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Big Ten Post-Week 5 Power Rankings

It was bizarre weekend in the Big Ten. Five of the top seven teams in this league were on bye in Week 5 plus Indiana. So all of the focus was on the...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Big 12 Post-Week 5 Power Rankings

The state of Oklahoma’s 1-1 record in Week 5 prompted a change at the top of the Big 12 Power Rankings.But it also signaled we have no clue...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

College hoops: 10 things to watch this season

That nice, clean start date for college basketball season is no more.Of course, that doesn’t mean the start of basketball season itself, an...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Boise State Pulls Off Fumblerooski Against Southern Miss

Boise State has pulled off some impressive trick plays in recent years, and Saturday’s fumblerooski against Southern Miss was another...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema Slips and Falls During Pregame Walk

The weather wrecked havoc in a couple of college football games on Saturday, and rain was prominent throughout the Arkansas-Texas A&M matchup....
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan Loving Life (and popcorn) at Stanford-Washington State Game

The cameras caught this fan at the Stanford-Washington State game this weekend. With his feet kicked up and his head tilted back, he went all out to...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

10 coaches who could replace Lane Kiffin at USC

The Lane Kiffin era is over at USC. Kiffin was fired after the Trojans’ 62-41 loss to Arizona State on Saturday night.Kiffin finished his...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia's Murray wins Athlon Sports National Player of the Week

The SEC is a new conference in 2013. Up-and-down offensive showcases are now the norm.Maybe this is the league where Aaron Murray can truly flourish...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Week 5 Recap and Awards

A light week in the ACC didn’t produce many highlights, but Thursday night’s Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech showdown was huge for...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten Week 5 Recap and Awards

It was bizarre weekend in the Big Ten. Five of the top seven teams in this league were on bye in Week 5 as well as Indiana. So all of the focus was...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Big 12 Week 5 Recap and Awards

An interesting dynamic played out during the Big 12’s limited slate of games Saturday.On one hand, Oklahoma grabbed the most impressive win...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football Week 5 Recap: Murray makes Heisman bid, Miller returns

When most people went to bed Saturday night or early Sunday morning, the biggest news of the day was that the SEC — again — had...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Week 5 Recap and Awards

Once again, this league features some of the nation's best offensive performances. Washington's Bishop Sankey carried the ball 40 times,...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

USC Fires Lane Kiffin

After Saturday night’s loss at Arizona State, USC decided to fire coach Lane Kiffin.In his fourth season at USC, Kiffin had a record of 28-15...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Denver Broncos Preview and Prediction

Expect plenty of offense when the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos get together at Sports Authority Field at Mile High this afternoon at 4:25...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons Game Preview and Predictions

This is the story of two perennial playoff contenders, both of whom were within a game of the Super Bowl last season, that have both had surprise...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

SEC Week 5 Recap and Awards

One of the two huge SEC games lived up to the hype last weekend. Georgia outlasted LSU 44-41 in an epic clash in Athens. There was, however, little...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Updates Week 4: Andre Johnson, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Danny Amendola, Nate Burleson

Several top fantasy wide receivers are operating at less than 100 percent health. Here’s the latest information you need to know on a few key...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 4 Injury Updates: Vincent Jackson, Mike Williams, Larry Fitzgerald, Stevie Johnson, Miles Austin, Kenny Britt

Preparation is one of the keys to success in fantasy football. Here’s some wide receiver injury information to help you get your lineup ready...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Updates Week 4: Maurice Jones-Drew, C.J. Spiller, Le’Veon Bell, Rashard Mendenhall

The news for running backs who appear on the NFL's official Week 4 injury report isn’t all bad. These four ball-carriers are expected to...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 4 Injury Updates: Ray Rice, Reggie Bush, Ahmad Bradshaw, Rashard Mendenhall, BenJarvus Green-Ellis

Week 4 of the NFL season means that injuries and bye weeks both factor into decisions about your starting lineup. Here are some top fantasy running...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Updates Week 4: Terrelle Pryor, Rob Gronkowski, Heath Miller, Blaine Gabbert

Quarterback is a pretty deep position in fantasy football this season, but that depth will be put to the test during bye weeks, starting this week (...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida State QB Jameis Winston Throws Hail Mary TD Against Boston College

It seems every week Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston makes a play worthy of highlight reel status on Saturday night.This week was...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia RB Todd Gurley Injures Ankle Against LSU

Georgia running back Todd Gurley gashed LSU for 73 yards on eight carries in the first half, but the sophomore running back left the game early due...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

South Carolina QB Connor Shaw Injures Shoulder Against UCF

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw suffered a sprained shoulder in the first half of Saturday’s game against UCF and won’t return to...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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