President Trump Attacks American Citizens For Exercising Their First Amendment Rights

In President Trump’s mind, American citizens exercising their First Amendment rights are “sons of bitches” who should be fired for exercising their rights.

Supreme Court Accepts New Jersey’s Challenge To Federal Law Barring Sports Betting

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving New Jersey’s challenge to a Federal law outlawing sports betting.

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The Trump Campaign: One Huge Political Science Experiment

If anything, the Trump campaign is going to provide some interesting data for future political scientists who study campaigns.

Debate Schedule And Other Incidents Lead Sanders And O’Malley To Allege DNC Favoritism

A debate schedule that seems designed to limit the ability of viewers to see candidates, and other incidents, has led Hillary Clinton’s opponents to allege that the D.N.C. is favoring Hillary Clinton.

Fifth Republican Debate Gets More Than 18 Million Viewers

Another set of solid ratings for the latest debate.

Democrats Debate In The Shadow Of The Paris Attacks, And Iowa Football

A Saturday night debate wasn’t likely to get much attention to begin with. A Saturday night debate in the wake of a major terrorist attack, and a major football game for Iowa’s premier college football team, likely got even less attention. That’s probably good news for Hillary Clinton, and bad news for her two remaining rivals.

N.L.R.B. Denies Student Athletes’ Bid To Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board refused to certify an effort by athletes at Northwestern University to unionize.

Joe Paterno’s Wins Restored

A victory for evil.

ESPN’s Conflict of Interest

Can ESPN cover sports while partnering with the sports leagues?

Bring Back the BCS!

Some preliminary thoughts on the inaugural college playoff system.

Bill Cosby vs. Ben Roethlisberger

Chris Rock wants us to remember that Bill Cosby isn’t the only celebrity accused of rape.

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Ohio State Head To College Football Playoffs

You’ve got your playoff College Football fans, as imperfect as it was inevitably going to be.

President Obama Urges FCC to Make Internet a Utility

Obama proposes four ‘net neutrality’ rules.

The New College Football Playoff System Won’t Be Any Better Than the B.C.S. Was

The B.C.S. was far from perfect, and the College Football Playoff system will be, at best, only slightly better.

N.C.A.A. Lifts All Of Its Sanctions Against Penn State

Well, that punishment didn’t last for very long.

Paying Attention To Politics? You’re Probably Really Stressed Out

In a new survey, Americans cite politics and the news as the biggest sources of stress in their lives.

Has Soccer Finally Captured American Hearts?

Only two 2013 college football games attracted more viewers that Tuesday’s World Cup match vs. Belgium.

Rush Limbaugh: Heterosexuals Under Attack By Homosexuals

Once again, Rush Limbaugh panders to the most pernicious of the right side of American politics.

N.F.L. Draft Prospect Michael Sam Comes Out As Gay

Michael Sam is gay.It didn’t matter to his University of Missouri teammates. Will it matter to the NFL?

Nick Saban Signs New $7 Million Contract at Alabama

Weeks of speculation that Texas would fire Mack Brown and hire Nack Saban were put to an end yesterday evening.

Democrats Dominate List Of Most Vulnerable Senate Seats In 2014

The 7 seats most likely to switch parties are held by Democrats.

Lane Kiffin Fired – Who Will Hire Him Next?

The Miley Cyrus of college football will be back too soon.

Yep, Time To Prepare For The Shutdown

It’s now clear that, absent an unlikely miracle, there will be a government shutdown.

Tim Tebow Released by New England Patriots

Tim Tebow has gone through three NFL teams in a little over a year. Will there be a fourth?

Marine Steven Rhodes Eligible for NCAA Football

The NCAA has come to its senses regarding a Marine sergeant who wants to play college football.

Rise of the Warrior Cop

The paramilitarization of American law enforcement has had deadly consequences.

Federal Judge Dismisses Pennsylvania Lawsuit Against NCAA Over Penn State Sanctions

Set backs for Pennsylvania in its effort to reverse the NCAA sanctions against Penn State, and a new lawsuit from the Paterno family. The Sandusky story returns.

Alabama Wins Another National Championship . . . in Golf?

The University of Alabama men’s golf team joins the football, softball, gymnastics, and women’s golf teams as national champions.

Judging The 2012 Preditions

Last January 1, some of us made a series of predictions. Here’s how we did.

Sophomore Johnny Manziel First Freshman to Win Heisman Trophy

Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy last night, becoming the first “freshman” to do so.

Nick Saban Has Been Nick Saban A Very Long Time

In “Eyes on the Prize,” Chuck Culpepper looks at Saban’s first season as a head coach, with Toledo, way back in 1989-90. It seems that Nick Saban has been Nick Saban for a very long time.

Monday Night Absurdity Leads To New Complaints About Replacement Referees

Last night’s game between Green Bay and Seattle was the latest example of the sub-par officiating of the NFL’s replacement referees.

Bobby Bowden Not Rejoicing Over Career Wins* Lead

Bobby Bowden now owns the record for most wins by a head coach in college football’s top division, thanks to the NCAA taking 111 wins away from Joe Paterno. He’s quite rightly not excited about it.

NCAA Hits Penn State With Crippling Penalties

The NCAA more than lived up to the hype of “unprecedented” sanctions.

Four Game College Football Playoff Approved, Will Start With 2014 Season

After years of calls for a College Football playoff, we’ll finally get one. Let the criticism begin.

The SEC’s Dominance of College Sports

How dominant is the Southeastern Conference? It’s won more titles in the big sports since 2005 than all other conferences combined.

College Football Playoff: It’s Complicated

College football will get a four-team playoff. What it’ll look like is anyone’s guess.