1. Jets vs. Dolphins: Breaking Down Miami's Game Plan

    It’s the final game of the 2014 NFL season for the Miami Dolphins , and they have a chance to finish 9-7 while also giving their rival a painful end to their dreadful season...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 day ago 350 reads 0 comments

  2. Underappreciated Drivers Who Will Become Fan Favorites in 2015

    Hard as it may seem to believe, there are a number of NASCAR drivers who already have established large fanbases, and yet they’re still underappreciated. Reigning Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick was that way for several years...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 1 day ago 316 reads 0 comments

  3. A Fan's Christmas Wish List for the Boston Red Sox in 2015

    Ahhh, the holidays. Eggnog, carols, the fresh smell of sap and distracting oneself from thy family with NBA action. But with the 10-16 Boston Celtics having just traded away Rajon Rondo and the New England Patriots already clinching the AFC's No...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 day ago 8,092 reads 12 comments

  4. Did the Eagles Err in Cutting DeSean Jackson?

    DeSean Jackson was supposedly replaceable. Why else would the Philadelphia Eagles release a Pro Bowl receiver in his prime? Regardless of the rationale for that move, which ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 day ago 6,704 reads 68 comments

  5. NFL Playoff Scenarios: Breaking Down What Each Team Must Do to Clinch on Sunday

    Given the playoff stakes in many of Week 17's NFL matchups , fans will have plenty of reasons to remain glued to their televisions on Sunday. Only two actual playoff spots will be on the line, with six different teams fighting for the places.

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 2,309 reads 1 comments

  6. USC Star Su'a Cravens Ready to Cap Monster Season with Happy Holiday Bowl

    SAN DIEGO — Forget falling snow: The 75 degrees welcoming USC football to its first Holiday Bowl practice Wednesday at San Diego State made for Trojans sophomore safety/linebacker Su ’a Cravens’ ideal winter wonderland...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 1 day ago 4,969 reads 9 comments

  7. Florida State vs. Oregon: Who Is the Better 2nd-Half Team?

    With nine come-from-behind victories this season, it would seem as though the third-ranked Florida State Seminoles are the best second-half team in the nation...

    Jason Gold Written by Jason Gold about 1 day ago 14,734 reads 310 comments

  8. Despite Losses, Derek Fisher Can Still Be a Good Coach

    Oh, sure, the record is 5-25, and yeah, head coach Derek Fisher is presiding over the worst season in New York Knicks ' history, but don't let that fool you...

    Sara Peters Written by Sara Peters about 1 day ago 563 reads 0 comments

  9. Jim Harbaugh: Michigan Desperately Wants Him, but Is the Feeling Mutual?

    The Michigan Wolverines have won more games than any other team in college football history, but they have fallen out of prominence recently...

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  10. Duke Basketball: Breaking Down Jahlil Okafor's Player of the Year Chances

    Anointed by many as the best player in college basketball this season before ever playing a game, Duke's Jahlil Okafor has done little to dispel that hype...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 day ago 2,818 reads 5 comments

  11. Bleacher Report Remembers the Greatest 'Gifts' in NBA History

    In the NBA , generosity isn't necessarily a good thing. If we're being honest, it's MUCH better to receive than to give when games, seasons and/or prolonged fanbase satisfaction hangs in the balance...

    Chris Trenchard Written by Chris Trenchard about 1 day ago 140,574 reads 246 comments

  12. 49ers Need to Bring Frank Gore Back for One More Season

    There’s a general belief among the football-watching public regarding running backs and the passage of time, one that doesn’t look kindly on the 49ers' Frank Gore ...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 1 day ago 2,536 reads 23 comments

  13. NBA: What to Expect from the Christmas Day Matchups

    The NBA is unlike other sports leagues in the U.S.—the NBA plays on Christmas. Not only that, but its televised games on the 25 th of December serve as a focal point for ...

    Case Keefer Written by Case Keefer about 1 day ago 772 reads 2 comments

  14. Roman Reigns Riots, The Shield, John Cena and More in the Vocal Minority Mailbag

    Is it me, or does it seem like some fans are sharpening their pitchforks to chase Roman Reigns out of the main event? WWE will have a real fight on its hands, and it will take shrewd, ...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 1 day ago 29,645 reads 102 comments

  15. Daley Blind Not Guaranteed Man United Start in New Year After Return from Injury

    Daley Blind's return to training is a boost for Manchester United . Any positive news on the injury front will be welcomed by manager Louis van Gaal like a child who wakes up on Christmas morning to find that must-have toy under the tree...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 1 day ago 10,393 reads 20 comments

  16. Alabama Football: The Return of Bo Scarbrough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Arguably the biggest news to come from Alabama’s pre -Christmas Sugar Bowl practices had nothing to do with anything that will affect that actual game, or any other game the Crimson Tide may play this postseason...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 day ago 17,548 reads 34 comments

  17. After Another Fall from Grace, Does Michael Dyer Have a Future in Football?

    Some players aren't made for college football. Louisville running back Michael Dyer fits that description. That's not an indictment on Dyer...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 1 day ago 10,390 reads 33 comments

  18. If Jim Harbaugh Turns Michigan Down, Where Should Wolverines Go Next?

    Everyone’s thinking about what could be if—and ultimately when, depending on whom you ask— Jim Harbaugh decides to leave the San Francisco 49ers for Michigan...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 1 day ago 32,730 reads 162 comments

  19. Louisville's Blueprint to Upset Dominant Kentucky in Rivalry Showdown

    Rick Pitino needs to channel Rollie Massimino this week. It's not March yet, so a win on Saturday for fourth-ranked Louisville wouldn't carry with it the historic relevance of ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 day ago 7,528 reads 30 comments

  20. NFL Power Rankings: Week 17 Standings Based on Latest Super Bowl Odds

    With the season nearing its end and the playoffs on the way for just a few franchises, the latest Super Bowl odds reflect the huge shift from this past weekend...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 day ago 1,911 reads 1 comments

  21. NBA Insider: The Fine Art of Tanking and of How the Commissioner Talks About It

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is a dancer, especially when it comes to language. Case in point: his answer about whether or not tanking, or purposely losing games, as a rebuilding strategy exists in his league...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 1 day ago 75,346 reads 99 comments

  22. Has Brandon Graham Proved Capable of a Full-Time Starter Role for Eagles?

    It wasn’t that long ago when the prevailing opinion was that Brandon Graham had no future with the Philadelphia Eagles . Now, all of a sudden, he might be the defense’s best option at outside linebacker...

    Andrew Kulp Written by Andrew Kulp about 1 day ago 2,479 reads 11 comments

  23. Green Bay Packers: Jordy Nelson and Josh Sitton Are Finally Getting Their Due

    The NFL announced its Pro Bowl selections on Tuesday night, and the Green Bay Packers were well represented. Five Packers made the roster...

    Bob Fox Written by Bob Fox about 1 day ago 3,377 reads 1 comments

  24. NBA Rumors: Rounding Up Trade Buzz on Lance Stephenson, Dion Waiters and More

    The NBA rumor mill never takes a day off. With Charlotte Hornets star Lance Stephenson and the Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters just a few notable names making the rounds, who ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 day ago 11,561 reads 3 comments

  25. Charting the Rise of Bayern Munich Midfielder Sebastian Rode

    This Christmas will be a merry one for Sebastian Rode, who can look back at the 2014 calendar year satisfied with the huge strides he's made in his career...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 1 day ago 5,179 reads 12 comments