Offers Basketball Fans Discounted Sports Magazines for March Madness

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For college basketball fans across the country the long wait is over--March Madness starts tomorrow and with it the race for the Men's NCAA championship.

During March 65 college basketball teams will qualify for a series of elimination rounds that take place over three weeks in various U.S. cities culminating in one NCAA championship game. The exciting time of this championship series has become known colloquially as March Madness. understands the pure exhilaration that is the "madness" of the championship tournament and is featuring significantly discounted magazine subscriptions to the best-selling sports magazines like ESPN The Magazine , Sports Weekly, The Sporting News, Slam, Dime and Basketball Digest for die-hard basketball fans everywhere.

The name March Madness was first coined by writer H.V. Porter in 1939 describing an Illinois High School team and became popular again in the 1980s when sportscaster Brent Musburger described on-air the NCAA tournament as "March Madness." For 2009 14 cities will host March Madness games including Greensboro, NC; Kansas City, MI; Philadelphia, PA; and Portland, OR.

About is the oldest, the largest and the most dependable magazine subscription service on the Internet. We are a privately-held company based in Franklin, Tenn., a suburb of Nashville.

With more than 1,900 titles available, offers people a fun, easy way to discover new magazines and helps them track subscriptions. is the leading independent agent selling subscriptions, serving customers online at and by telephone at 800-MAGAZINES (800-624-2946.)


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