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Will Gardner
It’s another light slate of games in the ACC for Week 3. For the third consecutive week, only one conference matchup highlights the schedule.Louisville makes its first road trip as a member of the ACC with a matchup at Virginia on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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Christian Hackenberg
 After two weeks, the top of the Big Ten has lost to Oregon, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech and LSU. At the same time, the bottom of the league has lost to Central Michigan and Northern Illinois.Seven teams are 2-0, but only one was in the AP...
David Fox
1 month ago
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J.J. Watt
Seattle still reigns atop Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings, but watch out for Houston. Led by recently minted $100 million man J.J. Watt, the Texans dominated the Redskins in all facets of the game. Watt...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Julius Thomas
Jimmy Graham is still king of the mountain as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 2, but last week belonged to Julius Thomas. Denver’s tight end caught three touchdown passes in the second quarter,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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A.J. Green
The brilliance that is Calvin Johnson, who checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 2, was on full display this past Monday night. All Johnson did was catch seven passes for 164 yards and two...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Matt Ryan
There’s no change atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 2, but for once, Peyton Manning isn’t the leading scorer. That honor goes to Matt Ryan, who dissected the Saints to the tune of a franchise-...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Matt Bryant
Matt Bryant may not lead Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings, but he clearly put his best foot forward last week. Bryant nailed two field goals of more than 50 yards last week in the most critical of situations. The first,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Clint Trickett
Clint Trickett is a new quarterback, his West Virginia teammates say.The redshirt senior doesn’t necessarily agree. Instead, he says they’re just seeing someone who is finally of sound mind and body.Just as Trickett ascended to the...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Predicting how the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase will pan out has always been a shot in the dark with one in the cylinder and no night sights. This year things get even more muddled with a new elimination format among the (Sweet) 16 teams that make up...
Vito Pugliese
1 month ago
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Marcus Mariota
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Bronco Mendenhall
BYU crossed a major hurdle in its quest for an unbeaten record by defeating Texas 41-7 in Week 2. The Cougars handled the Longhorns with ease, scoring 28 points in the third quarter to pull away after a 6-0 halftime lead over Charlie Strong’s...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
1 month ago
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Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten already has losses to the Pac-12 (twice), SEC, ACC and Notre Dame — not to mention two losses to the MAC. Many, including myself, are writing the Big Ten off as a playoff contender. It’s not that there won’t...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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There was only one game involving two SEC teams in Week 2, but there were still plenty of noteworthy — good and bad — accomplishments. A certain receiver at Alabama is off to a great start; Florida's offense (finally) produced...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
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Maryland is going patriotic for Saturday’s matchup against West Virginia. The Terrapins unveiled on Tuesday a new patriotic uniform, which features the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner on the shoulder pads and helmet.Check out the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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Jake Locker
The first week of the 2014 NFL regular season is in the books and already many fantasy football general managers are probably experiencing drafter’s remorse. While it’s way too early to give up on superstars or highly drafted players...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
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Big Ten teams experienced one of the worst weekends in Big Ten history overall, so sifting through the box scores to find 10 interesting stats was a bit of a chore. As you might suspect, most of the stats are alarming in detail and take a deeper...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Utah made slight changes to its uniforms for 2014, and the Utes continued with the tweaks by unveiling a new white helmet.It’s uncertain when Utah will wear these white helmets, but it’s a pretty sharp look for Kyle Whittingham’s...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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UCLA Bruins
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 9: Stanford drives inside the USC 35-yard lineThe Cardinal took all nine of their drives to at least the USC 32-...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Kansas State Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 81-28: Texas-BYU score the last two yearsFans in Austin were appalled (rightly so) when its team allowed nearly...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
1 month ago
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Texas Tech plans to turn back the clock when Arkansas visits Lubbock on Saturday.The Red Raiders will wear throwback uniforms in Week 3, and the overall look for Saturday is pretty sharp. The design is similar to the uniforms and helmets Texas Tech...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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USC Trojans
Two weeks in and the Big Ten is finished. Okay, that might be a touch dramatic but it’s not too far from the reality. The Big Ten entered 2014 in desperate need of some brand equity — i.e., regular season wins...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Mike Krzyzewski
Even in years before conference realignment, the charter members of the ACC more often than not could boast the best roster of coaches in the country.Now that the league has ballooned to 15 basketball members, this is almost an unfair contest.The...
David Fox
1 month ago
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SMU coach June Jones has resigned after an 0-2 start this year. Jones is the first coach of the season to be fired or resign.Defensive coordinator Tom Mason will be promoted to interim coach, with Dan Morrison and Jason Phillips sharing play-...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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