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  1. Could SMU’s Basketball Team Beat SMU’s Football Team ...

    Matt Borcas

    Every year, the question of whether [really good college basketball team] could beat [really bad NBA team] on a neutral court pops up. It's being asked now about Kentucky and the 76ers, and while it's certainly a juicy hypothetica...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  2. America’s Second-Greatest Reality Show: A Visit to the NFL ...

    Matt Taibbi

    Indianapolis, Indiana, early morning, last Friday. It's about a degree above zero on a miserable, windy Midwestern day and I've just hurried through the East Gate of Lucas Oil Stadium, about to fulfill a longstanding dream of covering ...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  3. Keith Richards Is Not a Second Banana: The Guitarist’s Conu...

    Steven Hyden

    Keith Richards is not a second banana. I'm annoyed that I have to argue this. But I will. A fair-minded person who is knowledgeable about the history of the Rolling Stones would classify Keef as (at least) a co-first banana....

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  4. Oscar Predictions, Part 4: The Acting Categories

    Mark Harris

    When the dust clears from this year's Academy Awards race, we'll have a lot to talk about - mainly, why it was so dusty in the first place. The likely winners in three of the four acting categories have been entrenched f...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  5. Signing Day Wrap: Alabama’s Reign, USC’s and UCLA&rsq...

    Matt Hinton

    Somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 high school football players put ink to paper on Wednesday to make their college decisions official, culminating an often-grueling, years-long process aimed solely at this single strok...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  6. Turn of the Tide? Five Story Lines to Track on National Signing D...

    Matt Borcas

    National signing day is one day away, and that can mean only one thing: College football is back, baby! OK, not quite, but recruiting is better than nothing. For at least one day, we can all go back to investing emotional capital in the whims of teen...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  7. The ‘Saturday Night Live’ Midseason Cast Check-In

    Amos Barshad

    This Saturday, SNL returned from a four-week break with the ever-spirited Kevin Hart as host. That marked the 11th episode of the season, bringing us approximately just past this landmark 40th season's midway point -- as good a time as any...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  8. Study Up: TCU’s Rise, Ohio State’s QB Race, and More ...

    Matt Hinton

    College football is burdened by the longest offseason of any major sport: eight solid months from final gun to opening kick, with each one certain to drag on a little longer than the last. But it doesn't waste any time in the transition: Th...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  9. NFL Playoff Power Rankings: Who Do You Love?

    Andrew Sharp

    Why are you watching football this weekend? I was asking myself that very question this week, and that's when I made this list. It's championship weekend in the NFL. It's time to get prepared. Let's do some human power rankings t...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  10. Breaking Down the Oscar Nominations: What the Hell Happened to &l...

    Mark Harris

    Some Academy Award nomination mornings are defined by what you hear, some by what you don't. The big story of today's announcement is the number of times that the name Selma was not spoken. We did not hear Ava DuVernay&am...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  11. The Full Meyer: How Youth and Growth Fueled Ohio State’s Im...

    Matt Hinton

    In honor of Ohio State's offensive line, let's not mince words: That was an ass-kicking. I've scoured the most arcane recesses of the thesaurus for the right adjective - assertive, brusque,&am...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  12. Duck Hunt: Watching Ohio State Win the First College Football Pla...

    Bryan Curtis

    Who cares if he wants to be called "12 Gauge"? Sometimes football nicknames are destiny. This week, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound former third-string quarterback named Cardale Jones was supposed to be in his Columbus meditation chamber, w...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  13. The Pigskin Pantheon: Ohio State vs. Oregon National Championship...

    Holly Anderson

    College football serves and is served by many gods, old and new. Here, week after week, we'll build a temple to them, installing saints and erecting graven idols as we go. The temple is made of words and pictures from the Internet....

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  14. A Song of Ice and Ire: Watching the Packers (Barely, Controversia...

    Katie Baker

    "It's not a Snuggie," longtime Green Bay Packers fan Zach Munger corrected me when I approached him on Sunday morning in a parking lot to tell him I admired his fleecy outfit. "It's a custom onesie.&a...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  15. Oregon–Ohio State Predictions: Our Picks for Tonight’...

    Grantland Staff

    It's newbie vs. Heisman winner, historic power vs. nouveau riche, Buck vs. Duck. We have no earthly idea what will happen when Oregon and Ohio State face off tonight in the first College Football Playoff National Championship, but that won'...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  16. Oscar Nomination Predictions, Part 2: Best Actress and Best Suppo...

    Mark Harris

    One of the worst things that can befall an Oscar nomination race is premature consensus. If the lineup in a particular category seems to crystallize sometime around (or as a result of) the Toronto or Telluride film festivals in early September, a kin...

    Blog | January 12, 2015