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Brackets Busted as Upsets Abound in NCAA Tournament

Including a 15-seed beating a 2-seed for only the 8th time in tournament history

(Newser) - For only the eighth time in history—and the first since 2013—a 15th-seeded team beat a 2nd-seeded team in the NCAA men's basketball tournament when Middle Tennessee State bested Michigan State on Friday, the New York Times reports. And just like that, nary a perfect bracket was to... More »

Sports History? Gay Kicker Aims for NFL

Alan Gendreau of Middle Tennessee State hopes to make a roster

(Newser) - Any NFL team looking to make a statement about homophobia in the league has a chance to do so in the form of Alan Gendreau. The former kicker at Middle Tennessee State is openly gay and hoping to make history as the league's first such player, he tells Outsports.... More »

Best, Worst of Bowl Season

Watch title game, skip Little Caesars (except the pizza)

(Newser) - With college football bowl season set to begin today, Dennis Dodd tells you which of the 34 are appointment viewing, and which you should avoid at all costs. The top three:
  • BCS title game—Alabama vs. Texas (Jan. 7, ABC): Storied traditions, a Heisman winner … and coaches with combined
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