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

UK Fan With "National Champions" Tattoo Taking It As You'd Expect

Sometimes, as with Seahawks Guy, an optimistic tattoo turns out to be prophetic. Other times (most times?) it turns out like it did for Kentucky fan Tyler Black, who went and got this "2014 Nati9nal Champions" tattoo before the tournament. After UConn defeated UK last night, let's check back in with Black. » 4/08/14 9:05am 4/08/14 9:05am

Kemba Walker Made Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Wear A UConn Shirt

Walker and Kidd-Gilchrist are Bobcats teammates, but tonight they were adversaries. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was one of Coach Cal's one-and-doners and Kemba Walker is a UConn guy. So they got together to watch the game and apparently made a friendly wager that Kidd-Gilchrist clearly lost. That's Walker's number… » 4/08/14 12:15am 4/08/14 12:15am

Shabazz Napier On Winning: "This Is What Happens When You Ban Us"

Shabazz Napier had some parting shots for the NCAA following his MVP-esque performance in defeat of the Kentucky Wildcats for the NCAA Championship. Before his interview with Jim Nantz even began, Napier asked for everyone's attention and introduced the "Hungry Huskies" and told the world how pissed off they were after… » 4/07/14 11:52pm 4/07/14 11:52pm

Alex Poythress Shows No Ill Effects From Leg Injured In Celebration

Following Kentucky's win over Wisconsin Saturday night, Alex Poythress looked to suffer a pretty painful leg injury. He got himself stuck at the bottom of a celebratory pile-up on the court, and twisted his leg and was in obvious pain. By the look of things tonight, all seems to be OK. » 4/07/14 9:59pm 4/07/14 9:59pm

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

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