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  1. The ‘Heart of a Champion’ Question Finally Hits Flori...

    Matt Hinton

    Viewed in a vacuum, Florida State's come-from-behind, 56-41 win over North Carolina State on Saturday is an inkblot we can interpret in multiple ways. On the one hand, it's impossible to deny that the defending champs looked listl...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. Penn State's NCAA Sanctions Are Gone; Confounding Feelings R...

    Michael Weinreb

    Here's a snapshot of how inherently bizarre things have gotten at Penn State over the past few years: Last week, a blog operated by a local clothing and souvenir store purported to have exclusive information from someone in the NCAA regardi...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  3. QB Curve, Preseason Edition: Can Penn State’s Christian Hac...

    Matt Hinton

    The 2014 college football season is rapidly approaching. Are you excited? We're excited! We're also here to help you prep for the impending campaign with a steady stream of preview content. So check back daily (well, not on weeken...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  4. About Last Night: Angels Win/Lose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy deciding that if granted the powers of a time lord, you would go back and make Derrick Rose sit out the game where he first injured his knee, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Los Angeles Ang...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  5. 2014 College Football Preview: The Big Ten

    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? Previously: the SEC, the ACC, and the Pac-12. Next up: the Big Ten, growing ev...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  6. Q&A With John Urschel, 2014 NFL Draft Prospect …; and ...

    Ed Feng

    When people think of mathematicians, they often think of the stereotype: the awkward, hunched-over guy doing groundbreaking research at a bar. Russell Crowe's John Nash in A Beautiful Mind. John Urschel isn't that kind of mathematician. He...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  7. James Franklin Drops Anchor at Penn State

    Holly Anderson

    We're not good at predictions. We keep telling y'all this, and then backing it up every time we make one. Seasons can turn on one freak injury, one breakout performance, or just one bad day, and trying to track the long-term viability of head coachin...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  8. Bringing Happiness Back to Happy Valley

    Lindsay Schnell

    Christian Hackenberg, his family, and the decision that's helping to save Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  9. College Football, Week 7: Who Made This Mess???

    Holly Anderson

    Give thanks for the actual playing of college football contests, because without laboratory disasters like Week 7’s meat extruder explosion, we'd have to be worlds more demented to create these story lines on our own. Missouri perches precariou...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  10. Why the NCAA Reduced Penn State's Sanctions

    Bryan Curtis

    Here's how to understand the NCAA's decision to give back some scholarships it took away from Penn State: The NCAA is trying to survive in a moral universe in which everything it does, and everything it doesn't do, sucks. After the Jerry Sandusky ...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  11. 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
  12. The Sartorial Civil War: Oregon State Teaches Its College Footbal...

    Ian Cohen

    The football rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State, nicknamed the "Civil War," has always had something of an image problem. Take the name, for starters: Though quite common, it's not as deliciously ironic as the BYU-Utah "Holy War," or as geograph...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Spurs Get Burned

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out grilling in the rain to prove to yourself you could withstand the rigors of living in ancient times, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The San Antonio Spurs blew a double-digit, fourth-quarter lead, falling to t...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  14. About Last Night: This Is a Place of Facts

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Today's jokes will be written and performed by Dr. Magnus Facts, the winner of the recent "About Last Night for a Day" contest. He has dedicated his life t...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Spurs Get Their Jingle On

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Tony Parker hit a jump shot at the buzzer to give the Spurs an 86-84 win over the Thunder in the season opener for both teams. Thunder star James Harden...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  16. Your Semi-Ignorant Guide to College Football, Week 9

    Shane Ryan

    A quick one this week, amigos, with a rundown of the top 10 games and Your Perfect Saturday: 10. Kent State at no. 15 Rutgers Big Ten fans will be unhappy to see that I chose this one over Michigan-Nebraska, if only because the Big East is starti...

    Blog | October 25, 2012