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Harbaugh backs early signing, calls recruiting calendar ‘antiquated’

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh called the current recruiting system “antiquated” and supports the early-signing proposal announced last week by the NCAA Division I Council.        
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Day belonged mostly to the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. UCLA’s loudest home crowd of the season was mostly muted in the final minutes besides a few “U of A!
4 p.m., ESPN, 760 AM; Spartans look to nip road woes        
Van Gundy said his wife and two of his daughters are in Washington D.C., along with wives of Otis Smith, J.R. Holden        
The Boston Red Sox’s annual “Baseball Winter Weekend,” isn’t just an opportunity for fans to meet their favorite current and... Read More »
Michigan coach John Beilein discusses the 66-57 win over Illinois on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Video by Mark Snyder, DFP.        
Free Press sports writer Mark Snyder analyzes how Michigan looked so good against Illinois 10 days after losing to them. Recorded Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Video by Mark Snyder, DFP.    
6 p.m., FSD, 105.1 FM; Pistons go for third straight win        
The UNLV Rebels host the Air Force Falcons Saturday at 3 p.m. PST at the Thomas & Mack Center. Follow our live blog here.
The Winnipeg Jets rode some strong special teams play and solid goaltending to a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday afternoon at the MTS Centre. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 34 shots for his
To 'B' or not to 'B.' That is at least one quirky question heading into Sunday’s showdown of not-quite Shakespearean proportions at Gillette Stadium.
The Boston Red Sox signed first basemen Mitch Moreland to a one-year contract worth $5.5 million in December in order... Read More »
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: This is not a scary England team yet. Other than Italy, every team in the Six Nations will still think they have a good chance against England
SPECIAL REPORT BY NICK HARRIS AND ROGER PIELKE: Grigory Rodchenkov claims Vladimir Putin arranged his release from custody to oversee Russia's doping programme.
U-M AD doesn't believe the NCAA is 'coming after' Harbaugh        
The Angels have agreed to a multi-year contract with veteran power-hitting infielder Luis Valbuena, according to a source who requested anonymity because the deal is not finalized. The deal is bel
Vonn finished first in just the second race of her comeback from a knee injury and a broken arm.
Mauricio Pochettino jumped to the defence of Hugo Lloris and insisted his performance was the reason Tottenham left Manchester with a draw on Saturday night.
Former midfielder Steven Gerrard was involved in uncomfortable conversation following Manchester City's 2-2 draw with Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.
The former shortstop is too valuable in the position of special assistant to the general manager, Avila says.        
Marcus Keene, the NCAA’s scoring leader, scored a career-high 50 points with 10 threes in CMU's win 101-92        
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was not named to the starting lineup for the Western Conference All-Star team,... Read More »
Jonathan Isaac had 16 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Seminoles.        
Wolverines make up for loss 10 days ago to smash the Fighting Illini this time        
The Indianapolis Colts reportedly are making a change. After back-to-back 8-8 seasons in the putrid AFC South with Andrew Luck,... Read More »
Jeffrey Carroll scored 25 points as Oklahoma State broke its Big 12 Conference losing streak by beating Texas Tech, 83-64 in a Saturday afternoon matchup        
Shawn Anderson scored a career-high 30 points, Bryce Dulin tallied 21 points and 17 rebounds, and Navy outscored Army 21-5 in overtime to salvage a 96-80 win on Saturday after the Midshipmen lost a 10
Detroit Pistons coach and team president Stan Van Gundy insisted to local reporters Saturday that he's not trading point guard Reggie Jackson to the Minnesota Timberwolve
Patric Holmqvist’s elbow to the head of Washington’s T.J. Oshie was not called and it helped spark Pittsburgh’s 8-7 come-from-behind overtime win Monday over Washington.
Pat McAfee is no fan of Ryan Grigson, who was dismissed Saturday.        
Manchester City's draw with Tottenham swung when referee Andre Marriner failed to award a penalty when Kyle Walker pushed Raheem Sterling in the back as he shaped to shoot.
Deep into stoppage time with Manchester United facing defeat, Wayne Rooney bent a free kick high over the defense and into the Stoke goal to score a club-record 250th goal
The NFL's conference championship contenders have a common link in the backfield.        
After feeling put out by postgame remarks in previous meeting, Wolverines force 17 turnovers in 66-57 win Saturday.        

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Day belonged mostly to the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. UCLA’s loudest home crowd of the season was mostly muted in the final minutes besides a few “U of A!
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