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Mark Helfrich
Oregon’s playoff and national title hopes suffered a significant setback in Thursday’s night’s surprise 31-24 loss to Arizona. The Ducks were unable to slow the Wildcats rushing attack in critical moments, and the offensive line...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Bo Wallace
The epicenter of college football is focused on the state of Mississippi on Saturday, as Alabama travels to Oxford to take on Ole Miss in a huge SEC West showdown. The Magnolia State features two key SEC West showdowns, but the Rebels-Crimson Tide...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Connor Cook
The SEC owns the spotlight in Week 6, but the marquee night matchup on Saturday resides in the Big Ten, as Nebraska travels to Michigan State. Considering how both teams have performed this year, this could be an early preview of the Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Break out the band, because two straight winning weeks has me surging into the black. I was 4-0-1 in top picks digging deep into C-USA and the Sun Belt for winners. And in the big games, the road dogs went 3-2. Overall, Mitch Light...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Dak Prescott
The Week 6 slate is filled with marquee games in the SEC, and the action begins in Starkville with a matchup between Texas A&M and Mississippi State with major West Division title implications on Saturday morning. Both teams have passed their...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
The SEC West is home to three huge showdowns on Saturday, and after Ole Miss-Alabama and Texas A&M-Mississippi State carry the spotlight early in the day, LSU-Auburn is set to close out the SEC’s monster slate with a meeting at Jordan-...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Terran Petteway
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. 11 Nebraska ended a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought last season, but the Cornhuskers return...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Steve Spurrier
Optimism abounds every preseason. Every move is going to work and every team is going to get better. Logically, we know this won’t be the case. Not every hire or quarterback change or transfer is a stroke of genius. Some moves are...
David Fox
7 months ago
Nobody watches basketball for the free throws. Tedious, tiring and largely unathletic acts, they slow down every NBA game. This is an observation you’ve probably heard at a bar or on a couch before, but recently the notion of free throws as a...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Patrick Peterson
Arizona and Denver are set to get back to the field when the two teams return from their byes to face each other Sunday afternoon on FOX. The Cardinals (3-0) are one of two teams (Cincinnati) still undefeated entering Week 5, while the Broncos (2-1...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
J.J. Watt
This Lone Star State showdown is the fourth meeting all-time between Houston and Dallas and will unfold Sunday on CBS. The Cowboys have won the past two meetings — 27–13 in 2010, 34–6 in ’06 — after an embarrassing 19...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games of Week 6. The SEC West has a massive trio of games while Michigan State hosts Nebraska in the Big Ten. Baylor and Oklahoma also have big road trips in the Big 12 as well. The...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 25:30BaltimoreGame 2  Oct. 312:00BaltimoreGame 3 Oct. 53:30DetroitGame 4* Oct. 6TBADetroitGame 5*Oct. 8TBABaltimore*If necessary OverviewThere’s a retro feeling (circa early 1970s...
Charlie Miller
7 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
Two NFC North teams that are coming off their best performances of the season — and trying to keep up with division-leading Detroit — will meet up at Lambeau Field, as Green Bay is set to host Minnesota tonight on CBS/NFL Network. The...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Marcus Mariota
For the second week in a row, the Pac-12 takes center stage on Thursday night with Oregon and Arizona set to meet in a high-scoring showdown in Eugene. The Ducks are the favorite to win the Pac-12 title and have a marquee win over Michigan State on...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Stanford Cardinal
The first shot was fired across both the Pac-12 North and Pac-12 South bows last weekend as Stanford and UCLA earned critical division wins over two conference contenders. But in what could be the best league in football, there is no rest for...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
An epic week in the SEC is highlighted by two huge games in the Magnolia State. Ole Miss hosts Alabama and Texas A&M visits Mississippi State in a pair of crucial matchups that will help shape the SEC West race. Elsewhere, LSU makes the trip to...
Mitch Light
7 months ago
Justin Thomas
It’s all about conference play this week in the ACC. Six league games are scheduled for Week 6, with two intriguing matchups in the Coastal Division leading the must-watch menu.Virginia Tech-North Carolina and Georgia Tech-Miami should...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Bo Pelini
After the Big Ten stepped into the national spotlight for the wrong reasons this week as a coach and athletic director found themselves not just battling their player safety procedures, but their job status. By Saturday night, that may...
David Fox
7 months ago
TCU Horned Frogs
After two lackluster weeks filled with off weekends and snoozers, the Big 12 takes center stage nationally on what is being referred to as the Week of Doom in college football. Oklahoma and Baylor will face nasty road games while...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Chuckie Keeton
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton will miss the remainder of the 2014 season due to a knee injury. Keeton suffered a torn ACL in 2013 and returned in time for the 2014 opener but injured his knee again versus Wake Forest on Sept. 13.With Keeton...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Darrun HIlliard
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. 12 Villanova is built to win the Big East for a second consecutive season, something the...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Antonio Brown
Even with several top targets returning from bye, they all take a backseat to the leading scorer at the position in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 5. Antonio Brown currently leads all his peers, thanks to five...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Frank Gore
DeMarco Murray is leading the NFL in rushing by a pretty wide margin, so it makes sense that he sits in the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 5. Murray has reeled off four straight 100-yard rushing...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Nick Novak
Nick Novak’s hot leg has helped San Diego win its past three games and also is a big reason why he leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 5. The Chargers host the Jets, a team that has struggled to defend the...
Mark Ross
7 months ago

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