1. Under-the-Radar College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Crack Top 25

    Though it ultimately means nothing in the grand scheme of things, being ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 is a prestigious achievement most college basketball teams are sure to savor...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 4,114 reads 6 comments

  2. CFB Then and Now: How Today's Superstars Would Have Fared Across Eras

    Sure, he's good now, but what about against … It's an argument made in every sport when trying to compare players from different eras against one another...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 24,827 reads 35 comments

  3. College Football Picks: Week 12 Predictions for Every Game

    And last week was supposed to be a boring slate of college football games. The sport is still hungover from last Saturday, when three unbeaten teams lost within a few hours of each ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 104,089 reads 170 comments

  4. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 12

    It's the penultimate weekend of the 2016 college football season, which in the Pac-12 Conference means two things: division title races are coming down to the wire and rivalry games are beginning to make their appearances...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 12,285 reads 20 comments

  5. USC vs. UCLA: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    Los Angeles has a pro football team again after a 21-year hiatus with the return of the Rams from St. Louis. But to a certain faction of sports fans in the region, LA remains a college town...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 8,358 reads 8 comments

  6. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Biggest Question Mark in 2016-17

    There's no such thing as a perfect team in college basketball. It doesn't matter how much talent is on the roster and how accomplished the coach and his staff are, when working with ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 5,297 reads 1 comments

  7. Power Ranking Top Playoff Contenders by Their Offenses

    Yeah, yeah, defense wins championships. But without the ability to produce on offense, it's going to be darn hard to get a chance to play for such a championship...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 19,212 reads 319 comments

  8. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 12 Polls

    After a Saturday like that, it's understandable that the latest college football polls are a little wonky...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 23,110 reads 70 comments

  9. Breakout College Basketball Players to Watch in the 2016-17 Season

    After an extremely long wait, the 2016-17 college basketball season has begun. All the predicting and projecting about what will happen over the next five months has made way for actual ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 7,466 reads 4 comments

  10. Big 12 Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2016-17 Season

    The Big 12 Conference is known for a lot of things in college basketball and not just the Kansas dominance at the top or that it's name doesn't match its number of teams...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 7,639 reads 9 comments

  11. College Football Picks: Week 11 Predictions for Every Game

    The College Football Playoff pairings will be announced after four more weeks of competition, including conference championship games in early December...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 93,414 reads 58 comments

  12. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 11

    With three weeks left in the regular season, very little is decided in the Pac-12 thanks to tight races at the top of both divisions. And with no more byes left on the schedule, there's a full field of games every weekend from here on out...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 6,888 reads 11 comments

  13. USC vs. Washington: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    Though they don't play each other every year, USC and Washington may be forever linked because of their last matchup, as well as a coach they've shared in the recent past...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 9,328 reads 14 comments

  14. SEC Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2016-17 Season

    The Southeastern Conference has a longstanding reputation as one of the best leagues in the country...in football. Its basketball renown isn't nearly as strong, and in many years the SEC gets grief for its lack of quality and success...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 10,110 reads 16 comments

  15. The 10 Most Terrifying Players in College Football Today

    Fear is good. It's healthy. And in a lot of cases it can help prevent something bad from becoming even worse...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 32,379 reads 210 comments

  16. ACC Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2016-17 Season

    The annual debate over which college basketball league is best often ends up with the same answer: the Atlantic Coast Conference. For the 2016-17 season there might not even need to be a discussion before coming to this conclusion...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 12,649 reads 31 comments

  17. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 11 Polls

    On a relatively unexciting weekend of college football that ended up having few good, close games, margin of victory proved to be the most telling result...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 18,057 reads 85 comments

  18. College Basketball Coaches Facing the Most Pressure in 2016-17

    There are 351 Division I college basketball programs, and 50 of them are breaking in new coaches for the 2016-17 season. Another 42 have coaches entering their second year on the job, the same number that are in year three at their school...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,249 reads 2 comments

  19. College Football Picks: Week 10 Predictions for Every Game

    And down the stretch they come! The shift to November means every college football team is heading into the final portion of the season, with the results this month going a long ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 124,067 reads 126 comments

  20. Ranking the Best Freshmen to Watch in the 2016-17 NCAA Basketball Season

    You've read the hype. You've seen the mixtapes. Now it's time for college basketball's latest crop of freshman phenoms to prove themselves for real...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 8,847 reads 10 comments

  21. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 10

    Four weeks. That's all that remains of the regular season for Pac-12 college football, and with only a month to go, the division races are starting to shape up...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 10,359 reads 8 comments

  22. College Football Teams on Upset Alert in November

    What lies ahead for college football's top teams during November? Plenty of opportunity to shine, but also quite a lot of potential peril...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 18,429 reads 64 comments

  23. Burning Questions Ahead of the 2016-17 NCAA Basketball Season

    November is here, and with it comes the return of college basketball after a seven-month hiatus. Frankly, that's far too long to wait most years, but even more so after such an exciting ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 15,840 reads 2 comments

  24. Alabama vs. LSU: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    It's not the SEC championship game, but it's about as close as it gets during the regular season. When Alabama and LSU meet each year in early November, as has been the case every year since 1982, it feels like much more than a normal game...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 18,133 reads 77 comments

  25. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 10 Polls

    After a Saturday in which seven unbeaten teams played on the road—and four ended up losing—it stands to reason that there was going to be some major movement in the national polls...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 41,390 reads 67 comments