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  1. The Battle for the Best ‘SNL’ Cast Member, Day 2 Resu...

    Emily Yoshida

    It's very telling that thus far, the SNL bracket has featured only one true upset, 11-seed Rob Schneider knocking off 6-seed (and far less famous) Jan Hooks. As we get down to our Sweet 16, the results are just about what you'd imagine...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  2. The World Cup Sweet 16 Power Rankings

    Mike L. Goodman

    If you were vaguely unsettled by the most celebrated loss in the history of U.S. soccer, I've got good news for you. The knockout rounds are here -- no more draws, no more counting points, no more depending on other teams. Win and advance,...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  3. Titus’s 20 Sweet 16 and Elite Eight Observations

    Mark Titus

    As is custom around these parts, I watched a bit of basketball this weekend. Here's what I saw. 1. This year's tournament was made for Gus Johnson. Thirteen games have been decided by three points or fewer. Seven games have gone to ov...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  4. Digging in the Tournament Crates: Xavier–Kansas State, the ...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every year the NCAA tournament produces so many unforgettable moments that it actually becomes hard to remember them all. Sure, there are images and games that remain indelible - Thomas Hill crying, Adam Morrison crying, a...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  5. Mark Titus’s NCAA Tournament Predictions: Sweet 16, Day 1!

    Mark Titus

    My bracket might be busted, but at least I'm perfect with every* tournament prediction I've made so far! Let's take a look at my five predictions for the opening night of the Sweet 16. (*In this instance, "every&rdq...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  6. Inventing a Fun Sweet 16 Pool: The White Whale of Sports Gambling...

    Shane Ryan and Spike Friedman

    Shane Ryan and Spike Friedman exchanged emails in an attempt to solve the greatest dilemma of our sports gambling lives. Shane Ryan: Here's the problem: Nobody has ever created a fun Sweet 16 pool. They say it can't be done. The most commo...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  7. What Would an NBA Sweet 16 Look Like?

    Kirk Goldsberry

    The Phoenix Suns are 41-29 and currently a half game out of the Western Conference playoffs. However, they have a better record than all but two teams in the Eastern Conference. They are obviously one of the 16 best teams in the NBA, but there&rs...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Champions League Pass & Move: The Sweet 16

    Mike L. Goodman and Spike Friedman

    A look back at the week's Champions League action. There's Something About Dortmund Mike L. Goodman: As a team, Borussia Dortmund are everybody's darlings. They're the little guys that made it big. They play an exciting, high-energy, swashbuc...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  9. Mark Titus's Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings - The rise of Wisconsin a...

    Mark Titus

    The rise of the Wisconsin Buzzcuts and a topsy-turvy week in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  10. Battle for the Best Song of the Millennium, Round of 16

    Grantland Staff

    Continuing the madness of our latest utterly infuriating Grantland Bracket.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  11. Tom Izzo's suits, Rick Pitino's hair, and the tragedy of college ...

    Wesley Morris

    Tom Izzo's suits, Rick Pitino's hair, and the tragedy of March Madness style.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2013
  12. 5 Sweet 16 Predictions, Friday Edition

    Mark Titus

    The Sweet 16 continues tonight with another slate of intriguing games that promise to be unpredictable. Luckily for all you gamblers out there, I'm here to guarantee that the following five things will happen: 1. Florida will destroy Florida Gulf ...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  13. 5 Sweet 16 Predictions, Thursday Edition

    Mark Titus

    The Sweet 16 gets under way tonight, and if the first weekend of tournament action is any indication of what's to come, we're in for a treat. Every year, it seems the NCAA tournament gets more unpredictable, which is why I've taken it upon myself to ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  14. March Madness Mailbag!

    Mark Titus

    I got a ton of e-mails this week and most of them were worth publishing, but I decided to limit the number to 16 in honor of the upcoming Sweet 16. Let's get down to business. Who do you see as the favorites to win it all, and why? Also, who has d...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  15. Looking at the Sweet 16 Teams in 16 Words

    Shane Ryan

    Today we're looking at every Sweet 16 team the only legitimate way: With just 16 words each. 1. Louisville: Russdiculous is so fast he just wrote this, deleted it, and did my taxes ... for 2015. 2. Oregon: QUACKETY QUACK QUACKLES QUACKO QUAC...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  16. Anatomy of an Upset: Florida Gulf Coast's Run to the Sweet 16

    Brett Koremenos

    Florida Gulf Coast University is the most exciting version of the Cinderella story there's ever been. With two thrilling NCAA tournament upsets, and featuring a colorful cast of characters and a series of mind-bending alley-oops, we take a look at ho...

    Blog | March 25, 2013