How funny is the Missouri loss to Norfolk State inside Kansas? It's so funny that even the nightly news dorks are just laughing in your face, Mizzou. Here is WIBW-13 in Topeka coming back from commercial break and this anchor chick just blatantly laughing at Tiger Nation. You might remember how these two states hate each other and that Mizzou has never been to a Final Four. LOL! LOL! JUMP!
All is not lost for the Duke basketball program. Most of these guys have a NCAA tournament ring, so why not bail early, get home and hit some faux Irish bar in Durham that opened at 5:30 this morning? Makes sense to us. Guess how many tournament wins Lehigh now has in its history. One. Guess Duke's FG% from 3-point range last night: 23%. Boys, when you fire 6-of-26 from three, you're going to lose to a #15. Kudos. Let's get rolling!
Things have been going badly for Dallas Mavericks forward Lamar Odom this season and it looks like he's isolated the reason -- his wife, Khloe Kardashian. We told you so. Lamar reportedly blames the couple's stupid reality show for taking his focus off the game and has decided to take a step back from his marriage. He's apparently even gone so far as to stop having sex with that disgusting-looking woman. It's about time. Come back to us, Lamar!
Yeah, the quality on this pictures is absolutely terrible. Blame it on TNT's shitty HD cameras. This Norfolk State cheerleader wanted to show off her tongue ring to the world. I'm sure your parents are real proud of your accomplishment cheerleader. Norfolk State is actually giving Missouri all they can handle right now as the 2 seed takes on the 15 seed in Omaha, Nebraska. JUMP!
Logically, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol celebrated the fact he didn't get dealt before the NBA trade deadline by singing. Okay, maybe it's not totally logical. Gasol did, however, attend a fundraiser last night where he was more than happy to jump on stage and show off his vocal stylings. He needs to stick to playing basketball because he sounded terrible. That's not to mention his song selection left a little to be desired. Here's the video.
Normally we wouldn't kill a CBS intern over missing the 'i' in a case like this. However, this graphic was cued up and waiting to drop at the end of last night's games. Someone better get their intern resume together. BC tried to warn CBS not to get all LOL at ESPN fails. Kudos to Kige Ramsey (YouTube Sports) for the grab. So your upsets are Wichita St. & UNLV going down (full scoreboard). And how about the Big East. West Virginia plays like garbage & UConn loses. Let's get rolling!
Have the games been kinda boring this afternoon? Not if you're a racists at the Kansas State vs. Southern Miss game, according to our friends at Buzzfeed. According to the audiologists, that is the Southern Miss band chanting 'Where's your green card?' to freshman guard Angel Rodriguez during the Wildcats 70-64 victory. Would you expect anything less Mississippi rednecks? JUMP!
Make sure you get a good look at this ESPN YouTube video cutline that was online last night for at least 40 minutes, according to @SportsTalkPhila. As ESPN editors write about La Salle's Ramon Galloway's father: "His father in the crowd, doesn't seem to be paying attention." Well, pops has a good reason. HE'S BLIND! Was shot in his early 20s. Of course the ESPN error has been changed, but not before screencaps went out. So, so good! Let's get rolling!
Anyone know who FUK LBJ shirt bro is? So we want to congratulate him on that red watch that's about as gay as Lebron's purse. We're calling it a night. Gotta get rest for 12 hours of March Madness. Send intel to the email account: email@example.com
Of course Thursday is a holiday for 85% of American men who could care less about college basketball for 10.5 months out of a year. Of course you wouldn't sit at a bar and watch Syracuse vs. UNC-Asheville in December. Of course Ohio State vs. Loyola-Md. looks like a blowout on paper. But we're all watching. Intently. Is there anything better than gambling, college basketball and cheerleaders on a Thursday afternoon? No, there isn't. JUMP!
Not a good night for Mississippi Valley State and Iona. So I went to bed with the Gaels up 15 at half after running BYU's asses into the ground over 20 minutes. Figured this one was over. No need to stay up. Guess who scored 17 2nd half points and lost by 6? I-f*cking-ONA. In NFL news, everyone is gagging over the news that Brandon Marshall is headed to Chicago to reunite with Cuntler. Remember, championships aren't won in March. Let's get rolling!
This Chicago Bulls fan loves New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin. So what does he do? He spits in his hand (and tells us about it repeatedly) and then high fives Lin and his teammates as they run onto the court. It started what was an all-around crappy night for Lin, whose team lost to the Bulls in Chicago. We kind of wish someone would have punched this kid in the face, but unfortunately, that didn't happen. Here's the video.JUMP!
