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Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly says he’ll “absolutely” be back next year

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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is confident he will be back next year after the Fighting Irish wrapped up a disappointing season with a blowout loss at Southern California on Saturday. Kelly won at least eight games in each of his first six seasons, but the Irish finished 4-8 this season, culminating in a 45-27 loss to the No. 12 Trojans. Kelly scrapped his usual late-November itinerary of recruiting in California after facing the Trojans to return to South Bend,…

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AP Top 25 takeaways: Clemson, OSU escape; ‘Bama bashes Vols

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The college football season reached its midway point, with a chance for some major movement at the top of the rankings. Instead No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson survived in overtime and Alabama left no doubt who is No. 1 Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from Week 7: 1. Ohio State has now won 20 straight road games , or every road game Urban Meyer has coached the Buckeyes. 2. On Wisconsin’s last play of overtime, the Buckeyes rushed…

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5 things for week 7 in college football

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Road games are hard. So when the top two teams in the nation are playing top-10 opponents away from home that sounds like a recipe for a major shake-up at the top of the rankings. No. 1 Alabama goes to No. 9 Tennessee on Saturday and No. 2 Ohio State faces No. 8 Wisconsin in Madison at night, highlighting Week 7 of the college football season. Here are five things to know as the 2016 campaign reaches its midway point.…

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No. 56 Notre Dame makes itself home at Fenway to play BC

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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly grew up in the Boston area rooting for the Red Sox. Receiver Torii Hunter Jr. rooted against them. Hunter’s father and namesake was a major leaguer who played against Boston at Fenway Park for the Twins, Angels and Tigers. Now Hunter Jr. will take the field at the century-old ballpark when the fifth-ranked Fighting Irish play Boston College on Saturday night. “It’s definitely going to be a pretty cool experience,” said Hunter, who is also…

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