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FPI simulations - The strangest College Football Playoff possibilities this season

FPI simulations – The strangest College Football Playoff possibilities this season

It’s whacky simulation day. Every morning, FPI imagines 20,000 college football worlds that could unfurl themselves over the weeks between now and the College Football Playoff selection via its simulations. Plenty of them look like the college football landscapes that we figure will happen, with Alabama, Ohio State and Georgia reaching the playoff. But sometimes, …

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Alabama coach Nick Saban might not like transfer portal rules, but he's mastered them

Alabama coach Nick Saban might not like transfer portal rules, but he’s mastered them

TYLER SISKEY WANTS to be clear: He doesn’t think Alabama coach Nick Saban is hypocritical when he says something is bad for college football and then goes out and does the exact thing he was complaining about. Siskey, who worked for Saban in his player personnel department from 2013 to ’14, knows his former boss …

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The challenges of Jim Boeheim's inevitable retirement from Syracuse college basketball

The challenges of Jim Boeheim’s inevitable retirement from Syracuse college basketball

SYRACUSE, NY — When Jim Boeheim gets hungry after home games, he picks up the phone and calls his favorite restaurant, Saint Urban, which always agrees to stay open late until he arrives. If the Syracuse Orange are on a hot streak, Boeheim will delay his arrival, to enjoy the festive moment and mingle with …

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