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Players often express their disappointment when they are cut from a team, but former Ohio State standout Terrelle Pryor had an unprecedented reaction after being dropped by the Cincinnati Bengals. After very unsuccessfully vying for a backup...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Clayton Kershaw is having an off year. Well, an off year for a player who has won three of the past four Cy Young awards, in addition to the MVP last year. His ERA and WHIP are up from the past few seasons at 3.33 and 1.04, respectively. He’s...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Ezekiel Elliott
The 2015 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. Several of the nation’s top players from 2014 are in the NFL ranks, but there’s no shortage of talent...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Cal Golden Bears
When putting together Athlon Sports' college football magazine and preseason Top 25 each year, a huge part of the process is scheduling. Non-conference games, crossovers, home-road splits and timing all play a role in determining order of...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Zack Sanchez
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Jairus Byrd
The NFC South was easily the worst division as a whole last season, producing not only the worst team in the league, but also no team over .500. However, that means the division is really up for grabs, and one team has to make the playoffs....
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Florida State Seminoles helmet
Florida State unveiled new uniforms, an updated logo and helmet design last season. And after one year, the Seminoles are making a slight tweak to the helmets for 2015. Last year’s helmets featured crossing spears at the back. However,...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Just two days after Pedro Martinez will join fellow Red Sox legends, such as Carl Yastrzemski, Ted Williams, and Carlton Fisk, in the Baseball Hall of Fame, he will also be immortalized next to them at Fenway Park. On July 28, the Boston Red Sox...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
On Tuesday, Tom Brady will go before NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to plead his appeal on the four-game suspension he was handed for Deflategate. While Goodell will be the one deciding the fate of Brady initially, the NFL now says that Ted Wells...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
A lot of people became Cleveland Cavaliers fans when Lebron came back to the team. However, one would think that Dwyane Wade’s father would be a passionate supporter of the Miami Heat, the team his son has spent his entire career with. The...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Pete Rose has been widely known as one of the MLB’s greatest and controversial players. While as a manager for the Cincinnati Reds, the team he spent most of his career with, he bet on baseball games. Gambling on one’s own sport is...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
There have been plenty of successful father-son combos in sports, ranging from Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. to Archie Manning and sons Peyton and Eli. Usually, not much is made of these family ties until the sons reach the pros, or at least...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
The NFL has dealt with too many off the field issues recently, especially involving assault. Now, another incident has evolved, this time with Saints linebacker Junior Galette, who allegedly attacked a dancer earlier in the year. Those charges were...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Latavius Murray
Denver has won four straight AFC West titles and doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon with Peyton Manning at the helm. However, just two seasons ago, three teams from the division made the playoffs, and Kansas City and San Diego...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Jordan Spieth won the US Open and seemed to be destined to win it. He played extremely well on the difficult course, and it appeared as if everybody in attendance wanted the 21-year old to win his second career major. With a small lead, Spieth...
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Tennessee Volunteers Offensive Line
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And needless...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Blake Countess
Transfers are a huge part of any college football season. Whether it’s a graduate transfer eligible right away or a player that sat out the previous year due to NCAA rules, impact players are available in the transfer ranks every year. ...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
College Football
Both music and sports are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock and roll with college football. What if our favorite football programs were rock and...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Logos for any sports franchise or league are a critical part of identification and merchandise. And tweaking a logo is one way to drive up a little revenue. But the internet has succeeded in creating awesome redesigned or tweaked logos. At...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
The NFC West managed to be a strong division last year, even with the 49ers disappointing and only going 8-8. This division has many strengths, however, with plenty of potential to send multiple teams to the playoffs once again. There should...
Josh Hamburger
2 weeks ago
Anthony Jennings
LSU faithful received troubling news about their football program on Thursday night, following the arrest of four players. Defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao was arrested after an incident at a Baton Rouge bar on Tuesday night. Hours later...
Ryan Wright
2 weeks ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Here are the most important and interesting stats you need to know about the Big 12 in 2015: 4: Top 15 finishes between 1961-2010 for BaylorBetween 1961 and 2010, the Baylor Bears finished ranked in the top 15 of the AP poll just four...
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago
Adrian Peterson
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
Michigan Wolverines
Music, like sports, sparks debate, creates discussion and can even lead to heated disagreements. But both are unquestionably a huge part of American culture. So Athlon Sports has decided to combine two of our favorite things — rock...
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago

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