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While Carlos Correa may have garnered some of the attention during the Astros-White Sox game, nobody forgot that Chris Sale was on the mound. Sale, who has progressed into one of the MLB’s top pitchers, has been on a roll recently,...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
In one of the most anticipated debuts of the season, Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa did something nobody else has probably ever done. In his second at bat, he grounded a ball to the shortstop and sprinted towards first base. On a bang-bang...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Usually powerhouse teams with the largest fan bases, such as the New York Yankees, can force players into the All Star Game. However, the Kansas City Royals are shocking the baseball world right now, with an astounding seven players leading in...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Kamalei Correa
The Mountain West hopes for a repeat of 2014 this year, as Boise State was the top Group of 5 team and played in one of college football’s biggest bowl games. The Broncos are the favorite to reach that mark once again this season, and there...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Cody Kessler
The Pac-12 has emerged as college football’s No. 2 conference over the last few seasons, and there’s no shortage of talent returning to the league in 2015. This conference is known for its offense, but the Pac-12 has a good core of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
When it comes to college football dynasties, North Dakota State has every reason to stake its own claim to one of the greatest eras in the sport's history. No, the Bison aren’t Alabama, USC, Oklahoma or Notre Dame, but North Dakota...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Justin Thomas
While the strength of the ACC appears to reside in the Atlantic Division once again in 2015, that doesn’t mean the Coastal won’t lack for its own excitement and intrigue. Predicting which team will end up on top is one thing, while Las...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Though the MLB Draft is hardly talked about, it provides a strong glimpse into the future. With the first round of the MLB Draft coming up tonight, here is a look at 10 of the best players drafted in the first round since 2000 (listed in...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Michael Jordan Plays an Interesting Game on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
Michael Jordan is always going to be competitive. When challenged on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to palm things, His Airness did not back down.  Jordan is definitely not down with disco.
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
With the Baltimore Ravens finishing up OTAs and having mandatory camp from June 16-18, the team looks to work on ways to improve upon last season’s success. Here are five questions that will shape the Ravens as they prepare for training...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Cleveland Browns
The Browns haven’t won an NFL championship since 1964. The Indians haven’t won a World Series since 1948. The Cavaliers won their first NBA Finals game just X days ago in Game 2 of the 2015 championship series. Needless to say, the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
James Conner
The ACC loses some of its star power from 2014, but the league still returns plenty of household names and players ready to challenge for All-America honors. And even though the 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Auburn Tigers
The rest of the country doesn’t want to believe it but it’s true. The Pac-12 has elevated itself into national prominence. The Big Ten is the reigning national champion and has added serious coaching cache over the last few seasons...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Gunner Kiel
The American Athletic Conference should have a contender (or two) for the top spot among Group of 5 leagues for the right to play in one of college football’s top bowl games. And this league has added stability with the addition of Navy,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Quinten Dormady
Tennessee fans are well aware of what returning starting quarterback Joshua Dobbs brings to the table. But what about the trio of talented freshmen that will be joining Dobbs on The Hill this fall? Related: Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Preview...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
James Franklin Penn State office lion
Penn State coach James Franklin has a new and rather interesting addition to his office. On Friday, a fan gave Franklin a taxidermied Nittany Lion. The school’s official Twitter account provided a few images, and Franklin seems to be...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
With so many great batters in the MLB, most pitchers spend countless time and effort in perfecting their craft. They understand their strengths and weaknesses, especially when it comes to facing right- and left-handed batters. Pat Venditte,...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Luke Ferguson Arkansas State
Wisconsin’s Rafael Gaglianone recently set the standard for new trick shots by kickers by attempting a field goal while his holder kept the ball upright with his nose. And now, Arkansas State’s Luke Ferguson is taking this to a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
NBA players rarely get wide-open shots. Even less often they choose not to take them. In Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Golden State center Andrew Bogut did exactly that, confusing the commentators and the crowd.  Following a steal, Steph...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
How is LeBron James not the MVP every year? Steph Curry is probably one of the greatest shooters of all-time, like many have written over the last week, and a very deserving MVP winner. James Harden would have been totally acceptable as well....
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Fredi Knighten
The Sun Belt has seen its share of membership changes due to conference realignment in recent years. But as the 2015 season approaches, the Sun Belt has some stability with its 11-team membership. Appalachian State and Georgia Southern...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Trevone Boykin
The Big 12 ended 2014 with a debate about whether or not Baylor or TCU was the league’s best team. That conversation will continue into 2015, as the Bears and Horned Frogs are the favorites to win the league this season, and both teams are...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Gunner Kiel
The calendar has turned to June and college football fans who keep one eye on Las Vegas already have win totals to chew on for the upcoming season. While the Power 5 conferences receive their share of attention, here is a look at how the American...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
No more signing day. No more spring practice. All that stands between you and college football season are the long summer months. Luckily, Athlon can help you fill that college football void and prepare for the 2015 season. Here’s...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Seattle Seahawks Founded 41 Years Ago Today
Forty-one years ago today in 1974, the NFL granted Seattle a team as part of the expansion process that brought the league from 26 to 28 teams. They joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that year in the NFL and began playing in the 1976 season....
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago

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