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  1. Chris Farley Plays Matt Foley Once Again! University of Wisconsin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | E! Online

    He may have forgot where he graduated from, considering he went to Marquette and this is the University of Wisconsin, but still - hometown boy, homegrown son, universal favorite. In a video re-surfaced just yesterday by Wisconsin on the football team's Facebook page, Farley is seen during a visit to campus making one heck of a recruitment pitch in the guise of motivational speaker Matt Foley, his iconic Saturday Night Live persona that many consider the greatest SNL character ever.

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  2. Big Ten football roundup: Urban Meyer no longer stuck at sea; Penn State's Akeel Lynch is a running back on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PennLive.com

    ... on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Today's Big Ten football news features never-before-seen footage of Chris Farley promoting Wisconsin and the plight of Ohio State coach Urban Meyer as his Buckeye Cruise for Cancer returned to port after five ...

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  3. Watch Chris Farley as Matt Foley in Wisconsin 'recruiting' videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alabama Live

    A nearly two-decade-old Wisconsin Badgers "recruiting" video featuring late Saturday Night Live star Chris Farley is making the rounds. Farley, who died in 1997, was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, though he attended Marquette University in Milwaukee.

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  4. Wisconsin's newest recruiting video? Watch vintage Chris Farley as Matt Foley, Badger recruiterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Mississippi Press

    The Badgers this week released an old video of Chris Farley doing his Matt Foley character from "Saturday Night Live." "If you don't go to the University of Wisconsin, you're gonna end up eating government cheese and living in a van down by the river!" Farley, a native of Madison who attended Marquette, "presumably recorded this sometime after his character's memorable "SNL" debut in May 1993," according to The Washington Post .

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  5. Chris Farley recorded the ultimate recruiting video for WisconsinRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Badgers uploaded a video of the late "Saturday Night Live" star Chris Farley exhorting recruits to choose that team - and he did it while channeling his iconic character, motivational speaker Matt Foley. It is unclear if Wisconsin has been showing this to recruits all these years, but if so, it might explain why the Badgers have been a top 25 mainstay for most of the past 2o years.

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  6. Badgers release motivational video featuring Chris Farley as Matt FoleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sporting News

    That's the sentiment of the latest video released by Wisconsin featuring the late Chris Farley as his famous "Saturday Night Live" character Matt Foley. Apparently unearthed from some realm of forgotten promotional clips, the Badgers posted the motivational speech to their YouTube page Tuesday.

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  7. Video: Matt Foley should really be Wisconsin's next recruiting coordinatorRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bucky's 5th Quarter

    Thank you to @BadgerFootball , which unearthed this flawless clip of Chris Farley reprising the Matt Foley character from Saturday Night Live .

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  8. Weekend Rock Question: Who's the Best 'SNL' Cast Member of All Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | RollingStone

    ... Night Live ? Feel free to vote for a 1970s icon like John Belushi and Gilda Radner, a 1990s figure like Chris Farley and Phil Hartman or someone more recent like Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Anyone from the show's entire history counts, even people ...

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  9. W. Derek Russell: Live, from New York aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Newms360.com

    ... on, including special tributes to Gilda Radner, with Emma Stone portraying Roseanne Roseannadanna, and to Chris Farley, with Melissa McCarthy playing Matt Foley. There were Landsharks, Blues Brothers musical numbers, a deceased-Jon Lovitz running ...

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  10. Melissa McCarthy Massive Weight LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Externals

    ... hilariously skit on the SNL show not hesitating to mock herself. Melissa came in dressed as former cast member Chris Farley (who had been a cast member in 1990 to 1995) in a tribute segment. The comedienne couldn't resist going all out for her ...

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  11. 40th anniversary reminds fans of 'SNL's' glory daysRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Gannon Knight

    The first episode of "Saturday Night Live" aired in 1975 and as the 3A1 2-hour special that took place on Sunday night reminded us, this year marks the show's 40th year on the air. I was born in 1992, just two years after SNL brought on future comedy greats such as Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and the late, great Chris Farley.

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  12. Melissa McCarthy shows off healthier figure on SNL red carpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Live alumni Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Jane Curtin. The actress played former Saturday Night Live castmember Chris Farley, who tragically died of a drug overdose aged 33, in the skit. Although McCarthy has appeared in many projects with comedians who ...

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  13. Saturday Night Live's 40-year anniversary celebration: The good, the bad, the awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Digital Trends

    ... counting). This included both those who are sadly no longer with us (Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Phil Hartman, Chris Farley, and more), those who still remain staples in Hollywood (Chevy Chase, David Spade, Will Ferrell, Dan Aykroyd, Jimmy Fallon, ...

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  14. Adam Sandler on return to SNL without Chris FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Philly.com

    Comedian Adam Sandler confessed returning to the set of U.S. sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live was "heartbreaking" without his late pal Chris Farley. The funnyman was just one of the successful alumni who went back to the New York City studio on Sunday night to celebrate the series' 40th anniversary, but the event was bittersweet for Sandler as he reminisced about his beloved co-star throughout the event.

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  15. Adam Sandler heartbroken over 'SNL' reunion without Chris FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | JAM! Showbiz

    Comedian Adam Sandler confessed returning to the set of U.S. sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live was "heartbreaking" without his late pal Chris Farley. The funnyman was just one of the successful alumni who went back to the New York City studio on Sunday night to celebrate the series' 40th anniversary, but the event was bittersweet for Sandler as he reminisced about his beloved co-star throughout the event.

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  16. Top 5 moments of 'Saturday Night Live's' 40th Anniversary showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | State Press

    ... of Sunday night's broadcast. It was touching to see such iconic cast members as Gilda Radner, John Belushi and Chris Farley included. It was even nicer to see that the show went the extra length to recognize all of the people who worked behind the ...

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  17. 'SNL 40a 2: Sandler, Chappelle, Palin reminisce about favorite moments, Chris FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Star Tribune

    From Dave Chappelle to Sarah Palin to Adam Sandler , the red carpet at NBC's "Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special" was packed with a variety of big names eager to share their favorite memories and sketches from the show's prolific run. Sandler, a "SNL" cast member for five seasons, told TheWrap that he and his former colleagues still trade Chris Farley stories at every opportunity.

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  18. Melissa McCarthy shows off 50-pound low carb diet weight loss at 'SNL 40'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Examiner.com

    ... stunning weight loss. During the "SNL 40" special, Melissa paid tribute to former "Saturday Night Live" star Chris Farley, who died in 1997. McCarthy has not specified which low carb diet she followed, but Kim Kardashian, Megan Fox and Tim McGraw ...

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  19. Paul Feig Has A Soft Spot For Leslie Jones & Other Stories From The 'SNL 40' Red CarpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Switched

    ... so all that Eddie Murphy stuff, and then of course the Hartman era. Then there was Sandler, and I was a huge Chris Farley fan, so Matt Foley and that Chippendales sketch. A lot of these are old classics that seem like easy choices, but they are ...

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  20. Saturday Night Live's 40th Anniversary Kills It With 'Weekend Update' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Lite 98.7

    ... Emma Stone played Gilda Radner's 'Roseanne Roseannadanna,' and Melissa McCarthy did an amazing job portraying Chris Farley. She even threw in a "livin' in a van, down by the river" reference. The best character tribute though, had to be Ed Norton. ...

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