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NEW YORK--(BW SportsWire)--Feb. 24, 2000

Contestant that Correctly Selects Each Game

for NCAA NCAA
abbr.
National Collegiate Athletic Association
 Men's College Basketball Tournament

to Receive Enormous Grand Prize

FOXSports.com, the fastest growing sports site on the Internet, today launched "It's Madness!," the premier NCAA college basketball tournament bracket game that is offering a whopping $10 million payday to the contestant who correctly selects every game - a total covering 63 games - throughout the entire FOXSports.com NCAA bracket form.

FOXSports.com's "It's Madness!" hefty monetary prize is the biggest in the history of the Internet. In addition, $500,000 in other prizes will be awarded to the top 3,000 players. The first place finisher will receive a new Pontiac Sunfire The Pontiac Sunfire was introduced in the 1995 model year as the compact car to replace the Sunbird. Not only was the name changed, but dramatic styling changes were included as well.  sports car while other top players will take home entertainment centers, televisions, video players and other elite prizes.

"FOXSports.com has gone all-out to provide college basketball fans with the ultimate NCAA bracket game with the offering of an unheard of Not heard of; of which there are no tidings.
Unknown to fame; obscure.
- Glanvill.

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 $10 million prize," said FOXSports.com Senior Vice President, Danny Greenberg. "The NCAA Tournament NCAA Tournament can mean:

Men's Sports
  • NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, the most common usage of this term
  • NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship
  • NCAA Men's Division III Basketball Championship
 is always a great time of the year for fans throughout the nation and our game, with top-notch prizes, should definitely add a new level to that excitement."

To participate in FOXSports.com's "It's Madness!," players can log onto foxsports.com where they complete a free registration and then select their projected winning teams throughout the entire bracket. While players will not be able to officially select their picks until the tournament field is announced on Sunday, March 12, the FOXSports.com site currently features message boards, team standings, and in-depth analysis on various teams and conferences to help with making those difficult tournament picks.

In deciphering a winner, points are awarded for each correct pick with each advancing round throughout the tournament worth more points. The player who selects all 63 games correctly will win the $10 million grand prize. FOXSports.com's "It's Madness!" is produced by Sandbox A restricted environment in which certain functions are prohibited. For example, deleting files and modifying system information such as Registry settings and other control panel functions may be prohibited. .com who has worked with FOXSports.com in the past to produce fantasy baseball Fantasy baseball is a game whereby players manage imaginary baseball teams based on the real-life performance of baseball players, and compete against one another using those players' statistics to score points. , football and basketball games.

ABOUT FOXSPORTS.COM

FOXSports.com, a division of News Corporation's (NYSE NYSE

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) News Digital Media, is the fastest growing sports site and the premier destination on the Internet for up-to-the-minute stats, news and scores for all professional, college and high school sports. Unlike any other sports site, FOXSports.com features: 18 regional sites covering local sports news and teams across the country, FOXSportsBiz.com, the definitive source for sports business news, and the FOX Sports Fantasy Network, one of the Web's most active fantasy sports leagues. Additionally, FOXSports.com owns STATS Inc, the leading provider of statistical information, delivering the most comprehensive player, team, game and situational information on the Web.
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