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Who's Hot / Who's Not
Edited by Mark Bechtel and Stephen Cannella
April 03, 2006
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April 03, 2006

Who's Hot / Who's Not

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Badger Pucks

Love them two times. Wisconsin's men outlasted Cornell 1-0 in triple OT--the second-longest game in NCAA tournament history--and are headed to the Frozen Four in Milwaukee. The women's work is already done: They dispatched Minnesota 3-0 in their NCAA final. Said sophomore Jinelle Zaugg (above), "We say in the locker room that Wisconsin is the new state of hockey."

Walter Ray Williams Jr.

The good times keep rolling for the world's most proficient bowler--horseshoe tosser. After locking up a record-tying 41st PBA title on Sunday (career earnings: $3.4 million) Williams, 46, told The Indianapolis Star, "I'm not done yet."


By beating the Pistons in Detroit, New Jersey, winner of nine straight, including romps over Dallas and Phoenix, established itself as a title contender. And good news ahead: The Nets have five of their next six at home.

Yanks Abroad

English soccer team Reading has been around for 135 years and never qualified for the top flight--until last week. Led by a pair of Americans, goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann, who has 21 shutouts in 38 games, and midfielder Bobby Convey (left), who has five goals, the Royals clinched promotion to the Premier League next season.


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