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It’s not too often we see a misprint on a championship ring on purpose. But that’s exactly the case with Baylor, as the Bears recorded their victory over UCLA as 49-19 on a bowl ring  – not 49-26 as evidenced by the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Just in time for SEC Media Days, the conference has released its updated championship trophy for 2013.There’s not too much of a difference between the old and the new version, which appeared in this photo last year after Alabama's victory...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The first college football program to 900 wins is bound to have its share of high moments. Or an entire decade on top.A Michigan Man, therefore, knows good football when he sees it. Any Michigan Man — or Michigan Woman — in Ann Arbor...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Clemson is the heavy favorite to win the ACC Atlantic title, but Florida State isn’t too far behind in the division pecking order. The Seminoles return 10 starters, including one of the best offensive lines in the ACC, and a plethora of...
Steven Lassan
1 year 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 American Athletic Conference is a league in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  It was the summer of 2010, and a healthy 26-year-old male had gone from a ride he handpicked at Team Red Bull to a hospital in...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
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Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (St. Louis Cardinals) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here are our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week. Athlon Sports MLB Power...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has taken Major League Baseball by storm since defecting from Cuba, fleeing to Mexico and signing a seven-year, $42 million deal last season.Yet despite the fact that the 22-year-old wunderkind has...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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Alfonso Soriano
It's All-Star week, so even though the fantasy action won't resume until Friday, Athlon Sports is here to catch you up on what took place over the last seven days. In addition to breaking down last week's top hitters and the hottest...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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New Tennessee coach Butch Jones is ready for the start of 2013. Need proof? Check out this advertisement he filmed for Tennessee's ticket office.
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Catching up from a busy weekend in the college football world. Getting closer to kickoff with the start of media days this week. Feel free to contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Angry race car driver gets drug by other driver
This is exactly why I don't race cars. That, and I don't have a race car. During a race this past Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C., driver Mike Robertson was angry at race winner Derek Stolz for bumping him. In retaliation, Robertson did the...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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BYU’s third season of independence features its most difficult schedule.The Cougars play seven bowl teams from last season, including BCS bowl teams in Wisconsin and Notre Dame. BYU also takes on rival Utah in early September and an improving...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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With the departure of A.J. Francis and first-team All-ACC selection Joe Vellano, Maryland’s defensive line has some holes to fill for 2013. The Terrapins are regaining the services of Andre Monroe, who missed all of 2012 due to a knee injury...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Joe Flacco
It has been more than five long, football-free months since the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. But rejoice NFL fans, because the country's most popular sport will be back soon. While the 2013 season doesn...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Behind new coach Trent Miles, Georgia State is set to make its FBS debut in 2013.The Panthers went 1-10 last year on the FCS level but return 12 starters, including standout receiver Albert Wilson.While it will take some time for Miles and his...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Singer Carly Rae Jepsen Throws Worst First Pitch in the History of Baseball
Singer Carly Rae Jepsen was asked to throw the ceremonial first pitch before the Tampa Bay Rays’ game against the Houston Astros this past weekend. The result? Well, it was terrible. Bad. Horrific. If the catcher was 50 feet closer and had a...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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LSU’s Jeremy Hill had a standout freshman season, rushing for 755 yards and 12 scores on 142 attempts. The Baton Rouge native was supposed to be one of the top running backs in the SEC for 2013, but his status for the upcoming year remains in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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LSU was considered one of the favorites to win the national title last season, but the Tigers came up just short, finishing 10-3 overall with two losses in SEC play by eight points or less.Even though LSU didn’t win the SEC West or play for...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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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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The good news for ACC fans is that the conference survived the most recent round of realignment shenanigans and has found its way into the big five conference alignment for the upcoming college football playoff. The bad news is that there can be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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WKRN, Nashville News, Nashville Weather and SportsAs impossible as it may seem, this is real. A Nashville reporter headed down to the Tennessee Titans' stadium on the day single-game tickets went on sale and found a guy camped out waiting in...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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Louisiana Tech's Patriotic Helmet
The Louisiana Tech athletic department released photos of a special stars-and-stripes helmet the Bulldogs will wear in their Heart of Dallas Classic game against Army on Sept. 28 in the Cotton Bowl. The game also serves as Louisiana Tech's...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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1. Keselowski concerned, not panicked about Chase chances  Amidst the revelry and celebration of his Sprint Cup series title last fall, Brad Keselowski was picking up various awards, honors and mentions in a manner that could quickly fill a...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
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Coach Mike Gundy
There’s no better time than the present in Stillwater.That’s our contention in our ongoing series highlighting the best and worst times to be a fan. Relative to Oklahoma State’s history, there’s no better time to root for...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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