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Jahlil Okafor
So much for the “Year of Readiness.” As major conference commissioners float the idea of ending freshman eligibility — an idea deemed obsolete in the 1970s — freshmen are continuing to dominate the college...
David Fox
1 year ago
College football season has been over for 52 days. A long, cold 52 days. Thankfully, Ohio State is giving us the warm fuzzies as we all try to climb out of winter and into spring. The national champion Buckeyes released their national...
David Fox
1 year ago
Darrelle Revis
When New England unexpectedly used their franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski, many Patriots fans were sent into a tailspin. It was widely expected that the Pats instead would use the tag on safety Devin McCourty, the back-end leader of a...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Washington Huskies
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. After claiming a Heisman Trophy and reaching the national...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
USC Trojans
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. The Pac-12 South Division was viewed by some as the best...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. The Big Ten is home to college football’s defending...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Gabe York
 Every team that makes a run in the NCAA Tournament needs a role player to become the hero for a game or two. For 2014 national champion Connecticut, it was DeAndre Daniels. The forward was a solid player entering the tournament, but he...
David Fox
1 year ago
Let’s face it: College football coaches’ Twitter accounts are mostly hit or miss. Most are full of inspirational quotes, coded recruiting announcements and a general excitement to “get after it.” Thankfully, Jim...
David Fox
1 year ago
Rick Barnes
Other than which player will line up under center for Charlie Strong’s football team in the season opener against Notre Dame on September 5th, there isn’t a hotter topic in Austin than the future of the Texas Longhorns’ basketball...
Aaron Carrara
1 year ago
Prince is pretty much the coolest dude on the planet. Seriously, even cool people bow to the coolness that is Prince. Before Purple Rain, before Sign “O” the Times, before changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol, Prince...
David Fox
1 year ago
Joe Mauer
When Phil Hughes signed a three-year, $42 million contract extension just before Christmas, the veteran righthander insisted he could see signs of hope for a Twins franchise that has fallen on hard times. It’s not just the prospects,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Alex Gordon
The Kansas City Royals awoke from a 29-year playoff slumber in 2014 and became baseball’s darlings during a postseason run that started with a record eight consecutive wins and ended one shy of a World Series title. Ace and clubhouse leader...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Miguel Cabrera
Despite winning a fourth straight AL Central crown, the Tigers took a small step backward in 2014, getting swept by the Orioles in the Division Series and falling short of the ALCS for the first time since 2010. The chief culprit was easy to spot...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jimmie Johnson Atlanta Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
“Is he past his prime?” “Will he ever win another championship?” “Should Chad Knaus be fired as crew chief?” Those questions and then some dogged Jimmie Johnson through the first four months of...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
Corey Kluber
The Indians have the pitching to make a run at the postseason this year despite the new muscle that has been added to the AL Central. Led by AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, the starting rotation posted a 2.95 ERA after the All-Star break,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Baylor Bears
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. Baylor and TCU return to the top of the preseason heap in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Chris Sale
White Sox management started the offseason by saying they wanted the team’s fans to dream again. After watching the Sox lose 188 games the last two seasons, fans wondered how optimistic their dreams should be. Management spoke with its...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
LeSean McCoy
NFL free agency is a week away, but it was a different type of player movement that grabbed everyone’s attention with the reported trade of running back LeSean McCoy from Philadelphia to Buffalo. The trade, which can’t be made official...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Albert Pujols
The American League West is chalked full of A-list characters that make the cast of "Birdman" look like a B-movie. King Felix’s kingdom in Seattle, MVP Mike Trout in Southern Cal, Billy Beane wheeling and dealing in the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jacob Coker
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. The SEC West is college football’s toughest division...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oregon State helmet
Oregon State is slated to open spring practice on Tuesday, March 3, and there’s plenty of optimism surrounding the team with the hire of new coach Gary Andersen.In addition to the new era of Oregon State football, the Beavers plan to unveil a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Every team has a weakness. Even Kentucky. Winning and losing in the NCAA Tournament is almost always about the matchups. A bad draw or a little bad luck in the first weekend of the Tournament can turn a potential championship season into a...
David Fox
1 year ago
SpongeBob SquarePants 400
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? The next sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, that’s who. Brace yourself. This is not a joke. The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway on May 9 will be dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants...
David Fox
1 year ago
Evan Longoria
Just like that, they were gone — David Price, Andrew Friedman, Joe Maddon and Wil Myers, a fab four who, seems like yesterday, were considered the pillars of the franchise. The ace, the architect, the skipper, the hotshot — all departed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jose Bautista
When the Kansas City Royals reached the playoffs last season after a 29-year absence, it put Toronto on the clock. The Jays’ postseason drought, at 21 years, is now the longest in the four major North American sports leagues. The Jays acted...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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