of student's death
Penn State University today said it has withdrawn recognition of Beta Theta Pi fraternity amid police and school investigations into the Feb. 3 death of sophomore Timothy Piazza, a pledge who died after falling down stairs in the fraternity's house.
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‘We battled’: UM bumps Badgers, gets big resume boost
Michigan overcame an impressive performance by Ethan Happ and took advantage of a Bronson Koenig-less Badgers team.        
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Michigan basketball's newfound grit raises its NCAA ceiling
A revived senior and an irrepressible sophomore lead Wolverines to gutty win over Badgers        
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Defense boosts resilient Michigan to third straight win, 64-58
Key second-half run secures résumé-boosting victory for Wolverines        
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Defense, threes earn Michigan key win over Wisconsin, 64-58
Moe Wagner (21 points), Zak Irvin (18 points) lead the way for U-M        
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Dakich: Feud with Izzo, MSU fans ‘really overblown’
Dan Dakich was back on the air Thursday and he wasn’t offering up any apologies for some of the comments he posted on Twitter last week that were critical of Michigan State fans.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Michigan State University Tom Izzo Committee on Institutional Cooperation Zach Randolph East Lansing Michigan University of Michigan Michigan State Spartans
UM’s Walton buries Burke comparisons, soars with ‘free mind’
It’s not how Derrick Walton Jr. envisioned his story unfolding.        
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After long journey, UM’s Walton happy in leader role
It’s not how Derrick Walton Jr. envisioned his story unfolding.        
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Spartans' Tom Izzo wrong in criticism of Dan Dakich
Tom Izzo saved his most cutthroat comment for last, when he suggested that ESPN silence announcer Dan Dakich.        
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Dakich responds to Izzo: 'Unreal respect' for MSU, Izzo
MSU coach demands apology from Dan Dakich — whose son Andrew plays for Michigan — after he calls Sparty whiners.        
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Tom Izzo angered over tweets by ESPN's Dan Dakich
MSU coach demands apology from Dan Dakich — whose son Andrew plays for Michigan — after he calls Sparty whiners.        
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Izzo angered over ESPN analyst's tweets
MSU coach demands apology from Dan Dakich — whose son Andrew plays for Michigan — after he calls Sparty whiners.        
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