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Univision’s Rodner Figueroa fired for Michelle Obama comment

FILE – In this June 22, 2014 file photo, Rodner Figueroa accepts the award for outstanding daytime talent in Spanish for “El Gordo y la Flaca” at the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Figueroa was fired from Univision after saying that Michelle Obama looks like someone from the cast of “Planet of the Apes.” Figueroa, who’s ...

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Shots fired at University of South Carolina campus

Amy R. ConnollyCOLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 5 (UPI) — The University of South Carolina’s Columbia campus is on lockdown after shots were fired at the School of Public Health building. Top News – UPI.com

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5-star QB Will Grier sticking with Florida despite fired OC

One of Florida’s 15 commits has re-affirmed his pledge to the program. Florida’s dismissal of offensive coordinator Brent Pease may have an effect on some recruits, but five-star quarterback Will Grier is not one of them. Grier’s father gave a statement to Luke Stampini of 247sports, saying the Gator commit will not change his mind on his collegiate destination. “We … have ...

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Ron English fired for using ‘wholly inappropriate language,’ says Eastern Michgian

Head football coach Ron English was fired by Eastern Michigan on Friday afternoon after a poor 1-8 start to the season. The timing was surprising, considering EMU had a game against rival Western Michigan set for the next day — certainly a winnable game, considering the Broncos are also 1-8. Now we’re starting to learn more about the reason for the ...

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