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PREDICT: No. 8 Memphis vs No. 9 Saint Louis

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Meeting in yet another toss-up 8/9 game are a pair of efficient mid-major teams with aspirations of a VCU-like run through the tournament. Aside from ...

San Diego State vs. N.C. State

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

San Diego State comes into the NCAA Tournament winning six of their last seven, but the loss happened to come at the hands of New Mexico in the MWC To...

Creighton vs. Alabama

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

In one of those difficult 8/9 match-ups, the high-scoring Creighton Blue Jays take on the physical Alabama Crimson Tide. Led by sharpshooter Doug McDe...

Saint Mary's vs. Purdue

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Saint Mary's was dominant in conference play and finished in the top 50 in points scored (37th) and assists (14th) per game in the nation. The Gaels t...

Georgetown vs. Belmont

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The Georgetown Hoyas and their Princeton-style offense went 5-3 against top-25 opponents and finished with the best shooting percentage in the Big Eas...

Kansas vs. Detroit

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The Detroit Titans have plenty of momentum heading into their sixth ever NCAA Tournament after winning the Horizon League Tournament, but they will ha...

Michigan vs. Ohio

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Michigan managed to split with every Big Ten power and ended the regular season tied at the top of the conference standings. But Ohio State was domina...

No. 8 Iowa State vs. No. 9 UConn

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The defending champion UConn Huskies will open their bid to repeat as national champions against the Iowa State Cyclones on Thursday evening in Louisv...

Syracuse vs. UNC-Asheville

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The UNC-Asheville Bulldogs may have dominated the Big South, but they have to play the No. 1 team from the Big East, the No. 1 seed Syracuse. The Oran...

Wisconsin vs. Montana

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

No. 4 Wisconsin has a tough road ahead of them to reach the Final Four, and it starts with the Big Sky regular season and tournament champions, Montan...

Vanderbilt vs. Harvard

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The Commodores certainly didn't look like a ranked team by the midway point of the season, struggling in close games to ranked teams. But Vanderbilt w...

Cincinnati vs. Texas

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Cincinnati, a team that suffered some odd losses early (Presbyterian and Marshall), was able to make a run late in the season and topple Georgetown an...

Gonzaga vs. West Virginia

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Gonzaga goes into the big dance with plenty of experience and upperclassmen, yet their leading scorer is freshman Kevin Pangos. The Bulldogs will take...

Ohio State vs. Loyola (MD)

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Loyola (MD) finished strong with four straight wins (seven of their last 10) and a conference championship, but they must go through the Buckeyes of O...

Kansas State vs. Southern Mississippi

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Kansas State will take on Southern Mississippi in a match-up that features two solid offenses and very tough personalities. Both teams were very resil...

No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 14 St. Bonaventure

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Coming off their first ever ACC Tournament championship, the Florida State Seminoles will take on another conference tournament winner, St. Bonaventur...

PREDICT: Which Team Will Win The ACC Tournament?

Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

To close out the ACC regular season, North Carolina avenged a gut wrenching loss at home to Duke earlier this season by crushing its rivals at Cameron...

Predicting Florida: Newt's Petard

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As we wend our way through the Republican primary season, at times predicting the outcome of a single state's race is very hard to do. At other times, it is actually pretty easy. Florida looks to be one of the latter.

The GOP Primary: A Predictable Storm

Michael Taft | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

One of the many frameworks for understanding the human brain is as a prediction machine. We evolved to be able to model, most unconsciously, complex future scenarios in our brain and to generate predictions about which of these scenarios is likely to occur.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What Will Hit (in 2012) and What Will Fall

Ashley Koff | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

As we close the door on 2011, nutrition and wellness -- the pursuit of optimal health -- continues to lead the country as an issue and major challenge. Looking ahead, there is much to be hopeful about, and a few things to watch out for.

My 2012 Predictions

Mariela Dabbah | Posted 02.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Mariela Dabbah

I think 2012 will be a year where a lot more general market media will jump onto the English-media-for-acculturated-Hispanics bandwagon, and as a result, the healthy competition among platforms will positively impact quality and revenue.

Predictable Surprises: 10 International Crises and Social Media Revolutions You Can Bet on Between Now and 2015

Philip N. Howard | Posted 01.20.2012 | World
Philip N. Howard

Between now and 2015, there will be some predictable crises in global politics. The most predictable political crises have become the moments in whic...

Forecasting 2012: How Much Does Ideology Matter?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Almost every analyst agrees that it is too soon to say with much confidence whether President Obama will win in November. However, both theory and data suggest that the conservatism of his opponent is likely to matter less than Nate Silver's model suggests.

Mark Blumenthal

GOP Power Outsiders: Bachmann Can't Win | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than six weeks after winning the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is all but f...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Rules Out Rick Perry's Idea Of Moving Social Security To States | Jon Ward | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign said Wednesday it has ruled out the idea, floated by fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, of movi...