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  1. Big changes coming for the Wolverines

    Travis Haney

    Quarterback Devin Gardner will be the first change for the Michigan Wolverines. Coach Brady Hoke will be the second, and probably by December. Athletic director Dave Brandon will be the next, and probably shortly after Hoke. It's time to sta...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. Indians-Twins Preview

    Indians-Twins Preview

    Preview | September 20, 2014
  3. Eagles recognize need for improvement

    Andy Jasner

    Nick Foles hasn't located his rhythm yet. LeSean McCoy has yet to have a breakout type of game. The first two opponents have built double-figure leads at halftime. Yet the Philadelphia Eagles are 2-0 with a visit looming Sunday from the W...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  4. Will Riley Cooper's role increase?

    Tom Carpenter

    Last season, Riley Cooper had a mini-breakout, largely packed into three midseason games when he caught 12 passes for 361 yards and 6 TDs. He turned that into a five-year, $22 million contract extension. Yet, you would have been hard-pressed to fi...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  5. Clay still slowed by knee injury?

    Tom Carpenter

    TE Charles Clay was on many fantasy breakout/sleeper lists coming into the season, but after two games, he has caught just 9 of 14 targets for 58 yards and no scores. What gives? "One thing that has to change: The Dolphins need to get back to m...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  6. Will Dez Bryant get going deep again?

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Remember when Dez Bryant was a dangerous deep threat? Rewind to 2012, the breakout season for the Dallas Cowboys' No. 1 receiver. Tony Romo targeted Bryant 28 times on deep balls, as defined by passes that travel at least 20 yards...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  7. Forget Jameis -- Clemson still has to score

    Travis Haney

    When it comes to actual football, the suspension of Florida State QB Jameis Winston isn't the most important storyline in Saturday's Clemson-FSU game. And it really isn't close. The Heisman-winning quarterback's absence is irrelevant if Clemson c...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  8. Big 12 players in the Week 4 spotlight

    Max Olson

    Our weekly effort to identify one player poised for a breakout on each Big 12 team got a few right last week -- Cory Morrissey was huge for Iowa State, Brandon Sheperd scored again -- but we can do better, even on a bye-heavy week. Here are five play...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  9. Patriots' Chandler Jones among early-season risers in 2014 - NFL

    Field Yates

    Chandler Jones and Zach Ertz could play themselves into the Pro Bowl this season, writes Field Yates. See his full list of players on the verge of big breakthroughs.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  10. Will Justin Hunter still break out?

    Tom Carpenter

    Even before second-year WR Justin Hunter tore up the preseason with 217 yards on 10 catches (second in the NFL), he was on the fantasy radar as a breakout candidate -- especially as a red-zone threat. However, after he pulled in zero touchdowns and j...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  11. Diego Simeone braced for Atletico Madrid Olympiakos Champions Lea...

    Dermot Corrigan

    Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says Tuesday's Champions League opener at Olympiakos could well be one of the toughest tests his side will face in Group A. - Atkins: Five Champions League breakout players Runners-up last campaign, Atletico c...

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  12. Five players set to break out during the 2014-15 Champions League...

    Christopher Atkins

    Scout's Notebook

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  13. Favors ready to breakout under Snyder?

    Joe Kaiser

    Potential is a word that has followed Derrick Favors since the day he was selected No. 3 overall in the 2010 NBA draft. It followed him from the Nets to Utah, where he has played the last three-plus seasons, and at age 23 the feeling continues to be ...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  14. Big 12 nonconference rewind

    Brandon Chatmon

    The majority of the Big 12 enters a bye week with conference play right around the corner. We're only three weeks into the season but plenty of things have changed. Preseason expectations are out the window and some dreams of breakout seasons have...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  15. Is this finally Favors' breakout run?

    Tom Carpenter

    For the first three seasons of Derrick Favor's NBA career, he was all potential and no production. Last season, his fourth campaign, Favors hinted at his tremendous long-term upside at times. Will it all come together this season? At 23, Favors sh...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  16. College Football Playoff's new problem

    Travis Haney

    What do you know, a supposedly weak week in college football turned out to be meaningful. You'd think the public, and some media members, would learn not to judge the week by its schedule. Losses by the Georgia Bulldogs, USC Trojans and Virginia T...

    Blog | September 14, 2014