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Have the GoDaddy domains been taken for “disappointing.com,” “overrated.org” and “myboyfriendkickedmybuttforrookieof…” OK, you get the picture. Danica Patrick’s rookie year on the Sprint Cup circuit...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tony Stewart has an impeccable résumé. He’s an IndyCar Series champion, coming within a whisker of an Indy 500 victory. He’s a three-time NASCAR Cup champion, the only driver who can lay claim to a “Winston Cup,” “...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than a dozen years since Kevin Harvick, at age 25, was thrust into the NASCAR spotlight, handed the impossible task of mending broken hearts just days after the death of Dale Earnhardt. Harvick...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
At first glance, Kurt Busch’s move to Stewart-Haas Racing after a season at single-car Furniture Row Racing would seem like the driver won the lottery. Busch, a former series champion, took FRR all the way to the Chase in 2013, and despite...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Melvin Ejim
At the end of January, Iowa State appeared to be falling back to earth after a 14-game wining streak to start the season.After a 2-4 swoon, the Cyclones may be playing some of their best basketball of the season thanks in part to the play of Melvin...
David Fox
1 year ago
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Marshall Henderson
Let’s face it: There aren’t many reasons college basketball would dominate the SportsCenter conversation these days. Even with the Super Bowl over, there’s the NBA and the Winter Olympics to dominate coverage.Then, Marcus Smart...
David Fox
1 year ago
Each day from mid-February through late November, a small band of motorsports journalists work nearly around the clock — this being the digital age — to keep rabid NASCAR fans as up-to-the-second informed as possible. Many of these...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Ask Brad Keselowski how quickly one can go from “champ” to “chump.”  One year after winning the 2012 Cup title, he found himself out of the hunt to defend his position atop the points after missing the Chase for the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
In the year in which he turned 23, the driver whom Mark Martin once called the “best of his generation” finally started living up to those lofty expectations. In his fifth Cup Series season, Joey Logano had a career year in 2013 after...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
After improving steadily for three seasons — on the track and in the points standings — Marcos Ambrose still wasn’t much of a week-to-week contender for NASCAR’s Chase in 2013. But a distinct ability to win on road courses,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Plenty of the elements around Aric Almirola’s ride in Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 remain the same from last year to this year. The team is sticking with Ford, Marcos Ambrose returns as his teammate, and primary sponsorship from...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marcus Smart
In an interview before the season, Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart said Texas Tech was his least favorite opposing arena.“The atmosphere just isn’t there,” he said.On Saturday, the atmosphere at Texas Tech was too much.Smart,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Blake Bell
With Trevor Knight entrenched as Oklahoma’s starting quarterback, Blake Bell is looking for a way to get on the field. Bell started eight games at quarterback in 2013, but the coaching staff plans to move the Kansas native to tight end this...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The Cover 2 makes its return after a brief hiatus to talk all the big-picture news from Signing Day.Braden Gall and David Fox explain why Alabama’s day was almost non-news and why Tennessee and Kentucky turned out to be the big winners....
David Fox
1 year ago
Tennessee Volunteers
Enrolling early is a fairly new trend that is clearly used by one league more so than any other.Fans always ask how the SEC does it? How can one league become so dominant? The simple answer is it cares more. The SEC is more dedicated to winning...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Roy Devyn Marble
After last week, maybe college basketball needs a bit of a breather for the weekend.Syracuse’s overtime win over Duke was the game of the year, but Saturday and Sunday also wrecked the top 25 with seven ranked teams losing to unranked foes....
David Fox
1 year ago
C.J. Fair
Determining the top spot this week was easy. Arizona lost. Syracuse won its biggest game of the season. And that’s that.The rest of the rankings, though, remain difficult to determine. Wichita State, San Diego State and Florida are slicing...
David Fox
1 year ago
Washington Huskies
Washington quarterback Cyler Miles and receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow were suspended indefinitely by coach Chris Petersen on Thursday afternoon. According to a release from the school, the players were suspended due to a violation of team...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks are champions of the NFL and while the celebration in the Pacific Northwest is just getting started, the focus elsewhere across the league has already shifted to next season. As far as the 2014 campaign goes, one thing is for...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
2014 Sochi Olympics: What to Watch Feb. 6
Action is underway at the Winter Olympics, and Sochi's preparedness as a host city comes under the microscope right out of the chute, as a slopestyle course whose safety has come into question sees some early action in the 2014 Winter Games....
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Kevin Sumlin
National Signing Day is essentially Christmas morning for college football coaches. The first Wednesday in February officially marks the addition of 20-30 new players for each roster, which is the result of nearly a year of work on the recruiting...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bo Pelini
With National Signing Day in the books, coaches have a clear view of their roster for the upcoming season. Although most recruits won’t arrive on campus until the summer, the coaching staff now has a better idea of what the depth chart might...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
USC Trojans
No head coach has ever had a bad National Signing Day.No head coach at any school has ever come out on NSD and said, “You know, we just didn’t address any of our needs. We are disappointed with the group we’ve signed. And we are...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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