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  1. The Sports Guy’s Week 16 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday column trying to figure out the exact moment when God started hating Cleveland (and whether He actually does hate Cleveland), click here. And now, the Week 16 picks ... (Home teams in caps.) JAGS (-4) over Ti...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. College Football Viewing Guide: 2014-15 Bowl Fact Sheet

    Holly Anderson

    Bowl season is upon us. You probably have many questions. We're here to help, with the absolute least you need to know about each and every bowl game. College football's draw is in its anthropology, and what demands examination mor...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  3. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Looking for Heartbreak?...

    Mark Titus

    I ordered an entire platter of cheese curds and a gourmet bowl of macaroni and cheese when I went out to dinner in Madison the night of the Duke-Wisconsin game. When I felt like crap two days later, I assumed it was because I had eaten 10 pounds of c...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  4. The NFL Buddy System: How One Team Helps Another Make the Playoff...

    Bill Barnwell

    The final two weeks of the NFL season make for strange bedfellows. We're at the point at which every team that still has competitive football to play has a pretty clear path to either improving its playoff stock or ensuring that it gets to Janua...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  5. The Week 15 NFL Picks

    Bill Simmons

    We split Friday's column into two parts. If you missed my piece about Chainsaw Dan Snyder and the Deadskins, click here. Here are the Week 15 picks. (HOME TEAMS IN CAPS) RAMS (-5.5) over Cards I stand by this now-ridiculous pick. The...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  6. Cousin Sal’s Week 15 Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    Let's get through this weekly charade quickly. I have a ton of empty gift cards to "buy." On to the Thursday-night game props: Larry Fitzgerald under 55.5 yards receiving The Cardinals' premier wide receiv...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  7. College Football Bowl Superlatives: Most Playoff-y, Most Corrupt,...

    Matt Hinton

    If you were under the impression that the arrival of an honest-to-god playoff at the center of the college football solar system signaled the withering of the "traditional" postseason system, think again: Old bowl games don&rs...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  8. Seeding the NFL Playoffs, NCAA-Style

    Bill Barnwell

    I have to admit I'm a little jealous of college football right now. While the NFL still has three weeks to go before we can finally figure out who will suit up in January, the various deliberations and tribulations surrounding the announcement o...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  9. Week 14 Wrap-up: The Breaking Point

    Bill Barnwell

    It's all over for the San Francisco 49ers. Given their tenuous position in the NFC's playoff picture heading into Sunday, losing to anybody would have been bad. Losing to the crosstown-rival Oakland Raiders was even worse. Losing to them by...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  10. The Week 14 Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    Two quick plugs, because it's officially the holiday season and I will NEVER catch you in a more charitable mood. Did you know that we released a 30 for 30 fifth-anniversary holiday gift set that includes five Blu-rays and 100 documentaries...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  11. The Lies NFL Playoff Contenders Tell Themselves

    Robert Mays

    As we head into the homestretch of the regular season, the biggest weaknesses of fringe playoff contenders come into stark relief. Maybe you've been able to put a Band-Aid on that depleted secondary or paper over the gigantic crack that is your ...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  12. The NFL Three-Quarters Award Winners

    Bill Barnwell

    We've made it three-quarters of the way through the NFL season, so that means one thing: It's time to catch up on the various award races. Every quarter, I run through the regular-season trophies to get a gauge on how perceptions are changi...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  13. Why Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell Is College Basketball&rsq...

    Michael Baumann

    Last year, Grantland's Jonah Keri unveiled a list of what he called the "BestCoolest" baseball players he'd ever seen, sidestepping the idea of "best," which is often quantifiable and therefore not very interesting&am...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  14. NFL Week 13 Winners and Losers: PHILIP RIVERS! Aaron Rodgers Is a...

    Robert Mays

    The Chargers Yesterday was full of games that further shuffled the AFC wild-card race, but San Diego's trip to Baltimore was the only one featuring two teams currently mired in it. A Chargers loss would have been San Diego's th...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  15. Mississippi State’s Poached Dreams: Your Weekly College Foo...

    Matt Hinton

    To the outside world, no. 19 Ole Miss's 31-17 win over no. 4 Mississippi State on Saturday represented a much-needed thinning of the playoff field: Following the Bulldogs' expulsion from the ranks of upper-echelon contenders, the...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  16. The Week 13 Mailbag: Giving Thanks, Making Picks

    Bill Simmons

    On Sunday night, I thought I had a foolproof plan: Watch Survivor Series with my son, record the Giants-Cowboys game on DVR, then rip through the second half of football after wrestling ended. Of course, I never expected to miss the most randomly thr...

    Blog | November 26, 2014