Picking Winners One Play at a Time
April 26, 2017 11:38 am

Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84. No cause of death was released. Rooney was admitted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. He served as general manager of the club from 1975-2003. Rooney’s father, Art, purchased the Steelers in 1933 and the family has run […]

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NCAA 2017 Title Game: Blue blood vs. New blood

North Carolina takes on Gonzaga GLENDALE, Ariz. — It’s the blue blood vs. the new blood. The contrast in the NCAA Tournament championship game is clear: North Carolina, winners of five titles and appearing in its record 20th Final Four, is in one corner. Gonzaga, in its first Final Four after spending almost two decades […]

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Calipari hopes Kentucky can rebound against UCLA

The Sweet 16 round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament resumes this week with only one battle between top 10 teams — No.5 Kentucky vs. No. 8 UCLA on Friday night in Memphis, Tenn. Kentucky (31-5) is the No. 2 seed in the South Region and UCLA (31-4) is the No. 3 seed. However, the Bruins […]

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Wichita State a Dark Horse in 2017 NCAA Tournament

For two months, Wichita State played like a team that could beat anybody — against a schedule loaded with nobodies. The NCAA Tournament selection committee sees it that way. It rewarded the Shockers for their 30 wins and their average margin of victory of 19.6 points with a No. 10 seed. It further spit on […]

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