Jon Benne

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NFL and fantasy football newsdesk writer for SB Nation. Occasional contributor to Seahawks blog Field Gulls. In my spare time I like to drink beer and watch cartoons.

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User Blog

No, Calipari isn't going to the Lakers

Let's just nip this in the bud right now.

Shabazz Napier wins Most Outstanding Player

Napier capped off a brilliant season with a bang, leading UConn to the national championship and being named Most Outstanding Player.

UConn wins 2014 college basketball title


There would be no Kentucky comeback this time. Shabazz Napier stole the show with 22 points and UConn beat the Wildcats, 60-54, to win their fourth national championship.

UConn edges Kentucky at halftime, 35-31

UConn ran away with the game early, but Kentucky made a furious comeback down the stretch and go into halftime down just four points.

Kentucky wins another wild game, heads to final

Another Kentucky game, another crazy finish. Aaron Harrison drained a three-pointer with seconds to go to send the Wildcats to the championship game.

Halftime update: Badgers lead, 40-36

Kentucky made a late surge at the end of the half, but Wisconsin still leads by four points at halftime.

UConn sends Florida packing, 63-53

UConn was the last team to beat Florida three months ago. They did it again in the Final Four, sending the Gators home and advancing to the National Championship Game.

Halftime update: UConn leads Florida, 25-22

UConn erased an early 12-point deficit to take a 25-22 lead into the locker room.


NFL news: Redskins land Jackson

DeSean Jackson's deal with the Redskins is for three years and includes $16 million guaranteed. In other NFL news, Darrius Heyward-Bey signed with the Steelers.

Steve Fisher does it again

From Ann Arbor to San Diego, Steve Fisher has seen success in his coaching career and he has the Aztecs back to the Sweet 16 this season.

Eron Harris released from WVU

The sophomore guard has been released from West Virginia after just two years with the Mountaineers.

Wichita State's incredible season falls short

The Shockers' quest for perfection ended in heartbreaking fashion Sunday, but the loss to Kentucky shouldn't overshadow what an impressive season Wichita State had.

No. 10 Stanford upsets Kansas, 60-57

Kansas' once-promising season came to a thudding end in the Round of 32, when Stanford pulled off a 60-57 win to go to the Sweet 16.


NFL roundup: DeSean Jackson saga continues

Trade speculation continues to heat up around DeSean Jackson, with the latest reports suggesting that he could be cut by the Eagles if he doesn't agree to a restructured contract.

Florida pushes around Pitt in 61-45 win

Pitt made things interesting in the early going, but Florida pulled away in the second half and got a comfortable 61-45 win to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

How to watch March Madness online

CBS is once again pulling out all the stops for their online coverage of March Madness. See all the ways you can watch the tournament this year.

Complete First Four schedule for Wednesday

The First Four got underway on Tuesday, marking the official start of the NCAA Tournament. Here's the complete schedule for Wednesday.

Your Tuesday NIT schedule

The NIT begins on Tuesday with nine games taking place. Here's your complete schedule for the day.


RGIII shedding knee brace for good

RGIII confirmed what most people already suspected since the end of the season--he won't be wearing the knee brace in 2014.

Print out your own bracket here!

With Selection Sunday over, the 2014 NCAA Tournament bracket is now complete. SB Nation is providing printable brackets this year for your own convenience and enjoyment.

2014 NCAA Tournament bracket revealed

Florida is the No. 1 overall seed, Louisville dropped to a four seed and SMU was left out of the bracket entirely.

Cal Poly dancing for the first time

Cal Poly is this year's most improbable NCAA Tournament team, beating CS Northridge to win the Big West with a 13-19 record.

New Mexico State headed back to the Big Dance

New Mexico State made quick work of Idaho, crushing the Vandals, 77-55, to win the WAC championship and make the NCAA Tournament for the third year in a row.

ISU comes back, beats Baylor in Big 12 final

Iowa State recovered from a slow first half to beat Baylor and claim the Big 12 title. They now look forward to greater things in the NCAA Tournament.

SFA going dancing after winning Southalnd title

Stephen F. Austin finished its sweep of the Southland Conference, beating Sam Houston State, 68-49, to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Providence wins Big East, headed to tourney

Providence was a bubble team heading into the Big East Tournament. It ended up controlling its own destiny, beating Creighton in the final and claiming an automatic bid.

Weber State wins Big Sky, headed to dance

Not much drama in the Big Sky championship game, as Weber State routed North Dakota to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.


NFL roundup: Packers sign Peppers, and more

The Packers made the biggest splash on an otherwise quiet Saturday, inking Julius Peppers to a three-year deal. In addition, Ben Tate is signing with the Browns and the Patriots are talking to...

Albany punches ticket with 69-60 win

The Great Danes are heading to the Big Dance for the second straight year, beating Stony Brook, 69-60, to win the America East tournament.

Your Friday A-10 tourney schedule

The A-10 tournament continues on Friday with the quarterfinal round. Here's the complete schedule for the day.

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