UCLA Lands Steve Alford, But Did Steve Alford Land One of America's Best …

Forbes

The Bruins will pay New Mexico's coach $2.6 million annually for seven years, according to a report. UCLA Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero announced today the appointment of Steve Alford as the 13th Head Men's Basketball Coach in program history. Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he […]

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Google Doodle Honoring Cesar Chavez is Not a Big Shift for Google

ABC News

Google's decision to display the visage of Cesar Chavez on Easter Sunday has provoked immediate fury from many corners. The decision indeed is difficult to justify. Yet Google's odd choice should remind us that whatever one thinks of Chavez's politics Google's homepage is known for its 'Doodles' — temporary changes to its homepage logo to […]

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Wichita State fights off Ohio State rally to reach Final Four

USA TODAY

The Wichita State Shockers were runners-up in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, losing to Creighton in the title game, 68-65. They are led by forward Cleanthony Early, who averaged 13.7 points per game and posted a 12-point, seven-rebound The ninth-seeded team from Kansas concluded its siege through the West Regional on Saturday with a 70-66 […]

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Playing the Field: Dufnering is latest thing to hate

Metro.us

via Deadspin. As it turns out, Dufner's pro golf friends have Twitter accounts and they're not afraid to use them. Hilarity ensued, and the internet meme "Dufnering" was born. First, Rory McIlroy: @keegan_bradley #dufnering twitter.com/McIlroyRory/st… Humble, Texas • Jason Dufner was sitting in a classroom with children for a charity event when he leaned against […]

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Good Friday

Huffington P

Today is Good Friday, the bleakest moment in the Gospel story. Reading the story of Jesus' arrest, trial and crucifixion today, we have the benefit of knowing that it's all leading up to the triumph of Easter. But to the A Christian pilgrim dressed as Jesus Christ carries a cross during a reenactment of the […]

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Final Four 2013: Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams

Bleacher Rep

"It does seem like a long time ago,'' Boeheim said of the 10-year anniversary of the last Final Four trip and championship. "It really does. I was disappointed the last three years and thought we had a Final Four team in two of the last three years The Michigan Wolverines earned a Final Four berth […]

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Phil Ramone, Producer for Music's Biggest Stars, Dies at 79

New York Tim

Phil Ramone, a prolific record producer and engineer who worked with some of the biggest music stars of the last 50 years, including Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and Barbra Streisand, died on Saturday in Manhattan. He was 79 Grammy-winning producer Ramone worked with the likes of Burt Bacharach, Bono, Ray Charles, […]

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Cowboys weekend mailbag: The fans ask about Tony Romo

ESPN (blog)

The Dallas Cowboys signed quarterback to a six-year extension that will make him the highest paid player in franchise history, according to reports. Romo and the Cowboys have agreed on a six-year contract extension worth $108 million, including $55 million guaranteed, according to a source. The contract will likely make Romo a Cowboys player for […]

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Google Doodle Honoring Cesar Chavez is Not a Big Shift for Google

ABC News

Google's Doodles on the Google.com search page don't frequently stir up too much controversy, but today many users are outraged by the search giant&.. "Congratulations @google for the first time ever, I'm using @bing as a search engine. Maybe you should rethink your google doodle." Jaime Martinez (center) of Cesar E. Chavez Legacy and Educational […]

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Google Doodle Honoring Cesar Chavez is Not a Big Shift for Google

ABC News

Children get a lesson on earthworms from Andy Vaughan, from the "School Garden Program," during the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps Cesar Chavez Service Learning Day, at Earthworks Farm and Community Garden, in El Monte, Saturday, March As police work to finalize plans for increased patrols on Cesar Chavez Day, a group of Chico State […]

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