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Alex Collins
The Week 5 slate is light on top 25 must-see matchups, but Texas A&M-Arkansas is perhaps the most intriguing game on Saturday. The SEC West is college football’s toughest division, and the strength of the West is underscored by the...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Clemson and North Carolina head into Week 5 with two totally different vibes surrounding both programs. Sure, the Tigers lost at Florida State, but there’s plenty of excitement with freshman Deshaun Watson ready to takeover as the starting...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Finally, a winning record. I am still hovering around .500 and need to continue to post winning records to get above the break-even point. Again, the good news is I hope you are looking at Mitch Light’s Top 25 picks. He is...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Tom Izzo
The Big Ten has taken its lumps during football season, but all that changes on the hardwood. Much of that is due to the coaches on the bench, a deep group of some of the nation’s best coaches that’s only getting better. Tom...
David Fox
6 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 16 Virginia enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2013-14, sweeping the ACC regular season and...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Davis Webb
Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday night’s loss to Oklahoma State and did not return to game action. Webb was injured at the beginning of the fourth quarter and was taken to the locker room for...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Oklahoma State and Texas Tech’s Thursday night showdown had plenty of offense, but much of the pregame focus was on the attire for the both teams.The Cowboys and Red Raiders unveiled alternate uniforms for the Thursday night conference game,...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 5. The Pac-12 takes center stage with a deep slate of action while the SEC has three marquee showdowns. Florida State, Baylor and Ohio State all have interesting tests as well...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Eli Manning
Proud franchises trying to stay pace in the NFC East will write the latest chapter in their rivalry when the New York Giants take on the Washington Redskins tonight on CBS and the NFL Network. A third loss for either of these 1–2 teams could...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Jim Mora
Two Pac-12 South heavyweights square off on Thursday night, as Arizona State hosts UCLA in a battle of two teams surrounded in mystery. The Bruins and Sun Devils are both dealing with injuries at quarterback, but the situation differs for each team...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Washington Huskies
The slate of action last weekend in the Pac-12 was seriously lacking but that didn’t stop the West Coast from entertaining the college football world thoroughly. After a wild Hail Mary in Tucson and an intense back-and-forth affair in...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
Iowa State Cyclones
It was an extremely light week in Big 12 action despite two contenders (Kansas State and Oklahoma) playing critical nationally televised games last weekend. Things return to normal somewhat in Week 5 as this league gets back into full scale...
Braden Gall
6 months ago
A key clash in the SEC East between Missouri and South Carolina highlights the Week 5 slate in the SEC. There is also an intriguing matchup in the West as Arkansas and Texas A&M meet in Arlington, Texas. Elsewhere, Georgia hopes to get back on...
Mitch Light
6 months ago
Jamison Crowder
The ACC was in the spotlight last Saturday night, as Florida State defeated Clemson in overtime to extend its winning streak to 19 games.The Seminoles hit the road for the first time in conference play this year, traveling to Raleigh to take on an...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago
Brutus Buckeye
The Big Ten isn’t the best conference in college football this season, but the season has at least been interesting. By Week 5, we’re still left wondering where Ohio State stands, and a rare in-state matchup with the (distant) No....
David Fox
6 months ago
Askia Booker
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 17 Colorado is enjoying the best era of basketball in program history. Tad Boyle has led the...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Greg Olsen
Even with six teams on bye, there are not a lot of changes as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 4. Yes leading scorer Julius Thomas is not playing and his absence will probably be felt, but he’s...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Julio Jones
Several top targets are on bye this week, which means Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 4 go a little deeper than usual. Wide receivers who have been relegated to the bench early on may be forced into spot duty...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Knile Davis
First it was injuries, now bye weeks have added to chaos that is reflected in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 4. With six teams on bye, owners’ backfield depths will be tested, especially those who rely on...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Adam Vinatieri
Stephen Gostkowski remains atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 4, but he currently is sixth in fantasy points at the position. The leading scorer is Philadelphia's Cody Parkey, a rookie who wasn't drafted and...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Andrew Luck
Week 4 ushers in the start of the byes in the NFL, which means some familiar faces are missing from Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings. No Peyton Manning or Russell Wilson opens up an opportunity for some other signal-...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Luke Kuechly
Lots of defensive firepower taking a seat this week, as the first bye of the season shakes up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 4. No Seattle, Cincinnati, Arizona, Denver, St. Louis or Cleveland means...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Arkansas’ linemen know the deal when it comes to a football team and who tends to get most of the credit and public accolades. The pecking order starts with the quarterback, the running backs, receivers. Probably a coach or a...
David Fox
6 months ago
Ted Nugent likely would refer to the third track of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup as “the concrete jungle hell-zone.” And honestly, that’s exactly what Dover is — an oversized Bristol with corners akin to the white...
Vito Pugliese
6 months ago
Brady Hoke
College football’s coaching carousel is usually quiet in September, but two teams have already made changes this year. June Jones resigned at SMU, and Texas Tech parted ways with defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt after the loss to...
Steven Lassan
6 months ago

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