UConn ladies champs too

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The UConn women’s basketball team won their ninth NCAA championship making them the most successful gals program in the country.  They have taken home the gold 9 times over the last 20 years and that’s a feat worth recognizing and celebrating in any sport at any level.  I was curious as to what this meant and the history behind both teams from the same school still dancing at the end of the Big Dance and this is what I found out…

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Way to go Huskies!

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I used to be a big college basketball fan but I’ve migrated to the NBA over the last several years.  I used to watch all sports all the time but I just don’t have the luxury of doing that anymore.  I’ll admit I only watched a game or two at the most of the Big Dance but I did watch the Kentucky vs. Wisconsin Final Four game and I did watch the National Championship game.

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Windows XP support ends today

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Microsoft is no longer supporting the 12-year old Windows XP operating system.  Effective today Microsoft will no longer be issuing updates and security patches in their normal second Tuesday of every month push.  Some are scoffing at the move as purely a corporate grab to get people to spend more money.  While I’m sure Microsoft wouldn’t mind the revenue bump there are some appropriate issues at work here.  Not the least of which is security.

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Captain America is no April fool

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I had a chance to take in Captain America:  The Winter Soldier this weekend and I thought it was super good.  Seeing how it did at the box office this weekend I seem to be in good company.  Generally speaking, movie studios hold off until the last weekend of April to christen the launch of the summer season but Captain America bucked that trend successfully.

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