1. Will Ailing Roger Federer Be Healthy in Time for Wimbledon and the Olympics?

    A solemn Roger Federer sat before a horde of reporters at the Madrid Open and unexpectedly announced his withdrawal from the event before his opening match. It's a task that's becoming all too routine for him in 2016...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 18 hours ago 1,096 reads 4 comments

  2. Who Should Wear the Captain's Armband for Borussia Dortmund Next Season?

    In today's world of football, the captain's armband is more of a symbol than anything else. The dominant skipper telling his team-mates what to do and being the main link between coaching staff and squad is a dying breed...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 18 hours ago 2,576 reads 23 comments

  3. 2016 NFL Draft: Predicting Every Team's Best Value Selection

    The NFL draft is no rotisserie fantasy, but the concepts of minimizing risk and maximizing value still ring plenty true every April when all 32 teams come together to reload their rosters with the nation's top young talent...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 19 hours ago 48,859 reads 89 comments

  4. Real Madrid and Ronaldo Book Ticket to Milan, but Face Dilemma over Liga Push

    Barely an hour had passed following the full-time whistle, but already the focus was shifting. In the press room at the Santiago Bernabeu late on Wednesday night, Real Madrid ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 19 hours ago 5,924 reads 32 comments

  5. Zidane Hasn't Improved Real Enough to Beat Atletico in Champions League Final

    And still it goes on. Heading into the final weeks of the season, none of Europe's finest have managed to knock a Spanish team out of either the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 19 hours ago 7,677 reads 104 comments

  6. Shelby Miller Looking Early on to Be One of Worst MLB Trades in Decades

    Shelby Miller could throw a no-hitter in his next start. He could rip off a streak of run-suppressing dominance and propel the Arizona Diamondbacks to the top of the National League West standings...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 19 hours ago 71,545 reads 81 comments

  7. Man City Will Regret Their Semi-Final Display but the Guardiola Era Will Excite

    There will be a feeling of regret this morning among the Manchester City players beaten 1-0 by Real Madrid in their UEFA Champions League semi-final. They managed just one shot on target across the two legs against a team clearly below their best...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 21 hours ago 2,113 reads 9 comments

  8. Should Juventus Prevent Real Madrid's Attempt to Recapture Alvaro Morata?

    Having wrapped up the Serie A title with weeks to spare, the Coppa Italia final on May 21 is the only remaining fixture of any importance to Juventus ...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 21 hours ago 2,728 reads 4 comments

  9. What's Next for the Premier League's Perennial Contenders?

    Leicester City are champions of England. An odd occurrence, but they have 12 months to celebrate. Meanwhile, the Premier League's remaining clubs have already started thinking about how to unseat them...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 21 hours ago 4,921 reads 31 comments

  10. Has Douglas Costa Delivered Value for Money on His €30M Transfer?

    Bayern Munich will not meet every objective they set before 2015/16 began. While winning two domestic trophies would be great, the Bavarian club wanted a UEFA Champions League title in Pep Guardiola's last season...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 21 hours ago 5,379 reads 24 comments

  11. Believability Meter on the Week's Biggest Transfer Rumours

    As the summer draws closer, rumours of ins and outs at some of Europe's top clubs persist. In the video above, Becky Ives and Bleacher Report Insider Dean Jones look at some ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 23 hours ago 1,903 reads 6 comments

  12. Picking This Season's Premier League Underachieving XI

    For every success story in the Premier League this season, there's been a tale of failure or unfulfilled potential. In the video above, Bleacher Report's Dean Jones gives Becky Ives his Underachieving XI...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 23 hours ago 2,464 reads 8 comments

  13. Liverpool vs. Villarreal: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    Liverpool host Villarreal in the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg, seeking to overturn a 1-0 deficit and reach the Reds' first European final since 2007...

    Matt Ladson Written by Matt Ladson about 23 hours ago 5,949 reads 1 comments

  14. Why PSG Must Not Sell Javier Pastore to Liverpool or Juventus This Summer

    It has largely been a season to forget for Paris Saint-Germain’s Javier Pastore , but the Argentina international is doing his best to finish this frustrating campaign in style...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 1 day ago 2,312 reads 2 comments

  15. How Does Tottenham's Harry Kane Compare Statistically to Europe's Elite Forwards

    Harry Kane has enjoyed a sensational second season of top-flight football for Tottenham Hotspur . After a debut campaign in which he scored 31 times in all competitions, the 22-year-old was expected to regress...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 day ago 5,512 reads 4 comments

  16. Faith and Fighting: Amir Khan's Quest to Be a Muslim Role Model

    OAKLAND, California — As we drove north on Interstate 880 toward downtown Oakland on a cold Friday night this winter, Amir Khan asked me a question that I could not answer with confidence...

    Ray Markarian Written by Ray Markarian about 1 day ago 26,771 reads 21 comments

  17. Baron Davis' 'The Drew' Is a Story Worth Telling

    The Drew: No Excuse, Just Produce opens with a famous and true quote from Nelson Mandela about the power of sport. To paraphrase: Sport brings people together. It strengthens bonds within communities and families that are otherwise fractured...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 1 day ago 68,719 reads 26 comments

  18. Capitals on Life Support After Blowing Big Chance Against Shorthanded Penguins

    This was their chance. This was where the Washington Capitals would get even and go home, back to the Roar in Red at Verizon Center, back to a best-of-three with a "Can you hear us now?" swagger...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 day ago 16,166 reads 120 comments

  19. Who Should Eddie Jones Select as England Scrum-Half for Australia Test Series?

    Scrum-half is one of Eddie Jones’ main selection dilemmas ahead of England’s Test series with Australia in June and beyond. In Leicester Tigers ' Ben Youngs and Danny Care of Harlequins , the England head coach has two No...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 1 day ago 1,349 reads 1 comments

  20. Giancarlo Stanton Rounding Back into Elite Form for Surging Marlins

    Be careful out there. 'Tis the season when you never know if a Giancarlo Stanton home run ball might come falling out of the sky. The Miami Marlins right fielder went into Wednesday with five home runs in his last eight games...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 12,830 reads 33 comments

  21. Cleveland Cavaliers' 3-Point Barrage Sends Statement to Atlanta Hawks, NBA

    The Atlanta Hawks set the series' early tone with a furious Game 1 comeback. Though it still ended in defeat, the second half proved they weren't going to roll over for the Cleveland Cavaliers and bow out of the second round without a fight...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 day ago 283,811 reads 413 comments

  22. Brilliant 2015-16 Season Cements Isaiah Thomas' Place in Boston Celtics' Future

    BOSTON — Just over one year ago, Isaiah Thomas was a surprise trade deadline acquisition for the Boston Celtics , his third team in only eight months after being dealt away by the Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns , respectively...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 1 day ago 356 reads 0 comments

  23. Kentucky Derby 2016 Post Positions: Odds and Predictions for Every Horse

    As if reaching the 142nd Kentucky Derby wasn’t a big enough accomplishment, the post-position draw added another element: a crap shoot, a lottery. A double-blind draw determines which horses will break from which posts...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 1 day ago 2,958 reads 0 comments

  24. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from May 4

    Eric Young's debut shook the NXT Universe Wednesday and set up a gigantic main event against world champion Samoa Joe, who was fresh off a history-making victory over Finn Balor...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 day ago 3,225 reads 51 comments

  25. Kentucky Derby 2016 Post Positions: Updated Picks and Predictions After Draw

    The Kentucky Derby may not be until Saturday, but Nyquist , the presumptive favorite, already cleared a hurdle on Wednesday evening—the post position draw. Nyquist landed position No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 9,433 reads 1 comments