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College Football's Biggest Five-Star Busts of the Last 10 Years

Who are the biggest five-star recruiting busts of the last 10 years in college football?
College Football: Biggest Five-Star Busts of the Last 10 Years

“Five-star” is a term in recruiting reserved for the nation’s elite. Roughly 30 players each year are awarded the coveted fifth star next to their name by the recruiting websites.

What's Wrong with Kentucky Basketball?

How Kentucky ended up stumbling into February
College Basketball: What's Wrong with Kentucky?

The ceiling for the 2013-14 Kentucky team continues to be a moving target.

Before the season, Kentucky's fantastic freshmen had Big Blue Nation thinking national championship and quietly talking about running the table.

Top 10 SEC Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

Athlon Sports ranks the best SEC defensive linemen of the BCS Era.
Top 10 SEC Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.

Minnesota QB Philip Nelson Transfers to Rutgers

Nelson stays in the Big Ten with a move to Rutgers.
Minnesota QB Philip Nelson Transfers to Rutgers

Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson recently announced his intention to transfer, and after considering a couple of schools, he has found a new home at Big Ten newcomer Rutgers.

Due to NCAA transfer rules, Nelson must sit out 2014 and will be eligible to play in 2015.

In two years at Minnesota, Nelson threw for 2,179 yards and 17 touchdowns. He also rushed for 548 yards and six scores.

NCAA Tournament Projections and Bubble Watch

Where do Johnny O'Bryant and LSU stand after win over Kentucky?
NCAA Tournament Projections and Bubble Watch Jan. 29

The season has reached that stage of the year where one question is inevitable: How is the selection committee going to find 68 teams to play in this Tournament?

Teams we thought were in good shape weeks ago are working their way out. Colorado’s resume might be fine now, but we know the selection committee will take into account that the Buffaloes are lost without injured point guard Spencer Dinwiddie. Baylor looked like a Big 12 contender at one point, but the Bears are 1-6 after Tuesday’s home loss to West Virginia.

Top 10 ACC Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

Athlon Sports ranks the best ACC defensive linemen of the BCS Era.
Top 10 ACC Defensive Linemen of the BCS Era

The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.

Weekly Tipoff: Which team could make a surprise Sweet 16 run?

Virginia, Gonzaga and George Washington all look like Tourney sleepers
Weekly Tipoff: Which team could make a surprise Sweet 16 run?

Of all the first-round upsets in last season’s tournament people picked, almost no one took Harvard over New Mexico. La Salle was just as much of a surprising moving from the First Four to the Sweet 16.

And then there’s Florida Gulf Coast.

Surprises are tough enough to figure with the bracket in your hand. In our weekly roundtable, we’ll try anyway as January comes to a close.

Name a team outside the top 25 that could make a run to the Sweet 16 or Elite Eight.

10 Key Stats from the Week in College Basketball

Krzyzewski-Boeheim matchup will be a statistically notable game Saturday
10 Key Stats from the Week in College Basketball Jan. 28

The weekend in college basketball ended with another coaching milestone for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, one he extended Monday with a victory over Pittsburgh.

Saturday, though, will be perhaps just as notable. The first meeting between Krzyzewski and Jim Boeheim since the 1998 NCAA regional semifinal will pit two coaches with at least 900 wins at their current schools, and both teams have national title aspirations.

When the two last faced each other Krzyzewski sat on 431 wins at Duke (and added one with a win over Syracuse) while Boeheim had 528 at Syracuse.

15 Amazing Super Bowl XLVIII Stats

A closer look at some of the statistics, numbers and figures to get you ready for Super Sunday
15 Amazing Super Bowl XLVIII Stats

The top two teams in the NFL will conclude the 2013 season when the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks meet in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday. It’s only fitting that the champions of the AFC and NFC have both posted 15-3 records to earn the right to play for the Lombardi Trophy at MetLife Stadium.

10 Worst Teams to Ever Play in a Super Bowl

Athlon’s list of the worst teams to play for the Lombardi Trophy
10 Worst Teams to Ever Play in a Super Bowl

With the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, the No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences and the NFL's No. 1 offense (Broncos) and defense (Seahawks), set to face off in Super Bowl XLVIII there is no question that the best two teams will be playing on Super Sunday. This however has not always been the case when it comes to the biggest game of the season. Here is Athlon Sports’ list of the worst teams to ever play in a Super Bowl in the game’s 48-year history.

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