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Spokane, Wash.: For the first time in school history, Gonzaga has reached the No.1 spot in the AP coaches poll for men’s college basketball. The new status comes after previous No.1 Indiana University lost to Minnesota last week.

Baltimore, Md.: Just weeks after winning the Super Bowl, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has reportedly signed a new contract with his team. This deal makes Flacco the highest paid player in NFL history, with $120.6 million for a six-year contract.

London, UK: The world’s oldest marathoner has officially retired from public racing after running in the 10k race in Hong Kong on Feb. 24. Fauja Singh is 101 and didn’t start running until age 89, after his wife and son died in India. Singh still plans to run, although not in official races.