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Baylor Bears
Art Briles and Baylor are about to find out what it’s like to be the hunted rather than the hunter. After winning their first-ever Big 12 championship and landing in their first BCS Bowl, the Bears in Waco now have a massive bull's-eye on...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Washington Huskies
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
This season’s coaching carousel was a strange one. Names like Bruce Pearl, Kelvin Sampson, Buzz Williams and Ernie Kent took jobs at Auburn, Houston, Virginia Tech and Washington State.Jobs like that are usually reserved for coaches making...
David Fox
1 year ago
Shane Carden
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The Athlon Sports team returns to action with a look at all the quarterbacks around college football.Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan make their picks for the top quarterbacks for each league, the top battles and the sleepers for major...
David Fox
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
Clint Dempsey
This is you daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for June 17: • Didn't catch the USA's 2-1 win over Ghana yesterday? Here's what you should know going forward. • Fan reactions...
Evan Buhler
1 year ago
It’s said that racetracks don’t owe anyone anything. Rarely, if ever, will you hear a driver, following a victory, proclaim that “this old place owed us one” after a string of disappointments finally results in paydirt....
Matt Taliaferro
1 year ago
Kevin Sumlin
Year One after Johnny Manziel begins in College Station in a few months. How will Texas A&M, the fans and Kevin Sumlin survive without their beloved superstar under center this fall? While this team is expected to take a small step...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Chuckie Keeton
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
SEC Football
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than SunLife Stadium — but for the most part, beauty is in...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
With all that Jimmie Johnson has accomplished in NASCAR, it’s amazing there are still tracks on the circuit where the No. 48 team hasn’t won. Michigan was the latest checked off the list, as strategy worked in their favor at a place...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
San Diego Padres legend and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died after a battle with salivary gland cancer. The Padres announced his death Monday. He was 54.Gwynn was one of the greatest hitters in the modern era and the last to seriously challenge a .400...
David Fox
1 year ago
Al Golden
Miami’s quarterback situation is one of the biggest mysteries in the ACC for 2014, and coach Al Golden has added another option to start in Kansas transfer Jake Heaps. The addition of Heaps was announced through Miami’s official site....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Paul Chryst has been to the postseason in each of his first two seasons at the helm in Pittsburgh. He won six games in his first tour and upped the total to seven a year ago — even if the statistical data was actually worse,...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Michigan State Spartans
Clemson outlasted Georgia in Death Valley late on a Saturday night on the first weekend of action to open the 2013 college football season. UCLA overcame a 21-point, first-half deficit to beat Nebraska in Lincoln. Miami upset Florida, signifying...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, Juan Montoya’s NASCAR return, Greg Biffle’s...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
Iowa Hawkeyes
Kirk Ferentz enters 2014 with a very different attitude than he did a year ago. Iowa walked into 2013 having lost eight games the year before and talk about Ferentz' job security was bubbling over. But on the strength of three star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Junie Donlavey enjoyed a 45-year run as a car owner in the sport of NASCAR. The Richmond, Va., native passed away on June 9 at the age of 90. His age was a fitting tribute to the man fellow car owner Glen Wood called “the most well-like...
Vito Pugliese
1 year ago
Scheduling played a huge role in Kliff Kingsbury’s first season as the head coach at Texas Tech. He began his career with seven straight wins but didn’t win a single game over a team who went to a bowl game last season. Then Texas...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Vanderbilt has been to three consecutive bowl games for the first time in school history and is breaking in a new head coach. Derek Mason is possibly the only first-year head coach in school history who is faced with expectations and pressure to...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The U.S. Team isn't expected to make much noise during the 2014 World Cup, as all eyes are on Brazil, Spain, and other big-time squads. Skybet.com currently only gives the U.S. a 17% chance of advancing out of the Group Stage. However, if...
Evan Buhler
1 year ago

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