We had just sat down to breakfast at a quaint Connecticut inn last Monday morning, during a romantic midwinter getaway.
The fireplace was roaring. Calming new age music piped softly, and our innkeeper was busy preparing us a small feast. Perfect, I thought. It was precisely the kind of escape I’d imagined when we planned the trip weeks ago. Jon turned to me and smiled. “Can you hand me the sports section?” he asked.
I suppose I should have expected this: It is mid-March, the time when many a man’s fantasy turns to college hoops. In the coming weeks, I knew from experience, there would be brackets to fill out and seemingly endless games to watch with hawk-like vigor. But that wasn’t all. Read more…
March Madness is in full swing (Go Duke!), and I hope you’ve been watching both the men and women play. To get you in the spirit, here is an amazing team photo of a women’s basketball team from the year 1902. Kind of makes you glad the WNBA opted for shorts, doesn’t it? [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »
I can’t get into March Madness because I don’t give a flying fudge about college basketball, but I am obsessed with male facial hair. Clean-shaven just isn’t for me. My only qualm with this otherwise awesome bracket pitting famous bearded dudes against each other — where the hell is Paul Bunyan?! [Thought Balloon Helium via Buzzfeed] Keep reading »
Today is the final day to vote in March Man-ness! Right now, Chris Kramer of Purdue is beating Conner Teahan of Kansas by 166 votes, but it’s not too late to change the outcome. VOTE NOW — we’ll announce the champion tomorrow. Keep reading »
The month of March may be over, but we’re just getting into the really exciting part of March Man-ness: the final game. You’ve narrowed the field from 16 college basketball stars to the final two. Will Chris Kramer or Conner Teahan win the title of March Man-ness Champion? We’ll only know when we count the votes at the end of the day on Monday, April 6. May the
best hot man win! Keep reading »
We’re now in the final stage of March Man-ness: End Game. In this last round, you will be deciding between just two NCAA men’s basketball players. The one who gets the most votes is this year’s Champion. Who are you voting for? Keep reading »