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Virginia, team of destiny, wins National Championship

Virginia, team of destiny, wins National Championship

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

No team in recent memory has embodied the "team of destiny" cliche more than the 2019 Virginia men’s basketball team.

What are the odds: March Madness Sweet 16

What are the odds: March Madness Sweet 16

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

All four of the games on Friday are the top four seeds from the regions, potentially making for great-quality games.

Panthers leave paw prints on NCAA Tournament

Panthers leave paw prints on NCAA Tournament

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 27, 2019

From teams Pitt beat to ex-Panthers playing for other teams, you can see Pitt’s mark on the NCAA Tournament despite the team’s absence.

Sweet, Sweet Victory: A Sweet Sixteen Update

Sweet, Sweet Victory: A Sweet Sixteen Update

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

The field has been lowered from 64 to 16 and your bracket is probably already broken. If you found yourself missing basketball, don’t worry. We have a look back at the top moments from last weekend and a look at what you can expect in the Sweet 16.

What are the odds: Friday March Madness

What are the odds: Friday March Madness

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The first weekend of the tournament is always a spectacle, filled with upsets and exciting games — and it’s the best weekend to gamble, with games on all day Thursday through Sunday. Let the Madness begin.

Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

By Staff

March 20, 2019

The largest contract in baseball history lasted 20 days before it was beaten out by the largest contract in baseball and American sports history. So who got the better deal, the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper or the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout?

Bracket Buster Breakdown

Bracket Buster Breakdown

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

The March Madness Brackets are finally announced which means it’s time for you to pick your Cinderella team. Find out the teams most likely to make a run here.

Best first-round NCAA Tournament matchups

Best first-round NCAA Tournament matchups

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

With the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket officially released, it’s time to start parsing through the opening matchups to look for the best entertainment value.

Take 5: This is March

Take 5: This is March

By Staff

March 6, 2019

It’s expected for you to be excited for March Madness, but while you’re waiting for Selection Sunday, don’t overlook the conference tournaments. You never know when the No. 16 seed will upset the No. 1 seed.

National champs to pick, avoid in your bracket

National champs to pick, avoid in your bracket

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

It’s never too early to start looking for an edge that will push your bracket over the top, and picking the right national champion is half the battle.

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