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  1. It's Going to Be Fine: An Honest (Really) Defense of Claimed...

    Holly Anderson

    Here's a thing we didn't know about a favorite term, often deployed with derision, for the annual college football title: The term "mythical national championship" actually dates back to 1921, a linguistic reme...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  2. The 12 Most Important Humans at the National Championship

    Andrew Sharp

    Who will we remember from the 2014 men's basketball championship game? Here are some suggestions. 12. Drake. First, Richard Hamilton's caption to the Instagram photo above: "Wit my family World Wide Wes and @champagnepapi at NCA...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  3. Is Virginia the Least-Respected Great Team in College Hoops Histo...

    Shane Ryan

    Let's start here: In this year's ESPN Bracket Challenge, 3.8 percent of all fans picked Virginia, the ACC tournament and regular-season champion (and no. 1 seed in the East Region), to win the national championship. That was almost&nbs...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  4. 30 for 30 Shorts: ‘Untucked’

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. Marquette University's men's basketball team won its only national championship in 1977 - and did it wearing famously untucked jerseys. Commissioned by legendary coach Al McGuir...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  5. College Football Was Perfect Last Night

    Andrew Sharp

    If for some reason you ever find yourself arguing that college football is the best sport on earth, the 2014 BCS National Championship would make for some pretty great evidence. My brain is still half-broken after spending eight hours in Pasadena...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  6. Auburn's magic in the BCS national championship game

    Charles P. Pierce

    The end of a magical season for Auburn.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  7. #HotSportsTakes: The Shame of Auburn Football

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about the BCS National Championship and the value of integrity. PASADENA, CALIFORNIA — There's practically nothing in the realm of sports that ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  8. Week 7 College Football Viewing Guide

    Holly Anderson

    This week, we dwell in possibility

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  9. 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
  10. College football's games of the century - Alabama and Penn State ...

    Michael Weinreb

    In 1979, the Tide rolled, the national championship was split, and the Argument endured.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  11. Texas and Arkansas face off before President Richard Nixon in 196...

    Michael Weinreb

    In 1969, President Nixon was the decider of the national championship.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  12. College football's games of the century and Notre Dame vs. Army i...

    Michael Weinreb

    In the first of a series examining the NCAA's messy history, we look back at Army and Notre Dame's punchless 1946 showdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  13. Yale wins national championship at Frozen Four

    Katie Baker

    Yale (finally) climbs to the top of college hockey.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  14. Jalen Rose gets caught ditching a cab

    Jalen Rose

    How did Jalen handle losing the national championship game? He went to Europe, lost all his money in a casino, and had some trouble getting home.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  15. We Went There: The Streets of Louisville After the National Champ...

    Igor Guryashkin

    Thirteen hours before Peyton Siva's free throw sealed his team's first national championship in 27 years, Jon DeSalvo was in Louisville's Holy Trinity Catholic Church. A lifelong Kentucky Wildcat with a visceral hatred for the city's red half, he was...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  16. Louisville Cardinals win the national championship

    Charles P. Pierce

    In Monday's national championship game in Atlanta, the Louisville Cardinals earned their Shining Moment.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2013