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Woods comes back to win the Masters

by Mickey McLean
Posted 4/15/19, 10:37 am

Tiger Woods rallied Sunday to win the Masters for a fifth time, his first major championship victory since 2008. Woods, regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time, was able to put on another green jacket after years of turmoil, including marital infidelity that led to divorce, multiple knee and back surgeries, and a DUI arrest from using painkillers.

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Life off the field

Sports | UT’s Kevin Washington tries to be salt and light to Longhorn players
by Alyssa Jackson
Posted 4/11/19, 03:58 pm

Kevin Washington, 31, gets just a few feet into the Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) when he spots someone he wants to talk to. “Yodes!” he calls out, giving senior football player Tim Yoder a handshake and slap-on-the-back hug. Yoder, at 5 foot 9, just reaches Washington’s shoulder. They exchange a few words and continue on.

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Virginia traveled ‘hills and valleys’ to national title

by Mickey McLean
Posted 4/09/19, 10:49 am

In a dramatic one-year turnaround, Virginia survived the ups and downs of a rigorous college basketball season to end up the last team standing in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament Monday night in Minneapolis. After becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16 seed in the first round of the tournament last year, the Cavaliers battled their way through this year’s bracket and defeated a tough Texas Tech team in the title game 85-77 in overtime to claim the school’s first national championship.

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