1. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 80 Starting Pitchers of 2016

    It's time for the B/R MLB 300 to take a break from bats and gloves and focus on the arms. First up: starting pitchers. There are typically 150 starting pitchers in Major League Baseball at any given moment...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 34,122 reads 128 comments

  2. Fantasy Football Week 4: Weekly Fantasy Trends Report

    Happy Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell "returns-and-makes-your-fantasy-football-team-great-again" week! Bell gets an early mention because you won't see him in the ...

    Richard Janvrin Written by Richard Janvrin about 1 day ago 16,516 reads 33 comments

  3. Fantasy Football Week 4: Top 100 Players' Updated Trade Value and Advice

    Some sanity returned in Week 3 of the NFL season. Todd Gurley finally had a strong game. Jimmy Graham once again resembled the dominating force from his New Orleans days...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 32,379 reads 29 comments

  4. DeAngelo Williams, Like Marcus Allen, Is an Underappreciated Superstar

    J.J. Watt is injured. Adrian Peterson is injured. Tom Brady is still in Sunday detention. Cam Newton is noticeably gimpy. Russell Wilson may be playing with a brace on his knee...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 1 day ago 14,996 reads 42 comments

  5. Predictions for the Top Tennis Awards of 2016

    Drawing close to its conclusion, only a few tournaments remain in the 2016 tennis season before the year-end championships. What better time to reflect on all that’s transpired throughout this long campaign and identify standout performers...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 1 day ago 1,704 reads 4 comments

  6. NFL's Greatest Franchise Rankings: Success

    Success is about luck. Success is sweat and blood and sacrifice. It is luck. It is smarts. This is part of a special series where we will count down the NFL 's greatest franchises by a set of criteria (fans, success, future and star power)...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 1 day ago 132,829 reads 470 comments

  7. The Redemption of Josh McDaniels: Failure Taught Pats OC How to Pick His Spots

    On the morning of Dec. 6, 2010, a plane touched down at Akron-Canton Airport. Thom McDaniels turned on his phone as the plane slowed, and it rang immediately. It was his son Josh...

    Dan Pompei Written by Dan Pompei about 1 day ago 75,355 reads 86 comments

  8. 2016-17 MLB Free Agents: B/R's Initial Top 25 Big Board

    With the end of MLB 's regular season almost upon us, we sit only weeks away from Opening Day of the hot-stove league and the start of free agency...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 19,716 reads 25 comments

  9. Formula 1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Zak Brown, Carlos Sainz Jr. on Renault, More

    Liberty Media's proposed takeover of Formula One has opened up a whole host of new possibilities for a sport widely criticised for being left behind in a rapidly changing world...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 1 day ago 1,813 reads 0 comments

  10. Marcus Rashford, Renato Sanches, Marco Asensio Among 2016 Golden Boy Nominees

    Premier League youngsters Marcus Rashford and Alex Iwobi are both in contention to win the 2016 Golden Boy award following breakthrough years at Manchester United and Arsenal, respectively...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 day ago 29,084 reads 164 comments

  11. Is There a Gap Between Football Coverage and How It's Wanted to Be Consumed?

    Slaven Bilic let go of a small sigh and then began. "Look, it's the first game of the season, and we are already talking about these kinds of decisions," the West Ham United manager ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 days ago 315 reads 1 comments

  12. Barcelona Transfer News: Paulo Dybala Contract Rumours Amid Blaugrana Talk

    Juventus are reportedly preparing a new "monster deal" for star forward Paulo Dybala amid rumours Barcelona are interested in cutting a deal to sign the Argentina international...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 days ago 7,462 reads 40 comments

  13. Chelsea Transfer News: Antonio Conte Targets Squad Overhaul, Latest Rumours

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has reportedly told club owner Roman Abramovich that a major overhaul of his squad is needed if the Blues are to compete for the Premier League title again...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 days ago 11,986 reads 31 comments

  14. Luis Enrique Talks Arda Turan, Gerard Pique After Barcelona Beat Monchengladbach

    Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has voiced his delight with Arda Turan and Gerard Pique after the duo's goalscoring performances in Wednesday's UEFA Champions League win over Borussia Monchengladbach ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 days ago 3,469 reads 10 comments

  15. Predicting How Final 2016 MLB Playoff Race Weekend Will Play Out

    This thing isn't over yet. Yes, with a scant four days remaining in the 2016 MLB regular season, many races have been decided. The Chicago Cubs have wrapped up the National League Central and the NL's best record...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 days ago 19,051 reads 31 comments

  16. Predicting the 10 NHL Players with the Most Penalty Minutes in 2016-17

    The NHL preseason is underway, and fans around the league are seeing their fair share of old-fashioned fights, as players literally battle to get noticed to try to secure big league roster spots...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 days ago 6,697 reads 11 comments

  17. John Henry Comments on Liverpool, Anfield Expansion Plans, Jurgen Klopp, More

    Liverpool owner John Henry has said supporters have convinced the club to curb plans to continue Anfield's redevelopment. Plus, the Reds figurehead has praised the early work of manager Jurgen Klopp following the club's early success this season...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 days ago 7,482 reads 22 comments

  18. The Question: Are Psychological Issues Holding AC Milan Back?

    There are two things that tend to happen when a discussion of AC Milan breaks out among neutrals these days...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 2 days ago 5,167 reads 27 comments

  19. Ancelotti Should Drop Muller and Martinez to Win the Champions League

    Pressing the panic button after being edged 1-0 by last season's beaten UEFA Champions League finalists in their backyard is not something a coach as tenured as Carlo Ancelotti is likely to do...

    Stuart Telford Written by Stuart Telford about 2 days ago 15,278 reads 55 comments

  20. Arsenal Transfer News: Mesut Ozil Linked to Real Madrid Amid Contract Rumours

    Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil could reportedly leave the club for Real Madrid unless the Gunners meet two specific demands the German is making in negotiations over a new contract...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 days ago 19,171 reads 26 comments

  21. Paco Alcacer on Steep Learning Curve, but Barcelona Show Grit in Gladbach Win

    Paco Alcacer sprinted off the pitch in the 54th minute, job certainly not done. A slapped high-five with his replacement, Rafinha , and a wipe of sweat from his furrowed brow ...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 2 days ago 5,230 reads 17 comments

  22. Arsene Wenger Reacts to England Manager Rumours After Arsenal Beat Basel

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out the possibility of taking over as England boss but insisted he is purely focused on the Gunners while in the last year of his contract...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 2 days ago 4,142 reads 23 comments

  23. Sam Allardyce Was Right Man for the Job, but England Must Go in a New Direction

    There was something distinctly Shakespearean to Sam Allardyce 's very swift demise as England manager. It was a job he coveted for so long, yet his inherent instincts, his toxic intuition, betrayed him...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 2 days ago 8,722 reads 27 comments

  24. Mike Trout Injury: Updates on Angels Star's Shoulder and Return

    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout left Wednesday's game against the Oakland Athletics with an injury after being hit by a pitch. However, he is not expected to miss game time...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 6,165 reads 12 comments

  25. Jake Arrieta Has Gone from NL Cy Young Winner to Just Another Guy

    Through the first two months of the MLB season, it seemed as if Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta was cruising toward a nine-figure contract and recognition as one of baseball’s best at his position...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 2 days ago 42,476 reads 121 comments