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Thursday's roundup: MAC adopts rule changes
Proposals originally were set to take effect next year        
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MAC adopts rule changes
Proposals originally were set to take effect next year        
-1 points by The Detroit News | First Amendment to the United States Constitution Lovie Smith Trustee Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Illinois OKs six-year, $21 million contract for Smith
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois trustees have approved a contract with football coach Lovie Smith that will pay him at least $21 million over six years.
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U of Illinois OKs six-year, $21 million contract for Smith
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - University of Illinois trustees have approved a contract with football coach Lovie Smith that will pay him at least $21 million over six years. They approved initial terms for Smith after he was hired in March that were backloaded to pay him $10 million in salary ...
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10 biggest missteps in the Bears' decade of decline
The NFL season concludes Sunday after Super Bowl LI, giving every team the chance to reset its record at 0-0 and begin anew. The Bears welcome the opportunity to be even with their competition again with more than a month of heavy lifting already put into improving the fortunes of the organization....
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North Carolina pulls away from Illinois for 48-23 victory
Less than an hour before Illinois kicked off, its fans had something to cheer about. As the end of rival Northwestern's loss to Illinois State was shown on the big screen at Memorial Stadium, the few fans trickling into the stands applauded. Things turned even brighter for Illinois as the sun set...
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Lovie Smith says Illinois must move past penalty-riddled loss
Illinois coach Lovie Smith wasn’t going to dissect each of the team’s 13 penalties from Saturday night's 48-23 loss to North Carolina. Not to reporters, and it sounded like, not to the team. “Don’t explain them,” he said. “If you have a penalty, how do you explain it? Don’t do it. We preach it....
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Smith's contract includes buyout if he leaves Illinois early
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - If football coach Lovie Smith leaves the University of Illinois before his $21 million contract ends, he'll owe the university between $4.5 million and $6.5 million. The (Champaign) News-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2cfpaoP ) obtained a copy of the full 41-page deal Thursday through a records request. Smith and ...
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