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  1. Don’t Dismiss Texas

    Bill Barnwell

    Something strange has happened in each of the last two NFL seasons. In both 2012 and 2013, the team that finished with the worst record in the NFL and received the first overall pick has responded by immediately making the playoffs the follo...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. About Last Night: Remember the Alamo

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota accounted for 386 total yards as the no. 10 Ducks routed the Texas Longhorns, 30-7, in the final game of Mack Brown's Te...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  3. College Football Final Exam Shootaround: The Men, Moments, and Me...

    Grantland Staff

    We made it. Championship Saturday is in the books, the BCS pairings are set, and the Heisman finalists are packing their bags for New York. There's plenty of bowl-season excitement ahead, but now that the 2013 regular season is in the books — w...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  4. Vegas Weekend Recap: Johnny Football and a Boxing Judge

    RJ Bell

    Last weekend we had a major boxing match, a huge college football game, and a full slate of NFL games, including one of the most anticipated clashes of the regular season. The consensus estimate is that Vegas saw a 50 percent increase in sports betti...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  5. An Ode to Johnny Manziel, Swag Superhero

    Andrew Sharp

    Johnny Football is playing football this weekend in one of the biggest games of the season, so now feels like a good time to talk about this: Should we be rooting for Johnny Manziel? I've been torn. There are good arguments on both sides. But over th...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  6. The NFL concussion settlement

    Charles P. Pierce

    The great loss of information in the wake of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  7. About Last Weekend: Welcome Back, Football

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy laboring like a laborer, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: College football's opening weekend is in the books, and the marquee matchup went to Clemson as the Tigers protected their home field in a 38-35 win ove...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  8. Mesh Routes: At SMU, Two Football Pioneers Are at It Again

    Paul Glavic

    As dawn rolled in on a Saturday in August, Hal Mumme jogged toward the practice field at Southern Methodist, sweat beaded below his visor, a towel draped around his neck. He slowed his pace to nod at a couple of high school coaches by the field's ent...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  9. 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
  10. The Weirdest Life Choices Made on College Football Signing Day

    Ian Cohen

    Yesterday, in a glimpse into the inner sanctum of the reigning NBA champs, LeBron James tweeted about how Ole Miss became the story of Signing Day - no mean feat considering the sagas of Reuben Foster and Alex Collins - and probably violated some arc...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Warriors Bring Their Talent to South Beach

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Draymond Green made a layup with 0.9 seconds left as the Warriors stunned the Heat in Miami, 97-95. "Rejoice while ye may, creatures of Earth, for soon...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  12. NFL Run & Shootaround: Bulls on Parade

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Texas Toast ...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. About Last Night: When Keeping It Lockout Goes Wrong

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Russell Wilson's last-second Hail Mary pass fell into the arms of ... well, it fell into the arms of M.D. Jennings, who plays for the Packers, but the ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. How to Attend a College Football Road Game

    Bryan Curtis

    A couple of years back, I had a revelatory moment on a college-football message board. We must have gotten tired of posting police booking photos of Texas A&M players, because someone asked the board: Who here has been to the most University of Texas...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Yo, Adrian!

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. In the finals of the 100-meter freestyle, American Nathan Adrian stunned the field to take the gold medal by .01 seconds. After the race, Adrian had to ...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  16. About Last Night: Da Bears Stay Perfect

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The Baylor Bears became the first college basketball team to ever compile a 40-0 record and win the national championship. Brittney Griner's 26 points an...

    Blog | April 04, 2012