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Smack / Mar 17, 2012 / 3:27 am

The Knicks Find Another Phenom; Duke & Missouri KO’D In Huge March Madness Upsets

Tony Parker

Tony Parker

Between the time that we’re writing this and the time you’re going to read it, the domain name Woodsanity.com will probably be off the market. The Knicks are 2-0 under interim head coach Mike Woodson, which means according to the rules of Linsanity, he should immediately be named NBA Coach of the Year and the MSG team shop should’ve started mass-producing bald wigs and fake Woodson beards yesterday. Woodsanity, baby! Try to catch up … Read More »

College / Dec 12, 2011 / 11:00 am

Monday Madness: Best & Worst Of The College Basketball Weekend

Thomas Robinson

Thomas Robinson (photo. Jeff Jacobsen/Kansas Athletics)

I’ve been to some good games at some great venues – Madison Square Garden for the NBA, CenturyLink Field in Seattle for the NFL, Busch Stadium in St. Louis for Major League Baseball – but I doubt there’s a better place to watch a big game than Assembly Hall at Indiana University.

The house that Bob Knight turned into NCAA hoops holy ground was the site of not only the best college basketball game of the season on Saturday, but maybe the best game of any sport in 2011. Sports Illustrated writer Seth Davis tweeted afterward that Indiana’s buzzer-beating upset of No. 1 Kentucky might have been the best regular-season game he’s ever seen. Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2010 / 1:51 pm

10 Best Individual Performances from Day 1 of the Big Dance

Wake Forest's Ishmael Smith

Wake Forest's Ishmael Smith

Sixteen games down, 16 more to go for Round One. After watching 12 straight hours of basketball yesterday, it was tough to shave this list down to just 10, so don’t get mad if your school’s top guy got left off:

1. Jimmer Fredette, BYU — The New York-bred point guard who plays like a Canadian and became a star in Utah. You know how when the Suns are down late in the fourth quarter and Steve Nash decides to stop passing and start scoring? Fredette plays like that all game long. Read More »