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49ers' Jim Harbaugh 'considering' record offer from Michigan Wolverines

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We begin in the NFL where the uncertain future of San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has taken another twist.

Reports today suggest that Harbaugh is considering an offer to coach his Alma Mata, the Michigan Wolverines.

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Harbaugh played quarterback for the school between 1983-86 and it looks like Michigan are prepared to bay up to get their former star back in a coaching capacity. Ian Rapoport, as noted above, suggests they're willing to pay him a record $8 million per season for the privilege.

Having endured a difficult 2014 season with the 49ers there have been numerous reports suggesting Harbaugh's time is up in San Francisco. There have been speculation that a job offer could with the Oakland Raiders is on the horizon but clearly the coach is willing to at least consider a move to NCAA football.


Across to the NBA and the Atlanta Hawks handed LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers their biggest defeat of the season last night.

Recovering from a slow start the Hawks ran out 127-98 winners in Ohio. Top scorer for the Atlanta Hawks was Al Horford, the Center registering 20 points as well as four assists as the franchise moves to a 18-7 record.


And finally, after yesterday’s historic agreement between Cuba and the US which looks set to lead to more open relations, Major League Baseball is preparing itself for an influx of talent from the island nation.

Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino, reacting to the news today, is certainly hopeful that the move will help ease the process of acquiring some of the top Cuban talent.

"We are hopeful that President Obama's plan for normalization will prove to be a good and productive thing for both nations, and for the baseball communities in both countries.

"It is an exciting development, and we will follow its progress with keen interest."

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