Found April 02, 2012 on Unathletic:

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I can’t wait for the end stretch of this game. You are going to see some of the better defending you will see in college basketball. Kentucky opens as 6.5 favorites. I’ll take Kansas and the points in a barn-burner.

The Press

Fantasy Baseball 2012: Will Joe Mauer shed the Joey Singles Moniker [BleacherReport]
Stars Goalie Kari Lehtonen drills this fan with a puck during warmups [BustedCoverage]
Laura Stoner was made famous by Michael Bay – her body is doing the rest [CelebSlam]
Picture proof George Clooney could be the luckiest guy in the world, but we already knew that [DonChavez]
Johan Santana is going to start the opener for the Mets [ESPN]
If you don’t think these Georgia Salpa photos are hot there’s something wrong with you [Flisted]
Friday Wild Girls always helps to get through a Monday [Funtasticus]
Can this heal Jeremy Lin??? [TerezOwens]


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After a month or so of speculation, the New York Mets have made it official; Johan Santana will once again be there opening day starter. #bbpBox_186442422753050624 a { text-decoration:none; color:#009999; }#bbpBox_186442422753050624 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } It’s official i’ll be on the mound thursday opening day!!! 56 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite...

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Despite poor record, good news abounds for Mets

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Johan Santana will start on Opening Day!

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