March 2023 Sports Calendar: Let the Madness Begin

March into an amazing month of live sports with our comprehensive schedule of the biggest tournaments and games on tap.

Last Updated: Feb 8, 2023 11:21 AM ET Read Time: 3 min
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Load up on TUMS and heart medication, because March Madness is just around the corner! The NCAA's annual basketball tournament has become legendary for delivering the kinds of thrills, spills, and chills you won’t find anywhere else. You're bound to witness dramatic buzzer beaters, huge upsets, and colossal comebacks as the country’s best college basketball teams put it all on the line for a shot at immortality.

The 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off on March 14 with the First Four and wraps up on April 3 with the National Championship Game at NRG Stadium in Houston.

Hungry for more? You're in luck! March Madness is just one of dozens of must-see events from an adrenalin-fueled, action-packed month. Sports fans can also look forward to the 2023 World Baseball Classic, UFC 285, and the beginning of brand new seasons for F1 and Major League Baseball.

Stay abreast of all the top upcoming games and tournaments with our freshly updated March sports calendar below. 

Puerto Rico Open
March 2-5
Grand Reserve Country Club (Rio Grande, Puerto Rico)

Arnold Palmer Invitational
March 2-5
Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge (Orlando, FL)

Bahrain Grand Prix
March 3-5
Bahrain International Circuit (Sakhir, Bahrain)  

UFC 285: Jon Jones vs. Cyril Gane
March 4
T-Mobile Arena (Las Vegas, NV)

NASCAR Penzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube
March 5
Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, NV)

NCAA Men's Basketball conference championship tournaments
March 7-12
Various venues

World Baseball Classic
March 8-21
Various venues in Japan, Taiwan, and the United States

UFC Fight Night: Petr Van vs. Merab Dvalishvili
March 11
The Theater at Virgin Hotels (Las Vegas, NV)

The Players Championship
March 9-12
TPC Sawgrass (Pointe Verda Beach, FL)

NASCAR United Rentals Work United 500
March 12
Phoenix Raceway (Avondale, AZ)

Tim Tszyu vs. Tony Harrison WBO junior middleweight title fight
March 12
Qudos Bank Arena (Sydney, Australia)

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament First Four
March 14-15
UD Arena (Dayton, OH)

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament First Round
March 16-17
Various venues

Valspar Championship
March 16-19
Innisbrook Resort (Palm Harbor, FL)

STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
March 17-19
Jeddah Street Circuit (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

UFC 286: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 3
March 18
O2 Arena (London, England)

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Second Round
March 18-19
Various venues

FA Cup Quarter-Finals
March 18-19
Venues TBD

NASCAR Ambetter Health 400
March 19
Atlanta Motor Speedway (Hampton, GA)

World Baseball Classic Championship Game
March 21
LoanDepot Park (Miami, FL)

WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
March 22-25
Austin Country Club (Austin, TX)

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Sweet 16
March 23-24
Various venues

Corales Puntacana Championship
March 23-26
Puntacana Resort & Club (Punta Canada, Dominican Republic)

UFC Fight Night: Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen
March 25
AT&T Center (San Antonio, TX)

David Benavidez vs. Caleb Plant super middleweight fight
March 25
MGM Grand (Las Vegas, NV)

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Elite 8
March 25-26
Various venues

NASCAR EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix
March 26
Circuit of the Americas (Austin, TX)

MLB Opening Day
March 30
Various venues

Valero Texas Open
March 30-April 2
TPC San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)

Australian Grand Prix
March 31-April 2
Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit (Melbourne, Australia)

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