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The announcement that Matt Kenseth will leave Roush Fenway Racing after this season has been the talk of NASCAR. Members of the Backseat Drivers Fan Council didn’t hold back on what they thought about the move on if it was good or bad for Roush...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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July 1 is moving day in college football. West Virginia and TCU will officially become members of the Big 12, while Missouri and Texas A&M make the jump to join the SEC. Those moves were the biggest in the latest round of realignment and the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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I think all golf fans would agree by proclamation that the PGA Tour season is too long. So what is the Tour doing to address this problem? That's right. They're lengthening the season. Just what the public was clamoring for — an endless Tour! It'...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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In what seemed to be an amazing grab by Yankee outfielder Dewayne Wise last night as he lept into the left-field stands to snag a foul ball, turned out to be nothing more than a great acting job… or gross incompetence by the umpire. The ump, who...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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The BCS is no more and college football is moving to a four-team playoff in 2014. Although many fans are finally getting what they have wanted for years, there are many details still be ironed out, and a playoff is far from a perfect system....
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The Air Force Academy's picturesque setting near the Rocky Mountains makes for a great view during home games each season. However, wildfires in the Western half of the United States are threatening Colorado Springs (and Falcon Stadium), forcing...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Missouri will officially become a SEC school on July 1, 2012. The Tigers join college football's premier conference as a member of the SEC's Eastern Division. From a Missouri point of view, here's an introduction for SEC fans on...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Texas A&M will officially become a SEC school on July 1, 2012. The Aggies join college football's premier conference as a member of the SEC's Western Division. From a Texas A&M point of view, here's an introduction for SEC fans on the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Goodbye BCS, hello college football playoff. After months of debate and years of fans clamoring for it, college football will finally have a playoff. University presidents, conference commissioners and athletic directors gathered in Washington, D...
Steven Lassan
2 years 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
2 years ago
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Perhaps Clint Bowyer’s win on the road course in Sonoma, Calif., should not have come as a surprise. After all, the seven-year NASCAR Sprint Cup veteran had recorded four top 10s in six starts at the 1.99-mile course prior to Sunday’s Toyota/Save...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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Points leader Matt Kenseth will leave Roush Fenway Racing after this season and be replaced by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the team announced Tuesday. Reports state that Kenseth is headed to Joe Gibbs Racing although it is unclear if it will be with a...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
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Tennessee Titan defensive end Kamerion Wimbley brought some serious game to the American Ninja Warrior 2012 Southeast Regional Semi-Finals in Miami recently. Watch as the 6-foot-4-inch, 255-pound Wimbley makes the crazy obstacle course look like...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-ACC teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-ACC Team First-Team Offense QB Tajh Boyd,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Mountain West teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-Mountain West Team First-Team...
Steven Lassan
2 years 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 SEC in...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Big East teams for this season. Athlon's 2012 All-Big East Team First-Team Offense QB...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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It really wasn’t that long ago when TCU football was barely a topic of discussion around Fort Worth. For 38 years — from 1960 to 1997 — the Horned Frogs had seven winning seasons and three bowl appearances. Oh, sure, there were a few moments of...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The Mountain West will have yet another new look in 2012. The ever-changing conference lost TCU — which went 48–7 during its seven-year stay — to the Big 12 and added Nevada, Fresno State and Hawaii from the WAC. Next year, it will be time for...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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Welcome to the 2012 NCAA (National Conglomerate of Athlon Authorities) conference realignment draft. Our esteemed conference commissioners -- Mitch Light, Braden Gall, Steven Lassan and David Fox -- will put an end to the conference...
David Fox
2 years ago
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Q: In the early days of baseball, it’s my understanding that a “courtesy runner” could at times take the base in the place of an injured player, although the injured player would remain in the game. It was the option of the opposing team to allow...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Q: Please explain to me how horse racing odds are figured. I’ve always wondered. — Danny Coulthard, North Tazewell, Va A: Danny, it’s not as mysterious as it seems. Basically, the odds are set by the bettors themselves. The track is in...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Q: I would like to know where the baseball term “Texas Leaguer” originated. I know it refers to a base hit that lands too far out for the infielder and too far in for the outfielder, but how and where did it get its name? — Tom Ferraris,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Pac-12 teams for this season. First-Team Offense QB Matt Barkley, USC RB Kenjon Barner...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
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The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-WAC teams for this season. First-Team Offense QB Colby Cameron, Louisiana Tech RB Hunter Lee,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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