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TV coverage, traffic and the racing at Kentucky were on the minds of members of the Backseat Drivers Fan Council this week. With the recent complaints about commercials, especially during the Kentucky race, members were asked if Pay-Per-View...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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At the ripe old age of 20, Zach Mettenberger surprised himself. The LSU quarterback figured out the person he had become by going through a season like he’d never experienced in his football life. The strong-armed Georgia kid overflowing with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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1. Jimmie Johnson  Lost a shot at the win during the final restart in Kentucky when he picked up trash on his tires. Managed to rebound to sixth after a quick backslide, his 13th top 10 of the season. 2. Dale Earnhardt Jr.  Was never...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
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The equipment and team help but Dale Earnhardt Jr. says a key reason for his success in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this season is crew chief Steve Letarte. Since being paired together last year, Earnhardt has scored one victory, 11 top-five...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
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There's no question Texas A&M is fired up to be in the SEC. After dealing with the soap opera known as the Big 12, the Aggies finally have some stability in terms of conference alignment. While it's a good thing Texas A&M is excited to...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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There’s more money than ever in college football, and assistant coaches are reaping the rewards, with compensation levels rising at a rapid pace If you happen to score an invitation for dinner at Dabo Swinney’s house, expect a feast, complete...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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It was midnight on the eve of the 82nd Rose Bowl in Pasadena. A lone figure sat in the partially lit stands gazing out at the fabled field in the near darkness. Gary Barnett was fulfilling a personal wish to visit the stadium the night before...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with The College Fantasy Football Site to provide in-depth coverage for 2012.  Here's a look at the best of the best for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Purdue basketball players have put out a new video showing that they're keeping their skills sharp during the off season. Players Dru Anthrop and D.J. Byrd are joined by former player and now student assistant coach Ryne Smith at Mackey Arena,...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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She's 50 meters — a single lap — away from history.  Dara Torres, swimming's elder stateswoman at age 45, is more than just one of the hottest 40-somethings on the planet. She remains a threat to win an Olympic medal in a physically...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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Dirk Nowitzki is one of the NBA's top players, but he switched in his sneakers for cleats and a bat for the 2012 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game in Frisco, Texas. The event featured a handful of noteable athletes outside of Nowitzki, including...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Recruiting is a contact sport not meant for the weak-hearted. Al Golden knows this. But even with that in mind, Golden was startled by the level of malice he and his Miami Hurricanes staff encountered from fellow coaches last winter on the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Kickoff for the 2012 college football season is still two months away, but it's never too early to project how the year might play out. Athlon will be taking a look at how each position stacks up in the BCS conferences and nationally until the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Once again, the SEC ranks as college football's best conference. LSU and Alabama are expected to be national title contenders, while Georgia and South Carolina should finish the year ranked as top-10 teams. While the SEC is college football's No...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with The College Fantasy Football Site to provide in-depth coverage for 2012.  Here's a look at the best of the best for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College football isn't just about the FBS division and the BCS. The FCS division settles its national champion with a playoff and a familiar name tops the rankings for 2012. 1. Sam Houston State (14–1, 7–0 Southland) After their perfect season...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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It has been another busy year in college football realignment. The SEC and Big 12 made significant moves, while the Big East was one of the biggest losers in the latest round of realignment. Which teams and conferences were the big winner or...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College football realignment has dominated the headlines throughout parts of the last two years. The biggest move before last season's moving day was Nebraska's decision to leave the Big 12 for the Big Ten. On July 1, 2012, it will be a busy...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Notre Dame remains committed to Independence, but will that ever change? The BCS will be eliminated when a four-team playoff begins in 2014 and more realignment could happen in several BCS conferences. The Irish are the main target of expansion...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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BYU is coming off a solid 10-3 season in its first year as an Independent. The Cougars played a soft schedule in the second half of 2011, which helped the team to rebound after a 1-2 start. Although BYU is a solid program, choosing the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell’s future with the team is in doubt after an arrest early Friday morning on three weapons charges. The sophomore-to-be was arrested on charges of possessing a weapon in a school zone (a felony) and carrying a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College fantasy football drafts will be heating up over the next few months and Athlon Sports has teamed with The College Fantasy Football Site to provide in-depth coverage for 2012.  Here's a look at the best of the best for the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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