NFL Preseason Week 3: Keep your eyes on these six quarterback battles

Week 3 of the preseason is as close as we’ll get to actual regular-season NFL football in the month of August, with actual stars playing meaningful minutes. Coaches may even do a little game-planning as a dress rehearsal for…read more

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College football rule changes 2017: Area for horse-collar tackle penalties expanded

College football tweaks its rules every year. This year, three new rules have been approved for the 2017 season. Because 2017 is considered an “off year” for rules legislation, the minor tweaks were limited to directly impacting…read more

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The safest helmet in football: What’s inside the NFL’s newest headgear

With awareness of head trauma in the NFL increasing every year, a lot is being done to get the league to try to protect its athletes. However, something that people aren’t necessarily looking closely at is the helmets themselves…read more
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Ben McAdoo vague on Odell Beckham’s ankle injury

Odell Beckham Jr. has avoided serious injury after getting hit low by Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun. New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo told reporters Tuesday that an MRI revealed Beckham suffered an ankle injury during Monday night’s 10-6 preseason loss to…read more

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NFL football to debut on Amazon in September

Back in April, Amazon won the rights to broadcast “Thursday Night Football” online by paying $50 million. Last year, Twitter had the rights but did not charge to view. The only way to watch football on Amazon is by…read more

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The lazy person’s guide to 2017 fantasy football drafts

So it’s fantasy draft season. Some people are setting up their fancy 14-team, points-per-completion leagues meanwhile you’re just sitting there in your skivvies thinking, “Oh man, that Xbox is calling my name right now…read more

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As college football joins other sports keeping eye on clock, how will Pac-12 after dark be affected?

College football games took a record 3 hours 24 minutes in 2016, and Arizona Wildcats games went a full minute per game longer. The Pac-12 will experiment with some new rules this season designed to speed up the games. Among them: a shorter halftime and…read more

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The Best College Football Teams by State, Regardless of Division (2017)

Wins and losses, conference championships, playoff appearances, bowl games, individual awards, and national championships — these programs are the definition of success in college football…read more

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Dante Fowler charged with three misdemeanors

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been charged with three misdemeanors — including first-degree battery — stemming from his arrest in July, according to court records obtained by NFL.com. Fowler was formally charged Aug. 10 with battery, criminal mischief and petit theft in connection to…read more

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Anquan Boldin: It’s ‘my life’s mission to help people’

Anquan Boldin says he decided to retire from football in order to focus on his mission of helping people. The former Buffalo Bills wide receiver discussed with NFL Network’s Cole Wright what spurred his decision to announce his retirement on…read more

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Rank’s 11 Sleepers for 2017 fantasy football drafts

It’s that time of year again, where sleepers dominate nearly every conversation I have in the outside world. Just the other day, this Reverend asked me for a sleeper running back and I threw out the name Rex Burkhead (more on him in a moment), and it lead to a pretty heated exchange…read more

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ACC Playoff Prospectus: The Six Teams That Can Make the Final Four

The College Football Playoff strives in many ways to replicate college basketball’s postseason drama, but in one important way, it will never be March Madness. When conference hoops tournaments…read more

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College Football Is Here. But What Are We Really Cheering?

It may be a sweltering August day in the Deep South, but football fans across the region are readying their R.V.s and face paint, making plans for the tailgate feast and nervously reading injury reports on…read more

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College football rankings 2017: Alabama’s preseason No. 1 in the AP and across the board

August is almost over, and the air has that new-season smell to it. And with a new season coming, we need new rankings to argue about. In fact, before we even get to the actual teams in the rankings, the argument about preseason rankings is…read more

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Best and worst moments from Saturday’s 9 NFL preseason games

Saturday we had a full slate of preseason NFL games. A total of nine games were played, and there was plenty of action to take in throughout the evening. The Panthers and Titans played the lone afternoon game and gave…read more

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NFL Preseason 2017 Week 2: Sunday Football

So yesterday didnt go as planned and it sounds like the Bengals got an earful from Coach Marvin Lewis according to reports, but thats okay. It is only week two of the preseason and the Steelers are currently losing…read more

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College football: Indiana tight end Ryan Watercutter the latest walk-on awarded scholarship

For the second time in as many days, Indiana football coach Tom Allen awarded a walk-on student-athlete a scholarship. On Friday, wide receiver Luke Timian received a scholarship while singing the Indiana fight song in front of his teammates after…read more

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NFL preseason scores, schedule, updates, news: Rodgers hits new toy for Packers TD

Eighteen teams hit the field on Saturday as the preseason slate is stuffed with nine games, starting with the Panthers facing the Titans at 3 p.m. We’ll keep you updated right here all throughout the day with everything you need to know from…read more

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Will ‘BlackOut’ Be the Movement to Shut Down the NFL?

This should be an interesting football season, and year, for that matter, as many American institutions are messily having their come-to-Jesus moments. For the last two days, a video has been circulating on…read more

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Six college football teams that get my juices flowing ahead of the 2017 season

The 2017 college football season will be here before you know it, and that’s incredibly exciting. At least, it is for a college football nerd such as myself, and I bet it is for you too seeing as how you are currently reading these words. I love college football…read more

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