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Littlefield On Sports: UMass Football Takes It Up A Notch 02:35
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Massachusetts quarterback Kyle Havens looks to pass as Holy Cross defender Mude Ohimor closes in during an NCAA college football game in Amherst, Mass. in September. (AP)
Massachusetts quarterback Kyle Havens looks to pass as Holy Cross defender Mude Ohimor closes in during an NCAA college football game in Amherst, Mass. in September. (AP)

While the Celtics and the Bruins are in the playoffs, all eyes are on Amherst today where the University of Massachusetts announced its decision to join the Mid-American Conference as a football-only member.

Also, Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield has a new book and the Boston marathon world record dilemma continues to mystify.

Finally, we take a moment to remember Norwegian marathon great Grete Waitz who died this week of cancer at age 57.

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This segment aired on April 20, 2011.

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