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Outrageous College Football Predictions: Week 6

Outlandish and outrageous things to watch for in college football this weekend.
Outrageous College Football Predictions: 2014 Week 6

The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall.

 

The beauty of college football lies in its complete unpredictability and drama. Here are some outrageous predictions for Week 6.

 

Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some outlandish predictions. Please react accordingly.

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College Basketball 2014-15: San Diego State Aztecs Team Preview

Steve Fisher continues to rebuild and reload No. 13 Aztecs
College Basketball 2014-15: San Diego State Aztecs Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. 

 

12 Games in October that will Shape the College Football Playoff

Texas A&M is one of several teams facing a make-or-break month
12 Games in October that will Shape the College Football Playoff

October may be the most important month of the college football season in terms of shaping the Playoff.

 

Don’t believe us? September losses can almost be forgiven ... or at least that was the old way. And by November, the field for the four spots in the semifinal may be whittled to a dozen or so.

 

In between is October, when plenty of teams still feel like they have a shot. Besides the 16 teams still undefeated at the end of September, a handful of one-loss teams still have good reason to be optimistic given what could be a wild and wacky year.

NASCAR Rookie Report: The Importance of Crashing

Analyzing young drivers and the impact of collisions on their career

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith evaluates the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report includes twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with drivers and more.

 

Today, David ponders the relationship between young drivers and crashing.

 

Oregon Unveils Alternate Uniform for Thursday's Game Against Arizona

The Ducks will wear these in Week 6.
Oregon Unveils Alternate Uniform for Thursday's Game Against Arizona

Oregon is no stranger to alternate uniforms and designs, and the Ducks have unveiled a different look for Thursday night’s game against Arizona.

The uniforms feature pink accents, which are designed to help support breast cancer awareness.

Oregon also wore a similar design last season.

 

Fantasy Football 2014 Waiver Wire: Week 5

Marvin Jones, a top-25 fantasy wide receiver in 2013, appears ready to return from a broken foot
Fantasy Football 2014 Waiver Wire: Week 5

It’s Week 5 and hopefully your team survived the first bye of the season. It was certainly a big one with Denver, Seattle, Cincinnati, Arizona, Cleveland and St. Louis all taking a breather. The good news is that this week the only two teams on bye are Miami and Oakland, who need the extra rest to recover from their trip to London.

College Football's Post-Week 5 Playoff Projection

Athlon projects the CFB playoff.
College Football's Post-Week 5 Playoff Projection

The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format.
 

College Football's Post-Week 5 Bowl Projections

Where do teams stack up after Week 5?
College Football's Post-Week 5 Bowl Projections 2014

With five weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty.

The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the national championship once the bowl pairings are announced in early December.

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