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10 Position Groups Under Pressure in the SEC for 2014

The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an...
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Jimbo Fisher's Drive and Improved Facilities Push FSU Among Nation's Elite

Jimbo Fisher was only kidding, but the image he conjured during a press conference before Florida State’s spring practices commenced was...
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NASCAR Rookie Report: The "Second Visit" Fallacy

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006....
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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Nebraska Cornhuskers Special

Big Ten Media Days are here, and Athlon Sports is live from Chicago, Ill., to talk all things Big Ten with coaches, players and writers alike....
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Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Takes On Public Speaking. Is Heisman Next?

CHICAGO — At first, Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah wasn’t thrilled when Nebraska's sports information director put his name in...
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For the NFL to Grow, Its Leaders Must Grow Up

In light of Ray Rice’s recent two-game suspension for his part in an altercation that ended with the decorated Baltimore Raven carelessly...
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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 29, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 29:• This one's for the nerds: The 100...
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Big 12 Football Breakout Players for 2014

Every year, college football fans are introduced to a handful of players that become household names by the end of the season. Whether it’s a...
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National College Football Awards Predictions for 2014

Walk into any major college football facility and you will likely be greeted by some sort of massive trophy case. Some are bigger than...
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Gordon, Hendrick remain atop NASCAR charts with Brickyard win

Speeding past the sport’s best drivers 20  years ago, Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 en route to starting his own legacy....
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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Big Ten Players Special

Big Ten Media Days are here, and Athlon Sports is live from Chicago, Ill., to talk all things Big Ten with coaches, players and writers alike....
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Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast: Big Ten Media Days 2014

Big Ten Media Days are here, and Athlon Sports is live from Chicago, Ill., to talk all things Big Ten with coaches, players and writers alike....
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Can Ohio State Quarterback Braxton Stay Healthy and Reach his Ceiling?

CHICAGO — Braxton Miller has been good — very good — the last two seasons. Only now, though, is Ohio State coach Urban Meyer...
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New Coach James Franklin Brings New Edge to Penn State

CHICAGO — This is not the Penn State program Mike Hull thought he was joining.Now, that’s not a bad thing, but the James Franklin style...
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Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini's Lighter Side Not News for his Players

CHICAGO —  The Bo Pelini image makeover isn’t a makeover at all, at least as far as his players are concerned. Pelini’s...
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Transcendent: Jeff Gordon's Indy victory epitomizes his NASCAR career

For some athletes, career achievements are done on a grander scale. Every accomplishment has a little more flare, it has more of a trailblazing bent...
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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 28, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 28:• This should help with your case of the...
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Taysom Hill, Everett Golson Lead Independent Heisman Candidates in 2014

Using the past to project the future has major flaws but in the case of the Heisman Trophy, the past can be extremely useful. There are a few...
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Texas A&M's Fall Practice To-Do List for 2014

Texas A&M opens its third set of fall practices under Kevin Sumlin searching for answers on both sides of the ball. The Aggies went 4-4 in SEC...
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Setting First-Year Expectations for Vanderbilt's Derek Mason

Vanderbilt is coming off one of the best three-year stretches in program history. The Commodores won 24 games under James Franklin, including back-...
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2014-15 College Basketball: The Big East's Top Transfers, Freshmen and More

The Big East perhaps would like to say that help is on the way. The league produced four NCAA teams in its new alignment. And while the league had...
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15 NFL Wide Receivers and Tight Ends on the Hot Seat in 2014

Twenty-four players went over 1,000 yards receiving in the NFL last season, even though just five caught 100 or more passes. And this group doesn...
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Twenty years after first Brickyard win, Jeff Gordon shoots for fifth

Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 25, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 25:• Instagram has gone from novelty to...
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10 most pathetic NFL teams since expansion

The Seattle Seahawks own the 16-game NFL record for fewest points scored with 140 in 1992. Seattle also owns the all-time mark for fewest yards in a...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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