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  • Huskers last unbeaten standing in Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - INSIDE SLANT Five weeks into the season, the only unbeaten left standing in the Big Ten is Nebraska. The Cornhuskers moved to 5-0 on Saturday with a 45-14 victory over Illinois at home. Senior running...
  • Knights leery of wounded Wolverines

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Rutgers - INSIDE SLANT Down deep, coach Kyle Flood know he has a wounded Wolverine coming to Piscataway for this Saturday night's Big Ten game with his 4-1 football team. But Flood, preparing his team for the...
  • Some of Penn State's issues won't be fixed overnight, James Franklin warns

    Penn State's bye week might be timely for healing bodies but it won't solve the 2014's team ongoing depth concerns that manifested in Saturday's loss to Northwestern. Despite promising fixes after his team fell 29-6 to the Wildcats, coach James Franklin...
  • Michigan's leaders asleep at wheel in concussion controversy

    In the waning minutes of Saturday's game, ABC/ESPN cameras spotted Lloyd Carr exiting his luxury suite at Michigan Stadium. Apparently the former Wolverines coach was as disgusted as the rest of us are with Michigan football. The hideous sight of...
  • James Franklin talks bye-week plans, Penn State's 'issues' and more

    Q: Looking back at Vanderbilt, you were 3-1 after bye weeks. What is the key to maximizing that week and balancing practicing and giving the guys some time away? James Franklin: I think everything is different and everything is magnified here because of...
  • For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls

    For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls
    Steven Smothers' cell phone started dancing just a few seconds past midnight on Sept. 1. The Franklin junior had switched his phone to vibrate, but he didn't ignore it, knowing college football coaches could begin contacting Class of 2016 prospects...
  • Controversy swirls around Michigan Coach Brady Hoke

    Many Michigan fans didn't need another reason to want fourth-year Coach Brady Hoke fired. Michigan (2-3) has lost three games before October for the first time in the program's illustrious football history. The Wolverines have lost on consecutive home...
  • Drug, device companies paid $3.5B to doctors, hospitals

    Drug, device companies paid $3.5B to doctors, hospitals
    The federal government reported Tuesday that doctors and teaching hospitals were paid $3.5 billion in the last five months of last year by companies that sell medical equipment and drugs. The newly public data cover 4.4 million payments, including...
  • How to recognize signs of child abuse

    How to recognize signs of child abuse
    Child abuse has many forms. In late 2011 and early 2012, a pair of child sexual abuse scandals, one involving a former Penn State University football coach and another involving at least two teachers at a California elementary school, sent shockwaves...
  • Penn State should keep looking forward, not back

    Penn State should keep looking forward, not back
    Some of my most criticized columns had to do with the Jerry Sandusky case, Penn State and Joe Paterno. In short, I felt Paterno needed to step down and that the university deserved harsh punishment for the behavior of its top leaders and for...
  • Taking the long view of Penn State's offensive line

    Taking the long view of Penn State's offensive line
    Six seconds from Penn State's loss to Northwestern have become, rightly or not, a digital symbol of the game. Two Penn State offensive linemen, blocking each other, allowed a Northwestern defensive tackle a clear lane to stop Bill Belton for a 2-yard...