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Greatness is defined in so many different ways. Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness....
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Gary Andersen’s final act as Utah State’s head football coach, heartfelt but atypical among college coaches, helped assuage the pain and frustration felt by his players, most of whom were stunned to learn their coach had taken a new job less than...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Watch the telecast of this weekend’s race at Michigan International Speedway and you will hear it referred to as “the sister track” to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. While that’s true in some ways — both are two-mile D-shaped tracks and...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (St. Louis Cardinals) and worst (Miami Marlins) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.  1. Cardinals Plated seven...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Call it a knee-jerk reaction, but Phil Mickelson's stunning sprint to the Claret Jug has caused us to revisit our rankings. Lefty now holds three of the four majors and gets extra credit for his record six runner-ups in the one he doesn't...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
2013 Pac-12 Predictions     North Division Pac-12 Overall 1. Oregon 8-1 12-1 2. Stanford 7-2 10-2...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Fall Saturdays are special. Especially, in the South.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...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
A five-time champion in their respective sport is rarely in need of motivation. So when you hand it to them on a silver platter, whatever the reason, you better hide yourself inside a bunker and hope for the best. After Dover’s fluky finish a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Lowe’s team showed up to Pocono Raceway with something to prove. After being penalized for jumping a restart the previous weekend in the 400-miler at Dover that cost the team a victory, Johnson was all business as...
Matt Taliaferro
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
Big 12 2013 Predictions Big 12 Overall 1. Oklahoma State 7-2 10-2 2. Oklahoma 7-2 9-3 3. Texas 6-3 9-...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
2013 C-USA Predictions     East Division C-USA Overall 1. Marshall 6-2 8-5 2. East Carolina 6-2 7-5...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The tight end position has evolved into a highly sought-after commodity at the NFL level. A lot of that has to do with the type of athletes who are suiting up and honing their craft in college. The really...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
1. Denny Hamlin needs Pocono more than ever A crash last Sunday at Dover International Speedway after a flat tire dented Denny Hamlin's hope of a strong run and probably didn't feel the best for a guy just weeks removed from a pretty serious...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
2013 Sun Belt Predictions SBC Overall 1. UL Lafayette 6-1 9-3 2. ULM 5-2 7-5 3. Western Kentucky 5-2...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
  2013 Big Ten Predictions     Leaders Division   Big Ten Overall 1. Ohio State 8-0 13-0 2. Wisconsin 6-2...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
2013 MAC Predictions     East Division   MAC Overall 1. Bowling Green 7-1 8-5 2. Ohio 6-2 9-3...
Steven Lassan
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
Steroids are as synonymous with baseball as hot dogs or cold beer. It's an unfortunate era of the game that fans of all ages must accept. Are the use of performance-enhancing drugs terrible for the body and a form of cheating? Yes, and this...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Despite winning back-to-back national championships, not every elite recruit wants to play at Alabama. No, seriously. One of the nation’s top running back recruits for the class of 2014 – Elijah Hood – poked a little fun at Alabama on Tuesday...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
2013 American Predictions         American Overall 1. Louisville 7-1 11-1 2. Cincinnati 6-2 9-3...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
2013 MWC Predictions MWC Overall Mountain Division     1. Boise State 8-0 12-1 2. Utah State 6-2 7-5...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Oklahoma has one of the richest and most successful college football traditions in the nation. The NCAA's all-time longest winning streak, four coaches with at least 120 wins at the school — although, Bennie Owen's teams are ineligible for this...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Dover International Speedway, a high-banked one-mile concrete oval, and Pocono Raceway, a 2.5-mile asphalt triangle with three wildly different corners, are two tracks that shouldn’t warrant much comparison. Tony Stewart, who slumped through...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The Tim Tebow saga may be coming to a slow, painful end. Reports surfaced recently that some in Tebow’s camp are admitting that the former Gators, Broncos and Jets “quarterback” is coming to grips with the reality that his career may be...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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