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Harbaugh: Michigan must follow the ‘first rule of champions’ ahead of Big Ten Championship bout with Purdue

The Michigan Wolverines are 12-0 for the first time since 1997, and they are on the precipice of a perfect season after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes in Columbus on Saturday. “It feels great,” said head coach Jim Harbaugh. (We are) right where we want to be. So much appreciation for everybody in the program. …

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Kyle Shanahan responds to Raheem Mostert’s 49ers injury mismanagement claim

As if there wasn’t enough drama heading into a star-studded clash between the 49ers and Miami Dolphins in Week 13 at Levi’s Stadium. San Francisco will face off against a high-flying Miami team that features not only former 49ers offensive coordinator and current Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel but also a running back tandem of …

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Auburn’s Hugh Freeze agrees to ‘relinquish control’ of social media accounts, per report

New Auburn coach Hugh Freeze has agreed to relinquish control of his social media accounts, according to an SI report. Citing multiple sources, Pat Forde reports the background check on Freeze was extensive. In addition, Auburn hired a PR consultant to handle any expected blowback in hiring Freeze. Per the report: They are jumping through …

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Five Things We Learned From Luke Fickell’s Introductory Press Conference

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin and athletic director Chris McIntosh officially introduced Luke Fickell as the 31st head football coach in program history on Monday. Fickell, 49, comes to the Badgers from Cincinnati, where he compiled a 57-18 overall record, including a 13-1 mark in 2021, which included a trip …

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Interim Colts coach Jeff Saturday makes some game management errors at the end of a loss

There’s a lot going on for an NFL head coach during the game, especially in the final seconds. Game management isn’t easy. It’s a lot harder when you’re in your third game as a coach above the high-school level. Jeff Saturday was a debatable pick as the Indianapolis Colts’ interim coach, and every mistake will …

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Colts’ clock management comes under fire in loss to the Steelers, sparks criticism toward Jeff Saturday

The Indianapolis Colts came under fire for the play-calling and decision-making at the end of their 24-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night. The Colts had all three of their timeouts left under 2 minutes to play against the Steelers. After converting on fourth down, Matt Ryan took a first-down sack. On the …

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2022 ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule, predictions: Michigan vs. Virginia, Syracuse vs. Illinois on tap Tuesday

The 2022 edition of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge is underway after it was announced Monday that this would be the last one. This year’s series includes 14 games over a three-day span, spread out with two games Monday, six games Tuesday and six more games to close it out Wednesday. Monday’s two games were a …

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Kenny Pickett continues to make strides, Steelers hang on to a late win over the Colts

Before Week 1, there was a report that Mike Tomlin didn’t want to start rookie first-round quarterback Kenny Pickett all season. Tomlin is probably glad he didn’t stick to that. The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t going anywhere this season, but they’re learning a lot about their rookie quarterback. Pickett had another solid game on Monday night …

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Kenny Pickett, Steelers squander lead but close out Colts

11:38 PM ET Stephen Holder Brooke Pryor Close ESPN Staff Writer Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. INDIANAPOLIS — On a night when both offenses struggled at times to maintain any momentum, it was the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 11-play, 75-yard scoring drive that covered the …

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