This blog post also published on the official Yahoo Tumblr.
This Sunday, March 12, 2017, college basketball fans around the country can finally start obsessing over their brackets. After the selections are made, debates will begin over who will win it all and, even more fun than that, who will get upset. But before any of this can get underway, you must sign up for Yahoo Sports Tourney Pick’em!
Here’s what you need to do:
- Download the Yahoo Fantasy App: Create groups, invite friends, fill out a bracket and stay connected to tourney scores right from the Yahoo Fantasy app.
- Sign up: Once you’ve downloaded, you can sign up for Tourney Pick’em anywhere at anytime between now and when games start on Thursday of next week. Don’t forget to enter for a chance at $25,000 by having the best bracket! See official rules here.
- Tourney Bracket Live: On Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 7:30pm ET, tune into Yahoo Sports for our annual Tourney Bracket Live show with Nicole Zaloumis, Brad Evans, Stephen Bardo and Pat Forde who will break down all the matchups, Cinderellas and bracket busters.
- Team Previews: After the brackets are set, visit Yahoo Sports where Brad Evans will break down all 68 teams and project how they’ll fare in the tournament. Join Celebrity Groups: Play in the Celebrity Bracket Challenge against athletes Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks), Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh Steelers), Gabby Douglas (USA Gymnastics), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers) and more for a chance at a number of fun prizes. For more details, click here.
- Research & Prep: Research and preparation is essential. Stay up-to-date on all the latest info with Yahoo Sports The Dagger and experts Brad Evans, Pat Forde and Stephen Bardo. Brad’s Big Board is updated in real-time leading into Sunday, so check back to Yahoo Sports for constant updates and information on all 68 teams and matchups.
- Accessibility: For the first time, users with a vision disability can use their favorite screen reader to complete their brackets using Yahoo Fantasy Sports Tourney Pick'em. For those using our iOS app, we’ve implemented Apple’s “magic-tap,” a single two-finger double-tap gesture that let’s you quickly find and follow your favorite team from round to round. Check out our Tumblr for more details.
- Bracket advice and inspiration: Follow and tweet, @The_Heart, @The_Brain and @The_Guts for tips and hilarious commentary on everything Tourney.