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Dabo Swinney
The College Football Playoff Committee released its first top 25 rankings of the 2015 season on Tuesday night, featuring Clemson at No. 1 and LSU at No. 2. Ohio State checked in at No. 3 and Alabama at No. 4. The committee will meet each week...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The University of Southern California unveiled plans last week to remodel the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and reduce the overall capacity of the stadium to 77,500 overall, a sizeable decrease from the previous capacity of 93,607. The detailed...
Josh Webb
3 months ago
Another season, another gaudy record, another impressive NCAA Tournament seed — and another disappointing early exit in March. That has become the narrative surrounding Georgetown basketball the past few years, and the Hoyas will enter the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The College Football Playoff picture is starting to get some clarity, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day. The Athlon Sports College Football Experts Club...
David Fox
3 months ago
The journey wasn’t always smooth, but Xavier’s 2014-15 season ended in a familiar place — the Sweet 16. The Musketeers, who lost to UTEP and Long Beach State in consecutive games in November and went .500 in Big East play,...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The new Big East lineup may never be able to match what previous incarnations have done, but the conference has nonetheless proven to be formidable. The Big East produced six NCAA Tournament bids last season, more than the Pac-12 and SEC and...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Chris Holtmann proved to be a pretty good crisis manager last season, leading to a six-year contract extension for a guy who wasn’t the Butler coach on a full-time basis until after Big East play started. Now comes the tough part...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The entire tenor of the Providence College basketball program changed for the better when Kris Dunn turned down a spot in the first round of the NBA Draft to return for his junior season. With Dunn leading the way, the Friars have the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
It couldn’t end the same way, right? It didn’t seem like last season’s version of Villanova would suffer an early exit from the NCAA Tournament after a terrific regular season — like the Wildcats had done in 2014 (and...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Kareem Hunt
Toledo is 7-0 and positioned to contend for the Group of 5 New Year’s Six bowl spot, but the Rockets have four challenging games remaining on their schedule, starting with Tuesday night’s showdown against Northern Illinois. The Huskies...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Mike Riley
Nebraska is off to a disappointing 3-6 start under new coach Mike Riley, and the program is coming off a surprising loss at Purdue on Saturday. Needless to say, the losses aren't sitting well in Lincoln. While some are already calling for...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Frank Beamer
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has decided to retire after the 2015 season. Beamer is college football’s longest tenured coach, spending 29 years in Blacksburg. Under Beamer’s direction, the Hokies are 235-120-2 and won at least...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The first College Football Playoff rankings will be released Tuesday, meaning a handful of teams had one last chance to make the last first impression on the selection committee. The most important game, though, may not have much of an impact...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Deshaun Watson
Week 9 of the college football season is in the books. The weekend slate provided plenty of highlights, big plays, standout performances and surprises.  With another weekend of action in the books, it’s time to hand out...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Kirk Ferentz
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...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Week 9 of the college football season is officially in the books. Saturday's slate of games was underwhelming on paper, but the Week 9 schedule produced plenty of crazy finishes and outstanding plays. Miss anything from...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Crazy. That’s about the best way to sum up the ending to Saturday night’s Miami-Duke game. After the Blue Devils scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion in the final minute to take a 27-24 lead, Miami scored on an improbable...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Cody Kessler
After appearing down and out following their loss to Notre Dame, the USC Trojans rebounded in spectacular fashion to take down the No. 3-ranked Utah Utes at the Coliseum. Through an impressive display of offensive ball distribution and defensive...
Josh Webb
3 months ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Boy was I wrong about Texas A&M and Utah. Thought Vegas was off on those lines last weekend and, once again, the Wise Guys prove to be the best analysts in the game. (Amazing how that works.) However, I've gone to the Houston, Bowling...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Greyson Lambert
The SEC East title and a trip to Atlanta is likely on the line this Saturday when Georgia and Florida meet in Jacksonville for their annual rivalry matchup. While a month remains in the 2015 season, a quick look at the SEC East standings shows...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Leonard Fournette
College football’s Week 9 Saturday slate just happens to fall on Halloween this year. Strange plays, weird outcomes and nightmares for coaching staffs are normal on any weekend during the year, but things may get a little strange on Oct. 31....
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Thursday night’s Oregon-Arizona State ended in thrilling fashion, as the Ducks held off the Sun Devils for a 61-55 victory in the third overtime. This crazy, high-scoring matchup featured several twists and turns, suspect play-calling by...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Shaka Smart
It is possible to trace Shaka Smart’s devotion to the mayhem of his Havoc defense to time spent as an assistant to Oliver Purnell and Billy Donovan, both of whom — earlier in their respective careers — preferred to strangle...
Michael Bradley
3 months ago
When we last saw West Virginia, it was taking a 39-point beating at the hands of Kentucky. It made for a TV spectacle, especially after the words of brash freshman Daxter Miles, who predicted a Mountaineers win. What seems to be forgotten, though,...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Shaka Smart said in his introductory press conference at Texas that he believed there were two kinds of people — “energy givers or energy takers.” Ask any Texas basketball fans, and they’ll put Smart firmly in the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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