According to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, he now has LeBron James angry with him. Earlier in March, Ball spoke out about LeBron’s sons on an episode of the In the Zone with Chris Broussard podcast. In that episode Ball mentioned that his sons would have a better chance in the NBA than James’, suggesting that it would be too hard to live up to James’ legacy.
Warren Buffett's NCAA bracket challenge has a winner. A West Virginia factory worker won $100,000 for correctly picking the first 29 games of the basketball tournament's first round, outlasting everyone else who entered the competition for Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) employees. He also picked the winners of the 31st and 32nd games correctly. The 30th game, between Marquette and South Carolina, cost him big time. If he had correctly picked South Carolina to win, he would have pocketed $1 million with a perfect first-round bracket. But at least he didn't have to split the pot like last year's two winners. Berkshire Hathaway didn't release the employee's name in its statement announcing the win. The
The Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament starts early Thursday evening, ends late Friday night and will feature eight games — five of which have point spreads under four points. So this should be fun. At least half of the matchups could reasonably go either way. I’ve picked each straight up and against the spread. So take a look and get rich or die trying. (Note: You’ll likely die trying. Gambling is hard.) (7) Michigan -1 vs. (3) Oregon Michigan Michigan I could not have imagined, six weeks ago, when Michigan was 14-9 overall and 4-6 in the Big 12, that I’d ever pick the Wolverines to win a Sweet 16 game. At that point it was difficult to envision Michigan even being in the NCAA Tournament. But John