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Brandon Jenkins scanned the media room in the bowels of Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, looking for old teammates preparing for the NFL Draft and having no problems finding them.He realized that he could see more than a dozen reasons why...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Thursday’s NBA Draft was full of surprises from the start. The Cavaliers shocked everyone by taking UNLV’s Anthony Bennett with the first pick. The Bobcats followed by taking Cody Zeller fourth.From the college perspective, the draft...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Hayden begat Bill who begat Bob who begat Mike, Kevin, Kevin, Mark and Mike.Or something like that.College football is full of borrowed ideas and philosophies, and nowhere is that more clear than looking at coaching trees. One head coaching with a...
David Fox
1 year ago
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For many of the installments in our “best and worst times to be a fan” series, it’s been difficult to parse the high points and low points.Oklahoma’s best time was easy: Watching a team go without a loss for 48 consecutive...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Matt Schaub
While the term "hot seat" is typically associated with head coaches and their job security, they are not the only ones who feel the heat during an NFL season. Along those lines, the official "start" to the 2013 season is less...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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One-and-done isn’t a one size fits all.Colleges and coaches have had seven draft cycles to navigate the NBA’s rule that a player must be one year removed from high school to be eligible for the NBA Draft.As the NBA sifts through the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Best and Worst Times to be an Ohio State Football FanPinpointing the best times to be an Ohio State fan are pretty plain: Competing for national titles, winning Rose Bowls, fielding Heisman Trophy winners and, most of all, beating Michigan.Over the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The Pac-12 Conference doesn’t win a lot of Heisman Trophies, but when it does, it dominates.Over the last 30 years, the league has just three such stiff-armed awards, but USC won those three Heisman in a four-year span from 2002-05: Carson...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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After seven consecutive national championships, the SEC is reigns supreme as college football’s premier conference for 2013. The bottom of the conference isn’t its strength this year, but Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas A&M...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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"Win the Day" is a phrase associated with Oregon’s football program in recent years. And with Wednesday’s announcement of penalties from a recent NCAA investigation into the program, there’s no question the Ducks came...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College football fans know about Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney, De'Anthony Thomas, AJ McCarron and Marcus Mariota, but there’s a new crop of superstars waiting to emerge. Every college football season always brings new household names...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Before 2009, Alabama and Baylor were in the same boat.It's tough to imagine ways in which the Crimson Tide and the Bears of Waco stood on the same ground in college football history. But four years ago, Alabama and Baylor both lacked Heisman...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2013. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.Rankings will be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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When predicting college football’s national champion, experience at quarterback is usually one of the most important factors to consider. However, is it time to reconsider how important experience is under center? Four of the last six teams to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The ACC has won two Heisman Trophies. Ever.Florida State has provided both awards to the league when quarterbacks Chris Weinke won the award in 2000 and Charlie Ward took home the stiff-armed trophy in 1993. Both quarterbacks also have National...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2013. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.Rankings...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2013. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.Rankings...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2013. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.Rankings...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2013. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.Rankings...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2013. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.Rankings...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Not long ago, Sonoma Raceway was owned by drivers Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart who, between 1998-2006, won seven of the nine NASCAR Sprint Cup races at the 1.99-mile road course. Road-racing aces like Robby Gordon and Juan Pablo Montoya were the...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
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1. NASCAR's new king of the road? Remember back when you could basically predict a Jeff Gordon win at these road course events? Ah, those sure were easier times. But, alas, they've been gone for a long while. Gordon hasn't won on the series’...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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If Heisman voters were as open minded as Hugh Green’s peers in 1980, the fraternity of the award for the most outstanding college football player would be much different.During a tour organized to promote the 1980 football season, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Hugh Freeze is approachable by nature and has a disarming demeanor. On the surface, it’s hard not to like the Ole Miss football coach. The same can be said, perhaps, for a used car salesman, and fans of opposing SEC schools were quick to cry...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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This isn’t going to be pretty for the New England Patriots.Contract disputes, broken forearms, video scandals and Super Bowl disappointments are one thing. Murder is an entirely different issue all together.New England Patriots tight end...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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