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It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Brian Kelly
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
College football media days are always better when the coaches and players set out to enjoy the moment and not take the interviews too seriously. Count Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez as one who was enjoying the moment on Friday. The...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tom Brady
With the recent outrage from the New England Patriots’ organization and fans over Tom Brady’s upheld suspension, the punishment must be seen as worthy as per the NFL’s findings. If Brady in any way knew about deflating the...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Houston Texans
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Shock Linwood
We think we know. We act like we know. But we do really know what makes a team good? In 2014, Florida State lost four starters from its defensive front seven and regressed dramatically in run defense. Oklahoma State returned just eight total...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Mike Tomlin
The Pittsburgh Steelers are an enigma entering the 2015 NFL season. They would appear to be a team on the rise after an 11-5 regular season record and winning the toughest division in the league. Yet questions on defense prevent them from...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Braxton Miller
The one-game suspension of four potential starters for Ohio State has slightly altered the outlook for the opener against Virginia Tech. The Buckeyes won’t need any reminder about how difficult of a matchup this is, as Virginia Tech won in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Devon Still knew that this day was coming for some time now. But that didn't make it any easier for him. As training camp for the Bengals starts tomorrow morning, Still had to head out to Cincinnati, leaving his daughter, Leah, to remain with...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Even though training camp is just starting now, the NFL season begins in just over a month. But some Steelers certainly haven’t been look that far ahead. In an interview with a couple defensive players, a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
The Detroit Tigers recently opened up definitively to selling their impending free agents, and the Toronto Blue Jays made use of that. The teams swapped pitchers, as the Blue Jays received David Price for three pitching prospects. The move provides...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Joey Bosa
Ohio State will begin its national title defense without a couple of key players. According to a release from the school, defensive end Joey Bosa and receivers Corey Smith, Dontre Wilson and Jalin Marshall will be suspended for the opener against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jimbo Fisher
Florida State is coming off one of the best two-year runs by a program in recent memory. The Seminoles won 27 games from 2013-14, claimed the 2013 national championship and reached the playoffs last season. Additionally, Florida State has claimed...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Chubb
The SEC is in a two-year drought without a Heisman winner. After winning three trophies from 2007-10, the SEC has just one winner from 2011-14. Can the SEC claim a Heisman winner in 2015? The conference has a few options among the nation...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
After finishing far behind in the NFC East last year, the Giants will look to compete for the title against the Cowboys and Eagles. There’s little doubt the Giants have some great talent on their team, but their rush offense and defense...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Minnesota Vikings
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Somebody from an NFL team told Ryan Hewitt he would be drafted in the fourth round last year, so he figured he was set. Maybe the fourth was a little too high, but he would definitely find a home by the sixth round. Seventh, for sure. The...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Graham Rahal helmet
IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will have the best-looking helmet in Sunday’s race at Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course. Rahal is a big Ohio State fan and unveiled on Wednesday night a Buckeye-themed helmet, complete with the college football...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kyle Busch No. 18 Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
So much talk this week will surround Kyle Busch’s push toward the Chase. Scoring his third win in four races Sunday, taking NASCAR’s Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor...
Tom Bowles
1 year ago
Pete Carroll
There is a probably not a more eager NFL team ready to get back to the practice field for training camp than the Seattle Seahawks. After the infamous failure to give Marshawn Lynch the ball on the one-yard line, costing the Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
The New York Jets couldn’t do much right last year, highlighted by lackluster quarterback performance and a good defense that gave up a lot of points. However, the Jets look to start over again, having flipped their coaching staff. The vocal...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
Coordinator changes in college football can have an immediate impact on either side of the ball. Every year, it seems a handful of teams show significant improvement in the win column or on the stat sheet as a result of a coordinator change....
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Cleveland Browns
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
Rivalry games are a huge part of college football, but recent conference realignment has changed the outlook for some of these annual matchups. Missouri-Kansas and Texas-Texas A&M aren’t scheduled to play anytime soon, and Pittsburgh-West...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tom Brady
The Patriots have been a part of the NFL’s ruling class for the better part of the last 14 seasons, winning 12 AFC East titles, six conference titles and four Super Bowls. The AFC has long taken aim at Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Co., and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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