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Gord Downie has chosen an excellent -- and personal -- benefit for his final tour. Glioblastoma (GBM, or stage 4 brain tumour) is among the number one causes of death for 40 to 60 year old Canadians. It also affects children and adults of all ages, without any genetic predisposition.
The NCAA Division I Men's tournament is expecting 68 teams to compete in this year's March Madness. This number has grown exponentially since the inaugural event 75 years ago. With only six teams participating back then, the turnout for this tournament continues to grow, upping the stakes and the excitement that comes with it.
Time to prep your picks and get your brackets in order. Time to say goodbye to reality and to enter a parallel universe. Yes kids, the 2013 National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Championship, a.k.a. March Madness, tips-off Tuesday, March 19 in Dayton, Ohio. But how you will ever manage to cram an estimated 160 hours of basketball into your tight schedule?