Dissecting the Tech Behind March Madness

Sports and technology are usually thought of as estranged dance partners just a half measure out of sync, but there's an elegant waltz between the two that's been going on for years behind the scenes. And maybe nowhere more so than in the lead-up to March Madness. » 4/05/14 11:00am 4/05/14 11:00am

Put Your College Colors on a New Moto X (And Get a Student Discount)

If you're a college basketball nut in need of a new smartphone, Motorola's got you covered like a seven-foot defender, with a whole new line of college-themed color combinations you can plaster on a brand new Moto X. Just in time for March Madness! » 3/07/14 1:47pm 3/07/14 1:47pm

A Map of Who's the Best (and Most Biased) at Picking March Madness…

You're biased about sports. It's fine, we all are. It's part of the allure. But it's just as fun breaking it down to see exactly how we're biased. Yahoo gave Facebook Data access to its more than 60,000 brackets filled out by Facebook users, which Facebook has in turn made into some awesome visuals showing exactly… » 4/04/13 10:01am 4/04/13 10:01am

The Insane One-Man Computer Station It Takes to Cover Every Single…

When March Madness kicks off tomorrow at noon Eastern time, thousands of sports fans across the country will be suddenly stricken with sore throats, coughs, or other excuses to ditch work and find a place to watch one or more of the 16 college basketball games that will tip off. » 3/20/13 1:00pm 3/20/13 1:00pm

The Most Accurate Map of NCAA College Basketball Fandom

Like it or not, Facebook is a pretty good barometer if what people like. So it's fun when it gathers up its considerable data troves and spits out maps of stuff we like. Today it broke down the fans of teams in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. » 3/18/13 1:41pm 3/18/13 1:41pm

NCAA Puts 75 Years' Worth of March Madness Highlights on YouTube

In 1992 Duke beat Kentucky in the NCAA championship by making a basket in the last second of the game. And you can relive that incredible moment—and hours more—today because the NCAA has put 75 years worth of March Madness highlights on YouTube. » 2/12/13 9:00am 2/12/13 9:00am

Everything You Need to Enjoy the NCAA Tournament in Peace

The first day of the NCAA Tournament is mostly in the books, but if you're anything like us, you were totally unprepared for it and maybe didn't get the most out of today. Here's what you need to set things right tomorrow. » 3/15/12 7:35pm 3/15/12 7:35pm

The Best Online NCAA March Madness Brackets

It's March Madness time! Which means brackets. Brackets. They're very fun! But a lot of work. Unless you enslave a basketball-tracking robot on the internet to keep track of them for you. To make the process as simple as possible, here's our ranking of the best online March Madness brackets. » 3/12/12 2:55pm 3/12/12 2:55pm

Time Warner Cable Charges Man $16 Million to Watch March Madness

How much do you love basketball? Enough to pay your cable bill? Probably. Enough to pay $16 million dollars? Probably not! So you can imagine the surprise of Ohioan Daniel DeVirgilio when he learned TWC tried to do just that. » 3/25/11 8:20pm 3/25/11 8:20pm

A Lot of You Have Watched March Madness on the iPhone and iPad App

This year's March Madness is even more awesome because of all the apps we have to keep track of it. And according to the networks, a lot of you guys have been using the official March Madness app to stream games. Their numbers say 36% of all streams (which are up 47% themselves) have been done via the app. That's more… » 3/24/11 9:40am 3/24/11 9:40am

Spectacular Lego Reenactments of March Madness Classics

Your bracket's already in the can, so why not relax and enjoy these incredible Lego reenactments of memorable NCAA tournaments plays past? Favorite touch: Lego Christian Laettner's future is so bright, he's gotta wear shades. [Deadspin] » 3/18/11 8:20pm 3/18/11 8:20pm

The Six Best Apps for March Madness

March Madness! We're just two hours away from another awesome dance. But you know what makes the NCAA tournament even better this year? Apps! You can watch all the games, win your office pool, get a betting edge, root for your team, and even automate your bracket picks, all from your smartphone. Here are the six best… » 3/17/11 10:00am 3/17/11 10:00am

March Madness Games Will Stream to iPhones and iPads for Free

Always a web-friendly sporting event, this year CBS and Turner will be streaming all March Madness games to iOS devices for free. A perfect way to convince yourself that your iPad 2 post was totally worth it. [Media Memo] » 3/02/11 4:41pm 3/02/11 4:41pm

CBS's March Madness On Demand iPhone App Streams Every Game, Almost

An iPhone app streaming every game of the NCAA tournament, one of the year's most joyous events, is totally a good use of $5. If I didn't have to watch only on wi-fi. » 3/12/09 7:40pm 3/12/09 7:40pm

Gizmodo's March Madness Fantasy Gear Guide

It's that time of year again, when basketball, beer and betting join forces to create the most exciting month of sports known to man. You already called in sick, filled out your brackets and took a seat at the bar, but the following Elite Eight (plus one bonus!) are things you'll definitely need to prepare for the Big… » 3/20/08 3:30pm 3/20/08 3:30pm