AMERICAN FOOTBALL - The Heisman Trophy awarded to the annual top collegiate American Football player has gone to Johnny Manziel, the first freshman (first year player) to run off with the honours. From the 78 Heisman Trophies awarded, 21 have gone to an underclassman, including each of the last six seasons.
BASKETBALL - Precisely 37 years ago, John Wooden won his 10th and last NCAA crown with the UCLA Bruins. In a way, it is ironic that a man who never spoke about winning or losing is one of the most successful at all time. Click here for a tribute to Coach Wooden, whose virtues embody everything that this website, and its makers, stand for. Character, consideration of others, personal preparation.
BASKETBALL - Thirty years later, it might be easy to see how all panned out so well for Michael Jordan, one of the most celebrated and decorated basketball players in history. However, as he tells us in his video documentary ‘Come Fly With Me’ it is this shot that wins North Carolina the 1982 NCAA Championship that truly puts him ‘on the map’.
BASKETBALL - The most famous moment in March Madness History? Maybe. One of the most lasting memories of a clutch shot in the history of basketball? Certainly. Twenty years ago to the day, there was ‘that shot’. Duke trailing Kentucky 103-102, a mere 2.1 seconds to go in the game. Grant Hill in-bounding from his own end. Hits Laettner. And then this! #epicstuff What is YOUR favourite March Madness moment?
BASKETBALL - With March Madness tipping off, millions of Americans are milling over their prediction brackets, hoping to emerge as a better expert than their friends and co-workers. We like to back the North Carolina Tar Heels to win The Big Dance based on the advice of senior bracket analyst Barack Obama. Click here to watch it.
BASKETBALL - The tourney of all basketball tourneys begins today. The NCAA college season is gearing up for its grand finale. Have you filled in your bracket? Are you going to bust your office with the ultimate prediction? In the next few weeks we will have our eye on the heroes and goats, and the future NBA stars.