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  1. Brodyssey Resumes: Lane Kiffin Alights in Tuscaloosa as Offensive...

    Holly Anderson

    [THE PEACH BOWL — 1912] MIKE SLIVE, SEC COMMISSIONER: You lost today, kid. But that doesn't mean you have to like it. [SLIVE places a visor on a young LANE KIFFIN's head at a rakish angle, the hat brim blocking the boy's face.] [CLOSE...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  2. Bowl Seasonal Affective Disorder: Six Signs That an Embarrassing ...

    Doug Gillett

    Are you looking forward to bowl season? Well, what if I told you that your team could be facing death at any moment? (By "death" I mean "an embarrassing loss," but down here in SEC country, that's just as bad.) I'm not a doctor or a college football ...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  3. If the College Football Playoff Began This Season, Which Four Tea...

    Ed Feng

    Michigan State brought tranquility to this year's championship race by eliminating Ohio State from the ranks of the undefeateds and paving the way for a Florida State–Auburn title game matchup devoid of the chaos and controversy that has so oft...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  4. College Football, Week 14: In Which the Devil You Don't Know Beat...

    Holly Anderson

    (Mood music.) Conference championship games begin four days from now. The schedule narrows and the stakes elevate from here. But we can't leave this weekend behind. Not just yet. The last full blast of the regular season, in all its usual home...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  5. College Football, Week 13: Stay Gold

    Holly Anderson

    It was too impeccably constructed to last. Heading into Week 11, we had five contenders, one undefeated team from each of college football's most powerful conferences, humming happily in the rarefied air of the BCS standings' uppermost reaches. The f...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  6. College Football, Week 11: Run Like Hell

    Holly Anderson

    The race to the BCS games commences each August as a clown car of near-limitless capacity. It careers into Week 1 crammed with 120-some teams, each anointed with some degree of possibility, however finite, of stringing together a perfect season and h...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  7. College Football Midterm Shootaround: First-Half Takeaways, Ident...

    Grantland Staff

    We did it, you guys. We reached college football's midseason point without having to contend with the soul-crushing threat of continued conference realignment. We made it through seven weeks without allowing the never-ending bombardment of NCAA scand...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  8. Seven Predictions for College Football's Second Half Based on One...

    Ed Feng

    We've hit college football's midway mark, but what do we really know? At this point last season, Oregon and Kansas State looked like legitimate BCS championship contenders, Geno Smith looked like a stronger Heisman candidate than Johnny Manziel, and ...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  9. College Football, Week 3: We Had Comedy, We Had Mystery

    Holly Anderson

    Week 3 was weird wire to wire, but not without warning. There was spectacle in College Station. There was fantasy in Tempe. The signs were there: Kicking off play with a Thursday-night contest in reliable bat country like Lubbock is just asking for i...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  10. HEY! IT'S WEEK 3!

    Holly Anderson

    Welcome to Week 3 of the college football season, brothers and sisters. We wrote you a sing-along. There'll be Oregon There'll be Tennessee There'll be plushy ducks on motorcycles Wait and see Hey, it's Week 3! Hackenberg and Lions Nittany S...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Literary #HotSportsTakedown: Henry James

    Holly Anderson

    All she wanted was a little fuss. I've got a story to tell you today. It's not a new story. It begins in Vevey, Switzerland, and will have you saying "Oy vey" by the time the moon comes up in Rome. The Colosseum we'll be visiting isn't in Los Ange...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  12. Week 1 Takeaways: Nobody Is Anybody, Not Even Alabama

    Holly Anderson

    We didn't expect much out of college football's first weekend of games. We got so much more than we asked for, however, and so much more than we deserved. Today, we sift through the cornucopia and plot data points for the course ahead. We Went There...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  13. Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide win the SEC again and are heade...

    Michael Weinreb

    Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide are headed back to the national championship game. What else is new?

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  14. About Last Night: Spurs Are Thunderstruck

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Kevin Durant's 34 points and 14 boards led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 107-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs and an NBA Finals berth. A despondent Tim...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  15. Grantland Network Podcast: The Solid Verbal

    The Solid Verbal

    With the Alabama Crimson Tide in the books as this season's BCS national champion, Ty Hildenbrandt and Dan Rubenstein reconvene to review the The Game of the Century (of January) and discuss Jordan Jefferson's curious shuffle pass and Alabama's unbel...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  16. About Last Night: Second Time's a BCS Charm

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday night. The Alabama Crimson Tide are national champions. Trent Richardson ran for 96 yards and a touchdown as the Tide beat LSU 21-0 for the BCS title. The ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012