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Calais Campbell
The NFC’s best record will be on the line this afternoon when the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals face off on FOX. Entering this season, few if any would have predicted Jim Caldwell’s Lions (7-2) would be in first place in the NFC...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andrew Luck
Sunday’s slate of action will end with a rematch of last year’s AFC Divisional Playoff matchup when the New England Patriots face the Indianapolis Colts on NBC. The Patriots (7-2) easily defeated the Colts (6-3) 43-22 in last season...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Melvin Gordon
Saturday’s game between Wisconsin and Nebraska was billed as one of the best head-to-head running back matchups of the season. However, the highly anticipated duel between two Heisman candidates was a one-sided blowout in favor of Wisconsin...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Arian Foster
Houston will be without its workhorse for Week 11, but Seattle’s bruising back is fully expected to play. Here are some other key backfield injuries to know about before finalizing your lineup. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks at...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Mark Ingram
The Giants will finally have their No. 1 RB back in the starting lineup for Week 11, but that’s not the case for the Bengals. Meanwhile, New Orleans’ and San Francisco’s top rushers are banged up, but both are fully expected to...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Ryan Mathews
San Diego and Denver will welcome back a couple of rushers in Week 11, but Detroit may be down one of its ball carriers today. Here are some key injuries to pay attention to involving the later games. Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and Juwan...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Brandon Marshall
Week 11’s NFC North tilt between Minnesota and Chicago features a trio of pass-catchers who show up on the injury report. Will the Vikings and Bears have all of their weapons today? Martellus Bennett, TE, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Calvin Johnson
Tennessee may not have their tight end on Monday night, but Detroit is expected to get three big targets back for its Week 11 showdown against Arizona. Oh and Calvin Johnson will play too. Delanie Walker, TE, Tennessee Titans vs. Pittsburgh...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Minnesota’s Dan Lehman went viral during Saturday’s game against Ohio State. Lehman is a sideline staffer for coach Jerry Kill, and Lehman decided to eat an ice cream bar at the start of the second half.Eating an ice cream bar is...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kansas receiver Nigel King provided one of the top catches of the year in Saturday’s game against TCU.With Kansas leading 20-17 in the third quarter, King caught a pass off a deflection and tipped it back to himself for a touchdown.Check out...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
DraftKings has released their Daily Fantasy college football salaries for the week, and the experts at CollegeFootballGeek.com have hunkered down and scoured all of the data to find the best Value Plays on the docket. These Value Plays are...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marshawn Lynch
Marshawn Lynch was in vintage “Beast Mode” last week, but it's the workhorse who won't be playing on Sunday that's grabbing all of the attention as it relates to Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings...
Mark Ross
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, Geoffrey is at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where a batch of...
Geoffrey Miller
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
Florida State puts its 25-game winning streak and No. 3 spot in college football’s playoff standings on the line Saturday night with a trip to Miami. The Seminoles have controlled this rivalry over the last few years, but the Hurricanes have...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Alex Collins
Due to conference realignment, Arkansas and LSU won’t meet on Black Friday anymore, but the rivalry between these two schools still exists with the annual Battle for the Boot. And this year’s meeting still has plenty of intrigue, as the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
There’s usually plenty on the line when Auburn and Georgia meet in The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry, but there’s a little extra incentive for both teams on Saturday. The Bulldogs hope to enact a little revenge against the Tigers...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Folk heroes in basketball almost always come in tiny packages. There’s nothing more thrilling to the common viewer than watching a veritable David rise up in a league full of Goliaths. Winning big when you’re small, in a vertically...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Dak Prescott
The SEC West is once again the epicenter of a college football weekend. Alabama is usually the team at the top of the SEC West, but Mississippi State has worked its way through the nation’s best division and enters Week 12 as the No. 1 team...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Melvin Gordon
November is loaded with critical matchups that will shape conference and national title races, and perhaps no division illustrates that point better than the Big Ten West. Nebraska, Minnesota and Wisconsin are all 4-1 in conference play heading...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tennessee Volunteers
There is no way to sugar coat it. In the big games last weekend, I didn’t perform well, going 2-4 outright and 2-4 against the spread. My top picks didn’t perform much better, going 1-2 in the “real-er” picks. It pushed...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
It’s hard to believe the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is about to come to a close, and the first champion to be crowned under the new bracket-style Chase elimination format will happen this Sunday at Homestead Miami Speedway. With the fourth...
Vito Pugliese
1 year ago
Athlon Sports would be the first to tell you to sit back and enjoy the college basketball regular season from start to finish. But let’s face it: The big prize — the only prize, it seems — is the NCAA Tournament. And that...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan preview a huge slate of action in the SEC, including a playoff showdown between Mississippi State and Alababam. The guys break down the marquee showdown in the Big Ten and ACC as well. We also offer up...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
There's no rest for a pair of weary and discouraged AFC East teams this week, as the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins look to bounce back tonight on the NFL Network. Both the Bills (5-4) and Dolphins (5-4) suffered disappointing, largely self-...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Melvin Gordon
Welcome to the spotlight, Ohio State and Nebraska. Just as Michigan State bows out of the playoff race and the national top 10, Ohio State and Nebraska takes the Spartans’ place at least in terms of being the  face of the Big Ten...
David Fox
1 year ago

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