After Kentucky beat Michigan, after all the interviews, after all the guys and the coaching staff had climbed the ladder and cut down the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional nets, John Calipari said this to his team in the Lucas Oil Stadium locker room:
Less than a day after the reigning National Champ Louisville Cardinals lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, Kevin Ware has announced he is transferring and he will finish his collegiate career somewhere else.
Now that Kentucky is back in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, their fans, as usual, are celebrating in some very unique ways. One popular way? Through song. These four guys are no exception. Here is their re-working of Lorde's huge hit "Royals" with UK basketball inspired lyrics. NOTE: …
Okay. Now that I've wrapped up the silliness. It's time to get down to serious business with the 2014 NCAA Tournament. (But, you know, I probably should fill out a bracket based on that silliness and see how well it does.)
I love the added excitement Warren Buffett created for the NCAA Tournament with his offer of $1 billion to anyone who turns in the perfect bracket. It's a no-lose proposition for the mogul for two reasons:
I grew up watching ABC's Wide World of Sports on Sunday afternoons. During the opening each week, you'd hear announcer Jim McKay utter the phrase, "The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat."