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Masters 2016 Hole-By-Hole Preview: Augusta National

Baseball's Greatest Opening Day Moments

The first day of the MLB season has produced many memorable moments on the diamond
Baseball's Greatest Opening Day Moments

The 2016 MLB season started on Sunday with three games, but Monday’s Opening Day signals the official return of America’s pastime. It may not be an official national holiday, but baseball’s Opening Day is always eagerly awaited by baseball fans and certainly holds a special place in many people’s hearts.

 

College Football Podcast: Toughest Predictions in 2016

The ACC is once again one of the toughest to predict in 2016.
College Football Podcast: Toughest Predictions in 2016

Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light are gearing up for another Athlon Sports preview magazine and the guys are discussing the most difficult decisions in 2016.

 

- What seperates Clemson from Florida State in the Atlantic Division?

 

- Who are the contenders in the Coastal and should we just flip a coin?

 

- Is a 10 Year War brewing in the Big East or can Michigan State pull another upset?

 

- Who is the top challenger in the Big 12 to Oklahoma?

 

25 Best Baseball Players 25 and Under

Mike Trout remains the cream of the ever-growing crop of young baseball players, but he has more competition than ever for the top spot
25 Best Baseball Players 25 and Under

The youth movement in MLB is in full force. Not only are the reigning National League MVP and World Series MVP in the “25 and under” category, but the Rookie of the Year winners for both leagues have already entered the “best players in the game” discussion.

College Football's Top 20 Offensive Linemen on the Rise for 2016

Who are the rising stars in the trenches?
College Football's Top 20 Offensive Linemen on the Rise for 2016

Offensive linemen are the most underrated players in college football. The players in the trenches never get enough credit for their performance, but the five blockers up front set the stage for the skill players to have success. Recruiting and developing offensive linemen is never easy. However, there’s always a new wave of stars ready to emerge in the trenches.

Washington Huskies 2016 Spring Football Preview

Previewing what's ahead for Washington this spring.
Washington Huskies 2016 Spring Football Preview

Washington is a team on the rise and one of the frontrunners to win the Pac-12 in 2016. After an 8-6 debut in Chris Petersen’s first season in Seattle (2014), all signs pointed to a rebuilding year for the Huskies in 2015. Despite returning only eight starters, Washington took a step forward last season. Sure, the Huskies only finished 7-6.

Athlon Cover Catch-Up: Wayne Simien talks Big 12 Championships, Joining a Ministry

The former Kansas All-American is still a hometown hero
Athlon Cover Catch-Up: Wayne Simien talks Big 12 Championships, Joining a Ministry

In the long history of Kansas basketball, Wayne Simien will have a special place. In his first two seasons, he played for two Final Four teams under Roy Williams. When Williams left for North Carolina, Simien was the first great player of the Bill Self era, reaching the Elite Eight in 2004.

 

Big Ten's Top 15 Players on the Rise for 2016

Which Big Ten players are poised for a breakout year?
15 Big Ten Players on the Rise for 2016

Breakout players and the emergence of new faces are one of college football’s annual traditions. Players can go from a backup position into a starting role to earn all-conference honors or produce a big season. Incoming or redshirt freshmen can also make an impact in their first season on campus.

College Football Podcast: Transfer Rules, TV Networks and Jim Harbaugh

Mike Gundy had some strong words about the future of the Big 12.
College Football Podcast: Transfer Rules, TV Networks and Jim Harbaugh

Braden Gall, David Fox and Mitch Light cover all of the media talks from the ACC, Big Ten and Big 12 while discussing Jim Harbaugh's latest antics as well as Kirby Smart's transfer rule.

 

- Mike Gundy had some strong words about the future of the Big 12 and the impact the Longhorn Network has had on it. What does the Big 12 need fix to move forward and survive?

 

- Can the ACC support its own network and is there any urgency to go down that road for John Swofford?

 

College Football's Coaches on the Hot Seat: 2016 Spring Practice Edition

Which coaches enter 2016 on the hot seat?
College Football's Coaches on the Hot Seat: 2016 Spring Practice Edition

College football’s 2015-16 coaching carousel was one of the most active in recent memory. After 28 jobs changed hands, the 2016-17 version may not be as active at the end of the year. However, several big-time jobs could open, as Les Miles (LSU), Charlie Strong (Texas), Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M) and Gus Malzahn (Auburn) enter the 2016 season squarely on the hot seat.

 

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