Via USA Today: Syracuse sophomore Fab Melo will not play in the NCAA tournament due to an eligibility issue, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. Melo did not travel with the team to Pittsburgh. In other words, homeboy isn't using the tutors provided to him very well. What we do know is that Melo still found the time to tweet throughout the day. We were shocked to read that he's not exactly a Twitter moron hoodrat. (@Melo_elo51)
So Maria Menounos was at Sunday's Celtics-Lakers game and we really don't have any sort of story to tell you here. Yes, Maria is still all together at 33-years-old. The arms aren't getting droopy. The face isn't starting to fall apart. But, this is how bad things are for the Celtics organization. Not only is the basketball team ancient, so is the superfan. Not that we'd kick Maria out of bed. However, when your superfan is 33, the program is in trouble. JUMP!
Via: After two sixth grade teams played at the Holy Name School in Springfield, Mass., for the boy's championship basketball game, police received a report of a disturbance. Police said the assistant coach of the losing team, Timothy Lee Forbes, 34, of Springfield assaulted the coach of the winning team after the game and bit off part of his ear. The victim was rushed to the Baystate Medical Center emergency room in an ambulance to reattach the ear. #SMH
Oklahoma City's own Kevin Durant is giving Seattle the old heave ho. At least, he's giving his old Seattle pad he heave-ho. So, his franchise got up and moved from one of the coolest cities in the west to one of the, uh.... Waffle House-havingest cities in the west. Durant held onto his Seattle pad even after his franchise bolted, but hell, it's time to unload. KD's old pad, which we're pretty sure Bigfoot p*ssed on, is on the market for $2.8 million. Here's a look.
Welcome to our old friend, the 'Ladies of March Madness' series that always makes its appearance during this time of year when basketball is king for four weeks. The goal of the series remains simple: find hot cheerleaders from schools in the NCAA Tournament. While the office dork next to you is worried about who he should take in the Alabama vs. Creighton game, you're familiarizing yourself with ladies Verne Lundquist will be lusting after. Today we meet Caitlin - JUMP!
Of course you guys are going to drill us for another 'guess who ______ is dating' story, but this one really has value to your March Madness brackets. Syracuse senior guard Scoop Jardine enters the NCAA Tournament as the boyfriend of Michael Jordan's daughter, Jasmine. Why is that a big deal? Um, you think MJ wants Scoop coming around his house - with his daughter - is the 'Cuse get knocked out by Vandy? Nope. JUMP!
BC reader Michael Y sent this to us last night: Not quite a ESPN error, but a CBS one on the widely viewed selection sunday show. Apparently the 8th Seeded Wildcats in the East Region are 32-2. Good work, Michael. For those of you always bitching that we pick on ESPN, suck it. We'll gladly pick on CBS interns, too. Just so we're all clear, K-State finished the year 21-10 and do have a quality win over Missouri. Plan your bracket accordingly.
You can now go about life for about 10.5 months without hearing Joe Lunardi tell you his 'Last Four In' during your dreams. However, you'll be stuck with Seth Davis rambling nonsense until about 12:35 a.m. EST for the next three weekends. If there's nothing more American than apple pie, there's nothing more American in March than somebody being p*ssed off at a basketball analyst during March Madness. Last night the venom spewed. JUMP!
YAAAWWWWWWWWWWNNNNNNNNNNN. Oh, sorry, just reacting to Jay Bilas & his #1 Final Four. This scenario has only happened once (2008) in the modern tournament era (since tourney was expanded to 64 teams in 1985). Plan your bracket accordingly. So the trendy picks are Vanderbilt & Florida State...because they beat #1 seeds on Sunday? Makes total sense to us. (Alert: pick opposite of trends.) Kentucky is our pick. On a limb. Let's get rolling!
The NCAA Tournament selection show was tonight and they announced the number 1 seeds. Kentucky, Syracuse, Michigan State and North Carolina all were selected as those number 1 seeds. Are you looking for all the of the seeding and bracketology? Well Busted Coverage has you covered. We have the south, east, west, and midwest region seeding all for you. Watch the SEC get completely hosed. JUMP!
Well this Ohio State fan is definitely having some fun at the Big 10 Tournament dressed up in full XXXXL jersey, facepaint, and hoop net hat. This is the last game before the selection Sunday show and all of the brackets are set. The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Michigan State Spartans faced off in the final of the Big 10 Tournament tonight for the crown. Tom Izzo got T-ed up for cursing out a referee in this game. JUMP!
Yes, that is the mother of Anthony Davis and yes she is wearing a little white batman style mask. His dad also looks like he is missing some teeth. What can you expect from a Kentucky team? In the last game of the SEC Tournament, the Vanderbilt Commodores took on the Kentucky Wildcats for the crown. It's selection Sunday, so be prepared to see if your team made it into the NCAA Tournament or not. JUMP!
