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Sweet 16

Astoria Characters: The Life of the Party

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.15.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There has been much to celebrate in Elizabet Flores' life, but she has marked only four occasions with formal parties. The largest, an event for 300, was for her wedding a decade ago.

Happy Birthday, Jack! Anna Whiston-Donaldson On Losing a Child

Melanie Bishop | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Melanie Bishop

Today Jack would've turned 16. Had he not been swept up by a flooding creek in a friend's backyard in September of 2011, Jack would be with his mom and dad, sister and cousins and friends tonight, celebrating his sweet 16.

See Who's in the Sweet 16 of Historic Bars

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.13.2015 | Taste
National Trust for Historic Preservation

The only guarantee in the first round of a national championship tournament is that there's going to be some drama.

Happy Sweet 16, Malia Obama!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.04.2014 | Black Voices

Today might be America's birthday, but it's also Malia Obama's Sweet 16! A gal never forgets her sixteenth birthday, and we're sure this will be a...

Be the Bracket Buster: Breaking Out at the Office

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

From time to time, we all need someone who is willing to call a time out and give us feedback. We can't improve what we can't see, so finding someone who can show us how we are perceived by others can be a powerful tool for getting ahead.

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview: Tom Izzo's Final Four Mission And The All-Kentucky Tilt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

The Sweet 16 is some of the best basketball we will see throughout the entire NCAA Tournament. With a trip to the regional finals on the line, we take...

Ranking 'The Bitter 16' Games According To Animosity

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.27.2014 | Sports

There is joy and sadness after the final buzzer sounds on every game during the NCAA Tournament. But not every game begins with animosity. Not every g...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview: Is Florida In Trouble And Does Dayton's Slipper Still Fit?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Sports

The first full weekend of March Madness 2014 once again showed us why there is simply nothing else like this tournament: Harvard beat Cincinnati, Step...

The Sweet 16 Ways to Improve Your Finances During March Madness

Manilla.com | Posted 05.20.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

You want to make sure you're paying down your debt as quickly as possible. First, pay at least the minimum amount due and pay it on time each month.

WATCH: Burke Forces OT As Michigan Rallies For Upset Win

Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

Trey Burke may have gotten off to a slow start against Kansas in the Sweet 16 but he came through when it mattered most. After a scoreless first half,...

LIVE: Sweet 16

Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

The Sweet 16 wraps up on Friday night with a chess match between two of the most respected coaches in the game and a Sunshine State version of David v...

LIVE: Sweet 16 Action

Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

The Sweet 16 concludes on Friday evening with the No. 1 overall seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, the Cinderella squad from Dunk City and a handful of...

March Madness: Regional Semifinals -- Thursday

Carl Berman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Carl Berman

Marquette took control of their game with Miami early and coasted to a win in a game that was not as close as the final score indicated. The Golden Eagles employed a tough on-ball defense that forced the Hurricanes off their shooting spots.

Jordan Schultz

Sweet 16 NCAA Play Rolls On Friday, Don't Miss These 10 Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.29.2013 | Sports

Thursday's Sweet 16 gave us a sizable upset with Syracuse beating Indiana -- which became the tenth team ever to lose three games in one season as the...

LIVE: Sweet 16 Action

Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

It's time for more madness. After a few days for armchair bracketologists to plot out the scenarios that could win them their office pools, the 2013 N...

Survive And Advance

Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

Thirty years after Jim Valvano's Cardiac Pack eked out one nervy win after the next en route to the national championship, Buzz Williams' Marquette sq...

Sweet 16 Players To Watch

Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

The NCAA Tournament has reached the round of 16. Three of the four No. 1 seeds are still alive. There are three double digit seeds still dancing, incl...

Jordan Schultz

Sweet 16 NCAA Play Tips Off Thursday, Don't Miss These 10 Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.27.2013 | Sports

If the Sweet 16 is anything like the NCAA Tournament's opening weekend, then hang on to your seats. An array of blue-blood matchups fills the docket, ...

Sweet 16 TV Schedule Released

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

March Madness continues on Thursday, and the television schedule has just been released, so you know when and where you can see each matchup. The f...

Sweet 16 Teams

Posted 03.25.2013 | Sports

After 52 games, the field of 68 teams in the 2013 NCAA Tournament has been narrowed to 16. In a typically mad stretch of March, the unheralded Eag...

16 Lessons From MTV's My Super Sweet 16

Joanna Popper | Posted 03.10.2013 | TV
Joanna Popper

My Super Sweet 16 was cancelled in 2008 after eight glorious seasons, but thanks to MTV marathons, it lives on. Before the Jersey Shore and Teen Mom p...

Coming of Age Rites Are Growing Up

Marta Segal Block | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Marta Segal Block

Although many cultures have coming of age rituals, in most of the U.S. three kinds of parties take center stage: Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras and Sweet 16 parties. Like the children who have them, these parties are undergoing changes and those changes have become big business.

'Electro Foam' Sweet Sixteen Party In Ohio Leads To Arrests

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.26.2012 | Teen

A sweet sixteen celebration advertised through Twitter and Facebook attracted about 750 teens to a Solon, Ohio, golf course pavilion on July 20. But w...

Kansas vs. NC State Live Updates

Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

The Sweet 16 concludes with a game between No. 2 Kansas and No. 11 North Carolina State in the Midwest Region. The Jayhawks blew out Detroit quite...

Sweet 16 Live Updates

Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

The Sweet 16 continues Friday night with a couple potential upset specials, neon uniforms and a North Carolina squad with its star point guard very li...