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Bunnies or Basketballs: A March Madness ExplorationA few years ago, Brendan Koerner over at Slate chronicled the evolution of the name of the annual college basketball tournament March Madness. He reminds us that there was actually a civil lawsuit about whether the college teams could use the term, which had been used by a high-school tournament in Illinois. The expression has referred to basketball games since 1908, but long before that …
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