TAG: March Madness

College / Mar 17, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Choose Your March Underdog With POINT 3 To Win $10,000

Point 3 Und3rdog

Do you have your bracket set? Maybe you’re betting on a series of Cinderella stories to advance in this year’s NCAA Tournament? Maybe you’ll take Peyton Siva‘s advice on this year’s tourney? Regardless of whether you’ve filled out your bracket already, the people at POINT 3 are offering you a chance to win $10,000 by picking the “und3rdog” in each round of this year’s bracket. Read More »

College / Jun 6, 2012 / 4:30 pm

Starstruck No Longer: How My Opinion Of NBA Players Changed

Jeffery Taylor

Jeffery Taylor (photo. Vanderbilt University)

Ever since I can remember, I have been in awe of NBA players. At the age of five I would cut out newspaper clippings of my favorite players like Allan Houston and Patrick Ewing and put them in a shoebox. I have basketball cards in stacks of binders that I’ve been buying since around the same age. My autograph collection is deep, ranging from guys like Houston, Jason Kidd and Allen Iverson to Primoz Brezec, Moochie Norris and Brandon Armstrong. Any time I had the chance to meet one of my favorite players I remember being more nervous talking to them than talking to girls. Read More »

College / Apr 4, 2012 / 4:45 pm

What Shaquille O’Neal Was Doing During The Final Four

Shaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O'Neal (photo. Dove Men+Care)

If you followed along during March Madness, you probably saw parts of Dove Men+Care’s “Journey For Comfort” campaign. Earlier this season, they filmed multiple commercials featuring Steve Nash, Shaquille O’Neal and Tom Izzo speaking on their personal journey towards being comfortable in their own skin. But O’Neal went beyond that to bring his campaign to New Orleans last weekend for the Final Four. Read More »

College / Apr 3, 2012 / 10:30 am

Video: 2012 NCAA Tournament’s “One Shining Moment”

Terrence Jones

It’s my tradition to watch “One Shining Moment” every year, even if CBS does milk the viewership by waiting about 25 minutes after the game ends to air it. The best scene of the whole video is Coach Cal getting his hair messed up by the rest of his team. You know he was forcing a smile, thinking Noooo. My hair!!!Read More »

College / Mar 31, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Kenny Smith On His Unexpected Tournament Prediction & The NCAA/NBA Debate

Kenny Smith

Kenny Smith knows a thing or two about basketball, having covered the NBA for years with TNT as well as the NCAA Tournament. And while his Carolina ties certainly show through at times – check out his hilarious responses below to questions I posed on the now former Dukie, Austin Rivers – Smith has added a breath of fresh air to CBS’ continued coverage of March Madness. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 30, 2012 / 2:45 pm

Dime’s March Madness Sneakerhead & Culture Travel Guide, Part 4

Sneaker Politics

Sneaker Politics (photo. Sneaker Politics)

Traveling to the Big Easy for the Final Four and the championship game? Want to know the best place to pick up some fresh kicks, or eat some delicious local cuisine?

Dime has your exclusive 2012 NCAA March Madness travel guide. We’ve been breaking down every host city in the tournament with a look at where the sneakerheads need to visit, places to wine and dine, and even attractions if you’re just looking for a taste of that city’s culture. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 29, 2012 / 5:28 pm

Converse & The Jordan Brand Celebrate Greatness With Exclusive Sneaker Packs

Jordan x Converse

Jordan x Converse (photo. The Jordan Brand)

Sneakerheads, get ready. On Monday, the Jordan Brand and Converse will be auctioning off 23 exclusive packs to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan‘s famed shot to beat Georgetown to win the NCAA Championship. The photo above was the first teaser photo unveiled on the product, and with proceeds benefitting charity, you can bet a whole lot of sneakers aficionados will be out in full force for these. Read More »

College / Mar 27, 2012 / 2:00 pm

The Real Reason Why Kansas Will Win The National Championship

Thomas Robinson

Thomas Robinson (photo. Jeff Jacobsen, Kansas Athletics)

*This is the second edition in a four-part series this week where we will have four writers arguing the national championship credentials for the only NCAA teams left in March Madness: Ohio State, Kansas, Kentucky and Louisville. Yesterday, we brought you Ohio State. Today, it’s Kansas.* Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 22, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Dime’s March Madness Sneakerhead & Culture Travel Guide, Part 3

Wish

Wish (photo. Wish)

Planning on traveling to get some first hand action of the March Madness? Want to know the best place to pick up some fresh kicks, or eat some delicious local cuisine?

Dime has your exclusive 2012 NCAA March Madness travel guide. We’ll be breaking down every host city in the tournament, with a look at where the sneakerheads need to visit, places to wine and dine, and even attractions if you’re just looking for a taste of that city’s culture. Read More »

College / Mar 22, 2012 / 2:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Miles Simon On March Madness & Arizona’s 1997 Title Run

Miles Simon

Long and surprising NCAA Tournament runs can make you a legend. Miles Simon‘s play in 1997 definitely helped cement his legacy in Arizona. While leading his No. 4-seeded Wildcats to an NCAA Championship, doing it by becoming the only team to ever beat three top seeds in the same tournament, Simon was named the Most Outstanding Player. The one-man performance still resonates 15 years later. Read More »