News Articles

Whether it’s by air or via the ground, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is one of the nation’s best. And on Saturday against Wyoming, Mariota made a highlight reel play by taking a rushing touchdown for a score.Mariota didn’t...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Andy Dalton
Atlanta and Cincinnati, two teams riding the high of improbable Week 1 victories, will meet up in Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon on CBS, and the winner will take an important early step toward playoff contention. The Bengals won a division...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Adrian Peterson
Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson will not play Sunday against New England following an indictment from a Texas grand jury. Peterson has been indicted by a Montgomery County, Texas, grand jury on charges of reckless or...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Le'Veon Bell
Adrian Peterson was handed a tasty matchup, which was why he was the easy choice for the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Week 2 Running Back Rankings. However, Peterson was deactivated by Minnesota on Friday night after it was...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller's "Five Things to Watch" will help you catch up on the biggest stories on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' upcoming race weekend. This week, the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off — complete...
Geoffrey Miller
7 months ago
Alex Collins
Arkansas and Texas Tech aren’t ranked in this week’s latest top 25 poll, but the matchup between the Razorbacks and Red Raiders is certainly one of the most intriguing games of Week 3. This contest features an interesting contrast in...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Brett Hundley
UCLA and Texas meet in Arlington, Texas for a neutral site matchup that is one of the marquee games on college football’s Week 3 slate. While this game is big on name value, the actual on-field matchup has lost some of its luster. Texas is 1-...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Dylan Thompson
It’s only Week 3, but the race to win the SEC's East Division heats up on Saturday, as Georgia visits South Carolina in a key conference game. The Bulldogs impressed in their Week 1 victory over Clemson, while the Gamecocks lost 52-28 in...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Trevor Knight
College football’s Week 3 slate is light on good matchups, but there’s some name value in the meeting between Tennessee and Oklahoma. Both programs won national championships during the BCS era, and there’s some extra appeal in...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
It’s hard to call Penn State and Rutgers a true rivalry since these two teams have not played since 1995. However, there’s some renewed interest in this series, as Rutgers has joined the Big Ten, and new Penn State coach James Franklin...
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Duke Blue Devils
I was feeling pretty good about my picks with about 19 minutes left in the Oregon game and about 19 seconds left in the Stanford game. Then Marcus Mariota and Stanford’s red zone offense happened and I finished 2-3. Although, I did go 9-...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Larry Brown
The top of the American Athletic Conference coaches brings two coaches who reached the pinnacle of the college game 26 years apart.One is in the twilight of a 35-year career that has included titles in the NBA and college. The other is just getting...
David Fox
7 months ago
Michael Brewer
If Virginia Tech gets back to the ACC Championship Game, the Hokies should thank Clemson.More specifically, the Hokies will need to thank Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris for tipping them off to his high school quarterback.Virginia Tech...
David Fox
7 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews all of the big action from Week 3 including Georgia-South Carolina, UCLA-Texas, an underrated Big 12 slate and plenty of conference games. The guys also give their locks of the week against...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Ben Roethlisberger
Baltimore and Pittsburgh, two old rivals that are seemingly in transition, are set to collide at M&T Bank Stadium for a critical AFC North matchup tonight on CBS that also will be simulcast on the NFL Network. The Ravens find themselves in...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Will Gardner
It’s another light slate of games in the ACC for Week 3. For the third consecutive week, only one conference matchup highlights the schedule.Louisville makes its first road trip as a member of the ACC with a matchup at Virginia on Saturday....
Steven Lassan
7 months ago
Christian Hackenberg
 After two weeks, the top of the Big Ten has lost to Oregon, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech and LSU. At the same time, the bottom of the league has lost to Central Michigan and Northern Illinois.Seven teams are 2-0, but only one was in the AP...
David Fox
7 months ago
There’s a huge a battle in the SEC East as Georgia, a decisive and impressive Week 1 winner over Clemson, heads to South Carolina. The Bulldogs will be looking for their first win in Columbia. Elsewhere, Arkansas makes the trip to Lubbock to...
Mitch Light
7 months ago
UCLA Bruins
Washington State and Colorado notwithstanding, the Pac-12 has had a very successful first two weeks of the season. Oregon looks like a national title team, all of the other contenders have survived and stayed unblemished in the non-conference...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
Texas Longhorns
Many are talking about how weak the Week 3 slate looks nationally. While there’s only one Top 25 matchup in any conference, the Big 12 only has one “bad” game this weekend. There’s an intense in-state rivalry. There are...
Braden Gall
7 months ago
A.J. Green
The brilliance that is Calvin Johnson, who checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 2, was on full display this past Monday night. All Johnson did was catch seven passes for 164 yards and two...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Matt Ryan
There’s no change atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 2, but for once, Peyton Manning isn’t the leading scorer. That honor goes to Matt Ryan, who dissected the Saints to the tune of a franchise-...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Matt Bryant
Matt Bryant may not lead Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings, but he clearly put his best foot forward last week. Bryant nailed two field goals of more than 50 yards last week in the most critical of situations. The first,...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
J.J. Watt
Seattle still reigns atop Athlon Sports’ Week 2 Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings, but watch out for Houston. Led by recently minted $100 million man J.J. Watt, the Texans dominated the Redskins in all facets of the game. Watt...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Julius Thomas
Jimmy Graham is still king of the mountain as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 2, but last week belonged to Julius Thomas. Denver’s tight end caught three touchdown passes in the second quarter,...
Mark Ross
7 months ago

Pages