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.