1. Ranking Every 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchup

    The lineup for one of the most anticipated early-season college basketball events of every year, the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge, was announced on Wednesday...

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  2. Power Ranking College Football's Best 2015 Pro-Style Quarterbacks

    The dual-threat and spread-oriented quarterback has become so prevalent in college football that it's threatened to render obsolete the type of player who has dominated the position for decades...

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  3. Summer Goals for Every Top 25 College Football Team

    It's good to have goals. It's even better to achieve them. Spring practice gave college football players and coaches an idea of what they have to work with for the upcoming season, ...

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  4. Arizona Football: How Wildcats Can Win Pac-12 in 2015

    As the defending division champion with plenty of key starters returning, Arizona should be considered a contender to not only claim another Pac-12 South title but to win the conference outright...

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  5. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Defensive Catalyst for 2015

    If we could just get a stop... Those words are muttered, uttered or yelled by pretty much every college football coach in the game—a communal desire for the defense to step up and make a big play...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 24,850 reads 85 comments

  6. Florida State Football: How Would Everett Golson Fit in Jimbo Fisher's Offense?

    When news broke last week that Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson would indeed transfer after graduating this spring, after months of speculation, the list of potential teams ...

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  7. Predicting Preseason AP Top 25 Poll for 2015 College Football Season

    Whoever said rankings don't matter has somehow managed to ignore how big a deal the Associated Press Preseason Top 25 Poll is in college football...

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  8. Ranking the Best Graduate Transfers for the 2015-16 NCAA Basketball Season

    While the debate rages on over whether collegiate athletics should become a pay-to-play endeavor or remain truly amateur, there's one way in which college basketball has already become a professional sport: the graduate-transfer loophole...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 85,964 reads 36 comments

  9. College Football's 25 Most Indispensable Players for 2015 Season

    If the best things in life are those we cannot do without, doesn't the same apply to college football players? Last year's national championship team, Ohio State, somehow managed ...

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  10. Arizona Football: Wildcats' Top 2016 NFL Draft Prospects

    Arizona did not have a player chosen among the 256 selections in last week's NFL draft, one of 11 power-conference schools without a draftee...

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  11. Ranking Best Landing Spots for Swanigan After Decommitment from MSU

    Just when it seemed like the 2015 recruiting store had closed up shop, one prized recruit decided to put himself back on the market. Caleb Swanigan , a 5-star center from Fort Wayne, Indiana, decommitted from Michigan State on Thursday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 31,814 reads 88 comments

  12. Heisman Handicapper: Ranking the Top 20 Candidates Post-Spring Games

    We're only a few days removed from the Kentucky Derby, the most famous horse race in the world and one that has far more anticipation than you'd expect for something dubbed the "fastest two minutes in sports...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 65,962 reads 356 comments

  13. Power Ranking College Football's Best 2015 Dual-Threat Quarterbacks

    The name says it all. As a dual-threat quarterback, these are players who are so dangerous they can beat you in more than one way, either through the air or on the ground...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 48,397 reads 191 comments

  14. Power Ranking College Football Conferences by Their NFL Representation

    The SEC once again dominated the NFL draft in terms of conference representation, with its 54 selections leading the way for the ninth straight year...

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  15. Post-Spring College Football Bowl Game Predictions for 2015-16 Season

    Spring practice is in the books, which means there's nothing left to do until the 2015 college football season except to wait. And wait. And wait some more...

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  16. The Best 2016 NFL Draft Prospect for Every Power 5 College Football Team

    The dust has just settled on the 2015 NFL draft, but scouts and analysts are already hard at work trying to pinpoint who will be the top targets for next year's draft. As we saw from this edition, the power conferences are where the top talent resides.

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 65,165 reads 111 comments

  17. College Basketball Recruiting: Best Players at Every Position in 2015 Class

    When college basketball coaches are on the recruiting trail looking for players they feel can make an impact on their team the next season and beyond, they're looking for specific positions...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 69,949 reads 144 comments

  18. NASCAR Xfinity Series at Talladega 2015: Live Results, Standings and Analysis

    Joey Logano held off a pack of challengers during an eight-lap race to the finish line, winning the wreck-marred NASCAR Xfinity Series Winn Dixie 300 on Saturday Talladega Superspeedway...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 3,622 reads 1 comments

  19. NASCAR at Talladega Qualifying 2015: Live Results and Leaderboard Updates

    Jeff Gordon blew away the field on Saturday to win his 80th career pole and third of this season, taking first place in both qualifying rounds for Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 9,819 reads 5 comments

  20. Meet the Replacement for Every 3rd-Round NFL Draft Pick of 2015

    While players who get drafted in the first and second rounds tend to get far more publicity at the outset, those who are taken in the third round often end up earning that attention through their play in the NFL...

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  21. Meet the Replacement for Every 2nd-Round NFL Draft Pick of 2015

    It's a tall task for a college football player to step in and replace an NFL draft pick, particularly one who goes as high as the second round...

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  22. Every Power 5 College Football Conference Team's Greatest NFL Star of All Time

    Open up any college football team's media guide, and you'll find a page (sometimes a section) devoted to players from that school who have been drafted into the NFL...

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  23. College Football Teams Best Represented at 2015 NFL Draft

    The ultimate goal of a college football player is to hear their name called during the NFL draft, a sign that years of hard work has paid off with a chance to play in the pros...

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  24. 2015 College Football Coaches and Players as Superheroes

    In honor of National Superhero Day (April 28), North Carolina's football Twitter account sent out a picture that superimposed football coach Larry Fedora's face onto that of the X-Men's Wolverine...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 17,790 reads 52 comments

  25. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Spring Practice MVP

    Every college football team uses its allotment of spring practice sessions in a different way, but no matter what the end goals are, they all want to see some players step up and show they can be valuable assets when the regular season comes around...

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