March madness

President Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama’s Bracket is Officially Busted with Indiana Loss

President Barack Obama had already stated his NCAA bracket was ‘busted,’ but Indiana’s loss Thursday night really did him in.


Christian Watford of the Indiana Hoosiers fights for the loose ball against Brandon Triche, Baye Keita and Michael Carter-Williams of the Syracuse Orange during the East Regional Round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Die Hard: Big East Going Out With a Bang

If you’re one of the college basketball fans who can’t wait for the Big East breakup to be final, hang on. You’ll have to wait for the Final Four.


Head coach Tom Crean of the Indiana Hoosiers talks to Christian Watford late in the game against the Temple Owls during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Cheat Sheet: Friendships, Local Stars & Other Hidden Sweet 16 Storylines

Here’s your cheat sheet to read up on before the start of the Sweet Sixteen Thursday night. It’s kind of like a compilation of statistics and general background on teams and key players so you can rattle off some impressive knowledge to your friends at the bar.


Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange and head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals talk before coaching against each other during the final of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Good Coaching Takes Some of the Madness out of March

The opening rounds of the tournament cater to the shock and awe aspect of March Madness. But as the underdogs begin to fade, and the remaining sixteen teams appear, it’s a surprisingly familiar crowd of faces.


Drew Nicholas of Maryland takes a shot as Andy Gunn of UNC-Wilmington defends during the NCAA First Round on March 21, 2003 at the Gaylord Entertainment Center. (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Terps Celebrate 10 Years Since Drew Nicholas Buzzer Beater

Terps fans remember Drew Nicholas as the player who carried Maryland through an identity crisis during the down year following the school’s sole National Championship in basketball, and as the point guard who hit that impossible buzzer beater to keep them alive in the NCAA tournament the same year. Can you believe it’s been 10 years? He can’t either.


The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles have drawn a lot of attention at this year's tournament. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Poll: Is Dunk City Ready for Prime Time?

Florida Gulf Coast has cemented itself as the Cinderella story of this year’s tournament, but the nation’s love affair with Dunk City will be tested this Friday as their match-up with Florida goes head-to-head against a match-up of tradition powerhouses in Duke-Michigan State. Which game are you watching?


The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles have drawn a lot of attention at this year's tournament. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sunday’s NCAA Tournament Highest Rated in 20 Years

The NCAA tournament’s first Sunday has earned its highest television rating in 20 years. The networks say that’s up 19 percent from 2012.


La Salle v Boise State

Cheerleader Madness: Girls of the Tournament

Cheerleaders from the college hoops tournament.


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Curry, Plumlee Power Duke By Albany 73-61

Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.


Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.





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