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After walking off during trial, child porn offender found

Coates picked up by police one day after surprise courtroom disappearance

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UNC takes fifth title

North Carolina earned its fifth national title with six straight double figure wins in the NCAA tournament, with all of the team’s strengths clicking for the Tar Heels. Carolina, often criticized during the season a lack of focus on the defensive side of the ball, played lockdown defense in the NCAA tournament, including Monday’s win over Michigan State. In six NCAA tournament games, UNC allowed its opponents to shoot just 38.5 percent from the field, and 26.7 percent from three-point range. Meanwhile, four Tar Heels finished with double figure scoring.

Speaking of Sports for April 9, 2009

DETROIT - The ebullient North Carolina players, still ripping around outside the Tar Heel locker room with ample excess energy after winning the national title, repeated one question, “What can they say now?” It was obvious even before the start of Monday’s national championship men’s finale in the Motor City that North Carolina had something to prove. The Tar Heels, who finished on top of the college basketball world after a decisive 89-72 win over Michigan State, have made their point.

Davis plans to return to UNC

DETROIT - Ed Davis barely missed a double-double in his last season game of the season, but he has a valuable consolation prize. The UNC freshman gets to keep a national championship hat and sweatshirt.

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