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Jay Cutler
The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears kick off the second half of their schedules with a key NFC North matchup at Soldier Field on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. This game will help break up the three-way tie for first in the division, as Matthew...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Missouri Tigers
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. It took me a few weeks but I finally gained some ground last week thanks...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Melvin Gordon
Ohio State was a heavy favorite to win the Big Ten in the preseason, and the Buckeyes are the only team from the conference ranked among the top 15 in the nation. The Big Ten is struggling nationally with only three ranked teams, and Michigan did...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The Heisman is but one award, and one award isn’t enough to contain the best of college football.

 While we love prognosticating who will win college football’s most coveted individual trophy, we also love the glut of postseason awards...
David Fox
1 year ago
Like most hardcore college basketball fans, those of us around the Athlon Sports office like to contrast and compare.Sure, we have strong feelings about our top 25 and league picks — and we hope we’re right — but we like picking...
David Fox
1 year ago
Adreian Payne
Let’s get this out of the way: College basketball’s opening day is a dud. It doesn’t have the pageantry of baseball or the pent-up anticipation for football. For the most part, the matchups are lackluster. Not even every team...
David Fox
1 year ago
Thursday night drama never really occurred until Oregon blocked a field goal in the fourth quarter agains Stanford. Before that, the drama was a sloppy first half in Waco.The biggest drama Thursday night offered was an upending the 2013 landscape.A...
David Fox
1 year ago
LSU Tigers
No. 13 LSU visits No. 1 Alabama in yet another installment of the “Game of the Century.” It marks the fourth meeting between the two SEC powerhouses in two calendar years to the week. This rivalry has elite national championship coaches...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Blake Bell
Week 11 of the 2013 college football season should play a huge role in shaping the national title picture. With Oregon-Stanford and Oklahoma-Baylor on Thursday, and LSU-Alabama on Saturday, the top 10 could look quite a bit different on Sunday...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Marcus Mariota
It’s rare to see a Thursday night game with national title implications, but that’s the case this week, as Oregon travels to Stanford for a Pac-12 North showdown. The Ducks rank No. 3 in the latest BCS standings, and a win over the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Marcus Mariota, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (Oregon at Stanford, Thurs.)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III and the 3-5 Washington Redskins will travel to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome to take on Adrian Peterson and the 1-7 Minnesota Vikings on Thursday Night Football on NFL Network at 8:25 pm ET. These two organizations were 2012...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Lache Seastrunk
Some conference title races are almost decided, but the battle to claim the Big 12 championship is just getting started. Baylor hosts Oklahoma on Thursday night in a crucial conference matchup, with the Bears also needing to impress to have any...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Thursday night will set the tone for the remainder of the season in the Big 12 and perhaps the BCS race, but it won’t be the only important action in the Big 12 this week.Not all of the four teams in Big 12 contention will be challenged this...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michigan Wolverines
It will be hard to match the dramatics and excitement of last weekend for the Big Ten. A Hail Mary in Lincoln, overtime comeback in Happy Valley, in-state domination in East Lansing and a back-and-forth final minute in Bloomington made the Big Ten...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Stephen Morris
The ACC dominated the college football spotlight last Saturday, as Florida State-Miami took center stage as a top-10 matchup. The Seminoles handled the Hurricanes with ease, essentially locking up the Atlantic Division.Miami’s Coastal...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
This is what we have all been waiting for. Oregon at Stanford has been targeted all year as arguably the most important game of the season regardless of conference and now it is upon us with all the fanfare and excitement of two top-five teams. And...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
It’s difficult enough to build a bracket in mid-March when conference tournaments are starting, the RPI is available and strength of schedule is established.That won’t stop Athlon from taking an attempt to build the bracket in November...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jimmy Graham
Is there really any question who is atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 10 tight end rankings? If Jimmy Graham can continue to dominate the position while playing with a bad case of plantar fasciitis, we may as well just retire the No. 1...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Cameron Wake
Seattle has not been at its best lately, but the Seahawks maintain their position as No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 10 defense/special teams rankings because of their matchup. On paper, the game in Atlanta is a rematch of last...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Nick Foles
Peyton Manning is coming off of his bye, so order has been restored to Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 10 quarterback rankings. While Manning is the clear-cut No. 1 this week, it was a different signal-caller who made all the Week 9...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Garrett Hartley
Denver is back from its bye, which means Matt Prater is back atop Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 10 kicker rankings. But while Prater benefits from kicking for the Broncos' prolific offense, New Orleans' Garrett Hartley gets...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Zac Stacy
Zac Stacy isn't No. 1 on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 10 running back rankings, but the rookie is a top-10 option following back-to-back impressive performances. After posting 134 yards rushing on "Monday Night Football"...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
Unlike the past two weeks, only four teams are on bye in Week 10. While it will be tough for some fantasy owners to contend without the services of their Browns, Chiefs, Jets and Patriots this week (especially those who have Jamaal Charles, Tom...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Andre Johnson
Calvin Johnson is the undisputed top choice for Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 10 wide receiver rankings, but he's not the only wideout with the last name of Johnson putting up ridiculous numbers. Houston's Andre Johnson did his...
Mark Ross
1 year ago

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