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Eli Manning
Two of last season's NFC playoff participants that have gotten off to disappointing seasons conclude the NFL's Week 7 action when the Minnesota Vikings face the New York Giants tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. How quickly things can change...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
It was not a good week to be a frontrunner in the SEC. Five teams — all of whom were favored to win in Week 8 — were ranked in the top 15 and lost. That includes wins by Tennessee and Vanderbilt over ranked opponents for...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Brandin Cooks
The favorites held serve in the Pac-12 for Week 8.Washington State gave Oregon a battle for a half, but the Ducks simply had too much firepower on offense for the Cougars. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set a FBS record for pass...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The BCS standings began Sunday with Baylor and Texas Tech representing the Big 12 in the top 10.There have been many surprises this season, but that has to be pretty high on the list of shocking developments. Even though both teams have the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State is back. After the Seminoles’ 51-14 victory over Clemson, it’s clear the ACC Championship runs through Tallahassee.The Seminoles dominated the Tigers on Saturday night and made a statement in the national title picture....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
It wasn't supposed to be a big weekend of action in the Big Ten. No team was favored by single digits and only Wisconsin was a road favorite. That, however, didn't stop the league from generating plenty of excitement.Iowa put quite a scare...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
This preview and more on Wichita State and the Missouri Valley Conference are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 25 Wichita State Facts &...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on Baylor and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 24 Baylor Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-14 (9-9 Big...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Before everyone freaks out, this seems to be a good time to remind people that the top two teams in the first BCS standings have met in the championship just twice since 1998.That doesn’t mean the odds are in the favor of Oregon and Ohio...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jameis Winston’s performance against Clemson was nearly flawless. Just ask Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.Even one of the few miscues for Winston — a first-quarter interception — wasn’t totally on the Florida State...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The much-hyped showdown in ACC turned out to be a one-sided affair.Florida State and Clemson was only the fourth meeting with two ACC teams ranked in the top five of the Associated Press poll, but the Seminoles simply dominated the Tigers in a 51-...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 8 was another typical week in an atypical year for the Big 12.Baylor scored 70. Texas Tech kept winning. Oklahoma couldn’t stop the run. TCU couldn’t find an offense. Oklahoma State couldn’t find a quarterback. And Kansas...
David Fox
1 year ago
Pac-12 Football
Stanford lost in an un-Stanford-like performance against Utah two weeks ago, but the Cardinal returned to form Saturday against UCLA. Stanford may have trouble getting back into the national title race, but David Shaw's team went back to...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
It wasn't supposed to be a big weekend of action in the Big Ten. No team was favored by single digits and only Wisconsin was a road favorite. That, however, didn't stop the league from generating plenty of excitement.Iowa put quite a scare...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
There’s nothing like the first reveal of the BCS standings to remind us that half a dozen teams are worthy of playing for two spots in the national title game.Saturday evening ended with Florida State demolishing Clemson 51-14 on the road in...
David Fox
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning’s much-anticipated homecoming will be at the forefront of everyone’s mind when he leads his Denver Broncos against the Indianapolis Colts tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. This also is a matchup of first-place teams as the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
One of the NFL’s top current rivalries will renew acquaintances when the Baltimore Ravens take on the Pittsburgh Steelers this afternoon at 4 p.m. ET on CBS. Both teams have gotten off to disappointing starts, as John Harbaugh’s...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andre Johnson
All of these wide receivers are dealing with some sort of injury according to the Week 7 official team reports. However, in some cases, their injury may not be the biggest obstacle they face this week. Here’s the latest on several wide...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson appears to be on the mend, while the Packers, Jaguars and Patriots are dealing with injuries among their wide receiving corps. Which targets can you count on in Week 7?Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions vs. Cincinnati BengalsJohnson...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
Even though today is Sunday, you can’t forget about the game that will happen on Monday night, especially if you are an Adrian Peterson owner or just recently added Brandon Jacobs. Here’s the latest information on their outlooks, along...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Vick
While Philadelphia and Houston are a few of the teams that won’t have their starting quarterback under center in Week 7, Tennessee could get theirs back sooner than expected. Here’s the latest on the QB injury front.Michael Vick, QB,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Arian Foster
Arian Foster, C.J. Spiller and Zac Stacy are all listed on their respective team’s injury report for Week 7, but are expected to play. Here’s the latest on their situations and what their fantasy owners should expect from them today....
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski
Tom Brady may finally have his favorite tight end back on the field in Week 7. Here are some of the other key injury situations at the position.Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots at New York JetsCould it be? Is our national nightmare finally...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Stefon Diggs
Injuries took a toll on Maryland’s quarterbacks last year, with converted linebacker Shawn Petty finishing the season as the starting quarterback. The injury bug has continued into 2013 for the Terrapins, this time affecting the receiving...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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