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Sweet 16 Game Preview and Predictions: Wichita State vs. Notre Dame

Get ready for a backcourt showdown between Shockers and Irish
Sweet 16 Game Preview and Predictions: Wichita State vs. Notre Dame

This is probably not something that gets said very often in college sports: Notre Dame wants what Wichita State has.

 

Notre Dame is a college athletics powerhouse, primarily due to the football program, though the men’s basketball program is no slouch. Wichita State doesn’t even have a football team.

 

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Ohio State Buckeyes 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Buckeyes this spring?
Ohio State Buckeyes 2015 Spring Football Preview

Ohio State opened spring practice with a target on its back. The Buckeyes are the defending national champions and the favorite to win college football’s national title in 2015. Of course, a lot can happen between now and the end of the year. However, Ohio State is positioned for another run at the championship, especially with the returning talent on both sides of the ball.

 

MLB Expert Poll: Who do you want on the mound in Game 7?

Our experts voted on who they'd want starting Game 7 of the World Series.
MLB Expert Poll: Who do you want on the mound in Game 7?

Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from around Major League Baseball in an effort to figure out who is the best big-game pitcher in the game. Who would they want on the mound in Game 7 of the World Series?

 

Louisville Cardinals 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Cardinals this spring?
Louisville Cardinals 2015 Spring Football Preview

Louisville’s first season in the ACC was a successful one. The Cardinals finished 9-4, with two of their losses coming by six points or less. 2014 also brought the return of Bobby Petrino to the Louisville sidelines, and despite a revolving door at quarterback and a struggling offensive line, the Cardinals still averaged 31.2 points per game.

Michigan State Spartans 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for Michigan State this spring?
Michigan State Spartans 2015 Spring Football Preview

Michigan State has emerged as a national power under coach Mark Dantonio. The Spartans have won at least 11 games in each of the last four seasons and have claimed back-to-back finishes inside of the top five in the last Associated Press poll. Michigan State has a few personnel concerns heading into spring ball, and Dantonio has to replace coordinator Pat Narduzzi on the defensive side.

LSU Tigers 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Tigers this spring?
LSU Tigers 2015 Spring Football Preview

LSU went unbeaten in the 2011 regular season and won the SEC crown.

 

Since then the Tigers have dropped from first to second (2012) to third (2013) to fifth (2014) in the SEC West standings.

 

The coaching in the division has gotten significantly more competitive and LSU has struggled at key positions — like, say, the quarterback.

 

Brad Keselowski Saves Best For Last at Fontana

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” following Keselowski's last-lap win at Auto Club Speedway
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Officials in sports constantly find themselves in a “no-win” situation. At best, they’re invisible while making the right calls that don’t affect the game. At worst, they’re the center of attention, causing a controversy that detracts from the final outcome. The last thing you want as a sport is to be constantly talking about subjective calls.

 

South Carolina Gamecocks 2015 Spring Football Preview

What's ahead for the Gamecocks this spring?
South Carolina 2015 Spring Football Preview

The last time South Carolina lost six games in a season was back in 2009.

 

After unprecedented success and 42 wins from 2010-13, the Gamecocks came crashing back down to earth with six losses — five in the SEC — in 2014.

 

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