Wakeup Call: Do beer sales affect attendance?

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Around the World

Legitimate headline: Local authorities are genuinely considering an Oklahoma man died of spontaneous combustion. || See what the man given the last roll of Kodachrome ever chose to shoot with it. || "The harrowing story behind the World Press Photo of the year." || "A Seattle News Station Got Three People High And Gave Them A Driving Test, Because Of Journalism." And the outtakes! || Old-timey graphic and colorful gangster map of Chicago is so boss.

Layup Line

Moving Pictures and Music

»» From Tim Brando's radio show on Monday, enjoy this convo with Mark Turgeon. Maryland's gonna be in this year's tourney, folks.

Jaco yesterday, Jay today. I played Reasonable Doubt over the weekend for the first time in about six years. Really might be one of my five favorite rap/hip-hop albums ever. (I say that as a man who only owns about 25, though.) Anyway, let's not waste any time waking up on a Tuesday.


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Matt Norlander has been with CBS Sports since 2010, primarily covering college basketball but also writes about the NBA Draft, the Olympics and the World Cup. He lives in Connecticut and loves to play... Full Bio

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