The excitement surrounding the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is undeniable, and this year is no exception. Upsets in Round 1. Brackets already busted. Water cooler bragging rights. Narrowing the field of 68 teams to crown a national champion takes weeks, with games played across the country at varying times of day — including the workday. That’s when hoops dreams can become nightmares for businesses, which see $4 billion in corporate losses due to unproductive workers watching March Madness games, WalletHub reports. In fact, 57 percent of millennials are willing to miss a work deadline to watch a tournament game.
This Week's Circulars
- Silver Creek boys' basketball wins state title
- Rescue crews search for reported jumper off Second Street Bridge
- Stan Faith, former Floyd County prosecutor, dies
- Tri-Township Fire Protection District to start own department
- New Fairfield hotel, Heine Brothers coming to Jeff's Bridgepointe Commons
- Event venue to open in former Kye's space in Jeffersonville
- NEW ALBANY: Residents share ideas, concerns about Colonial Manor
- HARDWOOD AFTERMATH: Silver Creek coaching staff honors Bradley
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: Silver Creek coaching staff is one big 'family'
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: Gerth is Silver Creek's stat man
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