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March Madness

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  • John Wooden's influence continued to grow even after coaching

    John Wooden's influence continued to grow even after coaching
    In the days after John Wooden decided to leave basketball, walking away at the pinnacle of his career, he spoke of no big plans for the future. UCLA had just won the 1975 national championship, the latest in a string of titles, and Wooden vowed never...
  • 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...
  • Out of 16 books, a champion will emerge

    The fifth annual Tournament of Books at the online magazine the Morning News -- a sort of bookish March Madness -- has begun, and it's had its share of upsets. In the second matchup last week, the literary heavyweight "Netherland" by Joseph O'Neill...
  • 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...
  • Review: ' NCAA Basketball 10' - PS3

    Review: ' NCAA Basketball 10' - PS3
    What's Hot: Sometimes you feel the college intensity; Real-time updates come weekly; Crowd and cheerleaders go crazy. What's Not: Too much like NBA Live 10; AI glitches; Complexity without deep tutorial sucks. Crispy Gamer Says: Fry The speed, the...
  • Dine out and save, with social media and phone apps

    Dine out and save, with social media and phone apps
    Looking for a new burrito joint in Boca Raton or considering a recommended sushi restaurant in Orlando? Chances are you'll find your place fast - along with a possible meal deal, candid diner review or invitation to a private dinner - using the right...
  • 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...