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  FOOTBALL TODAY #2 Notre Dame at #25 North Carolina, 3:30pm Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan, 4:00pm   SATURDAY Penn State at Michigan, noon (live on 94.9 WSJM) Northern Illinois at Western Michigan, noon #8 Northwestern at

Wisconsin vs. Minnesota – Cancelled

  Minnesota is calling off its scheduled game Saturday at rival Wisconsin due to COVID-19 cases within the program. The Gophers said they had nine players and six staff members test positive over the last five days,

Lions & Panthers Dealing With Injuries

  Detroit’s Matthew Stafford and Carolina’s Teddy Bridgewater are both questionable for Sunday’s game between the Lions and Panthers. Aside from those two quarterbacks, several other players are also dealing with injuries for the two teams. Running

Pistons Trade For Help Down Low

  A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Hawks have agreed to trade center Dewayne Dedmon to the Detroit Pistons for guards Tony Snell and Khyri Thomas. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday

Big Ten – Defense Still Matters

  Both Big Ten division leads are at stake Saturday when No. 3 Ohio State (3-0) hosts No. 9 Indiana (4-0) and No. 10 Wisconsin (2-0) visits No. 19 Northwestern (4-0). The Big Ten’s four remaining unbeaten

No Change In College Football Playoff Schedule

  The dates of the College Football Playoff games and selection of the semifinal participants will remain unchanged after the CFP management committee discussed possibly pushing back the event. CFP executive director Bill Hancock says there was

Williams Is Next Piece In Bulls Rebuild

  The Chicago Bulls have drafted versatile Florida State forward Patrick Williams with the No. 4 pick, the next big step for a rebuilding team. The 19-year-old Williams was the Atlantic Coast Conference’s sixth man of the

Pistons Land Three First Round Picks

  The Detroit Pistons had a busy night at the NBA draft. They ended up with three picks in the first round by dealing Luke Kennard to the Los Angeles Clippers and also picked up Trevor Ariza

EMU Falls To 0-3

  Bryant Koback ran for 149 yards, Eli Peters and Carter Bradley each threw a pair of touchdown passes and Toledo rolled to a 45-28 victory over Eastern Michigan. The Rockets have won 19 of the last

Can The Badgers Reach Title Game?

  No. 10 Wisconsin cannot afford any more canceled games if it hopes to reach the Big Ten championship game for a second straight season. A flurry of COVID-19 cases caused the Badgers to scrap games with

Book / ND Continue To Impress

  Notre Dame tends to have its doubters every season. Eight victories in, the second-ranked Fighting Irish have made many of them believers behind the play of veteran quarterback Ian Book. He has led the team to

Plenty Of Questions For Spartan Offense

  Four games into the season, Michigan State might be back to square one at quarterback. At the very least, coach Mel Tucker has indicated that the competition is open this week. Rocky Lombardi began the season

Cheeks Returns to Chicago

  The Chicago Bulls says Hall of Famer Maurice Cheeks is returning to his hometown to serve as an assistant under new coach Billy Donovan. Cheeks grew up on the South Side of Chicago and was on

Bears-Vikings Game Stirs College Memories

  Kirk Cousins remembers signing to play for Michigan State, then finding out a few weeks later some prospect from football-obsessed Texas named Nick Foles was joining the Spartans as part of Mark Dantonio’s first recruiting class.

Paul Hornung Passes Away at 84

  Paul Hornung, the dazzling “Golden Boy” of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn the team into an NFL dynasty, has died. He was 84. Hornung won

Sox Sticking By La Russa ‘For Now’

  The Chicago White Sox are sticking with new manager Tony La Russa for now, saying they understand the “seriousness” of his latest drunken driving case and will have more to say once it plays out in