A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching his … » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

Mike Francesa Forgot To Turn In His Heisman Vote

The Heisman Trophy winner will be announced this Saturday, and it's going to be a good one. Will it be Johnny Manziel, the dual-threat QB who had to win the starting job and ended up setting SEC passing records? Will it be Manti Te'o, who anchored the defense that led Notre Dame back to the title game and national… » 12/07/12 1:25pm 12/07/12 1:25pm

This Is How The World Wound Up With That Famous Shirtless Mug Shot Of…

We told you the other day all about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, including his little arrest last June, when he was charged with three misdemeanors after a late-night fight in College Station. In a nutshell, Manziel got in a fight, a College Station municipal police officer broke up the fight, Manziel handed… » 11/15/12 5:20pm 11/15/12 5:20pm

The Homers At The South Bend Tribune Launch An Embarrassing Heisman…

It happens every season in college football. Player A is primed to have a breakout season, and before long an earnest push for his Heisman candidacy has begun. Websites are started. Facebook pages pop up. Highlight reels get uploaded to YouTube. Members of the Football Writers Association of America start getting all… » 10/12/12 4:15pm 10/12/12 4:15pm

How A Heisman Finalist's Penis Ended Up On The Internet

We already knew LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was a pro. Forget his onfield play; dude already had an awesome nickname and a failed drug test. But yesterday turned out to be the ultimate rite of passage for Mathieu, as he knocked two major accomplishments off his star athlete checklist in one day: get nominated for a… » 12/06/11 11:15am 12/06/11 11:15am

Ray Guy's Three Super Bowl Rings Ended Up Being Worth $96,216

Old Raiders punter Ray Guy went bankrupt. So, a judge told Ray Guy to sell off the hand jewels he received for participating in Super Bowl victories over the Vikings, Eagles and Redskins. No word on who made off with the rings via Nate D. Sanders Auctions — "Sorry, I can't disclose the winning bidder," wrote Sam Heller… » 8/11/11 1:00am 8/11/11 1:00am

The Highest Bid For Rashaan Salaam's Heisman Trophy Ring Is Currently…

In 1994, Rashaan Salaam ran for 2,055 yards and became the University of Colorado's lone Heisman Trophy winner because of it. In 2011, with the economy apparently taking a toll on his business of "marketing mixed martial arts around the world," Salaam has put the 20+ diamond ring he won for fleet-footsmanship up for… » 7/28/11 11:30pm 7/28/11 11:30pm