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Jerry Kill Working His Way Back to Sideline


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is working hisway back into the job after taking a leave of absence to better manage hisepilepsy.

He's not ready to return to the sideline. But he said confidently that he'llsoon be seizure-free.

Kill returned to his regular Tuesday news conference for the first time infour weeks. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys remains in charge of thestrategic decisions during the game.

Kill will watch from above in the coaches' booth in the press box Saturdaywhen Minnesota plays at Indiana, as he did the last two weeks, bothwins for the Gophers. He said he's superstitious and doesn't want to change asystem that seems to be working.

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