The Brad Pitt movie might win an Oscar Sunday night. But for a small, struggling college basketball team in upstate New York, Moneyball has meant a lot more
Up until Thursday’s game, Murray State University had a 23-0 record. But there hasn’t been a completely undefeated team since 1976 — and for good reason.
From the NBA to the NHL to the future of Andrew Luck, here are TIME’s top predictions for the year in sports. Just don’t take them to the bank
They flock to midtown Manhattan every March, clad in orange and blue.
Go ahead, hum the music to yourself now. It’s in your head, like it always is on championship night.
The national championship game in college basketball is usually a fairly neutral affair. Alums and locals root for their respective schools, and the rest of the country splits the difference. Tonight, however, throw all placidity …
With his team up, 58-54, with a little over three minutes left in its national semifinal game against VCU, Butler guard Shelvin Mack took a few dribbles near the top of the three-point arc, eyes in the direction of the rim, ready …
TIME’s Sean Gregory traded his notebook for a camera to provide a rare off-court look at the electric atmosphere at Reliant Stadium.
The men’s college basketball national semifinals tip off this evening from Houston. VCU battles Butler at 6:09 ET, and Kentucky squares off against Connecticut after. Here are the key players and trends to look for from each team:
The first two rounds the March Madness lived up to the hype, like they always seem to do.
Fifteen years ago, the underdog Ivy Leaguers from Princeton knocked off the defending champions, UCLA, in perhaps the most memorable first-round upset in NCAA basketball tournament history. The inside story, from a TIME writer who lived it
One former player reflects on the Hall of Fame coach who led Princeton to the 1996 upset over UCLA