WPVI-TV(PHILADELPHIA) — A four-year-old girl in Pennsylvania couldn’t wait to get her hands on her favorite treat – a slushie — so she headed out on her own for an overnight adventure.

The girl, sporting a purple coat and snow boots, ended up alone on a SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia around 3 a.m. on Friday after a man flagged down the bus, according to a report by ABC News station WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.

“Got to be kidding me! At this time, at 3 o’clock in the morning,” the bus driver, Harlan Jenifer, told WPVI-TV. “She’s a small little thing. It kind of just shocked me.”

Jenifer told the television station he called police while passengers on board the bus comforted the four-year-old.

“All I want is a slushie, that’s all she said,” Jenifer told WPVI-TV.

The girl was eventually taken home to her parents, who said this was Annabelle’s first and last solo adventure. The family has since reconfigured the locks on the home.

“There are no words, he saved my daughter’s life,” her mother, Jaclyn Mager, told WPVI-TV.

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Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The Duke Blue Devils (32-4) are headed back to another Elite Eight round after taking care of fifth-seeded Utah (26-9) 63-57 on Friday night.

Justise Winslow had 21 points and 10 rebounds in the win and head coach Mike Krzyzewski was proud of the entire team.

“This has been one of my favorite groups. They’ve been easy to coach and they really get along. There’s only a good attitude, only a good attitude and a willingness to learn,” Krzyzewski said. “Sometimes freshmen don’t learn that until they’re older. But these guys knew it from the beginning. That’s why they’ve had a special year.”

Duke will playing in their 20th regional final and 14th under Krzyzewski and will take on second-seeded Gonzaga on Sunday.

“He played phenomenal. He was outstanding. He was the best player on the floor,” Duke center Jahlil Okafor said of Winslow’s performance. “Maybe because he’s in Houston or maybe because he’s 19 now. It was fun to watch.”

Utes guard Brandon Taylor scored 15 and forward Dallin Bachynski added 11 in the loss.

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ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Shaquille O’Neal was inducted into the Orlando Magic’s Hall of Fame Friday.

O’Neal was selected with the first pick of the 1992 NBA Draft by the Magic and played his first four seasons in Orlando. During that time, he led the Magic to a berth in the 1995 NBA Finals.

Shaq ultimately decided to leave Orlando for the bright lights of Los Angeles. While he won three titles with the Lakers, he still wonders if he should have ever left the home of Mickey Mouse.

“Do I regret it? I never fully answer it,” O’Neal said of leaving Orlando. “I regret it sometimes. Is this where I started and should have stayed? I actually wish they made it a law that whoever drafts you, you gotta stay there your whole career.”

O’Neal also believes that 1995 Finals team, which also featured Penny Hardaway and Nick Anderson, could have returned to the NBA’s biggest stage.

“That’s why I kind of regret it, because we had a young, fabulous team,” O’Neal said. “We really did. And it’s a shame that we got torn apart. But I think about that all the time. I try not to live my life now on ‘ifs’ or ‘would’ve, should’ve,’ but do I regret leaving here in ’96, yes I do.”

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Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images (DUNEDIN, Fla.) — Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander left his spring training start against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, with cramping in his right triceps.

Despite leaving the game in the third inning, the former American League MVP doesn’t seem too concerned about the injury. He cites not drinking enough water and a tweak in his mechanics as being possible reasons for the cramping.

“I don’t think I’m injured,” Verlander said. “The only concern I have is if it would linger. Just felt crampy.”

Verlander pitched 2 2/3 innings of one-hit ball before exiting.

“Not overly concerned,” Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus said. “He said it felt like more of a cramp than a strain. It doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods. It’s not as concerning of an area.”

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Joe Robbins/Getty Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — Terry Rozier had 17 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 4 Louisville down No. 8 North Carolina State 75-65 in the East Regional semifinals of the Men’s NCAA Tournament, Friday.

Louisville and NC State traded punches throughout the game. After a Ralston Turner 3-pointer put the Wolfpack down one with 4:35 remaining in the game, the Cardinals went on a 9-0 run. NC State could never recover as Louisville heads to the Elite 8 for the third time in four years.

Montrezl Harrell had 24 points for the Cardinals (27-8) in the win.

Trevor Lacey put up 18 points for NC State (22-14) in the loss.

Louisville advances to take on Michigan State on Sunday.

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G Fiume/Getty Images(KNOXVILLE, Tn.) — After one season on the job, Donnie Tyndall has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers men’s basketball team.

The university fired Tyndall Friday after they learned of his unethical behavior while coach at Southern Mississippi from an NCAA investigation.

“I apologize to my players, assistant coaches, and the entire UT community that past occurrences led to today’s result.,” Tyndall said in a statement. “I have truly loved my time at Tennessee and appreciated the effort of our players and staff.”

The statement acknowledged that Tyndall is “highly likely” to have committed Level I and Level II infractions against NCAA rules. Tyndall will be accused by the NCAA under the new coach control policy, of financial and academic violations, according to ESPN’s Andy Katz.

The Volunteers will now be seeking their fourth head coach in four seasons for their men’s basketball team.

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iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NASHVILLE, Tn.) — Vanderbilt Commodores incumbent starting quarterback Patton Robinette has decided to leave the game of football due to long-term concerns of his health.

Robinette informed head coach Derek Mason of his decision Thursday and his teammates the next morning that he would be leaving the team and would focus his efforts at the school to earn a medical degree.

Last season, Robinette suffered a concussion against Temple and missed the next six weeks of action.

“This has been a very difficult decision to make,” Robinette said in a school release. “This team means the world to me and I love playing football more than anything. It’s been tough coming to a decision that is right for my family and I, and protects my health and future.”

The Vanderbilt football program tweeted this photo of Robinette informing his teammates:

.@probinette4 informs his teammates of decision in weight room meeting this AM. pic.twitter.com/pnUinFaatE

— VandyFootball (@VandyFootball) March 27, 2015

Robinette is the third football player in the past two weeks, at the collegiate and NFL level to leave the game, citing health concerns; he joins Jack Miller of Michigan University and the San Francisco 49ers Chris Borland.

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Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images(CARLSBAD, N.M.) — Investigators looking into the radiation leak at a New Mexico nuclear waste dump from last year found that the use of organic kitty litter may have created an incompatible mixture in one of the drums stored at the site.

The radiation leak at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant led to the contamination of 21 workers. A 2014 report on the leak slammed federal staff and outside contractors who were responsible for running and overseeing WIPP.

According to a new report released this month, the leak can be traced to an incompatible mixture of nitrate salt residues, organic sorbent — in the form of Swheat Scoop kitty litter — and triethanolamine, a neutralization agent.

Internal chemical reactions within the drum caused the contents to breach, and that breach was the source of radioactive contamination at WIPP. Tests indicated that had the drum contained an inorganic sorbent, such as zeolite in place of the Swheat Scoop, the conditions would likely have remained normal and avoided a breach of the drum.

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