Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is backing a $1 billion prize offered by Quicken Loans Inc. if a contestant predicts the winner of each game in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s men’s basketball tournament.
President Barack Obama urged basketball fans to take a break from filling out brackets predicting college basketball tournament winners to visit the U.S. Agency for International Development’s website and consider making a donation “to help the people who have been devastated in Japan.”
The University of Louisville’s college basketball championship win drew an audience of 23.4 million last night, capping a “March Madness” series that averaged the most viewers in 19 years, according to CBS Corp.
Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports that President Barack Obama will provide a seasonal U.S. treat for British Prime Minister David Cameron’s official visit: March Madness. Obama and Cameron will attend a first-round game of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament at the University of Dayton. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Bob Wheeler made sure he and his 8- year-old son, Andrew, got to the University of Dayton Arena early for last night’s “First Four” game to beat President Barack Obama’s motorcade and get Andrew a hot dog.