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Brady Hoke
College football’s coaching carousel is usually quiet in September, but two teams have already made changes this year. June Jones resigned at SMU, and Texas Tech parted ways with defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt after the loss to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kevin Pangos
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 18 Gonzaga is gearing up for another run beyond an West Coast Conference title and an NCAA...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
Alex Smith
It’s Week 4 of the NFL regular season and not only will Miami and Oakland travel across the pond to play in London, but the byes are upon us! Arizona, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and Seattle all get a breather, putting a lot of...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Dabo Swinney
Following Saturday’s overtime loss to Florida State, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced true freshman Deshaun Watson supplanted Cole Stoudt as the team’s starting quarterback.While Stoudt could be a solid quarterback for the Tigers...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Washington Huskies
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 44: Yards allowed in the second half by WashingtonOne of the most shocking halftime scores of Week 4 was the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Treveon Graham
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 19 VCU continues to be one of the most consistent programs outside of a major conference...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jay Wright
The Big East coaching roster — back in its classic lineup — was notable for its firebrands on the bench with Jim Boeheim, John Thompson, Rollie Massimino and Lou Carnesecca. The lineup in the second year of this version of the Big...
David Fox
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
Most schedules are starting to move into conference play, but don’t tell the teams in some of the biggest games this week. Teams like South Carolina, UCLA, Arizona State, Stanford and Washington all could look like they use another...
David Fox
1 year ago
It was an eventful weekend in the SEC. Records were broken (Vanderbilt’s Darrius Sims). Major statements were made (Mississippi State). And offenses floundered (Florida). Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC. 10 Amazing...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 359: Yards allowed by Kansas StateKansas State lost an ugly one to the Tigers on Thursday night but not for a...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS. That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate....
David Fox
1 year ago
A debris field of Chase contenders at Loudon, with several drivers nursing home wrecked race cars and mulling potential elimination, was caused by none other than … debris itself. That’s right; an exciting end to the second race of...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
The Big Ten finally put together a solid weekend as a conference, which means sorting through the box scores for some notable stats was far less of a chore. The big theme of the week seemed to be success in the running game, with two of the top...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big weekend of action in the SEC, including Florida-Bama, Mississippi State-LSU and Missouri's lose to Indiana. The Big Ten deserves credit with the exception of Michigan, so what does the lose to Utah mean for Brady...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Louisville’s Thursday night showdown against Florida State on Oct. 30 is one of the top remaining games in the ACC this year.And the Cardinals will attempt to upset the Seminoles with an alternate uniform, which the school is calling “...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is likeChristmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
1 year ago
Geno Smith
Teams that were on the opposite sides of comebacks last week will put the finishing touches on Week 3 when the Chicago Bears take on the New York Jets on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Chicago trailed by 17 points in San...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Dak Prescott
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Shannon Scott
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 20 Ohio State enters 2014-15 without trusty point guard Aaron Craft. Thad Matta, as...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ameer Abdullah
If this season is going to be different for Nebraska, how the Cornhuskers defeated Miami will be a good example why. A Nebraska team the last few years that found it way to four losses or found itself combusting on the sideline on Saturday...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State’s 23-17 victory over Clemson without quarterback Jameis Winston wasn’t pretty. In fact, one could make a compelling argument that the Tigers outplayed the Seminoles on Saturday night.Florida State was outgained 407 to 318...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Brady Hoke
The sample size is limited, but home losses to Utah is not a good omen for Michigan coaches. The only other coach to lose to the Utes at the Big House was Rich Rodriguez in his debut. He was fired three years later. Brady Hoke added is...
David Fox
1 year ago

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