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FBI went to site of suspected lost Civil War gold in Pennsylvania

March 17, 2018 - 6:29am

Local lore has it that a Civil War gold shipment was lost or hidden during the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg.

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UMBC's upset over Virginia trumps MTSU, FGCU, Texas Western as best Cinderella story ever

March 17, 2018 - 4:52am

Before we get carried away, we have to honor history that came before these lovable Retrievers that have refined what Cinderella means in the NCAAs.

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5 things to know this weekend

March 17, 2018 - 4:45am

The biggest news to get your weekend started.

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Russia retaliates against Britain by expelling diplomats over ex-spy's poisoning

March 17, 2018 - 4:40am

The move comes after Britain's foreign minister claimed it was "overwhelmingly likely" President Vladimir Putin directly ordered the attack.

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March Madness: 10 key takeaways from the NCAA tournament's first-round action Friday

March 17, 2018 - 3:57am

UMBC made history and brackets were busted from several other games as well. USA TODAY Sports recaps the best of Friday's March Madness.

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Ohtani rocked for 7 runs and 7 hits over 1 1/3 innings

March 17, 2018 - 3:10am

Shohei Ohtani was rocked for seven runs and seven hits over 1 1/3 innings in his second major league spring training start for the Los Angeles Angels, allowing long home runs to Colorado's Ian Desmond and Nolan Arenado that went over the left-field berm

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Top-seeded Virginia left to make sense of historic NCAA loss

March 17, 2018 - 2:31am

Top-seeded Virginia is left to make sense of a historic NCAA Tournament loss against 16-seed UMBC

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Underdog UMBC rides wave of magical season to historic upset

March 17, 2018 - 2:22am

So how do you top winning your conference tournament on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer? Try upsetting the No. 1 team in the NCAA Tournament

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How did top overall No. 1 seed Virginia lose in the greatest upset of all-time to UMBC?

March 17, 2018 - 1:48am

UMBC should be considered the greatest Cinderella of all-time. But this should also be considered one of the biggest flops of all-time.

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Kasatkina beats Williams; Osaka upends Halep at Indian Wells

March 17, 2018 - 1:47am

Daria Kasatkina upset Venus Williams 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open

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Dragic lifts Heat past Lakers 92-91

March 17, 2018 - 1:44am

Goran Dragic scores 30 points as Miami Heat beat Los Angeles Lakers 92-91

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Zucker leads Wild to 4-2 win in Vegas homecoming

March 17, 2018 - 1:43am

Jason Zucker, the only NHL player raised in Nevada, scored a goal and assisted on another to lead the Minnesota Wild over the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2

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Virginia's Bennett: 'Good basketball knows no divisions, no limits'

March 17, 2018 - 1:41am

SportsPulse: With nothing but class, Virginia coach Tony Bennett gave all the credit to UMBC for pulling off the historic upset and reminded us how in sports, and in life, nothing is predictable.

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TIPPING OFF: UMBC upset puts underdogs in NCAA spotlight

March 17, 2018 - 1:33am

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County proved that anything can happen in the NCAA Tournament

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UMBC's Jairus Lyles takes over as the new hero of March Madness in Virginia upset

March 17, 2018 - 12:17am

Lyles finished with 28 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor. Playing hero is no new role for the senior guard.

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The top things you may have missed about policing this week

March 16, 2018 - 11:37pm

News and opinion from outlets across the country compiled by Policing the USA

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History! No. 16 UMBC stuns No. 1 UVA in NCAA tournament

March 16, 2018 - 11:33pm

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Time capsule: Top March Madness moments

March 16, 2018 - 11:18pm

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The best NCAA tournament Cinderella teams of all time

March 16, 2018 - 11:14pm

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Sports Twitter was pure madness after No. 16 UMBC upset No. 1 Virginia

March 16, 2018 - 11:10pm


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