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Bill Self
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. 5 Kansas won its 10th consecutive Big Ten title and managed to stay in the top 10 for most of...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Texas coach Charlie Strong won’t celebrate a moral victory, but the first-year coach has to be encouraged with the play of quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. In the 31-26 defeat to Oklahoma, Swoopes delivered arguably his best performance of 2014....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jerry Kill
Now might be a decent time to start buying low on Minnesota in the Big Ten West Division. The balance of power in the Big Ten still appears to be in the top-heavy east, but the West can quickly become Minnesota’s to lose the way this season...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Michigan State may still be the best team in the Big Ten, but their struggles to close out games should be alarming for Spartans fans. Painful memories of what could have been against Oregon are still fresh. Michigan State held a 27-18 lead at...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Brady Hoke
Michigan picked a good week to scrap together a win, but how much will a win over Penn State calm the noise surrounding the fate of head coach Brady Hoke? The fate of Hoke may already be written, but he at least gave reason to hold off any thought...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jake Fisher
Oregon has a Heisman frontrunner in quarterback Marcus Mariota, but left tackle Jake Fisher might be the team’s most valuable player. That’s right, an offensive lineman might be the key to the Ducks’ playoff hopes and position in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
There was a buzz coming out of Starkville in the offseason. Those around the program were confident Dak Prescott was ready to make the transition from a great athlete playing quarterback to a great quarterback who is also a great athlete. The...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
With Todd Gurley leading the offensive attack, Georgia had emerged as the best team in the SEC East over the first half of the season. Gurley is no longer part of the equation — at least for the foreseeable future — but there is still...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Eli Manning
Control of the NFC East is on the line tonight when New York and Philadelphia get together at Lincoln Financial Field on NBC. The Giants (3-2) have won three in a row while the Eagles (4-1) are a perfect 3-0 at home. Whichever team wins tonight...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tony Romo
Tony Romo returns to the scene of the crime, as his surprising Dallas Cowboys face the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks Sunday afternoon on FOX. Although Jan. 6, 2007, seems like another lifetime ago in NFL years, the memory of Romo...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Baylor’s unbeaten record and place atop the Big 12 appeared to be over early in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Bryce Petty threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown, and TCU led 58-37 with less than 12 minutes to play. Against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Week 7 of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. And as expected with every Saturday, there was plenty of excitement, big plays and last-minute wins among the FBS action. In case you missed any action, we tried to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Knowshon Moreno
Miami’s backfield should be back at full strength for the first time in several weeks while Detroit’s looks to be a little shorthanded for its Week 6 game. Those aren’t the only running back injuries Athlon Sports is tracking for...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andre Ellington
A couple of top running backs will sit Week 6 out. Are there any other key fantasy ball-carriers that may not play this week? Zac Stacy, RB, St. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers (Mon.)Probable – CalfStacy left last week’s loss to...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
After trying to play through an ankle injury, Calvin Johnson isn’t expected to be on the field for the Lions in Week 6. Megatron isn’t the only notable fantasy wide receiver on Athlon Sports’ injury radar this week either. ...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Week 6 Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Vernon Davis
Two top tight ends are Questionable for their Week 6 matchup. Find out which one has a better chance of playing and the latest information on some other key TE injuries. Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers at Cincinnati BengalsQuestionable...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
The Bengals and Jets are two teams that may be without their No. 1 wide receivers for their Week 6 games. And those are just two of the injury storylines Athlon Sports is keeping an eye on at the wide receiver position today. Mike Evans and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
A future Hall of Fame quarterback is dealing with an ankle injury, while a rookie signal-caller is expected back for Week 6. Here are those and some other quarterback injuries you need to know about. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Minnesota Vikings vs...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
 Texas linebacker Steve Edmond had a massive fail on his celebration attempt in Saturday’s game against Oklahoma.Instead of exchanging a high-five with defensive end Caleb Bluiett, Edmond slapped one his fellow defender in the face.Yes,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kentucky receiver Javess Blue led a huge effort from the Wildcats’ offense in Saturday’s 48-14 victory over ULM.Blue led the team with 108 receiving yards and two scores on just three catches.One of Blue’s catches was an awesome...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
UCLA coach Jim Mora and defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich had a bit of a disagreement during the first half of Saturday’s game against Oregon, and the two coaches got into a heated discussion after a touchdown by the Ducks.Mora appeared to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dabo Swinney
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a hand injury in Saturday’s game against Louisville and will not return to the game. Watson’s injury is to his throwing hand and the freshman will be replaced by senior Cole Stoudt.Coming into...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The marketing for MLB likes to say that, “You can’t script October.” So true. Every postseason the games write the stories themselves, furnishing our sports memories with moments that last forever. Here are several story lines to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The month of October enhances the drama of baseball every year to immeasurable proportions. October forges players into baseball legends and imprints the moments of greatness in the timeline of American sports. David Freese, Kirk Gibson, Bill...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It's Week 7 of the 2014 college fantasy football season. Who should you start or bench in your lineup this week? TheCFFSite.com's Joe DiSalvo runs down the start or sit options for this Saturday to help you win your league. ...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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