News Articles

News
Frank Beamer
As the Sun Bowl approached last December, the reward for an 8–4 regular season, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer offered a rare moment of candor regarding his future. The resignations of Texas’ Mack Brown and Wake Forest’s Jim...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
News
Tennessee Volunteers
Over the past few seasons, when Athlon Sports sat down to predict our SEC East final standings there has been one factor that seems to have been the deciding factor.Scheduling. We caught a lot heat in 2011 when we picked the Georgia Bulldogs...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Anthony Grant
The final spot in the 2014-15 coaching carousel was filled Wednesday when Marist hired a new basketball coach.With that bit of news in mind, let’s start taking a look at the next round of potential coaching changes. Yesterday, Athlon featured...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
News
Eastern Michigan gray field
Eastern Michigan is arguably the toughest job in college football. Located in Ypsilanti, EMU is less than 10 miles from the University of Michigan, and the Eagles’ last winning season was in 1995. Eastern Michigan has just one bowl appearance...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
News
Florida State Seminoles
Life is good in Tallahassee right now. Jimbo Fisher is the commander in chief of the reigning national champions, has a Heisman Trophy winner returning under center and will face another extremely manageable schedule in the inferior yet...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Miami Hurricanes
Al Golden is entering a critical fourth season at The U. In the face of nasty NCAA allegations, Miami’s head coach has done solid work to rebuild his program through recruiting and roster turnover. But the Hurricanes are still lagging...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Shilique Calhoun
Analytics have become commonplace in sports. Casual baseball fans know about Moneyball and the value of on-base percentage over batting average and have at least heard of WAR (Wins Above Replacement), even if they don’t really know what it...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
News
Travis Greene
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
News
Baylor Bears
Art Briles and Baylor are about to find out what it’s like to be the hunted rather than the hunter. After winning their first-ever Big 12 championship and landing in their first BCS Bowl, the Bears in Waco now have a massive bull's-eye on...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Washington Huskies
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
This season’s coaching carousel was a strange one. Names like Bruce Pearl, Kelvin Sampson, Buzz Williams and Ernie Kent took jobs at Auburn, Houston, Virginia Tech and Washington State.Jobs like that are usually reserved for coaches making...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
News
Virginia Tech Hokies
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Shane Carden
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
News
The Athlon Sports team returns to action with a look at all the quarterbacks around college football.Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan make their picks for the top quarterbacks for each league, the top battles and the sleepers for major...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
News
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
3 weeks ago
News
Clint Dempsey
This is you daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for June 17: • Didn't catch the USA's 2-1 win over Ghana yesterday? Here's what you should know going forward. • Fan reactions...
Evan Buhler
3 weeks ago
News
It’s said that racetracks don’t owe anyone anything. Rarely, if ever, will you hear a driver, following a victory, proclaim that “this old place owed us one” after a string of disappointments finally results in paydirt....
Matt Taliaferro
3 weeks ago
News
Kevin Sumlin
Year One after Johnny Manziel begins in College Station in a few months. How will Texas A&M, the fans and Kevin Sumlin survive without their beloved superstar under center this fall? While this team is expected to take a small step...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Chuckie Keeton
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
News
SEC Football
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than SunLife Stadium — but for the most part, beauty is in...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
News
Brett Hundley
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
News
With all that Jimmie Johnson has accomplished in NASCAR, it’s amazing there are still tracks on the circuit where the No. 48 team hasn’t won. Michigan was the latest checked off the list, as strategy worked in their favor at a place...
Tom Bowles
3 weeks ago
News
San Diego Padres legend and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died after a battle with salivary gland cancer. The Padres announced his death Monday. He was 54.Gwynn was one of the greatest hitters in the modern era and the last to seriously challenge a .400...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
News
Al Golden
Miami’s quarterback situation is one of the biggest mysteries in the ACC for 2014, and coach Al Golden has added another option to start in Kansas transfer Jake Heaps. The addition of Heaps was announced through Miami’s official site....
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
News
Paul Chryst has been to the postseason in each of his first two seasons at the helm in Pittsburgh. He won six games in his first tour and upped the total to seven a year ago — even if the statistical data was actually worse,...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago

Pages