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It was a shot of a lifetime and junior guard Arike Ogunbowale nailed it for Notre Dame.

She sank a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.1 seconds left on the clock, beating Mississippi State 61-58, and giving Notre Dame its second women's basketball title Sunday night in Columbus, Ohio.

Notre Dame scored its first title 17 years ago — also on April 1.

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The first Final Four ever hosted in Columbus includes a team very familiar with the terrain. But it’s not the hometown Ohio State Buckeyes.

The undefeated University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team enters Friday as the overwhelming favorite to win their 12th national title. It’s also the Huskies’ 11th straight Final Four appearance.

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Columbus hosts its largest collegiate championship ever this weekend, as the NCAA Women’s Final Four brings thousands of visitors and a likely $20 million economic boost to the city.

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Fan have arrived in Columbus before the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament this weekend.

When Was The Last Time The Reds Canceled Opening Day?

Mar 28, 2018

Updated: March 28 at 5:45 p.m.

On Wednesday, the Reds announced it was postponing its 2018 Thursday home opener against the Washington Nationals due to weather. We wondered: Had this happened before? 

The Cleveland Indians are a two-owner franchise. Even casual fans know the majority owner is Paul Dolan, but what about the minority owner John Sherman? WKSU’s sports commentator Terry Pluto thinks it’s no coincidence that the Indians really started winning after Sherman bought a minority stake in the team in 2016.

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What do the Blue Jackets themselves think of the club’s new winning streak?

“We don’t talk about the streak,” says head coach John Tortorella.

In 2009, the former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon took on the NCAA in a lawsuit that challenged the organization's ability to profit from the likenesses of college athletes in a video game. But as the case heated up, its stakes and scope began to sprawl, opening a can of worms that threatened to upend one of the bedrock principles of college sports: amateurism.

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