Tag Archives: March Madness

Editorial Cartoon o’ the Day (March Madness Edition)

From the great Tom Toles (via the Boston Globe): File under: Bracket racket.

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Notre Doom

The (can we still call them Fighting?) Irish improbably fell to the Xavier University Musketeers (full disclosure: the hardworking staff’s alma mater) last night in the NCAA basketball bakeoff. So in the spirit of good sportsmanship we just want to … Continue reading

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Why The Wall Street Journal Is Still A Great Newspaper (Bracketology Edition)

From our March Madness desk Thursday’s Wall Street Journal deconstructed the bracket racket: Where Was the Bracket Born? It’s a Cultural Icon, but Nobody Knows Who Invented It; E.R. Seymour Gets a Bye in Round Two Helpful graphic:   Nut … Continue reading

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CBS=Can’t Be Serious

So CBS Sports decided it needed to offload its onerous (read: $6 billion) March Madness® madness. Wednesday New York Times headline: CBS Considered Paying ESPN to Take Tourney Lede: An extraordinary idea was broached last fall when CBS was trying … Continue reading

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