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The Athletic group text: College football's billion-dollar question
3 days ago by Bruce Feldman
The Athletic's Bruce Feldman, Andy Staples and Stewart Mandel take on several of the questions about the potential impact of COVID-19 on college football, including the processes decision-makers will have to use - and create - to find solutions.
From 12th Man to two-man: The Texas A&M Aggies-turned-bobsledders
6 days ago by Bruce Feldman
Their football playing days might be behind them, but the drive to be world-class athletes never died for Sam Moeller and Boone Niederhofer. The Athletic's Bruce Feldman takes a look at the two former Aggie football players who have turned into Olympic bobsled hopefuls.
The Athletic group text: The best sports books we’ve ever read
9 days ago by Andy Staples
In the lives of sports fans across the world, there is an unprecedented amount of downtime. To fill the sports void, a trio of writers from The Athletic compiled a list of the greatest sports books they've ever read.
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The Athletic: We tried the workouts CFB strength coaches create for quarantine
10 days ago by Andy Staples
With self-isolation and quarantining continuing for the foreseeable future, how are college football players going to stay in shape for the upcoming season? Around the country, coaches are devising unique at-home workouts in order to keep student-athletes fit.
Huguenin: The lack of spring football means question marks in August
15 days ago by Gabe Bock
During Monday's edition of TexAgs Radio, editor of The Athletic's college football page Mike Huguenin joined to discuss the impact of programs missing out on spring football and which SEC West team is going to be most affected.
I miss the tourney, but I miss filling out the bracket with my dad more
17 days ago by Brendan Marks
March Madness is much more than a three-week slate of wild college basketball games and bracket challenges at work. The NCAA Tournament means so much to so many, and missing the 2020 bracket means a bit more to The Athletic's Brendan Marks.
What college football teams lose when spring football is lost
18 days ago by Nicole Auerbach
It's adjustment season in college football as coaches face the unfamiliar challenge of losing spring practices. Both long-tenured staffs and new hires eager to install new systems are making contingency plans with no idea whether they'll get the practice time back.
Tannehill's NFL-best season among QBs made Titans' choice an easy one
22 days ago by Joe Rexrode
Four days after the sports world came to a screeching halt, the Tennessee Titans provided a headline when they signed quarterback Ryan Tannehill to a four-year, $118 million contract after a season when he led the NFL in quarterback rating.
Staples: 10 college football games worth watching while we wait
24 days ago by Andy Staples
Sports have long been a distraction from reality. With reality canceling all current major sporting events, The Athletic's Andy Staples has compiled ten college football games to watch as fans await the return of normal sports programming. And we added a few just for TexAgs.
The ghost tournament: Why we shouldn’t fear March Madness without fans
27 days ago by Eamonn Brennan
With fears of a coronavirus pandemic continuing to ramp up, many sporting events across the globe have been canceled, suspended or are being played without spectators. With the NCAA Tournament just around the corner, could March Madness be next to bar fans from attending?
The Athletic: Stephen F. Austin and the journey to secure an NCAA bid
1 mo ago by Dana O'Neil
As the calendar turns to March, the NCAA Tournament starts to loom large. For Southland Conference schools like Stephen F. Austin - led by former A&M assistant coach Kyle Keller - the chance to play Cinderella at the big dance is the ultimate goal.
The Athletic: Why Lebron James and Alex Caruso work so well together
1 mo ago by Pete Zayas
LeBron James and Aggie great Alex Caruso have the best Net Rating of any two-man combo in the NBA that’s played 150+ minutes. Pete Zayas takes a closer look at why the G-Leaguer and superstar fit so well together.
Dear Andy: What about holding coaches to a one-year commitment after signing day?
1 mo ago by Andy Staples
The Athletic's Andy Staples fields another round of reader questions, addressing the possibility of the "Elam Ending" in college football, what is going on with Larry Scott and the PAC-12 as well as a Marvel movie ranking and much more.
Staples: Every level of football should accept this gift from the XFL
1 mo ago by Andy Staples
In its opening weekend, the XFL surprised critics and fans alike, providing a fun and enjoyable professional football alternative. The Athletic's Andy Staples writes that fans should appreciate this new league, experimental rules and all, during the NFL offseason.
The Athletic: Beset on all sides by NIL reform, the NCAA has begun to understand its fight
2 mo ago by Nicole Auerbach
The biggest test facing the NCAA today is whether or not student-athletes should be able to profit off their name, image and likeness. With more and more states passing legislation, the NCAA is finally starting to understand the fight that they're in.
Mandel's Mailbag: Which 2020 Playoff contenders made the best coordinator hires?
2 mo ago by Stewart Mandel
Which contenders have the best coordinators? How patient should A&M and Texas fans be with their respective coaches? The Athletic's Stewart Mandel answers those questions and more in this week's Mandel Mailbag.
Dear Andy: Other than Clemson and Alabama, what program would you want to be right now?
2 mo ago by Andy Staples
The Athletic's college football writer Andy Staples again fields questions from readers in this edition of 'Dear Andy.' Staples tackles which programs are the best in college football, the 2019 LSU team's legacy and much more.
Scouting Clemson: What coaches who faced them say about the Tigers
3 mo ago by Andy Staples
Ahead of next week's College Football Playoff championship game, The Athletic is examining both teams up and down the roster. Andy Staples takes an in-depth look at last year's champion Clemson Tigers.
Scouting LSU: What coaches who faced them say about the Tigers
3 mo ago by Bruce Feldman
Ahead of next week's College Football Playoff championship game, The Athletic is examining both teams up and down the roster. Bruce Feldman opens up with an in-depth look at the LSU Tigers.
Mandel: Will college football’s newfound Semifinal Saturday finally deliver?
3 mo ago by Stewart Mandel
As the Semifinal Saturday games approach, CFB executive director Bill Hancock is hoping for a change of pace that brings more competition, more excitement and larger audiences, and this may be the year that teams deliver.
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