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Long Island earns first NCAA bid in 14 years

Posted: 03/09/2011 - Jamal Olasewere scored seven of his 31 points in overtime and Long Island University earned its first NCAA tournament bid in 14 years with an 85-82 overtime victory over two-time defending champion Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference title game Wednesday night.

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Oakland heading back to tournament

Posted: 03/09/2011 - Keith Benson scored 28 points and Hamilton had 26 points to lead the Golden Grizzlies to a 90-76 win over Oral Roberts 90-76 Tuesday night to repeat as the Summit League champion and clinch a berth in the NCAA tournament."

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Butler headed back to NCAA tourney

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Posted: 03/09/2011 - Butler, the scrappy school from Indianapolis that came within two points of a national title last season and weathered a rocky ride this season will return to the NCAA tournament owning another big winning streak.

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AR-Little Rock pulls off stunner

Posted: 03/09/2011 - After a UALR steal secured the 64-63 win, the Sun Belt's Player of the Year was able to begin celebrating the school's first trip to the NCAA tournament in 21 years.

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Superbowl XLV: Packers bring home the Lombardi Trophy

Posted: 02/06/2011 - Forget Lombardi on Broadway. Green Bay has the newest Super Bowl hit: Aaron Rodgers. Capping one of the greatest postseasons for any quarterback, Rodgers led the Packers to their first NFL championship in 14 years Sunday, 31-25 over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Packers reclaimed the Vince Lombardi Trophy, named for their legendary coach who won the first two Super Bowls and is making his own star turn in New York these days in the play named after him.

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US rig count up by 7 this week

Posted: 02/04/2011 - The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by seven this week to 1,739.

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Teen wrestler dies after match in Ore.

Posted: 02/04/2011 - A 17-year-old wrestler has collapsed and died shortly after winning a match in the northwest Oregon town of Silverton.

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No. 9 BYU hands No. 4 SDSU first loss of season

Posted: 01/26/2011 - Jimmer Fredette scored 43 points and ninth-ranked BYU beat No. 4 San Diego State 71-58 before a frenzied crowd Wednesday night, handing the Aztecs their first defeat of the season.

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Newton, No. 1 Auburn win BCS Championship game

Posted: 01/10/2011 - Auburn running back Michael Dyer never heard any whistle, so he just kept running -- past the tackler who thought he had him down and deep into Oregon territory. Dyer broke stride, then took off on a once-in-a-lifetime run in the final minutes, setting up a field goal on the last play that led No. 1 Auburn over the No. 2 Ducks 22-19 in the BCS championship game Monday night.

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Cam Newton named the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner

Posted: 12/11/2010 - Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy -- as if there was any doubt. Whether he gets to keep it is still to be determined. Auburn's hulking quarterback brushed off an NCAA investigation of his recruitment as he did so many tacklers this season and captured college football's biggest individual award Saturday night in a landslide vote.

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Jimmie Johnson wins fifth straight Sprint Cup Championship

Posted: 11/21/2010 - Jimmie Johnson wasn't the best all year. Not even close. When it mattered, though, he couldn't be beat. For the fifth consecutive year. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick took the champion all the way to the edge this season, waging the most serious threats yet to Johnson's reign atop NASCAR. Only the outcome didn't change, and Johnson maintained his ironclad hold on the Sprint Cup.

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The Giants win their first world series since 1954

Posted: 11/01/2010 - Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series on Monday night, beating the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a tense Game 5 and taking the trophy home to the city by the Bay for the first time.

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Giants one win away from being World Champs

Posted: 10/31/2010 - The rookie pitched way beyond his years, sending a shudder through Rangers Ballpark. Madison Bumgarner dominated for eight innings, Aubrey Huff and Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants put on a fielding clinic in Game 4, beating Texas 4-0 on Sunday night to move within one win of that elusive World Series title.

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Giants, Cain dominate to take 2-0 lead

Posted: 10/28/2010 - Matt Cain was sharp, the Rangers bullpen was not and San Francisco broke away for a 9-0 win Thursday night. The Giants headed to Texas with a 2-0 lead that looked to come way too easily.

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Romo, Giants win game 1 over Rangers

Posted: 10/27/2010 - The Giants battered Cliff Lee and the Texas bullpen, with Freddy Sanchez hitting three doubles and keying a six-run burst in an 11-7 romp Wednesday night that looked even more lopsided.

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Halladay tosses no-hitter in post-season debut

Posted: 10/06/2010 - Roy Halladay threw the second no-hitter in postseason history, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 in Game 1 of the NL division series on Wednesday.

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Brett Favre is back in Minnesota

Updated: 08/17/2010 - Brett Favre is back in Minnesota, stirring hope among Vikings fans that he may be ready to play this season.

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Harper signs just in time

Posted: 08/16/2010 - Top overall draft pick Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals reached an agreement on a $9.9 million, five-year contract shortly before the deadline of midnight EDT Monday night.

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Five golfers share lead at PGA Championship

Posted: 08/12/2010 - Five golfers including Bubba Watson and Francesco Molinari are clubhouse leaders at -4 after the first round of the PGA Championship was suspended by darkness at Whistling Straits.

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Garza tosses no-no for Rays

Posted: 07/26/2010 - Matt Garza threw the first no-hitter in Tampa Bay's franchise history and the fifth in the major leagues this season, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-0 Monday night.

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Oosthuizen wins the British Open

Posted: 07/18/2010 - Any doubts that Louis Oosthuizen had the game and the temperament to cope with the pressure of leading a major championship on the last day, having missed the cut in five previous attempts, were soon dispelled over the Old Course when he played with the confidence of a seasoned campaigner to win the game’s oldest and most coveted title by seven shots.

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