Out gay basketball player Derrick Gordon has announced he is leaving the sport to focus on become a firefighter in San Francisco. Gordon came out in 2014 and became the first openly gay Division 1 basketball player in the NCAA. Gordon...Show More Summary
Schools who made the NCAA men's basketball Final Four received 12.9% more applications the next year, significantly higher than the national average.
March 28, 1938. "Telegraphic protests against merger bill flood U.S. Senate. Extra messengers were needed today to deliver the thousands of telegrams protesting against the Government Reorganization Bill." 4x5 glass negative. View full size.
My son got mad at me yesterday and opened all the bananas in the house. What type of passive aggressive monster... pic.twitter.com/4p2Ucqh9NF — Victor Pope Jr (@VictorPopeJr) March 9, 2016 Twitter isn't good for much more than expressing...Show More Summary
The 2016 NBA Summer League tournament is heating up in Las Vegas, with players looking to make a final statement and only eight teams remaining in the field. The stakes aren't exactly as high as they are during March Madness, but these games provide the opportunity for young players to showcase how much they've developed. Show More Summary
On this week’s eerie installments of THE GIRLS IN THE BACK ROW, Kate and Tab pull double duty with two exceptional episodes! First up, Kate & Tab lost the Save Horror March Madness Horror Bracket, and thus, THE RANTS MACABRE has enlisted THE GIRLS IN THE BACK ROW to revisit Joel M. Reed’s BLOODSUCKING FREAKS. In […]
One of the greatest aspects of college basketball is how certain players emerge during the NCAA tournament, going from relative anonymity to stardom in seemingly the blink of an eye. These are usually from the small schools who get very...Show More Summary
Every year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed turns Lord March's front garden into an orgy of speed, tire smoke and noise. Naturally, making people notice your display among the madding crowd of speedy metal can be difficult. Rather than...Show More Summary
When March Madness came along, Facebook added a little easter egg that lets you send a basketball emoji and start a mini-game straight inside Messenger. Given its popularity, it’s no surprise that it’s released a new game for the #Euro2016 season – this time with the soccer (or football, depending where you’re from) emoji instead. Show More Summary
As the so-called “Power 5? conferences continue to gain autonomy and well, power, changes could be on the horizon for those who pick the annual NCAA Division I basketball tournament and for the payouts to the conferences representedShow More Summary
Whittled from 64 teams to 16, college baseball's version of March Madness continues into the second round this weekend. The 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament's first weekend featured 101 games in the round of 64. The field has now been whittled...Show More Summary
College baseball's version of March Madness begins on Friday, giving you one last chance to watch that stud prospect your team has its eyes on. With the MLB Draft approaching on June 9, the opening round of the NCAA Baseball Tournament, which begins this Friday, gives scouts and fans alike one last look at those highly coveted prospects. Show More Summary
The field for baseball's version of March Madness will be announced on Memorial Day. Will the SEC dominate the top of the bracket? Lost in an offseason slog, dreaming of those fall afternoons spent arguing online about the existenceShow More Summary
I n an interview in January, Future, the Atlanta rapper behind often tragic, always druggy rap hits like "Codeine Crazy" and "March Madness," said he doesn't do drugs. He raps about it because that's what people like to hear, he said at the time. Many Future fans freaked out, felt downright betrayed and manipulated. Show More Summary
In March, we reported that Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation’s Sean Harris had been cast in Starz’s adaptation of American Gods. Harris was set to play Mad Sweeney, a supposed leprechaun/ancient Irish king of some sort who is a big fan of giving people magical gold coins. Show More Summary
SOUP-TO-NUTS CAMPAIGN FOR A TBS PROMOTION AIRS DURING MARCH MADNESS: Bret Havey, VP of On-Air at TBS, came to Definition 6 Entertainment with a project and an incredibly tight schedule. This wasn’t a pitch; he reached out to...
At 12:44 p.m. on March 6, 2009, John Thuesen called 911. "120 Walcourt Loop," he told the dispatcher, breathing hard. "Gunshot victims." The dispatcher in College Station, Texas, asked what had happened. "I got mad at my girlfriend and I shot her," he said. Show More Summary
This is it– a battle two months in the making! The Final Four fought the good fight, and there are only two left standing. In another context they may be a Dynamic Duo, but as the Scots say, there can be only one. Voting was hot and feverish but knocked out in the Semi-Finals were […]
If North Carolina doesn't say goodbye to HB2, it could say goodbye to March Madness. The post NCAA Could Pull Tournament Games From North Carolina Because of Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Buffalo Wild Wings just reported a wildly disappointing first quarter with same-store sales down 1.7%. That despite the fact that the end of the football season and March Madness both occurred in the quarter. Now the company is hoping that a different type of sport can help bolster sales — soccer. Show More Summary