Blowouts Have Gotten Worse In Non-Conference NCAA Football Games

If you thought early-season college football games have gotten more boring over the years, you might be onto something. Analysis from the Wall Street Journal shows blowouts have become more common for ranked college football teams in non-conference games. » 10/01/14 2:38pm 10/01/14 2:38pm

Don't Expect A Catchy Name For The College Football Playoff

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Bill Hancock suggests the "College Football Championship." » 6/29/12 4:30pm 6/29/12 4:30pm

Nevada Has Sold 10 Tickets For Its Bowl Game

Hawaii is a long way away from everything, true. And the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl doesn't really care, because Nevada is on the hook for the entire allotment anyway. (It was 5,600 when the Wolf Pack played this game in 2009.) Sounds like a lot of military personnel are going to get to watch some free football! [Reno… » 12/19/11 5:15pm 12/19/11 5:15pm

East Carolina Selling Tickets To Nonexistent Bowl Game

ECU, like many teams this December, is frantically trying to sell tickets to the team's bowl game to students and alumni. ECU, unlike those other teams, isn't actually going to a bowl game. » 12/15/11 11:05am 12/15/11 11:05am

Meet Sgt. Stripes, One Very Unsettling Bowl Mascot

Let me tell you about the worst football game I've ever been to: it was Temple vs UCLA at RFK Stadium, in the 2009 EagleBank Bowl (the forerunner to the Military Bowl). It was well below freezing, it was windy, the stadium was empty, there were rats in the bathroom, my team lost, and I actually paid American currency… » 10/26/11 2:40pm 10/26/11 2:40pm

Your College Football Bowl Games Open Thread

Four early bowl games. Northwestern vs. Texas Tech. Alabama vs. Michigan State. Florida vs. Penn State. Mississippi State vs. Michigan. Enjoy. » 1/01/11 12:00pm 1/01/11 12:00pm

Weekend Winner: 70 Football Schools Not Named Temple

First, let me establish my homer credentials: I am a proud graduate of Temple University, class of '06. Now, my opinion on Temple getting shafted for a bowl game: I'm pretty OK with it. » 12/06/10 10:30am 12/06/10 10:30am

Your Guide To The BCS Selection Show

At 7:15 p.m., representatives of the beloved Bowl Championship Series will announced this season's in-lieu-of-playoffs bowl pairings. Probably not too many surprises looming, notes Sports Illustrated, unless somebody decided that Auburn/Oregon wouldn't be all that compelling of a game. » 12/05/10 6:30pm 12/05/10 6:30pm

The Worst Bowl Game In The World (2009 Edition)

Are you busy this afternoon? Probably, because you have a life. However, if you're unemployed or otherwise indigent, get out your scraper because we've reached the very bottom of the college sports barrel. It's time for the EagleBank Bowl! » 12/29/09 12:45pm 12/29/09 12:45pm

Your New Year’s Day Bowlkakke

Wake up, shitheads! Time for you to get up, swallow 15 Advil, put your pants back on, and stagger home like the dirty, filthy people you are. Here are the bowl games you’ll need to nurse that hangover… » 1/01/09 11:00am 1/01/09 11:00am

The Agony (And Ecstasy) Of Wide Right

I hate family shots. These people don't deserve to be on TV and their painful miming and hysterical tears contribute absolutely nothing to any telecast. » 12/30/08 9:15am 12/30/08 9:15am

The Worst Bowl Game In The World

As you're reading this, North Carolina State and Rutgers are playing at what has to be the absolute lowest level of collegiate football— a website-sponsored bowl game in Birmingham, Alabama, on a Monday afternoon. » 12/29/08 3:15pm 12/29/08 3:15pm

Step Right Up To Get Your Own Bowl Game

A brilliant discovery by Every Day Should Be Saturday has our minds a-racin'. It turns out that St. Petersberg is getting a bowl game but doesn't have a sponsor yet. Hmm. » 5/02/08 1:35pm 5/02/08 1:35pm

The End Of The Bowl Season, At Last


Well, the bowls are finally over, and we thank The Wizard Of Odds for this compendium of amusing screenshots from each bowl. Ah, the bowls: They were over before we even noticed we were supposed to notice. » 1/09/08 3:30pm 1/09/08 3:30pm

Raking In The Bowl Game Cash

It's always nice to have bad guys in sports, and there aren't many more reliable bad guys than those shady, mysterious characters who run the lower-tier bowl games. And you don't want to know how much money they're making. » 12/13/07 5:20pm 12/13/07 5:20pm