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  1. Grantland Archives: Why the Kentucky Wildcats Will Win the Nation...

    Sarah Larimer

    WE TOLD YOU, AMERICA. Or at least one of us did. This piece, from Matt Jones, ran during Grantland's Homerism Week. Wrote Jones: "As Potter Stewart once said about pornography, "I know it when I see it." And when it comes to Kentucky winning th...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  2. Let's Talk About the NCAA Tournament!

    Sarah Larimer

    Do you have a question about March Madness going into the Sweet 16? Is it about buzz cuts? Or the Buzzcuts? Then you should e-mail Grantland's Mark Titus, who will be answering your questions about the NCAA tournament in this space later this week. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  3. And Now a Video of Rick Santorum at Bat

    Sarah Larimer

    This clip comes to us via our buddy at the Washington Post, Chris Cillizza: That would be Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum taking batting practice for America. Also for freedom. But mostly for America. (And possibly for LSU, whe...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  4. Let's Not Forget That Jed Bartlet Went to Notre Dame

    Sarah Larimer

    Also, Notre Dame (a 7-seed in this year's tournament) beat an undefeated Syracuse team in January. Grantland's Shane Ryan took a look at the Irish earlier this year. Let's take a look at what he had to say. Sorry in advance about the headline ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  5. Grantland Archives: Saint Mary's Primer

    Sarah Larimer

    WATCH OUT FOR THE AUSTRALIANS, PURDUE. That's really all I've got. For more information on the 7th-seeded Gaels of Saint Mary's, please see Shane Ryan's mid-major primer from earlier this season. Take it away, Ryan: Coming into the season, ther...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  6. 'OH. OH. OH. MAN': Relive the Magic of Michael Snaer's Buzzer-Bea...

    Sarah Larimer

    You remember this, right? BECAUSE MIKE KRZYZEWSKI SURE DOES. Boom, roasted. This is Florida State's Michael Snaer, hitting the buzzer-beater in Cameron to lift the Seminoles to a 76-73 win over the Blue Devils in January. Shane Ryan wrote about Sn...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  7. Video Rewind: Georgetown Brawl

    Sarah Larimer

    Georgetown is a 3-seed this year, which is sort of surprising when you think about their international incident back in August, right? To recap: The Hoyas visited China for a goodwill trip. They ended up facing Bayi Military Rockets in an exhibition ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  8. Video: Doug McDermott + Harrison Barnes + High School Basketball ...

    Sarah Larimer

    You can catch Harrison Barnes at 4:10 p.m. Eastern on Friday, when the no. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels face Vermont, a 16-seed. No. 8 Creighton and Doug McDermott are scheduled to meet 9th-seeded Alabama at 1:40 p.m. Eastern today. Shane Ryan pro...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  9. NC State Is Delighted to Be Here!

    Sarah Larimer

    Good for you, NC State! I am thrilled that you are thrilled to be in the NCAA tournament. It's not always easy being a part of the Wolfpack, after all, what with all those Dukies and Heels around. Shane Ryan, a Duke fan himself, wrote on the plight o...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  10. PUT YOUR HANDS UP, Ohio State!

    Sarah Larimer

    Never gets old. But come on. Stop judging. You know the words. We are all Jared Sullinger. For proof, see the videos below. Ohio State, a 2-seed, is scheduled to face (15) Loyola Maryland at 9:50 p.m. Eastern on Thursday....

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  11. Grantland Archives: FBLA HARVARD Primer

    Sarah Larimer

    Harvard, y'all! Let's make a bunch of nerd jokes while we can, because the 12th-seeded Crimson face Vandy, a 5-seed, in the first round, and my dad told me to take the Commodores. Also they will all be our bosses one day, and then these jokes won't b...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  12. Remember How You Liked VCU?

    Sarah Larimer

    VCU! In on them, right? Maybe? At least you probably were last year, when the 11th-seeded Rams toppled NCAA powerhouse Kansas to advance to the Final Four. (They would later lose to the Butler Bulldogs, whom we all liked too, remember?) Anyway, here'...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  13. Let's All Root for Indiana Tonight Because We Liked Hoosiers

    Sarah Larimer

    Look, man, if you want to come out against America's Heartland, that's on you. I'm with Tom Crean's bunch, who stunned the Kentucky Wildcats back in December with this rad 3-pointer from Christian Watford. Shane Ryan and Sebastian Pruiti each took...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  14. Grantland Archives: Charlie Pierce on Marquette

    Sarah Larimer

    Marquette grad Charlie Pierce returned to his alma mater to watch Buzz Williams's team face Wisconsin earlier this season. Wrote Pierce: In 1975, the year I graduated from Marquette University as it happens, Joan Baez got her own back, gently, ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  15. It's OK to Hate Wisconsin

    Sarah Larimer

    OH MY GOD, BROS OF MADISON. Speed. It. Up. Look, I get it. That's your thing. But I am not the only person in the world who is frustrated with the Wisconsin Badgers. This, from Shane Ryan's appropriately headlined blog post: Wisconsin: The Most Bo...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  16. Grantland Archives: Davidson's Chase

    Sarah Larimer

    Earlier this year, after the Davidson Wildcats fell to Wichita State in February, Grantland's Michael Kruse wrote of his alma mater's 2008 tournament run, and the program's journey in the years since. Kruse wrote: I don't really know the kids on t...

    Blog | March 15, 2012