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  1. About Last Night: BCS Buster Stays Perfect

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy being thankful for Moises Alou's Hall of Fame candidacy, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Jordan Lynch broke his own FBS single-game record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 321, as Northern Illinois finis...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  2. Conversations With an Idiot: Is Tiger Woods 'Back'?

    Shane Ryan

    You may have heard that Tiger Woods shot a 61 on Friday at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, setting a course record and tying his best professional round ever. He went on to win the tournament by seven strokes over Henrik Stenson and Keegan Bra...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Look Out, Old Tiger Is Back!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy crashing Lark Voorhies's birthday party (and if so, kudos to you), here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Tiger Woods had a vintage weekend as he both reclaimed the no. 1 world ranking in golf and won his record eighth...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Ivy Leaguers Finally Make Something of Themselv...

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were the one guy in the office who was actually working yesterday, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Break up the Crimson! Harvard mounted the biggest upset of the first day of the NCAA tournament, beating New Mexico, 68-...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  5. Four Takeaways From the Legends Classic

    Mark Titus

    In just its sixth year of existence, the Legends Classic isn't exactly legendary or classic, and as early-season tournaments go, it certainly isn't as renowned as the Maui Invitational. But this year's Legends Classic was played in Brooklyn's new Bar...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  6. Maui Invitational: The Ongoing Thrill of Duke Guard Play

    Shane Ryan

    Sports hatred, when directed en masse at a particular team, is rarely based on that team's style of play. The Yankees hit a lot of fan-friendly home runs. Kobe Bryant's appealing electricity was the engine of the recent Lakers' titles. The Cowboys of...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  7. 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
  8. Maui Invitational, Day 1: A Triumph of Discipline

    Shane Ryan

    I realize A Triumph of Discipline sounds like a propaganda film from a particularly unsavory totalitarian regime. Luckily, what happened in Maui yesterday was a little less sinister. In essence, three of the four quarterfinal games involved a team wi...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  9. Inspired by the Greatest Upset Ever: A Maui Invitational Preview

    Shane Ryan

    In 1982, two days before Christmas, Ralph Sampson and the no. 1 Virginia Cavaliers found themselves in Honolulu facing a tiny NAIA Catholic school called Chaminade. Sampson was in the midst of his senior campaign, only months from earning his third s...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  10. Steve Williams Doesn't Seem Like He's Handling This Breakup Parti...

    Katie Baker

    Adam Scott had a strong first round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and never looked back. He coolly fended off surging young players and finished at 17-under 263 to win at Firestone on Sunday. But did anyone really even care that much about A...

    Blog | August 08, 2011