March Madness: Survive and Advance

The brackets are out, the teams are paired up, and the debate over who “deserved” to get in or not is now underway on ESPN with Dick Vitale and Jay Bilas. We can analyze and over-analyze this until we run out of rationale and hypothesis for every team. Here’s the one advice I have for…

Sunday Afternoon Skimming

    It has been a few days since I last wrote.¬† With the NCAA basketball tournament being on, and getting a few things squared away before my family visits this afternoon, let’s get caught up on some stuff. Call it a hybrid of linkage and some thoughts. Donnelle Eller of the Des Moines Register…

Does It Really Matter Who Gets In?

On Sunday night, it was amusing to watch the Jay Bilas, Dick Vitale, and others up in arms over on how VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University) and UAB (Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham) was selected over Virginia Tech and Colorado for the NCAA Division I-A men’s basketball tournament. But, with all of that in mind, does it really…

The Science of Bracketology

His nickname is Joey Brackets. He loves making predictions. This is his favorite time of the year. ¬†People love him or hate him, but when he pops his head on your TV set, everyone stops to watch him. He’s not a political pundit or a dabble with a mystery ball. Joey Brackets is obsessed with…