1. Pelini Wants More Efficiency

    CHICAGO – The buzz word of Bo Pelini 's chat with the press at Big Ten Media Days: Efficiency. More efficient on offense. More efficient with turnovers. And more efficient in practice...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 hours ago 39 reads 0 comments

  2. Dre Kirkpatrick, Adam Jones and Robert Geathers Sit out

    The Bengals will be down two of their top four corners today as Adam Jones and Dre Kirkpatrick sit out today. For Jones, this is a veteran rest day, as he and Leon Hall and Terence Newman have now gotten days off within the first five camp sessions...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 3 hours ago 58 reads 0 comments

  3. Best of James Franklin

    CHICAGO — Fittingly, the Big Ten put its two-most talked about coaches back to back during Day 1 of media days. First came Urban Meyer then James Franklin, who addressed a number of topics during his first go-round here in the Windy City...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 hours ago 158 reads 0 comments

  4. Athletics-Astros Preview

    The Oakland Athletics have won three straight series, but the recent success hasn't been quite as sustained as other parts of the season that have led them to the best record in baseball...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 hours ago 22 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Power Rankings 2014: Early Preseason Outlook Before Hall of Fame Game

    So it begins. The lull of the NFL offseason bleeds into preseason festivities now that camps have fired up around the nation in the oft-sweltering heat...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 hours ago 379 reads 0 comments

  6. The Best and Worst 2014 NBA Free-Agent Signings

    If only every general manager in the NBA could make one perfect signing after another... Parity would abound (to some extent, at least), players would be perfectly valued when ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 hours ago 21,069 reads 209 comments

  7. Flood Says He's 'Looking Forward to Competing for Championships

    CHICAGO -- Give Kyle Flood credit for one thing: the Rutgers football coach is hardly setting expectations low...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  8. Qatar World Cup: Migrants Wait a Year to Be Paid for Building Offices

    Migrant workers who built luxury offices used by Qatar's 2022 football World Cup organisers have told the Guardian they have not been paid for more than a year and are now working illegally from cockroach-infested lodgings...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 3 hours ago 135 reads 0 comments

  9. Blackpool Sign Three to Have 11 Men on Books, but Still No Goalkeeper

    Blackpool finally have 11 professionals on their books after signing three players on Monday. The midfielders Jacob Mellis and Tomasz Cywka, who were out of contract after leaving ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Buffalo Sabres' Top 10 Prospects

    The Buffalo Sabres have a ridiculously stocked prospect system. When we ranked the prospect systems of the NHL 's 30 teams after the trade deadline , Buffalo finished first overall, with a ridiculous array of both top-end talent and depth...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 3 hours ago 5,775 reads 11 comments

  11. Is Blake Griffin a Good Post-Up Player?

    Blake Griffin had a monster season. He posted career highs in PER and win shares, improved his defense significantly under the tutelage of Doc Rivers and finished third in MVP voting...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 67 reads 0 comments

  12. Benjamin Moore: Paint Your House the Color of the Green Monster

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 3 hours ago 34 reads 0 comments

  13. Bo Pelini's Nebraska, His Cat, and Coach Speak

    Though the internet at large eagerly anticipated more Nebraska spring game-esque cat antics, instead, they were greeted by a confident coach who seemed to know his place in the crosshairs and be at least somewhat comfortable with it...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 hours ago 60 reads 0 comments

  14. Bo Pelini Jokingly Says He Brought His Cat to Chicago for Big Ten Media Days

    Media days are a good time for coaches and players to show off their personalities to the nation. While the Big Ten doesn't have guys who spit out an amazing quote per minute like ...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 hours ago 268 reads 0 comments

  15. How Bernard Pierce Can Salvage Baltimore's Run Game in Weeks 1 and 2

    With ESPN.com reporting that Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the 2014 NFL season, the Baltimore Ravens will have to rely on his backup, Bernard Pierce , to be the focus of the team's run game early on...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 3 hours ago 961 reads 2 comments

  16. Will the Brewers Make a Deadline Splash?

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 hours ago 156 reads 0 comments

  17. Could Fifth Year Be Charm for Eagles' Graham?

    — In a sense, Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham has been waiting four years for this: A chance to master an NFL system and a position that features some continuity...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 3 hours ago 218 reads 0 comments

  18. Matt Barnes: Doc Leaving, Players Boycotting Remains a Possibility

    The NBA has done everything in its power to remove Donald Sterling from his position as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers , and while he's been suspended forever from getting anywhere ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 65 reads 0 comments

  19. Mourinho: Chelsea 'Need' Drogba

    Jose Mourinho has talked up the importance of Didier Drogba and claimed Chelsea will "need" him next season.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 hours ago 8 reads 0 comments

  20. Sterling Case Is a Novel Legal Obstacle Course

    It was Donald Sterling's last chance to present evidence that might persuade a judge he should remain in control of the Clippers . And things didn't go so well.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 hours ago 27 reads 0 comments

  21. Michigan Still Unsure If RB Ty Isaac Will Be Available This Season

    CHICAGO -- Michigan will officially open fall camp in six days when all players report for duty in Ann Arbor on Sunday...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 hours ago 159 reads 0 comments

  22. Rookie Zack Martin Impresses Melton

    OXNARD, Calif. -- First-round pick Zack Martin had a welcome-to-the- NFL moment on the first full-speed practice rep of his NFL career...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 4 hours ago 235 reads 0 comments

  23. Clippers Find a Few Pieces in off-Season, Which May Be Good Enough

    The Clippers were overwhelmed from the pain they felt after being eliminated from the playoffs by Oklahoma City in May.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  24. Quins Release Player for Failing Drugs Test

    Harlequins have confirmed former England Under-18 hooker Harry Allen was sacked because of a drug-related incident...

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  25. Report: Phils to Host Private Workout for Cuban OF

    The Phillies will hold private workout for Cuban free agent OF Rusney Castillo tomorrow in Fla. as @MattGelb said...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 hours ago 86 reads 1 comments