Author Bio & Stories

  • The very term "Cinderella Team" is a reminder of the cinematic aspect that's inherent to NCAA Tournament upstarts. But in the case of Florida Gulf Coast University, an epic upstart with a beachfront location, casting the movie adaptation is almost too easy. The hard part is traveling back in time to 1985 to make it.

  • In loving memory of the strange, short-lived ghost Twitter feed of supremely opinionated CBS Sports basketball commentator Doug Gottlieb. File under: MAJOR SCOOPS.

  • There's no real reason why the dolphin in the Miami Dolphins logo needed to be wearing a football helmet. But that doesn't mean there's a reason for the Dolphins' new logo to take that helmet off. Will no one think of the aquatic mammals?

  • Sim Bhullar is 20 years old, 7-5, 355 pounds and plays with a unique and persistent sleepiness. He is maybe the weirdest and certainly one of the most bizarrely watchable players in the NCAA Tournament. In short, he's someone worth talking about.

  • Join us, won't you, in the annual college basketball-related bracket humiliation ritual? You just might learn something about the limits of your knowledge and the futility of information in the face of college basketball-related randomness. But, like, in a fun way.

  • Getting loose, jogging through some desultory in-game outfield sprints, finding our arm slots and feeling raw terror at the prospect of a well-armed and irked Kirk "Ted Nugent Is A Friend" Gibson. Spring Training is a time for figuring things out.

  • In tribute to the huffy but unassailable nihilism of Bleacher Report co-founder Bryan Goldberg's open letter to the haters, we offer a slideshow of that email's proudest moments, with appropriate images.

  • Getting to yes with the assaultive but oddly charming Energy Drink Tie-Dye uniforms that Adidas unveiled for the NCAA Tournament.

  • February 26, 2013
    Dancing Through The Lane

    Why does Basketball Twitter like a super-stylized ABC Family show about chatterboxing ballet dancers? For the same reason it likes basketball, mostly.

  • Another year older, another year of trying to figure out the Basenji Dog Secret. The internet's hard-spamming robot chorus is here to help.