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Michigan fires football coach Brady Hoke after four seasons

Michigan at Ohio State

Jim Hackett: 'This was not an easy decision'

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First, athletic director Dave Brandon resigned. Tuesday, what long had been expected finally became a reality with Michigan dismissing Brady Hoke as head coach, according to multiple sources.

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Big Ten links: Reports say IU's Wilson, Illini's Beckman staying on

Big reports at Illinois and Indiana, where Tim Beckman and Kevin Wilson both will be back—Beckman for his fourth season and Wilson for his fifth. Good to hear. Beckman rallied the Fighting Illini to bowl eligibility. Wilson has the Hoosiers on the rise and may have stamped a postseason ticket if not for an injury to quarterback Nate Sudfeld. IU A.D. Fred Glass has thrown his support behind Wilson.

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Ten potential candidates who would make sense at Nebraska

Oregon-Spring Game

Eichorst: 'This is what's best for University'

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With Bo Pelini out at Nebraska, one of the nation’s plum jobs is open. What direction will athletic director Shawn Eichorst go? Here are 10 names to consider.

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Minnesota star RB David Cobb to play vs. rival Wisconsin

Minnesota at Wisconsin

David Cobb sets Gophers' record on this TD

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota needs all the help it can get to win at Wisconsin for the first time since 1994 and clinch the Big Ten West title. And the Gophers’ cause will get a big boost from the return of top rusher David Cobb from injury.

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Taking a look at recent memorable Paul Bunyan Axe battles

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Badgers make it 10 straight over Gophers

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When it comes to rivalries, few are more fun and intense than the battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe, the longest-running rivalry in major college football that began in 1890.

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