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Derided for its low-scoring games and slow pace of play, Big Ten basketball enjoyed a long-awaited return to must-see college basketball TV last season.While the sport as a whole fell into a scoring slump, two of the best offensive teams in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
This preview and more on Nebraska and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Nebraska Facts & FiguresLast season: 15-18 (5-13 Big...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on Indiana and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Indiana Facts & FiguresLast season: 29-7 (14-4 Big Ten...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The Fifth of May was a day for underdogs everywhere. The little guy won. The Davids beat Goliath.Front Row Motorsports’ taming of Talladega Superspeedway, the 2.66-mile track that is home to more action and unexpected turns of events than a...
David Smith
1 year ago
It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butch Jones
The wheels are already in motion following the recent announcement that Tennessee and Virginia Tech will play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016. The game is expected to set single-game football attendance record as the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Spencer Long
Nebraska guard Spencer Long is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a knee injury suffered in Saturday’s win over Purdue.Long was one of the best linemen in the Big Ten and was a preseason All-American selection by Athlon...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nebraska team
Oregon and Nebraska haven't met since 1986. That will soon change. Oregon will travel to Lincoln for a game on Sept. 16, 2016, with Nebraska visiting Eugene for the first time on Sept. 9, 2017.Huskers to visit Ducks in 2016 and host them in...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Todd Gurley
On Sunday, Georgia coach Mark Richt said Sunday halfback Todd Gurley is "real close" to returning from a sprained left ankle.Richt: Todd Gurley 'real close' to returning http://t.co/DmCnQhtLrb— CollegeFootballTalk (@CFTalk)...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Matt Jones
Injuries are taking a toll on the contenders in the SEC East, and Florida suffered another setback this week, as running back Matt Jones was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.Jones missed time in the preseason due to an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Michael Floyd
Injuries are really starting to have an impact on teams’ depth charts, as rookies and other unproven players are getting their chances to shine. Can any of these help your fantasy team in Week 7 or beyond?The players listed in Athlon’s...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
Certainly, no one expected the Jacksonville Jaguars to be any good in 2013, so their 0-6 record isn't very startling. But four combined wins and 18 combined losses for Houston, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and the Giants? No one saw that coming. This is...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
At the midpoint of the Pac-12 season, it has been Oregon and whichever team wants to try and lineup for second place. No team has scored more, allowed less and is better in turnover margin. That said, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion is the nation...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
T.J. Yeldon
Outside of Missouri and Auburn already having surpassed their win totals from a year ago and starting 6-0 and 5-1 — we all expected that, right? — the SEC has played out as expected through the midway point. Johnny Manziel has been...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
The ACC has been a little off the national radar for most of this season, but at least for one weekend (Oct. 19), the spotlight will be on this conference. Clemson-Florida State is a huge top-five showdown and should be one of the best games of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
College football’s coach carousel didn’t spin into motion as some may have expected in Week 7.Texas was a heavy underdog to Oklahoma in the annual Red River Rivalry, but the Longhorns stunned the Sooners. Coach Mack Brown is still on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
The talk all summer long about the Big Ten was Ohio State, Ohio State, Ohio State. At the midway point, it’s already obvious that the Buckeyes are the best team in the league and are the only true national contender in the Big Ten. And...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Art Briles
The Big 12 entered the midpoint for 2013 the same way it ended 2012 — without a top 10 team. The last time a Big 12 team was in the top 10 was Dec. 2 when Kansas State was seventh in the Big 12 poll.Oklahoma had its chance to move into...
David Fox
1 year ago
Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
This preview and more on Missouri and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Missouri Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-11 (11-7 SEC)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on LSU and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.LSU Facts & FiguresLast season: 19-12 (9-9 SEC)Postseason:...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
As the SEC rules college football, the question remains: What happened to this league as a basketball conference?The SEC produced at least five NCAA Tournament teams every season from 1997-2008, but the league matched that only once since then. The...
David Fox
1 year ago
Forget the Sprint All-Star Race, the Coca-Cola 600 or Saturday’s 500-miler. NASCAR’s biggest race at Charlotte Motor Speedway happens on Monday in front of a handful of officials, mechanics and high-tech engineers. At stake: keeping the...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
The Indianapolis Colts will aim for a fourth straight victory tonight when they take on the San Diego Chargers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Andrew Luck and company also will be trying for their second win on...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
Wisconsin was easily the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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