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Texas education board's social studies vote may have wide impact

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' state education board, rocked by primary elections that may push the influential panel's far-right leanings toward the center, is set to take its first vote on a new social studies curriculum

No. 1 Kansas wins Big 12 tourney opener

Cole Aldrich had 12 points and 18 rebounds, and No.

NFL Hall of Famer, ex-TV actor Merlin Olsen dead at 69

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former television actor Merlin Olsen has died. He was 69.

Hoyas stun No. 3 'Cuse in Big East tourney

Madness starts early as the Hoyas beat 'Cuse in thriller.

Helton gets two-year extension, will be Rockie for life

First baseman Todd Helton has agreed to a contract restructuring and extension that will allow him to finish his career where it began, with the Colorado Rockies.