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Mike Vick, Peyton Hillis Advance In Madden Tournament

We are one step closer to seeing a Danny Woodhead vs. Peyton Hillis Madden NFL 12 cover showdown.

Both running backs advanced in the tournament to determine the next face of the famed video game franchise.

On the other side of the bracket, quarterbacks Michael Vick and Drew Brees appear to be on their way for a semifinals matchup.

Voting for the third round ends April 10.

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Las Vegas Hilton Really Hopes VCU Doesn't Win

There’s at least one person out there who has $50,000 reasons to root for VCU this weekend.

Someone placed a $10 bet at the Las Vegas Hilton sportsbook earlier this season on the Rams winning the national championship.

The odds?

5,000 to 1. Read more

NBA Referee Sues AP Reporter Over Tweet

NBA referee Bill Spooner filed a lawsuit on Monday against Associated Press reporter Jon Krawczynski for a tweet made on Jan. 24 when Minnesota hosted the Houston Rockets.

During the second quarter of the Timberwolves-Rockets game, Spooner called a foul on Anthony Tolliver of Minnesota. Timberwolves head coach Kurt Rambis was upset about the call and asked Spooner how he would get those points back.

Shortly after, Krawczynski tweeted, “Ref Bill Spooner told Rambis he’d “get it back” after a bad call. Then he made an even worse call on Rockets. That’s NBA officiating folks.”

Spooner, 54, is seeking in excess of $75,000 for “defamation per se to his professional and business reputation, a declaratory judgment that the Twitter publication constitutes defamation and an injunction requiring the removal of defamatory statements from the Defendants’ Internet postings.” Read more

Boston College Wins the 59th Beanpot

Boston College prevailed in the final of the 2011 Beanpot, defeating upstart Northwesterneastern 7-6 in overtime. It’s the 16th championship and third in the last four years for the nation’s No. 1 team.

You have to feel for Northeastern and their fans: “A: We are Northeastern Q: Why can’t we have any nice things?”