ESPN.com Preseason Power Rankings 2013
Can Alabama win three consecutive national championships, which has never happened in the sport's modern era? That's the question on everyone's mind. Minnesota was the last school to win three straight titles from 1934-36, but that was before the AP Top 25 poll was created in 1936.
When looking at the programs best positioned to end Alabama's streak and the SEC's seven-year run of dominance, Ohio State and Oregon come to mind.
The Buckeyes bring a 12-game winning streak into the season and they're actually eligible for the postseason this year. The Ducks will have to continue to win without coach Chip Kelly, who left for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles. -- Mark Schlabach
Editor's note: The rankings will be revealed throughout the week.
Home is where the throw is
Check out some of the best outs at home plate over the past few days, including laser throws from the outfield by Michael Conforto and Bryce Harper, and a dramatic behind-the-plate throw by Chris Stewart.
Kershaw has had enough of the Pirate Parrot's RC car
The Pirate Parrot drives an RC car by a visibly annoyed Clayton Kershaw who is trying to stretch before the Dodgers' game against the Pirates.
Full court shot will make you miss basketball season
Patrick Dorsey of Millbrook High School basketball throws a hail mary shot from the other opposite end of the court and beats the buzzer during the semifinals of the Powerade State Games in North Carolina.