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  1. College Football Clip Show: No. 4 Ohio State’s Path to the ...

    Holly Anderson

    And then there were four! We've come at last to our first College Football Playoff, and not one team in this inaugural cluster made it through to the semis without giving its fans occasional vapors. Here, we trace each squad's jou...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. 15 Wishes for the USMNT in 2015

    Noah Davis

    International soccer never quits, does it? The World Cup comes and goes, and then it's on to the next four-year cycle. The United States men's national team goes into 2015 riding a long winless streak, with some serious questions about wher...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  3. Finally, Four: Ohio State’s B1G Bliss, Baylor and TCU&rsquo...

    Matt Hinton

    Before we say anything else about Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, and Ohio State, the four teams selected for college football's inaugural playoff, let's dispense with any notion that the process for filling out the field should h...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  4. We Went There: Wisconsin-Duke at the Kohl Center

    Mark Titus

    The most anticipated game of the college basketball season was played in Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday night. I was there for it. Here's what I saw. I could've done without the played-out "Coach K swallows&rdqu...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  5. School of Rock

    Rembert Browne

    I once saw Chris Rock in New York attempting to be a New Yorker. I was getting a sandwich near my office in a building that shared a space with a gym. There was Rock, alone. On his ears sat a pair of cartoonishly large, Princess Leia&nda...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  6. The Man Who Built Gotham and Tim Burton’s ‘Batman&rsq...

    Mike Powell

    Mark Jones was working at a computer shop an hour outside London when he got a chance to visit the first and last movie set he has ever seen in his life. It was 1989: Tim Burton's Batman had wrapped but hadn't been released, and J...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  7. 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Big 12

    Mark Titus

    One week into the college basketball season, the Big 12 has emerged as the sport's most intriguing conference. I can't believe I once doubted if the Big 12 would be fun to follow this year. I knew there would be plenty of good tea...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  8. South Alabama Breaks Out of the Lab

    Holly Anderson

    It's daunting work, maintaining a football program. It's downright exhausting building one from scratch, and there are few who know that better than South Alabama Jaguars head coach Joey Jones. The Mobile native and Bear Bryant&am...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  9. Is the U.S. Men’s National Team Getting Better?

    Noah Davis

    The United States men's national team has never been deeper. There are at least 50 players who could contend for spots on the 2015 Gold Cup, 2016 Copa America, or 2018 World Cup rosters. Throw in a handful of younger players in the under-20...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  10. 30 for 30 Shorts: The Great Trade Robbery

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. In 1989, the storied Dallas Cowboys were a team stuck in mediocrity. They had a brand-new owner in Jerry Jones. They had a brand-new coach (just two years removed a national championship with M...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  11. Down But Not Downtrodden, SMU Looks to Get Back to Work

    Matt Hinton

    Contrary to what you may have read lately, there's no black cloud looming over Southern Methodist University. Ominous music doesn't waft over campus. Unsettling groans don't emanate from the statue in Doak Walker Plaza. Students walkin...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  12. Week 5 College Football Viewing Guide: The Fringe of the Oasis

    Holly Anderson

    We're here! Sort of! League play begins to flow in earnest this week, with three conference games on Thursday night alone, continuing into Saturday with scattered rivalry clashes. The Little Brown Jug, Iron Skillet, and mild cussing rights...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  13. Cousin Sal's Week 3 Prop Bets!

    Sal Iacono

    I'm going to pretend people are still reading this weekly devastation. So far I'm down 27,500 jermajesties overall betting on this most peculiar of NFL seasons. That is not good. I've done some research and found that so...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  14. Small Vols: Tennessee and the Children’s Hour

    Holly Anderson

    Two days on the road with the hatchling Volunteers. Tennessee's 73-player travel squad files onto the chartered Delta plane waiting at the farthest gate of the Knoxville airport. Clad in orange-striped gray track suits, the Volunteers re...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  15. Cousin Sal’s Week 2 Prop Bets!

    Sal Iacono

    Opening week was not all we degenerate gamblers had hoped for. I personally went in the hole 8,000 jermajesties. And I wasn't alone. It turns out some people actually bet real money on these games. Vegas cleaned up. Jay Kornegay, vice presi...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  16. June Jones’s Retirement, and the Lasting Influence and Like...

    Chris B. Brown

    Considering the kind of week we're having, the news that the head coach of 0-2 SMU had resigned was a minor blip on the radar. But when that coach is June Jones - and when his resignation means that, for the first time in roughly...

    Blog | September 11, 2014