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Twitter mourns the millions of brackets lost with Wisconsin's upset March Madness win

Twitter mourns the millions of brackets lost with Wisconsin's upset March Madness win There's been a great disturbance in the force-of-brackets.As if millions were suddenly thrown in the trash.

Sports betting is starting to look a lot more like Wall Street

Sports betting is starting to look a lot more like Wall Street Your March Madness office pool is like the Charles Schwab of sports betting.Beyond those hastily chosen brackets, there’s an entire cottage industry of sports betting that’s increasingly resembling Wall Street.

Shaq is a flat-Earther too, apparently

Shaq is a flat-Earther too, apparently His proof: when he drives between Florida and California, "it's flat to me.The talk turned to NBA star Kyrie Irving, another flat-Earther who recently drew headlines for speaking his truth to Big Science.

Snapchat just signed a deal with one of this country's biggest sporting codes

Snapchat just signed a deal with one of this country's biggest sporting codes is chasing deals with Australian sporting codes in an effort to monetise its claimed 4 million daily active users locally.On Monday, it announced a partnership with the Australian Football League (AFL).

11 key changes FIFA 18 needs to make - according to fans

11 key changes FIFA 18 needs to make - according to fans And thankfully, the sentence 'add Robbie Savage to the commentary booth' hasn't materialised, even once.Career mode isn't bad, it just feels a touch unloved in FIFA 17.

Northwestern's crying young fan is all of us watching our brackets get busted

Northwestern's crying young fan is all of us watching our brackets get busted While the loss was sad, it became gut-wrenching after a controversial call by the game's officials.Replay showed that Gonzaga's defender had reached through the net to block the shot, which should have been ruled a foul.

The 5 suspects who might have stolen Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey

The 5 suspects who might have stolen Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey Finally, our long, national nightmare is over: Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jersey has been found.Or maybe Trump, who really went on about being buddies with Brady, promised the Russians Brady's jersey.

College students stage buzzer beater that's almost more thrilling than actual March Madness

College students stage buzzer beater that's almost more thrilling than actual March Madness We just found the technical definition of "one shining moment." In a humble little classroom at UNC Charlotte, one group of students pulled off the ultimate no-look, over-the-shoulder crumpled paper toss of March Madness.

Why can't Colin Kaepernick get a job?

Why can't Colin Kaepernick get a job? Why can't Colin Kaepernick get a job?Even Spike Lee or all people smells something "fishy" about the the stone-cold reception Kaepernick's talents are receiving in the NFL world.

The awful missed calls that marred March Madness opening weekend

The awful missed calls that marred March Madness opening weekend Our unfortunate latest case in in point: This weekend's second round of March Madness, with seasons, legacies and berths in the Sweet 16 on the line.There are five minutes to play when Northwestern's Dererk Pardon drives to the rim for a dunk.

Trump takes credit and smirks with glee over Colin Kaepernick's unemployment

Trump takes credit and smirks with glee over Colin Kaepernick's unemployment While President Trump wants to take credit for the country's job growth numbers whenever it benefits him, there's one man whose unemployment Trump is happy to be responsible for: Colin Kaepernick.But Trump's statement goes beyond just the typical Trump-brag tomfoolery.

Fake strongman duo pranks local morning shows and the results are glorious comedy

Fake strongman duo pranks local morning shows and the results are glorious comedy Let's get a slow clap for "Chop" and "Steele," folks.But that didn't stop some earnest local TV morning shows from booking the duo for fitness demonstrations.

Lexus’ Sports Yacht may be just a concept or it could be a market test

Lexus’ Sports Yacht may be just a concept or it could be a market test Now we can add Lexus to the gang with the Lexus Sports Yacht, which was recently introduced at the Miami International Boat Show.Dream bigger and get the matching yacht The 42-foot Lexus Sports Yacht is constructed of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CRFP), a material used in race cars and supercars.

LeBron James to LaVar Ball: 'Keep my kids' name out of your mouth'

LeBron James to LaVar Ball: 'Keep my kids' name out of your mouth' We've covered before how LaVar Ball, father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, has become the talk of March Madness thanks to his big mouth.Now none other than LeBron James has drawn a line in the sand.

Bargain! PES 2017 for £7.99, plus Rockstar games - like GTA - going real cheap on PSN right now

Bargain! PES 2017 for £7.99, plus Rockstar games - like GTA - going real cheap on PSN right now So, you don't fancy Mass Effect: Andromeda, but you are looking for something new to play this weekend?Well, PES 2017 is currently going for the bargain price of £7.

Australian daily under fire for comparing cricketer to Donald Trump

Australian daily under fire for comparing cricketer to Donald Trump Australia's The Daily Telegraph kicked up a storm on social media by anointing Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli "the Donald Trump of world sport.Just like President Trump, Kohli decided to blame the media as a means of trying to hide the egg smeared right across his face.

Footballer who shouted out wife and girlfriend on live TV has totally logical explanation here

Footballer who shouted out wife and girlfriend on live TV has totally logical explanation here Surely you recall the footballer who recently shouted out both his wife and "girlfriend" on live TV during a post-match interview.Except our protagonist, Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas, says there's a very wholesome, perfectly logical, totally believable explanation for all this.

Kristi Yamaguchi's tweet to Nancy Kerrigan proves 1994 ice skater drama is alive and well

Kristi Yamaguchi's tweet to Nancy Kerrigan proves 1994 ice skater drama is alive and well Nancy Kerrigan is competing on this season of Dancing With the Stars, and this time around, Tonya Harding isn't around to intervene.But ice skater drama is forever, so Kristi Yamaguchi, 1992 gold medalist and a previous champion of the reality show, chimed in to give her fellow '90s ice queen some cold advice.

NBA road teams are winning more because of dating apps. No, really.

NBA road teams are winning more because of dating apps. No, really. Back in the late 80s, the home team in a given NBA game beat its visiting opponent 68 percent of the time, according to ESPN.But basketball insiders point to another helpful development as well: Technology has made it easier for NBA players to get laid.

Iguana, who answers to no man, wreaks havoc at the Miami Open tennis tournament

Iguana, who answers to no man, wreaks havoc at the Miami Open tennis tournament For everyone else, it's a lot of grunting and running in a confined space.Throw a very excitable iguana in the mix, though, and literally everyone is on board.