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3 Reasons Why The Washington Huskies Will Beat Alabama

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.27.2016 | Sports

The third year of the College Football Playoff offers its biggest point spread yet. There’s a 16-point line separating undefeated Alabama from 12-1 ...

Big Business Uses Universities in Last Ditch Effort to Kill Fair Overtime Rules

Robert Creamer | Posted 04.25.2017 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Now here are institutions that really have their priorities straight: deny overtime pay to ordinary employees so they can pay their CEOs and football coaches fortunes.

Why Nick Saban Is The Greatest Coach In College Football History

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.13.2016 | Sports

Nick Saban's legacy won't be defined by a houndstooth hat, like that of legendary Alabama football coach Bear Bryant. Nor will it be remembered for a ...

The Clemson-Alabama Result Will Come Down To These 3 Factors

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.11.2016 | Sports

Clemson hasn't played for a national championship in 30 years. Its head coach, Dabo Swinney, is an Alabama native who played his college football... f...

Where Are the Millions of Dollars Poured into College Football Going?

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.03.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

In recent years the arms race has come to the training table where the team dietitian has been replaced by a team of dietitians, and gourmet chefs have been hired by athletic departments.

The Numbers Don't Lie: Firing the Longtime Winning Coach Is a Bad Idea

John A. Tures | Posted 11.27.2016 | Sports
John A. Tures

A number of schools are considering firing their longtime successful coaches, in the hopes of getting a more successful one. Should they do so?

Lessons From Week 3: Alabama Football

Adam Davis | Posted 09.22.2016 | Sports
Adam Davis

The Crimson Tide faithful were left empty-handed and disappointed at the conclusion of Saturday night's events, many, even frustrated. A rough night in Tuscaloosa and a rough Saturday for the Tide Faithful as Alabama Football fell to Ole Miss 43-37.

Why University of Alabama Football is Unique

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 09.21.2016 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

There is football, college football and then there is University of Alabama football. A visit to Tuscaloosa for the night game against Ole Miss was an eye opener, dispelled many stereotypes and provided me with a renewed appreciation for SEC football.

Stop Cheating College Athletes Out of a Paycheck

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.03.2016 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Tonight is the official kickoff of the college football season and the best teams in the NCAA will battle it out over the next few months. But off the field, a very different kind of battle is still taking place: the question of whether or not college athletes should be paid.

Comedian Shreds Nick Saban In Mock Reading To Schoolkids

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.26.2015 | Sports

Tosh.0Get More: Comedy Central Alabama football coach Nick Saban has issues with a new unauthorized biography about him. Comedy Central's Daniel Tosh ...

College Football Coaches Are The Ultimate One Percent

Washington Monthly | Matt Connolly | Posted 01.13.2015 | College

In 1925, one of college football’s biggest stars did the unthinkable. Harold “Red” Grange, described by the famous sportswriter Damon Runyan as ...

Sport and Society for Arete - The Fearsome Foursome

Richard Crepeau | Posted 02.07.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The much anticipated day of revelation has arrived. No, not the second coming of Bear Bryant, but rather the announcement from the Committee of Justice that on Sunday revealed the top four teams in college football.

Game of the Week: Florida @ Alabama

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

This week, we feature a cross-divisional matchup in the SEC that could have major college football playoff ramifications, especially if the game is as competitive as we anticipate throughout.

College Coaches and the Three Biggest Lies

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports
Cathy Whitlock

Since we are two weeks into the college football post season with a coaching carousel in in full swing, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at some of the oldie but goodie falsehoods that coaches recycle on their way to greener pastures.

Is The SEC Dominance Over?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.09.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

2015 marks the first year of the Final Four format, which means the much anticipated end to the 16-year BCS. That is a good thing for college football. Let me rephrase that: It is a great thing for college football. And the SEC showing a chink in its armor might just be as well.

College Football Players Are Getting Robbed Of 6-Figure Salaries -- By Their Coaches

Ben Hallman | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Ben Hallman

The highest-paid state employee in Alabama just got another massive raise. And for that he can thank many of his own laborers, who make almost nothing.

What We Learned From The Nick Saban To Texas Reports

Matt Yoder | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports
Matt Yoder

A week ago, The Internet was all aflutter that Nick Saban would ride into Austin, Texas as the all-conquering messiah of the Texas Longhorns football program.

Nick Saban, Jim Harbaugh Among Candidates To Replace Mack Brown As Texas Football Coach

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post With Mack Brown's 16-year tenure at Texas nearing its end, who could the Longhorns have in mind for his repl...

Iron Bowl Preview: Alabama-Auburn Rivalry Has Deep Roots

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The previous four winners of the Iron Bowl -- the annual slugfest between Alabama and Auburn -- have gone on to win the BCS National Championship. And yes, this is a slugfest, both on and off the field. The schools are separated by just 160 miles, and remember, it was a malicious 'Bama fan that poisoned the iconic War Eagle tree.

Week 14 Game of the Week: Alabama at Auburn (The Iron Bowl)

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.27.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Alabama will put its hopes of three straight national championships (the winner of this game has actually already won four straight national championships) on the line on the road against a surprising, yet talented Auburn team.

Cam Newton Is Superman Again And The Andrew Wiggins Era Begins

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Another fall weekend means more opportunities NOT to leave that couch of yours. With Thanksgiving getting closer and your fantasy football teams in mid-season form, let's dive into the NFL. But don't forget about the college kids! And I'm not just talking about the gridiron. Friday night ESPN3 will air the beginning of the Andrew Wiggins era at the University of Kansas.

Week 11 Game of the Week: LSU @ Alabama

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

As Texas A&M and Georgia have proven in the past two seasons, attacking Alabama with multiple, physical weapons and a fast pace is the best way to stay in the game with the Crimson Tide.

Is The Pac-12 The Best Conference In College Football?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The SEC has ruled the landscape of college football for seven years by producing seven straight national champions. And yet, while the Alabama's, LSU's and Georgia's of the world continue their impressive runs, it is the Pac-12 that may just be the best conference in college football today.

Week 3 Game of the Week: Alabama at Texas A&M

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

In this season's most hyped regular season game (so far), top-ranked Alabama will head to College Station to face Texas A&M, a team we believe is the second best in the country.

Sympathy For The Devil (Or Nick Saban)

GQ | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

Few men in sports make a better villain than the unsmiling, unsparing, unstoppable coach of the back-to-back national champion Alabama Crimson Tide. W...