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Todd Gurley
The SEC has been home to several of college football’s top running backs in recent years, and 2014 is another loaded group of rushers for the No. 1 conference in the nation.Georgia’s Todd Gurley projects as Athlon’s No. 1 running...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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West Virginia Mountaineers
It's hard to believe that West Virginia is just two seasons removed from hanging 70 on Clemson in an Orange Bowl win.  But after an atrocious 4-8 record in 2013, the luster has clearly worn off of head coach Dana Holgorsen's...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Note to the uninitiated: Charles Woodson is not a good name to drop around Knoxville.In 1997, the Michigan defensive back beat out Peyton Manning for the Heisman Trophy, one of the greatest Heisman heists if you ask anyone in SEC country.Tennessee...
David Fox
1 month ago
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You may never play like a legendary athlete, but at least you can grill like one. To help up your game, we asked James O’Donnell, executive chef at Michael Jordan’s Steak House in Chicago, to give us his best tips for grilling a steak...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
1 month ago
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Lebron James
LeBron James - the world’s greatest active basketball player - has officially opted-out of his contract with the Miami Heat. This wasn’t a completely unexpected move, but the timing is a bit curious. James was slated to earn $20.6...
Evan Buhler
1 month ago
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For those looking to bury a supposedly slumping Carl Edwards and his No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing team, the message delivered in Sonoma, Calif., was clear: You haven’t kicked enough dirt on the grave yet. Edwards and crew chief Jimmy...
Matt Taliaferro
1 month ago
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The foot injury to Joel Embiid has shuffled the deck atop the NBA Draft, setting up the potential for a new No. 1 overall pick. Will it be Duke’s Jabari Parker or Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins?Lucky for us, we don’t have to weigh those...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony has a monumental decision to make in the coming weeks. Stay with the Knicks or bolt town to join a more promising contender? Will it be as dramatic as LeBron’s “The Decision”? That’s not possible. Still, one...
Evan Buhler
1 month ago
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Devin Gardner
The term “hot seat” is no stranger to college football fans. Hot seat talk usually revolves around coaches, but quarterbacks can be grouped into the same conversation. Without a good coach or quarterback, it’s not easy to win...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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David Shaw
David Shaw is now a two-time defending Pac-12 champion.  Stanford has established itself as one of the premier programs west of the Mississippi after an unprecedented run of success over the last half decade. But Shaw is facing something...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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James Franklin
There are the hats and the star rankings, the Signing Day ceremonies and the fanbase hopes that are rewarded or dashed with each announcement. February’s National Signing Day, as it’s known across the country, is the conclusion of a...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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In the closing minute of extra time on Sunday, citizens throughout the country waited in anticipation of the final whistle, one that would secure the United States’ entry into the knockout stage of the World Cup. Up 2-1 with precious time...
Evan Buhler
1 month ago
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Let’s have a quick flashback to NASCAR 2011. The hottest free agent on the Sprint Cup Series market? Carl Edwards, whose decision lie between sticking with Roush Fenway Racing and replacing a struggling Joey Logano at Joe Gibbs Racing. The...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
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Texas Longhorns
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Jameis Winston
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
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Tim Howard
After defeating Ghana 2-1 in a thrilling match, the Americans now face the talented Cristiano Ronaldo and a reeling Portugal team coming off a 4-0 loss to Germany. When and Where to WatchThe two countries face off Sunday, June 22, 6:00 pm...
Evan Buhler
1 month ago
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Arizona State Sun Devils
Quick, which Pac-12 team had the best record in the league last year? It wasn’t the defending champion Stanford Cardinal and it wasn’t the Oregon Ducks. It was the Sun Devils of Arizona State who posted the best record in the...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Lebron James
After being blown away in the 2014 NBA Finals by the San Antonio Spurs in five games, the Miami Heat’s future seems to be more unpredictable than ever. Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James all have the opportunity to test the free...
Evan Buhler
1 month ago
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Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, the nuances of road course racing on the Cup and Nationwide...
Geoffrey Miller
1 month ago
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Nebraska Cornhuskers
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Frank Beamer
As the Sun Bowl approached last December, the reward for an 8–4 regular season, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer offered a rare moment of candor regarding his future. The resignations of Texas’ Mack Brown and Wake Forest’s Jim...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
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Tennessee Volunteers
Over the past few seasons, when Athlon Sports sat down to predict our SEC East final standings there has been one factor that seems to have been the deciding factor.Scheduling. We caught a lot heat in 2011 when we picked the Georgia Bulldogs...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
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Anthony Grant
The final spot in the 2014-15 coaching carousel was filled Wednesday when Marist hired a new basketball coach.With that bit of news in mind, let’s start taking a look at the next round of potential coaching changes. Yesterday, Athlon featured...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Eastern Michigan gray field
Eastern Michigan is arguably the toughest job in college football. Located in Ypsilanti, EMU is less than 10 miles from the University of Michigan, and the Eagles’ last winning season was in 1995. Eastern Michigan has just one bowl appearance...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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