1. Florida Football: Best Quotes and Key Takeaways from SEC Media Days

    Defending SEC East Division champion Florida got its turn in front of the cameras and microphones Monday during the first day of SEC media days in Hoover, Alabama...

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  2. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Most Under-the-Radar Player

    Being among the best teams in college football requires a healthy dose of star power, those well-known players everyone can identify...

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  3. Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2016-17 Season

    Five start the game and five finish, but not always the same five. Being good enough to start in college basketball is a notable achievement, though many teams are fortunate to have more than five starting-caliber players...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 32,013 reads 30 comments

  4. Predicting Win-Loss Records for Vegas' Top College Football Favorites in 2016

    Savvy sports fans know never to question Las Vegas, whose oddsmakers tend to be spot on when it comes to setting lines and championship probabilities...

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  5. Single-Season and Career College Football Records That Could Be Broken in 2016

    As long as college football players continue to get bigger, faster and stronger, the records established by their predecessors will keep on getting broken...

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  6. Biggest Remaining Challenge Every Power 5 Coach Faces This Offseason

    We're less than two months away from the start of the 2016 college football season, and within a few weeks teams across the country will be coming together to prepare for the upcoming campaign...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 44,789 reads 201 comments

  7. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: What to Watch for on Day 3

    The third day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field trials features finals in six different events, including the marquee races to determine qualifiers for the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men's and women's 100-meter dash...

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  8. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Saturday's Live Results and Analysis

    The second-to-last night of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska did not disappoint. From start to finish there were thrilling results, with eight more spots clinched for Rio along the way...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,320 reads 1 comments

  9. Swimming 2016 Olympic Trials: Friday's Live Results and Analysis

    Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte renewed their rivalry once again on Friday night at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. This time the race went to Phelps, who bested Lochte by 0...

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  10. Remembering Every 2016 NBA Draft First-Round Pick as a Recruit

    Before they were shaking Adam Silver's hand and getting ready to sign multi-million dollar contracts, the latest crop of NBA first-round draft picks were once just promising young high school prospects...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 50,116 reads 25 comments

  11. FBS Teams on Upset Alert vs. FCS Opponents in 2016

    College football's top division split into two in the late 1970s, and ever since it's been the drive of FCS teams to show they can still compete with the big boys...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 18,773 reads 96 comments

  12. 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials: What to Watch for on Day 5

    Michael Phelps turns 31 on Thursday, but there's no rest for the elder statesman. A night after qualifying for his fifth Olympics the legendary swimmer will be back at it, trying to get in position for a second bid via the 200-meter individual medley...

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  13. The Opening 2016: Each Top 25 Team's Most Important Target at Beaverton

    College football recruiting is a never-ending process, but there are some key moments in the timeline that all fans should pay attention to...

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  14. 10 Unknown Players Who Will Be Household Names by March Madness

    One of the greatest aspects of college basketball is how certain players emerge during the NCAA tournament, going from relative anonymity to stardom in seemingly the blink of an eye...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 20,943 reads 14 comments

  15. USC Football Recruiting: Trojans' Top Commits, Targets to Watch at the Opening

    Southern California's 2017 recruiting is off to a relatively slow start, with only 10 players committed as we near the end of June...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 7,090 reads 4 comments

  16. Offseason Transfers That Will Make Biggest Impacts on 2016 Season

    Roster turnover is a major part of college football, but programs can plan for most of it. A team knows it will be losing a fraction of its lineup to graduation, as well as a few players ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 38,303 reads 100 comments

  17. NASCAR at Sonoma 2016 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Carl Edwards will start on the pole for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 after dominating qualifying at Sonoma Raceway. It's Edwards' 19th career pole, achieved by winning both qualifying rounds on Saturday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 9,353 reads 0 comments

  18. Ranking States by Their College Basketball Teams

    Villanova is college basketball's reigning national champion, bringing the state of Pennsylvania its first NCAA title since the Wildcats won it all in 1985...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 2,704 reads 1 comments

  19. The Top 10 NBA 2017 Draft Prospects in the ACC

    Youth will be served in the ACC during the 2016-17 season, as 11 of the top 30 players in 247Sports' recruiting rankings are headed to the league this fall...

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  20. Power Ranking Top 25 College Football Stadiums of 2016

    Depending on your TV, watching college football from home has almost become as immersive as being at the game itself...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 32,692 reads 73 comments

  21. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Explosive Player in 2016-17

    Balance and consistency are great, but there's something about that college basketball player who can erupt for a big play or a huge game that gets the juices flowing...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 7,972 reads 27 comments

  22. Biggest College Football Locks of the Year for 2016

    There are few certainties in life. Good thing the same isn't the case for college football. We're still a few months away from the start of the 2016 season, but thankfully we can ...

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  23. College Football Schools That Belong in Different Conferences

    The Big 12 helped fill the void this offseason by reviving the college football realignment/expansion discussion, prompting the wheels to start turning about which schools the conference might seek to add and how that will affect other leagues...

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  24. The Top 10 2017 NBA Draft Prospects in the Big Ten

    After seeing three of its own get taken in the first round of the 2015 NBA draft, including No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State and No. 9 selection Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, the Big Ten may be in line for a down year as far as selections go...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 28,538 reads 43 comments

  25. The 1 Position That Needs Most Improvement for Every Power 5 CFB Team

    There's always room for improvement. Ask any college football coach and he'll be quick to point out at least one area on his team that could be better, either in terms of personnel, scheme or production...

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