NCAA March Madness: College Basketball Bracketology Tips Off

Their pencils are poised.

Their erasers are ready.

And, their theories thought out.

Following last night’s selections, their brackets are filling out. They’ll be compared with those of friends, co-workers, loved ones and total strangers on the internet.

March Madness has descended upon a college basketball crazed America.

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NCAA National Championship Game: There’s No Tomorrow

This comic may be overly dramatic, but it proves a point.

In the case of this year’s NCAA basketball tournament, there’s no tomorrow for either the Kentucky Wildcats or the UConn Huskies.

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Friday Sports Funny: Carrying Team on Shoulders

Today’s Friday Sports Funny focuses on a tiresome, but spot on sports cliche. Though the saying can apply to any sport, it’s most often used to describe that indomitable athlete on the basketball court, especially during March Madness. One of … Continue reading

NCAA March Madness: Kentucky & Uconn To Play For All the Marbles

These days, people don’t think about playing marbles.

Yet many years ago, playing marbles was popular. Despite the game’s disappearance, every serious athlete still knows what it means to play for all the marbles.

And, especially if you’re a member of the Kentucky Wildcats or Uconn Huskies playing for all the marbles, metaphorically speaking, is all you’ll be thinking about until until 9:10pm on Monday night April 7th!

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NCAA March Madness: Remembering Never Nervous Pervis Ellison

On the eve of this year’s NCAA Final Four, here’s a March Madness memory about a very precocious teenager who would become the hero of the championship game.

This piano, tuba and trombone-playing freshman probably gave his best performance ever, not with a musical instrument, but rather with a basketball in his hand.

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NCAA March Madness: Remembering Houston’s Phi Slamma Jamma

Let’s take a look down March Madness memory lane at arguably the greatest team to never win an NCAA title. This fabulous squad electrified NCAA college basketball fans in the early 1980s. NBA Hall of Famers Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde … Continue reading

NCAA March Madness: Playing at a High Level

The NCAA tournament field has now narrowed to only four teams.

However, all of the teams selected to participate in the Big Dance were extremely talented and earned their spots in the tournament.

Nationally ranked teams as well as conference champions and contenders once again comprised the NCAA tournament’s carefully seeded brackets.

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NCAA March Madness: Lid on Basket

Some basketball fans argue that saying there’s a lid on the basket is another tiresome, overused sports cliché that fails to report the obvious.

I agree. Announcers need to call bad shooting, well, bad shooting!

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NCAA March Madness: Came up Short

Fans not only enjoy the fantastic play of future NBA stars while watching March Madness games on television.

But, they must often endure the outdated and overused sports expressions that they hear sportscasters utilize when reporting on the games in the annual NCAA tournament.

Sportscasters like ESPN’s Dick Vitale will notoriously speak in cliché laden language to describe the action and summarize the games for eager audiences.

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