1. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 6

    Divisional play dominates this week's slate of Pac-12 Conference games, as all six matchups pit teams from the same division against each other...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 14,865 reads 20 comments

  2. Buying or Selling Every Top 10 Team as Playoff Contenders

    The first college football playoff rankings will be released four weeks from today, at which time we'll start to get a picture of who's in the running to compete for a national championship...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 29,612 reads 153 comments

  3. Florida State vs. Miami: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    What's old is new again in college football, with past great programs such as Colorado, Nebraska and Washington all experiencing a resurgence this season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 18,219 reads 116 comments

  4. Hottest and Coldest Players in College Football Right Now

    It's heat-check time in college football. After five weeks of tremendous action, we're taking stock of what direction everyone is heading...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 21,332 reads 50 comments

  5. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 6 Polls

    With three clashes between Top 10 schools and plenty of ranked teams playing (and losing) on the road, this past weekend of college football had a major impact on the Associated Press Top 25 and Amway Coaches polls...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 74,409 reads 303 comments

  6. Ranking the Top Player-Coach Duos in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Which matters more when putting together a winning college basketball team: talent or coaching? Stop, you're both right. Look back at the top teams in recent years, and they nearly all have something in common...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 23,036 reads 30 comments

  7. College Football Picks: Week 5 Predictions for Every Game

    You know that old "it's a marathon, not a sprint" cliche that's so often used to describe sports seasons? Consider Week 5 a hill in the middle of the course that, depending on how ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 132,566 reads 228 comments

  8. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 5

    For the first time this season the entire Pac-12 is in action against each other, with league play in full swing as all 12 schools vie to win a division title and play for a conference championship...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 6,192 reads 11 comments

  9. Louisville vs. Clemson: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    Is it the game of the year? If not, it's as close as we've gotten so far during the 2016 season. The first battle of Top Five teams this fall is set for Saturday night, with No...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 11,596 reads 72 comments

  10. Ranking the Top Freshmen in College Football from September

    One month of the 2016 college football season is in the books, long enough to start weighing in on which players and teams are making the biggest impact...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 30,884 reads 56 comments

  11. College Basketball Stars We Wish Were on the Same Team in 2016-17

    We've reached the point of college basketball's ridiculously long offseason that we're starting to hallucinate...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 5,162 reads 3 comments

  12. Predicting the Unsung Heroes for Top College Basketball Teams in 2016-17

    Looking back on Villanova's national championship, it's easy to credit the play of Josh Hart and Kris Jenkins for that successful run...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 15,709 reads 18 comments

  13. Ranking the Best Week 4 Pac-12 Matchups

    With a collective 24-10 record, the Pac -12 Conference has had a relatively unimpressive performance to this point in the 2016 season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 6,508 reads 8 comments

  14. College Football Picks: Week 4 Predictions for Every Game

    So much action and excitement has been packed into the first three weeks of the 2016 college football season that it's hard to believe we're less than a quarter of the way through...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 163,947 reads 164 comments

  15. College Football Playoff Matchups We Want to See the Most

    The 2016 season is only three weeks old, and the first playoff standings won't be released until November, but the early action so far has done nothing to quell the anticipation of another great postseason for college football...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 44,981 reads 308 comments

  16. NBA Counterparts for College Basketball's Top Centers

    They don't make basketball big men like they used to. At least that's how it seems when you consider many NBA teams have gone away from playing a traditional center most of the time...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 14,968 reads 33 comments

  17. Under-the-Radar College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Do Damage in 2016-17

    Not knowing who college basketball's championship favorites and top contenders are either means you haven't been paying attention this offseason—which is understandable considering ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 71,179 reads 34 comments

  18. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 3

    The Pac-12 Conference has had an up-and-down start to the 2016 season, suffering a handful of high-profile losses in the opening week but making up for it with some quality wins in Week 2...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 5,377 reads 11 comments

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

    The 2016 college football season has produced a pair of excellent weeks of action—one that lived up to the hype (Week 1) and another that pleasantly surprised (last week)...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 201,834 reads 219 comments

  20. Texas A&M vs. Auburn: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    After a pair of warm-up games, including one each against ranked opponents, Texas A&M and Auburn now get down to the nitty-gritty: conference play...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 20,328 reads 162 comments

  21. NBA Counterparts for College Basketball's Top Power Forwards

    If there's one position that doesn't instantly translate from college basketball to the pro game, it may be power forward...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,668 reads 7 comments

  22. College Basketball Players Most Likely to Reach 2,000 Career Points in 2016-17

    Most of the best players in college basketball don't stick around long enough to reach many career milestones, jumping to the pros as soon as possible...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,424 reads 1 comments

  23. Wozniacki vs. Kerber: Score, Highlights from US Open Semifinals 2016

    On the same night she moved to No. 1 in the world rankings, Angelique Kerber earned herself a spot in the U.S. Open finals for the first time...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 1,440 reads 2 comments

  24. Williams vs. Pliskova: Score, Highlights from US Open Semifinals 2016

    Tenth-seeded Karolina Pliskova pulled off the biggest upset of the 2016 U.S. Open, soundly beating No. 1 Serena Williams 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) in Thursday's semifinals at Arthur Ashe Stadium...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 7,064 reads 12 comments

  25. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 2

    The Pac-12 Conference had a rough opening week of the 2016 season, going a collective 6-5 with each loss standing out in a different way...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 8,812 reads 11 comments