Republican Mark Sanford will return to the U.S. House after winning a special election last night in South Carolina, staging a comeback four years after scandal tarnished his image while he served as the state’s governor.
Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford was the top vote-getter in a Republican U.S. House primary today, the first test of his political comeback bid after acknowledging an extramarital affair four years ago.
President Barack Obama , for the second year in a row, picked the University of Kansas to win the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s basketball championship, this year by beating Ohio State University.
Clemson University beat eighth-ranked Louisiana State University 25-24 in college football’s Chick- fil-A Bowl with a fourth-quarter comeback capped by Chandler Catanzaro’s 37-yard field goal as time expired.
The third-ranked University of Miami pushed its winning streak to 13 games and stayed unbeaten in conference play by beating Clemson University 45-43 on a three- pointer by Kenny Kadji with 34.7 seconds left.
Tim Tebow convinced the Denver Broncos he was worthy of a first-round draft pick. Fellow quarterbacks Jimmy Clausen and Colt McCoy are still waiting to see which National Football League team chooses them.