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Inspired by Kevin Ware’s request, Louisville wins for its injured teammate | The Dagger: College Basketball Blog - Yahoo! Sports

Once top-seeded Louisville was on the verge of finishing off Duke on Sunday afternoon to clinch its second Final Four bid in the past two seasons, forward Chane Behanan stripped off his own jersey and donned the No. 5 of teammate Kevin Ware.

It was a fitting gesture for the player who inspired the Cardinals not to let their championship dreams go to waste on his behalf.

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Steve Sodders won’t run for Congress in 2014 | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs

Iowa Sen. Steve Sodders, D-State Center, who is a Marshall County deputy sheriff, announced today in a news release he would not run for the 1st Congressional District seat.

Sodders had formed an exploratory committee to look into running for the seat now held by Bruce Braley, a four-term Democrat from Waterloo.

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Stockman Warns of Crash Of Fed-Fueled Bubble Economy - Bloomberg

The U.S. economy, fueled by “phony money” from the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing policies, is headed for an inevitable crash, likely “within a few years,” warned David Stockman, who was budget director for President Ronald Reagan.

In an essay published today in the New York Times (NYT), Stockman wrote that Fed policies in the aftermath of the financial crisis have flooded stock markets with cash even while the “Main Street economy” remains weak.

via www.bloomberg.com


Rogue ex-cop's victim makes 1st public appearance - Yahoo! News

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Riverside police officer nearly killed in an ambush by rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner made his first public appearance since the shooting, at an emotional dinner where he was greeted warmly by friends and admirers and shared a table with the wife of his late training officer.

Officer Andrew Tachias was sitting in his patrol car with Officer Michael Crain on Feb. 7 when Dorner pulled alongside them at a stoplight and opened fire.

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Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffers gruesome compound fracture during regional final game - Yahoo! Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome compound fracture in the first half of the Cardinals' Midwest regional final against Duke on Sunday.

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North Korea threats predictable but Kim Jong Un is not, analysts say - World News

Is Kim Jong Un crazy -- or crazy like a fox?

Analysts said Friday there's a familiar method to the madness coming out of North Korea, where the rookie supreme leader has put rockets on standby, threatened to "settle accounts" with the U.S., and posed near a chart that appeared to map missile strikes on American cities.

via worldnews.nbcnews.com


Florida Gulf Coast's Andy Enfield could be fielding offers | firstcoastnews.com

(USA TODAY)-- Florida Gulf Coast University men's basketball coach Andy Enfield looked like a man who wanted to get some sleep more than he wanted to talk to Southern California officials upon returning to campus Saturday afternoon.

Looking like he lost weight and hadn't slept in days, Enfield said he wanted to rest before he thought about his future after leading the Eagles to the Sweet 16 in just their second year of Division I eligibility

via www.firstcoastnews.com