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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: March 16, 2015


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for March 16: 

Dick Vitale and Ashely Judd creeped out the entire world on Selection Sunday.

• Scenes of March Madness: Georgia State coach Ron Hunter tore his Achilles celebrating, while Frank Kaminsky gave the Big Ten trophy a sensual massage.

• In case you're still working on your bracket, here are five double-digit Cinderella candidates.

• And, if you're lazy or haven't watched any hoops this year, here's a handy automated blind bracket maker.

John Calipari isn't taking anything for granted.

My Athlon colleagues have made their picks. I notice that they didn't ask me.

This article contends that UCLA's inclusion in the field was a mistake, but not a conspiracy.

Manu Ginobili took a ball to the face from a careless ref. So he teed up the ref.

Mississippi State football is having a rough offseason. Can't handle prosperity, I guess.

Christian Laettner took the occasion of the "I Hate Christian Laettner" 30 for 30 to apologize for stomping on Aminu Timberlake.

Shooter McGavin is making a quasi-return to the big screen.

• After kissing Ashley Judd, Dick Vitale went on an epic rant about Murray State's exclusion from the tourney.

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