1. Everton, USMNT Star Tim Howard on MLS, Designated Players, Play-off Predictions

    United States international Tim Howard believes Major League Soccer can bolster its profile by increasing the number of designated players for teams...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 8 hours ago 2,326 reads 5 comments

  2. Howard Beck: What Russell Westbrook's Return Means for the Thunder

    Russell Westbrook will make his return to the Oklahoma City Thunder against the New York Knicks on Friday night to help bring the team out from the cellar of the Western Conference and back into the playoff hunt...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 hours ago 2,872 reads 53 comments

  3. Beck/Bucher Debate: Contender or Pretender?

    Due to injuries to Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant , the Oklahoma City Thunder's struggles to start the season have left the Western Conference wide open for other teams to contend...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 9 hours ago 2,411 reads 46 comments

  4. Kaepernick Continues to Sink 49ers Offense with Brutal Showing vs. Seahawks

    There was a moment Thursday night when it became obvious San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is deeply flawed and is a problem far more often than a solution...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 16 hours ago 11,737 reads 144 comments

  5. Bears Defense Ends Chicago's Playoff Hopes with Awful Thanksgiving Performance

    It was only fitting that the dreadful defense of the Chicago Bears drove the final nail into the club's disappointing 2014 campaign...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 day ago 2,598 reads 20 comments

  6. Ranking the NBA's Hot-Starting Teams

    Four NBA teams finished the 2013-14 campaign with a winning percentage above .675. None of them are among the five clubs that have opened the 2014-15 season by winning their games at or above an 80 percent clip...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 hours ago 13,528 reads 122 comments

  7. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: WWE Has to Capitalize on Dolph Ziggler's Momentum

    1. Follow Up with The Showoff Dolph Ziggler emerges from Survivor Series a hero. WWE put him in a spot we have seen John Cena fight out of so many times...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 2 days ago 51,688 reads 108 comments

  8. Has Wild MLB Spending Actually Made International Free Agents a Bargain?

    Major League Baseball's offseason isn't yet a month old, and teams have already spent some $320 million combined in free agency, more than half of which came from the Boston Red ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 day ago 2,948 reads 9 comments

  9. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Latest Offseason Rumors

    For some baseball fans, the most exciting part of the game has absolutely nothing to do with how things unfold on the field...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 27,893 reads 30 comments

  10. Orioles Must Have Aggressive Winter to Keep Hard-Won A.L. East Supremacy

    It's early yet, but so far this offseason, the Baltimore Orioles sure are acting like a team that just went 96-66 and won the American League East by a dozen games. You'd expect a team like that to play it cool, and that's what the Orioles are doing..

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 3,846 reads 7 comments

  11. What Constitutes Success for the 2014-15 Los Angeles Lakers?

    A month into the 2014-15 season, a legitimate and seemingly obvious question has emerged: What constitutes success for the beleaguered Los Angeles Lakers ? With a 3-12 record, ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 11 hours ago 2,519 reads 31 comments

  12. Tigers Will Save Big on Scherzer but Must Wisely Spend to Win Next Year

    The Detroit Tigers have all but relegated themselves to playing next season without last season’s ace, Max Scherzer . In fact, they pretty much did so in March when Scherzer turned down a six-year, $144 million extension offer...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 13 hours ago 6,435 reads 14 comments

  13. Alabama Football: Lane Kiffin's Dark-Horse Stars Down the Stretch

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — By now you know all of the big names. Blake Sims. T.J. Yeldon. Amari Cooper. Derrick Henry...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 16 hours ago 5,102 reads 5 comments

  14. Young LSU Football Team Shows Future Is Bright vs. Texas A&M

    LSU head coach Les Miles can finally smile. Miles' young talent came of age in a 23-17 victory over Texas A&M...

    Carter Bryant Written by Carter Bryant about 18 hours ago 2,822 reads 16 comments

  15. 2015 NFL Draft: Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook for Week 13

    Three NFL teams—the Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets—are officially eliminated from the postseason...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 18 hours ago 21,937 reads 37 comments

  16. Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy Picking Up Eagles Offense at Perfect Time

    There was a feast that took place this Thanksgiving in Arlington, Texas. But that feast wasn't meant for the home team...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 21 hours ago 2,080 reads 4 comments

  17. Mitchell Langerak: Will Borussia Dortmund Backup Ever Become No. 1?

    Mitchell Langerak is in his fifth season at Borussia Dortmund , but his path to the No. 1 spot continues to be impeded by seasoned veteran Roman Weidenfeller. The last two days are a reminder of Langerak being at career crossroads...

    Allan Jiang Written by Allan Jiang about 1 hour ago 83 reads 0 comments

  18. Insider Buzz: RG3 Done in Washington If Unable to Respond to Gruden's Coaching

    Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden has informed the team that quarterback Robert Griffin III has been benched in favor of Colt McCoy , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 6,383 reads 8 comments

  19. Benjamin Stambouli Deserves Spurs Premier League Start After Partizan Display

    After a dominant performance, capped by the winning goal, in Tottenham Hotspur 's decisive 1-0 Europa League victory over Partizan Belgrade on Thursday night, Benjamin Stambouli deserves a start in the Premier League...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 3 hours ago 450 reads 0 comments

  20. Credibility Gone, Roger Goodell Faces Demise by His Own PR Devices

    It seemed impossible two months ago that Roger Goodell's credibility could erode any further. At the height of the NFL 's September of Shame, Goodell had the approval rating of ...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 3 minutes ago 3 reads 0 comments

  21. Should New York Knicks Take Their Sites off Making the Playoffs?

    The New York Knicks have opened the 2014-15 season in terrible fashion, and their chances of making the playoffs will continue to fade if things don't turn around quickly...

    Ciaran Gowan Written by Ciaran Gowan about 20 minutes ago 9 reads 0 comments

  22. Nebraska Cornhuskers' 2014 Success Based on Effort of Players, Not Coaches

    Bo Pelini had one word to describe quarterback Tommy Armstrong's performance against Iowa: Gutsy. "That is one of the gutsiest performance I've ever seen," the head coach said...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 30 minutes ago 202 reads 0 comments

  23. Nebraska vs. Iowa: Game Grades, Analysis for the Huskers and Hawkeyes

    It was a very wild game in Iowa City, but the Nebraska Cornhsukers were able to defeat the Iowa Hawkeyes 37-34 in overtime. The final box score can be found here thanks to NCAA...

    Brian Jones Written by Brian Jones about 35 minutes ago 228 reads 0 comments

  24. Tough December Schedule Will Be True Test of Milwaukee Bucks' Place in East

    Although the Milwaukee Bucks continue to bask in the glow of their hot start to 2014-15, it is not the early-season victories and ladder-climbing, however impressive, that will determine their Eastern Conference standing...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 hour ago 94 reads 0 comments

  25. Marshall Proves It Doesn't Belong in Playoff Conversation with Embarrassing Loss

    The Marshall University Thundering Herd were never truly in the playoff conversation. Everybody knew, whether they openly admitted it or not, that the upper echelon of the Power Five would squash Marshall...

    Sean Frye Written by Sean Frye about 1 hour ago 36 reads 0 comments