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Loving March Madness In Spite Of It All, Richard C. Crepeau Mar 2008

Loving March Madness In Spite Of It All, Richard C. Crepeau

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Have you caught March Madness? The television ratings thus far indicate that there is a greater chance this year than last that you have not.


Scandal At Indiana, K-State, And Duke, Richard C. Crepeau Mar 2006

Scandal At Indiana, K-State, And Duke, Richard C. Crepeau

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In this month of madness, March is going out like a crazed lion. The Final Four has offered excitement at the level of delirium. While off the court the dark underside of intercollegiate athletics had found numerous modes of expression pointing to levels of madness of another kind.


Madness In March: Steroids & Point-Shaving, Richard C. Crepeau Mar 2006

Madness In March: Steroids & Point-Shaving, Richard C. Crepeau

On Sport and Society

Welcome to March Madness, or rather the Madness that is March. I will not use "March Madness" because CBS Inc. and the NCAA Inc. own the phrase "March Madness" and I wouldn't want to face a lawsuit for using this copyrighted phrase. So in deference to CBS, the NCAA, and their all-star team of corporate lawyers, I will not risk their wrath and will speak only of the "Madness that is March" rather than "March Madness."