The brackets came out, the seeds were
assessed, some bubbles have burst and
some teams out there are still waiting
to wear the slipper of Cinderella.
March Madness is upon us.
This is college basketball's NCAA tournament
and over three weeks 63 college basketball
games have been played to determine the
best team in the nation. It does
not get any better than this, with millions
across the country are preparing their
excuses to get out of work to watch the
games with friends.
The NCAA tournament is a must see for
any type of sports fan and here is a top
10 list of can't miss sporting events
that captivate a nationwide audience no
matter if you are a fan of the sport or
10. Stanley Cup Finals:
Remember that sport called hockey?
The Stanley Cup is the most historic and
may be the most respected trophy in sports.
9. College Football's BCS Title
Game: College football
is great and this should be higher on
the list, but the powers that be in college
football refuse to have a playoff system.
A playoff system could rival the excitement
of the NCAA college basketball tournament,
8. The Masters:
Golf is not for me, but the ratings do
not lie. I even usually catch the
7. A Heavy Weight Title Fight:
Great fights are few and far between,
but the hype before a big heavy weight
title fight is like nothing else.
The Olympic Games:
They have probably lost their luster a
bit since more and more professionals
have entered the events, but it is still
great drama to watch athletes play for
their respective countries. Who
could ever forget the "miracle on
5. The Kentucky Derby:
The first Saturday in May the best horses
in the business "run for the roses"
and everybody watches. There are
people that couldn't decipher between
a trifecta and a triple play, but they
still watch this historic race.
The hope of hitting big on that trifecta
does not hurt the event either.
4. NBA Finals:
The NBA game has slipped in recent years,
but watching the two best teams battle
it out in a seven game series is always
fun to watch.
3. The World Series:
Football owns America, but baseball is
still America's past time and every single
pitch in the Series is crucial.
The game could turn on the smallest of
plays and if there is a game seven, Wow!
Nothing better in sports than a World
Series Game Seven.
2. NCAA Tourney:
March Madness has taken on a life of its'
own. Who is not in an office pool?
1. The Super Bowl:
The Super Bowl has turned into a national
holiday. The ratings and the money
the NFL charges for advertising speak
for itself. This event will never
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