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Books go wild with improbable endings

In retrospect, some events are truly unbelievable, such as an airplane disappearing without a trace. It went against the odds, but Shabazz Napier knocking out Michigan State is not that hard to believe.



Dodgers’ dollars guarantee nothing

Money can buy happiness, at least temporarily. The Los Angeles Dodgers handed Clayton Kershaw the richest deal for a pitcher in baseball history, and a big bankroll has turned the odds in their favor.

Wagerers wisely back hungry Florida Gators

In this high-stakes poker game, Billy Donovan is holding a real cool hand. The Florida coach has four senior starters and a sophomore who’s a hot shooter.

Abuse in Asmussen barn gives PETA ammunition to blast sport

What a difference a week made for trainer Steve Asmussen. He went from being a likely inductee into Racing’s Hall of Fame in Saratoga, N.Y., to being ostracized as the poster boy for what is wrong in the sport.


The Review-Journal’s Adam Hill, Kelly Stewart and Matt Youmans compete against handicappers Bruce Marshall, Paul Stone and Ken Thomson in a contest covering NCAA Tournament games today and Friday.

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