With egg on face, Colin Cowherd explains commentators need to be interesting but not correct

Colin Cowherd called Clemson a fraud. Dabo Swinney obviously didn’t take too kindly to that and addressed the slight in his post game conference. He went as far to call Cowherd a fraud 🔥🔥🔥 ! Swinney calling out Cowherd wasn’t something that could be ignored and hence, Cowherd addressed it on his show. Here […]


Kansas State’s game-winning touchdown was the most Bill Snyder formation ever

Kansas State beat Texas A&M 33-28 last night in the Definitely a Pyramid Scheme Bowl. The deciding touchdown was this 1-yard run, which came midway through the 4th quarter. What was that? I mean, it’s a obviously QB sneak, but what do you call that formation? Looking at the photo up top, there aren’t even any […]

during the Pac-12 Championship game at Levi's Stadium on December 2, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Conference championship games suck and should be replaced by an 8-team playoff

Theoretically, conference championship games should be awesome. In a 27-hour period, you’re essentially assured four top 25 games that have major College Football Playoff implications. Should be fun, right? Except it’s definitely not and historically, that’s always been the case. We’ll get into that in just a minute, but I’m guessing many of you awesome […]


The Electoral map of football: The NFL vs. college football

Politics can be very similar to sports in that where you were born, grew up, or live can have a huge effect on your personal leanings. Here in the California Bay Area, the political leanings are very liberal and in terms of fandom, the NFL towers over college football. That’s despite three D1 programs, two […]

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What is the best sports month of the year?

We’re in the middle of October, a month that many of us peg as the best sports month of the calendar year. With that in mind, we thought we’d ask our editors for their thoughts on what’s the best month of the year, in terms of sports. Surprisingly, our answers covered the majority of the months […]


Bill Simmons blasted the San Diego Chargers stadium ballot measure

In the first trailer for Any Given Wednesday, Bill Simmons trotted out his new ability to swear on HBO by proclaiming “I believe that Billionaires should pay for their own fucking football stadiums.” On last night’s episode, Simmons drilled down on that subject further as he strongly made the case why the upcoming ballot measure for a […]


Rice’s marching band referenced Baylor sexual assault scandal in halftime performance

Rice’s marching band showed iffy judgment on this one. There are two ways to look at this. Either Rice’s notoriously feisty marching band audaciously called out an in-state rival by referencing the ugly sexual assault scandal surrounding Baylor’s mishandling of investigating alleged sexual assaults by multiple members of the team. That’s probably putting Baylor’s issues […]


10 reasons why college football is better than the NFL

The NFL is king but for many it’s not even the best source of entertainment even for football. We’re a few days out from the first college football weekend which has quite a sexy lineup of games. I’m terribly excited although most of my friends think I’m some type of weirdo for loving college football […]

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Getting to know Last Chance U’s protagonist, Brittany Wagner

At first glance, Netflix’s Last Chance U has the look and feel of most all-access football documentaries. However, the show has received much acclaim for its focus on off-the-field issues, particularly the players’ academics and was recently renewed for a second season. I gave a very favorable review to Netflix’s first foray into a sports […]

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Netflix’s Last Chance U is a once in a decade documentary

Below is a spoiler-free review of Netflix’s six-episode sports documentary debut, Last Chance U. At a later time, I hope to share some thoughts on the series which will include spoilers. I highly encourage fans of the sports documentary genre to strap in and watch with as little information possible as the element of surprise […]


What is the most ridiculous scene in a sports movie?

Have you ever watched a sports movie (or sports scene in any movie) and been totally bewildered by authenticity, logic, or general believability of a particular scene? We asked the editors of The Comeback to share the movie scene they found to be the most preposterous and unforgivable. David Rogers – D2: The Mighty Ducks (knuckle-puck) As a […]


Rumored Andre The Giant Documentary coming to HBO with Jason Hehir directing

There has been a lot of smoke but no fire with Andre the Giant projects of late. For wrestling fans clamoring for a film on wrestling legend, it looks like you’re now in luck, as Awful Announcing has learned the rumored HBO documentary is set to move forward with Jason Hehir directing. If you recall […]


TCB Roundtable: What type of pro athlete would you be?

With the NFL draft last weekend, this got us to thinking about what type of professional athlete would you want to be? Specifically, if you could supernaturally go back and infuse your DNA with the skills, speed, size, and intangibles to play a certain position in a certain sport that would allow you to have […]


How ESPN and NFL Network covered the Laremy Tunsil gas mask bong hit

This year’s NFL Draft got a rather unexpected narrative, as top prospect Laremy Tunsil’s Twitter account posted a video of himself taking a fat bong rip out of a gas mask. If this is news to you, I’m sure you have many questions. I’m here to help. – Tunsil was all suited up and at the […]


TCB Roundtable: Which annual U.S. event would you attend?

Coachella wrapped up this weekend and big things happened. But even if they didn’t, the few friends who went that you’re Facebook friends with probably gloated it was the GREATEST event in the history of mankind. This got us to thinking — if all the hassle including access, logistics, transportation, meals and accommodations were taken care of […]

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30 for 30 review – This Magic Moment

Director – Erin Leyden and Gentry Kirby Length – 120 minutes with commercials (102 minutes without) Installment – #81 of 30 for 30/ESPN Films series Most Similar To – Bad Boys, Trojan War Grade/Ranking – Low 40’s Review –  ESPN’s upcoming This Magic Moment continues several interesting new trends for the 30 For 30 series. Most noteworthy is that it continues the […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 11:  Utah Utes players including Jakob Poeltl (R) #42 celebrate with Lorenzo Bonam (2nd R) #15 of the Utes after he hit a layup at the buzzer to send their semifinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament against the California Golden Bears into overtime at MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 11, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Utah won 82-78 in overtime.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Pac 12 Tournament got REALLY wild last night

After a day that saw a mind boggling amount of buzzer beating action (exhibit a, exhibit b, and almost exhibit c), the Pac 12 offered up a pair of late night/early morning contributions to the madness. In case you were partying, asleep, or without either the Pac 12 Network or FS1, here is what you […]

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Brandon Marshall uses teddy bears to show his appreciation for Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick are reportedly getting closer to a parting of ways (at least they’re posturing this outcome). You would imagine this is disappointing  news for Jets fans and players coming off a surprise 10-6 season which saw Fitzpatrick break the franchise touchdown record. Brandon Marshall obviously wasn’t too pleased and rather than utilizing […]

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - FEBRUARY 27: After scoring the winning three-point shot Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates during the overtime period of a NBA game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on February 27, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Warriors won 121-118 in overtime. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images)

Steph Curry and Golden State’s mind-blowing road trip

Steph Curry and the Warriors have once again blown away the sports world. A Saturday night overtime win on the road against the Thunder has once again required sports fans to recalibrate their appreciation for the reigning champs and their star player. In pursuit of the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls’ regular season wins record (which Vegas now […]

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When the robot uprising goes down, I’m blaming this asshole

Making its way across the internet is a new video put out by Boston Dynamics, a Google owned company that makes sweet ass robots. In said video, we see the new version of Atlas (their newest and most advanced robot…that we know of) marching down a snowy hill like a badass as if it’s about […]


After game of his life, Larry Fitzgerald sends his well wishes to Chris Mortensen

In the moments after the Cardinals absolutely bonkers overtime win over the Packers, Larry Fitzgerald took a moment to send this tremendously classy message to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. If you’re unaware, Mortensen was diagnosed with stage IV throat cancer and announced he’ll be stepping away from ESPN. While that’s deflating, it’s refreshing to hear Fitzgerald send […]