NC State delivered an exciting upset on Saturday with their win over the Villanova Wildcats, busting many brackets and breaking many hearts. The Wildcats disappointed loyal fans across the nation, including President Barack Obama who had picked them to advance. But no one was sadder than this faithful ‘Nova band member who cried her piccolo heart out and fought through tears to get her job done.
Struggling to pick teams for your office’s March Madness pool? Worried that choosing teams based on which mascot would win in a fight in a rowboat isn’t going to cut it this year? Maybe these experts over at ESPN can be of help, as soon as they wake up from their naps. More
This week, we’ve been whittling down our bracket of thirty-two Boston Calling Music Festival bands. We made it through the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight. Now, it’s on to the Final Four. More
As great a sports town as Boston can be, it’s not a secret that we don’t have much time or affinity for ones of the college variety.
Every once in a while, a Doug Flutie or a Matt Ryan will show up at BC and the football team will garner a modicum of interest. And sometimes lightning will strike at the Heights and a hoop team like the Jared Dudley/Craig Smith-led Eagles, circa 2005-2006, will sneak into the Top 10 and work its way to a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament. More
It’s March, which means that just about anything that can be bracketed will be bracketed. With everything from swimsuit models to Will Ferrell roles being shoved into a 64-seed matrix, these brackets are often less interesting than two no-name universities playing for the right to get squashed by a no. 1 seed.
However, much to the delight of local beer-drinkers, Narragansett Beer has announced a tournament that finally has something meaningful at stake. More
The brackets are set. The final step has been taken. Finally, after over four months of waiting, the best two and a half weeks on the sporting calendar commences tomorrow. It’s the Madness, the Big Dance, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. And it’s here. More
The greatest American sporting event of the year not known as the Super Bowl is the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. If you’re not into the whole brevity thing, just call it March Madness. Either one works. And it’s that time of the year. The Madness is upon us. More