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Dennis Rodman And Kim Jong-un Are Friends And That Is All

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Dennis Rodman Kim Jong un

This week former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman went to North Korea. Why? It’s kind of unclear. He went along with a few of the Harlem Globetrotters and a video crew from Vice magazine for a feature to be shown on HBO later this year. So that’s part of the reason. Also because Kim Jong-un, the baby faced autocrat who has been ruling the country since his father died in late 2011, really loves basketball.

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February 28, 2013 at 3:13 pm

Basketball Is Kind Of A Big Deal Here

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Hopefully at this point everyone has been beaten over the head with how much of a Big Deal the University of Kentucky/University of Louisville game was. Two basketball titans meeting in the Final Four, where both have been loads of times but never face to face. Two teams that inspire fisticuffs at dialysis centers, and that name their main drags after basketball coaches. I cannot emphasize enough how important college basketball is in Kentucky. They don’t have a lot – horses and college basketball are pretty much it, and it’s too early for horses.

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Control Your Own Destiny By Filling Out A March Madness Bracket

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The world is changing. Cats and dogs are living together, totalitariansim is no longer a safe political doctrine and now the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship has a field of 68 teams instead of 65. This is what Tahrir Square must have felt like.

In offices and dorm rooms across the country, people are filling out March Madness brackets (above, and you can see a bigger one here) and throwing ten dollars into a pool to try and get rich. Luckily for you, Those Hovercrafts is full of experts on college basketball. Here are some rules to live by:

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March 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm