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Sports Movie of the Week — ‘Blue Chips’ [VIDEO]

After last week’s deluge of games, the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament has reached the regional semifinal round. The growth of the tournament’s annual ‘March Madness’ has helped make college basketball a money-making industry whose latest broadcast rights brought in more than $10 billion. As in any industry, the promise of wealth can lead to institutional corruption and ethical lapses. College basketball has shown to be no exception.

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10 NBA Coaches Controversially Pushed Out By Their Players

“Success in the NBA is more about the players, and less about the coach, than any league, pro or amateur, in U.S. sports,” wrote Gregg Doyel of CBS Sports in 1999. “More and more, superstars call the shots,” said Sports Illustrated’s five years prior. Each year that goes by seems to give the players more power and make coaches more vulnerable.

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Five Tips On Making March Madness More Profitable

Math geeks have figured out that filling out the perfect bracket is impossible. According to The Washington Post, if you were to stack the amount of paper it would take to fill in every bracket with every possibility among the 68 teams who will play 67 games over the next three weeks; it would not fit inside the universe. So you may need some tips to get it pretty close right? Well if you want to win the cash at least.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Kentucky Is No. 1 Overall Seed Despite Loss

Losses by Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina in their conference tournaments didn’t prevent those teams from joining Big Ten champ Michigan State as top regional seeds for the Division I men’s NCAA basketball tournament field of 68 announced on Sunday evening.

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Jeremy Lin Revitalizes the New York Knicks — Weekly NBA Roundup [VIDEO]

The Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder hold the best record in their respective conferences as the NBA has reached the 30-games played mark. Here’s what’s going on in the NBA this week:

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Can Jeremy Lin Save The Knicks?[VIDEO]

Teams are nearing the halfway point of the NBA schedule. Division leaders in both conferences are starting to separate from the pack, with veteran teams like Boston, San Antonio and Orlando all beginning to adapt to the compressed schedule. Here’s what’s going on in the NBA this week:

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Artist Paints Portrait of Yao Ming Using Only a Basketball [VIDEO]

By dipping a basketball in paint and than strategically dribbling it on a canvas, YouTube user ohiseeRED is able to combine the skills she learned in art class and in gym class to paint a portrait of former NBA all-star Yao Ming.

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6 Amazing Streaks in Sports That Were Somehow Broken

Last week, the longest winning streak in collegiate sports history came to an end when Trinity College lost a squash match to Yale.  It was a pretty impressive record with 252 consecutive wins dating back to 1998.  That got us thinking about some of the other most impressive streaks that have been broken.

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Does This Man Deserve a $10,000 Prize for Sinking a Half Court Shot? [VIDEO]

After he sunk what seemed to be a half court shot worth $10,000 as part of a halftime promotion during Kentucky’s basketball game against South Carolina over the weekend, UK freshman student Vincent Swope was obviously beside himself with joy.

His excitement was tempered when an official informed him that since his foot had been slightly over the half court line when he released the ball, Supermarket chain Kroger, who were sponsoring the contest, may not pay him the cash price.

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Could This Four-Year-Old Basketball Prodigy Be the Next Michael Jordan? [VIDEO]

Four-year-old basketball sensation Cody “Cross Over” Jordan shows off some serious skill at ball handling, shooting and footwork in these videos. We may have found the next Michael Jordan.

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Dennis Rodman is Looking For Female Players For a Topless Basketball League

While we never pegged Dennis Rodman — and his penchant for eye shadow and high heals — as NBA coaching material, this new career choice for the NBA legend sounds about right.

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Watch This Guy Dominate at Arcade Basketball [VIDEO]

This dexterous fella has developed a novel technique for arcade basketball — he takes all the balls from the neighboring games and rapidly fires them all at the hoop using both hands.

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