Spoiler Alert: Midway through CBS’s interminable Selection Sunday show, an anonymous Twitter user under the handle @RICHIE—and a conspicuous Kansas Jayhawks avatar image—leaked what turned out to be a totally accurate bracket, even before CBS had unveiled it. It was retweeted thousands of times before the person behind @RICHIE deleted the account. [New York Times]
— Henry Greening (@HenryGreening) March 13, 2016
“Home Team 1 vs. Home Team 2”: Meanwhile, CBS basketball analyst Charles Barkley was waging a losing battle against the touchscreen on the selection show. Barkley’s hilarious struggles helped stretch the entire selection process over the new two-hour format, while somehow managed to be the most entertaining thing about the whole show. Give Chuck a raise! [Washington Post]
Charles Barkley with a touchscreen is your uncle trying a tablet for the first time pic.twitter.com/Q6pRbNLOho
— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) March 13, 2016
“CBS Execs said we need to make the selection show 2 hrs, any ideas?”
“What if we just make Barkley use a touch screen without directions”
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) March 13, 2016
Best Cheat Day Ever: It’s Pi(e) Day, gents, and that means you are totally allowed to make and eat this muscle-building peanut butter pie for whatever meal you damn well please. [Men’s Fitness]
“Fantastic Lies”: The latest 30 for 30 short film, documenting the Duke lacrosse scandal of 2006, aired Sunday night.
Happy Birthday Steph: Stephen Curry—reigning NBA MVP, proud new owner of the NBA season 3-point record, dad to Riley—turns 28 today, which means he has a long career of moves like this:
“Just Tits and Dragons”: Does Ian McShane care about giving away spoilers about his upcoming character on Game of Thrones? No, he does not. “You say the slightest thing and the internet goes ape,” he told the Telegraph. “I was accused of giving the plot away, but I just think get a f—ing life. It’s only tits and dragons.”
The Bat Strikes Back: Batman throws down a pretty epic headbutt against Superman in this new Dawn of Justice international trailer. It’ll be his new signature move. Call it the “Bat-Butt!” Wait—no, that came out wrong.
Juan Pablo Montoya: The IndyCar locked up the first win of the season at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday, even though his car was suffering from a broken steering arm. [FOX Sports]
Nerd Gets Punched: We’re not exactly sure what the beer brand Gulden Draak is trying to accomplish with their new ad campaign, in which a data analyst named Nate gets clobbered in the face by middleweight champion Russell “The Hatian Sensation” Lamour. Ostensibly it’s about facing down one’s fears, but all we can really remember is Gulden Draak: Get Clobbered in the Face. Truly, this is a manly beer for manly men! Not cowards!