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Jim Boeheim
Syracuse basketball will never be the same. The NCAA committee on infractions hammered Syracuse on Friday, suspending coach Jim Boeheim for nine ACC games next season and restricting scholarships for widespread violations regarding academics...
David Fox
3 hours ago
Miguel Cabrera
Spring training is underway, and the 2015 Major League Baseball is less than a month way. With the first pitch of 2015 fast approaching, Athlon Sports is taking a look at some of the key storylines for the upcoming season. The AL Central produced...
Athlon Sports
3 hours ago
Yu Darvish
The last place the Texas Rangers expected to find themselves in 2014 was last place. But that’s where they finished after injuries conspired to knock them from favorites in the American League West to a 95-loss season and sole occupancy of...
Athlon Sports
4 hours ago
Felix Hernandez
This shapes up as a season of hope — and expectation — in Seattle after last year’s 16-game turnaround and the addition of the major leagues’ home run champion. The Mariners fell one game short a year ago of ending a...
Athlon Sports
5 hours ago
Sonny Gray
You can no longer tell the A’s without a scorecard. Quite a change from the team that won the American League West in 2012 and ‘13. A three-peat was expected last season, but the A’s crawled through the wild card door after owning...
Athlon Sports
5 hours ago
Michigan Wolverines flag
Michigan enters spring practice with question marks on both sides of the ball, but that’s not the main storyline in Ann Arbor. The return of Jim Harbaugh to the Maize and Blue has the Wolverines back on the rise in the Big Ten. Harbaugh has...
Steven Lassan
6 hours ago
Mike Trout
The investments took a bit longer to pay off than expected, but the Angels finally justified the free-agent expenditures of recent winters and returned to the playoffs in 2014. They announced their return to championship contention with unexpected...
Athlon Sports
6 hours ago
Marcus Mariota
What does the trophy case look like for one of the most accomplished college football players of the last few years? Digital journalists Matt Walks and Carli Krueger visualized such a trophy case for former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota,...
David Fox
7 hours ago
Nick Saban Lane Kiffin
College football’s 2015 season doesn’t officially start until September, but the national championship race is already underway with the start of spring practice. Offseason workouts aren’t necessarily going to provide the best...
Steven Lassan
7 hours ago
Jose Altuve
You could argue that the Astros had nowhere to go but up in 2014. After all, they won just 51 games the year before and couldn’t afford another 100-loss season. But the Astros wound up making one of the biggest turnarounds in baseball last...
Athlon Sports
8 hours ago
Jahlil Okafor
So much for the “Year of Readiness.” As major conference commissioners float the idea of ending freshman eligibility — an idea deemed obsolete in the 1970s — freshmen are continuing to dominate the college...
David Fox
8 hours ago
College football season has been over for 52 days. A long, cold 52 days. Thankfully, Ohio State is giving us the warm fuzzies as we all try to climb out of winter and into spring. The national champion Buckeyes released their national...
David Fox
1 day ago
Darrelle Revis
When New England unexpectedly used their franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski, many Patriots fans were sent into a tailspin. It was widely expected that the Pats instead would use the tag on safety Devin McCourty, the back-end leader of a...
Mike Dussault
1 day ago
Washington Huskies
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. After claiming a Heisman Trophy and reaching the national...
Braden Gall
1 day ago
USC Trojans
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. The Pac-12 South Division was viewed by some as the best...
Braden Gall
1 day ago
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. The Big Ten is home to college football’s defending...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
Gabe York
 Every team that makes a run in the NCAA Tournament needs a role player to become the hero for a game or two. For 2014 national champion Connecticut, it was DeAndre Daniels. The forward was a solid player entering the tournament, but he...
David Fox
1 day ago
Let’s face it: College football coaches’ Twitter accounts are mostly hit or miss. Most are full of inspirational quotes, coded recruiting announcements and a general excitement to “get after it.” Thankfully, Jim...
David Fox
2 days ago
Rick Barnes
Other than which player will line up under center for Charlie Strong’s football team in the season opener against Notre Dame on September 5th, there isn’t a hotter topic in Austin than the future of the Texas Longhorns’ basketball...
Aaron Carrara
2 days ago
Prince is pretty much the coolest dude on the planet. Seriously, even cool people bow to the coolness that is Prince. Before Purple Rain, before Sign “O” the Times, before changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol, Prince...
David Fox
2 days ago
Joe Mauer
When Phil Hughes signed a three-year, $42 million contract extension just before Christmas, the veteran righthander insisted he could see signs of hope for a Twins franchise that has fallen on hard times. It’s not just the prospects,...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Alex Gordon
The Kansas City Royals awoke from a 29-year playoff slumber in 2014 and became baseball’s darlings during a postseason run that started with a record eight consecutive wins and ended one shy of a World Series title. Ace and clubhouse leader...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Miguel Cabrera
Despite winning a fourth straight AL Central crown, the Tigers took a small step backward in 2014, getting swept by the Orioles in the Division Series and falling short of the ALCS for the first time since 2010. The chief culprit was easy to spot...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago
Jimmie Johnson Atlanta Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
“Is he past his prime?” “Will he ever win another championship?” “Should Chad Knaus be fired as crew chief?” Those questions and then some dogged Jimmie Johnson through the first four months of...
Tom Bowles
2 days ago
Corey Kluber
The Indians have the pitching to make a run at the postseason this year despite the new muscle that has been added to the AL Central. Led by AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, the starting rotation posted a 2.95 ERA after the All-Star break,...
Athlon Sports
2 days ago

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