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Cancer crusaders

Joe Vicario knows how to battle. Start with his birth defect, Goldenhar syndrome, which left him without a left ear, left lung and left thumb and with a malformed aortic heart valve. It led to 28 surgeries before age 12.

Indianapolis hosts seventh NCAA Final Four, sets records across multiple events

The 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Final Four marked the seventh Men’s Final Four hosted in Indianapolis, setting several attendance and viewership records. The two-session Final Four attendance totaled 143,387, the highest ever attendance for...

Sam Malone of University of Kentucky wins Elite 89 Award for Division I Men’s Basketball Championship

Sam Malone, a junior at the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships. The Elite 89 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-...

Kentucky pitcher handles life's curve ball

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org For 29 years, Ben Shaffar’s ambitions were confined to the 60-feet, 6-inches between the edge of the pitching rubber and the tip of home plate. His greatest triumphs and most agonizing disappointments occurred in...

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