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NCAA Tournament 2014: Strategies For An Optimal Bracket

The NCAA Basketball Tournament is upon us again. It’s one of the few times I actually watch college basketball. It’s the start of bracket frenzy. While last year’s results were disappointing, the strategies I’ll employ in my pools haven’t changed. In bracket pools—and life—, you get the best results when you keep one eye on what everyone …

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Guest Spotlight: Jonathan Bales

I love games and sports. The solution-based focus of competitive activity mirrors what’s needed for success in the real world. When I’m not playing football or battling over park place, I’m holding court in one of my fantasy sports leagues. For someone with my competitive bent, it’s a seamless fit. Previously dismissed as another iteration of …

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Why I Cut Derrick Rose: Lessons In Decision Making

Although the following is a discussion of fantasy basketball strategy, it offers valuable insight into the human decision making process. It’s an extremely interesting and useful read for anyone who interacts with people on a regular basis. I Cut Derrick Rose from my NBA Fantasy team last Monday. The decision sparked a firestorm of criticism …

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