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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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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Red Sox Spring Training

WBZ-TV Sports’ Dan Roche contributed some of his extensive first-hand knowledge for Five Things You Didn’t Know About Red Sox Spring Training.

02/14/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday to celebrate love. Cards, flowers, chocolates, and jewelry have become synonymous with February 14th. But here are five things you don’t know about Valentine’s Day. 1. A History Lesson: The […]

02/13/2013

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Five Things: Five Overtimes In South Bend, A Half-Court Buzzer Beater And A Big Ten Battle

The fact that the Michigan-Wisconsin game was not the wildest of the weekend tells you something – in this case, that there was a five-overtime game. In a week full of upsets, this weekend was no different. In addition to some of the surprises mentioned below, California won at No. 7 Arizona on Sunday.

02/11/2013

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