We Found The Poor Guy Whose Bracket Mistake Could Cost Him $100,000

Corey Johnson currently has the fourth-best bracket in America. The 20 best brackets will win $100,000 from Quicken Loans and Yahoo Sports, but Corey will not be among them. Corey's bracket didn't pick a champion. Where will Corey be watching tonight's championship game? "From a rope hanging from a tree," he tells me. » 4/07/14 3:36pm 4/07/14 3:36pm

Poor Schmo Forgets To Pick Bracket Winner, Costs Himself Shot At $100K

This is the worst bracket ever filled out. Which is to say it's an excellent bracket. Corey nailed 11 of the Sweet 16 teams, seven of the Elite Eight, three of the Final Four, and has a UConn-Kentucky championship game. Except Corey forgot to pick a winner. [Update: We talked to Corey.] » 4/07/14 12:09pm 4/07/14 12:09pm

This Is The Worst March Madness Bracket Ever

Friday we showed you what was, until now, the worst March Madness bracket. This is now the worst bracket ever. How is that possible? It's perfect, you object. This is true. Brad has correctly picked all 32 games thus far. In fact, he is the only one on Yahoo to have managed this feat. But! He did not enter this… » 3/22/14 11:45am 3/22/14 11:45am

These Cool Interactives Will Help Guide You To Bracket Success

Over at The Power Rank, Grantland's Ed Feng has put together a nice interactive bracket with his tournament predictions, based on his own ranking system. If you go to his site and click on individual teams, you'll see the odds that they advance through various rounds. If you click on individual games (the circles),… » 3/17/14 2:54pm 3/17/14 2:54pm

Round 2 Of The Ultimate Super Bowl Dip Playoffs Starts NOW! Vote!

We knew a debate on the subject of dip would prove to be a contentious one. And boy howdy, was it ever! Within an hour of posting, a vicious Guac v. Baba battle had broken out, virtual friendships were torn asunder, and colleagues were accusing one another of Un-American Activities. (Maybe it's a good thing Pete… » 1/29/14 2:33pm 1/29/14 2:33pm

All Hail The Fucking Curse Word Bracket Winner

A couple nights ago, I was tucking my kid into bed when I accidentally knocked over a picture frame and it made the loudest possible noise a falling picture frame could make. When it happened, I let out a slow and low, "Fuuuuuuuuuck." Then I turned to my kid and she repeated it back to me, exactly as I had said it. » 4/11/13 12:30pm 4/11/13 12:30pm

Dukies, Single People, And Women: Data Show Who Sucks At Picking…

In a feel-good "enormous corporations share user-data" story, Facebook and Yahoo have joined forces to give us a rare look into the demographics that drive March Madness picks. Drawing on data from the 60,000 users who used Facebook to login to Yahoo's College Tournament Pick 'Em, Michael Bailey (creator of… » 4/05/13 4:35pm 4/05/13 4:35pm

Vote, You Vulgar Shits: The Curse Word Bracket Elite Eight

Sweet Sixteen voting is over in the Deadspin Curse Word Bracket, and let's all give a big round of applause to "rimjob" and "fuckface," the two seemingly unstoppable 11-seeds who now must go up the 1-seeds in their respective regions. Now is the time for you to choose your Filthy Four–you four favorite curse words of… » 4/03/13 1:30pm 4/03/13 1:30pm