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Minnesota was no win for everyone involved

Minnesota was no win for everyone involved

Jerry Kill is angry, stating he will never attend a Minnesota football game at TCF Stadium or step on campus again. The former Gopher head coach’s frustration is over the school firing Tracy Claeys, his long-time right-hand man and successor.“We gave our best to the state of...

East Carolina and NC State transfer QBs meet

East Carolina and NC State transfer QBs meet

College football now exists in an era of free agency, especially for quarterbacks. QBs sign on with new schools — not for money, but in search of playing time.One theory so many head coaches waited until the last minute to name a starting quarterback for their openers – Alabama’s...

Philip Nelson and his roads taken

Philip Nelson and his roads taken

GREENVILLE, N.C. – The term “limited knowledge” best described new East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery regarding transfer quarterback Philip Nelson. At first he had only Minnesota game film to go by, and then spring drills.Now that fall camp is underway and Montgomery has...

Tubby establishing Memphis roots

Tubby establishing Memphis roots

Memphis basketball coach Tubby Smith’s late hire on April 14 has him off to a slow recruiting start. He has only one modest commitment in the Class of 2016 from a two-star guard, Keon Clergeot.But that doesn’t mean the sage coach is failing to find his way around the recruiting...

Tubby Smith returns to North Carolina for NCAA

Tubby Smith returns to North Carolina for NCAA

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith wandered over to the sideline midway through an open team practice Wednesday in preparation for the Red Raiders’ first-round NCAA Tournament game against Butler.He waved to Texas Tech fans and called out it was good to see them....

Sanders and Raye were old rivals and friends

Sanders and Raye were old rivals and friends

Tributes blanketed the NFL and college football with news that the great Charlie Sanders, a Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end with the Detroit Lions and All-Big Ten pick at the University of Minnesota, passed away on Thursday at age 68 following a seventh-month battle with...