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Not only will Memphis play in a new conference this year, but the Tigers will be getting a uniform makeover.In its first season of play in the American Athletic Conference, Memphis will be sporting a shiny gray and blue helmet, along with an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With Bobby Petrino taking over at Western Kentucky, the Hilltoppers are guaranteed to be one of college football’s most interesting teams in 2013.In addition to the change in head coaches, Western Kentucky will also have a new appearance in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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From the Fun ‘n’ Gun to the Beef ‘n Cheddar, it seems.Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina contingent stopped at a fast food restaurant on the way back from SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Thanks to Jadeveon Clowney, we know it...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Big 12 is one of the toughest conferences to predict this preseason. No Big 12 team managed to crack Athlon's projected final top 15 for 2013, as Oklahoma State, Texas, TCU and Oklahoma all ranked between 16-20. It’s not the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The ACC has only two top-25 teams in Athlon’s projected final 125 rankings, but the conference should make a run at having 10 teams make a postseason appearance.It’s not the biggest indicator when predicting success, but returning...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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D-backs Luchador
The Arizona Diamondbacks have introduced D-backs Luchador (@DbacksLuchador) as an official mascot. Because why wouldn't you want your baseball team to have a Mexican wrestler to represent your franchise, right? Right?  The @Dbacks...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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About the best and worst of Clemson fandom can be described just by recent events.First, the Tigers are in a good spot on the football field. Dabo Swinney led the Tigers to its first ACC title in 20 years in 2011, and 2012 wrapped up the program...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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For all the talk about Kliff Kingsbury’s youth, wardrobe and ability to relate to players, there is one other major factor that should contribute to his success: He’s home.Kingsbury’s birth certificate says he was born in San...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The college football news cycle never stops. Even with SEC Media Days stealing the show in Alabama, there's plenty of other news happening from around the nation. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Remember the chatter about spread offenses and injuries from the SEC coach meetings in May? Well, things got a little more interesting on Wednesday, as Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and Arkansas’ Bret Bielema traded barbs over spread offenses....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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During last night's ESPYs, host Jon Hamm went after NBA star Dwight Howard with a few brutal zingers. And we mean brutal. 
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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Nebraska has won at least nine games in each of Bo Pelini’s five seasons in Lincoln. But the Cornhuskers have yet to play in a BCS bowl and have lost three consecutive postseason appearances.Expectations are always high at Nebraska, so there...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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College Football: The Nation's Top 25 Traditions
There are many reasons a sports fan can come to the realization that the college game is a better product than the professional version. Some of that has to do with charming, sleepy college towns and the scenic tailgating. The college game has...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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When Mark Helfrich was promoted to replace Chip Kelly as Oregon's head coach in January, the native Oregonian called it "the opportunity of a lifetime."The Ducks' athletic director, Rob Mullens, was similarly effusive about the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The EA Sports NCAA Football franchise will end with this season’s edition.Facing ongoing litigation as a result of the Ed O’Bannon class action lawsuit, the NCAA announced Wednesday it would not renew its contract with EA Sports. The...
David Fox
1 year ago
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SEC Media Days continues on Wednesday, but there's plenty of other news from around the college football world. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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For the most part, conference media days are a cliché fest. However, from time-to-time, there are a few gems that resonate throughout the offseason.South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney dropped one of the top soundbites from the first day...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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In mid-March, Mitch McGary and Montrezl Harrell were a pair of freshmen still working through their rookie seasons.By April 8, they were key big men in the national championship game.The fortunes for McGary and Harrell took abrupt turns once...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Mark Sanchez
The start of NFL training camps is upon us, which means the NFL is back in business. One of the main orders of business when it comes to training camp is figuring out who will make the opening day roster. And to that end, there is no position in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Illinois had a miserable 2012 season, recording a 2-10 mark in coach Tim Beckman’s first year in Champaign. But the offseason has been relatively positive for the Fighting Illini, especially with the commitment of Oklahoma State transfer...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The only blemish on Alabama’s resume last season came in a Nov. 10 29-24 loss to Texas A&M.And Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban hasn’t let his team forget, especially with a rematch set for Sept. 14 in College Station.As this...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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During last night's MLB All-Star Game, Prince Fielder managed to reach third base. No, we're serious. He chugged his way around the bases like a fat gazelle, punctuating his effort with a head-first slide into third. No word on whether he...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Just ask the coaching staffs at Maryland, Missouri or USC.The Terrapins lost four quarterbacks to season-ending injuries last year, while the Tigers played 2012 without the services of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Don’t wear anything red into the Michigan football building. Just don’t do it. Somebody will ask you to take it off. It doesn’t matter who you are, be it celebrity or head of state, or who they are, whether freshman or Brady Hoke...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The off week prior to the race at Indianapolis serves as a welcome respite to everyone in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series except crew chiefs who might be on the hot seat. One casualty of “chopping block week” occurred Tuesday morning when...
David Smith
1 year ago

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