1. College Football's 25 All-Time Best Rivalry Games

    The players and coaches change, but the passion and history between college football rivals never goes away...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 63,488 reads 511 comments

  2. The Biggest Feuds in College Basketball History

    You can't really blame athletes for getting a little heated in the middle of competition, when emotions run high as everyone involved is focused on winning...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 18,104 reads 21 comments

  3. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Defensive Catalyst for 2016

    The high scores and bloated statistics might say otherwise, but college football is just as dependent on big defensive plays as any other sport...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 8,057 reads 52 comments

  4. The Biggest Position Battles in College Basketball for 2016-17

    The position-battle concept isn't as big of a deal in college basketball as it is in other sports. While the starters at each spot tend to play the most minutes, and generally are ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 14,685 reads 15 comments

  5. Predicting Preseason AP Top 25 Poll for 2016 College Football Season

    The Associated Press has been conducting a weekly college football poll since the 1930s, tapping into the opinions of sportswriters across the country to assess who are the best teams in the game...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 52,758 reads 160 comments

  6. NASCAR at Kansas 2016 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Martin Truex Jr. will sit on the pole for Saturday's GoBowling 400 after winning Friday's qualifying at Kansas Speedway. It's his eighth career pole but first since 2012, achieved by doing a final lap in 28...

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  7. Power Ranking College Football's Best 2016 Dual-Threat Quarterbacks

    Will they throw the ball or keep it and run? And will we be able to stop them either way? This is what goes through the minds of college football defensive coordinators as they prepare ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 21,665 reads 143 comments

  8. College Football's All-NFL Ready Team for 2016

    The NFL draft has come and gone, meaning we can put aside—at least for a little bit—all of the projections about who from the college game will make it in the pros. Yeah, not likely...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 32,994 reads 177 comments

  9. Ranking the Best College Basketball Players Sitting Out the 2016-17 Season

    To refer to it as an "epidemic," as some in the college basketball world have called it, might be overdoing it...

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  10. Post-Spring College Football Bowl Game Predictions for 2016-17 Season

    Lost in all the attention given to various NCAA rulings on satellite camps, text messaging of recruits and social-media usage was an edict from above that has a real impact on college football: no more new bowl games, at least for the foreseeable future..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 47,328 reads 170 comments

  11. Ranking the 50 Best College Football Players After 2016 Spring Practice

    This past weekend's NFL draft served as the official send-off for many of last year's college football stars, a high-profile way to say goodbye to another great crop of talent...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 47,537 reads 211 comments

  12. Basketball Coaches We Hope Never Leave the College Ranks

    For basketball fans who prefer the college game to the NBA, it's bad enough that every year we have to say goodbye to a heap of stars as they move on to the next level. Watching some top college coaches depart for the pro game only adds to the pain...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 8,349 reads 16 comments

  13. Meet the Replacement for Every First-Round NFL Draft Pick of 2016

    Thursday night was the culmination of years of hard work for college football's top players, who now are headed into the NFL as first-round draft picks...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 19,019 reads 22 comments

  14. 1 Player Each Top College Basketball Contender Needs to Step Up in 2016-17

    When evaluating college basketball teams and their chances of contending for a national title, there tends to be a standard formula: Combine returning stars with top newcomers, making ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 45,421 reads 63 comments

  15. College Football Teams Best Represented at 2016 NFL Draft

    So much goes into college football recruiting, when in reality the process could be so much simpler. Just open the school's media guide, turn to the page that lists all of the NFL ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 63,097 reads 39 comments

  16. Preseason College Football Rankings: Top 25 After Spring Practice

    The past few weekends have been filled with college football, and though none of it counts in the standings, those spring practices and scrimmages were as close as we've gotten to the real thing since January...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 121,709 reads 310 comments

  17. Predicting the Most Fun Teams to Watch in the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    College basketball fans have a variety of reasons for tuning in to games each year, but something that everyone is looking for is entertainment value...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 34,911 reads 97 comments

  18. Winners and Losers of Saturday's College Football Spring Games

    The spring football season is coming to a close, as the bulk of college football teams wrapped up their offseason workouts Saturday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 12,328 reads 13 comments

  19. NASCAR at Richmond 2016 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Qualifying for Sunday's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway has been canceled due to weather. As a result, the field for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race will be set based on practice times...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 10,801 reads 2 comments

  20. USC Football: Projecting Trojans' Post-Spring 2-Deep Depth Chart

    Though Clay Helton has technically been USC Trojans' head coach for more than six months, with 10 games under his belt, there was still a sense of newness to his first spring practice period...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 10,598 reads 14 comments

  21. Wooden Award Watch List: Early Odds for 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    The 2015-16 college basketball season is still fresh in our memories, close enough to where we can still relive Kris Jenkins' thrilling game-winning shot to give Villanova the national title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 57,602 reads 132 comments

  22. Pro Player Comparisons for College Football's Top 25 Stars

    We're a little more than one week away from the 2016 NFL draft, when the best college players in the country get started on their pro careers...

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  23. Which College Football Freshmen Could Be One-and-Done If the NFL Allowed?

    College football fans are stressed enough; imagine if they had to worry about their team's star freshman considering an early jump to the NFL. It's a luxury for college football that players aren't eligible to be drafted until after their third season..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 36,534 reads 131 comments

  24. Buying or Selling the Draft Decisions for Some of CBB's Top Stars

    To go pro or not to go pro—it's a decision every college basketball player must make at this time of year...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 23,966 reads 47 comments

  25. Ranking the Top 25 Seniors Heading into the 2016 College Football Season

    Being a senior in college football means a player has navigated a long journey, one likely filled with ups and downs, and now is headed into the final stretch...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 54,424 reads 146 comments