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Daniel Lasco
Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts. The Pac-12 should be an intriguing league...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Blake Bortles
Having watched the Jaguars win seven games during the first two years of the Dave Caldwell-Gus Bradley Era, owner Shad Khan wouldn’t have been faulted this offseason if he had publicly mandated a specific number of wins for 2015. A regime...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay emerged from a demoralized locker room at Gillette Stadium after a 45–7 AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots and tried to offer reassurance. “We’re close,” he said,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The Tennessee Titans hope that Year 2 of the Ken Whisenhunt regime will be markedly better than Year 1. In Whisenhunt’s first season as head coach, the Titans bottomed out, going 2–14 and losing their final 10 games. And while the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Everybody knows that pitchers don’t hit well. But Jon Lester really did not for his entire career up until last night. After going hitless in his previous 66 at-bats, Lester laced a single off of former teammate John Lackey. The grounder...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
JJ Watt
Coach Bill O’Brien knows he can’t expect the kind of improvement the Texans made in his first season, but it doesn’t mean they can’t challenge Indianapolis for the AFC South title and compete for a wild-card berth. Despite...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ohio State 2014 national championship
College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field. As the second season of the playoff...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
ACC Football
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 12 ACC experts like Wes Durham, Mark Ennis, David Glenn and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the ACC. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Injuries off the field are certainly common occurrences, although they can often be devastating. They can often come from surprising reasons. Top-ranked Irish golfer Rory McIlroy announced on Instagram that he ruptured a ligament in his ankle while...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
The U.S. Women’s National Team gave a whole new meaning to Fourth of July Weekend. While the country celebrated its 239th year of independence on Saturday, many anxiously awaited Sunday’s matchup with Japan. Any anxiety a fan might have...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
There’s nothing like winning, and then there’s nothing like beating your older sister. Serena Williams, the WTA No. 1 player in the world, ousted No. 16 Venus Williams in straight sets (6-4, 6-3) at Wimbledon. The win by...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
As the track at Daytona attempted to back away from NASCAR’s links with the Confederate flag, plenty of fans still displayed it proudly. For many, there was no need to trade in this flag for the American flag, as they are proud of both and...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Gary Patterson
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 year ago
Pac-12 Football
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 10 Pac-12 experts like Rick Neuheisel, Dan Hawkins, Chris Huston, Ryan Nece and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the Pac-12. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jonathan Williams
Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts. The SEC is home to college football’s best...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike Gundy
Mike Gundy sat in his office, admiring the framed jerseys of the six first-round NFL Draft picks of his time at Oklahoma State. He considered, too, where they came from. “Four of them weren’t even recruited,” Gundy said....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Notre Dame added their 11th verbal commitment to their 2016 recruiting class on Thursday but what turned out to be more interesting is how Parker Boudreaux made his announcement. Boudreaux is a 6-foot-4, 287-pound, offensive lineman for Bishop...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
The NFL brought down the gauntlet today, suspending Cowboys’ linebacker Rolando McClain and Jets’ defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Both players received their punishments for not complying with the NFL Policy and Program for...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Is there going to be a real life Mighty Ducks? Well there might be. After being dismissed from the Penn State hockey team, Scott Conway seems to be making an effort for the NHL. The Anaheim Ducks recently tweeted a picture of him donning their...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Gus Malzahn
Preseason win totals and projections are an interesting part of any college football season. In addition to Athlon’s projected 128 for 2015, a few sportsbooks have released their projected over/under win totals for the upcoming year. On...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ever since reaching the finals at Wimbledon in 2011, Rafael Nadal has really struggled at the prestigious event. Just moments ago, Dustin Brown became the fourth player ranked over 100 to beat Nadal at Wimbledon in as many years. Though an...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
For some, sports can be the difference between a relationship working and falling apart. Well this won’t be a problem anymore for Kentucky Wildcat fans. BBNmeetup has launched a dating website solely for those who love the University of...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
For various reasons, the Tennessee Titans are on track to be the last team to officially sign their first pick in the NFL Draft for the past three years. While it may seem strange to wait so long, Marcus Mariota’s alleged reason for not...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Stealing any base, especially third, is extremely difficult in the MLB because of the power and accuracy of catchers behind the plate. As Anthony Rizzo headed to third base on a steal attempt, Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki delivered a perfect throw...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
As the Confederate flag debate continues to heat up, NASCAR tracks have joined in to show their support to remove the controversial flag from their space. The series heads to Daytona this weekend, and the track has devised an exchange program. The...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago

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