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Within the first minute after taking the dais to introduce Virginia Tech’s new offensive coaches in January, Frank Beamer made clear his distaste for change, even a change that Hokies fans have requested for years. In 27 years at his alma mater...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
We asked, they answered. Athlon Sports set out to gauge the opinions, tastes and preferences of major league baseball players, circa 2013. More than a fifth of all MLB players responded to our survey, sharing their opinions on fellow players,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll break down...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Every college football season brings a few surprises. Whether it’s a team finishing in the top 10 that no one expected in the preseason or another program struggling to reach .500 after a successful stretch, each year presents many different...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The 2013 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 12 teams for this season. Related Content: Big 12 Predictions for 2013 2013 All-...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
In your opinion, what is the greatest sports-themed advertising campaign of all time? I like ESPN’s “This is SportsCenter” spots. — Sarah Crawley, Fairfax, Va.   Those SportsCenter ads, with their creative use of easily recognizable...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Projecting the all-conference and All-America teams is a staple of any college football preseason preview. And after projecting those teams for 2013, it’s clear college football has a stockpile of talent in its sophomore ranks.Texas A&M...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
What’s in a name? Much more than a few letters, that is for sure. Teams change their nicknames all the time. Some organizations refuse to change their name despite odd arithmetic — looking at you, Big Ten. Everything from branding to religion...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
With the first half of this year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winding down, one of two annual visits to a road course — right-hand turns, everybody! — presents itself this weekend as the tour heads to Sonoma Raceway, a track that has seen eight...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The 2013 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. Related Content: Mountain West Predictions for 2013...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Picking a college football All-American team is no easy task. Some positions are deeper than others, while it's also difficult to project how a player will perform with the losses or additions around them. The SEC leads the way with...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Graduates and subway alums alike may say anytime is a great time to be a Notre Dame fan. And that’s what is so infuriating for fans of other teams. Face it, the superiority complex for the Notre Dame faithful is justly earned. Through the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The 2013 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.Related Content: Pac-12 Predictions for 2013 2013 All-...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Greg Biffle’s 19th career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory Sunday brought him into a tie on the all-time list with Dale Earnhardt Jr., the man most pundits claimed was supposed to win in the Irish Hills. It was like “Opposite Day” come to life,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The 2013 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 Ten teams for this season.Related Content: Big Ten Predictions for 2013First-Team...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-MAC teams for this season. Related Content: MAC Predictions for 2013 2013 All-MAC Team...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
At no point in the last decade has winning a Sprint Cup Series race at the Michigan International Speedway been of more importance in the NASCAR ranks. A renewed emphasis on “manufacturer” over “car number” or “driver” — largely at the behest of...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
1. Reflecting on Jason Leffler, forever a hard charger News of Jason Leffler’s death after a New Jersey sprint car crash ran fast, far and wide this week. His passing is, as it too often becomes, a startling reminder that race car drivers don’t...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Fall Saturdays are special. Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Sun Belt teams for this season. Related Content: Sun Belt Predictions for 2013 Athlon's...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Considering it’s college football’s offseason, anything that happens on the news circuit is generally blown out of proportion. However, it’s generally not a good idea to poke the bear. Right? Did the SEC miss the memo? Well, the rest of the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College football isn't just about the major conferences and the BCS. The FCS  settles its national champion with a playoff, something most FBS fans have wanted for years. North Dakota State tops Athlon's Top 25 FCS teams for 2013, as...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
After Florida Gulf Coast reached the Sweet 16 and Wichita State reached the Final Four, teams outside of the college basketball power structure are starting to reach even footing. At least on the court. Beyond the major surprises in the NCAA...
David Fox
2 years ago
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second, third and fourth All-SEC teams for this season. Related Content: SEC Predictions for 2013 First-...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Fall Saturdays are special. Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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