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March Madness

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  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Leads NBC Thursday

    Fast National ratings for Thursday, March 27, 2008 With "Lost" in reruns and CBS' NCAA tournament coverage drawing OK-but-not-great numbers, NBC and "The Celebrity Apprentice" were able to take the night's ratings crown. NBC averaged a 7.4 rating/12...
  • Barack Obama knows more about hoops than I do

     
    Just watched Barack Obama fill out his bracket with ESPN's Andy Katz, picking North Carolina, his workout pals, to win it all. I am not sure whether this is a good or bad thing, but the president of the......
  • March Madness and brackets of doughnuts; burgers

     
    Even with layoffs and fewer people in offices these days, NCAA Tournament bracket pools are thriving and the tournament is still a big draw online. According to Fort Lauderdale-based CBSSports.com, which first launched its March Madness on Demand...
  • Welcome to National Corndog Day... a couple of days late

     
    First of all, let me state categorically that I've never had a corndog; and by the time I die I will not have eaten a corndog. But I'm taking a lot of flak for having missed National Corndog Day, which......
  • Comcast sponsors not-very-amusing 'Boss Button'

     
    For all the nice things I wrote about March Madness on Demand in my newspaper column, I should mention I intensely dislike the latest iteration of the popular Boss Button, which last year inspired 2.5 million clicks. Now what used......
  • Remember, Binghamton has few alums in Mobile, Ala.

     
    Speaking of complicated NCAA decisions (see post below), I figured many Binghamton alums would be annoyed with CBS for dumping the game against Duke so quickly. Having waited since the dawn of time to see their team in the tournament,......
  • CBS' game-switching decisions are quite complicated

     
    Yes, I thought about dedicating more of my Friday newspaper column to the interesting matter of why CBS did not dump the LSU-Butler game Thursday in favor of a brewing upset of Memphis by Cal State-Northridge that had massive bracket......
  • 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...