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Lon Kruger
Now entering his fourth season and surveying a roster he’s built, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger likes what he sees. “We love the guys we have in the program,” Kruger says. “They’re a group that is easy to watch and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
For a coach who promotes daily competition, the end of last season was difficult on Bruce Weber. Though Kansas State made it back to the NCAA Tournament, its roster wasn’t healthy enough to properly prepare for the postseason. “We...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rick Barnes
Normally, one team enjoying a decade of dominance in a particular conference would be cause for concern. Kansas has won at least a share of 10 consecutive Big 12 titles, but the league is anything but dull even if the Jayhawks manage to win...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tuesday marks the beginning of the MLB Free Agency signing period. Here is a list of the most interesting available free agents that are on the baseball market and where they might end up for the 2015 season. Jon LesterEver since Lester was...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
Teams on opposite sides of a bye will wrap up Week 9 in the NFL when the Indianapolis Colts take on the New York Giants on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The Colts (5-3) are looking to bounce back from last week’s 51-34...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Gary Patterson
Time to sort through the contenders and the pretenders in the College Football Playoff race. Certainly, the top teams in the mix have challenges ahead of them for the remainder of the season, but this will be a critical week for teams ranked...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox recap all of Week 10's action in college football. This week's edition features press conference conflict, poorly timed tweets, upsets in the SEC, isuses at Florida and Michigan as well as lots of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Mike Leach
With Mike Leach at the helm of the Washington State program, a few things are sure to be certain. The Cougars will be a pass-heavy offensive team with little to work with on defense. With the nation’s number one passing offense piling up huge...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Gary Andersen
Michigan State claimed a Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl victory on the strength of its defense last season. Penn State is wasting a perfectly good defensive effort this season. When discussing the best defenses in the Big Ten, Wisconsin tends...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Kyle Wiltjer
Few trends have changed college basketball more in recent years than the wave of transfers each season. Some teams, like Iowa State and Florida, have made an art for of recruiting transfers as key cogs of their programs. Other teams are just...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Anthony Lee
Anthony Lee had never been in greater demand as a basketball player than the morning after Temple released him from his scholarship. That day in March, Lee woke up to 40 text messages and dozens of missed calls from people he didn’t know....
David Fox
1 year ago
Laquon Treadwell
Ole Miss lost a critical piece of its offense on Saturday night. Receiver Laquon Treadwell suffered a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle on a tackle late in the game by Auburn linebacker Kris Frost.Just one look at the stat sheet shows how...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Randy Edsall
It may be years before we can fairly pinpoint the most extreme low point of Penn State’s sanction era, but there may be a new leader in the clubhouse. Maryland made the trip Beaver Stadium to face its new Big Ten neighbor to the north, mixed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Al Golden
With a 6-3 overall record and a 3-2 mark in conference play this year, it’s hard to say Miami has made significant progress in coach Al Golden’s fourth year. The Hurricanes are just 16-13 under Golden’s watch in ACC games, but...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
They are the defending SEC champs. They came one defensive stop away from winning the 2013 national title. Yet the Auburn Tigers are seemingly a forgotten team in the SEC in 2014. The story of the season, until recently, had been the...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
There were snarky comments on Twitter — imagine that — when some images were posted late Saturday night of students celebrating on the Tennessee campus. I’m paraphrasing, but the gist of the tweets poked fun at...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Mike Tomlin
The stakes, as usual, will be high when the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers renew their rivalry tonight on NBC. Both teams enter this game 5-3, percentage points behind AFC North-leading Cincinnati (4-2-1). Tonight’s victor will...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Peyton Manning
Two of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game take center stage this afternoon when the Denver Broncos face the New England Patriots on CBS. Manning-Brady Bowl XVI features history’s greatest QB rivalry — Peyton Manning vs. Tom...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs shined in the Volunteers’ 45-42 overtime win over South Carolina. Dobbs was the catalyst in a furious fourth-quarter rally, guiding Tennessee’s offense 21 points – including the game-tying...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tony Romo
One NFC East quarterback is set to return in Week 9 while another is Questionable because of two small fractures in his back. Let Athlon Sports get you caught up on the QB injuries you need to know about.  Robert Griffin III, QB,...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Arian Foster
With six teams on bye in Week 9, fantasy owners need all the healthy running backs they can find. Which injured ball carriers can you count on today? Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York JetsProbable – BackCharles is on...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ronnie Hillman
Giovani Bernard and Rashad Jennings have already been ruled out for Week 9. Are there are any other top fantasy RBs in danger of not playing? Andre Ellington, RB, Arizona Cardinals at Dallas CowboysProbable – FootEllington was limited...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andre Johnson
Reggie Wayne should be back in the lineup Monday night to close out Week 9, but he’s not the only wide receiver or tight end of note that appears on the injury report. Here’s the lowdown on one tough Texan and a pass-catching Jet, as...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A.J. Green
Cincinnati already knows it will be without its top running back for Week 9, but what about the Bengals’ All-Pro wide receiver? Here is the latest on A.J. Green and some other key pass-catchers. Vincent Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday suffered a broken fibula in Saturday’s loss to USC and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season.The senior was hit after a pass in the first half and was transported from the field on a cart....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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