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Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open Title

PARIS (Reuters) ― Playing the king of clay at the French Open is akin to scaling Mont Blanc without any ropes and even an intrepid adventurer from Europe’s Alpine heartland found it a peak too steep as Rafael Nadal claimed an 11th title on Sunday. Austria’s Dominic Thiem strained every sinew trying to cling on […]

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Villanova Dominates Michigan In NCAA Championship Game, Its Second Title In Three Years

Villanova’s sixth man was its leading man Monday night. Donte DiVincenzo came off the bench to pour in a game-high 31 points and lead the Wildcats their second NCAA Tournament championship in three seasons, a workmanlike 79-62 beating of Michigan at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Mikal Bridges added 19 for Villanova, which overcame an […]

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Nick Saban and Kirby Smart don’t mind UCF’s national title claim

The 13-0 UCF Knightsare acting like they’re college football’s national champions. They’re not, really, because they didn’t make the Playoff. But their claim is no more dubious than these two dozen title claims by Power 5 schools. Their resume wouldn’t even be all that different than title game participant Alabama’s, if Bama won. UCF’s title […]