News for Sunday, March 21, 2010


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Ivers' 'Bog Road' was a stupendous journey

On March 11 the Albany Symphony Orchestra rested to make way for a gaggle of Irish musicians, singers and dancers who, lead by the irrepressible Eileen Ivers, thrilled a packed house with every kind of artistic expression for which the Irish are especially famous. This was pure joy and entertainment.

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My, oh, my!

Northern Iowa pulls off arguably one of the biggest NCAA Tournament upsets in history Saturday when the Panthers knock off tourney favorite No. 1 Kansas, 69-67, to advance to the Sweet 16.

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Atlanta native Maya Moore leads the Huskes to their 73rd win in a row.

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SUNDAY'S MEN'S NCAA ROUNDUP: Cornell reaches Sweet 16

No. 12 seed Cornell reaches the Sweet 16 for the first time after an 87-69 win against Wisconsin.

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LATE SATURDAY: Georgia women take down Tulane, advance in NCAA tourney

Late Saturday night, the Georgia women beat Tulane in first-round NCAA tourney action out West in Tempe, Ariz.

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Price is right while winning Limited Sportsman feature

Jason Price wins the Limited Sportsman feature at Albany Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

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St. John's looking for a breakthrough against FSU

Cierra Bravard and her FSU teammates face St. John's tonight in Tallahassee.

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Lady Dogs ready for second round

UGA 's Ashley Houts, right, and Angel Robinson are back in action in tonight's NCAA's.

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Bama coach Saban receives first Bowden honor

Nick Saban's coaching job at Alabama while it won the national championship was so impressive that he was honored Sunday as the Bobby Bowden National Collegiate Coach of the Year.

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Jimmie Johnson wins for first time at Bristol

Four-time defending Cup Series points champion Jimmie Johnson once again proves his critics wrong by conquering the Bristol half-mile track he had struggled on in the past, besting Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch.

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Arkansas-Little Rock stuns Georgia Tech

Sixth-seeded Georgia Tech is upset by No. 11 seed Arkansas-Little Rock, which wins, 63-53, in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament Sunday night.

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Hard to watch

Georgia Tech's season ends in the second round of the Midwest Regional after Ohio State's Evan Turner flirts with a triple-double, leading the Buckeyes to a 75-66 victory.

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Dougherty to hold reception for Hicks

The Trojans will give fans a chance to meet the new football coach at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Dougherty cafeteria.

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Woods admits 'living a lie'

Tiger Woods gives interviews to ESPN and The Golf Channel, showing remorse once again while talking about the extra-marital affairs that led to a tabloid frenzy.

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Congress clears historic health care bill

Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses, a climactic chapter in the century-long quest for near universal coverage.David Espo, The Associated Press