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John Calipari
In an honest moment, UCLA coach Steve Alford might roll his eyes at Kentucky’s current dilemma heading into Saturday’s CBS Sports Classic in Chicago.The Wildcats lost junior forward Alex Poythress for the remainder of the season a week...
David Fox
7 months ago
Corey Davis
Two of the nation’s most improved teams – Air Force and Western Michigan – meet for the first time in program history in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The Falcons and Broncos each improved their win total by seven games last...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Utah Utes
Not many bowl games feature two teams that have met 79 previous times but that is the case when former conference rivals Utah and Colorado State meet on Saturday in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Utes own the series over Rams (55-22-2) and is 6-...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Blake Bortles
If you’re looking forward to watching tonight’s matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars on the NFL Network, you’re either a Draftnik who wants to see who’ll have a shot at the top pick; you have a son...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Kent Myers
The last two New Mexico Bowls featured over 90 points in each game, but this year’s meeting between Utah State and UTEP is expected to have a decidedly different outlook. The Aggies own one of the top defenses in the Mountain West by...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Oregon Ducks
The SEC still might be the best league in college football but no conference had more fun in 2014 than the Pac-12. Week after week, the Pac-12 delivered with elite talent, high-quality coaching and dramatic finishes — both in...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Cody Fajardo
The 2014 bowl season will kick off in the Big Easy with UL Lafayette taking on Nevada in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. This marks the fourth straight season UL Lafayette will end its season playing in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, as the Ragin...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Pittsburgh is looking for its fourth head coach in five seasons after Paul Chryst was hired to replace Gary Andersen at Wisconsin. Chryst’s move to the Big Ten comes as no surprise, as the third-year coach is a Madison native and worked on...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Ifo Ekpre-Olomu
Oregon’s hopes of winning the college football national championship took a hit on Wednesday, as reports indicated top cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu suffered a significant knee injury in practice.Yahoo Sports reported Ekpre-Olomu’s injury...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Gary Patterson
College football’s regular season is complete, and all that’s left of the 2014 season is 39 bowl games, including the first four-team playoff format in FBS history. While the season is over and fans for some teams are already planning...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Big Ten played a lot of dramatic and exciting games in 2014. Unfortunately, when it came to non-conference contests, the league didn’t win too many of them. However, an entire year of disappointment can all be washed away by two...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Nick Chubb
The impact of freshmen on a college football season seems to grow each year. There’s no shortage of talent in the freshmen ranks in 2014, with several making a splash on the national stage. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was considered...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Ole Miss Rebels
The gap has certainly closed but the SEC is still college football's premier conference. The No. 1 team in the nation, the toughest division in football, a glut of Heisman Trophy candidates and nationally relevant coaches made the SEC must...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Oregon is finally off the board. The Ducks have been knocking on the door of their first Heisman winner for years, and in 2014 they made their New York Athletic Club breakthrough count. Marcus Mariota won the first Heisman Trophy in...
David Fox
7 months ago
Drew Brees
Teams with identical records, but completely opposite agendas will finish off Week 15 when the New Orleans Saints take on the Chicago Bears on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” With a win the Saints, despite entering tonight 5-8,...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Will Muschamp
Auburn took the first step in fixing its struggling defense by hiring former Florida coach Will Muschamp as the team’s new coordinator. Muschamp was a hot commodity among teams looking for a new defensive signal-caller, and his arrival on the...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Clemson Tigers
For the first time in years, the ACC entered the season as a must-see conference. The defending national champions and controversial reigning Heisman Trophy winner made ACC Media Days more of a circus than even the four-day SEC extravaganza in...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
John Fox
Playoff paths could be determined later this afternoon when the Denver Broncos take on the San Diego Chargers on CBS. For the Broncos (10-3), it’s pretty simple – a win clinches a fourth straight AFC West title. The Chargers (8-5)...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Russell Wilson
The sizzling Seattle Seahawks will go for a third straight victory over the struggling San Francisco 49ers this afternoon on FOX. Seattle (9-4) shined in the Thanksgiving nightcap, beating San Francisco (7–6) 19-3 just two weeks ago. Niners...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Johnny Manziel
Don’t underestimate the significance of today’s matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns on FOX. Yes, it’s Johnny Manziel’s much-anticipated (and equally debated) first NFL start, but the Bengals (8-4-1)...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
LeSean McCoy
More than just first place in the NFC East is at stake when the Dallas Cowboys take on the Philadelphia Eagles tonight on NBC. The Eagles (9-4) currently hold the tiebreaker over the Cowboys (9-4) for the division lead, thanks to their 33-10 win in...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Eddie Lacy
A trio of running backs are dealing with hip injuries entering Week 15. Are any of these bad enough to keep a key Packer, Panther or Brown ball carrier from playing? Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams, RBs, Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Julius Thomas
It’s Week 15, which means every game truly counts from there out. Fortunately for Julius Thomas owners, they should get their big tight end back on the field today, while Greg Olsen must navigate a quarterback switch. Here’s the TE...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Eli Manning
For many fantasy leagues, Week 15 also is championship week. Athlon Sports is here to help you sort through all of the injury reports that are out there, including these key RBs and QBs. Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
There are just four later afternoon games on the Week 15 docket, but these matchups feature some pretty important wide receivers. Be sure to read the latest information on these situations before finalizing your lineup. Calvin Johnson, WR,...
Mark Ross
7 months ago

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