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Jimmie Johnson Makes Early Statement With Atlanta Win

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” in the aftermath of Johnson’s 71st career Sprint Cup victory
Jimmie Johnson Makes Early Statement With Atlanta Win

“Is he past his prime?”

 

“Will he ever win another championship?”

 

“Should Chad Knaus be fired as crew chief?”

 

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Big 12 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Athlon previews the storylines in the Big 12 this spring.
Big 12 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015.

 

Baylor and TCU return to the top of the preseason heap in the Big 12 after both barely missed a shot at the College Football Playoff. Both teams are loaded with experience, but have some holes to plug at key positions.

 

LeSean McCoy’s Fantasy Value Takes A Hit With Trade to Buffalo

Change in offensive schemes removes McCoy from top-10 RB consideration
LeSean McCoy’s Fantasy Value Takes A Hit With Trade to Buffalo

NFL free agency is a week away, but it was a different type of player movement that grabbed everyone’s attention with the reported trade of running back LeSean McCoy from Philadelphia to Buffalo. The trade, which can’t be made official until the new league year begins at 4 p.m ET on Tuesday, would also reunite Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso with his college coach at Oregon, Chip Kelly.

 

AL West's Top Storylines to Watch in 2015

Is the championship window for Albert Pujols and the Angels closing?
American League's Top Storylines to Watch for 2015

The American League West is chalked full of A-list characters that make the cast of "Birdmanlook like a B-movie.

SEC West 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Athlon previews what's ahead this spring in the SEC West.
SEC West 2015 Spring Preview and Power Rankings

Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015.

 

Oregon State Unveils New Helmet for 2015 Spring Practice

The Beavers unveiled these for spring ball.
Oregon State Unveils New Helmet for 2015 Spring Practice

Oregon State is slated to open spring practice on Tuesday, March 3, and there’s plenty of optimism surrounding the team with the hire of new coach Gary Andersen.

In addition to the new era of Oregon State football, the Beavers plan to unveil a new helmet for spring practice.

The Twitter account of Oregon State equipment’s team tweeted out this picture on Monday night of the helmets: 

The Most Glaring Weaknesses for College Basketball's Top National Title Contenders

Which fatal flaw might doom some of the nation's top teams in March?
Fatal Flaws for College Basketball National Title Contenders

Every team has a weakness. Even Kentucky.

 

Winning and losing in the NCAA Tournament is almost always about the matchups. A bad draw or a little bad luck in the first weekend of the Tournament can turn a potential championship season into a disappointment. The key for upset-hungry teams in March will be their ability to pounce when the time is right.

 

The teams that will be among the favorites to advance to Final Four have earned that status by being balanced, sound teams on both side of the court. Only one of them can be a champion, though.

Seriously, SpongeBob is your Newest NASCAR Title Sponsor

No joke. This is happening.
Seriously, SpongeBob is your Newest NASCAR Title Sponsor

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?

 

The next sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, that’s who.

 

Brace yourself. This is not a joke. The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway on May 9 will be dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 as part of Nickelodeon’s sponsorship.

 

It’s true. .

 

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