Ellen (ennienyc) wrote,
Ellen
ennienyc

And here's a misplaced metaphor

(As you can see, I'm Googling "crossword" and "tournament")

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/southflorida/sfl-ncaa16mar16,0,2846006.story?coll=sfla-home-headlines

Robert Thompson, professor of popular culture at Syracuse University, said office pools are the key to the tournament's popularity.

"If you were to wave a wand and remove all the gambling, it wouldn't be madness anymore," he said. "Brackets are the greatest graphic invention ever. It's just made it so user-friendly. If you know a lot about college basketball, you can debate a lot. If you know nothing you can still have a 50-50 chance and do very well ... It's a crossword puzzle. It's sports meets Soduku."
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Huh?
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