The March Madness Drinking Game
The start of the NCAA tournament coincides with St. Patrick’s Day. You know what to do, but do it responsibly.
NCAA Tournament Roundup
Finally, March Madness is officially underway, which means Florida’s women’s team has to fill its Powerade bottles with Gatorade. If you’re watching Seton Hall against Gonzaga Thursday night and find yourself wondering where the heck the Pirates are from, test yourself with this quiz. They don’t call it the Big Dance for nothing, so our Kenny Ducey looked at the best dances from the Dance. VICE’s tournament guide for NBA fans is awfully funny, and so is Deadspin’s Hater’s Guide. ... Gallery: The best pictures from Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament.
Too Good To Be True
Barry Bonds’s home derby victory against a couple of guys half his age was Wednesday’s greatest story, but it might not be 100% true.
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Annabelle Wallis is dating fellow Brit Chris Martin, everyone's favorite Super Bowl halftime performer. She's also today's P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day. (Click here for the full-size gallery.)
This White Sox Story Keeps Getting Weirder
More details are emerging about Adam LaRoche’s decision to retire because the White Sox wouldn’t let him have his son skip school for weeks at a time.
Apparently, LaRoche’s teammates were so upset with team president Ken Williams that they threatened to boycott a spring training game. Yeah, they were mad.
Sale told Williams, unequivocally, to get out of the clubhouse and stay out, per a source. Williams acknowledges meeting was passionate. 2/2— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 17, 2016
This is the Zodiac Speaking
How to Get Rich on St. Patrick's Day
"Uber, but for bagpipes"— Rory Masterson (@rorymasterson) March 17, 2016
Odds & Ends
Some guy on Reddit, who says he works two jobs, spent his free time composing a 13,000-word transcript of a Bill Simmons podcast. ... Here’s a few ways to see evidence of evolution on your body. ... This Florida frat bro found a creative way to ask Jennifer Lawrence to a formal. ... Eater’s Sonia Chopra is live-blogging the St. Patrick’s Day festivities at McSorley’s in New York. ... Celtics fans are way too excited about Kevin Love’s St. Patrick’s Day photo. ... Twitter has a new feature that shows tweets out of order. It’s easy to turn off. ... The KHL has an agreement to add a team in Beijing, 4,752 miles from its team in Zagreb, Croatia. ... Here’s a look at LeBron’s style. ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (March 17), featuring the best pictures from Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament.
What is a photocopying machine?
This is a New York Times dramatization of an actual court document.
An Actual Irishman's Thoughts on St. Patrick's Day
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