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USWNT Celebrates With Historic Parade in NYC

The USWNT became the first women's sports team to travel down the Canyon of Heroes.

After defeating Japan in the World Cup this past Sunday, the USWNT celebrated as part of a historic parade in NYC. The parade down the famed Canyon of Heroes honored this team, making them the first women’s sport team to receive such an event.

 

Jason Pierre-Paul to Wait to Sign Franchise Tender

To avoid the NFI list, the Giants defensive end will wait until he is healthy enough to participate.

After Jason Pierre-Paul lost part of his finger after a fireworks incident last week, the New York Giants withdrew their long-term contract offer. Yet, they still left their one-year, $14.8 million franchise tag on him, allowing him to take the deal. However, sources say that Pierre-Paul now seems unlikely to sign that tender until he recovers from the injury.

 

Don’t Sleep on These Ohio State Football Recruits in 2015

The Buckeyes’ national title defense could feature contributions from some less heralded incoming freshmen
Don’t Sleep on These Ohio State Football Recruits in 2015

Fall camp is just around the corner for Ohio State, as the Buckeyes prepare to defend their national title. Head coach Urban Meyer and his staff have already welcomed the incoming freshmen to Columbus.

Ranking the Big Ten Stadiums for 2015

Athlon ranks and analyzes Big Ten stadiums and attendance numbers.
Ranking the Big Ten Stadiums for 2015

Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 12 Big Ten experts Gerry DiNardo, Eddie George, Tom Dienhart, David Jones and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the Big Ten.

 

The ACC's 10 Most Underrated Players for 2015

Which players are underrated?
The ACC's 10 Most Underrated Players for 2015

Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts.

 

Reviewing the Most Important College Football News of Summer 2015

A look back the key transfers, injuries and departures you may have missed
Reviewing the Most Important College Football News of Summer 2015

The long offseason days are finally starting to get shorter. Conference media days start Monday, meaning preseason practice is not far behind.

 

The summer has been, thankfully, slower than most in recent years. Conference realignment or rumors thereof were minimal. No head coaches abruptly left their posts.

 

As with any summer, there was the usual allotment of injuries, suspensions and the like. If you’ve tuned out since spring practice or just wondered if you’ve missed anything major, this is Athlon’s service to you.

 

How Jim Harbaugh Won the Summer of 2015

New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh took the game by storm during his first offseason
How Jim Harbaugh Won the Summer of 2015

When Stanford hired Jim Harbaugh for the 2007 season, the move was hardly considered a stroke of genius. It was hardly even the biggest coaching move of the year.

 

That year, Nick Saban was hired at Alabama, Butch Davis returned to the college game at North Carolina, Dennis Erickson returned to a big-time program at Arizona State.

 

Serena Williams Rolls Through Maria Sharapova Again

The number one tennis player in the world increases her head-to-head record to 18-2.

After defeating her sister just a few days ago, Serena Williams took to the court and dominated her “rival” Maria Sharapova. In the Wimbledon semifinals, Serena cruised to a 6-2, 6-4 victory with a chance for a sixth Wimbledon title. Williams, the No. 1 ranked tennis player, increased her record against No. 4 Sharapova to 18-2 all time.

 

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