1. Fresno State vs. USC: Game Grades, Analysis for the Trojans

    It was hard to find much to quibble about from USC's 52-13 blowout win Saturday over Fresno State in the 2014 season opener...

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  2. Fresno State vs. USC: Live Score and Highlights

    USC began the Steve Sarkisian era in dominating fashion, crushing visiting Fresno State 52-13 on Saturday night at the Los Angeles Coliseum...

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  3. UNC Basketball: Will Preseason All-American Pressure Help or Hurt Marcus Paige?

    Practice doesn't begin for five weeks, and the opening tip is still more than two months away, but the accolades have already started coming in for North Carolina junior Marcus Paige...

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  4. The Greatest Concern for the Top 20 College Basketball Teams in 2014-15

    No team is perfect. Each one has a weakness, something that can be better than the current state. This is the case for every one of the 350-ish college basketball teams as we slowly ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 days ago 16,833 reads 47 comments

  5. Texas A&M vs. South Carolina: Game Grades, Analysis for Aggies and Gamecocks

    The 2014 college football season's first full day of action already gave us what may end up being one of the year's biggest shockers...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 days ago 13,726 reads 43 comments

  6. Creating the Ultimate College Football Fantasy Team for Week 1

    Have you set your college fantasy football team yet for Week 1? Odds are you don't actually have such a team, since fantasy sports at the college level isn't nearly as prevalent as the pro football version...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 days ago 9,410 reads 17 comments

  7. College Basketball Coaches with the Most to Prove in 2014-15

    Maybe last season didn't go as well as planned, or maybe that's been the case for a few years. Perhaps the 2013-14 results were so unexpected—but in a good way—there's concern whether they can be replicated...

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  8. College Football Rankings 2014: Projecting Week 2's Top 25 Teams

    The Top 25s that you've come to know over the last 10 days will not exist by the end of this weekend. The Associated Press' preseason poll came out on Aug. 17, a few weeks after the coaches' poll from Amway was unveiled...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 days ago 8,360 reads 24 comments

  9. College Football Picks: Week 1 Predictions for Every Game

    Week 1 of the 2014 college football season is here. Who ya got? After months of looking ahead to these games, they're finally upon us...

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  10. Complete Preseason 2014 Bowl and College Football Playoff Predictions

    It's never too early to start talking about bowl games, right? The 2014 college football season is almost here, and once the first kickoff is made the clock starts on teams trying ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 days ago 60,381 reads 194 comments

  11. College Football Rankings 2014: Power Ranking All 128 Teams for Week 1

    If you rank them, they will change. The 2014 college football season begins this week. What we know for certain is that 128 teams will compete at the FBS level for the right to earn ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 days ago 128,104 reads 163 comments

  12. Bleacher Report's Official Preseason Top 25 Poll

    It's game week! After months of waiting, the 2014 college football season is only days away, which means there's just enough time for one more preseason poll to get you prepared for the year ahead...

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  13. College Football Teams Impacted Most by Injuries in 2014

    There is no game-planning for injuries. Try as they might, college football coaches still haven't found a way to prevent the inevitable injuries that pop up and throw a wrench into their plans for the upcoming season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 days ago 25,268 reads 32 comments

  14. College Football Title Contenders with Easiest 2014 Schedules

    The College Football Playoff and its selection committee have replaced the computer- and poll-driven BCS this season, and consequently a premium has been placed on having a schedule ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 days ago 21,792 reads 142 comments

  15. 7 Teams Ready to Climb the CFB Mountain

    For what seems like forever, the college football landscape resembled a wide-open terrain, one where all the best teams in the country were spread all over in hopes of being considered the best of the best...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 days ago 17,383 reads 182 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 50 College Football Team Schedule Posters of 2014

    College football's schedule poster game is strong this season. The glossy, stylized promotional posters that pretty much every school creates each year serve a few purposes, not ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 days ago 107,065 reads 29 comments

  17. The 10 Best Ineligible College Football Players for 2014 Season

    A virtual all-star team of college football talent won't see the field during the 2014 season because of ineligibility...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 days ago 9,385 reads 19 comments

  18. Predicting the Best 3-Point Shooting Big Men in College Basketball for 2014-15

    Big men who score inside are a dime a dozen, it's what they're supposed to do after all as the biggest player on the team. But guys with size who can also shoot it from outside? Well, that's a scorer of a different color...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 days ago 11,896 reads 26 comments

  19. UNC Basketball: What We Learned from Tar Heels' 2014 Bahamas Exhibition Trip

    North Carolina's weekend trip to the Bahamas featured sightseeing, ice bucket challenges and water slides. Oh, and a pair of basketball games that provided two very different results...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 11 days ago 15,374 reads 4 comments

  20. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Toughest Game in 2014

    Even the most diehard college football can't deny that their team's schedule has at least one land mine. No matter how good a team is, each year there's always that one game that causes a skip to the heartbeat, for sweat to form on the brow...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 12 days ago 85,466 reads 72 comments

  21. The 6 Most Overrated College Football Teams in the 2014 Preseason AP Poll

    In the grand scheme of things, preseason rankings in college football are quite meaningless. Even more than in years past, where a team is ranked (or not ranked) to begin the season ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 13 days ago 128,071 reads 513 comments

  22. College Football Preseason Rankings 2014: Comparing AP and Amway Coaches Top 25

    With Sunday's release of The Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll, we now have rankings from the media and from coaches ( Amway poll came out July 31) to give us an idea of where the top teams stand...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 13 days ago 63,853 reads 21 comments

  23. 10 College Football Teams with the Best Chance to Pull a Week 1 Upset

    The opening week of the 2014 college football season is less than two weeks away, and the slate of games that will welcome us back from the long offseason features plenty of great matchups...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 14 days ago 41,755 reads 124 comments

  24. NASCAR at Michigan 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Jeff Gordon won the pole for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 in record-setting fashion, one of several drivers to obliterate the Michigan International Speedway track record during Friday's qualifying...

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  25. College Football Freshmen Turning Heads in 2014 Fall Practice

    Not all freshmen are created equal, at least in terms of hype and expectation. For every Leonard Fournette, Jabrill Peppers or Raekwon McMillan, dozens of other incoming recruits show up at fall practice with little to no fanfare...

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