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Linking Up: March 17, 2011

*Confession: I have yet to watch the "Fab Five" documentary. Still, it appears pretty clear to me that Jalen Rose was talking about how he felt at a specific moment in time when he said Duke only recruited "Uncle Toms." Seems like Grant Hill used the opportunity to grandstand in his New York Times article admonishing Rose. Jason Whitlock, on the other hand, probably loved Hill's take.

*Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight explains the advantage of being in some of the the lower-seeded positions in the NCAA Tournament.

*Slate offers up six teams to hate in this year's Big Dance.

*My favorite bets in today's action, which seems pretty tight: Morehead State (+10), Michigan State (-1.5) and Utah State (+3).

*If you're in Tulsa for this weekend's games and don't plan on going to Ron's, what is wrong with you?

*E-mail me at blatanthomerism@gmail.com if you're interested in getting in on the annual NCAA Tournament Pick-6 Challenge. Three hours left to enter.

*Great financial writer James Surowiecki of The New Yorker delves into the NFL labor situation.