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Chad Cooper (The Examiner sports editor)
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Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, agreed to a bet that would payout $1 million should Michigan State win the NCAA title. Though the Golden Nugget could have turned down the bet, the sports book decided to take it at the direction of Fertitta.

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Fair Grounds - Louisiana Derby Day - March 28 - First post 12:30 p.m.

Race 1: 6-1-9-5

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The 2014-15 thoroughbred racing season is officially over at Delta Downs and what a final week it was for veteran rider Gerard Melancon.

Melancon, who owns multiple records at Delta including most wins in a season, won 10 races in four days with six second place finishes and two thirds in 24 mounts and was voted by the Jockey Guild as the National Jockey of the Week for March 16.

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Kelly High School AT James Ashby treats a student athlete for a shoulder injury.

With baseball season well underway and the high school state championship basketball tournament tipping off this week, not to mention regional and state golf and tennis tournaments around the corner, one might get lost amidst all the hustle and bustle of high school sports. Many parents have a hard time keeping up with one teen enrolled in multiple sports and extracurricular activities, much less several.

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