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Wisconsin Kicker Rafael Gaglianone Attempts Field Goal Off Holder's Nose

How's this for a practice kick?
Wisconsin Kicker Rafael Gaglianone Attempts Field Goal Off Holder's Nose

Wisconsin’s Rafael Gaglianone is taking trick shots by kickers to a new level. On Wednesday, the Badgers kicker posted a video attempting a field goal, while his holder keeps the ball upright by using his nose.

 

Needless to say, perfection is critical here. If Gaglianone just misses, the holder is going to be in a little of bit of pain.

 

Whether it’s in the NFL or college football, kickers are always under the spotlight. Miss a field goal or extra point and it might cost a team a victory.

 

Joey Gallo Homers in Huge MLB Debut for Texas Rangers

The third base power-hitting prospect dazzles in first MLB game.
Joey Gallo Homers in MLB Debut

Bryce Harper has recently garnered all the baseball attention for his dominant month of May. But it’s his teammate from Little League, Joey Gallo, who took center stage last night for the Texas Rangers.  Young power hitters have dominated this season, and Gallo is the latest to join the show, if even just for a couple weeks.

 

Related: 5 MLB Players to Watch in June

 

SEC Football 2015 Predictions

Athlon projects the SEC for 2015.
SEC Football 2015 Predictions

The SEC is in a two-year drought for national championships, but this league still holds the top spot among college football conferences. Nine SEC teams appear in Athlon’s top 25 projections for 2015, including all seven teams from the West Division.

Conference USA Football 2015 Predictions

WKU leads the C-USA picks.
Conference USA Football 2015 Predictions

Conference USA is a slightly behind the Mountain West and American Athletic in the pecking order for Group of 5 conferences. However, Conference USA had a team (Marshall) in the running for one of college football’s top bowl games last year, and the league could have another in 2015.

 

Ranking the ACC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2015

Who has the toughest schedule in the ACC this fall?
Ranking the ACC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2015

When putting together Athlon Sports' college football magazine and preseason Top 25 each year, a huge part of the process is scheduling. Non-conference games, crossovers, home-road splits and timing all play a role in determining order of finish.

 

And don’t forget that the College Football Playoff Committee made it very clear in its first season that it values scheduling.

 

People Don't Want Caitlyn Jenner to Win the Arthur Ashe Courage Award

Lauren Hill is the name on everyone's minds when it comes to the award.

Caitlyn Jenner formally introduced herself, and it caused the internet to explode. The whole Twitter-verse was consumed with talking about the former Olympic-winner-turned-empowered-woman.

 

ESPN responded in their own way by announcing Jenner would be the recipient of the Arthur Ashe award for Courage. She will be joined by her family when she accepts it at the ESPYs. Jenner couldn't contain her excitement.

 

Mountain West Football 2015 Predictions

Complete MW preview and predictions.
Mountain West Football 2015 Predictions

It’s a new year, but there’s a similar theme for the Mountain West in 2015. Boise State is once again the favorite to win the league crown, as the Broncos have a good chance to run the table and finish unbeaten this year. But Boise State will have competition from Utah State, Colorado State and San Diego State.

College Football's 20 Best Coaches Under 40

Memphis' Justin Fuente is one of college football's best up-and-comers
College Football's 20 Best Coaches Under 40

Last season was a good one for the 40-and-under crowd in college football.

 

Three of the four offensive coordinators in the College Football Playoff were under the age of 40 at the start of the season — Ohio State’s Tom Herman, Oregon’s Scott Frost and Alabama’s Lane Kiffin.

 

Herman took the Houston head coaching job, and Kiffin resurrected his coaching career by leading a dynamic Alabama offense.

 

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