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Michigan State Spartans
For the second straight week, Ohio State and Minnesota took center stage with big conference wins. The Buckeyes proved once again they are the class of the league and the Gophers once again pulled an upset as a double-digit underdog.That said, the...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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USC Trojans
All things have fallen into place for the powers that be in the Pac-12. Oregon and Stanford have reached the “rematch” — but that won’t take place until next Thursday. Both the Ducks and Cardinal, as well as Utah and...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Antonio Gates
Even though he is dealing with plantar fasciitis, Jimmy Graham maintains his hold on the top spot on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 tight end rankings. After all, that's what happens when you are "limited" and still haul...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Ryan Mathews
Ryan Mathews is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 running back rankings, but he is in the top 10 for the first time in quite a while. Mathews has posted back-to-back 100-yard games for the first time since 2011 and could make...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Jordy Nelson
Calvin Johnson was the story of Week 8, but he and the Lions are on bye, so there's someone else sitting atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 wide receiver rankings. Ironically enough, it's Dez Bryant, who made plenty of noise...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Andy Dalton
Andy Dalton is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 quarterback rankings, but he's all alone when it comes to production over the past three weeks. Dalton has 1,034 yards passing, 11 touchdowns and just two interceptions in...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Cincinnati Bengals defense
Cincinnati is not No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 defense/special teams rankings, but no DST was more dominant last week than the Bengals. Not only did the defense take two Geno Smith interceptions back for touchdowns, the unit...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Drew Brees
Congratulations, you survived last week, win or lose, when six teams were on bye. Just don't get too comfortable, however, because you get to do it all over again this week. And with the likes of Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, the New...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Nick Folk
Matt Prater on bye means there's a new name atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 9 kicker rankings. Stephen Gostkowski ascends to the No. 1 position this week, as he leads the NFL with 20 made field goals, but he's not the only AFC...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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FAU coach Carl Pelini resigned on Wednesday, ending his tenure with the Owls. In two years with FAU, Pelini had a 5-15 record. Considering he had no ties to the area, Pelini was a strange fit at FAU and never seemed to be a good fit for the...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Northern Illinois is in the mix for a bid to a BCS bowl once again this season, and the Huskies will play on Nov. 13 against Ball State with special military-themed uniforms.The matchup with the Cardinals is Military Appreciation Night at Huskie...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll...
Geoffrey Miller
10 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Jameis Winston
Projecting which freshmen will make an impact in any college football season is no easy task. But after nine weeks, there's enough data to know how the top newcomers are playing, so it’s time to examine how some of the top true and...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Steve Spurrier
With one month to go in the 2013 college football season, there’s still not much clarity in the SEC East. Missouri, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida are still in the mix, and each team has been forced to navigate through the season with...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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Florida State Seminoles
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Here's what might happen in Week 10.Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some outlandish predictions...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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College football’s best month of the year begins Friday.The national title contenders have been established, the Heisman field has been narrowed and many of the seasons that have gone wrong are still salvageable thanks to rivalry games at the...
David Fox
10 months ago
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This preview and more on Marquette and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 13 Marquette Facts & FiguresLast season: 25-9 (...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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This preview and more on Creighton and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 16 Creighton Facts & FiguresLast season: 28-8 (...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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This preview and more on Notre Dame and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 15 Notre Dame Facts & FiguresLast season: 25-10 (11...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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This preview and more on New Mexico and the Mountain West are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 14 New Mexico Facts & FiguresLast season...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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There is a reason the Cleveland Browns have been to the playoffs one time since re-joining the NFL in 1999 and only twice since '89. And it’s the same reason any team wins or loses games in the modern NFL.Quarterbacks.The Browns lost...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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The college football season enters November with a less-than-stellar week of games, but hosts Braden Gall and David Fox try to make the best of it.On this week’s podcast:• Reviewing wins by Oregon and Stanford, setting up a major...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Matt Kenseth was predictably able to overcome the hurdles in front of him last week, the Chase’s seventh round, at Martinsville. Now, his ballyhooed two-man NASCAR points battle with Jimmie Johnson heads to Texas Motor Speedway at a draw. For...
David Smith
10 months ago
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Adrian Peterson
The NFL trade deadline is 4 p.m. ET today. The Minnesota Vikings are 1-6 and seemingly headed nowhere. Should the team seriously consider trading its franchise running back and the reigning league MVP? Athlon editors Braden Gall and Mark Ross weigh...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago

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