1. Rose Bowl 2015: Top Storylines to Watch in Oregon vs. FSU Semifinal

    The 2015 Rose Bowl between the Oregon Ducks and the Florida State Seminoles is not the title game, but it sure feels like it. Of course, this is what the College Football Playoff committee wants...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 days ago 6,371 reads 155 comments

  2. NFL Playoff Picture Week 16: Full AFC, NFC Outlook and Predictions

    Week 16 began with a Thursday Night Football contest between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars that had an impact on the 2015 NFL draft's No. 1 overall pick, but not so much on the league's playoff picture...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 2 days ago 1,410 reads 0 comments

  3. Selecting 3 Christmas Gifts for Juventus Boss Massimiliano Allegri

    Earlier this summer, Massimiliano Allegri must have felt Christmas had come early—the 47-year-old surprisingly landing the coaching role at Juventus ...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 2 days ago 1,898 reads 4 comments

  4. Breaking Down the Portland Trail Blazers' Best Trade Bait

    The Portland Trail Blazers currently hold a 20-6 record, have played well on both ends of the floor and are tied with the Memphis Grizzlies for fifth in points-per-game differential...

    Joshua J Vannuccini Written by Joshua J Vannuccini about 2 days ago 5,687 reads 19 comments

  5. Atletico Madrid Need to Find Goals Outside of Mario Mandzukic

    It was always going to be difficult to replace Diego Costa, but losing David Villa and Adrian Lopez at the same time meant that Atletico Madrid needed to add a number of strikers...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 2 days ago 3,128 reads 6 comments

  6. Why Do the Colts Still Insist on Feeding Trent Richardson?

    When watching tape of the running back position in the NFL , I look for vision, acceleration through the hole (over long speed), short-area quickness and the ability to finish on contact...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 2 days ago 42,746 reads 100 comments

  7. What Suppressed the MLB Hitting Market Spending This Winter?

    You might have noticed that Major League Baseball teams have been hot after bats this winter and that they've been spending a lot of money on said bats. But not that much, really...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 3,757 reads 1 comments

  8. NFL Power Rankings Week 16: Initial Standings Post-Thursday Night Football

    NFL fans had to wait until Week 16 to finally get the much-anticipated Thursday night showdown between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans that everyone has been waiting for all year...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 2,221 reads 0 comments

  9. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Remaining MLB Pitching Market

    There's not much to talk about regarding hitters on Major League Baseball's offseason market. There was once, but signings and trades have taken care of that. They're all gone now...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 11,472 reads 5 comments

  10. Bowl Games 2014-15: College Football Schedule, Predictions and Games to Watch

    Let’s be honest. If you’re clicking on a college football story, you probably don’t have to be told how great the two initial College Football Playoff matchups are this season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 3,253 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Week 16 Picks: Rounding Up Top Experts' Predictions

    All bettors and experts want for the holidays is a smooth slate of NFL Week 16 picks. No dice, folks. Must-win games litter the schedule. Showdowns that look lopsided on paper are divisional matchups in which anything can happen...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 days ago 927 reads 0 comments

  12. Max Scherzer Is the Splash San Francisco Giants Need to Salvage Offseason

    Somewhere in a quiet corner of AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean pushes the record button on an R-2 unit and says, "Help us, Max Scherzer . You're our only hope...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 21,568 reads 59 comments

  13. Should Chicago Bulls Shut Down Joakim Noah for a Rest?

    Joakim Noah has long personified the competitive spirit of the Chicago Bulls , but his recent health issues mean it is time to put the emotive big on temporary leave...

    James Davis Written by James Davis about 2 days ago 4,319 reads 4 comments

  14. Picking a Combined Liverpool-Arsenal XI

    Arsenal travel to Merseyside to face Liverpool in the Super Sunday clash at Anfield, looking to avenge last season's incredible 5-1 defeat...

    Matt Ladson Written by Matt Ladson about 2 days ago 10,294 reads 45 comments

  15. Thunder Future Uncertain After Kevin Durant Injury and Other Thursday Takeaways

    Everything had been going so well. The Oklahoma City Thunder came into Thursday night’s 114-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors riding a seven-game winning streak...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 days ago 88,717 reads 110 comments

  16. 3 Available Players Still Within Reach of the New York Mets

    The holiday season is here and the Mets are still in the midst of the current offseason. Not too many moves really need to be made at this point generally speaking, but that does ...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 2 days ago 5,151 reads 0 comments

  17. After Juventus and Roma, Who Will Claim Italy's Last Champions League Berth?

    The Serie A season has not yet reached its midway stage, but already the top of the table has acquired a familiar feel...

    Paolo Bandini Written by Paolo Bandini about 2 days ago 4,627 reads 11 comments

  18. Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria Did Not Sucker Giancarlo Stanton into Losing Future

    Boxing promoters, politicians, televangelists draped in gaudy jewelry, Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria. You take everything these people say, especially the promises, with a dump truck’s load of skepticism...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 days ago 6,516 reads 7 comments

  19. Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick's 2014 Failures Leave Both Futures Up in Air

    They were the hottest head coach-quarterback tandem at the end of the 2012 season. Now, they're both at risk of being let go by the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Joseph Akeley Written by Joseph Akeley about 2 days ago 6,821 reads 4 comments

  20. Tite Return to Corinthians Highlights Brazilian Coach Instability

    Tite is back. The headlines across Paulista , as the state of Sao Paulo is known, newspapers were largely positive...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 days ago 1,178 reads 1 comments

  21. Manchester City and the FFP Trick That Might Sign Them Their Next Superstar

    Earlier this year, Manchester City became one of the first clubs to be punished by UEFA under its newly imposed Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 2 days ago 21,638 reads 66 comments

  22. Breaking Down the Milwaukee Bucks' Best Trade Bait

    Even though the Milwaukee Bucks are forging an identity as a young, competitive team early on during the 2014-15 season, if they're active come the trade deadline, they'll likely still be sellers...

    Jordan Rodewald Written by Jordan Rodewald about 2 days ago 5,205 reads 14 comments

  23. Players Detroit Red Wings Could Target to Bolster Roster

    The Detroit Red Wings have gotten off to a solid start to the season, but the team isn't perfect. In fact, no NHL team is perfect, and that is why NHL general managers are constantly busy looking for ways to improve the roster...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 2 days ago 1,413 reads 3 comments

  24. Barcelona vs. Cordoba: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape La Liga Game

    Barcelona host Cordoba at the Camp Nou for the first time since a Copa del Rey tie in January 2013 which the Catalans won 5-0. How Luis Enrique and his team could do with a similar result and performance to sign off the year with...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 2 days ago 5,575 reads 26 comments

  25. Eden Hazard Contract Is Festive Priority for Chelsea and Jose Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho must be a hard man to buy a Christmas present for. After all, the Chelsea boss is a man with the means to have most things in life...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 2 days ago 5,014 reads 14 comments