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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
Auburn is planning to have a massive scoreboard in place by the start of the 2015 season. The video scoreboard measures 190 x 57 feet and is going to be the biggest in the nation. And the program is celebrating the new scoreboard by having the...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Muhammad Ali arguably remains the greatest boxer ever and his influence still continues worldwide. However, he also must be recognized for his role in creating Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA for short. On this date in 1976, Ali fought Antonio Inoki, a...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Dabo Swinney
Offensive lines are often one of the most overlooked groups during the season or with preseason predictions. While the five players in the trenches aren’t going to be on many highlight reels, offensive lines are the key to any team's...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Athletes often love social media, especially Twitter, because it gives them a platform to speak upon to their millions of fans. They can interact with others, and it gives a way to broadcast to a large audience whenever. However, there are also...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
DeForest Buckner
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tom Brady may be suspended, but his fans have only backed him more since the whole Deflategate scandal erupted. The four-time Super Bowl champion has surely earned this support, and now it has shifted to another sport: golf. Foxboro Country Club is...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Josh Donaldson has certainly been having an All Star caliber season and is only a few votes off the lead for the starting third base spot. He might have just found the late boost he needs after making arguably the league’s best catch of the...
Josh Hamburger
1 month ago
Peyton Manning
The Broncos, coming off a 12-win season and their fourth consecutive AFC West title, may well win another 12 games and another AFC West title. But then, in the Mile High City, where the local NFL team’s standards rest considerably higher than...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Philip Rivers
Almost every conversation concerning the Chargers eventually veers to the question of whether they will move to the Los Angeles area beginning with the 2016 season. While the City of San Diego has never been this motivated to try to come up with a...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago

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