Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian hospitalized

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A legendary Notre Dame football coach has been hospitalized.

WNDU reports 94-year-old Ara Parseghian is recovering from an infection in a hip in which he has had multiple surgeries.

According to a report in the Chicago Tribune, Parseghian is recovering in a nursing facility near Notre Dame and is receiving IV antibiotics for the infection. He fell ill Sunday.

Ara Parseghian came to South Bend in 1964 and left with a record of 95-17-4, making him the most successful Notre Dame coach of the modern era.

He retired after 11 seasons but stayed in the Michiana area, going into private business and working as a color analyst.

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