1. Why New Orleans Pelicans Are Poised to Surprise Next Season

    The New Orleans Pelicans will be one of the NBA 's biggest surprises this upcoming season. It has become an offseason tradition to utter that sentence...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 14 hours ago 7,756 reads 46 comments

  2. Crusaders Lock Down New Zealand Conference

    The Crusaders have locked down the New Zealand conference with an impressive performance to claim a bonus-point victory against the Highlanders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 14 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  3. Warriors Crush Parramatta 48-0

    Parramatta's finals hopes are on life support after the Eels slumped to a third straight defeat: an embarrassing 48-0 loss to the rampaging Warriors in Auckland...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 14 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments

  4. World Cup Schedule 2014: Brazil vs. Netherlands Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info

    Their World Cup hopes have been crushed in painful fashion, but Brazil and the Netherlands both have a chance to take to the pitch one more time at this World Cup for a chance to become the third-place finishers...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 15 hours ago 15,192 reads 4 comments

  5. Unsung Heroes of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    In the midst of the 2014 World Cup, heroes were made. Applause reverberated around the stadium in Fortaleza for James Rodriguez following Colombia's quarter-final defeat to Brazil, ...

    Ross  Edgley Written by Ross Edgley about 15 hours ago 5,056 reads 5 comments

  6. Manchester United Transfer News: Latest on Arturo Vidal and Major Summer Targets

    After seeing his Netherlands side take on Brazil in the World Cup third-place playoff, Louis van Gaal will finally be able to divert his summer attention toward Manchester United ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 15 hours ago 31,605 reads 4 comments

  7. Why Juventus Selling Arturo Vidal To Manchester United Makes No Sense

    There has been lots of talk about the possibility of Juventus selling Arturo Vidal this summer, with Jamie Jackson of The Guardian noting strong interest from Manchester United ...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 16 hours ago 27,859 reads 78 comments

  8. Debate: Should Brazil Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari Resign After World Cup Play-Off?

    Brazil will bring their World Cup to a close on Saturday night when they line up against the Netherlands in the third-place play-off final...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 16 hours ago 84 reads 0 comments

  9. Germany's Purpose-Built Training Camp Provides an Edge

    Coach Joachim Low and general manager Oliver Bierhoff are full of praise for the Campo Bahia resort, where Germany have built team spirit for the World Cup final.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 16 hours ago 271 reads 0 comments

  10. Lifting World Cup Would Enhance Philipp Lahm's Legacy More Than Lionel Messi's

    Much of football's enduring popularity lies in its innate simplicity. Much of football is about glory. Inevitably the glory lies in winning. Winning, unless penalties become involved, is about scoring the most goals...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 16 hours ago 2,466 reads 10 comments

  11. Fantasy Football 2014: Breaking Down the Best Handcuffs at RB

    Running backs are precious commodities in fantasy football nowadays. The workhorse is a dying breed, making their backups important assets...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 16 hours ago 7,002 reads 9 comments

  12. Why the NBA Would Love One More Round of Greatness from Kobe Bryant

    The Los Angeles Lakers ’ Kobe Bryant gives the NBA and its fans a brand of entertainment that we need to cherish as the clock on his career closes in on midnight...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 17 hours ago 22,347 reads 159 comments

  13. 10 Most Memorable World Cup Final Moments

    The World Cup final tends to produce moments that live long in the memory. It's not just goals. These games are so significant that even brief passages of action can become iconic and immortal...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 17 hours ago 12,783 reads 21 comments

  14. Live: Sri Lanka vs. South Africa, 3rd ODI

    SA 309/3 (46.4 Ov, JP Duminy 18*, AB De Villiers 100*, AD Mathews 0/42) | Live Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 17 hours ago 44 reads 0 comments

  15. Liverpool Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Brendan Rodgers' Summer Raid

    Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is targeting a number of players to compensate for the loss of star striker Luis Suarez ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 17 hours ago 33,033 reads 81 comments

  16. What Can Argentina Learn from 2006 and 2010 World Cup Defeats to Germany?

    The experience of being knocked out of the last two World Cups by Germany should work in Argentina's favour when they take on the Europeans once again in Sunday's final...

    Dan Colasimone Written by Dan Colasimone about 17 hours ago 7,493 reads 42 comments

  17. Realistic Expectations for Julius Randle's Rookie Season With LA Lakers

    Julius Randle has something to prove. Fortunately for the Los Angeles Lakers , the 6’9”, 250-pound power forward drafted seventh overall in last month’s NBA draft gets to prove the critics wrong while wearing purple and gold...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 18 hours ago 17,319 reads 69 comments

  18. 6 Players to Watch on Day 31 of the 2014 World Cup

    Day 31 of this exhilarating 2014 FIFA World Cup sees the penultimate match of the entire tournament take place as host nation Brazil go head-to-head with the Netherlands in the third-place play-off at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 18 hours ago 10,509 reads 15 comments

  19. Is Tim Lincecum's Recent Hot Stretch a Career Revival or Mirage?

    Tim Lincecum did it again. The San Francisco Giants right-hander won his fourth straight start by holding the National League West rival Arizona Diamondbacks scoreless over seven innings at AT&T Park on Friday night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 18 hours ago 8,673 reads 65 comments

  20. Best Retirement Gifts Ever

    When I finally retire one day far, far in the future, I hope to treat myself to a nice dinner and maybe, if I'm lucky, get a few thoughtful cards from friends and family...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 18 hours ago 311 reads 0 comments

  21. King Felix Crowns Oakland in Seattle's 3-2 Win

    SEATTLE -- Felix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 18 hours ago 216 reads 0 comments

  22. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 11

    Every week on Bleacher Report, I take an in-depth look at WWE SmackDown to recap the action, offer analysis and grade the matches, segments and anything else that takes place on the show...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 19 hours ago 21,719 reads 107 comments

  23. World Cup 2014 Closing Ceremony: Performers, TV Schedule and Preview

    It's only natural that an entertainment extravaganza such as the 2014 World Cup be waved off with a substantial fanfare, and Sunday's final will be marked with a closing ceremony crescendo...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 19 hours ago 6,282 reads 0 comments

  24. B/R Experts' World Cup Predictions: Can Brazil Find World Cup Redemption?

    Bleacher Report's experts were keen not to rest on the laurels of their efforts of last season, so they will go into battle for the whole of the World Cup...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 19 hours ago 32,513 reads 24 comments

  25. World Cup 2014 Final: Full Fixture and Schedule Info for Germany vs. Argentina

    Having come through their respective semi-finals in near opposite fashion, Germany and Argentina will leave it all on the pitch this Sunday, where they meet at the Maracana for the climax of this year's World Cup...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 19 hours ago 6,157 reads 0 comments