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No. 17 Tar Heels aim to keep rolling against No. 25 Hokies

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora sees his team making plenty of mistakes, even after a pair of last-second wins that vaulted the 17th-ranked Tar Heels back into the national rankings . He’s trying to figure out how to fix them entering Saturday’s game against No. 25 Virginia Tech. “If we can ever get that accomplished, … Continue reading

Mendenhall uses BYU video to show Virginia winning attitude
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Mendenhall uses BYU video to show Virginia winning attitude

Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall was surprised how quickly a losing attitude dragged down the Cavaliers in their season-opening loss. The first-year Virginia coach had spent spring ball and fall camp trying to install a new mindset. The Cavaliers even professed bolstered confidence heading in their opener against Richmond, but when things went bad early, Mendenhall … Continue reading

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Dead chipmunks portray Michigan State’s miracle football win

AP-US-ODD-Michigan-St-Miracle-Chipmunks/121 Eds: APNewsNow. New to some points. Dead chipmunks portray Michigan State’s miracle football win LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Touchdown! Chipmunks? A Lansing taxidermist is honoring Michigan State’s stunning football victory over Michigan with dead, stuffed chipmunks portraying players on the final play. Jalen Watts-Jackson returned a fumble for a touchdown on Oct. 17. Nick … Continue reading

Legal showdown looms over the NCAA’s ban on paying athletes
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Legal showdown looms over the NCAA’s ban on paying athletes

ATLANTA (AP) — Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can’t form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they’re professionals. A federal judge who issued a landmark decision against the NCAA last year is considering whether … Continue reading