Markus Burden, a Ball State freshman who just graduated high school in June, hit this halfcourt shot Thursday and will receive free tuition for a semester. Not a bad way to start college. Estimated value of that free tuition? One report is an estimated $11,000. (This site estimates $7-8k for in-state students.) Burden appeared on Good Morning America this morning. [via The Star Press]
NBC Wanted the IOC to Change Order for the Opening Ceremony, so United States Would Appear Near End of Broadcast
Understandable, from a business perspective.
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This will hopefully be a good thing.