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Five Things: Cards Find A Way And Reserves Shine For Wolverines

Tonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.

04/08/2013

Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan of the United States at the finish line after competing during the Women's Marathon on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall on August 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Boston Marathon 2013 American Elite Runners

Here are five things you didn’t know about the Americans in the 2013 Boston Marathon elite field.

04/04/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Towns On The Boston Marathon Route

Most locals can name them: Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and of course Boston. But here are five things you didn’t know about the communities along the marathon route.

04/01/2013

Wesley Korir of Kenya wins men's race at Boston Marathon. (Photo by Nick Darling)

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Boston Marathon By The Numbers

Some pretty fantastic Boston Marathon-related numbers are forgotten over time. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Boston Marathon by the numbers.

CBS Boston–03/28/2013

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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its Seeds

To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.

03/25/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know (Or Don’t Remember) About Life Before Twitter

Here are five things you didn’t know (or may not remember) about life before Twitter.

03/21/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley at St. Peter's Basilica on March 6, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cardinal O’Malley

Cardinal O’Malley has been serving parts of Massachusetts since 1992, when, as Bishop, he was chosen to lead the Diocese of Fall River. He has been serving Boston for about a decade. But here are five things you may not have known about him.

03/12/2013

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Five Things: Mighty McLemore Outscores TCU And Miami Gets A Wake Up Call

There wasn’t an abundance of wild finishes this weekend, but there were some incredible individual performances (see below). Memphis, mentioned in this week’s column, is one of five teams unbeaten in conference; another, Gonzaga, has won its last six games by an average of 24 points.

02/25/2013

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Five Things: Miami Survives Again, Terps Top Duke And Top 10 Blowouts

It may not have been a particularly memorable weekend, but there were exciting finishes across the country. Some of the teams mentioned below, as well as Gonzaga and Michigan State, continue to impress, while other contenders have looked shaky of late.

02/19/2013

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