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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
And the Bracket of Awesome winner is ...

By Sarah Spain

The Bracket of Awesome came to a close in dramatic fashion Tuesday night.

Just a half hour before the stroke of midnight, Lazy Sunday and New Puppy were locked in a tie with each receiving exactly 50 percent of the votes. This one was going to overtime.

With the clock ticking down in the extra session, a flurry of last-minute tallies lifted man's best friend to victory, confirming there is, in fact, nothing more awesome than a new puppy.

As the proud owner of four-month-old Fletcher, I stand and applaud the people of America for getting this one right. Fletcher, representing new puppies everywhere, will be available for postgame interviews as soon as he wakes up. That OT session really took it out of him ...