11 Million Brackets Vs. ESPN, CBS, And Fox Experts: Who Was Better?

More often than not, making predictions is an invitation to codify dumb opinions into novelty forecasts, flushed and forgotten as soon as they're made. The NCAA Tournament, though, provides us with a unique opportunity to evaluate just how full of crap expert opinions are. Specifically, we can compare the bracket… » 4/10/14 1:00pm 4/10/14 1:00pm

Derek The Joyless RA Responds, Says We Didn't Get His Sarcasm

Derek, the UConn RA who sent his residents the electronic manifestation of a wet blanket before last night's NCAA championship game, has resurfaced. He's got a message for all of us who made fun of him for being such a schoolmarm: We just didn't get his sarcasm, man. » 4/08/14 4:17pm 4/08/14 4:17pm

One Shitty Moment: March Madness's Saddest Players (And Drake)

Just compelling as the faces of the victors in the NCAA tournament are the reactions of those who came up short. I say reactions instead of faces since most of the time, the losers try to hide their faces with their hands, jerseys, towels—whatever's available. Here are the best pictures of those sad players (and… » 4/08/14 4:01pm 4/08/14 4:01pm

How A Clever Kansas Play Went Viral And Took Over College Basketball

Kansas was on the ropes. Down five against Stanford with 21.5 seconds remaining, it appeared the Jayhawks would fail to make the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the fourth time under coach Bill Self. This being March, though, a month where games aren't over until there has been a buzzer beater or an official… » 4/07/14 5:54pm 4/07/14 5:54pm

What Will Aaron Harrison Do Tonight?

Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison has hit clutch shots in the Wildcats' last three games to help deliver them to tonight's national championship bout against UConn. The last two came in the games' final seconds, and bore such a remarkable similarity that we made a composite of them in the GIF you see here. » 4/07/14 12:30pm 4/07/14 12:30pm

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

Dumb Shining Moment: Your 2014 NCAA Tournament Lowlight Reel

Fans around the country flock to their TVs for March Madness, a time when college basketball players inspire us with their NCAA Tournament heroics. Plenty of dumb things happen in between all those buzzer-beaters and spectacular dunks, though. This video features those dumb things. » 4/07/14 12:00pm 4/07/14 12:00pm

Two Hours Of The Lexington Police Scanner After UK Wins, Set To Music

Kentucky's thrilling wins over Louisville, Michigan, and Wisconsin have delivered the Wildcats to tomorrow's NCAA national championship. They've also prompted UK students to engage in, ah, "civil disobedience." » 4/06/14 1:21pm 4/06/14 1:21pm

Final Four Teamcasts Leave Viewers Confused, Enraged About "Bias"

Tonight's Final Four games were aired on TBS, with team-specific broadcasts on TNT and TruTV. This was explained to people for weeks, but it seems lots of them did not get the message—even with a large bug in the corner of the screen identifying the broadcasts as being oriented toward one of the two teams (and, of… » 4/05/14 10:13pm 4/05/14 10:13pm