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Schadenfreude Friday: McDonalds & the '84 Olympics

McDonald's loved American athletes so much that the company was willing to give away millions of dollars worth of food to support them in the 1984 Olympics. Of course, a Soviet boycott of those games certainly didn't help things.

Schadenfreude Fridays: The Worst Bar on Television

An extended look at the worst bar on television and Uncle Jesse's opus - the Smash Club. Let's delve into this dayglo nightmare of terrible music, horrible service, and a seemingly endless supply of poor decisions.

Schadenfreude Fridays: Michelob Beer

It's been around for more than a century, but no one under 35 drinks it. Behold, the latent crappiness of Michelob, a beer that was originally brewed for connoisseurs and now marketed to "Cool Dads" across America.

Join the Anchor of Gold Bowl Pick'em Contest!

Think you know college football? Then sign up for a chance to prove that you're better than every other Commodore fan when it comes to picking the winners of this year's bowl lineup!

Business Suit Dave Goes Looking for UT's New Coach

An exclusive look at the 8-bit adventures of Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart and his adventures in finding the Volunteers' next head coach. SPOILER: Mike Gundy receives his own planet.

The AoG Interview with Earl Bennett

Deuce Brand just recently named Earl Bennett their Athlete of the Month and unveiled their new Agent Orange signature watch. We were able to rattle off a few questions to the SEC's all-time reception leader - here's what he had to say.

Site news: Taking a new role w/ NashvilleSportsHub

I'll be moving over to Nashville Sports Hub to cover Vanderbilt sports there, but I'll still be at Anchor of Gold in a diminished capacity. Don't worry though, I've got some cool stuff to do before I go.

Prepare Your Pants: Arrival of SB Nation United Is Imminent

Word has come down from our SBN overlords, high atop Mt. Doom: SB Nation United is launching very, very soon. Things will be different, and the change is definitely for the better. What you can...

SBNation App Updated -- Now With Improved Commenting

Several new and improved features!

Denard Robinson is Having a Bad Day on Twitter

Denard Robinson is having a pretty bad day on Twitter. Maybe he could learn from Larry Smith and keep his tweets protected for a while.


The SBN Overlords Ask For Your Participation

Hey everyone. SB Nation would very much like to hear your opinions and feedback on the user experience on this site. We are always trying to improve user experiences, navigation and...

SECT: Alabama vs. #15/16 Kentucky -- Open GameThread

  21-10 (12-4)34 (AP)37 (USA Today)47 (KenPom) March 12, 201112:00 CSTVideo: ABC (ESPN3)Radio: (seriously??) 23-8 (10-6)15 (AP)16 (USA Today)9 (KenPom)   Because it was requested...

We Still Need New Pre-Game Music: 2011 Edition

Vanderbilt plays Zombie Nation before every home basketball game, and it's lame. What songs could better fit the Commodores and get the home crowd riled up?

I Spy Something(s) New

I'd like to point out a few new additions to the sidebars. Firstly, on the right-hand side, you'll notice beneath the FanShots section two new recruiting areas that showcase our latest...

Saturday Predictions: What We Did With Our Bye Week

Vanderbilt has a bye this week. What should the AoG writers do with their time instead?

Your CFB Week 1 TV Schedule

You're welcome. Thanks to Peter Bean at BON for the htmlz. It's big so enjoy the jump (that's what she said). All times Central TIME GAME TV LINE 11:00 Miami (OH) at Florida UF -35 11:00 W...

Seeing Gus Johnson Cry in Person: A Look Back at Strikeforce: Nashville

A review of Strikeforce:Nashville. Two weeks after the fact.

(Slightly Less) Insane Vanderbilt-Related Nashville MMA Rumor - Update (x3)

Is MMA heading to Memorial Gym this April?

The Most Important Part of Gameday

Gentlemen (I can't conceive that any females read Anchor of Gold. I could be wrong. I'm not) -  It's gameday. Most important part of gameday: Pregame meal.  Breakfast Today:  Two (2) Jack in the...

2009 Anchor of Gold Statistical Roundup

The Oppressive Management at SBNation has distributed statistics to all the 232 member blogs. CONGRATULATIONS ON MAKING 2009 THE BEST YEAR EVER FOR ANCHOR OF GOLD! I'm going to go out on a limb...

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