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  1. Heisman Watch: It’s Ameer-acle!

    Matt Borcas

    A good Heisman Trophy campaign includes all the trappings of a heated election: retrospectively hilarious bumper stickers, ridiculous taglines, and highly regional voting patterns. As such, it's time to treat the race for...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. Lane Kiffin’s Pass-Happy Alabama Is the Complete Package: Y...

    Matt Hinton

    Stereotypically speaking, writing about Alabama's offense is about as much fun as writing about wallpaper: It's there, but it works best when no one notices it. And the Crimson Tide's pattern hasn't substantially changed...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. Week 4 College Football Viewing Guide: Children Will Listen

    Holly Anderson

    You've had enough of bizarro cross-country tilts and Power 5 teams racking up Pac-Man points on paid FCS marks? You want a ranked team playing a ranked team on a national broadcast, with real divisional stakes? You want to watch just the fo...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  4. QB Curve: Can Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Reach SEC We...

    Matt Hinton

    Quarterbacks: There are a lot of them! Each week, QB Curve will keep you up to speed on the game's most important position by putting a different college signal-caller in the spotlight and putting the rest of the field in perspective.&n...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  5. 2014 College Football Preview: The SEC

    Holly Anderson

    With the 2014 college football campaign looming and the preseason in full swing, let's take one last whip around the FBS to top off our talking points, shall we? First up: The SEC, where the seven-year national championship streak is broken...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  6. About Last Night: Cardinals Get Even in Boston

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy saying good-bye to your pet alligator Mojo, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: A sterling combined effort from a trio of rookie pitchers led the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox, evening u...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  7. Weeknight College Football and You: Frequently Asked Questions

    Holly Anderson

    Beginning tonight, Week 9 will bless us with a nearly unbroken streak of college football, with games on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights in advance of the main events on Saturday. We're sure you have many questions. We're here to help. *...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  8. Jerry 'The King' Lawler and Memphis wrestling are still alive and...

    The Masked Man

    Jerry "The King" Lawler and Memphis wrestling are still alive and drop-kicking, 40 miles south.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  9. Songs of the Week: Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, and Bob Dylan

    Steven Hyden

    Arcade Fire, "Reflecktor" 41-second promo My biggest pet peeve as an official Professional Music Writer Person is the drumbeat of fake news involving album covers, track lists, commercials plugging the future existence of other commercials, etc. R...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  10. Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Here: 2013 SEC Media Days Su...

    Holly Anderson

    An appreciation of the word and fashion choices that make the unofficial kickoff of football season great. Press conference MVP, coaches division: Steve Spurrier, South Carolina If every SEC Media Days kicked off with the Ol' Ball Coach listing e...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  11. 'He's a Man of the People, and Wants to Party With Them': Bass Dr...

    Ian Cohen

    The chaotic, hooky garage rock John Barrett makes as Bass Drum of Death can sound like a reaction to his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi, more than a reflection of it. After all, the Ole Miss college town is widely known as a genteel, artsy, and Faul...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. Rembert Explains America: Searching for a New Jackson, Mississipp...

    Rembert Browne

    This was supposed to be about art. As I hung up the phone, I was confused. My surprisingly long conversation with Melvin Priester Jr., the 34-year-old city councilman-elect for Jackson, Mississippi's Ward 2, was mind-boggling. Nothing he discussed...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  13. About Last Night: The Bru' Crew Blue Coup

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out filibustering an impending breakup, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. UCLA won its first national championship in baseball, defeating Mississippi State, 8-0, to sweep the best-of-three series. "Eat your heart out ...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  14. About Last Night: Chicago's Cup Runneth Over

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy anxiously looking over your shoulder like a wraith was following your every step, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Lord Stanley smiles upon Chicago again, as the Blackhawks scored two stunning goals in the final ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  15. Grantland on Your Side: Alliterative Destinations of Week 7

    Holly Anderson

    You, the college football consumer, have a wealth of choices each week when it comes to spending your hard-earned money and precious free time. As such, it behooves you to do your homework when planning road trips, so as to extract the maximum enjoym...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  16. About Last Night: The A-Rod Edition

    Spike Friedman

    [Editor’s note: An old friend called and asked if he could take over today's column. He sounded really sad and desperate on the phone, so I agreed.] In case you were too busy NOT being the greatest shortstop AND third baseman of all time, he...

    Blog | January 30, 2013