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Jimmy Fallon Cheers Up Sad Villanova Piccolo Player
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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.
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Boston fans, a pitch to root for the UConn Huskies this weekend
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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

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Voting opens in Narragansett’s Retro Can Madness tournament
Beer/Wine

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