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College basketball history was made, but where was the fanfare?

December 19, 2017, is a day that should be forever branded into the memories of every college basketball fan. But unfortunately, most of the people who love the sport are probably clueless as to what took place earlier this week. ...

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Geno Auriemma fastest coach in NCAA history to reach 1,000 wins

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Geno Auriemma won his 1000th game as top-ranked UConn beat Oklahoma 88-64 on Tuesday night in the Hall of Fame women’s Holiday Showcase. Auriemma became the fourth women’s coach to reach the 1,000-win mark, joining Pat Summitt, ...

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Morgan Spurlock confesses to history of sexual misconduct

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock proactively confessed to a history of sexual misconduct Wednesday. The “Super Size Me” documentarian said in a Twitter post that he was accused of rape as a college student and later paid an assistant to privately settle ...

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'Describe the Night' review: Rajiv Joseph traces history and lies

Except for a bizarre scene involving soup laced with blood-engorged leeches, Rajiv Joseph’s “Describe the Night” is an ambitious but anemic drama. Set in Russia, East Germany and Poland, the play at the Atlantic Theater spans nine decades streaked with ...

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A history of beer in New York City

[unable to retrieve full-text content]On the day that the prohibition finally came to an end, the Daily News dips into the photo archive to show the city’s love affair with beer – even through the dark years of Prohibition. Life_Style ...

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New Orleans elects first woman as mayor in city’s history

NEW ORLEANS — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of ...

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John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’ on Broadway

“Latin History for Morons” is in session — and you shouldn’t let the teacher’s tweed jacket fool you into steeling yourself for a boring, by-the-book seminar. That’s because the teacher is John Leguizamo, and his fourth one-man work on Broadway ...

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Tech Tip: Editing Your History on Amazon

Q. When I go to the Amazon site on my computer, it shows me a bunch of stuff I previously looked at. Is there a way to make it stop recording every product I click on? A. Amazon automatically tracks ...

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Yankees’ ALDS comeback is massive moment in team history

CLEVELAND – It may only be a first-round series, and it doesn’t put another trophy in the case for a franchise that has 27 world championships, but this comeback against the Indians surely deserves a prominent position in the Yankees’ ...

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Puerto Rico gov. deems Maria worst disaster in island's history

Puerto Rico’s governor declared Hurricane Maria the worst catastrophe in island history Saturday as despairing residents struggled without water, fuel, phones and power. “Hysteria is starting to spread,” said Mayor Jose Sanchez Garcia of the northern coast town of Manati. ...

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