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Chris Petersen
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Throwback uniforms can be hit or miss. Sometimes, the old looks just don’t translate well into 2013.But let’s give some credit to North Texas. The Mean Green did an excellent job with this throwback uniform, which the team will wear in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Ndamukong Suh
So maybe the Detroit Lions haven’t arrived, after all. A year after making the playoffs for the first time since 1999, they found themselves back in the NFC North cellar again, wondering what happened to all the momentum they’d built in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The new faces around the SEC illustrate a major problem that could develop in the league.Kentucky brought in its historic haul of six top-10 prospects and five of the top-10 prospects in the 247Composite rankings. Florida was no slouch, adding two...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Old Dominion is set to transition to the FBS level this year and will play a full Conference USA schedule in 2014.Under the direction of coach Bobby Wilder, the Monarchs are 38-10 over the last four years and have back-to-back appearances in the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Tre Mason
After a horrendous 3-9 record last year, change is the theme at Auburn this offseason.Gene Chizik was fired after last season’s debacle, and former offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn was hired as the Tigers’ new head coach.Malzahn is...
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 SEC is college football’s premier...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Every now and then, the college football schedule is a kingmaker. Or it turns conference title hopefuls into paupers.In our series examining critical stretches across the country, we take a look at the Big Ten. Each team will have its string of...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Pac-12 might have the coolest awards in college football. The Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year might be the best-named trophy in sports. The Morris Trophy is given to the best offensive and defensive lineman in the league — as...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Urban Meyer
Plenty of news around the nation after a busy weekend. Contact us on twitter with a link or a tip we should include each day. (@AthlonSteven)College Football's Must-Read Stories Around the Web for Monday, August 12thAlabama quarterback AJ...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Second place really is the first loser. We hear that cliché overused in sports, and the last two weeks in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have taught us the consequences of settling for runner-up. Last week there Jeff Gordon, seemingly in control of...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
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When you lose a player like Percy Harvin for basically the whole season, it hurts. It doesn't hurt Seattle nearly as much as it did Minnesota last year — the Seahawks, after all, nearly made the NFC title game without him — but that...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Justin Morneau
There are just seven weeks left in the MLB regular season, which means the fantasy baseball playoffs are even closer. Athlon Sports has everything you need to catch up on what took place on the fantasy diamond during the past seven days. Our...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Colorado State showed progress under first-year coach Jim McElwain last season, winning three out of their final five games. The Rams are still in rebuild mode this year, but under McElwain, they should push for five or six victories.Colorado State...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Jason Dufner pats his wife's butt after PGA Championship win
Jason Dufner was all smiles after winning this year's PGA Championship. And why wouldn't he be? He just took home a boatload of cash ($1.4 million) and he has a super hot wife. In fact, he celebrated his win on the 18th by hugging and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Larry Fitzgerald
To say the Cardinals are starting over this season isn’t so much obvious as it is a vast understatement. They have a new general manager in Steve Keim and a new coach in Bruce Arians. Of the 88 players on the roster after the draft, 46 are...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Maurice Jones-Drew
Jaguars owner Shad Khan began the housecleaning 15 hours after the worst season in franchise history concluded with a thud at Tennessee. And fans still think he waited too long to act.Starting Dec. 31, Khan changed the course of the team he bought...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Ole Miss is expecting big things from freshman defensive end Robert Nkemdiche.And the nation’s No. 1 recruit is certainly showcasing his talents in fall practice in this short video from Jackson Clarion-Ledger writer Hugh Kellenberger: 
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Cardinals enter their last season in the American Athletic Conference as a heavy favorite to win the league title.And Louisville will try to make a run at the national title with a slightly updated look for 2013:  
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Derrick Green
Named after two transcendent freshmen — Minnesota’s Darrell Thompson and Indiana’s Antwaan Randle El — the Thompson-Randle El Big Ten Freshman of the Year award has been given to some seriously talented first-year athletes...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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It’s a long season, but three or four games could change the whole thing.The Big 12 looks to be crowded at the top: Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Texas, TCU, Kansas State and Baylor all have legitimate reasons to believe they can win the league...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Kliff Kingsbury
With a wide-open Big 12 title race ahead, don’t count out Texas Tech from making some noise in 2013.As evidenced by his stints at Houston and Texas A&M, new coach Kliff Kingsbury is one of the nation’s top minds on offense. And the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Jason Dufner Wins PGA Championship
Jason Dufner looks more like the guy who drives the cage cart at your local driving range than a major champion. He greets clutch birdies like a guy who just found a quarter in the couch cushions.  With a hangdog expression, a slight...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
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"Breaking Bad" Loves Athlon Sports
If you're a fan of the show "Breaking Bad" like we are, you probably enjoy all of the intense twists, turns and amazing moments. If we had to pick our favorite, however, we'd point to Season 4, Episode 3 ("Open House")...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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The Athlon Sports High School Football Preseason Top 25, just in time for the Friday night lights across the country. As usual, Florida, Texas and California are well-represented, but there's plenty of talent from coast-to-coast and more teams...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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