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Google will make real-time Final Four predictions this weekend, air them as halftime TV ads

Google wants to put its data science chops to the test – in real-time. This weekend, the company is going use data analytics techniques and machine learning during the Final Four in San Antonio

FanDuel’s new March Madness game lets casual fans pick teams instead of players

Over the last year or so daily fantasy sports companies like FanDuel and DraftKings have shifted their focus towards building products that are simple enough for even casual sports fans to play. Today

Here’s how to watch NCAA March Madness in VR

Want to watch March Madness in VR? You're in luck. Six games -- including the Final Four national semifinals and National Championship game -- will be streamed in VR. The games will be available via t

Referees will wear hats with built-in GoPros during the Big Ten Championship Game

Are you upset your team isn’t playing in a championship game this weekend and need a reason to watch? Well here’s a reason to watch at least one game on Saturday: Referees will wear hats

How virtual reality is transforming the sports industry

After a failed stint in the 1990s, virtual reality made its reappearance last year with headsets such as Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift. But this time, it’s here to stay and, in l

Under the hood of the NCAA bracket builder

While the majority of fans might rely on their knowledge of the game, popular sports analysts, water cooler talk and a gut feeling, machine learning scientists are building a predictor tool to help t

March Madness And Connected Fitness: Who’s Best In The League?

March: the month where brackets are set, all-star players and teams are matched up and competitions determine who is best in the league. As the intensity of March Madness is upon us, I’ve been wa

To Celebrate 75 Years Of March Madness, The NCAA Launches OnDemand YouTube Channel

A few years ago, the organization rolled out its NCAA Vault from years and years of March Madness. Now it’s putting some of that footage to use, with the launch of a new YouTube channel, called NCAA

Viewers Flock To CBS Sports For March Madness: 8.6 Million Total Hours Watched

CBS Sports has just released the final tally of their traffic figures for this year’s NCAA March Madness, and the results are pretty impressive. Over the course of the tournament, viewers watche

March Madness streaming in HD this year

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/2009-mmod-hq-player.jpg">Another year that March Madness is about to descend upon college basketball fans everywhere and another year tha

March Sadness: Joost's pipes, they are clogged

Wonh, woonnh. Seems Joost is acting up with the live streams of the NCAA games. I was able to get a split-second worth of one of those stupid cell shaded Charles Schwab commercials but every other tim

In case you hadn't heard, all NCAA games are on Joost

Just a heads up that Joost will be conducting a test run of every game in the NCAA tournament, streamed live. There’s a fair amount of warning that this is a test of Joost’s live streaming