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    Michigan offers Harbaugh 6-year, $48M deal

    BY MARK SNYDER Detroit Free Press
    Wednesday, Dec 17 2014 10:46 PM

    Michigan is apparently making a serious run at San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to fill its open coaching position. According to a report from the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, citing anonymous sources, Michigan offered Harbaugh $8 million per year to coach the Wolverines.

    That would be almost $1 million more than the current highest-paid college coach, Alabama's Nick Saban, who made $7,160,187 in his most recent season, according to USA Today.

    "Jim Harbaugh has not yet told Michigan a definitive no," Rapoport said on NFL Network's "Around the NFL."

    Rapoport earlier reported that Michigan had approached Harbaugh and he said he would prefer to stay in the NFL. Meanwhile, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter posted on his Facebook page...

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    Clippers hold off Pacers 102-100 for 11th victory in 13 games

    LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night. Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists,...

  3. BC off to best start in Dahl's 20-year tenure

    At 8-0, the Bakersfield College Women's Basketball team is off to its hottest start in more than a decade. A week and a half ago, Stockdale product Nakia Page won tournament MVP honors as the Renegades toppled Santa Ana in the championship...

  4. Alaska cruises past Condors

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Greg Wolfe scored two goals as five different players scored to lead the Alaska Aces to a 6-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday night at the Sullivan Center. Alaska scored three goals in the first period...

  5. 24 Kern wrestlers earn spot in preseason lists

    The California Wrestler website released its annual preseason top-40 and honorable mention rankings with 10 Bakersfield High wrestlers leading the way and 24 Kern County grapplers making the list of 14 weight classes. BHS sophomore Navonte...

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    NBA roundup: Warriors finally beaten

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A big boost from the very deep Memphis bench put a stop to the Golden State Warriors' 16-game winning streak. With all backups on the floor, Vince Carter and the Grizzlies scored 20 straight points to start the second...

  7. CSUB women turn back UCI

    Cal State Bakersfield's women's basketball team rallied from a first-half deficit to beat host UC Irvine 68-65 on Tuesday at the Bren Events Center. Tyonna Outland, the preseason Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year, scored 15...

  8. Newswire: Miami man guilty of smuggling Dodgers' Puig

    The Miami man who financed and arranged baseball star Yasiel Puig's defection from Cuba pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring in a smuggling operation designed to capitalize on the player's major league value. Gilberto Suarez, 40, faces a...

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    Leafs snap Ducks' win streak at 7

    TORONTO -- Missed opportunities, a battle-weary goalie and a final assault by nemesis Phil Kessel steamrollered the Anaheim Ducks and their seven-game winning streak Tuesday night. The Toronto Maple Leafs, on a 10-1-1 run of their own,...

  10. Wilson scores 32 in Jam victory

    Jamil Wilson made 10 of 14 shots from the field and finished with 32 points to lead the Bakersfield Jam to a 114-107 victory Tuesday over the Idaho Stampede at the Dignity Health Event Center. Elijah Millsap scored 26 and Earl Barron added...

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    Tarasenko's hat trick leads Blues past Kings

    ST. LOUIS -- Right winger Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals and assisted on another as the St. Louis Blues rallied to defeat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to five games. After Tarasenko set up...

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    CSUB coach gets contract extension

    Giovana Melo has been rewarded for taking Cal State Bakersfield to new heights in Division I volleyball. Melo, who led CSUB to its first D-I NCAA Tournament berth in her first season as head coach, has had a year added to her original...

  13. CSUB games now aired on FM and AM

    Cal State Bakersfield men's basketball games will be broadcast on FM in addition to its longtime home at KERN AM 1180. American General Media this week launched its new FM station at 96.1 on the dial. That station, along with AM 1180, will...

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