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Kasey Kahne, by his own admission, is NASCAR’s version of “Mr. Clean.” What else can you say after Bristol’s big fireworks show that never exploded? He had several prized opportunities Saturday to turn Matt Kenseth’s...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
2013 MLB Power Rankings: Aug. 26
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Atlanta Braves) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here are our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week. Athlon Sports MLB Power Ranking...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Mack Brown
It's game week. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Monday, August 26thIs Mack Brown hurting is legacy at Texas by sticking...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder isn’t a fan of releasing a depth chart, but he did provide one crucial bit of information for Saturday’s opener against North Dakota State. Junior college transfer Jake Waters will start over Daniel Sams,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Hope is plentiful during the college football offseason. Every practice is great. Every signing class brings promise. Most players are injury-free and improving.Just as healthy and vibrant is offseason debate. Who’s No. 1? Who is the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Joe Flacco
The Ravens’ second Vince Lombardi Trophy is prominently displayed in the lobby of their training complex underneath a painting of the late owner Art Modell. But that doesn’t mean that the defending Super Bowl champions are overly...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Drew Brees
The Saints enter the 2013 season as one of the most mysterious — and potentially dangerous — teams in the NFL. Are they the one-dimensional 7–9 squad that allowed an NFL-record 7,042 yards last season? Or the formidable 13–3...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
White Sox Coach Thrown Out of Game BEFORE First Pitch
Well, I don't know if I've ever seen this happen before. White Sox bench coach Mark Parent was ejected by the umpire before Sunday's game even started. While exchanging lineups, Parent can been seen making a comment to crew chief Jerry...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
As expected, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher named Jameis Winston the starting quarterback for the season opener against Pittsburgh.Winston’s debut is one of the most intriguing storylines of Week 1, as the redshirt freshman ranked as the No...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Braves Pull Gum Prank on Chris Johnson
The Braves' Chris Johnson was spotted on the bench during this weekend's game against the Cardinals sporting bubble gum on his hat, thanks to his pranking teammates. The best part is that he discovered the gum in the reflection of Reed...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
TCU-LSU is one of Week 1’s most-anticipated matchups. The Horned Frogs get quarterback Casey Pachall back after a suspension ended his 2012 season in October, but defensive end Devonte Fields is out for the first two games.Regardless of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston ranks as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The 2013 college football season is officially here. With kickoff on Thursday night, it’s time to make those final preseason predictions and projections. Even if you don't place any wagers on sports, the lines/projections from the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College football is back, folks. Fans should be giddy with excitement from Coral Gables to Lake Washington.Teams in Columbus, Eugene, Palo Alto, Austin, Louisville and basically every college town in the SEC are preparing for a run at the final BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Athlon Sports monthly, the world's largest sports magazine (9.3 million monthly circulation), is now offering a digital edition of its popular product. Featured under the "magazine" tag on AthlonSports.com, the digital version of the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
1. Bristol’s middle name may well be “payback”  You’ll probably make it through at least the first 10 seconds of the ABC race broadcast Saturday night without seeing a replay of an irritated driver throwing something or...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
MTSU has worn a silver helmet since 1979, but the Blue Raiders introduced a black matte helmet last season and will break out a white alternate for 2013. These helmets could be worn in a few games this year and one variation will feature an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
St. Louis Rams
Jeff Fisher made his bones in coaching with a bruising, physical defense coupled with a conservative run-oriented offense led by big back Eddie George. That was in Tennessee (and Houston). As Fisher enters his second season in St. Louis, the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
No more sneaking up on the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts blew their underdog cover in 2012 with a most unexpected climb to 11–5 and a playoff spot only one year after a 2–14 train wreck.First-year general manager Ryan Grigson initiated...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Blake Bell
Surprise, surprise. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has picked his starting quarterback. And it isn’t the passer most expected to win the job after spring practice. Redshirt freshman Trevor Knight was selected as the Sooners’ No. 1...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football's Top 50 Must-See Games of 2013
Kansas State and Baylor was the most important game in the Big 12 last year. It was Texas A&M that upset Alabama last fall, not LSU. Stanford surprised the nation by knocking off Oregon in Eugene. And Florida State battled Clemson for the right...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Charlie Strong
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The 2013 season is upon us, but there’s still plenty to dissect from recent seasons that may give us a hint of what’s to come after the first kickoff Thursday.Returning starters, points per game, yards per play and recruiting rankings...
David Fox
1 year ago
Realignment has developed a negative connotation recently. The dollar amounts associated with college football have increased dramatically over the last two decades and that has sped up the realignment process to unprecedented rates. But...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Mike Gundy
This time next week we can officially get into single digits for hours until kickoff.Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Thursday, August...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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