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John Moorehouse

13 final pearls of sports wisdom

All I ever wanted to do was write some sports articles in my spare time. Now, one term as editor, 200-plus articles and several nasty e-mails later, this column marks the close of a long and satisfying era in my life. While technically I still have one article left - an opinion column for The Cavalier Daily's graduation issue - I'm much more sentimental about writing the words you're reading now. However, that doesn't mean that the millions ... and millions ... of my diehard fans (a list that includes the staff of The Declaration, "Jim Beam" who regularly posts at and current Cav quarterback Dan Ellis) should reach for that box of Kleenex.

Jones goes to Arizona as seventh draft pick

NEW YORK-He wasn't the first running back chosen, but that didn't make Thomas Jones' selection any less sweet. A long road came to an end for the senior tailback Saturday when the Arizona Cardinals selected him seventh overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. "It feels really good to have all that stuff over," Jones said.

The envelope, please: introducing the inaugural Moorehouse awards

The final hour is drawing nigh for this columnist. With the month of April now well underway and my thesis due date approaching all too rapidly, my ever-dwindling career at The Cavalier Daily has been reduced to a mere three columns. Keeping that in mind, I've taken some time this week to reflect on the past year.

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