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Alum ready for Virginia's Cavaliers to dance

The last time the University of Virginia Cavaliers danced in the Sweet Sixteen was back in 1995. So Friday night's game against Michigan State is big.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:26am EDT

Tags: UVa, ncaa, Mike Murillo, Cavaliers, Leesburg

Not by a TV? Websites, apps help with March Madness viewing

March Madness is underway, which may mean a drop in productivity at workplaces around the country - and technology is facilitating in the process. Smartphone applications and websites are making it easier than ever to follow all the NCAA tournament games.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:14am EDT

Tags: NCAA basketball, college basketball, apps, smartphone, live stream, games

Smart defends A-10's NCAA qualifications

Shaka Smart isn't amused by people taking shots at the strength of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 03:07am EDT

Tags: Shaka Smart,

Gambling addiction: The dark side of March Madness

March Madness is an exciting time for sports fans. But for others, it can be an absolute nightmare.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 04:08pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling, gambling, University of Maryland, NCAA basketball,

College hoops hype rises, productivity plummets

March Madness officially gets underway on Tuesday, and businesses are bracing for a drop in productivity and in Internet speeds as employees start watching the games while at work.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli,

Slice of Life: Shellie Bowers, calling the shots for D.C. sports

Fans who have attended sporting events at American, Georgetown and Howard universities have likely heard Shellie Bowers' voice. It's the one blaring on the speakers, calling the shots, penalties and halftime announcements.

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 10:24am EST

Tags: announcer, Natalie Plumb, basketball, game, sport, college, Howard University, slice of life


Norfolk St's season ends in 84-50 loss to Florida

Florida gave the 15th-seeded Spartans no hope of pulling another bracket-shaking upset in the NCAA tournament, taking control of Sunday's game early and coasting to an 84-50 victory.

Monday - 03/19/2012, 07:53am EDT

Tags: Norfolk State, Florida State, ncaa,

Commercial opens an old wound for Kentucky fans

It seems that No. 1 seed Kentucky is not reveling in its rank, but rather taking offense to a UPS commercial running during the tournament.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Tags: UPS, Laettner,

March Madness, shaken with a twist

It's a March Madness of different kind for those who are less interested in the NCAA and more interested in vodka and martinis.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 12:10pm EDT

Tags: Bethesda Row, Martini,

Cal back in NCAA tournament with all first-timers

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 04:52pm EDT

Tags: Cal, ncaa,