Mike Piellucci

Mike Piellucci is a former VICE Sports staff writer.

college football

Turf Guy, Bama-OSU, and the Joys of Bowl Season: The Weekend in College Football

Stop arguing about Alabama and Ohio State—both had good arguments for inclusion in the 2017 College Football Playoff.
Mike Piellucci
12.4.17
college football

Rolled Tide, Chip Ahoy!, and the Miserable Vols: The Week in College Football

Auburn has provided the blueprint for beating Alabama and it could leave Nick Saban on the outside looking in for the Playoff picture.
Mike Piellucci
11.27.17
The 16 project

Jojuan Collins Carries the Football Hopes of L.A.’s Public Schools

The 16-year-old running back went against the grain and chose his hometown school over the wealthy private schools that have been poaching the city's best talent for years.
Mike Piellucci
11.21.17
the week in college football

Baker Mayfield's Crotch, Wiscy Is for Real, and More: The Week in College Football

Baker Mayfield is the new Johnny Football (on the field) and the Badgers keep giving you reasons to believe.
Mike Piellucci
11.20.17
college football

Big Ten Blues: The Weekend in College Football

Ohio State and Penn State just put their conference's playoff chances on life support. Can Wisconsin save them?
Mike Piellucci
11.6.17
weekend in college football

Big 12 Bedlam and Big Boy Touchdowns: The Weekend in College Football

Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, and Iowa State are all tied at the top of the Big 12 and will have an impact on the rest of the playoff race.
Mike Piellucci
10.30.17
college football

Penn State is Back, USC is Wack: The Weekend in College Football

There's always next year, Michigan.
Mike Piellucci
10.23.17
16 project

Kayvon Thibodeaux is Rushing Between Two Worlds

He's the country's top overall high school football player. And he just left his neighborhood behind. But the people closest to him say football isn't even his greatest gift.
Mike Piellucci
10.3.17

Dirk Nowitzki Has Little Further Use For U.S. Currency

The Mavericks star signed a ludicrously cheap two-year deal that may take him into retirement.
Mike Piellucci
7.6.17
deangelo williams

DeAngelo Williams Debuts As Pro Wrestler, Is Shockingly Good

The former Panthers and Steelers running back can seriously go.
Mike Piellucci
7.3.17
Wimbledon

Kyrgios Out of Wimbledon After Re-Aggravating Hip Injury

The Australian retired in the third set of his first-round match.
Mike Piellucci
7.3.17
soccer

Newcastle United Owner Allegedly Got Tanked, Puked in Meeting

The meeting was held at a bar. The puking was done in a fireplace. People applauded.
Mike Piellucci
7.3.17
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