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6:12am

Fri April 5, 2013
The Two-Way

'Look — My Tibia!' Louisville Player Cracks 'Top 10' Jokes

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 7:57 am

Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware talking with reporters Wednesday, as coach Rick Pitino looked on.
Timothy D. Easley AP

5:30am

Fri April 5, 2013
Sports

Wichita Cheers Shocker's Place In Final 4

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WITCHITA LINEMAN")

GLEN CAMPBELL: And the Wichita lineman is still on the line....

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

We're listening to Glen Campbell here, with his ode to the Wichita lineman, a song that topped the charts in 1968. It might seem a long time ago, but it's still more recent than when the Wichita State Shockers last made it to the men's Final Four. That would be 1965, when the Shockers lost to legendary Coach John Wooden's UCLA team.

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5:05pm

Thu April 4, 2013
The Two-Way

Rutgers Assistant Basketball Coach Jimmy Martelli Resigns

Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach Jimmy Martelli has resigned, amid the fallout of a videotape that showed head coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing his players.

According to The Star-Ledger, which broke the story, Martelli resigned yesterday, at the same time Rice was fired.

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12:48pm

Wed April 3, 2013
The Two-Way

In First Press Conference Since Leg Injury, Louisville's Kevin Ware Says He'll Be OK

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 5:50 am

Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals.
Andy Lyons Getty Images

In his first press conference since his horrific leg injury, Kevin Ware focused on his team.

"I'll be OK," the 20-year-old University of Louisville basketball player said.

Ware said that he's a quiet guy and that he's thankful for all the support he's received. But his focus always returned to the NCCA basketball tournament.

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5:54am

Wed April 3, 2013
The Two-Way

'Fired' Could Be Next F-Word For Rutgers Coach Seen Berating Players

Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 10:38 am

Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice during a game in March.
Chris Szagola CSM/Landov

(We most recently updated the top of this post at 11:10 a.m. ET.)

Responding to outrage from around the nation after videotape of men's basketball coach Mike Rice assaulting his players and spewing homophobic slurs at them was aired on ESPN, New Jersey's Rutgers University fired Rice at mid-morning Wednesday.

The 44-year-old "visibly distraught" Rice, WABC in New York reports, told reporters earlier in the day that:

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