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Drew Brees
As long as Drew Brees is the quarterback, the Saints will always have a shot to win the NFC South and make the playoffs. But rivals have passed the Saints in other areas, and it all caught up to them in 2014. Team officials realized they couldn...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Speedy Noil
The SEC is home to some of college football’s top receivers in 2015. Laquon Treadwell is a first-team Athlon Sports All-American, and the Ole Miss receiver should be at full strength from a leg injury suffered against Auburn. In addition to...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Baylor Bears
 The Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Football podcast is back! Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox take listeners inside the preseason College Football preview magazine. The guys break down the top four teams in the preseason top 25 and...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Kansas Jayhawks new helmets 2015
Kansas is facing an uphill battle in 2015, as first-year coach David Beaty inherits a major rebuilding project and few returning stars.  But the Jayhawks could be rebuilding in 2015 with new uniforms and helmets. A post that popped...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
With the deadline looming, Dwyane Wade joins a lengthy list of NBA players, who recently opted out of their deals in favor of free agency. Before last season, Wade signed a two-year contract, but now he wants a longer contract like so many other...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
As arguably one of the nation’s top college basketball coaches, Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan announced that he would retire after this upcoming season. Ryan has been the team’s head coach since 2001, amassing a 357-125 overall record over...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
New SEC commissioner Greg Sankey and several league basketball coaches supported removing the Confederate flag from conference campuses and athletic facilities. Speaking on the summer SEC men’s basketball teleconference, Sankey...
David Fox
1 month ago
Urban Meyer has a difficult predicament this offseason, although it isn’t necessarily a bad one. As college football fans are aware, Ohio State cycled through three quarterbacks, after the first two went down to injuries. However, J.T....
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
If any pitcher is flying under the radar right now, it has to be Zack Greinke. He only has six wins, tied with 17 other pitchers for 32nd best in the MLB. However, he ranks atop the MLB in ERA and is second in WHIP (behind Max Scherzer). Yesterday...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
J.J. Watt
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Top Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz did more than just pitch well in a rout of the Cincinnati to earn his first Major League win in his first start. In 7.2 innings, he only allowed two runs, while striking out six. But arguably his best...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Jacques Patrick
College football fans and coaches already know about the established stars, Heisman contenders and proven players entering 2015. However, there’s no shortage of new faces ready to emerge onto the scene as key contributors for all 128 teams...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
The Pac-12 is stacked with quality football teams and elite coaches. The rise of the Pac-12 began with the hiring of Larry Scott as conference commissioner. It continued by bringing in great coaches like Rich Rodriguez, Todd Graham, Chris...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
After only producing one playoff team last season, the NFC East will be looking for a better outcome this year. The top two teams finished with mirror records of the bottom two, as they look to close the gap between them. There is certainly room...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Paul Johnson
First things first: Don’t call it the “triple option.” The offense’s modern author will correct you. “That’s a play. That’s not an offense,” Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson says. “We might...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Anthony Jennings
The Johnny Manziel Circus came to Baton Rouge in late November 2013 promising all sorts of offensive fireworks. And, if LSU fans were lucky, perhaps the notorious Texas A&M quarterback would pull some kind of reality TV stunt, like trying to...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The Phillies have baseball’s worst record with no sign of improvement. And now they’ll be without Hall of Fame manager Ryne Sandberg. After replacing Charlie Manuel as the manager late in the 2013 season, he became the permanent manager...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
After finishing his storied career in 2014, Derek Jeter is finally celebrating his birthday without baseball, probably for the first time since he was a teenager. Jeter has stepped outside the public’s view since his retirement, as he often...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Derrick Henry
The 2015 college football season is still a ways off, but the preview and look ahead to the upcoming year never stops. On Friday, Golden Nugget sportsbook released odds on several key games for the upcoming year. According to BettingMoves...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Logan Stieber
The good people over at ESPN have released the online ballots for the annual ESPY Awards — the only true all-encompassing awards show in sports. As always, I voted. As always, I took it seriously — even if the show...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
The New York Knicks surprisingly drafted Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis with the fourth pick in the NBA Draft, prompting boos from the Knicks fans in attendance. New Yorkers have a long history of booing their teams, especially against the Jets...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
There is a lot of moving and shaking happening in the Big Ten these days. On the field, this league has taken a lot of flack over the years (particularly from the South) about how slow the game is played in the Midwest. Off the field, Jim...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Marshal Yanda
Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position. The rankings in the magazine are provided by Dan Shonka of Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services, a company that's been in the...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Tommy Armstrong
The Big Ten West Division is considered Wisconsin’s to lose in 2015. But just how big is the gap between the Badgers and Nebraska? Last season, the Cornhuskers finished two games behind Wisconsin in the Big Ten West standings and were...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jalen Hurd
Alvin Kamara is using the word “maturity” quite a bit these days. He’s describing the maturity required to allow a younger teammate to become his mentor. He’s describing the maturity that same teammate must possess not...
David Fox
1 month ago

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