Tag: March Madness

NCAA men’s final four: Can Kentucky cut down the nets?

Around this time every year, we ask ourselves what we want from our champions. Dominance, vulnerability, freakish talent, scrappiness, quiet confidence, loud bravado, out-of-nowhere Cinderella surprise? We’ve seen all of the above in the NCAA Basketball tournament over the years, and depending on the personalities and institutions involved, we have rooted for and against those… Read More

Warren Buffett’s $1Billion Bust? Not by a Long Shot

  Move over Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Paker. Now the entire nation shares your one-and-done pain and knows what a funny, fleeting thing the NCAA Tournament can be.   After four furious days of March Madness, the only thing we know with certainty is that the gutty, gritty, plucky Stanford Cardinal are the greatest basketball… Read More

Drink It In, Celebrate One of the Best Weeks of the Year

The basketball and beer gods are perfectly aligned this year, giving us a welcome opportunity to prepare for our NCAA Tournament hoops binge with a St. Patrick’s Day hops binge. The lesson, of course, for us mere mortals is that while moderation is typically a best practice, mid-March is not one of those times. Sure,… Read More

Editorial: Welcome to the Dawning (and Yawning) of March Madness

March Madness officially began last Friday night, as one team claimed the first of 68 slots for college basketball’s post-season’s tournament. The ticket was not rewarded to one of the sport’s legacy-laden, blue-blood (or Kentucky bluegrass or Carolina blue) programs. It was snatched by the hard-court Crimson Kings of Harvard (insert library joke here).  … Read More