Where to watch March Madness 2012 live online

March Madness is a go! Once again, games will be streamed online, but this time around, you will have to pay $3.99 to watch – unless you are a Comcast cable TV customer, in which case live streaming is still free. Confused? Check our explanation for details.

My March Madness picks (or “I think data made me a psychic”)

March Madness is officially upon us, and this year I have a plan to dominate my betting pool by using big data. I hope. I’m going to balance my gut feelings and my heart’s desires with statistics and . . . I’m going to hope everyone else doesn’t do the same.

What’s Bigger: The World Cup or March Madness?

CBS today disputed claims by ESPN said that the World Cup face-off between the U.S. and Algeria was the biggest U.S.) online sporting event ever, saying one of its March Madness on Demand live streams had more unique viewers. ESPN3, however, is standing firm.

March Madness Final Four: The Twitter Favorites are In

Guess what: The iPad launch isn’t the only thing happening this weekend. The last two games of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament before the finals are going down this Saturday, and the Final Four have been getting lots of buzz on Twitter all week. Which kind of makes us think: Can you use social media as a predictor for tournaments like this one? And if so, who would win, according to the Twitter crowd?

It looks like it all comes down to Duke vs. Butler, at least measured by the number of tweets sent out over the last week, according to data provided by Trendrr. The Duke Blue Devils seem to be slightly more popular with the Twitter crowd, peaking at 44,373 tweets per day at the beginning of this week, but the Butler Bulldogs are following relatively close behind with a peak of 27,638 tweets.

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Where to Watch the 2010 NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight Matchups Online

The next round of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament begins tonight, with the final sixteen teams ready to battle it out for a chance to advance to the National Championship game next week. But before they do, there are a few rounds of basketball yet to play, beginning tonight at 7:07 p.m. EDT with Butler vs. Syracuse.

The Sweet Sixteen round of March Madness, which will feature matchups like Tennessee vs. Ohio State and Duke vs. Purdue, will be broadcast on CBS (s CBS), but the games will also be available online at CBS Sports’ March Madness on Demand (MMOD) site. There will be four Sweet Sixteen matchups broadcast on CBS and online tonight and tomorrow, followed by an additional four Elite Eight matchups spread out over Saturday and Sunday. Read More about Where to Watch the 2010 NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight Matchups Online