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Victor Martinez
Derek Jeter has retired, but MLB still has plenty of elder statesmen who are proving that age is just a number. While the crop of younger superstars and impact players continues to grow, there are more than enough “old” guys still...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Anthony Rizzo
The tide could finally be turning in the National League Central division. The St. Louis Cardinals have long been the class of the division, as they have appeared in the last four NL Championship Series. The Pirates and the Cubs have other ideas,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The field of 64 hasn’t even started, and already we have a full dose of March Madness. From Albany’s wild shot to get into the NCAA Tournament on Saturday to a 94-90 Ole Miss win in the First Four, we hope college hoops has given...
David Fox
1 year ago
Have you not yet filled out your tournament bracket for the BGS NCAA Pick’em Contest? Need help figuring out who you should pick? David Schmulenson has all the answers. Notice which team Dave picks first through his scientific selection...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
Brandon Allen
Arkansas opens its third set of spring practices under coach Bret Bielema hoping to improve off last year’s 7-6 record. This team showed considerable progress in 2014 and is poised to take another step forward with 14 starters back in the mix...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
Georgia opens spring practice as the early favorite in the SEC East. The Bulldogs just missed on a division title last season and return 12 starters for 2015. Coach Mark Richt’s team will be busy this spring, as this team has question marks...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Deshaun Watson
Clemson has won at least 10 games in a row in four consecutive seasons and enters the spring as one of the favorites to win the ACC in 2015. Quarterback Deshaun Watson is a rising star and is expected to return at full strength from ACL surgery by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament will be the moment in the spotlight for previously unknown players and tiny schools across the country. This is also a big moment for coaches. It’s no secret that NCAA Tournament success plays a big role in how...
David Fox
1 year ago
Sorry, Louisville, people in Kentucky love Kentucky. Ticket broker TicketCity released this map detailing what it calls the most popular college basketball team in each state. Most of the revelations aren’t that surprising, for...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Butler dog-shamed its own mascot Tuesday after Butler Blue III vomited on the court of Madison Square Garden before a Big East tournament game last week. Butler Blue represents Butler as the Twitter account to follow for the Bulldogs in our 68...
David Fox
1 year ago
Maurice Clarett
Opinions are plentiful regarding San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland’s decision to retire from the NFL at age 24 citing concerns of the potential for debilitating head injuries. One voice the rose above the din was that of...
David Fox
1 year ago
Yasiel Puig
The National League West very well could wind up being the defending World Series champion Giants and Dodgers duking it out at the top of the mountain — and then everyone else planning for 2016. Let’s face it, the best thing that could...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Oregon Ducks
Never before has scheduling been a bigger issue than the 2014 College Football Playoff. The committee clearly took a stance on Baylor’s weak non-conference matchups and it cost the Bears a chance at the national championship. That...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland shocked the NFL world by retiring after a stellar rookie season at age 24. It’s an important, courageous decision not made lightly by a player who is thinking well beyond his playing...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Mike Trout
Is MLB becoming a young man’s game? There’s certainly no lack of young, impact talent on major-league rosters. Look no further than the fact that the reigning AL MVP, last season’s World Series MVP, the majors’ top home run...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Just as a sprint is different from a marathon, winning in the NCAA Tournament is different from winning during the regular season. Seeding, luck, clock management and style of play all seem to be magnified during March Madness. And all of it...
David Fox
1 year ago
First, our sincere condolences for anyone who isn’t able to sneak away from work on Thursday or Friday to take in one of the greatest days in the sports calendar.With 16 games, 32 teams to follow in one day is tough enough with multiple...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kevin Harvick CampingWorld.com 500 Phoenix International Raceway
Kevin Harvick dominated the race at Phoenix, leading 224 of 312 laps while dealing with perhaps one minor challenge (Jamie McMurray) en route to the checkered flag. That, in itself was expected as Harvick has now won four races in a row out in the...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
Anthony Grant
Moments after Florida dispatched of Alabama in the SEC tournament, Gators coach Billy Donovan launched into a full-fledged defense of Anthony Grant’s job status at Alabama. Grant is a former Donovan assistant, but the Gators coach...
David Fox
1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If Willie Cauley-Stein were not a Kentucky basketball player, he’d try to find a way to the arena where Kentucky is playing its next game. “If I was people in the world, I’d want to see it,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
Washington coach Chris Petersen was already planning on a quarterback battle this spring, but the outlook for the Huskies’ starting job was slightly altered with the announcement Cyler Miles would not participate in spring practice. According...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The endgame of the NCAA Tournament is to crown a champion, but let’s face it: The first four days are all about the upsets. The Valpos, Florida Gulf Coasts, Mercers, Lehighs and Bucknells are as much a part of the March Madness fabric as...
David Fox
1 year ago
Tulane is adding a new jersey and helmet to its uniform rotation for 2015. While the new gear hasn’t been officially announced by the school, images are already circulating of the Green Wave’s new jerseys and helmets. The black...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The day after Selection Sunday is not a great time to get caught up on the college basketball season. As you start to fill out NCAA Tournament brackets for your pools, Athlon Sports did some of the homework for your basketball cram session....
David Fox
1 year ago
Now that Selection Sunday is over, it's time for March Madness to kick into high gear. It's that time of year when everyone —even your IT guy and Midge in accounting — starts caring about college basketball. Most...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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