NCAA 'Boss Button' wants you to watch and stay out of trouble - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

NCAA 'Boss Button' wants you to watch games and stay out of trouble

(Source: NCAA.com) (Source: NCAA.com)
(Source: NCAA.com) (Source: NCAA.com)
(Source: NCAA.com) (Source: NCAA.com)

So you couldn't get out of work to stay at home and watch all the March Madness basketball games you can possibly consume, so you chose to do the next best thing: watch the action at work (and try to not get caught).

Well, the NCAA has your back. Sort of.

College basketball fans who don't want to miss out on the latest games can watch them live on Internet connected computers to their heart's content. That is, until the boss comes around.

That's why the webmasters at NCAA.com developed the Boss Button. It redirects the user to a search page with links and results and another button that asks, "where are you hiding?"

The choices available on the map displayed upon clicking are "home," "work," and "class."

Clicking "work" takes users to a Google Docs style presentation page filled with slides, pictures, words, and more to give your screen the appearance of being "hard at work".

The other two links load pages related to their own category.

But hopefully users won't have to stay on these pseudo-productivity pages for long, and can therefore return to the games (work) at hand.

So stay strong bracket-makers and game watchers, and may the (billion dollar) odds be ever in your favor.

Copyright 2014 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Kool Smiles hosts 4th annual Sharing Smiles Day

    Kool Smiles hosts 4th annual Sharing Smiles Day

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:59:39 GMT
    source: wdamsource: wdam
    source: wdamsource: wdam

    Children in Hattiesburg and surrounding areas were able to get free dental care during Kool Smiles 4th annual "Sharing Smiles Day" Sunday morning.

    More >>

    Children in Hattiesburg and surrounding areas were able to get free dental care during Kool Smiles 4th annual "Sharing Smiles Day" Sunday morning.

    More >>
  • The Flower Bed Nursery hosts 3rd annual Family Day

    The Flower Bed Nursery hosts 3rd annual Family Day

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:49:25 GMT
    source: wdamsource: wdam
    source: wdamsource: wdam

    The Flower Bed Nursery in Lumberton hosted its 3rd annual spring Family Day Sunday, May 20.

    More >>

    The Flower Bed Nursery in Lumberton hosted its 3rd annual spring Family Day Sunday, May 20.

    More >>
  • USM's Tori Bowie wins 100m title at Adidas Boost Boston Games

    USM's Tori Bowie wins 100m title at Adidas Boost Boston Games

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:51:14 GMT
    On Sunday, Tori Bowie won the 100m race at the 2018 Adidas Boost Boston Games. (Photo Source: Adidas Boost Boston Games)On Sunday, Tori Bowie won the 100m race at the 2018 Adidas Boost Boston Games. (Photo Source: Adidas Boost Boston Games)

    With a run time of 11:05, Torie Bowie is the 2018 Adidas Boost Boston Games 100m champion. The race took place Sunday just after 2:00 p.m. on Charles Street in Boston.  "I was really excited about the race," said Bowie just moments after her win.  There's no stopping @toribowie! After her world record 150m last year, she takes the win in the 100m this year. 11.05 for Bowie FTW.#TakeChargeBoston pic.twitter.com/9HSdeWcTn8 — adidas Boost Boston (@a...

    More >>

    With a run time of 11:05, Torie Bowie is the 2018 Adidas Boost Boston Games 100m champion. The race took place Sunday just after 2:00 p.m. on Charles Street in Boston.  "I was really excited about the race," said Bowie just moments after her win.  There's no stopping @toribowie! After her world record 150m last year, she takes the win in the 100m this year. 11.05 for Bowie FTW.#TakeChargeBoston pic.twitter.com/9HSdeWcTn8 — adidas Boost Boston (@a...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly