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Marshawn Lynch
The 2013 NFL regular season is set to kick off in just over a week! With most teams expected to rest their starters in their final preseason game, this is a perfect time to unveil Athlon Sports' final Fantasy Football Big Board before the games...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Larry Fitzgerald
There is no change atop Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Wide Receiver Rankings as the preseason wraps up, but that doesn't mean some of the top options haven't had trouble-free training camps either. Roddy White sustained a...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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The Butch Jones era at Tennessee will kickoff this Saturday against FCS opponent Austin Peay. And Jones ended the offseason speculation by picking junior Justin Worley as his starting quarterback against the Governors.With the departure of...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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A.J. Green
The Bengals think of themselves as Super Bowl contenders. Their roster says they should be in the hunt for the Lombardi Trophy. So does their experience. All that’s left for them to do is to prove it on the field following Wild Card playoff...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Matt Ryan
Say this about the Atlanta Falcons: They don’t rest on their laurels. Coming up just 10 yards short of the Super Bowl and winning an NFC-best 13 games apparently wasn’t good enough for GM Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith. They...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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USC opens its 2013 season with a road trip to Hawaii on Thursday night. But it appears the Trojans won’t have one of their key offensive players in action.According to the tweet below, USC running back Silas Redd won’t play in Thursday...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Oregon State coach Mike Riley let Sean Mannion and Cody Vaz compete for the starting job this offseason, and both players didn’t make it easy on their head coach. However, Riley has picked Mannion as the Beavers’ starting quarterback,...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s busy offseason continued with a visit from the NCAA on Sunday. ESPN.com is reporting Manziel interviewed for six hours with the NCAA, and it’s not clear if it will have any effect on his...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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John Harbaugh
Ranking a coach isn’t just about the number of wins. It’s about consistency, longevity, level of competition, support, championships and how that all compares to history. Yes, a Super Bowl ring puts a coach into an elite fraternity and...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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The Big 12 coach rankings start with Bill Self.That’s the easy part.After that, ranking the Big 12 coaches is a chore. Three of the league’s most accomplished career coaches — Bob Huggins, Rick Barnes and Tubby Smith have more...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Tommy Rees
Every college football team has personnel issues that will be a question mark going into the 2013 season. But some have national title implications.Alabama has the nation’s best roster, but the Crimson Tide is replacing a couple of key...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Nick Saban
If it wasn’t already, the Sabanization of college football is officially here. The national conversation has changed from how to stop the SEC’s dynasty to how to end Alabama’s dynasty. Three BCS championships in four years by Nick...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Jadeveon Clowney
Fantasy drafts are a popular part of any offseason, but Athlon Sports (with a little bit of help from a few friends) took it to the next level when it came to the SEC.College football’s premier conference is loaded with talent, so we thought...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Kasey Kahne, by his own admission, is NASCAR’s version of “Mr. Clean.” What else can you say after Bristol’s big fireworks show that never exploded? He had several prized opportunities Saturday to turn Matt Kenseth’s...
Tom Bowles
10 months ago
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2013 MLB Power Rankings: Aug. 26
Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Atlanta Braves) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here are our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week. Athlon Sports MLB Power Ranking...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
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Mack Brown
It's game week. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Monday, August 26thIs Mack Brown hurting is legacy at Texas by sticking...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Kansas State coach Bill Snyder isn’t a fan of releasing a depth chart, but he did provide one crucial bit of information for Saturday’s opener against North Dakota State. Junior college transfer Jake Waters will start over Daniel Sams,...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Hope is plentiful during the college football offseason. Every practice is great. Every signing class brings promise. Most players are injury-free and improving.Just as healthy and vibrant is offseason debate. Who’s No. 1? Who is the...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Joe Flacco
The Ravens’ second Vince Lombardi Trophy is prominently displayed in the lobby of their training complex underneath a painting of the late owner Art Modell. But that doesn’t mean that the defending Super Bowl champions are overly...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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Drew Brees
The Saints enter the 2013 season as one of the most mysterious — and potentially dangerous — teams in the NFL. Are they the one-dimensional 7–9 squad that allowed an NFL-record 7,042 yards last season? Or the formidable 13–3...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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White Sox Coach Thrown Out of Game BEFORE First Pitch
Well, I don't know if I've ever seen this happen before. White Sox bench coach Mark Parent was ejected by the umpire before Sunday's game even started. While exchanging lineups, Parent can been seen making a comment to crew chief Jerry...
Rich McVey
10 months ago
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Jimbo Fisher
As expected, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher named Jameis Winston the starting quarterback for the season opener against Pittsburgh.Winston’s debut is one of the most intriguing storylines of Week 1, as the redshirt freshman ranked as the No...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Braves Pull Gum Prank on Chris Johnson
The Braves' Chris Johnson was spotted on the bench during this weekend's game against the Cardinals sporting bubble gum on his hat, thanks to his pranking teammates. The best part is that he discovered the gum in the reflection of Reed...
Rich McVey
10 months ago
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TCU-LSU is one of Week 1’s most-anticipated matchups. The Horned Frogs get quarterback Casey Pachall back after a suspension ended his 2012 season in October, but defensive end Devonte Fields is out for the first two games.Regardless of...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Jameis Winston
Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Predicting which players will breakout any year is never an easy task.Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston ranks as...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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