"Just A Hunch": To Win What Might Have Been His Biggest Game, Darrell…

Former University of Texas football coach Darrell Royal despised the forward pass. "Three things can happen," he famously said of throwing the football, "and two of them are bad." In 1968, Royal rolled out a scheme that allowed Texas's offense to be effective with minimal passing. The wishbone, as it was called, was a… » 11/07/12 5:10pm 11/07/12 5:10pm

Stories That Don't Suck: College Football's Greatest Game And Its…

From time to time, we'll select stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that we urge you to read for one reason or another. Today: Dan Jenkins on the 1971 Nebraska-Oklahoma "Game of the Century." » 9/02/10 2:30pm 9/02/10 2:30pm