This 9/11, Bama Wants You To Make Your Profile Pic Bear Bryant's Hat

If you, like many Americans, can only express emotions through useless social media gestures, why not join thousands across the nation in honoring this sacred day by changing your Facebook photo to Bear Bryant's houndstooth fedora? » 9/11/13 10:00am 9/11/13 10:00am

What Being A Coach Should Mean In The 21st Century

Rutgers gave athletic director Tim Pernetti the boot on Friday after Mike "50 Hot Ones Comin' At Ya!" Rice was shitcanned for turning basketball practice into his own dodgeball refresher course. But because the only thing he did that was truly anathema to the big-time sports hivemind was to get caught, Rice remains… » 4/10/13 2:50pm 4/10/13 2:50pm

Cartoon Bear Bryant Kicked Cartoon Joe Paterno Out Of Cartoon Heaven

This is the pen-and-ink version of Sally Jenkins's or Rick Reilly's mea culpa eviscerations of Joe Paterno, knowing what we all know now about the late coach's role in Penn State's cover-up. Editorial cartoonist Rob Tornoe has updated his Philadelphia Inquirer cartoon from January, top, which showed Paterno getting a… » 7/19/12 2:05pm 7/19/12 2:05pm

Who Wants To Watch Bear Bryant's Hat Get Chopped Up Into Little Pieces?

Panini America, which bought up the Donruss Trading Card Company in 2009, has released a video that details the extensive process of creating 100 memorabilia cards for distribution. This particular batch featured a thumbnail-sized swatch of fabric from one of Bear Bryant's old houndstooth hats. The company… » 2/09/11 3:55pm 2/09/11 3:55pm

For Fuck's Sake, Bama Fans

Tide fans spend way too much time debating whether this cloud looks like Bear Bryant, or maybe "Abe Lincoln on a personal watercraft." Way to live up to your stereotypes, folks. [ABC33, via EDSBS] » 8/25/10 5:00pm 8/25/10 5:00pm

Young Boozer Carries On Boozer Family Tradition In Alabama

Meet Young Boozer III, future state treasurer of Alabama. His dad, Young Boozer Jr., played football for the Crimson Tide and was Bear Bryant's roommate. Alabama continues to be awesome. » 5/18/10 2:15am 5/18/10 2:15am

Giant Houndstooth Hat Arrives For Alabama Concession Stand: The Bear's…

Somewhere the ghost of Bear Bryant is crying. And not just because Alabama outsourced the giant houndstooth hat to a Connecticut based company. But because, you know, this seems like something that should exist just outside the Tampa Bay Bucs pirate ship. The goal is to spruce up the concession stands at Bryant-Denny… » 8/28/08 11:30am 8/28/08 11:30am

The Bear Had No Use For Sideline Reporters

The more I watch this, the more I laugh. That's legendary Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, just barely stopping short of saying something like, "Look, you stupid bitch." Today's coaches (for the most part) are too publicly polite to embarrass a sideline reporter by pointing out the absurdity of their questions ...… » 2/10/07 5:00pm 2/10/07 5:00pm