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Hoops fans freaked out as CBS Sports crashed on the first day of March Madnessby Circa News

Today is the first day of March Madness. It was also a terrible day for procrastinators.

CBS Sports, whose Bracket Challenge app and site is one of the most popular destinations for informal pools, crashed just hours before the first game was set to tip off at 12:15 p.m.  Those who wanted to make last-minute bracket changes were out of luck.

As you can probably imagine, sports Twitter lost its mind.

Here's how the error message looked. 

Twitter was not a fan. 

It was a sad day for people with last-minute bracket tweaks.

CBS' prompting to finish brackets before they locked rang hollow.

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