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  • • Blake Griffin highlights: NCAA tournament top plays
    Future No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Blake Griffin played in two NCAA tournaments with the Oklahoma Sooners, making the Elite Eight in 2009. Watch his best March Madness highlights here....2020
  • • Who will claim its first-ever title in Andy Katz's March Madness predictions?
    Andy Katz projects the NCAA Tournament from the Sweet 16 to the champion, ahead of the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season....2020
  • • Andy Katz lists his 2021 March Madness sleepers
    Andy Katz lists Richmond and Memphis among the eight sleepers that could make noise in the 2021 NCAA Tournament....2020
  • • 15 of the best March Madness assists since 2015
    Here are 15 of the best March Madness assists from the last five seasons....2020
  • • Andy Katz reveals his top contenders to make the Final Four
    Andy Katz reveals the 8 teams he thinks can make Final Four runs during March Madness....2020
  • • Best March Madness assists in the last five seasons (2015-19)
    Oftentimes a great dunk or important shot is preceded by an even better assist. Watch a compilation of some of the best NCAA tournament assists since 2015....2020
  • • Tennessee and Kentucky could make waves out of the SEC
    Andy Katz breaks down the SEC, where Tennessee and Kentucky could make deep runs in March Madness....2020
  • • NCAA: Details on 2021 March Madness sites being relocated
    Andy Katz talks with NCAA Senior Vice President of basketball Dan Gavitt and Committee Chair Mitch Barnhart about the decision to relocate the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament to one geographic area....2020
  • • UCLA and Arizona State could make noise out of the Pac-12
    Andy Katz breaks down the Pac-12, where UCLA and Arizona State could make deep runs in March Madness....2020
  • • SLAM’s 2020 NBA Draft Preview
    We’re less than one week out from an unprecedented 2020 NBA Draft. After months of shutdowns, delays and general uncertainty, the league is ready to welcome the latest class of hoopers to the show. This year’s rookies will join the NBA despite not having their chance to shine in March Madness, despite virtual lotteries and […] The post SLAM’s 2020 NBA Draft Preview appeared...2020

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  • • MHH Roundtable: Preparing for the Playoffs
    Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports Getting closer and closer to the return of the Colorado Avalanche As the NHL’s Phase IV Return to Play rapidly approaches, now is a good time to ponder on the road ahead for the Colorado Avalanche on their quest to finish out the 2019-20 season lifting the Stanley Cup. How important is getting the number one seed in the Western Conference for the Avalanche? A...2020
  • • Why an MLB season seems increasingly unlikely in 2020
    When MLB suspended the start of the 2020 season on March 12, baseball fans hoped that it would only be a temporary measure and Opening Day would return within weeks. But as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens across the globe, it’s becoming increasingly likely that there won’t be an MLB season in 2020. The pandemic: The COVID-19 pandemic took off quickly in the United States. The first positive case tie...2020
  • • Every Basketball Movie and Documentary + Where to Watch 🎥🍿
    As we all know by now, the coronavirus pandemic is real and its effects are far-reaching. The NBA season has been suspended, March Madness has been canceled, and many state high school tournaments were brought to an abrupt end. These were necessary measures to stem the spread. Staying home can save lives.  Public health officials are […] The post Every Basketball Movie and Document...2020
  • • NFL free agency expected to start on time despite growing coronavirus threat?
    The NFL is reportedly expecting free agency to go on as planned despite the growing threat of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic. Some expected a different result, such as Sean Payton, who thought it would be delayed. However, as noted by Dan Graziano of ESPN, there were a few factors at play here. The legal tampering period is set to start on Monday after the deadline to franchise players, with f...2020
  • • This is bigger than sports
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images While the Avalanche and the NHL — among other sports leagues — are on hiatus, it’s important to remember there’s more to all of this Well. It’s come to this. What started with mysterious, and at-the-time unknown, illness in eastern China in mid-November has wildly spiraled into entire nations shutting down completely in just three month’s time. Th...2020
  • • Report: MLB execs, players believe season unlikely to start until at least May
    Major League Baseball suspended the start of its 2020 season on Thursday out of precaution for the coronavirus. While the league announced an initial two-week suspension, baseball fans may not see the MLB season return until May. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, many executives and players around the league believe the MLB season won’t resume until May at the earliest. The league plans to re-evalu...2020
  • Report: NBA to remain suspended for 30 days, then reassess situation
    • Report: NBA to remain suspended for 30 days, then reassess situation
    It’s going to be a month without basketball. At the same time the NCAA opted to cancel March Madness, the NBA owners, in a conference call with Commissioner Adam Silver, have decided to keep the NBA suspended for 30 days, then re-assess the situation. That is according to multiple reports. Source to @YahooSports: NBA Owner...2020
  • • Conference Tournaments Canceled, No Official Word on March Madness
    Less than a day after it was revealed that this year’s NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments would be held without spectators in the stands, the landscape of the North American sports scene has shifted dramatically. Late Wednesday night, the NBA announced its plans to suspend the 2019-20 campaign. Multiple NCAA conference followed suit on […] The post Conference Tou...2020
  • • Report: Spring training in Grapefruit League expected to be suspended due to coronavirus
    MLB is reportedly expected to suspend spring training in the Grapefruit League amid growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Heyman also reported that postponements and cancellations are being discussed by MLB. This news comes just minutes after a string of announcements around the NCAA that all the major men’s basketball tournaments have been cancelled. The NBA...2020
  • • Report: Buccaneers indefinitely halt all travel for scouts, coaches and staff due to coronavirus
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are taking the threat of COVID-19 seriously. According to Rich Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the NFL franchise has “made the decision to discontinue business-related travel indefinitely for scouts, coaches and other staff” due to the growing threat of the coronavirus. There were reports that the Philadelphia Eagles had taken lesser measures on Wednesday, but this is the f...2020

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March Madness trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Blake Griffin highlights: NCAA tournament top plays
    Future No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Blake Griffin played in two NCAA tournaments with the Oklahoma Sooners, making the Elite Eight in 2009. Watch his best March Madness highlights here....2020
  • • Report: Patriots nearing deal with Danny Vitale
    It’s now officially March Madness. Vitale has a job. According to Meredith Gorman of NESN, the Patriots are close to a contract agreement with fullback Danny Vitale. Vitale spent the last two years with the Packers, and caught seven passes for 97 yards last year. The Patriots were forced to use a fullback-by-committee last year, drafting [more]...2020
  • • NFL free agency expected to start on time despite growing coronavirus threat?
    The NFL is reportedly expecting free agency to go on as planned despite the growing threat of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic. Some expected a different result, such as Sean Payton, who thought it would be delayed. However, as noted by Dan Graziano of ESPN, there were a few factors at play here. The legal tampering period is set to start on Monday after the deadline to franchise players, with f...2020
  • • This is bigger than sports
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images While the Avalanche and the NHL — among other sports leagues — are on hiatus, it’s important to remember there’s more to all of this Well. It’s come to this. What started with mysterious, and at-the-time unknown, illness in eastern China in mid-November has wildly spiraled into entire nations shutting down completely in just three month’s time. Th...2020
  • • History of 10 seeds vs. 7 seeds in March Madness
    The 7-10 matchup is always one of the most competitive pairings March Madness has to offer. Learn more about the history of No. 7 seeds vs. No. 10 seeds....2020
  • Chuma Okeke To Delay Signing Rookie Contract, Play In G League
    • Chuma Okeke To Delay Signing Rookie Contract, Play In G League
    Chuma Okeke is the last remaining first-rounder from the 2019 NBA Draft without a signed rookie-scale contract and the forward won’t ink that deal until next summer, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Okeke, who is recovering from an ACL injury he suffered during March Madness, will spend the year with the team’s G League […] The post Chuma Okeke To Delay Signing Rookie Cont...2019
  • • March Madness 2019: Zion Williamson continues to live up to hype after wild Duke vs. UCF finish
    Williamson will likely be -- and should be -- the first pick in next year's draft...2019
  • • March Madness 2019 bracket: Warren Buffett offers $1 million for life for perfect Sweet 16 field
    The challenge is issued to employees only, so stand down if Buffett isn't signing off on your pay stubs...2019

