About 40 percent of U.S. senators, and 25 percent of U.S. representatives, belonged to fraternities or sororities in college. On April 24, more than a dozen of these grateful alumni extolled Greek life at an annual $500-a- plate dinner in a Washington hotel ballroom for “FratPAC,” the industry’s political arm.
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.
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.
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.