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Tajh Boyd
The ACC has been a little off the national radar for most of this season, but at least for one weekend (Oct. 19), the spotlight will be on this conference. Clemson-Florida State is a huge top-five showdown and should be one of the best games of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
The talk all summer long about the Big Ten was Ohio State, Ohio State, Ohio State. At the midway point, it’s already obvious that the Buckeyes are the best team in the league and are the only true national contender in the Big Ten. And...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Art Briles
The Big 12 entered the midpoint for 2013 the same way it ended 2012 — without a top 10 team. The last time a Big 12 team was in the top 10 was Dec. 2 when Kansas State was seventh in the Big 12 poll.Oklahoma had its chance to move into...
David Fox
1 year ago
This preview and more on Missouri and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Missouri Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-11 (11-7 SEC)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on LSU and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.LSU Facts & FiguresLast season: 19-12 (9-9 SEC)Postseason:...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
As the SEC rules college football, the question remains: What happened to this league as a basketball conference?The SEC produced at least five NCAA Tournament teams every season from 1997-2008, but the league matched that only once since then. The...
David Fox
1 year ago
Forget the Sprint All-Star Race, the Coca-Cola 600 or Saturday’s 500-miler. NASCAR’s biggest race at Charlotte Motor Speedway happens on Monday in front of a handful of officials, mechanics and high-tech engineers. At stake: keeping the...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
The Indianapolis Colts will aim for a fourth straight victory tonight when they take on the San Diego Chargers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Andrew Luck and company also will be trying for their second win on...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Penn State Nittany Lions
Wisconsin was easily the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Logan Thomas
Week 7 was a table-setter for the rest of the ACC season.Clemson avoided an upset bid by Boston College, which sets up a huge showdown against Florida State next week. The Tigers and Seminoles are both national title contenders, and the matchup in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Nelson Agholor
The national title picture was altered by Utah’s 27-21 win over Stanford on Saturday. The Cardinal’s first loss of the season is early enough to rebound back into the BCS title contention, but Stanford still has to play Oregon and UCLA....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
The seventh week of the season shook up the Big 12 race, making Baylor’s offense and Oklahoma’s defense look vulnerable for the first time all season.Texas’ dominant win over Oklahoma shows the Longhorns can be a realistic...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Mountain West enjoyed the best season in its history in 2012-13. The fun, though, stopped when New Mexico was crowed MWC tournament champion.The Lobos were on the wrong end of an NCAA Tournament upset to 13th-seeded Harvard. If that wasn’...
David Fox
1 year ago
This preview and more on Boise State and the Mountain West are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Boise State Facts & FiguresLast season: 21-...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on San Diego State and the Mountain West are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.San Diego State Facts & FiguresLast...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
It’s been a while since a college football coach had a good rant.Thankfully, LSU coach Les Miles was feeling a little feisty after Saturday’s win against Florida.Miles was asked about a hammer and nails in relation to last year’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have entered the weekend as the Heisman frontrunner, but Saturday’s 45-24 win at Washington erased any doubt.Mariota led one of the most impressive wins by a national championship by taking apart the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Anthony Boone
With Florida State and Miami on bye, Week 7 was off the radar in terms of national attention. However, Saturday’s games set the table for what should be an interesting second half of the season in the ACC.Clemson survived an upset bid by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Baylor did not have its finest offensive day in Manhattan, nearly doubling its punt total on the season and picking up its first two three and outs.The run game was held in check for the most part, which put the onus on the Bears’ big-play...
David Fox
1 year ago
One of the hallmarks of the 2013 season as it reached its halfway point was its stability.Only three top-10 teams lost through the first six weeks of the season. Two of those losses were inevitable (No. 8 Clemson over No. 5 Georgia, No. 1 Alabama...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big Ten Football
Wisconsin was the most impressive team of the Week 7 Big Ten slate. The Badgers completely and thoroughly dominated Northwestern and may be the second-best team in the league. Contenders Michigan State and Nebraska both made quality statements by...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Robert Griffin III
The Washington Redskins will look to make it three wins in a row over the Dallas Cowboys tonight when these long-time NFC East rivals face off at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The Redskins are rested, coming of off their bye week, while the Cowboys are...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tom Brady
History may no longer be at stake, but all eyes will still be on the quarterbacks this afternoon when the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX. Drew Bees brings his undefeated Saints into Gillette Stadium while...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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