1. Liverpool Pre-Season Focus: Brendan Rodgers' Tactics, Martin Kelly and Joe Allen

    Liverpool continued their pre-season preparations with a late 1-0 defeat to Serie A runners-up AS Roma at Fenway Park in Boston...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 day ago 4,222 reads 4 comments

  2. 5 NBA Teams That Vaulted into Contention During the 2014 Offseason

    It’s not often that a free-agent crop is capable of completely shifting the NBA landscape—of turning pretenders into contenders and contenders into also-rans...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 day ago 91,477 reads 586 comments

  3. Syracuse Basketball Recruiting: Sales Pitches for Top 2015 Targets

    The Syracuse basketball team may only have two recruits in the 2014 class, but head coach Jim Boeheim is building a powerful 2015 group. Syracuse already has four commits in the 2015 class...

    Justin Neuman Written by Justin Neuman about 1 day ago 1,998 reads 6 comments

  4. Why Nate Chandler Is Key to the Panthers Offense in 2014

    The Carolina Panthers have received plenty of negative attention for their handling of the receiver position this offseason, but that has only served as a distraction from the ...

    Tyler Horner Written by Tyler Horner about 1 day ago 3,025 reads 9 comments

  5. Which CBB Powerhouse Has Better Incoming Freshmen: Michigan or Michigan State?

    Neither has an overwhelming class of scholarship freshmen to boast about, but Michigan and Michigan State each have sturdy and respectable 2014 crops capable of delivering hearty yields...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 1 day ago 7,590 reads 34 comments

  6. Pac-12 Media Days 2014: Top Quotes, Reaction to Day 1

    Optimism, if nothing else, defines media days. Commissioner Larry Scott opened Pac-12 Media Days from Paramount Studios in Hollywood , California, with the positivity expected at the start of every conference’s football season...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 1 day ago 7,807 reads 24 comments

  7. Will Extensions Become More Prevalent with Restricted Free-Agency Issues?

    There are a few lessons the 2014 free-agency period has taught us. For example, shooting, and not necessarily scoring, is what the market rewards now. The luxury tax, as we saw for the Indiana Pacers, is still a real concern...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 day ago 20,903 reads 23 comments

  8. Should Brock Lesnar Win the WWE Championship Working a Part-Time Schedule?

    Brock Lesnar will face WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena for the title at SummerSlam . Should WWE give Lesnar the title? Does he deserve a championship despite ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 27,031 reads 216 comments

  9. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Latest Gossip Surrounding Sami Khedira and More

    Arsenal have been quite active in the transfer market already this summer, but it is clear Arsene Wenger and company are far from finished...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 52,051 reads 27 comments

  10. Madden NFL 15 Player Ratings: Biggest Surprises from Early Reveals

    EA Sports continues to roll out Madden NFL 15 player ratings to great fanfare, with the numerals creating widespread discussion in an otherwise dull part of the league's offseason...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 day ago 1,181 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Football 2014: Sleeper Running Backs Worth a Late-Round Pick

    Training camps have started, the preseason is near and every franchise has hope and optimism following the offseason. For those who haven't already started looking ahead to fantasy football, you're likely already behind the curve in your league...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 day ago 12,977 reads 23 comments

  12. Why Bryant Jennings vs. Mike Perez Will Have Big Impact on Heavyweight Division

    A pair of undefeated heavyweight contenders meet on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York in a wildly important bout to the future of boxing’s glamour division...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 1 day ago 776 reads 0 comments

  13. Evan Turner Signing Fails to Address Boston Celtics' Biggest Need

    Evan Turner could be a great value for the Boston Celtics , with "could" serving as the operative word. The swingman , who was once made the No...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 9,956 reads 53 comments

  14. Jamaal Charles Extension with Chiefs a Mutually Beneficial Deal at Perfect Price

    The Kansas City Chiefs were one of the NFL 's biggest surprises in 2013, improving by nine wins after a 2-14 record in 2012, and reaching the Wild Card Round...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 day ago 28,599 reads 58 comments

  15. Why Houston Rockets Rookie Nick Johnson Will Have a Long Career in the NBA

    The Houston Rockets only had one first-round pick in the 2014 NBA draft, but after snagging Nick Johnson at No. 42, they might as well have had two. A low ceiling likely limited Johnson to just second-round consideration for most teams...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 day ago 13,027 reads 26 comments

  16. Vitor Belfort Learns NSAC's Bark Is Worse Than Its Bite, Licensed for UFC 181

    Vitor Belfort may be down to his last strike, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission is still giving him good pitches to hit...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 1 day ago 7,201 reads 47 comments

  17. Why Phoenix Suns Should Stay Far Away from Greg Monroe in Free Agency

    The run-and-gun Phoenix Suns need to upgrade their interior. Blossoming big man Greg Monroe must find the type of floor spacing the Detroit Pistons cannot give him...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 12,683 reads 49 comments

  18. 5 Boston Bruins Prospects Most Likely to Make Their NHL Debuts in 2014-15

    From Kevan Miller on November 21 to Alexander Khokhlachev on April 13, the Boston Bruins dressed eight players for their first NHL regular-season game in 2013-14...

    Al Daniel Written by Al Daniel about 1 day ago 2,989 reads 3 comments

  19. Daniel Geale Refusing to Fight Scared Against KO King Gennady Golovkin

    Daniel Geale is a brave man. The 33-year-old Aussie gets a crack at a third world championship on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden (HBO, 9:30 p.m...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 1 day ago 3,597 reads 18 comments

  20. Patrick Vieira Right to Take His Man City Youngsters off the Pitch in Croatia

    Manchester City ’s under-21 players left the pitch during a pre-season friendly match in Croatia after midfielder Seko Fofana was allegedly racially abused by an opponent...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 1 day ago 1,973 reads 2 comments

  21. Chelsea's Rising Stars Continue to Make the Most of Pre-Season in RZ Pellets Tie

    First it was Izzy Brown and Patrick Bamford against Wycombe Wanderers , then Lewis Baker against AFC Wimbledon ...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 day ago 12,873 reads 8 comments

  22. Why Winning Over Kobe Bryant Is Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest Offseason Victory

    Offseason victories come in all forms, and the Los Angeles Lakers , firmly fixed to a finespun rebuild, won theirs by not losing Kobe Bryant . Viewed pessimistically, the Lakers' offseason can be seen as discouraging...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 day ago 18,472 reads 98 comments

  23. Will Jameer Nelson Complete Dallas Mavericks' Offseason Makeover?

    In his 10 seasons with the Orlando Magic , Jameer Nelson was never considered more than a secondary or tertiary option—a pleasant afterthought to the likes of Dwight Howard ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 day ago 9,344 reads 29 comments

  24. NFL Training Camps 2014: Previewing Summer's Most Intriguing QB Battles

    No matter how much we've settled into the routine, I doubt July will ever feel like a natural beginning point to our preseason NFL conversation...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 day ago 232 reads 1 comments

  25. John Cena on the Verge of Becoming WWE's Mr. SummerSlam

    John Cena 's head is set to get heavier, as he will soon wear a new crown— WWE 's Mr. SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 day ago 56,986 reads 260 comments