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Compete in the Bracket Bust
It's you against the sports department for bracket supremacy
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It's March, and for us here in The Times sports department that means one thing - squandering what free time we have picking NCAA tournament brackets, then watching our picks go down in flames by Friday afternoon.

This year we're inviting you to join in (or become the source of) our humiliation.

Join the's 2008 Bracket Bust and fill out your bracket to compete against The Times' sports staff and your fellow readers. It's free and easy to play and the winner will get his or her smiling face on the front page of The Times sports page and online at

Here's how to join:

1. Get online and go to

2. Click ‘Join a Group'

3. Under ‘Accept an Invitation to Join a Group,' click ‘Join Group'

4. You'll need to enter your Yahoo ID at this point. If you don't have one, you can sign up for one for free.
The group ID # is 121216. The password is thetimes

5. Now you're ready to play. Just create your bracket name, make your picks and show us how little we know.

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