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Picking the Perfect Bracket: Round 1

Picking the Perfect Bracket: Round 1
Two years ago, I came about as close as you can come. Last year Warren Buffett trolled all of us tempting me to try again, and that one didn’t turn out so well. This year, I’m going 67 for 67. I’m overcoming the infinitesimal odds. I’m picking the perfect bracket. Certain schedules stipulated I couldn’t post... Read more »

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness Final Four

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness Final Four
In case you missed it, we blew through the four regions earlier this week. I’m en-route to picking the Perfect Bracket to rob that arrogant Warren Buffett of his billion dollars. Or not. Or I’ll just win some office pools. Either way, there’s going to be a lot of chaos this afternoon, but whatever you... Read more »

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness West Region

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness West Region
The East may be the most boring bracket, but the West is possibly the worst. Now before we get into an East coast/West coast battle rap, please hear me out. Zero of the seven top seeds won their conference tournament and only four even reached the championship game. By comparison, the Midwest has 3 of last... Read more »
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Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness Midwest Region

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness Midwest Region
Hey, Wichita State, you just went on a thrilling run to the Final Four and followed it up with a perfect 34-0 regular season record, come on down to get your prize! Death. Doom and gloom and hardship. The Midwest is the “Bracket of Death.” Going into Championship/Selection Sunday, there was a lot of discussion... Read more »

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness East Region

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness East Region
Hey, welcome to the East Region! The most boring region since the basketball switched to nets over actual baskets! If the East were a Divergent faction, it would be Abnegation. Among Virginia, Villanova and Iowa State, barely a whisper was spoken from pundits before Selection Sunday. The media coverage on the best teams in the... Read more »

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness South Region

Picking the Perfect Bracket: March Madness South Region
LET THE MADNESS BEGIN! It’s that time of year again. It’s time for you to abuse your company’s color printer, spend more time researching colleges than an undecided high school senior, and get your hopes sky-high. Many think the perfect bracket is unattainable. Some even are willing to bet a billion dollars on it, but... Read more »
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Picking the Perfect Bracket - Round 1

Can this just be a national holiday already? Everybody fills out a bracket and nobody pays attention to their work. It’s just science. My junior-high friends had to coordinate bathroom breaks to watch from a high-tech, for its time, portable TV with a rope antenna inside a locker because that’s where we found the best... Read more »