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MINNEAPOLIS | Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has a first team all-conference player coming back with Kenisha Bell, along with Big Ten Freshman of the Year award winner Destiny Pitts and four of the top five scorers from a team that finished 24-9 last season and won an NCAA Tournament game. When the Gophers start their schedule Friday night … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd

BLACKSBURG, Va. | Williams runs No. 6 Irish past No. 24 Hokies, 45-23

BLACKSBURG, Va.— Dexter Williams ran for three touchdowns, including a 97-yarder, and No. 6 Notre Dame beat No. 24 Virginia Tech 45-23 on Saturday night. The Irish (6-0) had minus-5 rushing yards and were facing second-and-12 from their own 3 when Williams took a handoff into the left side of the line and broke into … Continue reading BLACKSBURG, Va. | Williams runs No. 6 Irish past No. 24 Hokies, 45-23

LEADING OFF: Yanks try for HR record, Wright closes career

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Saturday: BRONX BOMBERS The New York Yankees take aim at baseball’s single-season home run record, a day after tying the mark of 264 set by the 1997 Seattle Mariners. The Yankees connected four times Friday night in Boston, with Aaron Judge hitting the homer that matched … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Yanks try for HR record, Wright closes career

PHILADELPHIA | After banner goes up, Eagles start title defense vs. Falcons

PHILADELPHIA — Before the Philadelphia Eagles begin their quest for a repeat, they’ll have one more celebration. The first Super Bowl banner in franchise history will be unveiled in front of a sellout crowd that waited seemingly forever to witness the moment. Then it’s on to defending their crown. Coach Doug Pederson and his veteran … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | After banner goes up, Eagles start title defense vs. Falcons