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James Franklin Named New Head Coach at Penn State

After a successful three-year stint as Vanderbilt’s head coach, James Franklin is returning home. Franklin was announced as Penn State’s...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

10 candidates to replace James Franklin at Vanderbilt

After a successful three-year stint in Nashville, James Franklin has left Vanderbilt for Penn State. With less than a month before Signing Day,...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NFC Divisional Playoff Preview and Prediction: New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks

Fresh off of their first road playoff victory in franchise history, the New Orleans Saints will go for two in a row when they take on the Seattle...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin Hired as Alabama's Offensive Coordinator

Lane Kiffin is coming back to the SEC. On Friday, Alabama officially announced the former USC coach will join Nick Saban’s staff as the...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Freshman 15: Jan. 10 College Basketball Freshman Rankings

College basketball has hit its midseason, and there’s still little consensus on the top freshman college player in the country.Aaron Gordon...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Legends Poll: 2013 Final Overall Top 25 Poll

Monday night brought an end to an era, and Florida State sent the BCS out with a bang. Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston led a furious fourth...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking every NFL coaching opening

There were seven coaching jobs open when the NFL’s coaching carousel began and three seats have already been taken. There’s a mad...
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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: January 10, 2014

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Jan. 10.• A line I never thought I'd write:...
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College Basketball Weekend Preview: Jan. 11-12

For those a little late to the party: Welcome to basketball season.College football is over, and conference play has started. For the casual fan,...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football's Top Five Teams on the Decline for 2014

College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

An Early Look at the Top 25 Heisman Candidates for 2014

Johnny Manziel couldn’t do it. Neither could Jason White, Matt Leinart, Tim Tebow, Mark Ingram or Sam Bradford.So why is Jameis Winston any...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top Games In 2014 College Football Week 1

With the demise of the BCS it’s tempting to jump right ahead to thoughts of the College Football Playoff.The regular season still matters,...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Is North Carolina on the NCAA Tournament Bubble?

Syracuse, you’re on notice.North Carolina lost 63-57 at home to Miami on Wednesday night, the Tar Heels’ second consecutive loss to an...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Tre Mason Declares for NFL Draft

Auburn running back Tre Mason has decided to declare for the NFL Draft. The junior was one of the top playmakers in the nation this year, rushing...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Hires Bobby Petrino

After one season at Western Kentucky, Bobby Petrino has been hired at Louisville to replace Charlie Strong.It’s a homecoming of sorts for...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: January 9, 2014

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Jan. 9.• The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is...
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Grading college football's first-year coaching hires

With college football’s 2013 season completed, it’s time to take a look back at the season that was amd review the performance of all...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Most Amazing Stats in BCS National Championship History

Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. In particular, the most important game of the college football season.Some fall...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down College Basketball's Last Five Undefeated Teams

Let’s start with this: An undefeated season in college basketball is extremely, extremely unlikely.So much so, we’re about ready to call...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Players Who Should Be 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

Three players were elected to the Hall of Fame today, and I couldn’t disagree with any of the three choices. Certainly, Greg Maddux is a no-...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Athlon Sports Cover 2 College Basketball Podcast: Talking 2014

The 2014 season is over, so it’s time to start talking a little 2014 football. First, hosts Braden Gall and David Fox put Florida State...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel Declares for NFL Draft

In a move that should surprise no one, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has decided to declare for the NFL Draft.Manziel leaves College...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: January 8, 2014

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Jan. 8.• Paulina Gretzky accompanied Dustin...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top Arenas in College Basketball: Experts Poll

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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football's Top Five Teams on the Rise for 2014

College football’s 2013 season is officially in the books. While kickoff for the 2014 season is still months away, it’s never too early...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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