BCS gets sendoff it didn’t deserve with FSU’s exciting win. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/66362158/
In taking Texans’ job, Bill O’Brien is Paterno’s opposite. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/66263042/
What’s the purpose of college bowl games? http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/66063930/
Why Johnny Manziel should win the Heisman again. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/64582566/
Rooting for anarchy in the final BCS argument. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/64393524/
Even Nick Saban can’t control everything on the field. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/64332454/
Workhorse running backs like Andre Williams are hard to find. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/64076662/
Is Oregon a football team or an advertising campaign? http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/63731126/
Miami football should never try to be the “good guys.” http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/63528450/
Johnny Manziel should be an obvious choice for the Heisman. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/63447826/
The detail-focused Bill O’Brien keeps Penn State afloat. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/63265266/
Instant replay in college football has become more baffling. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/62754208/
Northwestern is suddenly tasked with handling attention. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/62343446/
Win or lose, Mike Leach’s philosophy has already won. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/61728912/
Derek Carr can lead Fresno State to new heights. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/60979492/
Alabama Beat Texas A&M, Aggie-Style. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/60641592/
Texas A&M football may have finally broken through. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/60265110/
Watching Oregon’s offense is pure football fun. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/59912156/
Where do we draw the line on college football traditions? http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/59549854/
A visit with the fastest football team in America. http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/58765928/
Why the college football playoff system could shut out small schools like Boise State. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9580616/boise-state-alabama-college-football-playoff-system-small-schools
The end of the Miami Hurricanes dynasty. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9524262/college-football-games-century-miami-florida-state-1991
On the stunning gamble taken by Nebraska’s head coach in the 1984 Orange Bowl. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9439562/college-football-games-century-nebraska-miami-1984-orange-bowl
In 1979, the Tide rolled, the national championship was split, and the Argument endured. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9326945/college-football-games-century-alabama-penn-state-1979-sugar-bowl
In 1969, President Nixon was the decider of the national championship. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9279572/college-football-games-century-texas-arkansas-face-president-richard-nixon-1969
In 1966, Notre Dame head coach Ara Parseghian made a decision that would rattle the constituency of the sport. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9221734/college-football-games-century-notre-dame-michigan-st-play-tie-1966
In the first of a series examining the NCAA’s messy history, we look back at Army and Notre Dame’s punchless 1946 showdown. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9174745/college-football-games-century-notre-dame-vs-army-1946
Why do we play arcade games for hundreds of hours? http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9053237/q*bert-video-game-marathoning-trend-aftermath-king-kong
Jim Crutchfield’s West Liberty University is the fastest offense in college basketball — and they win. So why isn’t anyone else trying to catch up? http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8959324/college-basketball-scoring-problem-west-liberty-university-coach-jim-crutchfield
On the man who created Parker and the quest for the perfect character http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8876204/donald-westlake-man-created-parker-quest-perfect-character
After yet another Alabama national championship, how much longer can this go on? http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8825140/nick-saban-alabama-wins-bcs-national-championship-again
The football team at Division III’s Mount Union is one of the most dominant collegiate programs in history. How? A man named Larry Kehres. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8757311/division-iii-mount-union-football-team-head-coach-larry-kehres
How the greatest athlete of our time forever changed the life of a kid named Dudek http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8723116/the-story-bo-jackson-joe-dudek
How a Notre Dame–Alabama National Championship Game could conclude an era http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8680817/notre-dame-alabama-sec-history-college-football-national-championship-game
The lies of conference expansion and the sad truth of college football http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8654190/on-urban-meyer-ohio-state-wisconsin-big-ten-expanding-include-maryland-rutgers
My interview with Gelf Magazine can be found here.
The Washington Post’s Jonathan Yardley reviews Bigger Than the Game.
Read Bill Littlefield’s review and listen to my interview with him here.
Read/listen to my interview with Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal here.
“It’s a wonderful book–a classic Book I Wish I Had Written.”–Dan Shanoff, DanShanoff.com
Read my interview here.
“With saturation reporting, lively writing and an innate ability to weave disparate personalities and events together, Weinreb brilliantly pinpoints the moment in the mid-1980s when sports changed forever.”–Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! […]
Read the GQ excerpt of Bigger Than the Game here.
Read the Deadspin excerpt of Bigger Than the Game here.
My interview with Sean and John.
My interview with the Sports Crackle Pop blog.