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Tiger Woods in 2007

Tiger Woods Does Surprise Practice Session At Augusta National

Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others he has played. No one is sure what to expect from him.

Duke Beats Wisconsin, 68-63, To Win NCAA Men's Basketball Title

In a back-and-forth game, the Duke Blue Devils eked out a 68-63 win, and an NCAA men's basketball championship, against the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.

Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's regular season gets going. St. Louis and Chicago played the first game Sunday night; the Cubs lost, 3-0.
Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo Tops List Of Hall Of Fame Inductees

Former Atlanta Hawks defensive player Dikembe Mutombo is among 11 new inductees going into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this year.
Craig Kimbrel outfielder

Braves Trade All-Star Closer Kimbrel, Upton

Some Braves fans are upset over the team's decision to trade All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel. The organization has traded Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielders Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin, plus two minor leaguers and a draft pick.
former NFL QB Eddie LeBaron

Former NFL QB Eddie LeBaron Dies At Age 85

College football Hall of Famer, former NFL quarterback and war hero Eddie LeBaron Jr. has died. He was 85. The University of Pacific said LeBaron died of natural causes Wednesday.
R.J Hunter

Georgia State's R.J. Hunter Going Pro

Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter says he's entering the NBA draft.
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank

Falcons Fined, Lose Draft Pick For Pumping In Fake Noise

The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.
Ryan Bamford

Georgia Tech's Bamford Named New AD At UMass

The University of Massachusetts has selected a high-ranking athletics administrator at Georgia Tech with New England roots to be its new director of athletics. Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy on Monday announced the appointment of Ryan Bamford.
GSU Panthers vs. Xavier

Xavier Ends Georgia State's Feel-Good Run In NCAA Tournament

Jalen Reynolds and Myles Davis came off the bench for a combined 38 points as sixth-seeded Xavier ended the biggest feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament with a 75-67 victory over Georgia State on Saturday night.