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Maize — Still Not a Real Color

It doesn’t make up for the UCLA game, but the overrated, over hyped, team in the highlighter pants fell to the mighty Trojans. Fight on! The USC bashers are pissed, and the sad Wolverines are moping. But this is par for the course at the school that has perfected losing in Pasadena.

Barbaro NOT Cured by Jesus

Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner who broke his leg during the Preakness Stakes, is almost healthy enough to be released from his ICU stall at University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. He has been the focus of hopes and prayers of many horse racing fans — and little kids who are fans of horsies…

A Clash of Cultures on the Gridiron

The University of California, Berkeley and Texas A&M University will square off in this year’s Holiday Bowl football game on Thursday, December 28. While not quite as complex as last year’s national championship game pairing, there is a nice dichotomy when one considers the stereotypes of Cal and Texas A&M. In general, Cal is home…

On second thought . . .

The USC offensive line sucks. Lane Kiffin and Steve Sarkisian suck. Absolute failure.

U-C-L-A Sucks!

The Best Google Maps Hack

For all you runners and cyclists out there, I give you a toy you’re sure to enjoy: Gmaps Pedometer. Ever had a ride or run you wanted to do, but weren’t sure how long it was or the elevation change? Enter Gmaps Pedometer. It works with the Google Maps interface, by far the best online…

If you thought American colleges and universities were all about thugging it up and diagramming the Z-scheme, you’d be surprised to learn how big of a deal football is. Heck, if you were to visit some universities on Saturday afternoon in autumn, you’d be surprised to learn that you were on the grounds of an…

Intro Biology at Football U

Little Lord Sweater Vest teaches photosynthesis at the Ohio State University. Seriously. Watch below: (Via Deadspin.)

Bad Uniforms are Contagious

The University of Oregon football team continues to impress cause distress with the ugliest uniforms in college sports. Whatever the disease that causes such disgusting public displays of bad taste, it appears to be infectious. The University of California football team has contracted said disease, as evidenced by their current display of fashion faux paux:…

Intelligently Designed College Football

Read this (via The Panda’s Thumb). Here’s a taste: TO THE CHAGRIN OF BAYLOR football fans, once steeped in the steady success of Grant Teaff during his Hall of Fame coaching career that concluded in 1992, their East-Central Texas school is now better known for its controversial role in the dubious effort to move the…