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• In last night’s BCS championship game, the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama rolled over number one ranked Louisiana State University Tigers 21-0.

• The Baseball Writers Association of America voted yesterday to elect Barry Larkin, the iconic shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds, to the Baseball Hall of Fame - the only player to be elected in 2012 voting.

Larkin will be inducted this summer along with the late Ron Santo, who was elected last month by the Hall of Fame Veterans Committee.
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