RIP, everyone’s college bracket, blame Wisconsin, and freak out on Twitter

Villanova Wildcats' Josh Hart during a game in December.Image: Mitchell Leff/getty images There’s been a great disturbance in the force-of-brackets. As if millions were suddenly thrown in the trash. Chances are: Your bracket’s probably worthless, or at least one-fourth worthless, now that the Wisconsin Badgers took down defending champion Villanova in the second round of … Read more

Fukushima to host Tokyo Olympics events to help recovery from nuclear disaster

Some baseball and softball events will be held about 70km from nuclear power plant that suffered triple meltdown in 2011 Fukushima has been chosen to host baseball and softball matches at the March 2011 nuclear disaster. Azuma baseball stadium, about 70km north-west of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, will host at least one … Read more

USC, UC Davis ride second-half rallies to First Four wins in NCAA tournament

USC, UC Davis use second-half rallies to win First Four games in early NCAA tournament play UC Davis overcame 18 turnovers and rallied in the second half to win its first ever NCAA tournament game, beating a North Carolina Central team whose poor shooting ensured it would be one-and-done. Chima Moneke had 18 points and … Read more

Rising Arizona: how Phoenix is becoming a foodie city to savour

Phoenix is working hard to reinvent a food scene once regarded as flatter than a pancake. Guardian restaurant critic Marina OLoughlin eats her way round the diners and restaurants fusing cuisines and creating fresh twists on American classics Among Americas great cities, the name of Phoenix, Arizona, does not loom large. Yoghurt, the old joke … Read more

You’ll Be Cringing When You See What This Flexible Lady Can Do

I’ve always been amazed by what the human body can do. It can be pushed surprisingly far when it comes to athletics, sports, and even survival if necessary — even watching your scrapes and cuts heal is pretty amazing when you think about it. But what especially impresses me is its ability to bend in … Read more

10 Things Every Parent And Grandparent Needs To Know About Bullying

Bullying has become a huge problem in America. It’s come to a point where some children are skipping school and even turning to destructive behavior in order to avoid the type of terrible bullying happening nationwide. Bullying isn’t just “kids being kids.” No. Bullying is consistent harassment that scars a person, emotionally and sometimes even … Read more

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