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Happiness Key: Having a team to cheer for.

I am a sports fan.  Have been a basketball fan since I started “keeping the book” for the 8th grade boys team in middle school. I ran track, played a little softball volleyball and basketball in high school  I played intramural water polo, basketball and soccer in college   Became a football fan when my boyfriend (now my husband) started taking me to see Joe Montana play in Candlestick Park;  became an even bigger fan when our son began to play and my man began to coach. 608 more words

Saving Our Bucks Part 2: We Put the W in Milwaukee

Part 1. Give yourself a quick refresher course.

We Wisconsinites love our state. We’re a little bit different from most of the rest of the country, and there’s no doubt in my mind that’s a good thing. 1,225 more words

NBA

Geno Auriemma praises Kia Nurse for performance in Pan Am Games

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been a busy week for Geno Auriemma.

He spent the last few days in Toronto watching UConn players Kia Nurse, Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson playing in the Pan Am Games. 458 more words

Basketball

Amber Thompson Signs with German Professional Team

The all-time leading rebounder in St. John’s Women’s Basketball history, Amber Thompson has signed a contract to play for New Basket ’92 Oberhausen e.V. in Germany’s First Division. 366 more words

New York Sports

NCAA Tweaks March Madness Seeding Rules For More Flexibility

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 536 more words

Sports

NCAA Tweaks March Madness Seeding Rules For More Flexibility

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee is making some changes to how it seeds teams for March Madness.

The committee will now have the flexibility to slide every team up or down the seed list, including the last four at-large teams selected. 101 more words

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