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White Sox lefty Chris Sale has become a member of a short list in the record books, joining Pedro Martinez as the only two pitchers to strike out 10+ batters in eight straight games. In a 2-1 win over the MLB-best Cardinals, Sale struck out 12 over...
Josh Hamburger
3 weeks ago
Joc Pederson
The start of July signals the halfway point in the MLB regular season. With the All-Star Game set for July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, the Midsummer Classic is clearly one of the storylines to watch this month. But it's not...
Josh Hamburger
3 weeks ago
Before the free agency period explodes, the New Orleans Pelicans have made sure to wrap up Anthony Davis to ensure that he will be with the team long-term. In a five-year extension that will begin next year, the max deal will give him the league...
Josh Hamburger
3 weeks ago
Kendall Fuller
Cornerback is one of the toughest positions to play in college football. Quarterbacks, spread attacks and skill players aren’t getting any easier to defend and the rules certainly favor the offensive side of the ball. While the success...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Justin Houston
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Hugh Freeze
Ole Miss has real talent. I don’t mean like possible SEC fly-in-the-ointment talent. I mean we should recognize this Rebel team for what it is — the SEC team with the most rising seniors and arguably the most proven talent on their...
Eron Jenkins
3 weeks ago
In 2015, conference bragging rights seem to mean so much, yet so little. For most of last season, one division — much less one conference — seemed to reign over all others. Yet on the night of the national championship game, the...
David Fox
3 weeks ago
Jim Harbaugh Detroit Tigers
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has been a busy man this offseason. Whether it’s satellite recruiting camps, providing entertainment through Twitter or a trip to Peru, Harbaugh always seems to be in the news. And Harbaugh’s busy...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Before anybody gets the idea that Brett Favre is returning to the NFL again, it’s safe to say that he is not. However, at age 45, the 11-time Pro Bowl quarterback believes that he still has the skill to be able to make throws and play in the...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
As No. 1 Germany takes on No. 2 USA in soccer in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday night, a new report shows that Hope Solo received training while suspended earlier this year. Sports Illustrated found that two...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
When you are among the top college basketball coaches in the country, NBA offers often come about and rumors spread. Kentucky coach John Calipari has apparently been linked to the Sacramento Kings for the head coach position. Yet, there has been no...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval has never really had great plate discipline when batting. However, he last night reached a new high – literally. In his first at bat with knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on the mound, Sandoval went airborne to...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
College football coaches look for any way to lure high school players to come play for them. They usually boast the amenities or the success of the team. But new Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has arguably the most unique relationship with a...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
Leonard Fournette
Awards are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s preseason accolades or awards after the year has finished, All-America, all-conference teams or even a list of the best freshmen, these are an entertaining and informative way...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Kyle Busch 2015 Toyota Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway
18 weeks. That’s all it took for Kyle Busch to go from a broken leg on one side, broken foot on the other to be healed, healthy and sitting in Sprint Cup Victory Lane. Athletes come back from injury all the time; many wind up successful again...
Tom Bowles
4 weeks ago
While NBA team executives and coaches anxiously await the start of the free agency period beginning just after midnight on Wednesday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has other plans. Instead of vying from a normal schedule, he clearly stated that he...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
Drew Brees
As long as Drew Brees is the quarterback, the Saints will always have a shot to win the NFC South and make the playoffs. But rivals have passed the Saints in other areas, and it all caught up to them in 2014. Team officials realized they couldn...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Cam Newton
In 2014, the Carolina Panthers did something no other team in the NFC South had done before — they repeated as division champs. Now in 2015 they will try to extend that streak to three years, relying once more on a standout defense that...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Julio Jones
The bleeding never stopped. The Falcons blew a 17-point lead at home in the 2012 NFC Championship Game and, two full seasons later, still haven’t recovered. An offensive line thin on talent suffered a collection of season-ending injuries in...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Jameis Winston
The morning of the NFL Draft, Bucs general manager Jason Licht took a walk around the team’s three practice fields completely at peace with the decision to select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the No. 1 overall pick. ...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Speedy Noil
The SEC is home to some of college football’s top receivers in 2015. Laquon Treadwell is a first-team Athlon Sports All-American, and the Ole Miss receiver should be at full strength from a leg injury suffered against Auburn. In addition to...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Baylor Bears
 The Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football podcast is back! Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox take listeners inside the preseason College Football preview magazine. The guys break down the top four teams in the preseason top 25 and...
Braden Gall
4 weeks ago
Kansas Jayhawks new helmets 2015
Kansas is facing an uphill battle in 2015, as first-year coach David Beaty inherits a major rebuilding project and few returning stars.  But the Jayhawks could be rebuilding in 2015 with new uniforms and helmets. A post that popped...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
With the deadline looming, Dwyane Wade joins a lengthy list of NBA players, who recently opted out of their deals in favor of free agency. Before last season, Wade signed a two-year contract, but now he wants a longer contract like so many other...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago
As arguably one of the nation’s top college basketball coaches, Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan announced that he would retire after this upcoming season. Ryan has been the team’s head coach since 2001, amassing a 357-125 overall record over...
Josh Hamburger
4 weeks ago

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