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Baylor dominates Gonzaga to win NCAA title

by Tim Lamer
Posted 4/06/21, 07:03 am

The Baylor Bears jumped out to a 9-0 lead against Gonzaga in Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship and never relinquished the lead, winning the title game 86-70. Point guard Jared Butler made four three-pointers on his way to scoring 22 points to lead Baylor in scoring. He also had seven assists and was named the Final Four’s most outstanding player. MaCio Teague added 19 points for the Bears.

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Baseball moves All-Star Game from Atlanta

by Tim Lamer
Posted 4/03/21, 11:52 pm

Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game will not be in Atlanta this year. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the decision to move both the game and the MLB draft from the city in response to a new voting reform law in Georgia. In a statement, he said the MLB “opposes restrictions to the ballot box,” and he called the decision to move the game “the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport.”

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College basketball’s Roy Williams retires

by Tim Lamer
Posted 4/02/21, 07:11 am

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Roy Williams announced his retirement on Thursday. Williams won 903 games over 33 years with North Carolina and Kansas. He won three national titles at North Carolina—in 2005, 2009, and 2017. He previously led Kansas to four Final Four appearances and two losses in national title games.

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