1. Dan Pompei's Read Option: NFL Draft Has Overabundance of Offensive Players

    Just as offense dominated the NFL regular season, offense could dominate the NFL draft. The rich side of the ball should get richer, as the draft offers significantly more offensive talent than defensive talent...

    Dan Pompei Written by Dan Pompei about 1 hour ago 688 reads 0 comments

  2. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Michael Pineda, Bryce Harper Must Learn the MLB Way

    1. Michael Pineda's smear campaign It is blatantly obvious: You cannot spell “Pineda” without P-I-N-E (tar). Talk about sticky situations for the Yankees...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 2 hours ago 1,614 reads 2 comments

  3. The Obsessions of Jon Jones

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It's 8:45 in the morning, and I'm standing in the lobby of the famed Jackson/Winkeljohn Mixed Martial Arts gym...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 12 hours ago 9,936 reads 22 comments

  4. Inside Look into Both Sides of MLB's Delicate Writer-Player Relationship

    When I first met RA Dickey, I didn’t know what to talk to him about. I was new to the baseball analyst/columnist/broadcaster/correspondent thing and I didn’t have a plan for interviewing player...

    Dirk  Hayhurst Written by Dirk Hayhurst about 2 hours ago 43 reads 0 comments

  5. Dispelling Fans Biggest Misconceptions of the NFL Draft

    What fans think happens in draft rooms on draft day and what really happens are two different things. First of all, you may have noticed I didn't use the phrase "war room...

    Greg Gabriel Written by Greg Gabriel about 10 hours ago 1,709 reads 1 comments

  6. Michael Pineda, Yankees as Guilty of Stupidity as They Are of Cheating

    "I would expect that if it’s used, it’s more discreet than the last time." That's what Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters prior to Wednesday night's ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 hours ago 10,208 reads 78 comments

  7. Golden State Warriors Need Mark Jackson to Out-Coach Doc Rivers in Game 3

    Mark Jackson and Doc Rivers aren 't so different, you know. They both hail from American metropolises—Jackson from New York , Rivers from Chicago . Both were prolific, hard-nosed All-Stars at the point guard position as pros...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 11 hours ago 2,355 reads 6 comments

  8. Real Madrid Show Bayern Munich That Possession Doesn't Win Games

    The Champions League semi-final first legs have now concluded, and we have seen two very different games with one common theme: the use of counter-attack...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 12 hours ago 1,565 reads 10 comments

  9. Can Anyone Beat Boston Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask in 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs?

    Tuukka Rask ’s playoff performance for the Boston Bruins has been seemingly beyond reproach. With a 0...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 13 hours ago 3,690 reads 41 comments

  10. What LA Clippers Need from Chris Paul to Maximize Title Chances

    For the Los Angeles Clippers to make a deep playoff run and have a chance at the 2014 NBA title, Chris Paul must walk the line between distributor and scorer better than ever before...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 17 hours ago 1,838 reads 13 comments

  11. Paul George's Heroics Won't Solve Indiana Pacers' Bigger Problems

    Like most NBA stars, Paul George is a terrific eraser. On the strength of his own brilliant play, he can temporarily make critics forget their gripes about his team's numerous shortcomings...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 13 hours ago 928 reads 7 comments

  12. Adjustments Golden State Warriors Need to Make to Beat Los Angeles Clippers

    If Mark Jackson figures out the hidden tweak that saves the Golden State Warriors from defeat against a seemingly superior Los Angeles Clippers outfit, he's a much better coach than any of us have given him credit for being...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 16 hours ago 3,039 reads 3 comments

  13. Tony Allen Is Kevin Durant's Kryptonite

    Kevin Durant is one of the best scorers in the league, but when Tony Allen is guarding him...well, that's another story...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 24 hours ago 4,082 reads 36 comments

  14. BASE Jumpers Leap from Skyscraper, Break Record and Produce Terrifying Video

    Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet literally went above and beyond to produce a video that will yield the obligatory goosebumps and personal declarations of "Nope!" The video (h/t ...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 19 hours ago 33,890 reads 8 comments

  15. 2013 NFL Draft Review: Power Ranking Every Team's Haul 1 Year Later

    In exactly two weeks (May 8), the National Football League will begin its three-day process of restocking its 32 teams' rosters with 256 prospects. It is also known as the 2014 NFL draft...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 hour ago 4,040 reads 25 comments

  16. What Cole Hamels' 2014 Debut Tells Us About His Season Outlook

    Cole Hamels isn ’t known for turning in strong season debuts. Since 2009, the Phillies left-hander is 1-4 with a 9.55 ERA in 21.2 innings...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 hours ago 420 reads 0 comments

  17. Which Dark-Horse Playoff Teams Can Win 2014 NBA Title?

    The NBA playoffs, uniquely among American professional sports’ postseasons, are dominated by the juggernauts...

    Tom Sunnergren Written by Tom Sunnergren about 1 day ago 283 reads 0 comments

  18. Best Destinations for the Top 5 2014 NBA Draft Prospects

    As we all know, draft coverage usually focuses around the needs of the team, not the needs of the player. That makes sense, mainly because the player has very little say in which team drafts him...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 day ago 50,571 reads 181 comments

  19. The Biggest Early Surprises in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    It happens every year: A week into the playoffs and fans are reeling in some cities and rocking in others. In 2014, the lights are out already in Tampa Bay, Los Angeles is in a pickle, and the San Jose Sharks look like the best hockey team on the planet.

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 8 hours ago 4,188 reads 10 comments

  20. Questions on Defense Could Derail Cardinals' Playoff Hopes in 2014

    The Arizona Cardinals didn't make the playoffs in 2013, but with 10 wins, the Redbirds were still one of the league's more surprising teams...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 10 hours ago 1,234 reads 9 comments

  21. Detroit Red Wings Are Beating Themselves in Boston Bruins Playoff Series

    That the Detroit Red Wings are in a 2-1 series-deficit against the Boston Bruins is hardly surprising—that they’ve aided the Bruins in digging the hole is a little unexpected...

    Matt Hutter Written by Matt Hutter about 13 hours ago 147 reads 0 comments

  22. Top Long-Term Ivan Nova Replacement Options for the New York Yankees

    Heading into play last weekend , the New York Yankees ' starting rotation owned the best strikeout-to-walk ratio in baseball...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 day ago 5,478 reads 12 comments

  23. Toronto Raptors Shutting Down Paul Pierce Key to First-Round Series Win

    In Game 1, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final three minutes, looking every bit the clutch performer that carried the Boston Celtics when tight games were on the line...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 14 hours ago 1,974 reads 13 comments

  24. Do Memphis Grizzlies or Oklahoma City Thunder Have the Edge Entering Game 3?

    A dominant Oklahoma City Thunder team took Game 1. A spotless Memphis Grizzlies squad took Game 2. Who will take Game 3? Momentum often shifts over the course of a seven-game ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 days ago 8,698 reads 75 comments

  25. Why Everything Is on the Line for Indiana Pacers During 2014 NBA Playoffs

    The Indiana Pacers put themselves on the chopping block. They asked for the weight of the basketball world to be placed on their shoulders and assured us all they were ready for the burden...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 15 hours ago 1,253 reads 6 comments