1. Do Real Madrid Defend Better When Cristiano Ronaldo Doesn't Play?

    Like Cristiano Ronaldo , you were probably happy that you had some other form of entertainment on hand when Real Madrid went to Manchester City in midweek for their UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 day ago 7,164 reads 27 comments

  2. Praising the Unsung Stars of the Champions League Semi-Final 1st Legs

    As football fans the world over geared up for what were, on paper, two incredibly exciting UEFA Champions League semi-final first legs, imaginations ran wild over the many permutations the matches could take...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 day ago 2,940 reads 5 comments

  3. NFL Draft 2016: Last-Minute Rumors and News for 1st-Round Order and Picks

    The 2016 NFL draft begins in prime time on Thursday night, with the event's first round taking up the entire day of coverage from the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. Success in the NFL depends greatly on putting together a successful draft class...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 day ago 26,548 reads 0 comments

  4. Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto 2: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Former world champions, "Vicious" Victor Ortiz (31-5-2, 24 KO) and Andre Berto (30-4, 23 KO) will renew acquaintances on Saturday from the StubHub Center in Carson, California...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 day ago 1,333 reads 0 comments

  5. Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Badou Jack (20-1-1, 12 KO) will defend his WBC super middleweight title on Saturday against former champion Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KO) at the D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 1 day ago 211 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA All-Injury Team, Playoff Edition: How Teams Can Survive Their Fallen Stars

    If you're a fan of healthy impact players, the 2016 NBA playoffs are not for you. Injuries are part of the game, and there are always absences we're left to lament during high-stakes postseason pushes...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 17,297 reads 28 comments

  7. Cincinnati Bengals Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The Cincinnati Bengals hit the 2016 NFL draft in Chicago needing immediate help in several areas. It's a change of pace for the Bengals, who in past years waltzed to the podium ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 day ago 745 reads 0 comments

  8. Minnesota Vikings' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The highly anticipated 2016 NFL draft is finally here for the Minnesota Vikings and 31 other teams, with the first round kicking off Thursday night from Chicago ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 day ago 14,527 reads 49 comments

  9. Cincinnati Bengals' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The hours before the Cincinnati Bengals walk to the podium to make a first-round pick are incredibly interesting...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 day ago 3,824 reads 7 comments

  10. New England Patriots Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The New England Patriots have done a tremendous job of adding depth to their roster during the offseason, but their picks in the 2016 NFL draft will only further the cause...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 day ago 1,477 reads 0 comments

  11. Philadelphia Eagles' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The biggest weekend of the offseason has finally arrived for the Philadelphia Eagles , and it’s no secret that Thursday's 2016 NFL draft is among the biggest in the franchise’s recent history...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 day ago 14,144 reads 23 comments

  12. Denver Broncos Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The NFL draft is wildly unpredictable, especially for a team targeting a variety of positions like the Denver Broncos ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 8,024 reads 18 comments

  13. Carlos Gonzalez Becoming a Troy Tulowitzki 2.0 Situation for Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies are quickly becoming baseball’s version of Pop, a TV channel that plays reruns of old teen dramas such as The OC , Dawson’s Creek and Beverly Hills , 90210...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 day ago 4,479 reads 13 comments

  14. Kentucky Derby 2016: Early Look at Favorites in the Field and Latest Vegas Odds

    The 2016 Kentucky Derby field is headlined by a prohibitive favorite named Nyquist. Per OddsShark.com , Nyquist's 10-3 odds dwarf his closest competition in No...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 day ago 3,986 reads 0 comments

  15. Latest Buzz Surrounding 2016 NFL Draft's Top Prospects

    Welcome to the 2016 NFL draft, a three-night event that is filled with drama, excitement and disappointment for teams, players and fans alike...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 day ago 11,345 reads 20 comments

  16. Why the 1st Round of the 2016 NFL Draft Still Matters to New England Patriots

    Good news: If you're a fan of the New England Patriots and were looking for something to do on Thursday night during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft, I've found something for you to do...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 1 day ago 12,379 reads 27 comments

  17. 2016 NFL Draft: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Predictions

    For NFL fans, the most exciting day of the year is almost here! Sure, the Super Bowl is great and all, but supporters of just two of the league's 32 teams get to enjoy that one...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 day ago 228,900 reads 179 comments

  18. Washington Redskins' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    Scot McCloughan may want more picks, and he's already emptied the coffers in free agency to solve one of his biggest pre-draft problems...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 day ago 16,414 reads 71 comments

  19. Barcelona Transfer News: Fresh Philippe Coutinho, Denis Suarez Rumours

    Barcelona will reportedly be keeping a keen eye on Thursday's UEFA Europa League clash between Liverpool and Villarreal with the club's sporting director, Robert Fernandez, set ...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 day ago 11,902 reads 43 comments

  20. Why Borussia Dortmund Can't Afford to Lose Henrikh Mkhitaryan This Summer

    With only one important game left to play this season for Borussia Dortmund —the DFB -Pokal final against Bayern Munich on May 21 —transfer talk is already dominating the headlines...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 day ago 2,569 reads 12 comments

  21. Manchester United Transfer News: Renato Sanches, Toni Kroos, Saul Niguez Rumours

    Manchester United ’s midfield could be set for some restructuring this summer, with a deal for Benfica’s Renato Sanches said to be edging closer and reports emerging about a fresh pursuit of Real Madrid playmaker Toni Kroos...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 day ago 9,866 reads 16 comments

  22. How NFL Teams Really Make Their Draft Picks

    Jerry Jones was infatuated with Johnny Manziel , the rock-and-rolling, Heisman-winning quarterback out of Texas A&M. Thought he'd be the perfect fit for the Cowboys...

    Dan Pompei Written by Dan Pompei about 1 day ago 110,733 reads 60 comments

  23. Volvo China Open 2016: Thursday Leaderboard Scores and Highlights

    Hennie Otto finds himself top of the pile on Day 1 at the Volvo China Open, with a sublime 63 giving the South African a two-shot lead...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 day ago 1,203 reads 0 comments

  24. 5 Games from 2015/16 Season Manchester City Wish They Could Have Again

    It’s been a Premier League campaign full of regret for Manchester City . Inconsistency has blighted them, denying them the chance to compete properly for the most open title in two decades...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 1 day ago 1,843 reads 6 comments

  25. 3 Areas for Paulo Dybala to Improve on to Become a Juventus Great

    With Juventus having clinched a fifth consecutive Serie A title, the thoughts of many in Turin have already turned to the future, wondering just how far the current side could go if it remains intact for the 2016/17 campaign...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 1 day ago 3,025 reads 6 comments