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…70! McGwire belts two in season finale 0 ST. LOUIS (AP) - An incredible 70 homers! Even Mark McGwire couldn't believe it. "I've never even thought about it, dreamed about it," he said. "It's absolutely amazing! It blows me away!" The St. Louis Cardinals' slugger ended his record- smashing season as mightily as he started it. He hit his 69th and 70th homers on the season's last day, a fitting finale for a year he began with a grand slam on ope...…

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…2B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - September 28, 1998 ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Who: Katie McGregor Sport: Cross country Hometown: Willoughby, Ohio Year: Senior High School: Willoughby South Eligibility: Senior Why: The senior continued her perfect season so far by winning the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle on Saturday. McGregor's blisteringl time of 16:44 set the course record by 17 seconds. The victory is McGregor's third in as many mee...…

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…September 28, 1998 - SportsMonday - The Michigan Daily - 3B Win, tie get 'M' soccer out of Big Ten hole ugor n d JIM ROSE By Vaughn R. Kug Daily Sports Writer With two consecutive Big Ten losses fresh in mind, the Michigan soccer team sought and found redemption this weekend after tying No. 7 Penn State and defeating Ohio State 2-0. In their second game of the weekend, the Wolverines (1-2-1 Big Ten, 6-2-1 overall) traveled - Columbus yester...…

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…4B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - September 28, 1998 Volleyball touches off Big Ten season on sour note, drops two V By Jon Zemke Daily Sports Writer A second season is a chance for a team to correct whatever has been troubling it in the beginning of the season and start anew. It's a team's chance to forget the whippings it may have endured and concentrate fresh on the upcoming opponent. "We are in a second season, and we are rediscove...…

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…September 281998 - SportsMonday - The Michigan Daily - 5B McGregor shatters course record as women's cross country rolls By Rick Freeman Daily Sports Writer This early in the Michigan cross country season, the question is not "Did Katie McGregor win?" but "By how much?" Saturday in Seattle, the answers for those two questions were "duh" and "a lot." And the Michigan women's team managed to fight off nine other cross country teams at the Sund...…

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…6B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - September 28, 1998 Michigan 29 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Michigan player of the game: Tom Brady When he started the biggest game of the season, Brady was in the center of a quarterback controversy. Sixty minutes later, he was the toast of the Michigan lockerroom. Brady showed fine touch on a fade pass to Tai Streets and also hit Marcus Knight for a 48-yard bomb. Mich. St. 17 Stat line: Att. 15 Comp. 2...…

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…September 28, 1998 - SportsMonday - The Michigan Daily - 78 Quotable: "That's as bad a pass interference call as I've ever seen. If that's pass interference, then we can't play pass defense. If (Big Ten commis- sioner) Jim Delany wants to call me on that, he can call me all he wants." - Michigan State coach Nick Saban 1 1 1 1 1 1 E 1 By the way-. The Michigan defense has given up 111 points this season after four games. 1 1 1 1 1 L 1 1 M...…

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…8B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - September 28, 1998 Field hockey beats up Louisville, 6-1 Golf searches for consistency in Iowa By Dan Dingerson For the Daily By Stephanie Offen Daily Sports Writer Respect. The Michigan women's field hockey team now knows what Aretha Franklin was singing about some 30 years ago. Coming off a Big Ten champi- onship last year, and maintaining a "No. 8 rank nationally this year, the Wolverines (1-0 Bi...…

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…September 28,1998 - SportsMonday - The Michigan Daily -96 'hank goodness! Prairie View earns first victory since 1989 PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) - Dozens of jubilant Prairie View A&M students savoring the unfamiliar sweet- ness of victory greeted the football team s whoops and cheers in the predawn d~rkness as the Panthers rolled up to the gym in team buses after breaking their NCAA-record 80 straight defeats. "I always believed. I never gave u...…

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…10B - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - September 28, 1998 Staff Picks - all picks made against the spread. Winners in bold (HOME TEAM IN CA MICHIGAN (-10) vs. Michigan State HAWAII (-10) vs. Arkansas St. Iowa (-9) vs. ILLINOIS FLORIDA (-21) vs. Kentucky WISCONSIN (-10.5) vs. Northwesterr NOTRE DAME (-7) vs. Purdue UCLA (-6.5) vs. MIAMI (FLA.) FLA. STATE (-15.5) vs. Southern Cal NEBRASKA (-12) vs. Washington Marshall (-13.5) vs. EASTERN MI...…

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…September 28, 1998 - SportsMonday - The Michigan Daily 11B .Washington searching for answers after rout by Cornhuskers M - IM zr . ll ."", M."', T '' I z___ _ _F , s " '' . .. fi is 9 S , o. L INCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska rushed for more than 400 yards against Washington while the Cornhuskers' defense forced six turnovers and battered a quarter- back who was touted as one of the nation's best. Right now, No. 2 Nebraska looks as pow- erful...…

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…128 - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - September 28, 1998 .College football great Doak Walker passes away at the age of 71* DENVER (AP) - Doak Walker, the 1948 Heisman Trophy winner who starred on two NFL championship teams and was paralyzed in a ski- ing accident earlier this year, died yesterday at 71. Walker died at Routt Hospital in Steamboat Springs, the ski resort about 100 miles from Denver where he had lived. The hospital said th...…

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