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Tailing the Komets: Daniel Maggio coming back to Fort Wayne

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The Fort Wayne Komets' defense is getting a lot better and bigger in a hurry. The Komets received defenseman Curtis Leonard back from Chicago of the American Hockey League on Monday, but they are getting a huge surprise today with the addition of former Komet Daniel Maggio. As a rookie during ...

Peyton Manning’s return a salute to personal connections

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INDIANAPOLIS – Peyton Manning's view whenever he visits his old home will forever be sweet. Manning can look up outside Lucas Oil Stadium and see his new statue. He can look up in the end zone and see his name in the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor. He can look up in the stands and see a ...

Tailing the Komets: ECHL enters 30th season

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From a league press release: The ECHL’s 30th season begins on Friday with eight games, continues on Saturday with 12 games and concludes with one game on Sunday. Began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states, the ECHL has grown into a coast-to-coast league that has 27 teams in 21 states ...

Saint Francis football awaits word on injured receivers

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After surviving an upset scare, the No. 1 University of Saint Francis football team heads into this week hoping for good news from the training room. The Cougars’ leading receivers, sophomores Rocky James and Dan Ricksy, were both sidelined as Saint Francis beat Concordia 35-18 on Saturday ...

NOTRE DAME NOTEBOOK: Injuries don’t slow Fighting Irish down

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Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly spoke with the media Sunday via teleconference in wake of his program winning its fifth game in six outings Saturday, as the now No. 19-ranked Fighting Irish throttled North Carolina 33-10 in Chapel Hill. Here are some of the topics that coach Kelly ...

Fort Wayne Tennis Hall of Fame to induct six

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The Fort Wayne Tennis Hall of Fame will induct six new members on Nov. 18 during ceremonies at Wildwood Racquet Club. The inductees are Mary (Colligan) Stiff, the brother and sister duo of Todd Hacker and Brenda Freije, Ryan Keirns, L.W. "Bill" Dailey Jr. and Blake Sebring After graduating ...

Colts celebrate Peyton Manning’s return with win over 49ers

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Adam Vinatieri brought the perfect gift to Peyton Manning's big celebration Sunday. Another game-winning kick. After Indianapolis blew a 14-point lead in the final eight minutes of regulation, the last remaining Colts player from Manning's first Super Bowl team easily ...

Ball State Notebook: Help wanted for Cardinals QB job

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Ball State football coach Mike Neu spoke with the media Monday via teleconference in wake of his program losing at Akron 31-3 Saturday. The Cardinals fell to 2-4 overall (0-2 Mid-American Conference) with the loss. Which was the team’s third consecutive. Here are some of the topics that ...

Reality about to set in on Notre Dame

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The Notre Dame football team will get back to work tomorrow for an abbreviated week of practice, as it does not have a game this Saturday. Coach Brian Kelly explained Sunday that his team will work Wednesday and Thursday before taking off until next Tuesday. However, the Fighting Irish players ...

Tailing the Komets: Curtis Leonard coming back, other notes

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The defenseman has been in training camp with the AHL's Chicago Wolves. Last year he had four goals and 17 points in 65 games with 47 penalty minutes. He will not play in tonight's game. This gives the Komets eight defensemen on their preseason roster. Another note, Michael Houser is ...

Notre Dame maintains focus, wins easily again

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If there was an easy way to describe the Notre Dame football team in 2016 it would be with the word “unfocused.” A year ago, the Fighting Irish lost games (a number of them) that it had no business losing and veteran coach Brian Kelly broke down his program in the ensuing months like he ...

Colts, 49ers hope to put on good show for Manning’s party

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INDIANAPOLIS — Jacoby Brissett understands Sunday will be Peyton Manning's show. The newest Indianapolis Colts quarterback just wants to honor the old one properly — with a winning performance against San Francisco. "I went to the Peyton Manning camp when I was in college," Brissett ...