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NASCAR has IndyCar’s number when it comes to television, revenue, pretty car colors … you name it, it’s simply a step above. We’ve been over this one time and again where even Indy qualifying lost out to stock car racing...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
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Brandon Scherff
Somewhere in Iowa, a few ex-high school athletes have stories to share.One tale might be about a 250-pound sophomore quarterback running over linebackers on a second-and-5 sneak.Another might be about the time a 230-pound high school freshman...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Mike Anderson
No program last season was more ascendant than UConn, even if the Huskies didn’t look the part until the final six games of the season.The Huskies were banned from the NCAA Tournament in 2013 due to low APR scores. They came back to go 12-6...
David Fox
1 month ago
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The Indianapolis 500 is the Greatest Spectacle in Racing for a reason.Nestled in the suburbs just west and north of downtown Indianapolis, the greatest racetrack and the biggest sporting venue in the world is host to the most prestigious event in...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, the Coca-Cola 600 and the Indianapolis 500 share center...
Geoffrey Miller
2 months ago
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Everett Golson
Need a good way to make it through the long offseason? First, buy and read an Athlon Sports College Football preview magazine and then take a look at these win total projections provided by 5Dimes.With a few months until kickoff, expect to see more...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
2 months ago
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Buzz Williams
The coaching carousel is funny sometimes. Last season brought a few major job openings — chief among them, UCLA — but few big names moving to new jobs.This season seems to be the opposite. The names involved in the coaching carousel...
David Fox
2 months ago
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Jamie McMurray has one of the strangest resumes you’ll find in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition. He’s a record 0-for-10 on Chase appearances — making the Missouri native the only driver who’s run full-time since 2004 to get...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
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The Athlon Sports 2014 Top 25 Countdown is underway and preseason football magazines are just weeks from arriving at a newsstand near you.For many, including myself, this signifies the start of a new college football season.It doesn’t mean,...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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NC State new black helmet
NC State heads into 2014 looking for some positive momentum after a 3-9 record in Dave Doeren’s first season.The Wolfpack have a promising quarterback in Florida transfer Jacoby Brissett, so improvement from Doeren’s team is expected....
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Steve Spurrier
The SEC East is one of the toughest divisions to sort out this preseason. Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Missouri each have a compelling case to be picked at No. 1 in the division.Georgia finished 8-5 in 2013, largely due to injuries and bad...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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David Shaw
Oregon and Stanford have been two of college football’s top programs in recent years, as the Ducks and Cardinal have combined to win all three of the Pac-12’s championship games.Different year, same story in 2014. Stanford and Oregon...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Tim Tebow
The Bowl Championship Series claims 16 great years of college football.Off the field, the last decade and a half saw college football transform, as media dollars, conference realignment and the facilities arms race dominated the headlines unlike...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
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Washington Huskies
Washington’s quarterback situation was one of the key storylines in the Pac-12 this spring, but it appears the Huskies will have some clarity before the fall. After missing spring practice due to an off-the-field incident, Cyler Miles was...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Gary Andersen
Wisconsin is one of the top programs in the Big Ten, winning at least seven games in each season since 2002. Additionally, the Badgers have experienced only one losing season since 1996.As Wisconsin turns the page from a successful 9-4 debut by...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Maybe the best situation for Lane Kiffin is for his players to talk for him.First off, Alabama’s players are saying nice things about the new Crimson Tide offensive coordinator. That’s a good place to start....
David Fox
2 months ago
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Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
2 months ago
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Bo Wallace
The SEC West is the toughest division in college football. The tiers in the West seem to be clear, as Alabama and Auburn are the top-two teams, with LSU, Texas A&M, Ole Miss and Mississippi State battling for the No. 3 spot. Arkansas is...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Kurt Warner
A total of 256 players heard their names called during the 2014 NFL Draft, but that doesn’t mean they will be the only ones joining the professional ranks. Every team signs a number of undrafted free agents after Mr. Irrelevant is announced...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
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Daniel Sams
After finishing 2013 with wins in six out of its last seven games, Kansas State is expected to be a top-25 program in 2014. However, the Wildcats suffered a setback on offense this week, as GoPowercat.com has reported receiver Daniel Sams has...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
Conference scheduling is a hot topic in college football, and the ACC is the latest league to settle on a future format.After the first day of its league meetings, the ACC announced it would stick with an eight-game conference format in the future...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Twenty years. That’s how long it’s been, on May 29, since Jeff Gordon won his first NASCAR Cup Series race at the ripe old age of 22. One of the first to do so well, so young, Gordon encapsulated the perfect mix of talent, speed,...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
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Christian Hackenberg
Penn State is one of the Big Ten’s most intriguing teams to watch in 2014. The Nittany Lions are under the direction of new coach James Franklin, who comes to Happy Valley after three seasons at Vanderbilt.Franklin guided the Commodores to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
The ink literally isn’t dry on the 2014 NFL Draft since most of the newest members of the NFL haven’t even signed contracts yet.So it’s a perfect time to start looking ahead to this fall and the subsequent 2015 NFL Draft.Compared...
Braden Gall
2 months ago

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