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A casualty of conference realignment will be a boon for the turnstiles at the Carrier Dome. With Syracuse off to the ACC next season, Saturday’s matchup will be the second-to-last regular-season meeting in a a storied Big East rivalry between...
David Fox
1 year ago
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For all of last week and into this week, Athlon Sports ranked football and men’s basketball coaching tandems in the power conferences. It’s a tall task recognizing excellence in both major college sports, but the top of our list, for the...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
Selection Sunday is less than a month away, and the picture for who’s in and who’s out of the NCAA Tournament is becoming more clear. In general, most of the 68 spots are fairly certain. Of the 32 conferences, we’ve tabbed 20 as being one-bid...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Like just about everything else this college basketball season, the National Freshman of the Year race is a bit of a mess. A week ago, Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel could have been considered a frontrunner, not only for the top freshman, but also...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
A wild college basketball season has an eventful week ahead of it. Entering Tuesday, 11 conferences had ties atop their leagues -- either outright ties or teams tied in the wins or losses column. And these aren’t obscure conferences either:...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Another week, another Big Ten showdown with national implications. With a five-game win streak including last week’s 75-52 rout of Michigan, Michigan State has gone from sneaky Final Four contender to potential No. 1 seed. The Spartans, who...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
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With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
A handful of players hit multiple milestones this week, but they weren’t necessarily the most notable numbers of the week. Creighton’s National Player of the Year contender Doug McDermott reached the 2,000-point mark, Kansas’ Jeff Withey...
David Fox
1 year ago
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If the Big 12 goes through Kansas, the Oklahoma schools might be in good shape. A three-game losing streak for the Jayhawks has flipped the Big 12 race around, leaving the Cowboys and Sooners, who both defeated KU, as two of the biggest...
David Fox
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Feb. 15. • Swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton said those two little words that sent pulses racing across the fruited plain: "I'm single." I wonder if Justin Verlander knows...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
College Basketball
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
Selection Sunday is about a month away, and the picture for who’s in and who’s out of the NCAA Tournament is becoming more clear. In general, most of the 68 spots are fairly certain. Of the 32 conferences, we’ve tabbed 20 as being one-bid...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
College Basketball
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
Unpredictability has been the hallmark of the 2012-13 college basketball season. Just last week, TCU defeated Kansas for perhaps the biggest upset during the regular season since Chaminade defeated Virginia and Ralph Sampson in Maui. On...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
The fun water cooler debate of the top teams in college basketball keeps going. Each of Athlon’s top four teams from last week took a loss last week. Kansas took two. Our No. 6 team from last week, Duke, had a near-miss against lowly Boston...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
College Basketball
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
The most important number of the week may as well be five: As in five overtimes to settle Notre Dame’s win over Louisville in the longest game since UConn and Syracuse played six OTs in the Big East quarterfinals in 2009. The first 40 minutes...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
College Basketball
Throughout the final months of the college basketball season, Athlon Sports will take a quick snapshot of key movers in the potential NCAA field. Who's moving up? Who's moving down? Who's on the bubble and who's off? What can we expect in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Big Ten has set up quite the round robin in the last week. First came a top-three match up between Indiana and Michigan, then a high-level rivalry game between Ohio State and Michigan. On Sunday, we’ll have the Part III of the series when...
David Fox
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Feb. 8. • We all tend to dismiss the National Enquirer as a slanderous gossip rag, but they've been right plenty of times, as in the case of Tiger and Elin. Here's a...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
College Basketball
Selection Sunday is about six weeks away, but the picture for who’s in and who’s out of the NCAA Tournament is starting to take shape. In general, most of the 68 spots are fairly certain. Of the 32 conferences, we’ve tabbed 20 as being one-bid...
Mitch Light
1 year ago

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