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Busted Brackets: Therapy For Sports Fanatics

Die-hard fans of Georgetown, Gonzaga and other colleges are feeling down in the dumps after their favored teams lost early in the NCAA basketball tournament. But when do the March Madness blues go too far? Host Michel Martin discusses the psychology of sports fanaticism with professor Don Forsyth of the University of Richmond.

Snap! Miami Heat's Streak Ends At 27

The Los Angeles Lakers' 33-game run in 1971-72 still stands as the NBA record. There is a case to be made, though, that the game has changed a lot since then and that the Heat's streak deserves special attention.

Judge Rules Pistorius Can Leave South Africa

The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter has been accused of murdering his girlfriend. He says it was a tragic accident. He is now permitted to go to international competitions while awaiting trial. A judge also relaxed other restrictions placed on Pistorius when he was granted bail.

Deflections: The Unofficial Stat That Measures Success

The basketball tactic isn't officially tracked. There isn't even a universal definition (it can occur when a defensive player in any way redirects the intended flight of the ball). But University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino knows deflections are key to winning.

How To Hit A Big Dunk: Brittney Griner's Tweet Comes True For Baylor

The NCAA women's Sweet 16 is set as Baylor's Brittney Griner hits 33 points — and three dunks — while Delaware's Elena Delle Donne passes the 3,000 career points milestone.

Did Team USA 'Win' Its 0-0 Match With Mexico?

Mexico City's Azteca Stadium has been "a house of horrors" for the Americans. Tuesday's tie with Mexico, though, gives Team USA a much-needed point in World Cup qualifying standings. So is ending nil-nil actually a big plus?

U.S. Men's Soccer Team Ties With Mexico

Brad Guzan swatted away shot after shot and the U.S. team hung on for a 0-0 draw with Mexico Tuesday night. The U.S. earned only its second point in a World Cup qualifier at Azteca Stadium.