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Komets enjoy celebrations after victories

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Since Bruce Richardson introduced it in 2006-07, the Komets have always saluted their home fans after victories by raising their sticks at center ice. But what happens in the locker rooms after wins? It's top secret under threat of death, banishment or cooties. Yes, sometimes it gets wild ...

Boys prep hoops preview: 8 players you should know

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JADON DANCE, CONCORDIA LUTHERAN JUNIOR For the Cadets to get back out of the conference cellar, they will need more athletes like Jadon Dance, who could be a breakout area player now that he has some varsity experience under his belt. Dance showed flashes of some real skill, leading the ...

Boys Prep Hoops Preseason Countdown: #10 CANTERBURY CAVALIERS

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There are a couple of clear divides at the top of this year's area teams. One of those divides, like last season, sits right about the 9, 10 and 11 spots where teams like Northrop and Lakewood Park hung around last year. Canterbury is likely to hang out there all year as one of those teams that ...

Fort Wayne Rugby Club wins first Midwest championship

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The Fort Wayne Rugby Club stands today as the Midwest Division 3 champion for the first time. Fort Wayne beat the Iowa City Ducks 25-22 on Saturday at the Chicago Blaze Rugby facility in Lemont, Ill., to win the championship. Division 3 includes 51 clubs from around the Midwest. Fort Wayne is ...

TOM DAVIS: Notre Dame brings a donkey to a horse race

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AndjustlikethatNotreDame’splayoffhopesaresquashed. That fast. Which is infinitely slower than the Miami Hurricanes. The nation’s 7th-rated team showed to a national audience Saturday evening that it was at another level when it came to speed and athleticism than the third-rated team, as ...

Notre Dame Notes: Irish QB controversy brewing?

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There were a number of areas of concern for the Notre Dame football program in wake of its 41-8 thrashing by Miami (Fla.) Saturday in Miami. The third-ranked Fighting Irish (8-2) were beaten soundly on both sides of the ball by the seventh-ranked Hurricanes (9-0). Veteran Notre Dame coach ...

Indiana vs. Howard: 5 things 2 watch 4 from Hoosiers

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Indiana University plays its second men’s basketball game under new coach Archie Miller today against Howard (8 p.m., Big Ten Network) at Assembly Hall and it can’t possibly go any worse than his first game leading the program. The Hoosiers are quickly coming off a 90-69 loss to Indiana ...

Pittsburgh Steelers come back to beat Indianapolis Colts

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Ben Roethlisberger's 32-yard completion to Antonio Brown with 35 seconds set up a 33-yard field goal from Chris Boswell as time expired Sunday, giving Pittsburgh a 20-17 come-from-behind win at Lucas Oil Stadium. Game-winning drive aside, nothing else looked pretty for Ben ...

Miami in a rout: No. 7 Hurricanes roll No. 3 Notre Dame, 41-8

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami is getting championship rings when this season is over. Maybe, just maybe, the biggest kind. The Hurricanes sent two very clear messages to the College Football Playoff committee Saturday night — that they're worthy of being a national title contender ...

POLL: MidWest America FCU Fan Choice Player of the Week, Week 13

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The finalists have been chosen and it is the responsibility of you, the faithful News-Sentinel readers, to determine who will be crowned this week’s MidWest America FCU Fan Choice Player of the Week winner. Voting will go through the weekend and end at 11 p.m. on Monday. The nominee will the ...

Tailing the Komets: Grizzlies’ hot start whips Fort Wayne

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After winning the first two games of their trip West, the Fort Wayne Komets got blown out Saturday night in Utah. The Grizzlies got two goals from Ryan Walters to build a 4-0 lead and beat the Komets 4-2. After getting sent down earlier in the day by San Diego of the American Hockey League, ...