How Joe Biden's Bodyguard Helped Clemson Win Its Only National Title

On the night of Jan. 1, 1982, the Clemson Tigers, coached by Danny Ford, defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers 22-15 in the Orange Bowl to win the football program's only national championship. In the third quarter of that game, sophomore safety Billy Davis returned a Nebraska punt 47 yards to the Cornhuskers' 22, setting… » 1/03/14 3:15pm 1/03/14 3:15pm

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

After Being Leveled By Darwin Cook, The Orange Bowl Mascot Will Never…

This actually came at the end of the 99-yard fumble recovery we showed you last night, and raises a greater paradox than Schrödinger's cat: how do you decapitate a mascot that is only a head? Darwin Cook tried his damndest with a clothesline on Obie, the anthropomorphic Orange Bowl orange. » 1/05/12 11:50am 1/05/12 11:50am

Schools That Won The BCS Championship In 2004, Step Forward. Not So…

The Bowl Championship Series just announced it will strip USC of its 2004 national title, the final ruling in the long strange Reggie Bush investigation. USC remains the AP National Champions, because the AP isn't stupid enough to pretend that there's a guiltless team out there. Congratulations, Oklahoma: you… » 6/06/11 4:12pm 6/06/11 4:12pm

Every Bowl Game Will Most Likely Be a Letdown From Here on Out

Tonight's Orange Bowl game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons starts at 8 p.m., so consider this the post to keep comments lit up . Or I could just put up another Darrent Williams post and let people scream and yell all over that as they did last night. Considering last night's game,… » 1/02/07 5:04pm 1/02/07 5:04pm