Daily Archives: April 9, 2014

Men and Women from the Same School Win NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship

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In 2014 both the men’s and women’s basketball teams from the University of Connecticut (UConn) won the NCAA Division 1 National Championship. When was the first time that the men and women from the same school won the basketball title?

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The first time that the men’s and women’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship was won by the same school was back in 2004. UConn was again involved as the UConn men and women both won their respective basketball National Championships that year. To date, that is the only other time that this has occurred.

Baseball’s “Golden Sombrero”

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In baseball, what is a “golden sombrero”?

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A baseball player can earn a golden sombrero by striking out four times in a game. A player who strikes out five times in a game earns “Olympic rings” or a “platinum sombrero”, and a player who strikes out six times earns a “horn” or “titanium sombrero”