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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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Great Recent Stories From Less-Popular Sports

Not every sport is as renowned as baseball or as popular as soccer, but every sport has its great moments. Onion Sports recaps some of the best recent stories from some less-popular sports:

The normally bucolic game of cricket is suddenly thrust into the forefront of international affairs when Julia Roberts is spotted in the stands at a game

Every single girl on a U.S. high-school wrestling team gets a write-up in their local paper

In an effort to increase fan interest in their sport, the World Chess Federation introduces a series of exciting new rules changes, including the removal of two entire rows to speed up matches, and allowing pawns to move an unlimited amount of spaces in any direction

The women's college field-hockey championship game is called off when someone hits the ball into the woods and no one can find it

A woman bowler participates in a Men's PBA Tour event, and infuriates them by tossing the ball haphazardly onto the alley, letting it roll slowly down the middle of the lane with just enough force to knock all the pins over, then acting like she never got a strike before, 13 times in a row

Following their Davis Cup victory, the tennis world is disturbed when doubles partners/brothers Mike and Bob Bryan engage in a long, passionate kiss

The International Archery Federation reports that deaths among competitors' children are reduced by 89% when they drop their sponsorship deal with a major apple-growing conglomerate

In a quiet but significant triumph for everyone who values sports, wakeboarding just sort of disappears

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