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March Madness coming to Newark

Updated: March 22, 2011, 9:36 AM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- There's a new kid on the block in this year's NCAA tournament, a scrappy underdog looking to compete with the big boys and grab a piece of March Madness for its own.

Welcome to Newark, which as recently as five or six years ago wouldn't -- let's face it, couldn't -- have hosted an event of this magnitude. That was before the completion of the Prudential Center, home to the NHL's New Jersey Devils and, at least until they move to a new building in Brooklyn, the NBA's New ...

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