1. Why Joshua Kimmich Was Bayern Munich's Most Surprising Player in 2015/16

    The 2015-16 season brought two big surprises at Bayern Munich: the emergences of youngsters Joshua Kimmich and Kingsley Coman...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 2 days ago 842 reads 3 comments

  2. How a Scout on Holiday Turned Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann into a Star

    The business card was handed over long before Antoine Griezmann 's decisive goal for Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League semi-final at Bayern Munich...

    Ben Lyttleton Written by Ben Lyttleton about 2 days ago 32,589 reads 21 comments

  3. Behind the Beard: Sharks D-Man Brent Burns Is Full of Quirky Contradictions

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Brent Burns isn't having such a fun time answering reporters' stock questions on a recent off day in the Western Conference Final...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 2 days ago 16,215 reads 30 comments

  4. Klay Thompson Thought the Warriors Had 40 Assists, Gets Sad When Sees It Was 15

    Klay Thompson was just trying to be positive. After taking a 118-94 beating at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, at least one of the Golden State Warriors had to be...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 71,085 reads 81 comments

  5. Warriors vs. Thunder: Game 4 Video Highlights and Recap from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are a mere one victory away from the NBA Finals after Tuesday's 118-94 win over the Golden State Warriors. The Thunder lead the Western Conference Finals 3-1, and they will head back to Golden State for Game 5...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 6,321 reads 29 comments

  6. OKC Thunder Have Officially Flipped the Script on Warriors' Entire Season

    The Golden State Warriors have been the NBA 's most compelling story for two years, fueled by historical statistics, transcendent moments and utterly thorough success. The Oklahoma City Thunder don't care...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 days ago 222,437 reads 706 comments

  7. Matt Harvey's Nightmare Plunge to Rock Bottom Should Force Mets' Hand

    Matt Harvey , the one they call the "Dark Knight of Gotham," has become a riddle in need of a solution. For the New York Mets , that should involve taking him off the mound. At least for a little while...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 32,711 reads 81 comments

  8. Ohio State Football: Former Top Recruits Who Will Finally Shine in 2016

    Few coaches and programs can recruit at the consistently high level that Urban Meyer has reached at Ohio State, and with five consecutive top-seven recruiting classes, there's blue chip talent at every level of the Buckeyes depth chart...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 2 days ago 12,037 reads 20 comments

  9. Penguins' Big Guns Firing on All Cylinders Makes Them Favorites in ECF Game 7

    If all players perform to their potential, there's little doubt how the series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning will conclude...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 2 days ago 12,870 reads 37 comments

  10. Breaking Down New York Giants' Situation at Defensive End

    After completing a thorough look at the New York Giants ' offensive positions, let’s now begin breaking down the various positions on defense starting with the defensive ends...

    Patricia Traina Written by Patricia Traina about 2 days ago 9,221 reads 11 comments

  11. Warriors vs. Thunder: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NBA Playoffs

    The Oklahoma City Thunder pulled within one win of knocking off the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors with a dominant 118-94 victory on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 days ago 73,676 reads 476 comments

  12. Power Ranking Every Big Ten College Basketball Head Coach in 2016-17

    The Big Ten is one of the best conferences for men's college basketball on an annual basis, and we can thank great coaches like Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Ohio State's Thad Matta for that...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 days ago 11,827 reads 35 comments

  13. Penguins vs. Lightning: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NHL Playoffs

    Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan made a wise choice. Sullivan elected to go with rookie goaltender Matt Murray on Tuesday in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final, ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 9,242 reads 111 comments

  14. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for May 26

    The Miz may have successfully retained his Intercontinental Championship at Extreme Rules, but one victory does not a week make, as he found out Tuesday night at the WWE SmackDown ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 2 days ago 7,794 reads 109 comments

  15. Rob Gronkowski Challenges Shaquille O'Neal to 3-Point Contest on TNT

    Rob Gronkowski against Shaquille O'Neal would be the heaviest-hitting three-point shootout ever. Figuratively and literally...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 14,232 reads 5 comments

  16. NCAA Women's Golf Championships 2016: Tuesday Results and Leaderboard Standings

    The finalists are set for the 2016 NCAA Women's Golf Championships after two rounds of match play whittled down the field from eight schools to two on Tuesday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 days ago 1,207 reads 0 comments

  17. Steven Adams Throws 1-Handed Baseball Pass to Andre Roberson for Dunk

    Steven Adams is a horse of a different color. Late in the second quarter of Tuesday's Western Conference Finals showdown with the Golden State Warriors , the Oklahoma City Thunder big man turned conventional passing on its head...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 16,211 reads 15 comments

  18. Will Serena Williams Get Another Real Rival Before She Retires?

    Serena Williams leads a lonely, rival-less life atop the WTA Tour. She took up residence at No. 1 more than three years ago . Many players insist they wish to reside there too...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 2 days ago 1,749 reads 4 comments

  19. Isaiah Whitehead Signs with Agent, Will Enter 2016 NBA Draft

    Seton Hall sophomore guard Isaiah Whitehead will remain in the 2016 NBA draft on June 23, sources told The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski on Tuesday...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 days ago 3,531 reads 4 comments

  20. Russell Westbrook Explodes for Ferocious Dunk After Stephen Curry Turnover

    Russell Westbrook has never had a good relationship with rims. In Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night, it got even worse...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 4,355 reads 4 comments

  21. OKC Crowd Showers Draymond Green with Boos Before Game 4 of Conference Finals

    The Oklahoma City Thunder crowd was delighted to see Draymond Green before Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 days ago 9,888 reads 14 comments

  22. Josh Hart Withdraws from 2016 NBA Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Guard Josh Hart was a critical piece of the Villanova Wildcats’ national championship-winning team in 2015-16, and he will be back to help them defend the title in 2016-17...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 3,521 reads 10 comments

  23. UNINTERRUPTED: Draymond Green Discusses Game 3 Loss, Controversial Kick

    Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green talks about the Warriors ' Game 3 loss and makes his amends with Steven Adams...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 2 days ago 6,320 reads 1 comments

  24. Craig Sager to Receive Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at 2016 ESPYs

    Veteran Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager will receive the 2016 ESPYs' Jimmy V Award for Perseverance. The ESPYs' official Twitter feed announced the news Tuesday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 days ago 13,042 reads 35 comments

  25. Ryan Mundy, Former NFL Player, Suing Helmet Manufacturer over 2014 Injury

    Former Chicago Bears safety Ryan Mundy filed a lawsuit Tuesday against  Schutt Sports for what he says was a faulty helmet during a 2014 preseason game...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 days ago 14,856 reads 9 comments