Odds and Ends

For avid sports fans, March means one thing: putting five dollars into an office pool to fill out a college basketball bracket that will be worthless in three weeks. Chances are good that this year was especially vexing for serious bracketeers, whose month was likely ruined around the same time that Lehigh State knocked out Duke in round one.

If this year’s historic first-round upsets didn’t rid you of madness, check out Bracket Madness on Monday, April 1, at Sandbar Mexican Grill. The National Championship viewing party will be your last chance to brag about your predictions -- if you’re one of those crazy idiots who actually managed to put together a good bracket this season. Those who had enough foresight to complete a bracket in Sandbar’s competition can cash in printed predictions for half-price appetizers.

Mon., April 2, 5 p.m., 2012
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Ed Kummerer