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Visit the online store for Florida and other editions of the 2012-13 Athlon Sports College Basketball annual. The first practices of college basketball season begin in mid-October, and Athlon Sports 2012-13...
David Fox
1 year ago
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College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only three weeks of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The beginning of every fantasy week is the time to rebuild or reload.  If you need to rebuild your roster, you’re in luck.  In this week’s Waiver Wire edition you will notice some familiar names that may have been recycled through your...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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If Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team are the Muhammad Ali of NASCAR — the heavyweight that wins with both sheer power and poise — Brad Keselowski and his No. 2 Penske Racing bunch are the sport’s Sugar Ray Leonard. Not...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
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If there were any doubts Florida State was ready to make a run into national title contention, those should be erased after Saturday’s win over Wake Forest. The Seminoles beat Wake Forest 52-0, which included impressive performances on both sides...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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It was an interesting week in the SEC. Alabama made another huge statement with a convincing win at Arkansas, but the most noteworthy game took place in Knoxville. Florida was sensational in the second half of a 37-20 win over Tennessee. The...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
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Week 3 featured a pedestrian slate of games in the Big 12. TCU-Kansas was the only conference game, while Texas easily handled Ole Miss on the road and Texas Tech, Iowa State and Oklahoma State cruised to victories. The Horned Frogs were...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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We have a leader in the clubhouse for bonehead play of the year, and this one may stand up for the whole season. With the Washington Redskins trailing the St. Louis Rams 31-28, the Skins were driving toward a potential tying field goal, or go-...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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The NFL spent the first part of Sunday proving why it's America's game. Fantastic finishes, epic blunders and logic-defying comebacks were the order of the day. Thoughts after a wild slate of early games on the second NFL Sunday of 2012: Eli...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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The day in college football Saturday began with an upset no one saw coming when Pittsburgh, a team that looked like a mess against Youngstown State and Cincinnati, was dominant on both sides of the ball against Virginia Tech. The night ended...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Four interceptions. Cleveland Browns. Michael Vick. Wow! That was my thought pattern upon seeing how poorly the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback performed against host Cleveland last week. Then my thoughts quickly shifted to Week 2 and Vick...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 2 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and why you should look elsewhere today....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Where you rank Baltimore Ravens receiver Anquan Boldin for Week 2 depends on two things: 1) How many plays you believe Baltimore will run its no-huddle offense against the Philadelphia Eagles, and 2) how many times you believe Boldin will line up...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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If only Lance Moore could stay healthy and that New Orleans receiving corps could be thinned out a bit. Those were two of the things I was looking for when scouting Moore’s fantasy prospects for 2012.  Well, both have happened and there he...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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You cannot call Brandon LaFell the clear-cut No. 2 receiver for the Carolina Panthers, but his connection with quarterback Cam Newton has not faded from a season ago.  Brandon LaFell was targeted five times in the Week 1 loss to Tampa Bay...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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At what point do we stop starting Tennessee Titans' running back Chris Johnson on the “potential” that he could do something each week? Unless you are in a PPR league, there is NO way you can comfortably insert Johnson into your starting...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Oklahoma State starting quarterback Wes Lunt was injured during Saturday's win over Louisiana-Lafayette, and his long-term status for the rest of the season is up in the air. However, early reports have indicated Lunt's injury may not be...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Heisman Trophy isn’t the only award worth watching on a weekly basis. The Lombardi, Outland, Davey O’Brien and Biletnikoff races are all worth watching and debating as the season goes along. Throughout the season, we’ll keep an eye on all...
David Fox
1 year ago
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We fell for it and we could not have been any angrier watching that disaster of a fantasy, er, football game Thursday night as the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears, 23-10. We fell for Jay Cutler’s Tuesday presser this week where he told...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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College football's Week 3 slate is full of interesting action. Arkansas had a surprising defeat to Louisiana-Monroe last week but has a chance to knock off No. 1 Alabama this Saturday. The Razorbacks are heavy underdogs and could be without...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The end of the week is upon us and you just don’t have the warm fuzzies about your Week Three starters.  We’ve teamed up with Steven Lassan of Athlon Sports and scoured the schedule looking for some one-week wonders.  Emergency...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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During the Rutgers - South Florida game, the Scarlet Knights' holder, J.T. Tartacoff, dislocated (and probably broke) the pinky on his right hand while trying to set up the ball for a field goal attempt. Warning, it's not for the squeamish....
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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The following article was published on Oct. 12, 2007, during NASCAR’s Charlotte race weekend shortly after a press conference introducing Rob Kauffman as the newest investor in Michael Waltrip Racing was held. At the time, Waltrip’s...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
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Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun announced his retirement Thursday after winning 873 games with the Huskies and Northwestern. Before Calhoun took over in Storrs, UConn never had produced a first-round NBA draft pick or a consensus All-American. The...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The 2012 regular season may have been put in the books last weekend in dramatic fashion at Richmond International Raceway, and the Chase for the Sprint Cup may get underway at Chicagoland Speedway, but for NASCAR fantasy players the season simply...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago

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