1. Stanford Is Recruiting Football Players with the Smartest Pitch Imaginable

    In the high-stakes, cutthroat world of college football recruiting, top-flight programs must exploit any edge available to seize the upper hand...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 9 hours ago 317 reads 0 comments

  2. Jose Mourinho Says Cristiano Ronaldo Is a Goal Machine

    Jose Mourinho has labelled Cristiano Ronaldo a "goal machine" as the Real Madrid forward prepares to face Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.....

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  3. West, Stuckey out Rest of Pacers Preseason

    The Pacers ' best player from a season ago, Paul George , is out for the year due to injury. Their second best player on last season's Eastern Conference runner-up team, Lance Stephenson, signed with Charlotte ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 9 hours ago 74 reads 0 comments

  4. Arbeloa: Liverpool Return Special

    Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa is looking forward to returning to Anfield after spending two-and-a-half years at Liverpool .....

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  5. Power Ranking College Football Playoff Contenders by Their Defenses

    Offense becomes a bigger, more-important part of college football every season, but the cliched maxim about "defense winning championships" holds true...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 9 hours ago 3,355 reads 10 comments

  6. Fantasy NASCAR: Top Drivers for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia, this week for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. It seems like a season ago when the Sprint Cup Series last raced at the half-mile paperclip race track...

    Chad Robb Written by Chad Robb about 10 hours ago 1,945 reads 2 comments

  7. Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander Fight Date and Location Announced

    Amir Khan is set to fight American Devon Alexander at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Dec. 13 as the Englishman continues in his quest to eventually face Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 10 hours ago 6,082 reads 26 comments

  8. Colts' Adam Vinatieri Moves into 6th Place on All-Time Field Goals List

    Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri converted a pair of field goals in Sunday's 27-0 win over the Cincinnati Bengals to overtake John Kasay for sole possession of sixth place on the all-time field-goals-made list ...

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  9. Falcons Sign Jonathan Scott, Put Konz on IR

    The Falcons have lost a second center for the season, announcing today (Twitter link) that Peter Konz has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury this weekend...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 240 reads 0 comments

  10. Report: Rory to Take Break from Golf Because of Horizon Lawsuit: The Loop

    The world's best golfer is suing Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management Ltd and two other companies, Gurteen Ltd, with a registered address in Malta, and Dublin-based Canovan Management Services...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 hours ago 19 reads 0 comments

  11. LeBron James Says Chicago Bulls Are Better Than Cleveland Cavs Right Now

    LeBron James ' basketball genius extends beyond his ability to learn new offensive systems overnight or make passes three steps ahead of the defense. He is also, apparently, a master of motivation...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 10 hours ago 78,518 reads 216 comments

  12. Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Tennessee Volunteers Complete Game Preview

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — If you were eager for the third Saturday in October to pick up a little steam after the last few years, don’t hold your breath for 2014...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 10 hours ago 2,341 reads 36 comments

  13. Miller (Dislocated Right Shoulder) out Indefinitely

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 10 hours ago 25 reads 0 comments

  14. World Series 2014: Giants vs. Royals Predictions and Matchup Info

    "Unexpected" is the buzz word swarming around the 2014 World Series matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 hours ago 1,284 reads 0 comments

  15. ESPN Analysts Kiper Jr. and McShay Discuss Michigan State's Playoff Hopes

    Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay are best known for their NFL draft analysis, but the ESPN writers took time this week on the ESPN Insider pay site to debate the merits of a one-loss Michigan State or Ohio State team...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 hours ago 102 reads 0 comments

  16. Connor Cook Handles Adversity in Stride

    Connor Cook gave the critics what they wanted in the second quarter at Indiana when, facing a third-and-17 at the Michigan State 14, he stared down a receiver and threw an interception...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 hours ago 14 reads 0 comments

  17. Nadal Makes Winning Return in Basel

    Second seed Rafael Nadal made a winning return to the Swiss Indoors Basel by defeating qualifier Simone Bolelli 6-2, 6-2 on Monday...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 hours ago 242 reads 0 comments

  18. Brady Hoke Calls MSU 'Terrific,' Lippett Big Ten's Best

    Entering rivalry week against Michigan State, Michigan football coach Brady Hoke understands the massive task ahead Saturday (3:30 p.m., ABC). MSU is favored by 15-17 points by the various Las Vegas bookmakers...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 10 hours ago 59 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC: For Dan Hardy, Sitting Cageside Is Close Enough from Here on out

    There's no shame in being gone and staying gone. That's true of life, but it's particularly true of combat sports. Sometimes you're just done and you have no reason to go back; no reason to even consider it...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 10 hours ago 3,293 reads 16 comments

  20. McDaniels Says Gray Will Get More Chances

    When New England Patriots running back Jonas Gray was promoted from the practice squad prior to Thursday night's 27-25 win against the Jets , it was a move to find answers after Stevan Ridley 's season-ending knee injury...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 10 hours ago 693 reads 0 comments

  21. Hype Video for UNC vs. UVa

    It's a battle of two coastal division foes as North Carolina travels to Charlottesville, VA to take on the Virginia Cavaliers.....

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 10 hours ago 30 reads 0 comments

  22. Injuries to SpiIller, Jackson Make Bills' Sammy Watkins Front-Runner for ROY

    The Buffalo Bills are banged up after losing running backs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller to injuries...

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  23. Van Gaal Tells United They Must Learn to 'Kill' Games

    Louis van Gaal has told his Manchester United players they have to learn to 'kill' games ahead of the trip to West Brom.....

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  24. Juan Mata: I Can Learn a Lot from Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United

    Juan Mata believes he can learn a lot from the Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, despite seeing his place in the starting XI come under threat following a flurry of signings from the Dutchman...

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  25. Turner (Leg) Won't Play vs. Seahawks; Bell (Elbow) Could

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