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The NCAA men’s basketball tournament wrapped up its round of 32 on Sunday, and Kentucky remains favored to win the title. Our forecast has the Wildcats winning 42 percent of the time. [FiveThirtyEight]
1 in 45
Probability that the son of an NBA player goes on to become an NBA player. [New York Times]
With 18.6 inches of snow so far, New York City has seen historic levels of the precipitation for the month of March. It’s the most in 59 years and the seventh-highest in 148 years. [FiveThirtyEight]
More than 70 percent
77 percent to 79 percent
$40 million to $50 million
Total gross for the 2013-14 Broadway season, according to the Broadway League. [New York Post]
Amount gambled on the NCAA basketball tournament over four days this year, compared with $7 billion spent over two years of the 2012 presidential election season. [Washington Post]
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