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March Madness

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Top March Madness Articles

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  • Obama wins basketball game: 'POTUS'

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama was trailing badly. Down four points. Then he rallied and came back to win. 2008? Nope, March Madness at the White House. Turns out that basketball play between the president and CBS News' Harry Smith......
  • NCAA gets a big audience as window opens to shop for new TV home

     
    People may love to hate Duke. But they also love to watch Duke.Almost 24 million people tuned in to see CBS' coverage of Duke University barely beating underdog Butler for the NCAA college basketball championship Monday night. It was the......
  • Good game, good ratings, even in Los Angeles

     
    Monday night's NCAA men's college basketball national championship game won by Duke over underdog Butler was a hit nationally and locally. In Los Angeles it earned an 11.7 rating and 19 share which is up 65% from 2009 and is......
  • What’s your favorite dog breed?

     
    Dog lovers who are enamored of a specific breed have a chance to earn bragging rights for their favorite and maybe even win a $100 gift card from Target. The Battle of the Breeds continues with Round 3 of the elimination, with eight choices to make...
  • More sports on cable is usually followed by bigger bills

     
    Turner Broadcasting's deal to snag a majority of the NCAA's March Madness college basketball tournament is likely to give it leverage to charge more money to the cable and satellite distributors that carry its cable channels. The distributors then turn......
  • The Morning Fix: Turner's three-point play! Redbox makes more peace. They censored Kenny!

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether I need to buy those "Back-up Plan" tickets in advance. Turner shoots and scores. Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting and CBS have teamed up on a new TV and Internet deal for the NCAA March......
  • Question of the day: Did the decision of the NCAA to go to 68 teams in the basketball tournament go far enough or not too far?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong. Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune Imagine that. An organization that is often lambasted for......
  • Upfronts: Turner has big stars, now wants big bucks

     
    Turner Broadcasting is banking on its stable of stars and producers -- Steven Spielberg, John Wells, Ice Cube, Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Romano, Dylan McDermott, Timothy Hutton, Jada Pinkett Smith, George Lopez, and now Conan O’Brien -- to vault its cable........
  • Boning up on the Beavers; FAU offers bus to G-ville

     
    Pop quiz: Who won the College Baseball World Series in 2006 and 2007? Texas? Miami? Cal-State Fullerton? LSU? Yeah, the CWS does not rank up there with March Madness, and the winners don???t get imprinted in the minds of......
  • March Madness spreads to cable with Turner-CBS deal

     
    Portions of the NCAA men's basketball tournament will air on cable after CBS and Turner Broadcasting struck a huge deal for March Madness....
  • TV Ratings: March Madness a slam dunk for CBS Friday

     
    The final session Georgia Tech-Oklahoma State and Louisville-Cal games brought in big numbers for CBS....
  • 'Bethenny Getting Married': Cake boss

     
    With just two weeks (in TV time) leading up to her wedding, Bethenny (and company) are scrambling to make the final touches for the big day. OK, Shawn is … but Bethenny continues dishing out demands (“beef tartare?!?!?”) while Jason......