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Branden Oliver
Once again, injuries have caused quite a bit of shuffling to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 6. Montee Ball, Rashad Jennings, Zac Stacy, Reggie Bush and Donald Brown were among those who got hurt last week,...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Stephen Gostkowski
It’s been somewhat of a slow start, but Stephen Gostkowski finally looked the part of fantasy’s No. 1 kicker last week, resulting in a bump in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 6. Gostkowski, who tied for...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning returned to his customary spot of leading scorer last week, which is why he reclaims his position atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 6. Manning threw for 479 yards and four touchdowns (along with...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Eric Weddle
San Diego was not the top-scoring fantasy DST last week, but it’s the combination of the Chargers’ most recent game and their next opponent that has this unit ranked No. 1 in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
Jimmy Graham, the best tight end in the NFL, is on bye in Week 6, but it’s the player that held the title previously that’s making the most waves in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings. After somewhat of a slow...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
When it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 6, the most important name may be one that’s not listed. Calvin Johnson has been a shell of his normal self the past two games, totaling just three catches...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Art Briles
If we learned anything from a wild Week 6, it’s that every team is vulnerable end every team is flawed. Only 10 teams remain undefeated entering the second Saturday in October. Last week was only a reminder at how fragile those unbeaten...
David Fox
8 months ago
Jacoby Brissett
Each college football season, a handful of new players become household names. Most of the breakout players start the year as unknowns or as hyped recruits by a fanbase, but by the end of a year, those players are on the radar for college football...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
8 months ago
Michael Frazier
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. 8 Florida has every reason to believe it can pick up where it left off after reaching the...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Justin Hunter
Sunday was a rough one for injuries, which figures to put the Week 6 availability of several key fantasy players in doubt, at best. Calvin Johnson, Jimmy Graham, Rashad Jennings, Montee Ball, Reggie Bush and Jake Locker are the biggest names that...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
J.T. Barrett
With six weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Gus Malzahn
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Montrezl Harrell
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. 9 Louisville will play under its fourth different conference banner under Rick Pitino when...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap a wild Week 6 of action in college football. The guys talk State of Mississippi football, the SEC East, the Pac-12's chances of landing in the playoff, Florida State versus Auburn at No. 1, the Big 12...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Montee Ball
Denver running back Montee Ball suffered a groin injury in the third quarter of the Broncos’ 41-20 win over the Cardinals on Sunday. After the game, Ball was spotted on crutches and on Monday head coach John Fox said Ball's groin strain...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Northwestern Wildcats alternate
Northwestern is set to unveil a new alternate uniform for its Oct. 18 showdown against Nebraska.On Monday, the Wildcats unveiled a gothic-style uniform for the upcoming matchup.Check out Northwestern’s new look for 2014:Check it out. #...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Dak Prescott
 Not that we needed any more reminders that last week was a three-day period of chaos in college football like none other, but take a look at the impact games in the aftermath for Week 7. It’s the middle of October, and an...
David Fox
9 months ago
The NBA announced Monday that it’s a reached a new nine-year, $24 billion TV deal with ESPN and Turner. That’s an awful lot of money. The new arrangement — effective starting with the 2016-17 season, and running until 2024-25...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Will Muschamp
Florida’s offense has hit another speed bump, as true freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been indefinitely suspended from the team due to an off-the-field incident. With Harris suspended, the Gators are expected to start Jeff Driskel in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
9 months ago
Russell Wilson
The defending Super Bowl champions’ title defense tour makes a stop in our nation’s capital, as Seattle will take on Washington on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Seahawks (2-1) are coming off of their bye still...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
John Calipari
Sorry to break it to fans outside of Lexington and Gainesville, but SEC basketball is a little stale. Kentucky and Florida have established a two-team power structure at the top of the league so close that the two teams have the same league...
David Fox
9 months ago
Javan Felix
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. 10 Texas is a contender in the Big 12 and on the national stage again. Both prospects were...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago

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