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  1. The NCAA Is a Wreck Now

    Charles P. Pierce

    The good stuff first. Late Friday afternoon, Judge Claudia Wilken up in Oakland, California, handed down her decision in O'Bannon v. NCAA, the case that former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and an exaltation of other plaintiffs...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  2. Division Zero: What the NCAA's 'Power Five' Autono...

    Matt Hinton

    The 2014 college football season is rapidly approaching. Are you excited? We're excited! We're also here to help you prep for the impending campaign with a steady stream of preview content. So check back daily (well, not on weeken...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  3. Khalil Mack Is Here to Ruin Offenses and Chew Bubblegum

    Robert Mays

    As far as uniform number stories go, Khalil Mack's is up there. A Florida kid with just a single Division I scholarship offer, Mack landed at Buffalo. As a freshman, Mack's overall rating in NCAA Football was 46. It was the number...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  4. Stanford distance runner becomes first NCAA Division I athlete to...


    Blog | March 06, 2014
  5. Blackbird Passing in the Dead of Night: Celebrating LIU’s A...

    Corban Goble

    On Saturday night, LIU-Brooklyn point guard Jason Brickman became only the fourth player in Division I history to reach 1,000 career assists, a milestone he hit about 10 minutes into the first half. While the Blackbirds - no strangers to th...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  6. The Second Act of Akron Coach Keith Dambrot

    Michael Weinreb

    The first time I spoke to the current head coach of the Akron Zips, he told me, "I'm never coaching Division I basketball again." This was in 2000, and Keith Dambrot was coaching a local high school team after years of not being able to find a basket...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  7. Miami's Missed Opportunity

    Shane Ryan

    Given: Miami is a football school. To the extremes, usually. But so are 200 other Division I colleges. What distinguishes Miami is not the passion for football, but the utter absence of love for basketball. Earlier this season, the Hurricanes earn...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  8. The Trey Burke Wolverine Freshman Spectacular

    Shane Ryan

    I'm coming out with the big guns today: Trey Burke is the most exciting player in college basketball. You want caveats? OK. Trey Burke is the most electric, dynamic, breathtaking human being wearing a Division I uniform, and Tuesday night he etche...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  9. Grantland Network Podcast: Jonah Keri with Joe Posnanski

    Jonah Keri

    The multi-talented Joe Posnanski, writer and podcaster for Sports Illustrated and, joins the podcast this week. With a book about Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, we get JoePo's take on JoePa breaking the all-time Division I record for c...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  10. Brian Phillips on the misery of Oklahoma State football fans

    Brian Phillips

    Forget Cleveland and the Cubs — the most miserable fan base resides in Stillwater.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  11. NFL Week 6 Winners and Losers: How Do You Spell Elite? F-L-A-C-C-...

    Robert Mays

    The Lions Defense This Lions performance had a lot in common with the last time Detroit played without Calvin Johnson. It was early October and Detroit was facing a division rival away from home. Offensively, th...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  12. Week 6 Wrap-up: Heavy Is the Head

    Bill Barnwell

    The one thing you can count on from season to season in the NFL is change. Since the league moved to its eight-division format in 2002, the average season has seen just three division winners retain their titles the following season. Given the strang...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  13. The Endangered Quarterbacks Clash: Can Oregon and UCLA Keep Mario...

    Matt Hinton

    If you paid any attention at all to the preseason hype machine, Oregon-UCLA is a game that needs no introduction. The Ducks and Bruins both opened the season in the top 10, ranked atop their respective divisions in the summer magazines, and were both...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  14. Week 6 College Football Viewing Guide: Glory, Glory, Red October

    Holly Anderson

    Brothers and sisters, prepare to fall face-first into a garden of earthly delights, and also of scorpions. Five SEC West teams enter Week 6 undefeated; all five play division games this weekend, and four of them are playing each other. All over the c...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  15. 2014-15 NHL Preview: The No-Clue Division

    Sean McIndoe

    One of the tricks of the season-preview business is that you always start at the bottom and work your way up, building suspense along the way. That's the basic approach we've taken for our NHL preview; on Monday, we covered the Bo...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  16. 2014-15 NHL Preview: The Middle of the Pack

    Sean McIndoe

    Yesterday, we kicked off NHL season preview week with a look at the bottom-feeder division - the league's truly hopeless teams. Today we're moving up the standings, with what we're calling the...

    Blog | September 30, 2014