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UConn unveils new logo

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The University of Connecticut introduced a new logo to be worn by coaches and players of the Huskies’ 24 men’s and women’s teams on Thursday. Via the UConn Today: The two major changes will be the use of “UCONN” across the front of every uniform worn by each team, and a new look for the Jonathan Husky logo. The new ...

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Louisville beats Michigan to win national championship

Michigan v Louisville

The Louisville Cardinals won their third NCAA men’s basketball championship, first since 1986, Monday night with a 82-76 victory over the Michigan Wolverines. Coach Rick Pitino, who won a championship with Kentucky in 1996, is the first coach to win a title with two different schools.  Earlier Monday, Pitino was elected to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. “I had ...

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Kevin Ware: Leg hurts but ‘I’ll be fine’

Louisville guard Kevin Ware, who suffered a horrific leg injury in the Cardinals’ Elite Eight win over the Duke Blue Devils, wants everyone to know that he will be “fine.” “Hopefully I’ll be back in time to watch practice,” Ware told ESPN.com by phone Monday. “It hurts but I’ll be fine. I’ll be fine.” Ware had a steel rod inserted ...

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Louisville’s Rick Pitino on Kevin Ware’s injury: ‘The bone popped out of the skin’

Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a horrific injury to his right leg during Sunday’s Elite Eight game against Duke, leaving his teammates and coaches visibly shaken. Coach Rick Pitino explained the injury following the Cardinals’ 85-63 victory over the Blue Devils. “Basically, the bone popped out of the skin. It broke in two spots,” Pitino said. “Remember the bone is ...

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UCLA Bruins hire Steve Alford

The UCLA Bruins have reportedly hired New Mexico men’s basketball coach Steve Alford as their next head coach, reports Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com. Alford has agreed to a seven-year deal worth $2.6 million per year. Alford, 48, signed a new 10-year contract with New Mexico less than two weeks ago that would pay him $2 million-per-season, including base salary, bonuses ...

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Tim Tebow shocks Wichita State basketball team with visit

New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow decided he would make a special detour stop in Kansas on Sunday to congratulate the Wichita State men’s basketball team. Tebow’s plane made a stop at the Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita to refuel the same time the Shockers basketball team, pep band, and cheerleaders landed. Wichita State, a No. 9 seed, upset No. 1 ...

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