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Nick Saban
With kickoff for the 2013 college football season just around the corner, there’s just enough time for one more set of predictions.Athlon’s editors met before the preseason magazine was released to iron out the predictions after spring...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Pittsburgh Steelers
General manager Kevin Colbert chafes at the notion that the Steelers are rebuilding after the kind of roster turnover that qualified as astounding given his organization’s reputation as one of the most stable in the NFL. Coach Mike Tomlin...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Without being asked, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll informed beat writers on a conference call that then-rookie Russell Wilson would be his starting quarterback to open the 2012 season.Dead silence.Because of Wilson’s 5'11" stature,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Hunter Pence Hits Longest Home Run of 2013
The Giants' Hunter Pence crushed a ball during the first inning of yesterday's game against the Rockies. The ball was estimated to have traveled 476 feet, making it the longest home run in MLB this season.  Your browser does not...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
The Top 10 Games for the First Weekend of College Football
By Monday evening, a good portion of an offseason’s worth of predictions and debates may be out of date.That’s part of the anticipation for the first weekend of the season, which will stretch from Thursday through Monday night. Plenty...
David Fox
1 year ago
Lane Kiffin
Coaches are always a hot topic during any college football season. And once the calendar turns to late October, replacements and potential firings will dominate the headlines even more.There’s a difference between a coach on the hot seat and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been in the spotlight this offseason for his various off-the-field activities. While the sophomore has garnered some bad publicity since the Cotton Bowl, the season opener is just a few days away, and he...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Sports, especially auto racing and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series genre, has a way of handing success to those who make news for other reasons. Or at least that is the perception.Kurt Busch has been in the Cup Series spotlight since late November...
David Smith
1 year ago
Kate Upton and Arnold Palmer
Kate Upton tweeted out a photo of herself and golfing legend Arnold Palmer on Tuesday.Had an amazing golf lesson today #arnoldpalmer @golfdigestmag pic.twitter.com/TCR66A601L— Kate Upton (@KateUpton) August 27, 2013
Rich McVey
1 year ago
Can fantasy football owners trust Arian Foster in 2013?
A major question for fantasy football owners is what to expect from Houston Texans running back Arian Foster in 2013. Dogged by injuries to his back and calf this offseason, Foster was taken off the PUP last week, yet opinions differ on where he...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Stevan Ridley
NFL training camps are in full swing, although injuries have prevented several running backs from taking part in practice. While the top spots on Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Running Back Rankings remain largely unchanged, there is...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Michael Vick
Entering the regular season, quarterback appears to be fairly deep, as evidenced by Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Quarterback Rankings. For example, take Michael Vick, who currently checks in at No. 15. Vick beat out Nick Foles for the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Stephen Gostkowski
Kickers may be the least liked position in fantasy football, but unless your league doesn't use one, you need one to fill out your starting lineup. New England's Stephen Gostkowski tops Athlon Sports' final preseason kicker rankings,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Von Miller
Von Miller's pending four-game suspension turned out to be of the six-game variety, which is why Denver's DST continues its tumble down Athlon Sports' 2013 Fantasy Football Defense/Special Team rankings. Even though he's just one...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Vernon Davis
The most intriguing name in Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Tight End Rankings entering the regular season remains Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots need to decide whether to keep Gronk on the active roster or place him on the Physically Unable...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Marshawn Lynch
The 2013 NFL regular season is set to kick off in just over a week! With most teams expected to rest their starters in their final preseason game, this is a perfect time to unveil Athlon Sports' final Fantasy Football Big Board before the games...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Larry Fitzgerald
There is no change atop Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Wide Receiver Rankings as the preseason wraps up, but that doesn't mean some of the top options haven't had trouble-free training camps either. Roddy White sustained a...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The Butch Jones era at Tennessee will kickoff this Saturday against FCS opponent Austin Peay. And Jones ended the offseason speculation by picking junior Justin Worley as his starting quarterback against the Governors.With the departure of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
A.J. Green
The Bengals think of themselves as Super Bowl contenders. Their roster says they should be in the hunt for the Lombardi Trophy. So does their experience. All that’s left for them to do is to prove it on the field following Wild Card playoff...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Matt Ryan
Say this about the Atlanta Falcons: They don’t rest on their laurels. Coming up just 10 yards short of the Super Bowl and winning an NFC-best 13 games apparently wasn’t good enough for GM Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith. They...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
USC opens its 2013 season with a road trip to Hawaii on Thursday night. But it appears the Trojans won’t have one of their key offensive players in action.According to the tweet below, USC running back Silas Redd won’t play in Thursday...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon State coach Mike Riley let Sean Mannion and Cody Vaz compete for the starting job this offseason, and both players didn’t make it easy on their head coach. However, Riley has picked Mannion as the Beavers’ starting quarterback,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s busy offseason continued with a visit from the NCAA on Sunday. ESPN.com is reporting Manziel interviewed for six hours with the NCAA, and it’s not clear if it will have any effect on his...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
John Harbaugh
Ranking a coach isn’t just about the number of wins. It’s about consistency, longevity, level of competition, support, championships and how that all compares to history. Yes, a Super Bowl ring puts a coach into an elite fraternity and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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