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Friday, October 31, 2014

Articles tagged: March Madness

March Madness Has Officially Arrived

Every year, during the month of March (and apparently a couple days into April) a condition afflicts many Americans. It is a condition that has yet to be recognized by the AMA despite its prevalence and the number of sick-days taken for ill-contrived reasons (butter-finger, double dribbling, and “too full to stand up” are not…Read More

SNL Selection Sunday ‘Actual Madness’ Spoof (Video)

In the same way they killed it with Brett Favre’s Wrangler Jeans commercial, I thought SNL did a great job with this Selection Sunday spoof video.  My personal favorite parts were Greg Gumbel’s mannerisms and this line: “There’s no question that Charlie Sheen is the front-runner here, driving the crazy train at full throttle.  The…Read More

Would 96 Teams Work? Only One Way to Find Out

Almost every sports fan I know gets excited when they flip their calender from Feburary to March and realizes that March Madness is just a few weeks away. Even though this year’s tournament isn’t even over yet, the NCAA has already started talking about the future. Nothing is set in stone, but the NCAA is…Read More

Why Your March Madness Bracket Sucks

Ah March Madness, the time of year when we scramble to finish our brackets confident that we have chosen the biggest upset in the history of college basketball. We stand assured that our number 16 seed will take it all the way. We ignore the “you are insane” looks we receive from friends and co-workers…Read More

CBS’ New Design Defeats the Purpose of the Boss Button

I’m lucky enough to work in a field where my job is to watch, study, analyze, and report on games. For most of the world unfortunately, it’s a different story. It’s pretty common knowledge that countless hours and dollars of work productivity are lost during March Madness because every breathing sports fan is huddled over…Read More

Conference Tournament Results Weighed Too Heavily on Tourney Seedings

I’m not a fan of conference tournaments for several reasons. For starters, it cheapens the regular season. Think about the smaller conferences that don’t get at-large bids — Weber State for instance goes 15-1 in the Big Sky but loses in the conference tourney and goes home. Davidson was 18-2 in Southern Conference play, but…Read More

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