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Posts Tagged ‘Duke University’

NFL Films' Steve Sabol Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

NFL Films president Steve Sabol will undergo radiation and chemotherapy treatment after doctors discovered a tumor on the left side of his brain.

“(Steve) will begin treatments soon,” NFL Films said in a statement. “Steve is in good spirits and is deeply appreciative of everyone’s good wishes.”

Sabol, 68, was hospitalized on March 5 after suffering a seizure in Kansas City. While in the hospital, doctors conducted tests that confirmed the tumor.

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Columnist Dubs The First Four "March Badness"

Despite a decent overnight rating on Tuesday night, not everyone was a fan of the First Four concept in the NCAA Tournament.

Gannett columnist Mike Lopresti dubbed the last two evenings, “March Badness.”

“Matter of fact, there are two ways that come to mind on how this First Four business can cause discord. First, since teams such as UAB and VCU are the last at-large teams in the field, if any of them lose soundly, it will just make the angry uninvited even madder.

Second, wait until one of them wins on Tuesday or Wednesday and then dumps a high seed on Thursday or Friday. Know what we’ll hear? How playing a tournament game early in the week gives a team an unfair advantage. Read more