Duke's Quinn Cook drove to the basket against multiple FSU defenders and made an absolutely outstanding basket even though he was fouled. This all went down in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament where the FSU Seminoles took on the Duke Blue Devils. North Carolina fans watched in the crowd to see which team they would play in the ACC championship game. Photos and video after the JUMP!
The University of Kentucky actually paid for this billboard to be put up in New Orleans of Anthony Davis. They said it was done to promote the Big Blue Nation for the SEC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament. The Florida Gators took on the Kentucky Wildcats in the semifinal of the SEC Tournament today and Casey Prather of the Gators just slammed a dunk right in a Kentucky's player's grill. JUMP!
BC reader Jason, at LSU-Shreveport, checked in last night. "Saw this during a timeout of the Cincinnati upset over Syracuse... And he is #25." See what happens during March Madness? People start watching college basketball. Rakeem Christmas has started ALL but one game this season. Sidenote: he was born December 1, 1991. In NFL news this morning, the Colts are now an expansion team. Here are the roster casualties. Let's get rolling!
Someone please make it end. This tournament week just can't end fast enough for the ESPN Intern Department. We were asked on Twitter why we keep saying ESPN is firing interns over these f-ups. Well, because these errors couldn't possibly be made by competent employees. There are still plenty of games to go. Have your eyes open and when you send us ESPN fails, make sure to use the 'large' function on your iPhone: firstname.lastname@example.org
Would Jeremy Lin, compared by many as the Tim Tebow of the NBA for his Christian beliefs and ability to bring Skip Bayless to his knees, be in a nightclub with his Knicks teammates? Here's what we know about this photo that is starting to make its rounds on the Internet: that's Landry Fields (upper right) and Jared Jeffries in the Marines shirt. As for the two guys hanging with the white chicks? JUMP!
King's College, situated in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has a women's Division III Sweet 16 game at 5 p.m. in Amherst, Mass. Meanwhile, in Cancun, one of the school's all-time leading scorers will be enjoying sun & whatever else kids do on spring break. Paige Carlin might have drained 1,000 career points at King's, but she chose to leave the team after Saturday's game and hit the Gulf of Mexico beaches. Sweet 16 with teammates vs. spring break? Who you got? JUMP!
The one area where Michael Jordan has been solid in his GM duties for the Charlotte Bobcats has been in the dancer department. What, he's not in charge of hiring dancers? Um, he should be claiming responsibility because the basketball team he puts on the court is horrid - 5-32. The only good news at a Bobcats game? You get to see Lindsay shake it during timeouts. Otherwise, this basketball outpost is a giant waste of time. JUMP!
At this point next week ESPN will need like 40-50 interns to replace all those fired this week over lazy errors during conference tourney action. Sure, the WWL has hundreds of thousands of minutes of coverage in a year, which will result in logo errors. You see, SDSU has a jackrabbit logo. Like these. Anyway, in MLB news, you have to see the fortune Indians manager Manny Acta got at P.F. Chang's. Let's get rolling!
BC can preach to ESPN staffers until we're red in the face about getting some rest before conference tourney Thursday. 49 f-ing games today. Of course ESPN was going to f-up along the way, but this garbage is just so blatant there should be an intern packing his backpack over this one. Lucky for us, BC reader Travis was watching and reported: ESPN needs to fire their intern. SMH. Shaking our heads indeed, Travis. NOT EVEN THE RIGHT CONFERENCE! SHAPE UP!
USA! USA! USA! If you really want to stick it to someone who's Hispanic or, we presume, some other nationality, you should just break out the USA chant. Why? Well, all the kids are doing it. It's hip. It's cool. It's the thing to do! Actually, we're just kidding. It's probably not the thing to do. In fact, it's probably totally idiotic. Some kids in San Antonio did it anyway after their predominantly-white high school beat a predominantly-Hispanic high school in hoops. Now they're in real trouble.
Nope, Mo Williams doesn't play for the Cleveland Cavaliers these days. He's actually a Clippers scrub. However, that isn't stopping Cavs.com from congratulating him - today - on his NBA All-Star game appearance - in 2009! Guess there is a glitch in the system because this splash page was live at 9:47 when the guys at Waiting For Next Year brought it our attention. By 10:17 the crack web crew had fixed things. Good work, boys.
Not sure what grocery store has advanced to this stage of ripping off kids, but AP photographer @evanvucci shows us that stupid plastic balls are officially history. In Linsanity news, the star is fading fast. Sure, he had 20 last night, but Tony Parker had 32 and the Spurs shot 54% from the field in a 118-105 win. The Knicks free fall continues as they are now 18-21. Meanwhile, the NY Post has turned to 'Texas Toast' headlines. Let's get rolling!