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Free hugs, angry tweets and that kicker swag: A week in kicking

In just another example of the madness of a college football season, much of the most dramatic swings come down to players who weren’t...
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Texas Tech Fires Co-Defensive Coordinator Matt Wallerstedt

It’s unusual to see changes in the coordinator ranks just three weeks into the season, but Texas Tech has decided to fire co-defensive...
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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: September 18, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for September 18: • With the new schedule...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons Game Preview and Prediction

A stoppable force encounters a movable object, as the offense-challenged Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to the Georgia Dome to face the virtually...
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NFL's 0-2 teams: Ranking their chances of making the playoffs

The reality in the NFL is that teams generally can’t afford slow starts. Unlike in other sports, there just aren’t enough games to...
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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Week 4 Preview

 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the...
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Big Ten Week 4 Preview and Predictions

Turn back the clock to the the 1980s, 90s and early 2000s. In fact, Nebraska and Miami might prefer that you do. Nebraska and Miami will play...
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SEC Week 4 Preview and Predictions

We dive into the heart of the SEC season with three games involving two league teams. Florida’s new-look offense, which showed some signs of...
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Big 12 Week 4 Preview and Predictions

Six of the 10 teams in this league are taking a break this weekend but that doesn’t mean that the Big 12 will be boring in Week 4. No, it...
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Pac-12 Week 4 Preview and Predictions

Most of the contenders are resting up this weekend out West. Last place (that’s right) Stanford is on a bye. USC is licking its wounds. And...
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ACC Week 4 Preview and Predictions

After a week of surprises in non-conference action, the focus in the ACC shifts slightly to league play. Clemson-Florida State and Virginia Tech-...
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Kansas State Wildcats vs. Auburn Tigers Game Preview and Prediction

The college football world is focused squarely on the Little Apple on Thursday night, as Auburn visits Kansas State in a high-profile non-conference...
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College Basketball 2014-15: Syracuse Orange Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Kicker Rankings: Week 3

Stephen Gostkowski checks in at No. 1 on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 3, but he’s yet to show off his...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 3

Seattle’s coming off of a loss and gets Denver at home in a Super Bowl rematch, so, for at least one week, there’s a new team leading...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Tight End Rankings: Week 3

Jimmy Graham’s two touchdown catches against Cleveland was more than enough for him to maintain his hold on the top spot in Athlon Sports...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 3

It’s only fitting that the top two wide receivers in fantasy football right now occupy the same space in Athlon Sports’ Week 3 rankings...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Running Back Rankings: Week 3

Injuries and off-field matters have certainly left their mark on the NFL season thus far, as Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Quarterback Rankings: Week 3

A Super Bowl rematch has led to some shuffling at the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 3. Denver and...
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NASCAR Chase Report: Previewing Race No. 2 in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayNew Hampshire Motor Speedway hosted the opening race in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup until 2011, when it was...
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Florida State Suspends QB Jameis Winston for First Half Against Clemson

Florida State has suspended quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson due to inappropriate comments...
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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: September 17, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for September 17: • The top 35 cheerleading...
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Offensive Line Play Could Doom Oregon and UCLA's Title Hopes

Offensive line play is often overlooked when analyzing and predicting a college football season. Outside of quarterback play, the five players in...
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Bret Bielema's Rebuilding Project on Track at Arkansas

Arkansas has experienced its share of highs and lows since joining the SEC in 1992. The Razorbacks have won at least 10 games three times since 2006...
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Expert Poll: Week 3 Heisman Trophy Voting

Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top...
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