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Carolina Wozniacki
Two-time major championship winning golfer Rory McIlroy has gotten grief about his tennis starlet girlfriend from just about everyone, including Gary Player and Johnny Miller. Whether or not the 24-year-old golf phenom from...
Nathan Rush
11 months ago
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It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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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.The Pac-12 is filled with talent on both sides of...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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USC was one of college football’s biggest disappointments last season. The Trojans were picked as a top-five team in the preseason but finished 7-6 and closed out the year with three consecutive losses.Although USC was a major disappointment...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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When the 2012 season started, no one would have picked Eric Fisher as any kind of star. He played offensive tackle, and he did it for a team that went 3-9 the previous season.But the Central Michigan lineman clearly was special as he ended up the...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Plenty of happenings from fall camps today.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 Thursday, August 8thThe latest on Texas A&M quarterback...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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College football’s playoff has forced most BCS programs to upgrade their non-conference schedule. Good news isn’t it?LSU and Wisconsin have agreed on a two-game series for 2014 and 2016. The Tigers and Badgers will meet in Houston in...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Montee Ball
In a perfect world, the Broncos would name Montee Ball their starting RB tomorrow, give him all the starter’s reps in training camp and preseason and then feed him 300+ touches this year.But that’s not how it works in the NFL. Ball is...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have posted 10 or more wins in the regular season four straight years and have won the NFC North the past two. Unfortunately for Packer fans, they also have watched their team exit in the Divisional Round of the NFC playoffs...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
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It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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The SEC leads college football in many things, but one of the strangest categories may be former head coach reclamation projects.Not all assistants are cut out to be head coaches, but the five aforementioned programs clearly see strengths that didn...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Bret Bielema
Arkansas had a year to forget in 2012. After crashing his motorcycle and lying about the details of the incident, Bobby Petrino was fired as the team’s head coach in April. Athletic director Jeff Long hired former assistant John L. Smith to...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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New Mexico State is likely in for a long season in its first (and only) season as a FBS Independent.But the Aggies scored a victory this week with the release of their new helmets for 2013.These helmets are a major upgrade over last year’s...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Plenty of happenings from fall camps today.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 Wednesday, August 7thAutograph gate: South Carolina...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Boise State has seven consecutive seasons of at least 10 wins and is 84-8 under coach Chris Petersen.The Broncos had to replace a handful of key players last season – including quarterback Kellen Moore and running back Doug Martin – yet...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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So this is it. It has to be.  Marcos Ambrose is having a horrible NASCAR Sprint Cup season by his standards. His replacement-level Production in Equal Equipment Rating (PEER) of 0.738 is the third-worst of his career, on track to be his first...
David Smith
11 months ago
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Mariners' Raul Ibanez Makes Worst Outfield Throw in Baseball History
I love it when professional athletes do something horrendously bad. Such was the case with Seattle Mariners outfielder Raul Ibanez, who chased down the ball during a game against the Blue Jays, picked it up and threw it directly at the ground,...
Rich McVey
11 months ago
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Tulsa is the reigning Conference USA champions and enters 2013 as Athlon’s favorite to win the league title.The Golden Hurricane unveiled a new helmet for the upcoming season this week, which takes the word “Golden” to a new level...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Big 12 Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2013
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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After back-to-back 11-win seasons, Michigan State slipped to a 7-6 mark in 2012. The Spartans expected to take a tumble with the departure of quarterback Kirk Cousins, but most expected coach Mark Dantonio to keep Michigan State among the top-25...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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The NFL’s seventh season of Hard Knocks began yesterday with a second go-round inside training camp with the Cincinnati Bengals.The series brings all the drama of the NFL preseason with rookies making their way onto rosters, the tough...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Fall camps underway....more Johnny Manziel news. College football never stops.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 Tuesday, August 6thThe...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Some college football fans aren’t huge fans of the latest fashion crazes with different helmets and uniforms for several teams.But even if you aren’t a huge fan of changing uniforms, you have to admit these throwback Iowa State outfits...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Mark Barron
Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and overall athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you...
Braden Gall
11 months ago

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