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Willie Cauley-Stein
A little more than a week has passed since the Golden State Warriors raised the Larry O’Brien Trophy as NBA champions, and it’s already time to start prepping for next season. On Thursday night, lives and basketball franchises will...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
Clemson Tigers
The Athlon Sports editorial staff agonized, argued and then settled on a number. It happens every year with certain predictions for the preseason magazines and the Top 25. In 2015, Baylor or TCU in the Big 12 was a huge debate. USC or Oregon...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Most sports fans would agree that overtime is the most dramatic and exciting part of any game, should it come down to that. Hockey is unique in that if a game remains tied after overtime, it moves onto a shootout. However, there will soon be a...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Josh Banderas
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...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Mason Rudolph
The overall unpredictability of a college football season is one of the main reasons to tune in each Saturday during the fall. While preseason predictions and rankings are often accurate and correctly project the amount of wins for specific teams,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
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
2 months ago
Jadeveon Clowney
The AFC South was the weakest division in the AFC because of the horrendous seasons by the Jaguars and Titans, who both saw major setbacks last year. The Colts remained very consistent and dangerous, while the Texans moved from last place in 2013...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Dabo Swinney
When the Clemson offensive coaches meet, Robbie Caldwell has to feel a little bit out of place, even if he has been coaching the Tiger offensive line for four seasons. Leading the meeting is likely to be Jeff Scott or Tony Elliott, the program...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
While many have become outraged by the recent trend in All-Star voting, including players, fans, and experts alike, MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger seems to have come up with the best way yet. The idea is not necessarily original, but he thinks...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
While famous rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs has been involved in a fight at UCLA with a coach, the bigger sports story that seems to arise out of it comes from the coach involved, Sal Alosi. While most may not remember that name, he...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
On the weekend of the NFL Draft, Jack Miller was in Las Vegas. It was a previously scheduled trip with some college buddies to experience the whole Sin City thing after finishing their senior year at Michigan. There were the usual Vegas...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Some people are crazy, but Jameis Winston seems to take it to a new level with his latest statement. During a rookie preview for the NFL, he exclaimed that he is most excited for his Week 3 matchup against JJ Watt and the Houston Texans. While most...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Gronk loves the limelight, and he has never shied away from displaying how much fun he has. But he shockingly announced that he hasn’t spent any of the money he’s made on his NFL contract. Not even a single cent from it. Instead, he...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Pete Carroll
The Seahawks were less than a yard from the end zone — a Marshawn Lynch plunge from sure victory, just 26 seconds from becoming an NFL dynasty — when they made what has been labeled the worst play call in Super Bowl history. In the...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Colin Kaepernick
After leading the 49ers to the NFC title game three times and the Super Bowl once in his first three years, Jim Harbaugh saw his reign in San Francisco end with a tumultuous, dysfunctional 8–8 season. Harbaugh says he was pushed out by 49ers...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Jeff Fisher
Coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead walked into a mess in 2012, inheriting a franchise that lost 65 of 80 games from 2007-11 — an NFL record for futility over a five-year span. They brought the team back to respectability...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Carson Palmer
There may not be a better general manager/head coach tandem in the NFL than what the Cardinals have with GM Steve Keim and coach Bruce Arians. In just two years, they’ve completely transformed the franchise, in terms of both perception and...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Players often express their disappointment when they are cut from a team, but former Ohio State standout Terrelle Pryor had an unprecedented reaction after being dropped by the Cincinnati Bengals. After very unsuccessfully vying for a backup...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Clayton Kershaw is having an off year. Well, an off year for a player who has won three of the past four Cy Young awards, in addition to the MVP last year. His ERA and WHIP are up from the past few seasons at 3.33 and 1.04, respectively. He’s...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
The 2015 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players from 2014 are in the NFL ranks, but there’s no shortage of talent...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Cal Golden Bears
When putting together Athlon Sports' college football magazine and preseason Top 25 each year, a huge part of the process is scheduling. Non-conference games, crossovers, home-road splits and timing all play a role in determining order of...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Zack Sanchez
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...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jairus Byrd
The NFC South was easily the worst division as a whole last season, producing not only the worst team in the league, but also no team over .500. However, that means the division is really up for grabs, and one team has to make the playoffs....
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago
Florida State Seminoles helmet
Florida State unveiled new uniforms, an updated logo and helmet design last season. And after one year, the Seminoles are making a slight tweak to the helmets for 2015. Last year’s helmets featured crossing spears at the back. However,...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Just two days after Pedro Martinez will join fellow Red Sox legends, such as Carl Yastrzemski, Ted Williams, and Carlton Fisk, in the Baseball Hall of Fame, he will also be immortalized next to them at Fenway Park. On July 28, the Boston Red Sox...
Josh Hamburger
2 months ago

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