March Madness stats

  • • 1980 NCAA tournament: Bracket, scores, stats, records
    Here's a look at the 1980 NCAA tournament. Get the bracket, scores and more here for March Madness. Louisville won the national title....2020
  • • Can anyone dethrone Giannis Antetokounmpo as MVP?
    The Milwaukee Bucks boast the league’s best defense per 100 possessions (101.7), the league’s best effective field goal percentage (55.6%) and in rebounds per game (52.0). As a squad, they are on pace to become the third team in NBA history to win 70 games and their fearless leader looks virtually unstoppable. (All stats via NBA.com) The Bucks are great because of the sum of their parts, but their...2020
  • • College basketball scores: Baylor, Duke, four top-10 teams fall on wild Saturday
    March Madness hit the last day in February, as four top-10 teams lost on Saturday....2020
  • • 2019 NCAA championship schedule, scores, results: NCAA Tournament, TV tip times, March Madness bracket, live stream
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019
  • • 2019 NCAA championship schedule, scores, results: NCAA Tournament, TV times, March Madness bracket, live stream
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019
  • • 2019 Final Four schedule, scores, results: NCAA Tournament, TV times, March Madness bracket, live stream
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019
  • • 2019 Final Four schedule, scores: NCAA Tournament, TV times, March Madness bracket, live stream
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019
  • • 2019 NCAA Tournament TV schedule, scores: March Madness bracket, Final Four times, live streams
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019
  • • 2019 NCAA Tournament TV schedule, scores: March Madness bracket, Final Four game times, live streams
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019
  • • 2019 NCAA Tournament TV schedule, scores: March Madness bracket, Elite Eight game times, live streams
    Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're using...2019

March Madness kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Bryce Drew's iconic buzzer beater, broken down by the Drew family
    Watch the Drew family break down Bryce's iconic 1998 March Madness buzzer beater for Valparaiso with NCAA.com's Andy Katz on the Sept. 14, 2020 episode of the March Madness 365 podcast....2020
  • • USL’s Hong Serving on COVID-19 Frontlines
    AdministratorsCoachesHealth & SafetyOfficialsParentsPlayersTeam USADr. Eugene Hong, chair of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, has spent 25 years in medical practice, including the past two years as part of the leadership team at the Medical University of South Carolina.  None of his past medical experiences, however, had yielded the needed playbook for the battle against CO...2020
  • • Listen to Stephen F. Austin's Nathan Bain talk about that Duke buzzer-beater and Hurricane Dorian relief
    Stephen F. Austin forward Nathan Bain talked to NCAA.com's Andy Katz on the March Madness 365 podcast about his game-winning layup against Duke, Hurricane Dorian and the damage his family has suffered because of the storm....2019

Top March Madness news

  • • Promising Ivy League Lacrosse Season Comes to Abrupt and Painful End
    Gerry Byrne sympathizes with seasons suddenly lost. Notre Dame even had a playbook, of sorts, when it came to abrupt and unsatisfying endings and locker rooms full of virile 18- to 22-year-old young men reduced to tears. The Fighting Irish advanced to the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament every year during Byrne’s 13 seasons as an assistant coach, making it to the championship weekend four times and ...2020
  • • 'March Madness, but for hockey:' The lapsed fan's guide to the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs
    The NHL returns on Saturday. Get caught up on everything you missed (or forgot), and learn how the league is bringing us live hockey for 12 hours at a time....2020
  • • March Madness To Be Held Without Spectators
    The NCAA men’s and women’s national tournaments – more commonly referred to as March Madness – will be held without spectators, NCAA president Mark Emmert has announced. The tournament’s First Four games are scheduled to tip off in less than a week, while the official first weekend of the tournament will start on March 19. […] The post March Madness To Be Held W...2020
  • • NCAA basketball tournaments to be played without fans
    March Madness is going to look a lot different this year as the impact of COVID-19’s spread across the United States on the sports world continued on Wednesday with an announcement that will impact one of the country’s biggest annual events. Shortly after the NCAA’s COVID-19 advisory panel recommended that all sporting events be played [more]...2020
  • • March Madness 2020: Complete schedule, dates
    This is the complete March Madness schedule for 2020, which starts with Selection Sunday on March 15, 2020....2019
  • • Spencer Dinwiddie proposes March Madness-like NBA playoff tourney if season resumes after coronavirus outbreak
    The Nets point guard has an idea on how to continue the season after the coronavirus pandemic...2020
  • • Bob Huggins dream player
    Bob Huggins breaks down some of the best players he has coached on this week's March Madness 365....2020
  • • What March Madness looked like the year you were born
    Here's wishing you a very vintage March Madness. May all your dreams of a perfect bracket come true. Here's what March Madness looked like the year you were born....2020
  • • Here's how San Diego State's Brian Dutcher led a resilient, experienced Aztec team to No. 1 in the NET rankings
    San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher chatted with NCAA.com's Andy Katz on this week's March Madness 365 podcast with topics ranging from the the Aztecs' surge through the NET rankings to the competitive nature of the Mountain West Conference....2020
  • • Top-16 teams revealed in NCAA committee's first in-season look at 2020 March Madness bracket
    The NCAA Division I men’s basketball committee revealed its top-16 teams during Saturday's Bracket Preview Show on CBS. Baylor was the unanimous overall No. 1 seed....2020
  • • NBA sends memo to teams on coronavirus: Start preparing to play without fans
    The NBA is taking steps toward the possibility of playing games in empty arenas due to the growing threat of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus. Shams Charania of The Athletic shared Friday night that the league sent a memo to all 30 franchises advising them to prepare for the possibility of playing games without fans in attendance — should it be necessary. Though not necessarily related,...2020
  • • Report: MLB execs, players believe season unlikely to start until at least May
    2020
  • • College basketball's 16 essential numbers 1 month before March Madness begins
    Selection Sunday is 27 days away and Dayton has yet to lose a game in regulation this season. Here's that and 14 more surprising numbers to know from a wild 2019-20 college basketball season....2020
  • • NFL free agency expected to start on time despite growing coronavirus threat?
    2020

