Finally, I am going to give credit to where credit is due. I am going with Brad Stevens (pictured above) to coach his Butler Bulldogs to a 2nd consecutive National Championship Game appearance.
We are down to the final weekend of the Madness. This is it folks. Your next National Champion will be crowned on Monday Night. This year’s Final Four participants are probably the most improbable foursome in the history of the NCAA Tournament. If people tell you that they saw this coming. They are lying.
Remember that in the ESPN Bracket Challenge, only 2 of 5.9 million participants guessed the Final Four correctly. You do not need to be a math major to understand how unlikely this outcome was. But none of that matters. There are 3 more basketball games left this season. At the end of the 3rd, the 2010-2011 National Champion will be crowned. Continue reading
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The Final Four will be the top sporting event of the week, but Major League Baseball Opening Day on Thursday is not far behind at number 2.
After the week that just ensued, it would be hard to imagine a more exciting week in the wide world of sports. But this week will be a good one. All capped off will the Final Four Showdown in Houston.
Here is this week’s top 5. Continue reading
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