Saturday night’s New England Patriots–Denver Broncos game pits America’s suddenly most popular athlete against a less-than-beloved coach and team. What more can we ask for than this contest of good vs. evil?
In major college athletics, coaching staffs regularly get purged when a team does something relatively harmless, like finish a few games below .500. So it was only natural that a school like Penn State, plagued by one of the …
We all knew it, but academics have now proved it: college kids would rather watch sports than study.
A study conducted by three University of Oregon economists, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research this week, …
By some measures, Penn State’s home football game Saturday against the University of Nebraska was your typical Big Ten tilt. Beer chugging at the tailgates started bright and early. A group of diminutive Penn State students …
In spite of the sordid events roiling Penn State University, it almost felt like a familiar fall Friday afternoon on the State College campus. Penn State students, alums, and locals snapped up Nittany Lion gear at the campus …
Viewpoint: The student reaction to Paterno’s dismissal did Penn State no favors
Football head coach Paterno, of all people, was never supposed to go out like this
Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis, who died at his home on Saturday morning at 82, was never beloved outside of Raider nation.
TIME’s Sean Gregory breaks down the lessons from football’s fourth week.
TIME’s Sean Gregory breaks down the lessons from football’s second week.
TIME’s Sean Gregory breaks down the lessons from football’s first week.
Peyton Manning will not be playing quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Say it again: Peyton Manning will not be playing quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Weird, right?
In the wake of one of the many scandals that have rocked college football this year, Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor decided to go pro rather than return to school.