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Dana Altman
Conference tournament time is back, serving as a reminder that essentially any team has a chance to play for a national championship in college basketball.Of course, that’s not realistic, but for most of the teams in the country starting last...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Fred Hoiberg
Picking No. 1 seeds is no fun. It’s not fun on your NCAA bracket and certainly not fun in the conference tournaments.Not to mention it’s statistically impossible for all No. 1 seeds to advance all the way to a tournament championship....
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Chasson Randle
The NCAA selection committee likes to remind us that a team’s entire body of work is being judged on Selection Sunday.Why, then, does it seem that last impressions matter every season?The conference tournaments give every team another chance...
David Fox
1 year ago
Lamarcus Joyner
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Texas Longhorns football
Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are clearly better than others.So what exactly determines the best job in a conference or in college football? Each person’s criteria will be...
Athlon Sports
1 year 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
1 year ago
Michigan Wolverines
Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are clearly better than others.So what exactly determines the best job in a conference or in college football? Each person’s criteria will be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
With all due respect to Johnny Football, Jameis Winston had the best debut season in college football history. Johnny Manziel’s Heisman-winning season in 2013 was special — he obliterated the SEC’s all-time single-season total...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Antoine Cason
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jordan McCrae
A good rule of thumb for anyone filling out bracket is to ask one simple question: How many consecutive games against good teams can this team win right now?Nearly every team in the field will have proven at some point in the year, even if it was...
David Fox
1 year ago
Roy Devyn Marble
As of today, the next two losses will be any team's last losses of the season.With conference tournaments starting this week, no team can afford any kind of cold streak.The following teams, though, need to hit the reset button in the worst way...
David Fox
1 year ago
Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran 1-2 Sunday in the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But those results are part of a larger, 1-2 knockout punch they’ve been aiming at the rest of their Sprint Cup competition. Earnhardt...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
For any fan just getting into college basketball in time for championship week and office pools: What took you so long?You have some catching up to do. By waiting until the final weeks, you’ve missed a historic season. Certainly, every season...
David Fox
1 year ago
T.J. Warren
NC State isn’t where it wants to be this season, but at least with T.J. Warren, the Wolfpack are appointment viewing.The sophomore showed why NC State could be considered a sleeper in the ACC Tournament with a pair of 40-point games this week...
David Fox
1 year ago
The Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway came down to a calculated risk between two of the hottest teams early in NASCAR’s 2014 season.The No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports bunch and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. had finishes of first and...
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Maryland Terrapins
Randy Edsall won just two games in his first year in College Park. He won four games in his second season at Maryland — with his fifth-string quarterback. So a seven-win, bowl season in his third year was a clear sign of continued growth and...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Wisconsin Badgers
Gary Andersen stepped into a well-oiled machine in Madison as the Badgers were a three-time defending conference champion when he got to town last year.There was nowhere to go but down for Andersen in his first season, and, other than one glaringly...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Doug McDermott
Whether the achievements were fully expected, almost routine, or a true surprise, college basketball gave us some of the best of the sport during the weekend.Even though Doug McDermott hit a career milestone, Wichita State continued its unbeaten...
David Fox
1 year ago
From the NCAA conference touranments to Selection Sunday to the Championship game, here are the key dates for 2014 March Madness:Conference championship gamesSaturday, March 8: Ohio ValleySunday, March 9: Atlantic Sun, Big South, Missouri...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Darqueze Dennard
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Florida State Seminoles
Every college football program is unique and has its own set of challenges. But some programs are clearly better than others.So what exactly determines the best job in a conference or in college football? Each person’s criteria will be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Anthony Jennings
Spring practice is underway, and all 128 college football teams have started to sort through the solutions for the question marks surrounding the roster.Quarterback battles are the most intriguing element to watch in spring practice, even if there...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Eric Decker
NFL free agency officially gets started at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, meaning more than 500 players will be looking for employment. While salary cap, team needs, system fit, and other football-related matters drive this process, that doesn’t mean...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Tim Miles
Fifteen Senior Nights have come and gone in Lincoln without a group of veterans continuing their seasons in the NCAA Tournament.That could change Sunday against Wisconsin.The Cornhuskers have been one of the surprise teams in the country, assured...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jabari Brown
By the end of the weekend, at least three automatic bids will be sealed with championship games in the Missouri Valley, Ohio Valley and Atlantic Sun.Elsewhere, at-large teams are trying to make their final statements before their own conference...
David Fox
1 year ago

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