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Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Benny The Bull Busted For Possession Of Unlicensed T-Shirt Gun

CHICAGO—Noting that the suspect had been taken into custody after officers managed to tackle and wrestle the individual to the ground of the United Center concourse, police confirmed Monday that Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull was arrested for possession of an unlicensed T-shirt gun.

Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Sports collectibles have skyrocketed in popularity over the past several decades, with sales of such items as game-worn jerseys and autographed rookie cards generating billions of dollars each year. Onion Sports examines the most sought-after and highly valued sports memorabilia in the world.
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Local Sports Reporter Recycles Same High School Volleyball Season Preview For 18th Year In A Row

RUMFORD, ME—Tasked with writing the Rumford Falls Times’s annual preview of the Mountain Valley High girls’ volleyball season, local sports reporter Patrick Carver again reused, verbatim, the article that has run at the start of every season since 1995, sources at the paper confirmed Friday. “Mountain Valley has a talented team this year,” read the feature that, as always, praised the team’s “strong group of returning seniors” but also predicted the squad “will be looking for some younger players to step up.” “[Cross-state rivals] Wells is going to be tough to beat—they always are—but if the Falcons can fill their roles and play solid defense, they have a great chance at the championship.” For the 18th consecutive year, the preview listed a Megan Johnson as a “key player to watch.”

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