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Even with replacement referees, the NFL is drawing large TV audiences. With NASCAR’s title Chase under way, members of the Backseat Drivers Fan Council were asked what they’re watching more of — NASCAR or NFL. The answer, from a group of NASCAR...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
Through the first four weeks of the season, it seems clear Louisville and Rutgers are the top two teams in the Big East. The Cardinals were picked by many to win the league in the preseason, but have opinions changed after watching Rutgers this...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
An interesting trend is starting to develop each Saturday during the college football season. The schedule has been stacked with quality late games, while the slate of matchups early in the day is rather ordinary. And this isn't going unnoticed,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
In the world of fantasy football, some team owners are relentless in their search for information that will give them a competitive edge over their competition.  Others just simply rely on projections from so-called experts, who try to...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
1. Jimmie Johnson Johnson, Chad Kanus and the boys have methodically clicked off consecutive second-place finishes to begin the Chase. Next up is Dover, where the 48 dominated in June. Last week: 2 2. Brad Keselowski Much of the talk since...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to be more forceful with his Hendrick Motorsports team at times but he worries about upsetting his crew. Earnhardt knows he must do something after two pedestrian finishes in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup have him...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
Monday night's Green Bay-Seattle game featured one of the most controversial endings in sports history. However, the finish of the Packers-Seahawks game isn't the only moment in sports history that featured a questionable call. Here are 15 (and a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Week 4 of the 2012 college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches saw the temperature on their seat increase by a few degrees. Thanks to a lackluster showing at Florida, Kentucky's Joker Phillips holds down the No. 1 spot...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Injuries can have as much of an impact to a fantasy roster, if not more so, than to an NFL team’s roster. As it applies to the former, several key offensive players went down this week, including C.J. Spiller, Reggie Bush, Matthew Stafford,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
College football's bowl season is still a few months away, but it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With only three weeks of results in the books, it's hard to make long-term projections about teams,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Visit the online store for San Diego State and other editions of the 2012-13 Athlon Sports College Basketball annual. The first practices of college basketball season begin in mid-October, and Athlon Sports 2012...
David Fox
2 years ago
Four weeks into the season, we are looking for consistency or the ability of a player to take advantage of an opportunity.  The former is the reason why Brandon Carter and Allen Robinson land on this week’s list, while Tony Gregory...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
It appeared Denny Hamlin had a good idea that he would win the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Or at least run well. Maybe. Actually, it’s hard to know exactly what he was thinking leading up to the second race of NASCAR’s Chase...
Matt Taliaferro
2 years ago
The ACC's chance in the national spotlight didn't disappoint. Florida State-Clemson provided one of 2012's most entertaining games, with the Seminoles coming out on top. Miami's overtime win over Georgia Tech headlined the rest of the action in...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Week 4 provided a few surprises in Big 12 play. Kansas State shocked Oklahoma in Norman, allowing the Wildcats to jump from No. 5 in Athlon's power rankings to No. 2. Kansas State is one of the least flashy teams in the nation but always finds a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Visit the online store for Missouri and other editions of the 2012-13 Athlon Sports College Basketball annual. The first practices of college basketball season begin in mid-October, and Athlon Sports 2012-13...
David Fox
2 years ago
Stop if you’re heard this: Florida State and Notre Dame are back. Though they’ve fooled us before, the Seminoles and Fighting Irish sure looked like potential title contenders as they emerged as the big winners in a busy slate of primetime...
David Fox
2 years ago
There are a few big name fantasy football players that will likely be duds this week. We examine three players that you should consider sitting and looking to your backups. Tom Brady, New England Patriots, QB vs. Baltimore Ravens Of course...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of injury question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 3 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and what you should consider. Steven...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of injury question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 3 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and what you should consider. Ryan...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
There are a few key fantasy football players that look to earn big fantasy points in Week 3. Here are three players that are must starts. Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals QB vs. Washington Redskins Andy Dalton has a few things working in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of injury question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 3 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and what you should consider....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
College football’s premier matchup for Week 4 takes place in Tallahassee. Florida State and Clemson have combined for a 6-0 start, but this will be the first ACC contest for both teams. Are the Seminoles back? That’s the question hovering over...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
College football's Week 4 slate doesn't feature a ton of huge matchups, but there's plenty of impact games. Florida State-Clemson is a marquee ACC battle between two top-10 teams, while Michigan travels to Notre Dame. As usual, the SEC always has...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
It's early, but it's not a stretch to say the Big Ten has been one of the most disappointing conferences in college football. Michigan wasn't competitive in its season opener against Alabama, Nebraska fell on the road to UCLA, and Michigan State...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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