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Trevone Boykin
The 2014-15 college football season concluded with Ohio State’s 42-20 win over Oregon on Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Although the on-field game action is over until next August, spring practice and offseason workouts will start for some...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
 Ohio State has won the first College Football Playoff national championship, and Athlon Sports college football writers Braden Gall and David Fox are here to break down how it happened and what it all means. On the championship edition...
David Fox
2 years ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Many consider the modern era of college football to be 1998-present — when the Bowl Championship Series went into effect. Every team that wins the season’s final game is historically great in its own unique way, but trying to...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Mike Krzyzewski
Regular season college basketball is going to have a tough time pulling eyes away from the NFL and college football playoffs. Credit the sport for making a good effort during the weekend. Two undefeated teams, Kentucky and Virginia,...
David Fox
2 years ago
Just like that, the 2014 college football season is over. Weekends are about to feel pretty empty as the national champion has been crowned in Arlington to cap the first College Football Playoff. Thirty-nine bowl games in 23 days has...
David Fox
2 years ago
Ohio State used a heavy dose of running back Ezekiel Elliott and timely stops on defense to claim its first national championship since the 2002 season with a 42-20 victory over Oregon. The Buckeyes entered the college football playoff with long...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Perhaps no team needed a coach or quarterback who can roll with the punches quite like Oregon. While Ohio State has coped with injuries at the most visible position, Oregon has spent all season dealing with absences chipping away at its roster...
David Fox
2 years ago
Tony Bennett
This has been the week of close calls. Since Jan. 3, Kentucky and Virginia have both needed an overtime game to preserve undefeated records. Duke needed a late rally against Wake Forest to preserve its unblemished record. And those are just...
David Fox
2 years ago
Peyton Manning
Sunday afternoon’s Indianapolis vs. Denver AFC Divisional Round game will be the first postseason meeting between Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and the man he replaced in Indy, Peyton Manning — who is now the first quarterback to play...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Aaron Rodgers
The NFL’s best road team will face the best home team when the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers get together Sunday afternoon in the NFC Divisional Round on FOX. NFC East champion Dallas was the only team in the league to 8-0 on the road...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Tom Brady
Two of the AFC’s most successful franchises since 2000 are set to meet in the playoffs once again, as the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots square off in a Divisional Round matchup Saturday afternoon on NBC. The Ravens are looking to...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Richard Sherman
Two of the NFL’s hottest teams look to get one step closer to the Super Bowl when the Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks meet in the NFC Divisional Round on Saturday night on FOX. The Panthers have won five in a row, including last week...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Ezekiel Elliott
College football’s four-team playoff concludes on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas when Ohio State and Oregon meet to decide the national championship. The Ducks are looking for their first title, while the Buckeyes are after their first national...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Gambling is sports. It makes meaningless games infinitely more important to fans. However, Monday night's national championship game doesn’t need any added juice to lure in viewers from other fan bases. All of college football will...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Urban Meyer
From three yards and a cloud of dust, as Woody Hayes might say, to three plays per minute. Maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but when Ohio State is in the conversation to be one of the fastest national champions in college football...
David Fox
2 years ago
Marcus Mariota
Oregon and Ohio State close out college football’s first four-team FBS playoff on Monday, Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas. Monday night’s matchup is uncharted waters for college football in the new postseason format, as the Ducks and...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Sean Maguire
Florida State is starting over at quarterback next season after 2013 Heisman winner Jameis Winston declared for the NFL Draft on Wednesday. Replacing Winston’s on-field production will be one of college football’s top offseason...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
On Monday night in Arlington, one team’s national championship window might be opening while the other one might be closing. First, don’t overreact. Both Oregon and Ohio State have proven their staying power on the big stage. The...
David Fox
2 years ago
Jake Fisher
LOS ANGELES — If there was a time this season to give up on Oregon playing for a national championship, odds are the Ducks’ offensive line was involved. First, left tackle Tyler Johnstone, an NFL draft prospect, was lost for the...
David Fox
2 years ago
Jalin Marshall
Ohio State and Oregon clash in Arlington, Texas on Jan. 12 to decide college football’s national champion. The Ducks and Buckeyes advanced to the national championship after bowl wins on Jan. 1, setting up an intriguing matchup with no...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Oregon Ducks
The most important, bizarre, interesting and entertaining stats you need to know about the 2015 College Football National Championship game: 1939: First NCAA basketball tournamentWhy is the first-ever NCAA basketball tournament relevant...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Mark Turgeon
Sometimes, it’s nice to be proven wrong. No one wants to watch a coach lose a job, but it’s a fact of life in college basketball that programs are paying for performance. Fail to perform a few years in a row and someone will pay...
David Fox
2 years ago
College Football Playoff
 Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan go in-depth to break down college football's national championship game. Fox recounts his trip to Pasadena, what the Rose Bowl is all about and his lonely New Year's Eve. Gall...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Lane Kiffin
The college football coaching carousel is one of the most intriguing aspects of every offseason. Regardless of whether a team had a losing record or finished in the top 10 of the final rankings, coaching changes are possible for any program after...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State won the BCS National Championship in 2002 in dramatic fashion over heavily-favored Miami. An unbeaten, Charles Woodson-led Michigan team split a national championship with Nebraska in 1997. But, quickly, name the last time the...
Braden Gall
2 years ago

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