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Business leaders worried bill could prompt NFL to relocate Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Republic points out that the league moved the 1993 Super Bowl to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., after Arizona voters failed to approve a state holiday honoring Martin Luther King in November 1990. State business leaders sent a letter Monday …Super Bowl could nix Arizona if it doesn’t back off anti-gay lawSportingNews.comWhy the […]

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Mark Dantonio, Mich. St. president expected Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Before every football game this season, Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon would exchange text messages with Spartans coach Mark Dantonio and offer encouragement to the team. After the Spartans’ final game this season – a …Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose BowlKansas City StarSpartans overheard from the Rose Bowl: […]

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Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comPASADENA, Calif. — On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious bowl victory in one word. “Completion,” he said. With a 24-20 …College Football Bowl Game CapsulesChicago TribuneMichigan State ticker: Rose Bowl win even gets Mark […]

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Brennan: Dantonio sends message, Spartans still Rosy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Not many big-time college football coaches these days are willing to make the decision Mark Dantonio made Christmas night. He suspended a superstar, the face of his program, right before his school’s first Rose Bowl appearance in 26 …Michigan State wins 100th Rose Bowl Game in old-school fashionCNNAfter Pageantry, Tough Stop […]

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Michigan State holds off Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Stanford built a championship season on wearing teams down with its punishing ground attack and winning close games. But in its most important game, the roles were reversed as Michigan State came back from a 10-0 first-quarter …Michigan State Quarterback Gets Better of Stanford, on BalanceNew York TimesRose Bowl: Michigan State […]

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Michigan State Quarterback Gets Better of Stanford, on Balance – New York Times

New York TimesPASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook looked like a Heisman Trophy candidate. Sometimes, he looked lost. Sometimes, he looked like a sophomore at the end of an uneven season, one that concluded at the Rose Bowl …Stanford loses Rose Bowl 24-20 to Michigan StWashington PostNo. 4 MICHIGAN ST. 24, No. […]

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Cook’s Successes Outweigh Miscues to Lift Spartans Over Cardinal – New York Times

New York TimesPASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook looked like a Heisman Trophy candidate. Sometimes, he looked lost. Sometimes, he looked like a sophomore at the end of an uneven season, one that concluded at the Rose Bowl …Michigan State holds off Stanford 24-20 in Rose BowlUSA TODAYRose Bowl: Michigan State rallies […]

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Vin Scully: Being Rose Parade grand marshal ‘thrilling’ and ‘overwhelming’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesVin Scully rang in the New Year with a full day. The legendary Dodgers broadcaster served Wednesday as grand marshal of the Rose Parade and the 100th Rose Bowl game, an honor that began at 4 a.m. and concluded with the pregame coin flip. “It’s been …125th Rose Parade in Pasedena, Calif.Kansas City […]

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Rose Bowl matchups: How Stanford and Michigan State compare – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesStaff writers Gary Klein and Chris Dufresne analyze the matchups as Stanford and Michigan State meet Wednesday in the 100th Rose Bowl game: Stanford run game vs. Michigan State run defense. Tyler Gaffney played minor league baseball last year and …Stanford back at Rose Bowl 112 years after first gameSan Francisco ChronicleClassic matchup […]

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Michigan State vows to ‘rise up and play’ without Max Bullough – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANAHEIM, CALIF. — Mark Dantonio mostly stuck with the official statement on Max Bullough’s Rose Bowl suspension Thursday at a Disneyland news conference, though when asked how Michigan State will cope without its senior captain and defensive …Michigan St, Stanford start Rose Bowl weekWashington PostMich. State LB Bullough suspended for Rose BowlWashington TimesDisneyland gives […]

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Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – NFL.com

NFL.comEAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl. In a news release sent early Thursday, Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said Bullough had been …MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose BowlThe Detroit NewsMichigan State suspends LB […]

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MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose Bowl – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMax Bullough was first team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media this season. (David Guralnick / Detroit News). East Lansing — Michigan State senior linebacker and two-time captain Max Bullough has been suspended for a violation of team rules, the …Spartans suspend Max Bullough before Rose BowlWWMT-TVMichigan State suspends LB Max Bullough […]

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Michigan St. LB Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – SI.com

SI.comMax Bullough was named first team All-Big Ten this season, with 76 tackles on the year. Mark A. Cunningham/SI. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play …Spartans’ Max Bullough suspendedESPNMSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended; will miss Rose BowlThe Detroit NewsMichigan […]

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A team effort in Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio leading Spartan family, nation to … – MLive.com

MLive.comMichigan State coach Mark Dantonio acknowledges the fans after defeating Ohio State 34-24 in the Big Ten championship game Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Spartans will now play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 2014. (Mike Mulholland …Michigan State upsets Ohio State to bring fitting end to BCS eraCNNWithout a remedy […]

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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota will return for junior season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter a disappointing close to the regular season, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will return for another run at the Heisman Trophy, the Rose Bowl and, perhaps, the national championship. Once the leading contender for the 2013 Heisman Trophy before …Mariota will stay at OregonFox NewsMarcus Mariota, Hroniss Grasu returning to Oregon in 2014Philly.comMariota and […]

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Clowney Hit – BSC Rose Bowl David Shaw; Heather Cox Are You Kidding Me

Clowney Hit – BSC Rose Bowl David Shaw – Heather Cox Are You Kidding Me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeU_sWHxFEo Clowney Hit. Clowney Hit. Clowney Hit. That’s all you hear since South Carolina Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney flew past an attempt to trap him on a running play and hit Vincent Smith so hard his helmet flew off, he […]

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Sonny Dykes: Cal Head Football Coach Full Press Conference (Video)

Cal Football’s new Head Coach Sonny Dykes was officially introduced at this press conference held in the field club of Cal Memorial Stadium at 2 PM, Thursday. After being introduced by Cal Media Relations Director Herb Benenson, Cal Vice Chancellor John Witop and Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour opened the proceedings with their statements. Sandy […]

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Tell Hope Solo: USA Women’s Soccer Victory Best Sports Accomplishment of 2011

This is something for fans of Women’s Soccer and Women’s Sport to cheer: Marist Poll of Marist College reports that their poll of “the single best sports accomplishment of the year,” revealed the USA Women’s Soccer victory over Brazil as “the single best sports accomplishment of the year.” The USA Women’s Soccer win this year […]