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Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images), Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jordan McRae of the Tennessee Volunteers (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Underdogs Stanford, Dayton, Tennessee Set For Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

03/24/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

NCAA logo (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Manhattan In At 13, Virginia, Florida, Wichita State, Arizona Grab Top Seeds In NCAA Tourney

Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament.

03/16/2014

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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

Lorraine Trivone And Father Nicholas

Staten Island Woman Furious After Postal Service Loses Track Of Her Father’ Ashes

A Staten Island woman was waiting Friday evening for a very meaningful package that appeared to have been lost in the mail.

02/21/2014

Head coach Billy Donovan talks with Jacob Kurtz of the Florida Gators during a timeout on January 11, 2014. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Parity Dominating & More

There’s not one squad in college basketball that’s playing even remotely close to the way Kentucky was in 2012 or even the way Louisville was a year ago.

02/03/2014

Kona, Hawaii (credit, Thinkstock)

Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

North Carolina Walmart Brawl

Holiday Shoppers Break Into Brawls Across The Country

Black Friday turned into Bad Friday for multiple shoppers across the country, including those at several stores in the Tri-State Area.

11/30/2013

Vehicles approach the George Washington Bridge toll plaza - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 23, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Florida Man Accused Of Trying To Avoid Tolls At GWB

Busted at the bridge. A driver has been accused of going to great lengths to avoid paying tolls.

11/03/2013

Daisuke Matsuzaka (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mets Top Florida 3-1, Split Doubleheader

Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed two hits in seven innings for his first major league win in more than a year, and the New York Mets got back-to-back homers from Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda to beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Saturday night for a doubleheader split.

09/14/2013

Diana Nyad speaks to reporters before her latest attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. (credit: Getty Images)

Diana Nyad’s Historic Swim Inspires Baby Boomers

She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.

09/03/2013

US swimmer Diana Nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Native, Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad Finishes Historic Cuba-Florida Swim

With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer and New York City native Diana Nyad completed her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage on Monday.

09/02/2013

Large Sinkhole Appears In Resort Villa In Florida

New Jersey Man Watches As Sinkhole Wrecks Building At Florida Resort

A New Jersey man Monday night recalled the terrifying experience of watching a building partially collapse into a sinkhole in a resort near Orlando, Fla.

08/12/2013

Willie Cauley-Stein of the Kentucky Wildcats (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s SEC Offseason Notebook

Who will lead Kentucky? It’s going to be one of the major questions surrounding this team, and it will be one of the keys to the Wildcats potentially winning their second national title in three seasons.

08/12/2013

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