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Patrick Peterson
Jacksonville doesn’t play this week, so for once the Jaguars don’t factor into Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 11. Instead, our top billing goes to Miami, the DST that has scored the most...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Rob Gronkowski
With both big bye weeks a distant memory, the upper tier of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 11 looks a lot like many expected it would entering this season. An argument could be made when it comes to the first two...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Calvin Johnson may not be No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 11, but he’s not that far off either. After missing three games with an ankle injury, Megatron was back to his old tricks last week,...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Rodgers needed just one half to put up the most fantasy points last week, so it’s only fitting that he lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 11. Rodgers tossed six touchdown passes against a...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Adam Vinatieri
When it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 11, look no further than the Sunday night matchup. The Colts play host to the Patriots in prime time and Andrew Luck vs. Tom Brady won’t be the only fantasy...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Jim McElwain
Coaching is a hot topic in any sport, but college football seems to bring out the most discussion when it comes to hot seat chatter and finding the next wave of rising stars. With job vacancies and hot seat rumblings only going to increase over the...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
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Ohio State Buckeyes
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 week ago
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Nebraska Cornhuskers
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
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Tom Izzo
Believe us, we don’t like repeating ourselves. Naming the same coach as No. 1 in the country for a third consecutive season is a little boring. We tried to justify a new coach at the No. 1 spot if only to freshen things up a bit. ...
David Fox
1 week ago
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Twenty-four hours after NASCAR’s Phoenix finish, the landscape within the sport is buzzing with more diverse opinions than we’ve heard in any recent election. On one side sits a growing chorus of voices claiming this new format is the...
Tom Bowles
1 week 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 week ago
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Gary Patterson
The first major dilemmas for the College Football Playoff selection committee may be on the way. Baylor’s trouncing of Oklahoma in Norman vaulted the Bears into the top 10 of the weekly rankings, but it wasn't enough to push Baylor...
David Fox
1 week ago
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Art Briles
College football’s 2014 season has reached its final stretch run, and the bowl and national title picture is starting to clear. The playoff committee will release its third set of rankings on Tuesday this week, which should give fans, coaches...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
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Fred Jackson
The fantasy football season has entered the home stretch with Week 11 on the horizon. The fantasy playoffs will begin in a few weeks, which means these next few games could make or break many a season. Reinforcements are on the way now that the two...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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Urban Meyer
College football’s playoff committee has released two sets of rankings, and the debate about the top four teams will continue every week until the final matchups are released. While the top 25 rankings are expected to change each week and...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
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Arizona State Sun Devils
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: Nov. 30, 1985: Last time Notre Dame allowed 55 pointsArizona State blitzed and rattled Everett Golson en route...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
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Marcus Mariota
The field of candidates for one of college football’s most prestigious awards has been narrowed down to five with the announcement of this season’s finalists for The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. UCLA’s Brett Hundley, USC’...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
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Dak Prescott
Change in college football is all around us, especially in this first season leading to the playoff. One truism remains the case in the changing landscape, though: It’s darn tough to win a conference road game. The top two teams in...
David Fox
1 week ago
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 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox breakdown how Week 11 impacted the playoff picture. TCU vs. Baylor? Can Florida State survive with one loss? Does a two-loss SEC champ get the nod over a one-loss champ? How good is Ohio State? We...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
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Clemson is having an uncharacteristic season on offense. The Tigers average just 5.4 yards per play (ninth in the ACC) and rank sixth in the conference by averaging 32.4 points per game. The slow start hasn’t drastically affected Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
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Chip Kelly
A matchup of defending divisional champions will put a bow on Week 10 in the NFL when the Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles face off on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Eagles (6-2) once again are positioned near the...
Mark Ross
1 week ago
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If the 2014-15 season is anything like the 2013-14 edition, we’re in luck. Just think of all that transpired a year ago: Wichita State’s run for history, a fantastic freshman class led by Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
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Florida has found its quarterback of the future. One week after “managing” his team to an improbable win over Georgia when he only attempted six passes, Treon Harris showed his playmaking ability in the Gators’ 34–10...
Mitch Light
1 week ago
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Todd Graham
For the first time since Jake Plummer was leading Arizona State to the Rose Bowl, it seems Arizona State is going to be a viable contender in the chase for national supremacy. And it’s not a fluke either. There may not be many teams that...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
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Urban Meyer
Ohio State’s stay in second place in the Big Ten pecking order did not last very long. After being dethroned as the class of the Big Ten in last season’s conference championship game by Michigan State, the Buckeyes had to wait until Nov...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago

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