Wiseguy bracket breakdown, Round 2
Just landed in Vegas. Took a seat across from slots in front of Gate 19D, fired up my laptop and called Vegas Runner from pregame.com and Alan Boston to go over tomorrow's games.
So, herewith, wiseguy brackets for Saturday's games:
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Kansas Jayhawks, Northern Iowa Panthers, Northern Iowa Panthers, Kansas Jayhawks, Ohio Bobcats, Ohio Bobcats, Tennessee Volunteers, Tennessee Volunteers, Butler Bulldogs, Butler Bulldogs, Murray State Racers, Murray State Racers, Brigham Young Cougars, Brigham Young Cougars, Kansas State Wildcats, Kansas State Wildcats, Kentucky Wildcats, Kentucky Wildcats, New Mexico Lobos, New Mexico Lobos, Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Washington Huskies, Washington Huskies, Baylor Bears, Baylor Bears, Mississippi State Bulldogs, Old Dominion Monarchs, Old Dominion Monarchs, Saint Mary's Gaels, Saint Mary's Gaels, Villanova Wildcats, Villanova Wildcats
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Chad Millman, Editor in Chief of ESPN The Magazine, joined The Mag as an associate editor in 1998. A year later he left to write "The Odds" -- about a trio of Vegas bookmakers and wiseguys -- and to find riches working for an Internet company. He made tens of dollars on "The Odds," the web biz tanked and he returned to The Mag. He also worked at Sports Illustrated and wrote some other books, including "Iceman" with Chuck Liddell, "Invincible" with Vince Papale, "Pickup Artists" with Lars Anderson, and "The Detonators." His most recent books are the national bestseller "The Ones Who Hit the Hardest," about the blood feud between the 70s Steelers and Cowboys, written with Shawn Coyne, and the New York Times bestseller "They Call Me Baba Booey", with Gary Dell'Abate.
Millman's daily blog explores the culture of sports gambling; on Mondays and Fridays in the fall, he investigates trends in point spreads related to professional football.