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Texas Western v. Kentucky, 1966: Reflections on the Game that Benched Jim Crow and Changed America

Eric Cooper | Posted 04.27.2016 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

A week before this year's Final Four, ESPN televised a NCAA college basketball game played a half-century ago that was the most important sporting event associated with the Civil Rights Movement.

Internet Decides Dominant Villanova Is Not Killing Men’s Basketball

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.02.2016 | Sports

When you're up 23 points in the #FinalFour pic.twitter.com/PNdvm6Es1k— HuffPost Sports (@HuffPostSports) April 2, 2016 The No. 2 Villanova Wi...

10 March Madness Stars Who Improved NBA Draft Stock The Most

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2016 | Sports

There may not a better time to endear yourself to NBA scouts than during the NCAA Tournament. The entire country is locked in, as are prospective empl...

How Much Will it Cost to Attend the 2016 Final Four?

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 03.31.2016 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

The stage is now officially set for the Final Four in Houston, and with Villanova, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Syracuse each still in the mix, 2016 Final Four tickets at NRG Stadium won't be cheap on the secondary market.

How Each Final Four Team Could Win The National Championship

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2016 | Sports

The 2016 Final Four is upon us, which means most of the madness is unfortunately coming to an end. Your bracket is probably busted and Warren Buffett ...

To Survive and Advance You've Got to Be an Over-Believer

John Brubaker | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
John Brubaker

When anyone achieves great success, you can rest assured they had to overcome great adversity. Our trials make our triumphs that much sweeter. You might be really far away from your goal but creating a shared vision gives your team a very vivid memory to carry with them.

WATCH LIVE: ESPN Analyst Jim Calhoun Shares His Final Four Predictions

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.30.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

ESPN's Jim Calhoun joins HuffPost Live ahead of the Final Four to discuss the teams that will be going head to head and share his predictions for who ...

The IRISH and the ITALIANS

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 03.17.2016 | Taste
Cheryl Carlesimo

The Irish and the Italians were both large Catholic immigrant groups. And in my parents' case, they also had ten children of their own! Pete called Lucy "Red" which never made sense to us kids since our mother was a blonde. Ah, but Lucy had been a stunning redhead when Pete met her! Lucy called Pete "Barney." Something to do with Barney Google apparently.

Final 4 Insurance? It's TickAssure!

Terry Lyons | Posted 03.10.2016 | Technology
Terry Lyons

As NCAA Selection Sunday fast approaches, March Madness bracketologists will be sharpening their pencils and studying the results of the many conferen...

The Political Final Four: Bernie, Hillary, Donald and Ted

D. C. Rutledge | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
D. C. Rutledge

It's March and the madness is finally upon us, and I'm not talking about college basketball. The long-anticipated Super Tuesday Presidential primary results are in and have essentially finalized the list of the top four contenders left in the race.

March Madness: Basking in the Afterglow of My Bucket List

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 05.01.2016 | Sports
Rachel Braun Scherl

I have pretty much ruled out any activities that involve brain swelling. But I am quite confident that I never considered any experience that involved sleeping in my car in a rental car parking lot at the Cincinnati airport in the middle of the night to be on my bucket list.

1 Big Lesson From the Coaches of the Final Four That Every CEO Should Learn

David Bradford | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
David Bradford

Every CEO should always be their company's CTO. No I don't mean - "Chief Technology officer" - I mean "Chief Talent Officer."

Jordan Schultz

Former UCLA All-American And National Champion Talks About 'Student-Athlete' Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.06.2015 | Sports

On the heels of the 2015 Final Four, Ed O'Bannon, a former first-team All-American at UCLA who earned Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors en rou...

Jordan Schultz

Here's What You Need To Know About Duke-Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.13.2015 | Sports

"I think what impacted the game the most was Wisconsin -- how they play." That's what John Calipari said Saturday after his team was denied a 39-0...

Hoosier Hostility: Not the American Way

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Like the USW, the United States is a union. It is a collection of diverse states and diverse people. Standing together, they are stronger.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: It's 'A Good Thing' For NCAA To Question Indiana

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.28.2015 | HPSN

NBA hall-of-famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar applauded the NCAA's choice to speak out about Indiana's religious freedom bill during the premiere episode of "...

Indiana Situation Proves Sports Can Drive Sociocultural Change

Ken Reed | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

We need to keep the pressure on the Hoosier state. The first step should be for the NCAA to pull next year's Women's Final Four from Indiana -- unless a comprehensive anti-discrimination law is quickly enacted.

Jordan Schultz

4 Best Parts Of The Final Four

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Sports

The Final Four is upon us, which likely means you've torn up all but one of the 116 brackets you filled out. The 2015 version of March Madness has bee...

A Girl's Guide to Loving the Final Four (or Pretending to Love It)

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports
Lulu Salavegsen

Now let me be clear. I am a fan of basketball, a big fan. I have several reasons why I love the sport more than football, but not more than hockey. I love this time of year.

Charles Barkley Joins Chorus Of Outrage Over New Indiana Law

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.28.2015 | Sports

A new "religious freedom" law in Indiana has NCAA basketball analyst and NBA legend Charles Barkley calling foul -- and calling on officials to move n...

Indiana Governor Gets 'Right Side of History' Tattoo on Forehead

Prabha Kannan | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Prabha Kannan

When asked why he decided to make such a bold, permanent statement on his body, Pence replied, "I want all Hoosiers to know that the governor they elected always makes solid and rational decisions on behalf of the great citizens of this state."

Sport and Society for Arete-Geography Lessons

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.22.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

What college football is not about is a geography lesson. Sports leagues have historically been geographically challenged. The Atlanta Braves were once in the Western Division of the National League, and currently Salt Lake City is a member of the East Coast Hockey League.

Sport and Society for Arete-March Madness

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.10.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The scandals at Syracuse and North Carolina, the shadows over Duke, the many scandals of the past and future will not vanish. The only thing that ultimately will vanish is the integrity of American higher education. That is the real Madness of March.

Jordan Schultz

5 Reasons Duke Could Win The National Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.31.2015 | Sports

We are nearing March, which means that while it's still too early for brackets, we can officially start dreaming about Cinderellas and Final Fours. Th...

LOOK: Texas-Sized Video Screen At Final Four Is Bigger Than Court

Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports

Fans attending the Final Four aren't likely to argue against the saying that "everything is bigger in Texas" after getting a look at the enormous vide...