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The 6 worst NFL quarterbacks to ever win a playoff game

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Arizona Cardinals fans are a hardy bunch, spending many a year frying in the bleachers of Sun Devil Stadium while watching a terrible football product. Now Cardinal fans finally get to support a winner in a climate-controlled environment, with Saturday's game at Carolina marking the franchise's fourth playoff appearance since moving ...

Report: David Shaw to stay at Stanford

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

The hottest new trend in Pac-12 coaching? Letting everyone know that you are staying at your current job rather than leaving for a better one even if it is unclear anybody was actually going to offer you a better job. Jim Mora Jr. was the pioneer in this movement when he ...

Milwaukee Brewers to open ‘Selig Experience’ museum

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Seattle proudly boasts the Experience Music Project, a museum inspired by native son Jimi Hendrix. Starting next year, Milwaukee will proudly (?) boast (?) the Selig Experience, a museum inspired by native son Bud Selig. You think we're kidding. But we're not. The Selig Experience will be a 1,400-square foot exhibit will ...

Big 12 commish Bob Bowlsby needs to stop being an idiot

Monday, December 8th, 2014

In the week before and after the College Football Playoff committee selected its inaugural Final Four, no one did more to embarrass himself and his league than Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby. And it would be in the best interests of the league's members for Bowlsby to shut his trap ...

Big-time college athletics still hates the little guy

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Intercollegiate athletics are a far bigger deal in the United States than anywhere else in the world, and perhaps that makes sense given that no other form of sport is more reflective of the American way. Despite being money-making machines, all American pro leagues have some form of socialism in the ...

Police Report: Manziel’s entourage involved in brawl

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Maybe the middle F in JFF stands for Johnny Fightin' Football. According to police reports, Johnny Manziel and his crew were involved in a massive brawl involving 20 people Friday night at The 9, a multi-purpose venue in Cleveland that features a night club, luxury apartments and hotel rooms on its ...

Marshawn Lynch fined $100,000, still returns fan’s missing wallet

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Marshawn Lynch made one of history's more unique daily doubles on Wednesday, quite possibly becoming the first person to ever return a stranger's wallet on the same day his own bank account was docked by $100,000. Beast Mode received what could be described as a "fine about nothing" from the NFL ...

It’s time for Bobby Knight to fill Mike Davis’ shoes

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

In September 2000, Mike Davis was placed in one of the most difficult positions in college basketball history when he took over for deposed Indiana coach Bobby Knight shortly after the start of the school year. There was literal rioting on campus. I would know; I was walking amongst the ...