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  1. Weeknight College Football and You: Frequently Asked Questions

    Holly Anderson

    Beginning tonight, Week 9 will bless us with a nearly unbroken streak of college football, with games on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights in advance of the main events on Saturday. We're sure you have many questions. We're here to help. *...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  2. College Football, Week 2: Overcorrections, Ahoy

    Holly Anderson

    Last week: Nobody was anybody, not even Alabama. This week: Several anybodies emerged, and a stunning, sudden trio of nobodies made their own craters. Your Right Door Is Ajar Have you ever heard a discussion about the Best Jobs In College Football,...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  3. The Sartorial Civil War: Oregon State Teaches Its College Footbal...

    Ian Cohen

    The football rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State, nicknamed the "Civil War," has always had something of an image problem. Take the name, for starters: Though quite common, it's not as deliciously ironic as the BYU-Utah "Holy War," or as geograph...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Duke's Road Woes Continue

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out drinking away the memories of all the birthday parties you didn't get to have as a child because you were born on February 29, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. College basketball's topsy-turvy season continued a...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Good-bye!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Mason Plumlee had 21 points and 15 boards to lead no. 1 Duke to a 76-54 win over Elon on the same day that the nation's no. 2 high school recruit, Jabar...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  6. College Football Misery Index 4: Iowa State, Kentucky, and Illino...

    Ian Cohen

    Let's overlook the dearth of tremendous, season-altering upsets and what is almost certainly the least-compelling batch of Heisman candidates of the past several years. College football has seasonal affective disorder. Just something about the sun go...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  7. Your Semi-Ignorant Guide to College Football: Week 6

    Shane Ryan

    I'm not sure the world is ready to handle too much serious discussion about Duke football, so I'll make this quick. All I ask is that you look at these rankings. OK, not at the rankings themselves; look a little lower, the "also receiving votes" sect...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  8. Your Semi-Ignorant Guide to College Football: Week 3

    Shane Ryan

    Manassas Junction, Virginia, 1861 — It's July 21, and the Civil War is about to begin for real. Union soldiers march south from Washington, D.C., to meet the Confederates, and the feeling throughout the north is that the rebels will hightail it...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  9. Grantland Archives: Charlie Pierce on Marquette

    Sarah Larimer

    Marquette grad Charlie Pierce returned to his alma mater to watch Buzz Williams's team face Wisconsin earlier this season. Wrote Pierce: In 1975, the year I graduated from Marquette University as it happens, Joan Baez got her own back, gently, ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  10. About Last Night: Uh-oh, the Madness Has Begun

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The BYU Cougars staged a furious comeback — the largest in NCAA tournament history — to erase a 25-point deficit and beat the Iona Gaels 78...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Blue Devils Love Them Some Maui

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The no. 6 Duke Blue Devils are now 14-0 all-time at the Maui Invitational, beating no. 15 Michigan 82-75 to advance to the tournament final. After the gam...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  12. Gordon's Left Foot: The College Football Recap

    Shane Ryan

    Let's confront the scourge of college football. Forget the boosters, the agents, the arrests, and the embarrassing lack of a playoff. Those distractions can be stored in the attic of our minds on Saturdays. What's really aggravated me recently - and ...

    Blog | September 26, 2011