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SEC's Top Players Returning from Injury in 2015

Ole Miss needs a healthy Laquon Treadwell.
SEC's Top Players Returning from Injury in 2015

Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s a starting quarterback, a No. 2 receiver or a defensive lineman part of a deep rotation, injuries will always have an impact on a team.

 

To help preview the season, Athlon is taking a look at some of the injured players from 2014 and their return in 2015.

Ohio State's "Monster" Ezekiel Elliott is Just Getting Started

The Buckeyes' tailback is ready to build on breakout second half of last season
Ohio State's "Monster" Ezekiel Elliott is Just Getting Started

Ohio State assistant Tony Alford was so giddy at the thought of being Ezekiel Elliott’s new position coach that he temporarily misplaced his filter.

 

Danica vs. Dale Jr. Feud Overshadows Joe Gibbs Racing’s Dominance at Kentucky

Tom Bowles goes “Through the Gears” following Kyle Busch’s victory under the lights at Kentucky Speedway
Danica vs. Dale Jr. Feud Overshadows Joe Gibbs Racing’s Dominance at Kentucky

It’s amazing what people focus on in a 2015 world marked by 140-character Tweets, five-second Snapchats and zero attention span. Despite a weekend of great Kentucky racing, producing a rules package that holds promise, the largest headline can be shortened to three words.

 

“Go f**k yourself.”

 

Dallas Keuchel and Zack Greinke Named All Star Starting Pitchers

With plenty of options, Keuchel and Greinke got the nod to start the game with the ball in their hands.

With several strong options at pitcher, AL manager Ned Yost and NL counterpart Bruce Bochy just named their respective team’s starter. Dallas Keuchel will open up the game against Zack Greinke, although they will most likely only pitch one inning apiece.

 

Pirates Cap Incredible End to MLB First Half

In two straight games, the Pirates defeated the Cardinals in extra inning walkoff games.

The MLB season opened with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the first half of the season wrapped up with them. However, the past two games for the Cardinals have been heartbreakers, having faced their division rival Pirates. Both games have gone to extra innings, and both have ended in a Pirates come from behind walkoff victory.

 

Jordan Spieth Wins John Deere Classic in Playoff

After mounting a comeback, Spieth took the title in a two hole playoff.

It was considered a bold move, but Jordan Spieth went ahead and competed in the John Deere Classic this past weekend. And he proved that it was a great idea, as he took home the title in a two-hole playoff with Tom Gillis. Down a few strokes on the back nine, Spieth came roaring back, almost as if it was to be expected.

 

Top 10 MLB All Star Game Moments Since 2000

Take a look at some of the best moments from the All Star Game.

The MLB has been bringing its best players together since 1933 in an annual All Star Game. Since its inception, countless memories have been made, from game-winning hits to final farewells. The game started to gain greater importance in 2003, as the winner began to determine home-field advantage for the World Series. This year's game takes place on July 14 at Great American Ballpark, home to the Cincinnati Reds. Take a look at some of the most memorable moments since 2000 (listed chronologically):

Big 12 Football Breakout Players for 2015

Which players are in for a breakout year?
Big 12 Football Breakout Players for 2015

Projecting college football’s breakout players for any given season is no easy assignment. After all, each person has a different take on what a “breakout player” is, and college football is always home to several new faces throughout the season.

Novak Djokovic Celebrates Wimbledon With Taste of Grass

After winning Wimbledon, Djokovic went to tradition and ate some grass from the court.

Every athlete has their own unique way of celebrating, and anybody watching Novak Djokovic’s victory over Roger Federer at Wimbledon surely saw how he embraced the moment. Right after he won and shook hands with the chair umpire, he reached down to the famous grass on the court. He ripped out a few pieces and began chomping away on it.

 

Top 10 ACC Non-Conference Games of 2015

What are the ACC's best non-conference games in '15?
Top 10 ACC Non-Conference Games of 2015

The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall. 

 

The ACC may not get a team in the playoff and may not be one of the better Power 5 conferences. However, no one can blame the ACC for taking it easy in the non-conference. 

 

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