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President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
The 2016 MLB season started on Sunday with three games, but Monday’s Opening Day signals the official return of America’s pastime. It may not be an official national holiday, but baseball’s Opening Day is always eagerly awaited by...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light are gearing up for another Athlon Sports preview magazine and the guys are discussing the most difficult decisions in 2016.   - What seperates Clemson from Florida State in the Atlantic Division...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Mike Trout
The youth movement in MLB is in full force. Not only are the reigning National League MVP and World Series MVP in the “25 and under” category, but the Rookie of the Year winners for both leagues have already entered the “best...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Brian Allen
Offensive linemen are the most underrated players in college football. The players in the trenches never get enough credit for their performance, but the five blockers up front set the stage for the skill players to have success. Recruiting and...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Chris Petersen
Washington is a team on the rise and one of the frontrunners to win the Pac-12 in 2016. After an 8-6 debut in Chris Petersen’s first season in Seattle (2014), all signs pointed to a rebuilding year for the Huskies in 2015. Despite returning...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
In the long history of Kansas basketball, Wayne Simien will have a special place. In his first two seasons, he played for two Final Four teams under Roy Williams. When Williams left for North Carolina, Simien was the first great player of the Bill...
David Fox
4 months ago
Shannon Brooks
Breakout players and the emergence of new faces are one of college football’s annual traditions. Players can go from a backup position into a starting role to earn all-conference honors or produce a big season. Incoming or redshirt freshmen...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light cover all of the media talks from the ACC, Big Ten and Big 12 while discussing Jim Harbaugh's latest antics as well as Kirby Smart's transfer rule.   - Mike Gundy had some strong words...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Les Miles
College football’s 2015-16 coaching carousel was one of the most active in recent memory. After 28 jobs changed hands, the 2016-17 version may not be as active at the end of the year. However, several big-time jobs could open, as Les Miles (...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Ronald Jones
Running back is one of the easiest positions to find a new standout each year, and there always seems to be a wave of stars ready to emerge in offseason workouts. Last season, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey finished second in the Heisman...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Let’s face it, chances are pretty good that your NCAA Tournament bracket is busted. Take heart, you’re not alone in this after all the chaos, fantastic finishes and unexpected outcomes that took place in the first and second rounds. But...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Mark Dantonio
Michigan State has won at least 11 games in five out of the last six seasons, so the bar is set high for coach Mark Dantonio as the program looks to quickly restock a depth chart losing a handful of key players. The Spartans were easily handled by...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Louisville finished the 2015 season by winning six out of its last seven games, and there is plenty of optimism for coach Bobby Petrino’s team when spring ball begins on March 22. The Cardinals return 18 starters, including dynamic sophomore...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Braden Gall and David Fox break down the latest from around college football during a pretty slow news week.   - It's everybody's favorite topic: Expansion! Is David Boren acting out of turn or does he stand for the entire OU...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Dalvin Cook
Despite what was titled a “rebuilding year” at Florida State, the Seminoles won 10 games and reached one of college football’s top postseason games (Peach Bowl). During Jimbo Fisher’s six-year run in Tallahassee, Florida...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Malik Zaire
Spring practice is the first look at all 128 college football teams for 2016, and every coaching staff has a long list of questions for their programs to answer during offseason workouts. While replacing key players in the trenches or rebuilding...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Mike Krzyzewski
This season has been arguably the most competitive in NCAA basketball history. The playing field was as level as it has ever been. The four No. 1 seeds have a combined 23 losses on the year, an NCAA Tournament record. With all of this parity during...
Brad Spielberger
4 months ago
Gregg Marshall
Coming into the 2016 season if you had asked Wichita State and Vanderbilt if they would be happy playing in a First Four matchup each team would have said “heck no.” If you were to ask them now? They’re just happy to be here....
Brad Spielberger
4 months ago
The opening game of the 2016 NCAA Tournament pits Florida Gulf Coast, the Atlantic Sun champion, against Fairleigh Dickinson, the recipient of the automatic bid out of the Northeast Conference. The winner claims the No. 16 seed in the East Region...
Brad Spielberger
4 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Ohio State and Michigan enter 2016 as the frontrunners to win the Big Ten title, but both teams enter spring practice with plenty of work to do. The Buckeyes return quarterback J.T. Barrett and a few rising stars on defense. However, only six...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
NCAA Tournament 2016: March Madness Bracket Cheat Sheets
Selection Sunday is over. Now the real fun begins. It's time to fill out your bracket for the NCAA Tournament and crush your co-workers and buddies in this year's pick-'em game. But who do you pick? We're here to help with...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Blake Barnett
The celebration and good feelings from Alabama’s national championship victory against Clemson are over. Spring practice in Tuscaloosa is set to begin on March 11, and the Crimson Tide enters the season with a bullseye on their back. As...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Nick Saban
The 2016 college football season officially begins on Aug. 27 with California taking on Hawaii in Australia. While kickoff for 2016 is a ways off, it’s never too early to start thinking about rankings, predictions and a preview for the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Yu Darvish
Real live baseball is here. Spring training games are starting this week throughout camp in Florida and Arizona. That means manager and GMs are evaluating their lineups and rotations, which players will fill the final spots on the 25-man...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Brandon Harris
Spring practice around the SEC begins with 13 teams chasing Alabama for conference supremacy. The Crimson Tide have won three out of the last four SEC titles and open offseason workouts as one of the favorites to win the 2016 college football...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago

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