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Uconn conquers title after victory over Butler

Sure, teamwork is one of the essentials for winning hoops games, but there is no discussion about the fact that a team also needs to possess a great deal of talent if they want to aspire for higher things. And that is the case of UConn, whose talent-laden players acquired the NCAA Basketball Men’s Championship yesterday for Connecticut after defeating Butler by 53-41, leaving the Bulldogs one win short of a title for the second consecutive year.

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No injury on Nadal’s foot, ready for quarterfinals

Strong gain on the left foot of current Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal suffered in a match against Juan Martin del Potro from Argentina which resulted in a victory for the Spaniard is not going to let him out of the quarterfinals, as MRI results show no injury, and now the 25-year-old player is ready to take on Mardy Fish from the United States as he needs to defend his title if he wants to remain as world number one at the ATP World Tour ranking.

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Yani Tseng wins fourth LPGA major at age 22

With his latest Sunday victory at Locust Hill Country Club, 22 year-old Yani Tseng became the youngest player to have won 4 LPGA majors. It seems like the Taiwanese has a bright future, as she is on her way to surpass the achievements from her idol, Annika Sorenstam who won the 1st of her ten majors when at age 24, and she also surpassed the mark of Se Ri Pak, who was also 24 when she conquered her fourth LGPA major win.

Lakers with the same roster for next season

If there is no lockout at the NBA, you can expect no changes at the Lakers rosters for the coming season as no deals were made at the past draft, though Lamar Odom seems like the most likely player to be traded. Kobe Bryant is at his best, and even though Pau Gasol did not play as desired during the playoffs against Dallas, he still remains amongst the top 20 players in the league. When it comes to Andrew Bynum, the player still remains as one of Jim Buss’s favorites and is not likely to leave the franchise, while Derek Fisher and Ron Artest might still see some action despite aging and underachievement.

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