Athlon's Essential Eleven: April 20

Rounding up the web's best sports links so you don't have to.

<p> Rounding up the web's best sports links from the NFL, college football, MLB, the NBA and college basketball so you don't have to.</p>

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 20.

• Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe has the Beantown perspective on .

• Cedric Golden breaks down . Will Clint Chelf or J.W. Walsh replace Brandon Weeden?

• 1,050 slices of bacon on one sandwich?! is amazing.

• Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel reacts to the soap opera of .

• Ken Sugiura of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution previews , which will take place on Friday night.

•  Mechelle Voepel has a wonderful column on.

• ESPN SEC blogger Edward Aschoff looks at the in his first year in Oxford.

• BC Interruption is embarrassed by .

• Andy Glockner of SI.com looks at the effect of .

• Scott Miller of CBS has a great piece on Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary. Love the line “….”

•  College Gridiron 365 shows us how Arkansas is following Mississippi State and Michigan in .

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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 19.

• The Knoxville News Sentinel looks back at , who will step aside as head coach after eight national titles and 1,098 wins over 38 seasons.

• IndyStar.com reports that and will draft quarterback Andrew Luck of Stanford with the No. 1 overall pick.

• Adam Kramer of Bleacher Report breaks down for the 14 teams in America’s toughest conference.

• Jeff Potrykus of the Journal Sentinel looks at for restricting the transfer of Jarrod Uthoff.

• SportsBuisnessDaily.com details in Minneapolis. Let the Los Angeles rumors continue…

• PhilliesNation.con looks back at , which ended with the Giants defeating the Phils, 1-0, in 11 innings.

• Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post has .

• Jon Gold of Inside UCLA at the halfway point. When will the UCLA staff decide on a starter at quarterback?

• Jim Young of ACCSports.com looks at .

• ESPN Pac-12 blogger Kevin Gemmell chronicles at the .

• The 700 Level in Philadelphia has .

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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 18.

•  Campus Rivalry details how , with North Carolina added to the SEC states.

•  The Blitzburgh Blog shows – a replica of the 1934 version - and predicts sickness around the Steel City.

• Mark Ennis of Big East Coast Bias has . Coach Charlie Strong has the Cardinals looking like the overwhelming favorite to win the conference title in 2012.

• Tom Verducci of SI.com has . Do baseball franchises need to rethink the way they structure pitching staffs?

•  Dave Miller of National Football Post takes a good look at .

•  Pro Football Talk has .

• Troy Renck of the Denver Post has the details on .

•  ESPN Big Ten blogger Adam Rittenberg reports that on April 28.

•  Chris Bahn of ArkansasSport360.com has the details on .

•  Jason King of ESPN Dallas reports that , even though the longtime bench boss denies it.

•  ESPN AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky says , and that Indy has season tickets available for the first time since 2003.

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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 17.

• Jon Solomon has quotes from a discussing the BCS, new Playoff proposals and athletes being paid.

•  Deadspin has the details on .

•  Jake Martin of Bleacher Report has on the eve of the NFL Draft.

• ESPN Big 12 Blogger David Ubben sits down with

• On the heels of , Bleacher Report SEC Blogger Barrett Sallee is surprised that crystal trophies do not break more often. We’ll be surprised if the Tide does not try to claim another national title when the new trophy arrives.

•  Lisa Horne of Fox Sports ranks the for this season. Poor Ole Miss.

•  Lost Letterman shows Oregon quarterback Bryan Bennett taking us on a tour of . Apparently, Nike is doing all right.

•  Matthew Osborne of SouthernPigskin.com has from spring games around the South, including multiple commitments for Missouri, Alabama, Auburn and South Carolina.

•  Garry Paskwietz of WeAreSC.com details .

•  Freddie Vickers of ChuckOliver.net takes . Can the Tigers repeat in the ACC?

•  Former NFL and college coach about its head coaching position.

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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 16.

Here is , who is leaving after 40-plus years in the business to lead the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

   , and basically starts speaking in tongues, after Derrick Favors misses a layup. SportsGrid has the audio.

• Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston covers , with new manager Bobby Valentine questioning fan favorite Kevin Youkilis’ commitment to the game.

 Here are after Alabama’s A-Day Game. Will receivers Christion Jones and Kenny Bell lead to more explosive plays in the passing game for the Tide in 2012?

• Pedro Moura of ESPNLosAngeles recaps . (You can just hear the Pac-12 jokes from Big Ten and SEC country)

• Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com details Giants owner John Mara saying that . Really? Where would the game start?

• Richard Langford of Bleacher Report features , and his early prediction for UM’s record is 10-3.

• Timothy Rapp of Bleacher Report looks at how.

• Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has . Should Cleveland go with Alabama runner Trent Richardson instead?

• Brent Zwernaman of the San Antonio Express-News and Houston Chronicle details as Texas A&M prepares for SEC play.

• Jeff Svoboda of BuckeyeSports.com recaps .

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