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Twin sisters Chloe and Claire Gruenke were running in the Southern Illinois state track meet this past weekend when Chloe felt a pop in her thigh. Noticing her sister's discomfort, Claire hoisted her up on her back:

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Clutching her sister's legs, Claire began to run the final 370 meters of their 800-meter middle school race for both of them:

Twins Race Courtesy of Lisa Rapp/Little Chics Pics

"It's about showing compassion, love and sportsmanship; even if you lose and help somebody, it's still worth it," Claire told St. Louis TV station KTVI.

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"We just watched breathlessly and luckily had glasses on because we all had tears in our eyes," Wesclin Junior High School coach Ted Crail added.

Chloe and Claire GruenkeLisa Rapp/Little Chics Pics

The 13-year-old twins finished the race last, but they showed you don't have to take home a medal to be a true winner.

Chloe and Claire GruenkeLisa Rapp/Little Chics Pics

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First pitches in baseball are deceptively difficult -- so much so that most of them either go straight into the dirt, way over the catcher's head, or somewhere up the first base line. That's wasn't the case for 101-year-old Kitty Cohen, who nailed her first pitch on the first try on Mother's Day:

Honestly, that's a lot better than the majority of us could manage under the circumstances. FUN FACT: when the Rogers Centre opened in 1989, Kitty Cohen was 76.

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Who will win women's tourney?

Bracketmania didn't end Sunday. On Monday, the women's NCAA tournament field was released, with -- as expected -- UConn (34-0) earning the No. 1 overall seed for its quest to win a record ninth title. Fellow No. 1s are Notre Dame (also undefeated), Tennessee and surprising South Carolina, with Duke, Stanford, Baylor and West Virginia receiving No. 2s. Which team will take the whole thing? Are you rooting for the Huskies to make history?

Which team will win the women's NCAA tournament?

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  • How many No. 1 seeds (UConn, Notre Dame, Tennessee, South Carolina) will reach the women's Final Four?

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  • Which of these non-No. 1 seeds has the best chance of reaching the women's Final Four?

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  • Will UConn (34-0) and Notre Dame (32-0) meet in the women's national championship game?

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  • Are you rooting for UConn to win a record ninth women's basketball national championship?

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For the first time since the 2010-11 season, the reigning national champion Connecticut Huskies are atop the The Associated Press preseason poll. Last year's runner-up, Louisville, will enter the 2013-14 season ranked No. 5, while North Carolina and its top recruiting class comes in at No. 12. Do you agree with the rankings? Click the logos below to set your own!

Women's college basketball preseason top 15

Connecticut

Connecticut

AP preseason rank: 1
2012-13 record: 35-4

Duke

Duke

AP preseason rank: 2
2012-13 record: 33-3

Stanford

Stanford

AP preseason rank: 3
2012-13 record: 33-3

Tennessee

Tennessee

AP preseason rank: 4
2012-13 record: 27-8

Louisville

Louisville

AP preseason rank: 5
2012-13 record: 29-9

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

AP preseason rank: 6
2012-13 record: 35-2

Kentucky

Kentucky

AP preseason rank: 7
2012-13 record: 30-6

Maryland

Maryland

AP preseason rank: 8
2012-13 record: 26-8

California

California

AP preseason rank: 9
2012-13 record: 32-4

Baylor

Baylor

AP preseason rank: 10
2012-13 record: 34-2

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

AP preseason rank: 11
2012-13 record: 24-11

North Carolina

North Carolina

AP preseason rank: 12
2012-13 record: 29-7

Penn State

Penn State

AP preseason rank: 13
2012-13 record: 26-6

Dayton

Dayton

AP preseason rank: 14
2012-13 record: 28-3

LSU

LSU

AP preseason rank: 15
2012-13 record: 22-12

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