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P.J. Fleck signs six-year extension at Western Michigan, is now the MAC's highest-paid coach

Just a year after posting a 1-11 debut, P.J. Fleck is set to become the highest-paid coach in the Mid-American Conference.

The Broncos announced a six-year contract extension, keeping Fleck signed through the 2020 season, worth $800,000 annually, plus incentives. 236 more words

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Late Night Snacks: Ralston Turner, Trevor Lacey lead NC State past Tennessee

GAME OF THE NIGHT: UNLV 75, Portland 73 (OT)

The best game on Wednesday night was played in Las Vegas, with a Cody Doolin layup with four tenths of a second being the difference for the Runnin’ Rebels.  657 more words

The 6 Most Surprising College Football Teams of 2014

Yesterday, we looked at the college football’s six most disappointing teams for 2014. Today, we look at six who surprised in a good way.  430 more words

College Football

Villanova Outlasts Illinois at the Garden

The Illinois Fighting Illini lived up to their name tonight. They stayed with Villanova through a neck-and-neck match. Both teams were like fighters in the ring. 659 more words

Basketball

Late Night Snacks: The Jimmy V Classic, another Michigan home loss highlight Tuesday

GAME OF THE NIGHT: Evansville 65, Belmont 62

In a matchup of really strong mid-major teams, the Purple Aces mounted a second-half comeback after trailing by eight at halftime to land a big road win. 757 more words