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Saints march over Colts for Super Bowl

Purdue alum Drew Brees and the Saints are NFL champions, rallying to upset Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night in one of pro football's most thrilling title games. 



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WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING: Cardinals end regular season with meet against RedHawks

This season, Ball State has taken last year's second and third place teams, Ohio University and the University of Toledo, down to the last event, but fallen short each time. Coach Laura Seibold-Caudill said that even though the Cardinals weren't able to pull off those defeats, this year's Ball State team is not the same one that finished last in last season's MAC Championships.



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TRACK: Ball State hopes to continue recent success in two-day invite

The Cardinals had eight first-place performances in last week's Indiana Wesleyan Invitational, and they hope to continue that trend today. Three of those first places came from sophomore Janae Taylor, who won the 60-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and was the anchor leg in Ball State's 4x200 meter relay team.


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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards topple Falcons as season-best win streak reaches four games

Davis led the way for the Cardinals (12-9, 6-3 Mid-American Conference) with a game-high 18 points and four assists to just one turnover in 33 minutes of action. Three other Ball State players scored in double-digits: Watson had 14 points and nine rebounds, sophomore center Jarrod Jones earned a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and Scaife added 10 points.


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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Riding high, Ball State hosts Akron

Sporting its longest winning streak in six years, Ball State University will host the University of Akron, the defending Mid-American Conference champion, Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals (12-9, 6-3) have won four straight and five of their last six games to reassert themselves in the MAC race. 



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GYMNASTICS: Ball State drops another close match, this time at Illinois State

Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. In gymnastics, close is the difference between winning and losing. The Ball State University gymnastics team learned that lesson the hard way yet again. The team was one fall on the balance beam short of a perfect meet – being able to count 20 clean routines – as it lost to Illinois State University (194.15-193.925) Friday night.








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