Your morning roundup for April 10, the day a Virginia elementary school principal assures you the fourth-grade teacher didn't really put black and mixed-race students up for sale.
• The University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs hockey team won its first-ever Frozen Four national championship with a 3-2 win over Michigan. The winning goal came 3:22 into overtime. The game-winning goal scorer, Kyle Schmidt, was the lone Bulldog not to full-out dye his hair blond, so at least one set of curtains matches the drapes, ladies. [Duluth News Tribune]
• "Irish sensation" Rory McIlroy tacked another stroke onto his overall lead at the Masters yesterday. He's up four on Aussie Jason Day, Argentine Angel Cabrera, South African Charl Schwartzel and Korean KJ Choi. The American guy who everybody thought was mounting a comeback is seven off the lead. [Augusta Chronicle]
• Keeping with the season theme of the St. Louis Cardinals being cursed, Tony LaRussa must've broken out the rosary when the cabin of a private plane taking eight team members to Cali for his Animal Rescue Foundation golf benefit failed to pressurize, forcing an emergency landing. Also, an advance copy of a George Vecsey book relays the fact that Stan Musial has been battling Alzheimer's disease for a few years. And, an Albert Pujols error contributed to a 12-inning loss to the championship-banner raising Giants. [STL Today]