So college basketball is over. And it sure as hell isn’t March anymore. Nevertheless, ATG March Madness rolls on. Several weeks have passed since the beginning of our tournament and our initial group of sixteen has been whittled down to these conference champions. Hit the jump to get to know our Final Four contestants, but […]
March Madness may be over, but the upcoming 2014 NBA playoffs are certain to feature their fair share of surprises. With the regular season winding down and the 16 playoff teams solidified, here we'll break down the latest championship...Show More Summary
March Madness, meet Hockey Hysteria — except this tournament lasts from April through June. Thanks to a new playoff format, the NHL finally has a nice and neat 16-team bracket, the universal illustration of parity that commissioner Gary Bettman so prides.
And so it's the 870 in a walk. I might fall down dead of shock. From the very beginning our online editor, who is still young enough that the spark of romanticism has not yet been fully stamped out, dreamed that the Ithaca might win this whole thing. Show More Summary
…first and foremost, the Hero Initiative. Thanks to you, the Hero Initiative has raised over $700 to help comic creators in need. Thank you to everyone who contributed. Second, all the participants in the tournament. We were gettingShow More Summary
Leading your team to the March Madness title then landing your face on the cover is Sports Illustrated is an undeniably cool thing to do. But wearing a hoodie featuring said cover to your own championship parade? That's even cooler.Show More Summary
Welcome to the AfterEllen Hunger Games Final Four! During the Elite 8 bonus round, Bette Porter won a Blue Koopa Troopa shell, which her mentor, Dorothy Snarker, used to knock Xena out of the competition (again). That means that Lost Girl‘s Lauren Lewis has a bye to the Championship — but don’t worry Zoie Palmer... Show More Summary
One Shining Moment is the beloved anthem of the NCAA Tournament. After the tourney is finished, the highlights of March Madness are set to the Luther Vandross tune in one of the feel-good moments of the year. But why consign One Shining Moment to just a bunch of college kids? Why not use it to […]
You're looking at a chart from Stephen Pettigrew's look at 11 million brackets yesterday. Pay special attention to the spike at 680 points, though. It's the strangest damn thing you'll see today. Read more...
Many draft prospects improved their stock with strong play in the NCAA tournament, but only Shabazz Napier and Nick Johnson made big leaps into the first round due to their performance during March Madness. The top-eight picks remain...Show More Summary
UCLA’s basketball season only just recently came to an end with a loss to Florida in the Sweet 16, but the Bruins have plenty to look forward to in the upcoming 2014-15 season. March Madness took on a different meaning for UCLA thisShow More Summary
Mike Greenberg of ESPN lost a March Madness bet, and as a result he had to milk a cow on TV. That was probably bad enough, but the cow (whose name is Vanessa, thank you) expressed her displeasure by defecating all over the place, including on Greenberg. This is what people in the entertainment industry […]
Many college basketball fans have a hard enough time remembering which teams played each other in any given round of March Madness. This six-year-old boy is no ordinary fan. Parker, the boy in the video, was able to memorize the result of every game in the 2014 NCAA tournament. Show More Summary
March Madness has come to an end, and that can only mean one thing: The NBA playoffs are approaching, and fast. The Houston Rockets have clinched themselves a spot, but they still have room for improvement in many areas. The turnovers...Show More Summary
You’ve followed the contest for a month, and now… the grand finale! Into the Final Mix March Madness 2014 Webcomics Tournament Thunderdome… it’s Paranatural vs. Grrl Power! (To see the previous brackets, go back to Round 4.) As usual, we’re letting you support your favorite strips by paying for additional votes, with your money going to charity. Show More Summary
ESPN's Mike Greenberg had to milk a cow today as a result of losing some March Madness bet, while Mike Golic described the process. When Greenberg finally started milking—at about the one-minute mark—it took only a few seconds before the cow gave her opinion of Mike & Mike all over the platform (and Greenberg). Read more...
Adreian Payne would have been the biggest star of Michigan State's deep March Madness run, had it not been for Lacey Holsworth. Instead, the 8-year-old cancer patient and passionate Spartans fan with whom Payne struck up an unlikely,...Show More Summary
Yesterday we took a look at the best dunks, games, performances, biggest upsets and funniest moments of the NCAA tournament. You voted and the results are in. It's been a wild and fun March Madness, so sit back and check out the best the tournament had to offer. Begin Slideshow
Never cheer for the rival school. One Louisville student learned that the hard way after supporting Kentucky during the Wildcats' March Madness run. Not a very wise decision considering how heated the "Battle for the Bluegrass" has been...Show More Summary
Sad update: Lacey “Princess” Holsworth, who jumped into our hearts during March Madness through her friendship with Michigan State baller Adreian Payne has died. Read more...