College Football

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3 Ways to Save Football

In a 1905 article in McClure’s Magazine, investigative reporter Henry Beach Needham, wrote a sensational article detailing the excesses of college athletics. Among them were […]

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Junior Seau Killed Football

Junior Seau didn’t just commit suicide last week. He probably killed football itself. Now, to be sure, both pro and college teams will take the […]

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How Yale Screwed Up a Sexual Assault Complaint

Back in September, I wrote in the magazine about the problems posed for colleges and universities by the Department of Education’s new rules governing how […]

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Tim Tebow, Could You (or God) Arrange This?

It was just an offhand comment from one of the announcers for the Alabama/LSU BCS National Championship Game last Monday—the game in which the Tide […]

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Andrew Luck for Heisman

I spent a quality 15 minutes as a guest on the radio in Dallas Friday night, listening to a New Yorker–the indefatigable Arnie Spanier–try to […]

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Al Golden’s Miami Conundrum

Al Golden can’t win for winning. Today’s Inquirer has an article citing the terror of University of Miami football fans that the former Temple football […]

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College Football Is Being Destroyed By Greed

College football is killing itself. The game is collapsing under the weight of widespread university greed. The drive to make more and more money is […]

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What Ohio State Can Learn from Penn (and Harvard and Yale…)

“The fundamental difference between intercollegiate football and professional football is that in college, the players are supposed to be students first and foremost.” — Rev. […]

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Lesson from the Jim Tressel Affair: Follow the Tattoos

The latest scandal at Ohio State that forced the resignation of Buckeyes football coach Jim Tressel is a further rationale on why college players shouldn’t […]

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The Astroturf Is Always Greener for Villanova

It’s Saturday night, and you and your friends are out for the evening. Within a half-hour of your arrival at a favorite club/bar/taproom, you connect […]

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Why Cam Newton Won’t Get My Heisman Trophy Vote

At some point this afternoon, I will hit the “Enter” key on my computer and send my vote for the Heisman Trophy, American sport’s most […]

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Big 10? 11? 12? The NCAA’s Magical Math

It’s no wonder that American students’ math skills aren’t up to par with many of their counterparts around the world. Our college presidents aren’t very […]