March Madness

March Madness In One Place? NCAA Looking at Indianapolis

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County pulled off one of the greatest upsets in American sports history at the 2018 NCAA Tournament, knocking off Virginia to become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1.

Final Four

Ted Cruz Ripped for Jinxing Texas Tech in NCAA Championship Game

Texas Senator Ted Cruz thought the Texas Tech Red Raiders were about to win Monday’s NCAA championship game against University of Virginia, and he prematurely took to Twitter to celebrate. But, only minutes later, Texas Tech lost in a stunning overtime reversal and Twitter users went after Cruz for jinxing Tech.

Ted Cruz

CBS Live ‘March Madness’ Broadcast Interrupted By News Trump Did Not Collude with Russia

CBS live TV broadcast of it’s March Madness NCAA basketball championship was interrupted for millions of viewers on Sunday with a live news update that Donald Trump did not, nor did members of the Trump Campaign conspire or coordinate “with the Russian government in its election interference activities,” according to a letter Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress Sunday summarizing the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into the 2016 presidential election.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: U.S. President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

99th Percentile Bracket and More Important Things

My Tuesday speech asking Senators to pass a resolution stating that states – not judges – should determine their campaign finance laws was pre-empted by a Senator shouting out, “Don’t tell me you had a basketball bracket in the 99th percentile after all these upsets!”

AP Tony Gutierrez

Texas A&M Stuns Reigning Champ UNC 86-65 in NCAA 2nd Round

T.J. Starks scored 21 points and Texas A&M overpowered North Carolina inside, upsetting the reigning national champions 86-65 Sunday in the NCAA Tournament to mark the second straight year a title holder missed the Sweet 16.

GTY Jared C. Tilton

Loyola-Chicago Upsets Tennessee 63-62

Sister Jean’s prayers were answered again in another heart-stopper, and the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are going to the Sweet 16, just as they did the last time they were in the NCAA Tournament 33 years ago.

AP Tony Gutierrez