| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:33 PM
NCAA tournament selection committee chairman Gene Smith, who also happens to the athletic director of Ohio State University, held court with reporters Wednesday in Indianapolis, where the Division I Men's Basketball Committee is in town to settle the...
| Feb 25, 2011
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...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 10:01 PM
College basketball season openers when Division-One Top 25 teams host NAIA opponents are not usually must-attend events.
However, Saturday afternoon the eighteenth-ranked Butler Bulldogs hosted Marian University in a game that was a really big deal to...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:59 PM
If I could convert my Christmas gifts this year into a single bequest — and world peace was not one of my options — I would give the UC Irvine basketball team a trip to March Madness.
As players, not spectators.
You know about March...
| Nov 6, 2009
In the spring of 1979, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his Michigan State team faced off against Larry Bird and his undefeated Indiana State squad to decide the collegiate basketball championship. Johnson and the Spartans prevailed in a game that introduced...
| Mar 16, 2010
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament can be a frustrating experience for fans trying to predict the 65-team bracket. With 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 different combinations of results for predicting a perfect bracket (according to mathematicians), it's far...
| Jun 13, 2010
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...
| Mar 12, 2009
| 2:06 PM
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...
| Jul 3, 2008
Wolverine's adamantium claws or the Terminator's metal endoskeleton? A telepathic Amazon with a magic lasso or a 1970s Ugandan dictator? Freddy Krueger or Gandalf the Grey?
Combine the greatest hypothetical battles into a March Madness-style bracket,...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Mar 21, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Yes, I saw the entire thing on March Madness on Demand while the rest of the country was watching East Tennessee State put a scare into Pittsburgh on its television sets. Whatever. It's hockey season, people. (Saturday night's ECAC final......