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New England Patriots
A headline from a well-respected columnist about the New England Patriots' latest scandal reads: “On scale of 1-10, it’s 11 for Patriots in deflate-gate mess.” For an organization that once gave a multi-million dollar...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Cody Kessler
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
LaDainian Tomlinson
Being a future Hall of Famer does not guarantee a trip to the Super Bowl. In fact, many of the game’s greatest players never took the field with the Vince Lombardi Trophy on the line. Here are some of the game’s best to have never made...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Mike Krzyzewski
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is one step away from yet another milestone in his career after notching career win No. 999 on Monday with a 79-65 win over Pittsburgh. Entering the season, no coach in Division I men’s basketball had won...
David Fox
1 year ago
Trevone Boykin
College football’s 2014 season has ended, and the focus shifts from the national championship picture to signing day, spring practice and early preseason rankings for 2015. While last year and Ohio State’s national title victory over...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
These can be dark times for the college football fan: The end of the college football season is a little more than a week old, spring practice is overrated and signing day is only for the truly hardcore. Time to start thinking about what...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bill Belichick
History says the New England Patriots might want to save some of Sunday’s good fortune for the Super Bowl against the Seahawks. New England’s 45-7 rout of Indianapolis in the AFC Championship Game Sunday was the biggest blowout in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
The early entry deadline for the 2015 NFL Draft has passed, and the 72-hour window for players to remove their name is gone.The NFL has released the official list of players declaring for the draft on Monday, as 84 players are set to depart college...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jahlil Okafor
If the theme of last week was Duke and Kentucky getting a dose of reality, this weekend was a chance for both to re-establish themselves as national favorites. Both went on the road Saturday and delivered lopsided wins. Duke’s win,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
A sitting head coach naming a new coordinator is generally a sign of something very good or very bad. On the good side, a coach has to replace a coordinator who has done a good enough job to get his own head coaching gig or move into a...
David Fox
1 year ago
A year ago, Duke’s first trip in school history to the Carrier Dome to face Syracuse created an instant classic. The same may be true of the Blue Devils’ first trip to Louisville in more than 30 years. On Jan. 2, 1982, Duke...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The early entry deadline for the 2015 NFL Draft has passed, and while the overall number of players leaving for the next level won’t match the 98 that declared last season, there’s no shortage of talent departing the college scene.With...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
If the basketball season can top last week’s action this weekend, we're in for a wild ride. A week ago, Kentucky and Virginia flirted with their first losses of the season on Saturday. Duke delivered on Sunday. And again on Wednesday...
David Fox
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Season-opening foes will reconvene Sunday afternoon with much more on the line when the Green Bay Packers face the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game on FOX. All that stands between the Seahawks (13-4) becoming the first team in 10...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Bill Belichick
For the third time in the last four seasons, the path to the Super Bowl goes through Gillette Stadium, as the Indianapolis Colts take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game Sunday night on CBS. After knocking off Peyton Manning...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jeremy Johnson
The emergence and development of young talent can play a critical role in any team’s position in the race to win a college football national championship or conference title. And unpredictability of finding the next star or breakout player is...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kirk Ferentz
College football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. The new four-team playoff was a success, and the new postseason format resulted in Ohio State claiming a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship. While the title...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Let’s get this out of the way — Tim Raines is not Rickey Henderson. You know that and I know that. But 45 percent of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America hold “not being Rickey Henderson” against Tim...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bobby Petrino
College football’s 2014 season is over, and it’s time to take a look back and review the teams, players and coaches before predicting what’s to come in 2015. The coaching carousel is always one of the hot topics every offseason....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jeff Lockie
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is leaving Eugene for the NFL after three seasons as the Ducks’ starting signal-caller. The Heisman Trophy winner declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday and finished his career at Oregon as arguably the top...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
TCU Horned Frogs
The ink is barely dry on the 2014 season and Athlon Sports is continuing its too early look at what is assured to be another stellar season of upsets, broken records and historic storylines. Considering Marcus Mariota became the first...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Kyle Allen
College football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. The new four-team playoff was a success, and the new postseason format resulted in Ohio State claiming a 42-20 win over Oregon in the national championship. The Buckeyes are the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Generally, any championship in any sport is a long, arduous tale of adversity and perseverance filled with unpredictable success and joy. Ohio State's journey to the first college football national championship via a playoff is improbable...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Less than 48 hours after the crowning of the 2014 national champion — congrats to the Ohio State Buckeyes by the way — we are already looking ahead to 2015. Why not? After one of the most entertaining football seasons in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
For better or worse, Oklahoma will not be a victim of what we’re going to call the Oklahoma Effect. This is the trend in which a lopsided bowl win leads to a team facing unattainable expectations the following year. Why the Oklahoma...
David Fox
1 year ago

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