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Bo Pelini
This was a great weekend to have off if you are Nebraska. With Ohio State and Michigan State doing battle in the big Ten East, Minnesota and Iowa colliding in the west and Wisconsin on the road, this was a good weekend to sit back, relax and check...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Bryce Petty
For stretches of this season, Baylor didn’t look much like Baylor teams of recent vintage, and Bryce Petty didn’t resemble Bryce Petty. This version of Art Briles’ squad was 7-1 but easy to dismiss in the College Football...
David Fox
1 month ago
Jerry Kill
It goes without saying that Minnesota’s offense starts with running the football. David Cobb has already rushed for 1,200 yards this season and leads the team with eight rushing touchdowns. The Minnesota rushing attack has carried the Gophers...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
It’s always dangerous to throw out the word “luck” in sports. Are teams lucky, or do good teams make their own luck? Are teams unlucky, or do bad teams simply not make enough big plays at the right time? Whatever your...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
Oregon Ducks
Oregon crossed another hurdle in its quest to reach college football’s four-team playoff with a 51-27 victory over Utah on Saturday night. The win over the Utes clinched a spot in the Pac-12 Championship for coach Mark Helfrich’s...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Aaron Rodgers
The NFL’s longest-running rivalry takes center stage tonight when the Chicago Bears take on the Green Bay Packers on NBC. Both teams are coming out of their bye having lost their last game, but the Bears (3-5) are in a bigger funk than the...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was simply flawless in Saturday’s win over Michigan State. The redshirt freshman finished with 300 passing yards and three scores and rushed for 86 yards and two touchdowns in a matchup against one of the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Frank Gore
Both San Francisco and New Orleans have running backs who appear on the injury report for Week 10. Find out if any 49er or Saint ball carrier is in danger of missing today’s matchup and how the Buccaneers’ backfield is shaping up for...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Martellus Bennett
New Orleans’ All-Pro tight end is ready to roll in Week 10, but the same can’t be said of Chicago’s big target. Athlon Sports gets you up to date on the key tight ends that appeared on this week’s injury report. Jimmy...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Tony Romo
Week 10 should mark the return of one NFC East quarterback and the debut of a new starting signal-caller in the division. Whether it’s London or Green Bay, Athlon Sports has the QB injuries you need to know about.  Aaron Rodgers, QB...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Calvin Johnson
Week 10 marks the return of Calvin Johnson to the Lions’ starting lineup, but the outlook isn’t as promising for some other key wide receivers. Athlon Sports has the latest information on whether some teams will be without their top...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Marshawn Lynch
Even though there are just three late afternoon kickoffs in Week 10, there are plenty of key running back injuries to keep an eye on. Here are the ones you need to know about. Montee Ball and Juwan Thompson, RBs, Denver Broncos at Oakland...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Fred Jackson
Both Buffalo’s and Miami’s top running backs are Questionable for their Week 10 game, while Detroit’s backfield should be at full strength. Athlon Sports has the latest news on these injury situations to help get your fantasy team...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Arizona State bolstered its playoff hopes with a huge 55-31 win over Notre Dame on Saturday.The Sun Devils had plenty of help from their defense, but receiver Jaelen Strong made one of the best plays of the day with a touchdown grab in the first...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams had a huge performance in the Golden Gophers’ game against Iowa.With Minnesota leading 14-7 midway through the second quarter, Williams made one of the catches of the year in the Big Ten. The tight end kept...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight went airborne to gain critical yardage in the first half of Saturday’s game against Baylor.Knight had the first down without the hurdle, but the jump over cornerback Terrell Burt gave the offense a few more...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
For the last few years, NASCAR fans have bemoaned the 1.5-mile “cookie-cutter” tri-oval tracks for dominating the Chase for the Sprint Cup’s 10-race docket. “It favors the No. 48 team,” they say. “The tracks...
Vito Pugliese
1 month ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, NASCAR rolls west to Phoenix International Raceway where...
Geoffrey Miller
1 month ago
DraftKings has released their Daily Fantasy college football salaries for the week, and the experts at CollegeFootballGeek.com have hunkered down and scoured all of the data to find the best Value Plays on the docket. These Value Plays are...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Everett Golson
The first year of college football’s playoff committee rankings has added new intrigue to the season, and one look at the latest top 25 release shows just how important Saturday’s game is between Arizona State and Notre Dame. The Sun...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Trevone Boykin
At the beginning of the season, not many circled Kansas State-TCU as the biggest game of the year in the Big 12. But Saturday’s matchup between the Horned Frogs and Wildcats could be the biggest game of the year in the conference, as TCU and...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Connor Cook
The Big Ten has spent most of 2014 out of the national spotlight, but the Michigan State-Ohio State showdown on Saturday night carries significant playoff implications. This matchup is easily the biggest game of the year in the conference and is a...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Amari Cooper
The annual matchup between Alabama and LSU is one of the SEC’s must-see games every year, and 2014 is no different, as both teams rank among the top 15 nationally. There’s more at stake on Saturday night for the Crimson Tide after...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Michigan State Spartans
A 5-4 record last week got me into the black for the season and I am going to screw it all up this week by picking the six massive national showdowns. I will toss in a few top picks, as usual, but this week is too big not to take a shot at...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Jahlil Okafor
College basketball is down one superstar freshman, but the game, as usual these days, won’t lack for electrifying first-year talent. Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay opted to play professionally in China rather than navigate the NCAA...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago

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