Be Prepared For More Madness Tonight

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Tonight we will once again be live blogging the NCAA tournament using Cover It Live. The action tips off at 7:15 p.m. as the West's No. 2 seed, San Diego State and No. 3 UConn face off in Anaheim. That will be shortly followed by action from the Southeast region, as ...

The Best And Worst Of The NCAA Tournament’s Opening Weekend

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Biggest Surprises: Virginia Commonwealth "It is an outrage that VCU is in the tournament over (insert major conference team here)" - Every College Basketball Analyst Everywhere. Um, you guys are all fired. The Rams have been outstanding so far, more than justifying their selection. VCU is the only team to play three games ...

My 10 Most Agonizing Sports Losses

Friday, April 9th, 2010

The look on Willie Veasley's face after Monday night's championship game loss to Duke says it all. Actually, you can't see his face, which says even more. It was one of the most heart-wrenching losses that one could experience as a player or fan, and I don't say that just ...

Kyle Singler 1, Gordon Hayward 0

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

I've had two days to digest Monday night's National Title game. It was fantastic. One of the best, closest, most evenly matched sporting events I've ever witnessed. One thing I can't get out of my head though, is that I still think Butler should have come out on top. There's ...

Duke Fans Are Fine With Being Evil

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Last night we were in downtown Indianapolis interviewing fans for YardBarker's Journey to the Tourney project, sponsored by Champion. We talked to fans from both teams about the roles their squads were playing in the 2010 National Championship Game. Clearly Butler was the classic underdog. They were the feel good ...

On Campus: ‘Hoosiers’ Favorite Butler?

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Being that Rumors and Rants is based in Indianapolis, we had a chance to head over to Butler earlier this week and get the scoop on what was happening on campus. The Bulldogs certainly have a loyal following and Butler's campus was beaming with pride, as nearly every building had ...

Let’s Not Go All Crazy On Gordon Hayward

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

One of the biggest stars of the NCAA tournament thus far has been Butler's Gordon Hayward. The versatile sophomore guard/forward has show his versatility, toughness and ability in the clutch while leading the Bulldogs to wins over UTEP, Murray State, Syracuse and Kansas State. He has also displayed impeccable poise ...

Houston, We Have Landed

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

As some of you are aware, TheBaker and myself are teaming up with YardBarker and Champion to bring you some on-site coverage from the Houston Regional of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. We will be producing several videos highlighting the fans of the teams in our regional. The videos will be ...