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Mike Tomlin
The Pittsburgh Steelers are an enigma entering the 2015 NFL season. They would appear to be a team on the rise after an 11-5 regular season record and winning the toughest division in the league. Yet questions on defense prevent them from...
Marky Billson
1 month ago
Braxton Miller
The one-game suspension of four potential starters for Ohio State has slightly altered the outlook for the opener against Virginia Tech. The Buckeyes won’t need any reminder about how difficult of a matchup this is, as Virginia Tech won in...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Devon Still knew that this day was coming for some time now. But that didn't make it any easier for him. As training camp for the Bengals starts tomorrow morning, Still had to head out to Cincinnati, leaving his daughter, Leah, to remain with...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Even though training camp is just starting now, the NFL season begins in just over a month. But some Steelers certainly haven’t been look that far ahead. In an interview with a couple defensive players, a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
The Detroit Tigers recently opened up definitively to selling their impending free agents, and the Toronto Blue Jays made use of that. The teams swapped pitchers, as the Blue Jays received David Price for three pitching prospects. The move provides...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Joey Bosa
Ohio State will begin its national title defense without a couple of key players. According to a release from the school, defensive end Joey Bosa and receivers Corey Smith, Dontre Wilson and Jalin Marshall will be suspended for the opener against...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State is coming off one of the best two-year runs by a program in recent memory. The Seminoles won 27 games from 2013-14, claimed the 2013 national championship and reached the playoffs last season. Additionally, Florida State has claimed...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Nick Chubb
The SEC is in a two-year drought without a Heisman winner. After winning three trophies from 2007-10, the SEC has just one winner from 2011-14. Can the SEC claim a Heisman winner in 2015? The conference has a few options among the nation...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Minnesota Vikings
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
After finishing far behind in the NFC East last year, the Giants will look to compete for the title against the Cowboys and Eagles. There’s little doubt the Giants have some great talent on their team, but their rush offense and defense...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Somebody from an NFL team told Ryan Hewitt he would be drafted in the fourth round last year, so he figured he was set. Maybe the fourth was a little too high, but he would definitely find a home by the sixth round. Seventh, for sure. The...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Graham Rahal helmet
IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will have the best-looking helmet in Sunday’s race at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course. Rahal is a big Ohio State fan and unveiled on Wednesday night a Buckeye-themed helmet, complete with the college football...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Kyle Busch No. 18 Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
So much talk this week will surround Kyle Busch’s push toward the Chase. Scoring his third win in four races Sunday, taking NASCAR’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Pete Carroll
There is a probably not a more eager NFL team ready to get back to the practice field for training camp than the Seattle Seahawks. After the infamous failure to give Marshawn Lynch the ball on the one-yard line, costing the Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX...
Scott Whittum
1 month ago
The New York Jets couldn’t do much right last year, highlighted by lackluster quarterback performance and a good defense that gave up a lot of points. However, the Jets look to start over again, having flipped their coaching staff. The vocal...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Will Muschamp
Coordinator changes in college football can have an immediate impact on either side of the ball. Every year, it seems a handful of teams show significant improvement in the win column or on the stat sheet as a result of a coordinator change....
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Cleveland Browns
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Dana Holgorsen
Rivalry games are a huge part of college football, but recent conference realignment has changed the outlook for some of these annual matchups. Missouri-Kansas and Texas-Texas A&M aren’t scheduled to play anytime soon, and Pittsburgh-West...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tom Brady
The Patriots have been a part of the NFL’s ruling class for the better part of the last 14 seasons, winning 12 AFC East titles, six conference titles and four Super Bowls. The AFC has long taken aim at Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Co., and...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
As the NFL announced that they would uphold Tom Brady's four game suspension for his role in deflating footballs, Twitter users reacted to the situation. The suspension allegedly remained in part due to Tom Brady destroying his cell, a key...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
 A little more than a month separates us from the start of the college football seasons. The weather is still unbearably hot at Athlon Sports HQ, but the signs of the fall and football season are in the air as preseason practice takes the...
David Fox
1 month ago
Le'Veon Bell
With NFL training camps cranking up, that means the 2015 fantasy football season is just around the corner. And when it comes to a fantasy draft, it all starts with the No. 1 pick. Entering 2015, the race for the No. 1 overall pick appears to...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh posted a 44–19–1 record in four years in San Francisco, never had a losing record and took the 49ers to the NFC Championship Game three times. John Fox went 46–18 in four years in Denver, never had a losing record and...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
New York Giants
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 month ago

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