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HOOVER, Ala. — In baseball, most pinch-hitters take their at-bat and head back to the dugout. It’s one hitter, one pitcher and the day is done.Auburn tight end C.J. Uzomah pinch hit for more than three hours, taking the best (and sadly...
David Fox
2 months ago
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SEC Media Day is here, and Athlon Sports is live from Hoover, Ala., to talk every team around the league. Day 1 started with comments from commissioner Mike Slive plus Auburn, Florida and Vanderbilt. On the docket for the first day was Mike...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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HOOVER, Ala. — Will Muschamp opened his meeting with the media in Hoover with an 11-minute filibuster, acknowledging the business of his future employment but still putting off any real questions.“There will be a lot of chatter about...
David Fox
2 months ago
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Nick Marshall
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall was recently cited for possession of marijuana and was replaced at SEC Media Days by tight end C.J. Uzomah.Marshall’s citation raised questions about his status for Auburn’s opener against Arkansas on...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Gus Malzahn
Auburn’s defense is expected to improve in its second year under the direction of veteran coordinator Ellis Johnson, but the Tigers have suffered their first setback of the 2014 season. Coach Gus Malzahn announced at SEC Media Days that...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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HOOVER, Ala. — Invoking quotes from Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela, SEC commissioner Mike Slive on Monday reiterated his goal to change the NCAA's legislative process granting more autonomy for the five power...
David Fox
2 months ago
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College Football Playoff Trophy
There’s a new era upon college football in 2014. The BCS era ended with Florida State’s victory over Auburn in Pasadena, and the playoff era is set to begin at the end of this season.There are plenty of changes for the new format, which...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Duke new jersey
The 2014 season represents the 25th anniversary of Duke’s ACC Championship team from 1989.To honor the 1989 team, Duke is making a few alterations to its jersey for the 2014 season.The Blue Devils recently unveiled three new (white, blue and...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Bob Stoops
Bob Stoops fired surprising shots at the SEC last offseason, calling out the nation’s power conference and causing his sanity to be called into question in most corners of the country. “They’ve had the best team in college...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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Bobby Petrino
Social media crackled with disbelief on the day word leaked that former University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino was in line to become the replacement for Charlie Strong at U of L last January. Talk-radio hyperventilated. Opinions...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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SEC Media Days kicks off today in Hoover, Alabama. While it can be quite burdensome to cover and navigate for the novice journalist — and is probably too big for its own good — SEC Media Days has become a...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Ali-Frazier. Manning-Brady. Magic-Bird. Mariota-Hundley? Okay, maybe I’m over doing it a bit. But as far as college football fans are concerned, there will be no bigger quarterback matchup in 2014 than when UCLA’s Brett Hundley and...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Jerseys can’t be unburned, but perhaps the love between a city and an athlete can be rekindled.LeBron James will put that to the test with his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers and his home state of Ohio. His exit — ahem, taking his...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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Alabama Auburn Iron Bowl
The scene played out in Jordan-Hare Stadium like an improbable dream or a horrific nightmare, depending on whether you say “War Eagle” or “Roll Tide.” Auburn’s Chris Davis fielded Alabama’s missed field goal...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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Here are Athlon Sports' favorite, most important and most interesting Big 12 statistics you need to know about in 2014: 3: Players who declared early for the NFL DraftA record 98 underclassmen declared early for the 2014 NFL...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Michigan Wolverines
Brady Hoke is entering a critical fourth season in Ann Arbor. His offense, particularly on the ground, has taken progressive steps backwards in all three seasons and it led to the firing of longtime Hoke assistant Al Borges. Michigan didn...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Nick Saban and Alabama are once again picked to win the SEC. They have the best coach, the best roster and, among most contenders, the best schedule. Every SEC schedule is perilous and extremely difficult relative to the rest of the nation....
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Will Muschamp
Hot seat talk among any college football fanbase never seems to end. Of course, it’s the offseason, so everyone is discussing preseason expectations and predictions. And with expectations of records and bowl games comes the pressure on head...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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UCLA Bruins
Here are Athlon Sports' favorite, most important and most interesting Pac-12 statistics you need to know about in 2014:  7: Top returning passers in the Pac-12Oregon State’s Sean Mannion led the Pac-12 and was second...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
College Football
College football has made plenty of news this summer, and some of it hasn’t involved attorneys or conference realignment.The summer — officially — has recently begun, but it’s starting to feel like the season is just...
David Fox
2 months ago
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Melvin Gordon
Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2014. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year. Thecffsite....
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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Texas Longhorns
A new era of Texas football is set to begin in a few weeks. Charlie Strong steps into the most powerful athletic department in the nation with immediate pressure to win games. His roster is loaded with elite recruits but there are some serious...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Charlie Strong
Player after player rotated through Charlie Strong’s office at 15-minute intervals. It was mid-January, and the dead period for recruiting was about to end. Strong was about to leave Austin to crisscross the state and try to salvage...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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Shilique Calhoun
You can call Shilique Calhoun whatever you want — he has at least three nicknames so far — but be sure to call him one of the best defensive ends in the nation. Calhoun, a 6'4", 257-pound fourth-year junior from Middletown...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
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North Carolina Tar Heels
It’s been since 1997 that the Tar Heels did two things. It was the last time North Carolina finished a season ranked in the AP poll and it was the last time it posted an ACC record with fewer than three losses. Larry Fedora has thoughts...
Braden Gall
2 months ago

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