The ’66 NCAA championship game triggered a tidal wave of change in college basketball.
Tonight, most of the sports world will turn its eyes to Houston to watch Villanova take on North Carolina in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship. But what if you hate fun and don’t like college basketball? What if you’re just excited for baseball to be back and want to watch that instead? Or
Dear John K. Martin, CEO of Turner Broadcasting: As president and founder of the Luther Vandross Fan Club—and a basketball fan—it is my duty to make sure the legacy of the late Mr. Vandross is preserved for generations to come. With over 35 million records sold and thousands of children conceived to the sounds of
Some people still haven’t grasped the “it isn’t over ’til it’s over” thing. *** Nate Koehler is a cartoonist and illustrator who’s trying out for Northern Iowa basketball as an inbounding specialist. You should follow him on Twitter.
As you are almost certainly aware, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 begins today. You may also be familiar with “My Super Sweet 16,” a program that ran on MTV from 2005 to 2008, and depicted the wild, over-the-top birthday parties of children with preposterously wealthy parents. But what would happen if those two
Nothing evokes March Madness like the sound of Bill Raftery’s high-decibel, catch-phrase-riddled commentary. But you might be surprised to know that he puts in a lot of hours outside of university basketball venues. He’ll do pretty much anything, as long as you provide the microphone and the ham sandwich. So I hired him to follow
If there’s one thing basketball fans love, it’s anagrams. So we took the names of all 64 first-round NCAA Tournament teams and scrambled ’em all up. For some of these, we added the school’s nickname, “University,” etc, to make the anagrams better. You may think that’s cheating, but we’re just saving you from having to
Hey! Grayson Allen here. You may remember me from such moments as my playful tangle with Florida State’s Xavier Rathan Mayes, or the time I played human Skip-It with Louisville forward Ray Spalding. Let me assure you: these were merely lighthearted ways to bring some buffoonery back into a basketball season where no team is
For a brief moment during last night’s NCAA Championship, it appeared that one-and-dones would be defeated once again. Earlier in the week, ever since John Calipari failed to win a title with a roster of players all born after the release of “All I Wanna Do” by Sheryl Crow, some ridiculous headlines were floating around,
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — An NCAA men’s basketball bracket was busted outside of a local nightclub last night, on charges of drunk and disorderly conduct. Harris Parsons, owner of the popular nightlife destination Converted Cornfield, spoke with reporters about the incident.