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DeMarco Murray
Injuries and off-field matters have certainly left their mark on the NFL season thus far, as Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 3 can attest. When Adrian Peterson will return (if he returns) is anyone’s guess...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Dan Bailey
Stephen Gostkowski checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 3, but he’s yet to show off his powerful leg. Matt Bryant leads all kickers with two field goals of 50 yards or longer, while 10 other...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Jay Cutler
A Super Bowl rematch has led to some shuffling at the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 3. Denver and Seattle will go head-to-head once again, but this time the game will take place in the Pacific Northwest...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Chandler Jones
Seattle’s coming off of a loss and gets Denver at home in a Super Bowl rematch, so, for at least one week, there’s a new team leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 3. After struggling...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Antonio Gates
Jimmy Graham’s two touchdown catches against Cleveland was more than enough for him to maintain his hold on the top spot in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 3. However, for the second straight week, Graham...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Jordy Nelson
It’s only fitting that the top two wide receivers in fantasy football right now occupy the same space in Athlon Sports’ Week 3 rankings at the position. Calvin Johnson and Jordy Nelson are set to share the same field when Detroit hosts...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayNew Hampshire Motor Speedway hosted the opening race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup until 2011, when it was replaced by Chicagoland Speedway. That’s a shame, since the 1.058-mile track in Loudon has...
Vito Pugliese
11 months ago
Jamaal Charles
Kansas City All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles will miss an extended period of time after suffering an ankle injury in the Chiefs’ Week 2 loss. Charles, last year’s leading fantasy scorer (Athlon scoring) at running back, didn’t...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State has suspended quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson due to inappropriate comments made on Tuesday on campus.In a statement from the university, Florida State also indicated Winston will...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Oregon Ducks
Offensive line play is often overlooked when analyzing and predicting a college football season. Outside of quarterback play, the five players in the trenches are the most important position on offense. Good skill players won’t go far with a...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Todd Gurley
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Bret Bielema
Arkansas has experienced its share of highs and lows since joining the SEC in 1992. The Razorbacks have won at least 10 games three times since 2006 but also bottomed out with an 0-8 record in conference play in 2013. Finishing 0-8 in SEC play...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Caris LeVert
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Michigan continues our top 25 countdown at No. 23 as the Wolverines look to replace Nik Stauskas...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Qualifying has never been so important in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — just ask the six drivers with the best qualifying average on the circuit. Each has scored multiple wins in 2014. Brad Keselowski is amongst that group. In fact, he...
Matt Taliaferro
11 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
11 months ago
Wait a second. Are you telling me there was a pass for the lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ visit to Chicagoland Speedway within the last 20 laps of the race? Not just one, or two, or three … but four passes?  Those...
Tom Bowles
11 months ago
USC Trojans
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Pac-12 football action: 452: Rushing yards allowed by USCHow is this not the most important number in the Pac-12 this weekend? The...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Knile Davis
Injuries and other circumstances have not been kind to fantasy football superstars early this season. Many this week had to make do without any solid contributions from Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, A.J. Green or Robert Griffin III to name a few...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
Dana Holgorsen
West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. Worley’s suspension comes at a critical point for the Mountaineers, as a showdown against Big 12 title favorite Oklahoma is ahead on Saturday...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
Iowa State Cyclones
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 108: Plays West Virginia ranThe Mountaineers rolled up 694 yards of offense in the win over Maryland in College...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Corby Yarbrough
11 months ago
The third week of the season was not quite the bounce back week the Big Ten may have been hoping for, but there were a few good things happening around the conference after a dismal week two. Let’s dive into some of the numbers from around...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
There was high drama in the SEC on Saturday, with South Carolina outlasting Georgia in a thriller in Columbia and Florida surviving a scare from Kentucky in three overtimes. Here are some stats from the week that was in the SEC. 10 Amazing...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The...
Braden Gall
11 months ago

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