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College Football

  1. games
    College Football Is the Wild West NowAs a new season kicks off, it’s clear that the Supreme Court–weakened NCAA isn’t really in charge anymore.
  2. games
    States Are Starting to Fix the NCAA — For the Wrong ReasonsCompetition, not morality, is driving legislation that allows college athletes to make some money.
  3. 2022 midterms
    Georgia Republicans Wonder What to Do About Herschel WalkerHis indecision about a 2022 Senate race after Trump urged him to run is complicating life for other would-be senators.
  4. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  5. college football
    Nick Saban’s Positive Test Makes COVID-19 Real in the Heart of TrumplandNobody pays more attention to detail than the legendary Alabama coach. Now college football in the South is as imperiled as COVID-19 denial.
  6. games
    The Fans Can Go to Games Again. Will They?The stadiums are open, but fans aren’t exactly rushing through the doors.
  7. games
    College Football Is Still Recklessly Barreling ForwardSome of the big conferences canceled their seasons. Others seem to have adopted a “let’s hope for the best” pandemic strategy.
  8. games
    Don’t Just Blame COVID-19 for College Football’s Lost SeasonPresident Trump, the NCAA, and many of the sport’s most loyal fans had their chance to improve the odds. They blew it.
  9. games
    The College Football Championship Was All About the Crowd — and TrumpIn 2020, everything eventually turns into a political rally.
  10. games
    The Sports Scolds Are WinningElijah Moore’s peeing-dog touchdown celebration was a fun, funny moment — not a threat to our children.
  11. vision 2020
    This College Football Fan Thinks Buttigieg Is Right: The Game Is ‘Problematic’If you really love college football, it’s time to admit the truth about the exploitation the game involves.
  12. games
    Dabo Swinney Is College Football’s Real Evil VillainHe’s everything wrong with college football.
  13. games
    College Football Players Are Going to Start Quitting Bowl GamesMaybe even on college football altogether. The only question is how soon.
  14. games
    This Football Play Didn’t Just Trick the Other Team, It Gamed the Rule BookNow look for a lot of coaches to take advantage of new safety rules this way.
  15. games
    Why Aren’t We Talking About Football’s Culture of Brutality?The environment which led to the death of a Maryland college football player in practice isn’t an aberration. It’s normal.
  16. College-Football Fans at Title Game Squeezed by Ticket Prices, Ice, and TrumpIt’s going to be a complicated evening in downtown Atlanta.
  17. Trump’s Going to the College Football Title Game in ‘Crime Infested’ AtlantaThe White House is hoping for a warm reception but Trump might be in for a surprise.
  18. 2017’s Special Elections Are Telling a Hopeful Story for DemocratsThe Donkey Party has been getting a lot more votes than expected.
  19. the sports section
    See the Gutsy Alabama Onside Kick That Swung the College Football ChampionshipThe Crimson Tide won their fourth title in seven years.
  20. the sports section
    5 Things to Know About Tonight’s College Football Championship GameAlabama is favored.
  21. dumb things
    College Football Fans Suggest Alabama ‘Finish What Katrina Started’ Against LSU“Flood their homes and drown their families!” apparently wouldn’t fit on the banner.
  22. the sports section
    Mississippi Coaches Call for State Flag ChangeOle Miss coach Hugh Freeze and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen were among those whose names appeared in a newspaper ad calling for a change.
  23. the national interest
    Why Jim Harbaugh Came Home to MichiganRomanticism scores a touchdown over cynicism.
  24. the sports section
    NCAA Ends Penn State Football’s Postseason Ban EarlyThey’ll get their full complement of football scholarships back in 2015–16.
  25. the sports section
    George W. Bush Feels Alabama Kicker’s PainHe said so in a note.
  26. terrible things
    Four Former Vanderbilt Football Players Charged With RapeThree are in custody, and one is still at large.