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Jordan Spieth Wins US Open as Dustin Johnson Falters on 18

With a chance to win the US Open, Dustin Johnson missed two short putts, as Jordan Spieth wins his second Major.

Jordan Spieth won the US Open and seemed to be destined to win it. He played extremely well on the difficult course, and it appeared as if everybody in attendance wanted the 21-year old to win his second career major. With a small lead, Spieth double bogeyed on the 17th hole, which then led to a tie with Dustin Johnson, who was playing just behind him. A strong 18th hole, however, gave him an eagle chance. He ended up settling on a birdie, giving him a one-stroke advantage.

 

14 Position Groups Under Pressure in the SEC for 2015

Which position groups are on the hot seat?
14 Position Groups Under Pressure in the SEC for 2015

The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team.

College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2015

Athlon previews the top transfers for 2015.
College Football's Top Transfers to Watch in 2015

Transfers are a huge part of any college football season. Whether it’s a graduate transfer eligible right away or a player that sat out the previous year due to NCAA rules, impact players are available in the transfer ranks every year.

 

If College Football’s Preseason Top 25 Teams Were Rock Bands

The best 25 teams in college football as rock and roll bands.
2015 Preseason Top 25 College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

Both music and sports are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football.

 

What if our favorite football programs were rock and roll bands? Below you will find a musical match for every team in Athlon Sports' Preseason Top 25. This same exercise was applied to every Power 5 team as well, so if your favorite band or school isn't in the top 25, just keep digging.

 

What if NFL Logos Were Canadian?

These redesigned logos are awesome.
What if NFL Logos Were Canadian?

Logos for any sports franchise or league are a critical part of identification and merchandise. And tweaking a logo is one way to drive up a little revenue.

 

But the internet has succeeded in creating awesome redesigned or tweaked logos. At Uproxx, the question was posed: What if NFL logos were Canadian.

 

As you can imagine, the results were terrific.

 

NFC West Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

Here is a look at players on each NFC West team that need to have a bigger impact on the field this season.
NFC West Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

The NFC West managed to be a strong division last year, even with the 49ers disappointing and only going 8-8. This division has many strengths, however, with plenty of potential to send multiple teams to the playoffs once again. There should definitely be some late-season drama as teams jockey for postseason positioning.

 

LSU Rocked by Arrest of Four Players Including Starting QB Anthony Jennings

Jennings is one of four players suspended indefinitely.
LSU Rocked by Arrest of Four Players Including Starting QB Anthony Jennings

LSU faithful received troubling news about their football program on Thursday night, following the arrest of four players. Defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao was arrested after an incident at a Baton Rouge bar on Tuesday night.

2015 NFL Player Rankings: Running Backs

Despite missing essentially all of last season, Adrian Peterson retains his status as the best at his position
2015 NFL Player Rankings: Running Backs

Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position.

Big Ten College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

What if Big Ten teams were Rock and Roll bands?
Big Ten College Football Teams as Rock and Roll Bands

Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements.

 

But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football.

 

What if our favorite football programs were rock and roll bands? Every Power 5 team will be represented, so if you don’t see your favorite band or school here, keep your eyes peeled.
 

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