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Beware the Ides of March...

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Beware the Ides of March...That seems to be a warning most people don't pay attention to, well, in the middle of March; especially people who try and predict the outcome to a now 68 team tournament, a tournament in which your odds in predicting a perfect a bracket are somewhere in the range of 1 quintillion to 1. (A pretty good payout for a $1 bet if you ask me) Despite the odds, millions of people play bracket challenges where teams they know, and have seen, play teams they have never heard of from conferences they didn't even know existed. (Yes I'm involved in this stat) So as sports fans we all listen to so called "experts" to predict the perfect bracket either for fun or for bragging rights in the office pool. You can't count out these smaller schools though. Just because the big power house of oh let’s say Louisville, the Caesar of college basketball is playing an opponent they think wouldn't pose a threat like oh I don't know some team called Mo…

The Debate Rages On...

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I don't think I'm alone here, but does anyone else feel themselves rooting against the Miami Heat every chance they get? I don't mean to just go out and be a hater, but the Heat are like that one guy you just can't stand. He thinks he’s flat out better than everyone else before proving a thing. The Heat, crowned themselves world champions back in June. In fact I think LeBron James named the Heat champions for the next 3, 4,5,6,7 years? Let’s try and get one before we start getting multiple rings. He's certainly no Kobe Bryant, yea I went there. The LeBron vs. Kobe debate has been debated feverishly pretty much ever since James first entered the league. Kobe Bryant has multiple rings and is argued to be one of, if not the, best closer in the game. The Heat I believe are now 1-15 in close games coming down to a game winning shot, and their game winning shot percentage is one of the lowest in the league amongst the Clippers and Rockets. Being grouped into anything wit…