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The Athlon Sports top 25 countdown is complete, and Ohio State is in a familiar spot. The Buckeyes finish the countdown where they ended last season at No. 1, but they’re also Athlon’s preseason No. 1 for the fourth time since our...
David Fox
15 hours ago
Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman was one of the most feared linebackers of his day, winning the 1987 Lombardi Award and earning consensus All-America honors in 1986-87. The decorated recruit made an immediate impression as a freshman in 1984,...
Athlon Sports
15 hours ago
After the 1995 season, Ohio State tackle Orlando Pace had only scratched the surface of his potential — and at that point he was already a Lombardi Award winner and blocker for a Heisman Trophy recipient. Pace would finish his career as a two...
Athlon Sports
16 hours ago
Craig Krenzel
Ohio State’s return to year-in and year-out dominance in the early 2000s was led by the most unlikely of quarterbacks. After a brief audition in 2001, Craig Krenzel became the starting quarterback in 2002. Despite modest numbers, Krenzel led...
Athlon Sports
16 hours ago
Connor Cook
Long before we get to those bitter border and in-state conference wars that have come to define college football, we deal with a slate of non-conference games that, in many years, leave something to be desired. In 2015, however, there are some...
J.P. Scott
16 hours ago
50 Best Baseball Nicknames Ever
What is it with nicknames and baseball? In high school I played with Doggie, Bird, Soup, Clone, Rooster, T and White Legs. Nicknames and baseball players just seem to go together like bat and ball. For as long as young boys and men have been...
Charlie Miller
1 day ago
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Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Miami Hurricanes
Recruiting is the backbone of any college football program. Every coaching staff spends hours evaluating tape and discussing programs, but recruiting is still an inexact science. And thanks to Miami, we have a pretty good look at what goes on...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Ezekiel Elliott
The Big Ten is known for possessing some of the nation’s top defenses, but this conference isn’t short on offensive talent for 2015. The Big Ten has three potential first-round picks at quarterback in next year’s draft. Cardale...
Steven Lassan
4 days ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Don’t buy it. Don’t buy what Bill Hancock is selling. Don’t buy what the conference commissioners are selling. Certainly, don’t buy what Nick Saban is selling. The Alabama Crimson Tide head coach has built up...
Braden Gall
4 days ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Spring practice is over for all 128 college football teams, which means it’s a long wait until the teams officially hit the field once again in the fall. But there’s no shortage of college football news, as oddsmaker Bovada has...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Seth Russell
The Big 12 is known for its offensive firepower, and the league isn’t short on talent at quarterback, running back or receiver for 2015. Baylor and TCU are the favorites to win the league title this year, and both teams appear at the top of...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Denny Hamlin 2015 Sprint All-Star Race
This past week, much has been made of an All-Star Race that was more of an All-Star Snooze for what few fans stuck around to watch the entire event. For the sixth straight year, there wasn’t a single pass for the lead in the final “no...
Tom Bowles
6 days ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
The SEC has only itself to blame. You too, ACC. Coaches (and fans) from both leagues have some serious diaper rash when it comes to "satellite camps." But the SEC and ACC power brokers are directing their anger in the wrong...
Braden Gall
6 days ago
Leonard Fournette
The 2015 college football season doesn’t begin until September, but there’s no shortage of news to keep the conversation moving until kickoff. With Everett Golson transferring to Florida State, oddsmakers have shifted the outlook...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers logo
Nebraska and Michigan are two of the Big Ten’s most intriguing teams to watch in 2015. Both programs have new coaches guiding the program, as former Michigan quarterback Jim Harbaugh has returned to Ann Arbor, while Mike Riley was hired to...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
James Conner
The ACC is losing some offensive star power with the departure of Florida State’s Jameis Winston and Miami’s Duke Johnson to the NFL. But there’s a talented group of young players ready to step up this season, starting with...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
Everett Golson
The battle to replace Jameis Winston at Florida State has extra competition. Former Notre Dame starter Everett Golson announced his intention to transfer to Tallahassee on Tuesday, and the senior will be eligible immediately as a...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Miami Dolphins
The only guy who likes the Ryan Tannehill contract extension more than Tannehill should be Andrew Luck.  The Miami Dolphins locked up their starting quarterback with a massive $96 million deal that runs through 2020 — with...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
California Golden Bears white helmet
Cal’s blue and gold traditional uniforms could have some extra company in 2015. Pictures of a new white helmet have started to circulate recently, which features the school’s new logo instead of the “Cal” script. Even...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Troy Tulowitzki
When healthy, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is one of baseball’s most complete and exciting players. The problem is Tulowitzki is hardly healthy. When Tulo is on the diamond, he is one of the elite, five-tool players in...
Jake Rose
1 week ago
Anu Solomon
The Pac-12 is one of college football’s top conferences for offense, and the league is loaded with talent headed into 2015. Even with Marcus Mariota leaving Oregon, there’s no shortage of proven options at quarterback, and the skill...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Gus Malzahn
Proven offensive talent is plentiful in the SEC this year. Quarterback Dak Prescott should be among the frontrunners to earn first-team All-America honors, while running back Nick Chubb is one of the leading candidates to win the Heisman. Ole Miss...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Anthony Zettel
Penn State’s Anthony Zettel is one of the top defensive tackles in the nation. The Michigan native recorded 17 tackles for a loss and eight sacks in 13 games last season. Despite his huge 2014 campaign, Zettel isn’t sitting idle...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
After falling to LeBron again, the Chicago Bulls face a complex future
The Chicago Bulls had their best chance of the century, this year, to get through the Eastern Conference and fight for a title in the NBA Finals. But after an incredibly dispiriting 94-73 loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, it would...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago

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