Tyler Hilinski's Autopsy Shows Former Washington State QB Had CTE

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski’s family opened up to Sports Illustrated’s Greg Bishop about their son’s death by suicide and how they’ve been coping since. Hilinski was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in January, and according to an autopsy of Hilinski’s brain performed by the Mayo…

Report: EPA Head Scott Pruitt Used His Position To Get 50-Yard-Line Seats For The Rose Bowl

I find myself more impressed than anything by EPA head Scott Pruitt’s venality. Sure, the man is corrupt. But he’s corrupt in ways no one had ever even conceived of before! The man’s unflagging creativity in graft is inspiring, in its gross way, and his drive is something to behold. For the rest of us, there simply…

Dual-Sport Athlete Kyler Murray Wants To Gamble On One More Year Of College Football

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray was considered a fringe first-round baseball prospect a month ago, but few people would have guessed that he’d go to the Oakland A’s in the top 10 of Monday’s draft, since Murray is planning to play football for the Sooners in the fall. The Athletics clearly decided that the 20-year-old was…

Nick Saban Doesn't Want You To Blame Him For Restricting His Players' Transfers

Alabama offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy, who graduated in December but still has three years of eligibility remaining, was hoping to go to Auburn or Tennessee as a grad transfer next season. But so far, he’s been blocked by his now-alma mater from transferring to any SEC schools or future Alabama opponents. This…

Northwestern—Fucking Northwestern!—Shells Out $270 Million For Fancy Practice Facility 

Listen. I get it, really, I do—your football team’s strung together a couple 10-win seasons; you won a few bowl games; you even signed your coach to a shiny 10-year deal. Things are looking up, as they say, and you want to strike while the iron’s hot. But when Northwestern, the most uninteresting team with the loudest…