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Duke edges Butler to win national title

Blue Devils hold off Butler to win national championship.

The real reason Boston extended Beckett

Josh Beckett was given a huge contract extension so he wouldn't end up in pinstripes.

Credit Act affects users differently

The Credit Act has changed the rules of the banking business.Be sure to know how they affect you.

Howard receives OK to play in title game

Butler center Matt Howard shows no lingering effects from his concussion, and team doctors will allow him to play in Monday night's national title game.

Tiger still thinks he can win Masters

Tiger tells the press he still expects to win the Masters.

Injured Butler center Howard cleared for shootaround

Butler center Matt Howard has been cleared to participate in the Bulldogs' shootaround, but has not yet been given the OK to play in Monday night's national championship game.

Red Sox ace Beckett banks four-year, $68M extension

The Red Sox and right-hander Josh Beckett have agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract extension, one major-league source confirmed to