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The Al­liance of American Foot­ball is sus­pended op­er­a­tions eight games into its first sea­son last week. Check out Page B6 of this week’s edi­tion to read more about the quick end to the new foot­ball league.

The NCAA Men’s Bas­ket­ball na­tional cham­pi­onship game was set over the week­end and played af­ter press time on Mon­day, with Virginia and Texas Tech go­ing for the title this year. Check back next week to learn who won. (Sorry Auburn fans, not this year...)

Turn to Page B6 this week to learn more about how for­mer Georgia QB Matthew Stafford’s wife is deal­ing with a brain tu­mor. We here at the Stan­dard Jour­nal of­fer our thoughts and prayers to their family.

Bret “Hit­man” Hart of WWE fame was tack­led by a fan dur­ing a Hall of Fame cer­e­mony speech for the wrestling or­ga­ni­za­tion. Though he was not harmed dur­ing the in­ci­dent, it marked the lat­est news ahead of the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s Wrestlema­nia event this past Sun­day af­ter a “Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver” re­port on pro­fes­sional wrestling.

Au­gusta is about to get busy this week as the Masters golf tour­na­ment returns to Georgia. Check out Page B5 of this week’s edi­tion to read more on who might have a shot at win­ning the pre­miere event of the PGA sea­son.

Duke’s Zion Wil­liamson was named The As­so­ci­ated Press Player of the Year, Fri­day, April 5, 2019. Check out more about the honor in this week’s edi­tion on Page B4.

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