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Oregon State helmet
Oregon State is slated to open spring practice on Tuesday, March 3, and there’s plenty of optimism surrounding the team with the hire of new coach Gary Andersen.In addition to the new era of Oregon State football, the Beavers plan to unveil a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Every team has a weakness. Even Kentucky. Winning and losing in the NCAA Tournament is almost always about the matchups. A bad draw or a little bad luck in the first weekend of the Tournament can turn a potential championship season into a...
David Fox
2 years ago
SpongeBob SquarePants 400
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? The next sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, that’s who. Brace yourself. This is not a joke. The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway on May 9 will be dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants...
David Fox
2 years ago
Evan Longoria
Just like that, they were gone — David Price, Andrew Friedman, Joe Maddon and Wil Myers, a fab four who, seems like yesterday, were considered the pillars of the franchise. The ace, the architect, the skipper, the hotshot — all departed...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Jose Bautista
When the Kansas City Royals reached the playoffs last season after a 29-year absence, it put Toronto on the clock. The Jays’ postseason drought, at 21 years, is now the longest in the four major North American sports leagues. The Jays acted...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
College football coaches use Twitter accounts for various reasons, and some are better follows than others.However, the Internet rejoiced on Monday, as South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier joined Twitter. Who knows how Spurrier will use this account...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Nelson Cruz
Fear not baseball fans — Sunshine and warmer weather are on their way, and spring training is knocking on Old Man Winter’s door. Thankfully, it is almost time for baseball, as camps are in full gear in Arizona and Florida. Many...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Juwan Staten BlueGoldSports.com
As the regular season comes to an end West Virginia currently sits in a three-way for third place in the Big 12 with two games remaining. The two-game gap between the Mountaineers and Kansas means WVU still has a shot a share of the Big 12 regular...
Jeremy Simon
2 years ago
Nick Chubb
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. Georgia is the early favorite in the SEC East for 2015,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Baltimore Orioles
Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from around Major League Baseball in an effort to find the best place to watch a game. Based on criteria like fan support, home field advantage, amenities, tradition, surrounding area, facilities, gameday...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Jimbo Fisher
Spring practice is already underway for a handful of college football teams, and the offseason workouts and scrimmages provide the first glimpse of how all 128 teams will look in 2015. Florida State, Clemson and Georgia Tech are the early...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The weather may have you stuck inside the house or summer sports just don’t do it for you. Either way, you’re grasping at some kind of sports programming in these difficult times. Maybe it’s time to fire up Netflix and see...
David Fox
2 years ago
Jacoby Ellsbury
The Yankees committed almost $500 million to new players before 2014, yet their record actually got worse. Their first multi-year playoff drought of the wild card era seems likely to stretch to three years in 2015. The Yankees, as usual, have the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
David Ortiz
With all due respect to Space Mountain, Goliath and the Viper, the wildest roller coaster in the United States currently resides in Fenway Park. From worst to first to worst to … first again? — the Red Sox have put their fans through a...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Adam Jones
After posting a winning record in three consecutive seasons, the Orioles could be challenged to finish above .500 in 2015 due to a lack of significant activity over the winter. They re-signed Delmon Young shortly before Christmas, but he’s...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Forget the question of why isn’t Cliff Alexander playing for Kansas. Now, the quesiton why isn’t Cliff Alexander available at all. The Jayhawks’ freshman forward will not play Saturday against Texas due to what Kansas...
David Fox
2 years ago
Rick Pitino
Louisville’s other starting guard seems determined not to let the abrupt dismissal of Chris Jones damage the Cardinals’ season.  Sophomore Terry Rozier saved Louisville from a bad loss to Georgia Tech when he had 22 points on...
David Fox
2 years ago
Mike Anderson
No question, SEC basketball is better than it has been in a number of years. The league should send its most teams to the NCAA Tournament since 2011, including the presumptive No. 1 overall seed in Kentucky. The question, though, is if...
David Fox
2 years ago
Kevin Stallings
No one is innocent in the latest edition of the Vanderbilt-Tennessee in-state rivalry. Not Kevin Stallings. Not Wade Baldwin. Not the Vols coaching staff. And especially not the media. Here is the incident in question after Vanderbilt...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez asked for this. Remember that. On Feb. 17, 2009, upon reporting to the Yankees’ spring training camp for the first time as an admitted steroid cheat, Rodriguez told a packed news conference, with typical grandiosity: “The...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
Recruiting rankings matter. They are not a guarantee of future success but they are the foundation every national championship has been built upon. It takes great coaching, development and luck to win a title, but having better players is the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
A few SEC stadiums looked a little different on Thursday morning thanks to Mother Nature. A late February snow storm provided a winter blast for a few SEC programs, which produced some cool images – and a snowball fight. Here’...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
SMU blue patriotic helmet
SMU made one of college football’s top offseason coaching moves when it hired Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris as its next head coach.And Morris has wasted no time adding a new look to the Mustangs uniform assortment. It’s...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Joe Maddon Theo Epstein Chicago Cubs
The characters in that long-running Windy City disaster known as the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Disappointment are well known to all baseball fans. There is the Billy Goat. And Bartman. The Miracle Mets. Leon Durham and his “Gatorade...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
LeBron James Jr. is already getting college scholarships offers...at the age of 10. King James isn’t too thrilled about the early offers saying it should be a violation. Either way, LeBron James Jr. has some big shoes to fill, obviously...
Jesica Parsley
2 years ago

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