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Tom Brady
The Patriots have been a part of the NFL’s ruling class for the better part of the last 14 seasons, winning 12 AFC East titles, six conference titles and four Super Bowls. The AFC has long taken aim at Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Co., and...
Athlon Sports
6 hours ago
As the NFL announced that they would uphold Tom Brady's four game suspension for his role in deflating footballs, Twitter users reacted to the situation. The suspension allegedly remained in part due to Tom Brady destroying his cell, a key...
Josh Hamburger
7 hours ago
 A little more than a month separates us from the start of the college football seasons. The weather is still unbearably hot at Athlon Sports HQ, but the signs of the fall and football season are in the air as preseason practice takes the...
David Fox
7 hours ago
Le'Veon Bell
With NFL training camps cranking up, that means the 2015 fantasy football season is just around the corner. And when it comes to a fantasy draft, it all starts with the No. 1 pick. Entering 2015, the race for the No. 1 overall pick appears to...
Athlon Sports
7 hours ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces...
Steven Lassan
12 hours ago
Jim Harbaugh posted a 44–19–1 record in four years in San Francisco, never had a losing record and took the 49ers to the NFC Championship Game three times. John Fox went 46–18 in four years in Denver, never had a losing record and...
Athlon Sports
13 hours ago
New York Giants
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
14 hours ago
The Denver Broncos won the AFC West with ease in 2014, finishing last year ranked in the top five in both total offensive yards and defensive yards allowed. However, they cleaned house over the offseason and brought in a new coaching staff. With...
Josh Hamburger
1 day ago
With fall practice right around the corner, coaches and players are trying to squeeze in the last bit of free time or vacation before the season begins in force. Even though Ohio State is focused on winning another national championship, there...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Miami Dolphins
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 day ago
Tim Beckman
College football coaches are always on the hot seat. The pressure to win now is greater than it was 15-20 years ago. With the 24-hour news cycle, social media and message boards, coaches, teams and players are always on the spotlight. The...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
USF Bulls 2015 uniforms
USF is searching for improvement in coach Willie Taggart’s third season, and the Bulls hope their quest for a turnaround is bolstered by some sharp new uniforms for 2015. Some of these designs have been used before, but USF appears to...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Art Briles
Baylor is a program on the rise under coach Art Briles. The Bears have won at least 10 games in three out of the last four years and just missed out on a playoff appearance last season. There’s no doubt Briles has raised the expectation level...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Save for a single program, the Big 12 didn’t budge in the annual offseason coaching carousel. And that’s despite another year of upheaval in the old Southwest: The familiars aren’t as formidable, while two private schools —...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State's quarterback battle is officially down to Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett. Although coach Urban Meyer didn’t fully commit to Braxton Miller at receiver in interviews on Thursday night, all signs point to the senior playing in...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Clayton Kershaw just pitched his third straight game with 10+ strikeouts, no walks, and no runs allowed. That’s never been accomplished before. He’s pitched 29 straight scoreless innings. It shouldn’t be that surprising that...
Josh Hamburger
4 days ago
Over the past decade, Wes Welker has been one of the most productive wide receivers, but he remains unsigned. The problem is the amount of concussions he’s taken over the course of his career. Just last preseason, he suffered a third...
Josh Hamburger
4 days ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
It’s a new era for Nebraska football in 2015. Mike Riley was hired to replace Bo Pelini, and the former Oregon State coach inherits a team that has won at least nine games in each of the last seven seasons. However, the bar in Lincoln is...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Braxton Miller
Ohio State’s quarterback battle is officially down to J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones. Braxton Miller was expected to push Barrett and Jones for the starting job in the fall, but in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel, the...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
With the trade deadline approaching, the Houston Astros have made the first major move, acquiring Scott Kazmir from the Oakland Athletics. There had been plenty of speculation that the Astros were targeting a quality starting pitcher, and they did...
Josh Hamburger
5 days ago
Dabo Swinney
 Preseason camp hasn’t started, but preseason talkin’ season is in full swing. With a little more than a month left before the season, the media day circus is still going. The ACC and Big 12 wrapped up their media days this week...
David Fox
5 days ago
Kyle Busch No. 18 5-Hour Energy 301 New Hampshire Speedway
The weirdest thing happened on Sunday at New Hampshire, one of the slickest tracks on the NASCAR circuit. On a day with blistering heat, drivers struggling to maintain traction on the 1.017-mile oval, there was a total of two spins (Paul Menard and...
Tom Bowles
5 days ago
David Price
With the MLB Trade Deadline approaching, the most frantic few weeks in baseball are about to unfold. As always, several high-profile players could be headed to new destinations to help out a team that desperately needs an upgrade. Take a look...
Josh Hamburger
5 days ago
Geno Smith
With the start of training camp on the horizon, several NFL teams will have some important decisions to make. The quarterback position is arguably the most vital to a team’s success, and some teams need time to name their starter. Here are...
Josh Hamburger
5 days ago
Jeremy Johnson
Projecting the outcome of a college football season, playoff teams and national champion is no easy task. Several factors go into predictions, including the schedule, coaching changes, returning starters, in-depth statistics, results from the...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago

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