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With the unveiling of the MLB All-Star Game starters for the July 14 Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, the fan vote always provides a little controversy. Take a look below at the American League starters and why they were...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
With the unveiling of the MLB All-Star Game starters for the July 14 Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, the fan vote always provides a little controversy. Take a look below at the National League starters and why they...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
For the small nation of Micronesia, the new experiences of their soccer team seems to be just a bit more important than the games they played. Over the past few days, they have played three soccer matches for Olympic qualifying against Tahiti, Fiji...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
When you’re a rookie in the MLB, there are unwritten rules that you must follow as part of a rites of passage. For the St. Louis Cardinals rookies, that means getting some coffee for the rest of your team. Several rookie relievers were...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
Darron Lee
The Ohio State-Michigan rivalry never stops - even in the offseason. With Jim Harbaugh coming to Ann Arbor, the annual battle between the Buckeyes and Wolverines is only going to increase in intensity and intrigue. Needless to say, the war or words...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Daniel Lasco
Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts. The Pac-12 should be an intriguing league...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Blake Bortles
Having watched the Jaguars win seven games during the first two years of the Dave Caldwell-Gus Bradley Era, owner Shad Khan wouldn’t have been faulted this offseason if he had publicly mandated a specific number of wins for 2015. A regime...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Andrew Luck
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay emerged from a demoralized locker room at Gillette Stadium after a 45–7 AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots and tried to offer reassurance. “We’re close,” he said,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Marcus Mariota
The Tennessee Titans hope that Year 2 of the Ken Whisenhunt regime will be markedly better than Year 1. In Whisenhunt’s first season as head coach, the Titans bottomed out, going 2–14 and losing their final 10 games. And while the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Everybody knows that pitchers don’t hit well. But Jon Lester really did not for his entire career up until last night. After going hitless in his previous 66 at-bats, Lester laced a single off of former teammate John Lackey. The grounder...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
JJ Watt
Coach Bill O’Brien knows he can’t expect the kind of improvement the Texans made in his first season, but it doesn’t mean they can’t challenge Indianapolis for the AFC South title and compete for a wild-card berth. Despite...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Ohio State 2014 national championship
College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field. As the second season of the playoff...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
ACC Football
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 12 ACC experts like Wes Durham, Mark Ennis, David Glenn and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the ACC. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating,...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Injuries off the field are certainly common occurrences, although they can often be devastating. They can often come from surprising reasons. Top-ranked Irish golfer Rory McIlroy announced on Instagram that he ruptured a ligament in his ankle while...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
The U.S. Women’s National Team gave a whole new meaning to Fourth of July Weekend. While the country celebrated its 239th year of independence on Saturday, many anxiously awaited Sunday’s matchup with Japan. Any anxiety a fan might have...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
There’s nothing like winning, and then there’s nothing like beating your older sister. Serena Williams, the WTA No. 1 player in the world, ousted No. 16 Venus Williams in straight sets (6-4, 6-3) at Wimbledon. The win by...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
As the track at Daytona attempted to back away from NASCAR’s links with the Confederate flag, plenty of fans still displayed it proudly. For many, there was no need to trade in this flag for the American flag, as they are proud of both and...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
Gary Patterson
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Pac-12 Football
Last summer, Athlon Sports asked 10 Pac-12 experts like Rick Neuheisel, Dan Hawkins, Chris Huston, Ryan Nece and more to rank their favorite stadiums in the Pac-12. Based on general atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Jonathan Williams
Every college football team has players most would consider underrated. However, defining underrated players is no easy assignment, as that term varies in meaning between fans and experts. The SEC is home to college football’s best...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Mike Gundy
Mike Gundy sat in his office, admiring the framed jerseys of the six first-round NFL Draft picks of his time at Oklahoma State. He considered, too, where they came from. “Four of them weren’t even recruited,” Gundy said....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Notre Dame added their 11th verbal commitment to their 2016 recruiting class on Thursday but what turned out to be more interesting is how Parker Boudreaux made his announcement. Boudreaux is a 6-foot-4, 287-pound, offensive lineman for Bishop...
Ryan Wright
2 years ago
The NFL brought down the gauntlet today, suspending Cowboys’ linebacker Rolando McClain and Jets’ defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Both players received their punishments for not complying with the NFL Policy and Program for...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
Is there going to be a real life Mighty Ducks? Well there might be. After being dismissed from the Penn State hockey team, Scott Conway seems to be making an effort for the NHL. The Anaheim Ducks recently tweeted a picture of him donning their...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
Gus Malzahn
Preseason win totals and projections are an interesting part of any college football season. In addition to Athlon’s projected 128 for 2015, a few sportsbooks have released their projected over/under win totals for the upcoming year. On...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago

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