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  1. SEC's lunchtime links

    Jeff Barlis

    Was HBO's "True Detective" one of the best shows ever? Did Les Miles turn out to be the Yellow King? Hopefully you were able to watch the finale and find out. As LSU opened spring camp over the weekend, the biggest spotlight was on finding Zach M...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Do Oregon Ducks need to make changes to compete against nation's ...

    Rod Gilmore

    Rod Gilmore looks at whether the Oregon Ducks need to make any adjustments to their system and approach to be successful long term against the nation's elite, physical teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Four more days. Penn State's "JoeBots" could end up driving Bill O'Brien away, David Jones writes. O'Brien opened up for an HBO interview. Offensive lineman Kyle Kalis "took the next step" during spring practice for Michigan. At least one Michi...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  4. Report: Former Auburn player Chaz Ramsey to meet with NCAA

    Former Auburn player Chaz Ramsey will meet with the NCAA next week to discuss allegations that players received cash, the Birmingham News reported Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  5. NCAA president Mark Emmert concerned with recent negative inciden...

    NCAA president Mark Emmert doesn't like the recent negative attention the NCAA has received, saying the misdeeds of a few schools besmirches the reputation of the schools that do play by the rules.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  6. Auburn, Chizik respond to players' claims

    Chris Low

    The fallout has begun from Wednesday night's episode of HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" that included four former Auburn players saying they were paid during their time at Auburn. Coach Gene Chizik called it "pure garbage" and questioned wh...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  7. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Scouring the SEC for what's making headlines: Auburn should worry if the former players' charges on HBO are true, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News. Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley has been named to a task force to determine...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  8. Auburn players claim they were paid

    Chris Low

    It was a controversial run to the 2010 BCS national championship for Auburn, and now this ... On Wednesday night, an HBO Real Sports special will detail stories by four former Auburn players who say they were paid during their time at Auburn. All ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  9. Four former Auburn players claim they got cash

    Four former Auburn football players claimed they received thousands of dollars of cash from boosters from a number of schools on an HBO special that airs Wednesday night, according to the website Sports by Brooks.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  10. Lunch links: Batch goes big on pro day

    David Ubben

    You could have married him, Mom! Laura Linney could have played you in the HBO original movie, "Moon Wives"! Former Texas Tech running back Baron Batch was impressive in his pro day on Thursday, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journa...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  11. Report: Scientists find connection between head injuries, Lou Geh...

    Scientists have found evidence connecting head injuries in athletes to Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a report to air on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  12. Links: Kiffin's interview tame on HBO newsmagazine

    Graham Watson

    USC coach Lane Kiffin's interview on HBO Sports' "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" fell short of expectations. University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere was fully "invested" as Oregon's 16th school president this weekend. The IRS is audit...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  13. Kiffin is rich but not that rich

    Ted Miller

    While pinning down USC coach Lane Kiffin's and his dad, defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin's, exact salary figures isn't possible unless the private school releases the contracts,'s Bruce Feldman took issue with the HBO Real Sports report th...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  14. Kiffin makes more money than you do

    Ted Miller

    Fair to say USC didn't low-ball Lane Kiffin when it lured him away from Tennessee to give him his dream job. In fact, the private school, which doesn't make coaching contracts public, is paying him $4 million a year -- nearly as much as it paid Pe...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  15. Would Bennett have benefitted from another year at A&M?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez Former Texas A&M tight end Martellus Bennett (left) is adjusting to life in the NFL on the HBO Series 'Hard Knocks'. I'm not much for reality series, but the HBO d...

    Blog | August 18, 2008
  16. Strong analysis from blog brothers

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Most people thought newspaper reporter-turned-best-selling author Buzz Bissinger came off as a doofus, or at least a grouch, during his impassioned spiel against blogs on a recent HBO special hoste...

    Blog | July 21, 2008