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UConn And Cal Punch First Two Tickets To Women's Final Four

The Connecticut Huskies are going to a record sixth-straight Final Four. California is in the Final Four for the first time. Tuesday night, the other two slots will be filled.
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Fans Welcome Back Nats On Opening Day

The day was dreary, but fans young and old turned out in numbers to see their beloved Nationals kick off what is widely expected to be the team's most promising season since returning to Washington.

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Baseball Begins In The Shadow Of March Madness

Fans are returning to Major League Baseball parks for a new season. Let's take a break from the intensity of college basketball's March Madness, and talk about the beginning of the long and winding Major League Baseball season.
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Baylor's Departure From Women's Basketball Tournament Leaves Huge Hole

The Elite 8 in the women's college basketball tournament will have a different look than expected. Top-seed Baylor was knocked out by Louisville on Sunday.
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Coaching Through Crisis: How Teams Get Through Rough Spots

In Sunday night's NCAA men's basketball tournament, Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome injury. Coach Rick Pitino rallied the team and led them to a victory over Duke. When accidents like this happen, coaches are tasked with rallying team members and keeping them focused.
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Viewer Discretion: Deciding When To Look Away

Decisions like whether to watch a grisly injury on replay underscore the fact that with less gatekeeping and more personal choice, we're all stuck with wrangling our own curiosity.
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Louisville Player's Surgery A Success; Leg Break Shouldn't End His Career

Kevin Ware's injury may be the most talked-about story from the weekend's games, but there was other big news. On the women's side, Louisville shocked No. 1-ranked Baylor, knocking out the defending champions. On the men's side, Wichita State continues its surprising run.

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