Tag Archives: March Madness

Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2017 Edition)

I don’t know anything about college basketball. But I accept that fact now. The turning point was hearing that Cal State Bakersfield finished in first place in the WAC this year.  Cal State Bakersfield?!?  The WAC?!? A hurried online search … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2016 Edition)

I don’t even watch college basketball at this point. The closest I’ll get is taking in the competitive portion of a Richmond / VCU game.  Beyond checking a Spider box score now and then, or watching some amazing buzzer-beater that … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2013 Edition)

Part of the aging process (I won’t go as far as to say “maturing”) for me has been letting some of my sports fandom fall by the wayside.  I’m down to about two sports now: MLB and the NFL.  However, … Continue reading

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Richmond’s First Sweet Sixteen

Those who follow University of Richmond basketball* will recall this memorable year for a number of reasons. Well, two, primarily. The team had perhaps the best season in school history, and certainly one of the three best, finishing 29-8 with … Continue reading

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VCU in the Final Four? Give Tom a Call(?).

I’m not sure which is more remarkable: VCU making an improbable run to the Final Four, or someone reputable actually wanting my opinion on same. Self-deprecation aside, I was lucky enough to be a guest on Spartan Nation Radio up … Continue reading

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NBA Scouts: “White College Basketball Star’s Whiteness Looks Pretty White From Here!”

I happened to peruse a New York Times article about Jimmer Fredette’s prospects as a professional basketball player this week.  I don’t normally read much sports coverage from the NYT, so twice in one week is noteworthy. In this case, the … Continue reading

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National Media Covers UR and VCU as Only They Can(‘t)

As the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University triumphantly earned their way into the Sweet Sixteen, the fact that both schools are located in the same city has not escaped the watchful eye of the New York Times. To … Continue reading

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And . . . We’re Back (Part 2)

In Part 2 of this week’s podcast, Tom and Mike debate the merits of being a one-legged wrestler (guess which one of them takes the “having one leg is an advantage” position?), as well as discussing the future of boxing … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets

Don’t worry.  Baseball preview season is almost over, which means that we’ll be back to normal soon enough (and, hopefully, I will be able to go to bed before 4:00 AM every night-slash-morning).   In the meantime, enjoy this look … Continue reading

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