33 Bowl Games Ranked As If They Were Dishes

The custom of calling post-season collegiate contests "bowl" games stems from the granddaddy of them all, the Rose Bowl, so-called for the eponymous bowl-shaped stadium. But our first association with the word "bowl" of course is as a container, most often for food, keys, change, or cereal milk and cigarette ashes and… » 12/29/12 3:42pm 12/29/12 3:42pm

BYU Won The Military Armed Forces Bowl By Bearing False Witness

Brigham Young University, the school that suspends you for daring to have sex, holds no such stringency to the words of the Lord when it comes to running football plays. This one earned the Cougars the Military Armed Forces Bowl trophy and, sure, it's a stretch to call a fake spike "lying," but it's also easy. [ESPN] » 12/30/11 4:30pm 12/30/11 4:30pm

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