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Another Newton player heads to the NFL as Hunt sign with Giants

Akeem Hunt felt disappointment, anger and pure disbelief when the Arizona Cardinals called Louisville’s Gerald Christian’s name for the final pick of the 2105 NFL Draft.

Jaguars win GCAA championship with 18-4 victory over ABAC

Nobody expected the the Georgia Perimeter College softball team, which plays at the Newton Campus, to win the conference. After all, they finished sixth in the final regular-season standings of the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Star quarterback Winston’s lawyer calls Florida rape suit a ‘stunt’

A lawyer for college football star quarterback Jameis Winston, a contender for the top pick in the upcoming National Football League draft, on Friday labeled as a “stunt” the lawsuit filed a day earlier in a Florida court by a woman who says he raped her.

Oxford College accepting registations for Fowler Memorial Tennis Classic

The Oxford College Center for Healthful Living is bringing back the Fowler Tennis Tournament in the form of the Fowler Memorial Tennis Classic.

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Indy remains magical for Duke, Coach K

Once they learned to play defense — and it took them deep into March to grasp it — the young and talented Duke Blue Devils had the magic potion they needed to give coach Mike Krzyzewski a fifth NCAA championship.

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Duke fights back to beat Wisconsin for collegiate title

Led by its fabulous freshman guards, Duke clawed its way back from a second-half deficit and stung Wisconsin 68-63 to claim the U.S. collegiate national championship on Monday.

Duke, Wisconsin tied at halftime of NCAA title game

Duke and Wisconsin were tied 31-31 at halftime of the NCAA Tournament national championship game Monday night at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Title game set: Veteran Badgers vs. youthful Blue Devils

Wisconsin took down Goliath. Badgers head coach Bo Ryan promises there are enough stones remaining for the national championship game Monday against Duke.

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NCAA president has major concerns about Indiana law

Just days before the Final Four in Indianapolis, NCAA president Mark Emmert expressed strong concerns about a new Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

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Tennessee fires Tyndall amid NCAA investigation

The Tennessee Volunteers fired men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after only one season.

College basketball notebook: The late Smith treats players to dinner

Dean Smith, the legendary North Carolina basketball coach who died last month, left each of his former players $200 for a “dinner out.”

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NCAA Tournament roundup: Wichita State holds off Indiana

Guard Fred VanVleet tied his career high with 27 points and No. 7 seed Wichita State set up a long-awaited game with an instate rival by holding off No. 10 seed Indiana 81-76 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA Midwest Regional at Century Link Center Omaha.

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Michigan State advances past Georgia

Michigan State knew how to handle a potentially tight situation this time.

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Georgia State enjoying the moment

Georgia State was all smiles one day after the No. 14 seed sent Baylor packing in the NCAA Tournament, and predictably the Sun Belt champion Panthers are thinking about what’s next.

NCAA Tournament roundup: UAB, Georgia State pull off upsets

Alabama-Birmingham lost its exhibition opener and then five of its first seven regular-season games, but this is March and the Blazers certainly aren’t the same team they were in November.


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