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Winner take all for Syracuse, Kansas

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 17, the 76th day of 2003 with 289 to follow.
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Parish, Worthy named Hall finalists

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 10 (UPI) -- Boston center Robert Parish and Los Angeles Lakers forward James Worthy , headline the list of finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2003.

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Golf holds Match Play Championships

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods will face Carl Pettersson of Sweden when the fifth edition of the Match Play Championship begins Wednesday at the La Costa Resort and Spa.

Hootie and the blowhards

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Women serve on the Supreme Court, head the National Security Council, run businesses of every stripe and have been astronauts for decades. But if you measure by
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Woods, Mickelson head Skins Game

INDIO, Calif., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- After a dominant performance in the Grand Slam of Golf, Tiger Woods heads a four-player field again in the annual Skins Game.

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Woods shoots 66 at PGA Grand Slam

KAUAI, Hawaii, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods moved halfway toward his fifth straight title in the exclusive $1 million PGA Grand Slam of Golf by shooting a 6-under-par 66 on Tuesday and opening

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Bobby Jones
NYP2000090834-8 September 2000- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Japan's prime minister Yoshiro Mori, right, visits the Mets' dugout where he meets ( from left to right) pitcher Rick White, reliff pitcher Turk Wendall, Joe McEwing, infielder, pitcher Bobby Jones and manager Bobby Valentine prior to coming out to throw the first pitch of the game against at Shea Stadium on September 8, 2000 in the borough of Queens in New York City. Mori was in New York for the UN Millennium Summit. mg/Monika Graff UPI
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Bobby Jones, PhD (13 January 1942 - 18 April 2001) was a noted American educator who distinguished himself by becoming the first African American to earn tenure at Mercer University, a highly selective private university. Jones later became chair of the Education Department at Mercer University. Dr. Jones was instrumental in the development of innovative teaching techniques that are used as standards throughout the education industry to this date. Dr. Jones inspired literally hundreds of students to go on to become educators as highlighted in the best selling literary work, A Joyful Passion for Teaching. Dr. Jones is also credited for assisting in destroying the racial divide that existed throughout middle Georgia in the novel Macon Black and White. Dr. Jones devoted his life to helping others realize their goals. He was instrumental in the establishment of Mercer University's first Upward Bound Program where he mentored aspiring, educationally talented, under-privileged youth. Dr. Jones assisted them in the pursuit and achievement of their collegiate aspirations.

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