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ESPN Bracket Challenge Winner Is Too Young To Collect Grand Prize

Twelve-year-old Sam Holtz beat out 11.57 million other brackets to win the ESPN Tournament Challenge, which means he now enters a random raffle to win the grand prize.

NFL Holds First-Ever Scouting Combine For Veteran Players

The NFL recently hosted its first-ever scouting combine for players with NFL experience. Just 107 players made the cut out of 2,000 applicants.

Three-Peat Or Upset? UConn And Notre Dame Play For Women's NCAA Title

For Notre Dame, tonight brings a chance to overcome years of frustration. In three of the past four years, the team has lost in the championship game.

Rain Dampens Marlins' Opening Day

When it started to rain, the retractable roof was open at Marlins Park. It didn't close right away. The baseball team did not have a tarp to cover the field because they rely on the roof closing.

Mitt Romney Does Well In ESPN's Bracket Challenge

Romney landed near the top of 11.5 million entries in ESPN's Tournament Challenge. He had a perfect Final Four — finally beating President Obama, who, by the way, had Kentucky winning it all.

Duke Comes From Behind To Defeat Wisconsin In Men's NCAA Championship

Duke won another men's college basketball championship Monday night in Indianapolis. The Blue Devils beat the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63. It was the school's 5th men's title under coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Duke Beats Wisconsin, 68-63, To Win NCAA Men's Basketball Title

In a back-and-forth game, the Blue Devils eked out a 68-63 win, and an NCAA men's basketball championship, against the Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.

Dodgers Eye World Series, Cubs Optimistic On Baseball's Opening Day

The Major League Baseball season begins in earnest Monday with a full slate of games. NPR's Melissa Block talks to ESPN reporter Pedro Gomez for a preview.

Duke Faces Wisconsin (Not Kentucky) In NCAA Championship

Wisconsin will take on Duke in the NCAA men's college basketball championship Monday night in Indianapolis.

A Lesser-Known Human Trafficking Problem: Teenage Basketball Players

There is a lot of money to be made in bringing underage kids to the U.S. and trying to make them the next Kobe. But what happens to the rest of them?