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          Must-knows in sports world

          Kabir Gulati

          Issue date: 3/19/10 Section: Sports
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          In this week when we have returned from spring break, there have been many sporting events that need to be discussed, so here goes the "Things to Know" list for every CWRU sports fan.

          1. March Madness is here.

          I really hope you all have filled out your brackets, if not multiple ones. This is one of the craziest tournaments where anything can happen and athletes are playing for pure pride, not money (even an enormous amount of money is going to change hands at the end of this tournament between office pools and Vegas). Even if you haven't watched college basketball this year, making a bracket can make this fun and relevant for you. The best method to go by is the girlfriend or friend-who-is-a-girl method: just ask your closest girl friend who has the prettiest jerseys. They are usually a lock to win.

          2. Tiger is coming back.

          Tiger's back! Forget the porn stars, car crashes, sex addictions, and divorce. The greatest golfer is back on the greens of Augusta to show he may be sorry for cheating in the bedroom, but he will still kick everyone's butt.

          I'm surprised that he didn't return at Arnold Palmer's tournament and that he wants there to such a commotion due to his arrival at the Masters, but nonetheless he is back and I'm happy about it. This is the beginning to the end of the Tiger's sex scandal and time for him to rebuild his image the only place he can: on the course.

          3. The Browns make big quarterback moves.

          UPB announced HelloGoodbye as the winter concert, and Browns team president Mike Holmgren said the same to some Cleveland Browns players.

          Goodbye to the annual quarterback debacle of Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson. Hello injured, washed-out, last-chance-or-you're done Jake Delhomme. You have been given another chance in the NFL. Please don't ruin it.

          Quinn was traded to the Denver Broncos last week; Anderson was released. Delhomme is 35 and coming off his worst season as a pro. He was released by the Carolina Panthers after throwing 18 interceptions and 8 touchdowns last season.

          Holmgren is trying to cleanse the Browns locker room of any horrid thoughts of the past. It's a new team, it's his team, and he will be damned if they don't do better than the past and start to turn the franchise around.

          4. The Bears spend big.

          The Chicago Bears somehow have been the big spenders so far this offseason, signing defensive end Julius Peppers and running back Chester Taylor. I guess when you have no draft picks and you have to obviously breathe some life into the team, the players have to come from somewhere. But beware, Bears. Spending big doesn't trump spending smart. And congrats to Pittsburgh Steelers fans, your quarterback is a deviant.
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