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Askia Booker
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 17 Colorado is enjoying the best era of basketball in program history. Tad Boyle has led the...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Knile Davis
First it was injuries, now bye weeks have added to chaos that is reflected in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 4. With six teams on bye, owners’ backfield depths will be tested, especially those who rely on...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Adam Vinatieri
Stephen Gostkowski remains atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 4, but he currently is sixth in fantasy points at the position. The leading scorer is Philadelphia's Cody Parkey, a rookie who wasn't drafted and...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Andrew Luck
Week 4 ushers in the start of the byes in the NFL, which means some familiar faces are missing from Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings. No Peyton Manning or Russell Wilson opens up an opportunity for some other signal-...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Luke Kuechly
Lots of defensive firepower taking a seat this week, as the first bye of the season shakes up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 4. No Seattle, Cincinnati, Arizona, Denver, St. Louis or Cleveland means...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Greg Olsen
Even with six teams on bye, there are not a lot of changes as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 4. Yes leading scorer Julius Thomas is not playing and his absence will probably be felt, but he’s...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Julio Jones
Several top targets are on bye this week, which means Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 4 go a little deeper than usual. Wide receivers who have been relegated to the bench early on may be forced into spot duty...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Arkansas’ linemen know the deal when it comes to a football team and who tends to get most of the credit and public accolades. The pecking order starts with the quarterback, the running backs, receivers. Probably a coach or a...
David Fox
9 months ago
Ted Nugent likely would refer to the third track of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup as “the concrete jungle hell-zone.” And honestly, that’s exactly what Dover is — an oversized Bristol with corners akin to the white...
Vito Pugliese
9 months ago
Brady Hoke
College football’s coaching carousel is usually quiet in September, but two teams have already made changes this year. June Jones resigned at SMU, and Texas Tech parted ways with defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt after the loss to...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Kevin Pangos
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 18 Gonzaga is gearing up for another run beyond an West Coast Conference title and an NCAA...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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
9 months ago
Alex Smith
It’s Week 4 of the NFL regular season and not only will Miami and Oakland travel across the pond to play in London, but the byes are upon us! Arizona, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis and Seattle all get a breather, putting a lot of...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Following Saturday’s overtime loss to Florida State, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced true freshman Deshaun Watson supplanted Cole Stoudt as the team’s starting quarterback.While Stoudt could be a solid quarterback for the Tigers...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Washington Huskies
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 44: Yards allowed in the second half by WashingtonOne of the most shocking halftime scores of Week 4 was the...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Treveon Graham
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 19 VCU continues to be one of the most consistent programs outside of a major conference...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Jay Wright
The Big East coaching roster — back in its classic lineup — was notable for its firebrands on the bench with Jim Boeheim, John Thompson, Rollie Massimino and Lou Carnesecca. The lineup in the second year of this version of the Big...
David Fox
9 months ago
Brett Hundley
Most schedules are starting to move into conference play, but don’t tell the teams in some of the biggest games this week. Teams like South Carolina, UCLA, Arizona State, Stanford and Washington all could look like they use another...
David Fox
9 months ago
It was an eventful weekend in the SEC. Records were broken (Vanderbilt’s Darrius Sims). Major statements were made (Mississippi State). And offenses floundered (Florida). Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC. 10 Amazing...
Mitch Light
9 months ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 359: Yards allowed by Kansas StateKansas State lost an ugly one to the Tigers on Thursday night but not for a...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS. That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate....
David Fox
9 months ago
A debris field of Chase contenders at Loudon, with several drivers nursing home wrecked race cars and mulling potential elimination, was caused by none other than … debris itself. That’s right; an exciting end to the second race of...
Tom Bowles
9 months ago
The Big Ten finally put together a solid weekend as a conference, which means sorting through the box scores for some notable stats was far less of a chore. The big theme of the week seemed to be success in the running game, with two of the top...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago

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