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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 heads north to Loudon, N.H...
Geoffrey Miller
8 months ago
Amari Cooper
Alabama opens SEC play with a visit from a Florida team that needed overtime to knock off an improving Kentucky squad last Saturday. These two programs are two of the SEC’s best jobs, and the Gators and Crimson Tide combined for five national...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Dak Prescott
Mississippi State and LSU open SEC play with an intriguing and critical conference matchup in Baton Rouge on Saturday night. This game likely will be overshadowed nationally by Florida-Alabama and Florida State-Clemson, but the meeting between the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State’s ACC title defense begins on Saturday night, as the Seminoles host Clemson in one of the conference’s emerging rivalries. Coach Jimbo Fisher’s team opened the year with a closer-than-expected win over Oklahoma State...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
There’s plenty of history between Miami and Nebraska, but when these two teams play on Saturday night, the focus will shift to 2014 and two programs that are looking to reclaim their place among college football’s elite.After going 9-3...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again. I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Nick Marshall
Resounding answers about Auburn’s ability to defend its SEC title will have to wait. Perhaps that’s a strange statement given a 20-14 win on the road against a ranked Kansas State team, but the Tigers didn’t need to show a...
David Fox
8 months ago
Chasson Randle
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. 21 Stanford enters 2014-15 after its first NCAA Tournament appearance in six years...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Elliott Fry
In just another example of the madness of a college football season, much of the most dramatic swings come down to players who weren’t recruited and may or may not be on scholarship. As we learned this week, the coach might not even...
David Fox
8 months ago
It’s unusual to see changes in the coordinator ranks just three weeks into the season, but Texas Tech has decided to fire co-defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt. Wallerstedt was fired one week after the Red Raiders’ defense was...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Josh McCown
A stoppable force encounters a movable object, as the offense-challenged Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to the Georgia Dome to face the virtually defenseless Atlanta Falcons in the second installment of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS....
Rob Doster
8 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Nick Marshall
The college football world is focused squarely on the Little Apple on Thursday night, as Auburn visits Kansas State in a high-profile non-conference matchup and one of the top games of Week 4. Tough non-conference matchups usually aren’t the...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Six of the 10 teams in this league are taking a break this weekend but that doesn’t mean that the Big 12 will be boring in Week 4. No, it’s quite the opposite in fact, as two marquee matchups dot a very limited schedule. Heck...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Most of the contenders are resting up this weekend out West. Last place (that’s right) Stanford is on a bye. USC is licking its wounds. And Arizona State and UCLA are tending to injured stars under center. That doesn’t mean there...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Cole Stoudt
After a week of surprises in non-conference action, the focus in the ACC shifts slightly to league play. Clemson-Florida State and Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech headline a solid slate of games for Week 4. And in non-conference matchups, East Carolina...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Randy Gregory
Turn back the clock to the the 1980s, 90s and early 2000s. In fact, Nebraska and Miami might prefer that you do. Nebraska and Miami will play the rare in-season matchup, but the two teams played in five bowl games that helped define the era....
David Fox
8 months ago
We dive into the heart of the SEC season with three games involving two league teams. Florida’s new-look offense, which showed some signs of life last week against Kentucky, will face a stiff test against Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium;...
Mitch Light
8 months ago
Trevor Cooney
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. 22 Syracuse moves into 2014-15 with a freshman point guard and a handful of role players...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
DeMarco Murray
Injuries and off-field matters have certainly left their mark on the NFL season thus far, as Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 3 can attest. When Adrian Peterson will return (if he returns) is anyone’s guess...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Dan Bailey
Stephen Gostkowski checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 3, but he’s yet to show off his powerful leg. Matt Bryant leads all kickers with two field goals of 50 yards or longer, while 10 other...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Jay Cutler
A Super Bowl rematch has led to some shuffling at the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 3. Denver and Seattle will go head-to-head once again, but this time the game will take place in the Pacific Northwest...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Chandler Jones
Seattle’s coming off of a loss and gets Denver at home in a Super Bowl rematch, so, for at least one week, there’s a new team leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 3. After struggling...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Antonio Gates
Jimmy Graham’s two touchdown catches against Cleveland was more than enough for him to maintain his hold on the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 3. However, for the second straight week, Graham...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Jordy Nelson
It’s only fitting that the top two wide receivers in fantasy football right now occupy the same space in Athlon Sports’ Week 3 rankings at the position. Calvin Johnson and Jordy Nelson are set to share the same field when Detroit hosts...
Mark Ross
8 months ago

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