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Braden Gall and David Fox are back after a Bachelor Party break to analyze how the Athlon Sports rankings are put together.   - There is a huge difference between power rankings and projecting the committee's rankings.   - Should...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Southern California has always had a flare for the dramatics.   The Trojans named former alum and Steelers legend Lynn Swann as their new Athletic Director, and people were a little confused to say the least. His lack of experience made him...
Jasmine Watkins
1 year ago
Even as Villanova is still basking in the glow of its first national championship since 1985 and fans are catching their breath after a wild NCAA Tournament, it’s still a good time to start looking ahead.   This upcoming college...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Returning starter data in college football preseason charts or magazine pages isn’t an exact science. The numbers and data can vary among different websites, magazines or other resources. However, even if there’s some disagreement on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Soso Jamabo
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...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
To celebrate the 2016 Masters, we look back at some of the tournament's greatest moments and amazing shots. Here are our favorites.   7. Louis Oosthuizen, 2012 Before Sunday 2012, there had been 19,809 rounds at The Masters,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
David Ortiz
Baseball may be shifting towards more of a young man’s game thanks to a burgeoning crop of young superstars, but MLB still has plenty of “senior citizens” who are getting the job done. For example, David Ortiz, who is calling it...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Returning starter data in college football preseason charts or magazine pages isn’t an exact science. The numbers and data can vary among different websites, magazines or other resources. However, even if there’s some disagreement on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Not all national champions are created equal, especially in college basketball.   With 64 teams — and now 68 — competing for a national title, the odds for a random result in the postseason is almost certain.   In...
David Fox
1 year ago
President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
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...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Mike Trout
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...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Brian Allen
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...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Chris Petersen
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...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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...
David Fox
1 year ago
Shannon Brooks
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...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oklahoma State Cowboys
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...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Les Miles
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 (...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ronald Jones
Running back is one of the easiest positions to find a new standout each year, and there always seems to be a wave of stars ready to emerge in offseason workouts. Last season, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey finished second in the Heisman...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Let’s face it, chances are pretty good that your NCAA Tournament bracket is busted. Take heart, you’re not alone in this after all the chaos, fantastic finishes and unexpected outcomes that took place in the first and second rounds. But...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Michigan State has won at least 11 games in five out of the last six seasons, so the bar is set high for coach Mark Dantonio as the program looks to quickly restock a depth chart losing a handful of key players. The Spartans were easily handled by...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Lamar Jackson
Louisville finished the 2015 season by winning six out of its last seven games, and there is plenty of optimism for coach Bobby Petrino’s team when spring ball begins on March 22. The Cardinals return 18 starters, including dynamic sophomore...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Braden Gall and David Fox break down the latest from around college football during a pretty slow news week.   - It's everybody's favorite topic: Expansion! Is David Boren acting out of turn or does he stand for the entire OU...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Dalvin Cook
Despite what was titled a “rebuilding year” at Florida State, the Seminoles won 10 games and reached one of college football’s top postseason games (Peach Bowl). During Jimbo Fisher’s six-year run in Tallahassee, Florida...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Malik Zaire
Spring practice is the first look at all 128 college football teams for 2016, and every coaching staff has a long list of questions for their programs to answer during offseason workouts. While replacing key players in the trenches or rebuilding...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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