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An Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2015-16

Kentucky, Duke poised for another Final Four run
An early college basketball top 25 for 2015-16

About a month has passed since Duke defeated Wisconsin for the 2015 championship, and we’ve already had a busy offseason.

 

Coaches have been fired and hired and headed to the NBA. Underclassmen have put their names into the draft or elected to return. Most transfers and incoming freshmen have found their landing places.

 

Ranking College Football Teams in the 2015 NFL Draft

Florida State, SEC continue their pipelines to the pros
Ranking College Football Teams in the 2015 NFL Draft

Florida State has gone 39-3 during the last three seasons with three ACC titles, a national championship and a playoff appearance.

 

None of this is by accident or by fluke.

 

The Seminoles have had 29 players drafted during that span, a record for the modern era. In the 2015 draft, Florida State led all teams with 11 selections from Thursday through Saturday, starting with Jameis Winston as the No. 1 pick through guard Bobby Hart in the seventh round.

 

Jim Kelly Receives Emotional Ovation During Draft Pick

Buffalo Bills legend returns after bout with cancer
Jim Kelly Receives Emotional Ovation During Draft Pick

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly delivered one of the most inspirational moments of the NFL Draft when he was the surprise guest picker on behalf of the Buffalo Bills in the second round.

 

Colorado Updates Uniforms and Unveils New Gray Alternates for 2015

The Buffaloes will wear these in 2015.
Colorado Updates Uniforms and Unveils New Silver Alternates for 2015

Colorado’s classic white and black jerseys are some of the best in the Pac-12. But every uniform needs an occasional refresh, and that’s exactly what the Buffaloes are doing headed into 2015.

 

On Friday, Colorado updated its white and black uniforms, along with a brand new gray jersey.

 

Overall, these are really sharp uniforms for the Buffaloes:

 

 

NFL Draft First-Round Shutout Great News for Ohio State

Buckeyes still waiting to hear names called
NFL Draft First-Round Shutout Great News for Ohio State

Perhaps no one was more happy not to hear his team called on Thursday than Ohio State coach Urban Meyer.

 

Presumably, Meyer would have been pleased to hear an NFL team take his wide receiver Devin Smith in the first round, but whether Ohio State produced one first-round pick or none Meyer, that's a good thing.

 

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Closer Grid

Athlon keeps fantasy GMs up to date with a complete look at MLB's bullpen situations
2015 Fantasy Baseball: Closer Grid

One month into the 2015 MLB season and it’s no surprise to see Huston Street and Trevor Rosenthal among the leaders in saves for their respective leagues. But did you know that the Mets’ Jeurys Familia and Tigers’ Joakim Soria are tied with Street for the most entering May 1 with nine? Both are in the closer role for their teams because of injuries, which have had quite the early impact on bullpens around the league.

Oregon Releases New "Salute the State" Uniforms for 2015 Spring Game

The Ducks will wear these on Saturday.
Oregon Releases New "Salute the Day" Uniforms for 2015 Spring Game

Oregon is set to close spring practice with its final scrimmage of the season on Saturday.

 

It’s a big spring in Eugene, as the Ducks are looking for a replacement for Marcus Mariota, as well as searching for new starters on defense.

 

Different uniforms and designs are nothing new for Oregon, so it’s no surprise the Ducks have unveiled new “Salute the State” jerseys and helmets for Saturday’s game.

 

Check out the Oregon spring game uniforms for 2015:

Jameis Winston Trolls America with Crab Legs ... Or Maybe Not

Winston shares his post-draft day dining choice, Shaun King explains
Jameis Winston Trolls America with Crab Legs, then Deletes Image

The Jameis Winston crab leg thing just won’t go away.

 

After being selected No. 1 overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Thursday night's NFL Draft, the former Florida State quarterback apparently celebrated his selection with crab legs. He posted the following image to Instagram and Twitter on draft night but later deleted the Instagram post.

 

San Francisco 49ers Unveil New Alternate Black Uniforms for 2015

The 49ers now have three jersey colors.
San Francisco 49ers Unveil New Alternate Black Uniforms for 2015

It’s hard to beat the traditional scarlet and gold uniforms that the San Francisco 49ers have each season.

 

But there’s a new look coming to the team in 2015. The 49ers unveiled a new black alternate jersey on the first day of the 2015 NFL Draft. The team also unveiled matching pants to give San Francisco all black uniforms.

 

This isn’t an awful look, but why mess with San Francisco’s traditional uniforms? 

Todd Gurley vs. Melvin Gordon: Which Rookie Running Back Do You Want on Your Fantasy Team in 2015?

A look at the fantasy outlook this season for the two first-round picks
Todd Gurley vs. Melvin Gordon: Which Rookie Running Back Do You Want on Your Fantasy Team in 2015?

After two drafts with no running back taken in the first round, Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon both went in the first 15 picks of the 2015 NFL Draft. Gurley was the first to go, somewhat surprisingly to St. Louis at No. 10, while San Diego made the first trade of the night by swapping with San Francisco to move up two spots to take Gordon with the 15th overall pick.

 

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