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Now it’s official: Trevor Cheek returning to Komets

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The Tucson Roadrunners of the American Hockey League have announced they are sending forward Trevor Cheek to the Komets. Cheek has two goals and seven points in 16 games so far with Tucson. He split time with Tucson and the Komets last year, scoring 19 goals and 34 points in 35 games with the ...

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All-Star Classic keeping 3-on-3 format

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From an ECHL press release: PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL, in conjunction with the Toledo Walleye, announced on Tuesday the game format for the 2019 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic, taking place at Huntington Center on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. For the second consecutive year, the CCM/ECHL All-Star ...

2018 Notre Dame football wide receiver Braden Lenzy

2018 Notre Dame Football Recruit Profile: Braden Lenzy

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The Notre Dame football program got signed commitments from 21 players from 13 different states last month during the inaugural “early signing period.” News-Sentinel.com sports reporter Tom Davis has been writing on the Fighting Irish for nearly two decades and is taking a daily look at ...

Duke's Alex O'Connell, left, and Jordan Tucker (5) chase the ball in the Blue-White scrimmage earlier this season in Durham, N.C. (By The Associated Press)

Butler lands its highest-rated recruit in history in Duke transfer

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Jordan Tucker had to have absorbed a number of positive things on his recent visit to a Butler men’s basketball game, not the least of which was the Bulldogs’ impressive victory over Marquette. Those positives must have made an impact, because the former four-star recruit has now ...

Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold (14) bobbles a high snap before fumbling, while Notre Dame defenders Jerry Tillery (99) and Daelin Hayes (9) pursue him  during the first half of a game this past season in South Bend. (By The Associated Press)

The 2018 Notre Dame defense receives a massive boost

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To state that Notre Dame can’t bolster its 2018 defense any further before National Signing Day next month would be inaccurate. The Fighting Irish didn’t add any new players on Monday, but it did alleviate a large degree of angst, as coach Brian Kelly announced on Twitter that two of ...

Purdue's Vincent Edwards plays against Minnesota in the first half of a game Saturday in Minneapolis. (By The Associated Press)

Purdue Notes: Boilermaker forward benefiting from post’s presence

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The continued emergence of Purdue senior center Isaac Haas has not only helped this Boilermaker team be more formidable this basketball season, but it has also helped his teammates be more effective. That was never more evident than in Purdue’s recent thrashing of Minnesota (81-47), which ...

Butler University men's basketball coach LaVall Jordan calls a play during the second half of a recent game against Purdue in Indianapolis. Purdue won 82-67. (By The Associated Press)

Providence pulls away in 2nd half, beats Butler 70-60

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kyron Cartwright scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half to help Providence beat Butler 70-60 on Monday night. Providence trailed 29-25 at halftime but made its first eight shots of the second half. Alpha Diallo scored five straight Friar points and Cartwright ...

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The Stanley Cup is coming to Fort Wayne

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As part of the Komets Hall of Fame weekend of March 10 and 11, the Stanley Cup will be on display during the Komets' March 11 game against Kalamazoo. Now there's a little bit of a story behind why the cup is coming to Fort Wayne. In 2012, I wrote a story about former Komets goaltender Chuck ...

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Tyanulin gets an assist in ECHL All-Star Classic

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Komets forward Artur Tyanulin had an assist, two shots on goal and was minus-2 representing the Central Division this afternoon at the ECHL All-Star Classic in Indianapolis. The Central Division lost to the Midwest Division 5-2. Tyanulin also finished fourth in the speed skating ...