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Trial For New York Mets Owners To Start Monday

The civil trial for the owners of the New York Mets is set to begin Monday. The outcome could hinge on the question of "willful blindness" — whether Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz should have known that the Ponzi scheme run by their friend Bernie Madoff was too good to be true.
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Iowa State Defeats UConn; VCU Beats Wichita St.

In NCAA men's basketball action Thursday night, Iowa State defeated the the University of Connecticut 77-64. The Huskies were last year's champions. Also, VCU beat Wichita State 62-59 to advance to weekend play.
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Early Hoops Upsets: Connecticut, Wichita State Bounced Out Of Men's Tourney

The Connecticut Huskies went from winning it all last year to being knocked out in the first round. Meanwhile, VCU — last year's Cinderella team — beat higher-seeded Wichita State.
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Cricket's Tendulkar Gets His 100th 100

Cricket's great batsman scored 114 in a match against Bangladesh. That makes him the first player to record 100 scores of 100 or more runs in international play.
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The Real March Madness: People Remember The Wins, Forget Losses

Is your alma mater already eliminated from the NCAA Basketball Tournament? Never fear, experts in human psychology say you remember far less from the defeats than you do the victories.

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Murray State Racers Fans Revved Up Over NCAA

This year the Murray State University men's basketball team grabbed the highest NCAA tournament seed in the program's history. Excitement over the Racers' success has spread from the campus into the community. The team won its first 23 games and every home game has sold out since January.
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Western Kentucky Surprises At NCAA Tournament

They're called the Hilltoppers. They're from Western Kentucky University. And they're the only men's basketball team with a losing record in the NCAA tournament. But they're still playing and enjoying their new notoriety. Are they this year's "Cinderella?"

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