By GREG AUMAN, Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published March 23, 2003
looking for that last bit of karma entering today's
games, that morsel of luck that might carry your team
to the Sweet 16. We're here for you.
a player or coach's name into a search engine and
measuring popularity is far too practical a way to
divine today's results. For something this scientific,
we opt to type in a name, followed by .com, then pass
along what shows up and how it might signal success
or doom in today's second-round games.
should point out, however, just because a site exists,
that isn't always a good thing. Tampabasketball.com
exists "to help you find Tampa, Florida, basketball
news." But Saturday that did not include the NCAA
Tournament. It's one of dozens of sites registered
by the Boca Raton-based basketballadvertising.com,
and before you get excited about Tampa's emergence
as a basketball mecca, check out uticabasketball.com
said, here is a trip through some of the big names
on our subregion's remaining teams, offering insights,
however indirect they may seem ...
No basketball here, but home to another talent with
range -- a Dublin-based singer who "amalgamates genres
of jazz, alt-rock and hip-hop." Karma? The guy is
6-foot-1, but his new CD is (gulp) called Signs
bonner the basketball player also grew up in a town
named concord and also has a birthday in early april.