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Ezekiel Elliott
Ohio State opened spring practice with a target on its back. The Buckeyes are the defending national champions and the favorite to win college football’s national title in 2015. Of course, a lot can happen between now and the end of the year...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Los Angeles Dodgers
Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from around Major League Baseball in an effort to figure out who is the best big-game pitcher in the game. Who would they want on the mound in Game 7 of the World Series? A first-place vote earns five points...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Reggie Bonnafon
Louisville’s first season in the ACC was a successful one. The Cardinals finished 9-4, with two of their losses coming by six points or less. 2014 also brought the return of Bobby Petrino to the Louisville sidelines, and despite a revolving...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Connor Cook
Michigan State has emerged as a national power under coach Mark Dantonio. The Spartans have won at least 11 games in each of the last four seasons and have claimed back-to-back finishes inside of the top five in the last Associated Press poll....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
LSU Tigers
LSU went unbeaten in the 2011 regular season and won the SEC crown. Since then the Tigers have dropped from first to second (2012) to third (2013) to fifth (2014) in the SEC West standings. The coaching in the division has gotten...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kansas Jayhawks
There are many reasons why fans gravitate to the college ranks over the professional ones.  While the level of athlete isn’t comparable in the college game, there are many other reasons why college basketball is more enjoyable than...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFL
The annual NFL owners meeting is taking place in Phoenix this week and 23 new rules have been proposed. The NFL adopted six new rules a year ago and most will not get passed. Additionally, it appears that NFL will eliminate the blackout rule...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
2015 Auto Club 400 Auto Club Speedway Fontana
Officials in sports constantly find themselves in a “no-win” situation. At best, they’re invisible while making the right calls that don’t affect the game. At worst, they’re the center of attention, causing a...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
South Carolina Gamecocks
The last time South Carolina lost six games in a season was back in 2009. After unprecedented success and 42 wins from 2010-13, the Gamecocks came crashing back down to earth with six losses — five in the SEC — in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jalin Marshall
College Football’s spring practice session is underway, and all 128 teams and coaches are getting their first glimpse at how their depth chart is shaping up for the 2015 season. And with teams hitting the practice fields, it’s the first...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dustin Pedroia
Half of the MLB teams finished with a losing record in 2014. Of these 15 teams, which are in the best position to experience better results on the diamond this season? Preseason hope is never a guarantee of success once the games that count begin,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tennessee Volunteers
Expectations are starting to soar in Knoxville for a reason. Butch Jones has quickly rebuilt the Tennessee depth chart with two incredibly talented recruiting classes. The results on the field were tangible as well, as the Vols got back to the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Rushel Shell
West Virginia rebounded from a 4-8 mark in 2013 to finish 7-6 and earn its first winning record (5-4) in Big 12 action since joining the league. The Mountaineers return 16 starters for 2015, including talented running back Rushel Shell and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Clemson Tigers
Clemson has won 42 games in the last four seasons. However, all of the talent — both on the field and calling the plays on the sideline — that helped Dabo Swinney reach that number has moved on. There is plenty left in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Marquise Williams
This spring marks Year 4 of the Larry Fedora era at North Carolina and unfortunately, things have been trending in the wrong direction for the Tar Heels’ football program. Despite playing in a second straight bowl game (ineligible in Fedora...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cat Barber
The East region will have an ACC flavor even though the ACC regular season champion is at home. Louisville and NC State will meet in the Sweet 16 on an ACC floor for a rare conference game in the NCAA Tournament. At the same time, Oklahoma...
David Fox
1 year ago
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament wiped away notion of Cinderellas, but if you’re looking for an underdog, perhaps you can find one in the South Region. Going up against Duke is the lowest seed remaining in the Tournament, a team...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kentucky’s bid for an undefeated season will have to go through West Virginia, the team that in 2010 beat what was arguably John Calipari’s best team in Lexington. In the other regional semifinal, Wichita State and Notre Dame will...
David Fox
1 year ago
The West region will be full of familiar faces on a number of fronts. For starters, each team in the Sweet 16 is no stranger to this stage. In the last five seasons alone, these four teams have been to the regional semifinal 12 times. But if...
David Fox
1 year ago
Syracuse unveiled three uniforms last season, but the reveal didn’t include an orange design. One year later, it appears Syracuse will be adding a fourth color to its jersey wardrobe. On Monday, Syracuse unveiled a new orange jersey for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Lon Kruger
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is over, and in some ways there are relatively few surprises. In a macro sense, it’s not surprise to see Kentucky, Louisville, Duke, North Carolina, Michigan State or even UCLA here. The same...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michael Brewer
Virginia Tech won at least 10 games in eight consecutive seasons from 2004-11. But the Hokies took a step back over the last three years, recording a 22-17 mark in that span. Coach Frank Beamer is also coming off his first losing record in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jeremy Johnson
Auburn wasn’t quite able to recapture the magic from its 2013 run to the national championship, but coach Gus Malzahn’s second season still resulted in an 8-5 record with two losses coming by three points. As Malzahn’s team works...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oklahoma Sooners
The Sooners entered last season with loads of hype following a devastatingly impressive performance over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Many had Oklahoma winning the Big 12 title and participating in the College Football Playoff. Neither...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Christian Hackenberg
James Franklin’s debut at Penn State had its share of ups and downs, as the Nittany Lions started 4-0 but dropped six out of their last eight regular season games. A bowl win over Boston College propelled Franklin to a winning mark in his...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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