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  1. I Suck at Football, Week 18: The Barrel-of-Fun Room

    Alex Pappademas

    I finally got cable installed in my basement office, just in time to watch the Bengals collapse in the first round of the playoffs for the third consecutive year. 27-10, Chargers win. It was a pleasure to watch this happen in the comfort of my home, ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  2. 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
  3. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal and Gus

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal guess the lines for Week 20 before discussing the Golden Globes, and then Bill's buddy Gus joins to talk about the Denver Broncos. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our po...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  4. James Franklin Drops Anchor at Penn State

    Holly Anderson

    We're not good at predictions. We keep telling y'all this, and then backing it up every time we make one. Seasons can turn on one freak injury, one breakout performance, or just one bad day, and trying to track the long-term viability of head coachin...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  5. Bill Barnwell on the NFL playoffs

    Bill Barnwell

    The final four of football is set, so let's take a look at how we got there.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  6. Chelsea Are Playing Like Chelsea Again, and the Premier League Sh...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Jose Mourinho warned us. He told us this was coming. Ahead of Chelsea's pre-Christmas clash with fellow title contenders Arsenal, Mourinho just came right out and said it. If I want to win 1-0, I think I can. One of the easiest things in football...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  7. Memories of the San Francisco 49ers and Candlestick Park

    Khaled Hosseini

    A personal history of Candlestick.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  8. How Did Sportsbooks Do on the BCS Title Game?

    RJ Bell

    In bookmakers' responses to what result they needed in the BCS title game, the word "huge" was used more than once. "Huge potential loss," said Kevin Bradley when describing the open Auburn-to-Win-BCS-Title tickets Bovada.lv was desperate to dodge. "...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  9. Bobby Petrino Is Louisville's Head Football Coach, for Real This ...

    Holly Anderson

    Hand it to Louisville, which despite all its recent football success is still viewed nationally as a basketball institution: When it came time to rebound from Charlie Strong's departure to Texas, the athletic department caught the reboundiest rebound...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  10. College Football Final Exam Shootaround: Grantland Bids Adieu to ...

    Grantland Staff

    On Monday night, Florida State beat Auburn with a thrilling last-minute touchdown drive. The Seminoles' victory ended the SEC's streak of seven consecutive national championships, but it also put a bow on something far more fundamental: the BCS era. ...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  11. NFL Divisional Round Pain and Gain

    Robert Mays

    Wild-card weekend was a nearly perfect weekend of football, and it's because what we got out of it is exactly what we hoped for. The first round of the NFL playoffs is supposed to be about craziness. We want 45-44 wins, and weird upsets, and Beast Mo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  12. Midseason Premier League report card

    Chris Ryan and Mike L. Goodman

    Looking at the story lines and statistics that have shaped England's top flight.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  13. Texas Hooks Charlie Strong

    Bryan Curtis

    It feels great, doesn't it? I mean the fact that the University of Texas introduced its new coach, Charlie Strong, at a press conference yesterday. If college football is our most irrational sport, then the coach's introductory press conference is...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  14. College Football Was Perfect Last Night

    Andrew Sharp

    If for some reason you ever find yourself arguing that college football is the best sport on earth, the 2014 BCS National Championship would make for some pretty great evidence. My brain is still half-broken after spending eight hours in Pasadena...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  15. Dispatches From Bowlvania - The Last Crystal Football

    Holly Anderson

    In which Florida State bookends the BCS era

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  16. Are You Pissed Off for Greatness?

    Andrew Sharp

    Some of the Internet's greatest gifts are the absurd hype videos that get posted on YouTube before any big sporting event. They are stupid and formulaic, full of cheesy music and highlights, and I will love them until the end of time. With that i...

    Blog | January 06, 2014