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How the first NCAA tournament was played in the shadow of impending world war

Kentucky and UConn square off for the NCAA men's basketball championship Monday night. The game, and the circumstances, are a far cry from the first NCAA tournament, held in March of 1939. With the world on the brink of war, we take a look at how global events impacted the players of the eventual winners of the tournament, the Oregon Webfoots.

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Baseball in Africa

Darrell Harvey reports from Ghana on efforts to take baseball to Africa, where Major League Baseball hopes to find new fans on the continent -- and perhaps a new source of talent.

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Beijing hotels not full

Anne Donahue reports that many hotels in the Olympic host city of Beijing aren't seeing the rush of customers they were anticipating, and in fact, it's not too late to get a cheap hotel room in Beijing.