Southeastern Conference (Football)

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    March Madness Rankings: Do The Math, People

    For some reason--probably because they figure the tournament will settle the issue anyway-- college basketball fans don't pay attention to computer power ratings the way football fans do. The best power ratings around are Jeff Sagarin's at USA Today, and a quick glance at his numbers gives some insi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Alabama vs. Notre Dame: Will It Even Be Close?

    The highest rated college football game to date was the January 2, 1987 Fiesta Bowl between Miami and Penn State. Tonight's BCS championship game between No. 1-ranked Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama should blow the Nielsens for that one away. These are, after all, the two most successful college footba ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2011

    Bowling for Chumps

    How insiders use the college bowl system to loot American universities

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Heisman Goes to a Player in a Second-Rate Conference Who Played a Cheesecloth Schedule

    ​Do you remember Troy Smith, Chris Weinke, Ty Detmer, or Andre Ware? Do you switch on the TV when Matt Leinart's team is playing -- do you remember what team he plays for? Does your heart beat faster when you think of the pro careers of Danny Wuerffel, Ron Dane, Eric Crouch, Jason White, Gino ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2011

    DEA Money Laundering; German Evacuation From WWII Bombs; Socrates Dies

    via Wikipedia​A New York Times report says the Drug Enforcement Administration has laundered money for drug cartels in an effort to "identify how criminal organizations move their money, where they keep their assets and, most important, who their leaders are." This controversial tactic was ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    If Auburn Wins Tonight, Its Title May Be Short-Lived

    ​If the Bowl Championship Series has accomplished nothing else - and most critics would argue that it hasn't - it has at least made the final title game into a national story as no college game, not even the Rose Bowl at the height of its glory - did before it. That makes tonight's title gam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Jockbeat: Tonight's BCS Championship Should Be A Lopsided Affair

    ​If you're a fan of any college football team except the Alabama Crimson Tide, tonight should be a good time to catch up on the holiday movies. In the Bowl Championship Series national title game in Pasadena, the number one-ranked Tide is favored over the number two-ranked Texas Longhorms by 3 ... More >>

  • Film

    November 17, 2009
  • News

    October 10, 2000

    Pigskin Pioneers

    Slow Racial Progress and a Cloud of Dust

  • News

    February 1, 2000

    A Bookie's Wild Week

    Hanging Out With a Bookmaker on the Super Bowl, Betting's Biggest Event

  • News

    December 21, 1999

    Game Misconducts

    College Football's Real-Life Top 25