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St. Mary's wins WCC title over Gonzaga

Omar Samhan practically floated down the Orleans Arena hallway with a net around his neck when Mickey McConnell rushed up from behind, jumped and joyously shoved his Saint Mary's teammate, nearly knocking him down.

Automatic NCAA tournament bids

With Selection Sunday less than a week away, several teams have punched their ticket to the Big Dance by winning their regular-season championship or their conference tournament.

UConn women get 71st straight win

No. 1 Connecticut breaks its own NCAA record for consecutive victories, winning its 71st straight game by defeating No.

Controversy swirls around White House Chief of Staff Emanuel

Will the real Rahm Emanuel please stand up?

Dolphins bring back QB Pennington on one-year deal

Chad Pennington will be back with the Miami Dolphins for at least one more season.

Why 'Avatar' lost big at the Oscars

Really, looking back, did "Avatar" even stand a chance?

Lawyer: Big Ben is 'completely innocent'; Steelers 'concerned'

The high-profile attorney representing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is disputing a woman's claim that the Super Bowl MVP sexually assaulted her at a Georgia nightclub.

Shooting at north Dallas office tower

DALLAS - There has been a shooting at an 18-story office tower in North Dallas housing the United Texas Bank, among other businesses.