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Former college baseball coach Gordie Gillespie dies at 88

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Gordie Gillespie, one of the winningest coaches in college baseball history who also had success coaching football and basketball, has died. He was 88.

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Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, talks about his experiences over 90 years of life at his desk in the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., in this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo. The priest who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an academic power during his 35 years in charge while also serving as an adviser to popes and presidents died Thursday night Feb. 26, 2015 at age 97 according to University spokesman Paul Browne. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches.

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MSU offensive line coach McEndoo takes Oklahoma State job

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Longtime Montana State offensive line coach Jason McEndoo has accepted a coaching position at Oklahoma State.

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Theft steals Rose Bowl memories from Illinois football hero

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The rings and watches former Illinois football player Bill Tate received after the 1952 and ’64 Rose Bowls mean a lot to him.

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Mississippi St’s Mullen gets $4M-plus per year for 4 seasons

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years.

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