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Ward's drop a prelude to MVP performance

Remarkably, he dropped it.
No excuses. The Pittsburgh Steelers' top receiver flat-out dropped it.
"The great ones don't miss balls in the Super Bowl," Ward said. "And I want to be considered one of the great ones."
Before this Super Bowl ended, Ward would get more chances to prove he deserves to be counted among the greats. And, he wouldn't bumble those chances away.

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Ready for some commercials?

According to estimated figures, nearly 100 million people tune in worldwide.
Yet for most of those people, Sunday night wasn’t about the game. They didn’t really care whether the Steelers or Seahawks were crowned the 40th champion. Instead, it was more about the spectacle of what the Super Bowl has become.
For some, the halftime show was the draw. For others, however, it was the commercials — something the Super Bowl has gotten a reputation for.

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Universities prepare for more cuts

The state’s public universities have been warned that up to 8 percent of the budget might be slashed — after each university already had the tough task of dealing with a 3.5 percent tax cut.
Both university presidents — Tech’s Dan Reneau and GSU’s Horace Judson — have stated they will try diligently to make the cuts work without have to cut programs or faculty. However, that is easier said than done.
The total budget cuts at Tech could amount to nearly $6 million, while GSU’s cuts will approach $4 million. Those are hard numbers to swallow.

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GSU clears up Foundation deposits

Those funds should have been deposited on the “state side,” Judson said, but the foundation did not have protocols in place, nor did it have signatories on financial accounts and the mistake happened.
About $25,000 of the misdirected monies were in the form of four checks representing football travel expenses and sponsorships. The remaining $2,100 was from United Way.

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