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NCAA hands out suspensions to 12 Miami football players

by Derrick Johnson on August 31, 2011

Weeks after it was revealed that athletes from the University of Miami have been receiving illegal benefits for the better part of the last decade, the NCAA has taken action against some current players. ESPN.com reports that 12 members of the football team have been punished, and eight will miss at least one game of the […]

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Chimp attack victim reveals new face

by nickj on August 11, 2011

More than two years after losing her hands, eyes and nose in a savage attack by her friend's chimpanzee, Charla Nash is on her way to a stunning recovery. She underwent a groundbreaking face transplant surgery back in May and now, just over two months later, her new face is beginning to heal. Nash recently […]

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Scientists discover long-lost Borneo Rainbow toad

by Jorge Hernandez on July 15, 2011

Thought to be lost to the annals of history, the beautiful Sambas Stream toad was recently rediscovered by scientists after having not been seen in 87 years. The animal, also known as the Borneo Rainbow toad, was found by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak scientists, who had spent months looking specifically for the creature. According to MSNBC.com, […]

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Casey Anthony trial resumes after unexpected delay

by Adam Russett on June 27, 2011

In a trial that has been full of twists and turns since the opening days, the Casey Anthony case in Florida is moving forward again after recovering from the latest shockwave – a very unexpected and very mysterious recess.  While the exact nature for the delay was unknown, most experts agree that it was a […]

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Duke Nukem Forever receives tepid reviews at best

by Kelly MacNeil on June 15, 2011

It was 15 years ago when Duke Nukem 3D was released and the rest has been history. Then the game turned into legend, then, finally, myth. Fans loyally waited for the follow-up to the game for years, even after a decade. Even after there were reports that the development team was having some trouble.  The […]

NASA's Kepler space telescope made significant progress in its three-year mission to find life on distant planets when it spotted Kepler-10b, the smallest rocky planet to be discovered outside our solar system. However, the planet, which is only 40 percent larger than Earth, orbits too closely around its star to support any life, as its […]

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UConn wins 89th in a row, breaks UCLA’s record

by Derrick Johnson on December 22, 2010

UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has won seven national championships and completed an astonishing four undefeated seasons. On Tuesday night in Hartford, he added another accomplishment to the list. Led by 41 points from Maya Moore, the Huskies beat Florida State 93-62 to extend their winning streak to 89 games, breaking the Division I […]

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James has season-high 38 in return to Cleveland

by Derrick Johnson on December 3, 2010

Fans in Cleveland likely had December 2 circled on their calendar since the day LeBron James announced he'd be taking his talents to South Beach to play for the Miami Heat, and after his first performance against his former team last night, it looks as though he may have too. James scored 38 points and […]

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Walker scores 30 in UConn upset of Michigan State

by Jorge Hernandez on November 24, 2010

Despite being 3-0 heading into their match up with Michigan State, the UConn men's basketball team had been looking to make a statement. On Tuesday, they did. Behind 30 points from Kemba Walker, UConn held on to beat the number 2 Spartans 70-67 at the Maui Invitational. The game was a rematch of the 2009 […]