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Op-Ed: College Basketball Has Lost The Madness

"Long before now, basketball lost its way." That's the argument longtime sports columnist Dave Kindred makes in a Washington Post op-ed. He says that the epic stories of college basketball greatness that gave March Madness its name have dwindled.

Steve Davis, Oklahoma Star QB In The '70s, Killed In Crash Of Small Plane

As the Sooners' quarterback in the early and mid-'70s, Davis was part of two national championship teams. He was MVP of the 1976 Orange Bowl. After his playing career, he went on to be a football broadcaster. Another man also died in Sunday's crash in Indiana.

Stalker Who Inspired 'The Natural' Dies; Lived Real Life In Obscurity

Ruth Ann Steinhagen was 19 when she shot Eddie Waitkus, a Philadelphia Phillie. She had been obsessed with him, and lured Waitkus to a Chicago hotel room. Initially judged to be insane, she was never tried. For about 60 years, she lived a quiet life in Chicago.

Selection Sunday Sets NCAA Tournament Brackets

The top seeds for the Men's Division I basketball tournament include Kansas, Louisville, Indiana and Gonzaga. The games begin Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, with the "First Four" games — pitting the four lowest-seeded "at large" teams against the four lowest-seeded automatic qualifiers.

Get Out Your Pencils: Men's Basketball Brackets Are Set

Louisville, Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga are the No. 1 seeds in the four regions of the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship. Now it's time to start picking your winners if you're a college basketball fan.

Show Me The Money In March Madness

Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the funds that go into the NCAA, which runs March Madness.

From Tweeting To Meeting Lance Armstrong

Sports Illustrated writer Michael McCann had been covering Lance Armstrong's legal issues for the past year when he noticed a new follower on Twitter. It was the disgraced cyclist himself, and he invited McCann over for an exclusive interview.