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Pete Rose has been widely known as one of the MLB’s greatest and controversial players. While as a manager for the Cincinnati Reds, the team he spent most of his career with, he bet on baseball games. Gambling on one’s own sport is...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
There have been plenty of successful father-son combos in sports, ranging from Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. to Archie Manning and sons Peyton and Eli. Usually, not much is made of these family ties until the sons reach the pros, or at least...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The NFL has dealt with too many off the field issues recently, especially involving assault. Now, another incident has evolved, this time with Saints linebacker Junior Galette, who allegedly attacked a dancer earlier in the year. Those charges were...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Latavius Murray
Denver has won four straight AFC West titles and doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon with Peyton Manning at the helm. However, just two seasons ago, three teams from the division made the playoffs, and Kansas City and San Diego...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Jordan Spieth won the US Open and seemed to be destined to win it. He played extremely well on the difficult course, and it appeared as if everybody in attendance wanted the 21-year old to win his second career major. With a small lead, Spieth...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Tennessee Volunteers Offensive Line
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And needless...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Blake Countess
Transfers are a huge part of any college football season. Whether it’s a graduate transfer eligible right away or a player that sat out the previous year due to NCAA rules, impact players are available in the transfer ranks every year. ...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
College Football
Both music and sports are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football. What if our favorite football programs were rock and...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Logos for any sports franchise or league are a critical part of identification and merchandise. And tweaking a logo is one way to drive up a little revenue. But the internet has succeeded in creating awesome redesigned or tweaked logos. At...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
The NFC West managed to be a strong division last year, even with the 49ers disappointing and only going 8-8. This division has many strengths, however, with plenty of potential to send multiple teams to the playoffs once again. There should...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Anthony Jennings
LSU faithful received troubling news about their football program on Thursday night, following the arrest of four players. Defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao was arrested after an incident at a Baton Rouge bar on Tuesday night. Hours later...
Ryan Wright
1 month ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Here are the most important and interesting stats you need to know about the Big 12 in 2015: 4: Top 15 finishes between 1961-2010 for BaylorBetween 1961 and 2010, the Baylor Bears finished ranked in the top 15 of the AP poll just four...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Adrian Peterson
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Michigan Wolverines
Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements. But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
The question hit Steve Taylor harder than just about any opposing linebacker ever had — and he was a running quarterback. His middle daughter, Skylar, a 17-year-old high school athlete and Nebraska football fan, needed a history lesson....
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Alabama Crimson Tide SEC Championship ring
Alabama has won plenty of hardware since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide missed out on an opportunity to play for the national championship last year after a loss to Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, but the 2014 team recorded an...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Aaron Rodgers
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Alabama has made it to November in control of its destiny in the SEC West every year since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa in 2007. Although the Crimson Tide have a difficult slate ahead of them in the first two months of the season, no one will...
Eron Jenkins
1 month ago
Joe Flacco
When the Baltimore Ravens trudged out of the locker room at Gillette Stadium following a bitter playoff loss to the New England Patriots, feisty veteran wide receiver Steve Smith vowed they’d be back and that the outcome would be different...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Le'Veon Bell
Building on an 11–5 season and an AFC North title won’t be easy for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The offense is loaded and returns every starter from a unit that averaged 411.1 yards per game last season, second best in the NFL. But the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Isaiah Crowell
The Browns enter 2015 having changed offensive coordinators again, still searching for a real answer at quarterback and still trying to climb out of fourth place in the rugged AFC North. Though this year’s team should have better overall...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Marvin Lewis is dubbing this season a “revival.” There’s been new construction at Paul Brown Stadium to upgrade the training facilities for the players as well as the game-day experience for fans. It’s a visual metaphor for...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Alex Collins
Having two running backs is almost essential for every college football team. While some teams have workhorse options that can handle 275 or 300 carries, most programs want to have at least two (and sometimes three) running backs to split up the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
West Virginia Mountaineers
Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements. But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock...
Braden Gall
1 month ago

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