1. NASCAR Xfinity Series at Las Vegas 2015: Live Results, Standings and Analysis

    Austin Dillon pulled off a near flag-to-flag finish to win Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300, holding off Ryan Blaney by less than a second in the final lap Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway...

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  2. Big Ten Football: Top 10 Contenders for 2015 Player of the Year

    Last year saw the Big Ten Conference go from being an abject disappointment to the top of the college football world, the result of Ohio State's winning the national title and teams ...

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  3. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Biggest Storylines Ahead of UNC Showdown

    The Duke Blue Devils head into their regular-season finale playing some of their best basketball of the season—winners of 10 straight and in line for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament if they can keep this up...

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  4. Former 4-Star LB Kain Daub to Transfer from Florida State to JUCO

    One of Florida State's top recruits from the 2014 class will never see the field for the Seminoles, as linebacker Kain Daub plans to transfer to a junior college...

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  5. Projecting the Top 20 College Football Superstars Who Will Leave Early for NFL

    All of the good ones leave early, so we might as well plan for the departures. The allure of the NFL prompts dozens of college football's top underclassmen to forgo their remaining eligibility and get a jump on their professional careers...

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  6. Under-the-Radar Teams That Could Steal 2015 NCAA Tournament Bids

    No teams have officially earned bids to the 2015 NCAA tournament yet, though a hefty number are virtual locks to be part of the 68-team field either as their conference's automatic qualifier or through at-large bids...

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  7. Kentucky Basketball: Keys to Cap off Undefeated Regular Season vs. Florida

    The last major hurdle that stands between Kentucky and a perfect regular season was handled on Tuesday, with the Wildcats fighting back from down nine points in the second half to win at Georgia...

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  8. Is Notre Dame a Threat to Make a Deep NCAA Tournament Run?

    Flaws. We've all got them. Notre Dame does too, and they might keep the Fighting Irish from making a big splash in the NCAA tournament...

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  9. Notre Dame vs. Louisville: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Notre Dame fought off numerous pushes from host Louisville, including an 11-0 run to start the second half, but hot shooting and great bench contributions enabled the Fighting Irish to pull out a 71-59 road win Wednesday night...

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  10. Top Pioneers in College Football History

    Where would we be without the pioneers of college football? Since Princeton and Rutgers played the first-ever college game in 1869, the sport has gone through countless notable changes ...

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  11. Kentucky vs. Georgia: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Top-ranked Kentucky weathered another challenge to its run for perfection, rallying from a nine-point deficit in the second half to pull out a 72-64 win Tuesday at Georgia...

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  12. Which College Football Conference's 2014 All-Star Team Would Win in a Playoff?

    The debate over which college football conference is best is one that has dominated message boards, sports radio and talking-head shows for years, and it seems to be one that will never reach a firm resolution...

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  13. Duke Basketball: Teams That Blue Devils Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament

    Duke's road to its first national championship since 2010 is paved with plenty of potential potholes. Though at this point none of them have specific names, they do have certain styles ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 9,190 reads 31 comments

  14. Top 50 College Football Players Entering Spring Practice

    Spring is in the air, at least from a college football standpoint, as several college football teams have returned to the practice field for offseason workouts in advance of the 2015 season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 89,147 reads 320 comments

  15. Oklahoma vs. Iowa State: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Iowa State used a 22-0 run to rally from down 21 points in the second half, knocking off visiting Oklahoma 77-70 on Monday night. The 17th-ranked Cyclones (21-8, 11-6) trailed 37-18 at halftime and were down 21 early in the second half...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 5,205 reads 10 comments

  16. Duke Basketball: Breaking Down Blue Devils' Chances for a No. 1 Seed

    Top seed or not top seed. That is the question for Duke. With a 26-3 record, a No. 5 RPI (according to CBS Sports' Jerry Palm ) and nine wins over top 50 teams, the Blue Devils certainly have the kind of resume that would warrant a No...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 4,526 reads 3 comments

  17. College Basketball Games This Week with Major 2015 NCAA Tournament Implications

    We're not just heading into the final week of the 2014-15 college basketball season. We're also entering a week full of last chances and do-or-die situations...

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  18. 10 Teams Built to Bust Brackets in the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    March is when the mid-majors make their mark, as well as make a mess of the NCAA tournament. After first being early season cannon fodder for power programs, then when league play ...

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  19. 10 College Football Seniors with Most to Prove in 2015

    Senior leadership is a valuable commodity in college football, especially if it comes from a team's best players. This is a rarity, though, as most of the game's top performers leave school after their junior years to pursue an NFL career...

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  20. Kentucky Basketball: Keys to Remaining Undefeated vs. Arkansas

    Stay the course or make some terrain-specific adjustments? As Kentucky inches closer to regular-season perfection, each game that comes along prompts this query—whether the ...

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  21. 8 Embarrassingly Soft 2015 College Football Schedules

    The College Football Playoff selection committee made it clear last year that strength of schedule was an important factor in determining whether a team was worthy of one of those coveted semifinal bids...

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  22. UNC Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Rivalry Game with NC State

    North Carolina's up-and-down 2014-15 season hit a new low Tuesday with its 58-46 home loss to rival North Carolina State...

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  23. 2016 5-Star LB Ben Davis Tweets Top 7 Schools

    Six SEC teams and one West Coast power are in the running for the services of 5-star linebacker Ben Davis, but thanks to family connections one school might have a distinct advantage...

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  24. Every Top 25 Team's Fastest 40 Time Ever Recorded at the NFL Combine

    Some of college football's best players from last season just got put through the ringer over the weekend at the NFL combine in Indianapolis, where they were poked, prodded, interviewed and observed to see if they would make good pros...

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  25. 20 Best College Football Traditions

    We're constantly looking for ways to make college football better, more modern and efficient. Yet when push comes to shove, it's the game's longstanding traditions that keep us coming back...

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