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Mark Sandritter

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2012 All-Big Ten teams announced

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The 2012 All-Big Ten teams were announced on Monday and both Illinois and Northwestern had players honored.

Toledo vs. Northern Illinois: Game time and more

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Northern Illinois can clinch its third straight MAC West division title with a win against Toledo on Wednesday.

Notre Dame up to No. 3 in BCS Rankings

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Notre Dame moved up one spot in the latest BCS rankings, but the Irish still may need help to reach the national championship game.

ND's DaVaris Daniels out for regular season

Note Dame wide receiver DaVaris Daniels will miss the remainder of the regular season due to a shoulder injury.

Forcing turnovers 'contagious' for Bears

The Bears defense was strong once again on Sunday, forcing five turnovers and getting into the endzone for the seventh time this season.

Notre Dame drops to No. 4 in latest BCS standings

Notre Dame dropped one spot in the BCS standings, despite winning against Pittsburgh.

Bulls offense effective, even without Derrick Rose

The Bulls will be without Derrick Rose to start the season, but their offense got off to a good start even without the former MVP.

Fighting Irish offense makes major strides

After struggling at times during the first few weeks of the season, Notre Dame's offense exploded against Miami.

Chicago offensive line showing improvement

After notoriously struggling at times in recent years, the Chicago Bears offensive line has done a better job of protecting Jay Cutler recently, including in Week 5.

Cubs' Castro knows he's 'face of the franchise'

Despite a lower batting average, Starlin Castro made strides in 2012. As Chicago's star player, he carries the weight of the franchise, something he knows and accepts.

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