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Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 12 in college football.   - Is the Committee painting itself into a corner with Ohio State at No. 2? Is there a path for...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Brogan Roback
Eastern Michigan looks to continue its turnaround under coach Chris Creighton, while Northern Illinois hopes to finish the year on a high note when these two teams meet on Wednesday night in Ypsilanti, Mich. There’s some role reversal...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
J.T. Barrett
Week 11 provided its share of upsets for the 2016 college football season. Clemson, Michigan and Washington were knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten, while Auburn and Texas A&M – two of the selection committee’s top-10 teams...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Michael Jordan slams, Bugs Bunny jams and a cavalcade of Looney Tunes and NBA stars hoop it up in the rim-rattlin', out-of-this-world, roundball romp: Space Jam.     Look for the 20th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray™ 11/15...
Grant Marcus
3 months ago
Cooper Rush
Tuesday night MACtion continues with Ohio traveling to Mount Pleasant to take on Central Michigan in a critical game for both teams in terms of bowl positioning and the chase for the conference championship. With a win over the Chippewas, coach...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Athlon Sports breaks down Week 11 in college football. Don't forget to subscribe here and rate us if you like (or don't like) what you hear!   - Chaos broke loose in college football but how will Clemson, Michigan and Washington...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of the college football regular season, it’s clear that winter is not just literally coming — it’s also metaphorically approaching for the four-team College Football Playoff system...
Jim Weber
3 months ago
James Conner
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Five teams ranked in the College Football Playoff selection committee's top 10 poll from Tuesday night suffered defeats on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Jalen Hurts
Week 11 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments from the SEC. Alabama easily defeated Mississippi State 51-3, while Florida scored a key win for positioning within the SEC East by...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Rawleigh Williams
Arkansas looks to continue the momentum from last week’s win over Florida, as LSU visits Fayetteville in a clash of SEC West rivals and the annual battle for the Golden Boot. The Razorbacks trail in the all-time series, but coach Bret Bielema...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Nick Chubb
Auburn and Georgia enter the Deep South’s oldest rivalry with plenty at stake this Saturday. The Tigers ranked ninth in the second College Football Playoff selection committee top 25 and need a win to stay alive for a spot in the top four or...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
D'onta Foreman
The Week 11 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Washington-USC, Arkansas-LSU, Texas-West Virginia and Auburn-Georgia. Additionally, conference...
Mitch Light
3 months ago
Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light break down the Playoff Committee Rankings and preview Week 11 in college football.   - Should the Committee bake in some controversy since the rankings don't matter? Should...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
The NFL season is more than halfway over, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.   The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era ...
John Gworek
3 months ago
Jake Browning
College football’s Week 11 slate once again kicked off with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday and continues into Thursday night with three games on the schedule, including North Carolina at Duke and Utah at Arizona State. Boston...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Not that Jim Larranaga isn’t smart enough to figure all this out, but he enters the 2016-17 season facing questions he’s never had before.   The Hurricanes coach, coming off his second Sweet 16 appearance in four seasons, has a...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Pittsburgh coach Kevin Stallings ... wait ... who? What about Jamie Dixon, the man who led Pittsburgh to 11 NCAA Tournaments in 13 years and was the cornerstone of the program?   In an intriguing twist, Dixon exited in the offseason, after...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
For the second straight season, Notre Dame has lost two vital pieces of an Elite Eight team. But the Fighting Irish — as they have done so often in the Mike Brey era — will identify new leading men.   “Outside, the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Is 2016-17 the season in which everything for Clemson comes together and lands the Tigers back in the NCAA Tournament? Brad Brownell and the Tigers certainly hope so. Five seasons have passed since Brownell took Clemson to the NCAAs in his debut,...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
So much changed for Syracuse in the span of three weeks last March. After a much-debated invitation to the NCAA Tournament, the 10th-seeded Orange took advantage of every opportunity extended to them and roared into the Final Four.   The...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The depth of the ACC was nearly on full display in 2016-17. The league produced seven NCAA Tournament teams, six of which ended up in the Sweet 16 and two in the Final Four.   The final AP poll, before the start of the NCAA Tournament,...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Kareem Hunt
Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago is home to the White Sox, but on Wednesday night, the scene shifts to college football, as Northern Illinois hosts Toledo in an intriguing midweek MACtion showdown.   At 3-6, the Huskies are fighting just to...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Wilton Speight
The first weekend of November games for the 2016 college football season are in the books. Alabama dominated LSU in Baton Rouge to remain No. 1, while Clemson, Michigan and Washington scored victories in conference play to stay unbeaten....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Paul Chryst
After the first weekend of action in November, the Big Ten’s West Division features three teams – Wisconsin, Minnesota and Nebraska – tied at 4-2 in league play. And with three games remaining, the battle to win this division is...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The Florida Gators had been an NCAA Tournament fixture and reached the Final Four as recently as 2014 but enter this season having missed the NCAAs in consecutive seasons for just the second time since the 1990s. Mike White, Billy Donovan’s...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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