Was F. Scott Fitzgerald One Of Football's Greatest Innovators?

F. Scott Fitzgerald is known as one of America's greatest authors, but was he also responsible for one of football's most important strategic advances? Maybe. Possibly. Probably not. But how cool of a story would it be if he was? » 10/27/14 9:18pm 10/27/14 9:18pm

Northwestern Has Fired Bill Carmody After 13 Years Of…

In 13 seasons as the head coach at Northwestern University, an alleged Big Ten basketball program, Bill Carmody’s signature moment might’ve been getting hired in the first place. And that, presumably, is why the school fired him today. Cracker-box facilities, lack of tradition, and academic pressures notwithstanding,… » 3/16/13 1:40pm 3/16/13 1:40pm

Apply Within To Become The Next Head Coach Of Princeton Men's Basketball

Sydney Johnson, who coached Princeton to victory over Harvard in the game of the century, and then hung tight with Kentucky in the first round of March Madness, took the head coach job at Fairfield University today. You may see the irony there, since it's usually Princeton that poaches faculty at the height of their… » 4/05/11 9:30pm 4/05/11 9:30pm

Do Not Adjust The Orange Balance On Your Monitor: The Faces Of…

On Saturday, Harvard and Princeton faced one another in a one-game playoff for the Ivy League title. The game ended with a splendid buzzer-beater, and now Princeton, a 13 seed, has the honor of losing to Kentucky on Thursday. (Harvard's in the NIT—the Cornell of tournaments. How fun.) » 3/14/11 4:45pm 3/14/11 4:45pm

Paging Dr. Naismith ...

As you may have heard, they had a basketball game at Princeton on Wednesday night, with Monmouth taking a hard-fought 41-21 victory over the Tigers. It was the lowest-scoring NCAA Division-I game since the advent of the 3-point line in 1986 — and possibly since 1913, when college basketball opened the bottom of the… » 12/15/05 3:46pm 12/15/05 3:46pm