NCAA Tournament
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Congratulations, Warren Buffett

We already know that nobody’s going to win the $1 billion bracket challenge.

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March 21 2014 5:07 PMOh, Mercer!It’s really, really great when a small school beats mighty Duke in the NCAA tournament, but it’s no longer that surprising.
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March 21 2014 10:45 AMDear Warren BuffettI have a perfect bracket, 16 for 16. I’m on my way to $1 billion. But I’m willing to negotiate.
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March 17 2014 4:21 PMUse Our Video Guide to Fill Out Your Bracket Like a March Madness Savant
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March 17 2014 12:33 AMMarch Madness Driving You Mad?We can help! Use Slate’s interactive to make your picks based on the odds, SAT scores, mascots, and a whole lot more.
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April 9 2013 2:24 PMSpike and the BlockForget the final score. The NCAA title game was all about Michigan's freshman guard and Trey Burke's mid-air acrobatics.
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April 1 2013 6:34 PMWhat Is Sport’s Most Gruesome Televised Injury?How Kevin Ware’s broken leg fares in the worst possible competitive bracket.
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March 27 2013 1:01 PMA Cinderella Story: The Florida Gulf Coast Coach and His Bikini-Model Wife
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March 22 2013 5:17 PMUpset SpecialHow Harvard became part of the problem with college sports.
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March 21 2013 10:31 AMBig DancerThe 7-foot-5-inch Sim Bhullar is unlike any other player in college basketball.
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March 18 2013 4:31 PMHere We Go, Blue Team, Here We GoForget team names. Make your March Madness picks with Slate's 2012 mascot and school-color brackets.
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March 17 2013 6:45 PMMethods to the MadnessBored by your run-of-the-mill NCAA bracket contest? Try one of these 11 alternative ways to gamble on the tournament.
Hang Up And Listen
April 2 2012 6:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The Wrestling-Free WWE EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournaments, baseball’s opening day, and Wrestlemania XXVIII.
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March 26 2012 4:48 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ask for the Popsicle EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA Tournament, the Saints’ bounty suspensions, Tim Tebow and the Jets, and Tiger Woods’ big win.
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March 23 2012 5:22 PMBuffaloes, Bruins, and BullsThere’s no easy prey in the Sweet 16 of Slate’s NCAA Tournament mascot death match.
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March 14 2012 7:04 PMUp the Creek Without a MeloOur team of NCAA gurus chats with readers about March Madness.
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March 21 2014 1:12 PMHang Up and Listen NCAA Extra: The Bison EditionSlate’s sports podcast on North Dakota State, rooting for your algorithm, and why a No. 16 hasn’t beaten a No. 1.
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March 19 2014 12:54 PMOne Striking MomentThe opening Thursday of the NCAA tournament is the perfect time for college basketball players to walk off the court.
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March 17 2014 2:56 PMHow to Win Your NCAA PoolAct like a hedge-fund manager and pick Arizona to win it all.
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March 14 2014 6:38 PMDon’t Take Warren Buffett’s Bracket ChallengeYou’ll get $1 billion if you fill out a perfect NCAA bracket. Don’t do it.
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April 8 2013 6:38 PMThe Instant Locker RoomWhat Twitter’s smartest coaches, players, and sportswriters are saying about the NCAA championship.
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April 1 2013 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Avert Your Eyes EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kevin Ware’s gruesome broken leg and MLB opening day. Also, an interview with Louisville women’s basketball coach Jeff Walz.
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March 25 2013 6:39 PMHang Up and Listen: They Might Be Giant Killers EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Florida Gulf Coast’s NCAA run, ESPN’s Survive and Advance, and U.S. national soccer team’s crazy snow game.
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March 21 2013 1:53 PMEveryone Gets Paid but the Players in the NCAA
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March 18 2013 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cinderella Man EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA tournament and the supposed death of the Big East. Also: an interview with Belmont coach Rick Byrd.
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March 18 2013 3:34 PMHow to Win Your NCAA PoolAct like a hedge-fund manager and pick Florida to win it all.
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March 14 2013 12:13 PMWho’s No. 1? Who Cares.The totally pointless debate over where to seed the top teams in the NCAA Tournament.
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March 30 2012 4:46 PMPitino vs. CalipariThe great college basketball debate: Which slick super-coach should you root for in the Final Four?
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March 23 2012 5:46 PMBelow the RimWhy are there so few dunks in women’s basketball?
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March 19 2012 2:08 PMWill the Gators Chomp the Tigers?The second round of Slate’s NCAA Tournament mascot death match.
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March 14 2012 3:13 PMBadgers or Grizzlies? Cyclone or Huskies?If the NCAA Tournament were a fight to the death between mascots, who would win?

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