The Future Of College Football Is ... The University Of The South?

Larry Majors saunters toward Hardee-McGee Field—the oldest on-campus football stadium in the South—from the brick house his family has owned for nearly 50 years, the one so close that a rusty tackling sled practically sits in the front yard. He passes a flagpole behind the east end zone that stands in tribute to great… » 11/10/14 3:17pm 11/10/14 3:17pm

How Steve Fisher Built An Unlikely Powerhouse At San Diego State

When he took the job at San Diego State University, in the fall of 1999, Steve Fisher didn't promise that he'd turn things around overnight. He signed a seven-year contract, as if to prove the point, and spent the first few months of that deal barnstorming dozens of San Diego businesses and social groups to sell… » 3/27/14 6:39pm 3/27/14 6:39pm

Price Of Fame: Ray Durham, Who Made Ballgames Worth Enduring

Over the next few weeks, we'll be examining the merits—and relative lack of merits—of all 36 players on this year's Hall of Fame ballot for the purposes of better informing the electorate, i.e., you. All entries in the series can be found here. » 12/05/13 4:27pm 12/05/13 4:27pm