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College Basketball Tournament Recap: Saturday, March 25th College Basketball Tournament Recap: Saturday, March 25th
- March 26, 2017

They beat Maryland and Florida State and took down No. 2 Arizona in the regional semifinals, setting up a matchup of small Jesuit schools seeking their first Final Four. Don't forget, West Virginia got 20 freaking offensive rebounds. The Bulldogs were shooting just 29 percent from 3-point range in the NCAA Tournament before today. (more...)
Updated 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket: Gonzaga advances to Elite Eight
- March 24, 2017

A week later, they found a rhythm. West Virginia trailed Gonzaga 61-58 with 38 seconds left in their Sweet 16 matchup Thursday night and the Mountaineers proceeded to have one of the worst offensive possessions I've seen in years. He was held to 10 points on 2-of-10 shooting and committed five turnovers against West Virginia. Mathews is a graduate transfer from California who has played a key part in the Bulldogs success. (more...)
Trump budget would slash vital funding for arts, science Trump budget would slash vital funding for arts, science
- March 20, 2017

Yet many of Trump's proposed cuts - ranging from 12 percent for the departments of the Interior and Housing and Urban Development to an eye-popping 29 percent for the State Department and 31 percent for the Environmental Protection Agency - are so out of line with long-established, bipartisan spending norms that they have virtually no chance of coming even close to what eventually will be approved. (more...)
Fed Raises Interest Rates Again
- March 16, 2017

Leading into Wednesday's decision, investors were predicting the odds of a rate increase at 95 percent . The rate increase comes amid a broad improvement in the world economic outlook and a sense among Fed policymakers that the USA economy is close to the central bank's employment and inflation goals. (more...)
Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City
- March 11, 2017

Those facilities will host just one race weekend each year now. Four-time Las Vegas victor and defending Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson will roll off 16th on Sunday and Kevin Harvick , who led 292 laps last Sunday at Atlanta, will start 19th. (more...)
Trump's new travel ban executive order
- March 06, 2017

The first version temporarily closed USA borders to all refugees and to citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries. It barred Syrian refugees from the USA indefinitely, and blocked for 120 days all refugees fleeing their homelands claiming persecution or fear of violence. (more...)