By TOM SHANAHAN Duke football opened the season with anything but a dink-and-dunk approach to addressing Black Lives Matters and social justice. Teams warming up in T-shirts sends a message, but as a...

By TOM SHANAHAN Poll voting can be misleading. That’s true of both the Associated Press ballots cast by writers and the USA Today tallies from the coaches. In the past decade or so, Michigan has...

By TOM SHANAHAN Duke is again 0-1 after opening the season against a Top 10 team, but the similarities to 2019 stop with the record as the Blue Devils prepare for their home opener at noon Saturday...

Tom Shanahan, Special to Detroit Free PressTerry Hanratty answered his cell phone with a muffled voice. Quarterbacks don’t speak softly, but Hanratty wore a mask while shopping at his local market. He...

By TOM SHANAHAN Sandon McCoy is playing his fourth Army football season. He’s a “Firstie” in West Point vernacular –a senior. In other words, hard work is nothing new. So, let his first quote to me...

By TOM SHANAHAN Chase Brice knows the look and presence of a ranked team’s offensive line. He played behind one the last two years as a Clemson backup on a 2018 national championship team and 2019...

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