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Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2015

Jim Harbaugh ranks as the No. 1 hire.
Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2015

College football’s coaching carousel for the 2014-15 season has finished and only 14 programs changed coaches. The 14 changes among FBS programs is the lowest mark since the 2006 season (11). After at least 21 teams changed coaches from 2009-13, there’s a period of stability settling into the coaching ranks. However, the drop in changes isn’t expected to last forever.

Ranking the 15 Greatest Plays in Super Bowl History

Athlon Sports has dissected nearly 50 years of Super Bowl plays to bring you the best 15.
Ranking the 15 Greatest Plays in Super Bowl History

What defines a great play?

 

Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above.

 

Early Pac-12 Football Predictions for 2015

USC and Oregon lead the way in the early Pac-12 picks.
Early Pac-12 Football Predictions for 2015

College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season.

 

Who are the 10 Greatest Players Never to Play in a Super Bowl?

Barry, Deacon, Butkus and the other L.T. never made it to the Super Bowl.
Who are the 10 Greatest Players Never to Play in a Super Bowl?

Being a future Hall of Famer does not guarantee a trip to the Super Bowl. In fact, many of the game’s greatest players never took the field with the Vince Lombardi Trophy on the line. Here are some of the game’s best to have never made it to Super Sunday.

 

1. Barry Sanders, RB, DET (1989-98)

Playoff record: 1–5

20 Amazing Stats as Duke's Mike Krzyzewski Nears 1,000 Wins

Beyond the championships and Final Fours, a few numbers to put Coach K's record into perspective
Amazing stats as Duke's Mike Krzyzewski Nears 1,000 Wins

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is one step away from yet another milestone in his career after notching career win No. 999 on Monday with a 79-65 win over Pittsburgh.

 

Entering the season, no coach in Division I men’s basketball had won more games than Krzyzewski, but the record will have a different meaning when Krzyzewski reaches win No. 1,000.

 

His first attempt at 1,000 career wins will come Sunday when Duke visits St. John’s.

 

Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2015

TCU leads the way in the early Big 12 predictions.
Early Big 12 Football Predictions for 2015

College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over Oregon is still fresh in our minds, it’s never too early to think about next season.

Looking Ahead to the Best College Football Week 1 Games of 2015

Start the countdown to the first games of next season
Looking Ahead to the Best College Football Week 1 Games of 2015

These can be dark times for the college football fan: The end of the college football season is a little more than a week old, spring practice is overrated and signing day is only for the truly hardcore.

 

Time to start thinking about what we’re really looking forward to when it comes to college football: Week 1 of 2015.

 

Many teams are playing their traditional warm up games in the first week of the season, but thanks to the proliferation of neutral site games, Week 1 of the college football season looks a bit like bowl season.

10 Biggest Conference Title Game Blowouts of the Last 30 Years

What's next for the Patriots after a 45-7 rout of the Colts?
10 Biggest Conference Title Game Blowouts of the Last 30 years

History says the New England Patriots might want to save some of Sunday’s good fortune for the Super Bowl against the Seahawks.

 

New England’s 45-7 rout of Indianapolis in the AFC Championship Game Sunday was the biggest blowout in a conference title game since the 2000 season and one of the biggest of the last 30 years.

 

What could that mean for the Super Bowl? Four of the last five teams to win an AFC or NFL championship game in blowout fashion ended up losing in the Super Bowl.

 

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