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March Madness

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Top March Madness Articles

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  • Teel Time: One-on-one with John Wooden, the Wizard of Westwood

    Teel Time: One-on-one with John Wooden, the Wizard of Westwood
    - Retired UCLA coach came to Norfolk in 1998 - Said the dunk is bad for the game - Never made more than $40,000 John Wooden attended the 1998 McDonald's High School All-American Game n Norfolk and the day prior graciously granted me an interview. He...
  • The Bell Curve: And we are all connected

    A weekend of contrasts, if anyone was listening, or watching. Just for starters, the humility of John Wooden opposite the arrogance of Mike Garrett -- with politicians gearing up for the next round of half-truths and slander from the sidelines. The...
  • Mesa Musings: Another football to relish

    I have a confession to make.I have a confession to make. My name is Jim, and I'm a World Cup-aholic. I've gone gaga, cuckoo, banana crackers over soccer's premier international tournament. I've always been a huge fan of "real" football — that...
  • Expounding on Big Ten Expansion

    Expounding on Big Ten Expansion
    I suppose the Big Ten powers that be are sitting around watching these games on TV (not on their own network) and thinking about all the $$$ they are losing by not having a title game. A 12 school league means 2 6 team divisons and a huge revenue...
  • JJ's Audibles: The "What If"Game

    JJ's Audibles: The "What If"Game
    It is one of the most repeated and frustrating games people play after big-time sporting events. "The What If Game" Anyone who has been on the losing end of an important contest, either as a participant or interested observer, has likely asked the "What...
  • Hangin With Hagan: TV and Sports - The perfect marriage

    Hangin With Hagan: TV and Sports - The perfect marriage
    Isn't it great how the major sports entities and the TV networks have gotten together to take care of the fans? I mean there is literally no down time between big events nowadays. The NFL season ended with the playing of the Super Bowl, and the very next...
  • Pirates' hearts break on last miss

    It was a finale that had all the makings of a tournament highlight reel. But for the Hampton University Pirates, the end wasn't the dramatic, happy one they envisioned. Instead of a buzzer-beating jump shot like so many other March basketball tournaments...
  • TV Ratings: 'Grey's Anatomy' beats hoops Thursday

    Fast National ratings for Thursday, March 19, 2009 Ratings for the opening night of the NCAA basketball tournament improved some over last year's tipoff, but ABC grabbed the night's biggest audience. ABC averaged a 7.3 rating/12 share in primetime to...
  • TV Ratings: March Madness makes CBS happy Friday

    Fast National ratings for Friday, March 20, 2009 Day two of the NCAA basketball tournament gave CBS an easy ratings victory on Friday night. CBS averaged a 5.2 rating/9 share in primetime (the numbers will change a bit when adjusted for the live...
  • Detroit takes 'off' from difficult times

    DETROIT — Not everyone in this city cares about college basketball, certainly not the guy standing outside a downtown office building with a ladder. A cold wind rattles down the avenue as Joe Gwisdalla and the rest of the maintenance crew hurry...
  • Hokie sheds 'shooter' label

    Hokie sheds 'shooter' label
    Although he might not realize it, A.D. Vassallo should be happy that North Carolina won the national championship. Teams don't get more exposure than the starring role in "One Shining Moment," CBS' annual tribute to March Madness, and that spotlight...
  • IHSAA Sectional Predictions

    IHSAA Sectional Predictions
    The big week is finally here. Sectionals around the state begin in earnest Tuesday night. While there were a couple larger sites hosting first round games on Monday, Tuesday is the "traditional" first night of the IHSAA Boys basketball post-season. While...