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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. About Last Night: Giants Go Rolen Over Reds

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Scott Rolen's fielding error allowed Buster Posey to score the winning run as the Giants beat the Reds 2-1 in 10 innings to avoid elimination in the NLDS...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  13. New Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien leads his team after incom...

    Michael Weinreb

    In the aftermath of incomprehensible tragedy, Penn State is slowly relearning the meaning of football.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  14. About Last Night: NFL Changes Its Stripes

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The NFL and the referee union released a joint statement last night announcing they had reached an agreement to end the lockout. Unfortunately, this pr...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  15. Your Semi-Ignorant Guide to College Football: Week 3

    Shane Ryan

    Manassas Junction, Virginia, 1861 — It's July 21, and the Civil War is about to begin for real. Union soldiers march south from Washington, D.C., to meet the Confederates, and the feeling throughout the north is that the rebels will hightail it...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  16. About Last Night: J.J. Is Dyn-o-mite

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. J.J. Hardy hit two home runs and a double as the Orioles beat the Rays 9-2 and moved back into a tie for first in the AL East. Hardy's brother Frank went...

    Blog | September 12, 2012