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Michigan outlasted by Villanova in National Title Game

Noteworthy run to Finals by UM halted firmly by Wildcats.

By Leland Stein III

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. – With underdog University of Michigan playing a sharp-shooting, balanced Villanova team, and, every prognosticator predicting a blowout Wildcats victory, the Wolverines jumped out on top of the favorite before 68,831 in the championship game of the 2018 Final Four at the Alamodome. 1,010 more words

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Eagles demand first Super Bowl title

By Leland Stein III

MINNEAPOLIS, Mn. – No matter that the weather outside was hovering around zero, the over 67,612 fans in US Bank Stadium, and, the millions of television watchers world-wide were on fire as the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots got set to engage in American gridiron football action. 1,062 more words

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The Art of Victory

Author’s Note: Book business to the side, the former sportswriter needs a moment… Thanks for reading, A.S.

I’ve watched a good bit of high school basketball in the past months, both my youthful alma mater, and other local teams as well. 731 more words

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Column: Line Drives — Record career almost didn't happen

He wasn’t going to play football as a freshman.

A three-sport athlete, he much prefers a baseball diamond to the gridiron.

More than four years later, Cole Stigleman is thankful he chose to play football. 1,169 more words

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In Soccer, Players are Assets and they have to be looked after, But it seems many players choose to careless of and allow to live a luckless life without a manger. 363 more words

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The color of the jerseys stands out against the stark white of the ice as Canada and the U.S. battle over the puck at the championship game during the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014.  617 more words

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