Villanova Upsets Third-Ranked Syracuse Because Syracuse Was Stupid

A Ryan Arcidiacono three-pointer with seconds remaining in regulation forced overtime in Philadelphia, an opportunity of which the Villanova Wildcats took advantage in shocking Syracuse with a 75-71 victory. » 1/26/13 1:51pm 1/26/13 1:51pm

Cincinnati Head Coach Butch Jones Iced Louisville's Kicker At The Exact …

The football coach's obsession with icing the opposing team's kicker before important field goals embodies the two primary dispositions innate to football coaches: performative micromanaging and ignoring statistics. Last night, Cincinnati's Butch Jones indulged those compulsions at the worst possible time. » 10/27/12 9:40am 10/27/12 9:40am

The Sabanization Of College Football Is A Total Bummer

Yesterday we lauded San Diego State's Rocky Long for potentially eschewing the kick (field goals or punts) in fourth-down situations, a strategic move that's become something of a totem in the advanced football stats discussion. Today, kind of the opposite: it seems college coaches are lining up to imitate the… » 8/14/12 6:10pm 8/14/12 6:10pm