We knew that the NCAA tournament would produce some “Cinderellas,” but who knew there would be so much dancing? After being treated to two thrilling upsets Thursday — Dayton’s win over sixth-seeded Ohio State and North Dakota State’s ousting of fifth-seeded Oklahoma — viewers who stuck around for the postgame festivities were rewarded with spontaneous dance parties in the respective winning locker rooms.
Though the Flyers and the Bison were each busting different moves as they hit their makeshift dance floors, the manner in which the dancing came about was almost identical. Both teams had been huddled up, bouncing up and down in unison when sophisticated dance parties began out of nowhere.
Perhaps it’s only fitting for a tourney that is affectionately known as the “Big Dance.”
Put it on my tab
In his ongoing legal battle with Major League Baseball, Alex Rodriguez has racked up an estimated $4-5 million in legal and investigative fees. But the New York Daily News reported Thursday that he’s refusing to pay the lawyers and private investigators who have worked on his behalf as much as $3 million of this tab.
Goal of the year?
Newly acquired Ottawa Senator Ales Hemsky completely turnstiled the Lightning’s Radko Gudas before beating goaltender Ben Bishop Thursday night for what might be the goal of the year in the NHL thus far.
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