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Casey Prather
Billy Donovan doesn’t want his team to get too caught up in the past. Meanwhile, John Calipari wants his team to spend plenty of time thinking about the past.As Florida chases perfection in the SEC, Donovan doesn’t want his team to...
David Fox
9 months ago
The Kobalt Tools 400Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayTrack SpecsLayout: 1.5-mile tri-ovalBanking/Turns: Progressive (18°-20°), Banking/Tri-oval: 9°, Banking/Backstretch: 3°  NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesDate: Sunday, March 9TV: FOX (3:00 pm...
Matt Taliaferro
9 months ago
Ameer Abdullah
Nebraska has won at least nine games in each of Bo Pelini’s six years in Lincoln. Despite amassing 58 wins during that span, the Cornhuskers have not played in a BCS bowl and are still looking for a conference title under Pelini. None of...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Nick Johnson
First off, congratulations to all the teams on the following list. Each of the 13 teams on the list below looks like a team that could win the national title.Now that we're finished with the formalities, Athlon Sports is going pick out each...
David Fox
9 months ago
Dave Doeren
After guiding Northern Illinois to an Orange Bowl appearance during the 2012 season, high expectations followed Dave Doeren to Raleigh. NC State wasn’t stocked with proven talent last year, but the Wolfpack had a favorable schedule and most...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Clemson team
For only the second time in school history, Clemson is coming off its third consecutive season of at least 10 victories. The Tigers have won 32 games over the last three years, claimed an Orange Bowl victory over Ohio State and defeated LSU in the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Robert Griffin III
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Tennessee Volunteers
Tennessee has posted three consecutive 5-7 seasons and has lost at least seven games in five of the last six years. In the standings, few things have changed in Knoxville despite the hiring of a fourth coach in six years.However, things could not...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Gary Pinkel
Coming off a successful 12-2 season and an appearance in the SEC title game, Missouri has extended Gary Pinkel’s contract.Pinkel will receive a raise to $3.1 million a season, and his pool for assistant coach salaries has been increased....
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Pete Carroll
If AJ McCarron ends up in the College Football Hall of Fame, the credit won’t go entirely to his two national championships and 36 career wins.Instead, the former Alabama quarterback can thank the Walter Camp Foundation. That organization...
David Fox
9 months ago
Spike Albrecht
Becoming a March Madness hero has its perks.For example, can you pronounce Farokhmanesh? Have you ever had such a hot hand you thought you might try courting Kate Upton in front of the entire world?That's what it's like for three weeks...
David Fox
9 months ago
Tim Tebow
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Urban Meyer
After a 24-0 record to Urban Meyer’s tenure at Ohio State, the Buckeyes closed 2013 on a two-game losing streak. Despite the sour end to last year, Ohio State is still in great shape. Meyer continues to reel in elite talent, and quarterback...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Rich Rodriguez
The first two years of the Rich Rodriguez era at Arizona have produced the exact same results. In both 2012 and ’13 the Wildcats have gone 8-5 overall, finished fourth in the Pac-12 South Division with a 4-5 mark and ended the season on a...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Dylan Thompson
The Gamecocks are coming off of the best three-year run in program history.South Carolina has posted three consecutive 11-win seasons — the only three 11-win seasons in school history. The year before that, it played in its only SEC...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Michigan Wolverines
Things started with a bang for Michigan in 2013. Devin Gardner carried his team to victory with a Heisman Trophy-esque performance against archrival Notre Dame en route to a 5-0 start to the season.Then the wheels fell off the Wolverines'...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Carlos Gomez and Brian McCann
When Milwaukee’s Carlos Gomez finally broke from a strut to admire his home run and into a trot around the bases, his showboat pace was slowed by the history he dragged alongside.Last June, Atlanta lefty Paul Maholm hit Gomez’s knee...
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
Ryan Williams
The ACC Coastal has been one of the most unpredictable divisions in college football over the last couple of seasons. Miami was expected to be a consistent conference title contender when it joined the ACC, but the Hurricanes have yet to play in...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Jimbo Fisher
Most college football fans generally consider Signing Day the official start of a new season, but spring practice is the first time all 128 FBS teams will hit the field in preparation for the upcoming year. Of course, it’s hard to glean much...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Larry Fedora
It was a tale of two halves for North Carolina last season. Larry Fedora’s team lost five of its first six games, including a disheartening 55-31 home loss to East Carolina and 0-3 start in ACC play. From late October until the end of the...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Ole Miss Rebels
Ole Miss went 6-18 overall and 1-15 in the SEC the two years prior to Hugh Freeze taking over as head coach in Oxford.While Freeze has two losing records in conference play in two years, there is little doubt that he was clearly the right guy for...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Marshall Henderson
Beware of bid thieves.For weeks, basketball fans been watching the NCAA Tournament bubble, hoping their teams can win the games they should and maybe score an upset or two.But an NCAA Tournament bid isn’t always in the hands of the bubble...
David Fox
9 months ago
Dabo Swinney
Clemson and Georgia are set to meet in the season opener for both teams next season (Aug. 30), but the Tigers will be shorthanded for the meeting in Athens.Coach Dabo Swinney announced in his pre-spring press conference four players are suspended...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago

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