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Andrew Luck
Tonight’s divisional clash between the Indianapolis Colts and Houston Texans pits the top two players in the AFC South against each other in prime time on CBS/NFL Network. Indianapolis (3-2) signal-caller Andrew Luck and Houston (3-2) pass-...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
Duke Johnson
It’s a less than a full slate of ACC action this week, but there are a few intriguing divisional games, especially in the Atlantic. However, the most important matchup this Saturday is the lone game that involves a pair of teams from the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Nick Marshall
Another week, another huge slate of action in the SEC. Seven ranked teams play this Saturday, with Mississippi State’s showdown against Auburn taking the spotlight in Week 7. The huge matchup in Starkville is a contest with national title...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Pat Fitzgerald
The Big Ten doesn’t present many weeks to say this, so let’s get this out of the way: Northwestern-Minnesota is the most important game of the week. Yes, more important than Penn State-Michigan. There are a few caveats here:...
David Fox
9 months ago
Oregon Ducks
It’s not a huge slate in the Pac-12 with just four games, but the quality of the Week 7 matchups out West is second to none in college football this weekend. A preview of the Pac-12 championship game could take place in the hallowed...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
TCU Horned Frogs
The Big 12 was a huge part of the mass confusion that took place across the college football landscape last weekend. The conference figures to be in the spotlight once again as two of the nation’s 10 remaining unbeaten teams will battle...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been reinstated to the team after reaching a plea agreement from an incident that occurred in September. Worley pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault and will serve no jail time.Worley was originally...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Fred VanVleet
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. 7 Wichita State keeps making history. The Shockers are two years removed from a Final Four, a...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Rob Gronkowski
Jimmy Graham, the best tight end in the NFL, is on bye in Week 6, but it’s the player that held the title previously that’s making the most waves in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings. After somewhat of a slow...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Demaryius Thomas
When it comes to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 6, the most important name may be one that’s not listed. Calvin Johnson has been a shell of his normal self the past two games, totaling just three catches...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Branden Oliver
Once again, injuries have caused quite a bit of shuffling to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 6. Montee Ball, Rashad Jennings, Zac Stacy, Reggie Bush and Donald Brown were among those who got hurt last week,...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Stephen Gostkowski
It’s been somewhat of a slow start, but Stephen Gostkowski finally looked the part of fantasy’s No. 1 kicker last week, resulting in a bump in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 6. Gostkowski, who tied for...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning returned to his customary spot of leading scorer last week, which is why he reclaims his position atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 6. Manning threw for 479 yards and four touchdowns (along with...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Eric Weddle
San Diego was not the top-scoring fantasy DST last week, but it’s the combination of the Chargers’ most recent game and their next opponent that has this unit ranked No. 1 in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Art Briles
If we learned anything from a wild Week 6, it’s that every team is vulnerable end every team is flawed. Only 10 teams remain undefeated entering the second Saturday in October. Last week was only a reminder at how fragile those unbeaten...
David Fox
9 months ago
Jacoby Brissett
Each college football season, a handful of new players become household names. Most of the breakout players start the year as unknowns or as hyped recruits by a fanbase, but by the end of a year, those players are on the radar for college football...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Mississippi State Bulldogs
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
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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
Michael Frazier
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. 8 Florida has every reason to believe it can pick up where it left off after reaching the...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Justin Hunter
Sunday was a rough one for injuries, which figures to put the Week 6 availability of several key fantasy players in doubt, at best. Calvin Johnson, Jimmy Graham, Rashad Jennings, Montee Ball, Reggie Bush and Jake Locker are the biggest names that...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
Gus Malzahn
The new college football playoff format has added even more intrigue to the 2014 season. Instead of figuring out the top two teams in early December, the focus has shifted to finding four teams to play in the first FBS postseason playoff format....
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
J.T. Barrett
With six weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty. The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Montrezl Harrell
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. 9 Louisville will play under its fourth different conference banner under Rick Pitino when...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap a wild Week 6 of action in college football. The guys talk State of Mississippi football, the SEC East, the Pac-12's chances of landing in the playoff, Florida State versus Auburn at No. 1, the Big 12...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Montee Ball
Denver running back Montee Ball suffered a groin injury in the third quarter of the Broncos’ 41-20 win over the Cardinals on Sunday. After the game, Ball was spotted on crutches and on Monday head coach John Fox said Ball's groin strain...
Mark Ross
10 months ago

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