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FILE - In this April 18, 2015, file photo, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly shouts instructions to his players  during the Blue Gold game in South Bend, Ind. Brian Kelly is joining elite company entering his sixth season as Notre Dame coach.  (AP Photo/Joe Raymond, File)

“I don’t know if you ever get comfortable in the seat at Notre Dame. Comfortable wouldn’t be a word that I would use,” he said. “I think what I would probably say is that the picture is a lot clearer in the sense that I really know where our strengths and weaknesses are as a program.”


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In this April 8, 2015, photo, Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton poses for a photo in Coral Gables, Fla. Knighton nearly died after suffering a coma-causing heatstroke during a practice in February 2014. Knighton has defied the odds and recovered, well enough where he will be fully cleared for the first practice of Hurricanes training camp on Thursday. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

“It is definitely a big weight off my shoulders and I’m so thankful that God has given me a second chance to showcase what I can do.,” Knighton said. “Once I take the field, I’ll just have a lot of joy. But at the same time, I still have a long way to go.”


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In this Aug. 1, 2015,  photo, bat boy Kaiser Carlile, 9, gets ready for a National Baseball Congress World Series baseball game between the Liberal Bee Jays and San?Diego Waves outside the dugout in Wichita, Kan. Kaiser, who was wearing a helmet, was accidentally hit in the head during the game by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle. He died on Sunday. (Earl Watt/Leader & Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

“I think we’re all kind of in shock at the moment with the rest of the community and focused on expressing our heartfelt sympathies for all the family and the friends, and the folks involved with the tournament,” Evans said.


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“It’s a small, yet significant, alteration to the language outlining our seeding process,” said Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione, the chairman of the Division I men’s basketball committee. “Making this change gives the committee the opportunity to properly seed every team, whereas previous procedures did not permit appropriate scrubbing of the last four at-large teams.”


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