March Madness schedule, game

  • • MHH Roundtable: Preparing for the Playoffs
    2020
  • • A 24-team playoff format is “gaining traction” for the NHL
    Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports There are a number of scenarios in play but the NHL is leaning towards a 24-team playoff format While NHL teams and players wait at home for news about when (if) the 2019-20 season will resume, the league held a conference call Wednesday in order to discuss a number of possibilities. According to Pierre LeBrun of TSN, the NHL has proposed the likelihood of fo...2020
  • • 2021 March Madness: Complete schedule, dates
    This is the complete March Madness schedule for 2021, which starts with Selection Sunday on March 14, 2021....2020
  • • Roush Fenway Racing delights fans with #RoushMadness online
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Even with NASCAR's regular schedule on hold, the Roush Fenway Racing team has found a way to provide the thrill of competition by pitting its long list of drivers against one another in a March Madness-style bracket of fun, intrigue and suspense called RoushMadness. The idea is to have fans decide […]...2020
  • • Kentucky survives Notre Dame in 2015 to advance to the Final Four
    Watch this March Madness full replay of Kentucky and Notre Dame's thrilling Elite Eight matchup from 2015. Andrew Harrison's clutch free throws with six seconds remaining propelled UK into the Final Four and kept its perfect season alive. Kentucky won 68-66....2020
  • • Watch the full game: Jim Valvano, NC State defeat Houston in 1983 National Championship
    Watch the March Madness classic 1983 matchup between NC State and Houston. The Jim Valvano-led Wolfpack won the championship game 54-52 on Lorenzo Charles dunk in the final seconds....2020
  • • Watch full game: Lehigh stuns Duke in 2012 15-over-2 upset
    Watch the March Madness classic 2012 matchup between Lehigh and Duke. The No. 15 seed Mountain Hawks won 80-75....2020
  • • Watch the full game: Valpo beats Ole Miss on Bryce Drew's buzzer-beating 3 in 1998
    Watch the March Madness classic 1998 matchup between Valparaiso and Ole Miss. Bryce Drew hit the game-winning 3 as time expired to send 13-seed Valpo to the second round....2020
  • • Spencer Dinwiddie proposes March Madness-like NBA playoff tourney if season resumes after coronavirus outbreak
    2020
  • • This is bigger than sports
    2020

March Madness rumors, scandals

  • • Bryce Drew's iconic buzzer beater, broken down by the Drew family
    2020
  • • Relive Kris Jenkins' 2016 game-winner — and 3 more classic March Madness moments
    It has been about four years since Villanova's Kris Jenkins made his game-winning buzzer-beater against North Carolina in the 2016 National Championship game....2020
  • • Watch the full game: Valpo beats Ole Miss on Bryce Drew's buzzer-beating 3 in 1998
    2020
  • • 9 best March Madness buzzer beaters of all time
    Watch the 9 best March Madness buzzer-beaters from the NCAA tournament, including Kris Jenkins, Christian Laettner (of course!), U.S. Reed and more....2019
  • • Listen to Stephen F. Austin's Nathan Bain talk about that Duke buzzer-beater and Hurricane Dorian relief
    2019

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