Basketball

  • Tom Brady Could Use Some Help Filling Out His Bracket (Pic)

    Tom Brady Could Use Some Help Filling Out His Bracket (Pic)

    Sure, Tom Brady‘s got a lot of good things going for him, but it doesn’t seem like an advanced degree in bracketology is one of them. Of course, he went ahead and dispensed with the suspense, ushering Michigan, his alma mater, straight to the championship. But as for those other games? He’s not quite as […]

  • High School Basketball Player Rocks a Truly Historic Mullet (Pic)

    High School Basketball Player Rocks a Truly Historic Mullet (Pic)

    Not to be outshined by that 64-team (or 68…whatever) tournament that kicked off this week, Shannon Blank took to the court to remind the world that high school basketball still exists, and they’re having their own playoffs as well. How does he do that? With a mullet, naturally. An amazing mullet. Shannon plays for Buckhorn, […]

  • This Foul-Mouthed Bracketologist Speaks for All of Us (Video)

    This Foul-Mouthed Bracketologist Speaks for All of Us (Video)

    Sure, we might spend billions on bracket-wagering every March, but does that really mean we know what the hell we’re doing when we fill out a bracket? Of course not. I’m guessing 50% of the people participating didn’t watch a single college game this season. So this guy might resonate a bit when discussing what […]

  • March Madness Betting Expected to Exceed $9.2 Billion

    March Madness Betting Expected to Exceed $9.2 Billion

    You’ve gotta hand it to the first guy who thought to really pimp out the bracket as the preferred method of keeping tabs on the NCAA Tournament. Sure, it makes sense, but they could have used something goofier like an Elimination Wheel or a Victors’ Ladder. Instead, the tournament is all neatly contained and quantifiable, […]

  • Cal Fires Assistant Basketball Coach Who Sexually Harassed Reporter

    Cal Fires Assistant Basketball Coach Who Sexually Harassed Reporter

    You’re not going to believe this, but a major NCAA Division I university actually took action when somebody came forward with sexual harassment allegations against somebody in the athletics department. On Monday, the University of California-Berkley, better known to sports fans as Cal, fired assistant men’s basketball coach Yann Hufnagel. An investigation by the university’s […]

  • “Dunk City” Kicks Off NCAA Tournament in Style (Video)

    “Dunk City” Kicks Off NCAA Tournament in Style (Video)

    In 2013, the Florida Gulf Coast University men’s basketball team took the NCAA Tournament by storm, becoming the first No. 15 seed in the tourney’s history to make it all the way to the Sweet 16. This year, FGCU is back in the tournament.  But in order to get a shot at repeating their Cinderella run (this time […]

  • HS Basketball Player Falls in Love with Reporter On-Air (Video)

    HS Basketball Player Falls in Love with Reporter On-Air (Video)

    Samm Jones had a pretty strong weekend, scoring 14 points in the finals during DeLaSalle High School’s fifth consecutive 3A basketball championship in Minnesota. He may have planned on that all season… …BUT HE NEVER PLANNED ON FALLING IN LOVE. While being interviewed, he couldn’t help but make the most doting, loving eyes towards the […]

  • Ohio High School Basketball Regional Final Features Four Buzzer-Beaters (Videos)

    Ohio High School Basketball Regional Final Features Four Buzzer-Beaters (Videos)

    A few weeks ago I told you about a wild high school basketball game that featured four overtimes and three buzzer-beaters. Today we’ve got a high school basketball game that features two overtimes and four buzzer-beaters. Or five, depending on your definition of “buzzer-beater.” The game in question was the regional final between Cleveland’s Garfield […]