Archive for the ‘NCAA Tournament’ Category

A Super Sweet 16 Preview (Thursday Edition)

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Alright, boys and girls, the tournament is back. Before I go into a sedentary state of marathon basketball watching, my first act as a member of Rumors and Rants is to bring you my comprehensive preview of Thursday's Sweet 16 games. This should get you ready. Be on the ...

Ready for Prime Time Players

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

We've already discussed the biggest chumps of the tournament. Now let's get a quick rundown of those who shined in the first two rounds.STEPHEN CURRYAt what point do we stop referring to Stephen Curry as "Dell Curry's son" and start referring to Dell Curry as "Stephen Curry's dad?" I vote ...

Not Ready For Prime Time Players

Monday, March 24th, 2008

As Luther Vandross will remind us in a couple weeks, there was no shortage of shining moments during the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. But we'll get to those later. Let's start off with the stuff that sucked. You know, the people who showed us they are nowhere near ...

Wrapping Up The NIT First Round

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Since it's NCAA tournament time, we here at Rumors and Rants know what you really need for your basketball jones. No, it's not Thursday and Friday off of work or a television in your cubicle. It's a wrap-up of the first round of NIT games! OK, so you didn't know ...

NCAA Day 1 running blog thingy

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

I am pretty sure that no one actually reads running blogs, so I am not entirely sure why I'm doing one. But this is a day unlike any other on the glorious sporting calendar (well, I guess it's a little bit like tomorrow) so I'm willing to make an exception.There ...

Fun With Bracket-O-Matic

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Last week, Rumors and Rants received an unlikely e-mail. As it turns out, one of our regular readers actually has a full-time job.That reader, Laurie, is in the business of promoting Coke Zero. And I'll take her word for its goodness, because at 175 pounds I don't have any interest ...

Let’s Screw The Butler

Monday, March 17th, 2008

For once, the NCAA selection committee got it right. Everyone in this year's tournament field belongs. Nobody left on the outside looking in has a sure-fire argument as to why they are more deserving than anyone else.But that doesn't mean the selection committee tossed a perfect game. More like an ...