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College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only three weeks of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Big East
The Big East is three weeks away from its conference season beginning in earnest, but the league is already starting to sort out its contenders. A week after Cincinnati dismantled Pittsburgh in the first Big East game of the season, Rutgers used...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
The day in college football Saturday began with an upset no one saw coming when Pittsburgh, a team that looked like a mess against Youngstown State and Cincinnati, was dominant on both sides of the ball against Virginia Tech. The night ended...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
College football's Week 3 slate is full of interesting action. Arkansas had a surprising defeat to Louisiana-Monroe last week but has a chance to knock off No. 1 Alabama this Saturday. The Razorbacks are heavy underdogs and could be without...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun retired Thursday, leaving behind a Hall of Fame legacy. In the 19 seasons before Calhoun was hired in 1986, Connecticut reached the NCAA Tournament twice under three coaches. His resume included 873 wins, three...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun announced his retirement Thursday after winning 873 games with the Huskies and Northwestern. Before Calhoun took over in Storrs, UConn never had produced a first-round NBA draft pick or a consensus All-American. The...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
The Big East’s first Thursday night primetime game was a dud. Or, rather, a dud for everyone but Cincinnati. This week could present more compelling television with two of the league’s top contenders facing each other in Tampa. Rutgers has won...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
The ACC basketball tournament soon could feature games such as Syracuse-Pittsburgh, and now Notre Dame-Miami. It will be a strange sight in Greensboro, N.C., but Notre Dame’s announcement it will join the ACC in all sports besides football (...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
Week 2 of the 2012 college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches saw the temperature on their seat increase by a few degrees. Kentucky's Joker Phillips and Boston College's Frank Spaziani won last Saturday, but both coaches rank...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only two weeks of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams, especially...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
With roughly 340 teams in Division I basketball, some players are bound to fall through the cracks. We’d like to do our part to rectify that by highlighting some of the key players you may have missed last season. A handful of reasons led to...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
Only two weeks of the 2012 college football season are in the books, but there has been plenty of action so far. After two weeks, Athlon runs down 10 surprises, including Pac-12 teams UCLA, Arizona and Oregon State. There's still plenty of time...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
The 2012 college football season is still young, but it's never too early to start looking at some of the biggest disappointments from the preseason. Arkansas' surprising loss to Louisiana-Monroe knocked it out of the national title picture,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
After two weeks of the season, Louisville still looks like the team to beat in the Big East, but the Cardinals are not without company. The top four in our power rankings remain unchanged since last week, but USF and Cincinnati picked up key...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
The first week of the season vaulted Alabama to the No. 1 spot in the polls (much to Nick Saban’s disappointment) while at the same time knocking Michigan down a few pegs. Beyond those two teams, it was a relatively quiet first week of the...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
Week 2 of the college football season doesn't feature many marquee matchups, but there's plenty of intrigue around the nation this Saturday. The SEC welcomes Texas A&M and Missouri, while a handful of non-conference games should help...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
College football’s second week of action features the debut of the two newest members of the SEC and a huge road trip for Nebraska. 10 Biggest Games of Week 2 Georgia (-3.5) at Missouri Missouri’s journey into the SEC begins Saturday in...
Mitch Light
2 years ago
Big East
The first week of the season was probably more eventful than Big East teams would have liked. Pittsburgh lost convincingly to Youngstown State. Syracuse squandered a four-touchdown comeback at home against Northwestern. And Rutgers took its time...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
Week 2 of the 2012 college football season doesn’t feature many marquee matchups and with a handful of BCS teams heavily favored, there are few opportunities for upset picks. Athlon’s editors hit on Ohio’s win over Penn State last week but missed...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only one week of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams. A team like...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
Week 1 of the college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches are feeling the pressure to win. Kentucky showed some progress in the season opener against Louisville, but Joker Phillips passes Boston College's Frank Spaziani as the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
The Big East may have a degree of smug satisfaction in watching Pittsburgh and Syracuse struggle in their final season in the league before bolting for the ACC. Certainly, the feeling is warranted. Pitt lost to FCS Youngstown State on Saturday...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
The names and faces change, but sometimes the results don’t. At least that’s what people in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Eugene, Ore., learned after the first weekend of college football. Alabama looked near-invincible in defending its national...
David Fox
2 years ago
Big East
Week 1 of the college football season features several interesting matchups, storylines and new faces stepping into playing time. Athlon gets you ready for the opening Saturday of action with an in-depth look at Week 1. Top Storylines to Watch...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Big East
College football kicks of this weekend with a full slate of games. Here's a look at 10 of the top games on the Week 1 schedule. 10 Biggest Games of Week 1 Alabama (-13.5) vs. Michigan (at Arlington) Denard Robinson, one of the nation’s most...
Mitch Light
2 years ago

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