1. Mid-Day on Masters "Moving Day": Little Activity at the Turn

    Midway through “moving day” there has been, well...fairly little movement, other than the collective whole taking advantage of the weather and scoring in the red numbers...

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  2. Plenty of Storylines Exist Heading into the Weekend: Round Two Recap

    There were plenty of story lines leading into today’s second round. Gary Player was playing in his final Masters, making a record 52nd appearance...

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  3. Masters Analysis: Mid-Second Round, Holes 8-10

    Chad Campbell continues to lead at the Masters, but he is now joined by Kenny Perry atop the leader board. Both competitors sit at -9. Campbell started hot again today, recording birdies on two of the first four holes...

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  4. Masters Day One Recap: Holes 8-10

    The first day of the Masters was very productive for many players as there were 50 players who shot par or better. Chad Campbell leads the field at -7, after recording birdies on the first five holes, a Master’s record...

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  5. Surprising Faces Atop The Leaderboard on Sunday: Third Round Recap (Holes 8-10)

    There is no question that we will be talking about the 2009 Masters for many years. What will arguable go down as one of the greatest major championships in history, it was made all the more ...

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  6. Tiger Woods: Transcending a Generation (Part Five of a Six-Part Series)

    Quick, who won the FedEx Cup last season on the PGA Tour? No answer? Well then surely you noticed that Padraig Harrington won back-to-back major championships at the British Open and PGA Championship...

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  7. Penguins-Lightning: Pittsburgh Bolts Past Tampa, Clinches Playoff Birth

    The Pittsburgh Penguins, on the strength of Petr Sykora’s 300th goal, clinched no worse than the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs after bolting past Tampa Bay 6-4 on Tuesday night...

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  8. Sean Miller Accepts Head Coaching Job at Arizona

    Xavier continues to pump out elite coaches to power conference teams. Pete Gillen went to Providence, the late Skip Prosser went to Wake Forest, Thad Matta bolted for The Ohio State and now Sean Miller has left for Arizona...

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  9. John Stockton To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

    The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting that the NBA’s all-time leader in assists and steals, John Stockton, will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame...

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  10. Kansas Basketball's Bill Self is Named AP Coach of the Year

    Bill Self has been named the Associated Press Coach of the Year. Self led the Kansas Jayhawks to the 2008 NCAA men's basketball championship and to the Sweet 16 this season...

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  11. Blake Griffin Wins AP Player Of The Year

    Despite a disappointing finish to his season, Blake Griffin was the runaway choice for AP Player of the Year. Griffin, who received 66-of-71 votes, was also the only unanimous selection to the AP All-American team...

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  12. Michigan State Provides Hometown Feel for Struggling Detroit

    Time magazine recently described Detroit as “postapocalyptic.” The magazine portrayed a desolate abandoned wasteland, with decaying auto plants and various “dead zones”, ...

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  13. John Calipari Introduced As Kentucky Coach; Effects Stretch Beyond Lexington

    John Calipari was introduced as the new coach of the Kentucky Wildcats on Wednesday morning at a 9:30 news conference. Calipari spent more than a day mulling over a contract offer of eight-years and $31...

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  14. Chipper Jones Signs Three-Year Extension with Atlanta Braves

    Chipper Jones, the first overall pick in the 1990 draft, has never come close to leaving Atlanta. After agreeing to a three-year, $42 million extension on Tuesday, Jones will most likely become ...

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  15. Blake Griffin Schools Tyler Hansbrough but Tar Heels Advance to the Final Four

    It wasn’t supposed to end this way. Not for Blake Griffin. The Oklahoma phenom was destined for so much more. Cutting down the nets after defeating North Carolina was supposed to only be the beginning...

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  16. Penguins Continue Home Dominance of Rangers With 4-3 Win

    The Pittsburgh Penguins continued their home dominance of the New York Rangers with a 4-3 victory Sunday afternoon. Counting the playoffs, the Penguins are 13-0-2 against the Rangers in their past 15 home games...

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  17. P-I-T-T...F-I-N-A-L-L-Y!

    After 35 years of waiting—the Pittsburgh Panthers are returning to the Elite Eight! This will be Pitt’s first trip to the Elite Eight since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in ...

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  18. Syracuse-Oklahoma: Blake Griffin Takes On Syracuse's Vaunted Zone Defense

    61 points and 30 rebounds. That’s what Oklahoma’s man-child, Blake Griffin, has done in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. That’s not withstanding the fact that he has only missed seven shots in two games...

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  19. How Realignment Could Save Major League Baseball

    The popularity of Major League Baseball has been in a free-falling downward spiral as of late. The latest revelations in the steroid scandal have turned the baseball world upside down...

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  20. Arizona Becomes Cinderella by Defeating Cleveland State

    The Arizona Wildcats continued to stick it to the nation with a 71-57 victory over Cleveland State. Those outcries of disgust over Arizona making the tournament are slowly starting to turn into screams of Cinderella...

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  21. Syracuse Routs Arizona State for Jim Boeheim's 799th Win

    Jim Boeheim recorded career win No. 799, 42 in the NCAA tournament, as Syracuse dominated Arizona State to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in five years. The Orange trailed for only 34 seconds the entire game...

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  22. Pitt-OSU: Panthers Overpower Cowboys to Reach Sweet 16

    Oklahoma State came out firing. They drained three after three after three, shooting 63 percent from the field in the first half...

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  23. ETSU Nearly Defies History With Close Call Against Pitt

    East Tennessee State came to play. A full court press helped generate 18 turnovers. It disoriented the methodical attack of the No.1 seeded Pitt Panthers and had them throwing more balls into the stands, than to their own teammates...

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  24. The South Region: Hansbrough and Griffin Prepare For Showdown

    The South Region of the NCAA Tournament features the best player in college basketball, Blake Griffin, the hottest player in the land, Johnny Flynn, and one of the best college players of all-time, Tyler Hansbrough...

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  25. The East Region: Who Can Stop Pitt?

    The East Region is headlined by the most balanced team in the tournament. The Pitt Panthers are the region’s No. 1 seed, and of all the number ones they have the best draw...

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