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News Story #597

Butler, UConn Face Off For NCAA Title

Posted April 4th 2011 1:04PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

The 2011 NCAA Tournament has been as wild and unpredictable as any in recent memory, but Monday night a champion will be crowned. The No. 8 seed Butler Bulldogs have improbably reached their second straight finals, coming up just short against Duk... read more

News Story #593

Double-Digit Underdog VCU Stuns the World

Posted March 28th 2011 1:18PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

No. 11 VCU went into Sundays matchup with No.1Kansas with no chance to win, at least that's what everyone besides the 14 players suited up believed. The double-digit underdogs controlled the Jayhawks early and had enough in the tank to hold of... read more

News Story #592

Butler Pulls off OT Shocker

Posted March 28th 2011 1:03PM by Tim_IN in [ Fantasy Betting ]

This years NCAA Tournament has been the wildest bracket-busting monthin the history of the tournament. I know we hear this every year, but with a No. 11 seed VCU, and 8 seed Butler, both in the Final Four, this year parody seems to be at an all-ti... read more

News Story #591

Butler Advances to Second Straight Elite Eight

Posted March 25th 2011 1:24PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

Only one team from last Year's Final Four is still alive, and no it's not Duke. No. 8 seed Butler has made a habit of winning in dramatic, last-second fashion in this year's tournament. Even in Thursday's 61-54 victory over No. 4 s... read more

News Story #590

Underdog Arizona Beats Reigning Champs

Posted March 25th 2011 12:52PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

The No. 5 seed Arizona Wildcats were 5.5-point underdogs in last nights sweet sixteen matchup against defending National Champions and No.1seed Duke, Derrick Williams must not have got the memo. The super star sophomore scored 32 points and grabbe... read more

News Story #587

Notre Dame Sent Packing by Florida State

Posted March 22nd 2011 12:27PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

Florida State was predicted by many to lose in the first round of the tournament, but after two upsets they are now one of only 16 teams left playing for the National Title. The latest Seminole win, a 71-57 drubbing of the No. 2 seed Notre Dame, p... read more

News Story #586

Richmond Upsets Vanderbilt

Posted March 22nd 2011 12:14PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

The 12 seed upsetting the 5 seed is always a trendy tournament pick. This year that upset belonged to the Richmond Spiders as they knocked off the 5 seed Vanderbilt in dramatic fashion, 69-66. Kevin Anderson lead the way for the Spiders with 25-po... read more

News Story #585

Morehead State over Louisville, Bracketbusted

Posted March 18th 2011 1:55AM by dfowlkes62 in [ Sports ]

Thursday morning 13 seed Morehead St defeated 4 seed Louisville in a 62-61 upset. Guard Demonte Harper shot the go-ahead 3 pointer with just 0.7 seconds remaining creating havoc for many brackets. Thursday was full of last second shots and excitin... read more

News Story #584

Thunder Emerge in Upset

Posted March 16th 2011 11:27PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

All year people continue to search for reasons to bet against the Oklahoma City Thunder; They're too young, last year was a fluke, they rely on only two guys, etc... But after an eleven point victory on the Miami Heat's home court, that wa... read more

News Story #583

UFC/Zuffa buys Strikeforce

Posted March 15th 2011 4:58PM by tsparky1589 in [ Announcements ]

Wow, what a crazy and surprising move by the owners of Zuffa/UFC. Strikeforce is the main (and really the only close) competition for the UFC in terms of other MMA companies. Since the UFC wants to become an organization as widely recognized and s... read more

News Story #582

Bulls Favored Huge against Washington, Good Bet?

Posted March 15th 2011 4:36PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

The Chicago Bulls look like the best team in the Eastern Conference and their game line against the Washington Wizards Tuesday is proof. The Bulls are 16.5 point favorites tonight, but is that a good bet? Many would give the Wizards the points and... read more

News Story #580

Nets Prove Betting Uncertainties

Posted March 15th 2011 2:18PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

Picking NBA winners is always a tough task, but with all the trades and constant reshaping of teams, this year has been especially difficult. Case in point, The New Jersey Nets and their surprising 88-79 victory over Boston. The Nets were a meager... read more

News Story #579

NCAA has Great Match-ups Early

Posted March 14th 2011 2:16PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is usually seen as the time when Duke will blow out "Southwest Eastern Tech A&M" by 50. But this year, the big games start early. On day one Michigan State faces fellow traditional power UCLA ... read more

News Story #578

NCAA Tournament Bracket Set

Posted March 14th 2011 1:51PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

If you love picking college basketball gamesthan welcome to heaven, the March MadnessTournamentis all set and the only thing left to do is fill out your bracket. Easier said than done. Ohio State, Kansas, Pittsburgh and Duke received the coveted N... read more

News Story #576

Pittsburgh Upset in Big East Quarterfinals

Posted March 10th 2011 2:17PM by Tim_IN in [ Sports ]

Upsets continue to pile up in the Big East Tournament, with Pittsburgh becoming the latest victim. The No. 3 ranked Panthers fell to No. 19 UConn as Kemba Walker hit a buzzer beater to lead the Huskies to a 76-74 victory. Walker scored 24-points a... read more

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