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DURHAM — If there are three teams in the nation better than Duke, they would be hard pressed to look better than the Blue Devils in their second exhibition game, routing Fort Valley State 126-57 Wednesday at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Fourth-ranked Duke can measure the other three teams when they open their season in the Champions Classic on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Blue Devils face No. 3 Kansas at 7 p.m. and can watch No. 1 Michigan State and No. 2 Kentucky in the nightcap. ...
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-- Book on Michigan State's leading role in the integration of college football. It explains Duffy Daugherty's untold pioneering role and debunks myths that steered recognition away from him to Bear Bryant.
Don’t believe the myths at Duffy Daugherty’s expense about Bear Bryant’s motivation to play the 1970 USC-Alabama game or myths about the Charlie Thornhill-for-Joe Namath trade. Bear Bryant knew nothing about black talent in the South while he dragged his feet on segregation.
David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize winner and biographer; "History writes people out of the story. It's our job to write them back in.”