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article May 27, 2015

The 2015 College Football Hot Seat

The college football coaching carousel has been very active the last few years as administrators have shown less and less patience. All that change could create a smaller hot seat in 2015. Here are the coaches under the most pressure to win. More»
linebacker_rankings article May 26, 2015

College Linebacker Rankings

The Sports on Earth preseason college football position rankings continue at linebacker, where there's a diverse mix of pass rushers, run-stuffers and coverage linebackers, headlined by three stars making plays in the Pac-12's South Division. More»
rising_coaches article May 22, 2015

College Coaches on the Rise

Fifteen college football coaching jobs changed hands at the end of last season, and as many or more are sure to change by the end of this year. So, here's a look at 10 current head coaches and 10 current assistants who could be ready for bigger things. More»
malikzaire article May 21, 2015

Notre Dame Has Playoff Talent

No team throughout college football history has received the benefit of the doubt quite like Notre Dame, which has frequently failed to live up to artificially high expectations. This year, however, could be the opposite. Notre Dame is worth hyping. More»
golson_transfer article May 19, 2015

How Golson Fits At Florida State

Seven months after just coming up shy of leading Notre Dame to an upset over Florida State, quarterback Everett Golson has decided to transfer to the Seminoles. For a change of scenery, he couldn't ask for much better of an opportunity. More»
RBrankings article May 18, 2015

College Running Back Rankings

With mere months until the 2015 college football season, it's time to break down who the main characters will be, position by position. We start at running back, where the top 25 remains loaded even after the loss of several star players to the NFL. More»
timeout article May 15, 2015

Making College Basketball Better

The NCAA men's basketball rules committee proposed several changes aimed at answering criticism of the sport's slow play and scoring decreases in recent years. While there won't be drastic changes, the proposals are steps in the right direction. More»
trevone_boykin article May 15, 2015

The Realignment Champions

Years of conference reshuffling appear to be finished, and while it got left out of the playoff last year, TCU may be the biggest winner of the realignment craze. College football's underappreciated nomad finally has a home, and it's making the most of it. More»
breakoutteams article May 13, 2015

CFB Breakout Team Candidates

Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Arizona all achieved breakthrough seasons last year, leaving us to wonder which team will follow in their footsteps in 2015. As the season approaches, these are the teams most likely to make a leap forward. More»
charlesnelson_oregon article May 11, 2015

Oregon Is Not Going Away

As we speculate about how Marcus Mariota fits in with the NFL's Tennessee Titans, there's another side to the story: What's next for the program he left behind at Oregon? Despite the loss of their best player, Oregon is still primed for big things. More»
everett_golson article May 7, 2015

Everett Golson Transfer Options

A free-agent frenzy in college football has begun, as Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has opted to transfer for his final season upon graduating. With many schools potentially in play, these are the best landing spots for him. More»
jim_harbaugh article May 6, 2015

College Football Debate Season

The college football offseason is very long, and with signing day and spring practice now finished, the next several months are filled with nothing except for talk. Here are the controversies and debates that will dominate the summer college news cycle. More»
2016draft article May 4, 2015

2016 NFL Draft First Look

While the 2015 NFL draft just ended, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to next year. With top prospects in the Big Ten and at Notre Dame, the 2016 draft could be slanted toward the Midwest. Here are some early storylines to watch. More»
billy_donovan article April 30, 2015

Perfect Timing For Donovan

While many coaches have tried and failed to duplicate college basketball success at the NBA level, Billy Donovan has found the best situation to give it a try. If his Oklahoma City job doesn't work out, college teams will be lining up to bring him back. More»
gurley article April 29, 2015

The Best Player in the NFL Draft

The running back position has justifiably been devalued in the NFL draft in recent years, but that shouldn't stop a team from spending an early pick on a franchise-player type talent. This year, that means nobody should want to pass on Todd Gurley. More»
NBAearlyentrywinners article April 28, 2015

College Hoops Early Entry Impact

The NBA's draft early entry deadline his passed, with a wave of underclassmen going pro but also a significant number of talented players deciding to return to college basketball. Here are the biggest winners and losers from the decisions. More»
NFLdraftSleepers article April 24, 2015

NFL Draft All-Sleeper Team

With the NFL draft less than a week away, it's time to look at the overlooked players who teams should target on Day 2 or 3. They may not have perfect measurables, but they're proven college players who will have value at the pro level. More»
derrickhenry article April 22, 2015

The Power of Alabama

Alabama no longer feels invincible after its Sugar Bowl losses, and it leaves the spring with lingering questions. Nick Saban has preached about getting more physical, though, and behind Derrick Henry, the Crimson Tide are in perfect position to do it. More»
ohiostate_spring article April 21, 2015

The Ohio State Motivation Game

As Ohio State's spring ended on Saturday with its annual scrimmage in front of over 99,000 people, it's been made clear that the Buckeyes' biggest opponent is complacency. The hype continues to build, but Urban Meyer's focus remains the same. More»
christian_hackenberg article April 20, 2015

The Year of Hackenberg Begins

As the 2015 NFL draft nears, the 2016 cycle is about to begin. That means the spotlight is about to move on to next year's crop of elite talent, including Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg, who is trying to navigate a tricky situation in Happy Valley. More»

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